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Wellness Leader Jess Ainscough Passes Away At 30

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Sure, sometimes going for a massage is a special treat, an hour or two to pamper yourself and induce ultimate relaxation. But did you know massages can also be used to soothe migraine pain, bringReadToday I am deeply saddened that we lost a great member of our community,

Where is the oceans' missing plastic?

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2 mentions3 hours ago
The world’s ocean contains trillions of plastic fragments coming from packaging, fishing gear and other synthetic objects that break down at sea over time. Most of what is known about these ocean plastics comes from surface net sampling, where the top 15cm of water is filtered to collect ...

Plastic Smog: Microplastics Invade Our Oceans

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3 mentions3 hours ago
The idea that there are “patches” of trash in the oceans is a myth created 15 years ago that should be abandoned in favor of “plastic smog,” like massive clouds of microplastics that emanate out of the five subtropical gyres. My recent publication in the journal Plos One,

Patrick Whitefield 1949-2015

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3 mentions8 hours ago
It is with great sadness that we announce that permaculture teacher and author, Patrick Whitefield, died peacefully this morning (27th February) at his home in Glastonbury, Somerset. Patrick was loved and respected by the permaculture community worldwide for his books and teaching methods that defined temperate permaculture design.

SkyPower Mulls 3 GW Renewable Energy Capacity in Egypt

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2 mentions14 hours ago
Published on February 27th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha February 27th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaOne of the leading clean energy project developers in the world, SkyPower, is planning to expand to its footprint in one of the hottest renewable energy markets in the Africa — Egypt. SkyPower is reportedly ...

Can't Afford a Permaculture Course?

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2 mentions9 hours ago
I believe that the Permaculture Design Course offers very good value for money, and is a worthwhile investment for individuals, projects and organisations. For example, many of my past students have used the skills and experiences gained to supplement their livelihoods by offering design consultation services, or have ...

32,000 Jobs Could Be Created By Illinois Renewable Energy Legislation

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Jake Richardson February 26th, 2015 by Jake RichardsonA bill sponsored by state Sen. Don Harmon (D-Oak Park) and State Representative Elaine Nekritz (D-Northbrook) that would make changes to Illinois’ Renewable Portfolio Standard might create 32,000 clean energy jobs, according to its backers.

Wind Power Hits Record High In China’s Coal Hub

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Marc Howe February 26th, 2015 by Marc HoweFollowing a continuous surge in capacity levels over the past half decade, the northern Chinese coal hub of Shanxi province posted a record level of wind power generation in the second half of January. According ...

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

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3 mentions23 hours ago
Most supplements don’t really work, or at least haven’t been proven to work. However, there are some exceptions to this. In fact, a few supplements are so effective that they are comparable to pharmaceutical drugs. Here are four natural health boosting supplements that are as powerful as drugs ...

Trina Solar Secures Funding For 1 GW Solar Power Projects

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Mridul Chadha February 26th, 2015 by Mridul ChadhaTrina Solar has entered into a partnership with two strategic investors to set up 1 GW solar power capacity across China. According to an agreement, private equity firm Jiuzhou Investment and PingAn Trust, part of ...

Sharing with others self reliance and independence :: The Prepper Broadcasting Network

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2 mentions20 hours ago
As you take your first sip of that morning cup of coffee–Boom! In that instant your world changed. Within a few hours chaos took over the treats of your city. You soon learn that a disaster has risen. Are you prepared? We are not just talking about that ...

India's Essel Group Commits 12 GW Renewable Energy Capacity

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Published on February 26th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal February 26th, 2015 by Smiti MittalAnother Indian company has proposed to set up large-scale renewable energy capacity over the next few years. Essel Group, a leading conglomerate in India, has announced that it will set up 12 GW of renewable ...

Bulgaria's National Museum complex fuses sustainable design with historic architecture

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2 mentions5 hours ago
Phase 1 of the museum complex includes two museums: the National Art Gallery, and the National Gallery for Foreign Art. Supported by the European Fund for Regional Redevelopment, the revived cultural center sits in the historic Alexander Nevksy Square—an important area for Sofia over the past 100 years.

Race for Water Odyssey against Plastic Pollution

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Less than one month from the big launch, the R4WO teams are putting the final touches on the expedition’s preparations. Technical details are adjusted, and bonds between team members grow stronger through training sessions in Lorient (France). Everything falls into place under optimal conditions before the trip to ...

From despair to repair: Empowering communities to restore their oceans

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27 Feb 2015 | 14:21 GMT | Posted by Alex Jackson | Category: Expeditions, Featured, Policy, Science around the world, Science communication and outreach, Science organisations, Soapbox Science Info, Tools and techniques, Uncategorized Dr Ayana Elizabeth Johnson with Barbuda Prime Minister, Baldwin Spencer. (Image: Waitt Institute) Dr. Ayana ...

Great Barrier Reef corals eat plastic

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Researchers have found that corals commonly found on the Great Barrier Reef will eat microplastic pollution. “Corals are non-selective feeders and our results show that they can consume microplastics when the plastics are present in seawater,” says Dr Mia Hoogenboom, a Chief Investigator with the ARC Centre of ...

Sharing with others self reliance and independence :: The Prepper Broadcasting Network

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2 mentions1 day ago
As you take your first sip of that morning cup of coffee–Boom! In that instant your world changed. Within a few hours chaos took over the treats of your city. You soon learn that a disaster has risen. Are you prepared? We are not just talking about that ...

Almost 700 Marine Species at Risk of Extinction from Plastic Pollution - The Daily Catch

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3 mentions2 days ago
Source: One Green Planet/Kate Good -February 25, 2015 in Adventure From food packaging to fabrics and face wash, this modern “miracle” invention can be found in some shape or form in nearly all of the products that we purchase and use. While this might be convenient for ...

Bacon Cheese and Chive Dip {Gluten Free}

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1 mentions3 days ago
Bacon and cheese. Who doesn’t love that combo? This bacon and smoked Gouda dip with chives comes together in no time and is the perfect for an appetizer or snack! But there’s a secret superfood ingredient you might want to add. So keep reading! This recipe is totally ...

David Suzuki: We Have to Stop Killing Our Oceans With Plastic

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3 mentions2 days ago
Eight million tonnes. That’s how much plastic we’re tossing into the oceans every year! University of Georgia environmental engineer Jenna Jambeck says it’s enough to line up five grocery bags of trash on every foot of coastline in the world. A study published by Jambeck and colleagues in ...

Depth of plastic pollution in oceans revealed

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3 mentions6 hours ago
Wind and waves can mix buoyant ocean plastics throughout the water column, but most of their mass remains at the sea surface, according to research led by The University of Western Australia. PhD candidate Julia Reisser and her international team published the study in the journal Biogeosciences, reporting ...

Work On 750 MW Solar Power Project In India Progressing Well

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Published on February 25th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal February 25th, 2015 by Smiti MittalThe Indian government is planning an excellent gift for the nation on its 69th Independence Day next year. The Solar Energy Corporation of India is working to have the first phase of what is being ...

Statewide Plastic Bag Ban on Hold Until 2016

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Feb. 24, 2015 -- Well, it looks like it may be time to bring back our Bag Monster. We thought we had put our symbol of Big Plastic out to pasture with last year’s passage of a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. But the plastics industry has ...

Inox Wind Announces $750 Million Wind Energy Investment In India

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Published on February 25th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal February 25th, 2015 by Smiti MittalYet another company has announced a big investment in the Indian renewable energy sector for the resource-rich state of Gujarat. One of the fast-emerging wind energy solutions providers, Inox Wind, has announced that it will ...

10 delicious herbal teas for holistic healing

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1 mentions6 hours ago
Permalink to this article:http://www.naturalnews.com/048783_herbal_tea_mint_ginger.htmlEmbed article link: (copy HTML code below):10 delicious herbal teas for holistic healingReprinting 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 7 million ...

Curried Red Lentil and Potato Lettuce Wraps {Vegan/GF}

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3 mentions4 days ago
How about a delicious and nutritious Meatless Monday dish to start off the week? Well, today you are in luck! Emily form Zen and Spice is here to share an amazing Lentil Wrap dish that’s not only gluten free, but vegan too. Oh and looks amazing! Hi readers ...

The Source for Organic Superfoods Snacks: Essential Living Foods

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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! Superfoods. You know they’re good for you. How many have you eaten today? Maybe you’ll have avocado with your lunch ...

Tales from the Happy Pig: Mark Boyle's Free Pub

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Mark Boyle is better known as the Moneyless man. He lived over three years without earning or spending a penny. Now he has co-founded a community smallholding with free workshops, free education and free booze! Based in Ireland, An Teach Saor, Gaellic for 'the free house', is a ...

Sharing with others self reliance and independence :: The Prepper Broadcasting Network

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Backyard, Long Term Food Storage! Host: Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead” Did You Know You Can Plan For Long Term Food Storage Right In Your Own Backyard? Make sure to mark your calendars this week Karen Lynn has the good pleasure of interviewing Jared Stanley of J&J Acres ...

Noocity Growbeds enable urban agriculture in any space - now available via Indiegogo

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2 mentions2 days ago
Concern regarding the origins of the products we consume is increasing, and cities like New York, São Paulo, and Paris are filled with mini-markets for organic produce, street fairs with local producers, and even urban gardens on top of buildings. A Portuguese start-up wants to bring the countryside ...

David Suzuki: We have to stop killing the oceans with plastic

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3 mentions2 days ago
Eight million tonnes. That’s how much plastic we’re tossing into the oceans every year! University of Georgia environmental engineer Jenna Jambeck says it’s enough to line up five grocery bags of trash on every foot of coastline in the world. A study published by Jambeck and colleagues in ...

India Plans Association Of Top 50 Solar Power Nations

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Published on February 24th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal February 24th, 2015 by Smiti MittalIndia plans to unleash a renewable energy revolution practically unheard of. Until now we used to watch in disbelief as Chinese regulators repeatedly revised solar power capacity addition targets to very high levels in extremely ...

ArchiBlox's Carbon-Positive Prefab Home Produces More Energy Than It Uses

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Green building has entered an exciting new realm. Archiblox, an Australian architecture firm, has unveiled the world’s first carbon-positive prefabricated home. The Archi+ Carbon Positive House, currently on display in Melbourne’s City Square, is so efficient it can put energy back on the grid. Every Angle tells a ...

Fig & Blue Cheese Dip

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3 mentions1 day ago
Never miss a bite! Sign up here to receive new recipes and reviews straight to your inbox. Sweet and tangy Fig & Blue Cheese Dip is perfect for chips, pretzels, apple slices and even veggies. Smear it over crackers, or eat it with a spoon — however you ...

A natural headache remedy

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3 mentions2 days ago
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 ...

Maya pedal transforms old bikes into pedal-powered water pumps, blenders, and more

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1 mentions2 days ago
We’ve seen some incredible innovations in bicycle technology lately, from self-charging components such as the Copenhagen Wheel to designer fixies by Diesel. But what happens to these and all other bikes when their owners move on? That’s where Guatemalan NGO Maya Pedal comes in: they transform donated bicycles ...

Creamy Vegan Parsnip and Shiitake Mushroom Soup {Gluten-Free}

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3 mentions4 days ago
A creamy vegan and gluten-free pureed parsnip and shiitake mushroom soup with sweet potatoes is rich, hearty and ever so slightly sweet. But not the good kind. Not the healthy, light, feel good, nourish your body kind of soup. I’ve been eating clam chowder. The heavy cream and ...

Plastic Seduction

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The film "Plastic Seduction" was written, directed and produced by Katrin Peters. Find out more about her work on http://www.dailydifference.org. Plastic is a material that the Earth cannot digest. Plastic pollution is growing at an alarming rate, and plastic debris is accumulating fast in all communities, rivers, in ...

Amsterdam Is Planning On Building An Underwater Parking Garage For Bikes

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What to do about too many bikes? Let people park them underwater. Here's what you might call a good problem, at least from an urban design standpoint: Amsterdam has so many bikes, it's going to build a partially underwater bicycle parking garage to hold them all. According to ...

Vegan Chickpea Soup

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3 mentions2 days ago
I am so excited to share the new Living Candida-Free cookbook with you! My dear friend Ricki Heller has so much knowledge to share about candida after living with it for many years. Her 3-Phase program is fabulous, and the recipes are so incredibly delicious you won't even ...

A Fishy Farming System Could Bring Organic Food to the Masses

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Like so many urban agriculture stories, this one starts in a backyard with chickens, bees, and best friends. With crowdfunding, heavyweight investors, and now the $10,000 grand prize at The Food Lab of University of Texas’ Food Challenge Prize, Ten Acre Organics’ mission to build what it says ...

Could solar be the cheapest power source for the UK within a decade?

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3 mentions3 days ago
There is no end in sight to recent reductions in the cost of solar power, which have already taken the technology to a position where it can undercut fossil fuels in many parts of the world. That is the conclusion of a major new report from the Fraunhofer ...

Fears over plastic-eating coral in Australia’s Barrier Reef

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SYDNEY: Corals in the Great Barrier Reef are eating small plastic debris in the ocean, Australian researchers said Tuesday, raising fears about the impact the indigestible fragments have on their health and other marine life. The scientists found that when they placed corals from the reef into plastic-contaminated ...

SunEdison sees $4trn value opportunity in solar, wind by 2020

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US-based SunEdison, now the largest renewable energy company in the world, says it sees a $4 trillion value opportunity in the global wind and solar markets by 2020. At its presentation to analysts overnight, SunEdison produced a 95-page display making the case for wind and solar energy. The ...

DIY Industrial Pipe Coffee Cart

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3 mentions2 days ago
DIY furniture can often be daunting. But really who doesn’t love to say “Thanks, I made that” after a compliment on a cool piece of furniture in your home. So with a little elbow grease and a few supplies you can create your own simple pipe shelf in ...

7 On Your Side: Bay Area nonprofit helps return stolen bikes to rightful owners

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3 mentions22 hours ago
Have you contacted the company but your complaint still isn't resolved? Have you asked to speak with a supervisor? Have you read the 7 On Your Side FAQs? If you're still having trouble, 7 On Your Side wants to help you.

Sweet Potato and Bacon Quinoa {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}

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3 mentions6 days ago
A gluten-free and dairy-free quinoa dish with soft and caramelized sweet potatoes and onions, balanced out with crispy and smokey bacon. Perfect for a weeknight meal. I love bacon. There’s no other way to say it. It’s something about the crispy, crunchy, texture and smoky taste that makes ...

Sharing with others self reliance and independence :: The Prepper Broadcasting Network

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2 mentions4 days ago
Backyard, Long Term Food Storage! Host: Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead” Did You Know You Can Plan For Long Term Food Storage Right In Your Own Backyard? Make sure to mark your calendars this week Karen Lynn has the good pleasure of interviewing Jared Stanley of J&J Acres ...

Curried Red Lentil and Potato Lettuce Wraps {Vegan/GF}

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1 mentions5 days ago
How about a delicious and nutritious Meatless Monday dish to start off the week? Well, today you are in luck! Emily form Zen and Spice is here to share an amazing Lentil Wrap dish that’s not only gluten free, but vegan too. Oh and looks amazing! Hi readers ...

The oil crash is devastating Colombia's richest city

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PUERTO GAITAN, Colombia (AP) -- Soaring oil prices the past decade transformed this rural backwater into Colombia's richest city as nearby fields pumped black gold, drawing new businesses, international pop stars and vanity art projects such as the biblical-themed arch that towers over these sweltering grasslands. Now, crashing ...
 

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