Ocean Plastic Pollution is Reaching Crisis Levels

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There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic trash in the world’s oceans, and each year, 8 million tons of plastic are added to the count. That’s equivalent to one municipal ...

European Development Banks To Finance Egyptian Renewable Energy Projects

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4 mentions2 hours ago
After attracting interest from renewable energy project developers from around the world, Egypt is likely to get financial support from development banks in Europe to make make the projects operational.The ...

Healthy Gluten Free Banana Bread

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5 mentions17 hours ago
Cook once, eat twice! A great way to use up leftover quinoa is to whip up this healthy gluten free banana bread. It’s made with cooked quinoa, is super easy ...

Race, Money and Food: Talking To The Oakland Food Policy Council

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6 mentions8 hours ago
When the Sacramento book club Sistahs on the Reading Edge, composed of ten black women and one white woman, was kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for making too ...

US Renewable Energy Generation Reaches Historic Levels

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5 mentions2 days ago
America’s reliance on wind, solar, and other renewable sources of energy has reached historic levels and is poised to make even greater gains in the near future, according to new ...

Genex Power Plans World’s First Solar PV Plant & Pumped Hydro Storage Project

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Genex Power has unveiled plans to build a 150MW solar PV project at the old Kidston gold mine in Queensland, siting it adjacent to a proposed 330MW pumped hydro storage ...

Danish Companies Eye Renewable Energy Investment In Pakistan

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Companies from Denmark are the latest to express interest in developing renewable energy assets in Pakistan, which is struggling to meet the rising electricity demand and is looking at all ...

India To Simplify Inter-state Transmission Of Renewable Energy

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The Indian Government is looking to reduce the regulatory hurdles in achieving their highly ambitious renewable energy capacity addition targets.The Indian Minister for Power, Coal, and Renewable Energy announced that ...

Rich and Spicy Curry Laksa That Will Rock Your World! [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions4 hours ago
I’m Tiana from the Life Of Goodness, a Nutrition and Dietetics student with a passion for making delicious healthy plant-based recipes! I believe eating a wholesome nutritious diet and having ...

Hot Oceans Are Killing Coral Reefs Around the World

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27 mentions13 hours ago
For the past year, the world’s corals have been getting increasingly pummeled by climate change. Now with El Niño kicking ocean heat into overdrive, much of the world’s oceans have ...

Kimchi and Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions6 hours ago
Hello! I’m Olivia and I love sharing deliciously compassionate recipes on my blog, Vegan Chow Down. I have been living a plant-based lifestyle for the past 15 years and want ...

Tex-Mex Twice Baked Potato Skins [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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4 mentions8 hours ago
Tori Cooper is the writer and baker behind the food blog Gringalicious where she shares her delicious, sometimes healthy, usually crazy, and always unpredictable recipes. She lives with her family ...

Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Pear Salad [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions10 hours ago
Stephanie Darby is a marketing and nutrition professional working out of Austin, Texas. She is an avid cook, blogger, and runner who enjoys spending time in the kitchen, creating healthy ...

Fresh calls for nationwide plastic bag ban

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2 mentions20 hours ago
Moves in Britain to impose a tax on single-use plastic carrier bags have prompted a renewed push for a nationwide approach to their use in Australia. Environmental advocates are calling ...

Rutabaga Fries With Basil Mayo [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions1 day ago
Aurora is the designer behind the food blog The Indie Broccoli. When illness forced her to put her life on hold, she began eating a healthy, clean and plant-based diet ...

Renewable Energy Financing Hits a Snag

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Only a few months ago, it seemed that the renewable energy sector could do little wrong: Stock prices were soaring and money was pouring in as investors flocked to get ...

Hearts of Palm Carnitas [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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4 mentions2 days ago
Emilie is a twenty-something ethical vegan with a passion for creating vegan recipes that tempt even the most committed meat-lover. When she isn’t moonlighting as a food blogger at LooseLeafVegan,

No, your eco-vacation is not actually doing animals any favors

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15 mentions5 hours ago
Ecotourism—the practice of visiting natural places not just to observe wildlife, but to actively conserve it—has seen dramatic growth in recent years: 7 percent annually, says the International Ecotourism Society,

If Big Food Buys Your Favorite 'Natural' Food Brand, Will You Trust It?

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Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. ET. Perdue, the poultry giant, acquired the Niman Ranch name and reputation of raising animals ...

Solar and wind power surge in US as shale drilling and coal mining falter

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Wind and solar energy continues to fall in cost. Photo: Justin Sullivan ​While the production of fossil fuels drops in the United States, solar and wind power is skyrocketing as ...

Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point

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151 mentions6 days ago
Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

Street art, robots and the quest to humanize smart cities

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Jason Kelly Johnson will be speaking at VERGE 2015, Oct. 26-29 in San Jose, California. What does a smart city really look like? And more important, what can it actually ...

How Our Appetite For Fish Is Eating Us Into Extinction

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15 mentions5 hours ago
A few people have asked me to explain just why it is that humanity will die if the ocean dies. Billions of people depend upon the ocean for food, and ...

Europe To See More Than 144 GW Of Wind Power Capacity In Next Decade

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6 mentions3 days ago
New predictions from MAKE suggest Europe could see more than 144 GW of new wind power capacity commissioned in the next decade. According to MAKE, following on from a 13 ...

ASEAN Countries Adopt Renewable Energy Target

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3 mentions4 days ago
Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have taken a collective decision to increase the share of renewable energy in the region’s fuel mix.Energy ministers of the Association ...

In their white paper, A National Food Policy for the 21st Century, Bittman, Pollan, Salvador, and…

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4 mentions19 hours ago
In their white paper, A National Food Policy for the 21st Century, Bittman, Pollan, Salvador, and De Schutter have outlined a well-reasoned, logical public policy agenda. That said, I think ...

#5under5: Pecan Pumpkin Pie Cups [Vegan, Gluten-Free, No-Bake]

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3 mentions4 days ago
The main ingredients in this recipe are cocoa powder, pumpkin puree, pecans, maple syrup, and coconut oil. Pantry ingredients include pumpkin pie spice (or cinnamon), sugar, and salt.LIKE THIS RECIPE?

Wind and solar keep getting cheaper and cheaper

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46 mentions19 hours ago
A new analysis suggests that we continue to move into a world in which it makes more economic sense to draw electricity from the sun or the winds, rather than ...

International Permaculture Conference: Designing the World We Want

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2 mentions24 hours ago
About 600 people from more than 70 countries from all over the world took part recently in the International Permaculture Conference in London. The motto for the successful conference was ...

Australia Is Cheapest In Asia For New Wind And Solar Projects

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8 mentions5 days ago
New research put out by Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows that new wind and solar projects in Australia are cheaper than in any other Asia country, yet new coal plants ...

Austin Lennar Community Features Rooftop Solar As Standard Feature

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2 mentions5 days ago
In what’s being referred to as the first “community-wide, ground-up residential solar program in Texas,” Lennar is collaborating with SunStreet Energy Group on a community in Austin, Texas, which includes ...

Healthy Oceans Key to Fighting Hunger

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8 mentions4 days ago
VALPARAÍSO, Chile, Oct 8 2015 (IPS) - Seafood offers a large amount of animal protein in diets around the world, and the livelihoods of 12 percent of the global population ...

Stockbridge lecturer offers a permaculture perspective with ‘Inhabit’ screening

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Michigan has an active, growing urban-farming community – more women farmers

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There are almost one million female farmers in the U.S., and Michigan alone saw a 17.6 percent increase in women in agriculture between 2007 and 2014. From a sociologist making ...

Why the Next President Will Need a National Food Policy

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By Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Ricardo Salvador, Olivier De Schutter Last November, we published an op-ed article in the Washington Post calling on the president to establish a National Food ...

Chocolate Almond Espresso Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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5 mentions5 days ago
Hey, I'm Michele! Vegan food blogger over at TwoRaspberries where I take all things yummy and make them vegan! I live for happiness, health, balance and freedom in life. I ...

Portobello Tostadas With Chipotle Cream [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions5 days ago
I'm Christin, recipe developer and photographer of healthy vegetarian and vegan recipes for meat-free peeps. Check out my website, VeggieChick.com. Forget about tofu being bland and make these flavor-packed smoky ...

Sustainable Development Goals For 2030

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7 mentions4 days ago
Oh, sure. Wonderful goals — but do they really have a chance in this greedy materialistic upside-down world we all inhabit? “Yes,” said representatives of 193 nations — almost all ...

Urban Farming Is Now Flying a Flag at Major U.S. Airports

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On Thursday, JetBlue unveiled a 24,000-square-foot farm outside its terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, where it will grow purple potatoes and a variety of ...

Spreadable Herb Cashew-Hemp Cheese [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions5 days ago
Charlie is a PhD student and fitness enthusiast who also loves cooking delicious meals and treats. On her food blog Sweet Salty Spicy, she shares her tasty vegan recipes and ...

Solar overtakes wind power as Australia's top source of renewable energy, says study

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A recent study on Australia’s renewable energy sector has revealed that solar energy has taken a lead over wind power and bio energy. This is despite all the three continuing ...

Failure of Puma's biodegradable range doesn't mean eco-fashion is dead

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6 mentions13 hours ago
After launching with a blaze of celebration, sports brand Puma’s new eco-friendly range of gear was meant to be the moment ethical fashion went mainstream. A shoe, jacket and backpack ...

Has renewable energy hit hard times?

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2 mentions17 hours ago
SunEdison, which had been on course to become the world's biggest renewable energy developer, is now fighting to reverse its stock price's nosedive and regain investor trust. Just last summer,

Indian Fusion Green Tacos (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

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4 mentions5 days ago
Danielle Dewar is a passionate baker and the woman behind the blogs Baking Backwards and Our Vegitable. Danielle has been tinkering with gluten-free baking for the past three years to ...

When We Fumigate Flies and Mosquitoes, Are We Poisoning Ourselves?

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In Seattle, restorative justice is a galvanizing theme as organizers are creating more than policies and resolutions, but an actual movement. Local food systems are emerging as a promising piece ...

Scientists Turn Green Algae Into Biofuel at $50 a Barrel

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Wind and solar energy remain the only obvious replacements for fossil fuels, but recent research shows that scientists are clearly thinking outside the box to come up with future alternatives.

6 Health Trends That You Need To Know About

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6 mentions4 days ago
It’s a chance to “talk shop” with my physician. He and I often like to compare the research, readings, and health-related experiences that we’ve gathered over the last year. These ...

Sea turtles face plastic pollution peril

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3 mentions4 days ago
Study warns that all seven species of marine turtle can ingest or become entangled in discarded plastic debris IMAGE: This image shows plastic debris on a marine turtle nesting beach.

Bronx artist transforms discarded plastic into playful sculptures

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5 mentions5 days ago
Daniel Lanzilotta started collecting plastic on the beaches of southern France, where he lived for several years. While his son played, the Bronx native collected the often tiny fragments of ...

Creative Engagement for Ourselves and Our Communities

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Activating participation is an essential craft, and the course leaders looked at a range of approaches to invite people to join in. Participants on the course have learned by doing ...

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