Sat.Aug 07, 2021 - Fri.Aug 13, 2021

What Changes Can You Make to Improve Your Garden?

Green Living Guy

Summer might be drawing to an end, but with another heatwave promised alongside some nice hazy weather in September, there’s still plenty of time to enjoy your garden this year. So much has gone on in the past 12 months.

Southern California’s largest orchid producer Westerlay sets sustainability standards

Green Prophet

This Cascade orchid creates a statement. Grouped or spread throughout a home or office, the waterfall look is a can’t miss and elevates any space it is in: Toine Overgaag.

Oceans Primed for Peak of Hurricane Season

Environmental News Network

Sea surface temperatures are a fair predictor of the readiness of the ocean to fuel and sustain storms. Oceans Primed for Peak of Hurricane Season

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7 Surprising Facts About Solar Panels

EcoFriend

Switching to solar power is getting more popular each day since it can significantly reduce electricity bills while also helping to save the environment. Fortunately, acquiring solar panels for home… The post 7 Surprising Facts About Solar Panels appeared first on Ecofriend.

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7 Places in the World That Have Sustainable Green Living

Green Living Guy

As the Earth makes orbit after orbit around the sun and years continue to grace us, our global population continuously rises, as do our technological advancements.

Humans have wiped out about 20% of all bird species

Green Prophet

Some 20% of all species of birds have become extinct because of us. Image above of Cypriots killing migrating songbirds for pickling. Once caught and killed, the birds are then sold to restaurants in the Republic of Cyprus, which serve ambelopoulia, a traditional Cypriot dish.

‘Sticky Questions’ Raised by Study on Coral Reefs

Environmental News Network

A new UBC study on the impact of climate change on coral reefs is raising sticky questions about conservation. Sticky Questions’ Raised by Study on Coral Reefs

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What Do You Mean By Cannabis Bio-Waste and Recycling of Hemp?

Green Living Guy

In the farm bill of 2018, Hemp and Cannabis production got a green tick from the US government. With this legalization, CBD and THC products took over the people. Moreover, now there is a surge in demand. To satisfy these demands on a large production, we need to leverage hemp and cannabis growth.

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Where the Grass is Greener: The World’s Top Cannabis Travel Destinations

Green Prophet

Israeli American physician Alan Shackelford was the first to treat children, using CBD. More people are enjoying herb today than ever before. Through global legalization efforts and a growing acceptance of flower, the international stoner community is flourishing.

Eight Ingredients for a State-Level Zoning Reform

Sightline Daily

In 2019, Oregon passed a first-of-its-kind state law that ordered larger cities and the Portland metro area to rapidly legalize duplexes on all residential lots and fourplexes, triplexes, townhomes, and cottage clusters on more than half of lots.

Satellites Reveal How Forests Increase Cloud and Cool Climate

Environmental News Network

Forests are not only key to moderating our climate by sequestering atmospheric carbon, but they also create a cooling effect by increasing low-level cloud. Satellites Reveal How Forests Increase Cloud and Cool Climate

How to Naturally Repel Garden Pests

Green Living Guy

People have become more attentive to how their actions and activities affect their natural habitat and ecosystem. With this comes the want to use products and processes that are more environmentally friendly. Keeping a garden is one of the few ways humans are engaging in sustaining the earth.

Seattle Artist Spotlight: Tywen Kelly

Living Green Technology

Technology has many applications in today’s world. Computers, printers, cell phones, and more have become such an integrated part of our everyday life.

IPCC: The planet is on red alert

A Greener Life

The Dixie Fire in Caifornia. Photo credit: JOSH EDELSON / AFP. By Anders Lorenzen.

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It’s Official: July was Earth’s Hottest Month on Record

Environmental News Network

July 2021 has earned the unenviable distinction as the world’s hottest month ever recorded, according to new global data released today by NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. It’s Official: July was Earth’s Hottest Month on Record

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7 Tips to Go Green With Your Very Own Net-Zero Home

Green Living Guy

With the world facing an unprecedented climate crisis, living a sustainable lifestyle is a necessity rather than a choice. We need to look at adopting a green lifestyle to save energy and reduce our carbon footprint, wherever possible.

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Washington State Joins the Movement to Honor Voting Rights for All Community Members

Sightline Daily

This spring, Washington lawmakers passed a bipartisan bill to restore voting rights to citizens when they are released from prison.

Analysis: Vietnam struggles to find solutions for extreme dry seasons in Mekong delta

A Greener Life

Dried-up rice is seen on a paddy field stricken by drought in Soc Trang province in the Mekong delta in Vietnam. Photo credit: Alamy. By Michael Tatarski. Decades of intensive agriculture and water mismanagement have left the country in need of a radical overhaul of its water policies.

Fire Consumes Large Swaths of Greece

Environmental News Network

Fires in the country have consumed five times as much land as they do in an average year. Fire Consumes Large Swaths of Greece

Here Is a Beginners Guide to the Simple Life

Green Living Guy

Many people claim to long for the simple life while pursuing anything but. It is less about hypocrisy and more about role models. They know all about the daily grind but have no idea what the simple life looks like when done right. They are all too aware of what the life of poverty and […].

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Camera Trapping As Mainstream Nature Activity

Cool Green Science

More enthusiasts turn to camera trapping to connect to the wildlife that roams when they aren’t looking. The post Camera Trapping As Mainstream Nature Activity appeared first on Cool Green Science. From the Field Nature Tech Wildlife Camera Traps

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Olympic heat

A Greener Life

Olympic athletes suffered the impact of the heat following the men’s triathlon. Photo credit: Loic Venance / AFP. By Anders Lorenzen. Anyone who has been following the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be well aware of the extreme heat many of the athletes have had to compete in.

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Gen Z Willing to Rent Clothes to Reduce Waste

Environmental News Network

Gen Z adults are interested in using apparel rental services to reduce overconsumption, according to a new study in the journal Sustainability by Washington State University researchers. Gen Z Willing to Rent Clothes to Reduce Waste

What You Need to Know Before Going Vegan

Green Living Guy

Maybe you’ve been a meat-eater for years, and now you want to make the transition to veganism. Good for you. Many folks say that their lives had changed for the better when they switched to a diet free of all animal products, including meat, fish, dairy, and eggs.

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Crawling with Crickets: The Insect Swarm of the Western US

Cool Green Science

Across the west, this large, occasionally cannibalistic insect swarms by the millions. The post Crawling with Crickets: The Insect Swarm of the Western US appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Insects & Pollinators Migrations Weird Nature

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Earth911 Podcast: Coastal Flooding in 2050 With Climate Scientist James Renwick

Earth 911

Listen to “Earth911 Interview: Coastal Flooding In 2050 With Climate Scientist James Renwick” on Spreaker. The post Earth911 Podcast: Coastal Flooding in 2050 With Climate Scientist James Renwick appeared first on Earth911.

Grazing Cattle can Reduce Agriculture’s Carbon Footprint

Environmental News Network

Ruminant animals like cattle contribute to the maintenance of healthy soils and grasslands, and proper grazing management can reduce the industry’s carbon emissions and overall footprint, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist.

How You Can do Your Part to Preserve US National Parks

Green Living Guy

The National Parks of the United States run the gamut. From ocean preserves to mountain wildernesses, your pass to the National Parks can get you into any ecosystem you can imagine. You can also study them virtually if you can’t get away in person.

Why Do House Finches Love Your Hanging Plants?

Cool Green Science

House finches have become a backyard favorite. And they may even take up residence in your hanging plants. The post Why Do House Finches Love Your Hanging Plants? appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Birds Urban Conservation Wildlife

Great Lakes fish found to be full of microplastics

Inhabitant

A Great Lakes fish set a new record, and not in a good way. The brown bullhead had 915 particles in its body. This mind-boggling fish was hauled out by researchers in 2015, but their study has just been published in Conservation Biology

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Effectively Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere

Environmental News Network

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI and ETH Zurich have investigated the extent to which direct capture of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the ambient air can help to effectively remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Effectively Removing CO2 From the Atmosphere

Impact of Invasive Species on the Environment

Green Living Guy

The Tiger King documentary gained global popularity in mid-2020. It opened individuals’ eyes to the unusual world of exotic pets. When the industry leaders displace certain species, they generate significant ecological challenges.

Our response to: “why don’t you start a political party?”

Low Impact

There’s a question we often hear: “why don’t you start a political party?” Sometimes this is genuine, and enthusiastic, but often it’s snarky, as in: “why don’t you stop sniping on the sidelines and put your ideas to the masses, who can vote for you if they like them?

Humpback whales in Alaska thrive in absence of cruise ships

Inhabitant

The COVID-19 pandemic has allowed humpback whales in Alaska to enjoy some peace, according to a new study. Researchers say that reduction in noise caused by cruise ships is to thank for the positive changes being witnessed in whales' social lives

Over 260,000 Kilometres of Rivers at Risk Due to Proposed Hydro Dams

Environmental News Network

Over 260,000 kilometres of river could potentially be severed by planned hydroelectric developments according to McGill University researchers. Over 260,000 Kilometres of Rivers at Risk Due to Proposed Hydro Dams

Electric Vehicles vs. Hybrid Vehicles: The Pros and Cons of Both

Green Living Guy

One of the most popular ways to go green is to cut back on the use of plastic and recycle. Another way that’s currently gaining more popularity is switching from gasoline vehicles to electric vehicles. It is known that gas-powered cars release more carbon dioxide, as well as carbon monoxide.

How ERP Can Help Food Businesses Be More Eco-Friendly?

EcoFriend

Being eco-friendly is the need of the hour and the good thing is that most businesses today are aware of it. The food industry especially can find a lot of… The post How ERP Can Help Food Businesses Be More Eco-Friendly? appeared first on Ecofriend.