Conserving Resources

Green Home Blog

Conserving Resources. Such a huge number of people is bound to put a strain on the environment since, at the end of the day, all of our resources – from the water we drink to the food we eat to the gas we put in our cars – has to be taken from the natural systems around us. 5 Easy Ways to Conserve Resources Every Day. The Earth gets more and more crowded every day. In 2011, the world’s population reached 7 billion, and there’s no sign we’ll be letting up any time soon.

7 Resources for Natural History Nerds

Nature Conservancy - Science

And while these are my favorites, there are many more resources out there. I’m always on the lookout for new resources. Technically, this is five resources in one place. This post feels a little bit like a confession.

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Eight Ways Leaving it all Behind Taught me Resourcefulness.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Travel Adventure community Farmers Markets food health leaving it all money resources running away savingI literally sold or gave away everything and drove across the country. I was terrified.

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6 Ultimate Ideas to Use Renewable Resources for a Greener Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

With the growing global-warming rates and the increasing cost of energy and water, the need to inculcate use of conservation and alternative energy resources in our routine lives has increased.

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Mindfulness: The Infinite Foolproof Resource.

Elephant Journal

Mindfulness is an infinite, foolproof resource, there for us every day, all the time. All we have to do is stop, listen to our breath, and let it be the sturdy boat which carries us through tempestuous seas.

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Wood: Nature's most versatile resource and material

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Wood is probably Nature's most fantastically versatile resource and material which is sadly being overlooked all too often in pour modern world of all things metal and plastic today.

Sand as an exhaustible resource

Environmental Economics

It looks like they are running out of sand in south Florida: Offshore sand has always been the first choice to counter beach erosion. It is inexpensive and does not disrupt reefs or marine life. This is why the Army Corps and the state are hoping that Martin and St.

5 Green Go-To Resources to Become More Eco-Aware

The Green Samaritan

Here’s quick hit list of a few go-to resources to access when needing to learn a little bit more: Earth 911 : When a recycling emergency arises in your home, check out Earth911 to find out where y ou can dispose or recycle those items not accepted by your local municipality.

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The Unlimited Resources We Aren’t Tapping Into.

Elephant Journal

I’m always afraid that my best work is behind me. This is the fear that holds me back more than any other, the subconscious belief that keeps me tethered to a life of scarcity. There is a part of me that always fears there isn’t enough. I’m not enough. My work isn’t enough. There isn’t enough […]. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) innovation motivation new beginning possibility

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10 Examples of Renewable and Non-Renewable Resources

Greentumble

Our demand for natural resources steadily rises. Until 1970s, our consumption remained within the natural capacity of our ecosystems to replenish these resources. We are using resources as if we had two planets, not one. RENEWABLE RESOURCES. NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES.

A Resource I’ve Taken for Granted (& How to actually Save It).

Elephant Journal

With so many websites and other sources of information offered, it is easy to find ways to do my part. Although it may not seem like much, the little things I can do will make a difference: Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Z ADMIN Green Featured Today

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The first review of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia

Environmental Economics

The entries in this book highlight areas where market-based economic models are inadequate and need to be supplemented to protect our natural resources. Entries that address valuation models require additional resources for readers who want a working background in these methods. From Booklist : Arguably, our adherence to the free-market model of economics has been among the major factors that have contributed to environmental deterioration.

Resources Are for Closers

10,000 Birds

I don’t know why it took me six months to encounter this brilliant and hilarious Attenborough by way of Mamet screed on migration by comedian Erin Judge on Open Salon. But now that I’ve read and loved it, you must too. Seriously, do it ! Asides

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Eclipse Resources for Curious Naturalists (& the Naturally Curious)

Nature Conservancy - Science

Everything you wanted to know about experiencing Solar Eclipse 2017 in one convenient list, from where to view, how to view, to the path of totality and beyond. Citizen Science From the Field Ideas Wildlife Natural History Nature Pop Research Try This

Recycling waste as a resource

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) When it comes to recycling where waste is seen as a resource, especially as regards to collection from commercial premises, contamination must be avoided.

Resources for Investigating ALEC/NRA Gun Bills | PR Watch

PR Watch

Resources for Investigating ALEC/NRA Gun Bills. The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) has compiled this list of resources to help reporters and other citizens expose ALEC and its agenda, as well as the long and close relationship between ALEC and the NRA. Skip to Main Content Area.

Rainwater harvesting turns weather into resource

Green (Living) Review

Rainwater harvesting systems allow property owners and tenants to use rainwater as a resource instead of having to remove it through roof drains, eaves troughs or parking lot catch basins.

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Walker's Dept. of Natural Resources Fails to Prosecute Polluters.

PR Watch

of Natural Resources Fails to Prosecute Polluters. Attempts to make Wisconsins Department of Natural Resources (DNR) more business-friendly by Governor Scott Walker s administration, has landed the agency in a scandal over the handling of the discipline of a suspected polluter. Pete Peterson’s “Fix the Debt” Astroturf Supergroup Detailed in New Online Resource at PetersonPyramid.org. (60). Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds.

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia (coming soon)

Environmental Economics

Look what we just got in the inbox! It's not the actual encyclopedia, just the cover art.    But, for those of you who are planners, you can order it in advance on Amazon for $71.20. 

Eleven Strategies that Help me Surrender.

Elephant Journal

Now, I get it: Health & Wellness Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality Yoga being with it calm connecting external resources inner peace internal resources meditation nervous system reptilian brain slowing down somatic system surrenderI've always wondered what people meant when they said "just be with."

A North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission Economic Committee (CRC-EC)

Environmental Economics

I vote yes: In addition to a new nomination process, the CRC unanimously adopted a draft charge for the science panel. The panel is responsible for providing scientific reports and conducting scientific studies for the CRC.

The Foundational Trinity: Grounding, Orienting and Resourcing.

Elephant Journal

The 3rd excerpt from Awakened heart, Embodied Mind: A Modern Yoga Philosophy Infused with Somatic Psychology and Neuroscience. Because the body is our home, being at home in the body is essential —being “comfortable in your own skin.”.

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The very first issue of Water Resources and Economics

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: We are very pleased to present you with the first issue of our new journal, Water Resources & Economics. Dr. Roy Brouwer sees an important role for the journal in providing scientific information about the economic costs and benefits of water use and management: 'Economics is one of the most prominent emerging disciplines associated to water resources research. The journal Water Resources and Economics is scienti?cally

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Energy Institute Misleads on Climate Action Costs: 3 Things to Know | World Resources Institute

Environmental Economics

Here is the World Resources Institute on three things that are wrong with the NERA study: A wide body of research shows that well-designed policies achieve reductions in greenhouse gas emissions at reasonable costs. It seems that many economists don't think the Paris climate agreement would cost that much but the President, 22 Senators and much of the Republican Party think that it will.

What do Environmental and Resource Economists Think? Results from a Survey of AERE Members

Environmental Economics

Abstract:  In this paper we present results from an opinion survey of Association of Environmental and Resource Economists members concerning issues ranging from basic market failure propositions to current policy questions to environmental behavior. Timothy C.

Innovative Israeli Burials Save Land Resources

Green Prophet

Use of land resources for cemeteries is indeed diminishing everywhere, and in Israel, a tiny country that could comfortably fit into the dimensions of New Jersey, the problem is becoming acute.

Seeing the Earth as a Source, not a Resource.

Elephant Journal

Join us and stand, Mother Earth’s stewards, protectors, guardians of her grandure. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Arvol Lakota Mitákuye Oyás’iŋ Native American Paula Horn prayer Unci Maka

Green Living Resources

Living Green & Saving Energy

green living how to go green Green Living ResourcesI receive suggestions from readers from time to time. Many are quite good, sometimes for blog posts and infographics, other times for sites with information. I thought it would be best to simply share those that seem useful for a broad audience. Here are a couple from recent reader email. The first covers tips on driving […].

Forest’s Ecosystem Management

Environmental News Network

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Unintended resource consequences of political division

Environmental Economics

Walls and fences can disrupt migratory patterns, access to food resources, breeding diversity, and proper population control. Often we forget the impact our political gestures have on wildlife. There have been many examples throughout history. One such example is the rabbit populations that lived predator free within the Berlin Wall. By living between the two sides of the Berlin wall, the rabbit population was protected from outside predators and populations grew exponentially.

Another example of natural resource firms response to endangered species listings

Environmental Economics

With a range stretching over more than 165 million resource-rich acres across 11 states, the grouse is at the center of one of the country’s most important struggles: to balance the demand for energy against the needs of nature. And theses ensue: Now, federal officials are weighing putting [the sage grouse] on the endangered species list — setting off a mad scramble among the unlikeliest of allies to save the bird and avoid disrupting the nation’s enormous growth in energy production.

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10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

Green Home Blog

Eating animals depletes valuable resources, therefore costs more money to produce and purchase as well as may require expensive medical bills due to its many unhealthy results. 10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth.

Is Straw Germany's Next Big Energy Resource?

Celsias

Straw from agriculture could play an important role in the future energy mix for Germany. Up until now it has been underutilised as a biomass residue and waste material. These were the conclusions of a study conducted by the TLL (Thueringian regional institute for agriculture), the DBFZ (German biomass research center) and the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research (UFZ).

Waste as resource

Green (Living) Review

The energy usage of recycling, while not as high as when using exclusively virgin raw materials, is still extremely high and reuse, repurposing and upcycling is a much better use of waste as a resource than is recycling.

Humanity Exhausts Yearly Earth Resources as Overshoot Day Passes

Eccorazzi

It comes once a year – the day Read More The post Humanity Exhausts Yearly Earth Resources as Overshoot Day Passes appeared first on Ecorazzi.

A New Reliable Resource for Veterans and their Families

Green (Living) Review

The National Headache Foundation (NHF), a volunteer non-profit organization, and the War Veterans Health Resource Initiative are hard at work on this case. The War Veterans Health Resource Initiative provides military personnel with comprehensive information on dealing with migraines and their associated symptoms. Details can be found at www.headaches.org/warveterans/index.html , where other free resources are readily available as well.

THE BIG SOCIETY IN AGRICULTURAL WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Green (Living) Review

For water allocation and abstraction management, this will be in the context of increasing demand and decreasing summer resources due to population growth and climate change. Dr Weatherhead’s presentation, The Role of Big Society in Agricultural Water Resource Management and Climate Change Adaptation, will demonstrate how agricultural water allocation has been run successfully in many countries through religious structures, village committees or farmer groups.

California Air Resources Board Paving The Way For Fully Electric Vehicles

Eco Auto Ninja

California air pollution has kept law makers and particularly Mary Nichols, chair of the California Air Resource Board , very busy. The proposal from the California Air Resources Board will include cars, SUV’s and pickups. Government / Industry California Air Resources Board hybrid electric vehicles Hydrogen Fuel CellsAs we all know, air pollution has been a growing problem, but it seems they have finally found a solution to move in the right direction.

How Urbanization Affects the Environment

Environmental News Network

Consumerism Go Green Green Energy/Transportation Natural Resources Nature Policy Sustainability Greenhouse Gas Emissions Health Urbanization Water From: Gotcha Wildlife.

Wangari Maathai warns about resource conflicts: “If the rivers stop flowing, people will fight”

Green Blog

were being fed by competition over resources. And many of these conflicts are unavoidable unless we learn to manage the resources in a responsible way, in an accountable way and also we learn to share these resources in a more equitable way.