Narrowboat

Love or loathe DIY, if you want to turn your husk of a boat (Narrowboat) into a home and you’re on a tight budget, there’s no way of avoiding it. In the third of a series of features chartering aspiring narrowboaters Emma and Saxon’s dream to pursue a more flexible, freer life on the UK’s…

NarrowboatRead More
Renewable Energy : Not Investing-  The Reality of  success 1

Renewable Energy : Let’s look at some of the effects of humanity’s inability to adapt to the use of Renewable Energy, so far. Poor air quality can kill. Ozone pollution can cause respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, throat inflammation, chest pain, and congestion, which results in innumerable deaths each year.   Water pollution is purely genocidal.…

Renewable energyRead More
The Role of Hydroelectric Power - save the earth 2

What is Hydroelectric Power? Flowing water creates energy that can be captured and turned into electricity. This is called hydroelectric power. The most common type of hydroelectric power plant uses a dam on a river to store water in a reservoir. Water released from the reservoir flows through a turbine, spinning it, which in turn activates…

Hydroelectric PowerRead More
Recycled Waste can be Harnessed to produce electricity 3

Recycled Waste : Recycled Waste Can Be Turned into Renewable Energy When most people consider renewable energy, they think mostly along the lines of solar, wind and geothermal energy. However, there is another very important source of potential renewable energy that is produced daily, around the globe – garbage. The consumption habits of the modern…

Recycled WasteRead More
Geothermal Energy and its no1 Limitless power 4

What is Geothermal Energy? Geothermal energy is the thermal energy that is generated by, and stored within, the Earth itself. In fact, it is the primary source of energy that determines the mean temperature of all matter on Earth. The innermost core of the Earth is a fairly heated, but solid, ball of iron and…

Geothermal EnergyRead More
Narrowboat Dreams-Crunching the Costs 7

In the second of a series of features exploring Emma and Saxon’s journey to live a freer, more eco-friendly lifestyle on a narrowboat, they get to grips with the costs of their proposed new venture, experience their first taste of life on the UK’s canals and commit to a decision which will change their lives…

NarrowboatRead More
Narrowboat

In the first of a series of features following UK couple Emma and Saxon’s quest to live on a narrowboat, they share their experience of the crippling rental market and their compelling motivations as freelancers to break free and live a simpler, greener life- save the earth.   It’s Life, But Not As You Know…

NarrowboatRead More
Who Cares About the Great Barrier Reef? 8

Image credit: Flickr, Kyle Taylor. Who Cares about the Great Barrier Reef? Just in case the title wasn’t obviously rhetorical, we at Save the Earth do! As the news reports that the Great Barrier Reef has experienced the biggest coral death to date, two thirds of a 700km (435m) stretch in just nine months according…

Barrier ReefRead More