Biomimetics: A strong light organic material that promises a ton of eco features

EcoFriend

Biomimetics is the science of imitating nature’s design and taking inspiration from the planet when it comes to synthesizing the technologies of tomorrow. Researchers seem to have stumbled upon a material of super-strength and great buoyancy as they continue their exploration of the wonders of the natural world. The new material has been made with a substance called ‘Aerogel’. This allows the material to be used in a wide variety of applications.

Pros and Cons of Organic Farming

Greentumble

Even though organic farming has been around since the Neolithic period, when our ancestors turned from hunters and gatherers to farmers, there is no doubt that it is experiencing a bit of a comeback in recent years. With ever-increasing awareness about toxic chemicals used extensively in modern agriculture, more people are willing to pay higher prices for organically produced food. The global market for organic products has grown to 80 billion US dollars in 2015, with the U.S.

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Why You Should Invest in Organic Bedding

Eco Chic

That can mean eating more organic fruits and veggies. But there are other ways to think about being organically healthy. One less obvious way to treat your body and the earth better is to start using bedding made from organic materials. First of all, the number and type of chemicals used in producing non-organic textiles like bed sheets is reason for concern. Organic bedding is also super eco-friendly, making it a win-win for both humans and our planet.

Regenerative Agriculture is our only hope for saving the planet

Green Prophet

A Flawed Solution to Feeding the Planet . Farmers used to ensure that everything they took out of the ground was put back in, in the form of biomass (organic material). They learn to make compost to enrich soil, mulches to conserve water, and cover crops to add organic matter.

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Paper Planet Collection to make your home more Eco friendly

EcoFriend

Designer Katja Hettler and architect Jula Tüllmann of Tüllmann studio, based in Berlin,have come up with a unique collection named Paper Planet, which will add a touch of sumptuousness to your interiors with its eco friendly nature. As the name spells, Paper Planet is an appealing creation that has been fashioned out of recycled paper. Paper Planet. Paper Planet. Paper Planet-A collection of recycled paper items.

Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

People are finding the importance to using local woods and organic material, they are making a change to their carbon footprint, and making changes in order to “green” their lives. Switching to organic foods, cleaners and even the way they care for their pets and lawn.

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. If you’ve spent any amount of time outdoors in New York City’s parks, you’ve likely passed by Marielle Anzelone at one time or another. She wasn’t sitting on a bench sipping a latte, lying on a blanket reading a good glossy or strolling the concrete paths. No way. Marielle goes off the beaten path.

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What Water Quality Says About the Local Environment

Eco Friendly Daily

The pH balance of water is important because when the pH becomes out of the ideal range, the organisms within it will die. When water moves over these soils and rocks, the water can dissolve minerals, filter through organic material, and interact with algae and bacteria.

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Waste Incineration: Advantages and Disadvantages

Greentumble

To put that in perspective, if we took all the human beings on the planet and placed them on an impossibly gigantic scale, their combined weight would only be one-quarter of that amount [2]. High moisture organic waste.

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10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Greentumble

But since then, we have crossed the threshold of the sustainable resource management, and began using more resources than one planet Earth can possibly provide. planet Earths available to sustain our needs. This means that we all are living with the growing ecological debt to our planet. “We We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. There can be no ‘plan B’ because there is no ‘planet B.’”.

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6 Sustainable Bedroom Hacks for Better Sleep 

Green Prophet

Below are some tips to help you create the ideal sleep space while still being kind to the planet. When searching for the most eco-friendly mattress, it is helpful to consider both the materials and the construction. . Materials. Many organic mattress companies are opting to go through the strict process of obtaining organic certifications in order to show that their mattresses are made with pesticide-free fabrics.

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Astonishing Facts About Wetlands

Greentumble

As unappealing as the term “wetlands” sounds, wetlands should be celebrated for their multiple services they deliver which help keep our planet and society going as well as for their extraordinarily beautiful landscapes. The USEPA offers educational materials online at its website.

After the Harvest: Three Expert Steps for Healthy Autumn Soil in Your Garden

Nature Conservancy - Science

Just 25 years ago, scientists commonly thought that a tenth of the organisms in the soil had been identified. Nichols puts it in no uncertain terms: “Soil is the difference between life and lifelessness on this planet.”. The fibrous roots of cereals, such as rye and oats, help hold soil together, take hold of nitrogen before it slips away, and put a healthy dose of organic material, or all-essential carbon, back into the soil. It’s autumn.

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment

Greentumble

Higher food prices, water availability, violent conflicts for land, migration, increasing poverty, pollution from wind-blown dust particles coming from distant lands could be the outcomes of desertification if we let it consume more of our planet. The loss of land to desertification has major impact on many places on our planet today and is expected to affect humanity even more in the future as population numbers will grow bigger and the availability of natural resources will decline.

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10 Ways to Prevent Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution

Greentumble

For instance, air pollution on some days in China has the same effect on human organism such as smoking 60 cigarettes per day [1] ! To imagine the severity of the global pollution even better, there is an animal in the remote Arctic whose body contains one of the highest level of pollutants of any organism on this planet. Eat local, organic produce & less meat. You need to begin with mining for raw materials.

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Causes and Effects of Soil Erosion

Greentumble

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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10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about Solar Energy

Greentumble

A material better than silicone. Organic solar cells exist. 5 A material better than silicon (?). So, it is likely that in the future, this material might break new efficiency records [7]. Another advantage of this material is flexibility. More than one billion people, or 17 percent of the planet’s population, live without reliable access to electricity. 10 Organic solar cells exist. Yes, even solar cells can be organic.

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

Greentumble

With topsoil gone, important soil nutrients with organic material are lost. This pattern keeps repeating faster and faster–failing areas keep getting larger, our population too, but the land we have available on this planet remains the same. These techniques also help building up organic matter in soils, thus maintaining their long-term productivity. As other natural ecosystems, deserts have their own dynamics independent of human activities.

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Chasing a Comet: ESA’s Rosetta Spacecraft

Eco Friendly Daily

The most striking observation was the discovery of organic material, in a sample collected by NASA’s Stardust probe and sent back to Earth. This flyby, made in order to use the gravitational pull of the planet to alter its course towards the comet 67P-Churyumov Gerasimenko, was also very useful for imaging Mars. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta Probe launched in 2004, with the ten-year goal of chasing down a comet.

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Sundance Launch Tee Recycling Scheme

Eco Friendly Daily

Anyone dropping off a T-shirt will receive a 20% discount on Loomstate clothes at Barneys and proceeds from the program will benefit 1% for the Planet. “With the Green, Sundance Channel hopes to inspire viewers to make changes in their lives and let them know that they don’t have to sacrifice style, quality or design to make a positive impact on the planet,” says Larry Aidem, President and CEO of Sundance Channel.

Eco-Festivals, Inc. Announces First Annual San Ramon Eco-Festival

Green (Living) Review

an organization that encourages people to live simple and cost-effective green lifestyles, has teamed with leading environmentally-conscious vendors and experts to announce the first annual Eco-Festival being held at Bishop Ranch Civic Center in San Ramon, California on August 29-30, 2009.

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How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

Top designers are already embracing synthetic and recycled materials. Organic materials. When you do purchase new clothing, try to consider the material. It should be organic. On the other hand, organic cotton is a natural and non-harmful product. In order for cotton to be labeled organic, it must be grown without toxic chemicals for three years. How clothes can damage our planet. Retailers that offer organic clothing include: H&M.

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

Greentumble

It was formed like the other fossil fuels with pressure and heat pressing on organic material over millions of years. This means that using and transporting natural gas could potentially release large amounts of methane into the atmosphere, which can have disastrous implications for the planet’s climate. Nuclear power is considered non-renewable because the material used in nuclear power plants – uranium – is a non-renewable resource [2].

How the Reaction of Lakes to Climate Change Improves Our Understanding

Eco Friendly Daily

” It is a lame defense that shows a lack of understanding of the complexities of both climate change and the planet. They can cause changes to water chemistry that can affect the ability of any organism to survive in these waters. The decaying organic material fuels a subsequent loss of oxygen that renders a water body unlivable. Climate change skeptics bounce on the generalities they conjure about global warming.

Earthship Biotecture to introduce sustainable homes for urban cities

EcoFriend

Sonia Renthlei: We’ve seen houses made of wood and concrete but a house constructed entirely out of natural and recycled materials is something else altogether. Such a home was built by Michael Reynolds, a self-sustainable abode that aside from using natural and recycled materials, also has the ability to generate its own power, water and food.

Eco-Aware Sex Toys To Green Your Romance

Green Prophet

From the ins and outs of vaginal lubrication to designing a vibrator of Amazonian proportions , many manufacturers are now offering uncompromising pleasure with the wellbeing of your health and the planet in mind. What pickles things up is that sometimes what’s good for the planet may not be best for your sex life or vica versa. Let’s start from what your toy does to the planet and what it does to your body. Some materials that aren’t degradable (e.g.,

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Make This School Year A Little Greener

Eco Friendly Daily

A) Pack your kid a green lunch – organic foods in a reusable lunch box. Buy nice gently used clothing at resale shops, participate in clothes swap and/or buy clothing made of organic materialorganic cotton, hemp etc. Terracycle , Greenraising and One Planet are just a few of the available fundraisers. The new school year begins in a few days. Why not start the school year right by helping your child and your child’s school become a little greener?

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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Sustainable Furniture: Will We Pay for It?

Green Life Smart Life

1 reason to buy green furniture is its healthier for the planet. These organizations monitor how wood is grown, logged and transported. Consumers should also consider buying furniture made from recycled or organic materials. Buying second-hand and antique furniture or accepting hand-me-downs are ways to save the planet and keep furniture from ending up in landfills. From The New York Times: Once a laggard in the green scene, the $8.3

Sustainable Furniture: Will We Pay for It?

Green Life Smart Life

1 reason to buy green furniture is its healthier for the planet. These organizations monitor how wood is grown, logged and transported. Consumers should also consider buying furniture made from recycled or organic materials. Buying second-hand and antique furniture or accepting hand-me-downs are ways to save the planet and keep furniture from ending up in landfills. From The New York Times: Once a laggard in the green scene, the $8.3

Zero Waste World

The Green Changemakers

Adopting a zero waste approach to resource management is critical to the future of our planet and its peoples. For generations now, workers and communities have conserved materials and created value through composting, recycling, and reuse. They have innovated solutions and demonstrated how to create locally resilient economies through strategies that generate livelihoods, rebuild the soil, protect public health, and recover materials for manufacturing. WHAT IS ZERO WASTE?

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Tunneling through to power saving gadgets with efficient electronics

EcoFriend

The global energy demands are constantly on the rise and most of the homes across the planet still depend heavily (and even entirely) on conventional grid powers supply along with gas lines. Reduction of electronic waste is also another important step towards making the planet a lot better place to live in. 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.

The great Pacific garbage patch

Green (Living) Review

Quite nicely thanks by using reusable shopping bags of various types and materials. Reducing the rubbish that we produce, reusing, upcycling and recycling is the answer, the only answer here and it is not rocket science and all that what is left over after that, and there is always some, go either, as in the case of organic material, to make compost, or to the incinerator where energy is produced during the burning process.

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5 Things You Didn't Know: Garbage

The Green Changemakers

What began as a grassroots campaign to put the interests of planet Earth on the national agenda in America has grown into a global cause with deep, sprawling roots in ecology, advocacy, sustainability, and of course, politics. Inorganic material melts into useful construction materials.

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5 Global Warming Facts: Learn About the Causes and Effects

The Green Changemakers

The food and yard wastes you throw away: When you send food wastes, grass clippings, and other organic materials to the landfill, they’re much more likely to end up producing methane because they’ll decompose in an anaerobic (or oxygen-free) environment.

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Excrement to energy: Human waste to produce clean power!

EcoFriend

Producing energy from human waste Modern lifestyle and growing population, along with ever growing food needs mean that human waste is becoming a major biohazard across the planet. The cartridge is lined with biodegradable material and once removed from LooWatt is dumped into a digester that churns out biogas. Public restroom design crafted by Caine, the Trilet does away with usage of water and covers human waste with hay, sawdust and organic material. Please login.

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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