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First Brazilian supermarket where customers can exchange recyclable waste for food open

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the Brazilian state of Acre the first supermarket opened its doors where it is possible for customers to exchange recyclables for food.

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Have a little faith? How Islam dealt with its first plague, the Plague of Amwas

Green Prophet

The site of Emmaus-Nicopolis, called ‘Amwas’ by the Arabs. The plague of Amwas first struck the Muslim Arab troops encamped there before spreading across Syria–Palestine and affecting Egypt and Iraq. The Plague of Amwas was the first major pandemic that hit the early Muslim communities.

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The Ocean-Sized Problem That Nobody Is Talking About

Nature Conservancy - Science

What if I told you that your aspirations to address the global water and sanitation crisis – were too small? You might ask yourself how you could possibly go bigger given the scope and scale of this challenge? When one […]. Ideas Oceans

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Canon and the University of Miami Take a Deeper Dive into World Oceans Day

Green Living Guy

So let’s talk how Canon and the University of Miami are celebrated World Oceans Day (6/8). First of all; did you know our oceans cover 70% of the Earth’s surface? However, climate change serves the biggest threat to our beautiful oceans.

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Trying to make a living on an organic smallholding: Paul Jennings, ‘One-Planet’ smallholder

Low Impact

This is part 2 of an interview with Paul Jennings, who has built his own straw-bale house and lives with his family on a smallholding in Carmarthenshire in Wales. They were able to build their house via the One Planet Development (OPD) policy in Wales. Here’s part 1 of the interview.

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Investing in bifacial and tracking solar systems safe bet for future

Green Prophet

Using data from NASA, double sided, tilting solar panels create 35% more energy, on average, than immobile single-panel photovoltaic systems, while reducing the cost of electricity by an average of 16%. Above photo via Solup. .

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Bahamian Queen Conch: Fishers & Scientists Share Knowledge for a Sustainable Fishery

Nature Conservancy - Science

Queen conch are at risk. Bahamas fishers and scientists are helping. Fish & Fisheries From the Field Fisheries TNC Science

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May – June forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

Low Impact

Elderflower fritters, anyone? Ruby Taylor of Native Hands shows us how to make a delicious early summer delicacy in her May – June forage of the month. Pick your elderflowers on a calm, sunny day, when the buds are freshly open, before the petals brown around the edges.

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Las Vegas Going Green in a Quest to Become Saudi Arabia of Solar Power

Green Prophet

A green oasis in the desert? Las Vegas is shedding its old image and preparing for a future without fossil fuels. Las Vegas is a town built around big ambitions, its founders turning an arid wilderness into the premier entertainment paradise in the world.

Does COVID Have A Silver Lining For Climate?

Michael Grossman

"It takes two years to learn how to speak and sixty to learn how to keep quiet." --Ernest Hemmingway.

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Americans need new incentives to save energy at home as are Expiring

Green Living Guy

A recent national poll was released, showing that incentives will be needed to persuade Americans to make energy-efficient improvements to their homes. Back in 2011, tax incentives that once rewarded Americans for energy-efficient improvements were slashed.

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Battling Chronic Pain Does Not Have to Be Hard

Eco Friendly Daily

If you have been dealing with chronic pain, how has the battle gone? For some people, they are able to control the pain to the best of their abilities. For others, it can be a real dogfight. When you are dealing with such pain, do you feel as if you are winning more times than not?

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Near-extinct gazelle brings Israelis and Palestinians to peace-making plan

Green Prophet

Why did the gazelle cross the road? In some parts of Israel underground or above ground bridges help the animals move like this wildlife bridge in Turkey, but it’s not enough. A new research project might bring them from the brink of extinction.

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Amazon deforestation increased by 34% in 2019

AGreenLiving

Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has continued to be a thorn in the side of efforts to curb global warming. According to data released by Brazil’s space research agency INPE, 10,129 square kilometers of the rainforest were cleared between August 2018 and July 2019.

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Rivian demonstrates battery second-life capabilities in Honnold Foundation partnership

Green Living Guy

CEO RJ Scaringe, Free Solo’s Alex Honnold to announce collaboration on June 15 livestream Denver, Colorado, June 13 – On June 15, electric adventure vehicle maker Rivian is announcing a project. It’s a Rivian Energy Storage project. One that uses its second-life batteries.

Start a Green Business with the Help of a Title Loan

Green Prophet

Start a green business, inside a tiny home. Keeping expenses and overhead low. With many people worried about the state of the environment and the planet as a whole, a lot of us are keen to do our bit to help the green cause.

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Addiction Trends In 2020 so far

Green Prophet

Living in lockdown can exaggerate but maybe even help people fight addictions. Being in nature and meditating can help. Addiction is a serious problem across the world, but psychologists and medical researchers are making new inroads into effective addiction treatments every year.

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How to improve your health by consuming Vitamin C

Green Prophet

Vitamin C is one of those things we are boosting at any sign of getting sick. But is your Vitamin C from the internet a real or fake? Make sure you order from a reputable source. . Covid-19 created an atmosphere of fear. Most of us are worried for our lives.

The Importance of Your Instagram Bio

Green Prophet

What does your social media profile say about you? There is often a disconnect between soft eco business and the polluting corporate world. Choosing your profile photo can get your ideas and products noticed, or simply ignored. Social networks are no longer limited to staying in touch with friends.

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From Invoicing to Insights: Where to Start With a New Business

Green Prophet

Doesn’t matter how “green” your business is if you don’t know how to make money and keep track of it. . There’s so much to consider when setting up a new business.

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Fungus Among Us: How To Prevent Mold in Your Home

Green Living Guy

Ask any homeowner around and they’ll likely tell you that proper home maintenance is a never-ending battle. In any Green Building and in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards from the US Green Building Council. Some things, like mold, can be a nightmare to deal with.

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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Green Living Guy

Susan Freinkel, author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story. Who’d have thought that combs, Frisbees and lighters could have such secret histories and such disturbing futures? The post Plastic: A Toxic Love Story appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Houston Must Have Clean Transportation by 2040 to Address a Looming Public Health Crisis

Green Living Guy

Let’s talk fleet emissions controls and fleet electrification strategies now! Report Claiming Clean Combustion Technologies IS Silly. Because it Don’t work. We need fleet emissions controls and fleet electrification strategies now.

Italy holds a leading position on international organic markets

Green Living Guy

Let’s talk organic agriculture. Because Organic eating and farming is up! That’s according to figures presented by Swiss institute FIBL and IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements). They are located at Biofach (Nuremberg).

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Are Sustainable Roofing Materials The Best for Your Home?

Green Living Guy

Let’s talk roofing materials. For removing construction debris using a junk removal service is a convenient way to clean out junk and unwanted building materials left from your renovation, repairs, or house construction. And they also recycle construction wastes such as drywall and roofing.

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Current State of Solar Energy Industry

Green Living Guy

Investment in the solar energy industry is increasing by leaps and bounds. More and more countries are moving towards a renewable source of power. According to some of the estimates, by the year 2050, solar energy will be the most dominant form of energy in the world.

Pakistan, World Bank signed $100 million agreement for ?Sindh Solar Energy Project?

Green Living Guy

Islamabad: First off, it seems that the government of Pakistan and World Bank signed a Financing Agreement worth $ 100.0 million. That’s for “Sindh Solar Energy Project.” Therefore it’s with the objective to increase solar power generation and access to electricity in Sindh Province.

How Biodegradable Is Your Green Mattress?

Green Living Guy

Green mattress labels can range. That’s from “all-natural” and “organic” to “eco-friendly” and “green.” ” In an industry, like the mattress industry is one that lacks established standards. As well as definitions of these terms. These labels may apply to only one part and not the entire mattress. That begs questioning Continue Reading. The post How Biodegradable Is Your Green Mattress? appeared first on Green Living Guy.

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $130 Million in Grants for Nationwide Projects to Expand Advanced, Efficient Bus Technologies

Green Living Guy

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of transit buses and infrastructure for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses and supporting facilities. Continue Reading. The post U.S.

Pela offers biodegradable phone cases and other zero-waste products

AGreenLiving

Cell phones have become ubiquitous in the world, with the average phone being replaced every 1.5 to 2 years. Along the way, the plastic cases used to protect our expensive investment quickly become outdated and end up in landfills, where they sit for hundreds to thousands of years.

Episode 224: Biodiversity, climate tech and voices of clean energy equity

AGreenLiving

Episode 224: Biodiversity, climate tech and voices of clean energy equity Heather Clancy Fri, 06/12/2020 – 02:15 Week in Review Stories discussed this week.

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Earth911 Inspiration: Not Too Small To Make a Difference

AGreenLiving

Today’s quote is from the 14th Dalai Lama: “If you … The post Earth911 Inspiration: Not Too Small To Make a Difference appeared first on Earth911.com. Read the original: Earth911 Inspiration: Not Too Small To Make a Difference.

Go Ahead, Unroll These Unique Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

AGreenLiving

We’ve all got them — toilet paper rolls. An eco-friendly … The post Go Ahead, Unroll These Unique Toilet Paper Roll Crafts appeared first on Earth911.com. Here is the original: Go Ahead, Unroll These Unique Toilet Paper Roll Crafts.

This tiny home on wheels features white shiplap walls

AGreenLiving

The Heritage tiny home by Summit doesn’t sacrifice style for convenience. It features a spacious loft bedroom, a bay window bump out of the living room and a galley kitchen with white shiplap walls.

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Britain hits a new record going two months coal-free

AGreenLiving

For the first time in over a hundred years, Britain has gone for a record two months without using coal energy. This new milestone is due in part to the coronavirus pandemic and investment in renewable energy. A decade ago, almost half of the country’s energy was coal -based.

Mountain Refuge is a modular tiny home made from plywood

AGreenLiving

Inspired by the human need to connect with nature, history and origin, the Mountain Refuge in Milan, Italy is a dramatic tiny home made from customizable wood modules.

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Discarded COVID-19 masks are now littering seas and oceans

AGreenLiving

In May, the French nonprofit Opération Mer Propre reported collecting several used face masks within waves of the Mediterranean Sea.