What happens when a rainforest burns?

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The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away. Deep in ...

What A Race Around the World Has Taught Us About Ocean Pollution

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It can be easy to remain ignorant to the state of our oceans. If anything, most people come into contact with the ocean at the beach and gain no real ...

P&G pledges to make 230 million bottles a year out of recycled plastic

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Procter & Gamble (P&G) has today (23 July) announced a 'packaging overhaul', which will see some of the consumer good giant's flagship brands packaged in bottles made from recycled plastic.

Give the Oceans a Break with Greener Back-to-School Supplies

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Fiction Kitchen in Raleigh, NC for Vegan, Gluten-Free Cuisine

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Thank you to Laura for emailing this recommendation for Fiction Kitchen: Fiction Kitchen is an amazing Vegan and Gluten Free restaurant here in the Raleigh area. I think they would ...

Germany Breaks a Renewable Energy Record

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Germany gets much of its renewable energy from wind farms like this one in the North Sea. (Photo: Christian Charisius/Reuters) Germany’s transition from coal- and oil-fired power to carbon-free electricity ...

Will Amazon Dash Buttons Kill Sustainable Consumption?

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Amazon announced earlier this week that its Dash buttons are available now for all of its Amazon Prime members. For $4.99, members can buy a button connected to a specific ...

Germany Breaks Renewable Energy Record

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Germany’s transition from coal- and oil-fired power to carbon-free electricity hit a new milestone on July 25 when solar, wind, and other sources of renewable energy met 78 percent of the day’s ...

Clinton plan to power U.S. homes with renewable energy in 10 years is doable

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week spelled out her renewable energy policy plans: Have more than half a billion solar panels installed throughout the nation in her first term ...

How Sports are Influencing Sustainable Practices

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We sat down with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Portland Timbers and San Diego Padres to talk sustainability, the position sports teams are in to influence their massive audience, and how we ...

How to Secure Your Home When You’re a Renter

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Owning a home comes with quite a few perks, but chief among them is security. Renters are 85% more likely to experience a home burglary than homeowners. When you own ...

Oceana Sues Government to Better Monitor Catch and Prevent Overfishing in Northeast Fisheries

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Washington, DC- Today, Oceana filed a lawsuit against the federal government for its continued failure to create a method for monitoring the amount of wasted catch in New England and ...

Just how big can bug-ranching grow?

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4 mentions4 days ago
A few years ago, I got invited to a bug-eating party by a friend. It was pretty classy. There was booze, and a bluegrass band playing, and it was easy ...

13 ‘keystone’ corporations hold sway over sustainability of global fisheries

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5 mentions2 days ago
Mongabay is the world’s most popular rainforest information site and a well-known source of environmental news reporting and analysis. Tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) are considered keystone species in certain ecosystems.

16 simple ways to reduce plastic waste

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Plastic is found in virtually everything these days. Your food and hygiene products are packaged in it. Your car, phone and computer are made from it. And you might even ...

Obama to Boost Goal in Climate Rule With New Solar, Wind Push

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The Obama administration said it will increase carbon reductions in its landmark rule to curb greenhouse gases by providing more of an incentive for renewable-energy growth. President Barack Obama is ...

Photos: These hardworking women will make you rethink the American farmer

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Even though 30% of farmers in the US (pdf) are women, depictions of American farm life are still primarily of men. With FarmHer, a photograph collection documenting women in the ...

Foodie Friday: Double Chocolate Sweet Potato Protein Brownies {Vegan, Gluten Free}

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4 mentions3 days ago
Hi. my name is Annmarie and I'm a runner, DVRT Certified Instructor and foodie behind …Read more >> HUNGRY FOR MORE? Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest ...

No Bake Brownie Batter – Go Ahead, Lick That Spoon! [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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2 mentions3 days ago
Dairy FreeKid-FriendlyNut FreeSoy FreeSugar Free / Low SugarVeganWheat Free I’m a food photographer and blogger with a love for natural health and wellness. After being diagnosed with a rare genetic ...

‘Permaculture the African Way’ in Cameroon’s Only Eco-Village

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Scene from Ndanifor Permaculture Eco-village in Bafut in Cameroon’s Northwest Region, the country’s first and only eco-village which is based on the principle that the answer to food insecurity lies ...

Japan Set To Finance Solar Power Parks In India

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Published on July 29th, 2015 | by Smiti Mittal The Japanese International Cooperation Agency has finalised plans to fund solar power parks in various states of India. According to the ...

7 Presidents Who Farmed

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2 mentions12 hours ago
Farming has always been a quintessential part of the American experience, from Abraham Lincoln splitting rails for fence building to Bill Clinton picking beans. In honor of President’s Day, we’ve ...

Bloomberg report predicts phenomenal renewable energy growth

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LONDON: With bolder policy action, zero-emission sources will make up 60% of the added world’s energy capacity within 25 years, a new Bloomberg New Energy Finance report states. The New ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Are our homes becoming more sustainable overall?

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Our current climate situation is a complex problem without one simple answer. In order to slow or halt climate change, we are going to need to change many different aspects ...

Clinton plan to power U.S. homes with renewable energy in 10 years is doable

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week spelled out her renewable energy policy plans: Have more than half a billion solar panels installed throughout the nation in her first term ...

L.A. Launches an Electric Vehicle Car-Share Pilot Accessible to Low-Income Families

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29 mentions2 days ago
A new electric vehicle pilot would provide access and savings to those who need it most. For all their social benefits, electric vehicles have so far remained the province of ...

A DIY Pantone Stained Glass Door Anyone Can Make

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5 mentions3 days ago
Designed by Armin Blasbichler, this breathtaking door uses old film slides of Pantone colors to achieve its effect. Not to get all Instructables on you, but as a design writer,

Rising Profile of Urban Farming

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18 mentions13 hours ago
Danielle Nierenberg, Founder of Washington DC-based Food Tank is a friend and professional colleague. Through a reference, we met at Lagos Sheraton Hotel few years back, and since then, we ...

Go Electric: The Sierra Club has a great new electric vehicle guide

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Michael Graham Richard (@Michael_GR) Transportation / Cars July 27, 2015 Ok, the guide wasn't old enough to include the electric car above, but this new version is worth a mention ...

Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening

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‘Permaculture is Revolution disguised as Organic Gardening.’ Graham Burnett. Over the past thirty-five years, he’s seen the seeds of permaculturegrow into a thriving global movement. During his recent “Transforming the ...

Homeless People Plant a Huge Organic Garden, and Feed an Entire Shelter

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10 mentions3 days ago
Organic vegetables and community gardens are typically associated with well-meaning, tote bag-carrying, volunteer at the Coop (and never miss a shift) types. But good, local, nutritious food shouldn’t be expensive,

The Wettest Rainforest in the United States Has Gone Up in Flames

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The wettest rainforest in the continental United States had gone up in flames and the smoke was so thick, so blanketing, that you could see it miles away. Deep in ...

Queensland Plans Solar Fast-Charging Stations For Electric Vehicle ‘Super Highway’

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Published on July 28th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor Queensland’s state government has called for expressions of interest to build what is being billed as Australia’s first electric vehicle service ...

ClipperCreek Unveils HCS-50 Electric Vehicle Charging Station

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Published on July 28th, 2015 | by James Ayre A new 40 amp, 240 volt, Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging station dubbed the HCS-50 was recently unveiled by the ...

19 RD Approved Gluten Free Desserts

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6 mentions3 days ago
Open refrigerator…stare…wait for food to magically turn in to something delicious. It never works, but someday I imagine with robots and technology it will. After long runs I refuel with ...

Fun And Hip Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Plastic Bags

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3 mentions3 days ago
From reusable grocery bags to durable tote bags and organic cotton string sacks, there are plenty of options on the market today that will allow you to cart home your ...

Wellness Wednesday: The Great Debate

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On today’s Wellness Wednesday post, I answer one of my most frequently asked questions – which is healthier, sugar or artificial sweeteners. As you’ll see, the sugar vs artificial sweeteners ...

German Renewable Energy Provides 78% Power for Afternoon

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Germany broke their own record for renewable energy at the end of July, providing for 78% of their energy needs on the 25th and generating 40.65 GW with just solar ...

Volkswagen says to launch over 20 electric vehicle models in China, Transport

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[SHANGHAI] Volkswagen AG said on Tuesday it would launch more than 20 models of battery-driven cars in China over the next few years. "In the near future, Volkswagen will be ...

This is the future of food

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9 mentions2 days ago
Are you ready for lab-made hamburgers, bug-filled protein bars and 3D-printed cuisine? With the Earth's population rapidly approaching 8 billion and the race to keep up with food demand intensifying,

Herbed Cashew Cheese [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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5 mentions4 days ago
Dairy FreeHealthyKid-FriendlyRaw VeganSoy FreeSugar Free / Low SugarVeganWheat Free Hi, I am Judy. Food is one of my greatest passions and I love how it magically connects people. With my ...

15 quad bikes a week stolen from British farms

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Tools, fuel and quad bikes remain top of thieves’ hit list when they target farms, according to latest figures. NFU Mutual has released its annual crime data, based on claims ...

Myth: ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff’ Applies to Plastic

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Small plastic pollution is no game! Teeny weeny plastics are polluting even the cleanest-looking waters—and unsuspecting aquatic wildlife are accidentally gobbling them up. Question is, if the plastic is so ...

Would You Live in an Egg to Be More Eco-Friendly?

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It’s not just an egg—it’s a compact, portable apartment that generates its own clean energy without producing carbon dioxide, which is the leading cause of global climate change. The Ecocapsule,

Google Street View Soon to Picture Local Pollution, Too

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Technology emerges to crowdsource levels of greenhouse gases and smog The San Francisco Bay Area will soon see Google Street View vehicles that not only take snapshots of its streets ...

Natural Resources Defense Council

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12 mentions6 hours ago
We know what’s driving climate change: the carbon pollution from burning fossil fuels and other sources. But exactly how much damage does each ton of carbon pollution cause when you ...

Homeless People Plant a Rooftop Organic Garden, Help Feed an Entire Shelter

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(ANTIMEDIA) Atlanta, GA — Public attention recently turned to an organic garden in Atlanta that is designed to feed displaced people healthy food and establish a routine exercise in self-sufficiency—a ...

Kenyan Pastoralists Fighting Climate Change Through Food Forests

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Sipian Lesan, a semi-nomadic pastoralist from Lekuru village in Samburu County, Kenya, taking care of one of his edible fruit-producing plants. Credit: Robert Kibet/IPS SAMBURU, Kenya, Jul 30 2015 (IPS) ...

Funky Accessories That Visualize Invisible Air Pollution

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9 mentions5 days ago
If you’re hiking in Los Angeles, your naked eye can’t really tell the difference between pollution and run-of-the-mill fog. Nor can you measure the levels of particulate matter or nitrogen ...

Living With The Land Part 5 - No-Dig Gardening

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8 mentions4 days ago
Growing organic vegetables commercially for over 30 years, Charles Dowding has developed a no-dig method of cultivation for temperate climate gardening. Charles introduces us to Homeacres, his 1/4 acre market ...

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