Gaming the Life – Chengyue Plantations

December 14, 2009

Copenhagen Conference 2009 produces 41,000 tonnes of “carbon dioxide equivalent”

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As the UN tries to cut the carbon emissions of every nations on the planet, what about the summit’s own carbon footprint?

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December 10, 2009

Recycle This – Creative ideas for reusing and recycling rand

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A wonderful website to teach you how to recycle something normally regarded as rubbish. The late topic is how we can reuse/use up potato peelings.

December 8, 2009

Earth Checkup: 10 Signs of the Planet’s Health

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With world leaders gathering at a U.N. summit in Copenhagen to brainstorm ways to quash increasing temperatures and hold back rising seas, LiveScience takes a look at the state of Earth’s ecosystems and its inhabitants — from polar bears to us. Here are 10 signs of how well (and not-so-well) our planet is doing.

10. Arctic Meltdown

After dramatic meltdowns in recent summers that have left Arctic ice thinner than in the past, some scientists are increasingly worried about the future survival of Arctic sea ice. One recent study estimated that Arctic waters could be ice free during the summer in as few as 30 years, much sooner than previous estimates. Such catastrophic melt could reinforce the global warming trend and further imperil Arctic residents, from humans to narwhals and polar bears, which were first listed as an Endangered Species in May 2008.

April 15, 2009

100 Ways to Save The Environment

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In Your Home – Conserve Energy

1. Clean or replace air filters on your air conditioning unit at least once a month. (more…)