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Environment Facts, Environment Science, Global Warming, Natural Disasters, Ecosystems, Green Living - National Geographic

Environment Facts, Environment Science, Global Warming, Natural Disasters, Ecosystems, Green Living - National Geographic
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10 Websites That Help You Recycle Or Reuse Old Stuff & Protect Our Environment And the word is that although the web is contributing something to global warming, it’s also the loudest bugle playing in support of it. Even Greenpeace has a website after all. But this post is not about demerits of technology, but the meritorious ways it can be put to use for the environment. One way is to promote recycling or reusing stuff like electronic gizmos instead of making them fodder for landfills or a rag pickers livelihood. If your eco-conscience starts to prick, then head out to any of these ten web resources. Story of Stuff Let’s start by puncturing our consumerist grandstanding by some scenes for thought. eCycler If you give away stuff, then this site can be of help because it connects you with others who may be willing to take them. Freecycle Freecycle is a large mailing list with 7,603,875 members around the world. Recycle Bank Recycle Bank follows the principle of 3 R’s ““ Recycle, Redeem, and Reward. Call 2 Recycle Recycle Now Gigoit Selling Bin Take My Mac Greener One

Environmental Campaigns | A Billion Acts of Green The environment faces a multitude of challenges today. From climate change to species extinction, our planet and its inhabitants are continually facing man-made threats that must be averted. Lend your voice to a campaign, and help us work toward a sustainable future. Eat Less Meat Support Environmental Education Support Shaheen-Portman bill Rotator powered by <a href=" a free and easy <a href=" slider</a> builder from Eat Less Meat The meat industry generates nearly one-fifth of the man-made greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Support Environmental Education Did you know that Congress is currently in the process of setting the federal budget for the fiscal year 2015? Support Shaheen-Portman Bill Did you know the U.S. wastes more than 60% of the energy it produces annually? Reduce Energy Consumption Start Composting More than a billion pounds of food are thrown away every year.

Univers Nature – Actualité, environnement, habitat et santé | L'environnement et l'éco-habitat sur le Web depuis 1999 Texas A&M Forest Service - Trees of Texas - Eco-Regions TexasForestService Texas Eco-Regions Blackland Prairies Eastern Cross Timbers Edwards Plateau Grand Prairie and Plains High Plains Mountain Forest Pineywoods Post Oak Savanah Rolling Plains South Texas Plains Trans-Pecos Western Cross Timbers Western Gulf Coastal Plain For further information on Texas Eco-Regions please visit: Texas Parks and Wildlife - Map of Texas Ecoregions U.S. Copyright 2008 Texas A&M Forest Service - Member Texas A&M System

Bukit Timah Nature Reserve - a precious remnant of primary rainforest Introduction Located in the centre-west of Singapore is a hill called Bukit Timah; with an official height of 164 metres or 538 feet this is the highest point in the country. Clinging to its slopes are Singapore's last vestiges of Primary Forest. For decades this forest has been protected as a Nature Reserve, however all may not be well at Bukit Timah. Urban Development The Bukit Timah Nature Reserve now stands totally cut off from the bulk of Singapore's regenerating secondary forest by a six-lane road development. Furthermore, what are the long term effects of the granite quarrying which has eaten away at the hillside for decades ? Amazing diversity Singapore is located in the middle of one of the world's biodiversity hotspots; in neighbouring Malaysia there are over 10,000 plant species (compared with around 1500 species, for example, in the United Kingdom). Perhaps the most dramatic of the dipterocarps is the Seraya Shorea curtisii. Delicate Ferns Spiky Rattans Flowering Plants

Accueil / MesCoursesPourLaPlanè Alternative Technology Association website About Ecological Footprint Right now we consume the equivalent of 1.5 planets' worth of natural resources every year! Did you know that if everyone on the planet lived like the average American, we would need 5 Earths to sustain our lifestyle? Where does that number come from? By determining how many hectares of land humans need to support their lifestyle and comparing it to the amount of arable land found on the planet, scientists are able to measure the impact of human demand on the planet’s eco systems, which is called our ecological footprint. Globally, all humanity consumes the equivalent of 1.5 planets' worth of resources to sustain the way we live each year. This means that it takes the planet one and a half years to replenish everything humans consume in one year. Every year we recognize Earth Overshoot Day, an annual marker of when humans begin using more resources than the planet will be able to replenish.

Développement Durable sur Vedura Average Weather For Lexington, Kentucky, USA The probability that precipitation will be observed at this location varies throughout the year. Precipitation is most likely around January 18, occurring in 60% of days. Precipitation is least likely around October 2, occurring in 35% of days. Probability of Precipitation at Some Point in the Day The fraction of days in which various types of precipitation are observed. Over the entire year, the most common forms of precipitation are light rain, moderate rain, thunderstorms, and light snow. Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 26% of those days with precipitation. Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 26% of those days with precipitation. Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 19% of those days with precipitation. Light snow is the most severe precipitation observed during 15% of those days with precipitation. Types of Precipitation Throughout the Year Warm Season Precipitation Cold Season Precipitation

Kids Sue Over Climate Change And A Judge In Wash. State Is Listening Kids packed a courtroom in Seattle on Tuesday to hear oral arguments in a case about their future. Eight young teenagers are the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the state Department of Ecology. They want to force action on climate change. “It just feels like there’s not enough people who care about, like, animals and other things that can’t talk for themselves – babies who haven’t been born yet, people from the future, basically,” said 13-year-old Lara Fain. She’s one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, which says the State Department of Ecology isn’t doing enough to limit the carbon pollution that causes global warming. 15-year-old Aji Piper agrees. “It is my future,” he said. Their arguments are part of the lawsuit filed in Washington, one of dozens of suits filed and actions taken in every state and against the federal government, by a non-profit called Our Children’s Trust. Julia Olsen is the group’s Executive Director. “That these young people have the right to a healthful environment.