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Dangers of sunscreen to humans and corals reefs
The chemicals that make up sunscreen are a recipe for disaster. In fact, biologists can detect chemicals and minerals that are used to make sunscreen in coastal waters. Because skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, protecting yourself from the sun is a priority, but as with everything else, there is a cost.Sunscreen works...
Reef-Safe Sunscreen
Reef-Safe Sunscreen Products Try using one of the reef-safe sunscreens we have listed for you below. Many of them can be found on Amazon. Thinksport SPF 50 SunscreenNo biologically toxic chemicals Water-resistant for up to 80 minutes Easily absorbed by your skin All Good SPF 30 Sport Sunscreen LotionNon-nano zinc oxide-based Lightweight water-resistant formula Rich in organic green...
Public green spaces like national parks and hiking trails offer us an affordable and easy escape from our daily routines. The combination of hiking and physical exercise outside has been proven to lead to increased physical, emotional, and behavioral well-being.The presence and use of national parks is especially important in American culture because we have adopted a sedentary lifestyle....
Homesteading
The idea of homesteading may elicit images of people spreading out into uncharted and wild lands. This was where the term was coined, but homesteaders don't have to pull up stakes and venture into the wilderness. Instead, modern homesteading can be done wherever you live right now. How can that be? Below are some ideas on how you, too,...
gogreen
Why not take your daily recreation or commute to the next level by building your own bicycle? There are plenty of benefits:Building skills that translate into quick DIY repairs Getting the exact bike you want Having the freedom to choose the most sustainably manufactured components Learning to modify, upgrade and fix your bike so you never have to...
According to a survey conducted by Proctor & Gamble, the average American family does between 300 to 390 loads of laundry each year. Companies that make washers and dryers have been working for many years to create systems that are as energy efficient as possible.Laundry is a necessary chore, and with the growing interest in green products and reducing...
Looking for a smarter way to control your home heating and cooling and hopefully even save some money? The latest option isn’t installing a new HVAC system or switching to green – though if your system is old and inefficient, those both help. No, if you’re system is new, all you need is a new thermostat. Better yet, you...
Smart home devices are all the rage these days, and the Nest is leading the charge for thermostats. Does this device live up to the hype? In this nest thermostat review, we’ll tell you everything there is to know about this nifty device. What is Nest and How Does It Work? The Nest is a smart thermostat, which are devices that...
Honeywell Smart Thermostat
Honeywell is a household name when it comes to appliances. From security systems to air purifiers and humidifiers, chances are you own at least one of their products in your house. In fact, you might already have a Honeywell digital thermostat hanging on your wall.Well, the realm of thermostats got a lot more interesting a few years back with...
Solar energy is one of the most important forms of renewable energy. No doubt at some point you've driven by a field and seen those large glistening panes, or maybe some people in the neighborhood have them mounted on their house. Perhaps you've also assumed the cost was too far out of reach or that solar just wouldn’t work...