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Christchurch Earthquake

On September 4th,2010 a major earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand. Although no lives were lost, billions of dollars of damage was done to property. Read about this event and the lessons to be learnt.

Mom's Exposure to Air Pollution Lowers Babies IQ

A recent study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) showed that exposure to air pollution while mom is pregnant can adversely affect the unborn child's IQ. In this article we also look at ways to decrease the pollution in your home, which might be worse than the outside air.

Tips to Help You Lower Your Carbon Footprint

Are you looking to lower your carbon footprint? If so then you would certainly not be on your own. Global warming is an extremely real problem and every day we are bombarded with advertisements telling us how we can help.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: 5 Ways to Cut Down on Landfill Waste

The amount of people increasing day by day and then the wastes are produced more vary and numerous. Landfill waste is the final destination, but unfortunately landfill has space limitation to accommodate these wastes. Let's try something creative and beneficial to manage our own wastes.

Factory Farms Not So Bad After All

I've been thinking lately about the term "factory farm." I know it angers animal agriculture producers, and it hacks me off, too-I think because it's spit out of the mouths and keyboards of agriculture's enemies like a vile and evil thing. Perhaps we overreact. It's pas

CO2 and Indonesian Peat Fires

While we agonise about air transport pollution we ignore massive useless emissions from burning peat forests and slash and burn farming. We need to get our priorities right.

Checklist For Saving the Earth

With Earth Day on April 22, it's a great time to review ways each of us can help to preserve our environment.Here is a list of 84 things we can do in various aspects of our lives, from transportation to shopping, at home and at work.

Differentiating by Going Green

As any experienced marketer knows, differentiating your business from your competitors is a primary key to attracting new prospects and customers and retaining them once they decide to become your customers. But will the same "hook" that attracted them to become your customer be enough to

Trash Costs Cash

When you toss that Mickey D's wrapper and cup your tax dollars will pay to clean up the highway or park area.So, economically, your lunch just cost you a whole lot more.

About Ethanol Distillation

Mankind has been using ethanol since the prehistoric years as an intoxicating component in alcoholic drinks. Dried residues found in the pottery of Neolithic people from China serve as proof for this assertion.

Solar Power As an Alternative Fuel Source

Solar energy is an excellent form of alternative power, one that can and should be utilized in some form in all regions of the world. It is a true green fuel source and one that will provide clean and free energy for years once the initial cost of switching to solar has been paid.

The Importance of Drones

Honeybee colonies are most often thought of as 'honey-producing systems'. The author proposes that this type of thinking has led directly to the current, widespread problems experienced by bees and proposes a new and unusual way of looking at a honeybee colony.