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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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Professor’s Book Fuels the GMO Debate - Organic Connections

Professor’s Book Fuels the GMO Debate - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
A new book, The GMO Deception, tackles Biotech proponents’ claims that the debate over the safety of genetically modified foods is settled.
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Can City: Aluminum Stools Made from City Waste - Organic Connections

Can City: Aluminum Stools Made from City Waste - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Catadores, the waste minors of São Paulo, create aluminum stools from materials gathered from the streets.
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Urban Farming Now Includes Vineyards! - Organic Connections

Urban Farming Now Includes Vineyards! - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
A recovering Cleveland neighborhood now includes an urban vineyard and the world's first "biocellar."
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ioby: Bring Your 'Hood to Life! - Organic Connections

ioby: Bring Your 'Hood to Life! - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
How ioby is changing the world, one crowd-funded microproject at a time.
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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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Compass Green: The Roving Mobile Greenhouse - Organic Connections

Compass Green: The Roving Mobile Greenhouse - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
The Compass Green Project presents a roving mobile greenhouse that teaches children about where their food comes from.
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Food Recovery Network: Don’t Toss That Lasagna! - Organic Connections

Food Recovery Network: Don’t Toss That Lasagna! - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Food Recovery Network lets college students reroute meals destined for the landfill back into the community.
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Vina Lustado: Long Journey, Tiny House - Organic Connections

Vina Lustado: Long Journey, Tiny House - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
One architect’s tiny house is a refreshing focus on simplicity and sustainability.
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Seed Bombs for Butterflies - Organic Connections

Seed Bombs for Butterflies - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it

If the key to saving monarch butterflies is growing more milkweed, why aren’t we walking around with pockets full of seed bombs?

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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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