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Surviving a societal collapse

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Why is it that almost everyone that one meets or otherwise encounters, who expects a societal collapse, appears to be obsessed with and by and focused on weapons? Do you have seeds? Do you know how to grow a garden for food and how to farm?

Is an Everyday Garden Trick a Key to Carbon Capture?

Earth 911

For decades, farmers and gardeners have augmented soil using lime, volcanic ash, and crushed-stone dust. The post Is an Everyday Garden Trick a Key to Carbon Capture? appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden How & Buy carbon capture Enhanced Rock Weathering ERW erw-carbon Gardening

How to Create a Sustainable Garden in Your Retirement 

Green Living Guy

The battle to become more environmentally conscious is becoming increasingly important. Therefore, practicing sustainability is a great way to do your bit about climate change.

Recycled Art: Everything You Need to Know About it

EcoFriend

The great thing about art is that it can be viewed and created in so many different ways, that one person’s junk is another person’s treasure! The famous adage certainly… The post Recycled Art: Everything You Need to Know About it appeared first on Ecofriend.

Heatwave sweeping across western Russia

A Greener Life

Children play with sprayed water during a hot summer day at the Moscow Zoo, in Moscow, Russia. Photo credit: Reuters / Tatyana Makeyeva. By Anders Lorenzen. People in western Russia are bracing themselves, as temperatures inch closer to breaking the all-time high temperature record.

Minka Solar Pods provide versatile off-grid work or chat hubs

Inhabitant

Duffy London understands the need for comfortable and functional gathering spots with off-grid functionality

Standing the Test of Time: How Brick is Used in Both Classic and Modern Designs

Green Prophet

Brick restoration in home design that lasts forever. That’s eco! Design elements are always changing over the course of time. If you look back ten or twenty years ago at how we built and decorated your homes, you may cringe at our choices.

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New Tool Differentiates Endangered Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse from Abundant Look-Alike

Environmental News Network

It’s hard to save what you can’t identify. That’s been a problem for the endangered salt marsh harvest mouse, which is found only in the salty, brackish waters of the San Francisco Bay Area. New Tool Differentiates Endangered Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse from Abundant Look-Alike

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This vineyard suite is tucked into a Tuscan UNESCO world heritage site

Inhabitant

The first unit of luxury vineyard suite Casa Ojalá was recently unveiled in the hills of Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco in Val d’Orcia, Italy, part of a UNESCO world heritage site

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Sandia Designs Better Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Environmental News Network

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have designed a new class of molten sodium batteries for grid-scale energy storage. . Sandia Designs Better Batteries for Grid-Scale Energy Storage

Can CBD Help Deal With Insomnia?

Green Living Guy

CBD is one of the many compounds that can be found in a cannabis plant. Contrary to the well-known THC, CBD does not make you high but can still provide numerous benefits like helping with sleep. That’s why it’s gaining popularity.

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A Global Comparison of Life-Cycle GHG Emissions From Passenger Cars

Environmental News Network

A far-reaching new study of the life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from passenger cars, including SUVs, draws sharp and meticulous distinctions between the climate impacts of battery and fuel cell electric vehicles on one hand and combustion vehicles on the other.

Looking To Go Off-Grid? Here’s What You Should Consider — From Energy to Water Supply

Green Living Guy

With the popularity of off-grid aspects like electricity gaining more and more popularity, those looking to lessen their carbon footprints may also find a solution in taking their living situation completely off the grid.

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Muddied Waters: Sinking Organics Alter Seafloor Records

Environmental News Network

The remains of microscopic plankton blooms in near-shore ocean environments slowly sink to the seafloor, setting off processes that forever alter an important record of Earth’s history, according to research from geoscientists, including David Fike at Washington University in St. Louis.

RHS Hilltop opens its wings to the study of horticulture

Inhabitant

The widely respected Royal Horticultural Society is getting a promotion, coming out from the shadows and into the forefront of horticultural science. The U.K.'s s first dedicated garden science hub is opening at the RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey, which will showcase educational opportunities and scientific work in the field of horticulture

GM scales up EV fleet support infrastructure

AGreenLiving

GM scales up EV fleet support infrastructure Liz Morrison Wed, 07/21/2021 – 02:00 Electrifying delivery vehicles is no longer a race predominantly amongst startups.

Those Olympic anti-sex beds? Theyre actually for recycling.

Inhabitant

Did the Olympics really make anti-sex beds? But those cardboard beds do shine a light on the environmental impact of the Olympics

This vineyard suite is tucked into a Tuscan UNESCO world heritage site

AGreenLiving

Recently unveiled in the Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco in Val d’Orcia, Italy , part of a UNESCO world heritage site, the first unit of a luxury vineyard suite project was recently unveiled to the public.

Maven Moment: Homemade Ice Pops

AGreenLiving

I saw an ad for plastic ice pop molds recently and it triggered a memory… The post Maven Moment: Homemade Ice Pops appeared first on Earth911. Go here to see the original: Maven Moment: Homemade Ice Pops. Eco centers-benefit craft-stash crafting-supplies earth911 food / beverage for-plastic inspire & motivate maven moment molds-recently

Earth911 Podcast: Creative Reuse Centers Deliver Waste Reduction and Crafting Fun

AGreenLiving

Earth911 explores how creative reuse centers turn waste to productive uses through a new business… The post Earth911 Podcast: Creative Reuse Centers Deliver Waste Reduction and Crafting Fun appeared first on Earth911. See original here: Earth911 Podcast: Creative Reuse Centers Deliver Waste Reduction and Crafting Fun.

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Creative Reuse Centers Benefit Communities & the Planet

AGreenLiving

Do you have a craft stash at your home? In your collection of crafting supplies,… The post Creative Reuse Centers Benefit Communities & the Planet appeared first on Earth911. Original post: Creative Reuse Centers Benefit Communities & the Planet. Eco a-craft-stash appeared-first centers centers-benefit collection communities craft-stash crafting-supplies earth911 first-on-earth911 home inspire & motivate stash-at-your you-have

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Cloudy Courtyard is crystal clear in its historical inspiration

AGreenLiving

The best architecture tells a story. It honors tradition and culture. It speaks to history. Although it doesn’t require onlookers to understand the heritage behind the design, it does require the architect to have a deep understanding of the traditional elements that define the style. Such is the case with Cloudy Courtyard, a residence and hotel in Shiguan Xiang, Anqing Yuexi, Anhui.

Minka Solar Pods provide versatile off-grid work or chat hubs

AGreenLiving

The worlds of business and leisure are changing at an exponential rate, and keeping up with the times means making space for slowing down. London-based design studio Duffy London understands the need for comfortable and functional gathering spots with off-grid functionality as an alternative to the local coffee shop or boardroom for small get-togethers.

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Those Olympic anti-sex beds? Theyre actually for recycling.

AGreenLiving

Among all the news about the Tokyo Olympics, you might have heard one particularly wild story about the beds in the Olympic Village. These beds got an unforeseen amount of press coverage when American runner Paul Chelimo joked that the cardboard material was used to discourage “intimacy among athletes.” ” While the idea of an ‘anti-sex’ bed design captured peoples’ interest, this story is merely a joke gone wild.

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