Home Of The Future!
My home is in the temperate deciduous forest biome. Because of this, it will have oak, birch, and maple trees all around it, providing oxygen and syrup. Many other plants such as moss, wildflowers, and lichen grow around my home. Shrubs clutter the spaces between the trees. As for food, not many fruits and vegetables grow around my home. The main source of vegetation gets shipped to us from The United States.
Transportation is very valuable. Since my home is in the temperate deciduous forest biome, the leaves fall in autumn. Over time, we've figured out a way to turn the leaves into biofuel, meaning we use leaves for fuel. Every autumn, we harvest all the leaves. Every citizen in town gets just enough leaf fuel to last them a whole year. This method does not produce pollution and it's renewable! If we do run out of leaves or it's a really sunny day, there are solar panels placed on top of the cars.
Although we aren't creating pollution, waste is unlimited. Once a week, we collect the trash and break it down, making a type of dirt similar to compost. We turn our waste into dirt and return in to nature.
We take the safety of wildlife very seriously. In our local zoo, my family and I sponsor the Acadian Flycatcher. It is a small, olive-green, insect-eating songbird that is currently endangered in Ontario. Their major threat is habitat-loss due to forest clearing. It is important that we do not let this species go extinct. So, my family and I sponsor them at our local zoo.
The appliances that are in my home are energy efficient ones. The EnerGuide label helps us determine which appliances are energy efficient or not. Like dish washers and laundry machines that don't use a lot of water and are efficient. Did you know that homes actually produce more air pollution than cars that run on fuel do? We have to make sure we see the Energy Star label on what we're buying. The two most energy efficient light bulbs are LEDs and CFLs, which are better than incandescent light bulbs.
Scientists discovered a way to keep a camera on three planets; Venus, Mars, and Jupiter. These cameras have endless memories. We just switch onto the space channel and we can watch what's going on in the universe, live! This was a big leap in space exploration and entertainment alike.
We also have a thermometer on our living room wall. But, it's not for our home; it's for the planets. Each planet is being monitored for their temperature. It started off as being only for those who are interested in space. But now, almost every single home has a space thermometer.
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