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The Jobs of Wildlife Conservation Organizations

The Jobs of Wildlife Conservation Organizations

In today’s world of hybrid cars and “organic” foods, the term eco-friendly doesn’t really mean much anymore. Mostly, it is a buzzword for companies to use in order to seem less evil. They put terms on products that don’t really mean anything in hopes that this faux environmental consciousness will make them more money. For […]

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Sustainable Building Materials List

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What are sustainable building materials? Sustainable building materials are materials that are ecologically responsible because their impact on the planet is not as damaging as traditional building materials.  Below is a list of six practical and sustainable building materials. Low VOC Paint VOC’s stands for organic volatile compounds, which are chemical compounds emitted from most […]

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The Great Demand For Green Energy Jobs

The Great Demand For Green Energy Jobs

While the rest of the job market continues to struggle, the future career outlook for green energy jobs looks bright.  Over at employment oasis we spend our time analysis current job market conditions and we have found that over the past few months, hiring for green energy jobs continues to rise.  We have seen a […]

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What Are Greenhouse Gases?

Greenhouse gases are gases that hold heat in the atmosphere.  These gases affect the planet by trapping heat from the sun in the atmosphere that would otherwise be released into space, making the planet warmer in the process.  They include water vapor, chlorofluorocarbons, carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide. The 3 main greenhouse gases The […]

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Causes and Effects of Air Pollution

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Air pollution threatens the health of humans and other living beings in our planet. It creates smog and acid rain, causes cancer and respiratory diseases, reduces the ozone layer atmosphere and contributes to global warming. Causes of Air Pollution Air pollution is caused when air in the atmosphere is filled with particulate matter. The largest […]

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Causes and Effects of Water Pollution

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Water covers 70% of the Earth’s surface and makes up over 60% of the human body. Water pollution affects marine ecosystems, wildlife health, and human well-being. The answer to solving pollution is to make changes in our daily habits and pay more attention to the types of products we consume. The following lists display the causes

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A Look At Different Types of Pollution Pictures

The following pictures represent four main categories of man-made pollution.  The categories presented are: air pollution, water pollution, land pollution and light pollution.  The pictures display a visual representation of the harmful nature of introducing toxic contaminants into our ecosystem. Air Pollution Pictures Water Pollution Pictures   Land Pollution Pictures Light Pollution Pictures  

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A Definition of Environmental Sustainability

Definition of Environmental Sustainability The definition of environmental or ecological sustainability is simple.  Everything we need for our survival and well-being depends on the environment.  Environmental sustainability produces and preserves the conditions under which humans and nature can co-exist, while satisfying the social, environmental and economic needs of the present generation without compromising the ability […]

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