Ocean Plastic Pollution is Reaching Crisis Levels

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There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic trash in the world’s oceans, and each year, 8 million tons of plastic are added to the count. That’s equivalent to one municipal ...

Children’s Wind Energy Book Receives Shining Endorsements From Climate Leaders

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Author Stacy Clark‘s new children’s book, the first in a three-part renewable energy series, is receiving glowing accolades and shining endorsements from climate leaders, renewable energy advocates, and other environmental ...

The Quest For Greener Weed

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The cash crop is hogging more and more water and energy as U.S. production grows. So some pot industry insiders are taking early steps to make it more sustainable. Growing ...

European Development Banks To Finance Egyptian Renewable Energy Projects

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After attracting interest from renewable energy project developers from around the world, Egypt is likely to get financial support from development banks in Europe to make make the projects operational.The ...

Healthy Gluten Free Banana Bread

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Cook once, eat twice! A great way to use up leftover quinoa is to whip up this healthy gluten free banana bread. It’s made with cooked quinoa, is super easy ...

Race, Money and Food: Talking To The Oakland Food Policy Council

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When the Sacramento book club Sistahs on the Reading Edge, composed of ten black women and one white woman, was kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for making too ...

If Big Food Buys Your Favorite 'Natural' Food Brand, Will You Trust It?

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Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. ET. Perdue, the poultry giant, acquired the Niman Ranch name and reputation of raising animals ...

US Renewable Energy Generation Reaches Historic Levels

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America’s reliance on wind, solar, and other renewable sources of energy has reached historic levels and is poised to make even greater gains in the near future, according to new ...

Stopping 'fish laundering' - and other ways to protect oceans

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Recent new marine preserves are good news in the fight against illegal fishing, a Pew expert tells DW. The global nature of illegal fishing makes it difficult to tackle - ...

Genex Power Plans World’s First Solar PV Plant & Pumped Hydro Storage Project

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Genex Power has unveiled plans to build a 150MW solar PV project at the old Kidston gold mine in Queensland, siting it adjacent to a proposed 330MW pumped hydro storage ...

Danish Companies Eye Renewable Energy Investment In Pakistan

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Companies from Denmark are the latest to express interest in developing renewable energy assets in Pakistan, which is struggling to meet the rising electricity demand and is looking at all ...

India To Simplify Inter-state Transmission Of Renewable Energy

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The Indian Government is looking to reduce the regulatory hurdles in achieving their highly ambitious renewable energy capacity addition targets.The Indian Minister for Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy announced that ...

Rich and Spicy Curry Laksa That Will Rock Your World! [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions17 hours ago
I’m Tiana from the Life Of Goodness, a Nutrition and Dietetics student with a passion for making delicious healthy plant-based recipes! I believe eating a wholesome nutritious diet and having ...

Hot Oceans Are Killing Coral Reefs Around the World

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For the past year, the world’s corals have been getting increasingly pummeled by climate change. Now with El Niño kicking ocean heat into overdrive, much of the world’s oceans have ...

Kimchi and Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions19 hours ago
Hello! I’m Olivia and I love sharing deliciously compassionate recipes on my blog, Vegan Chow Down. I have been living a plant-based lifestyle for the past 15 years and want ...

Tex-Mex Twice Baked Potato Skins [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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4 mentions21 hours ago
Tori Cooper is the writer and baker behind the food blog Gringalicious where she shares her delicious, sometimes healthy, usually crazy, and always unpredictable recipes. She lives with her family ...

Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Pear Salad [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions22 hours ago
Stephanie Darby is a marketing and nutrition professional working out of Austin, Texas. She is an avid cook, blogger, and runner who enjoys spending time in the kitchen, creating healthy ...

Fresh calls for nationwide plastic bag ban

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3 mentions14 hours ago
Moves in Britain to impose a tax on single-use plastic carrier bags have prompted a renewed push for a nationwide approach to their use in Australia. Environmental advocates are calling ...

Street art, robots and the quest to humanize smart cities

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What does a smart city really look like? And more important, what can it actually do for its inhabitants? These are a few of the big questions that architect Jason ...

Rutabaga Fries With Basil Mayo [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions2 days ago
Aurora is the designer behind the food blog The Indie Broccoli. When illness forced her to put her life on hold, she began eating a healthy, clean and plant-based diet ...

International Permaculture Conference: Designing the World We Want

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About 600 people from more than 70 countries from all over the world took part recently in the International Permaculture Conference in London. The motto for the successful conference was ...

‘Agrihoods’ Provide Suburban Living Built Around Community Farms

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California’s first farm-to-table new home community just opened. Called “The Cannery,” it’s a residential project designed and put together by The New Home Company. Designed with a seven acre urban ...

Renewable Energy Financing Hits a Snag

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Only a few months ago, it seemed that the renewable energy sector could do little wrong: Stock prices were soaring and money was pouring in as investors flocked to get ...

Want a taste of Bono's high-end home automation system? Try this DIY system

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The company that makes the home automation software inside Bono’s castle and Steve Jobs’ yacht has now decided to build a product for the mass market. Savant Systems, founded in ...

Warmer, more acid oceans eating away at fish stocks

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The higher up the food chain, the more likely fish will do poorly under climate change, Photo: CSIRO Marine Research A global marine food chain collapse due to greenhouse gas ...

Maritim Affairs and Fisheries Newsroom

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3 mentions1 day ago
News :: Fisheries discard ban: Commission adopts draft plans for the Atlantic (12/10/2015) Today the Commission adopted two draft plans to reduce the wasteful practice of discarding – throwing overboard ...

Hearts of Palm Carnitas [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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4 mentions2 days ago
Emilie is a twenty-something ethical vegan with a passion for creating vegan recipes that tempt even the most committed meat-lover. When she isn’t moonlighting as a food blogger at LooseLeafVegan,

No, your eco-vacation is not actually doing animals any favors

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17 mentions8 hours ago
Ecotourism—the practice of visiting natural places not just to observe wildlife, but to actively conserve it—has seen dramatic growth in recent years: 7 percent annually, says the International Ecotourism Society,

What San Francisco taught BMW Group about car-sharing

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There are 900 parking spaces for car-sharing vehicles in San Francisco. And DriveNow, a car-sharing joint venture between BMW Group and Sixt SE, can’t use any of them. So perhaps ...

Food Chain Collapse Predicted in World's Oceans

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SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, and ORBIMAGE The world’s oceans are teeming with life, but rising carbon dioxide emissions could cause a collapse in the marine food chain from ...

Solar and wind power surge in US as shale drilling and coal mining falter

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Wind and solar energy continues to fall in cost. Photo: Justin Sullivan ​While the production of fossil fuels drops in the United States, solar and wind power is skyrocketing as ...

Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point

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Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

How Our Appetite For Fish Is Eating Us Into Extinction

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A few people have asked me to explain just why it is that humanity will die if the ocean dies. Billions of people depend upon the ocean for food, and ...

In their white paper, A National Food Policy for the 21st Century, Bittman, Pollan, Salvador, and…

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In their white paper, A National Food Policy for the 21st Century, Bittman, Pollan, Salvador, and De Schutter have outlined a well-reasoned, logical public policy agenda. That said, I think ...

Cropdots Cultivating Local Food Movement by Connecting Growers to Eaters

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On a blazing hot Saturday in Los Angeles last month, the Venice High School Garden, also known as The Learning Garden, hosted the latest in a years-long string of community ...

Europe To See More Than 144 GW Of Wind Power Capacity In Next Decade

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New predictions from MAKE suggest Europe could see more than 144 GW of new wind power capacity commissioned in the next decade. According to MAKE, following on from a 13 ...

ASEAN Countries Adopt Renewable Energy Target

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Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have taken a collective decision to increase the share of renewable energy in the region’s fuel mix.Energy ministers of the Association ...

Urban farming movement sprouts in Bowling Green, Kentucky

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Dr. Erika Brady holds Roma tomatoes she just harvested from her backyard vegetable garden. After moving to Bowling Green from the overpopulated, “crammed-for-space” environment of Los Angeles, Na’puti realized her ...

#5under5: Pecan Pumpkin Pie Cups [Vegan, Gluten-Free, No-Bake]

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3 mentions4 days ago
The main ingredients in this recipe are cocoa powder, pumpkin puree, pecans, maple syrup, and coconut oil. Pantry ingredients include pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon), sugar, and salt.LIKE THIS RECIPE?

Wind and solar keep getting cheaper and cheaper

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A new analysis suggests that we continue to move into a world in which it makes more economic sense to draw electricity from the sun or the winds, rather than ...

Australia Is Cheapest In Asia For New Wind And Solar Projects

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New research put out by Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that new wind and solar projects in Australia are cheaper than in any other Asia country, yet new coal plants ...

Austin Lennar Community Features Rooftop Solar As Standard Feature

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In what’s being referred to as the first “community-wide, ground-up residential solar program in Texas,” Lennar is collaborating with SunStreet Energy Group on a community in Austin, Texas, which includes ...

Healthy Oceans Key to Fighting Hunger

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VALPARAÍSO, Chile, Oct 8 2015 (IPS) - Seafood offers a large amount of animal protein in diets around the world, and the livelihoods of 12 percent of the global population ...

International Permaculture Convergence - Edge Events

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It probably didn't escape your notice that this year the UK played host for the International Permaculture Convergence (IPCUK). The core event was held at the Quaker building in Euston ...

Stockbridge lecturer offers a permaculture perspective with ‘Inhabit’ screening

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Michigan has an active, growing urban-farming community – more women farmers

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There are almost one million female farmers in the U.S., and Michigan alone saw a 17.6 percent increase in women in agriculture between 2007 and 2014. From a sociologist making ...

Why the Next President Will Need a National Food Policy

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By Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Ricardo Salvador, Olivier De Schutter Last November, we published an op-ed article in the Washington Post calling on the president to establish a National Food ...

Chocolate Almond Espresso Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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5 mentions5 days ago
Hey, I'm Michele! Vegan food blogger over at TwoRaspberries where I take all things yummy and make them vegan! I live for happiness, health, balance and freedom in life. I ...

Portobello Tostadas With Chipotle Cream [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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I'm Christin, recipe developer and photographer of healthy vegetarian and vegan recipes for meat-free peeps. Check out my website, VeggieChick.com. Forget about tofu being bland and make these flavor-packed smoky ...

Sustainable Development Goals For 2030

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Oh, sure. Wonderful goals — but do they really have a chance in this greedy materialistic upside-down world we all inhabit? “Yes,” said representatives of 193 nations — almost all ...

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