10 Solutions for Natural Resource Depletion

Greentumble

develop, we’re using more natural resources, materials the earth provides that enable economic gain. In many cases, we’re using these resources faster than nature can replenish them. Gasoline is a product made from crude oil, a finite natural resource and fossil fuel.

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Ranking environmental and resource economics journals

Environmental Economics

The SJR indicator provides an alternative to the impact factor (IF) or average citations per document in a 2-year period, abbreviated as "Cites per Doc. (2y)" Here is the SJR ranking of environmental and resource economics journals with a comparison to RePEc's Recursive Impact Factor  (RIF) rank in the far right hand column: Rank. Annual Review of Resource Economics. Resource and Energy Economics. Resources Policy.

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6 Ultimate Ideas to Use Renewable Resources for a Greener Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

With the growing global-warming rates and the increasing cost of energy and water, the need to inculcate use of conservation and alternative energy resources in our routine lives has increased.

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Eco Craft Supplies Alternatives Shopping Guide

Hug a Tree with Me

I had to conduct a lot of research in order to find eco alternatives to the bounty of conventional craft supplies that I use, but I managed to find the Eco twin to most. Amazon is one of my biggest Eco supplies resources. Second to preaching Eco, I am a crafter.

We're a "Top 50 Alternative Energy Blogs"

Environmental Economics

In case you missed it: Alternative energy has been a hot topic in recent years, as it has been heavily debated in both the political and investing world. Some feel that America’s energy independence relies on the expanded use of alternative sources, while others disagree with that sentiment. Either way, alternative energy investing has surged in popularity in recent years as many have added long term exposure to their portfolios in hopes of this asset class growing as a whole.

Starting an Ecovillage with Few Resources

The Green Changemakers

There were other alternatives such as satellite connection, but the speed is low and unstable. By Simon Leclerc From the outside, the development of the Terre de la Reunion, located in the Laurentians, Quebec, Canada, seem magical.

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10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Greentumble

Our demand for natural resources steadily rises. Until 1970s, our consumption remained within the natural capacity of our ecosystems to replenish these resources. We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. RENEWABLE RESOURCES. NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES.

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GoGreenHealthcare.org - Resource for all things in Eco Healthcare

Hug a Tree with Me

All across the world, hospitals and clinics are getting a green makeover; these places feature things such as alternative energy sources, increased recycling programs, energy efficient lighting, increase holistic healing and sustainable waste removal.

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Four Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Grass Lawns

Green Furniture Home Design

What many people do not realize is that having beautiful grass uses resources that are can have a detrimental impact on the environment. Here are four ideas for people who want an environmentally-friendly alternative to grass. What makes this a good alternative to grass is that it does not need mowing and requires very little fertilizer or pesticides. These plants are ideal alternatives because of their ability to cover soil and their low-growth.

Call for Papers | Marine Resource Economics | Special Issue on Attribute Non-Attendance

Environmental Economics

Marine Resource Economics.   Marine Resource Economics is soliciting contributions for a special issue on the topic of AN-A in choice experiments of marine ecosystem goods and services in Volume 34 (2019).    Studies comparing AN-A approaches (stated versus inferred, alternative inferred approaches, joint versus separate, etc.) Should AN-A willingness to pay estimates be used as base case estimates or as alternatives in sensitivity analysis?

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Progress in Alternative Power, From National to Global Views

Green Home Blog

At least once a month, some self-styled electrical power expert (often from the Republican side of the aisle) will insist that: Wind and solar energy will never have more than a minimal market share of energy resources. Increased attention and resources are.

Building Green Resources

Conservation Hawaii

Resources. Not flashy, but Green Home Building offers some solid information on alternative construction. Here are some websites that can get you started building green. Building Green is a great site for the latest green construction news and product reviews. HGTV Pro is a great place for green building videos. NRDC – The Earth’s Best Defense offers both commercial and residential solutions for sustainable building.

“There is no alternative” Andrew Winston on green economics

Wend Magazine

So-called green business practices are meant to be sustainable, using a minimum amount energy and mostly renewable resources to create the products and services that drive our economy. There he shared with an audience of true believers his view on the importance of sustainability in business and why in the long run really there is no alternative. In dealing with climate change, dealing with biodiversity loss, dealing with waste, there is no alternative.

Looking for Sustainable Alternatives for Endangered Word

Green Prophet

Words are finite resource which can be consumed faster than they are renewed or replaced. Seeking Sustainable Alternatives? Sorry folks, but nothing on this earth is sustainable, even words.

India Increasing Alternative Energy Sectors

Eco Friendly Daily

India recently announced their intentions to drastically increase their alternative energy sector. In addition to these sectors, India is also expected to begin managing their natural resources more closely. Alternative Energy

Russian Karelia aims to shift to alternative energy

Green (Living) Review

Karelia, January 2011: In three years, alternative energy sources are to form the backbone of the region’s energy consumption, Dr. Andrei Nelidov, Head of the Republic of Karelia, said in his New Year’s address. Republic of Karelia (brown) is rich in natural resources.

Don’t Panic, Do Act: A Climate Resource With Real Solutions

Conservancy Talk

Ranging from onshore wind energy to “alternative cement,” these solutions—in combination with existing strategies and pushed hard by governments, businesses and individuals—could not only stop the growth in atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases but also reduce them.

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Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 6: Alternative agriculture

Green Blog

Organic farming is an agriculture system that has a more holistic approach in which it uses methods that are designed to be less damaging to ecosystem services and the natural resource base. Their conclusion is that organic farming is “a realistic alternative” to conventional agriculture.

The Right Stuff for U.S. Water Resources

Conservancy Talk

In some cases these natural solutions can be more cost effective than constructed alternatives, too. What Grugett and the “greatest generation” accomplished far surpasses our progress on water resource issues today.

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From the Archives: Natural Flooring Alternatives

Green Living Ideas

But another popular and wildly informative article is our post about natural flooring alternatives to conventional carpet. Eco-Friendly Carpeting Material Alternatives.

The Most Promising Alternative Fuels on the Road Today

Eco Friendly Daily

Another option is to explore the alternative forms of fuel out there. The following are five promising forms of alternative fuel that are currently being used on the road. The most ubiquitous form of alternative energy in cars at the moment is electricity. Alternative Energy

THE BIG SOCIETY IN AGRICULTURAL WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Green (Living) Review

For water allocation and abstraction management, this will be in the context of increasing demand and decreasing summer resources due to population growth and climate change. Dr Weatherhead’s presentation, The Role of Big Society in Agricultural Water Resource Management and Climate Change Adaptation, will demonstrate how agricultural water allocation has been run successfully in many countries through religious structures, village committees or farmer groups.

Driving the Alternative Energy Marketplace at the VERDEXCHANGE Conference

Green (Living) Review

This is my third VERDEXCHANGE Conference,” said the Chair of the California Air Resources Board Mary Nichols.

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Sweet Options for a Diabetic: Alternatives to Artificial Sweeteners

Eco-Vegan Girl

I highly recommend Dr. Neal Barnard are a professional resource on this topic. Question: Being diabetic, I need to avoid sugar, but artificial sweeteners are, well, too artificial. Which would you suggest as the lesser of the two evils?

The Hope of an Alternative Way to Use Coal

Eco Friendly Daily

If the United States has its own resources, doesn’t it make sense that the federal government find a way to put them to work for a stronger and safer country? Fulfilling the American energy demands remains an essential task.

Alternatives For Simple Living

The Green Changemakers

Related Resources Gifts From The Mountain Gifts From The Sea Journeys Of Simplicity Simpler Living, Compassionate Life The Not So Big Life Get Satisfied! The World Has Changed Alternatives For Simple Living By Michael Mortvedt Copyright © 2009 Many people around the globe have said that the "world changed" with the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States. Alternatives For Simple Living can be found at www.SimpleLiving.org.

Sustainable Happiness Resource Guide

The Green Changemakers

Build Community The Community Toolbox , a web resource, offers hundreds of articles containing practical guidance, toolkits, and strategies for developing a healthy community. www.laughteryoga.org Newmindspace , the website of Kevin Bracken and Lori Kufner, offers resources for urban playground events such as “Capture the Flag” and mass pillow fights. The site contains resources on alternatives to current work arrangements.

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Make way for sustainable construction by exploring eco friendly alternatives

EcoFriend

Pratima Kalra: There is a fight for exploring eco friendly alternatives for electricity and wood so that waste management can be made more effective and natural resources can be preserved.

Resources for Mary Jones Show Listeners - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live.

Eco-Vegan Girl

Vegan-Related Recipes Eco-Related Health Calendar Contact Eco-Vegan Dog ENGAGE Productions Tuesday, June 14, 2011 Vegan Resources Inspired By The Mary Jones Show It was a pleasure to be on the Mary Jones Show this morning to speak about veganism!

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Curriculum & Resources: Water

The Green Changemakers

Great Resources for Teaching from the August 2010 YES! Source: Igor Shiklomanov's chapter "World fresh water resources" in Peter H. Gleick (editor), 1993, Water in Crisis: A Guide to the World's Fresh Water Resources (Oxford University Press, New York).

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Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier this year called for an international conference to deal with the structural causes of climate change and to propose “alternative models&# for humans to live in harmony with the natural world.

National Geographic Bird-Watcher’s Bible

10,000 Birds

Aiming solidly at those in the learning phases of bird watching, he alternates sections on bird biology — topics like flight and migration, life cycles, and anatomy — with primers on how to select and maintain a feeder, do a basic sketch, and understand field guides.

Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

So whether you are teaching a kindergarten class or a college-level seminar, whether you are teaching science or language arts, you will find a wealth of tips, tools, and resources below to make your job easier. Resources for K-12 Educators. 4.ESA Educator Resources.

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Practical Herbs by Henriette Kress: BOOK REVIEW

Green Prophet

Food & Health alternative medicine natural resourcesIf you’re interested in healing with herbs, this is the book to start from.

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Online Resources for Low-Carbon Energy and Development

The Green Changemakers

For grid-tied or off-grid environments, HOMER helps determine how variable resources such as wind and solar can be integrated optimally into hybrid systems.

Green Future: Google Invests $1 Billion in Clean Energy

Environmental News Network

If you haven’t guessed it by now, Google invested specifically in clean wind power — $275 million in Texas resources alone. In addition, Google heated things up by including solar energy resources in the mix. The Benefits of Alternative Resources.

The Brief, Tragic Reign of Consumerism—and the birth of a happy alternative

The Green Changemakers

In the early 20 th century, a temporary abundance of cheap, concentrated, storable, and portable energy in the form of fossil fuels enabled a dramatic increase in the rate and scope of resource extraction (via powered mining equipment, chain saws, tractors, powered fishing boats, and more).

Core Services Reduces Its Impact on the Environment and Its Use of Natural Resources

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 2009: Core Services Corporation (“Core Services”), an Oracle Certified Partner, has taken steps to minimize the environmental impact of its data centers’ heating and cooling systems and plans to integrate additional green practices into future data centers. Ongoing green plans and practices are included not just in Core Services’ data centers but also in its physical buildings, sites, and infrastructure. “It’s

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The Controversy Surrounding Fracking Part II

Environmental News Network

And because the fracking industry in exempt from the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, the hazardous waste created in the process is unregulated. And because of the chemicals in the water, it can’t be treated and reused for alternative purposes.

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Why Wind Power is so Beneficial to Electricity Companies

Living Green & Saving Energy

There’s probably not a single person in the world who doesn’t understand that our resources for producing power are diminishing very quickly. alternative energy reduce fossil fuels wind energy green energy sustainable energy sources While scientists are trying to develop new ways to obtain and produce energy, we should remember that we already have such methods and some of them are not only efficient, but also eco-friendly. [.].

Resource Center for Urban Agriculture and Food Security

The Green Changemakers

Another factor is the growing urban demand for perishable products, including vegetables, meat, milk, and eggs, coupled with the comparative advantages of production close to the markets, and the availability of productive resources, including urban organic wastes, wastewater, and vacant public land.

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Environmental Economics: Today's description of environmental and.

Environmental Economics

Its roots are in the market failure theory of negative externalities, public goods and common property resources. Much of the focus is on the economics of pollution control, the intertemporal allocation of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources and applied welfare analysis (i.e.,

A Just Foreign Policy Resource Guide

The Green Changemakers

efforts to combat terrorism to exploring policy alternatives for relations with Iran. and Iran: Confronting Policy Alternatives :: Conflict in Iraq: Confronting Policy Alternatives :: Nuclear Weapons: What Should Our Policy Be? This lesson plan explores four distinct alternatives—or futures—that frame the current debate on the U.S. Resource Guide on A Just Foreign Policy lists organizations working to abolish nuclear weapons.

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