Objectives of Environmental Education

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Environmental education is a holistic, lifelong learning process directed at creating responsible individuals who explore and identify environmental issues, engage in problem solving, and take action effectively to improve the environment. As a result, individuals develop a deeper awareness and understanding of environmental issues and have effective skills to make informed and responsible decisions that […]

10 Most Amazing Eco-friendly Travel Experiences Around the World

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It is important to learn how to reduce your environmental impact while you discover new places in an amazing way. The following are the 10 most amazing eco-friendly travel experiences all around the world: 1. The Game Watchers’ Safari in Africa There is no better way to be co-friendly more than staying close to the […]

Seagrass: An Important Factor in Climate Change Mitigation

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Seagrass, an aquatic plant, which is found on the seabed floor in shallow waters, is able to store carbon 35 times faster than tropical rainforests!!. But the bad news is that seagrass is seriously threatened by polluted waters and poor marine practices. Yet it is a critical ecosystem that provides ideal breeding grounds for small […]

Why 1.5 Degrees Matters for the Developing World

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The world cannot achieve the sustainable development goals pledged for in 2016 by going higher than 1.5°C.  Currently we are 1.1 degree C above pre-industrial era.  Many countries are facing the effects of the rise in global temperatures. The increase of global temperature by  1.5 Degrees will have major adverse effects on least developed countries […]

7 Effective Ways to Make Your Business More Sustainable

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As a responsible business owner, turning your entrepreneurship green is one of the best things you can do for your brand, employees, and our planet. Of course, sustainability might sound scary and difficult at first, but you don’t have to push yourself to make every single change possible at once. Check out the following sustainable […]

All You Need to Know About the Environmental Impacts of Fracking

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Fracking is a method to stimulate or improve fluid flow from rocks in the subsurface. Advancements in extraction technologies have enabled drillers to reach previously inaccessible gas in geological formations. The technique involves pumping water-rich fluid into a borehole until the fluid pressure at depth causes the rock to fracture. The pumped fluid contains small […]

10 Simple Ways to Go Green on a Budget: The Beginners Guide

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Climate change is a problem we are all collectively facing. That is why the green style of living has been growing in popularity. On the contrary to popular belief, going green doesn’t make our lives more expensive. Sometimes, going green can even save us more money. In this article, we picked out some simple ways […]

Making Sense of Sustainability

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Sustainability is a buzzword that people associate to in many ways. For some it is a state of self-actualisation, a fashion statement for few, some do it for regulatory purposes; whereas very few understand that it is key to survival. The capitalist world has been running a race to doomsday, and the day is not […]

Practical Ways To Enhance The Eco-Friendly Element Of Your Business

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These days, going green is on everyone’s minds, and it should be. The growing concern for the planet’s shortening lifespan is enough to stress anyone out, especially when considering that science predicts the death of the planet within our lifetime. Fortunately, we have enough time to undo the damage by making wiser decisions that will […]

Waste Management in Bengaluru

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Everything is garbage until it is segregated. However, despite a never-before crisis staring it in its face, the municipal authorities in Bengaluru doesn’t seem to have realised that there can be answers to waste management issues in the city. As for the one that has pushed Bengaluru and of course, surrounding villages like Mandur and […]

Sustainable Construction: The Whys and How’s of Eco-Friendly Building

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The movement for sustainability need not be confined to reducing paper waste at the office or recycling empty cans. Although these small steps offer a big contribution to the movement, sustainable construction is enabling homeowners and business owners to reduce their costs and positively impact the environment. Also known as “green building,” sustainable building applies […]

Advanced Technologies Widening Renewable Energy Options

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In recent years, offshore renewables have been facing rapid technology cost reductions and significant uptake in various markets. New capacities are emerging elsewhere despite the North Sea and nearby Atlantic Ocean having over 90 percent of global offshore wind installations. New technologies like floating wind installations are rapidly increasing the economic potential of offshore renewables. […]

Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans

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From food storage to furniture—we use plastic for everything. In 2008 alone 245 million tons of plastic were produced. These plastics often find there way into our waterways. Every year 6.4 million tons are dumped into the ocean. Many marine wildlife are injured or killed from plastic consumption. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection […]

Waste Management in Britain: Interesting Facts

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On an average, each one of UK’s households produces one tonne of rubbish per year. Nationally, a total of 31 million tonnes of waste is produced annually. Tesco generated 46,684 tons of food waste in 2016-2017. Reliable statistics clearly reveal that Britain’s mountain of waste can fill the nation’s largest lake, Lake Windermere in just eight […]

My Date with COP23

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COP23 was held in Bonn, Germany at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) headquarters. COP23 was my third consecutive conference and I was on a party badge in COP21 and COP22. This time I was an observer and YOUNGO (youth representative) focal point for 2017. Every COP is different, and each has […]

Talking Green: An Interview with Vandana Shiva

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I met Vandana Shiva in the airport. When the automatic sliding doors at the arrivals gate revealed her luggage cart and her orange sari, I half expected a beam of light to illuminate her, such is the legend that surrounds her. Of course none did because Vandana Shiva is just a human being and not a saint. […]

Want to Reduce Energy Bills? Things To Change About Your Home

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Are you the kind of person who considers yourself to be a bit of an environmentalist? You may very well care about the environment, but if you’re not doing the following things, your home could be more damaging to the environment than it is helping. Start by doing the following 5 things and you will […]

5 Eco-Friendly Projects for College Students

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Living a green life is not about adjusting a few behaviors; it is a total hauling of your lifestyle to make clean decisions that are sustainable and more environmentally friendly. As an eco-friendly college student, there are so many projects you can do to have fun and generate awareness on this topic. Going “green” has […]

COP21: A Message from Sudan

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On Monday November 30th the COP21 commenced in Paris with a leaders’ event at Le Bourget. Each head of state carried out a speech, and statements were different in their contexts let alone the fact that some heads of state had the opportunity to speak and skipped their turn. It is maybe because they are […]

10 Ways to Conserve Freshwater and Reduce Water Wastage

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In many countries, people struggle to access clean water for drinking. As such, governments and organizations across the world are increasingly aware of environmental conservation efforts focusing on saving freshwater supplies. In effect, many people and countries are trying to minimize water used in homes and are looking for ways to utilize a readily renewable […]

OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign

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In October of 2016, One More Generation founders Olivia (14) and her brother Carter (15.5) launched their global OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign in an effort to help clean up our environment and educate people on the harms of using single use plastic straws. Some interesting facts: Did you know that in America, we are using an […]

6 Top Ways to Deal With E-Waste

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The world is full of electronic goods of all shapes and sizes. From old computer monitors and desktop PCs to ancient cell phones and miscellaneous cables and peripherals. A significant amount of e-waste ends up in landfill sites, where it lies buried under mountains of garbage. E-waste doesn’t rot away. Instead, it leeches dangerous chemicals […]

The Top 5 Benefits of Going Green

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Despite warnings about global warming and the effect our actions have on the environment, many people still refuse to go green! Why? Perhaps it’s laziness. Why go through the hassle of recycling when you can throw everything into one garbage bag? Some people may refuse to accept scientific reports about climate change and pollution, or […]

Towards a More Environmentally-Friendly Drug Industry

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Medicines are one of the greatest advancements of modern medicine and healthcare in the last century. Without over-the-counter pain meds, people would still be drilling holes in their skull to relieve a headache, or allowing a leech to suck on their arm for pain from an unknown condition. Medicine has helped the healthcare industry to provide a […]

Top 3 Reasons Why We Are Failing To Take Care Of The Planet

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Aside from a select few, it’s safe to say that most people are aware of the importance of being eco-friendly. The global warming and renewable energy crisis is already starting to hit hard, and the issue has been well-publicized in the media as of late. But even with this knowledge, many of us still don’t […]

The Unlimited Benefits of Solar Street Lighting

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Outdoor lighting is an important aspect of public space architecture and can have a significant impact on its structure. Its quality has a direct impact on the community, whether it is utilized for roads, cycling lanes, walkways, residential areas, or parking lots. Good lighting may promote security, develop community relations, and increase the attractiveness of […]

Promoting Environmental Awareness through Environmental Media: A Project in Palestine

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Palestine has a full membership in the UNFCCC and has recently signed Paris Agreement on climate change along with many other countries. This requires Palestine and its Environmental Quality Authority (EQA) to implement the agreements and conventions of UNFCCC on climate change and other environmental issues. In the coming few years, Palestine needs support to […]

7 Eco-Friendly Gadgets You Should Have in Your Bag

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Have you thought much about how you’ve been living your life in terms of your impact to the environment? When so many people have started living a more eco-friendly lifestyle, perhaps you should do so too. It’s more than just joining a trend; it’s about becoming a more responsible citizen to the planet you live […]

Why are Butterflies Important for the Environment?

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Butterflies are largely known for their extraordinary beauty and unique transformations. However, did you know that they are also a very important part of our environment? You could argue that butterflies are just as important to our environment as bumble bees. Unfortunately, a lot of butterflies are under threat of extinction. So, what would happen […]

Why Electric Scooters Are The Future And How Do They Actually Work?

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As more people are buying cars and motorbikes, the problem of traffic jams is increasing drastically. Not to mention the fact that fossil-fuel powered rides are changing our climate as well. The only way to change our unfortunate future is moving to electric vehicles. The mechanism of electric scooter is simple. The electric motor uses […]

4 Public Transport Changes Necessary For A Greener Future

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If you want to save the world, then you should use public transport— or that’s the idea that’s promoted by governments the world over, anyway. We can all acknowledge that the fewer cars there are on the road, the better, but public transport still doesn’t feel like a viable alternative to your own motor. We […]

The Implication of Ocean Acidification on Marine Life

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There is a forlorn hope that spraying 7 billion tonnes per year of fossil carbon (in the form of carbon dioxide) from the combustion of coal, oil and gas into the atmosphere will have little impact on the chemical structure of the atmosphere and the oceans. Sadly, this is not the case. Since the industrial […]

5 Green Money-Saving Tips For One and All

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Going green requires knowing a laundry-list of different ways to save the planet. Many people, however, find that these eco-solutions are much too impractical to implement for the resources they have available. Sustainably produced personal care products are amazing for the planet, but not a good option for those saving the pennies. Organic foods are […]

All You Need to Know About Plastic Waste Collection Methods

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Plastic consumption has grown at a tremendous rate over the past two decades as plastics now play an important role in all aspects of modern lifestyle. Plastics are used in the manufacture of numerous products such as protective packaging, lightweight and safety components in cars, mobile phones, insulation materials in buildings, domestic appliances, furniture items, […]

How to Encourage Others to Care for the Environment

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Living an eco-friendly lifestyle can give you a great sense of pride and well-being. But what if this isn’t enough? Seeing other people carry on with their non-eco-friendly methods can be hard to ignore. But nobody wants to be that irritating person forcing their views onto other people. We should know how to encourage others […]

4 Ways Businesses Are Going Green

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There are a lot of priorities that modern businesses need to have these days. For a lot of businesses, success hinges on their ability to balance these different priorities as effectively as possible. This can often be something of a challenge because it forces them to think about what it is that they consider to […]

Aiming for Zero Waste in Your Daily Routines

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It is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the world badly. Jobs were lost, commerce was limited, so many people have lost their lives. But if we look at it from another perspective, there had been positive outcomes. We can’t say that it balances the negative because they are different concerns. One positive outcome […]

5 Reasons Why Businesses Should Use Compostable Packaging

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Yes, we are living in an age of environmental enlightenment; a ‘Make Do and Mend’ renaissance, if you may. Every day, people are banding together with influential figures, mighty governments, philanthropic investors, and prominent blue-chip companies to create a resource-saving, waste-reducing, and planet preserving green revolution. And yes, this is an uprising that persists and […]

Environmental Footprint of the Sochi Olympics

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The upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi is notorious for various controversies and scandals involving corruption and environmental violations. Gay rights activists discourage people from attending the event, whereas environmental activists highlight the fact that the country is destroying the nature of the region to build the ambitious Olympic projects. Local residents have suffered through rounds […]

Why You Should Not Use Plastic Bags?

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Plastic bags are one of the most objectionable types of trash n urban areas. The sheer volume of plastic waste generated coupled with energy and material resources required for production, as well as emissions resulting from these processes paint a grim picture of the environmental havoc created by plastic bags. Plastic bags are a huge […]

5 Unique Ways to Teach Waste Management to Your Child

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Global temperatures are rising and pollution levels are on an increase across the world. It has been estimated that 1.2 trillion gallons of untreated sewage is dumped into the ocean each year. These alarming levels of pollution put our future generations at severe risk. In fact, pollution is one of the biggest global killers that […]

Different Types of Industrial Dust Collectors

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There are so many industrial dust collectors out there, and choosing the best one for your company can be difficult, especially if you don’t know much about them. If you’re one of them, then you’ve come to the right place. An industrial dust collector is a system that helps enhance the quality of air released […]

Environmentally-Friendly Policies and Mental Health

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The consumerist, throwaway culture of a globalized world has caused some extreme damage to the environment. From destroying natural habitats to an increase in extreme weather, the health risks to both humans and animals are well documented. However, there has been less research into the psychological effect of environmental degradation. India’s spiritual reputation is at risk […]

The Benefits of Switching to Reusable Water Bottles

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How would you like an extra $1,800 a year? That’s how much you could save by using a reusable water bottle instead of buying disposable ones for the recommended amount of eight glasses of water a day. Though that is a great benefit, the advantages to the environment and your health are even better. For […]

Everything You Need to Know About Protecting Rainforests

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Rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere have been linked to climate change. Rainforests are part of the solution to climate change because they remove 4.4 billion tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere every year. With the destruction of large sections of the rainforest to make way for cattle ranching, agriculture, logging or […]

Environment-Friendly Business Practices You Can Apply Today

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If you run a business, then you must always look for ways that you can boost your profits and cut cost. In addition to this, there is an increasing social pressure to assume environmentally sound operations. There are several easy-to-implement environment-friendly business practices that you consider in order to reduce environmental impact, boost brand image, […]

Things You Should Know About Environmental Risks of Camping

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Camping is the reserve of the eco-conscious among us. Instead of booking into hotels which use masses of electricity, we head to campsites when we go away. It doesn’t take a genius to work out that sleeping under the stars is better for the environment. But, it would be naive to assume camping is without […]

5 Home Recycling Tips to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

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The world is in the midst of a climate crisis due to the escalating carbon footprints. The UN forewarns that by 2040, this lovely planet may start experiencing severe drought, wildfires, and flooding should humankind not take charge. However, reducing carbon footprint is a tasking process you cannot wake up to and achieve overnight. Sustainability […]

Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Groundwater Remediation

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While there are some fundamental commonalities in the earth’s soil, like the existence of clay or sand in parts of it, groundwater systems around the world are incredibly diverse. Accordingly, remediation treatments available are just as different as the groundwater systems that exist. Region and location play a massive role on the pervasiveness of certain […]

Zero Waste Iftar Challenge 2021

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Given that Ramadan is the month of blessings, we should proactively think of one blessing that is far too little thought about: our beautiful Planet Earth. We all know we are living in a time where environmental crises have reached an unprecedented level in human history. But let’s not talk about it, but do something! […]

Sustainable Home Improvement Ideas Without the Big Budget

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Responsible homeowners should always be brainstorming ways to maintain the value of their homes. Whether this involves routine maintenance, refreshing the decor or innovations, every decision should guarantee the best ROI. Often one of the best ways to secure your investment is to make sustainable decisions. Making eco-friendly home improvements will not only add value […]

6 Ways Going Green Will Boost Your Business

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As our society embraces a deeper concern for the environment, more businesses are being called upon to grow green. Either through government regulations, or through consumer pressure, businesses are urged to make eco-friendly changes to the way they operate. While this is often seen as a hindrance by business owners, there are actually many benefits […]

Global Warming and the Common Man

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Everybody is worried about climate change. It’s just that a fair proportion is convinced it is a natural phenomenon, nothing to do with human activities. When a significant number of individuals see global warming this way a lot of energy can go out of the window in arguing over who is right – energy that […]

Common Air Pollutants and Their Impact on Public Health

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The importance of physical health is no secret. Incorporating a regimented exercise routine, staying away from smoking and secondhand smoke, taking a daily vitamin, and bundling up when cold are all common ways to maintain our health. We can control many aspects of our health, but the effects of air pollution are harder to combat, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Carbon Footprint

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With rising awareness of global warming and effects of emissions on the environment, businesses and individuals alike are rising to tackle environmental challenges. Carbon footprinting, the first step to reduce carbon emissions, is the total set of greenhouse gas emissions caused directly or indirectly by an individual, organization, event or product. The main reason for […]

10 Natural Building Materials to Build Homes

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Long before modern construction, before human-made materials and before manufacturing, our ancestors managed to built shelters from the natural materials surrounding them. Today, modern building mainly relies on manufactured materials to construct modern homes. But this has caused a significant adverse impact on the environment over the years. For this very reason, humankind is trying […]

All You Need to Know About Sea Turtles in Southeast Alaska

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It is uncommon for sea turtles to range north of Oregon, but their appearance in Alaskan waters occurs often enough that they can’t be considered accidental visitors. Just how common an occurrence are sea turtles in Alaska? Between 1960 and 20017, records show 19 leatherbacks, 9 green, 2 Pacific Ridley’s, 2 loggerheads, and 2 unidentified […]

4 Business Ideas for Green Entrepreneurs

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Today ecology is a movement and also a great business. Recent studies have shown that investing in the environmental market has a lot of potential for the green economy of the future. The use of sustainable energy is growing and both entrepreneurs and consumers are generating greater demand in the increase of the product therefore […]

Technology as a Tool to Achieve Sustainability in Abu Dhabi

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Technology plays a big role in our lives. The easiest way to promote sustainability on an environment is through education. By environmentally educating ourselves on what sustainable alternatives we have available in our daily lives, like building materials, food, clothes and common household items, we can make better choices for ourselves and for future generations […]

How to Treat Industrial Wastewater without Chemicals?

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According to The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017, the volumes of industrial wastewater could double by 2025, while the market for wastewater treatment technologies is also predicted to grow as much by 2020. This shouldn’t be a surprise since wastewater can present an opportunity for cost saving and reducing water dependency when managed […]

A New Shade of Green: Sustainable Homes in 2021

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The financial crisis brought upon us by the COVID-19 pandemic has made it difficult for some new homeowners to cope with the adjustments needed. Although this may be the case, a fresh start is what some of us need to get out of the pandemic rut. Despite this need for a fresh start though, there […]

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Remodel Your Home

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Remodeling your home might be on your to-do list but if you’re environmentally conscious then you might be wondering whether or not a remodel is good for the environment. Not to worry! Here are 5 eco-friendly ways to remodel your home. 1. Replace Your Lawn One of the most eco-friendly home improvements you can make […]

Ad Lansink and the Making of Waste Hierarchy

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How are ladders, the Royal Dutch Football Association and the Christian concept of humanity’s stewardship of the planet connected with the creation of one of waste management’s best explanatory tools? The answer can be found in the life story of Ad Lansink. You may not have heard of him – he is little known outside […]

Eco-Friendly Clothing Brands and Why You Should be Wearing Them

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With documentaries such as “The True Cost” that reveal how the fast fashion industry is polluting the planet and using cheap ‘slave’ labor to maximise profits, it’s little surprise that many of us are concerned. And we should be. The fashion industry accounts for 10 percent of the world’s carbon emissions, and sends pollution down […]

6 Ways Climate Change is Affecting Outdoor Recreation

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When it comes to the importance of climate change, we often give little attention to how it impacts our recreational time. How will the effects of global warming change what we do outdoors.? While the impacts of climate change on outdoor recreation are less pressing than others — such as property damage and food shortages […]

Environmental Benefits of Portable Sanitation

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Portable sanitation isn’t just a way to meet legal requirements for certain types of gatherings and projects or a convenience for your employees and guests. It is actually an environment-friendly investment, as well. Let’s explore the environmental benefits of portable sanitation. We’ll provide practical examples of how these products help the environment locally and globally. […]

Hazardous Waste Management in the UAE

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Major hazardous waste streams in UAE are Petrochemical waste, Medical Waste, and e-Waste. To avoid hazardous waste export the cash rich government-owned petrochemical companies have established centralised treatment facility. Centre for Waste Management (CWM) has established treatment facilities for Medical Waste Incineration, Engine Oil treatment, Tyre Shredding through PPP business model. Government is encouraging private […]

18 Top Environmental Agreements of the 20th Century

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The international environmental agreements negotiated in the 20th century reflect commonality of global interests in maintaining the robustness and integrity of our planet and set up procedures through monitoring the health of environment and provide benefits to all parties. Following are some of the major environmental treaties, conventions and protocols that have been negotiated in […]

Solar Power Breaking New Grounds in Palestine

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The largest solar power project in Palestine will be launched in the next few days. This project is part of the Noor Palestine Program which is designed and implemented by the Palestine Investment Fund (PIF). Msader for Energy Systems Co., the largest Palestinian company established in 2010  and one of leading and specialized companies in […]

How Should I Dispose of My E-Waste in Toronto?

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Jeff Bezos recently announced his decision to formally step down from his role in Amazon. One of the things the tech guru plans to do is pay attention to global warming issues. Why do you think people like him are very passionate about the environment? One of the reasons is because everyone is implicated once […]

5 Easy Ways To Save the Planet

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The fact that climate change is an ever growing, man-made risk is shockingly still a divisive debate among the general public, with most people unable to grasp the severity of the situation and how they’re contributing to it. They don’t realize that 2016 was the hottest year recorded since 1880, that sea levels are rising […]

Why Disaster Cleanup Process is a Major Strategic Operation?

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The frequency of occurrence of natural disasters and man-made states of devastation are increasing exponentially.  The actual natural disaster is a major challenge for all those in the immediate vicinity, but likewise, the cleanup operations are also strategic nightmares that need to be acted upon in a timely manner so as to minimize further hazards […]

5 Algae Innovations for Environment Protection

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Sustainability in the construction sector is a focus that needs to be made a priority in order to make a realistic transition to a low-carbon economy. Algae-powered Innovations is one such solution that can significantly benefit our environment and preserve our fast-depleting natural resources. As a source of power that is both viable and ethically […]

7 Top Ways To Adopt An Eco-Friendly Business Model

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Making the switch to an eco-friendly business model could be one of the best things you do. Not only does it make your business more attractive to people who are looking for eco-friendly businesses to work with, it will help you to save money and reduce your impact on the planet. There are all kinds […]

4 Ways CBD industry Can Help the Environment

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The CBD industry has skyrocketed into the stratosphere in the last year. While most of us are familiar with its potential benefits, you may not be aware that CBD is also beneficial for the environment. SHOP CBD Products by visiting online sites. But first, let’s recap quickly for those of you new to this area: […]

4 Ways Better Education Helps in Environmental Awareness

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There has always been an innate link between education and environmental awareness. As we learn more about the world and disseminate this information to students of all ages, awareness can quickly turn to positive action. Better environmental awareness can better arm the population to protect the environment around us and preserve it for generations to […]

Waging Eco-Jihad for a Sustainable Future

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There is an inseparable relation between the environment and our soul. Islamic teachings on environment offer a completely integrated view of the Universe where human souls and the environment are all part of one living, conscious whole. The Holy Quran exhorts us to live a balanced, moderate and sustainable life without causing any harm to […]

The Pursuit of New Wind Turbine Technology

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The demand for renewable energy has outstripped our technology’s ability to provide it. The introduction of battery storage has greatly boosted the ability of renewable technologies to provide a steady and predictable supply of electricity, but lithium batteries are not a long-term solution. Current wind turbine technology isn’t a long-term solution, either. With wind power […]

6 Green Practices for the Construction Industry

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A greater public awareness of the environmental impact of the construction industry and a growing sense of protecting our natural resources are the key reasons for the clamor to raise environmental standards, regulations and best practices in the construction industry. Because of this, companies involved in any type of construction, whether it is for a […]

Everything You Should Know About Materials Recovery Facility

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We separate recyclables from trash. We take our containers out to the curb on collection day. Trucks empty them and drive off. We retrieve the containers until the next collection day. Did you ever wonder what happens next? To find out, I toured the recycling plant in Greensboro, North Carolina and interviewed the city’s recycling […]

Impacts of Imperiled Shark Populations

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Shark species are increasingly becoming threatened because of commercial and recreational fishing pressures, the impact of non-shark fisheries on the seabed and shark prey species, and other habitat alterations such as damage and loss from coastal development and marine pollution. Rising demands for shark products has increased pressure on shark fisheries, but little monitoring or management occurs […]

Linkage between Women and the Environment

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Women and the environment are closely interlinked, throughout history, different nations glorified women as powerful symbols of nature, and nature has always been given the female characteristics: care, reproduction and life-giving. However, women’s involvement in the preservation of the environment has seldom been recognized and documented in world history. One of the most significant phenomena in […]

5 Tips to Make your Business Ecofriendly

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The thick and toxic smog that hangs over highly populated cities has been linked to dementia and causes thousands of premature deaths in the UK every year. It’s clearly a major issue that requires a lot of key players working together for a solution. Not least of these is the big, bad world of business, […]

New Year Resolutions to Help the Planet

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With the advent of the New Year, we always plan what main tasks we will be doing this year and what we will try to achieve. While main thrust of New Year resolutions are on education, health, experience, finances, housing, travel, holiday, love and entertainment but a main aspect we should be targeting is ‘protecting the […]

Role of Chemical Pollution in Disease Proliferation

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While the effects of chemical pollution on human health are poorly defined, its contribution to the global burden of disease is almost certainly underestimated. Diseases caused by pollution were responsible for an estimated 9 million premature deaths in 2015—16% of all deaths worldwide, which is three times more deaths than from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria […]

Why is it Important to Have a Sustainability Program in the Workplace?

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Being sustainable means being able to meet your own needs without eroding the ability of future generations to meet theirs. At the workplace, sustainability means supporting long-term ecological balance, efficient energy use, resource conservation, and waste reduction. These and other sustainable practices at work have become big in recent years. There’s a global shift towards […]

6 Top Trends in the Medical World

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These days, we all know just how important it is to continue with developments in the medical world. Without continually moving forward, it will be almost impossible to come up with new treatments and recovery processes in the healthcare sector. Not only that, though, but the diagnosis of certain diseases will never be able to […]

Reinventing Business Cards: Environmental Perspectives

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Each year 100 billion business cards are produced worldwide leading to the potential loss of approaching 6 million trees. Perhaps more shocking is the fact that within a week after receiving a business card, almost 90% of them are thrown away. Some of these cards will be recycled, but many will find their way into […]

Pathways of Transition to Agroecology: Technologies and Trends

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Today, the international agricultural community recognizes the urgent need for the transition to agroecology. Developing and implementing optimal algorithms to do it as efficiently and fast as possible is the need of the hour. Such need for change comes from ineffective and non-environmentally conscious approaches to agriculture that have been in use before. Those approaches […]

Why Going Green Is the Best Thing Your Business Can Do?

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Going green is the best thing your business can. Why? By helping and pushing your business to go green you open a host of opportunities for it. Well, read on to find out more about how to create an llc that is eco-friendly and sustainable: Earn customer trust When you watch a movie, you tend […]

The Dangers of Farm Run-Offs for Those Living Near a Farm

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Living near a farm is a dream come true for many people. Few things are as charming as waking up in the morning to the peace, tranquility, and beauty that country living offers. But there is also a downside to living near a farm: pesticide-ridden rain run-off that can affect your drinking supply and your […]

Everything You Need to Know About Electric Aircrafts

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Electrically-powered aircraft is an interesting concept, having a long history and a bright future. Electric aircrafts are able to carry people relatively long distances, without burning any fossil fuel, and they are able to do so silently. These types of aircraft can be powered by batteries, and there have been several designs that are able […]

Everything You Need to Know About Climate Variability

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Earth’s climate has always been affected by a range of natural factors. It is known to have changed significantly during recorded history, even before gaseous emissions from human activity could have posed any significant threat to atmospheric or climatic conditions. Natural climate variability can arise from natural forcing mechanism which includes both internal oscillations and […]

Ecotourism Hotspots in the USA That You Can Visit Today

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People spend more time on things that benefit them, right? After all, that’s the basic law of a market economy. And ecotourism is a lot like that, too. Namely, everybody benefits. That’s because the tourist has a wonderful time. And the business gains a healthy profit. Also, the local population benefits from fair business practices. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Landfill Gas

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Landfill gas is an asset as well as a serious threat. If we extract it right on time and preserve it then it will act as a valuable asset and if we leave as it is then it will be a serious threat as it can explode at any time. Landfill gas is produced under […]

10 Top Reasons to Purchase Hybrid Cars

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When you’re made to choose between buying a hybrid car and a normal car, you’d probably by the latter. Reasons could be that hybrid cars “might” be more expensive than normal cars, while for others changing preferences with a usual car to a hybrid one is like changing your views and might end up choosing […]

6 Eco-friendly Gift Ideas For This Christmas

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No matter how busy you’re and running out of time, Christmas is a such a joyful celebration that makes any person happy for picking a right giveaway. You must think something that would be beneficial for the environment. With global warming and other adverse environmental condition, the earth is suffering from an alarming situation. To […]

Evolution of International Environmental Law

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Protection of environment has become a major part of international law. International environmental law is developed between sovereign states to develop standards at the international level and provide obligation for state including their behaviour in international environmental matters. What is International Law International law is created by collective actions of nearly 200 countries around the […]

Winter Smog – Causes, Impacts and Management

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In many developing countries, the air quality during the winter months plummet due to winter smog which not only causes massive disruption in daily activities but also create a mass public health crisis with spike in patient population with asthma and lung and respiratory diseases during the period of its occurrence. Let us explore the […]

Environmental Conservation in Islamic Teachings

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Islam has a rich tradition of highlighting the importance of environmental conservation. According to basic Islamic teachings, the basic elements of nature – land, water, fire, forest, and light – belong to all living things, not just human beings. Islam integrates the concept of environmental conservation into the philosophy of life for every believer. By doing […]

How Pollution is Killing the Oceans?

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Since the beginning of time, the ocean has been regarded as boundless and untouchable by human activity. Because of its colossal size and depth, attempts at understanding the oceans are laden with difficulties. However, it has now become apparent that the ocean, despite its immense magnitude, can drastically be changed by daily activities of human […]

How Eco-Friendly Companies Have Publicized Their Breakthroughs?

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If you want to publicize your eco-friendly breakthroughs in your industry, it can be difficult. After all, the world is more competitive than ever before. Plus, if you are an eco-friendly company, you want to do it in a way that doesn’t use more resources than you need. Therefore, you need a good strategy. Here […]