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Cormorant Bird Overabundance in Wisconsin
Article intro: In the 1970’s, the Cormorant was nearly wiped out from existence when its habitat was loaded with toxic chemicals. With very little control with the use of toxic chemicals in that decade. The wildlife environment was being...
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Earth Friendly Products

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Earth Friendly Products and technologies are not just for those who live in grass huts and run to Canada during times of war. There are many really cool high tech and earth friendly products on the market today that just need a little exposure to become the next biggest thing!

Think of an expensive, fully applianced home on a pristine lake with a gleaming metal rooftop covered with solar panels. If you look closely the windows on this house are sensitive to light and turn in color like expensive sunglasses. You see rain barrels attached to downspout tubes that supply beautiful rain gardens and goldfish ponds with greywater. Go ahead, walk down the lush green lawn (that is naturally fertilized with compost) to the waters edge. The lake is clean and the air smells fresh because this entire community adopted the many earth friendly products that aid in environmental renewal. The people here didn’t do it because of government intervention either; these people embraced new environmental technologies because they are cool! Instead of competing with the neighbors by purchasing large SUVs these consumers are buying popular efficient cars that run on the many new alternative fuels available.

Can you imagine a world like this where consumers buy earth friendly products because they are popular? Who says things like solar panels, rainwater harvesting, sustainable development, off the grid living and other earth friendly products and technologies are not cool?

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Aaron Pratt is an inventor, craftsman and blogger. You can read more of his personal, down to earth writings on Aaron's Home and Garden (A Home and Garden Blog)

 

More Reading:


The Gifts of Nature

Wildlife Rehabilitation

How You Can Give Better Holiday Gifts AND Be More Environmentally Friendly

IT S STILL A JUNGLE OUT THERE

Garbage in its Place

 
Experience the Thrill of Eagle Watching

Freecycle Means Free Stuff and a Cleaner Environment

Real estate construction revolution Epilogue

Environmentally Friendly Earth Homes

101 Uses for Dirty Diapers


The Gifts of Nature
"The people in the Land of the Eagle (North America) don't have to know any more. They have more than enough books. They have the knowledge. Now they simply have to live what they know. You have all the information. You know it all. You are...
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Wildlife Rehabilitation
“This is Freedom—as a good a name as any,” Thomas Young said, gesturing to a mature bald eagle perched within a large wire cage. “Freedom is going to have his freedom if I have to sell my soul to get his wing fixed.” Discovered in Cairo, Oklahoma,...
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How You Can Give Better Holiday Gifts AND Be More Environmentally Friendly
It's the holiday shopping season, and Grinning Planet would like to point out that the holiday phrase "Ho, ho, ho!" also relates to being green--it's the Jolly Green Giant's tagline. Well, OK, that doesn't exactly get us to the "eco-friendly"...
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IT'S STILL A “JUNGLE” OUT THERE
IT'S STILL A “JUNGLE” OUT THERE ... Or How US Beef-Industry Feeding Practices Are a Source of Concern If you think about farmers raising cattle, you probably conjure up something like this happy cow scene: Mellow heifers quietly grazing on the...
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Garbage in its Place
Garbage in its Place (352 words) There is nothing worse than seeing garbage blowing down the street of your neighborhood, or finding broken shards of glass at the local swimming hole where children play. Wildlife is just as vulnerable to garbage...
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