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Programmable digital thermostat, on a clean white wall
The Cor thermostat by Carrier is the latest heating and cooling product that utilizes a flashy interface and energy reduction tech. But how do you know whether the product is a good fit for your home? Luckily, in this Carrier Cor thermostat review, we provide you with everything you need to know.    The Carrier Cor thermostat talks a hard game...
green tractor in the field
While you may not think of our farmers as polluters, agricultural pollution is far more common than you may realize. Ideally, farming practices work in tandem with their surrounding environments. That means that crops are managed in such a way that the soil is not overused, then livestock provides a method of waste disposal, which provides nutrients back to the...
garbage bin
Investing in quality composters can help conserve the environment and save some bucks. In this guide, we look at some of the best compost bin choices of 2019.  You can never go wrong with composting as a homeowner looking for a healthier garden and a happier lawn. Composting creates healthy and fertile soil and helps to keep out yard waste...
lawn mower
If you own an electric mower, you know how important it is to choose one that has plenty of power with batteries that hold their charge for a long time. It can get annoying when you get home with your budget mower only to find it can’t cut deep grass or the battery only lasts about 15 minutes. We...
Best water barrel
If you want to reduce your water utility bill when landscaping and help reduce your impact on the environment, then a rain barrel can be an ideal solution. Rain collects in the barrel and can drain through a spigot at the bottom of the device. When you hook up a hose to the device, then you can water your flowers,...
architecture barnyards as incredible tiny homes to live in
Are you tired of living with a lot of clutter? Are you ready to live a simpler life? Then a tiny home might be the solution for you. As the minimalist movement gains popularity and people want to get back to basics, incredible tiny homes have gained a following. Not only that: There are some excellent tiny homes on the market, decked...
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....
baseline over time
Bald eagles removed from the endangered species list, record salmon run in the Columbia River, crab population rebound in the Gulf of Alaska; these are a few of the headlines that give people the impression that some species have recovered or the oceans and land are once again recovered. But in all these cases and many more the current population...

Dead Zones

image explaining eutrophication process
Every summer in the Gulf of Mexico an area, sometimes as large as Massachusetts, becomes void of life due to severely depleted levels of oxygen in the Gulf's water, a state known as hypoxia. This condition kills every oxygen-dependent sea creature within its 8,500 square mile zone. The dead zone varies in size, but it has been growing steadily...
Compost on the green yard
​​How to start a compost pile Green, brown, and water. Remember these three keywords as the things you need to have a successful backyard compost pile. This article is full of the information you need to get started on helping reduced Earth’s greenhouse gas emissions and having a more efficient production of plants and vegetables on your own home’s...