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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing Scientists at the University of Colorado Denver have discovered that a new system can significantly increase the amount of energy gleaned from microbial fuel cells, which holds the potential to greatly improve energy efficiency. What You Can Do Starting a compost bin is a great way to get rid of waste […]

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Happy Earth Day from DUBAI!

Happy Earth Day from DUBAI!

Today is Earth Day! Yes it is folks; April 22nd 2012 is the 42 celebration of Earth Day.  The single most important element today that the human race needs to focus on, is the Environment!  The human species depends on Earth being here for us.  For forty-two solid years we have been celebrating Earth Day, […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing ULMA Agricola has installed photovoltaic units on greenhouses. This creates the ability to generate solar power without affecting the growth of the plants inside the greenhouses.  Learn more about it from Science Daily. What You Can Do There are a few super simple steps you can take for a greener new […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing A tiny solar power cell could change the way we think about sustainable energy forever. Read more about this amazing innovation from the small electronics start-up firm Semprius at Renewable Energy World. What You Can Do Put any unwanted Christmas gifts to good use by donating them to charity. Millions of […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing Researchers at the University of Texas have discovered the potential to make solar cells more efficient. This method can double the number of electrons harvested from the sun. What You Can Do You can have festive holiday season while still being kind to the Earth. Simple steps like making your own […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing Researchers in Germany have determined that jet stream winds do not actually have the potential to significantly contribute to renewable energy. In fact, the energy that can be used from jet streams is actually 200 times less than previously believed. What You Can Do Everyone knows that using disposable water bottles […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing In 2009 American energy use reached its lowest point in 12 years.  However, in 2010 consumption rose again.  Read more about trends in energy consumption in Science Daily. What You Can Do Give your baby the best with safe, eco-friendly baby clothes and diaper bags. Cotton uses a huge amount of […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing Scientists in Sweden have created a new tool that helps to determine the efficiency of solar panels in a region or on a particular roof.  This tool will help users to determine how to best make use of solar panels for energy.   What You Can Do As the cold weather […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing A team of American researchers using a NASA spacecraft has discovered a solar system including at least three planets.  Two of the planets are similar in size to Neptune, and one is a super-Earth.  The planets are orbiting Kepler-18, which is a star that is 10% larger than the sun.   […]

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Sustainable Living This Week

Sustainable Living This Week

What Others are Doing Energy technologies need funding in order to ultimately make climate protection measures less expensive. These technologies require a significant initial investment that is often cut out of tight budgets, but it is a wise and important investment in the long term view of energy solutions. What You Can Do It may […]

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