Global warming is changing the earth's weather systems. What options are there and how are three specific countries responding to the challenge?
Pollution is a problem seen on a global scale. Unfortunately, water pollution is one type of that has evolved into a serious issue. For instance, many of the rivers across the globe are severely polluted by various kinds of contaminants. From Asia to the United States, several major waterways have been sullied in one way or another.
While researching the Zika virus, I discovered the safest, most effective ways to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes. Turns out: used coffee grounds sprinkled over stagnant water sources (like bromeliad flowers or leaves) acts as a larvicide and as a deterrent to egg-laying mosquitoes. If you live in a Zika-endemic area, I highly recommend Bti (Bacillus thuringiensis serotype israelensis). Two other ways I have remained bite-free: a spray bottle of 70 percent rubbing alcohol and my trusty sidekick, Editor Cat.
We all need to do more to protect our environment. Many volunteers like Craig Lester spend many voluntary hours trying to save the birds, although we all have to do our bit. Or our birds will become extinct like so many in the past.
Winter is a polarizing time of year - most people either love the associated weather or they hate it, and there's very little in-between. Some winter weather phenomena is so unique, so mesmerizing, that even the most dedicated fan of summer has to stop and admire.
Here are five easy to implement long-term tips to save money and help the environment too.
We can benefit from the antioxidant and anti-microbial action of propolis - a resinous substance made by honey bees. It can also be used as a stimulant and also has healing, analgesic, anaesthetic and anti-inflammatory Properties.
Do you know someone who raises chickens in their backyard? Ever wonder if you could do it too? The answer is yes! And here are 9 reasons why you should start this summer!