Category Archives for "Environmental"

Study Finds Minimal Time In Nature Can Significantly Improve Your Health…

A study, performed by Australian and UK environmental scientists, has found that spending 30 minutes per week in nature, even at a local park, can significantly reduce your blood pressure and chance of heart attack. Led by the University of Queensland (UQ) and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED), it was found that people […]

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Revolutionary Prison System Teaches Organic Farming To Fight Recidivism…

Philadelphia’s prison system fights recidivism with butternut squash. While over-incarceration does nothing to make America safer, at least one state is working to make sure that inmates learn a skill that has been proven to keep them from returning to prison – organic farming. Even the setting of the small prison farm is an odd juxtaposition […]

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Elegant Geodesic Homes Can Withstand Earthquakes Measuring 8.5 Magnitude…

In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, these geodesic domes are environmentally-friendly, less costly than traditional homes, and are nearly disaster proof… There are a number of reasons one might desire to construct a geodesic home. In addition to being aesthetically appealing, the geometric structures are less expensive to build than traditional houses, are virtually disaster-proof, […]

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