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What Would Happen If Humans Disappeared from Earth One Day?

By |2019-11-04T23:25:02+03:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , |

Human beings have been at the apex of the animal kingdom for almost as long as they have existed. We are integral to the existence of the Earth. Profound notions like these make one wonder what would happen if humans disappeared from the Earth one day. Morose as the possibility is, it's one to ponder, with the onset of climate change and global warming. Let's take a few minutes to consider what would happen to our planet if all humans suddenly disappeared from it. What

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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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6 Weird Business Ideas You Didn’t Know Were Already a Reality

By |2019-07-21T15:50:11+03:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Career, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Thanks largely to the internet, it’s possible to find customers in all sorts of niches worldwide. For this reason, various business ideas have been implemented to cater for them, no matter how weird they may seem. It’s reached the point where certain quirky businesses are serving very specific needs - and not just for the occasional customer either. The following business ideas are indeed a reality, as weird as they may seem: Rent a chicken You may fancy the idea of keeping hens to lay

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5 Human Overpopulation Solutions That Could Help Save Our Planet

By |2019-01-24T21:06:53+03:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

The human population is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. It is 7.3 billion now. Experts agree the maximum our planet can sustain is 10 billion. So can we come up with overpopulation solutions ourselves before it’s too late? Why we need overpopulation solutions? But first, why is the human population growing so rapidly? There are several reasons. We have a larger aging population than ever before. Many factors contribute to this. Better healthcare, better food, housing, better workplace safety practices, etc. This number is

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What Is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and How to Use It in Practice

By |2018-12-18T20:28:44+03:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Anyone that is concerned with the environment will recognize this phrase. But what does it mean in practice? What is the best way to reduce, reuse, recycle? Should we be reducing and reusing more or concentrating on recycling what we use? It can be confusing. But with growing concern about climate change, it is crucial to understand each one clearly and, more importantly, which one is best. A recent Facebook post suggested we should stop recycling and start reducing our use of

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The Problem of Plastic Waste in the World and How to Save the Environment from It

By |2019-07-21T13:23:04+03:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The facts and statistics that detail the amount of plastic waste in the environment do not paint a pretty picture. In fact, plastic waste statistics are disastrous. In the last decade, there has been more plastic churned out of factories around the world, used (sometimes for just seconds), and dumped than ever before in history. A shocking fifty percent of this has been used just once. It is then discarded and sits festering in dump yards, waterways, and in oceans around the world, taking a

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10 Fun Facts about Animals and Why They Are So Different from Humans

By |2019-03-30T01:52:36+03:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Animals|Tags: , , , |

With such a diverse world to choose from, it can be hard to pick just 10 fun facts about animals. Our world is full of the most incredible wonders and interesting species. From lizards that shoot blood from their eyes to otters who hold hands when they sleep. With so much choice, how do you narrow it down to just ten fun facts about animals? With much deliberation, we have managed to choose our favorites. So here are 10 fun facts about animals you wouldn’t

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7 Wonders of the Natural World That Prove How Amazing Our Planet Is

By |2019-03-14T01:00:05+03:00October 7th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Travel|Tags: , , |

While everyone knows the seven man-made wonders of the world, some people have never heard about the 7 wonders of the natural world. One thing remains certain: the 7 wonders of the natural world are features that everyone agrees on as being the most outstanding sights on the earth's surface. Since the onset of time, the world has had elements worth marveling about. Throughout ancient history, there have also been elements created by men. Some examples include the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Temple of

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