Environment

How Sea Cucumbers Could Help to Save the World

January 7, 2015 0 Comments
How Sea Cucumbers Could Help to Save the World

What is a Sea Cucumber anyway? It sounds on first hearing the name, like a type of vegetable found in the Ocean, but there is actually a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to the humble Sea Cucumber. They are actually not vegetables at all, but marine animals that are shaped like […]

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The Truth Behind LEGO’s Decision to Sever Ties with Oil Giant Shell

January 3, 2015 0 Comments
The Truth Behind LEGO’s Decision to Sever Ties with Oil Giant Shell

The Truth Behind LEGO’s Decision to Sever Ties with Oil Giant Shell ‘Only the best is good enough’ is the motto of the well known Danish toy brand LEGO. Their philosophy is to enrich the lives of children, developing their imagination through play and additionally making ‘a positive impact’ on the environment and society as […]

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Rising Numbers of Large Carnivores in Europe

January 3, 2015 0 Comments
Rising Numbers of Large Carnivores in Europe

It has been a long time since wild wolves stalked Britain. Wild bears, lynx, boar and beavers too have all faced the same demise due to human activity. European ecosystems used to even include many more exotic large mammals, including lions, hippo and elephants. In the UK lynx have not been seen in the wild […]

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Why Sharks Need Your Help

December 22, 2014 0 Comments
Why Sharks Need Your Help

Why sharks need your help Jaws has more to fear than humans It may come as a shock for you to hear that many species of shark are close to extinction. Many may consider this a good thing, fewer dangerous man-killers in the oceans? The media has taught us to fear these creatures, and they […]

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10 Reasons You Don’t Need a Grass Lawn

April 16, 2014 3 Comments
10 Reasons You Don’t Need a Grass Lawn

Is your yard brown from a harsh winter? Good. Here are 10 reasons why you should stop fussing over your lawn and let it die. 1. Grass lawns waste water. No surprise here. According to the EPA, 30 to 60 percent of urban fresh water is used for watering lawns — and due to poor […]

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Crowdfunding for the Amazon

March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Crowdfunding for the Amazon

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is asking that we use the power of the crowd to protect the planet by supporting meaningful projects on its new crowdfunding platform. There are many projects featured on the campaign page, but one in particular caught my eye: The Amazon Factory. This crowdfunding campaign led by WWF-Colombia asks that […]

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