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Earth Week 2010 Special Report How To Preserve The Environment Part 3 Yard and Garden Environmental Efficiency

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Earth Week 2010 Special Report How To Preserve The Environment Part 3 Yard and Garden Environmental Efficiency Guide on How You Can Do Your Part to Help Preserve the Environment Part 3 Yard and Garden Environmental Efficiency Introduction Let us begin with a happy Earth Week 2010, Earth Month, and Earth Day, and yesterday especially, …

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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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The Last Mountain Strives To Clean Up A Dirty Industry

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The Last Mountain, is just about that, Coal River Mountain, the last mountain left in the Coal River Mountain Valley. The information contained in this movie is almost as upsetting, it’s not nearly as amazing as the attitudes of the average Joe type folks who stubbornly stick to the idea that any opposition to mining …

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Why Earth Day

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Why Earth day do you ask? Many have asked the question why Earth Day since its inception on April 22nd, 1970 I imagine. Lets begin with a brief history on this historic event. This year, 2010 marks the 40th anniversary of the original day which was celebrated on April 22nd, 1970. Those were troubled times, …

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Achieving Sustainable Development Through Industrial Ecology

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ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY 1. INTRODUCTION During the last ten years, concepts such as sustainable development, industrial ecology and environmental management have been more frequently used by industry, the world of academia, the media, public administration and the NGOs. The amount of such “buzzwords” indicates that there is an increased focus on environmental …

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Drought Tolerant Plants The Benefits of Low Water Garden Plants to Environment

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To conserve water, some gardeners are turning to drought tolerant plants or low water garden plants. There are many environmental benefits to this approach to gardening that combines water conservation with beautiful landscaping. Let’s take a look at what is meant by low water plants, what kinds of plants there are in this category, and …

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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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Coal Ash Toxic Contamination Found at 10 More Sites

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Coal Ash toxic contamination, a by-product from the burning of coal in coal-fired power plants, has been found in elevated levels in ground water and soil at 20 new sites in 10 U.S. states, the environmental watchdog group Environmental Integrity Project reported Tuesday. These 10 sites are the most recently adding to the total list …

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Sustainability What Does Sustainable Development Mean For Us And The Environment

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The term sustainability is derived from sustain, and pertains to sustainable development in this reference, and has ten meanings according to most dictionaries. The word sustain in it’s basic form means to maintain, support or endure. In the 1980’s, sustainability was implemented more in terms of mankind’s sustainability on our planet. There are differing interpretations …

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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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