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World's First Tidal Turbine Now Produces the Most Power Produced By a Tidal Turbine Anywhere in the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, energy, coolstuff, eco-friendly, goodnews )

- 3441 days ago -
The moving seawater spins the turbines for around 22 hours each day and when it's up to full operating capacity, SeaGen will be pushing out 1.2 megawatts of power, roughly enough to supply 1,000 homes.
Britain Pledges $149.3 Million for People in Developing Countries to Live Among Trees
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, trees, forests, ecosystems )

- 3449 days ago -
The £100m drive to save the world's forests aims to pay people in developing countries to live among the trees rather than cut them down.
Vatican Christmas Tree Will Be Recycled Into Wooden Toys
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, conservation, greenliving )

- 3451 days ago -
In yet another Vatican initiative to protect the planet, the 120-year-old tree will be recycled after the Christmas festivities into wooden toys and children's furniture such as benches for schools.
Electric Bicycle World Tour
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, coolstuff, environment, greenliving, Sustainabililty )

- 3453 days ago -
Guim Valls Teruel has a mission: to tour all 5 continents of the globe using an electric bicycle to demonstrate and promote the use of alternative transport options that have less negative impact on our planet.
In China's Mining Region, Villagers Stand Up To Pollution
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, politics, habitatdestruction, government )

- 3457 days ago -
The residents of Gaodong and neighboring villages have been subjected to frequent explosions that crack the foundations of their homes and force their children to stuff cotton in their ears to do their homework.
Interest in Water Management Blossoms / Protecting and Restoring Watersheds
Environment  (tags: Brock Dolman, watersheds, Planet Drum Foundation, Occidental Arts & Ecology Center, Water Institute, Sonoma County, habitat, watershed poetry, Watershed Poetry Mendocino )

- 3458 days ago -
Other planets have soil; what they lack is water. Disrupt the water cycle to too great an extent and communities fragment, governments topple, and the quality, abundance and diversity of life diminishes, Dolman said.
Japan to Arrest Anti-Whaling Activists, Newspaper Reports
Environment  (tags: whaling, Japanese coastguard orders to arrest SSC, charged with forcible obstruction to bus )

- 3458 days ago -
TOKYO -- Anti-whaling activists will be arrested if they forcibly interrupt Japan's whale hunting in the Antarctic Ocean, a report said Saturday.
Get Out of the Drain Age, Into the Retain Age
Environment  (tags: rainwater harvesting, conservation, rainwater catchment systems, permaculture )

- 3458 days ago -
Dolman advocates replacing the "drain age" with a new "retain age," wherein we capture and store storm water for future use and resculpt yards and gardens to allow water to percolate into the ground.
The Man Who Saved The Ongii River From Total Destruction
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, GoodNews, energy, protection, pollution, politics )

- 3458 days ago -
When our beautiful rural lifestyle, the rivers, livestock was facing threat from the miners, it was a simple herdsman's initiative that compelled the government to introduce new legislation to stem destructive mining.
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