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Reduce Waste, Energy and Water – and Boost Your Bottom Line

Reduce Waste, Energy and Water – and Boost Your Bottom Line | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Improvements in reporting earth-related metrics prepare investors to identify leading companies with potentially higher profits & shareholder value.
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Award-Winning German Development Aims To Be 'The World's Most Sustainable Neighborhood'

Award-Winning German Development Aims To Be 'The World's Most Sustainable Neighborhood' | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Energy efficient, pedestrian friendly, conveniently located, and full of green innovations, the eco-city Arkadien Winnenden makes a pretty good case for the title.
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Zoo Diet Linked to Dip in Baby Rhino Births

Zoo Diet Linked to Dip in Baby Rhino Births | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Zoo diet keeps the lady rhinos trim, but it may be messing with their baby-making abilities.
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The seas lie empty

The seas lie empty | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Rather than eating weird types of fish that I don't really like (as seems to be the sustainable advice), wouldn't it be more ecologically sensible for me to eat farmed fish of a species I do like, that is plentiful because it is farmed?
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Unstoppable! The rise and rise of Britain's green buildings

Unstoppable! The rise and rise of Britain's green buildings | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Orlando Bloom has an eco-house; Prince Charles has built a sustainable home, and now even Damien Hirst is turning to green development with plans to build 500 eco-homes in Devon.
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Rex Murphy: Oil sands are a triumph for the human ‘environment’

Rex Murphy: Oil sands are a triumph for the human ‘environment’ | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Imagine what Rex Murphy could achieve if he used his eloquence to serve the earth and future generations http://t.co/TBxrTYLy...
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Deep sea grave of the Titanic: Extraordinary sonar images show full map of shipwreck on ocean floor for first time

Deep sea grave of the Titanic: Extraordinary sonar images show full map of shipwreck on ocean floor for first time | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Researchers have pieced together what is believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-by-5-mile Titanic debris field in the North Atlantic.
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Gardening Ecology: Basic Life Supporting Systems (Part 2 ...

Gardening Ecology: Basic Life Supporting Systems (Part 2 ... | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Jonathan White who shows you an easier way to grow your own food than traditional vegetable gardening.
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Yellowstone to fund trout conservation and other projects with $1.45 million ... - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Yellowstone to fund trout conservation and other projects with $1.45 million ... - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Yellowstone to fund trout conservation and other projects with $1.45 million ...The Bozeman Daily ChronicleWith $1.45 million in new grants, Yellowstone National Park will fund conservation of a native trout species, purchase horses and mules, and...
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A microalgae lamp that absorbs CO2!

Shamengo pioneer Pierre Calleja has invented something truly remarkable--a light powered by algae that absorbs CO2 in the air--at the rate of 1 ton PER YEAR,...
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Harvard Primate Director Resigns - Scientist

Harvard Primate Director Resigns - Scientist | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
ScientistHarvard Primate Director ResignsScientistThe interim director of Harvard's New England Primate Research Center stepped down amidst monkey deaths and animal welfare citations.
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Sustainable gardening: How to get a truly green thumb - Globe and Mail

Sustainable gardening: How to get a truly green thumb - Globe and Mail | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Globe and MailSustainable gardening: How to get a truly green thumbGlobe and MailDo I have any options for sustainable apartment gardening?
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'Extreme concern' prompts UNESCO tour of Great Barrier Reef - Sydney Morning Herald

'Extreme concern' prompts UNESCO tour of Great Barrier Reef - Sydney Morning Herald | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The Cairns Post'Extreme concern' prompts UNESCO tour of Great Barrier ReefSydney Morning HeraldAn "embarrassing" UN inspection of the environmental management of the Great Barrier Reef should force a moratorium on approving developments in the...
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EU backs full shark finning ban

EU backs full shark finning ban | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
World: EU member states have put their support behind a complete ban on the practice of shark fin harvesting. (RT @heroicseas: RT @Bookyourdive It is a start!
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Shale gas is no alternative to renewables - Fortune Tech

Shale gas is no alternative to renewables - Fortune Tech | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
If we really want to cool the planet this century, we need rapid and massive deployment of a mix of conservation, wind, solar, and nuclear energy -- not natural gas.
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Ancient native secrets of sustainable ocean fishing | Conservation | The Earth Times

Ancient native secrets of sustainable ocean fishing | Conservation | The Earth Times | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Marine scientists have delved back 700 years to find out how fishermen achieved high yields and sustainable management - and says they provide lessons for us today.
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Arctic climate 'tech fixes' urged

Arctic climate 'tech fixes' urged | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
UK scientists say the threat of sudden methane release from the melting Arctic is a "planetary emergency" requiring urgent intervention.
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Organic Greenhouses

Organic Greenhouses | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Doesn't take long for our #organicgreenhouses to get 'green'! (Doesn't take long for our #organicgreenhouses to get 'green'!
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Wildlife Extra News - Free membership to Butterfly Conservation for 1 year.

Wildlife Extra News - Free membership to Butterfly Conservation for 1 year. | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The online wildlife magazine for those who like wildlife, wildlife news and watching wildlife, plus a guide to UK nature reserves. (Son's birthday, sorted!
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Sun storm 'freight train' passes

Sun storm 'freight train' passes | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The largest solar storm in five years largely passes Earth, but adverse effects could still occur, experts say. (@fridaymix how about a "Planet & Universe" theme?
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Realising a 'Green Economy': A view from the South: Why Rio+20 ...

Realising a 'Green Economy': A view from the South: Why Rio+20 ... | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Others argue that SDGs should be signed in 2015, the deadline for the millennium development goals (MDGs), which have paid scant attention to environment and sustainability – confined to goal seven. A new set of ...
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Using the web and data to create competition for green buildings

Using the web and data to create competition for green buildings | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
The combo of competition, the web and data could be the key to getting more green building technologies, like LED lighting and solar rooftop panels, deployed, according to a new startup called Honest Buildings.
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Cosmically Connected Primates

Cosmically Connected Primates | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
“For small creatures such as we, the vastness is bearable only through love.”                 – Carl Sagan, Contact … Three different people have shared the inspirati... (Up way too early again.
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Sam Brownback, Kansas Governor, Signs Water Conservation Laws - Huffington Post

Sam Brownback, Kansas Governor, Signs Water Conservation Laws - Huffington Post | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Sam Brownback, Kansas Governor, Signs Water Conservation LawsHuffington PostSam Brownback signed new water laws Monday, challenging Kansas farmers and ranchers to use them to conserve the resource for future generations.
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Lyme-carrying ticks on the rise in Canada: study - Montreal Gazette

Lyme-carrying ticks on the rise in Canada: study - Montreal Gazette | Conservation, Ecology, Environment and Green News | Scoop.it
Lyme-carrying ticks on the rise in Canada: studyMontreal Gazette...
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