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Study outlines economic impact of wind farms

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3 mentions2 days ago
NORMAL — The state's 25 largest wind farms generate $30.4 million in annual property taxes and $13.86 million in extra income annually for landowners who lease their land to wind ...

Mangrove Forests a Harbor for Ocean Plastic Pollution

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4 mentions2 hours ago
By Brian Loma, CutThePlastic Recently I had the opportunity to sit in on a planning meeting between the Environmental Protection Agency of American Samoa, Department of Marine Wildlife, and the ...

15 Decadent Vegan Cakes That Need to be Made Into Cake Pops

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3 mentions16 hours ago
What’s not to love about cake pops? They’re all the things we love about cake in a portable lollipop form. While we’re completely and 100 percent in love with the ...

White House Announces Electric Vehicle Hackathon

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6 mentions2 days ago
July 22nd, 2016 by Zachary ShahanThe main story regarding the White House’s latest EV push was the $4.5 billion put into Department of Energy loan guarantees for EV charging infrastructure.

Plastic now pollutes every corner of Earth

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7 mentions17 hours ago
Humans have made enough plastic since the second world war to coat the Earth entirely in clingfilm, an international study has revealed. This ability to plaster the planet in plastic ...

Chinese Steamed Custard Buns [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions1 day ago
In Chinese cuisine, bao is a type of steamed bun that includes a variety of fillings. While there are countless of different fillings used for these types of buns, this ...

Dairy Free Creamy Summer Corn Soup Recipe

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3 mentions2 days ago
Earlier this week, I mentioned a dairy-free corn soup recipe from my kitchen. The idea was initially inspired by Eating Well and a magazine app I was enjoying, Texture. But ...

Artichoke and Spinach Pesto Pizza [Vegan]

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4 mentions23 hours ago
Topped with marinated artichoke hearts and cheesy basil and spinach pesto, this pizza is sure to be your new favorite. It can be made with any kind of crust, whether ...

Chemical pollution gets to Antarctic marine bird colonies

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12 mentions17 hours ago
Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Universidad de Barcelona Summary: Latitude is the main factor which determines the organic pollutant concentration in Antarctic giant petrels – emblematic species in ...

Renewable energy's new dance partners: Banks, pension funds

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28 mentions20 hours ago
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 2:02amA funny thing happened on the way to the bank for the solar and wind industries. The erstwhile "alternative" energy that turned off traditional investors ...

Obama Admin. Announces $4.5 Billion In DOE Loan Guarantees For Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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9 mentions1 day ago
July 21st, 2016 by James AyreThe Obama administration has just announced that it will be making $4.5 billion in US Energy Department loan guarantees available for the support of a ...

Food as a moral problem

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4 mentions18 hours ago
22 July, 2016 by Margot Conover, External Relations Manager Do university dining services have a responsibility to serve fair and sustainable food? A Fairtrade take on Malcolm Gladwell’s recent Food ...

The Switch: soon solar will be the cheapest power everywhere

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11 mentions21 hours ago
10 MW Solar PV Power Plant in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, where solar is already the lowest cost form of electricity generation. Photo: Masdar Official via Flockr (CC BY-NC-SA). More ...

This Group is Traveling the Mississippi River on a Trash Boat to Raise Awareness for Plastic Pollution

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3 mentions2 days ago
Plastic is incredibly convenient, it’s versatile, and it is very easy to throw away. Now it might seem like we just listed all the positive attributes of plastic, they are ...

The Food Mantras A Holistic Nutritionist Lives By

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2 mentions2 days ago
As a holistic nutritionist, it is safe to say that I spend a good portion of my time thinking about food. Over the years, I have had a very dynamic ...

San Diego approves ban on plastic bags

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16 mentions3 hours ago
The San Diego City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3 to ban single-use plastic bags at large grocery stores, pharmacies and corner markets — becoming one of the last major cities ...

Now You Can Hide Your Smart Home on the Darknet

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44 mentions23 hours ago
The privacy software Tor has aided everything from drug dealing marketplaces to whistleblowing websites in evading surveillance on the darknet. Now that same software can be applied to a far ...

15 Healthier, Vegan Versions of All Your Junk Food Favorites

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4 mentions3 days ago
Every year on July 21st, everyone gets to celebrate National Junk Food Day. This is a day dedicated to the foods we love to eat, even though those foods are ...

San Diego Bans Plastic Bags

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8 mentions2 days ago
The San Diego City Council voted Tuesday to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores, pharmacies and corner markets. The goal of the new ordinance is to encourage shoppers to ...

Vegan Yogurt Granola Tarts with Grilled Peaches

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4 mentions4 days ago
Shares are appreciated!These vegan yogurt granola tarts with grilled peaches combine all of our favorite breakfast flavors in one easy dish. Our family loves breakfast, pretty much all breakfasts…this is ...

Simple Ways To Invest In Your Health For Total #Wellth

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3 mentions18 hours ago
Recently, I posted this question on our Instagram feed: “What do you want to learn about natural skincare, aromatherapy, and living your happiest, healthiest life?” We got loads of great ...

Plastic debris in oceans a growing hazard as toxins climb the food chain

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4 mentions21 hours ago
Plastic is part of the fabric of everyday life, from bags to bottles to synthetic clothing. In 2014, global production amounted to 311 million tons, up from 225 million tons ...

Governor Cuomo Supports Offshore Wind Power For Long Island

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5 mentions3 days ago
Offshore wind power in New York and the U.S. overall received a major boost yesterday when Governor Cuomo announced his support for the development of a 90-megawatt offshore wind power ...

New study confirms that protected bike lanes get more people on bikes and reduce injuries

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11 mentions3 days ago
One thing so many drivers and politicians complain about when protesting new bike lanes is that they are sitting there empty while they are stewing away in their cars stuck ...

This Single Photo Will Make You Rethink Buying Plastic Water Bottles

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4 mentions4 days ago
When was the last time you thought about buying a plastic water bottle? Chances are you’ve picked one up in the last week or so and didn’t really pay much ...

3 Aquaponic Farms in Brooklyn, New York

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5 mentions1 day ago
000 There is power in being able to grow your own food and to support your community in doing the same. Oko Farms Adult Apprenticeship program offers a unique urban ...

Beyond organic at Miracle Farms in St-Anicet: Permaculture transforms an apple orchard into an oasis

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5 mentions7 hours ago
When biologist Stefan Sobkowiak took over the orchard in St-Anicet in 1993, there were very few birds. His commercial apple orchard in the Montérégie region of Quebec, about 90 kilometres ...

How to fix our food policy: A recipe for candidates

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18 mentions3 days ago
The United States grows and consumes a lot of food — and how we do it matters. Our trade policies and foreign aid influence what farmers grow from Argentina to ...

900-unit rental complex has urban farm in Staten Island, New York

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000 Zaro Bates is pictured in the courtyard of Urby where she cultivates an urban farm for residents. Tuesday July 12, 2016. (Staten Island Advance/Anthony DePrimo) While Bates is the ...

Global warming hits close to home: Human-induced climate change is getting personal, even in America

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18 mentions19 hours ago
Topics: California, Capital & Main, Climate Change, drought, Syria, Sustainability News, Business News This article originally appeared on Capital & Main. Activists wanting to solve the crisis of human-caused climate ...

Permaculture Food Forest 12 years On...

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2 mentions1 day ago
Find out why Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Published on Jul 22, 2016From ...

Undercover Plastic Detective: Part IV

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2 mentions3 days ago
I have another burning question from my last post. Plastic milk cartons are supposedly recycled, but when I buy fresh milk, the plastic bottles are not made from recycled plastic.

Don’t miss it: We’re talking sustainable cities in NYC this summer

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4 mentions4 days ago
Hang on to your hats, because we’re coming to New York! How does powering the City That Never Sleeps take a toll on health and the environment? We present “Fast,

Yes, Car-Sharing Really Does Reduce Car Ownership

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29 mentions10 hours ago
I sold my Prius when I moved to Washington, D.C.—I expected the city’s Metro system to be a reliable alternative. (It isn’t, but that’s another story.) Luckily, my feet, my ...

India Plants 50 Million Trees in 24 Hours

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7 mentions2 days ago
Jason Daley Thursday, 21st July 2016 There's no question that volunteers make a huge impact, but last week the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh undertook a 24-hour volunteer project that ...

5 Health Hacks I Thought Were Crazy Until I Tried Them

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3 mentions3 days ago
After working in the health and wellness industry for over ten years, I’m the first to agree that there are no quick fixes and you really do need a holistic ...

Former EU fisheries chief brands UK's post-Brexit plan an ‘illusion’

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The EU’s former fisheries chief has said it is an illusion that the UK will be able to dictate its fishing policies after Brexit. Maria Damanaki, the former commissioner for ...

Raw Pistachio, Coconut, and Lime Cheesecakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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5 mentions4 days ago
These raw cheesecake squares are simple to make but contain a delightfully complex flavor. The lime is citrusy sweet, the pistachio is salty, and the coconut adds a nice tropical ...

Hurdles mar Japan's renewable energy equation

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6 mentions2 days ago
At Yamakura Dam, 45 km southeast of Tokyo, construction workers are screwing together a 51,000-piece jigsaw puzzle of floating solar panels. When completed, it will be one of the world’s ...

Easy Gluten Free Homemade Pizza Bowls

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3 mentions4 days ago
Gluten Free Homemade Pizza Bowls! These Easy homemade Pizza Bowls are a super fun way to share and customize pizza. Just fill it with all your favorite gourmet pizza toppings!

Integrative Medical Tools for Health Practitioners

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4 mentions11 hours ago
Loading Please Wait | 11,685 views Please or to continue. By Dr. Mercola Most of us will, at some point, go through personal health challenges, and it would be wise ...

It’s Time to Throw Some Sustainable Seafood on the Grill

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6 mentions2 days ago
In hot weather, we all want to eat more lightly and minimize time spent in the kitchen. For many of us, seafood is a natural choice, but an ever-expanding list ...

Life With 4 Boys: The Secret Life of Pets Collectible Toys + DIY Craft #BigGPets

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2 mentions20 hours ago
The boys and I took off to the theater the other day to see the newest movie from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, The Secret Life of Pets. It was ...

USDA Issues Final Rules Supporting Healthy School Snacks and Wellness Policies

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12 mentions2 days ago
Final school nutrition rules announced today are intended to ensure that students have healthy snack and beverage choices and that schools maintain policies to promote children’s well-being. The U.S. Department ...

Orkney to harness excess wind power to heat island homes

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New smart heat technology trial secures £1.2m of government funding Households on the Orkney Islands are to be offered innovative smart heating systems designed to make use of excess renewable ...

Episode 1626: The Transition Town Movement with Rob Hopkins

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2 mentions3 days ago
Click here to download the episode. My guest for this episode is Rob Hopkins the creator of the idea of Transition Towns, a way for us to move from oil ...

BMW i3 Sales Rose In Germany Following Electric Vehicle Subsidy Implementation

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4 mentions3 days ago
July 21st, 2016 by James AyreFollowing the implementation of plug-in electric vehicle subsidies in Germany, BMW i3 sales in the European country rose notably, according to recent reports. To be ...

Exclusive: MH370 Pilot Flew a Suicide Route on His Home Simulator Closely Matching Final Flight

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3 mentions2 days ago
New York has obtained a confidential document from the Malaysian police investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that shows that the plane’s captain, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, conducted ...

Floating Solar Power Plant Comes To Chandigarh

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2 mentions6 hours ago
Chandigarh:A floating solar power plant pilot of 10 kw peak (kWp) -- the peak power -- has been commissioned at Dhanas lake here amid efforts by the government to develop ...

Cattle driving big forest loss in Peru’s 'under-appreciated' Amazon

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4 mentions22 hours ago
When one thinks of cattle ranchers destroying the Amazon rainforest, one usually thinks of Brazil. And for good reason: cattle ranching continues to be the leading cause of deforestation in ...
 

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