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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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Eagle Street: The Commercial Organic Farm—On a Brooklyn Roof

Eagle Street: The Commercial Organic Farm—On a Brooklyn Roof | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Eagle Street is the last place you’d expect to find an organic farm. But from its Brooklyn rooftop location, right up against the New York City skyline, its influence is being felt far and wide.
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Travaasa Austin: One Organic Farmer’s Dream Come True

Travaasa Austin: One Organic Farmer’s Dream Come True | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Within the highly exclusive Austin, Texas, Travaasa experiential resort and spa lies an amazing organic farm.
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Rent-A-Green Box: The Next Phase in Green Lifestyles

Rent-A-Green Box: The Next Phase in Green Lifestyles | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
One person’s observations of the waste that came out of moving day led to the creation of Rent-A-Green Box, the first completely eco-friendly moving company.
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The Living Soil: Our Climate Ally

The Living Soil: Our Climate Ally | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Healthy, living soil has an enormous capacity to store carbon. In fact, carbon stored in soil accounts for roughly three times the amount stored in the atmosphere!
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Can Cover Crops Fix Farms Forever?

Can Cover Crops Fix Farms Forever? | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Farming with cover crops can reduce agrichemical use and also help keep the heartland churning out food—even as extreme weather events become ever more common.
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21 Acres: A Farmers’ Market Becomes a Sustainable Living Center

21 Acres: A Farmers’ Market Becomes a Sustainable Living Center | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
What began as a simple search for a new farmers’ market location became 21 Acres: a 21-acre state-of-the-art demonstration for every aspect of sustainable living.
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LoGROcal: Sustainability with Pizza, Beer and Coffee

LoGROcal: Sustainability with Pizza, Beer and Coffee | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
How do pizza, beer and coffee factor into sustainability in the food cycle?
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Jay Shafer: Architecting a Tiny Cottage Industry - Organic Connections

Jay Shafer: Architecting a Tiny Cottage Industry - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
For Jay Shafer, a pioneer of the "tiny house" movement, less isn't just more. Less is better.
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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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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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The Last Organic Outpost Urban Farm

The Last Organic Outpost Urban Farm | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Last Organic Outpost urban farm is non profit organization committed to developing urban agriculture in the greater Houston area.
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Resolving Water Problems through Healthy Soil

Resolving Water Problems through Healthy Soil | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Managing increasingly scarce water in the growing of our food supply depends more on healthy soil than we realize. Is "modern" industrial agriculture working in the opposite direction?
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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, November 14, 2013 9:43 PM

Another challenge for sustainable agriculture. Hope we'll get there sooner than later!

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Farmyard: Vegetable Gardening—in the Desert!

Farmyard: Vegetable Gardening—in the Desert! | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Farmyard has brought home vegetable gardening to the Arizona desert.
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Eco-Goats: A Working Alternative to Herbicides

Eco-Goats: A Working Alternative to Herbicides | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Center for Food Safety's Director of Policy Elizabeth Kucinich checks out the use of "eco-goats" instead of pesticides to control weeds at a DC cemetery.
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malika bourne's curator insight, October 13, 2013 6:00 PM

Moaat parnets want theri children to grow up healthy. Pesticides do harm us all. goats are 110% natural weed killers.

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Gilbert Tuhabonye: Survival, Forgiveness and Heart

Gilbert Tuhabonye: Survival, Forgiveness and Heart | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
An accomplished runner and a survivor of the genocide in his native Burundi, Gilbert Tuhabonye’s story is a beautiful testimony to the resilience and charity of the human spirit.
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Hunter Lovins: Saving Our Economic Ass

Hunter Lovins: Saving Our Economic Ass | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it

Economist, professor, attorney and co-author of Natural Capitalism, Hunter Lovins talks with us about sustainable economics, creating prosperity, real solutions to problems and saving our economic ass.

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Watch the Installation of a Rooftop Garden, on a City Bus

Watch the Installation of a Rooftop Garden, on a City Bus | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Renowned landscape artist, Marc Grañen, designed a rooftop garden with a large variety of plants: grasses, perennials and herbs And installed it on a city bus in Spain.
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Growing a Replacement for Styrofoam - Organic Connections

Growing a Replacement for Styrofoam - Organic Connections | Environmental Innovation | Scoop.it
Who could have predicted a replacement for Styrofoam that is not even manufactured, but grown? The future is here.
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