20 Not So Great Ideas For Helping The Environment


Good on paper, bad in practice: from fart offsets to Eco-beer, blocking the sun to Green Burning Man, here are 20 of the craziest innovations, inventions, and ideas to save the planet – most of which have fallen miserably short of the mark. In the modern green movement rush to solve our numerous environmental crises, …

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Streams stressed by pharmaceutical pollution


Pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams, with unknown impacts on aquatic life and water quality. So reports a new Ecological Applications paper, which highlights the ecological cost of pharmaceutical waste and the need for more research into environmental impacts. 62 total views, 62 views today Streams stressed by pharmaceutical …

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‘We don’t buy panda products – so the Chinese should get their hands off our elephants’


Elephants could be extinct in the wild within a few decades, leading experts warned late last month in Botswana at the Kasane Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade, which gathered 150 delegates from countries that are sourcing, transiting and demanding ivory. 99 total views, 99 views today ‘We don’t buy panda products …

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Natural Resource Depletion


Are we using up more than what is available? Our current global population is 7.2 billion and growing. (1) Earth’s total resources are only good for 2 billion people at the current demand. Let’s do the math, and it is obvious that the result is a negative. The way we’re …

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