Environment

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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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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