Archive for the ‘ Environment ’ Category
Recycling is the buzz word of the 21st Century, with everyone eager to prove their green credentials and help cut carbon emissions. And when it comes to disposing of old or redundant computers it is no different; whether you run a business or you have equipment at home it's all about computer recycling! But, it's [...]
As part of the newly regulated energy performance certificate required of all new and existing residential dwellings in England and Wales, every homeowner must submit a Home information pack to the UK government. The UK Housing Minister is the head of the energy efficiency program in the UK. Certified home inspectors, called Domestic Energy Assessors, [...]
Most of us regard the orchid as a beautiful, exotic and romantic flower. Most are also unaware of their spectacular history and the passionate efforts which have gone into finding, cataloguing and creating the orchids which we enjoy today.
Most gardeners in Australia are of the opinion that the country's landscaped gardens are modeled on the lines of those in Japan and England. However, many plants that are indigenous to Australia, help make its landscaped gardens stand out. The ones that are explained here are only some of the numerous Australian species that gardeners [...]
A growing world population of 6.3 billion needs the materials of life: food, clean water, shelter, clothes, and transportation. What can humans do to co-create a healthy planet? How do we restore and maintain balance between ourselves and our Earth?
Organic farming refers to means of farming that does not involve the use of chemicals such as chemical fertilizers and chemical pesticides. Numerous small farmers have been practicing organic farming; however, since they are unaware of the market opportunities, they are not able to reap the benefits of organic farming.
Exotic flowers are becoming more and more in demand today. Unlike other flowers, they can be preserved for up to three weeks if given the right care and attention. Exotic flowers are to be found in forests and mountains and can therefore be more expensive than other kinds of flowers.
Accelerated global warming could lead to a runaway methane global warming effect due to the release of methane currently trapped in unstable methane hydrate deposits in the arctic that could be destabilised by accelerated global warming effects.
Before you actually start to build a home wind turbine, there are a few things you will want to plan out. Taking the time to plan a few simple things can save you hundreds of dollars and hours of headaches later.
We are becoming increasingly aware that we must learn to conserve our natural resource of water. We can not make it ourselves like electricity, once we are out of clean, drinkable water, we will just be out. Of course, running out of water might be a long, long, time away, but for the future generations [...]