What is Aquaponics?

What is Aquaponics?

Aquaponics allows you to create plants and fish in the same spaceEdited and resized chuttersnap image is available on Unsplashwhat is aquaponicsAquaponics is a technique that allows, in an integrated and collaborative way, the conventional aquaculture (breeding of aquatic organisms such as fish, lobsters and shrimp) associated with hydroponics (cultivation of plants in water), occurring a true symbiosis between the species.
11 Tips for a Successful Sugar Free Diet

11 Tips for a Successful Sugar Free Diet

It's not easy to maintain a sugar-free diet, but it's not impossible either. Check out!Maintaining a sugar-free diet has been a very frequent quest. An edition of the US program “60 Minutes” on CNN showed Dr. Sanjay Gupta and other experts discussing research on the health consequences of refined sugar. The
Brazil nuts: trivia and benefits

Brazil nuts: trivia and benefits

Despite being present in nine Amazon countries and being full of benefits, Brazil nuts are on the list of endangered speciesThe Brazil nut is the seed of the plant with the scientific name Bertholletia excelsa. Also popularly called Brazil nut, Amazon nut, acre nut, Amazon nut, Bolivian nut, tocari, and tururi; Brazil nuts are native to the Amazon.
What is ecodesign?

What is ecodesign?

Ecodesign aims to alleviate the impacts arising from the unbridled exploitation of the environment, combining human priorities and business relationshipsNoah Buscher image in UnsplashEcodesign is an environmental management tool focused on the design phase of products and their respective production, distribution and use processes.
Learn how to make a homemade pH meter

Learn how to make a homemade pH meter

Learn how to make a homemade pH meter using red cabbageIf you've ever needed to measure the pH of water or another substance, you might be surprised to learn that it's possible to make a homemade pH meter using cabbage. A simple cabbage and a few ingredients you probably have at home could have solved your water pH problem.
Water uses: types and factors that influence demand

Water uses: types and factors that influence demand

Know the types of water use and what factors influence demandImage: Kerem Karaarslan on UnsplashEveryone knows the importance of water for life on Earth and the need for its preservation. But have you ever wondered what the existing water uses are? Knowing them can be very important for conscientious water consumption.
what is microbiology

what is microbiology

Microbiology studies the identification, way of life, physiology and metabolism of microorganismsImage: CDC on UnsplashMicrobiology is the branch of biology that studies microorganisms. the word comes from the greek micros, which means small, and BIOS and logos, science of life. Thus, its study covers the identification, way of life, physiology and metabolism of microorganisms, in addition to their relationships with the environment and other species.
Reuse water and use of rainwater: what are the differences?

Reuse water and use of rainwater: what are the differences?

Understand the differences between reused water and catchment systems for harvesting rainwater. Choose the type that's right for youDirk Wohlrabe image by PixabayThe problems of water scarcity are faced by countries all over the world as a result of the disorderly development of cities, pollution of water resources, population and industrial growth, among others.
White Vinegar: 20 Amazing Uses

White Vinegar: 20 Amazing Uses

For the clumsy, animal lovers and concerned parents, white vinegar is a practical and economical giftWhite vinegar can be considered as one of the oldest commercial products used by mankind (it is estimated to have 2,500 years of existence), having applications that you can't even imagine. And the best part is that it is non-toxic, that is, it does not harm pets or children and does not cause allergies like other products, in addition to being cheap and easily accessible.
What is the origin of the plastic that pollutes the oceans?

What is the origin of the plastic that pollutes the oceans?

Plastic pollution that ends up in the oceans comes from seven main sourcesThe world's oceans are drowning in plastic. THE Ellen MacArthur Foundation estimates that, by 2050, the sea will have more weight in plastic than in fish.Whether this is confirmed or not, we know that marine wildlife is suffering from the effects of plastic pollution.
Fly and larva in compost: causes and how to eliminate

Fly and larva in compost: causes and how to eliminate

The fly helps to break down organic waste, but leaves the environment too acidic for earthwormsComposting is a method of recycling organic waste; and the best part is that the product of this processing can be used as organic fertilizer (to learn more, see the article "What is compost and how to do it").
Gargling with bicarbonate helps to eliminate harmful microorganisms

Gargling with bicarbonate helps to eliminate harmful microorganisms

Study shows that gargling with baking soda helps reduce harmful oral bacteriaEdited and resized image by Frank Busch is available on UnsplashGargle with baking soda can be a way to improve oral health. This statement is well known in popular culture. Baking soda is an ingredient used to clean the house, clothes, furniture, cake dough (as yeast) and is even present in recipes for homemade mouthwash.
How to get mold from the bath towel in a homemade way

How to get mold from the bath towel in a homemade way

Vinegar, baking soda and other homemade techniques can help you get the mold off your bath towelEdited and resized image by Denny Müller is available on Unsplash How to remove mold from the bath towel? This is a frequent question for those who do not want to discard the bath towel after noticing those little dots of mold; but not everyone knows that vinegar, baking soda, and some home-style tricks help solve the problem.
Emollient, humectant or moisturizer? understand differences

Emollient, humectant or moisturizer? understand differences

Do you know the difference between emollients, moisturizers and humectants? We explainImage: Anna Sullivan on UnsplashThe skin is the most extensive organ in the human body and acquires different characteristics in certain areas of the body, varying in thickness and texture. It is divided into three layers: epidermis, dermis and adipose complex.
What is biofuel?

What is biofuel?

Understand what biofuels are and the differences between existing types and processes Biofuels are fuels produced from plant material that has not undergone a fossilization process. A biofuel can be used in internal combustion engines or for power generation, so it can completely or partially replace the use of fossil fuels.
Does a man have PMS?

Does a man have PMS?

Men have hormonal variations that cause PMS-like symptoms in womenBen White image available on Unsplash Does a man have PMS? This is a very frequent question. But, although it is impossible for a man to have PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome), in the literal sense of the acronym - even because they do not have a uterus -, men have hormonal variations that cause symptoms similar to those of PMS in women.
Basil tea and other recipes to enjoy benefits

Basil tea and other recipes to enjoy benefits

Discover the different types of basil and see how to make your teaBasil, this herb so used in Brazilian cuisine, enchants many people due to its delicious aroma and flavor. But what not everyone imagines is that the basil , belonging to the family Lamiacea, has a number of health benefits, in addition to various uses in the kitchen.
11 tips on how to have more energy and willingness

11 tips on how to have more energy and willingness

Check out a selection of ideas for those who are avoiding caffeine or sweets but also need more energy for their routineImage: Stretching is one of the tips on how to have more energy. Photo: Hanson Lu in UnsplashThree in the afternoon is rock bottom for workers, retirees, full-time moms… Anyway, for any human being who wakes up early. T
How to Make Home Style Shampoo and Conditioner

How to Make Home Style Shampoo and Conditioner

Take care of your hair in a less harmful way, learn how to make shampoo and conditioner in a homemade styleAriana Prestes image on UnsplashAll conventional types of shampoo and conditioner contain chemical components harmful to human health. If you knew the effects they can have, you would probably think twice about using them on your body.
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