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Indoor Plants Could Save Your Life

Indoor Plants Could Save Your Life

Ornamental plants drastically reduce levels of stress, ill health and boost performance levels at work because they soak up harmful indoor air pollution. Researchers have now identified five “super ornamental plants” They include…

August 20, 11
Top 15 Houseplants for Improving Indoor Air Quality

Top 15 Houseplants for Improving Indoor Air Quality

While it’s a well known fact that plants convert carbon dioxide into oxygen through photosynthesis, a NASA/ALCA study showed that many houseplants also remove harmful toxins. The best houseplants to buy are…

September 03, 10
5 Plants You Can Easily Grow Organically In Your Home

5 Plants You Can Easily Grow Organically In Your Home

For some of us gardening in a traditional garden just isn’t a reality. Much of the population is packed into large cities with little to no green space to speak of. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t grow your own plants and some of your own food. I would also have to advise that if you’re interested in actually…

July 17, 8
World’s Largest Solar Project Planned for Saharan Desert

World’s Largest Solar Project Planned for Saharan Desert

Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power to supply electricity to cities in Africa and cities in Europe, maybe the world? Did you know if just 0.3% of the Saharan Desert was used for a solar plant, it would produce enough power to provide all of Europe with clean renewable energy. Amazingly this is…

July 14, 6
Top 10 Green Eating Tips

Top 10 Green Eating Tips

Eating green is perhaps the most impactful single act we engage in. The products we buy all have very specific impacts — from where the cows graze before supplying your milk, to how near your home your bread is baked. Of course, it isn’t quite that simple; there are numerous factors throughout the entire life…

July 13, 5
America Soon to be a Hemp Nation

America Soon to be a Hemp Nation

Oregon’s House of Representatives voted last Monday night to legalize the cultivation of hemp, becoming the sixth state to do so just this year. The move is part of a rapidly growing nationwide trend to liberalize laws relating to marijuana. Hemp is a botanical…

July 05, 8
Solar Plane Attempts to Circle the Globe

Solar Plane Attempts to Circle the Globe

In earlier days of aviation, flying around the world was the ultimate test of pilots and new aircraft and now in the days of alternative-fueled aviation, it seems that test remains the ultimate challenge. I new solar powered plane called the Solar Impluse will make its first…

July 01, 4
Eco-Atkins Diet Lowers Heart Risks

Eco-Atkins Diet Lowers Heart Risks

A vegetarian version of the Atkins low-carb diet may help people lose weight and lower levels of bad cholesterol in the blood. A study of the so-called Eco-Atkins diet, which stresses plant proteins, worked better than a high-carb diet at reducing levels of low-density lipoprotein or LDL, which raises

June 15, 4
10 Simple Easy Ways to Save the Planet

10 Simple Easy Ways to Save the Planet

Happy Earth Day Everyone! Earth Day is great; it’s a wonderful opportunity for millions of people around the world to take action to help save our delicate planet; the only bummer, it’s only one day each year. Here are 10 easy ways everyone can contribute to saving this beautiful blue ball in the sky that […]

April 21, 5
How Toxic Are Your Household Products? Let GoodGuide Help You

How Toxic Are Your Household Products? Let GoodGuide Help You

Millions of people looking to buy safe, healthy and green products now have the perfect tool to help them navigate the marketplace. GoodGuide, will for the first time give consumers fast and easy access to the world’s largest and most reliable source of health, environmental and social performance [..]

March 04, 5
WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms

WWOOF – World Wide Opportunities On Organic Farms

WWOOF, it stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. I hadn’t heard of this organization until today when I came across it while doing some research. I figured it would be interesting to do a quick post on. Basically, it’s an organization that [...]

January 29, 4
Saving the Economy by Saving the Planet

Saving the Economy by Saving the Planet

The financial crisis and prospect of global recession has created an unexpected opportunity to take dramatic action on behalf of the planet. It has become clear that governments will need to intervene in their economies on an unprecedented scale, and many are now considering stimulating growth with massive [...]

November 20, 3
Quinoa the Unknown Superfood!

Quinoa the Unknown Superfood!

Quinoa is a very highly nutritious food that very few people know about. It’s miscategorized as a grain, but it’s actually a seed. Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) is an ancient food known by the Incas as the “mother of grains”. They used the seed of this plant as one of their chief sources of nutrition and [...]

November 30, 7

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