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Are Cell Phones Dangerous?

Cell phones have transformed from a luxury into a necessity for the people of today’s generation. Children are starting to use cell phones at increasingly younger ages and more adults are upgrading their…

Don’t Stop for Red Traffic Lights, Use Green-Wave Technology

Red traffic lights are a cumbersome business. It takes effort to gear down and back up again, not to mention the environmental cost of increased carbon emissions every time you get going again….

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Satellite Technology to Help Ailing Great Barrier Reef

Satellite imagery is being used to help save Australia’s greatest natural wonder. Researchers at James Cook University have developed a new technique employing NASA satellite images to analyse the impact of flood plumes…

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Solar Backpacks for Outdoor Activities

With warmer, sunnier days quickly approaching, there are ways to be energy conscious by capturing the energy of the sun while traveling outdoors. Solar backpacks make it easy to charge devices, such as…

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The Oil of the Future

It’s a given that the Earth contains a finite amount of natural resources that we use to power our increasingly energy-dependent lives. Scientists are constantly researching forms of renewable, clean and efficient methods…

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Go Fly A Kite

Flying a kite is one of the few things that does not use up any form of energy (except your own) to enjoy.  There is that initial run to get the kite airborne…

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Riding Along In My Automobile

The big push for car companies now a days is touting their energy efficient products whether they be hybrid, all electric or increased gas mileage for their regular models. All well and good…

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Hollywood Stars and their Eco-Friendly Cars

Here at eco18, we love when celebrities pave the way for environmentally conscious trends- literally! Hollywood’s gone hybrid with stars like Miley Cyrus, Rachel Bilson and Cameron Diaz driving down Sunset in their…


Did You Hear That? Coal Being Discussed As Possible Energy Source

In watching the first presidential debates the other evening, one thing that was said, and almost in passing during the topic of energy and how it affects our economy and way of life…

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Hollywood Is Ready For Its Close-up

Hollywood Is Ready For Its Close-up The movie industry has certainly given the public great entertainment with blockbusters coming out almost every other week.  With the advanced use of computerization, the popularity of…

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