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Where can I find a large storage tank for a large scale rain catchment system? What type of tank if recommended? 10° (10 replies)

The Homestead will be putting in a large scale rain catchment system once we have our new roof (lots of leaks) on this summer. Ideally, I would be interested in a 1.5-2 story cylindrical holding tank to be placed outside near the house. I can't seem to find anything on ...

Started by Jayne Bielecki in July 2008, about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Consumerism, Environment & Wildlife, Health, Recycling, Water

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Electrasol's effect on the environment (hint: it's not good). 3° (3 replies)

It has been known that phosphate has been bad for the environment for quite some time. Since 1977, the government has banned phosphate levels over 0.5 in laundry detergents. Why then, do Electrasol tabs contain 8.7% phosphate content? The gels have less, 4.9%, but still far more than the environmentally-safe ...

Started by Vadim G. in August 2008, about Clean Technologies, Environment & Wildlife, Pollution, Water

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How do you apply the triple bottom line in your life? 12° (2 replies)

The environment, social equity, and economic factors make up the triple bottom line upon which all consumption decisions should be made. How do you prioritize them? How often do you apply them?

Started by C Robb W. in June 2008, about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Logging, Water

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Safety Standards for Environment 3° (3 replies)

Why is it that the environmental safety standard are made using human beings as the refference point. Anything which can hurt human being is considered unsafe for environment. Why not consider every living beings. This means anything which does not have a considerable harm to human being is considered safe. ...

Started by Kennedy O. in June 2012, about Environment & Wildlife

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Vanishing glaciers 2° (2 replies)

Interested in the effect of climate change upon the world's glacier landscapes? How fast is the ice really Melting? Based on current research we have ascertained some of the following figures: In Uganda the glaciers of the Ruwenzori Mountains will be gone in 2025, In Tanzania the top of Kilimanjaro ...

Started by Klaus T. in April 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Water, Weather

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Rainforests 2° (2 replies)

Rainforests are destroyed by the people. And there are some main causes of the destruction of rainforests is poverty that drives people into the woods for fuel, food and work. World's growing demand for wood products. Poor government policies and the increase of people who live within the area and ...

Started by Inah P. in March 2013, about Environment & Wildlife

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How Much is Wasted Every Holidays [Infographic] 3° (3 replies)

The infographic shows how much waste do Brits throw away each year just to celebrate annual holidays like Easter, Halloween, Valentines Day and Christmas. http://www.generalwastecollection.co.uk/what-a-waste-infographic

Started by Bianca H. in June 2012, about Clean Technologies, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Pollution

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The Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline 3° (3 replies)

I worry about the future of BC's north if the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline were to go through. I predict that the Great Bear Rainforest, its wildlife and the livelihoods of coastal First Nations would be destroyed if we allow this to happen. Save BC's Great Bear Region from Enbridge's ...

Started by James M. in September 2012, about Environment & Wildlife

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Climate Change education 4° (4 replies)

Please see the film that I'm working on - I'd really really like some feedback and opinions about the film so far - it's in Spanish and English at the moment. http://odyssey2050.blogspot.com/p/contact-odyssey-2050.html and youtube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjFG-v82Sew

Started by Benjamin W. in February 2012, about Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Global Dimming, Logging, Pollution, Recycling

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Climate Change in Antarctica 2° (2 replies)

The Antarctic ice sheet has been looked as a whole that was completely in balance (accumulation equaled ablation). However in recent times it has been noticed that the ice is melting (in the western parts of Antarctica) at a rate much faster than it is accumulating ice (in the eastern ...

Started by Olivia B. in May 2015, about Climate Change, Environment & Wildlife, Water

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