The Environmental Impact of Dentistry

Green Prophet

In our everyday lives, almost everything we do has an environmental impact that can affect this generation and the next. However, before you have an impact in the world, you have to first focus on what’s happening in your own office. Leaving a Positive Impact.

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Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution

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Even plants and wild animals living in the distant ecosystems suffer greatly of the negative impacts of pollution. Keep on reading to learn more about the full scope of the environmental impacts of air pollution that are affecting our world on the daily basis.

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Environmental Impact Of Contrails

Green Living Tips

Contrails aren't just a form of visual pollution to some; they are also thought to have an impact on climate Contrail is short for condensation trail, a streak of artificial cloud made by jet aircraft engine exhaust; also known as a vapour trail.

Dirt bike environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Recreational motorbike riding in rural areas, forests, the outback and urban parks presents a multitude of issues that some riders either aren't aware of or choose to. ignore - and the problems are getting worse

How to control the environmental impacts of the internet?

Green Prophet

All of us like to buy broadband plans, and other internet connection without even considering their impact on our environment. Let us get started with impacts and then how we can control them. Alarming Impacts of Internet on Environment. Loon LLC is an Alphabet Inc.

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Rechargeable and disposable batteries – the environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Rechargeable batteries are definitely better for the bank balance; but what about the environment? And where can they be recycled once they're worn out? Learn more in this article. articles & guides energy gadgets

Dishwashing detergent environmental impact

Green Living Tips

Washing dishes using certain types of dishwashing detergent can cause damage to the environment. Learn more about what to watch for and pick up some earth friendly washing up tips in this article

Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact

Green Home Blog

Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact. SAC describes themselves as, “An industry-wide group of over 60 leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, suppliers, nonprofits, and NGOs working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of apparel and footwear products around the world.” In addition, the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are also involved.

CAFOS: Their Environmental Impact

Celsias

Concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs, are the next step in the evolution of small family farms, which need to adopt new farming paradigms in order to feed greater and greater numbers of people. But, as one scientist noted, it isn’t necessary to resort to physical battery (of animals), hazardous confinement, or the misuse of antibiotics to achieve this transformation.

The paper cup and its environmental impact

Green (Living) Review

from other sources if you really want to reduce your impact when buying takeout coffee. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) And I do not even want to talk about the expanded polystyrene (Styrofoam) cup. Time and again people throw those “paper” cups into paper recycling bins in the erroneous belief that they are recyclable but this is, in fact, not the case.

Environmental Impact Of Fish Farming

Eco Friendly Daily

In the recent edition of the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, the environmental impact of fish farming was dissected. The study found that in order to reduce the environmental impact, the amount of fish oil fed to the fish would need to be decreased. Apparently reducing the amount of fishmeal would make much less of a difference on an environmental level.

Environmental Impact of Video Games

Celsias

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Environmental impact of the smoking ban

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It has been a while now that the total ban on smoking in bars, restaurants and the work place has come into force and effect in Britain and it sure has made for better air in those places. It is actually, aside from some of the people one encounters there, now a pleasure to go and visit a public house or a restaurant, as the air is now clean and there is no longer a need to bring an NBC mask or a machete with which to cut the air.

Consumption in Dubai – Breathtaking Photos of Our Environmental Impact

Green Prophet

Consumption is Richard Allenby-Pratt’s latest personal photography project; like Abandoned , which was woven together by a central theme, this new series will examine the impact that consumer culture has had or is having on the environment. To be continued… Lifestyle & Culture consumer culture environmental art nature Photography Richard Allenby PrattRichard Allenby-Pratt’s popular Abandoned photo series still haunts us.

COP18: We Must Reform Fracking to Limit Environmental Impact.

Sierra Club Compass

New Report: Look Before the LNG Leap » COP18: We Must Reform Fracking to Limit Environmental Impact. He explains that the group has moved from an environmental group aimed at protecting wild spaces to one focused on pollution and now climate change and fossil fuels. But with fracking, and the environmental concerns that come along with this, they are now focusing on getting the process of extracting shale gas reformed to limit these impacts. Compass.

Which Fireplaces Have the Most Positive Environmental Impact?

Elephant Journal

Every winter we turn to our heating devices to keep us warm and toasty. But while the heat provided by any given unit may feel the same to us as we sit there warming ourselves by the flames, that doesn’t mean all fireplace units are created equal. In fact, there is often quite a significant […].

Cyprus Fears Environmental Impact of Undersea Gas Drilling

Green Prophet

Besides the environmental concerns of this undersea drilling, there are also concerns about a proposed plan by Israel to construct an undersea gas pipeline to supply natural gas to European countries. The environmental concerns of too much undersea drilling have now been expressed by Greek Cyprus Commerce Minister Antonis Paschalides , concerning his country’s exploration for natural gas in what is known as the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) south-east of Cyprus, known as Block 12.

5 “Lightweighted” Items that Make a Heavy Environmental Impact

Green Living Ideas

The post 5 “Lightweighted” Items that Make a Heavy Environmental Impact appeared first on Green Living Ideas. "Lightweighting” is the practice of cutting down the amount of packaging material used to make it, or replacing it with a lighter weight alternative entirely. Learn five main types of packages being lightweighted. Green Consumerism lightweighting packaging plastic Recycling TerraCycle upcycling

Geothermal Heat with Little Environmental Impact

Eco Friendly Daily

In addition to meeting our energy needs, it could also be offered at competitive prices with minimal environmental impact. The impacts of geothermal heating are much lower than fossil fuels and nuclear power. A recent geothermal heat studies indicate that geothermal heat could meet 10 percent of the energy needs of the US by 2050. When oil prices declined in the mid 1980s, less effort was made to research alternative fuels, so geothermal energy research declined.

Environmental Impact on Breast Health is Double-D Huge, Asserts Author of New Book

Green Prophet

These are just two discoveries that investigative journalist, Florence William’s, shares in her latest book about the environmental impact on breasts. ’ A term originally coined by Greenpeace about 10 years ago, among other things ecosex invites us to examine the impact of toxins on our reproductive selves. One of the surprising facts in Florence William’s new book: breast milk is more expensive than oil. Jet fuel in breast milk?

U.S. National Park Service Looking To Reduce Environmental Impact

Eco Friendly Daily

When you think of parks, especially national parks, the image it inspires is not one of pollution or greenhouse gas emissions. However, with approximately 300 million visitors per year to national parks across the United States, energy use does add up to significant amounts. But due to fiscal restraints, the National Park Service has until now not been able to implement major green innovations into their programs.

Açaí: Examining the Environmental Impact and Worker’s Conditions

Green Blog

Photo credit: iateapie. It’s amazing to see just how much power some celebrities hold over the masses. They can create the latest trends and sway public opinion with just a few sentences.

Environmental Impact of Pharmaceuticals on the Ecosystem - The Gradual Pollution of Major Bodies of Water

Celsias

Once upon a time, in a land almost no one living has ever seen, the rivers and streams of North America were so pure one could drink with cupped hands or a tin cup. One risked getting “beaver fever”, or Giardiasis, but few died from it, and pioneer medicine in the form of propolis (from bee hives) was remarkably effective. Fast forward to the 21 st century and there are no large, well-known rivers (or lakes) in which one should swim, let alone drink.

Did you Know… Environmental Impact of Video Games!

Green Living Ideas

Many of us think about the environmental impact of the food we eat or the cars we drive. But how often do we think of the environmental impact of our entertainment? This great little infographic details the impact that video game purchases have on our environment. Not only can we decrease our footprint by recycling our electronics we can also look into downloading games rather than purchasing them in stores for pretty serious decrease in waste! Game ON!

Infographic Explains Environmental Impact of Surfing

Wend Magazine

With a goal of bringing attention to the environmental impact of surfing, Envirosurfer developed a detailed visual to explain the toxicity of surfing. The infographic shares the environmental impact of everything you count on to enjoy incredible waves. The Environmental Cost of Your Internet Time

Hurricane Sandy: Our Brush with the ‘New Normal’

Green Home Blog

Hurricane Sandy posed an enormous environmental impact on the northeast. NJ Environmental officials reported 336,000 gallons of spilled diesel fuel; 10 NYC treatment plants lost millions of gallons of partially treated sewage; an estimated 630 oil spills; and rows of idling cars waiting on gas lines for hours. Hurricane Sandy: Our Brush with the ‘New Normal’.

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The Hole in your Wallet you never knew you Had.  

Elephant Journal

environmental impact factory workers forever 21 Minimum Wage negative externality sweatshopThe “Made in America” label makes consumers feel warm and fuzzy. The factory is underpaying its workers. Norma and hundreds of others filed suit to recou. Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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Look Ma, No Hands! Uber takes a Bike Ride.

Elephant Journal

Academy Alumni Bicycle Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Travel Bicycling commute commuting by bike eco-friendly travel joy ride jump making every day earth day noise reduction pollution Reducing Environmental Impact ride-sharing uberUber is coasting in a new direction, and the new wind feels a eco-friendly fresh. The car sharing giant just acquired Jump, the bike-sharing company.

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Why am I Vegan? My Answers to the Age-Old Question.

Elephant Journal

Boulder Green Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) eat less meat environmental impact factory farming Food Revolution John Robbins vegan dietLiving in Paleo land can be tough for a little vegan like me. The mighty meat eaters of Colorado think I am just plain crazy. So the question “Why are you a vegan” comes up quite often. Here is my answer for you: 1. My love and respect for the animals. I think all living beings […].

SONY’s underwater Dubai shop: is the concept all wet?

Green Prophet

The Middle East and Africa subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation officially launched an outrageous shopping experience for its Xperia products this month, with a pop-up store located just offshore from the environmentally dubious World Islands in Dubai – and 4 meters under the sea. Business Design environmental impact assessment environmental stewardship protecting oceans The World Islands

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Meet the Coywolf, North America’s Beautiful New Coyote-Wolf Hybrid

Eco Chic

Other than its negative environmental impact , wolf hunting has also left the dwindling wolf population less and less of its own species to mate with, resulting in wolves noticing other canids in the area as a reproductive necessity. Ecology Animals canid coyote coywolf cute dogs environmental impacts evolution hybrid vigor nature north america survival of the fittest wolfPhoto: ForestWander.com via Wikipedia.

6 Mindful Tips to “Green” Your Next Party or Event. ~ Brenna Fischer

Elephant Journal

As the day gets closer I have found myself feeling anxious about well lots of things really but increasingly the environmental impact a party like this can have. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) green mindful Reducing Environmental Impact tips wedding

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Al Maktoum Dubai airport gets green light for $33 billion expansion

Green Prophet

Expansion at this scale can be an environmental shape-shifter, an incredible opportunity to emerge as a world leader in sustainable transportation. But media is stunningly silent as to the e nvironmental impacts resulting from the physical expansion , increased air traffic, and associated bump-up to ground operations and road traffic. Where are the environmental agencies? (In

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Loving Music Festivals in all of their Terrible & Unforgiving Beauty. {Nudity}

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) blossom from within burning man conversion experience Daniel Pinchback environmental impact of music festivals happiness Hunter S.

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Loving Music Festivals in all of their Terrible & Unforgiving Beauty.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) blossom from within burning man conversion experience Daniel Pinchback environmental impact of music festivals happiness Hunter S.

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Egypt Holds On Tight To Nile Water Rights

Green Prophet

Egypt asked permission to conduct an assessment to gauge the impact of the 6,000MW hydropower plant on its own water supply, but Ethiopia refused. Travel & Nature environmental impact hydro Nile River water rights

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Saudi Prince Sues the City of Los Angeles Over Palatial Building

Green Prophet

But once the surrounding community caught wind of Abdullah’s 85,000 square foot plans (akin to constructing a giant Walmart in their neighborhood, they said), 1,000 residents signed a petition urging the city to ensure that appropriate environmental impact assessments are conducted prior to allowing the project to proceed. Architecture & Urban architecture environmental impact assessments Los Angeles Prince Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah Save Benedict Canyon

Finally – A Team of Experts to Evaluate Impact of Massive Ethiopian Dam

Green Prophet

The future of the Nile River still hangs in the balance, but at least a team of experts are committed to evaluating the potential impact of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam. Ethiopia has being posturing against Egypt’s historical monopoly of the Nile river’s waters for months, even though the country lacks the funds to see a potentially environmentally destructive 5,250MW dam to completion without help.

Stop TGV Campaign Challenges Morocco’s Controversial High Speed Rail Project

Green Prophet

Cars & Transportation Alstom communications Education environmental impact assessments France high speed rail public transportation sewage Stop TGV TGVThis graphic shows other ways to spend the $2.4 billion planned for what critics call Morocco’s luxury high speed rail project. A group of Moroccan Non-Government Organizations have launched the Stop TGV campaign in protest of Morocco’s $2.4 billion high speed rail project.

Ex Im Bank: New Dirty, Controversial Coal Plant? Where Do We.

Sierra Club Compass

taxpayer money as possible to dirty climate destroying coal projects with devastating social and environmental impacts , the U.S. Compass. « "We Need Jobs" -- Wind Industry Workers Gather to Urge Congress to Pass the Production Tax Credit | Main. | COP 18: What Negotiators Can Learn from the Qatar Symphony Orchestra » Ex Im Bank: New Dirty, Controversial Coal Plant? Where Do We Sign Up? Continuing its efforts under Chairman Fred Hochberg to direct as much U.S.

The “Edible Gardens” that will help Restore our Planet’s Ecosystem. {Infographic}

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness ecosystem edible garden elephant magazine environment environmental footprint environmental impact food forest green regenerative agriculture save the planetYou can think of them as edible gardens constructed out of perennial woody crops (fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, fruiting vines) in the form of a forest.

Simple ways to reduce our impact on the environment in 2015

Green Living Ideas

The post Simple ways to reduce our impact on the environment in 2015 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts e-waste environmental impact new year resolutions no more junk mail reduce our impact Although the environment has an unfortunate habit of tumbling down the list of priorities for many, 2014 was a real eye-opener, even for those who prefer to remain blissfully ignorant.

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Clothes dryer efficiency tips

Green Living Tips

If you need to use a clothes dryer regularly, here are some efficiency tips that will help reduce environmental impact and save you money