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Why are we still losing so much rainforest in Indonesia? A hypothesis

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23 mentions2 hours ago
Two years ago, Wilmar, the biggest palm oil company in the world, made a commitment to halt deforestation. That set the dominoes tumbling: Other companies followed suit, until every major ...

This Crop of Women Farmers is Stepping Up to Sustain the Land

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5 mentions13 hours ago
Last year, all five of the first-year apprentices at Soil Born Farms’ headquarters near Sacramento, California were women. Another young woman, Elle Huftill-Balzer, was the boss of them all, the ...

Fudgy Red Velvet Brownies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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5 mentions3 hours ago
These red velvet brownies are rich and chocolatey, with a subtle hint of vanilla. If you need your chocolate fix, then these moist, dense brownies will definitely be a hit.

The New Microbead Ban Won’t Solve the Microplastic Pollution Problem

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19 mentions1 hour ago
A new study linking microplastic pollution to low reproductive rates in Pacific oysters underscores the need to overhaul the use of petroleum-based plastics, according to a leading American ecotoxicologist. “The ...

10 Food Policy Questions We Want Answered From the 2016 Presidential Candidates

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36 mentions3 hours ago
In a recent poll by the Union of Concerned Scientists, 94 percent of American voters expressed concern about the state of the food system – and said that it was ...

Honey Lemon Vanilla Gluten Free French Toast {Vegan Friendly}

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9 mentions14 hours ago
Honey Lemon Vanilla Gluten Free French Toast. Simple yet delicious flavors, easy to make, no eggs needed, and vegan Friendly! This Gluten Free French Toast breakfast is a hit for ...

Lessons from a Young Food Forest: Taking Stock of My 12-year Permaculture Adventure

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2 mentions15 hours ago
Printer-friendly “Strap yourself to the tree with roots / You ain’t goin’ nowhere” – Bob Dylan “[T]here’s a certain way that we all must swim / If we expect to ...

Endive Boats With Sun-Dried Tomato Cheese [Vegan]

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4 mentions2 days ago
Endive leaves make the perfect platter for sweet chopped apples, crunchy walnuts, and a savory, homemade sun-dried tomato cheese. The cheese itself is a blend of cashews, sun-dried tomatoes, and ...

Canada Just Protected A Rainforest Twice The Size Of Belgium

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91 mentions17 hours ago
Environmentalists are hailing the Canadian government's landmark deal to protect 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia from logging and development -- an area more than twice ...

A Plastic Ocean

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24 mentions17 hours ago
A Plastic Ocean is a new feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought we could use plastic once and throw it ...

Sustainable Cities Are Where Human Potential Can Be Realized

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12 mentions2 hours ago
A great paradox of the transition to a sustainable economy is that it will not be achieved in rural places in harmony with nature, but in cities built to exploit ...

Wind overtakes hydro as third largest power source in EU

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18 mentions58 minutes ago
13GW of new wind capacity was added to the grid last year compared to only 0.2GW of new hydro power, new EWEA figures show The wind industry has surpassed the ...

6 gadgets that clean the world's oceans

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38 mentions3 hours ago
By Cat DiStasio In grade school, most children learn about the fragility of our ocean ecosystems. Despite this, the world's vast waters have become a de facto dumping ground for ...

Sustainable Cities Are Where Human Potential Can Be Realized

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10 mentions15 hours ago
A great paradox of the transition to a sustainable economy is that it will not be achieved in rural places in harmony with nature, but in cities built to exploit ...

VW plans radical new electric vehicle for 2019

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13 mentions1 hour ago
Beleaguered Volkswagen aims to “make a statement” with a cutting-edge new electric model which will be capable of travelling more than 300 miles on a single charge by Greg Kable ...

Creating a sustainable business

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27 mentions18 hours ago
On top of all this, the Battleship is also encouraging staff to behave differently. With just seven parking spaces and Paddington Station a few minutes walk away, more people are ...

Home & Design Links We Loved This Week

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3 mentions1 day ago
A dune-cooled home, DIY glowy wall letters, a Shaker-inspired kitchen, and more... Three "urban meditation retreats"—cozy hideaways as design-minded as they are mindful—that are now open to the (paying) public ...

Could The Future Of Urban Farming Be Found Inside Of An Old Shipping Container?

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67 mentions2 hours ago
When Michael Bissanti opened Four Burgers in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2008, he knew he wanted to create a fast food restaurant with a strong sense of sustainability. Initially, that meant ...

New Mobile App Connects Consumers with Sustainable Local Businesses

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5 mentions13 hours ago
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Mobile apps are transforming the way a company can connect with consumers and influence their purchase habits and choices. An Iowa State University study showed that there ...

Will 2016 Be “Annus Horribilis” For UK Sustainable Energy Sector?

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7 mentions4 days ago
February 5th, 2016 by Guest ContributorBy Ann Noon Ahead of the new much reduced Feed-In Tariff (FiT) rates for small scale solar, wind and hydro power coming into effect next ...

Cosmic Blueberry Pancakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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6 mentions2 days ago
These blueberry pancakes are light, fluffy, and just the right amount of sweet. They're perfect for ripping up by hand to dunk in syrup or to slather with vegan butter.

What Does Permaculture Mean to You?

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9 mentions15 hours ago
Permaculture magazine Thursday, 4th February 2016 We are starting a new item in Permaculture magazine, exploring what permaculture means to YOU. We want your thoughts to show the richness and ...

Renewable Energy & Davos

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5 mentions24 hours ago
February 8th, 2016 by Dr. Elie ChachouaEditorial note: If, like many Brazilians, you were on holidays for most of January, you might have missed two important international summits of relevance ...

Asian Soy Curl Salad [Vegan]

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5 mentions3 days ago
The flavors and textures in this Asian restaurant-inspired salad are out of this world. All the raw vegetables are bright and yummy while the soy curls are spicy and juicy,

Will climate change move agriculture indoors? And will that be a good thing?

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65 mentions16 hours ago
As climate change does its thing to America, what it is going to do to the nation’s food supply is still an open question. Will California’s Central Valley, which grows ...

A Plastic Ocean

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20 mentions3 days ago
A Plastic Ocean is a new feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought we could use plastic once and throw it ...

Understanding Concentrated Solar Power Technology

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4 mentions15 hours ago
February 8th, 2016 by Glenn Meyers Among various solar energy technologies, one is referred to as concentrated solar power, or concentrating solar power. The acronym CSP applies to either. Worldwide ...

Rustic Buckwheat Flatbread Pizza With Beet Hummus and Cashew Cheese [Vegan]

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5 mentions4 days ago
In this pizza, earthy beet hummus and cashew cheese sit atop a crispy buckwheat flatbread crust. Although all the components of this pizza are homemade, it's incredibly easy to make.

Sustainable Food Trust

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19 mentions1 day ago
29 January, 2016 Food Policy I’m standing outside Sainsbury’s HQ, next to two friends dressed as a carrot and strawberry, with a refuse skip full of food waste, mounted on ...

Wind and solar power boom worldwide

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13 mentions3 days ago
By Craig Morris on 5 February 2016 Energy Transition Global installation figures are rolling in for wind and PV, and they look fantastic. The future is also bright: the forecast ...

10 simple ways to reduce your plastic footprint

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10 mentions3 days ago
The problem with an issue as huge as the global plastic epidemic, is where do you begin? The statistics around plastic pollution speak for themselves and are impossible to ignore ...

NATO: Renewable Energy Can Save Soldiers’ Lives

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18 mentions5 days ago
Renewables Facebook Twitter E-mail Print LinkedIn Pinterest Google+ StumbleUpon Tumblr Reddit Buffer According to its annual report, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) plans to increase its investment in renewables ...

This Year's Super Bowl Will Be The Most Sustainable Ever

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5 mentions4 days ago
As far as we're concerned, this year's Super Bowl is already a touchdown. It's expected to be the "most sustainable and socially responsible" championship game to date. The Panthers and ...

Ben & Jerry's Churns Out New Non-Dairy Ice Cream

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4 mentions4 days ago
Raise your spoons! Ben & Jerry’s has finally entered the dairy-free market with a full line of almond milk-based non-dairy frozen desserts. And the flavor creator, Kirsten Schimoler, obviously has ...

Renewable Integration and Electric Transportation

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2 mentions1 day ago
California just took another key step in expanding the market for electric vehicles (EVs); 3,500 charging stations will be installed in the San Diego area under a "Vehicle Grid Integration" ...

Electric vehicle policy support is surging; now we must build the infrastructure

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6 mentions18 hours ago
Congress Blog feed By Thomas Ashley On the heels of several successful transportation and clean energy policies in the U.S., the recent Paris Climate Accord upped the global ante for ...

With 279.64 MW, Telangana leads in solar power capacity addition

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2 mentions7 hours ago
READ MORE ON » Wind energy | Telangana | Solar power | solar energy | GSTET SPECIAL:Love visual aspect of news? Enjoy this exclusive slideshows treat!NEW DELHI: There's a new ...

After 100 smart cities in 2015, 132 smart villages in 2016

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6 mentions5 hours ago
Policy & Regulation 2015-12-31 After a hundred smart cities this year, it could be 132 smart villages in the next financial year. The academia that has come together under the ...

Canada Just Protected A Rainforest Twice The Size Of Belgium

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26 mentions5 days ago
Environmentalists are hailing the Canadian government's landmark deal to protect 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia from logging and development -- an area more than twice ...

200,000 plastic bags dumped in landfill every hour

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5 mentions5 days ago
Plastic bags are one of the most obvious displays of our throw-away society. In Australia alone, we use over 4 billion single-use plastic bags every year, that's over 10 million ...

A Jewish Farmers Movement: Revolutionary or Ridiculous?

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1 mentions2 days ago
The unfailing response from people when I tell them I’m going to the Jewish farmers conference here, just outside San Diego, is a smile to see if I’m joking. Then,

Richmond, Virginia: ‘So much is happening in urban agriculture in the city and region’

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4 mentions2 days ago
000 Produce from the 31st Street Baptist Church urban farm helps provide fresh vegetables to the homeless and hungry to whom it serves daily hot lunches. Photo courtesy of Linda ...

Lessons Learned: Creating a Sustainable, Resource-Based Economy

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11 mentions4 days ago
By Roshan Mohan and Stephen ThompsonAcross the globe, many countries, states and provinces are blessed with abundant natural resources. Ontario, Canada, is one of them. The gift of natural resources ...

Owning The 21st Century With Solar, Water, & Brain Power

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11 mentions6 days ago
Tina CaseyAbu Dhabi is beginning to emerge as a solar energy powerhouse in the 21st century, after powering its way through the 20th century on petroleum. The tiny Emirate still ...

Who invented the idea of organic farming and organic food?

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3 mentions2 days ago
For more and more people today, shopping for food involves a stop at the farmers market or the organic produce section of the local grocery store. As a result, sales ...

IFAD social reporting blog: Philippines Annual country program review

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2 mentions1 day ago
An enriching Philippines ACPoR- The core of knowledge managementThe 8th Annual Country Programme Review (ACPoR) of IFAD-Philippines has been scheduled to convene the representatives and guests of IFAD-assisted programmes/projects in ...

Our campaign to ban plastic bags in Bali

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12 mentions4 days ago
Plastic bags are essentially indestructible, yet they're used and thrown away with reckless abandon. Most end up in the ocean, where they pollute the water and harm marine life; the ...

Natural Resources Defense Council

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4 mentions5 days ago
Last summer, I moved back to my hometown of Chicago to join NRDC as an attorney, with the goal of helping this stalwart organization further develop its Midwest environmental justice ...

Working for a better future: Building Smart Cities with Internet of Things

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13 mentions23 hours ago
This is a guest blog post written by Sergio Garcia Gomez, Technological Specialist – Solution Architecture for Telefonica and Chair of AIOTI working group on Smart Cities One might think ...

Renewable Energy

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1 mentions2 days ago
Previous Next Energy makes the world move and every bit of energy we consume comes from the earth in one way or another.Coal and natural gas are called “fossil fuels” ...
 

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