Tag: sustainable

#NoBeef // Why Is Beef So Bad For The Environment?

#NoBeef // Why Is Beef So Bad For The Environment?

By Micah Moen 11 Comments November 18, 2019

Climate change… We all know about it. We all know it’s worrying af. But what’s the best thing that we, individual individuals, can do about it? I mean, we know that we should drive less, but we need to get to places, and we know that we should heat our houses less, but what about […]

Forest Genomics

Forest Genomics

By Micah Moen 0 Comment November 17, 2019

What can genomics do for Canada’s forestry sector? By studying the DNA of trees, pests and other organisms, forest genomics can enable the growth of healthy, productive and sustainable forests. So how could it be used in Canada? One, Tree Breeding. Breeders can now accurately identify trees that grow faster, have higher wood quality and […]

Creating an Eco Friendly Home in South Africa

Creating an Eco Friendly Home in South Africa

By Micah Moen 4 Comments November 16, 2019

With power cuts and load shedding along with dwindling water supplies a harsh reality in South Africa being more self-sufficient on the home front is becoming an increasingly attractive option. Jane Troughton is someone who has never looked back since opting to go this way. So Jane your home feels just so beautiful as if […]

Metal Roofing :: Very Environmentally Friendly

Metal Roofing :: Very Environmentally Friendly

By Micah Moen 2 Comments November 15, 2019

Did you know every Interlock Roof consists of up to 95% recycled material? And because our roofs are permanent, landfill waste is reduced. Choosing Interlock means less dependance on our natural resources, less pollution in your area, and less money out of your pocket over time. Interlock Roof is truly an environmentally, sustainable and Energy […]

EMPTY OCEANS: Is The World Running Out Of Fish?  [Documentary]

EMPTY OCEANS: Is The World Running Out Of Fish? [Documentary]

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 14, 2019

Our world is a world of water. The oceans cover 71% of the surface of the Earth and provide us with the oxygen we need for every two breaths we take. It may be the case that much of the marine life we see today is lost to history. And as the seas continue to […]

My Ocean is #OurOcean

My Ocean is #OurOcean

By Micah Moen 7 Comments November 12, 2019

The ocean. It covers three quarters of our planet. It gives us the oxygen we breathe. It regulates our climate. It feeds us. The ocean gives us clean energy. It offers new medicines. For millions, it provides a livelihood. For millions more, it provides life. The ocean is owned by no one, but shared by […]

We Are Ocean Wise

We Are Ocean Wise

By Micah Moen 1 Comment November 8, 2019

I’m a friend of the ocean. I’m an interpreter of the ocean. I’m a really big fan of the ocean. I’m a child of the ocean. I am a geek of the ocean. I am a voice for the ocean. I am constantly amazed by the ocean. I am deeply moved by the ocean. I […]

Computer Animation of the Shaft Power Plant: a new concept for ecological hydropower

Computer Animation of the Shaft Power Plant: a new concept for ecological hydropower

By Micah Moen 2 Comments November 2, 2019

Peter Rutschmann and Albert Sepp of TUM have developed a new type of hydroelectric power plant. It is structrually compact, relatively cost efficient and environmentally friendly. A pilot plant will now be built in Bavaria. Standardized robust components are suitable for mass production which could reduce power plant costs in the future. The turbine and […]

What happens to microplastics in the ocean? | Ocean Wise

What happens to microplastics in the ocean? | Ocean Wise

By Micah Moen 3 Comments October 31, 2019

Microplastics are any kind of plastic that measures 5mm or less either broken up from larger pieces or manufactured. Most of us are aware that they’re invading our oceans but what actually happens to these tiny plastic fragments in the sea? The good news is some super smart people are on the case. I’m a […]

Forest Foraging

Forest Foraging

By Micah Moen 0 Comment October 28, 2019

NEW EARTH EATS. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>WHEN WE THINK OF LOCALLY >>WHEN WE THINK OF LOCALLY GROWN FOOD, USUALLY A FARM COMES GROWN FOOD, USUALLY A FARM COMES TO MIND, WITH LOTS OF VEGGIES IN TO MIND, WITH LOTS OF VEGGIES IN TIDY ROWS. TIDY ROWS. BUT FOR A FORAGER WHO HUNTS AND BUT […]