Category: Environmentalism

Environmental Policy What is an Environmental Policy and What We Need To Focus On

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Environmental policy is any type of action consciously taken, or disregarded to manage human activities with a view to prevent, reduce, or mitigate harmful effects on nature and natural resources, and ensuring that man-made changes to the environment do not have harmful effects on humans or wildlife and nature itself. It is useful for us …

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Space Solar Power Space Based Solar Power Satellites to Beam Solar Power to Earth

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Space solar power – space based solar power satellites to beam solar power to earth, beam me up Scotty! Most of us who are reasonable can conclude that we need to transition our power structure from toxic, non-renewable sources to clean, renewable, sustainable choices such as solar. This brings us to the edge of new …

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Environmental Technology What is Environmental Technology and How Can we Use it?

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Environmental technology, or commonly referred to as envirotech, is also known as green technology, or greentech for short, and can also be termed clean technology, or cleantech for short is defined as the application of one or more of the following; environmental science, green chemistry, environmental monitoring and electronic devices which either monitor, model or …

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Toxic Waste – What is Toxic Waste – Do We Clean it Up or Illegally Dump it Overseas?

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Toxic waste, what is toxic waste? It is a waste material primarily derived from modern industrial age technologies and can cause serious injury, birth defects in humans and other animals, and even lead to death. It can spread quite rapidly and easily and can contaminate rivers and lakes, ground water supplies, ground, and the atmosphere. …

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Sustainable Development – Can We Balance Sustainable Development With Growth To Help Protect us From Ourselves?

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Sustainable Development is not a term that is mentioned too often in our fast paced throw away society. Is it posted and shared allover Facebook like Justine Beiber or some other trending topic, no. Should it be, probably, as we need it moving forward as much as we need water and food for survival. Population …

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Solar Renewable Energy – Is Solar Energy Renewable and Can it Meet our Energy Needs?

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Solar renewable energy, is solar energy renewable is a question many people ask us. It is also a question which is both easy and hard to answer, if that makes sense. It is clean energy, and it is sustainable, and at face value it is renewable, as the sun shines every day. However it is …

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Neonicotinoid Pesticides Bee Populations Colony Collapse Disorder Linked in Two New Studies

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Neonicotinoid pesticides and bee populations crash are linked, however CropLife America, a front group for Monsanto, Dow, and other pesticide makers would have you believe otherwise. 2 recent studies have tied the crashing populations of Bees to the pesticide. The pesticides in question are called Neonicotinoids, since they are derived from nicotine (used as a …

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Hiking Trails – Hiking Trails Rules – Locations – Maps – Hiking Ethics

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Hiking trails, we have some common hiking trails rules, locations, maps and ethics to make sure that our hike doesn’t ruin everyone else’s, or the ecology and local environment. 10 Hiking Trails Essentials Ten most important things you should bring along with you on every hike. 1. Appropriate footwear. For a short day hike that …

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Is Electricity Renewable or Non-Renewable? How to Find out is Electricity Renewable or Non-Renewable

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Is electricity renewable? How to find out if your electricity is renewable or non-renewable. As it currently stands, our current grid and sources of energy come from a wide variety of sources and is not limited to a single power source. To begin with, first we must determine what the renewable and non-renewable energy sources …

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Green Infrastructure – What is Green Infrastructure?

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Green infrastructure – What is green infrastructure you ask? It is the interconnected network of open spaces and natural areas, such as greenways, wetlands, parks, forest preserves and native plant vegetation, that manages stormwater, reduces flooding risk and improves water quality naturally. This infrastructure usually costs less to install and maintain when compared to traditional …

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