Plant native, drought-resistant trees and shrubs around your home and outdoor air conditioning unit.
Use an electric or push mower instead of a gasoline-powered mower to cut your lawn.
Replace your current home appliances (refrigerator, washing machine, dish washer) with high-efficiency models.
Buy food and other products with reusable or recyclable packaging instead of those in non-recyclable packaging.
Replace incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs.
Install a solar heated system to provide your hot water.
Recycle your home's waste newsprint, cardboard, glass and metal.
Leave your car at home (walk, bike or take mass transit instead).
Insulate your home, clean your air conditioning filters and install energy efficient showerheads.
Purchase a fuel-efficient car (rated at 32 mpg or more) to replace your most frequently used automobile.
volcanic eruptions led to mass extinction 250m years ago. massive volcanic eruptions and resulting environmental changes caused the great permian extinction approximately 250 million years ago, research suggests. the study reports a global spike in the chemical element nickel at the time of extinction.