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Meeting World Targets with Heat Pumps

Meeting World Targets with Heat Pumps

This guest post is by Rebecca Field of  www.rabrown.co.uk/ground-source-heat-pumps-suffolk. UNEP, the United Nations Environmental Programme announced in June 2012 that despite the targets set and efforts made by countries across the globe, the world’s energy supplies are still on an ‘Unsustainable Path’ with not enough being done to break our dependence on fossil fuels. Announced […]

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New Zealand Milford Sound

What New Zealand Can Teach the Rest of the World When it Comes to Renewable Energy

This guest post is by Alex Duthie of Find Energy Savings. With a long standing commitment to the environment, New Zealand (NZ) is a country which has built its reputation on its clean image. It is part of the country’s background and it is built into its future. Tourism relies on the country being untarnished and […]

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Ibiza Joins the Green Movement

Ibiza Joins the Green Movement

This guest post is by Shay of http://www.ibizaairport.org. An estimated two million tourists visit Ibiza in a year. This is no surprise, since the place has long been declared as the entertainment or clubbing capital of the world. People from different corners of the globe make early reservations to beach resorts for a chance to […]

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Corruption in Malaysia Borneo Rainforest Cleared

21 NGOs from 9 Countries Ask for UN Involvement in Malaysia Corruption Scandal

Abdul Taib Mahmud, a politician in Malaysia since 1981, was found to be corruptly taking government land and destroying the Borneo rainforest at the same time. This was discovered in December 2011 when land registry records were leaked. Since that time the Malaysian government was given time to take care of this corruption. However, authorities […]

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Legal Action Filed Against EPA for Failure to Update Acid Rain Standards

Legal Action Filed Against EPA for Failure to Update Acid Rain Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is being challenged by legal action for failing to update their acid rain quality standards for the safety of our country’s sensitive ecosystems and natural resources. The standards were created in 1971 and have never been updated. Even though the EPA has identified that this is a problem and […]

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Top Airline Companies Go Earth Friendly

Top Airline Companies Go Earth Friendly

This guest post is by Shay of FrenchAirportGuide.com. The need to help save Mother Earth has reached the ears of many airline companies. News of the successful completion of the world’s first intercontinental flight that is run by the sun has reached the attention of the world. This gives more hope to environmentalist that even […]

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Volkswagon Hover Concept Car

Volkswagen’s Hover Car Concept Uses Electromagnetic Levitation

Last year Volkswagen launched the People’s Car Project to get the public’s ideas on the vehicles they are looking for. Over 119,000 ideas were submitted to the project from 33 million visitors in about 11 months. From the diverse ideas Volkswagen chose to develop three as concept vehicles, including the “Hover Car”, the “Music Car” […]

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Arctic Ground Squirrel

32,000 Year Old Seed Sprouts the World’s Oldest Plant

Recently Russian scientists discovered  an arctic squirrel’s burrow that contained frozen seeds that resulted in the World’s oldest plant sprouting. Surrounded by layers of woolly rhinoceros, bison, and mammoth bones the seeds were found 124 feet (38 meters) below the permafrost. Seed preservation is vital in retaining a healthy diversity of plant species for future […]

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Dr. Bronner Industrial Hemp Steel Cage Protest

CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Arrested for “Possession of About 10 Pounds of Marijuana”

After locking himself inside a steel cage, in front of the White House, to protest the laws against cultivating industrial hemp Dr. Bronner was arrested by the police. The protest was in response to a White House statement combining the non-drug industrial hemp with marijuana. This policy is restricting American farmers from cultivating hemp, even […]

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Canada Eliminating Marine Pollution Program by April 2013

Canada Eliminating Marine Pollution Program by April 2013

In a somewhat controversial decision, Canada has chosen to shut down their marine pollution program. The program and job cuts are an attempt to save the country $79 million. However, the program was created to protect Canada’s ocean waters from chemical threats. “As can be expected when one is told their position is being terminated, […]

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