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Posted by on in Population
The subject of overpopulation is getting more daylight these days. Does this represent an opportunity? You're invited to attend a free webinar exploring this subject on Wednesday, October 26 at 9 pm U.S. Eastern Daylight Time. Learn more and register here.
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
 72 hours to go for the crowdfunding campaign Our Quest for Water  "to be self-reliant and independent in our water supply for our holistic farming management and natural building projects; and  to be a model farm in terms of water sourcing through the use of alternative and rene...
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Posted by on in Peace
2014 was a better year for some in the world, but we still have a long way to go before we can say we are protecting the planet. We wanted to end this holiday weekend with setting some resolutions for 2015 that all of us can partake in and find a reason to stand up and protect the planet more. Needl...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
  With the heavy burdens of climate change, environmental degradation and rising populations competing for resources, many countries are looking to sustainable development initiatives. Sustainability serves to meet the needs of both developing and developed populations while limiting their har...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Sustainable development is . . . Considering that the concept of sustainable development is now enshrined on the masthead of Environment magazine, featured on 8,720,000 Web pages, and enmeshed in the aspirations of countless programs, places, and institutions, it should be easy to complete the sent...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
A team of UNSW students has broken a 26-year-old world speed record*, potentially establishing their Sunswift car as the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometers, on a single battery charge.   The world record was broken this afternoon by the team at a racetrack in...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
MANHATTAN — An interdisciplinary Kansas State University research group is turning garbage into gourmet food. The researchers are taking used coffee grounds from a campus coffee shop and using them as compost to cultivate gourmet mushrooms at the K-State Student Farm. By composting alone, 50 p...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
This is the time of the year when you see endless summaries of 2013. The ones about sustainability can usually be characterized as a bag of mixed news, filled with both good and bad news from the past year. And it can be quite depressing, right? After all, mixed news means that at best we...
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Posted by on in Food
By Sarah Newman Since I started this holiday tips tradition a few years ago, the sustainable food movement continues to transform fields of corn, soy and CAFOs to more verdant, bountiful lands filled with organic produce, heirloom greens and pasture-raised livestock. Countless more school and ...
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Posted by on in Newsletter Archive
Can We Have All 3?   Sustainability explained through animation short animated movie explaining sustainabilitygo to video...             UK Manufacturers Gain through Resource Efficiency Next Manufacturing Revolution Report and Programme of Action Launch...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Far too many conferences are boring, repetitive and uninspiring. Frequently, we find ourselves preaching to the choir, perhaps just trying to impress each other. Then, every once in a while, an event manages to bring together the right “vibes” and that’s when ideas can coalesce and energize. I foun...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Mangroves are becoming more popular The first recorded report on mangroves was dated back to 325 B.C. Today, there are thousands of reports out there based on intense research into mangrove communities.  In addition to this, the earth has never seen such a huge spike in human population. 6 bil...
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Posted by on in Clean Technology
Through Biomimicry I work almost exclusively in the business world and talking about nature regardless of whether we talking about an issue, a risk or opportunity; it makes a lot of business people uncomfortable. A bit like talking about religion or politics. I think the recent rise in awareness of...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Companies continue to rank low among global institutions when it comes to sustainability leadership, though a few companies — mostly the usual suspects — continue to rise above the others, according to an annual survey being released this week. If that sounds like damning with faint praise, it ...
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Posted by on in General Environment
While more than half (53 percent) of all companies in the S&P 500 Index and Fortune 500 published sustainability reports in 2011 — up from 19 percent the year before — companies in the US are less likely to obtain third-party assurance than their global peers, according to a report by the Global...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
The big rigs rattling past smokestacks sure don't make this Chicago roadway look like the greenest street in America. But their tires roll over smog-eating pavement, the streetlights run on solar and wind power, the sidewalks were made with recycled concrete, and shrub-filled "bioswales" keep storm...
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Posted by on in Green Products/Services
  Environmentalists and green marketers are always talking about “saving the planet.” Buy this car, this laundry detergent, or this light bulb and you will help save “the planet” or “nature” or “the environment.” Jenny Price, for one, wishes they’d stop. Price is an activist, historian, and s...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
Arnold Schwarzenegger called Thursday for an end to "doom and gloom" environmentalism as he hosted the first conference of his new green movement fostering action by local governments and individuals.   "If we want to inspire the world, it is time for us to forget about the old way of talking...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
It’s nearly 2013 and I am grateful. After three years of traveling with a backpack through 14 countries in Africa and the Middle East, I am finally back home with my family in the United States.  The time I spent abroad stretched my mind and broadened my heart, transformed long h...
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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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