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The Fork in the Road: Which Way This World Population Day?
World  (tags: World Population Day, population growth, human rights, youth, reproductive rights, women's empowerment, sustainability )

Suzanne
- 13 days ago - populationgrowth.org
It's World Population Day. There are over 7 billion people on the planet. It's easy, though, to get caught up in the numbers. Real solutions go beyond the numbers, and should remind us that we are dealing with real people. What's working?
Time to Shed Our Fear: Words of Wisdom From An Inspiring Woman
Environment  (tags: World Environment Day, sustainability, climate change, environmental justice, women's rights )

Suzanne
- 48 days ago - populationgrowth.org
It's World Environment Day, and a good time to reflect on words of wisdom from Wangari Maathai, as the world grapples with a changing climate and increasing environmental degradation. The late environmentalist left many words of wisdom and hope for us.
The End of Fish
Environment  (tags: oceans, fish, over fishing, fish farming, nature, sustainability, protection, wildlife, research, conservation )

Carrie
- 49 days ago - washingtonpost.com
People are getting more adventurous with how they eat, and when it comes to seafood, this means exhaustively looking to every exotic corner for the best, newest and tastiest fish. Also, the stuff is delicious. The ones we like to eat are rapidly vanishing
200 Tons of Illegally Caught Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Show How We're Driving These Fish to Extinction
Environment  (tags: animals, destruction, oceans, sustainability, Atlantic bluefin tuna, endangered, environment )

Carrie
- 53 days ago - qz.com
Atlantic bluefin tuna is tasty. So tasty, in fact, that the fish is also endangered. There are now only half the number of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the sea that there were in 1970.
Ban Pesticides Linked to Human Illnesses and Birth Defects in US - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Food Industry, Pesticides, Human Health, Eco-system, US, Sustainability, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 61 days ago - forcechange.com
If agricultural employees have to wear safety suits and masks to spray food with pesticides in the field, how can it be safe to eat? Sign this global petition to ban toxic chemical pesticides and adopt environmentally friendly methods of agriculture.
Is Reintroducing Acorns Into the Human Diet a Nutty Idea?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Acorns, Human Diet, Nutrition, Sustainability, Vitamins, Historical Food Item )

Brian
- 62 days ago - richarddawkins.net
"If harvested sustainably and treated to remove bitter tannins, acorns may once again have a more prominent place in the kitchen."
What Choosing Poverty Looks Like
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainability, minimalism )

Freya
- 74 days ago - nbcnews.com
See how Dan Price lives on $5000 a year by living in an underground "hobbit hole" he built from scrap wood.
CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater
Science & Tech  (tags: science, energy, wave energy, wave power, green energy, sustainability, concept, design, technology )

Michael
- 94 days ago - ecogeek.org
A new, grid-tied offshore wave energy project called CETO is being readied off the west coast of Australia, near Perth. Carnegie Wave Energy is installing what is called the "first operating wave energy array scheme in the world."
We Need An Apartheid-Style Boycott to Save the Planet - Desmond Tutu - Via The Guardian
Environment  (tags: Article, Desmond Tutu, Climate Change, Pollution, Humans, Activism, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 102 days ago - theguardian.com
"We live in a world dominated by greed. We have allowed the interests of capital to outweigh the interests of human beings and our Earth", "People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change" he says.
Jane Goodall Is Now 80: We Stand With Her For Forests - Via Greenpeace Blogs
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Deforestation, Conservation, Chimps, Habitat, Sustainability, Jane Goodall, Greenpeace )

Victoria
- 111 days ago - greenpeaceblogs.org
A Greenpeace tribute to Jane Goodall, a field biologist, primatologist and advocate of forest conservation, who was among the first to discover many facts about chimpanzees. Also the blog highlights Greenpeace's work for forest/habitat conservation.
New Process Converts Algae to Crude Oil in Less Than An Hour
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, oil, algae, concept, research, technology, sustainability )

Michael
- 136 days ago - iflscience.com
It typically takes about 65 million years to convert plant material into crude oil - but now a new process has dramatically reduced the amount of time necessary and can get the job done in about an hour.
Monsanto "Goes Organic" and Wins "Sustainability Award"--Right!
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, marketing, news, sustainability, award, Monsanto )

Kamia
- 154 days ago - anh-usa.org
This isn't a joke. Monsanto, the champion of all things GMO, has been recognized by Corporate Knights as one of 2014's Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. If that isn't a slap in the face of all that sustainable means, what is?
The Best Concrete Is Made From Hemp - Via RiseEarth
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Green Lifestyle, Hempcrete, Eco-friendly Home, Sustainability, Home Insulation )

Victoria
- 172 days ago - riseearth.com
Hempcrete buildings last as long as a castle and save energy. It is a lightweight bio-concrete, fire, mildew and termite resistant. It forms an insulating surface yet is vapour permeable to help reduce humidity and prevents condensation, damp and mould.
New Plastic 'Zeoform' Turns Hemp Into Almost Anything - Via Collective Evolution
Science & Tech  (tags: Zeoform, Hemp plants, Eco-plastic, Sustainability, New Discovery, Good News )

Victoria
- 174 days ago - collective-evolution.com
A new company in Australia has created a product called Zeoform which is a plastic made only from water and cellulose taken from hemp plants. It is eco-friendly in production and is mouldable, very strong, 100% toxin-free and biodegradable.
Organic Heirloom Garden Seeds - Seed Savers Exchange
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic Food, Rare Heirloom Garden Seeds, Shopping, Sustainability, Human Health )

Victoria
- 178 days ago - seedsavers.org
Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving and sharing heirloom seeds. Since 1975, members have been passing on garden heritage by collecting and distributing thousands of rare garden seeds to other gardeners. Digital catalogue.
 

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