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Are you terrified by the melting polar ice cap, rising sea levels, extreme weather, and other growing threats from global warming? There’s something you can do about it, new research shows. Just don’t work so hard. David Rosnick, an economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, a l...
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(February 6, 2013) Denver, CO— Earth Protect Moves People “From Image to Action” telling stories of people and companies protecting the Earth through its video focused web site and its full service video production and sustainability services division, Earth Protect Productions. The BIOCOM Institut...
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WE HAVE GROWN-in numbers, talent and knowledge, contacts and depth. This year we added John Balkcom to our Board.  Gerri Walsh, (retired) Sustainability Director, Ball Corp, joined our Advisory Council. Morgan Rider joined our Team bringing her knowledge and experience in sustainability to both...
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The pressure to “See the Big Picture”, “Go Big or Go Home”, and to “Think Bigger” is prevalent across both pop culture and business culture. No wonder it is difficult for us to feel okay about taking any kind of small action or step toward our BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal). Anything small isn’t go...
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  Written by Richard Wilk We have just been through what has now become an American tradition -- Black Friday -- and big box stores opened earlier than ever before, despite protests by employees at Walmart. Because of the recession, sales in physical retail stores were down 1.8 percent from t...
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We have all lived social norming. If you’ve ever gotten into an elevator and turned around to face the door, this is a social norm. If you’ve ever given a dirty look to someone talking on his or her cell phone in a theater, this is a social norm. If you’ve ever recycled your trash into every single ...
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  by Yvon Chouinard My friend Tom Brokaw recently wrote an op-ed about an issue gone missing in this election -- the war, the two wars, we’ve been involved in for the past decade, that so far have taken 5,000 American lives and a trillion dollars out of the treasury. Tom’s ...
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  Efforts to reverse the worrying loss of Earth's dwindling natural resources received a substantial boost on Saturday when a UN conference in India agreed to double biodiversity aid to poor countries. Governments reached an early-morning deal after long nights of tough bargaining in Hydera...
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  When you wake up on November 7th, what kind of future do you want to have ahead?A future in which your children – and the generations beyond them – will have the opportunities to play in the same forests, discover the same animals, climb the same mountains, and swim in the same lakes tha...
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A rare look at a golden frog - last seen in 1996 A public consultation held simultaneously in 25 countries — 19 of them in the developing world — showed 84 per cent of participants believing that most people in the world were seriously affected by biodiversity loss. The results of the consultation ...
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Earth Protect.com Surpasses 2 Million Video ViewsProof that people do care about living sustainably. (September 10, 2012) Denver, CO— Earth Protect Website Moves People “From Image toAction”If viewing videos to learn about how to take action to protect the earth is any indicator of people unifying ...
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TOKYO -- Japan's public wants the government to phase out nuclear power according to the results of town hall-like forums to give the public a say in the debate on the nation's energy supply post-Fukushima. The forums brought together 286 citizens for two days in early August in Tokyo from...
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Earth Protect was very fortunate to have Molly as a Summer Intern entering her Junior Year this fall at Drexel University.  She is a Film & Video and Television Major. Molly has great organization skills, is a whiz at editing and wowed the IGERT graduate students at UCSD Scripps Institution...
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By Brandon Keim at Wired Science Earnest, well-meaning environmental messages are supposed to be ineffective relics of a bygone age, when bumper stickers still worked and treehuggers hadn’t realized that self-interest speaks louder than Mother Earth ever could. But don’t put that Save the Whales t...
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Three large explosions from the Sun over the past few days have prompted U.S. government scientists to caution users of satellite, telecommunications and electric equipment to prepare for possible disruptions over the next few days. "The magnetic storm that is soon to develop probably will be i...
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A KeenForGreen.com survey finds several roadblocks to a more "green" life. Obstacles including the high cost, inconvenience, and large time commitments associated with green products and behaviors. In a recent KeenForGreen.com survey 76% of respondents described “living green” as important. Seventy...
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It was hard to find a happy soul at the end of the Rio+20 environmental summit. Not within the legion of bleary-eyed government negotiators from 188 nations who met in a failed attempt to find a breakthrough at the U.N. conference on sustainable development. Not among the thousands of activists wh...
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by Olivier Hoedeman There is a growing outcry at the corporate capture of United Nations action on sustainable development - a campaigner reports from the Rio Summit The lobbyists will be out in force at this week's Rio Summit on sustainable development - fighting to make sure that any proposals t...
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By SIMON ROMERO and JOHN M. BRODER Burdened by low expectations, snarled by endless traffic congestion and shunned by President Obama, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development ended here as it began, under a shroud of withering criticism. The antipoverty organization CARE called the...
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By James Murray Of all the blithering nonsense climate deniers throw at the environmental movement, there is perhaps one criticism that does real damage – that "green is the new religion". We can handle the scientifically illiterate and ethically questionable attempts to undermine evidence of clim...
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