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How Green Space Benefits our Wellbeing

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Why do we need Green Space? No matter how one defines a green space, it is clear, given the present state of modern humanity – obese, bored, and depressed – that green space is vitally needed. Here, we explore a multitude of different types of green space which are beneficial our wellbeing. The final section will…

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What Can Solar Power Do?

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What is Solar Power? Quite simply, Solar Power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity. It can happen in two main different ways; directly, using what is called Photovoltaics; or, indirectly, using what is called Concentrated Solar Power. Photovoltaics converts light into an electrical current using certain light sensitive chemicals that produce voltage when exposed…

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Baking Soda and Weight Loss – Fact or Fiction?

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Baking Soda – Weight Loss ? Baking soda, or sodium bicarbonate, is an alkaline compound that counteracts the impacts of acid stomach. When you ingest baking soda, it acts with your stomach acid to give off compounds including water and co2, which result in excess gas. This chain reaction aids your stomach in feeling far…

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How Can Meditation Help Us Save the Earth?

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How Can Meditation Help – An Introduction to Meditation The benefits of meditation are a big subject, so in this article I’ll give you just a brief introduction. The question in this article is a question very relevant to the global aim of Saving the Earth. How Does Meditation Benefit Us? So, how does meditation…

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Save Food, Save Earth – New Business Models

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Save Food Save Earth – Innovative Business Models All round the globe, a new age of low-impact grocery stores, cafes, and micro-businesses are changing the way we do business. A concerted movement to save food, reduce waste and to save money has been born. Many are motivating us to reconsider just how we shop and…

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Are We Experiencing a “Tiny House” Revolution?

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Images by Tammy Stroebel at rowdykittens.com Tiny house communities could quickly become a huge “thing” in the USA. Well, so say researchers at Kansas State University. Why? To start with, tiny house villages are eco-friendly, they invite a sense of community, and they urge healthy and balanced way of living.  There are also big health…

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Hemp and How it Can Help Save the Earth

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Image Magalie L’Abbé / Flickr (Creative Commons License) Can Hemp Help Save the Earth?  First, Let’s Get the Facts Straight Industrial hemp is an entirely different strain of hemp to the plant required to produce marijuana. This is despite the fact that many governments make almost no distinction. Crazy, right? When compared with other well-known…

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How to Make Your Own Soaps

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Image courtesy of Soapy Soaps Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license How to Make Soap At Home Is it feasible to make your own soap at home? Have you ever tried it? Certainly it’s a way of avoiding harmful chemicals and unethical additives hidden in plain sight on the labelling in the supermarkets. But how…

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