ENVIRONMENT NEWS

Compost pile tips

I am convinced that composting is the number one thing you can do as a home vegetable gardener that is beneficial for your soil and plants. Adding good quality compost to your soil helps with drainage, nutrients in the soil and so many other things. 

Interesting fresh water species

Learn about the most interesting fresh-water species, wehich do not pose any harm to humans unlike their neighboring residents!

 

Electronic waste recycling

The ill effects of air pollution can be felt by the climate today, the entire weather cycle has distorted to a huge extent. Our earth has become warmer than before and the environment has become truly uncomfortable and adulterated, all this has led to global warming which is a big cause of concern. 

Facts about Koalas

The scientific name for koala Bear is Phascolarctos cinereus and is part of an arboreal marsupial with a despairing similarities of a wombat. 

 

Garden furniture for a happy summer

Garden furniture, also popularly known as outdoor furniture and patio furniture, is mainly required for outdoor settings. These are very useful in arranging seating arrangements in gardens, lawns, hotels, and restaurant settings. 

 

Use less energy at home

Saving energy at home is common sense all round. Whether you are environmentally conscious or simply trying to reduce your bills it is a good idea to keep a close check on your energy usage and try to keep it as low as possible. 

 

Tips for Bird Watching

Can you name the number one spectator sport in North America? It’s not baseball, figure skating or racing. It’s bird watching. That’s right, more people are watching birds than football and hockey combined. 

 

How to plan your camping holiday

Camping is a good way to spend time alone with your kids and to show them how wonderful nature can be. 

 

Mountain Vacations

Why mountain vacations? Hmm... Two days ago I was swimming in the Arkansas River. A few days before and an hours drive away, I was playing in the snow at a roadside rest area. Tomorrow I will drive an hour to the trail head and hike to a beautiful mountain lake at 11,000 feet.

 

How to identify a poisonous snake?

Identifying poisonous snakes is not always that easy. This is especially true if you come across one that is close by.

 

Staying safe in bear habitat

When exploring bear habitat it is wise to be aware of how to behave. Here we outline what to consider when in visiting bear country.

 

The Ozone Shield and Nanotechnology

With the dramatic increase in global carbon dioxide emissions, the ozone layer in the atmosphere is becoming increasingly thin. Thus it makes intensity of ultraviolet radiation reaching the ground grows, resulting in significant growth in the number of patients with various skin diseases.

 

Secrets of the Great Bear Rainforest

For spectacular wildlife watching, the Great Bear Rainforest offers the opportunity to view Black and Brown Bears in the unspoiled wilderness of North America. 

 

Save the environment with reusable bags

In a society filling with environmental topics, reusable bags became people's daily necessities. However, how about our knowledge of environmental protection?There are bags with cotton and non-woven.

 

How to get a horse to trust you

Trust is necessary when you wish to control your horse with ease. Certainly, you can still ride a horse that you are uncomfortable with but it will be harder to control a horse when it feels threatened or uncomfortable around you. 

 

Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa

The name Kilimanjaro's name is a mystery wreathed in the clouds according to the indigenous people who lives at the bottom of that mountain. Its size is believed to be 5,895 metres (19,336 feet) with its geographical location being in the Northern Tanzania, near Moshi Town.

 

Cape Town Ocean activities

Cape Town is based in a unique position surrounded by oceans. The 1000m high peninsula divides the Atlantic Ocean side with the Indian Ocean side and the expansive False Bay is 30 kilometers wide at its widest point. 

 

Science behind Global Warming

The climate is however very changeable these days. Getting the politics right has been half the fight. Unfortunately, the right policy has been held at bay partially by having the right knowledge of what’s happening to the climate.

 

Animal adoption

The idea of having a pet is an idea that many people consider but they rarely take the various needs of their new pet into account when they start the process to adopt this pet. 

 

New home heating technologies

Many companies are now studying new modern and environmentally friendly solutions for home heating.

 

The power of pheromones

People in this state are high, their brains awash in pheromone chemicals let loose by the neurochocemical gates. But humans are not automatons. 

 

Disadvantages of organic agriculture

Unfortunately, at the moment retailers are charging artificially high prices. I was in the supermarket last week which is a rare occurrence as I shop locally where possible, and I nearly died when I saw the prices being charged for organic yogurt and eggs compared to the non-organic brands.

 

Environment friendly building techniques

Some environmentally friendly building techniques to keep in mind as your new home is built include the following ideas.

 

Danger after flood

When returning to a home that has been flooded after natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, be aware that your house may be contaminated with mold or sewage, which can cause health risks for your family.

 

Make your office Eco friendly

There are so many ways that you can actually get eco friendly in your office. There are many different ideas that you can come up with, but you have to make sure that you stick to them.

 

Mountain climbing in the Philippines

Aside from being a magnet for beach bummers, the Philippines is also a household name when it comes to mountain climbing and hiking. With over 7,000 mountainous islands, the archipelago is surely every hiker’s paradise. Trekking Philippine mountains allows hikers to explore the country’s rich biodiversity.

 

World is running out of non-renewable resources

We often hear that we are in danger of running out of non-renewable resources. But, what exactly is a non-renewable resource? 

 

Two centuries of recycling

Pre-Industrial wastes consisted of bones, ash and vegetable matter, easily recycled into compost. Disposal sites were used to get rid of broken pottery and broken tools. With localised small populations, many materials were recycled and re-used, rather than simply being disposed of. It wasn't until the Industrial revolution that centralisation of industry allowed for more formal recycling methods to be developed. 

 

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