Category: Environment

Environment

Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique

An Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique Could Help Save the Rain Forest (via Planetsave)     [Updated post] A team of archeologists investigating a savanna region bordering the Amazon Rain Forest has found more conclusive evidence that a low-impact farming technique…

Calculating Your Water Footprint

The Importance of Calculating Your Water Footprint (via sustainablog) If you consider yourself eco-minded, then you’re probably comfortable bandying about words like carbon footprint, solar panels and electric cars. “Water footprint” should be part of your green vocabulary as well.…

Wastewater treatment…evolved

Living Machines – The idea of using wetland ecologies to clean polluted water was first conceived by Dr. Käthe Seidel, a biologist at the Max Plank Institute, in the early 1950s. Though she was often opposed by colleagues (who sometimes…