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The Brilliance of Biodiversity and Devastating Impact of Climate Change

The Brilliance of Biodiversity and Devastating Impact of Climate Change

Biodiversity in essence is very simple; it is the variety of all life on Earth. The enormous array of organisms (aka living things) that live on the planet have arisen from millions of years of ingenious adaptation and evolution, populating a planet more abundant in diversity than any other. Scientifically, the term is broken down …

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Fusion, Geothermal, Hydrogen Hybrids; The Exciting Advances That Could Soon be Heating Your Home

Fusion, Geothermal, Hydrogen Hybrids; The Exciting Advances That Could Soon be Heating Your Home

Some big changes are afoot concerning how we heat our homes, but what are they?  Currently an estimated 14% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from space heating, which is largely (although not exclusively) powered by natural gas. The government’s drive to retrofit UK homes to reach net-zero includes grants available for heat pumps and a …

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Hydroponics Your Indoor, Soil-Free Garden Paradise

Hydroponics: Your Sci-Fi-Sounding Solution to a Soil-Free Garden Paradise

95% of the planet’s food is grown in topsoil, and the damage of modern farming practices has meant that in the last 150 years, half of productive topsoil has been lost. The United Nations (UN) has even estimated that topsoil could run out in the next 60 years; a pressing issue given the Earth’s population is …

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Our Flat-Pack Furniture Love Affair and It’s Links to Deforestation

Kids outgrown their rooms? Garden furniture looking shabby? Whether you love it or hate it (or love to hate it) a trip to Ikea can often be on the cards when you’re redecorating. Flat-pack furniture is a quick and affordable way of sprucing up your home, and ending those furniture woes in a relatively pain-free fashion. …

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