Environment

Celebrities who lead with example on going environmentally friendly

All of us love celebrities and sometimes we get envious of their wealth and the super influence that they have on people like us. However, celebs inspire us in many ways as well, like the green initiatives taken by many of them, which in turn have influenced common people also to be a part of this great initiative to save the planet. Some celebrities only like to do some charity in the name of green activities, while others prefer to take an active part in green activities and work to spread awareness. Take a look through the following list to find out those celebrities who keep participating in several green […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 28, 2014 at 10:56 am

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How to Treat Tree Wounds Effectively

Tree wounds are quite common that occur due to various reasons, such as insect attack, animal damage, broken branches or abrasions. These wounds tend to break the bark and result in damage to tissues that produce water and food. Such wounds also result in exposure of internal parts of the tree to bacterial infection and eventually start decaying. Even though we cannot stop decay completely, but timely measures taken to heal the wound can help the tree remain healthy.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 25, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Reducing construction’s impact on environment with alternatives to cement blocks

Saving the environment is a serious issue and the first thing we need to do is reduce our carbon footprint. Apart from reducing usage of our car, saving electricity and using recyclable products, we also need to look at how our houses are constructed. One of the main ingredients of any house construction is cement, which comes with a huge carbon footprint of its own. Construction in general is one of the most intensive processes, and has a huge carbon footprint. Let us now look at some of the alternative solution that we have.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - October 21, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Oxo-biodegradable plastic provides an eco-friendly alternative to the conventional

There is a ban on plastic in many regions, but no matter how much you hate it, you still get to see all the time. The packaging industry is overwhelmingly dependent on plastic, especially the food industry. It is by far the best product to store food, which prevents damage and contamination. It can store any type of food, is waterproof, and is not expensive.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 28, 2014 at 8:27 am

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Our resource hungry power plants are depleting our water resources

The so-called water crisis is not just a result of the water wastage but also the pollution of water resources play a hand in depleting water resources. A major part of water pollution is due to power plants that generate energy. There are different types of power plants. All of them need water as fuel, raw material or for electricity generation. The discharge of polluted water from these industries results in shortage of drinking water. Let us traverse through some of the most common power plants:

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 23, 2014 at 4:21 am

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Facts that are essential for understanding sustainable agriculture

Sustainable agriculture refers to farming techniques that help in the conservation of the environment, safeguarding public health and human communities and animal welfare with an aim to promote environmental health, economic profitability and social and economic equality across the globe. This practice involves the study of how the various organisms interact with their environment. Another main aim of this sustainable farming is rural development through farming.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 20, 2014 at 11:47 am

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Dangerous pollution types that challenge the world today

Remember Newton’s Third Law of Motion? It says “To every action, there is equal and opposite reaction”. This holds true for the things surrounding us, including our environment.  Everything thing that man has given to the environment or even more correctly everything bad done by man to the environment has resulted in a dangerous form of pollution causing various hazards to man, animals, and plants. Here are five most dangerous forms of pollution on Earth.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 14, 2014 at 11:47 am

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Famous environmentalists showing the green path to our world

An environmentalist can be a scientist, ecologist, conservationists or any other person that some or the other way relates to the environment. Environmentalists work to increase awareness about the environment, and what steps can be taken to keep the environment pristine. Here we present you the most renowned environmentalists who have made a big difference in our living atmosphere through their terrific work.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 10, 2014 at 5:03 am

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Fossil fuel burning facts for the layman

Petroleum, coal, and natural gas, the main source of energy and electricity are termed as non-renewable. Fossil fuels are formed inside the earth’s crust through the fossilization of animals and plants for many centuries. Naturally, the fossil fuel reserve is not sufficient for powering human civilization for ages. The scarcity of fossil fuels has raised the price of fuels like diesel, petrol, coal, and fuels derived from them.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - September 5, 2014 at 9:02 am

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Giving up fossil fuels can save cities a world of pain

The government of different developed and developing countries have become more aware about problems like global warming, depletion of the ozone layer and rising levels of air pollution. The main reason of global warming is the excessive amount of carbon dioxide and other harmful Greenhouse Gases released during the combustion of fossil fuels.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - August 27, 2014 at 9:59 am

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