Cleaning up oil spills with hair via Science Everyday

Adsorption of oil with hair is the adhesion of atoms, ions or molecules from a gas, liquid or dissolved solid to a surface. This process creates a film of the adsorbate on the surface of the adsorbent. What this means is that hair allows oil to coat, hence effectively absorbing it. And given the surfaceContinue reading “Cleaning up oil spills with hair via Science Everyday”

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”

Earth just had its second-warmest December-February on record

Originally posted on The Extinction Chronicles: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2020/03/13/climate-change-earth-had-second-warmest-winter-record/5043841002/ Doyle Rice USA TODAY AD 0:13 SKIP Only the El-Niño-fueled winter of 2015-16 was warmer. Some of the most extreme warmth was in Russia, which smashed its record for warmest winter. Thanks to human-caused global warming, “this period is now the warmest in the history of modern civilization.… viaContinue reading “Earth just had its second-warmest December-February on record”

Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Mendocino announced it will now be conducting inspections seven days a week for invasive mussel species, with help from the Sonoma County Water Agency, an increase from the current weekend inspections. The inspections will start every day on Sunday, March 1, and the inspectors will be looking […]Continue reading “Lake Mendocino invasive mussel species inspections now seven days a week — The Ukiah Daily Journal”

Timeline of events surrounding 3M’s admission of illegal chemical release into Tennessee River — WHNT.com

DECATUR, Ala. – A series of interesting events happened before and after 3M disclosed it failed to obey federal law by releasing certain manufacturing chemicals or the waste of those chemicals into the Tennessee River. 3M sent that disclosure letter in April. WHNT News 19 was told just weeks before the EPA may have beenContinue reading “Timeline of events surrounding 3M’s admission of illegal chemical release into Tennessee River — WHNT.com”

Disaster warnings are as Reliable as the Humans Creating the Apps via Syntax Apps

1. Recycle the CO₂ content in the atmosphere: Just reducing the greenhouse gase emissions is not a permanent fix for the problem. Today Startups are going the extra mile and are trying to recycle the CO₂ in the atmosphere. More importantly a cost effective way needs to be found to store that amount of CO₂ whichContinue reading “Disaster warnings are as Reliable as the Humans Creating the Apps via Syntax Apps”

The Negative Effects of a gradually changing environment become normalized, so that corrective measures are never adopted

Scientists found that frogs DO jump out of the water as it gets hot. They are smarter than we are. If you put one in boiling water it will hop out, but if you gradually increase the temperature of the water it will let itself be boiled. It’s meant to warn us about slowly developingContinue reading “The Negative Effects of a gradually changing environment become normalized, so that corrective measures are never adopted”

Fort St. John earthquakes were caused by fracking: BC Oil and Gas Commission —

The magnitude 3.4, 4.0 and 4.5 quakes struck about 20 kilometres south of the city on Nov. 29. via Fort St. John earthquakes were caused by fracking: BC Oil and Gas Commission —

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”

Applying Human-Centered Circular Principles to Tax shifts and currencies to better design our societies.

Building equitable circular societies: “The best way to design a circular world is to consider that waste should not have existed in the first place.” This article is published in The Beam #6 —  We have a dream: Our world appears more chaotic than ever, yet from chaos come the best innovations. Three such innovative concepts were bornContinue reading “Applying Human-Centered Circular Principles to Tax shifts and currencies to better design our societies.”

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 ®”