Tag Archives: Environment

What’s Your Nitrogen Footprint?

By now we are all aware of GHGs and carbon emissions, you may even be familiar with the Kyoto protocol and carbon trading, but have you given a thought to your nitrogen footprint? ‘If carbon and climate change seem to … Continue reading

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Nuclear Free World Festival Busan 2012

March 11th marked 1 year since the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Tragedy.  As a sign of support and camaraderie with the Japanese people who are still rebuilding their lives, the people of Busan took to the streets on Saturday to … Continue reading

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12 Environmental Movies To Watch (while desk warming)

12 Environmental Movies To Watch  1. Forks over Knives (2011) Director Lee Fulkerson Forks over Knives examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict modern society can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting … Continue reading

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The Outcomes – 2011 Gwangju UEA Summit

Mayors and city officials from 80 cities met in Gwangju’s Kim Dae Jung Convention Center last month. Amongst lavish lunches and trash bins full of small empty single-use plastic water bottles, they came together to pledge to steer their cities … Continue reading

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Urban Environmental Accords hopes to curb GHG emissions from Urban Environments

They are the most significant modern phenomena facing the population today; Urbanization and our changing climate, and they are comprehensively linked. Urban environments generate creative thinking, suspect art, innovation, nifty technologiesand social change. Even with such contributions, urbanites are criticized … Continue reading

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16 Ways To Reduce Your Waste

Too often we forget that the environmental proverb, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is a ranked list of priorities. Reducing waste ought to be our first course of action. 1. Read online newspapers Yes they are wonderful to touch and ruffle but unless you’re taking … Continue reading

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Alternative Recycling

A girlfriend sent me these photos of creative recycling ideas. A little unusual, they’re certainly entertaining. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Print for later Related posts:"No Car Day" in South KoreaVegetarianism on the Increase in KoreaMetal … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

We calculated this morning that we hadn’t received a pay cheque since October 2010. After traveling around South America, with a brief stop over in Spain, and then returning to South Korea for work, we have been eagerly awaiting our first … Continue reading

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59 Health Benefits of Being Vegan

59 Health Benefits of Being Vegan Vegans are frequently misunderstood as fringe eaters with an unusual passion for animal rights. Many vegans do feel passionately about animals, but its time for others to see that a vegan diet and lifestyle goes beyond … Continue reading

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What Can Drivers do to Reduce Emissions?

 Leave the car at home and either walk, cycle or use public transport. (It’s cheaper too) Switch the engine off if you think you are likely to be stationary for more than 2 minutes. Try to avoid sudden acceleration, engine … Continue reading

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