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May 6, 2011

Nanotechnology and Environmental Sustainability

Some of the most significant challenges facing global society in the 21st century involve the sustainability of the environment (water, soil and air quality), energy, health […]
April 18, 2011

Invasive Species, Assisted By Climate Change, A Growing Problem in Antarctica

It may be cold and inhospitable there on the world’s southernmost continent, but that hasn’t stopped a whole host of invasive species from settling there — […]
March 11, 2011

Top 5 Eco Video Games

Video games have come a long way from the days of idly twiddling a joystick in an attempt to sneak some white pixels past a slowly […]
March 10, 2011

Eco-farming can double food output by poor: U.N.

Many farmers in developing nations can double food production within a decade by shifting to ecological agriculture from use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, a U.N. […]
March 9, 2011

Hidden Water Consumption- Surprising Facts

We’ve all probably been made aware of some startling water-use statistics that are more ‘apparent’, but have we ever considered the water use/waste that is involved […]
March 8, 2011

Today’s Lifestyle Change Can Lead to Tomorrow’s Better Planet

Being ‘green’ doesn’t carry that much weight when it’s just a ‘label’ and you are being ‘forced’ to change. It’s like being ‘on’ a  diet. We […]
March 7, 2011

Cooling Your House Without Electricity

Long time readers may remember when I wrote about two different ways you could heat your home or garage without using electricity. There was the heater […]
March 5, 2011

World waters menaced by fertilizers and plastics

Global marine environment is seriously threatened by pollution from massive amounts of phosphorus, a fertiliser widely used in agriculture, as well as billions of pieces of […]
March 2, 2011

Harvest and flush: Indoor rainwater recycling proposed in California

To reduce pressure on California’s strained water supplies, a bill is introduced to the State Assembly that would permit Californians to use of reclaimed rainwater indoors […]