Incandescent Lightbulbs VS Compact Flourescents PDF Print E-mail
Post by Logan Reed   
Monday, 01 December 2008 11:53
lightbulb, tulips
Is it better for the environment to switch from incandescent lightbulbs to compact fluorescents? The answer is... not necessarily.
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Peridotite Rocks the Environment PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo Carey   
Saturday, 29 November 2008 07:36
peridotite, carbon dioxide
Peridotite, an abundant rock found in the Earth's mantle and also on the surface particularly in Oman, can transform the gas carbon dioxide into a solid. Geologists from Columbia University think that with a little help, peridotite could take away 4-5 billion tons of carbon dioxide a year and help to cut green house gas emissions. Read more at celsias.com.

Image via gc.maricopa.edu

 
Earthships - Home Sweet Sustainable Home PDF Print E-mail
Post by J   
Monday, 08 September 2008 07:26
earthship, community
An Earthship is a stand alone home made of recycled materials, like tires, bottles, and aluminum cans and is completely sustainable. Michael Reynolds, Biotech, first created one of these unique dwellings in the 1970's.

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Desert to Oasis PDF Print E-mail
Post by Alex de Rafols   
Saturday, 06 September 2008 13:39
Desert to Oasis
While some humans are busy turning forests into deserts and jungles into wastelands, others are doing just the opposite. Take for example, the Sahara Forest Project. Can you guess what it is? We bet you can. And if certain people have their way, within a few years, the ancient Sahara will no longer be a desert, but rather, a source for food, water and energy.
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North Pole is Now An Island PDF Print E-mail
Post by Crash Jones   
Monday, 01 September 2008 12:10
north, pole
For the first time in human history, satellite images show that the North Pole is surrounded by water. According to British environmentalist Lewis Gordon Pugh, "The rate of change is clearly faster than nearly all the models predict, which has huge implications for climate change and how to tackle it."

Read more at thehearald.co.uk

 
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