The Environmental Impact of Car Use and Maintenance During COVID-19
A properly maintained car not only performs better and costs less to run, but it can help protect the planet. Of course not using your fossil fuel car at all, which has become far more common since the start of the pandemic, can also help. Let’s take a slightly friendlier look at the implications of […]
Only 100,000,000 Years Left To Live with Paul M. Sutter
When it comes to learning more about the Earth, it’s important to look to our own solar system to see how the other planets have transformed over millions of years. That’s why we invited astrophysicist, author, host, and science educator Paul M. Sutter to join us this week on The Biofriendly Podcast to chat about interstellar space travel, life on other planets, and why Bruce Willis could be the key to everything!
The Eyes Have It: How to Be Kind to the Planet This Year
As this decade comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on all of the eco-friendly changes you have made as a person. Since 2009, your lifestyle has likely changed and will hopefully continue to as you move into the ‘20s to live the greenest life possible. Luckily, businesses are making it easier […]
Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is just one of countless places on this planet in need of protection. Such a beautiful area and, what is broadly considered to be, one of the natural wonders of the world.
5 Environmentally-Friendly Benefits of Nurturing Trees in Your Yard
Homeowners are often aware of the superficial appeal of trees in their landscaping, but little more. While they appreciate the beauty of a flowering dogwood or a maple’s changing leaves, the value of dogwoods, maples, elms, sycamores and other common species isn’t purely aesthetic. These trees have a purpose. When you look past their vibrant […]
The Ultimate Guide To Creating An Energy-Efficient Home
There have always been environmental reasons to “green” one’s home. By decreasing the amount of energy used, it’s possible to reduce your carbon footprint. This, in turn, helps to preserve Earth’s natural resources for future generations. But there are increasingly economic reasons for becoming more energy efficient as well. Nationwide, utility prices keep trending upward, […]
Earth Hour 2013: What Are You Willing To Do?
Making a difference on a broad scale begins with simple actions from individual people. When you add all those actions together, then you will start to see a change, see an improvement and see the difference you long to achieve. Earth Hour is all about people joining together for a common purpose, and showing their […]
Is Global Warming Triggering More Earthquakes?
Image by Alex Healing / Creative Commons With the recent earthquakes we’ve been experiencing and hearing about in the news, I thought it would be a good opportunity to touch on whether or not global warming, or climate change, could be contributing to the seemingly increased quake activity and how we can be prepared in […]
The Biofriendly Idea Behind Earth Hour
Earth Hour 2011 is being held, Saturday March 26th at 8:30pm. Millions of people across the globe will be turning off their lights for an hour to show their support in making a stand against climate change. But is there really a biofriendly reason behind Earth Hour or is it simply a gimmick to get […]