This palm oil company just bulldozed a rainforest

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In the last two years, a series of companies have made bold commitments to halt deforestation in their supply chains (see this story for the context). But producing products like ...

Dairy-Free Summer Barbecue Eats for Food Allergies & Vegan

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No need to forgo those summer barbecue favorites, a few modifications and some quick product or recipe swaps can make your spring and summer cookouts events to remember for all ...

Urban Food Forests Make Fruit Free For The Picking

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Phil Forsyth, executive director of the Philadelphia Orchard Project, leads a fruit tree planting at Bartram's Garden in West Philadelphia.Courtesy of Philadelphia Orchard Projecthide caption Phil Forsyth, executive director of ...

India Gears Up For 3 GW Solar Power Tender

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Published on May 21st, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal The solar power market in India is heating up rapidly, with a number of record-setting auctions being planned under the country’s National ...

United PV Acquires 930 MW In Largest Solar Power Deal

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Published on May 21st, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal United Photovoltaics, a China-based investor and operator of solar power projects, has announced yet another deal to acquire more projects in China.United ...

Kodiak Island Goes 100% Renewable Electricity

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Published on May 20th, 2015 |by Rocky Mountain Institute As most Alaskans can attest, energy in The Last Frontier is expensive. The average residential electricity rate of more than 18 ...

This woman turned her yard into a farm for an amazing cause

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Robin Emmons’ older brother has a history of mental illness that left him homeless and living on the streets of Charlotte, N.C., for 10 years. Emmons was able to get ...

5 Eco Stain Removers – Put to the Test

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Hi there! Don't miss out on my tips and special deals for green & healthy living! Subscribe to my newsletter or RSS feed. Thanks so much for visiting! Do they ...

EU Funds Morocco’s Largest Solar Power Project

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Published on May 20th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha Morocco’s ambitious Noor-Quarzazate project has received financial backing from the European Union. The European Union (EU) has granted a $47.8 million loan ...

Five Trillion Pieces Of Plastic Are Floating In An Ocean Near You [Interactive]

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Map by Katie Peek. Sources: Eriksen et al., PLOS ONE, December 2014; Jambeck et al., Science, February 2015; Kukulka et al., Geophysical Research Letters, April 2012. This map combines two ...

Tiny Plastic Microbeads Are Being Banned In States Across The Country For 'Causing Mega-Problems'

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"Tiny Plastic Microbeads Are Being Banned In States Across The Country For ‘Causing Mega-Problems’" A year after imposing a statewide ban on plastic bags, this week California could come significantly ...

Three creative ways teachers can explore oceans in the classroom

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Our lesson ideas will help you bring the world of the deep to life for your students without requiring a wetsuit Teaching about oceans can float a whole raft of ...

Renewable Energy Land Requirements To Power US With Solar

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Published on May 19th, 2015 |by Glenn Meyers Some folks believe renewable energy land requirements are enormous when it comes to powering homes with solar electricity. But when Tesla Energy ...

LNBF for Eco Fashion {Giveaway!}

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3 mentions7 hours ago
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Engaging Fans and Sponsors Through Sustainable Products

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Editor’s Note: This post is part of a student blogging series on The Business Of Sports & Sustainability. Students attend the Presidio Graduate School which offers the only MBA-level sustainability ...

Raw Tag-Along Cookies [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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4 mentions1 day ago
Amy Lyons is the blogger and recipe writer behind Fragrant Vanilla Cake, a blog featuring raw and plant based desserts as well as savory dishes.She is also the author two ...

How to Educate Yourself About Nutrition on a Vegan Diet

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Beginning a vegan diet is a route many people turn to when looking to get healthy, or some may simply do it for other reasons but still want to ensure ...

Brit + Co raises $23 million for its DIY empire targeting millennials

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Looks like Brit + Co-founder Brit Morin, “Silicon’s Valley’s would-be Martha Stewart,” is continuing to build her empire with a big $23 million bag of cash, according to a filing ...

allAfrica.com: Africa: 'How Africa Can Power 500 Million People With Renewable Energy'

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The need for the African continent to fully exploit the renewable energy sources for power generation as once again hit the front burner, as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and ...

Gluten-Free Tabbouleh with Grilled Peppers and Fresh Herbs

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Grilling season kicks into high gear this upcoming weekend, and you will definitely need a delicious dairy-free salad or two to round out your al fresco dining. This particular grain ...

Today's Solar Panels Can Power The World, MIT Study Finds

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Published on May 14th, 2015 |by Steve Hanley An interdisciplinary MIT study led by the MIT Energy Initiative has led to a 332-page report entitled The Future of Solar Energy.

Genetic engineering could make DIY heroin as easy as brewing beer

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Around here, we tend to talk a lot about how GMOs may or may not ruin the world. Here is a fresh new piece of information to add to that ...

Runner Hacks-DIY Handheld Water Bottle Holder for under $2.00

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I know I reside in SoCal where the weather basically repeats itself 360 with small variations, but, man, it is gorgeous outside. I was supposed to run my hometown marathon ...

Is Public Policy Turning our Cities into Farms, or Letting Them Go Fallow?

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2 mentions3 days ago
This is part of a series of multimedia stories curated through a collaboration between Earthworks Farm and KCETLink. Watch a segment from KCET's "SoCal Connected" and visit the project hub ...

Polaris Steers for White Space With Snow Bikes

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Polaris Industries has built an empire (and an impressive stock market run) on cool and quirky machines—motorcycles, snowmobiles, and all-terrain vehicles. Its newest toy is particularly strange: the snow bike.

Home-brewed Morphine Is Just Around The Corner

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Families harvest poppy bulbs in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan. To collect the opium, they score the bulbs and let the milky substance ooze out. The dried residue contains about ...

A German Startup Has Created Carbon-Neutral Diesel From CO2, Water, And Renewable Power

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The technology is there. The big challenges will be finding customers and dealing with government regulations. If you were to draw up a list of really useful inventions that could ...

The Top 10 Apps Anyone Remotely Interested in Eating Vegan Should Download

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4 mentions2 days ago
Being vegan has never been easier. The increase of technology has only added to this, with the internet being a powerful pool of information on how to live plant-based. You’re ...

WIN Festival Tickets to Chagstock

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4 mentions2 days ago
We have a pair of adult tickets for Chagstock Festival to giveaway! All we need from you is to send us your practical solutions for PM85. CHAGSTOCK FESTIVAL (17-18th July ...

Plastic pollution: California lawmakers to vote on banning 'microbeads' from personal care products

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They are in soaps, cosmetics, shampoos, even toothpaste. Tiny pieces of plastic -- most no bigger than a pencil dot -- called "microbeads" are designed to do everything from help ...

Building Fenway Farms

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Workers install Fenway Farms, the biggest organic rooftop garden in the major leagues, at Boston's Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox. There is a simple elegance in a well-thrown ...

USDA recognizes Ohio City Farm as national model for urban agriculture

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture identified the Ohio City Farm as a national model of successful urban agriculture and the backdrop for announcing a new government program that directs more ...

Immune to the Shocks of Climate Change: How Farmers are Creating Resilient Local Food Systems

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The food system depends on a healthy environment; but agriculture is also responsible for environmental degradation. Beekeepers continue to lose 30 percent of honeybee colonies during an average winter likely ...

How to grow food in a slum: lessons from the sack farmers of Kibera

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A Kenyan government initiative is helping a growing community of residents to tackle food insecurity in one of the largest slum areas in AfricaMonday 18 May 2015 05.18 EDTLast modified ...

Six largest school districts in the U.S. are ditching polystyrene trays for eco-friendly, compostable plates

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Today, the nation’s six largest school districts made a stunning step forward for eco-friendly student dining. The Urban School Food Alliance—a coalition of school districts in New York City, Los ...

The Ultimate Vegan Ice Cream Recipe List (60 Dairy-Free Recipes!)

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3 mentions4 days ago
Hello, summer and hello, creamy, dreamy INCREDIBLE dairy-free ice cream.This list is all you need to enjoy delicious vegan ice creams all summer (and all year) long. Filed Under: Desserts,

Honey Goat Cheese Spread

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Smooth, creamy, sweet and tangy honey goat cheese spread is perfect for entertaining, or even just a delicious snack to keep on hand. It’s been a while since we discussed ...

Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture Webinar

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Last week Sustainable Cities Collective hosted a successful webinar on urban agriculture, in particular indoor and vertical farming. It gave plenty of advice to anyone thinking of entering the industry ...

Farming in the Sky

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A couple of Octobers ago, I found myself standing on a 5,000-acre cotton crop in the outskirts of Lubbock, Texas, shoulder-to-shoulder with a third-generation cotton farmer. He swept his arm ...

Can sushi ever be sustainable?

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22 mentions3 days ago
With many fish stocks in decline, the ethics of ‘sushinomics’ are seriously dubious Unusually, this is a subject where luxury consumers and eco campaigners share a symbol: the bluefin tuna.

Wellness Wednesday: The Problem With Moderation

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“Everything in moderation” seems like a sensible approach, and in theory, it is. But the problem with moderation is how it’s practiced. Read on to learn what moderation truly means.At ...

Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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2 mentions4 days ago
My name is Jenn Sebestyen, creator of Veggie Inspired Journey. I am a wife and mom of three. My son is 6.5 years old and my twin daughters are 3 ...

Fisheries, Society and Sustainability: A Q&A With Stefano Longo

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Photo credit: bikingseattle, via Flickr. Used under a Creative Commons license. Click for more information. Stefano Longo is an environmental sociologist and assistant professor of sociology at NC State. His ...

8 Signs Eating Vegan Was Cool Before Beyoncé Said it Was

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Beyoncé and Jay Z are interested in plant-based eating, which is completely awesome. They’ve flirted back and forth with making the permanent plunge and talked openly about how they like ...

Is organic food worth the higher price? Many experts say no

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Kara Pete looks over organic avocados at a Whole Foods supermarket in Sherman Oaks in September. According to Consumer Reports, organic foods and beverages run an average 47% more in ...

Tone & Tighten Your Skin With This DIY Raspberry Facial Mask

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24 Toxic Skin-Care Ingredients + What To Use Instead (Infographic) Looking at a list of toxic ingredients to avoid in cosmetics, I realized the standard list needed a bit ...

Home-brewed heroin? Scientists create yeast that can make sugar into opiates

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Researchers have managed to reproduce the way poppies create morphine in the wild, but warn that the technology needs urgent regulationMonday 18 May 2015 12.19 EDTLast modified on Monday 18 ...

In fuel-starved Yemen, women turn to bikes

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With fuel running out and Saudi-led airstrikes resuming, a young activist led a group of women out on bicycles across the city SANAA - With a Saudi-led bombing campaign leading ...

Natural News Blogs How and Why You Should Use Buckwheat in Your Diet

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Buckwheat. Despite its name, it isn’t actually a wheat.It’s a plant seed related to rhubarb.It’s a popular addition to many diets because it can provide tons of benefits to you: ...

Urban Farms and the Local Economy

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3 mentions5 hours ago
Across Southern California, a new breed of small farmer is emerging to not only take advantage of the growing demand for local food, but also to connect urban communities to ...

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