May, 2021

Strange and Surprising Facts about Opossums

Cool Green Science

Death fainting! Walking embryos! And other weird facts about the underrated Virginia opossum. The post Strange and Surprising Facts about Opossums appeared first on Cool Green Science. From the Field Latest Science Wildlife Mammal Watching Weird Nature

6 Amazing Reasons That Will Convince You To Get An Electric Bike

Green Living Guy

[link] So let’s talk electric bikes. In many countries, bikes are the main means of transportation people use daily. Indeed, this nineteenth-century invention is a very convenient way to get to work, school, or anywhere else basically.

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5 Reasons Why Slow Fashion Is a Smart Idea

Green Prophet

The fashion sector is one of the most polluting industries on the planet; only airplanes are worse. Like the concept of an ‘eco-friendly jet,’ slow fashion ( [link] ) may sound like a contradiction in terms. Fashion’ is synonymous with ‘change,’ which strongly implies ‘wastefulness.’

Flora and Fauna: Definition, Importance and Examples

Greentumble

Two hundred million years ago, Earth looked very different. There was only one supercontinent Pangaea, surrounded by a single ocean Panthalassa.

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Green Voices – Ep 13 – Howey Ou – climate activism in China

A Greener Life

Howey Ou. By Anders Lorenzen.

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Solar Panels and Electric Vehicles: a Match Made in Heaven

Earth 911

Solar energy and electric vehicles (EVs) are a winning combination. If you drive an EV, The post Solar Panels and Electric Vehicles: a Match Made in Heaven appeared first on Earth911. Featured EcoTech charging EV Electric Vehicles Solar Power

Bald Eagle Cams Are Active. Here Are 4 of the Best

Cool Green Science

Baby eagles are hatching: it’s time to tune into nest cams! The post Bald Eagle Cams Are Active. Here Are 4 of the Best appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding From the Field Wildlife Camera Traps Nest Cams

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Mudhif, an Iraqi guesthouse, from reed grass connects American veterans to their trauma

Green Prophet

Building with invasive plants; Healing through shared war stories. Veterans, Iraqi refugees and the public will join environmental artist Sarah Kavage and Iraqi designer Yaroub Al-Obaidi in constructing an Iraqi guest house, called a mudhif.

Solar Panels for Your Home: The Ultimate Guide

Greentumble

Solar panels for homes are becoming more affordable and accessible than ever before. It took 40 years for the number of solar panel installations in the United States to surpass the one million mark, which it did in 2016.

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10 Ways to Save Water At Home

Green Living Ideas

Water is an essential resource. While seemingly abundant, water needs to be conserved, as it is also a finite resource. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American family wastes around 180 gallons of water a week.

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Does Going Solar Increase My Property Value?

Earth 911

Solar energy accounted for 43% of new electricity-generating capacity last year in the United States, The post Does Going Solar Increase My Property Value? appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden home solar system home value

Meet the Argonaut, The World’s Weirdest Octopus

Cool Green Science

Octopuses are awesome. These eight-legged oddballs of the ocean have always had a dedicated fanclub, and the recent documentary My Octopus Teacher helped millions more people fall in love with them.

Eco-Friendly Waste Disposal Tips From the Experts

Green Living Guy

Environmental issues have been a huge concern for people globally. It is an established fact that we cannot save the environment without the joint effort of everyone.

Avocados, pistachios. A natural Prozac?

Green Prophet

A natural food supplement found in avocados, pistachios, walnuts and canola oil can reduce anxiety, finds a new study.

Analysis: Floating solar ready for take-off

A Greener Life

The world’s largest array of floating solar panels in China’s Anhui province. Photo credit: Alamy. By Fred Pearce. Whether floating or hanging, solar panels have the potential to both provide electricity and reduce evaporation from reservoirs. It is an idea that may have found its moment.

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Global food brands fight UK bill that fines for products linked to deforestation

Inhabitant

The UK Parliament is discussing a bill that demands traceability from food brands and fines those that sell products linked to stolen and deforested land

Will Infinitely Recyclable Plastic Soon Be Available?

Earth 911

A multidisciplinary team from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has created a plastic that. The post Will Infinitely Recyclable Plastic Soon Be Available? appeared first on Earth911. Business & Policy EcoTech Plastic recycling

Kestrel Cam: A Story from Egg to Falcon

Cool Green Science

It’s an intimate moment. On this mid-morning in late May, the sun is just creeping through the hole in the top of the nesting box. The female American kestrel is quietly preening her feathers when the movement starts.

Essential Tools and Equipment to Make Gardening a Breeze

Green Living Guy

Gardening is a rewarding hobby in many ways but it is far from what many would call as easy. It’s not just about having a green thumb, it’s also about being equipped with the best tools and equipment that can… Read More Essential Tools and Equipment to Make Gardening a Breeze.

“Sin City” Wants to be Good and Use Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

. Fixing a wind turbine that powers a casino. If you want to make forward-looking decisions, save money in the long run, and make an active contribution to climate and environmental protection, you can’t avoid renewable or green energy.

Gulf coast oil workers are building America’s offshore wind industry

A Greener Life

The GE-Alstom Block Island Wind Farm, 3 miles off of Block Island, Rhode Island. Photo credit: Scott Eisen / Getty Images. By Sara Sneath. More than a decade after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Gulf Coast oil workers are transitioning into offshore wind.

Net-Zero complex becomes the first of its kind in Oakland

Inhabitant

Atomic City is Oakland, California's first net-zero condominium complex, and it's going to shape the future of building in the Bay Area

A New Idea for State-Led Upzoning: Letting Cities Opt Out

Sightline Daily

As more and more states look for politically feasible ways to legalize housing amid an alarming new spike in home prices, new ideas keep emerging. This year, Washington state introduced one such concept: local fiscal incentives.

Tiger Selfie A Reason for Optimism

Cool Green Science

Recently an endangered Bengal tiger was seen by villagers at Surajkund, Madhya Pradesh in an area near one of the Nature Conservancy’s riparian habitat restoration site at Dhansi.

Vegan Beauty Products: How Beneficial They Are and Where to Find Them

Green Living Guy

Choosing to be vegan means making various lifestyle changes. Veganism is not just about eating plant-based foods and avoiding meat sources in your diet, it only means choosing the vegan lifestyle in every aspect of your day-to-day life, including your beauty products.

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This sweet pea is smart when choosing bacterial partner

Green Prophet

Researchers have shown that pea plants are not only capable helping up with solar energy and making a good alternative meat burger like Beyond Meat but they able to help us with sustainable agriculture too.

Redmond Electronics Recycling Event Recap

Living Green Technology

Living Green Technology recently partnered with Redmond High School’s PTSA for an electronics recycling event. The event’s goals were to raise awareness about electronics recycling and to help fundraise for new water bottle refilling stations for the students.

Twisting rammed earth home wraps around a grand jackfruit tree

Inhabitant

This rammed earth home was designed to preserve a beloved jackfruit tree on the property

Film review: The People vs Climate Change

A Greener Life

Photo credit: BBC. By Anders Lorenzen. In January 2020, before the coronavirus was to bring normal life in the UK to a halt for more than a year, an ambitious project was in operation. It was ` The Climate Assembly `, put in place by six committees in the UK Houses of Parliament.

Hollow Homes: Meet the Warblers That Nest in Tree Cavities

Cool Green Science

Meet the prothonotary and Lucy’s warblers, two birds with very interesting nesting needs. The post Hollow Homes: Meet the Warblers That Nest in Tree Cavities appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds Natural History

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8 Small Changes to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

Green Living Guy

Did you know? The Earth’s temperature has increased by two degrees Fahrenheit in this very century. The climate change that we all feared badly is finally here. In actuality, Global Climate Change predicts that the temperature will continue to rise through and beyond this century.

4 Hidden Sources Of Environmental Damage

Green Prophet

The gold dust bought at Walmart may make your graduation photo pretty. But one blow and it’s forever cycling as microplastics that will get into our lungs. You are probably bored to death with doom and gloom news about climate change.

Bringing Home Baby, Furbaby Edition

Eco Friendly Daily

You’ve probably heard by now that pet adoptions surged the highest they ever had during the coronavirus lockdown. Human interaction is essential for us all, and missing out on that during quarantine was the catalyst many people needed to add to their families through a new pet.

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Airo is a concept car that cleans polluted air as it drives

Inhabitant

Consumers want comfort, efficiency and sustainable design. Heatherwick Studio’s concept electric car, Airo, covers all three

This rum brand wants to protect sea turtles

A Greener Life

By Anders Lorenzen. Due to their passion for ocean conservation and sea turtles specifically, the rum brand Hawksbill Caribbean Spiced Rum is donating 10% of all its profits to turtle conservation projects in the Caribbean.

Science Shows Cover Crops Increase Soil Health

Cool Green Science

Soil scientists find evidence of soil health improving in the first few years of cover crop use on farms. The post Science Shows Cover Crops Increase Soil Health appeared first on Cool Green Science. Ideas Agriculture Soil Science Soils TNC Science

4 Simple Habits That Will Make a Huge Positive Impact on the Environment

Green Living Guy

Today we are living in a world that is constantly under high pressure due to ever-rising pollution and unwanted particles in the atmosphere. This major problem is posing a huge challenge for inhabitants across the globe.