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Ethiopia harnesses wind power

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10 mentions15 hours ago
Adama, Ethiopia: The wind blows hard over Adama, a range of rocky hills in Ethiopia’s highlands that provide the perfect location for one of the continent’s largest wind farms.“In February,

The Mediterranean Sea classified as the sixth highest region for the accumulation of plastic debris on the planet

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8 mentions7 hours ago
The amounts of plastic debris in the Mediterranean are comparable to those reported for the great accumulation areas located in the centres of the oceans The team of Andrés Cózar,

An Urban Farming Renaissance in Our Nation’s Capital

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17 mentions5 hours ago
Rhea Kennedy is a D.C.-based teacher and writer who has covered sustainable food and local culture for The Washington City Paper, Grist, and The Jew and the Carrot blog at ...

Healthy Yogurt Mousse (Dairy-Free Dessert Recipe)

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3 mentions12 hours ago
I honestly have no idea how I stumbled upon making this creation, but once it had chilled and thickened to a rich and dreamy consistency, I was hooked. This vanilla ...

Solar Power for Everyone

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153 mentions10 hours ago
Mark and Sara Borkowski live with their two young daughters in a century-old, fifteen-hundred-square-foot house in Rutland, Vermont. Mark drives a school bus, and Sara works as a special-ed teacher; ...

Hawaii Wrestles With Vagaries of Solar Power

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27 mentions5 hours ago
For a glimpse of the promise and problems of turning the electric grid green, there’s no better place to look than Hawaii. With 21% of its power now coming from ...

Aquafabulous Chocolate Chip Cookies. Vegan and Gluten Free

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5 mentions15 hours ago
I am not a baker. I don’t pretend to be. So it may seem a little odd that I’m going to share a cookie recipe with you. So let me ...

Wall Street Pumps Billions Into Renewable Energy

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36 mentions2 days ago
After years of lofty promises, Wall Street believes the renewable energy industry can produce a payoff. In just a few years, investors have gone from zero to billions in the ...

Why are bees hurting? A lineup of suspects

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20 mentions23 hours ago
In my last piece I made the case that the rumors of honey bee extinction have been greatly exaggerated, but honey bees are still suffering larger than usual losses, and ...

Plastic-Free July

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3 mentions9 hours ago
Over the last ten years we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century. Half of plastic is used once and then thrown away, and only ...

Ocean plastic is like smog, not a floating island

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21 mentions12 hours ago
Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Science / Ocean Conservation June 25, 2015 The founders of 5 Gyres, a non-profit dedicated to researching and fighting ocean pollution, want to change the way people ...

Easy Vegan Alfredo

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2 mentions1 day ago
I don’t think I’ve ever met a person who didn’t like alfredo pasta. It’s so rich, creamy and classically Italian. Plus, it’s loaded with so much parmesan cheese it’s practically ...

Design expert Tyler Wisler joins Mashable on Pinterest to inspire you to upgrade your home

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20 mentions11 hours ago
Even the smallest homes can be charming with the right interior design. "Great design is what you make of it; what makes you happy," says designer and TV personality Tyler ...

Neil Young Invites Permaculture on Tour

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4 mentions9 hours ago
The Permaculture team are huge Neil Young fans, so it really is special for a world renowned singer, songwriter and activist to get in touch with us and ask us,

Events roundup: Rivers and bikes

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2 mentions13 hours ago
Summer is descending on the region. Wouldn't you like to take a dip? Learn how you can help make our rivers swimmable. Then grab a bike and take a ride ...

Scotland’s wind power hits record levels

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7 mentions4 days ago
SCOTLAND’S wind farms generated record amounts of power in the first quarter of the year, the latest official figures show. New data from the UK Department of Energy and Climate ...

Ford Launches U.S. Car-Sharing Pilot

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4 mentions2 days ago
It’s a big job for companies today to stay in front of the changes that are sweeping the business world. As someone who lives in Rochester, New York, I have ...

Book of the Week: Seed Libraries and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People

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7 mentions8 hours ago
Cindy Conner’s Seed Libraries and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of the People is a remarkable guide to a remarkable method of farming. Seed libraries, community collections ...

European Electric Vehicle Sales Surpass US Sales For First Time

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2 mentions19 hours ago
Published on June 29th, 2015 |by James Ayre The US is no longer the top market for plug-in electric vehicle (EV) sales — with the overall European market surpassing the ...

Buffett Ready to Double $15 Billion Solar, Wind Bet

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4 mentions10 hours ago
June 10 (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett briefly lost track of how many billions of dollars his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is spending to build wind and solar power in the U.S.

A blog for and about eco and social entrepreneurs, startups, cleantech, web 2.0 and disruptive business ideas.

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5 mentions14 hours ago
Published on June 29th, 2015 |by Guest Contributor One can rarely predict the market. Whoever plays the entrepreneurs’ game is usually running a gamble and it’s at an expensive cost ...

Wind, solar and efficiency: How Australia can halve emissions by 2030

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2 mentions1 day ago
Australia can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 50% below 2005 levels by 2030, according to analysis by ClimateWorks. The federal government is currently considering what Australia’s post-2020 emissions target ...

Some Corals are Already Adapting to Warmer Oceans

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4 mentions20 hours ago
Coral reefs are far from just a natural beauty of the sea; they are one of the most diverse and economically valuable ecosystems on Earth. By providing us with food,

IKEA reveals trends in Australian home of the future

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12 mentions5 hours ago
The Swedish furniture store IKEA knows a thing or two about Australians. Many locals frequently take a weekend pilgrimage to battle it out with rowdy kids and fighting couples in ...

Tesla, Other Electric Vehicle, Bike, & Transit News (Link Drop)

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3 mentions5 days ago
Published on June 25th, 2015 |by Zachary Shahan A one-week cleantech tour (and semi-vacation) in the Netherlands put my “link drop� articles on hold for a bit, but I was ...

David Roberts On Solar And Wind Limits

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4 mentions5 days ago
Published on June 25th, 2015 |by Dr. Karl-Friedrich Lenz David Roberts discusses the question if there are any economic limits for solar and wind grid penetration. In that article he ...

Natural News Blogs Microwave Health Dangers: How Safe Is Your Microwave?

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3 mentions16 hours ago
Keywords: Facts about Microwaves, microwave, Microwave Cooking, microwave health dangers, microwave health risks, microwave oven, Microwaves In a contemporary kitchen, the microwave oven is probably the most indispensable appliance – ...

SoftBank, Foxconn Pledge $20 Billion Solar Power Investment In India

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4 mentions5 days ago
Published on June 25th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal The Indian government’s ambitious plans to significantly boost the installed renewable energy capacity over the next 7 years has received a major ...

“Washed Up” gathers ocean pollution to create environmental art

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4 mentions2 days ago
To create “Washed Up: Transforming a Trashed Landscape,” Alejandro Durán gathers plastic trash that washes up on the beaches of Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve. The site is also ...

Urban Food Forests Make Fruit Free For The Picking

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3 mentions6 hours ago
To discover the new frontier of urban farming, you'll have to look up — and look sharp — for hanging fruit. Urban orchards are dropping everything from apples to persimmons ...

Algae surfboard made by Sustainable Surf company and scientists

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11 mentions2 days ago
Surfing is a sport often described as spiritual -- about as close as you can get to being in sync with Mother Nature -- and now the industry is taking ...

National Marine Fisheries Service Proposes Weakening Magnuson-Stevens Act Regulations

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3 mentions2 days ago
Home › Contributors › Brad Sewell › National Marine Fisheries Service Proposes Weakening Magnuson-Stevens Act Regulations I'm not an expert sailor, but I'm pretty sure when the breeze finally fills ...

10 for 10: Best Garden Picks on Etsy's Tenth Anniversary: Gardenista

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3 mentions16 hours ago
When three college friends created online crafts marketplace Etsy in 2005, their inspiration was Grandma's clutter. "When I was a kid, one compensation for visiting my grandmother in Buffalo after ...

Renewable power makes good business sense

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2 mentions2 days ago
LONDON: Renewable power is good for business and should be a priority for governments taking climate action, senior business executives and energy experts urged today, Saturday June 27, at the ...

Natural News Blogs 3 Homemade Apple Cider Recipes

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3 mentions1 day ago
Keywords: apple cider recipes, Cooking, Homemade Apple Cider Recipes Homemade apple cider in a slowcooker with fresh apples and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg is a perfect treat for your ...

Light pollution increasing in marine protected areas

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6 mentions18 hours ago
The seas have always been dimly lit by celestial bodies, but today the world’s oceans blaze with the light from cruise ships, oil rigs, and coastal developments. To gauge the ...

Solar Power Pros And Cons: Is Solar Power Worth It?

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4 mentions2 days ago
Published on June 27th, 2015 |by Zachary Shahan Solar power is growing like warts on a troll these days. If it were a disease, we’d have a full-blown epidemic. From ...

10 things we learned about tackling plastic ocean waste

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30 mentions3 days ago
Earlier this year an NGO warned we could end up with ‘as much plastic in our oceans as fish’. Here is what the experts said in an online debate on ...

Visiting New Hope Dairy Farm

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7 mentions2 days ago
Visiting New Hope Dairy Farm in California with the Best Food Facts Team While my recent visit to California, I had the chance to get a closer look into the ...

How to plan a scalable permaculture garden in Maine

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2 mentions14 hours ago
The Portland-based permaculture and sustainable living organization Resilience Hub holds more than 60 events every year, ranging from small workshops to expert lectures to full classes, and has twice played ...

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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6 mentions3 days ago
We are Amrita and Levan, the crazy duo behind My Wife Makes - a colorful Vegan blog sharing our tried and tested, cruelty free recipes. Amrita trained at Le Cordon ...

This Pacific Island Is Now Powered By Solar Panels And A Sideways-Hourglass Wind Turbine

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33 mentions4 days ago
Protecting critical habitats is one thing; providing the power they need to maintain scientific and conservation-based operations in a renewable fashion is another. This is especially the case for marine ...

Vegan Potato Salad Recipe

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2 mentions5 days ago
A healthy twist on the summertime classic, this protein-packed vegan potato salad is made with a creamy hummus vinaigrette, scallions and fresh herbs. Fourth of July is right around the ...

How a Permaculture Approach Could Change the Media

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11 mentions3 days ago
If we want to see permaculture design embedded throughout society, we need to think more holistically than food growing, low-impact housing and renewable energy. We also need a cultural narrative ...

WSU study will test safety of urban farm sites

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3 mentions13 hours ago
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Urban gardens are becoming more commonplace across Detroit and other major urban cities throughout the United States. To ...

How to plan a scalable permaculture garden in Maine

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5 mentions23 hours ago
The Portland-based permaculture and sustainable living organization Resilience Hub holds more than 60 events every year, ranging from small workshops to expert lectures to full classes, and has twice played ...

Natural News Blogs Is Okra Good for You?: 12 Remarkable Facts Why It Is A Powerful Foods

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4 mentions2 days ago
Keywords: cancer, cholesterol, diabetes, health, immune system, Natural remedies, okra health benefits, superfoods, weight loss Okra is a flowering plant that is known in many parts of the world as ...

Wind And Solar To Replace Coal In Australia By 2040

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10 mentions5 days ago
Published on June 23rd, 2015 |by Joshua S Hill According to a new report published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, wind and solar will supply the bulk of Australia’s electricity ...

Tamari Walnut Salad With Black Beans [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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4 mentions5 days ago
Dairy FreeHealthyNutrient Dense RecipesSugar Free / Low SugarVeganWheat Free I am Jodi Burke – but I am much more than just a name.I am a health advocate, recipe creator, entrepreneur,
 

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