Why Eating Sustainable Seafood Matters

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Eighteen months ago, I decided to give up tuna for a year. You're probably wondering why a chef would do this. I've seen tuna across the food spectrum: I've watched them swimming in the Monterey Bay Aquarium, witnessed fishermen unload 600-pound Bluefin at Tsukiji Fish Market, and enjoyed ...

9 natural remedies for sinus pain

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Melissa Breyer (@MelissaBreyer) Living / Health March 27, 2015 From nasal lavage to pineapple enzymes, these time-honored home treatments can help ease the misery. While some ailments are decidedly seasonal, sinus mayhem does not discriminate. Winter flu, spring and fall allergies, summer colds … they all seem to ...

American billionaires on welfare: The Koch brothers and other ranchers stealing your tax dollars

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27 mentions5 hours ago
Americans love ranchers: Gritty ranchers, mom-and-pop ranchers, renegade ranchers — especially those who raise livestock on the vast open prairies of the West through a mixture of hard work and rugged independence. But there’s another side to the ever-popular rancher mythology— a side the media doesn’t cover ...

The 2015 Plastic Gyre Symposium

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3 mentions2 days ago
PPC is proud to be one of the hosts of the 2015 Plastic Gyre Symposium at Georgia State University on March 26-27, 2015. The 2015 Welch Symposium, The Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond is part of the Atlanta Science Festival, produced in an effort to raise awareness and discourse on the global crisis of plastic pollution, and will feature a wide array of experts discussing the most current research, creative response, activism mobilization and industry best practices in a quest to address runaway global plastic pollution. The symposium ...

Lentil Macaroni and Cheese

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6 mentions2 days ago
A childhood favorite kicked up a notch! This Lentil Macaroni and Cheese is packed with vegetables and lentils for a hearty vegetarian meal.Time for another second-look recipe. This Lentil Macaroni and Cheese is one of my absolute favorites. I first shared it on the blog back in 2012 ...

Sacramento City Council approves urban farm ordinance

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42 mentions18 hours ago
Buying locally sourced fruits and vegetables may soon become as simple as walking over to a neighbor’s garden, thanks to a new urban farm ordinance passed Tuesday night by the Sacramento City Council. In a 6-1 vote, the city effectively opened the door to minifarms on private properties ...

IPCUK Scholarships, a Community project from London, United Kingdom Crowdfunding on Crowdfunder.co.uk

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Help build a scholarship fund so that we can support practitioners from across the world attend the international permaculture convergence. Help us build up a scholarship fund so that we can support permaculture practitioners from across the world - especially people from the Global South - to attend ...

Plastic pollution found inside dead seabirds

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11 mentions2 days ago
POST-MORTEM examinations on puffins found dead on a Scottish island have found their stomachs littered with small plastic pellets used in the manufacturing industry. Known as ‘nurdles’, the pellets are the raw materials used to make plastic items and are a growing cause of pollution in the world’s ...

Electric vehicle batteries 'already cheaper than 2020 projections'

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82 mentions13 hours ago
The cost of electric vehicle battery packs is falling so rapidly they are probably already cheaper than expected for 2020, according to a new study in Nature Climate Change. Electric vehicles remain more expensive than combustion-engine equivalents, largely because of battery costs. In 2013 the International Energy Agency ...

Jessica's Naturals (giveaway) and Gluten Free Dairy Free Zucchini Bread (recipe)

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3 mentions1 day ago
Part of taking back my life (baby fist pump) + getting my kick in the pants (GIVEAWAY) was getting myself to actually act on something that I’d planned on for a while as well as getting back in the kitchen and creating. I am definitely excited to share ...

Lexicon of SustainabilityThe Food List: Permaculture

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2 mentions18 hours ago
“The word ‘permaculture’ comes from the melding of two words: ‘permanent culture’ and ‘permanent agriculture’,” points out Rhamis Kent. “It’s something that’s able to sustain itself by the very nature in which it’s constructed. As Bill Mollison says, ‘permaculture is the practical conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally ...

Plastic pellets found in puffin tummies

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8 mentions19 hours ago
Puffins, shown here on the Farne Islands in England.Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Researchers in Scotland have made an unsettling discovery. Puffins on the Isle of May are nibbling on nurdles, the little nuggets that serve as raw materials for plastics manufacturing. Needless to say, this is not part ...

12 DIY tips for color coding your life

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23 mentions14 hours ago
Organizing can be a daunting task. Dividing things into plastic bins and printing out hundreds of tiny labels can bog you down. Suddenly, your space feels less like a home and more like a sterile, research lab. Instead, ditch the plastic and filing and add some colorful design ...

ElecFreaks Is Selling (And Giving Away) A DIY VR Drone

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15 mentions20 hours ago
A new 3D-printed drone called the ELF VR Nano is available for pre-order on Indiegogo and for download on Thingiverse. That’s right: you can either buy the product and receive pre-printed parts or you can simply print it yourself. It’s one of the purest open source hardware plays ...

'Biodegradable' plastics don't live up to manufacturers' claims – News – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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12 mentions2 days ago
Plastics labelled biodegradable may not break down in landfill as advertised, according to new US research. BIN LINERS and other products made of 'biodegradable' plastic may not living up to their claims, according to new US research. In response to consumer concern over the rising amount of plastic ...

Microwave Hot Cross Bun (Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan)

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3 mentions2 days ago
A delicious, single serve hot cross bun which takes three minutes to whip up thanks to some microwave magic- Paleo, gluten free, sugar free, dairy freeand with a vegan option too- Don’t forget the butter!Single serve microwave friendly recipes make up a significant proportion of my e-cookbook. A ...

13 essential DIY beauty products every man needs

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13 mentions14 hours ago
Guys, it's time for some real talk about your skincare routine. That "just got out of bed" look isn't going to be cute forever. Beauty maintenance can be expensive, you don't need to drop tons of cash to treat your hair, skin and nails with the tender love ...

The home for green crafts and tutorials!

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3 mentions2 days ago
Published on March 25th, 2015 |by Becky Striepe Spring is here! It’s still not too late to start your spring garden, even from seed. Whether you’re new to gardening or an old pro, we’ve highlighted some super fun garden guides to help you start growing and deck out ...

6 Ways to Make Gluten-Free Sandwiches

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2 mentions3 days ago
Here are some simple tricks to making your gluten-free lifestyle approachable, enjoyable and reliable. These are my top six health hacks for the gluten- and grain-free eaters: The Real Food Revolution: Congressman Tim Ryan’s Manifesto for a New Food System The Real Food Revolution: Congressman Tim Ryan’s Manifesto ...

Ham Cheese and Onion Ring Frittata

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5 mentions2 days ago
My Ham Cheese and Onion Ring Frittata is fabulously flavorful and a delicious balanced meal when paired with a mixed green salad and fresh fruit. Some days just don’t go the way we hope or plan. Schedules get juggled — added to — subtracted from — or just ...

Urban Agriculture in Cuba: Parts One and Two

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Growing more food in cities improves biodiversity, air pollution, green space, public health, food literacy, community engagement, employment prospects and urban regeneration. By Alice Claydon Landscape Institute Mar 6, 2015 Alice Claydon is one of three Student Travel Award 2014 recipients. She recently visited Cuba to investigate urban ...

Nutrition gains footing in workplace wellness programs (BBJ photo gallery)

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5 mentions18 hours ago
Started in 2012, the Your Choice, Your Health is only one of the ways Brigham and Women’s is urging employees to eat better. The program encourages employees to eat more nutritiously by labeling foods in the cafeteria according to their nutritional value. The hospital has also kept the ...

How to Grow a Medicine Cabinet

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6 mentions11 hours ago
Posted March 27, 2015 by Jonathon Engels & filed under Medicinal Plants, Plants. It has crept up on us slowly, perhaps without the initial intentions of what we are now left with: prescription medicine. Medicine, for all of the valuable attributes it provides, has been an equally destructive ...

Banana Split Cheesecake Parfait [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free]

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3 mentions4 days ago
Dairy FreeHealthyKid-FriendlyRaw VeganSoy FreeVeganWheat Free Julie Van den Kerchove is a certified raw food chef & writer graduated from the Living Light Culinary Institute. After successfully healing herself from several chronic health conditions with the help of raw food, she founded Julie’s Lifestyle where she now offers raw ...

World Environment Day 2015 to promote sustainable lifestyles

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Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Living / Culture March 25, 2015 Every year, the United Nations Environment Program honors World Environment Day on June 5 to raise awareness about environmental issues and call for action. The UN Environment Program just announced the theme of this year’s event: sustainable lifestyles. The ...

Exposing America's Billionaire Welfare Ranchers

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42 mentions1 day ago
Americans love ranchers: Gritty ranchers, mom-and-pop ranchers, renegade ranchers — especially those who raise livestock on the vast open prairies of the West through a mixture of hard work and rugged independence. But there’s another side to the ever-popular rancher mythology— a side the media doesn’t cover and ...

Costa Rica is now running completely on renewable energy

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121 mentions15 hours ago
Costa Rica is running without having to burn a single fossil fuel, and it’s been doing so for 75 straight days. Thanks to some heavy rainfall this year, Costa Rica’s hydropower plants alone are generating nearly enough electricity to power the entire country. With a boost from geothermal,

Top 31 Super Smart DIY Storage Solutions For Your Home Improvement

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2 mentions2 days ago
All of us often are facing problems with the storage. We don`t have enough space for all our stuff and our homes are not so good organized, and usually we spend a lot of money for buying extra closets and storage items. But we have some easy DIY ...

Germany's Renewable Energy Revolution & Social License

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5 mentions3 days ago
Published on March 23rd, 2015 |by Roy L Hales The newly released video from Germany Trade & Invest shows what a nation can achieve, if has the collective will to adopt renewable energy. It could be called “Germany’s Renewable Energy Revolution & Social License.” Their electrical mix is ...

A Complete Guide to Using Slugs as a Resource with Indian Runner Ducks

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2 mentions18 hours ago
Posted February 5, 2013 by Catherine Griggs & filed under Animal Housing, Bird Life, Breeds, Insects, Working Animals. This article is for all those people out there who are under regular attack from the cursed slug. If you live in Great Britain or North Wales like I do,

The Renewable Electricity Grid: The Future Is Now

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22 mentions2 days ago
Nicholas Keyes, The World BankMarch 25, 2015| Even a few years ago, renewable energy played only a small role in most countries’ energy planning. While governments and publics were eager to increase the share of renewables in their energy systems, the economics of doing so were challenging.

Take the Better Bag Challenge for World Oceans Day

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3 mentions2 days ago
Avoid microbeads, and reduce your use of other disposable plastics More than 8 million tons of plastic trash end up in the ocean every year, including millions of disposable plastic bags Reducing the plastic we use and discard, is the first step to stopping this Together we can ...

Electric Vehicle News: Electric vehicles account for over 20% of Norway's new-car sales

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3 mentions18 hours ago
Plug-in electric car sales in Norway continue at just above 20% (21.03%) market share with 2,235 registrations in February 2015. Battery-only electric vehicles now account for 18% of all new-car sales. The over-all #1 best selling car in Norway for the second month running is the VW e-Golf ...

Leafy Green Machine is a complete urban farm system in a shipping container

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9 mentions3 days ago
Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Technology / Clean Technology March 23, 2015 These shipping container growing units from Freight Farms feature high-density vegetable & herb production, and include everything needed to go from seed to table, year-round, in a fraction of the space as a conventional greenhouse. Ideas for methods ...

Build a DIY solar-powered backyard tiller

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4 mentions4 days ago
Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Technology / Solar Technology March 24, 2015 Instead of adding a lot of noise and pollution to your backyard garden with a gas-powered tiller, build a DIY solar-powered version that's clean and quiet. One of the surest signs of spring is the Saturday morning roar ...

Why We Need Systemic Change, not Token Community Gardens

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2 mentions4 days ago
Every public space, every niche, could be planted up as a food forest. The lead picture is taken in LA and shows how a simple change in the law by pioneering urban farmer, Ron Finley, has allowed food to be grown in public lots all over the city.

Plastic Pollution Coalition on Instagram: “Kick the "Plastic Habit" #graffiticafe #plasticpollutes #resolve2refuse #userealstuff #plasticpollution”

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Kick the "Plastic Habit" #graffiticafe #plasticpollutes #resolve2refuse #userealstuff #plasticpollution

A mile deep, ocean fish facing health impacts from human pollution

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11 mentions2 days ago
Deep-water marine fish living on the continental slopes at depths from 2,000 feet to one mile have liver pathologies, tumors and other health problems that may be linked to human-caused pollution, one of the first studies of its type has found. The research, conducted in the Bay of ...

Marine Pollution - Garbage Patch - Indiegogo

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13 mentions4 days ago
We've invented a revolutionary recycling technology. Only 1/3 of the world recycles. The other 2/3 don't because of lack of infrastructure. Without recycling plastics and oil run into waterways and oceans. We've built a Mini Portable Recycler (Mini for short) that is small enough to transport to communities ...

Egypt Fast Becoming A Hot Renewable Energy Market

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Published on March 22nd, 2015 |by Aisha Abdelhamid With ample natural resources to supply the renewable energy market, Egypt is finally finding its way to a cleantech future. Plagued with chronic shortages in electricity supply, a new, ambitious wind and solar procurement schedule is propelling the country forward.

Geoff Lawton on Urban Permaculture

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3 mentions14 hours ago
Posted March 28, 2015 by PRI & filed under Community, Design, Education Centres, General, Urban Projects. The Permaculture Research Insitute’s, Geoff Lawton, stopped by the Hunt Utilities Group and took a tour of the campus. He toured the gardens, the demonstration housing and gave a lecture on designing ...

Vegan Caramel Coffee Chia Pudding with Hemp Protein

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16 mentions4 days ago
Add a little protein boost to your breakfast with this Vegan Caramel Coffee Chia Pudding with hemp! I love adding hemp protein to chia pudding and soaking it in coffee and coconut milk. It makes for a nutrient dense breakfast that’s naturally gluten free and delicious!First of all,

Vegan Red Lentil, Sweet Potato, Kale Curry {Gluten-Free}

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5 mentions6 days ago
A comforting hearty bowl of vegan red lentil, sweet potato and kale curry is perfect on a cold night. Gluten-Free too. Just brimming with flavor. Or just about anything steaming hot, that is perfectly comforting and hearty. Even better if you can scoop it up with a spoon.

These urban farmers want to feed the whole neighborhood — for free

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43 mentions3 days ago
The Beacon Food Forest is giving away dozens of strawberry plants. For free. It’s a drizzly, chilly, gray Saturday, typical of January in Seattle. In just a few hours, the Seahawks will host the Packers for the NFC Championship. While the rest of the city slugs its first ...

Wellness and Self Expression

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3 mentions2 days ago
The quest for balance and health leads down some blind alleys. I found a medical doctor last year in my neighborhood because I will soon have Medicare and have no idea how to make it work for me. The guy is billed as alternative health gerontologist, so I ...

Home listing fails that keep properties from selling

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CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant offers tips to make the most out of your real estate sale Location and price aren't everything. Success in getting top dollar for your home may also come down to a few "unique" factors, such as the words you use in your property ...

Carrot Crumb Cake Recipe (naturally Dairy-Free + Vegan)

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3 mentions6 days ago
There is never a bad time for carrot cake, as far as I’m concerned, but something about the gentle sunshine, fresh air, and renewed hints of warmth particularly call for this earthy sweet treat. Cream cheese frosting, slathered with abandon in thick, creamy flourishes is the topping de ...

Electric vehicle batteries 'already cheaper than 2020 projections'

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3 mentions4 days ago
The cost of electric vehicle battery packs is falling so rapidly they are probably already cheaper than expected for 2020, according to a new study in Nature Climate Change. Electric vehicles remain more expensive than combustion-engine equivalents, largely because of battery costs. In 2013 the International Energy Agency ...

BBQ Jackfruit [Vegan]

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4 mentions6 days ago
Kim Campbell is the daughter-in-law of Dr. T. Colin Campbell, considered by many as the “science father” of the rapidly growing plant-based nutrition movement. She works with her husband, Nelson, in a health and wellness business promoting a whole-food, plant-based diet. This experience has allowed her to hone ...

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