Abandoned Mines, Acid Mine Drainage, and The Promise of Bioleaching
Giugno 28, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Pollution, Wastewater, Water, Water Conservation | No Comments
By Christiana Moffa
The worldwide contamination caused by abandoned mines is widespread. The magnitude of the problem is considerable, especially in countries with a long history of mining, where toxic chemicals leach into the surrounding areas.
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The Ultimate Idea Behind the Recycling Process
Giugno 27, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Recycling | No Comments
Basically, the key concept is to understand inherent cost and output of recycling, reusing and reducing. We should not forget that eventually out ultimate aim is to achieve the target of green planet, safe planet and healthy planet. So, let’s participate in “”Reduce, Reuse, Recycle [...]
Renewable Energy - Its Concepts and Importance
Giugno 26, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Eco News, Green Energy, Renewable Energy | No Comments
Many experts define renewable energy as something that occurs naturally and widely. The sun is considered to be one of the best sources of renewable energy amidst biomass, wind power and others. Many renewable power sources depend on nuclear which in turn mean that the nuclear power comes from our s [...]
Solar Power Vs Wind Power - Who Wins?
Giugno 26, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Eco News, Green Energy, Price of Solar Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Panel, Solar Power, Wind Energy, Wind Power, Windmill | No Comments
Here’s a good battle that needs to be fought. Let’s allow the two most common forms of alternative energy to face off, hand to hand, technology to technology, and see which one is better for you.
Brief History and Practical Uses of Wind Turbines
Giugno 26, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Eco News, Go Green, Green Energy, Renewable Energy, Wind Energy, Wind Generators Power, Wind Power, Windmill | No Comments
Wind turbine is an apparatus that is used to harness the potential energy of the high speeding winds to first mechanical and then electrical energy. A wind turbine is a complex set up which consist of turbine blades, a motor, a gearbox and an electrical generator to whip up electricity and then pass [...]
River Jordan - Conflict and Cooperation
Giugno 26, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Renewable Energy, Water, Water Conservation | No Comments
In the Middle East, water is a source of conflict and an opportunity for peace. From the Sea of Galilee to the Dead Sea and all along the River Jordan there is a need for cooperation over water. In the mountain aquifer under West Bank settlements there is conflict over its allocation. In fact, the W [...]
The Biotech Research Role in Energy Conservation
Giugno 26, 2009 | Biotech, Eco News, Environment | 1 Comment
In this report we will share some good news. As a result of the recent government stimulus bill, there are extensions of valuable tax credits and tax deductions to reward energy conservation. There are also some significant increases in the benefits for home owners. We are confident that the informa [...]
How to Give and Make Money
Giugno 26, 2009 | Eco News, Environment | 1 Comment
Give away downloadable, eco-friendly house plans - and make money? Others could adapt this startup’s healthy Me2We path to profitability, using their kind of expertise. Plus you could enjoy the camaraderie that comes from collaborating on projects that benefit people around the world.
Is a Timber Framed Home Green Or Sustainable?
Giugno 26, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Go Green, Green Lifestyle | No Comments
It’s not uncommon to see claims in our industry that timber frame structures and the wall & roof panels used to enclose them are green and sustainable - but is this really the case? I thought it would be interesting to look a bit deeper into these questions to try to uncover the facts.
Fish Kills - The Causes and Solution
Giugno 26, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Pollution, Wastewater, Water, Water Conservation | No Comments
For a pond or lake owner, there is nothing more terrible than having a sudden mass extinction of aquatic life-otherwise known as a Fish Kill. Fish kills come in many shapes and forms-sometimes big fish die, sometimes small fish die, other times all fish meet the same demise. Some fish kills are limi [...]
Snow and Ice Melt - What the Environmentally Conscious Buyer Needs to Know
Giugno 26, 2009 | Eco Friendly, Eco News, Environment, Save Water, Water, Water Conservation | No Comments
Every day the number of environmentally conscious buyers increases. These buyers are looking to buy earth friendly products for all their needs including snow and ice melting. Are there snow and ice melt products that do not risk damage to the environment?
Use Office Recycle Bins to Keep Your Workplace Tidy
Giugno 25, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Recycling | 1 Comment
A neat and clean office can make a lasting impression on visitors and also boost the productivity of employees. In an unorganized and messy office, it can become difficult for employees to focus on their work.
Solve the Household Garbage Problem Through Home Recycling Containers
Giugno 25, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Recycling | No Comments
The household garbage problem is directly related to our consumption, the more we consume the more trash we generate. A variety of Home recycle bins and recycle containers are available to provide some solutions.
Solving Ghana’s Liquidity Problems With Securitisation Transaction Through Oil - A Case Study
Giugno 25, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Eco News, Green Energy, Oil, Renewable Energy | 1 Comment
One significant thing with Special Purpose Entity is that unlike with ordinary operating companies, whose charters typically provide for maximum flexibility, the charters of SPVEs provide for the entity to have only those powers that are necessary to accomplish the purpose of the securitisation tran [...]
The Sun is the Best Energy Source to Tap From
Giugno 25, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Eco News, Green Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Solar Power | No Comments
The sun rises and sets everyday. The sunlight lasts for variable lengths of time in different parts of the world. Sometimes, light from the sun does not reach some parts of the world because of clouds or when another planet comes between the sun and the affected parts of the world.
How Global Warming is Heating Up America and How We Can Keep Ourselves Cool
Giugno 25, 2009 | Climate Change, Eco News, Environment, Global Warming, Pollution, Save Energy and Money | No Comments
This article will discuss how climate changes are happening due to global warming and how warmer weather is occurring in all states. It will discuss ways to keep your home cool during the hottest of the summer months.
Saving Money by Reducing Electricity Usage
Giugno 25, 2009 | Eco News, Electricity, Environment, Save Energy and Money | No Comments
A lot of electricity which we consume in our homes actually goes waste because of improper/un-metered usage. If we can find ways to reduce this wastage, we can end up saving a lot of money, which would have otherwise gone towards paying your electric bills. In order to save up on your energy costs, [...]
It is Most Likely Unwise to Store Nuclear Waste in Florida
Giugno 25, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Eco News, Green Energy, Nuclear, Reduce Waste, Renewable Energy | No Comments
Nuclear power is one of the best ways to generate electricity, unfortunately there are a couple problems with it. One is that humans cannot be trusted to use the same technology to make weapons to kill each other, or threaten each other with nuclear annihilation to serve their political motives; and [...]
Are Our Coal Estimates, In Ground Oil Reserves, And Natural Gas Estimates Reality Based?
Giugno 25, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Clean Coal, Eco News, Gas, Green Energy, Oil, Renewable Energy | No Comments
We have often heard estimates of our nation’s coal reserves of 250-years, yet some reports criticize these figures, and say this is clearly over stating the reality. With regards to coal, yes, our coal estimates are somewhat flawed, granted, and to that point there are many different types of [...]
Five Eco Friendly Summer Tips
Giugno 24, 2009 | Eco Friendly, Eco News, Environment, Go Green, Green Lifestyle, Save Energy and Money | No Comments
The summer is not only a great opportunity to recycle, help the environment and save money it is also a fantastic time to have some fun and there is no reason why you can’t enjoy the sunshine whilst helping the environment too. Here are five great eco-gift ideas to help you make the most of th [...]
“The Cow Fart Tax” - A Sign of Things to Come?
Giugno 24, 2009 | Eco Diets, Eco News, Environment, Global Warming, Report Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) | 1 Comment
A proposed tax on livestock, dubbed “The Cow Fart Tax”, will financially penalize meat and dairy producers if passed. Even if it doesn’t pass now, “The Cow Fart Tax” is likely to be the type of proposal enacted to protect our environment in the future.
Paper Recycling is it a Waste of Time? The Myths and Legends Exposed
Giugno 24, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Go Green, Green Lifestyle, Recycling, Reduce Waste | No Comments
Most householders do their own paper recycling today because they accept that society must care for the environment. But is the benefit really worth the effort? Explore the myths and legends surrounding paper recycling by reading this.
Green Earth - No Longer a Dream
Giugno 24, 2009 | Earth Day, Eco News, Environment | No Comments
A beautiful garden enlightens both our eyes and our soul, its a direct way to get connected with mother nature. Who doesn’t love to see a tree in full bloom, enjoy the touch of soft grass under our feet and inhale the sweet smell of all the flowers around?
Knowing the Main Differences Among the Alternative, Renewable and Clean Energy
Giugno 24, 2009 | Alternative Energy, Clean Energy, Eco News, Green Energy, Renewable Energy | No Comments
Most of the people across the world are still confused among the clean energy, renewable energy and alternative energy. For their better understanding each term has been discussed below. One thing that has to be kept in mind is that these 3 terms are not same.
Off to College? Don’t Worry You Can Still Go Green
Giugno 24, 2009 | Eco News, Environment, Go Green, Green Lifestyle | 1 Comment
Like many teens, I will be attending college as a freshman this fall and lately I’ve been trying to go green. At first I was hesitant about attempting to go green because everyone makes it seem like you have to spend an arm and a leg in order to go green. That’s not the case at all. Goin [...]