Oceans are world's seventh largest economy worth $24tn, says WWF report

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Vast economic worth of world’s oceans includes fishing, tourism and shipping but is declining due to pollution, climate change and overfishingWednesday 22 April 2015 18.08 EDTLast modified on Wednesday 22 ...

Vegan Creamy Asparagus Soup {Gluten-Free}

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A silky, creamy and nutritious vegan creamy asparagus soup is perfect on a cold spring day to warm you right up. Gluten-Free too and ready within and hour!I must have ...

10 Gluten-Free and Vegan No Bake Desserts

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We’re switching things up a bit here. Instead of the usual Friday Foodie Faves where I share my 10 favorite recipe finds from fellow food bloggers, now I’m switched over ...

The 8 most clueless Earth Day tweets from Corporate America

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Well, we’ve made it most of the way through Earth Day, and it’s been a wild success. The World’s Most Unloved Holiday barely beat out Paris Hilton’s dead chihuahua for ...

The Age of Wind and Solar Is Closer Than You Think

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Renewable energy, spurred by a crisis in climate, may usurp fossil fuels by mid-century SA Forum is an invited essay from experts on topical issues in science and technology. That ...

Dan Barber Takes a Radically Holistic Approach to Food and Farming With 'The Third Plate'

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Twilight Greenaway is the Managing Editor of Civil Eats. Her articles about food and farming have appeared in The New York Times, NPR.org, The Guardian, TakePart, Modern Farmer, Gastronomica and ...

Want To Be An Urban Farmer? Here's Your Version Of LinkedIn

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No need to stalk potential farm employers. Now they're all in a convenient database. Sick of your desk job? A new job site will help you find a new career ...

Sustainable Construction Technologies to Save the Earth

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21 mentions2 hours ago
Without a doubt, green building is on the rise as global trends attest. According to the World Green Building Trends survey, 51 percent of respondent firms committed to incorporating sustainability ...

Bike sharing comes to Philadelphia, finally! 60 stations with 600 bikes (video)

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Michael Graham Richard (@Michael_GR) Transportation / Bikes April 24, 2015 Yesterday, Philadelphia launched a bike sharing program that has been many years in the making. Our friend Clarence was there,

A huge day for my home land

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Purse seine fishing uses massive nets which catch everything in their path. That’s bad for our marine life and bad for the island communities who depend on fish for food ...

Urban Farmers You Should Know

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What began with community gardens has grown into a movement. Urban farming has a positive impact in neighborhoods with limited access to produce, and it is on the rise in ...

The World's Oceans Are Worth Trillions Of Dollars, Report Finds

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"The World’s Oceans Are Worth Trillions Of Dollars, Report Finds" The oceans are worth at least $24 trillion in services such as fishing, tourism, shipping and carbon sequestration, but “urgent ...

The Color of Food: America’s Invisible Farmers

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Author Natasha Bowen and The Color of Food cover (Civil Eats) At the height of Black farming in the U.S., a million farmers owned almost 17 million acres of land.

DIY Foot Reflexology: 7 Pressure Points To Reduce Stress & Boost Metabolism

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Your thoughts and visualizations affect the world around you — starting with your body. If your goal is the best possible version of yourself, picture that person mind's eye. Your ...

Crowdfunding a war: Ukraine's DIY drone-makers

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In a David versus Goliath-like battle, Ukrainian forces look to private companies and crowdfunded volunteer organisations to develop defence software and drone hardware in their fight against Russia We arrived ...

Washed Up: Alejandro Duran’s Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations

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Working along a single stretch of coastline in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve, artist Alejandro Duran collects countless bits of trash that washes up from locations around the world.

Oceans rank as the 7th largest world economy

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According to a report that estimates the value of key assets of Earth's oceans' at $24 trillion, they rank as the world's seventh largest economy. Are we doing enough to ...

Japan opens mega floating solar power plant

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LONDON: Japan has just opened one of the world’s largest floating solar power plants, signalling increasing adoption of the efficient and innovative technology in the country, which is due partly ...

19 minimalist DIY ways to bring understated style to your home

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A common problem for most makers out there: the more you make, the more clutter you have. While you may always be plagued with mountains of craft supplies, you can ...

New study shows how discarded plastic bags are smothering marine life

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New research shows that plastic litter can smother marine life, dramatically reducing the numbers of organisms – and compromising the ecosystem services they provide – in coastal marshes. That is ...

A round-the-world scientific expedition will use drones to study plastic pollution

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Scientists circumnavigating the globe on a spartan racing catamaran will spend the coming year deploying drones to collect better data on plastic pollutionThursday 23 April 2015 10.54 EDTLast modified on ...

Vegan Asian Lettuce Wraps {Gluten-Free}

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Carnivores and vegan alike will love these vegan faux chicken lettuce wraps. Brown rice, chickpeas and nuts come together to form a sort of ground meat that soaks up ...

Urban Homesteader could help you turn your urban space into a modern homestead

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Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Living / Lawn & Garden April 23, 2015 This ambitious project aims to teach city folks how to produce their own fresh food, and to work toward ...

Skindancing - Susan Richardson's poetry for the ecological age

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I recently met Susan Richardson, poet, performer, educator, who lives in Wales but was visiting my local town to recite. She is currently poet in residence for the Marine Conservation ...

Microbeads: A Sign of Our Plastic Consumer Madness

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7 mentions2 days ago
How much are whiter teeth and smoother skin worth to you? Are they worth the water and fish in the Great Lakes? The cormorants that nest along the shore? The ...

The Furniture Farmer

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Trees are manipulated via a series of molds into furniture on Full Grown Ltd’s Derbyshire farm. Imagine a forest where trees turn themselves into chairs, lamps and mirror frames in ...

Seven days (almost) living off-grid in London

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Leah Borromeo goes for a week without electricity or gas and discovers the joys of foraging, skip cupcakes and human ingenuity Can a confirmed city-dweller shake the shackles of modern ...

Earn a Good Living Without a Tractor: A Market Gardener Tells You How

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Olivia Maki is an Oakland-based writer and blogger who focuses on agricultural and food system issues. She has programmed educational experiences at 18 Reasons, and worked on farms in California ...

Civil Eats interviews Joan Dye Gussow

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The marvelous folks at Civil Eats sat down with Joan Dye Gussow, whose new book is Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life, and Vegetables, for the following interview. Take ...

This DIY Monitor Stand and Built-In USB Hub Is Cheap and Easy to Build

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One trip to IKEA (and maybe an Amazon order for the USB hub) and this monitor stand can live on your desk, charging your devices, offering easy to reach USB ...

Average Costa Rica Family Uses 3,500 Plastic Bottles per Year

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Take a drive along Route 27, and at Santa Ana, you’ll notice a big fence made from of bottles trapped in a net with ...

Lentil Apricot Tapenade With Curry Aioli [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Amy Height is the founder of From the Ground Up Wellness, a holistic nutrition practice where she helps clients nourish the body they have to uncover the body they want.

11 Sustainable Travel Ideas to Consider for Earth Day

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This Earth Day we wanted to take a bit of time to think about the impact that our travels have on the planet. That’s why we asked Nick Aster, publisher ...

Kathy Smart's Delicious Gluten free Vanilla Bread Pancakes with Catelli pasta.

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Kathy Smart is one of North America’s leading gluten free experts, a best selling author and TV show host; she has developed this delicious, pasta-infused recipe below – perfect for ...

Surreal Photos Show Impact of Plastic Pollution on One of the World's Most Beautiful Places

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Brooklyn-based multimedia artist Alejandro Durán is bringing attention to the devastating environmental catastrophe of global waste and plastic pollution. In this ongoing project, Washed Up: Transforming a Trashed Landscape, the ...

San Francisco introduces free, solar-powered electric vehicle charging

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Charge Across Town had this self-contained solar-powered electric vehicle charging station deployed in San Francisco. Wayne Cunningham/CNETElectric vehicle proponents cite the cars' zero tailpipe emissions and extremely efficient use of ...

Delfast -- 1-Hour Delivery Service On Electric Bikes, In Kyiv (Ukraine)

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Published on April 20th, 2015 |by James Ayre A new delivery service relying entirely on electric bikes — Delfast — launched recently in the Ukrainian city of Kyiv. The service ...

Boston, Philadephia, LA on smart cities pitfalls to avoid

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No city can meet its sustainability goals without support from the private sector. Businesses create the lion's share of emissions in any given city — while also supplying the bulk ...

The UDOO Neo Adds More Power To The Ultimate DIY Board

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The original UDOO board was pretty amazing. An merging of Raspberry Pi and Arduino, the system let you run a tiny computer on a single board as well as control ...

Lester Brown: The Great Energy Transition to Solar and Wind Is Underway

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The worldwide transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources of energy is under way. As fossil fuel resources shrink, as air pollution worsens, and as concerns about climate instability cast ...

The Best DIY YouTube Channels to Turn You Into a Fix-It Master

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YouTube is an excellent resource if you want to be handier around the house. Whether you’re dealing with simple repairs or big improvement projects, these YouTube channels offer fantastic video ...

Organic food sales up 11% 2014 politically geographic diverse shoppers

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Organic is outgrowing its moniker as a specialty category thanks to a double digit increase in sales last year by consumers nationwide of all political leanings and ethnic backgrounds, according ...

French government study: 95% renewable power mix cheaper than nuclear and gas

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A new French government study shows that the cost to the French consumer of a 100% renewable scenario is more or less equal to a scenario close to today’s, with ...

This family produces 6,000 pounds of food per year on 4,000 square feet of land

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Six thousand pounds of food from one tenth of an acre of land just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles; if you try to do the math, it just doesn’t ...

Bamboo Bicycles Are Gaining Popularity Through DIY Workshops

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The eco-friendly, trendy cycle designs are far cheaper when assembled at home. There is, unfortunately, a price we pay in order to move around mother earth in a sustainable fashion.

Organic Garden Of Flavor Juice Cleanse ~ Planet Weidknecht

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Organic Food Industry Explodes as Consumer Demand Spikes

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Looks like organic food has gone from a new-age trend to a staple in supermarkets and many American diets. According to a new analysis from the Organic Trade Association (OTA),

The problem with translating smart cities to the global South

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Given the the global march to toward urbanization, developing “smarter,” more efficient cities could be among the world’s greatest hopes for a more resilient future. More than half the world's ...

Health Blogger Who Claimed Veggie-Filled Diet Cured Her Cancer Admits She Never Had Cancer

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"Health Blogger Who Claimed Veggie-Filled Diet Cured Her Cancer Admits She Never Had Cancer" The website for Belle Gibson’s popular healthy lifestyle app, the Whole Pantry A popular Australian wellness ...

5 Reasons to Invest in a Sustainable Warehouse

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The incorporation of sustainable practices into warehouse and distribution center design has provento be a winning strategy for business. Warehouse designs incorporating sustainability alleviate harmful effects on our environment while ...

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