Posts Tagged ‘ “green” ’

Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

Nov 26th, 2013 | By
Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

No matter how careful my family and I are about using reusable drinking bottles, at the end of the week our recycle bin is full of plastic water bottles. My family is not alone in this because according to kids.nationalgeographic.com, the US is consuming 29 billion water bottles a year. They also say that only
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Green On! by Hina Hazrat

Apr 30th, 2013 | By
Green On! by Hina Hazrat

We can not refute the significance of green plants on this planet. Without oxygen we cannot live for even a moment. Without oxygen, the animal world will die away. Plants make the oxygen and spread it in the air. While inhaling air we take the oxygen with it and live in life. Carbon dioxide makes
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Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

Mar 19th, 2013 | By
Drinking Water Out of the Air by Alberta Yoo

I came upon an interesting video on YouTube. The capital city of Peru, Lima, has only two inches of rainfall a year which makes people
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Green Festive Season by Abdikadir Aden

Dec 28th, 2012 | By
Green Festive Season by Abdikadir Aden

The year has been so long and people are tired and worn out. That does not mark the end of the year. Every person, whether young or old, wants to rest their mind and celebrate in one way or the other. From New Year parties to X-mas celebrations, happily married couples who want to enjoy
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International Scientific Meeting

Mar 6th, 2012 | By

  London, UK- Last December, the Indonesian Embassy in London held an international scientific meeting. At this event Indonesian students had a great opportunity to network around environmental issues.  Many Indonesian students from undergraduate, masters, and even doctoral programs participated in this meeting. The interesting part of this meeting was, it attracted both students from Indonesia and
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An Interview with Scott Wilson of the earth friendly Quorum Architects

Dec 29th, 2011 | By
An Interview with Scott Wilson of the earth friendly Quorum Architects

My friend’s dad, Scott Wilson, owns the Quorum Architects firm in Fort Worth, Texas.  They’ve been in business for almost 20 years. Quorum Architects try to build with the earth in mind. I (Joe K) talked a little with Scott about how his company is trying to help conserve and maintain natural habitats. J: Why
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U.S. Post Office Issues “Green” Stamps

Oct 14th, 2011 | By
U.S. Post Office Issues “Green” Stamps

Can postage stamps — which are used to transport paper and require the burning of petroleum fuels for delivery — be green? Beginning in April 19, 2011, the United States Postal Service created a new set of social awareness postage stamps. Each stamp has a picture of things one can do to help the environment.
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