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Environmental Respect As A Lifestyle - CropLife

Environmental Respect As A Lifestyle
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I witnessed this drive myself during last week's Environmental Respect Award Celebration agenda.
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Music Festivals Are Environmental Disasters - Village Voice

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Music Festivals Are Environmental Disasters
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Add the mass energy consumption and weighty carbon footprint of 100,000 people commuting to a venue, and these big events can be environmentally problematic.
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The Environmental Awakening in Sport

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Photo credit: Sky Images and CenturyLink Field. Sport events, small and large, contribute to environmental problems, but in partnership with the Green Sports Alliance, teams are reducing their footprint.
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Eco Talk: Plantable invitations, reused dresses and other green wedding tips - Auburn Citizen

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Eco Talk: Plantable invitations, reused dresses and other green wedding tips
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The wedding dress is such a large part of the event for a bride, and most dresses are layers of fabric and tulle that aren't very environmentally friendly.
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Tiny New Satellite Produces Beautiful Global Vegetation Map - Wired

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Tiny New Satellite Produces Beautiful Global Vegetation Map
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... should tide ESA over while they build their new Earth-observing Sentinel 3 satellites, the first of which is scheduled to launch next year.
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Great Barrier Reef's condition declined from moderate to poor in 2011 - The Guardian

Great Barrier Reef's condition declined from moderate to poor in 2011 - The Guardian | ESS | Scoop.it
Great Barrier Reef's condition declined from moderate to poor in 2011 The Guardian The Great Barrier Reef report card of 2011 said: "These extreme weather events significantly impacted the overall condition of the marine environment which declined...
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Ministers Ignore Industrial Threats to Great Barrier Reef - Environment News Service

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Environment News Service Ministers Ignore Industrial Threats to Great Barrier Reef Environment News Service The ministers also received the 2011 Great Barrier Reef Report Card, which shows that “management change and water quality improvements are...
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UNEP report: Businesses bound to adapt to rapidly changing environment - Business Recorder (blog)

UNEP report: Businesses bound to adapt to rapidly changing environment Business Recorder (blog) The report observed that from extreme weather events, to rising pressures on finite natural resources, changes in the global environment will...
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Weather Extremes UN Report - Environmental News Network

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Times of Oman Weather Extremes UN Report Environmental News Network "Rising concentrations of heat-trapping greenhouse gases are changing our climate, with far reaching implications for our environment and our oceans, which are absorbing both...
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Hi-tech ocean testing - Nelson Mail

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Hi-tech ocean testing
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In the marine environment, obtaining this data is particularly challenging because of all the natural variables, such as weather, seasonal changes, upwellings and climatic events.
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Restructure US government to make “huge” green changes in America, study ... - Fox News

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Restructure US government to make “huge” green changes in America, study ...
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World Resources Institute | Global Warming, Climate Change, Ecosystems, Sustainable Markets, Good Governance & the Environment

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Climate change is a 'big business opportunity for the UK' - The Guardian

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The Guardian Climate change is a 'big business opportunity for the UK' The Guardian "The UK is already one of the global leaders in this industry of the future and this market [for climate adaptation] is expected to grow by 5% or more year on...
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London 2012's sustainability legacy lives on - Olympic.org

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London 2012's sustainability legacy lives on
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In recognition of its achievements, London 2012 won gold in the Environmental and Sustainability category of the 6th International Sports Event Management awards.
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The party with heart is back - The Nation

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The Nation The party with heart is back The Nation Having started off in 2009 as a small fund-raising event at the Fraser Suites Sukhumvit poolside with just 250 guests, Lush has evolved into "Bangkok's Green Night Out" held in various interesting...
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How to Run a Sustainability Event at Work: Do's and Don'ts ...

How to Run a Sustainability Event at Work: Do's and Don'ts ... | ESS | Scoop.it
Running a green event at work is a great way to engage employees on sustainability, which in turn can bring great bottom line rewards. LoyaltyOne, for example, dramatically reduced their staff turnover rate through employee ...
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Seas may rise 7.5 feet per degree of global warming

Seas may rise 7.5 feet per degree of global warming | ESS | Scoop.it
Melting ice could lead to sea level increases around the globe, scientists say.
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Soaring Bee Deaths in 2012 Sound Alarm on Malady

Soaring Bee Deaths in 2012 Sound Alarm on Malady | ESS | Scoop.it
A mysterious ailment appears to have expanded drastically in the past year, wiping out as many as half of the hives needed to pollinate much of America’s produce.
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Protect Barrier Reef or face catastrophe, say environmental groups - Brisbane Times

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Brisbane Times Protect Barrier Reef or face catastrophe, say environmental groups Brisbane Times The report found that the overall condition of the reef had deteriorated from a moderate to a poor condition, with extreme weather events like cyclone...
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Trashed: Music Festivals Are Environmental Disasters - LA Weekly

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Trashed: Music Festivals Are Environmental Disasters
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Add the mass energy consumption and weighty carbon footprint of 100,000 people driving to a venue, and these big events can be environmentally problematic.
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Is environmental action impossible in corporate-dominated age?: McQuaig - Toronto Star

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Is environmental action impossible in corporate-dominated age?
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Extreme Weather - ABC Online

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Suddenly, you've actually doubled the frequency of those events - and, in Australia's case, up to five times an increase in the frequency of extreme heat compared to the middle of last century.
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2001-2010 - A Decade of Climate Extremes - Environmental Expert (press release)

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2001-2010 - A Decade of Climate Extremes Environmental Expert (press release) The report, The Global Climate 2001-2010, A Decade of Climate Extremes, analysed global and regional temperatures and precipitation, as well as extreme events such as the...
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Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language

Virtual Writing Tutor | Check English Grammar | Learn English as a Second Language | ESS | Scoop.it
VirtualWritingTutor is a grammar checker for ESL writing. Finds common ESL spelling mistakes and grammar errors for free.

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A great tool for English language students.

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Improving Crop Yields in a World of Extreme Weather Events - Science Daily (press release)

Improving Crop Yields in a World of Extreme Weather Events - Science Daily (press release) | ESS | Scoop.it
Improving Crop Yields in a World of Extreme Weather Events Science Daily (press release) Indeed, many climate scientists caution that extreme weather events resulting from climate change is the new normal for farmers in North America and elsewhere,...
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