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The repair economy

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) I know this may sound a little strange and I am not talking about repairing the economy, for we need to change it not repair it, because it is not broken; it was designed that way.

Bogus “Historic” Districts: The New Exclusionary Zoning?

Sightline Daily

For more than a century, the people of the United States have been locked in a game of cat and mouse with the forces of separation and segregation. In 1917, the US Supreme Court banned explicit racial zoning but allowed zoning that banned apartments or duplexes.

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How Eco-Conscious Clothing Can Make A Positive Impact

Green Living Guy

Not many people understand just how critical industries must be conscious about the environment. The clothing industry is not left behind in these efforts. Creating sustainable clothing is one of the best ways to ensure that the environment is protected.

Citizen Scientists Help Assure Quality of Coastal Biodiversity Monitoring

Environmental News Network

In 2019, history student Rodrigo Gomes found out on social media about a call for volunteers to take part in a scientific project relating to the ocean and conducted by the Federal University of São Paulo’s Institute of Marine Sciences (IMAR-UNIFESP) in Santos, on the coast of the state of São Paulo, Brazil. .

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Electric Fleets: Improving Efficiency, Sustainability

Earth 911

As more of us order products to be delivered to our homes, we should be. The post Electric Fleets: Improving Efficiency, Sustainability appeared first on Earth911. Business & Policy EcoTech Electric Vehicles fleets

Will climate change affect baby birth weights?

Green Prophet

Plan to give birth in the fall or spring, according to new research.

5 Design Features to Add to your Eco-Friendly Custom House

Green Living Guy

An eco-friendly home is one built in a way that has little to no effect on the earth or human nature. It is an environmentally friendly house that uses natural materials, and the architecture is focused on using renewable energy sources.

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The Latest Trends in Global Sustainability

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During the last year, many businesses have implemented strategies that can consistently increase sustainability, and the companies may utilize renewable energy, decrease carbon emissions, recycle several types of products and… The post The Latest Trends in Global Sustainability appeared first on Ecofriend.

Climate change will speed up the depletion of natural resources 

A Greener Life

Water pollution and scarcity has become a dangerous challenge in Afghanistan. Photo credit: Kate Holt / IRIN. By Anders Lorenzen. New research is warning that natural resources are depleting faster than normal due to climate change.

3 Eco-Friendly Ways to Replace Your Old Windows

Green Living Guy

Your windows play a very important role in your home. They let you enjoy the beautiful views of the outdoors, while still keeping your home safe and sealed. Of course, you need to be sure to secure your windows properly and efficiently to ensure they don’t leave your home vulnerable to burglars.

How Can We Eat Without Cooking the Planet?

Environmental News Network

Talking in the latest of 10 videos from leading Oxford experts in the run up to the COP26 climate conference, Professor Jebb points out that agriculture accounts for more CO2 emissions than transportation, and she says ‘It is the single biggest cause of harm to nature.’.

Why Do We Hate Trash Birds?

Cool Green Science

Gulls. House sparrows. Starlings. Rock pigeons. Canada geese. These species are often derided as trash birds. But why do birders dismiss them so easily? The post Why Do We Hate Trash Birds? appeared first on Cool Green Science.

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300 nudes pose to save the Dead Sea

Green Prophet

The Dead Sea is dying. Lack of natural run-off from the River Jordan , and an ecological disaster created from mineral mining – for fertilizer – has created a situation where the Dead Sea is retreating quickly.

How To Make Gardening Fun For The Whole Family

Green Living Guy

Gardens are a great way to improve the way your house looks from outside, or to grow your own food. You can even do a quick search for a local landscaping service near me to find the best person to help you create the perfect garden compliment for your house.

Climate Change from Nuclear War’s Smoke Could Threaten Global Food Supplies, Human Health

Environmental News Network

Nuclear war would cause many immediate fatalities, but smoke from the resulting fires would also cause climate change lasting up to 15 years that threatens worldwide food production and human health, according to a study by researchers at Rutgers University, the National Center for Atmospheric Research and other institutions.

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It’s Time To Start Thinking About Net Zero Homes

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An increasing number of cities, counties, and states around the U.S. are committed to reducing. The post It’s Time To Start Thinking About Net Zero Homes appeared first on Earth911. Business & Policy EcoTech Home & Garden net-zero

Dead Sea Museum, first renderings revealed

Green Prophet

Some 300 people got naked at a Spencer Tunick photoshoot this week to highlight the dying Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is dying. A new museum is being built to hold onto what we are losing.

How Your Healthy Habits are Better for the Planet

Green Living Guy

From the moment you first started eating solid foods as a young child, you’ve been urged to eat your vegetables and steer clear of unhealthy meals and snacks.

Pandemic Caused Dip In Building Emissions, but Long-Term Outlook Bleak – UN Report

Environmental News Network

The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic caused CO2 emissions from buildings and construction to fall significantly in 2020, but a lack of real transformation in the sector means that emissions will keep rising and contribute to dangerous climate change, according to the 2021 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction.

Should You Build a Conscious Business to Save the Future?

EcoFriend

Empathy is the glue that holds societies together. Unfortunately, in recent years, it appears to have become increasingly rare all over the world. While it’s overwhelming to catalog all the… The post Should You Build a Conscious Business to Save the Future? appeared first on Ecofriend.

Looking for divine intervention at COP26

Green Prophet

Muslims, Jews, Christians pray for climate change mitigation.

10 Benefits of Gardening During Addiction Recovery

Green Living Guy

Trees, Plants, Flowers, Greenery, are some of the most beautiful things on the earth, which are natural. Busy life, hectic days, work to keep you away from nature. So, you should know that it’s not only a hobby to pursue; it’s a treatment. Treatment for what?

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More Than 99.9% Of Studies Agree: Humans Caused Climate Change

Environmental News Network

More than 99.9% of peer-reviewed scientific papers agree that climate change is mainly caused by humans, according to a new survey of 88,125 climate-related studies. More Than 99.9% Of Studies Agree: Humans Caused Climate Change

Meet the Muskrat: Push-Up Champion of Cattail Marshes

Cool Green Science

Meet the small semi-aquatic mammal of the cattail marsh. The post Meet the Muskrat: Push-Up Champion of Cattail Marshes appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Mammal Watching

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Floating windfarm riding waves off Scotland’s coast

Green Prophet

The world’s first floating windfarm is now fully commissioned and delivering green electricity to Scotland’s grid. It is called the Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd. KOWL) .

Tips for Making Your Household More Environmentally Friendly

Green Living Guy

The realities of life can make it seem impossible for families to effectively reduce their carbon footprint. Between work, school, and family obligations, who has the time? What’s more, where do you even begin? The push for more sustainable living has led to numerous innovations and improvements.

Agricultural Runoff Contributes to Global Warming—New Study Helps Us Figure Out How and What We Can Do About It

Environmental News Network

Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a potent greenhouse gas, with 300 times the warming ability of carbon dioxide. Agricultural Runoff Contributes to Global Warming—New Study Helps Us Figure Out How and What We Can Do About It

How to Design Health and Safety Programs for Small Businesses

EcoFriend

No matter how small or large a company is, employers are responsible for minimizing the risk of injury to their employees. To fulfill this responsibility as a small business owner… The post How to Design Health and Safety Programs for Small Businesses appeared first on Ecofriend.

7 Underrated Creepy Creatures

Cool Green Science

Bats and snakes get an undeserved bad rap. But here are some creepy crawlies that might keep you up at night. The post 7 Underrated Creepy Creatures appeared first on Cool Green Science. Wildlife Weird Nature

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Downsizing: A Practical Solution That Can Change Your Life

Green Living Guy

Downsizing seems like such a bad thing. The idea of reducing or eliminating assets such as your house or car feels like cruel and unusual punishment.

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University of Oklahoma Researchers Lead U.S.-China Grassland Microbial Biodiversity Study

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Grassland soil today experiences increased nutrient inputs, which have dramatic impacts on biodiversity. . University of Oklahoma Researchers Lead U.S.-China China Grassland Microbial Biodiversity Study

How to Create a Positive Impact on Society

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Each of us can do good things for other people and the world. But constrained by the pressing need to take care of ourselves and our loved ones, we often… The post How to Create a Positive Impact on Society appeared first on Ecofriend.

Does ‘system change’ advocacy mean ‘anti-capitalism’?

Low Impact

What I mean by system change is system replacement , rather than system tweaking (aka ‘prolonging the agony’). This raises ( not begs – please, not begs ) three questions: Is it feasible that the current system might be replaced?

How To Stay Safe And Healthy During The Fall

Green Living Guy

Summer’s almost over, which means that the schools are starting back up, the weather is becoming cooler throughout the day, and the nights are becoming longer. And with the calendar changing, it’s time to focus on ways to stay healthy during the colder winter months.

New Study Explores Maize Diversity for Fall Armyworm Resistance in a Warming World

Environmental News Network

CABI has contributed to new research which highlights the importance of and need for host plant resistance for fall armyworm (Spodoptera frudiperda) in maize as current maize production in Africa and Asia is under serious threat from the pest and exacerbated by climate change concerns.

3 Ways to Make More Climate-Friendly Purchases

Green Prophet

Climate change is unanimously viewed by the international scientific community as the preeminent problem confronting humanity in the 21st century. It is an existential threat whose impact is already being felt in many places around the world.

Opinion: Increased media climate coverage must continue beyond COP26

A Greener Life

Our Planet Matters, the umbrella under which BBC are classifying its environmental and climate coverage in the run up to COP26. Photo credit: BBC. By Anders Lorenzen. As the world is nearing the crucial UN climate summit COP26 , climate coverage is yet again on the up. But will it stay that way?