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Screen savers:More harm than Fun?

Jun. 24th, 2008 | 01:27 pm
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

 Wow, so like many of teenagers today I am completely hooked on to the computer practically 24/7. I came across this article on the yahoo homepage about screensavers "You still use a screen saver, don't you?"
They say that screensavers were used to prevent burn-ins of images onto the screen, however because we're all hightech now, the LCD screend no longer need screen savers. 
So how about we remove thos silly screen savers that look like your underwater, uh?
I was never very big on screen savers anyway.

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Global Warming NOT causing Hurricanes

Jun. 19th, 2008 | 04:17 pm
mood: confusedconfused
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

This news is from quite a while ago but it still confuses me. Mainly, experts are saying that golbal warming is not causing the devastating hurricanes. they say that it is just a "natural multi-decade cycle". Persoanlly im not sure what to make of this.Whould this mean climate changes over the world are just  a "natural multi-decade cycle"?

Hurricanes Not Linked to Climate Change

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australian Coastal and Marine Experts answering questions

Jun. 7th, 2008 | 01:05 am
posted by: bluee in ourenviroment

just thought i'll share it with everyone here, if you would like to ask a coastal or marine expert a question


click here to join in the conversations : http://www.coastcare.com.au/Page/Expert+Panel.aspx

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Back From the 2 year long HIatus!

May. 17th, 2008 | 07:06 pm
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

So I feel bad for just letting this group die. If the environment is something i truly care about i should do all in my power to keep this group alive and growing.Thats what i plan on doing. 
The two years of hiatus have made me realize that i really can do something and i can use my knowledge and gifts to help our environment..

So await the new changes to the community and more updates within the next week.

 

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Ideas On How to Recycle: Don't Nuke Iran

Apr. 13th, 2006 | 06:20 pm
location: El Valor
mood: irritatedHate WAR!
music: American Idiot-Green Day
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

Don't Know How to Recycle?


If you desperately want to recycle but have 
completely run out of ideas then 
click on the top link. Search for whatever you want to recycle
and it will take you to a page full of ideas.
It differs, from Aluminum Foil to Shower heads to CDs.  


Don't Nuke Iran
NO WAR!!!!!
 According to Greenpeace.org the U.S  is 
considering the use of Nuclear weapons against Iran.
According to physicians:
within 48 hours over 3 million people would die as a result of the attack
A half of those would die from radiation-related causes,
.within 48 hours, prevailing winds would spread fallout to cover a large area in Iran, 
Afghanistan and spread into Pakistan
over 35 million people in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India 
would suffer significant radiation exposure
 
of 1 rem per hour or above within four days..
Read the complete article here

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How Clean is YOUR County?:Representing Your State/Country

Apr. 13th, 2006 | 05:45 pm
location: El Valor
mood: weirdweird
music: Why Does It Always Rain On Me?- Billie Joe Armstrong
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

Ok so I found a really great site that has the rank
of your county according to the water/air/toxic pollution
You will be surprised at what you find, whether you county is clean
or like mine one of the worst.

Scorecard:The Pollution Information Site
1.Just click on the top link
 2.Type your zip code on the box
3.Click on Get Report
4. Click on the links for either toxics/air/water
 reading See How Your County Racks Up
5. Look at the percentiles to see your county's rank.


Volunteering/Representing 

World.org
Wolrd.org is establishing a representative in each
of the 50 states of the U.S and other
places in the world.
If you wish to help represent your state or country
 then complete the application
HERE!


For more information regarding volunteering or other stuff
Go HERE! and select your state or country.

~Vira~

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Happy World Water Day!!*Enviromental Games

Mar. 22nd, 2006 | 03:11 pm
location: School
mood: geeky
music: Redundant-Green Day
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

Hey! HAPPY WORLD WATER DAY!!!
I found another great website for the younger people
interested in the enviroment. Its called EPA(Environmental Protection Agency)
Its a great website to just browse around 
click on all the pictures and it will tell you what its about


There are a some really nice games there, personally I like the crossword puzzle, P.I in the Sky,
and the Raw Materials Lineup. To play the games click on the links below:
Raw Materials Lineup
P.I in the Sky
Hidden Hints

-*-Vira-*-


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World Enviroment Day 2006 Activities

Mar. 20th, 2006 | 03:59 pm
location: Home
mood: crazycrazy
music: Anthem Part Two-Blink 182
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

Ok so I was searching through UNEP
 and I found out that there are activities taking place ALL around the world because of the World Enviroment Day 2006. 
The list is way too long for me to post up so heres the link  

Its really cool, their doing activities in Africa,Asia Pacific,Europe, 
Latin America & Caribbean,
North America,West Asia.

-*-Vira-*-

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UNEP*Enviromental Days

Mar. 19th, 2006 | 03:15 pm
location: Home
mood: pensivepensive
music: Dare You To Move-Switchfoot
posted by: vira120 in ourenviroment

Ok so I found this really great enviromental website called UNEP(United Nations Environment Programme).It has tons of information for journalists,kids,scientists and other people. It also has a calendar that has dates that are Enviromental Holidays. 
Heres the whole list:

  • Clean Up The World Campaign
  • Plant for the Planet Campaign
  • World Water Day - 22 March
  • Earth Day - 22 April
  • International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May
  • World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought - 17 June
  • International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer - 16 September
  • International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - 6 November 

    UNEP

    -*-Vira-*-





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