Sustainable Bamboo Housing Is Being Built in Earthquake-Prone Indonesia

The engineering company Ramboll has collaborated with University College London to build bamboo housing in Lombok, Indonesia. The Indonesian charity Grenzeloos Milieu requested the company’s services for constructing earthquake-proof buildings….

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How Does Consumerism Impact The Environment?

By the numbers, blame for the state of our planet lands at the feet of a tiny handful of individuals. When we’re honest with ourselves about the last several decades…

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5 Causes of Air Pollution You Might Not Have Considered 

Air pollution usually consists of a mix of small particles such as carbon gases, ozone and sulfur oxide — all of which humans create through various activities and processes. This…

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Non-Renewable Resources to Ditch in 2020

The worldwide call has gone out for “sustainable” and “renewable” technologies, materials, industrial practices and sources of energy. But what does it mean to be classified as a “non-renewable resource”?…

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Why You Should Rethink Littering Your Biodegradable Foods

You would never roll down your car window and chuck out a plastic bag full of trash. But what about something like an apple core, peanut shells or a banana…

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What It’s Like For Female Scientists in The 21st Century?

You’ve probably read books or seen movies where women make notable contributions to science, but only get their deserved recognition posthumously — or not at all. Has the societal landscape…

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Why Are People Against Vaccines and Immunization?

Ever since Jenny McCarthy, et. al., came out against vaccination, people on social media have waged war on each other over the issue. Despite the majority of scientific evidence, some…

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Top 25 Most Polluted Cities in the World

Pollution has become a mainstream concern for people around the world, since the rise of living more eco-friendly is something more people aspire to do. To truly have a greener…

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5 Ozone Layer Depletion Causes You Can Help Prevent

Over the last decade, everyone’s started talking about global warming. It’s on the news whenever there’s a major weather event or dramatic change in temperature, but when was the last…

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Where is The Tallest Tree in the World?

Country music singer Alan Jackson once crooned about buying his beloved some tall, tall trees, but where would the romantic songster go to find the tallest tree in the world?…

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