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How You Can Do Your Part To Minimize The Overabundance Of Litter?

How You Can Do Your Part To Minimize The Overabundance Of Litter?

Did you know that vandalism is considered a form of littering? Littering is considered anything that harms wildlife and environmental quality. Cigarette butts are the most common form of litter. Following cigarette butts the most common forms of litter are metal cans, plastic soda bottles, chewing gums and plastic bags. Looking at this list can […]

Green Power May Give New Life To 'Trabant'

Green Power May Give New Life To ‘Trabant’

Stinky two-cylinder Trabant, one of the most endearing symbols of communist East Germany will roar back to life as an electronic concept car at the international motor show in Frankfurt held in September. Designers behind the vehicle hope to transform the former smoke blenching clunker into an energy efficient electronic car, equipped with solar panel […]

Herbs Act As Eco-Friendly Pesticides For Organic Fruits And Veggies

Herbs, which are known as well-known spices, such as thyme, rosemary, mint and clove are now becoming organic agriculture’s important weapons against insect pests for fruits and veggies. Most of the consumers are preferring the fruits and veggies produced in more natural ways. The study presented at American Chemical Society’s National Meeting, reported that these […]

What You Need To Know About The Various Issues Affecting Our Planet Today?

What You Need To Know About The Various Issues Affecting Our Planet Today?

There are so many different environmental issues plaguing our beautiful green planet today. And it seems there are so many ‘green’ platforms making a difference in our world it can be difficult to keep up with the changes activist groups and platforms are going through today. Maybe you have decided you want to support an […]

Vindicator To Whip Wind Energy Into Shape

Vindicator To Whip Wind Energy Into Shape

Vindicator is the latest advancement of laser technology that makes wind turbine to work better. Vindicator is fiber optic laser wind sensing system that measures real-time vertical and horizontal wind direction and speed at varying ranges ahead of sensor location. Catch the Wind is the company that provides a testing unit to the U.S. department […]

Egypt Bans Import And Export Of Genetically Modified Food

Egypt Bans Import And Export Of Genetically Modified Food

Recently Egypt announced that it won’t be importing or exporting genetically modified food. Many traders both outside and inside the country are stunned with the decision, as Egypt’s main agricultural imports currently include many GMO’s. The official news agency reports that any agricultural imports to Egypt must have a certificate from the origin of the […]

Scientists Explore How The Humble Leaf Could Produce Power

Scientists Explore How The Humble Leaf Could Produce Power

Researchers at Imperial College London embark on ‘artificial leaf’ project to produce power by mimicking photosynthesis. Scientists are developing the next generation of power sources with the humble leaf. Photosynthesis is the process involved in solar energy conversion that can produce limitless power. Part of a project called the “artificial leaf”, involves working out exactly […]

Organic Food For Dummies: Guide To The Definition Of Organic Food

Organic Food For Dummies: Guide To The Definition Of Organic Food

Did you know that actually up until the beginning of the twentieth century ALL foods were known as organic? Not until we started pumping our animals full of hormones, dousing our plants with pesticides and adding synthetic chemicals to our foods did our food take a turn for the unhealthy and become something that could […]

Eco-Theme Park Opens Door At Hollywood

Eco-Theme Park Opens Door At Hollywood

Hollywood is famous for many things like celebrities, shopping and many more. But now ‘Environmentaland’, an eco-based theme park based on environment is new attraction at Hollywood Boulevard and North Highland Avenue. Eco-themed park is going to attract and entertain everyone including adults and kids. Attractions at the park include energy-generating sea-saw, recycled paper-place take […]

You Too Can Compost!

You Too Can Compost!

Clearly you have heard about the up and coming trend of composting and it is actually quite simple to do at home. Did you know that you can compost almost any food particles? The only food items you should avoid composting are dairy, meat and other cooked items as these can attract animals such as […]