Asia’s Largest Prison Complex Gets Solar Power System

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Published on April 27th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal The famous Tihar Jail in India’s capital New Delhi has become the latest government building to get a rooftop solar power system.

Dubai Confirms 800 MW Expansion For Iconic Solar Power Project

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Published on April 27th, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has initiated the third phase of its iconic Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Solar Park. The ...

How to Make 6 Figures as a Farmer

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According to Jean-Martin Fortier, it isn’t a farmer’s job to feed the world. And he finds it absurd that many U.S.-based food and agriculture companies tell farmers they should do ...

6 Great Reasons To Ditch Dairy & Switch To Nuts

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The protein bars you grab off the shelf of a convenience store are often full of questionable ingredients. The best way to get around this, is to make your own!

Oceans are world's seventh largest economy worth $24tn, says WWF report

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Vast economic worth of world’s oceans includes fishing, tourism and shipping but is declining due to pollution, climate change and overfishingWednesday 22 April 2015 18.08 EDTLast modified on Wednesday 22 ...

Vegan Almond Joy Smoothie with Strawberry

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April 27, 2015 by LCCotter Filed Under: smoothies, Uncategorized 9 Comments Craving an Almond joy candy bar? Try this layered Chocolate Almond Coconut and Strawberry smoothie that is vegan, gluten ...

New study shows how discarded plastic bags are smothering marine life

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New research shows that plastic litter can smother marine life, dramatically reducing the numbers of organisms – and compromising the ecosystem services they provide – in coastal marshes. That is ...

Vegan Creamy Asparagus Soup {Gluten-Free}

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A silky, creamy and nutritious vegan creamy asparagus soup is perfect on a cold spring day to warm you right up. Gluten-Free too and ready within and hour!I must have ...

Sustainable Construction Technologies to Save the Earth

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Without a doubt, green building is on the rise as global trends attest. According to the World Green Building Trends survey, 51 percent of respondent firms committed to incorporating sustainability ...

10 Gluten-Free and Vegan No Bake Desserts

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We’re switching things up a bit here. Instead of the usual Friday Foodie Faves where I share my 10 favorite recipe finds from fellow food bloggers, now I’m switched over ...

Stephen Barstow and the Extreme Salad

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In the town of Malvik on the north coast of Norway near the Arctic Circle lives an extraordinary gardener, Stephen Barstow, inventor of the ‘extreme’ salad. Originally from Britain, my ...

Tracking sea turtles through plastic pollution

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Grow a bigger, stronger, more diverse blue movement ~ become a LiV.BLUE! Angel or join 1% for the Planet. An endangered loggerhead sea turtle named Adelita makes an epic 7,000 ...

The 8 most clueless Earth Day tweets from Corporate America

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Well, we’ve made it most of the way through Earth Day, and it’s been a wild success. The World’s Most Unloved Holiday barely beat out Paris Hilton’s dead chihuahua for ...

The Age of Wind and Solar Is Closer Than You Think

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Renewable energy, spurred by a crisis in climate, may usurp fossil fuels by mid-century SA Forum is an invited essay from experts on topical issues in science and technology. That ...

Organic Trumps Conventional Across the Board: Highlights from The Rodale Institute’s 30-Year Report

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After a 30-year side-by-side comparison of organic and conventional agricultural systems, the Rodale Institute reports that organic systems match, or even outperform, conventional systems in terms of yield, profitability, and ...

Dan Barber Takes a Radically Holistic Approach to Food and Farming With 'The Third Plate'

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Twilight Greenaway is the Managing Editor of Civil Eats. Her articles about food and farming have appeared in The New York Times, NPR.org, The Guardian, TakePart, Modern Farmer, Gastronomica and ...

Bike sharing comes to Philadelphia, finally! 60 stations with 600 bikes (video)

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Michael Graham Richard (@Michael_GR) Transportation / Bikes April 24, 2015 Yesterday, Philadelphia launched a bike sharing program that has been many years in the making. Our friend Clarence was there,

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

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SINGAPORE/TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) - One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top ...

Want To Be An Urban Farmer? Here's Your Version Of LinkedIn

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No need to stalk potential farm employers. Now they're all in a convenient database. Sick of your desk job? A new job site will help you find a new career ...

The Furniture Farmer

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Trees are manipulated via a series of molds into furniture on Full Grown Ltd’s Derbyshire farm. Imagine a forest where trees turn themselves into chairs, lamps and mirror frames in ...

A huge day for my home land

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Purse seine fishing uses massive nets which catch everything in their path. That’s bad for our marine life and bad for the island communities who depend on fish for food ...

The World's Oceans Are Worth Trillions Of Dollars, Report Finds

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"The World’s Oceans Are Worth Trillions Of Dollars, Report Finds" The oceans are worth at least $24 trillion in services such as fishing, tourism, shipping and carbon sequestration, but “urgent ...

Urban Farmers You Should Know

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What began with community gardens has grown into a movement. Urban farming has a positive impact in neighborhoods with limited access to produce, and it is on the rise in ...

The Color of Food: America’s Invisible Farmers

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Author Natasha Bowen and The Color of Food cover (Civil Eats) At the height of Black farming in the U.S., a million farmers owned almost 17 million acres of land.

Seven days (almost) living off-grid in London

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Leah Borromeo goes for a week without electricity or gas and discovers the joys of foraging, skip cupcakes and human ingenuityThursday 23 April 2015 07.40 EDTLast modified on Thursday 23 ...

DIY Foot Reflexology: 7 Pressure Points To Reduce Stress & Boost Metabolism

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Your thoughts and visualizations affect the world around you — starting with your body. If your goal is the best possible version of yourself, picture that person mind's eye. Your ...

Crowdfunding a war: Ukraine's DIY drone-makers

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In a David versus Goliath-like battle, Ukrainian forces look to private companies and crowdfunded volunteer organisations to develop defence software and drone hardware in their fight against Russia We arrived ...

Oceans rank as the 7th largest world economy

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According to a report that estimates the value of key assets of Earth's oceans' at $24 trillion, they rank as the world's seventh largest economy. Are we doing enough to ...

Washed Up: Alejandro Duran’s Site-Specific Found Plastic and Trash Installations

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Working along a single stretch of coastline in Sian Ka’an, Mexico’s largest federally-protected reserve, artist Alejandro Duran collects countless bits of trash that washes up from locations around the world.

Like shale oil, solar power is shaking up global energy

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SINGAPORE/TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) - One by one, Japan is turning off the lights at the giant oil-fired power plants that propelled it to the ranks of the world's top ...

Japan opens mega floating solar power plant

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LONDON: Japan has just opened one of the world’s largest floating solar power plants, signalling increasing adoption of the efficient and innovative technology in the country, which is due partly ...

19 minimalist DIY ways to bring understated style to your home

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A common problem for most makers out there: the more you make, the more clutter you have. While you may always be plagued with mountains of craft supplies, you can ...

A round-the-world scientific expedition will use drones to study plastic pollution

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Scientists circumnavigating the globe on a spartan racing catamaran will spend the coming year deploying drones to collect better data on plastic pollutionThursday 23 April 2015 10.54 EDTLast modified on ...

EEOC’s Wellness Proposed Rule Diverges from HIPAA Requirements

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has acknowledged two key differences between its April 20, 2015, proposed rule on wellness programs and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as compared ...

Earn a Good Living Without a Tractor: A Market Gardener Tells You How

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Olivia Maki is an Oakland-based writer and blogger who focuses on agricultural and food system issues. She has programmed educational experiences at 18 Reasons, and worked on farms in California ...

The new battery that could power the renewable revolution

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Stanford University scientists have invented the first high-performance aluminum battery that's fast-charging, long-lasting, inexpensive - and safe. Its inventors including Hongjie Dai, professor of chemistry at Stanford, believe it could ...

Vegan Asian Lettuce Wraps {Gluten-Free}

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Carnivores and vegan alike will love these vegan faux chicken lettuce wraps. Brown rice, chickpeas and nuts come together to form a sort of ground meat that soaks up ...

Urban Homesteader could help you turn your urban space into a modern homestead

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Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Living / Lawn & Garden April 23, 2015 This ambitious project aims to teach city folks how to produce their own fresh food, and to work toward ...

Skindancing - Susan Richardson's poetry for the ecological age

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I recently met Susan Richardson, poet, performer, educator, who lives in Wales but was visiting my local town to recite. She is currently poet in residence for the Marine Conservation ...

Ecomodernist Manifesto Should Embrace Wind Power

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And why we can’t embrace the Ecomodernist Manifesto until they do To save nature, humanity must decouple from the natural world, not attempt to live in harmony with it. This ...

Microbeads: A Sign of Our Plastic Consumer Madness

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How much are whiter teeth and smoother skin worth to you? Are they worth the water and fish in the Great Lakes? The cormorants that nest along the shore? The ...

Seven days (almost) living off-grid in London

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Leah Borromeo goes for a week without electricity or gas and discovers the joys of foraging, skip cupcakes and human ingenuity Can a confirmed city-dweller shake the shackles of modern ...

Civil Eats interviews Joan Dye Gussow

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The marvelous folks at Civil Eats sat down with Joan Dye Gussow, whose new book is Growing, Older: A Chronicle of Death, Life, and Vegetables, for the following interview. Take ...

This DIY Monitor Stand and Built-In USB Hub Is Cheap and Easy to Build

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One trip to IKEA (and maybe an Amazon order for the USB hub) and this monitor stand can live on your desk, charging your devices, offering easy to reach USB ...

How can we create sustainable cities?

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Environmental pollution, incessant traffic snarls, waste-clogged waterways, economic inequity, ill health, and social alienation tend to concentrate in slums and squatter settlements that mushroom in and around rapidly urbanising regions.

Average Costa Rica Family Uses 3,500 Plastic Bottles per Year

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The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Take a drive along Route 27, and at Santa Ana, you’ll notice a big fence made from of bottles trapped in a net with ...

Lentil Apricot Tapenade With Curry Aioli [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Amy Height is the founder of From the Ground Up Wellness, a holistic nutrition practice where she helps clients nourish the body they have to uncover the body they want.

11 Sustainable Travel Ideas to Consider for Earth Day

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This Earth Day we wanted to take a bit of time to think about the impact that our travels have on the planet. That’s why we asked Nick Aster, publisher ...

Natural News Blogs The Amazing Cancer-Fighting Properties of Pineapple

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One of the big challenges in modern medicine today remains the treatment of cancer. Treatments like chemotherapy – and to a certain extent, radiation therapy as well – are able ...

Kathy Smart's Delicious Gluten free Vanilla Bread Pancakes with Catelli pasta.

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Kathy Smart is one of North America’s leading gluten free experts, a best selling author and TV show host; she has developed this delicious, pasta-infused recipe below – perfect for ...

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