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CETO Produces Wave Power and Freshwater
Science & Tech  (tags: science, energy, wave energy, wave power, green energy, sustainability, concept, design, technology )

Michael
- 2 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
- 11 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
- 19 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
- 45 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
- 62 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
- 80 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
- 83 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
- 87 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.
300+ Groups Urge Climate Scientist Dr. Hansen to Rethink Support of Nuclear Power - Via EcoWatch
Science & Tech  (tags: Nuclear Power, Global Warming, Sustainability, Humans, Health, Safety concerns, World, Interesting News )

Victoria
- 104 days ago - ecowatch.com
311 US and international environmental and clean energy groups said yesterday that nuclear power is NOT the solution to global warming, "It is simply not feasible for nuclear power to be a part of a sustainable, safe and affordable future for humankind".
Making Biomass Sources Sustainable
Business  (tags: sustainability, palm oil, germany, business, local economy )

Jess
- 105 days ago - dw.de
The industrial sector often uses plant matter as raw material and fuel. But the production process can be disastrous for wildlife and local communities. In Germany, businesses are working for more sustainable practices.
Can Human Civilization Continue Indefinitely?
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, humans, race, extinction, sustainability, immortal, study, science, research, environment )

Giana
- 122 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Human beings have altered the Earth so much that human extinction is a real possibility if people continue on their current path. But if they can figure out a way to live sustainably, at least some human civilizations could become quasi-immortal.
Petition the FDA, USDA, EPA: Reform the Regulatory Process for GMOs - The Action Network
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Green Lifestyle, GMOs, Health Risks, Reform, Petition to sign, Sustainability, Food Industry )

Victoria
- 123 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Good US Petition to reform by a moratorium on the approval of all GM crops, independent, long term, peer reviewed studies, mandatory labelling of all GM consumables, legal accountability for harm done by corporations and other GMO patent holders.
In Florida US, a Turf War Blooms Over Front-Yard Vegetable Gardening - Via Organic Consumers Association
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Food, Gardening vegetables, Environment, Green Living, Sustainability, Law, Ethics )

Victoria
- 124 days ago - organicconsumers.org
What if it was illegal to grow vegetables at home? In some parts of Florida it already is. Learn about this US woman's continuing fight for her right to keep a vegetable garden. There is a legal fight over what she can plant and where she can plant it.
Can We Share Our Planet With Wildlife?
Environment  (tags: Center for Biological Diversity, population, environment, sustainability, wildlife, humans, conservation, consumerism, destruction, habitat, nature, protection )

Angelika
- 125 days ago - cabot-institute.blogspot.de
" If governments really do get their acts together and we as a global population get our wasteful consumerism under control, we can turn the tides and make this a better world for both people and the wildlife we share it with."
Aquaponics - Farming With a Fishing Rod   video
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Good News, Israel, Aquaponics, sustainability, food )

Beth
- 133 days ago - youtube.com
LivinGreen's pioneering Israeli method combines aquaculture and hydroponics to create better farming for a hungry planet.
 

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