Archive | September, 2012

Vladimir Putin Ultralight

Ultralight Aircraft News: Russian President Flies Ultralight to Encourage Crane Migration

In an effort to help save endangered cranes on their southern migration Russian President Vladimir Putin took flight in an ultralight aircraft early last month. Accompanied by pilot Igor Nikitin in the two-seat trike aircraft the ultralight helped lead a flock of rare White Siberian Cranes to their migration route. Putin wore a white jumpsuit […]

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More Pollution Indoors

More Pollution Indoors than Out?

This was written by Felicia Baratz of Eat Breathe Blog. When we think of air pollution, we tend to think of smog smothering cities and plumes of exhaust chugging out of factories and vehicles every day. But for all that industrial imagery, the worst pollution may be in the air you breathe in the comfort […]

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Mortgage Professionals See Increase in Housing Market

Mortgage Professionals See Increase in Housing Market

The American housing market continues to look strong as we enter the fourth quarter of 2012. With an all-time low 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate of 3.40% the housing market also appears to be lifting off the ground. Add the increasing home buyers purchasing power today and buyers are realizing the low mortgage rates will […]

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Benefits of Meditation for Mental Health

Benefits of Meditation for Mental Health

This was written by Kelli Cooper of Solstice Chinese Herbal Medicine. Our mental health is precious and many of us do not attend to it as well as we should. While it is natural to experience stress, doubt, anxiety, fear and other negative emotions, they do not have to overwhelm us. There are ways to reduce […]

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Landfill in the UK and the Alternatives

Landfill in the UK and the Alternatives

This was written on behalf of Batesy Skips. What is Landfill? Landfill sites are where rubbish ends up if it cannot be recycled, or hasn’t been properly sorted. The waste is compacted to maximise the amount that can fit in and then buried. It is generally considered to be the least eco-friendly way to dispose of […]

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Career in Geology

What might a career in geology involve?

This was written by Steve Hanigan of Engineering Geology consultants. What is geology ? Geology is the study of the materials that make up the Earth, the processes that shaped them into their present form, and the history of those processes as they occurred throughout the ages. If you wish to study geology, you must possess […]

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Eco Friendly Environment for Your Nursery

How to Make an Eco Friendly Environment for Your Nursery

This was written by Alyssa Clarke of Born Rich. Once you become a mother, you will need to take care of very minute things related to the health of your baby, ranging from clothes to toys, from cots to linens. Here we shall be discussing about the things you need to keep in mind while setting […]

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Eco-Friendly Office Design Tips

Eco-Friendly Office Design Tips

This was written by Kelli Cooper of Empire business furniture. Office buildings account for a large chunk of energy use and in the effort to go green, the onus is on the business world especially. Being a better friend to the environment is also good for your wallet and there are several ways that offices can […]

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Water Coolers

Top Reasons Why Mains Fed Water Coolers are Your Best Bet

This was written on behalf of Watering Well. There is always a dilemma between choosing what to buy, a bottled water cooler or a mains fed water cooler. The same may not happen while buying an instant hot water boiler though. But while deciding between a regular bottled water cooler and a mains fed water […]

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How to Handle Home Appliances in an Eco Friendly Manner

How to Handle Home Appliances in an Eco Friendly Manner

This was written by Victor Daily of Eljo. The world we live in today is polluted, abused and degraded by no one else but us; the human race. We have turned certain parts of our planet almost into wastelands. Carbon emissions are going up every year, billions of gallons of water go to waste, millions […]

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