July, 2021

The solution for the great bicycle shortage – buy vintage

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Long live old bicycles Bikes are an incredible way to commute, exercise, and enjoy the outdoors. If you're in the market for a new two-wheeled rig, try the used bike market!

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Removing Batteries From the Internet of Things

Earth 911

The chatter about the “internet of things” makes it sound like the solution to all. The post Removing Batteries From the Internet of Things appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Internet of Things IoT

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Test Drive Results 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E

Green Living Guy

Let’s hear it Ford Motor Company. I mean expanding the Mustang family?! I mean making the famous pony into the electric age with Mustang Mach-E. For it’s definitely an all-new, all-electric SUV.

New Study Confirms Relationship Between Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks to Human Health

Environmental News Network

For more than 30 years, scientists on the U.N.’s s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have focused on human-induced climate change. . New Study Confirms Relationship Between Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks to Human Health

Buffered by Bears: Why Foxes Hang Out Near A Top Predator

Cool Green Science

A new study suggests gray foxes use bears as a coyote buffer. The post Buffered by Bears: Why Foxes Hang Out Near A Top Predator appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Conservation Science Weird Nature

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Yes, Other Places Do Housing Better, Case 3: Paris

Sightline Daily

Last time, I described Germany’s secret to abundant housing: financial rewards for localities. This time, I look at France’s recent success at filling greater Paris with more homes. Metropolitan Paris is not yet a world leader in abundant, affordable housing in low-carbon neighborhoods.

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Surviving a societal collapse

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Why is it that almost everyone that one meets or otherwise encounters, who expects a societal collapse, appears to be obsessed with and by and focused on weapons? Do you have seeds? Do you know how to grow a garden for food and how to farm?

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7 Environment-Friendly Ways to Grow Nails

Green Living Guy

Nails are a green issue. Healthy nails do tell everything. Yet for women, IDK how you do it. I mean heels, manicure-pedicure, and blow-drying are every girl’s favorite. Chip-free nails may be a big thing in the nail world, but fingernails show your overall health.

Smoke Across North America

Environmental News Network

Skies turned hazy from Pittsburgh to Washington to Boston, as smoke from fires in Canada poured into the U.S. Northeast. Smoke Across North America

Why Sick Bats Self-Isolate

Cool Green Science

Research shows that normally social bats self-isolate when sick. The post Why Sick Bats Self-Isolate appeared first on Cool Green Science. Latest Science Conservation Science Disease & Parasites Weird Nature Wildlife

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Momentum Builds for Provincial Action on the Housing Shortage

Sightline Daily

A government-appointed expert panel in British Columbia has recommended bold changes to the way cities plan for and approve housing, echoing trends that have emerged in some American states as they look for ways to grapple with soaring costs for homes.

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Let's kick carbon

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Well, this is the latest slogan of the renewable energy companies and the advocates of wind and solar and, don't get me wrong, I am all for this but, and now comes the but, we have a problem with both the turbines and the panels and that is the “end of life” solutions, for which there seem to be none.

E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics

Earth 911

Today, the average person owns three to four electronic devices. But what happens after these. The post E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics appeared first on Earth911. Earth Watch EcoTech How To Recycle e-waste e-waste-fail Electronics recycling

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5 Ways to Live an Easy and Sustainable Life

Green Living Guy

In contrast to some people’s beliefs, living a sustainable lifestyle will not necessarily make your life hard and miserable. Instead, the key to achieving an easy and sustainable life is to identify one’s actions that affect the planet.

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New Satellite Data Techniques Reveal Coastal Sea-Level Rise

Environmental News Network

For the hundreds of millions of people living in coastal regions around the world, rising seas driven by climate change pose a direct threat. New Satellite Data Techniques Reveal Coastal Sea-Level Rise

Burrowing Owls Face an Uncertain Future

Cool Green Science

Why are burrowing owls declining? Research and hope for the underground owl of the Americas. The post Burrowing Owls Face an Uncertain Future appeared first on Cool Green Science. Birds & Birding Birds Conservation Science

States Must Reform Zoning Because No City Can End a Shortage Alone

Sightline Daily

After decades of impasse in a thousand city halls, housing advocates are looking to statehouses for zoning reform. Many now think state, provincial, and even federal reforms may pass more easily than local ones.

Seven ways to reduce the urban heat island effect

A Greener Life

By Jeremy Williams. With heatwaves in the news again, there’s been a bit of a wake-up call on the growing risk of heat. Cities will want to consider how resilient they are to the increasing threat of heatwaves as the climate warms – especially as exposure to heat is a matter of justice.

Is an Everyday Garden Trick a Key to Carbon Capture?

Earth 911

For decades, farmers and gardeners have augmented soil using lime, volcanic ash, and crushed-stone dust. The post Is an Everyday Garden Trick a Key to Carbon Capture? appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden How & Buy carbon capture Enhanced Rock Weathering ERW erw-carbon Gardening

Bats also like the food diversity of cities

Green Prophet

Bats at night, Tel Aviv. A new Tel Aviv University on bats study found that, like humans, bats living in Tel Aviv enjoy the wide variety and abundance of food that the city trees have to offer, in contrast to rural bats living in the country, who are content eating only one type of food.

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Is Global Plastic Pollution Nearing an Irreversible Tipping Point?

Environmental News Network

Current rates of plastic emissions globally may trigger effects that we will not be able to reverse, argues a new study by researchers from Sweden, Norway and Germany published on July 2nd in Science. Is Global Plastic Pollution Nearing an Irreversible Tipping Point

Sustainable Business Ideas For Eco-Minded Entrepreneurs

Green Living Guy

Sustainability has become more than a trend. It’s not an option anymore but a necessity and more and more businesses are going green to support the initiative.

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Can Kelp Help Mussel Farms Thrive?

Cool Green Science

Scientists in New Zealand and the United States are using everything from GoPros to kitchen sponges to study the ecological benefits of kelp farms. The post Can Kelp Help Mussel Farms Thrive? appeared first on Cool Green Science.

Analysis: Is hydrogen the new oil?

A Greener Life

Japan, a long-time supporter of nuclear power, now has serious hydrogen ambitions. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be powered by hydrogen. photo credit: Kim Kyung-Hoon / Alamy. By Fred Pearce.

Solar Ovens Serve Up Yummy Food Almost Anywhere

Earth 911

For an earth-friendly epicurean treat, switch off your stove and step outside. Permit the sun. The post Solar Ovens Serve Up Yummy Food Almost Anywhere appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden solar ovens solar-ovens-food

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Grab the Best Discounted Booking.com Promo Codes for UAE and GCC

Green Prophet

. With the new generations growing up with the love for adventure and the thrill of experiencing something new, cheap tour packages and Promo Codes for booking sites for the Gulf region are becoming extremely popular with tourists from all over the world.

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Space Lasers Map Meltwater Lakes

Environmental News Network

Satellites can “see” Antarctica’s surface deform as basins fill and empty on, within, and under the ice. Space Lasers Map Meltwater Lakes

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How to Create a Sustainable Garden in Your Retirement 

Green Living Guy

The battle to become more environmentally conscious is becoming increasingly important. Therefore, practicing sustainability is a great way to do your bit about climate change.

Would you like to be an ecological smallholder?

Low Impact

Would you like to be an ecological smallholder? The Ecological Land Co-op are looking for smallholders for plots of land in Devon and Cornwall.

Is India starting to say `No` to coal?

A Greener Life

By Anders Lorenzen. India, the world’s second-most populous country and predicted to overtake China soon as number one, and with a growing middle class and a growing economy the demand for energy is huge and surging.

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Recycling Mystery: Vapes and Vaping Products

Earth 911

When e-cigarettes, or vapes, came on the market in 2007, they were initially seen as. The post Recycling Mystery: Vapes and Vaping Products appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech How To Recycle e-cigarettes vapes

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Dog poop DNA needed for pet license in this city

Green Prophet

Dogs on a boulevard cafe in Tel Aviv, on Rothschild Boulevard. It was talked about in 2008 and we reported on it –– that dog inspectors in Tel Aviv were going to track you down by your dog’s poop if you don’t stoop and scoop. Finally the great idea to clean up the city is taking effect.

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In Namibia, Rhino and Elephant Poaching Continues to Decline

Environmental News Network

Rhino and elephant poaching is significantly down in Namibia, according to data from the country’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism. So far in 2021, hunters have illegally killed nine rhinos, an eight-year low, and four elephants, a five-year low, Reuters reported.

How to Start Your Own Sustainable Farm

Green Living Guy

The eco-conscious movement swept through the agricultural industry decades before rooftop solar panels, and electric vehicles hit the market. Rachel Carson wrote the infamous book, Silent Spring, exposing the adverse ecological impacts of dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT).

Giving Black Rhinos Their Space in Northern Kenya

Cool Green Science

In Kenya, black rhinos need more space, and a community conservancy offers hope. The post Giving Black Rhinos Their Space in Northern Kenya appeared first on Cool Green Science. From the Field Wildlife Endangered Species Mammal Watching Protected Areas

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Renewables smash fossil fuels at cost

A Greener Life

Photo credit: IRENA. By Anders Lorenzen. New research from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) confirms renewables are continuing to outpace fossil fuels on cost.

Earth911 Podcast: Freight Farms’ Jake Felser on Hydroponic Agriculture & Container Farming

Earth 911

Earth911 talks with Jake Felser, chief technology officer at Freight Farms, about the company’s “complete. The post Earth911 Podcast: Freight Farms’ Jake Felser on Hydroponic Agriculture & Container Farming appeared first on Earth911.