Plastic found in third of fish caught in Britain because of microbeads

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Plastic particles are found in a third of fish caught off Britain, a major study reveals today. It found widespread contamination of cod, haddock, mackerel and shellfish by microbeads used ...

Portland Keeps Improving Its Bicycling Infrastructure

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August 26th, 2016 by Cynthia ShahanOriginally published on sister site Bikocity. Portland is a bicycling kind of city. It is better than almost every other city in the US in ...

Light-Rail Ridership Explodes In Seattle Supporting A 3rd Phase Of Sound Transit

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August 26th, 2016 by Cynthia ShahanOriginally published on Bikocity. Driving in Seattle or from Seattle to areas in the Puget Sound is a drive in congestion — a drive in ...

Do All-Electric Vehicle Ranges Exceed Those Of Some Gasoline-Powered Vehicles? (Chart)

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August 26th, 2016 by James AyreDo the ranges of some consumer all-electric vehicles now exceed the ranges of some consumer internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles? That’s the question explored by ...

How Three U.S. Mini-farms are Sowing the Seeds of Global Food Security

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This article originally appeared in Ensia. Her face shaded by a wide-brimmed straw hat, Olawumi Benedict is cheerfully tending to her “little babies” — kale seedlings growing in shallow wooden ...

No-Bake Baklava Bars [Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free]

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There's nothing better than when you can make something that tastes like dessert but is actually nutritious! These paleo vegan baklava bars are packed full of sweet nutty flavor and ...

Chefs dig deeper into farm-to-table, linking with farms or growing their own

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The line between farm and restaurant used to be crystal clear. Farmers grew crops on far off plots of land, some middleman assembled the bounty, and chefs purchased what they ...

Greenpeace Calls for UK Microbead Ban, Outlines Risk of Plastic in Seafood in New Report

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Related: Stakeholder Trends and Insights Greenpeace Cosmetics/Personal Care Products Food/Beverage Government/NGO Just a day after a group of cross-party MPs called on the UK government to ban microbeads, Greenpeace released ...

Urban Farming Is Revolutionizing Our Cities

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Humans are fast becoming city dwellers. According to the United Nations, "The urban population of the world has grown rapidly from 746 million in 1950 to 3.9 billion in 2014." ...

Permaculture magazine

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Joan Bailey Friday, 26th August 2016 It’s hard to believe I’m in Kathmandu for many reasons, not the least of which is the place where I find myself: Sunrise Farm.I’m ...

Could urban farming be an oasis in the Tulsa food desert?

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As a young girl in Mississippi, Demalda Newsome once found some sweet potatoes sprouting outside. Excited at her discovery, she presented them to her grandmother, who angrily ordered the root ...

Ohio solar power has moved from cottage industry to growth industry

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Solar energy systems are proliferating across Ohio -- growing by more than 23 percent in just the past year, an in-depth analysis of state records reveals.

Broken glass and needles: the waste pickers scraping a living in Jordan's landfills

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Without warning the bulldozer accelerates, cutting through mounds of waste at Al Huseyniyat landfill in northern Jordan. A lingering stench intensifies as the machine scoops up an armful of rubbish,

Pina Colada Smoothie by The Fit Cookie {Vegan, Gluten Free}

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SMOOTHIES Happy Foodie Friday friends!Given the busyness of the last week with travel to the Reebok HQ and all the fun things I’ve had going on, I haven’t had much ...

Vegan Asian Cucumber Carrot Ribbon Salad with Ginger Carrot Sesame Dressing {GF}

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This Vegan Asian Cucumber Carrot Ribbon Salad is made with thin slivers of cucumbers, avocados and carrots, topped with a creamy home made ginger carrot sesame dressing, toasted sesame seeds ...

Creamy Mustard Brussels Sprouts Salad (Vegan, Paleo)

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Pan Fried Creamy Mustard Brussels Sprouts Salad! A paleo Brussel Sprouts superfood salad dish tossed in a vegan creamy mustard sauce. Quick to make, packed with fiber, healthy fats, and ...

Native Americans Take Up a Sacred Fight Against Water Pollution

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ARLINGTON, Washington—When Shawn Yanity, chairman of the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, talks about how he reconnected with his ancestral community, he begins the story 161 years ago. That’s when the ...

Permaculture goes beyond the garden to daily life

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Permaculture is a term gardeners occasionally hear but don’t necessarily understand. To better comprehend it, I met with someone who knows a great deal about it. Ryan Herring is a ...

Solar as a Service: The Headache-Free Way to Have Solar Power

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August 24th, 2016 by Aisha AbdelhamidAs New Zealand transitions its national energy profile to clean renewable power sources, solarcity NZ is committed to helping communities ramp up production of solar ...

Your Food Policy Guide to the 2016 Election

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With each new election cycle, presidential hopefuls craft a campaign platform to bring American voters to their side. And while issues like immigration, job security, taxes, healthcare, and gun control ...

Oceanside OKs plastic bag ban

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The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce, MainStreet Oceanside and the California Grocers Association all favored the city’s new ordinance, which was approved by the City Council on Wednesday on a 3-2 ...

MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads

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A worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics should be imposed as soon as possible, MPs have demanded. The Environmental Audit Committee says the tiny balls of plastic used in ...

Elon Musk's brother is building vertical farms in shipping containers

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Entrepreneur Kimbal Musk — yes, he's Elon Musk's younger brother — is trying to grow a variety of things inside the old Pfizer factory in Brooklyn. Among them: a new ...

Navajos host permaculture workshop

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The Mexican Water Chapter of the Navajo Nation is hosting three workshops this fall to show residents how to plant permaculture style “food forests.” The free workshops are open to ...

15 Clean, Vegan Protein Powders That Prove Protein is Way Better Without Whey

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3 mentions2 days ago
When it comes to getting protein on a plant-based diet, people tend to become concerned. “Will I eat enough protein-rich foods to get my daily requirement?” “Is it even possible ...

Is blue the new green? Wave power could revolutionize the renewable-energy game

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Unless you’re a surfer, a sailor or the owner of beachfront property during hurricane season, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about the power of waves. That may be ...

This Native American Artist's Street Art Reminds L.A. Residents Who Was There First

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In mid-July, LAPD detectives responded to a report of a hate crime downtown. While they investigated, it was easy to get a confession in just a few minutes, if you ...

Black Health Matters

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All the rage and mourning and angst works to exhaust you; it eats you alive with its relentlessness. These slayings obey no humane logic. They force you to reconcile your ...

Morocco aiming to become big solar power player

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Morocco has an ambitious plan to generate 42 per cent of its electricity from renewables by 2020 – and it's backing up targets with strong action.Unsurprisingly, for a country with ...

Permaculture workshop teaching self-sufficiency, growing food

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BATESVILLE — Would you like to learn more about self-sufficiency and growing your own food? Perhaps you’d like to transform your backyard into a food-filled paradise? Learn how to fulfill ...

Neapolitan Dream Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions4 days ago
This cake has the vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate goodness expected of a Neapolitan dessert, but since it's raw, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free, it's healthier! The crust is a mix of ...

Indian Energy Exchange Plans Dedicated Renewable Energy Trading Platform

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August 23rd, 2016 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. India’s largest power trading platform, Indian Energy Exchang,e is planning to set up a dedicated trading platform for renewable energy. In ...

Making a Place at the Table: Race and Equality in the Good Food Movement

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Listen to Women Leaders at the Table: Addressing Inequity in the Good Food Movement: http://audio.commonwealthclub.org/audio/podcast/cc_20160815_Women_at_the_Table.mp3 A farmer, a restaurant owner, a labor supporter and a public-health community advocate walk into ...

This Week in Eco News

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The Bomb Shelter Farm Hidden Deep Under LondonIn London, one company is using an abandoned WWII bunker to hydroponically farm fresh produce, and they have plans to expand. Hydroponic farming ...

There are 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the world's oceans. Here's where most of them are

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Plastic is a big problem in our oceans. According to the most comprehensive study undertaken so far, there are 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in the sea. The ocean ...

The best natural remedies after a night of letting loose

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1/5Are you a wellness vampire? That is, no matter how virtuous your habits are during the day—green juice, meditation, probiotic supplement, sweaty HIIT session—the moment the sun sets you let ...

Spiced Cauliflower Fritters [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These cauliflower fritters are great for a quick and healthy meal on those mid-week nights where you arrive at home starving. They are made with cauliflower and chickpeas meaning they ...

Top regulator: Arizona should double solar, wind power

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Arizona's top utility regulator thinks it is time the state consider doubling its requirements for solar and wind energy and simplifying the rules for utilities to comply. Utilities such as ...

Is my sparkling-water maker terrible for the environment?

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Q. Dear Umbra, My family and I are enamored of our seltzer maker. We drink copious amounts of the stuff throughout the year. But I’ve been wondering where all that ...

3 Steps for Increasing the ROI on Your Corporate Wellness Program

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By Jason Barbour While most corporations have embraced wellness programs, many struggle to see a direct impact on the company’s bottom line. A recent Gallup poll determined that only 24 ...

Home Matters Linky Party #101

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Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. I hope you’ve had a great week so far ...

Navajos host permaculture workshop

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The Mexican Water Chapter of the Navajo Nation is hosting three workshops this fall to show residents how to plant permaculture style “food forests.” The free workshops are open to ...

French tiny house L'Odyssée has a different take on the living room

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Small spaces may not seem like much to work with at first, but creativity can actually shine more when there are constraints, as opposed to having too much latitude. Tiny ...

Monthly U.S. renewable electricity generation in 2016 surpasses previous years

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Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly Renewable electricity generation has surpassed levels from previous years in every month so far this year, based on data through June. Both ...

Cherry Cheese Danish Crescent Rolls [Vegan]

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Imagine, flaky, buttery crescent roll dough stuffed with sweet cream cheese and gooey fruit pie filling and then covered with a sugary glaze. What could be better for dessert — ...

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies Recipe (Dairy-Free)

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Years ago, we showcased a cranberry granola cookies recipe from Enjoy Life Foods featuring their once-beloved granola. It was a unique little top allergen-free cookie. But since their granola is ...

MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads

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A worldwide ban on plastic microbeads in cosmetics should be imposed as soon as possible, MPs have demanded. The Environmental Audit Committee says the tiny balls of plastic used in ...

Eco Friendly School Supplies and Tips for a Greener School Year

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If you are looking for eco friendly school supplies, you may have trouble finding them in traditional stores.My children started school a few weeks ago and the back to school ...

No-Bake Apricot Squares [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These apricot squares are the perfect sweet snack for summer! Not only are they no-bake, they take only 10 minutes to throw together. The crust can be made with oat ...

Elon Musk's Brother Launches "Urban Farming Accelerator" in Brooklyn

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Latest Molding Gold: How the Olympic Medals Are Made German Government Says to Stockpile Food in Case of Attacks The London Tube Is Now Open 24 Hours on the Weekend ...

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