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Fun Environmental Sites and Facts to impress

    

  Are you ready to become an Eco Warrior? 

 

Then click on the links below and find out more!
Did you know that:


In the UK we use 13 billion steel cans each year.  If we stacked them on top of each other, they would reach the moon – three times!


Ancient woodland takes 400 years to grow and 25 minutes to destroy


Energy saving lightbulbs last up to 12 times longer than ordinary lightbulbs and can save up to £100 in electricity over the lifetime of the lightbulb


A 1 kilowatt solar home system will generate approximately 1,600 kilowatt hours per year in a sunny climate (receiving 5.5 hours of sunshine per day) and approximately 750 kilowatt hours per year in a cloudy climate (receiving 2.5 hours of sunshine per day


A Boeing 747 return flight from London to New York consumes about 100 tonnes of kerosene
A 2006 study at the University of Chicago concluded that a person switching from a typical American diet to a vegan diet with the same number of calories would avoid the emission of 1,485 kg of carbon dioxide (co2) equivalent per year

 

Geothermal heating is used to heat 87% of homes in Iceland

 

 

WEBSITES


WASTE and LITTER

www.ollierecycles.com
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ENERGY

www.generationgreen.co.uk/GamesRoom/
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www.coolkidsforacoolplanet.org

WILDLIFE

www.bumblebeeconservation.org.uk

www.uksafari.com

www.naturedetectives.org.uk

  

  

AROUND the WORLD

www.globalgang.org

 

www.kidzzone.cafod.org.uk

GENERAL ENVIRONMENT

www.ypte.org.uk

www.jointhepod.org

BEING HEALTHY

www.foodafactoflife.org.uk