How Can You Help Prevent and Control Soil Erosion?


The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that arable lands worldwide lose every year 75 billion tons of soil due to erosion [2]. High organic matter content in soils is excellent in preventing soil damage. Their function is the same as the function of permanent vegetation.

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Organic Muslim prayer mat inspires us to get closer to The One

Green Prophet

And of course something is more sustainable if there is simply fewer or less of the thing, but we love the simpler, more natural approach — buying products made with wholesome materials and made with love. Beauty Design Islam organic prayer mat

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Why You Need Insect Houses for the Garden?


Some insects are responsible for the pollination of our food crops and flowers; some are part of the food chain, providing nutrition for bats and birds; and other decompose organic matter, which is important for maintaining soil fertility. A garden buzzing with insects – for some.

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The Role of Green Manure in Soil Fertility


It is the practice of planting crops that will be turn into the soil with the purpose to increase organic matter and replenish nutrients. At the same time, green manure serves as a source of food for numerous soil microbes and organisms. We can be only as healthy as our soils are.

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5 home eco gadgets brought by the Easter Bunny?

Green Prophet

While these types of investments may have historically required some form of compromise from the individual citizen in terms of style or function, technology has advanced to a point where contemporary gadgets can offer sustainability while also improving your home life.

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Waste Incineration: Advantages and Disadvantages


There simply isn’t enough usable space, horizontally or vertically, to safely deposit billions of tons of this heavily contaminated material on an annual basis. High moisture organic waste. According to the latest calculations, the world is currently producing about 1.3

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment


This means that natural resources, which are continuously needed for the proper functioning of any densely inhabited area, have to be taken from the surrounding environment. Loose soil buries plants or exposes their roots to the sun, so they cannot fulfill their function.

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How Can We Prevent or Reverse Desertification and Save Lands from Desert Encroachment?


With topsoil gone, important soil nutrients with organic material are lost. These techniques also help building up organic matter in soils, thus maintaining their long-term productivity. We cannot substitute these functions by any technique we master.

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Taking Electronics to the Spin Platform

Eco Friendly Daily

While these devices are important to many individuals in order to conduct business or for personal handiness, electricity and the use of raw materials are needed to create and power these items. This would enable gadgets to function on smaller batteries.

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Causes and Effects of Soil Erosion


Organic matter content : Organic matter in the soil has two important functions. The organic material from deeper layers binds other soil particles together and stimulates the formation of aggregates, which are important structural component of resistant soils.

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Pining for Piñatex’s Alternative Leather: Made from Pineapple Leaves

Eco Chic

I first heard of Pineapple “Leather” through my Sustainable Material Sourcing class at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). We were looking at new, innovative fashion materials, and I was immediately hooked on the fabric: how innovative, I thought, how different.

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10 Ways to Prevent Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution


Some cities are even shut down during certain parts of the year because the air is so toxic that it is impossible to function. For instance, air pollution on some days in China has the same effect on human organism such as smoking 60 cigarettes per day [1] !

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What Are the 4 Main Types of Non-Renewable Energy?


We are so dependent on energy that continuous access to it is a prerequisite for the functioning of our economy and society. It was formed like the other fossil fuels with pressure and heat pressing on organic material over millions of years. Energy security is an issue of ever.

Grasshopper Stress Changes Local Environment

Green Prophet

The study authors argue that the “fear of predation” may be slowing down the degradation of complex organic materials needed for plant growth. “We

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Why The Nature Conservancy is Restoring Streams by Acting like a Beaver

Nature Conservancy - Science

Soil, small rocks, and organic material are packed on the upstream end of the structure to make it less porous and to pond more water.

Prancing Leopard Yoga Wear: Organic Cool

Eco Chic

Prancing Leopard was born out of the couple’s need for genuinely stylish, but still functional yoga wear. That means organic cotton (but not just any organic cotton…read below), a program to benefit animals in need, connections with local artisans, and more do-gooderness.

Tunneling through to power saving gadgets with efficient electronics


As a material, Graphene is still a mystery that needs unraveling when it comes to using it for fabrication of components like transistors. Organic Transistors. Energy-saving transistorsmade from organic materials. B.Sameer Kumar: Current Situation.

Eco Artist Claire Morgan: Ecological Order and Disorder

Eco Chic

The armatures of a mechanistic universe are highlighted by Morgan’s materials and construction patterns that address gravity, time, and animal instincts as well as the building blocks of matter, our everyday surroundings, and elemental survival.

21st Century Education - Systems Thinking

The Green Changemakers

Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking By [link] Tools for Systems Thinkers: Designing Circular Systems Everything is Interconnected, our lungs and plants share the same fractal design and our bodies are made of the same organic material that is in our food.

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Heroines for the Planet: NYC Botanist and Urban Ecologist Marielle Anzelone

Eco Chic

At the same time, the fire has just burnt organic material, returning it to the soil, making the usually sandy, infertile soil the perfect nursery for the pine seeds to germinate.

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Compost your organic waste

The Green Changemakers

You could be growing instead of throwing Home composting is a way for you to speed up the natural process of decomposition and return organic materials to the soil. They work together, feeding on your pile (and each other), to break materials down. Materials.

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Restores a rainforest

The Green Changemakers

And those are the peat swamp forests on 20 meters of peat, the largest accumulation of organic material in the world. You don't need to harvest organs or any other of the crops.

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