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Lebanon's War-Ravaged Town of Aytarun Aims for Zero Waste
Environment  (tags: environment, goodnews, green )

- 3847 days ago -
In a country with serious waste management problems, the war-ravaged small town of Aytarun is setting an example it hopes will be followed by others.
The Only University to Be Powered Completely By Geothermal Energy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, energy, goodnews )

- 3849 days ago -
Oregon Institute of Technology has outlined plans to build a $7.6 million geothermal power plant on campus. OIT will become the first university in the world to be powered completely by hot water.
From Leeds to Penn State, Students Say No To Bottled Water
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, healthy )

- 3861 days ago -
LEEDS University students have become the first in the country to ban bottled water. Last year LUU successfully replaced plastic bags with reusable paper bags and cotton carriers.
San Francisco's First B100-Only Biodiesel Filling Station
Green Lifestyle  (tags: coolstuff, environment, eco-friendly )

- 3861 days ago -
Dogpatch Biofuels is currently selling Bently B99.9 biodiesel made from 100% recycled waste vegetable oil feedstock.
Blinds Open and Close Them, Save Some Money!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, greenliving, environment, energy, conservation )

- 3861 days ago -
Be aware of how to save money, open your blinds in the winter
Britain Pledges $149.3 Million for People in Developing Countries to Live Among Trees
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, trees, forests, ecosystems )

- 3865 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.
India's First "Green Song" on Global Warming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: goodnews, interesting, globalwarming )

- 3869 days ago -
The band was all set to surprise the audience with what would have been the launch of India's first green song at the "Live Earth Concert" that was scheduled to take place in Mumbai.
In China's Mining Region, Villagers Stand Up To Pollution
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, politics, habitatdestruction, government )

- 3872 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.
Biodiversity Hotspots Are Also Major Carbon Sinks
Environment  (tags: biodiversity, hotspots, CO2emissions, climate, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, green, habitat, protection, research, trees, world )

- 3873 days ago -
Maps pinpointing overlaps of high carbon and high biodiversity areas were just launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) with its Carbon and Biodiversity demonstration atlas.
The Man Who Saved The Ongii River From Total Destruction
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, GoodNews, energy, protection, pollution, politics )

- 3873 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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