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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]