Home » Archive

Articles in the Green corner Category

Education, Green corner »

[18 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Affordable ways which keep your garage green

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
The Earth Day, which comes on 22nd April every year give enough reason and opportunity to understand and adopt the green lifestyle. Earlier, you had very few options available for your green living. But today, the impact of environmental awareness coming through a number of campaigns has added several ways of going green.
Right from home and offices green, even your garages too could be made environment friendly that too without investing too much of money in it. Most of the garages are the most neglected …

Green corner, Health »

[27 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

The risk of a fatal heatwave in the UK within ten years is high, but overall global warming may mean fewer deaths due to temperature, a report says.

 A seriously hot summer between now and 2017 could claim more than 6,000 lives, the Department of Health report warns.
But it also stresses that milder winters mean deaths during this time of year – which far outstrip heat-related mortality – will continue to decline.

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The report is to help health services prepare for climate change effects.
A panel of scientific experts …

Green corner, Life »

[27 Aug 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

If Valentines Day is an essential day for you or the one you love; then you can show a bit of love for the environment by carefully considering what you buy.

Here are a few distinctive gift ideas that make a positive ecological impact:

Give Organic Flowers
Conventionally grown flowers are often dangerous to the environment and the workers involved with growing them. An option to giving cut flowers is seeking out locally grown live houseplants. There are plenty of flowering varieties available, and they are beautiful, …

Family, Green corner »

[26 Jun 2013 | One Comment | ]

Many kids are naturally curious about the Earth and taking care of the environment. You can do good green habits as a family. You can make small, simple, easy habit changes that all add up to a more environmentally friendly lifestyle.

Here is 10 ways to teach your kids how to be green:

Keep your kids busy with activities that don’t promote consumption or waste: walks on the beach, bike rides to a public playground, bus trips to a …

Green corner »

[29 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

 

A recent BBC Horizon documentary (transcript) raised the issue of ‘global dimming’ and argued that this ‘killer’ phenomena’s newly-recognised existence would lead to huge re-assessments of future global warming. As part of the hyperbole, the process of global dimming was linked very clearly to the famines in Ethiopia in the 1980s and the implication was left that worse was to come. Media reports with headlines like “Fossil Fuel Curbs May Speed Global Warming” swiftly followed. So what’s the real story?
[coolplayer width="240" height="190" autoplay="0" loop="0" charset="utf-8" download="1" mediatype=""]
global dimming

Green corner, Life, Psychology »

[6 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

Jacques-Yves Cousteau: Oceanographer
Born: 11 June 1910 / Died: 25 June 1997
Birthplace: Saint-André de Cubzac, France
Best known as: Underwater explorer and filmmaker
Jacques Cousteau was the most famous undersea explorer in the world, known by his dozens of books and films from the 1950s until his death in 1997. The co-inventor of the aqualung (an underwater breathing apparatus) in 1943, Cousteau also pioneered techniques in underwater photography and explored the oceans of the world aboard his vessel Calypso. His filmmaking career included three Oscars, frequent television specials and the series, …

Green corner »

[9 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

Our earth is in trouble, and we’ve got to save it! Encouraging the adoption of alternative energies or energy conservation in every home and office and throughout industry … Everywhere.

1) Cut flowers are pretty and smell good, but are ultimately disposable after just a few days. The next time you’re in the market for some, go for a potted version instead. They last longer, improve indoor air quality and can even be self-watering. If cut flowers are a must, go for organic and look for the Veliflora sustainable floral label.

Green corner »

[16 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Four Exciting Game Ideas You Can Do to Recycle Plastic Bottles

There are many game ideas that involve recycling that you can teach kids. Some games which make use of plastic bottles include an impromptu craft making contest, a plastic bottle scavenger hunt, a flower-planting competition, and also a bottle toss game.
Recycling is becoming significant most especially since individuals are becoming aware of environment-related problems. It is possible to make recycling an enjoyable activity so even young children will like and grasp the ideals behind it. Many recyclable items like plastic sleeves and plastic bottles are useful for playing delightful challenges. …

Green corner »

[16 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Some Valuable Guidelines for Dumping Plastic Bottles

There are numerous guidelines you can consider if you’re interested in finding better ways to throw out plastic bottles. You can customize plastic bottles to use as a decoration for your home or perhaps garden, reuse them for containing drinking water, offer them to institutions which accept plastic bottles, or coordinate dumping them with your regional waste management group.
With all the growing awareness of environmental issues, more persons are looking for alternatives that don’t have adverse effects on individuals and also the environment. Several non-biodegradable items and plastic supplies have …

Green corner, Life »

[29 Sep 2010 | One Comment | ]
Eco-Sex Tips: How Green Is Your Love Life?

If you drive a hybrid car, you eat organic, and are very passionate about recycling. But how green and Eco is your love life?
If you want to have an ecologically sustainable life follow top green sex tips:
-         Turn off the lights. We all have to do our part to stop climate change; energy reduction and energy efficiency are an important part of changing our energy culture. If you want to see your partner, or what you are doing, have sex during the day. -         Use biodegradable condoms. Latex …