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A Special Place for Blog Lovers with a Touch of Science!

Blog of Earth & Planetary Sciences EPS blog is specially made for Natural Science enthusiasts. Here you can discuss the most relevant themes of today’s scientific world with scientists from all around the world. Our goal is to facilitate the conversation between both scholars and amateurs by providing an online platform, which covers all the...

Blog of Earth & Planetary Sciences EPS blog is specially made for Natural Science enthusiasts. Here you can discuss the most relevant themes of today’s scientific world with scientists from all around the world. Our goal is to facilitate the conversation between both scholars and amateurs by providing an online platform, which covers all the main branches of Earth and Planetary Sciences like Geology, Informatics, Ecology, Space Technologies and, last but not the least, Educational methods and systems.

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#TeamTrees or How to Plant 7 Million Trees in a Year

PLANTING TREES

A YouTube challenge, two bloggers (one is an ex NASA engineer), a conservation organization and worldwide people's support... The result? More than 7 million trees been around the globe in a year! And millions more to come!... 

Marc Rober (who worked seven years for NASA, now a world famous YouTuber), together with another YouTube star, Mr.Beast (Jimmy Donaldson), and the Arbor Day Foundation started the one-of-a-kind project #TeamTrees exactly a year ago.  The goal is: 20 million trees planted worldwide by 2020! 365 days later 7.1 millions are already planted!  14 millions planned for 2021! 

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Is It Really Too Late to Stop Climate Change? Here Is the Answer...

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THE QUESTION(s)

Can we stop climate change? Can we reverse the process that seems to threaten our future, our children's future, our planet's future? Can we make a change if we haven't made it so far? These are the questions we need to answer. And we need to find the answers now...

The following 10-minute animation offers a different and smart approach to this matter. It was created by the people who stand behind the website for data analysis Our World in Data & the YouTube channel Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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A Revolutionary Green Store by IKEA with 160 "Built-In" Trees and No Car Parking

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Sustainable Architecture for Sustainable Living... and Shopping

The world-known Swedish furniture company IKEA is building a revolutionary new store in Vienna, Austria. The main focus is sustainability and green design. The seven-story building (of 21 600 sq.m2) will have green facades, green roof-space and will have no car parking. And most important - it will have 160 trees planted  in the facades and on the roof. The goal is to help purifying the air in the neighborhood and also lowering the temperature in the building with at least 2 degrees Celsius. The store is expected to open its doors in 2021. 

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Solar Photovoltaics Offer the Lowest Cost of Electricity Ever!

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Solar Energy Is the Key

Solar energy is the key to sustainable future! This is the  main inference of the annual World Energy Outlook (WEO-2020), published by the International Energy Agency on the 13th of October 2020. The influential study focuses on the period of the next 10 years, exploring different pathways out of the crisis. It offers four different scenarios determined by the different level up to which the international energy and climate policies will change. "Renewables take starring roles in all our scenarios, with solar center stage. Solar photovoltaics (PV) is now consistently cheaper than new coal- or gas-fired power plants in most countries, and solar projects now offer some of the lowest cost electricity ever seen", the document says...

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Sir David Attenborough Warns About the Connection between Animal Extinction and Pandemics

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Extinction. The Facts

"Extinction. The Facts" is the new documentary by sir David Attenborough produced by BBC. It shows the shocking truth about the way mankind treats wild animal life, or, let's say it straight - the way we invade it, mess with it and destroy it. The film points out the inevitable result from all this - biodiversity loss, climate change, and... pandemics! The documentary predicts that if we don't change the course of our behavior, the pandemics will happen more often and may be even more devastating. Yet, it is all in our hands! In the hands in every one of us!

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