Environment: Recycling & Creative Architecture

There's an architect in Texas who is known as the Dr. Seuss of architecture. Instead of suburbs with cookie cutter houses, creative architecture offers an opportunity for individuality.

Sometimes, admit it, traveling in the United States can become boring with so many places along the Interstate, suburbs and buildings looking the same.

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Environment: Opportunity for CREATIVITY

I've been thinking of different ways scientists and engineers could have prepared the world population for the extreme weather problems. By not financing weaponry but instead innovative solutions to natural disasters we could have been way ahead of the game by now.

The line of trees in the photo were planted after a wildfire disaster in Sprati, Greece.  Planting fast growing trees is one of the many solutions to preventing erosion quickly after a natural disaster such as the wildfires.

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Environment 101: Breathing Earth Simulator

"View the most impressive site of the world! - Δείτε το πιο εντυπωσιακό site του κόσμου!"\r\nBreathing Earth. This real-time simulation displays the CO2 emissions of every country in the world, as well as their birth and death rates.(Suggested by John Patra, Greek blogger extraordinaire, a not to be missed site.)

I hope you will enjoy this incredible simulation of CO2 emissions, births and deaths happening around the world. 

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Environmentalism 101:Greenhouses are good for plants! So why worry?

Greenhouses are a mini example of the phenomena called 'the greenhouse effect.' Unfortunately in the years following the Industrial Revolution gases causing air pollution have gotten trapped in earth's atmosphere and they are Heating Things Up.

“. . . global warming is accelerating.  The 1970s were warmer than the 1960s; the 1980s were warmer than the 1970s; and the 1990s . . .”*

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