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Posted by on in Clean Technology
By Jessica Oaks Technology has provided society with countless ways to gain information and take action toward a sustainable lifestyle. With global warming being a hot topic and constantly inconsistent extreme weather patterns taking place all across the globe, it is now more apparent than ever tha...
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Posted by on in Wildlife Conservation
It’s that time of the year again; nesting season is officially in full swing throughout the state of Florida! About 90% of all sea turtle nesting in the United States takes place on Florida’s beaches, which means it is critical that residents and visitors alike do their part to ensure that...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Climate change is impacting the next generation of hockey players directly, according to a report released Monday by the National Hockey League.The report, the first of its kind produced by a professional sports league in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council, details a pl...
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Posted by on in Forestry
Africa’s Congo rainforest, the second-largest tropical rainforest in the world, has lost its much greenness over the past decade, a new analysis of satellite data shows. The study demonstrates that a persistent drought in the Congo region since 2000 has affected the greenness of an increasing amoun...
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Posted by on in Transportation
Want to kill someone and get away with it? Run them over while they’re on a bicycle. Within Boston’s growing cycling community, a perceived lack of criminal prosecution of motorists involved in fatal bike crashes has been a regular source of outrage in recent years. That ire came to a ­fever pitch ...
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Posted by on in Water Conservation
Water is supplied only to rich people, allege residents The town with a population of 45,000 has 23 wards and only a few of them get daily water supply. Women in other wards criticise the Town Municipal Council for its failure to ensure daily water supply. The main reason for the problem is deple...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
  1.Solar Engineer:

Whatever the future holds for the energy sector (and to say that it's a matter of dispute is an understatement), we should all remember one thing: nearly all the energy we use is ultimately solar in origin. The oil we extract is really a liquid battery of energy photosynth...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
As is the case with most sports, college football–not to mention bowl games–and sustainability do not intuitively go in the same sentence. The long-term sustainability of many of these games themselves come into question considering how many of them there are; 6-6 teams have an opport...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
Businesses' growing concerns over their public profile and the need to meet corporate social responsibility (CSR) obligations mean vendors and suppliers are increasingly under pressure to be eco-friendly to stay competitive. This was recently highlighted when Apple in July rejoined the Electronics ...
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Posted by on in Forestry
'If this is happening in a national park that isn't even close to an urban area, what do you think is happening in your backyard?' By TRACIE CONE On a clear day, the view from Beetle Rock in Sequoia National Park extends west for 105 miles across the patchwork of crops in California's agricultural...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
INTERVIEWCorporate Social Responsibility (CSR), now redefined as Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility, is obviously taking a more sustainable dimension in recent times. Mrs. Ini Onuk, lead consultant at ThistlePraxis, is Nigeria's leading icon in redefining CSR practice. In this interview wit...
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Posted by on in General Environment
  More than one billion people will call for the protection of our planet today as they gather around the world to celebrate Earth Day. Their mission: to raise support for a more sustainable future as climate change continues to wreak havoc across the globe. Frustrated by the lack of "green" ...
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Posted by on in Ecotourism
It's not easy being green, but the National Park Service (NPS) has decided it’s worth the effort.   On Thursday, the agency that oversees 397 units comprising 84 million acres of land across the country unveiled a new plan to integrate sustainable practices into all aspects of its operations....
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Posted by on in Food
In the developed world, citizens take advantage of the enormous bounty of meat while shopping at markets and dining in restaurants. For some, a meal can only be classified as real if it contains some kind of meat in it. According to the UN, the attitude towards meat consumption has to change, and pe...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Corals may be better placed to cope with the gradual acidification of the world's oceans than previously thought -- giving rise to hopes that coral reefs might escape climatic devastation. In new research published in the journal Nature Climate Change, an international scientific team has identifie...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
  The “curse” of oil wealth is a well-known phenomenon in Third World petro-states where millions of lives are wasted in poverty and the environment is ravaged, while tiny elites rake in the energy dollars and corruption rules the land.  Recently, North America has been repeatedly ...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
  Two-thirds of China’s cities currently fail to meet stricter air quality standards that the government wants to phase in over four years to combat notoriously smoggy skies, a senior Chinese environmental official said Friday. The State Council, China’s Cabinet, on Wednesday issued new lim...
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Posted by on in Environmental Heroes
Four remarkably brave activists eluded the barricades and put their bodies between enormous Alberta tar sands upgrader parts and the ecological and climate devastation they will visit on us all.  As three of the last five of 78 ExxonMobil/Imperial Oil megaloads moved through downtown Moscow, Id...
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Posted by on in Fossil Fuels
  According to the China Electricity Council, China's coal demand will reach 4.3 billion tons by 2015, an increase of 970 million tons compared to the year 2010 and an annual increase of 5.2 percent, Shanghai Securities News reported on Monday. An expert told the paper that as the cost...
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Posted by on in Oil Spill
  A massive trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill heads for a New Orleans federal courtroom on Monday, to determine how much BP Plc and others should cough up for the worst U.S. offshore oil spill. The case is perhaps the most complex environmental lawsuit in history, and could leave c...
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