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Building Stronger Honeybees, with Airports - Organic Connections

Building Stronger Honeybees, with Airports - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Beekeepers are using empty public land around Seattle-Tacoma Airport to breed and distribute healthier strains of honeybees.
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Seedsavers: Creating a Library of Heirloom Seeds - Organic Connections

Seedsavers: Creating a Library of Heirloom Seeds - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Seedsavers is working to preserve over 20,000 varieties of seeds to ensure the future of agriculture.
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The Great Plains: The Overlooked Heartland - Organic Connections

The Great Plains: The Overlooked Heartland - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Conservation photographer Michael Forsberg created a huge database of time-lapse images documenting water trends in the Great Plains.
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ELF: The Solar Electric Tricycle - Organic Connections

ELF: The Solar Electric Tricycle - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
The ELF is a recumbent tricycle, with a solar panel on top, and a trunk in the rear.
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Plastic Bank: Finally a Solution for Plastic Trash? - Organic Connections

Plastic Bank: Finally a Solution for Plastic Trash? - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Plastic Bank might be the best idea out there for dealing with our plastic garbage.
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Your Food and Climate Change - Organic Connections

Your Food and Climate Change - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Surprisingly, we can make a difference in climate change through the foods we eat.
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Saving Our Atlantic Fish Population: Yes We Can! - Organic Connections

Saving Our Atlantic Fish Population: Yes We Can! - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
This 2-part series looks at realistic solutions to reviving fish population as a precious food source and ecosystem.
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Not So Frost! Are We Underestimating Alaska’s Farming Potential? - Organic Connections

Not So Frost! Are We Underestimating Alaska’s Farming Potential? - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
One innovative farmer demonstrates that permafrost isn’t such a barrier to farming after all.
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East Coast Restaurant Takes Locavore Concept to New Extremes

East Coast Restaurant Takes Locavore Concept to New Extremes | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Organic Connections’ restaurant critic, Igor Mange, procures a seat at the nation’s preeminent locavore dining establishment; you won’t believe what he discovered.
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Ron Finley: The Guerilla Gardener of South Central LA

Ron Finley: The Guerilla Gardener of South Central LA | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA—in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs.
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Organic Coffee Now in the Bike Lane

Organic Coffee Now in the Bike Lane | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
How three brothers and a cousin built a sustainable organic coffee company their way.
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Rooftop Farming: From Farm to Table in One Restaurant

Rooftop Farming: From Farm to Table in One Restaurant | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Rooftop farming: Chicago’s Uncommon Ground restaurant is the very first certified organic rooftop farm in the US.
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Hometown Turnaround: Bringing Life to a Dying Town

Hometown Turnaround: Bringing Life to a Dying Town | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
The collapse of small-town America is an oft-heard story. But here is the tale of two young individuals leading their crisis-ridden Midwest town back to a hometown turnaround.
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An Organic Farmer's One-Man Fracking Ban

An Organic Farmer's One-Man Fracking Ban | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
J. Stephen Cleghorn worked out a novel solution to create a fracking ban when he realized that his organic farm was at risk of shale gas extraction.
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Nokero: The Solar Light Bulb Changing the World - Organic Connections

Nokero: The Solar Light Bulb Changing the World - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
With invention, heart and the sun Nokero brings clean light to people around the globe.
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Urban Agriculture Projects in Phoenix - Organic Connections

Urban Agriculture Projects in Phoenix - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Explore ten of the most innovative urban agriculture projects in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Foraging Persimmons for Beer - Organic Connections

Foraging Persimmons for Beer - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Fullsteam Brewery pays members of the local community to forage for wild, native persimmons for their seasonal beer offering.
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Jadav Payeng: The Man Who Made a Forest - Organic Connections

Jadav Payeng: The Man Who Made a Forest - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Jadav Payeng started to grow trees on barren land in India, creating what is now nearly 3000 acres of forest.
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Traveling to Europe this Summer? Visit One of Its Greenest Cities - Organic Connections

Traveling to Europe this Summer? Visit One of Its Greenest Cities - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Freiburg, Germany combines both technology and tradition to provide a powerful vision for the future of urban agriculture.
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The Green Bronx Machine - Organic Connections

The Green Bronx Machine - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
The Green Bronx Machine has been teaching local kids to grow food, re-use resources and recycle their way into new and healthy ways of living.
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Urban Agriculture Grows in Berlin

Urban Agriculture Grows in Berlin | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Urban agriculture takes place all over Berlin — between the runways of the legendary Templehof airport and on a site where the Berlin Wall once stood.
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SeedTabs: Forget the Gum and Grab Some Seeds

SeedTabs: Forget the Gum and Grab Some Seeds | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Move over snacks and trinkets and make room for SeedTabs organic seeds at the checkout register.
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Disappearing Bees or Disappearing Science?

Disappearing Bees or Disappearing Science? | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
One young scientist is dismantling the stones of academia’s ivory tower to save the disappearing bees and manages to fund his own research at the same time.
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Slashing Waves on Sustainable Surfboards

Slashing Waves on Sustainable Surfboards | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Waste to Waves tells the story of sustainable surfboards created from discarded and recycled packing foam.
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Grazing Solutions for Healing our Land

Grazing Solutions for Healing our Land | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Allan Savory has made significant breakthroughs in understanding how grazing can help heal the desertification of the world’s grassland ecosystems.
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Los Poblanos: Beautiful, Organic New Mexico

Los Poblanos: Beautiful, Organic New Mexico | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Los Poblanos, a combination of organic farm and historic inn, provides a lovingly cared for living example of authenticity in the Central Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico.
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