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Small Changes, Big Results: How to Stop Global Warming

Slowly but surely this place we call home is turning against us.  Earth is a beautiful place full of lush forests and sandy beaches. With every sunrise and sunset, millions of colors paint the sky. You can find comfort among the mountains or peace in a green valley. Unfortunately, humans are finding ways to increasingly […]

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Snoring therapy dog is also a fierce competitor

Booker T Pug has two very important jobs. The 3-year-old black pug is a therapy dog. He spends his days in the media center at South Salem Elementary School in Covington, Georgia, where his owner, Meghen Bassel, is the media…

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Sydneys vibrant Green Square Library and Plaza collects and reuses rainwater

Former marshland in Sydney has been transformed into the new Green Square Library and Plaza, a striking project that’s not only revitalizing one of the city’s oldest industrial areas but is also a shining beacon for sustainability. Designed by Sydney-based architecture and urban design practice Stewart Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture, the Green Square project features a semi-submerged underground library with a plaza on top. Energy efficiency drove the design as well, from…

Paris loosens pooch prohibitions at city parks

In a permissive modern city like Paris where parks sometimes feature open-air urinals, clothing-optional sections and drinking fountains where sparkling water flows freely, you’d think that allowing dogs in public green spaces would be a given. After all, dogs do…

Met Office: World has 10 per cent chance of ‘overshooting’ 1.5C within five years – Eco-Business

Young boys jumping into the sea on a hot day in Negros Occidental, Philippines. New research finds that global average temperature rise is likely to be between 1.03C and 1.57C. over a five-year period from November 2018 to October 2023….

Climate Models Of Incompetence

The first thing that some people looking at Apscitu.com do is Google me, Duane Thresher (use DuckDuckGo instead since they don’t track you like Google). What they find is that according to Google, I am most famous for climate, particularly my…

Millions of tons of plastic waste could be turned into clean fuels, other products

A new chemical conversion process could transform the world’s polyolefin waste, a form of plastic, into useful products, such as clean fuels and other items. The conversion process incorporates selective extraction and hydrothermal liquefaction. Once the plastic is converted into naphtha, it can be used as a feedstock for other chemicals or further separated into specialty solvents or other products.

Don't knock the importance of leisure time

I divide my days, weeks, and years into two categories: There’s “Work” and there’s “Not Work.” I would guess you’re probably the same. But it wasn’t always this way. Previous cultures saw life as divided a bit differently. There was…

Guest blog – New Year, New Moon Bird by Kerri ni Dochartaigh

Mark ♦ February 6, 2019 ♦ 1 Comment Kerri ní Dochartaigh is a writer who grew up during the Troubles that ravaged Ireland. She lives in a very northwesterly part of the island, where the sky is grey and unbearably…

Why meditation is better than detention

It used to be that kids were spanked or had their knuckles rapped if they broke school rules. Then, corporal punishment was disallowed, so students were sent to the principal’s office to be lectured or were given detention. If they…

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