Bird Watchers Flock To Florida Beaches

(2 votes, average: 3.50 out of 5)

There’s now another good reason a growing number of bird-watchers are flying toward Florida beaches. The newly opened south loop of the Great Florida Birding Trail brings 116 sites across south Florida into the 2,000-mile highway trail designed to conserve and enhance bird habitat by promoting bird-watching activities and conservation education. With more than 300 […]

Solar Panels May Have Ultimately Arrived At Economic Efficiency

(16 votes, average: 3.25 out of 5)

The last example of this specific phenomenon was apparent was in the early 70’s, when there was a crude oil trade embargo and hence, no gasoline. Substitute energies began to pop up here and there with many people jumping on the band wagon. But, gasoline soon returned in plentiful supplies and unconventional energy sources fell […]

Sea Turtles In North Cyprus

(4 votes, average: 2.75 out of 5)

These fascinating creatures come ashore on the deserted beaches of North Cyprus between May and August to nest and Alagadi Beach is classified as a special protected area. While on your trip in Northern Cyprus, you may be intrigued to know that this is home to some of the most significant turtle housing beaches in […]

Historical Advances In Producing Electricity From The Sun

(11 votes, average: 3.64 out of 5)

When politicians start talking about renewable energy, you know we have problems. Solar energy is a significant renewable energy and here is an overview of how the technology has developed. Historical Advances in Producing Electricity From the Sun Solar electricity is simply energy produced by harnessing the sun. It comes in many forms including electricity […]

Wind Power Advantages

(14 votes, average: 3.36 out of 5)

Sometimes when the electricity supply goes off unexpectedly due to a power cut it can last for several days. Having no hot water, no cooking facilities, a lack of refrigeration and no form of heating or lighting are just some of the inconveniences incurred. Power grid independency is only one of the many reasons to […]

Ten Reasons For Visiting Costa Rica In The Rainy Season

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Most travellers to Costa Rica tend to come in the ‘dry’ season which runs from December to April, avoiding what is commonly known as the rainy season, from May to November. However their fears about the rain are frequently misguided as the ‘green’ season offers some distinct benefits to vacationers and eco tourists seeking to […]

Scotland S Castles And Estates Face Funding Challenge

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After centuries of being an agriculturally based economy, the more rural parts of Scotland are having to come to terms with huge changes in the global economy. Many estates and castles that dominate them, traditionally were supported by a mixture of agriculture, forestry, sporting rights and a huge annual grant from the European Union. All […]

Natural Environmentally Friendly Household Cleaners

(17 votes, average: 3.47 out of 5)

Many people use a vast array of chemical-laden household cleaners and products around the home on a daily basis. What they may not be aware of is the fact that many of these chemicals can be damaging to their health when inhaled. Apart from the inhalation aspect, skin irritations often occur when coming into contact […]

Polar Bears In Trouble

(23 votes, average: 4.09 out of 5)

Polar bears have long fascinated us. With their thick, white coats, they look incredibly cuddly, particularly the cubs. In truth, they are the biggest and most powerful bears on the planet. Alas, they may be added to the endangered species list. Polar bears are an amazingly beautiful animal. Unfortunately, they are under a lot of […]

Trash Talk Your Way To A Better World

(6 votes, average: 3.17 out of 5)

North Americans account for less than 10% of the world’s population, yet we produce 50% of the world’s garbage and consume more than 33% of it’s resources. If everyone consumed like the average North American, we would require three Earths! Authors Dave and Lillian Brummet offer an upbeat, proactive look at waste and resource management […]

Ride Share For A Cleaner And Greener Tomorrow

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In 100 years, we’ve gone from horse and buggy to over 14 million cars on Indian roads. Increased road rage and gridlock affect everyone. One of the greatest benefits of sharing the ride to work is taking the stress out of driving. Rather than beginning the day irritated from fighting traffic and searching endlessly for […]

Prescription Checklist Air Conditioner Filter Change Or Clean

(1 votes, average: 2.00 out of 5)

So consider getting air conditioner filters or furnace filters that do not generate any ozone. Prescription Checklist: Change or clean your furnace and air conditioner filters once a month or according to the filter manufacturer’s instructions. Increased dust could be a sign that it is time to change a dirty furnace or air conditioner filter […]

Energy Aware And Waste Wise

(3 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

Constantly bombarded with negative information about the environment, finances and natural resources? Feeling overwhelmed? Each and every one of us can do something to help our world – starting right where we are, right now. Though not everyone can afford to donate cash or time to a cause, there are endless tactics that will decrease […]

New York Green Building Initiative

(2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

As is occurring in many states, New York is trying to promote Green Building practices. The state is doing it by offering tax credits as financial incentives. New York Green Building Initiative The concept of green building isn’t particularly old and has arisen as a result of a better understanding of the impact of buildings […]

Nuclear Power It S Back

(8 votes, average: 3.75 out of 5)

Nuclear power plants currently provide about 17 percent of the world’s electricity, yet how much of the world’s current and future environmental problems does Nuclear Power contribute to? Nuclear power has both powerful enemies and friends but does the bottom line come down to costs? The December 2005 World Nuclear Association report The New Economics […]

Bio Fuels The Fuel Of The Future

(5 votes, average: 3.60 out of 5)

Biomass burning has an overall impact on the atmospheric chemistry as well as the climate. When there is a fire in the savannas, or tropical forests, or like the recent California fire, large quantities of particulate matter and trace gases are released. Biomass fuel is also known as Bio-fuel. Bio-fuel is defined as liquid, solid […]

10 Reasons To Buy A Hybrid Car

(7 votes, average: 4.71 out of 5)

Care for the environment? Want to save the planet? Then you must think in terms of fuel efficiency, non-polluting, and eco-friendly transport. The answer lies in purchasing and using a hybrid car. They not just make a statement that I care but are compact and fuel efficient. Here are some insights that may just tempt […]

Saguaro The King Of Cacti

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The visual identity of the American southwest has certain iconic signifiers: desert plains, tumbleweeds, rusty-red rock formations and a certain towering cactus called the Saguaro. These cacti, some as tall as 50 feet and as heavy as 8 tons, are one of the greatest symbols of America’s wild deserts. The Saguaro Cactus is found only […]

Saving The Planet And Looking Good Doing It

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The world is in a sorry state due to greenhouse gas emissions. You know to recycle, reduce and reuse, but a girl can’t go around looking like a tree-hugging hippie; you must look chic at all times. And that includes every aspect of your green-living life, from the way you decorate your home to the […]

Easy Tips To Help You Reduce Recycle Reuse

(3 votes, average: 3.33 out of 5)

Americans dispose of more than 700 billion pounds of paper, glass, plastic, wood, food, metal, clothing, electronics and other refuse annually. The problem of managing mountains of waste may seem overwhelming, but experts note there are easy ways for consumers to make a difference every day. “Old habits might die hard, like forgetting to recycle […]