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Ecofriend - Promoting eco friendly lifestyle to save the environment

Ecofriend - Promoting eco friendly lifestyle to save the environment
Diesel v s hybrid Cars To slender that decision down a tiny bit we are going to analyzing diesel and half and half power trains, as they are the most generally accessible choices to gas fueled autos. Shockingly better, these are both choices that don’t oblige you to exchange all your garments for shoes and hemp ponchos. So right off the bat, wouldn’t it be great if we could get down to it. Read more... How to make your kitchen eco friendly?

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Are eReaders Really Green? 1. In 2009, the Book Industry Environmental Council set a couple of environmental goals for the U.S. book industry. Using a calculation of the industry’s total greenhouse gas emissions from 2006 as its baseline, the BIEC and its members pledged to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint by 20% in 2020 and by 80% in 2050. When the pledge was made, the Kindle had existed for only a year and a half, and the Nook was still eight months away. CWE Exhibitions Smithsonian Conversations with the Earth indigenous voices on climate change Sorry, your resolution is not sufficient to view this gallery. Please resize your window or come back to us with at least 180x120. 5 x 5 Submissions Sean Alexanderstatement: I like drawing animals, sick people, cube stuff, the working class, drunks, cowboys, ice cubes, children etc... the list is always growing and being revisited again and again. I don't know why I draw this stuff, but it is what I want to draw apparently. When working with an idea I almost never refer to any source material for posturing or correctness.As a result, things end up being a little off most of the time. Sometimes styles will mesh oddly as well. Part of a drawing will look mid-cartoony while other parts are kind more refined.

Steve Jobs Understood Something About Emotions That The Green Movement Too Often Ignores photo: Thierry Ehrmann/CC BY Going through all the Steve Jobs commentary this morning I came across actor-comedian-proud technophile Stephen Fry's commentary on BBC News. Fry and Jobs have apparently been friends for a while and the whole thing is worth a listen. But there's one passage that really jumps out at me as being something the environmental community, particularly those involved in politics and those trying to motivate people to become more environmentally aware, should pay close attention to.Fry says,

Forest to Faucet Forests are the first step in keeping our water clean and pollution-free. What is the Forest to Faucet Program? Forest to Faucet is an educational program designed to help kids make the connection between forests and our freshwater resources, ensuring that the clean water we need to survive flows from our taps. The growing demand for clean drinking water, arable land and living space is placing unprecedented stress on our natural resources, including the fresh water we need to survive. Human actions have a huge impact on water quality and quantity, yet most people have little understanding of where their water comes from or how their actions affect water.

The Chromatic Typewriter Washington-based painter Tyree Callahan modified a 1937 Underwood Standard typewriter, replacing the letters and keys with color pads and hued labels to create a functional “painting” device called the Chromatic Typewriter. Callahan submitted the beautiful typewriter as part of the 2012 West Prize competition, an annual art prize that’s determined by popular vote. I don’t know how practical painting an image with a color typewriter is, but if Keira Rathbone can do it… (via dark silence in suburbia)

Forest Farming vs. Forest Gardening: What’s the Difference? Steve Gabriel In our pursuit of discovering forest farmers for the writing of our book, we’ve received a lot of responses from folks around developing forest gardens. This post describes the difference between the two practices. We are absolutely supportive and encouraging of forest gardens and see the two practices as companions. The topic of forest gardening has been well articulated in Dave Jacke and Eric Toensmeier’s 2005 book, Edible Forest Gardens Vol 1 & 2. (EFG) About GEHWA n the 1960s, our country began to realize that our rivers were being dammed, dredged, diked, diverted and degraded at an alarming rate. To lend balance for the protection of some of this nation's premier rivers, Congress passed the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act in 1968, and the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System was then created. . . . the time has also come to identify and preserve free-flowing stretches of our great rivers before growth and development make the beauty of the unspoiled waterway a memory. President Lyndon Johnson's Message on Natural Beauty t first it was thought that designation as a wild and scenic river would require federal ownership of the rivers and the rivers' environs to insure adequate long term preservation. Many rivers in wilderness locations and national parks were qualified and designated into the system with direct management by the Department of the Interior.

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