Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

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Asia’s Largest Prison Complex Gets Solar Power System

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Published on April 27th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal The famous Tihar Jail in India’s capital New Delhi has become the latest government building to get a rooftop solar power system.

Dubai Confirms 800 MW Expansion For Iconic Solar Power Project

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Published on April 27th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has initiated the third phase of its iconic Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Solar Park. The ...

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble (Butter-Less & Gluten-Free)

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This timeless recipe for dairy-free, gluten-free Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble was shared with us years ago by Meghan Telpner, and I thought it deserved a revival. Meghan and I first crossed ...

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 ...

10 Gluten-Free and Vegan Ice Cream Recipes

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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 ...

How to Make 6 Figures as a Farmer

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According to Jean-Martin Fortier, it isn’t a farmer’s job to feed the world. And he finds it absurd that many U.S.-based food and agriculture companies tell farmers they should do ...

Combining ecology and human needs, researchers assess sustainability of Baja fisheries

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In 2009, the year she won the Nobel Prize for economics, Elinor Ostrom proposed a framework to integrate both the institutional and ecological dimensions of a pervasive global challenge: achieving ...

For students in Uaxactun, the rainforest is a classroom

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Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Business / Green Jobs April 27, 2015 The tape measure doesn't reach all the way around the trunk of the tree, so one student marks the spot ...

6 Great Reasons To Ditch Dairy & Switch To Nuts

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The protein bars you grab off the shelf of a convenience store are often full of questionable ingredients. The best way to get around this, is to make your own!

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 ...

Ask the Experts for Permaculture Month

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Our friends over at Chelsea Green Publishing in the USA are celebrating Permaculture in May. In honour of Permaculture Month, Chelsea Green have selected a knowledgeable and amazing list of ...

The Top 10 Supermarket Foods to Avoid for Good Nutrition

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Going to the supermarket can often feel like a crazy mind-game if we allow it to. While part of us knows to stick to the “outside aisles” and only buy ...

Individual seabirds show consistent foraging strategies in response to predictable fisheries discards

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue) Patrick, S. C., Bearhop, S., Bodey, T. W., Grecian, W. J., Hamer, K. C., Lee, J. and Votier,

California's First Zero Net Energy Community Is a Model for Future Living

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In a new effort to slash energy consumption and carbon emissions, southern California’s North Fontana area will be home to the state’s first Zero Net Energy (ZNE) community consisting of ...

Vegan Almond Joy Smoothie with Strawberry

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April 27, 2015 by LCCotter Filed Under: smoothies, Uncategorized 9 Comments Craving an Almond joy candy bar? Try this layered Chocolate Almond Coconut and Strawberry smoothie that is vegan, gluten ...

Dutch car sharing platform SnappCar takes over Danish peer

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Dutch car sharing platform SnappCar is taking over Danish peer Minbildinbil in what the company says is a ‘new, important step towards conquering Europe’. Minbildinbil has some 20,000 participants and ...

The Secret to Successful Wellness Programs

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Featuring fresh takes and real-time analysis from HuffPost's signature lineup of contributors Employee wellness programs are becoming an accepted and essential component of organizations. While studies continue to emerge regarding ...

Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield?

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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 ...

I Made It: "Every single home appliance that works with Apple...

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A tumblr about the Internet of Things, hardware, DIY, manufacturing and using mobile to control it. Not that impressive really, as previously noted. Especially since many of these are coming ...

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 ...

ShiftCon 2015 Eco Blogging Conference #shiftcon

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If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed, Facebook Page, Twitter, Pinterest, GooglePlus, Instagram, YouTube, or even Subscribe by Email Thanks for visiting! The wheels ...

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 ...

Organic Trumps Conventional Across the Board: Highlights from The Rodale Institute’s 30-Year Report

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After a 30-year side-by-side comparison of organic and conventional agricultural systems, the Rodale Institute reports that organic systems match, or even outperform, conventional systems in terms of yield, profitability, and ...

Denmark′s wind power fairytale: A small country with big dreams of a fossil-free future

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Denmark built its first wind turbine in 1991. Today, it manufactures massive turbines that supply clean, renewable energy. So, how has the small Scandinavian country has become a global leader ...

Stephen Barstow and the Extreme Salad

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In the town of Malvik on the north coast of Norway near the Arctic Circle lives an extraordinary gardener, Stephen Barstow, inventor of the ‘extreme’ salad. Originally from Britain, my ...

Tracking sea turtles through plastic pollution

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Grow a bigger, stronger, more diverse blue movement ~ become a LiV.BLUE! Angel or join 1% for the Planet. An endangered loggerhead sea turtle named Adelita makes an epic 7,000 ...

Michael Pollan on Twitter: "Urban farming is booming, but what does it really yield? Not just food but knowledge about food. Good piece in Ensia. http://t.co/3oLeHEDLzB"

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Sustainable Construction Technologies to Save the Earth

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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 ...

Rose Petal Sugar Scrub is an easy DIY Mothers Day Gift

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This weekend I sent my husband an email at work to remind him to buy his mother a card for Mothers Day.It is approaching rather quickly and I need to ...

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 ...

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,

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 ...

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

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SINGAPORE/TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) - One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top ...

adidas Wants to Make Shoes and Clothing With Plastic Trash from the Ocean

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adidas wants to step up its commitment to sustainability. To do so they announced on Monday that they will be developing new materials out of plastic ocean pollution. The Three ...

At $24 Trillion, Oceans are World's 7th-Largest Economy

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The monetary value of the world’s oceans has been estimated at $24 trillion in a new report that warns that overfishing, pollution and climate change are putting an unprecedented strain ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Transition Network International Conference 2015

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The Transition Conference is back!After a 3 year gap since Transition Network's last major conference at Battersea Arts Centre, the 2015 gathering will bring together delegates from across the worldwide ...

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 ...

Why Small Businesses Are Installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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Featuring fresh takes and real-time analysis from HuffPost's signature lineup of contributors Increasingly, small businesses are installing electric vehicle charging stations as a way to attract new and loyal customers.

Two Keys to Sustainable Social Enterprise

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Social entrepreneurship has emerged over the past several decades as a way to identify and bring about potentially transformative societal improvements. Ventures in this realm are usually intended to benefit ...

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 ...

Using Thought to Power Your Health

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Diet pills? Tried them. Surgery? Thought about it. Fad diets? Tried and failed 100 times over! 1 in 5 women have admitted to using diet pills. You’d think that with ...

EEOC’s Wellness Proposed Rule Diverges from HIPAA Requirements

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has acknowledged two key differences between its April 20, 2015, proposed rule on wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as compared ...

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 ...

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