3 continents, 3 lakes in danger

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Each year on 22 March we mark World Water Day, a day set aside to focus on preserving our freshwater resources. There is no shortage of water on the planet.

High anxiety: Can living in a tall building cause depression?

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For those who live in population centers where the built environment can best be described as squat, pancake-like or uniformly horizontal, a trip to a skyscraper-laden city can be an ...

The Living Building Challenge confronts us with a profound question

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We spend most our days inside hulking concrete and steel boxes that are fixed to the Earth. They don't exactly look like environmental warriors, but can buildings actually help heal ...

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

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Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good news is that you don’t have to build a ...

What is sustainable palm oil?

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It is almost impossible for most consumers to go a day without using or eating something that contains palm oil, one of the world’s most controversial ingredients. The most widely ...

Is an Isa the best home for your nest egg?

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You only have until 5 April to take advantage of your £15,240 Isa allowance. So should you be investing your cash in an Isa? And if so, what type should ...

Florida eco-friendly town opens for business

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PUNTA GORDA (UNITED STATES) (AFP) -With a farm-to-table restaurant, driverless shuttles, homes built with the latest green techniques and a massive solar farm to offset energy use, Florida's first sustainable ...

A Permaculture Paradise for Hampton Bays?

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There was a time when the idea of a Green Revolution meant an increase in crop yields through use of fertilizers, pesticides and hybridization of seeds, but the green revolution ...

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

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5 mentions4 days ago
In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes ...

How Recycled Water Could Revolutionise Sustainable Development

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Tamara Avellán, United Nations University By 2025, absolute water scarcity will be a daily reality for an estimated 1.8 billion people. In a world where vital resources are increasingly scarce,

How emerging leaders view sustainable business

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Friday, March 17, 2017 - 2:25amWe launched a new program at our annual GreenBiz conference this year: The Emerging Leaders Scholarship, designed to bring fresh, diverse perspectives to our events ...

Recycling for Profit: 5 Ways to Turn Your Trash into Cash

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There are numerous benefits to recycling — reducing the use of natural resources, boosting the economy and saving energy, to name just a few — but sometimes it lacks an ...

How ethical fashion brands are marketing to conscious consumers

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Eco-friendly fashion often comes with bit of a stigma. But while it was once thought of as uncool or only a concern for hippies, the tables appear to be turning.

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

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Search This Site What Is Sustainable Agriculture? Master Publication List Search Our Databases Energy Alternatives Beginning Farmer Field Crops Horticultural Crops Livestock & Pasture Local Food Systems Marketing, Business & ...

Green building: Improving the lives of billions by helping to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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January 1st 2016 marked a key milestone in our collective efforts to “promote prosperity while protecting the planet” as world leaders agreed, and brought into force, the UN’s Sustainable Development ...

Communities in Mexico step up to protect a disappearing forest

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On a Saturday afternoon in January, Julia Carabias, one of Mexico’s most respected biologists, was making herself useful – putting a fresh coat of blue paint on the walls of ...

Tampa Bay market 'healthiest in 10 years' as home prices continue to soar

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Tampa Bay home prices continue to soar, but the meager supply of available properties that continues to frustrate buyers may finally be starting to ease. In February, the median price ...

5 Reasons Why You're Living In The Strangest Time In Human History

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by Tyler Durden Mar 21, 2017 8:35 PM Authored by Daniel Lang via, The world is changing faster than ever before, but that doesn’t mean that we aren’t being ...

Innovation, Investment Key Drivers of Climate-Resilient, Clean-Energy Economies, Speakers Tell General Assembly Event on Sustainable Development Action

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Reportfrom UN General Assembly Published on— View Original GA/11898 23 March 2017 General Assembly Seventy-first Session, High-Level Sustainable Development Goals Event, AM & PM Meetings Equity, innovation and investment must ...

CITES highlights its contribution to sustainable forest management on International Day of Forests 2017

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Today is the International Day of Forests. Forests are the most biologically-diverse ecosystems on land, and home to more than 80% of all known terrestrial species of animals and plants.

Living Product Hub aims to make Pittsburgh a center for green building products

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Pittsburgh has played a big part in the “green building” revolution, since before that was even a term. For almost 25 years, the Green Building Alliance has been pushing for ...

Sustainable organics group urges support for soil-free growing

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In advance of the National Organics Standards Board meeting in April, the board’s Crops Subcommittee shared a draft proposal calling for the end of organic certification for hydroponic and aquaponic ...

Tips for Creating a Greener Home

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We only have one planet and the more we can do to protect it the better off future generations will be. Personally, one of my goals this year was to ...

WOMEN'S DAY SPECIAL: Green toast to women driving sustainability

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This International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a power list of 10 women driving sustainability in different aspects of urban life. These are women we’ve interacted with over the last 1 ...

Great Gardening: A visit to the Philadelphia Flower Show

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The 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show theme was “Holland: Flowering the World.” It was my favorite and one of the best ever according to many. Imagine walking among 30,000 tulips all ...

The 3 Facebook Ad Tips You Need To Know

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You already know that Facebook ads are one of the best ways to boost your business in 2017. However, it can be hard to know if you’re spending your time—and ...

Cover crop crossroads

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Cover crop crossroads 23 March 2017Life is all about choices, some turn out well and others can fire a whole load of challenges your way. The same is true as ...

Enterprise Security for the Home Network

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On October 21st 2016 Dyn, the company that controls much of the internet’s domain name infrastructure, fell victim to one of the largest DDoS attacks ever seen. Reaching an estimated ...

Innovation in housing and home financing takes the stage at SXSW 2017

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For many people, South By Southwest (SXSW) represents the epitome of music exploration. What you may not realize is how the festival has grown over the last 30 years since ...

Zero-carbon home generates income by making more energy than it needs

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The home of the future could slash your utility bills and generate enough money to help pay the mortgage. UK firm Koru Architects designed and built one such house, named ...

Sustainable mavericks and disappearing sparrows

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Proud maverick Tony Parkin takes flight to southern India to meet a like-minded group of educators It probably won’t come as much of a surprise to those who know me,

How The IoT And Smart Cities Can Help Meet Sustainable Development Goals

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By 2050, more than six billion people worldwide will live in cities, creating sustainability challenges on a huge scale. Many cities are already overcrowded, leading to transport and traffic congestion,

Clothing giant VF Corporation adopts sustainable forestry policy

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U.S.-based clothing conglomerate VF Corporation has adopted its first-ever forestry policy, aimed at eliminating deforestation and human rights abuses from its supply chain. The policy, announced late last month, lays ...


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Over one billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods - including 300 million indigenous people. Forests are home to 80% of the world's land based species, and harbour enormous ...

Early Exposure to Public Transportation Can Lead to More Sustainable Travel Later in Life

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Blog post Michael Smart and Nicholas Klein guest blog about their recent article in the Journal of Planning Education and Research. Imagine a thirty-something born and bred New Yorker who ...

Rural Mom Farm Fresh Picks for March Rural Mom

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March is a fabulous month to start your Spring garden seedlings, and depending upon where you live, enjoy the first blooms of Spring.If you are a sustainable chick, it’s also ...

UCB works with Garmin on wellness program for rheumatoid arthritis patients

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Global pharmaceutical company UCB has launched Wellness4U, a health and wellness platform for people living with immunologic disorders which includes, as one aspect, an activity tracker pilot program. "Our medicines ...

BioPETG: The World's First Eco-Friendly PETG 3D Filament

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$95.00 Funding Suspended Project Purged Back this project Remind me Share $95.00 Funding Suspended Project Purged Back this project Remind me Share A prototype is a preliminary model of something.

How Companies Can Champion Sustainable Development

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Given political climates around the world and a new wariness around international cooperation, the private sector could find itself in the hot seat: trying to pick up the slack on ...

IKEA Just Released Free Instructions For A Spectacular Sustainable Garden

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This could possibly be the most amazing indoor gardening structure we’ve ever seen, and people all over the world are being encouraged to build one. Show Full Text Space10, a ...

Five Sustainable Cities Making a Difference for the Planet

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For centuries, cities have been at the heart of the arts and culture, thriving businesses, and innovative ideas. Over ninety percent of urban areas are coastal, which means that most ...

Easy Ways To Make Your Home Feel Like Spring

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2 mentions6 days ago
This time between the dead of winter and the first blossom of spring begs for us to create our own sunshine. Here are a few simple ways to welcome some ...

Like start-ups, most intentional communities fail – why? – Alexa Clay

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At 16, Martin Winiecki dropped out of school and left his home in the German city of Dresden to live full-time at Tamera, a 300-acre intentional community in the rolling ...

Experts sort through compostable packaging myths, truths

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Four industry experts leading the discussion surrounding compostable food packaging do some myth-busting while pointing to the technical and commercial realities in this recent webinar. Myth-busting is a two-step process: ...

Green Alternatives to Standard Building Materials

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By: In today’s world, construction projects are ongoing. Whether it’s building a new home, adding a room to an existing house, designing a workshop, or working on a remodeling project,

8 Must-Have Plants For A Productive Home Office

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Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow. — Zora Neale Hurston Click to Tweet With telecommuting becoming more and more common, we cannot ignore the ...

Home is where the art is: the visionary architects who shaped Japan

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In a forest clearing in West Sussex, a tall wooden chimney stands propped up on timber scaffolding, a fierce jet of fire roaring from its top. All of a sudden,

Inside the sausage festival of Melania Trump's home town

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It was 10.30pm and Sevnica was slumbering. The town’s 5,000-strong population had called it a day; the streets were silent. Only one bar remained open. As I headed in, a ...

This area in Detroit is now America’s first 100% organic, self-sustainable neighborhood

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at The Food Revolution Network. Could fresh, healthy, affordable food be the future of urban neighborhood development? In Detroit, Michigan, “the ...

Prefab tiny home, sustainable and 3D-printed, offers idyllic high-tech living

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Eco-design nerds will dig this: A Ukrainian company, PassivDom, recently unveiled modulOne, an off-grid, solar-powered 3D-printed prefabricated home. That’s a lot of buzzwords, sure, but the modulOne—which features an insulating ...

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