environmental concerns

Shale Gas Extraction – The Process and Concerns

Shale Gas Extraction – The Process and Concerns

Shale gas is natural gas found trapped in Shale formations. Shale is a type of sedimentary rock that has clay and other minerals mixed in it. Shale gas extraction requires breaking of these impervious rocks to release natural gas trapped within these shale formations. Shale gas extraction is becoming increasingly important because it could become an important source of natural gas, which is cleaner than other forms of fossils. It has enabled the United States to become self sufficient in natural gas supply, within just a few years.

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10 Green Habits To Adopt For A Greener Environment

10 Green Habits To Adopt For A Greener Environment

Not only are green habits environmentally friendly but they are also economically beneficial. Being “green” means being thrifty and saving money. It also means to make the most out of the resources available, to reuse, rebuild, and recycle everything we can. In our simple everyday life, we can adopt some simple green habits that could easily save us some money and save the environment at the same time. It does not take much effort for one to shift to greener habits. We can all adopt some of these green habits and help save the planet. For example, instead of buying regular food, we could shift towards buying organic food. There are plenty of sustainable alternatives in the market for making a shift towards green products doable.

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Top 5 Ideas for a Sustainable Living

Top 5 Ideas for a Sustainable Living

The idea of sustainability is to maintain the balance of human systems in the context of ecology. Sustainability supports ecological functions and increases productivity for a prolonged period of time. Living a sustainable lifestyle helps the environment as well as conserves energy and resources. It does not necessarily mean making sacrifices, but it means making changes in our everyday activities that brings about a big change towards conservation of resources and nature, which will actually enhance life in the long run. People who are already practicing sustainability can see significant changes in their utility bills, typically live a healthier life, and also make a difference in the environment and global climatic changes.

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10 Thing You Should Do To Save the Planet

10 Thing You Should Do To Save the Planet

Going “green” means to save the earth as well as save money while you do it. How can you do it? Going green is actually easier than what you think. Every little thing that you do every day can be helpful for reducing greenhouse gases, reducing our carbon footprints, and conserving the environment. We should think of saving the earth as our privilege and not just our responsibility. Below are 10 things you can do to save our earth and go greener.

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Global Awareness – Top 5 Environmental Issues

Global Awareness – Top 5 Environmental Issues

This week we are going to discuss 5 environmental issues that you should be aware of. These issues are global and may concern some readers more than others. As usual, these issues are not written in any particular order of importance.

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