Deforestation Of Amazon Rainforest Increased By 28% in 2012

Deforestation, climate change

South America is running out of water and one of the main issues is deforestation of the Amazon: the hart and lungs of the world

The devastation to the Amazon jungle increased by almost one-third in 2012, according to studies made by the Brazilian government. This development represents a dramatic reversal of what was formerly seen as solid progress made over the prior decade in the fight against deforestation of the largest tropical rainforest in the world: The hart and lungs of the world.

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Lockheed Martin’s R&D Fusion: clean power for the future?

Fusion power, sun, energy, nuclear, CO2, gas emissions

Nuclear Fusion is inspired by the sun. Is this the holy grail at the end of the energy process?

Lockheed Martin believes fusion energy is the future. In their opinion fusion energy is the ultimate form of renewable power. For scientists and engineers the sun is their inspiration because it is the biggest natural fusion reactor we know.

 

They think they will manage to have clean power for the world in 20 years. There is also skepticism about this Fusion project. Read More

Looking for best methods to save energy in any industry?

Climate change, CO2 emission

An atlas of pollution: the world in carbon dioxide emissions

What are the best (proven methods) to save energy in any industry?

We made a summary of possible technical solutions that can decrease the amount of used energy and energy waste enormous.

Let’s solve your CO2 footprint. Please take action. Read More

Building carbon-negative is a reality

sustainable building, renewables, climate change

Buildings made of straw bales and hemp construction, can have zero heat requirements, they are saving money and reduce CO2 emissions.

ModCell is one of the first products to make large-scale, carbon-negative building a commercial reality.

The system utilizes the excellent thermal insulation qualities of straw bale and hemp construction to form prefabricated panels.

The construction offers super-insulated, high-performance, low energy ‘passive’ buildings to be built using renewable, locally sourced, carbon sequestering, sustainable building materials and can be used in offices, schools, housing and commercial buildings. Read More

Brazil gets dehydrated because we are losing the Amazon Rainforest

Climate change, Antonio Nobre, Amazon

Deforesting is a big issue for the world. Our ecological footprint causes lack of drinking water, climate desasters like hurricanes and an increasing desert area in South America

The Amazon River is like a heart, pumping water from the seas through it, and up into the atmosphere through 600 billion trees, which act like lungs. Clouds form, rain falls and the forest thrives. Antonio Donato Nobre explains the magic of the Amazon. it’s ‘The Garden of Eden’, and we are destroying it. Read More

Ecological footprint: Since 1970 we lost 50% of our wild animals

ecological footprint, tiger

SInce 1970 we lost 50% of our wildlife in the world

Since 1970, the number of wild animals halved worldwide according to the Living Planet Report 2014 by the World Wildlife Fund. Especially freshwater animals are in big trouble. The main causes of the decline are habitat destruction, hunting, poaching and overfishing. Especially in Latin America and South East Asia, the biodiversity is bad.

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