Environmental Appreciation – 8 Fun Facts about Algae

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Read, Algae – Nature’s Smallest Gift to learn more about its environmental benefits and value and visit our Environmental Appreciation page to read more about the strange and beautiful entities that make up the world we live in.

Environmental Appreciation – Interesting Facts about Rainbows

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Environmental Awareness The sight of a colorful rainbow is powerful enough to lighten the hearts of the grouchiest of souls. The playful round of colors and the mystical way in which it appears is truly awe-worthy. Read on to learn a few interesting facts about them.

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Environmental Appreciation – 10 Interesting Facts about Butterflies

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Environmental Awareness environmental appreciation pollinators Known to admirers as flying flowers, butterflies have the serene ability to bring smiles to saddened faces and give hope to the hopeless just by flying gracefully.

Environmental Appreciation- 15 Interesting Facts about Seahorses

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Environmental Awareness endangered animals environmental appreciation Found shying in-between the coral reefs and sea-grass of shallow tropical waters, seahorses are the mystical creatures of the sea that bare the uncanny resemblance to horses that walk on land.

Environmental Awareness – 10 Interesting Facts about Fungi

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Fungi are some of the best environmental stewards – they play a major part in the process of decompostion by breaking down cellulose compounds and other entities and releasing carbon, nitrogen and other nutrition. Environmental Awareness

Environmental Appreciation – 7 Interesting Facts about Termites

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Environmental Awareness No other insect is loathed by property owners more than the hard-working termites. The bad behavior of those little critters has cast them aside as destructive, annoying and down right pesty.

Identity Economics and Environmental Policy

Environmental Economics

After reading it I was struck by the potential application to environmental policy.  This is somewhat related to the idea of intrinsic motivation , and how it may be crowded out by government policy ( some people have studied this in relation to environmental policy).    And it's also kind of related to the huge " behavioral nudge " literature on environmental policy (maybe). 

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Will Environmental Laws Prevent a Wall Through Santa Ana NWR?

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One might assume that construction of a border wall through a sensitive national wildlife refuge would be prevented, or at least slowed, by a thicket of lawsuits under statutes such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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Can cruises ever be environmentally friendly?

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As a recent article in Biofuels Digest put it, “There is a significant movement to convince the public that the environmental price of cruises is too high to be sustainable.

Environmental Appreciation – 12 Interesting Facts about the Killer Whale

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Environmental Awareness environmental appreciation Sporting its trademark transcendent black and white pattern, the killer whale happens to be one of the most beautiful, awe-worthy toothed whales in the ocean.

Environmental Appreciation – 10 Interesting Facts about Snails

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Environmental Awareness The almost alien-like features of the snail fascinate children all over the world aged 1 to 101.

Environmentally friendly banks

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A financial institution's environmental street cred should also be gauged by its investments and. A really green bank is one that goes way beyond using paper made with recycled content. which industries it loans money to

The Meaning of Environmental Sustainability in a Cup of Tea

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The Meaning of Environmental Sustainability in a Cup of Tea. green living how to go green sustainability Green living Steps to Sustainability sustainable living

Chewing Gum: A Sticky Environmental Issue

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Chewing Gum: A Sticky Environmental Issue. green living Uncategorized chewing gum

The Environmental Benefits of Veganism


Many people know the nutritional effect of veganism. on their lives, but they haven’t thought of whether the practice could make any changes to the environment. Let’s look at six of the most important ways veganism improves and protects the environment. Increases the availability of fresh water.

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Teaching environmental economics with mini-research projects

Environmental Economics

My sophomore level environmental and resource econ course has a research component. The students are required to write an abstract suitable for submission to an undergraduate research conference.

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Environmental racism in Flint

Environmental Economics

This is one of those environmental issues where economics is not very helpful: If Flint were rich and mostly white, would Michigan’s state government have responded more quickly and aggressively to complaints about its lead-polluted water? For civil rights advocates, the health crisis in Flint smacks of what has become known as environmental racism. Environmental issues don't rise to the top of the agendas of Republican Governors.

Can Environmental SF Help Save Our Planet?

The Alien Next Door

There is an obvious trend toward environmental premise in science fiction. I was delighted to hear that Tor was officially embracing a new kind of hero and associated paradigm for storytelling; one based on intelligent innovation, creativity and cooperation and sound environmental stewardship.

Environmental Impacts of Air 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. Quick Navigation for Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution. Fresh air and clean water have been for centuries.

Environmental Appreciation -10 Interesting Facts about Zebras

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Environmental Awareness Showing off their distinctive black and white pattern, zebras are among the most fascinating creatures that graze the land. However, beyond their striking beauty and their resemblances to horses, many people know little about them.

Environmental Appreciation: 10 Interesting Facts about Sand Dollars

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Environmental Awareness Collecting petal-patterned sand dollars on the seashore is a popular hobby among beach-goers. The beauty of these flatten discs have the holistic power to instantly enlighten sadden souls.

Key environmental figure represents Love Clean Streets

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Ian Blackburn(left) Phil Barton (right) Environmental reporting business Love Clean Streets has announced a key industry figure as its first official Ambassador.

Environmental Appreciation- 10 Interesting Facts about Clouds

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Environmental Awareness Gliding lazily through the atmosphere making funny shapes, clouds have the ability to lift our spirits and warm our hearts with their tranquil presence.

Environmental psychology

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By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Environmental psychology is a a somewhat fascinating, and rather interdisciplinary, “science” focused on fostering a greater understanding of the interplay between human beings and their environment. The questions that is being addressed by environmental psychology are these: Do our homes, offices, places of work, and public spaces (including our streets) make us feel peaceful, happy and sheltered?

The First Commandment of Environmentalism.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Environmentalism ethics love reverence for life

EPA: Current environmental economics topics

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From the EPA's environmental economics webpage : Economic analysis plays a central role in informing EPA decision-making.

We Cannot Allow This Administration’s Environmental Policies To Stand

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Not only is the Trump administration going about removing our hard fought environmental protections, they are destroying our reputation around the globe. Here is a list of which environmental rules Trump and the Republican Congress have reversed in their first 100 days.

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Scavengers are environmental heroes

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When you hear the term "scavenger", what springs to mind? For many people, it. doesn't stir up a positive reaction, but scavenging plays an important role in. helping reduce impact on the environment

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Environmental economics in the AER

Environmental Economics

"Environmental Health Risks and Housing Values: Evidence from 1,600 Toxic Plant Openings and Closings."  Always a surprise: Currie, Janet, Lucas Davis, Michael Greenstone, and Reed Walker. 2015. "Environmental "  American Economic Review , 105(2): 678-709. DOI:  10.1257/aer.20121656. Abstract. Regulatory oversight of toxic emissions from industrial plants and understanding about these emissions' impacts are in their infancy.

Chopsticks and their environmental impact

Green (Living) Review

For one thing, who really does think about and consider chopsticks and their environmental impact? Chopsticks like most other disposable cutlery items pose an environmental hazard depending on what they are made of. The environmental footprint of this all does not bear thinking of.

Beer: The Environmentally Friendlier Vice

Environmental Economics

An environmental-economically defensible reason for my beer consumption:  Beer production is MUCH less energy intensive than marijuana.  

The environmental footprint of recycled products

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low wage countries with a low environmental protection record to boot) where there are processed and them made into products to be shipped back to the USA, etc. It leaves a huge environmental footprint, however.

Dangerous Jobs: Inside the World of Environmental Remediation

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Dangerous Jobs: Inside the World of Environmental Remediation, cleaning up the environment is hard work. environmental remediation Dangerous Jobs Environmental Remediation

Infographic Explains Environmental Impact of Surfing

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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.

Environmental Impact Of Contrails

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

Consensus among AEA members about environmental policy

Environmental Economics

From Consensus Among Economists - An Update : Three of the propositions focus on environmental policy.

Dirt bike environmental impact

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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

Environmental Curse That Comes with Development: The Case of Chikwawa


Environmental IssuesChikwawa town is a place bustling with activities. The town of about 60,000 people marks the start of the Shire Valley, a flat area of about 300 square kilometres comprising of two administrative districts of Chikwawa and Nsanje in southern Malawi.

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New environmental link

Environmental Economics

Vizala.com looks very useful, especially for your students: Vizala aims to be the internet's most useful database for country, demographic, social, and economic information.  Instead of just providing answers, our robust analytics allow for in-depth analysis and provide a complete picture of your topic of interest. Vizala only uses data from trusted sources and includes links to the original source for maximum transparency.

More Environmentally Friendly Cars

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For many years, scientists have been warning of the dangers to the environment. from car usage but very little seems to have been done about it. While more. eco-friendly cars have been produced but these have either been very unpractical or hideously expensive. This is starting to change

2011 environmental Scorecard ? Indigenize!


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Graphic of the Day: Wither Environmental Protection?

Environmental Economics

and here's the graphical version (from FiveThirtyEight ) of the Washington Post story on the proposed budgetary demise of environmental protection :  

Environmental Economics takes over AEA Executive Committee

Environmental Economics

OK, that's an exaggeration, but at least an environmental economist is an AEA Executive Committee VP candidate.   *I had the pleasure of being taught Environmental Economics by Maureen during my PhD studies at the University of Maryland.    Congrats Maureen Cropper*!

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