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Poor Indoor Air Quality Linked To Low Worker Productivity
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, family, prevention, study )

- 860 days ago -
Indoor pollutants are increasingly recognized as affecting overall health, but studies also link indoor air quality to cognitive function and mood. Inadequate ventilation and elevated levels of carbon dioxide can hinder concentration.
Raising Kids in Cohousing Communities
Green Lifestyle  (tags: architecture, children, conservation, eco-friendly, green, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, sustainable, organic, cohousing, ecovillage, csa, community gardens )

- 2320 days ago -
Cohousing communities and ecovillages share resources and create a safe environment for raising children. Learn how this family chose to join one and why.
Japanese Schools Serve Whale Meat Despite Toxic Mercury Levels
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, animalrights, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, humans, protection, wildlife )

- 3952 days ago -
Japanese schools are serving whaleburgers and whale nuggets dipped in sweet and sour sauce. Some schools take children on field trips to view whale slaughtering. Although whale meat can have toxic levels of mercury and many believe whaling is inhumane
New Green Campaign in Turkish Schools Will Save 1.27 Million Trees a Year!
Society & Culture  (tags: education, GoodNews, goodnews, Turkey, books, society, world )

- 4024 days ago -
"saving millions of trees, protecting the environment and contributing to the country's economy."
An "Italian Brain" and the Top-Secrets Machine to Get Energy From Tidal Power
Science & Tech  (tags: renewable resources, renewable energy, Italy, Europe, tidal energy, technology, discovery, concept, world, tech )

- 4023 days ago -
"The machine is different from all the other projects that aim to derive energy out of waves. It can be used in a calm sea as the Mediterranean, even if its efficiency in the ocean could be five times bigger" Grassi said.
Solar Energy Creating Economic Boom for Nevada
Business  (tags: corporate, consumers, business, economy, energy, government, GoodNews, investing, marketing, money, SustainableDevelopment )

- 4025 days ago -
The American Southwest has some of the best solar resources on the globe. Nevada, with abundant land and sunshine is becoming a hot bed for the solar industry.
Collaboration Needed For Cleantech Success
Business  (tags: consumers, corruption, economy, Entrepreneurs, finance, technology )

- 4027 days ago -
Universities and academic institutions are developing new technologies aimed at solving the world's energy and climate change challenges at a truly amazing pace. Some of the most exciting and promising cleantech ventures are being developed ...
Darfur Genocide Shows Climate Change as Causes Wars
World  (tags: world, war, violence, africa, Darfur, conflict, Climate Change )

- 4027 days ago -
"Two decades ago, the rains in southern Sudan began to fail. The drying of sub-Saharan Africa derives, to some degree, from man-made global warming. It is no accident that the violence in Darfur erupted during the drought."
Don't Commute, Don't Pollute
Business  (tags: Entrepreneurs, environment, telecommuting, small biz )

- 4123 days ago -
They say that location is everything. Where your business is located can certainly have a big impact on your operations and your bottom line. It can also have a big impact on the planet.
Birds Just Aren't City Slickers
Animals  (tags: migratory birds, urbanization )

- 4126 days ago -
New research finds fresh evidence that urbanization in the United States threatens the populations of some species of migratory birds.
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