From 1817th to New Age Urban Cores

From 1817th to New Age Urban Cores

In 1817 Karl Drais, a German baron, invented the first bicycle to move faster to the royal garden alleys. It was the year when society was forever challenged by a new perspective: a new way of building spaces for people, for social engagement, for healthy and sustainable communities. The quintessence of this notion is nothing…

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Eco-Friendly Businesses to Take Advice From

Running a business is not an easy task. With all the hard work and all there is to consider when running a business, it is easy to see why so many companies out there are far from eco-friendly. However, our environmental health is very important and must not be taken lightly. For many businesses, their…

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Car Hacks For A More Eco-Friendly Ride

Gas prices fluctuate constantly. When gas prices are low the idea of taking the scenic route home doesn’t seem like such a bad one. However, when gas prices rise, taking the extra step to ensure we use our gas efficiently goes a long way to keep our wallet beefed up for the weekend. There are…

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Arbor Day and Its Importance for the Environment

The History of Arbor Day Many civilizations have long celebrated the planting of trees as a symbol of life, spring, and hope for future generations. Some countries today have made it official through nationally-celebrated tree-planting holidays. In the US, this holiday is Arbor Day. Arbor Day has been celebrated since April 10th, 1872 in Nebraska,…

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Agriculture: A Threat to the Environment?

A recent study from the German Environment Agency has revealed that conventional agriculture has had an enormous negative environmental impact. The agency urges a transition to organic farming and heavier regulations on conventional farming processes. The use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides have a negative effect of impact on both human beings and upon nature.…

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Choosing an Alternative-Powered Vehicle

With the high price of gasoline and concern for the environment, many motorists are considering alternative-powered vehicles for transportation. There are many such vehicles now available. At the ACT Expo in Dallas to be held May 4-7, 2015, more than 200 exhibitors will display clean transportation solutions, including all types of alternative fuel – hybrid,…

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Urban Driving – Should I Bicycle or Should I Drive?

The benefits of bicycling as have been widely acclaimed in recent years by city governments and bicycling and health organizations. Although these benefits are undeniable, commuters considering the switch from driving to bicycling need to know about the disadvantages as well as the advantages. Bicycling advocacy organizations, such as the Virginia Bicycling Federation, have worked…

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Options for (Environmentally) Safe Traveling in Hawaii

The island state of Hawaii is the tourist destination for more than 8 million people on average every year, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. With that many people trying to get around, traffic can take a toll on the environment, especially given that rental cars are the transportation of choice. Fortunately, Hawaii offers valid…