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hmm..interesting October 14, 2019 posted by

The Life Of Tapes Is In Danger – key element needed for cassettes is running low

Cassette tapes are not exactly in use for the vast majority of people anymore but they sure are nostalgic. I mean, we still make MIX TAPES despite them . . . no longer being on tape. In any case, the iconic medium is in trouble due to a world wide shortage of gamma ferric oxide needed to make them.


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The Life Of Tapes Is In Danger – key element needed for cassettes is running low
Eco Friendly October 10, 2019 posted by

What Does the Future Look Like? – short story about climate change shares some visions

With climate change a reality, what will the future look like on an urban level? This short story gives one hopeful vision of that future. Although the world wasn’t able to stop the changes our choices and practices have caused, there is some hope.


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What Does the Future Look Like? – short story about climate change shares some visions
Eco Friendly October 7, 2019 posted by

UK Animals are in Danger – one in seven species faced with extinction

Animals in the UK are in trouble. Current numbers show that one in seven species are in danger of extinction and 41% are in decline. This is not great. The changes we make to our world, particularly in agriculture and climate change, is causing harm to the creatures we share the planet with.


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UK Animals are in Danger – one in seven species faced with extinction
Eco Friendly October 4, 2019 posted by

Climate Change is Hurting Us – health outcomes are already effected by the crisis

Climate change isn’t just about drought and rising sea levels. Food shortages and unbearable heat. The crisis has a real cost on our physical health and we’re already starting to see the effects of it. Many common conditions are being exasperated by the effects of climate change.


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Climate Change is Hurting Us – health outcomes are already effected by the crisis
Eco Friendly September 30, 2019 posted by

No Red October – cutting red meat for the good of the planet

Cutting out red meat is often cited as one of the ways we can help reduce our carbon footprints. Popular Science holds a yearly event called No Red October where they encourage readers to cut out cow. They’ve published a handy guide with some tips for cutting down the beef. Even if you’re not participating, here’s some advice you can incorporate to lower the amount of red meat in your diet.


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No Red October – cutting red meat for the good of the planet
Eco Friendly September 24, 2019 posted by

Environmental Crisis Then and Now – climate change is something totally different

Although the phrase “climate change” may be a bit newer the idea of making changes to avoid man made environmental disasters is not, so why is the momentum behind them so different from the 70s and 80s? Well, the short answer is because climate change isn’t as “exciting”.


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Environmental Crisis Then and Now – climate change is something totally different
hmm..interesting September 23, 2019 posted by

Vaping Is Causing Deaths – and the CDC isn’t exactly sure why

You may have heard in the news that a few people have died due to vaping related causes. The CDC is recommending that e-cigarette uses abstain until the root cause of the deaths can be found. So far, they have stated that the deaths are not from infectious disease and is likely chemical in nature.


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Vaping Is Causing Deaths – and the CDC isn’t exactly sure why
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