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Eco Friendly December 18, 2019 posted by

Shipping Fuel Tax – new fund planned to create a sustainable industry

A new fund is in the works to help make shipping carbon neutral. The group behind it is planning on raising $5bn for it by taxing every ton of fuel that ships use, which as it turns out, is a pretty substantial amount. The hope is that this will move the industry towards a sustainable future.


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Shipping Fuel Tax – new fund planned to create a sustainable industry
Eco Friendly December 17, 2019 posted by

Climate Change and Africa – continent will likely be hit hardest

Climate change is going to affect everyone, all over the world but Africa will feel many of its changes particularly hard. A number of factors will make this coming reality of the climate very hard for the continent and although not every country will be hit the same way, forecasts suggest that they will all bear the burden of it.


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Climate Change and Africa – continent will likely be hit hardest
Eco Friendly December 16, 2019 posted by

Melting Permafrost – once solid ground is sinking as climate change rages on

When we think of climate change we usually think of glaciers melting, which they do! But there’s another issue that probably effects more people more readily: Melting permafrost. This change can, and has in some places, drastically alter the landscape and leave everything built on it an unstable mess.


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Melting Permafrost – once solid ground is sinking as climate change rages on
Eco Friendly December 13, 2019 posted by

Ocean Cleanup Works – now on to the next steps

Good news! The Ocean Cleanup’s device meant to clean up the ocean actually works! The first of the collected garbage has been successfully hauled back to shore after its successful test run. The company’s next steps are fortifying the device to handle the real deal garbage patch and figure out what to do with all that trash, both of which are harder than they seem.


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Eco Friendly December 13, 2019 posted by

Add More Insects To Your Garden – some easy suggestions to attract bugs

Bugs have generally not been something that people want but the Earth needs them for a variety of reason and with the loss of green spaces and more pesticides, we’re losing these six and more legged creatures. You can help give them a home with some tweaks to your own garden.


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Add More Insects To Your Garden – some easy suggestions to attract bugs
Eco Friendly December 13, 2019 posted by

Denmark’s Offshore Wind Farms – the country has big plans for wind power

Did you know that Denmark got 41% of it’s energy from wind power last year? That’s almost half! And the highest level in Europe. But they’re not content with just that, they want to drop their emissions down even further in the next ten years with carbon neutrality achieved in the next 20. and to that end, they have plans to build artificial islands surrounded by off shore turbines to generate even more power.


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Denmark’s Offshore Wind Farms – the country has big plans for wind power
Eco Friendly December 12, 2019 posted by

Protecting the Seas – one small nation has radical plan to weather climate change

Modern problems call for modern solutions and climate change is a modern problem. Some would say the largest of modern problems so figuring out how to survive a world with it calls for drastic changes in how we do things. On Seychelles, a small east African Island, they’ve taken a radical approach.


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Protecting the Seas – one small nation has radical plan to weather climate change
Eco Friendly December 12, 2019 posted by

We Need To Think About Stuff – and buy less of it

All the stuff we have in our lives has to go somewhere. Eventually, no matter how sturdy and well made it is, it will end up in the trash and given that cold hard reality, we need think more about our stuff. The second thing we need to realize is, nobody wants your stuff and these are the big ideas behind Secondhand by Adam Minter.


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We Need To Think About Stuff – and buy less of it
Eco Friendly December 10, 2019 posted by

Bottled Water Isn’t Necessary – court blocks company in move to privatize water

In case you didn’t know, in areas where there is available tap water, bottling water for sale is not an essential public service. You probably already assumed that but that didn’t keep Nestle from trying to be listed as one in their ongoing attempts to privatize water all over the United States.


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Bottled Water Isn’t Necessary – court blocks company in move to privatize water
Eco Friendly December 6, 2019 posted by

IKEA Parent Company Commits To Green – plans for sustainability for its company go big over next decade

Shop guilt free at IKEA in the future as the parent company of the popular furniture store is ramping up its plans to become carbon neutral over the next decade. They’ll be pouring £171 million into green energy and sustainable practices.


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IKEA Parent Company Commits To Green – plans for sustainability for its company go big over next decade