Post Tagged with: "environment"

The Purge

August 30, 2015 10:59 am0 comments
The Purge

Adolescent ambitions fill stairwells in a concrete jungle, as excreted profanities plague graffiti-strewn passageways. Forgotten by time and men with power – a place of past glories. But this yearning revolt of youth catches rejuvenations’ eye. Saddened by fresh death each week in the old-quarter zone, solemnity beckons for the […]

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Experts: Shale Industry Development Potential In Europe Highly Questionable

March 4, 2015 10:27 am0 comments
Experts: Shale Industry Development Potential In Europe Highly Questionable

Chevron has decided to abandon its efforts to develop shale gas deposits in Poland, according to the announcement made on January 30, 2015. According to the American energy corporation, it would not be able to make sufficient profits by continuing to extract Polish shale gas using hydraulic fracking. Earlier, the […]

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How We Can Reduce Food Waste

December 5, 2014 2:23 pm0 comments
How We Can Reduce Food Waste

Worldwide food wastage has huge social, environmental and economic consequences. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that one third of global food production is either wasted or lost. This is scary, considering that one in seven people worldwide go to bed hungry on any given night and 20,000 children […]

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Offshore Wind Power Is In Great Demand – Even In Munich

September 23, 2014 3:00 pm0 comments
Offshore Wind Power Is In Great Demand – Even In Munich

Every year, more than six million visitors from all over the world are fascinated by the matchless festival setting of Munich’s Oktoberfest. Yet, keeping the world’s largest beer festival and funfair brightly lit in all its glory requires 2.7 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity – equivalent to the total annual […]

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EU Launches Generation Awake To Help Stop Us Wasting Waste

September 18, 2014 4:22 pm0 comments
EU Launches Generation Awake To Help Stop Us Wasting Waste

The European Commission has launched its new initiative ‘Generation Awake’ to help educate the countries of Europe in how to deal better with residential waste removal, factory waste disposal and overall waste management. In a bid to make the EU a greener and more environmentally friendly place they have created […]

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Eco To-Do List: The Top Five

February 18, 2014 11:00 am0 comments
Eco To-Do List: The Top Five

It is so easy to become a ‘trendy sustainability’ victim – lecturing people on what they should be doing, and not quite hitting the mark yourself. Yes, it is sometimes overwhelming to think “eco” all of the time, but you must first rid yourself of the idea that offsetting your […]

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The problem of trendy sustainability

January 24, 2014 9:30 am0 comments
The problem of trendy sustainability

Sustainability means living without having an impact on the surrounding environment. It means acting with zero cost for the planet. The notion of sustainability gradually inspired me to try it out for myself, to try and have as little damaging impact on the environment around me, whilst maintaining my standard […]

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Hunting until there’s nothing left?

December 16, 2013 3:30 pm0 comments
Hunting until there’s nothing left?

The word hunting evokes many differing emotions from both its supporters and animal welfare campaigners. For years, these feelings have merged to create complicated, difficult and uncompromising stances on either side of the spectrum. When asking friends what they thought about the word in a general sense, I heard phrases […]

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