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No Forests, No Cash': Palm Oil Giants Commit to Sustainability, But Will They Follow Through?
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Indonesia, sustainability, deforestation, deforestation destruction, world, pollution, radia-active, protection, ecosystems, destruction, environment, conservation )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Although it is important for Indonesia's economy, the country's palm oil sector has also contributed to Indonesia's status as the world's biggest deforester in terms of annual rate.
Why Sustainability Makes Business Sense
Business  (tags: Sustainability, Saving Money, Business Sense, Increasing Priority, Overcoming Perceived Difficulties )

Brian
- 11 days ago - environmentalleader.com
"A Grant Thornton report published last month found saving money is the no. 1 reason executives give for moving towards more environmentally sustainable business practices."
World's "First Fuel" - Energy Efficiency - Coming Out of Hiding
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Energy Efficiency, Pollution, Health, Environment, Sustainability, Climate Change )

Brian
- 12 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
"The International Energy Agency (IEA) just released its 2nd annual Energy Efficiency Market Report 2014 confirming energy efficiency's place as the world's "first fuel" and estimating the value of the energy efficiency market at between $310 and $360B."
Are Monsanto Executives Psychopaths? - Via Eat Local Grown
Business  (tags: Business, Monsanto, Psychology, Corporations, Humans, Ethics, Consumerism, Sustainability, People Power, World )

Victoria
- 33 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Dr Hare says they are in the 2003 documentary 'The Corporation', screening is necessary. However, failing to take personal responsibility makes a person as "sociopathic" as the CEOs. Ultimately our power is that we can decide what to buy and consume.
Tell EPA: Our Ocean's Not a Dump for Fracking
Environment  (tags: pollution, fracking, humans health, animals, fracking, environment, wildlife, oceans, humans, habitat, habitat distruction, endagered, law, protection, government, sustainability )

Sara
- 43 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The EPA has a clear responsibility to intervene to protect our health and wildlife from oil companies fracking off our coasts.
Cancer Deaths Double in Argentina's GMO Agribusiness Areas - Via The Ecologist
Environment  (tags: Environment, Industrial Agriculture, GMOs, pesticides, herbicides, Humans, Health risks, Health conditions, Pollution, Science Study, Sustainability, World )

Victoria
- 60 days ago - theecologist.org
A comprehensive report by the Ministry of Health in Córdoba, Argentina reveals that deaths from cancerous tumours are double the national average in areas where industrial agriculture ie genetically engineered crops are grown and agro-chemicals are used.
Can GMOs Help Feed a Hot and Hungry World?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food, Hunger, Starvation, Human Health, Sustainability, Climate Change, #ClimateChanged, GMOs, Activists, Research, Politics )

Brian
- 61 days ago - thenation.com
"Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable."
Glyphosate Herbicide Sales Boom Powers Global Biotech Industry - Sustainable Pulse
Business  (tags: Business, Sales, Toxic Chemical, Glyphosate, Herbicide, GMO crops, Big Business, Money, Monsanto, Health risks, Environmental pollution, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 63 days ago - sustainablepulse.com
The global glyphosate herbicide market was valued at 5.46 billion dollars in 2012. This toxic chemical eg Monsanto's 'Roundup Ready' (used with GMO crops) is big business in spite of the fact that glyphosate is harmful to us and the wider ecosystem.
Former Great Barrier Reef Authority Director Slams Current Management - Via Northern Star Australia
Environment  (tags: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Site, Marine Environment, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Species, Coral, Aquatic Animals, Suffering, Extinction, Sustainability, Ethics )

Victoria
- 66 days ago - northernstar.com.au
A former Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority director, Jon Day, has claimed Australian authorities are failing to protect one of the world's greatest natural wonders, by planning to dredge and dump 'sea spoil' at Abbot Point, Coral Sea, Australia.
Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees in US - Via Force Change
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Trees, Contamination, Habitat destruction, Wildlife, Health risks, Safety issues, Sustainability, World, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 70 days ago - forcechange.com
Unnatural GE trees will easily contaminate native ecosystems spreading their genetically engineered genes into wild environments, leading to negative and irreparable consequences for the environment, other species and Earth as a whole. Global Petition.
Monsanto's Glyphosate Is Killing Bees and Destroying The Global Food Supply - Via Green Med Info
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Biology, Study, Bees, Pollinators, Monsanto, Toxic Chemicals, Glyphosate, Food Industry, World, Sustainability, Ethical concerns )

Victoria
- 72 days ago - greenmedinfo.com
The GM agricultural system that Monsanto arrogantly claims will help to solve world hunger depends on a highly toxic chemical, that a new biology study finds kills the pollinator upon which approximately 70% of the world's food supply depends on, the bee.
UPS Sustainability
Business  (tags: business, corporate, energy, sustainability, environment, carbon, CO2, carbon dioxide, emissions, climate change, technology )

Michael
- 77 days ago - sustainability.ups.com
It's nice to work for a company that's enlightened enough to have a CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer) as part of their management team. UPS shows that it's possible to be conservative AND socially/environmentally responsible at the same time.
Russian Physicists Seek Help to Build Nikola Tesla's 'Planetary Energy Transmitter' - Via Waking Times
Science & Tech  (tags: Physics, Russia, Nikola Tesla, Energy, World, Sustainability, Ethics, Good News )

Victoria
- 80 days ago - wakingtimes.com
Leonid Plekhanov and Sergey Plekhanov, both graduates of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, believe that by combining Tesla's plans with modern materials and other recent discoveries, they will succeed in delivering free, clean energy.
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 90 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
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
- 105 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?
 

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