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Dog poop DNA needed for pet license in this city

Green Prophet

Dogs on a boulevard cafe in Tel Aviv, on Rothschild Boulevard. It was talked about in 2008 and we reported on it –– that dog inspectors in Tel Aviv were going to track you down by your dog’s poop if you don’t stoop and scoop. Finally the great idea to clean up the city is taking effect.

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New UK Study Reveals Extent of Brain Complications in Children Hospitalised With COVID-19

Environmental News Network

Although the risk of a child being admitted to hospital due to COVID-19 is small, a new UK study has found that around 1 in 20 of children hospitalised with COVID-19 develop brain or nerve complications linked to the viral infection.

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How to make your deck sustainable

Green Prophet

A deck made from pallets. Source: unknown. You can also just use pallets for the frame. We know that the wood industry is causing deforestation, harm to animals and people and climate change. That affects us all.

Urban Heat Islands Making Summer Heat Waves Worse, Study Says

Environmental News Network

The sweltering heat endured by major American cities is being fueled by vast swaths of concrete and a lack of greenery that can ratchet up temperatures by nearly 9 degrees F (5 degrees C) compared with surrounding rural areas, new research has found.

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Do Solar Panels Extend the Life of Your Roof?

Green Living Guy

When it comes to your roofing material, you want one that is durable and long-lasting. Adding solar panels to your roof can help to extend the life of your roof. Here are some ways solar panels can keep your awning in top shape for many years.

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Climate Change to Bring More Intense Storms Across Europe

Environmental News Network

Investigating how climate affects intense rainstorms across Europe, climate experts have shown there will be a significant future increase in the occurrence of slow-moving intense rainstorms. Climate Change to Bring More Intense Storms Across Europe

These prefabricated tiny homes are earthquake- and fire-resistant

Inhabitant

Nestron is setting a standard for tiny houses of the future

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Is wood from your new deck killing monkeys and the fish?

Green Prophet

. The FSC, while easily forged, is a stamp to know if the wood you harvested is legal. Up to 30% of the wood sold in markets globally is harvested illegally, according to international agreements.

NASA Tracks Heat Wave Over US Southwest

Environmental News Network

Just weeks after the Pacific Northwest endured record-shattering temperatures, another heat wave scorched the U.S. Southwest. NASA Tracks Heat Wave Over US Southwest

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This backyard cottage in Seattle is only 800 square feet

Inhabitant

Tiny living meets natural materials in this 800-square-foot Seattle cottage. Explore this design by Fivedot

Arrival of Land Plants Changed Earth’s Climate Control System

Environmental News Network

The carbon cycle, the process through which carbon moves between rocks, oceans, living organisms and the atmosphere, acts as Earth’s natural thermostat, regulating its temperature over long time periods. Arrival of Land Plants Changed Earth’s Climate Control System

Least developed countries tell rich nations to cut emissions

Inhabitant

A coalition of 100 Least Developed Countries (LDC) is raising concerns over the slow rate at which developed countries are implementing their promises to reverse climate change

US Corn and Soybean Maladapted to Climate Variations, Study Shows

Environmental News Network

corn and soybean varieties have become increasingly heat and drought resistant as agricultural production adapts to a changing climate. . US Corn and Soybean Maladapted to Climate Variations, Study Shows

Moon wobble could lead to massive flooding

Inhabitant

Considering retiring on the coast one day? Better rethink your plans. A new NASA study explains that a cute-sounding phenomenon called a "moon wobble" could lead to devastating coastal floods in the next decade

Travelling Through Deep Time to Find Copper for a Clean Energy Future

Environmental News Network

More than 100 countries, including the United States and members of the European Union, have committed to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. . Travelling Through Deep Time to Find Copper for a Clean Energy Future

La Poste du Louvre turns the page from 1888 to 2022

Inhabitant

The story of la Poste du Louvre is both historic and modern

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International Team of Scientists Turns Methane Into Methanol at Room Temperature

Environmental News Network

A “tantalizing” principle borrowed from nature turns harmful methane into useful methanol at room temperature. . International Team of Scientists Turns Methane Into Methanol at Room Temperature

This backyard cottage in Seattle is only 800 square feet

AGreenLiving

Everyone has their idea for the perfect home. For this couple, it’s a comfortable crash pad with natural eleme nts that provides them a simple yet functional space for downtime in between outdoor adventures.

Earth911 Inspiration: There Is No Such Thing as ‘Away’

AGreenLiving

Today’s quote is from Annie Leonard, executive director of Greenpeace USA: “There is no such… The post Earth911 Inspiration: There Is No Such Thing as ‘Away’ appeared first on Earth911. Here is the original: Earth911 Inspiration: There Is No Such Thing as ‘Away’.

These prefabricated tiny homes are earthquake- and fire-resistant

AGreenLiving

What began as a mission to provide a stable housing option in Papua New Guinea turned into a business model that now sees plug-and-live housing being shipped everywhere in the world. The founders of what became Nestron were met with many obstacles in completing that initial commitment following their visit to Papua New Guinea in 2013. Learning from the process, they launched the Nestron company in 2017. Four years later, they are setting a standard for tiny houses of the future.

Moon wobble could lead to massive flooding

AGreenLiving

Considering retiring on the coast one day? Better rethink your plans. A new NASA study explains that a cute-sounding phenomenon called a “ moon wobble” could lead to devastating coastal floods in the next decade. “In the mid-2030s, every U.S. coast will experience rapidly increasing high-tide floods, when a lunar cycle will amplify rising sea levels caused by climate change ,” the report warned.

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Moon wobble could lead to massive flooding

AGreenLiving

Considering retiring on the coast one day? Better rethink your plans. A new NASA study explains that a cute-sounding phenomenon called a “ moon wobble” could lead to devastating coastal floods in the next decade. “In the mid-2030s, every U.S. coast will experience rapidly increasing high-tide floods, when a lunar cycle will amplify rising sea levels caused by climate change ,” the report warned.

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Least developed countries tell rich nations to cut emissions

AGreenLiving

A coalition of 100 Least Developed Countries (LDC) is raising concerns over the slow rate at which developed countries are implementing their promises to reverse the climate crisis. The LDC group wants richer countries to commit to more concrete climate mitigation measures at the Cop26 Summit later this year. Cop26 will be the most important climate meeting after the Paris Agreement of 2015. Hosted by the U.K. ,

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