Posts Categorized: Environment

Sunscreen Chemical in Soaps, Cosmetics, & Body Fragrances Threaten Coral Reefs, says Haereticus

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A team of marine scientists from Virginia, Florida, Israel, and the U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration published a study demonstrating that a common UV absorber found in over 380 different product lines of soaps, laundry detergents, cosmetics, and body fragrances is highly toxic to corals. This chemical, benzophenone-2, commonly known as “BP-2”, is released… Read more »

Solar Advanced Systems Look Forward to 2012

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A continued rise in demand for solar panels ensured that 2012 started strongly for the solar power industry in the UK and around the world. Analysis of the Bloomberg Global Leaders Solar Index showed that stocks in solar-based companies have risen 17 per cent in total so far this year. Experts have attributed the encouraging… Read more »

Why Not Commit to Solar Power in 2012

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With spring only a couple of months away, it’s a great time to start thinking about if a solar power system would be suitable for you. Choosing to invest in Solar PV systems is becoming an increasingly popular way of both reducing your energy costs and helping the environment. The decision to get involved in… Read more »