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Strategic smart plants. Fairy Berries™ How to Naturally Clean Indoor Air. Turns out that indoor air can often contain more toxins and chemicals than outdoor air.

How to Naturally Clean Indoor Air

Everything from mattresses to pots/pans to kids PJs can contain harmful chemicals in indoor air. It’s best to reduce chemical exposure in any way possible, but in today’s chemical laden world, it is practically impossible to completely avoid harmful toxins. Home-made Hydraulic Ram Pump. Home-made Hydraulic Ram Pump This information is provided as a service to those wanting to build their own hydraulic ram pump.

Home-made Hydraulic Ram Pump

The data from our experiences with one of these home-made hydraulic ram pumps is listed in Table 4 near the bottom of this document. The typical cost of fittings for an 1-1/4" pump is currently $120.00 to $240.00 (U.S.A.) depending on source prices, regardless of whether galvanized or PVC fittings are used. Click here to see a picture of an assembled ram pump Table 1.

All connectors between the fittings are threaded pipe nipples - usually 2" in length or shorter. Conversion Note: 1" (1 inch) = 2.54 cm; 1 PSI (pound/square inch) = 6.895 KPa or 0.06895 bar; 1 gallon per minute = 3.78 liter per minute. Het groeidossier 7: Van angst naar hoop, een lerende samenleving. Onze samenlevingen leren niet of nauwelijks van fouten in het verleden.

Het groeidossier 7: Van angst naar hoop, een lerende samenleving

GMO zalm mag op tafel. Ggo-zalm is omstreden.

GMO zalm mag op tafel

Hij bevat twee genen van andere vissoorten en die zorgen ervoor dat de zalm twee keer zo snel groeit – in anderhalf jaar in plaats van in drie jaar – en minder voedsel nodig heeft dan conventionele zalm. Dat zou de productie ook goedkoper maken. Pensioenfonds ABP verliest 9 miljard op fossiele investeringen. Corporate Knights, het tijdschrift voor clean capitalism, heeft samen met 350.org en South Pole Group de Clean Capitalist Decarbonizer gelanceerd.

Pensioenfonds ABP verliest 9 miljard op fossiele investeringen

Dat is een interactieve tool die gebruikers laat berekenen wat de financiële impact is door te divesteren uit fossiele brandstoffen. Stadslandbouw heeft positief effect op gezondheid. Oogstkaart. Triple P slaat Circulaire Economie dood. Laatst mocht ik een reflectie geven op een concept duurzaamheidsvisie van een gemeente.

Triple P slaat Circulaire Economie dood

This Revolutionary Device Turns​ Plastic Into Edible Mushrooms! A team of researchers in Europe have created a prototype device called The Fungi Mu​tarium which uses fungi to safely break down plastic and replace it with edible mushrooms.

This Revolutionary Device Turns​ Plastic Into Edible Mushrooms!

The research team is comprised of two Vienna-based industrial designers and a number of researchers at the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. The device that they created harnesses the natural cleaning and purifying power of fungi, and creates a condition where the fungi can easily break down and absorb the trash, replacing it with more fungi. The device has been described by some as a dome shaped incubator, which contains several pods that hold liquefied fungi sprouts. 5 Creative Ways to Feed the Hungry. It’s estimated that 48.1 million Americans lived in food-insecure households in 2014, according to Feeding America.

5 Creative Ways to Feed the Hungry

And an estimated 100 billion pounds of food are thrown away annually in the United States. Reducing food losses by 30 percent would be enough food to feed more than 50 million Americans every year. There are many things you can do to make a difference, and right now is the perfect time to start. From purging your cupboards to buying imperfect produce, each simple act supports ways to reduce an unnecessary epidemic we can work together to resolve.

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Development in the Ecological Age. Do you live in a developed nation or a developing nation?

Development in the Ecological Age

If your nation has an extensive system of roads, rail and airports, if it is fully electrified, if it is mostly urban and suburban, if modern medicine is widespread, if literacy and education are near-universal, if most people are connected to the Internet, and if, most crucially, per capita GDP is high, then most people would say you live in a developed nation. Health and Medical The much-neglected source of human life. Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe.

Health and Medical The much-neglected source of human life

Het groeidossier 1: het kan niet meer. Het is merkwaardig. Ieder politiek regiem in de hele wereld streeft economische groei na. Vrijwel iedere econoom acht dit een begerenswaardig doel. Terwijl we daar toch al jaren meer schade dan voordeel van hebben. Het groeidossier 3: Een typisch geval van verslaving. Economische groei zoals gemeten door het BBP draagt bij tot een hoger gemiddeld inkomen, en in bescheiden mate tot de werkgelegenheid. Plants Know They Are Being Eaten. Melia Robinson/Business Insider Vegetarians and vegans pay heed: New research shows plants know when they're being eaten. And they don't like it. The Toxins That Threaten Our Brains. Forty-one million IQ points. That’s what Dr. David Bellinger determined Americans have collectively forfeited as a result of exposure to lead, mercury, and organophosphate pesticides.

Zuinig rijden - MilieuCentraal. Campagne Het Nieuwe Rijden Door je rijstijl aan te passen aan de techniek van een moderne auto kun je tot tien procent brandstof besparen. Voor een gemiddelde rijder (zowel benzine als diesel) betekent dit een jaarlijkse besparing van ongeveer 180 euro; voor bestuurders die veel rijden kan dit oplopen tot 280 euro. Bovendien vermindert een zuinige rijstijl de onderhoudskosten, doordat auto-onderdelen minder slijten. Klimaatklappers - MilieuCentraal. Je woning isoleren, vaker met de fiets, korter douchen of minder vlees eten: met al deze maatregelen verminder je jouw uitstoot van het broeikasgas CO2. Milieu Centraal heeft de grootste klimaatklappers voor je op een rij gezet. Welke klapper kies jij? Veel mensen maken zich zorgen over klimaatverandering. New NASA data show how the world is running out of water. The world’s largest underground aquifers – a source of fresh water for hundreds of millions of people — are being depleted at alarming rates, according to new NASA satellite data that provides the most detailed picture yet of vital water reserves hidden under the Earth’s surface.

Twenty-one of the world’s 37 largest aquifers — in locations from India and China to the United States and France — have passed their sustainability tipping points, meaning more water was removed than replaced during the decade-long study period, researchers announced Tuesday. Thirteen aquifers declined at rates that put them into the most troubled category. Why We Should Embrace — Not Fear — the Biohacker Uprising. Dr. Steve Kurtz was making arrangements for his wife Hope’s funeral when the FBI burst in. Link between air pollution, increased deaths and increased deaths from heart disease affirmed.

ActivistPost – Catherine J. Frompovich – Mumps And Flu Vaccine Awareness – 30 September 2013. Recently I read an article that had me wondering what are they thinking, anyway. As a consumer health researcher for over 35 years, I can see a clear childhood diseases history trail in the rear view mirror, as they would say. One issue that doesn’t seem to sit right with me is the fact that as a young child in the 1940s, who went to both public and parochial schools, I never remember a child dying from any of the childhood communicable diseases, and we lived in a large city. Furthermore, I remember parents holding ‘measles parties’ where they would take their children to the house of a child with measles so their child could contract the disease; get it over with early in life; and acquire natural, life-long immunity.

It was a given back then: children got childhood diseases, and we survived. Just ask anyone who is 60 years or older how it was done. Cola’s Are Effective Pesticides — Why Indian States Are Banning Cola’s. 29 Nov I often forget that people still drink soda, but if you or someone you love does, this video is definitely worth a watch. The video focuses on demands for India to ban cola’s due to unsafe ingredients, including pesticides as high as 24 times the regulated amount. There’s also lots of information in this video about Aquafina and Dasani water — which is just tap water, “sometimes purified, sometimes not.” [Buy a Berkey and make your own bottled water. Richard Heinberg: why end of growth can mean more happiness. WiserGiving // Making Smart Philanthropy Simple. How Effective is Fair Trade? When many of us think about improving conditions in the developing world, Fair Trade may be one of the first things to come to mind.

But how effective is Fair Trade? Over population, over consumption - in pictures. Join the Cooking Revolution. Think Free. Social Programs That Work. Effective altruism critique: Few charities stand up to rational evaluation. Should we label genetically modified food?

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Functional Finishes for Textiles: Improving Comfort, Performance and Protection - Google Boeken. How it works - Product information - Phase Change Materials - BASF Dispersions & Pigments. Frequently asked questions about phase change materials. Viral evolution.