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What Plastic Pollution Is Doing to Our Planet and 10 Practical Ways We Can Stop It

By |2018-06-26T20:36:21+00:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

If you are reading this then it stands to reason that you are concerned about plastic pollution and what it is doing to our planet. You might have seen video clips of scuba divers, battling their way through tonnes of plastic waste in the oceans. Or you may have read about the enormous swathe of plastic waste now floating in the Pacific Ocean. If you haven’t heard of it it’s called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and it contains 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic waste.

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7 Ways Switching to Alternative Energy Sources Helps You Save Money and the Environment

By |2018-11-08T21:43:15+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that one of the best ways to combat the rising cost of living is to switch to alternative energy sources? None of us are strangers to the ever-increasing cost of living in this day and age. Money seems to fly out of pockets faster than in flies in, and all of us would love to be able to cut down on expenses where we can. One of the rising costs in recent times is the cost of electricity. With prices soaring, more

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4 Entrepreneurs Who Offer Sustainable Solutions and Change the World

By |2018-06-25T15:00:10+00:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

We’re living in an exciting era whereby entrepreneurs are stepping up to the sustainability challenge and are coming up with innovative sustainable solutions that are also lucrative. It’s not been an easy ride for the sustainability industry. There’s the ongoing fight with fossil-fuel providers, who have relied on the resource as a primary revenue generator. However, it is under threat due to innovative advancements by disruptive entrepreneurs in the sustainability sector. Here are a few of those entrepreneurs creating and generating wealth, whilst changing

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Meet the Russian Hobbit: This Man Left a Life in the City to Build an Underground House in the Woods

By |2018-10-17T06:48:18+00:00February 4th, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

There are some significant advantages you will have if you decide to build you own underground house. We often hear of people around the world choosing to live off the grid, which means living in a house that is not connected to basic services, especially electricity. These homes are often found in beautiful surroundings and are constructed using entirely natural resources. But one Russian man has taken this one step further and has built his underground house. The Russian, Yury, was once a successful lawyer

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What a Cup of Coffee Does to Your Body within Six Hours

By |2018-06-28T14:32:18+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , |

Do you know what a cup of coffee does to your body? It's time to learn. The age-old question goes "Coffee, tea or me?" Both beverages are popular, and many people pick the first. Few people can resist a hot cup of java in the morning. People have conflicting opinions about coffee, owing to the wealth of information available about the beverage. So is it beneficial or harmful? How much caffeine is safe? What a Cup of Coffee Does to You in Six Hours The

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8 Ways to Help the Environment in Your Everyday Life

By |2017-11-19T13:00:23+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

Do you want to help the environment? Here’s what you can do. Taking care of the environment is, of course, extremely important. It seems like every day there is new evidence about environmental issues or information about what people can do to help. There are eco-friendly products and new ways to recycle. Even large international organizations and companies are working toward more environmentally responsible operations. Sustainable agriculture is another facet of environmental responsibility and one with numerous benefits for the planet and human population. If

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Sunlight Deficiency Is As Deadly As Smoking, Study Finds

By |2018-10-17T06:41:08+00:00May 1st, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Do you avoid sun rays? Well, stop doing it because sunlight deficiency is bad for your health. The Journal of Internal Medicine has let loose some incredible research about our changing health. It has revealed that sunlight deficiency is as bad for us as smoking! The Swedish study conducted its research on around 30,000 women, assessing the differences in sun exposure and subsequent mortality. The study, which began in the early nineties, studied the women's sun habits, how often they sunbathed and the impact on

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Alternative Car Fuels: A Full Guide – Infographic

By |2017-11-24T19:34:15+00:00April 28th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

In this article, we will explore the benefits and drawbacks of 10 of the most common alternative car fuels. The modern day motorist is far more likely to be environmentally conscious than those from previous generations, with the effects of air pollution from fossil fuels well publicized. Motorists who may not feel comfortable with using traditional fuels such as petroleum and diesel now have a wide range of greener alternatives from which they can choose, and the benefits and drawbacks of 10 of the most

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