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14 facts tagged with Environment Facts
Google's Mower Goats
Rather than using mechanical mowers, Google regularly employs a flock of 200 goats to naturally mow and fertilise the lawns.
A coal power station puts 100 times more radiation into the air than a nuclear power plant producing the same amount of energy.
Columbia University has developed an artificial tree that passively soaks up carbon dioxide from the air using "leaves" that are 1,000 times more efficient than true leaves that use photosynthesis.
Forest growth in the US has exceeded harvest since the 1940’s. Today, we have more trees than any time in the past 100 years.
On October 28, 2013, wind power provided 100% of Denmark's power. At 2:00am, it was producing 122% of the country's energy needs.
In Iceland, 100% of domestically produced electricity comes from renewable energy.