Rose Webster

As an advocate for both animal and human rights, I am passionate about the betterment of society and our planet. Formerly, I studied nursing, orthotics/prosthetics (artificial limbs), and ophthalmic (eye care) assisting. I also write healthy, gluten-free recipes and love to dabble in the humour niche.

Recent Posts

Fukushima 2014: A Global Crisis Without End
Jul 19, 2014
If you thought the worst was over with Fukishima, it's not. We are in the midst of some of the most delicate and unprecedented nuclear procedures ever attempted. Right now, an ice wall is being built to try and curtail...
Environmental Science
Arctic Methane Leaks, Facts, and Our Future
Jul 12, 2014
Scientists have confirmed that the Arctic seafloor has been releasing massive amounts of methane. And even though methane comprises only about 9% of greenhouse gases, it has 86 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide in the first 20...
Environmental Science
Climate Change and the Spread of Deadly Diseases
Jul 5, 2014
Since 2008, I've been following publications by the Wildlife Conservation Society about how climate change affects the distribution of dangerous diseases around the world. Rising temperatures and precipitation levels increase the range (both laterally and vertically) that disease-carrying birds, mosquitoes,
Social Issues
Radon: Why Filling Cracks Isn't Enough
Jun 28, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that "relatively low radon levels (commonly found in residential buildings) are associated with lung cancer." As such, minimum acceptable levels of exposure to radon are 1/10th what they were in 1996. Radon is...
At Home
Warka Water Invention Solves a Water Crisis by Harnessing Nature
Jun 21, 2014
The 2014 UN World Water Development Report states "there are no data to suggest an overall improvement in water quality" on our planet. Therefore, it's critical that sustainable, affordable, water harvesting inventions are made available for our growing global population.
Innovation & Concepts
Tesla Cut a Wide Swath for the Electric Car Industry
Jun 14, 2014
On June 12th, the CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk announced that all of Tesla's patents were released into the public domain. In order to fast track manufacturing in the electric vehicle industry, Tesla made this grand gesture to "attract...
Transportation Technology
Ontario Eradicates Traditional Coal-Burning for Power (Ahead of Schedule)
Jun 11, 2014
Worldwatch Institute has made it clear that a worldwide effort to phase-out coal is not only possible - it's necessary. About eight months ahead of the target date, Ontario's Ministry of Energy announced that the burning of coal, as an...
Energy Infrastructure
Silent Rooftop Wind Turbine Inspired by Nature: A Game Changer?
Jun 9, 2014
Wind energy is obtainable almost anywhere on earth and is a permanent source of clean energy. Common challenges for wind farms have been energy conversion rates, noise, danger to birds, and land availability. Recently, The Archimedes (located in Rotterdam, the...
Energy Infrastructure
New Caledonia Creates the Largest Protected Natural Area in the World
Jun 7, 2014
Recently, Conservation International announced that New Caledonia, a special collectivity of France, located in the southwest Pacific Ocean, has amassed the world's largest protected natural area (on land or sea). Now 16% of France's marine waters are protected instead of...
Save the Planet and Solve Poverty: Demand Shrilk or Recycled Ocean Plastic
May 31, 2014
With over 300 million tons of new petroleum-based plastic produced every year and only 10% of it being recycled, our earth is in dire need of drastic environmental solutions. After researching a completely biodegradable plastic invented by Harvard scientists and...
Innovation & Concepts
Innovative Pizza Box Inventions and Where Used Boxes Go: Recycling Bin, Compost, or Yard Waste
May 21, 2014
Just when I was feeling good about recycling cardboard, I found out that any section of soiled cardboard on a pizza box can ruin a whole batch of recycled paper. In fact, many recycling centers have employers just remove all...
Innovation & Concepts
Crayola's Commitment to Our Environment Colours the World
May 17, 2014
Since the 1970s, I've loved Crayola crayons and it wasn't until my daughter was born that I discovered what an exemplary company Crayola is. Not only did they partner with utility companies to build a massive 15 acre solar farm,
Eco Politics For Business
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