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Eco Friendly October 7, 2019 posted by

Earth Now – keep on eye on the climate with this app

We talk about climate change a lot but it’s hard to see in our day to day lives. After all, we’re just out here, living. Although you may think it seems hotter than it was last year, it’s probably not something you dwell on. If you want to see how the planet is doing with your own eyes, download the Earth Now app.


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Earth Now – keep on eye on the climate with this app
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 October 4, 2019 posted by

Heavier Taxes for Emissions – economists agree that more needs to be done to corporations

Economists have a new view on climate change: We need to be charging bad actors more, now, to push them into making changes for our planet. New theories on the matter indicate that we should taxing companies who are causing emissions $100 or more per ton to push them to stop.


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Heavier Taxes for Emissions – economists agree that more needs to be done to corporations
Eco Friendly October 3, 2019 posted by

Breeding Sheep for Less Emissions – new initiative is called Grass to Gas

Livestock has come under fire for emissions. Cows are the most famous but sheep are feeling the heat too. The gas they emit when they. . . emit gas contributes heavily to global emissions so scientists are beginning to breed sheep that emit less called the Grass to Gas initiative.


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Breeding Sheep for Less Emissions – new initiative is called Grass to Gas
Eco Friendly October 3, 2019 posted by

Earth Stores Vast Amounts of Carbon – but the climate crisis is still real

As you know, there’s already carbon in the Earth. It’s part of the make up of the planet and natural events (like volcanoes) release it back into the air and as it turns out, there’s A LOT of carbon below the surface of the world but the planet is really good about regulating the natural flow. Our actions are disrupting that.


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Earth Stores Vast Amounts of Carbon – but the climate crisis is still real
Eco Friendly October 1, 2019 posted by

Plastic is Finding Its Way Everywhere – bottles washed up on remote island in the Atlantic

If you’ve been reading us for a any length of time then you’re aware of the plastic problem in the ocean. You’re also likely aware that the plastic that finds its way into the water can and does stick around for a long time. But it isn’t all old trash washing up on shore. Scientists have found fairly new waste on a remote island and that’s a sign that we need to do better.


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Plastic is Finding Its Way Everywhere – bottles washed up on remote island in the Atlantic
Eco Friendly October 1, 2019 posted by

Carbon Sinks in Australia Release CO2 – man made issues are harming natural protections

Blue carbon is the poetic name given to carbon that is captured by the vegetation of coastal areas around the world. Australia has a very large stake in this region and unfortunately, it’s releasing a lot of that carbon back into the air due to destruction.


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Carbon Sinks in Australia Release CO2 – man made issues are harming natural protections
Eco Friendly September 30, 2019 posted by

Plant Native Plants – local plants attract nature and makes for beautiful outdoor spaces

Fall is upon us so you’re probably not thinking much about your gardens. But something to keep in mind for next year’s layout: Go native. Planting native plants in your yards and gardens will help attract local birds and insects which helps maintain ecosystems.


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Plant Native Plants – local plants attract nature and makes for beautiful outdoor spaces
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