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Sustainable City: the Urban Living of the Future

By |2019-10-09T20:53:01+03:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

A sustainable city, urban sustainability, or eco-city (also "ecocity") is a city designed with consideration for social, economic, environmental impact, and resilient habitat for existing populations, without compromising the ability of future generations to experience the same. These cities are inhabited by people who are dedicated towards minimization of required inputs of energy, water, food, waste, the output of heat, air pollution - CO2, methane, and water pollution. Richard Register first coined the term "ecocity" in his 1987 book, Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a

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9 Octopus Facts That Prove These Creatures Are Absolutely out of This World!

By |2019-09-26T21:01:00+03:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

The tentacles of this creature create images of monstrosity and fear. You are probably familiar with the octopus, but there may be facts that you may not know. This creature is one of the most intelligent animals known to man, and a million other surprises besides. Octopus Facts You May Already Know The octopus is familiar to all of us, and there are undoubtedly many things that we already know about it. Before we introduce you to a few lesser-known octopus facts, we'd like to

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10 Quokka Facts: What You Didn’t Know about This Cute Animal

By |2019-09-10T19:54:08+03:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

The quokka, Setonix brachyurus, the only member of the genus Setonix, is a small animal about the size of a domestic cat. Like other marsupials in the macropod family (such as kangaroos and wallabies), the quokka is herbivorous and mainly nocturnal. Read on to learn more interesting facts about the quokka. The Cute Quokka and 10 Facts about Its Habitat, Diet and More 1. Where do quokkas live? Quokkas are found on some smaller islands off the coast of Western Australia, particularly Rottnest Island, just

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6 Fall Activities That Will Help You See the Beauty of This Season

By |2019-09-07T11:44:05+03:00September 7th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Inspirational, Lifestyle, Travel|Tags: , , , |

Finally, the beautiful season of rainy days and crispy leaves is here. You may be surprised to hear something like that or you may understand exactly what I mean. Unexpectedly enough, there are many people who dislike summer and love fall. Are you one of them? Or is there a quizzical expression on your face as you read these words? In either case, I’d like to suggest a few fall activities that will help you plunge into the spirit of this season. Below are a

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6 Simple Steps to an Eco-Friendly House You Can Follow Right Now

By |2019-08-30T19:44:44+03:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

People who make their homes eco-friendlier usually find they cost less to run too. It has to be an added bonus if you are helping the planet and saving money at the same time. Many people do not know where to start with making their house more eco-friendly though, so here are a few tips to help you. Here are some simple steps to an eco-friendly house anyone can follow: Be More Energy Efficient The less energy you use, the less has to be made

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8 Fun Facts about Raccoons That Will Make You Smile

By |2019-08-06T21:54:12+03:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

No one can forget a face with a zorro-like mask. That face is of the fun facts about raccoons you'd know well. Everyone knows that raccoons are creatures which are somewhat of a nuisance and scour through garbage. Fewer would be aware of the fun facts about raccoons we are about to introduce. What Are Raccoons? You're probably aware that the raccoon, or coon, is a North American native and is part of a group of animals called procyonids. One of its distinguishing traits is

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How to Plant a Tree in 7 Simple Steps and Why You Should Do It

By |2019-07-14T19:30:33+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Your sparse-looking backyard won't motivate you to spend time at home, so you might want to bring it to life. Learn how to plant a tree in it and give it a fresh start. A tree in your garden may seem bulky and ill-placed, but it is the best way to renew it. We will tell you why you should go-green with trees and share which are suitable for planting. Then, we will provide a full guide to planting a tree yourself. Why should you

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8 Benefits of Bamboo That Make It Great for Going Green & 8 DIY Projects

By |2019-06-24T22:36:04+03:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Design, Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

The bamboo conjures the image of a cute, cuddly panda. Beautiful imagery aside, the benefits of bamboo extend beyond keeping this huggable creature alive. Few of us realize that bamboo plays a large part in protecting the environment. We can give it support by using it in furniture and materials in the home. You will discover the benefits of bamboo and learn how to include it in your projects. What is bamboo? The bamboo is an evergreen flowering plant. The word "bamboo" originates from the

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