April, 2021

How Can The World Benefit From Indoor Vertical Farming

Green Prophet

Have you ever sat down and wondered about the uncertainty of our future? With the world population growing and expanding each day, will we reach a point where we might face a scarcity of food? It has been speculated that three decades later, our world population will reach nearly 10 billion people.

Beaver? Otter? Muskrat? A Field Guide to Freshwater Mammals

Nature Conservancy - Science

Think you saw a beaver or a mink? Here’s how to tell for sure. The post Beaver? Otter? Muskrat? A Field Guide to Freshwater Mammals appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Mammal Watching Urban Conservation

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Inch by Inch

The Green Samaritan

Inch by inch. Sometimes that’s the best way to tackle big projects, habits, or initiatives. When we look at the big picture, it can be overwhelming to the point of paralysis, or think our small. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

How To Build Eco-Friendly Aquarium And Keep Both Fish And Environment Happy

Green Living Guy

Fishkeeping has become a lovely pastime over the years. It can be a lovely addition to any home. However, it can be difficult to make sure that it is eco-friendly and keep your fish happy and healthy. There are a few key points to consider to build an eco-friendly aquarium.

Increasing applied pesticide toxicity threatens plants and insects

Successful Green

A group of scientists has shown that for plants and insects the applied pesticide toxicity in agriculture has substantially increased between 2004 and 2016.

How Eco-tech Can Help Us Tackle Global Carbon Emissions

Earth 911

In recent years, global carbon emissions have been rising despite many countries’ concerted efforts to. The post How Eco-tech Can Help Us Tackle Global Carbon Emissions appeared first on Earth911. Earth Watch EcoTech carbon emissions Climate Change CO2 eco-tech eco-tech-tackle

Mental Health Benefits of Nature

Green Prophet

Take the time to smell the roses. Chances are you’ve heard this quote about spending some enjoy the simple pleasures of taking a stroll through a field, garden, or any form of nature. If you’ve ever walked through a park or forest, you can attest to some of their benefits.

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10 Oldest Trees in the World

Greentumble

The oldest known living trees in the world are close to 5,000 years old. They have presided quietly over the rise and fall of civilizations. There is a power in longevity, a serenity attained only through the passing of time. Old trees, though relatively few, are in our midst.

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Hastings on Hudson Goes Drive Electric Earth Day!

Green Living Guy

From the Hasting on Hudson Village web site with the following description: National Drive Electric Day, April 17, 9:30-11:30am, in person (no registration required) Come check out the new affordable EVs on the market in your price range, and learn about recent rebates and discounts.

Carbon-neutral biofuel from lakes

Successful Green

Lakes store huge amounts of methane. In a new study, environmental scientists at the University of Basel offer suggestions for how it can be extracted and used as an energy source in the form... The post Carbon-neutral biofuel from lakes appeared first on successful GREEN.

Earth911 Podcast: Dr. Oliver Peoples of Yield10 Bioscience on PHA Bioplastics

Earth 911

Earth911 talks with Dr. Oliver Peoples, president and CEO of Yield10 Bioscience Inc., about the. The post Earth911 Podcast: Dr. Oliver Peoples of Yield10 Bioscience on PHA Bioplastics appeared first on Earth911.

Gardening and Mindfulness

Green Prophet

Gardening and getting dirty, for health. How does mindfulness help with gardening? It turns out that mindfulness is not reserved for meditation, yoga, or breathing exercises. To understand how gardening can help mindfulness, we should delve into what mindfulness is and what it isn’t.

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When Mammals Glow in the Dark

Nature Conservancy - Science

Scientists are discovering dozens of mammals that glow under ultraviolet light, from flying squirrels to wombats to African springhares. The post When Mammals Glow in the Dark appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Conservation Science Mammal Watching Weird Nature

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Solar water heater system servicing and maintenance

Green Living Ideas

Solar water heaters are excellent money and environment savers. They do not need much maintenance and service, but a tuneup every now and again will help make sure it keeps doing what it should. It’s helpful to know this ahead of buying one, or if you have one and want to keep it optimized.

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Mutual credit in Africa: interview with Will Ruddick of Grassroots Economics

Low Impact

I’d like to introduce Will Ruddick, who set up the Grassroots Economics Foundation in Kenya around ten years ago, that runs a very successful mutual credit network (called the Sarafu Network) there. Hello Will. Really nice to talk with you. Hi Dave.

6 Reasons To Hire A Professional Plumber

Green Living Guy

Because you spend a significant amount of your time each day inside your home, you need to ensure that everything is in perfect shape for harmonious living. You should frequently check the condition of your home from your floorings up to your roof.

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How much carbon does the ocean absorb over time?

Successful Green

Climate projections could be off by five years, MIT researchers find, an error bar that might be critical to staying within 1.5 degrees of global warming. The ocean’s “biological pump” describes the many marine processes... The post How much carbon does the ocean absorb over time?

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Most successful companies transformation to agile

Green Prophet

This is a Doomsday seed vault in Norway. Agile companies scale faster. Don’t keep everything buried in a snowbank. The way companies used to operate and function is now changing at a rising pace.

The Butterfly of Spring: Meet the Mourning Cloak

Nature Conservancy - Science

Meet the first butterfly you may see this spring. The post The Butterfly of Spring: Meet the Mourning Cloak appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Insects & Pollinators Urban Conservation

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How Do Cities Manage Stormwater?

Green Living Ideas

When storms roll in, weather reports may say that four to six inches of rain fell overnight, yet city streets aren’t flooded, and homes are dry.

Law Offices of Dr Bruce. G Fagel & Associates – What Skills You Need to be an Attorney

Eco Friendly Daily

Following on from what we have been doing these last few weeks today we are going to discuss what skills you need to be an attorney. There are many young people who grow up with a real sense of justice and many would love nothing more than to study law.

The Truth About Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

Green Living Guy

Eco-friendly is a trending term associated with a lot of products from different industries. It resulted from global advocacy to preserve the ecosystem. Generally, eco-friendly products do the smallest possible damage to the environment.

New technology identifies sources of ocean plastic

Successful Green

Worldwide, eight million tonnes of plastic end up in the ocean every year, despite greater awareness of recycling and the use of disposable plastic.

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Our kids have junk inside their bones

Green Prophet

Kids and the food they eat. Parents know that junk food affects their teeth, their BMI and their mood –– and now scientists see worrying and long-lasting effects on the bones of children who consume junk food. .

How Cattle Egrets Took Over the World

Nature Conservancy - Science

Picture a herd of cows. They wade lazily through green grass, tails flicking, jaws chewing. Around their feet struts a small, white egret with a ginger crest, while another rides atop a cow’s rump.

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Dual flush toilets: how they work, whether they’re worth it, adapters, and how much you can save

Green Living Ideas

Dual flush toilets have been around for a while, but still aren’t standard in most building codes. That fact alone made me wonder: are they worth it? And how much money and water do they save? In this article, I’ll answer these questions based on some recent research and experience.

What Skills You Need to be an Attorney

Eco Friendly Daily

Following on from what we have been doing these last few weeks today we are going to discuss what skills you need to be an attorney. There are many young people who grow up with a real sense of justice and many would love nothing more than to study law.

Fighting Climate Change: How We Can Have a Positive Impact

Green Living Guy

When thinking about the shrinking rainforest, ice caps, and warming temperatures, you might wonder what you can do to reverse climate change. The truth is there are a lot of theories on how to stop and reverse global warming, but there is no one answer to the problem.

Sustainable funerals: Part 1 – with Ethical.net

Low Impact

With green funeral options on the rise, our friends at Ethical.net explore what to consider when it comes to sustainable funerals, focusing on more sustainable cremation options in this first instalment. None of us like to think about what will happen after we or our loved ones die.

Eco-Art Therapy: Healing through Nature

Green Prophet

Nature can heal us in ways we don’t fully understand, but we feel it. We feel better after spending time in a local park or sitting outside with ourselves. We feel energized after a brisk walk. Our moods boost after we walk past a flower bush.

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Tracking a Night-Time River of Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

Many birds migrate at night. Here’s how researchers track them. The post Tracking a Night-Time River of Birds appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Birds Conservation Science Migrations

BioRomper: a safe, fashionable, eco-friendly outfit for travel

AGreenLiving

The last year has made most people more germ-conscious than ever before. Most of us have become paranoid about things we used to take for granted. Hugs and handshakes? Uh, no. Flying on a plane sounds completely out of the question to many people.

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Shift Smart – Why Working Remotely is Easier Than Ever

Eco Friendly Daily

The idea of working when you are not in the office was something that many years ago was impossible. Even back then important business deals hanged on the edge of a fax, so working remotely certainly wasn’t an option. The internet however, and some other welcome additions have changed all of that.

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5 Steps to Building and Designing a Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Home

Green Living Guy

Are you thinking of building a home? Then why not build one that saves you on your energy bill and is less harmful to the planet. Step 1: Choose the Right Size, Orientation, and Layout Size Given a choice between a big and small house, which will you choose?

Putting straw on the public building map: the UP STRAW 2020 Yearbook

Low Impact

Eileen Sutherland shares highlights from the UP STRAW 2020 Yearbook, as this pioneering pan-European project putting straw on the public and urban building map enters its final phases this spring and summer.

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Boxed Water, the natural step to weaning ourselves from plastic bottles

Green Prophet

If you have ever spent Spring Break at a beach in Panama City you would be shocked. Get up at the crack of dawn and you find plastic cups and bottles as far as the eye can see littering the beach.

Holes and Weeping Trees: What’s up with the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The sapsucker needs, well…sap. And lots of it. Here’s how it gets it. The post Holes and Weeping Trees: What’s up with the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker? appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Birds Conservation Science Traveling Naturalist Wildlife

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