Vegan Taro Smoothie {Gluten-Free}

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A vegan taro smoothie made with boiled and mashed taro root, coconut milk, sugar and ice is smooth, creamy and ever so slightly sweet. Both vegan and gluten-free. The first time I tried taro flavored anything was in a frozen yogurt shop in Washington DC. There was a ...

Indian Government Approves 15 GW Solar Power Capacity For Auction

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Published on March 2nd, 2015 |by Smiti Mittal March 2nd, 2015 by Smiti MittalA crucial leg of the National Solar Mission was recently cleared by the Indian government which would allow 15 GW capacity to be auctioned over the next few years. The Indian government gave approval to ...

The Government is Spending More to Train New Farmers Than Ever Before

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At New Orleans’ Recirculating Farms Coalition (RFC), vegetables grow in an intricate system of recirculating aquaculture systems and raised garden beds. Founded in 2009, the nonprofit organization trains urban farmers in both soil-based farming and fish farming—a combination that provides food for the local community. Now, thanks to ...

Where It's Best And Worst To Drive An Electric Vehicle

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If you're considering getting an electric car, here's an important thing to bear in mind: It may work better in some parts of the country than others. There are big regional differences in EV performance, with very hot and very cold areas generally doing worse than temperate ones.

Unconventional Agriculture

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Get a FREE Issue of Earth Island Journal Sign up for our no-risk offer today. Go Back: Home > Earth Island Journal > Issues > Spring 2015 > Features Last year, all five of the first-year apprentices at Soil Born Farms’ headquarters near Sacramento, California were women. Another ...

Plastic Pollution Coalition REFUSE!

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Single use and disposable plastics are the greatest source of plastic pollution, on land and in the ocean. REFUSE is a global strategic initiative aimed at encouraging people to end their dependence in single use and disposable plastics, and to reduce their overall plastic footprint. The campaign is ...

Editor’s Note: An Ode to Our Writers

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Since 2009, Civil Eats has produced thousands of stories from a stable of hundreds of contributors and broken news on underreported stories. From state and federal policy to agroecology to urban farming and school lunch to food stamps, Civil Eats’ have reported on the most important food and ...

Vegan Quinoa Power Bowls with Roasted Veggies and Avocado Sauce {Gluten-Free}

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Vegan Quinoa Power Bowls with Roasted Veggies and Avocado Sauce are made with oven roasted beets, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, asparagus and pan toasted chickpeas, served over a fluffy bed of quinoa and drizzled with a creamy and flavorful avocado dressing. The ultimate feel good meal.And I literally meal ...

If Only GMO Farmers Would Adopt This Man’s Plan for Going Organic (And Boosting Profits Too)

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The explosion of organic food sales has left many people with one important question: where exactly is all this new food coming from, anyway? Short of deceiving customers, it seems that GMO farmers are going to have a lot of extra product laying around in the coming years ...

Homeschooling and FAQs!

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This week on the WeGrowOurs show, Nick and Don talk education in home with Tiffany Davis of Imperfectly Happy, a homeschooling mom of 19 years. Tiffany Davis is a Phoenix homeschooling mom of 4. She’s an eclectic (and sometimes eccentric) home-school mom with 19 years of success and ...

Tom Vander Ark is the author of Smart Cities and...

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Tom Vander Ark is the author of Smart Cities and the founder of Gettingsmart.com Here is a short interview I did with him on the idea behind the book Smart Cities, and how cities without lots of universities and money in their backyards can still become “smart.” "As ...

Europe sounds alarm over freshwater pollution

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Environment agency review also charts gloomy news on biodiversity. Around half of Europe’s rivers and lakes are still polluted, a major environmental review has found, despite a 15-year-old target to restore all the continent’s waters to good ecological health by 2015. The synthesis report, the latest in a ...

Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity

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The Ark of Taste is a catalogue of foods at risk of disappearing that are a part of the cultures and traditions of the entire world. www.slowfoodfoundation.org/ark The Slow Food Foundation for Biodiversity coordinates Slow Food projects that preserve food and agricultural biodiversity: the gardens in Africa, the Ark of Taste (a catalogue of endangered traditional foods), the Presidia (projects sustaining small scale producers to save traditional products), the Earth Markets (farmers' markets) and the Slow Food Chefs' Alliance (a network of chefs using and promoting local products).

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,

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

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Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Could drug-resistant tuberculosis be the next great pandemic? Most people think of tuberculosis as being a long-gone disease, a throwback to the Colonial or Medieval Eras. Also known as “consumption”, tuberculosis is thought of as something modern medicine has eliminated.

Black House Blues home accentuates one couples' love of music

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From the outside, the angular home is a mix of black brick and structured glass panels that harmonize together. A glass-encased form mirrors the home’s gables, creating an airy entryway that opens onto an elevated wooden patio. During warm months, the glass panes open, allowing fresh air to ...

SkyPower Mulls 3 GW Renewable Energy Capacity in Egypt

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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 ...

Reformation offers eco-chic with celebrity appeal

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Margaret Badore (@mbadore) Living / Sustainable Fashion February 27, 2015 In a building that once housed a bakery, eco-conscious clothier Reformation designs, cuts and sews all of its garments in L.A. The fashion-forward brand offers styles that might be compared to Nasty Gal or Top Shop, but with ...

Positive People Backing Bright Ideas

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This campaign will keep all funds raised once it has reached its Tipping Point. Opportunity to attend either a September fruit picking and orchard management day or an orchard blossom tour. Opportunity to come and join the building team as we render the walls. It’s a fun and ...

Volvo exploring range of connected car services as it maps out future role within smart cities

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Volvo has unveiled the latest phase of its connected car road map having rolled out a 1,000-strong pilot fleet designed to alert drivers to road safety conditions and feed that information to other cars and road safety authorities via the cloud. Speaking to the Drum at Mobile World ...

10 Toolbox Hacks for Your Next DIY Project

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There's a little MacGyver in all of us. And when it comes to DIY, who couldn't use another shortcut? Whether your toolbox is fully stocked or you're slowly acquiring items from your wish list, whether you're an old pro or a newbie, the tricks of the trade can ...

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.

A blog for and about eco and social entrepreneurs, startups, cleantech, web 2.0 and disruptive business ideas.

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Published on March 2nd, 2015 |by Derek Markham There has never been a better time to buy a green car, and whether you’re choosing an environmentally friendly vehicle because of lower fuel costs or lower emissions, chances are there is a an alt-fuel or fuel-efficient green car to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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Buying a cottage on Cape Cod was the homeowners' dream but the weedy, wooded, spider- and mosquito-filled lot had become a nightmare. Chris Lambton and crew push back the wilderness and clear the weeds and fallen, rotting trees then extend the deck to create designated dining and food ...

DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board Craft

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This DIY Upcycled Cookie Sheet Memo Board project has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias I’m sure that all of you avid bakers out there can commiserate with me over the deplorable state of our cookie sheets. I ...

'Missing plastic' in the oceans can be found below the surface

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We dump more plastic into the ocean each year than we've been able to find. New research says much of it is lurking just below the waves. Oceanographer, PhD candidate researching plastic pollution and sea turtles at University of Western Australia Professor of Coastal Oceanography at University of ...

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Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Host: Cat Ellis “Herbal Prepper Live” Could drug-resistant tuberculosis be the next great pandemic? Most people think of tuberculosis as being a long-gone disease, a throwback to the Colonial or Medieval Eras. Also known as “consumption”, tuberculosis is thought of as something modern medicine has eliminated.

Root Vegetable Hash With Avocado Creme [Vegan]

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Dairy FreeHealthyKid-FriendlySoy FreeSugar Free / Low SugarVegan Stephanie Darby is a marketing and nutrition professional working out of Austin, Texas. She is an avid cook, blogger, and runner who enjoys spending time in the kitchen, creating healthy plant-based recipes for friends and family. She shares her stories and ...

Last gasp: Air pollution killing Europeans en masse, says environment body — RT News

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Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that delivers the latest headlines to you. A general view shows the Centre Pompidou modern art museum, also known as Beaubourg, and water vapour from a ...

How Drilling the Earth for Natural Gas is Fracking Up Human Lives Across America

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Although hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been lauded as the “miracle” cure to America’s dependence on foreign oil, we are seeing that fracking causes more problems than it solves. Mainly, these problems come in the form of environmental damage and subsequent damage to public health. Natural gas companies ...

Where is the oceans' missing plastic?

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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 ...

7 Tried-and-True Secrets for a Productive Home Office

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We all need a little career advice from time to time. Muse U is your go-to source for all your career questions, career planning, and skill building needs. Get the help you need, when you need it. Join now for free access. Go In return, we'll help you ...

Patrick Whitefield 1949-2015

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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.

Aftermath: Will the “alternative health movement” learn anything from Jess Ainscough’s death?

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Friday, I noted the death of Jess Ainscough, a.k.a. “The Wellness Warrior,” a young Australian woman who was unfortunate enough to develop epithelioid sarcoma, a rare cancer, at the age of 22. I’ve been blogging about her because after her doctors tried isolated limb perfusion with chemotherapy in ...

Plastic Smog: Microplastics Invade Our Oceans

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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,

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 ...

Can't Afford a Permaculture Course?

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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 ...

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 ...

Topeka Metro Bikes

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Find and reserve a bike using our mobile app, at topeka.socialbicycles.com in your browser, or on the bicycle itself. Enter your 4 digit PIN code to unlock the bike. Want to stop for coffee? Press the “HOLD” button and lock the bike to a rack. Just enter your ...

Study: 103.7 million Americans ride bikes

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Bicycling participation among Americans is substantially greater than initially thought, according to a new study released Monday. The U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report, commissioned by PeopleForBikes, indicates that 34 percent of Americans age three or older rode a bike at least once in 2014. For comparison, the same ...

8 Tips for Selecting This Year’s Seeds

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Many gardeners spend the dark, cold days of late winter pouring over bright seed catalogs. Between the beautiful illustrations, enticing descriptions and inspiration of a new season, how’s a gardener to choose what to order—and from where? Catalogs come in the mail from across the country and bring ...

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a qualified candidate to serve as a Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow for a two-year, fixed term, renewable appointment for its Markets, Trade and Institutions Division.This position is based at IFPRI’s headquarters in Washington, DC. Additional qualifications at the Senior Research Fellow level: If you have previously applied ONLINE to an IFPRI Position, please input your e-mail address and password below to access your existing profile and apply for this position. If you have technical difficulties and cannot access the online application form ...

Raw Caramel Brownie Slice [Vegan,Gluten-Free]

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Hello my name is Jo and I am from UK. I have spent the last 3 1/2 years sailing around the world as a Chief Cook with direct action conservation group Sea Shepherd. On board these strictly vegan ships I have learned so much more about vegan cooking,

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Infrastructure

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Power utilities are starting to get into the EV charging business. Utilities are motivated to make electric cars viable and in doing so shore up demand for the power they sell. Growth of EVs has been hampered by a lack of charging infrastructure. Despite efforts by the EV ...

Safety in Numbers: Biking Is Safest in Nations With the Most People on Bikes

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Countries with high cycling rates also have low rates of fatalities per distance biked. Graph: International Transport Forum [PDF] via Amsterdamize This chart from the International Transport Forum [PDF] shows how the safety in numbers effect plays out at the national scale. As you can see, biking is ...

16 DIY Magazine Holders

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Every one of these 16 DIY Magazine Holders is unique. Don’t you love seeing how different people find different organizing solutions? Everyone is different so what works for one person, might not be the best solution for another. I love to get storage inspiration from people and I ...

More bikes, fewer cars in 10-year Seattle plan

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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about SEATTLE -- Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says Seattle's transportation system hasn't kept up with the city's booming growth. "We have not kept pace with To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines ...

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