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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?

E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics

Earth 911

Today, the average person owns three to four electronic devices. But what happens after these. The post E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics appeared first on Earth911. Earth Watch EcoTech How To Recycle e-waste e-waste-fail Electronics recycling

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Smoke Across North America

Environmental News Network

Skies turned hazy from Pittsburgh to Washington to Boston, as smoke from fires in Canada poured into the U.S. Northeast. Smoke Across North America

Burrowing Owls Face an Uncertain Future

Cool Green Science

Why are burrowing owls declining? Research and hope for the underground owl of the Americas. The post Burrowing Owls Face an Uncertain Future appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Birds Conservation Science

Bats also like the food diversity of cities

Green Prophet

Bats at night, Tel Aviv. A new Tel Aviv University on bats study found that, like humans, bats living in Tel Aviv enjoy the wide variety and abundance of food that the city trees have to offer, in contrast to rural bats living in the country, who are content eating only one type of food.

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Removing Batteries From the Internet of Things

Earth 911

The chatter about the “internet of things” makes it sound like the solution to all. The post Removing Batteries From the Internet of Things appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Internet of Things IoT

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New Study Confirms Relationship Between Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks to Human Health

Environmental News Network

For more than 30 years, scientists on the U.N.’s s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have focused on human-induced climate change. . New Study Confirms Relationship Between Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks to Human Health

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How to Boost Your Heart Health Without Prescription Drugs

Green Prophet

For many of us, contemplating our heart health can sometimes require some difficult motivation. Perhaps it’s a stern warning from our doctor, holding our newborn child, or realizing that we’re winded climbing a flight of stairs.

What Is the Carbon Footprint of Video Streaming?

Earth 911

Streaming a video is now a widespread activity for many of us. But, what are. The post What Is the Carbon Footprint of Video Streaming? appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden carbon footprint streaming video

Biodiversity, Climate Change and the Fate of Coral Reefs

Environmental News Network

An international group of researchers representing thousands of coral scientists across the globe is calling for new commitments and actions by the world’s policymakers to protect and restore coral reefs. Biodiversity, Climate Change and the Fate of Coral Reefs

Analysis: Is hydrogen the new oil?

A Greener Life

Japan, a long-time supporter of nuclear power, now has serious hydrogen ambitions. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be powered by hydrogen. photo credit: Kim Kyung-Hoon / Alamy. By Fred Pearce.

Would you like to be an ecological smallholder?

Low Impact

Would you like to be an ecological smallholder? The Ecological Land Co-op are looking for smallholders for plots of land in Devon and Cornwall.

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

Using Silicone Wristbands To Measure Air Quality

Environmental News Network

A Texas A&M study found that these inexpensive, convenient devices can measure exposure to a class of chemicals that can be harmful during pregnancy. Using Silicone Wristbands To Measure Air Quality

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Climate warnings: over 200 people die as Germany suffers Europe’s most deadly extreme weather event

A Greener Life

Flooding in Kordel, Germany. Photo credit: Chz – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia. By Anders Lorenzen. Germany and Belgium were last week hit by a devastating extreme weather event killing over 200 people when three month’s worth of rainfall fell in just 24 hours.

G20 nations subsidized $3 trillion in fossil fuels since Paris agreement

Inhabitant

Despite promises, G20 nations continue to invest in fossil fuels amid the climate crisis

We Earthlings: LED Light Bulb Lifetime Savings

Earth 911

You can make a big difference in how much energy you use — and save. The post We Earthlings: LED Light Bulb Lifetime Savings appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden Inspire & Motivate LED

Making Clean Hydrogen Is Hard, but Researchers Just Solved a Major Hurdle

Environmental News Network

For decades, researchers around the world have searched for ways to use solar power to generate the key reaction for producing hydrogen as a clean energy source — splitting water molecules to form hydrogen and oxygen. . Making Clean Hydrogen Is Hard, but Researchers Just Solved a Major Hurdle

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Entertainment Establishments

EcoFriend

For the world to be eco-friendly, it doesn’t only depend on just an expectation because there’s a lot of things to be done. It’s not an easy job, however, a… The post The Rise of Eco-Friendly Entertainment Establishments appeared first on Ecofriend.

A beginner's guide to gardening

Inhabitant

Even if you're a beginner, you can get started on a successful garden with these tips

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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.

Climate Adaptation on Future Changes to UK Rainfall Intensities

Environmental News Network

Climate experts have published guidance to help water and sewerage companies and flood risk management authorities to prepare for future increases in rainfall intensities from global warming. Climate Adaptation on Future Changes to UK Rainfall Intensities

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.

Here's how the billionaire space race hurts the environment

Inhabitant

Over the years, pollution caused by rocket launches has often been brushed away due to the few launches taking place. However, due to the recent billionaire space race, conservationists are raising concerns over the pollution these launches create

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.

June 2021 Was the 5th Warmest June on Record for the Globe

Environmental News Network

First 6 months of the year remain among the top-10 warmest. June 2021 Was the 5th Warmest June on Record for the Globe

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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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Killer heatwaves threaten US farmworkers

Inhabitant

People are suffering from heat waves around the U.S., but many can find relief indoors with air conditioning. Not so for farmworkers who, according to CDC data, are 20 times more likely than other workers to die from heat-related causes

Raising Capital From Friends and Family

Green Prophet

Let’s say you have a startup that aims to change the world for growing more food, saving water, solving health problems. You need to raise money – but how? These financing rounds work in the following way: a specific individual invests a certain amount.

The Impact of Climate Change on Kenya's Tana River Basin

Environmental News Network

Many species within Kenya’s Tana River Basin will be unable to survive if global temperatures continue to rise as they are on track to do – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. The Impact of Climate Change on Kenya's Tana River Basin

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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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France announces end of male chick culling

Inhabitant

Being shredded alive. Getting gassed. It sounds like a horror movie, but in fact, it’s the true crime genre. But no more, say the French. France announced on Sunday that as of next year, male chicks can no longer be culled

Community energy, mutual credit and the mutualist economy

Low Impact

This is the third part of an interview with Jon Halle of Sharenergy, about the prospects for keeping energy production local and mutualised. Here we talk about community energy, mutual credit and mutualisation of the economy. Here’s Part one and Part 2.

Deforestation, Warming Flip Part of Amazon Forest From Carbon Sink to Source

Environmental News Network

The study area, which represents about 20 percent of the Amazon basin, has lost 30 percent of its rainforest. Deforestation, Warming Flip Part of Amazon Forest From Carbon Sink to Source

Prevent Electrical Shocks in the Kitchen with These Tips

Green Living Guy

Electric shock is a common source of kitchen-related injuries. Several factors can cause serious electrical hazards. Each year in the US, an estimate of 30,000 non-fatal electrical accidents take place. Twenty percent of them affect children, mainly toddlers and teenagers.

Habitat for Humanity develops its first 3D-printed home in US

Inhabitant

In Tempe, Arizona, Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona is building its first 3D-printed home on American soil

Ways to be mentally healthy

The Green Changemakers

Mindfulness Well-being

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