Science without Borders® Challenge Art CompetitionLiving Oceans Foundation

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Science without Borders® Challenge is a yearly art competition that engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. The Science without Borders® Challenge was created to get students and teachers more involved and interested in ocean conservation through various ...

Mark Murphy: Without healthy oceans, our planet dies; we do, too

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I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, It has always been so, as long as I can remember: an inexorable force, almost gravitational in its relentless attraction. I have lived other places. I have climbed craggy snow-capped peaks, plunged headlong ...

2015 Seminar Category: Practicing Permaculture and Organic Gardening

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One of the most important topics covered at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show is our seminar category number five, called Simple Sustainability: Practicing Permaculture and Organic Gardening. If you’re looking for expert resources in fertilizers, resourceful gardening, and pesticides, look no further. Jessi Bloom & Dave Boehnlein ...

NYC Farmer Annie Novak Shares the Ins & Outs of Rooftop Farming in the Winter

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Photo © Jackie Snow for Wilder Quarterly, used with permission. This article was originally published in February 2012. Rooftop farming during the winter may seem like a bleak prospect, but Annie Novak of Eagle Street Rooftop Farm in Greenpoint, Brooklyn says that winter on a farm is far ...

Sustainable fisheries and imaginative loopholes

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European seas are in the brink of collapse. Despite the improved Common Fisheries Policy, several forces out there are determined to scupper the efforts to make our fisheries sustainable. Management plans cannot be delayed further, and Member states need to make an effort in implementing environmental directives. The ...

Italy to omit solar from new renewable incentives plan: pv-magazine

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Decision to halt solar subsidies follows country's best ever year for PV power generation. In 2014 solar energy covered 7.53% of Italy's electricity needs. Italy’s industry deputy minister Claudio De Vincenti announced today that the government is planning to halt all solar incentives in the latest decree on ...

Brammo Purchased By Polaris, Will Focus Exclusively On Development Of EV Powertrains

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Published on January 27th, 2015 |by Christopher DeMorro January 27th, 2015 by Christopher DeMorroOriginally published on EV Obsession. After five years of slow sales and no new models, electric motorcycle maker Brammo has been bought out by Michigan-based Polaris. So what’s that mean for the Brammo brand, and ...

We could end up with 'as much plastic in our oceans as fish'

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The head of Ocean Conservancy says a burgeoning middle class and low recycling rates could lead to not-even-remotely-acceptable levels of trash washed out to sea A failure to address the mountains of waste in the developing world will result in as much plastic in our oceans as fish,

19 DIY Projects For When You're Stuck Inside For God Knows How Long

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Because you’ll need a place to put your drink while stuck indoors. Get the tutorial here. To go with the milk and eggs that your parents texted you about. Get the tutorial here. Super simple to make and lovely to light. Get the tutorial here. And something adorable ...

Electric vehicle battery market set to top $21bn by 2019

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The global market for electric vehicle power sources is set to rise to around $21bn by 2019, a new analysis has predicted. In 2013 the market stood at more than $11.9bn, but it is now expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than ...

25 Top Pins to Help Get You Organized!

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As our January Skill of the Month comes to a close, I rounded up some of the best organizing pins from prepper/survival/homesteading bloggers that give tips you won’t want to miss. I’ve included a few of my own as well. If you like the pin, follow the blogger ...

With A DIY Attitude and The Internet, I Can Be A Plumber

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My daughter stomped down the stairs, arms locked straight down with an angry look on her face. “DAD! Again!” I knew she was coming from our upstairs bathroom, so I knew exactly what she was complaining about. We’ve been having issues with that toilet for a few months ...

Super Pumpkin Spice Protein Shake Recipe (Dairy-Free)

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Fall may be past, but the warm flavors of pumpkin and spice offer nourishing goodness that I relish throughout the year. And this pumpkin spice protein shake has a double-dose of my favorite squash: pumpkin puree and straight up pumpkin seed protein. This easy, rich and nutrient-dense pumpkin ...

Slow Food USA Tells Stadiums to Up Their Game

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Richard McCarthy embodies the phrase “think globally; act locally.” He joined Slow Food USA as Executive Director in January 2013, having previously served as Executive Director of Market Umbrella, an internationally recognized non-profit mentor organization for farmers markets, community building and sustainable economic development.As it turns out, foodies ...

Decline of England's natural environment 'hits economy'

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England's natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy, an independent advisory group has told the government. The Natural Capital Committee says pressures will rise with population growth and has called for a 25-year investment plan. Its report said measures like investing in improved ...

5 ways to actively grow your fanbase

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You are here: Home » Marketing Music » 5 ways to actively grow your fanbase [This article on the DIY Musician Blog was written by Dave Kusek, founder of the New Artist Model, an online music business school for independent musicians, performers, recording artists, producers, managers, and songwriters.] ...

Greenhouse gas: why nitrous oxide is no laughing matter for the environment

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Carbon dioxide is the “face” of the greenhouse gases, but nitrous oxide (N2O) merits its own spotlight. The same “laughing gas” once used by dentists as an anaesthetic and used today by people looking… PhD student, Lancaster Environment Centre at Lancaster University Beth Brockett receives funding from the ...

Brammo’s EV Drivetrain Ambitions Expand Beyond Two Wheels

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Brammo electric vehicle technology leads the way. (Photo: Business Wire) Brammo electric vehicle technology leads the way. (Photo: Business Wire) TALENT, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following the acquisition of certain electric motorcycle assets by Polaris Industries Inc., Brammo, Inc., a leading electric vehicle technology company, restates its commitment to developing world-class ...

7 Interesting Global Renewable Energy Trends From NREL

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Published on January 26th, 2015 |by Silvio Marcacci Accurately assessing renewable energy growth, especially compared to fossil fuels, is one of the biggest challenges facing our clean energy transition. After all, how can you measure progress without adequate benchmarks? Industry tallies and analyst updates provide the quickest summaries,

Huge New Area Soon To Open For Offshore Wind Power In New England

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"Huge New Area Soon To Open For Offshore Wind Power In New England" On January 29, the Department of Interior (DOI) will auction off the largest area of federal waters in the nation for the development of offshore wind power. More than 742,000 acres, or over 1,160 square ...

Report highlights how natural gas

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Permalink to this article:http://www.naturalnews.com/048386_fracking_earthquakes_injection_wells.htmlEmbed article link: (copy HTML code below):Report highlights how natural gas "fracking" is causing earthquakesReprinting this article:Non-commercial use OK, cite NaturalNews.com with clickable link.Follow Natural News on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and PinterestPrivacy PolicyTerms of UseAbout UsContact Us/FeedbackWrite for Natural NewsMedia InformationAdvertise InformationEmail NewsletterFacebookTwitterGooglePinterestYouTubeDiasporaSeenRSSJoin over ...

What living abroad has taught me about how to dress

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Town and Country Living / Travel January 23, 2015 Town & Country is a series that looks at different aspects of sustainable living from the perspectives of two 20-something women. Here, Margaret and Katherine discuss how moving to another country has impacted how they think about clothing.There is ...

Collecting and drinking rainwater in the city

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January 26, 2015 | Build It, Gardening, Urban Permaculture, Water Harvesting + Reuse | 11 comments | Author: Emma Bowen If you’ve been hanging out in many of Australia’s cities this last week or two, you may have noticed a lot of rain about. Falling off roofs, gushing ...

Natural News Blogs 11 Toxic Chemicals Found In Vitamins, Supplements, and Health Foods

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Keywords: chemicals in food, health foods, supplements, toxic chemicals, Toxins, vitamins These days many people take supplements to improve their health. While you may think that you are doing something great for your health, you are actually adding nasty chemicals to your body. These chemicals might be very ...

Natural News Blogs 20 Reasons Why We Should Use Cinnamon Every Day

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Keywords: benefits of cinnamon, cinnamon, health benefits of cinnamon Cinnamon contains high levels of antioxidants, and its oil has strong antibacterial and anti fungal properties. It is a good source of magnesium, fiber, iron and calcium and as such can be used as a cure for many diseases ...

Pollution down, but Chesapeake Bay no healthier yet

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The Chesapeake Bay's ecological health has actually dipped slightly in recent years, even though pollution levels improved in 2013, according to federal scientists. The amounts of nutrient and sediment pollution flowing into the bay fell in 2013 below the long-term average for the past 25 years, the U.S.

The Uncertain Future of Brooklyn’s DIY Music Community

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“You’re probably getting used to hearing news like this in Williamsburg, so we’ll cut right to the chase . . .” So begins the obituary for Glasslands, a self-described “homegrown community art space turned psychedelic venue partyhaus” which established itself during the mid-aughts at 289 Kent Avenue in ...

Germany Offers Saudi Investors 15% Return On Solar Power Investments

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Published on January 25th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha January 25th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaGermany seems to be looking for new financial sources to push its solar power market to the next level. Germany has approached investors in Saudi Arabia for investment in the farmer’s solar power market. The ...

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

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Published on January 27th, 2015 |by Derek Markham If you’d like to help shape the direction of sustainable investments, without putting a dime of your own into the pot, here’s your chance. Oroeco, the company that believes that it should be “easy, fun, and rewarding to align our ...

UAE, France Announce Partnership To Jointly Fund Renewable Energy Projects

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Published on January 25th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha January 25th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaThe United Arab Emirates has announced a fresh investment collaboration for renewable energy projects. Solar home systems in Afghanistan supported by Masdar Special Projects division France will join the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to provide ...

Natural sleep aids: How to cure insomnia without pills

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Tiffany Cruikshank is the smart, cool creator of Yoga Medicine, a method that pairs yoga with holistic health practices to address the modern-life ailments that are constantly creeping up on you— like stress, insomnia, and back pain. We teamed up with her to bring you simple solutions you ...

‘Fifty miles out we could smell the pollution’: sailing amid the ocean litter

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Justin Chisholm asks the sailors racing around the world about the state of the seas For the majority of landlubbers, the fact that the world’s oceans are clogging up with the detritus of a rampant consumer society can easily be ignored. For most, the watery expanses beyond our ...

Fracktivists fight liquefied natural gas terminal near NYC

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New York state’s fracking fight has moved offshore. And now the key players include not just New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) but also New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R). New York’s famously dedicated anti-fracking activists, who last year helped push Cuomo to ban the practice entirely, have ...

KCPL Becomes Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Leader

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We understand that as good stewards of our natural resources it is our responsibility to have a sound environmental strategy. Renewable energy is part of our current energy mix and an opportunity for our future.

Drowning in plastic

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We’ve all heard stories of islands of floating rubbish in the middle of the oceans, but it’s the trillions of barely visible microscopic fragments that are set to be the world’s next ecological emergency. Lucy Siegle reports I just sat next to a coral reef and watched the ...

Moving Beyond Wellness ROI Toward Employment-Based Cultures Of Health: Part I

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With their recent post declaring that employment-based wellness initiatives “increase rather than decrease employer spending on health care with no net health benefit,” Al Lewis and coauthors are continuing to exert a clarifying presence in a field with a history of unsubstantiated claims and suspect methods. This conclusion ...

TreeHouse going national with sustainable home-improvement stores

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Home > Newswire > TreeHouse going national with sustainable home-improvement storesTreeHouse is a green home-improvement store that has been thriving in sustainability-minded Austin, Texas, for about two years. Now the concept is poised to become the first of its sort to go national. The spacious, crisply organized ...

Plug-in Vehicle Tracker

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Virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, along with numerous smaller outfits, is developing a plug-in vehicle and Plug In America is tracking their progress. Our list below represents highway-capable cars and trucks, 2- and 3-wheeled, and commercial vehicles. To be included on this list, legitimate companies must have completed a concept, demonstration, or mule vehicle, and we list these at our discretion. Low-speed electric vehicles are not included. Vehicle prices listed do not include rebates. If you have an update to this list, please fill us in. Plug ...

This Futuristic Desert City Is Designed For Self-Sufficient, Communal Living

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If you lived here, you'd never have to leave. Given that you'd be in the middle of a desert, that's probably a good thing. Masdar City—Abu Dhabi’s $18 billion experiment in planning a city from the ground up—was designed to be the world’s first large-scale carbon-neutral development. It's ...

4 Ways to Painlessly Cut Family Expenses

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Lauren and Mark Greutman live as frugally as possible, clipping coupons, buying in bulk at the grocery store and driving an old car. But that wasn’t always the case. “We had no idea what we were doing, we had no idea where our money was going and then ...

18 Tips to Make Canning Easier

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I only started canning a few years ago. My grandmothers use to “put up” all kinds of goodies and I hoped to follow in their beautiful footsteps.I’ve made some really fabulous jams and preserves since then, but I’ve also had my share of flops. My well-intentioned Blueberry Jam ...

Details for Victorian Interiors

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Elaborate details and use of color found throughout Victorian interiors keep the eyes entertained. The design is a mixture of architecture that represents a period in history, rather than a specific style. Decorative details flourish throughout the home. Wainscoting, trim and wallpaper with a classic floral or botanical ...

A look inside Fender’s rock’n’roll content strategy

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Fender and Gibson are the two most iconic guitar brands in the world. Last week I took a look at Gibson’s excellent content marketing strategy and today, you guessed it, I’m going to do the same for Fender. The first thing to note is that Fender’s website is ...

Simple index assesses reef health to guide fisheries management choices

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We know that fishing has significant impacts on our oceans and the animals that live in them. Effects can range from habitat modification caused by bottom trawls, stock declines from overfishing or subtler… Postdoctoral Researcher of Marine Biology at Scripps Insitution of Oceanography at University of California, San ...

Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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Given how cool and space-efficient Murphy beds are, it’s a wonder there aren’t more home furnishings that fold up and disappear flat against the wall. Hofman Dujardin Architects has come up with a new one, though it’s not so much space-saving as it is space-making. The Bloomframe is ...

SHRM Says Organizations are Bullish on Wellness

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Good news out of the Society for Human Resource Management yesterday for those looking to move the needle on greater employee buy-in for wellness. According to the association’s Strategic Benefits survey, more than one-half (53 percent) of the 380 responding employers said employee participation in wellness programs climbed ...

L.A.’s Ron Finley Wants to Make Gardening Gangsta

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In 2010, Ron Finley planted a garden on the 150-foot-long curbside strip outside his house in South Central Los Angeles. The produce — tomatoes, kale, corn, you name it — was free for the taking, and the colorful riot of herbs and flowers and vegetables got a lot ...

Urban Agriculture

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In 2012, the city of Richmond, California, garnered national attention when its residents voted down a ballot measure to impose a tax on sugary beverages. Groups like Dunk the Junk hoped the measure would significantly hamper the city’s growing obesity problem. Doria Robinson, executive director of Urban Tilth,

Sundance Institute

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Malcolm is a high school geek with a high-top fade, carefully navigating life in The Bottoms, one of the toughest neighborhoods in Inglewood, California. He and his fellow outcasts share a voracious appreciation for all things '90s hip-hop, opting to sport Cross-Colours and Z. Cavariccis at the risk ...

The Amazon Is Burning

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"Save the rain forest" is a mantra we've all grown up with, and for good reason. About 17% of the Amazon rain forest has been lost in the last 50 years, according to the World Wildlife Fund. While the annual rate of deforestation has slowed in recent years,

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