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Eco Friendly September 19, 2019 posted by

Rights of Nature Laws – new laws would give lakes, trees, and land rights

If you’ve been on the internet for a any length of time you’ve probably read the meme about the tree that owns itself. This delightful story may actually hold some guidance for how we should treat nature in the future. There’s a growing movement to assign Rights of Nature laws could change how we interact with it.


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Rights of Nature Laws – new laws would give lakes, trees, and land rights
hmm..interesting September 18, 2019 posted by

Climate Resistant Mutations – wild wheat may provide key to avoid future famines

Climate change is a big deal for our food supply. Many of the strains of food producing plants we rely on to feed vast amounts of people simply don’t have what it takes to survive the rising temperatures, including wheat. There’s some good news though, scientist have found that some strands of wild wheat have beneficial mutations that make give them an edge when it comes to change.


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Climate Resistant Mutations – wild wheat may provide key to avoid future famines
hmm..interesting September 17, 2019 posted by

Ozone Hole Smaller than Normal – smallest it has been in thirty years

We’ve been hearing about the hole in the ozone layer since the 80s. Man made chemicals caused it and there was a substantial push for those chemicals to be taken out of production. Which is great. The hole this year is the smallest it’s been in the thirty years! But it has nothing to do with human effort.


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Ozone Hole Smaller than Normal – smallest it has been in thirty years
hmm..interesting September 11, 2019 posted by

Climate Change True Or False – people know a lot but a fake can ruin the whole pot

There’s information coming at people from all sides these days and not all of it is true. When we’re talking about climate change, it’s important that people are getting the facts and not the fictions because once the false information has taken hold, it’s hard to tell it apart from the truth.


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Climate Change True Or False – people know a lot but a fake can ruin the whole pot
hmm..interesting September 2, 2019 posted by

Sustainable Computers – two companies team up to bring sustainable computers to Austria

Our devices have a high carbon footprint. Manufacturing technology has a high ecological cost in materials as well as pollution which is terrible. Companies are making in roads to change this though by using more sustainable practices. Omega and Circular Computing have teamed up to bring sustainable machines to Austria.


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Sustainable Computers – two companies team up to bring sustainable computers to Austria
Eco Friendly August 30, 2019 posted by

The Burning of the Amazon is a Problem – but not for oxygen

The Amazon produces a lot of oxygen which is no surprise, it’s a lot of plants! But that isn’t the reason why we should care that it’s being burnt down. Most of our oxygen comes from water and is already in the atmosphere so the forest’s destruction isn’t going to impact that but it’s STILL a problem.


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The Burning of the Amazon is a Problem – but not for oxygen
hmm..interesting August 28, 2019 posted by

Malware in Charger Cables – be aware of whose cord you borrow

Sharing charger cords is a common practice. Friends, people you barely speak to in the office, family, strangers, it doesn’t matter. We all have borrowed them when the battery is dying on our devices. New security concerns may make us second guess that practice. Turns out you can hack devices through charger cables.


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Malware in Charger Cables – be aware of whose cord you borrow
Eco Friendly August 26, 2019 posted by

The Dust Bowl Of Tomorrow – if we don’t want to see it, we need to care for our land better

How we manage our dirt is going to be so important in the coming years. As temperatures get higher and the air gets drier, we want to make sure that we aren’t setting ourselves up for another Dust Bowl event. This isn’t a problem for many parts of the world but if you live in one where great plains can suddenly dry out and lead to clouds of dirt, you may want to be wary.


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The Dust Bowl Of Tomorrow – if we don’t want to see it, we need to care for our land better
hmm..interesting August 7, 2019 posted by

Food Scarcity As Climate Changes – as the crisis continues some countries more in danger than others

The climate crisis isn’t going to affect everyone equally. We’ve know that for quite some time but a new report is a harrowing reminder of the inequality of the issue. Burundi in Africa is one of the hardest hit countries in the world, in regards to food, by the changing climate and yet, they contribute very little CO2 to the problem. They’re not alone.


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Food Scarcity As Climate Changes – as the crisis continues some countries more in danger than others
hmm..interesting August 6, 2019 posted by

No Fan In Dry Heat – new study points to fans as unhelpful when the weather is hot and dry

When it gets hot out, we generally reach for a fan when we can but a new study shows that turning on the box fan when the temperature is really soaring may not be the best idea, especially if you happen to be in a dry heat. Turning on a fan in a dry heat wave may leave you worse for wear.


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No Fan In Dry Heat – new study points to fans as unhelpful when the weather is hot and dry