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Comparing Solar Panels with Solar Shingles

Green Living Guy

An increase in residential eco-consciousness significantly enhanced solar sales last year. Homeowners are decreasing their reliance on conventional power sources and reducing their utility costs with clean energy systems.

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The Disturbingly Long Tapeworms of Alaskan Bears

Cool Green Science

Last week, I posted a blog on the growing popularity of trail cameras and included a number of photos and videos of cool wildlife. I have received a number of comments and questions about one video in particular.

As Disasters Mount, Central Banks Gird Against Threat of Climate Change

Environmental News Network

Climate change is rattling the world’s central bankers.

Ancient farmstead with winepress and chandelier found in the Holy Land

Green Prophet

An antiquities excavation in the Holy Land near Tel Aviv has yielded evidence of ancient farms. Along with the likelihood that the people in the area north of Tel Aviv practiced regenerative organic agriculture , the people back then were farmers with culture! .

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How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health at An Older Age

Green Living Guy

What is indoor air quality? Indoor air quality, or IAQ, refers to the quality of the air inside of a building. Just like the outdoors, indoors can have air pollution. The air quality indoors affects our health, in either a positive or a negative way.

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The world just experienced its warmest month ever

A Greener Life

The Dixie wildfire in the US. Photo credit: Photo: Josh Edelson / AFP. By Anders Lorenzen.

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Rivers Are Largest Global Source of Mercury in Oceans

Environmental News Network

The presence of mercury in the world’s oceans has ramifications for human health and wildlife, especially in coastal areas where the majority of fishing takes place. Rivers Are Largest Global Source of Mercury in Oceans

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The Importance of Sustainable Fishing

Green Living Guy

Since time immemorial, humans relied on the oceans and other bodies of water for edible seafood. Now, according to Fish Forward, more than ¾ of fish stocks are fully fished. The result? We endanger marine species, including the Pacific Bluefin.

Opinion: The planet is coded red – now what?

A Greener Life

Flooding in Turkey. Photo credit: DHA photo. By Anders Lorenzen. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) last week released the most anticipated and feared climate report; Climate Change: the Physical Science Basis , UN Secretary-General called it a code red for humanity.

Scientists Develop Alternative Cement with Low Carbon Footprint

Environmental News Network

Researchers at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in Germany and the Brazilian University of Pará have developed a climate-friendly alternative to conventional cement. Scientists Develop Alternative Cement with Low Carbon Footprint

Why and How To Recycle Your Old Mobile Phone

Earth 911

Is your cellphone contract about to expire? If so, your carrier will likely allow you. The post Why and How To Recycle Your Old Mobile Phone appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech How To Recycle cellphone recycling

The Major Benefits of Using Environmentally Friendly Products

Green Living Guy

Ever thought of using environmentally-friendly products in your daily life? The truth of the matter is, there is a lot to gain from this. Taking the first is what one needs, and the rest will flow smoothly. The modern world needs people who are conscious about the environment in all ways.

Novels for Nature Lovers: The Climate Edition

Cool Green Science

Four fantastic works of fiction that take a long, hard look at the Anthropocene. . The post Novels for Nature Lovers: The Climate Edition appeared first on Cool Green Science. Climate Change Ideas Climate Our Nature Reads

New Way of Analyzing Tree Rings Confirms Unprecedented Central Asia Warming

Environmental News Network

A relatively new way of analyzing tree rings has allowed researchers to reconstruct temperatures in Mongolia since 1269 C.E. New Way of Analyzing Tree Rings Confirms Unprecedented Central Asia Warming

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Earth911 Podcast: The ChangeIt App Promises Climate Improvements

Earth 911

The ChangeIt app for iPhone and Android devices promises to help “busy people that want. The post Earth911 Podcast: The ChangeIt App Promises Climate Improvements appeared first on Earth911.

How the Food You Eat Affects the Environment

Green Living Guy

Food is necessary to live, and your choices in selecting your food affect your health, budget, and the environment. It takes a tremendous amount of energy and resources to produce the nation’s food, and Americans have come to expect readily available supplies of cheap food.

Analysis: Central Asian drought highlights water vulnerability

A Greener Life

The Central Asian drought has led to the deaths of thousands of domesticated animals. Photo credit: Alamy. By Ryskeldi Satke. As parts of the region experience the worst drought in 13 years, experts say Central Asian governments must urgently look at options to mitigate extreme weather events.

Restoring Farmland Ponds Can Help Save Our Declining Pollinators

Environmental News Network

Pollinating insects such as bees, butterflies, hoverflies and wasps, interact more with plants at well-managed farmland ponds than those that are severely overgrown by trees, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. Restoring Farmland Ponds Can Help Save Our Declining Pollinators

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Some Good News on State Voting Rights Bills

Sightline Daily

Oregon and Washington know how to make it easy and safe to vote. Experts from here have been trying to share our experience with other states so that all Americans can have it as good as voters in this corner of the country have got it. Some state lawmakers are listening.

Smart Home Devices for Safe Health Tracking

Green Living Guy

The Healthcare sector is usually a quick adopter of new technology. We continue to see innovation by using the massive web-connected world with technologies such as the internet of things.

Mysterious fish deaths in Mar Menor Spain prompt investigation

Inhabitant

Prosecutors in Spain have launched investigations into the mysterious death of fish along the shores of Mar Menor in southeast Spain. Mar Menor is one of the largest saltwater lagoons in Europe and home to a rich diversity of sea species

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First Detection of Light Echoes from Behind a Black Hole

Environmental News Network

Light cannot escape from a black hole, but for the first time ever, researchers have observed light from behind a black hole — a scenario that was predicted by Einstein's theory of General Relativity but never confirmed, until now. First Detection of Light Echoes from Behind a Black Hole

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August forage of the month with Ruby Taylor

Low Impact

Nettles are a truly amazing plant. I recently found out about the ‘super food’ that is nettle seeds, and have been making the most of the nettle patch at the end of the garden ever since. Full of fantastic nutritional and medicinal properties – now’s the time to harvest them.

Role of Weed in Environmental Sustainability

Green Living Guy

Human society is often reactive. It is one of those traits which has made us survive for centuries. The question of environment and sustainability is new if you compare it to the astronomical clock. Primitive humans hardly knew about environmental concerns.

California law seeks to improve conditions for pigs

Inhabitant

While eating meat is the norm in the U.S., many people wish farm animals a happier life pre-burger. Which is why Californians overwhelmingly passed animal welfare initiative Proposition 12 in 2018

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Rain and Warmth Trigger More Melting in Greenland

Environmental News Network

The island’s vast ice sheet underwent multiple bouts of widespread melting this summer, exacerbated in August 2021 by rain. Rain and Warmth Trigger More Melting in Greenland

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Can burning biomass be sustainable?

Low Impact

“Burning biomass is just another path to environmental destruction,” claims a recent article in The Ecologist. Really? Simon Fairlie, who has blithely been burning biomass for the last 50 years, investigates.

Test Drive Results 2021 F-150 Limited Hybrid Electric Truck

Green Living Guy

Let’s just this F-150 Hybrid electric truck is a beast on beast mode. That’s even as a hybrid electric truck and better than the first test! I mean it totally raises the standard for all light-duty trucks.

Petaluma becomes first US city to ban new gas stations

Inhabitant

A small group of activists is driving the conversation about climate change in new directions with a push against establishing new gas stations. In March, Petaluma, California, became the first town in America to place a moratorium on new gas station construction thanks to the efforts of local activists Jenny Blaker and Woody Hastings

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Antidepressant Pollution Alters Crayfish Behavior, With Impacts to Stream Ecosystems

Environmental News Network

Pharmaceutical pollution is found in streams and rivers globally, but little is known about its effects on animals and ecosystems. . Antidepressant Pollution Alters Crayfish Behavior, With Impacts to Stream Ecosystems

How Did Horses Become a Means of Transportation?

Green Prophet

Horses have been living alongside humans for thousands of years, with the earliest signs of them coming in Paleolithic cave art drawings. . At what point did we start looking at them as a mean of transportations and for carrying out other activities? The Early History of Humans and Horses.

Hyundai Motor Group to Lead Charge into Electric Era with Dedicated EV Platform ‘E-GMP’

Green Living Guy

SEOUL, December 2, 2020 — Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It’s a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. Revealed today during an ‘E-GMP Digital Discovery’ event.

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Wildfire smoke linked to almost 20,000 COVID-19 cases last year

Inhabitant

The coronavirus pandemic and raging wildfires were two heinous events of 2020. And in one of life’s unfair twists of evil synergy, a new study from Harvard says that smoke from west coast wildfires increased the cases of COVID illnesses and deaths

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Biodiversity: Land Use – Threat to and Opportunity for Bumblebees

Environmental News Network

The global food system depends strongly on pollination by insects. According to the European Commission, this ecosystem service can be estimated to be worth several billion euros for Europe alone. Biodiversity: Land Use – Threat to and Opportunity for Bumblebees

How Can Decarbonization Companies Play a Major Role in Decarbonizing the Economy?

EcoFriend

While caring for the environment, we are safeguarding our health and the future of the generations to come. A stable and clean environment is possibly the most thoughtful gift we… The post How Can Decarbonization Companies Play a Major Role in Decarbonizing the Economy?

All-on-4 Dental Implants Cost to Value Analysis 

Green Prophet

High quality implants are the sustainable solution for your teeth. All-on-4 is a technology in the field of dental implants that attempts to be a money and time-efficient alternative to dental implants.

July 2021 may be the hottest month in recorded history

Inhabitant

Data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows that July 2021 was the hottest month in recorded history. Due to climate change, the average monthly temperatures for July have risen in recent years