According to Wikipedia Hydrobiology is “The science of life, and life processes in Water”
Part of the broader studies of our Ecology, Hydrobiology looks at the the health of living , water based organisms in both flowing and still water, and includes studies in Economic Biology, morphology, taxonomy,Industrial Biology and others.
For us the significant feature is that all these studies focus on the health of the aquatic creatures, which in turn rely on the health of the water itself. This study ties in closely with both sewerage management and water purification, as well as management of Rivers, Lakes water catchments etc Read more
In the face of population pressure, urbanization and development have you ever asked yourself Why Protect Wetlands ? Surely those swamps would be better used to house people after all.
Unfortunately that has been a commonly held opinion for far too long. Now population pressure, and developer’s lobbyists are putting increasing pressure on precious wetlands.
This is partly because property developers challenge local authorities and also ask Why Protect Wetlands. But they have a different emphasis, and a lot of money behind them.
How do you convince a developer that the ecosystem of the wetland is more important than a multi-million dollar resort project? Read more
If you live on a property and rely on a septic or composting waste disposal unit, keeping toxins out of your waste water is essential.
The same is true if you are recycling your grey water for use on your veggie patch or in your orchard.
Whether for these reasons, or if your are one of the many millions seeking more Environment friendly products to reduce the impact of waste leaving your property, we have something you should really check out for yourself.
Some time back a friend told us about Grab Green home and Laundry care products. Read more
In most places you can no longer assume that tap water is clean and filtered for optimum health. For peace of mind it is smart to install the best water filter you can afford.
In an industrialized world, Tap water contains a lot of contaminants that could be detrimental. According to the UK’s “Daily Mail“, these include Chlorine, Bacteria, Pesticides, Fluoride, and Heavy metals.
All of these can impact your health both in the short and in the long term. It has even been reported that Tap water contains chemicals which impact the gender of your unborn child. The taste of you water will also impact on your daily coffee etc
One way to reduce the risks, is to be proactive, and make sure you are drinking cleanest water you can. In your home that means filtering your water just before you drink it. You will find that the best water filters can remove most of the potentially harmful chemicals.
To be considered a “Good water filter”, it must get rid of not only harmful chemicals such as lead and chloroform. Increasingly there are also traces of organic chemicals, and bacteria to deal with.
We look at each category of filter on the market and recommend for the best water filter in each:- Read more
Coffee is the world’s most popular beverage, and the first thing that most people look for in the morning. But few people know that they can be saving energy with Coffee makers they buy.
Coffee gives an energy boost, and contains essential antioxidants that cleanse our system of impurities. So coffee makers are great appliances to have in your home as they allow you to prepare quality coffee fast and easy. However Coffee makers use energy, and energy production effects our waterways, so the more efficient our Coffee makes the better. Read more
Garden Mulch Helps Waterways if enough people use it. Much of the dirt in our waterways is due to storm water picking up chemicals and debris. Many of these items result in damage to rivers, streams,catchments and oceans. We sense that this causes pollution and depletes marine life, and we see it clearly in times of flood, but it only takes a shower.
When it is raining heavily, rainwater flows over the lawns and gardens picking up debris,pesticides, fertilizers, oil and many other harmful substances. These are subsequently dumped into the streams, bays and rivers. Read more
Storm water poses a serious challenge to many communities. Unchecked, it will run off from your roof or the driveway and onto the streets. From there it moves into the drainage system and finally into the waterways. Rain Gardens can help.
In principal there is nothing wrong with how municipal storm water systems are intended to work. However, as the water flows over the various surfaces, it picks up a lot of litter and chemicals. These also end up in the lakes, rivers and streams where they can cause serious harm to biodiversity. Another big problem with Storm water, is that it is extremely powerful. Read more
One simple pleasure that most of us turn to each day, (which in turn relies on water quality) is our daily Coffee. As a coffee consumer purchasing a home coffee maker, there are numerous factors to consider, some of which impact on energy consumption, price and purity
If you have decided to buy a semi-automatic espresso machine, three important aspects to consider are the Heating Technology, Portafilter and Grouphead. Visit http://coffeemakerpicks.com/home-espresso-machines/ to learn about the best espresso machine for home: (without the techno speak) Read more
Where water is concerned, most of us are only interested in quality of the water that we use. But we all have a role in keeping waterways clean.
We hope that somehow, the water that flows into our homes will take care of itself. But just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a community to care for water. Here are ten tips for keeping waterways clean. Read more
Anything that large scale industry does not have to make means smaller waste going out to the environment, so we are going to make our own cleaning solution for my Braun electric shaver.
The Braun shaver is one of the most highly rated and most advanced shavers available, according to trusted reviewers online.
We acknowledge Tyler, (the guy from the video above), who owns electric shaver guide. He knows his stuff well and contributes a lot when it comes to shaving.Braun 7 790cc is the best electric razor . It is easy and simple to use and it is Braun’s most advanced shaver giving closer shaves with little skin irritation. Read more