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Six Degrees Of Private Equity And Lance Armstrong

Six Degrees Of Private Equity And Lance Armstrong | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
One of Providence Equity Partners' other portfolio companies is getting a celebrity athlete boost.
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Lighting the dark continent – Opinion – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Lighting the dark continent – Opinion – ABC Environment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Africa lacks a well connected electricity grid. This presents the continent with the opportunity to grow with renewable energy, rather than follow the mistakes of the West.
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Beyond environment: falling back in love with Mother Earth

Beyond environment: falling back in love with Mother Earth | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Thich Nhat Hanh explains why mindfulness and a spiritual revolution rather than economics is needed to protect nature and limit climate change (Beyond environment: falling back in love with Mother Earth
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10 World’s Greenest Cities | Green Buzz

10 World’s Greenest Cities | Green Buzz | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
The cities that you’ll find on this list are not all covered with nature, but those which have made the best efforts for achieving their high environmental (These cities are taking major steps to living green.)...
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A New Conservation Ethic for the 21st Century | World | AlterNet

A New Conservation Ethic for the 21st Century | World | AlterNet | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
The old conservation model isn't working to save the planet. Here's a provocative look at how to make it more effective.
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Icefish threatened by global warming | News | Practical Fishkeeping

Icefish threatened by global warming | News | Practical Fishkeeping | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Studying how fish living in the world's coldest environment adapted to nascent polar conditions millions of years ago is the subject of a paper to be published in a forthcoming issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Whizz Education: Schools Tapping Technology to Make and Measure Math Gains - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

Whizz Education: Schools Tapping Technology to Make and Measure Math Gains - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Whizz Education: Schools Tapping Technology to Make and Measure Math GainsSan Francisco Chronicle (press release)President Barack Obama is waiving the requirements of No Child Left Behind for many states, but he is still searching for ways to...
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What do you want to be when you grow up…or in another life?

What do you want to be when you grow up…or in another life? | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Education in the Virtual World

If someone told me years ago that one day, we would use video games as a venue for class, I would have laughed and said, “Sure we will! That’s every kid’s dr...
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Threatened butterfly vanishes in last Fla. refuge

Threatened butterfly vanishes in last Fla. refuge | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
BAHIA HONDA KEY (AP) — For more than a year, Bahia Honda State Park biologist Jim Duquesnel traversed the nature sanctuary with two hopes. He wanted to see a Miami blue butterfly and rid the Florida Keys outpost of as many iguanas as he could.
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Productive farms can be 'greener than organic': study

Productive farms can be 'greener than organic': study | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- Farms that aim for high food production using environmentally-friendly practices could be better for the environment than both organic and conventional farms.
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An insect's-eye view of flowers

An insect's-eye view of flowers | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Professor Iain Stewart uses an ultra-violet camera to reveal the markings some flowers have developed to attract pollenating insects. (Like an other world?
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Education 2.0: Mobile technology in education

Education 2.0: Mobile technology in education | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Appropriate Technology Choice, An Initiative by OneWorld and its partner organization, aims at creating an integrated platform to document, discuss and disseminate the good practices, technology sets and methodologies on use of technology to increase...
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Green & Red: Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas

Green & Red: Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day Ideas | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
caption id=attachment_432 align=alignright width=300 caption=Bring smiles to your partner's face without making Mother Nature frown./caption

Don't let your love for your partner get in the way (Did you know red roses ruin the environment?
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Students Learn Better with Engaged Parents - High School Notes (usnews.com)

Students Learn Better with Engaged Parents - High School Notes (usnews.com) | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Parents should help their high school students by engaging in studies at home and working with teachers.v
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'Mobile marine reserves' needed

'Mobile marine reserves' needed | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Marine reserves need to be more flexible to reflect the changing behaviour of the creatures they are trying to protect, say scientists.
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Happiness & Health. The biology of emotion – and what it may teach us about helping people to live longer.

Happiness & Health. The biology of emotion – and what it may teach us about helping people to live longer. | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Happiness & Health. The biology of emotion – and what it may teach us about helping people to live longer. Could a sunny outloo...
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Low-carbon technologies 'no quick-fix': May not lessen global warming until late this century

Low-carbon technologies 'no quick-fix': May not lessen global warming until late this century | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
A drastic switch to low carbon-emitting technologies, such as wind and hydroelectric power, may not yield a reduction in global warming until the latter part of this century, new research suggests.
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Sacramento bicycle commuters sold on benefit of pedaling - sacbee.com

Sacramento bicycle commuters sold on benefit of pedaling - sacbee.com | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
All over town and out in the suburbs, folks hop on their bikes for the simplest of reasons, leaving their cars behind. (More and more people commuting to and from work by cycling, good for your environment and your health!
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The Opportunity of a lifetime!!

Discover Why #planting 10,000 #trees in Africa will help reduce #carbon impact on our #environment a lot faster http://t.co/Vq764q54...
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Using technology in the classroom requires experience and guidance, report finds

Using technology in the classroom requires experience and guidance, report finds | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
‘Teaching how to use technology takes precedence over the key critical thinking and ethical skills that youth really need,’ lead author says (RT @NMHS_Principal: Using technology in the classroom requires experience and guidance
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Thermal storage gets more solar on the grid

Thermal storage gets more solar on the grid | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- It's 4:45 on a sweltering August afternoon, and the rooftop solar panels are starting to lose juice. The sun's lower angles and that huge cottonwood tree are interfering with the efficient photon-to-electricity transfer.
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Will climate change burst the global 'food bubble'?

Will climate change burst the global 'food bubble'? | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Damian Carrington: Lester Brown argues the pressures of rising population, consumption, water stress and global warming will pose the first serious challenge to civilisation through our food (RT @Fairfood: A person needs 4 litres a day as #water, ...
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First plants caused ice ages, new research reveals

First plants caused ice ages, new research reveals | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
New research reveals how the arrival of the first plants 470 million years ago triggered a series of ice ages.
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The Green Economy: Does It Include Women?

The Green Economy: Does It Include Women? | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Several women who are vocal in the sustainability arena give their opinions about how women need to participate in, and lead, the green economy.
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A Gift for Your Sweetheart and the Birds | Audubon Guides

A Gift for Your Sweetheart and the Birds | Audubon Guides | Ecological Education | Scoop.it
Blog Post by Kent McFarland: "A Gift for Your Sweetheart & the Birds" #BicknellsThrush #conservation #songbirds http://t.co/FpNtR1zZ...
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