A Rapidly Rising Global Population Raises Economic and Environmental Questions?

We are 1 of over 800 million species that occupy, and once occupied, the planet we call earth. Our collective existence on the planet is about 0.115% of Earth’s total lifespan Our impact far exceeds any other species to date, via Simthesis’s Blog In May 2019 the twenty-nine members of the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG)Continue reading “A Rapidly Rising Global Population Raises Economic and Environmental Questions?”

Technology can help Us save the Environment and Achieve Global Sustainability by Preventing further Degradation via Scientific Inquirer

The use of big data can help scientists’ chart not only the degradation of the environment but can be part of the solution to achieve sustainability, according to a new commentary paper. The paper, ‘Opportunities for big data in conservation and sustainability’, published today in Nature Communications, said increased computing speeds and data storage hadContinue reading “Technology can help Us save the Environment and Achieve Global Sustainability by Preventing further Degradation via Scientific Inquirer”

New Coronavirus Cases in California, Oregon, and Washington Suggest the Virus is now Widespread within our Community

The CDC is recommending that people who show symptoms should isolate themselves at home and call health authorities or their healthcare provider. Family and household members should try to stay at least 6 feet away from sick people. New Coronavirus Cases in California, Oregon, and Washington Suggest Community Spread PUBLISHED ON February 29, 2020Leave a comment BY ZACHARYContinue reading “New Coronavirus Cases in California, Oregon, and Washington Suggest the Virus is now Widespread within our Community”

Tips For Making Your Transition To Healthy Dining Easier via lifesfinewhine

Here are some tips to make your transition to veganism easier whether you’re doing Veganuary or thinking of a permanent lifestyle/diet change. Hope they help! Wait a while before trying substitutes- Your taste buds get really used to the taste of non-vegan food if you have, like most people, been eating them your whole life.Continue reading “Tips For Making Your Transition To Healthy Dining Easier via lifesfinewhine”

The Future of Water

Where will water come from? Earlier this month the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released their landmark report on Global Warming of 1.5°C which warned the world has just 12 years to limit global warming in order to avoid extreme heat, drought, floods and poverty. So now feels like as good a time as ever toContinue reading “The Future of Water”

Urban Farming

What is urban farming? 60m ago Agriculture earth Environment Farming Gardening Urban farming is when traditional farming such as growing food, bee keeping and raising animals or fish is practiced in urban areas. This can be within or around cities and in villages. In recent years urban farming as become more popular due to environmentalContinue reading “Urban Farming”

Contaminated Property Investors

Brownfield Redevelopment Property Investments Winefield & Associates, Inc. (W&A) finds contaminated brownfield properties to acquire and redevelop on the West Coast with an emphasis on Southern California commercial and industrial locations. Most of the properties we source are in premium infill areas and have clean values ranging from $2 million to $20 million. After W&A conducts thoroughContinue reading “Contaminated Property Investors”

Transaction costs matter — Ecology

Will Harris, a free-range chicken farmer in Georgia, recently learned first hand the importance of transaction costs. In the last few years, bald eagles have been treating his farm as an all-you-can-eat buffet. He was “excited” to see the first pair show up, because he viewed them as an environmental amenity. But now 77 eagles […]Continue reading “Transaction costs matter — Ecology”

Environmentally Friendly Choices Contribute to Global Sustainability

Making more environmentally friendly choices are simple to make and will help you start moving in a more environmentally friendly direction: Dental Floss – Honestly, I didn’t even think about the waste dental floss causes until I can across Dental Lace on the Package Free Shop’s website. The entire package is designed with the planet in mind ANDContinue reading “Environmentally Friendly Choices Contribute to Global Sustainability”

How long does it take for plastic to decompose? — One Change Now

Different materials naturally take different amounts of time to decompose and the decomposition process does vary. Some materials we can use to our on benefit such as composting as featured in my blog, 5 ways to live greener. Other materials take years to decompose and have a hugely negative impact on our environment if theyContinue reading “How long does it take for plastic to decompose? — One Change Now”

5 Emerging Renewable Energy Sources to Watch Out For — The Green Living Guy ®

In recent years, renewable energy has become more affordable. For this reason, most researchers have started looking for alternative sources to reduce the escalating costs of energy. The emergence of new sources of renewable energy is expected to result in a less polluted environment. Below are 5 renewable energy sources poised to make a difference. […]Continue reading “5 Emerging Renewable Energy Sources to Watch Out For — The Green Living Guy ®”

This solar powered floating farm can produce 20 tons of vegetables every day

From design practice, Forward Thinking Architecture, come a set of modular floating farms that harvest sunlight and rainwater, as well as desalinate saltwater and grow thousands of tons of vegetables ever year. Inspired by Chinese floating fish farms, these rectangular units measure 200×350 meters and can connect with other modules via walkways.  The usage ofContinue reading “This solar powered floating farm can produce 20 tons of vegetables every day”

Planes, Fog, and How the Irish Saved Civilization

Originally posted on on the road with Duquesne University Alumni & Friends:
After checking out the Crested Butte Library’s entire selection of Irish authors and histories of Ireland, I proceeded to read approximately none of the six books I so eagerly grabbed from the library. Life (and a mild concussion) kept me occupied the past…