Plant and Take Care of Trees

Posted by on Apr 27, 2012 in Environment News, green living | 0 comments

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Unlike people, trees do not have cd annuities; that means you would not get any benefits from the trees once they are gone. Trees are more beneficial to human kind when they are alive, thus we need to plant and take care of trees.

You may grow trees in your lawn area. However,trees appear to be very peaceful coexisting with other trees but the truth is they weaken each others immune system. Thus, you need to do something to take care of them and observe any unusual changes.

You can also plant trees in an organic yard. Pesticides and insecticides are not only harmful for humans and environment; they are harmful for trees and plants too.

If you are really serious about growing trees, you need a better understanding about the kind of soil that the trees required. The type of climate and many other things that will help you grow healthy trees in your own lawn or yard.

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Earth-friendly Activities for Kids

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012 in green living, Green News, Save our Planet | 0 comments

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If you have kids who spend most of their free time in the couch watching TV or playing their favourite video games; then it is time to bring them outside and get your kids involve in earth-friendly activities. Such type of activity will help in still the respect for the environment and the planet as a whole.

Encourage your kids to grow a garden. A vegetable garden will be a good start; you can ask your kids would want to plant in their vegetable garden. Then you can demonstrate to them how things are done and what other things are needed to be done in order to keep the plant healthy.

You can also do art crafts from your old cereal boxes. While you and your kids are being crafty, you can explain to them the importance of reusing or recycling materials instead of throwing them. As you teach your kids about the value of recycling you are also discovering the creative talents of your children.

You can also suggest in your kids’ school the essence of having environment-oriented activities and tours. Learning is not limited in the four corners of classroom. A stroll at the nearest park will make kids learn a lot about the environment.

As your children do these earth-friendly activities, do not forget to take tons of photos. Your kids will surely enjoy seeing themselves do the dirty job in gardening. Capture the memories for you and your family to cherish.

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Understanding Climate Change

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Environment News, Green News, Save our Planet | 0 comments

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In the Philippines, when the month of December sets in; it means cold and windy weather. However for the past days, it has been raining a lot. This is kind of unusual and climate change could be the reason why this sudden change of weather is happening. When people talk about climate change, this is related to global warming and greenhouse effect. Sounds Greek?

Well, global warming is a condition when the temperature of the earth rises or heats up. This occurs when the greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and water vapour trap the light and heat coming from the sun in the atmosphere of the earth. This would cause the temperature to rise and for those living things who cannot take the sudden change, they usually die.

Truly that the extreme weather conditions that happen all over the world is one of the negative effects of all these pollutions. Unfortunately, the Antarctica ice shelf is slowly melting and the same goes for the Arctic ice cap because of the global warming.

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Eco-Friendly Costume Jewellry

Posted by on Apr 3, 2012 in Green Goods, green living, Recycled Home Decors | 0 comments

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Do not be surprised if you see someone wearing earring made from silver eagle coins. It is because costume jewelries can be made from various recyclable materials. You can even create your own accessories made from various materials that you seen around your house which were used by popular designers too, this could be any of the following:

  • Postage stamps from all over the world can be made into a jewelry piece which are also great conversation materials.
  • Silverplate spoons will definitely make perfect bracelets or bangles.
  • Turn your old typewriter keys into a beautiful bracelet, pair of earrings or even necklace pendant. Typewriter keys would also look perfectly well as cufflinks.
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