Environment

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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Why the world needs to succeed on Climate Change

In America, you would find many Climate Change deniers. There are even people who acknowledge Climate Change but say that we are doomed to do anything about it. For the sake of our future generations, I hope that is not true. I believe there are many reasons why we will succeed as people to stop climate change. In answer to an article about why we can’t; here’s reasons why we can.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - July 29, 2014 at 8:14 am

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The worst beach states of the United States of America

In the USA, the beach states are rated based on the quality of water.  The NRCD or Natural Resources Defense Council has been measuring the level of water pollution in the beach states and ranking them accordingly for the last six years. This measure has been taken so that the beach states become more aware about water pollution and try to prevent it. The Natural Resources Defense Council has surveyed over 3,400 beaches around the US and considered the Great Lake Beaches as well as the sea beaches.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 26, 2014 at 9:59 am

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Native plants are better than foreign plants on the soil

People are often biased about look and style while choosing the perfect plants for their gardens. Homeowners who are serious about gardening will do anything to make their gardens exceptional. They are competitive and want their gardens to look better than those of their neighbors. In their desire to make their gardens they forget the importance of cultivating and nurturing the native plants. They plant many foreign plants with the hope of achieving the look they want, often just for cosmetic changes. Planting foreign plants may have some serious consequences on your local environment. There are several good reasons to keep native plants on their soil, here are a few […]

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - June 20, 2014 at 4:41 am

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Environment friendly business initiatives that can help save our planet

If you are starting a business or already have one and want to go green then at the beginning, it may appear to be an intimidating task. However, small things can also go a long way in reducing burden on the environment. In the long run you will find that your eco-friendly initiatives provide good cost savings as well. Let us go through some of the things we can do in our businesses to save the planet.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - May 27, 2014 at 6:37 am

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Effect of human civilization on earth’s environment

Human beings and their civilizations have always been changing the earth’s environment since innumerable number of years. Human civilization has a negative impact on the environment. Over fishing, hunting, deforestation, excess use of fertilizers and pesticides are some of the many dreadful human activities.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 19, 2014 at 7:37 am

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How to reinforce rainforest sustainability

Rainforests, among many other things are very important for our existence on the planet Earth. They play a vital role in removing carbon dioxide from the air. The Amazon rainforest is a home to large number of plant and animal species and stabilizes the earth’s climate. This rainforest is under threat due to deforestation and mining activities. To prevent the loss of this great rainforest for future generations and us, we can adopt the following ways.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 15, 2014 at 10:14 am

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It’s all about loving your environment

Our environment is a very essential aspect of our life as we all depend on our environment, directly or indirectly. Unfortunately, the condition of the environment has become extremely woeful during the recent years. Creating harmony with the environment is very necessary. Remember, the environment treats us as we treat it. This article will help you know how you can do your bit to save our environment.

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Posted by Ecofriend1874 - March 14, 2014 at 10:14 am

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