Essential Oils: Natural Problem-Solvers

Living Green & Saving Energy

Using essential oils is recommended by a number of reader soft this site. essential oils Essential Oils I only have a general familiarity with themes self, at least at the moment.

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DDT, oil spills, and a wall.

10,000 Birds

Eleven million gallons of oil suffocated 1,300 miles of shoreline in my beloved Alaska. The post DDT, oil spills, and a wall. 360 miles of National Park land at the border!

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Ending The Oil Age

Green (Living) Review

Big Oil’s days are numbered – but the industry could still take us all down with it. From divestment to disruption, Jess Worth explores how the transition to an oil-free future is being hastened. Because the Rockefeller fortune owes its very existence to oil.

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Restoring Hot Oil Treatment Recipe for Dull and Damaged Hair

Hug a Tree with Me

Hot oil treatments are used as a pre-shampoo to help restore damage inflicted from the use of chemicals, dyes and heat. Homemade hot oil treatments are easy to make, natural and inexpensive. Restoring Hot Oil Treatment Recipe for Dull and Damaged Hair.

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Crude oil prices continue to fall drastically

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Crude Oil Prices continue to fall drastically and some investment banks predict the recent stockpile drops with continue after the summer season ends. Brexit crude oil economic forecasts economy exports food forecasts interest rates

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Getting Started with Carrier Oils

Hug a Tree with Me

Carrier oils are vegetable oils extracted from various nuts, seeds and kernels. Such oils are used as key ingredients in the making of natural lotions, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, body oils and aromatherapy. natural beauty carrier oils

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25 sneaky names for palm oil

Green (Living) Review

Palm oil and its derivatives can appear under many names. Palm oil is the most popularly used vegetable oil in the world. It comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree ( Elaeis guineensis ) which is native to West Africa. lies palm oil

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Genius Uses for Coconut Oil. {Funny Video}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Funny benefits of coconut oil coconut oil coconut oil health benefits uses for coconut oilAdd fire to your sex life and beauty to your me.

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When the oil runs out, people will need horses again

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When the oil runs out, we will need horses again and also oxen, donkeys and other draft animals and what is often called “beasts of burden”. “Oh, 2017 #GreenLiving #oil #horses #endofoil. End of Oil green living horses oil

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Texas Oil Spill Threatens Migrating Birds

10,000 Birds

Is last week’s oil spill near Galveston, Texas bad for birds? Oiled Laughing Gull photograph above by Melissa Phillip/ Houston Chronicle ). And to learn more about how oiled birds are cared for and rehabilitated, check out the comprehensive resources at International Bird Rescue , including their poignant look back at the Exxon Valdez spill 25 years ago this week. News environment galveston oiled birds

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My Personal Palm Oil Conflict.

Elephant Journal

While the unsustainable palm oil industry is wreaking havoc on the environment, it is also creating economic growth and stability.

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Uses for olive oil

Green Living Tips

Olive oil has been in use by humanity for many thousands of years. It's a remarkable product with many applications beyond cooking and can be used as a green alternative to harsh chemical compounds we commonly use around the home. Pick up a bunch of handy tips and add your own

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How will the End of Oil arrive?

Green (Living) Review

We have already gone past “Peak Oil”; at least according to most of he experts, and we must, therefore, anticipate the end of cheap oil to be upon us very soon indeed. This action points to the fact that we are already in trouble as far as oil supplies are concerned.

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Oil prices are falling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) October 2014: Oil prices are at an almost all time low for the last decades but does that mean that peak oil is not real and that more oil is being gotten out of the ground? Some oil producing states have reduced the prices, actually, and the US has increased, so it is said, its production of oil and especially of shale oil. economy green living oil prices

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Uses for eucalyptus oil

Green Living Tips

It just doesn't get more Australian than eucalyptus oil - discover some uses for this amazing oil around the home - it's a more earth friendly alternative to many common cleaning products we buy

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BREAKING NEWS: California Oil Spill update

Sustainability Ninja

The US Coast Guard said that as of 12am PDT the recent oil spill off of the coast of California (18 miles west of Santa Barbara) that resulted from a pipeline failure in to a storm drain, had reached approximately 20,000 gallons of crude oil and covered nearly 9 miles of ocean.

Is your Coconut Oil Cruelty-Free?

Elephant Journal

It hadn’t crossed my mind that the coconut oil I was purchasing could have been harvested using monkeys that are exploited, kept as slaves and forced to. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today animal cruelty coconut milk coconut oil food Indonesia monkey monkey slaves Southeast Asia Thailand

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Getting Started with Essential Oils

Hug a Tree with Me

Essential oils are key components in the areas of natural beauty and alternative health. How are Essential Oils Used: All natural, cold pressed therapeutic essential oils are used by diluting in carrier oils, skin butters, soap bases or distilled water (EOs should never be applied undiluted).

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Reflections in Oil

The Green Samaritan

And then that brought us to the oil disaster. “Mom, do you think he’ll be OK from the oil?&# As we looked out on the clear, blue water only 30 miles or so from the Gulf Stream, we could not help but wonder if oil would actually reach these shores too.

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The Coconut Oil Boom.

Elephant Journal

To be slathered in that smell of coconut oil and glistening in the sun certainly turned heads on beaches far and wide. Coconut oil was just awesome to smell and wear. Back then, there was never a mention of any of the sun maladies that are plaguing us these days.

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Anti-inflammatory Massage Oil with Lavender and Eucalyptus

Hug a Tree with Me

The simple recipe below pairs five wonderful external anti-inflammatory agents – lavender and eucalyptus as well as coconut oil, aloe and grapeseed oil. 2 tbsp melted coconut oil. 10 drops of lavender essential oil. 8 drops of eucalyptus essential oil.

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Post “Peak Oil” Transportation – The Bicycle

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Transportation after “Peak Oil” will be very much a return to the times before the motorcar and this will mean, theoretically, only three modes of transport for most people. And now you have a single-speed post “Peak Oil” bicycle and you are all set.

Peak oil?

Environmental Economics

For the first time in decades, the emerging prize of global energy may be the Americas, where Western oil companies are refocusing their gaze in a rush to explore clusters of coveted oil fields. the new oil exploits in the Americas suggest that technology may be trumping geology, especially in the region’s two largest economies, the United States and Brazil. I haven't heard those two words in a long time.

Global oil consumption hit record high in 2010

Green (Living) Review

Demand is outpacing supply as demand increases drastically causing supply shortfall By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Some illuminating new stats on global oil production, consumption, and the shifting landscape of oil producing nations. oil consumption oil peak oil

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Forecasting global oil demand

Environmental Economics

Exxon Mobil, for example, projects that global demand for oil will keep growing — by just over 13 percent from today, to 109 million barrels of oil a day by 2040. Exxon doesn't seem to be incorporating all available information: At the company’s planned annual meeting on Wednesday in Dallas, shareholders will vote on a resolution to prod Exxon Mobil to disclose the risks of climate change to its business. Such resolutions have been floated before, and they typically do not pass.

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Fish Oil Boosts Brain Power

Green (Living) Review

Photo by Getty Images Fish oil is touted as a magical potion that boosts fertility, heart health, and weight loss and promotes a clear complexion, while lessening the effects of depression, ulcers, diabetes and many more conditions.

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The Truth About Oil Pulling.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness ayurveda Ayurvedic dental health health health wellness john douillard oil pulling

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Galveston: After the Oil Spill

Conservancy Talk

A bird oiled by the Galveston spill. Four years after the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill , a tanker collided with a ship to send roughly 168,000 gallons of fuel oil pouring into Galveston Bay. Gulf of Mexico coastal marine oil spill shorebirds Texas

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The price of oil (adjusted for inflation)

Environmental Economics

That has helped create a glut of oil as major producers like Saudi Arabia continue to pump at high levels Source: [link]. And here is the explanation: United States production has surged in recent years as the shale boom took off.

How Olive Oil Removes Debris & Toxins from the Brain.

Elephant Journal

The researchers concluded that mice who were genetically prone to cognitive decline saw significant changes in the brain, such as better nerve conduction, less aggregate accumulation, and positive behavioral changes with extra-virgin olive oil supplementation. The mechanism involved was the enhancement of autophagy from supplemental extra-virgin olive oil!

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Fish…Oil.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Funny Green Big Oil conflict energy oil oil spill renewable energy war Damn dunkleosteus, why couldn''t your decayed remains have become solar PV cells?

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Daily Demand and Supply: Oil Glut

Environmental Economics

AKA Peak oil on opposite day: Global oil markets are flooded with cheap crude, and concerns about climate change are growing louder. The last thing the world seems to be craving is the discovery of new large oil and natural gas fields. But such fields have been found in the last month. And two of them are in the United States — one in Texas and the other off Alaska.

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44 Genius Benefits of Coconut Oil.

Elephant Journal

Coconut oil is fast becoming known as a miracle oil. Health & Wellness advice coconut oil green health products uses

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Tea Tree Oil and Green Tea Acne Face Wash

Hug a Tree with Me

This natural acne facial wash does just that without the intrusion of unnatural and synthetics; it combines pure castle soap with antibacterial rich tea tree oil and coconut oil and skin loving green tea and raw honey. Use a spatula to fold the honey and coconut oil into the soap.

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Recycling used engine oil

Green Living Tips

Millions of gallons of used engine oil are dumped annually instead of recycled. Aside from the direct environmental issues, it also means millions more of gallons of crude oil needs be extracted. Learn more about the importance of recycling used engine oil and where you can find collection points

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Easy Ayurvedic Oil Massage for Glowing, Smooth Skin.

Elephant Journal

Green Health & Wellness ayurveda coconut oil living on a budget olive oil skin careLiving on an extremely tight budget and turning 40 soon, I know firsthand how inexpensive and effective basic Ayurvedic self-care treatments can be.

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How Essential Oils can Detox our Brains.

Elephant Journal

Essential oils can be used to support sleep and vagus nerve signaling to help heal a toxic nerve and lymphatic drainage. Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality body brain essential oils healing health holistic nervous system relax stress relief vagus nerveFor sleep, we can consider.

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Newly Discovered 600-Mile Coral Reef Under Oil Threat.

Elephant Journal

The confirmation astonished oil companies, scientists, and environmentalists as corals normally thrive in clear, sunlit, salt water. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Alex Myles BP climate change coral reef environment green oil oil drilling total

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Has the End of Oil arrived?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Some while ago there were many who were still poo-pooing the notion of “Peak Oil” and the “End of Oil” and the “End of the Oil Age” but recent developments definitely seem to be indicating this. Tags: End of Oil end of the oil age

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Moisturizing Coconut Oil Hair & Scalp Treatment.

Elephant Journal

Coconut oil is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial and contains. Ecofashion Green Health & Wellness coconut oil hair health wellness life

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Low Oil Prices = Less Oil Drilling

Sightline Daily

A few years back, when most oil industry analysts thought that oil prices would remain in the $100-per-barrel range for the foreseeable future, domestic oil companies found that they could earn a healthy profit by fracking “ tight oil ” out of shale rock formations.

Setting the Record Straight on Oil Trains

Sightline Daily

Oil trains in the railyards, Everett, WA (10). Anderson (Used with permission) Editor’s note: The Seattle Times recently published a guest opinion regarding oil trains. Here’s a fact: new projects could induce as many as 100 loaded crude oil trains per week to transit Washington.

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Some pre-Christmas oil price snark

Environmental Economics

It's the end of the semester and oil prices are low.    What better time to give my thoughts on the inevitable catastrophic low oil price story. The epic oil crash could end next year. It's been a catastrophic 18 months for crude oil, which has suffered a dramatic 68% plunge due to a massive supply glut. Oil fell to a fresh seven-year low below $34.50 Many Wall Street oil experts believe that prices will rebound in late 2016.

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