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The Future I Want: Brittany Trilford's winning entry for Date with History

UPDATE 11 June: We are thrilled to announce that Brittany will speak to over 130 heads of state and deputy heads of state at 09h55 local time in Rio on June ...
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Brittany Trilford makes a passionate and articulate case for governments to act on global sustainability issues. Listen to the arguments she uses to promote her views about sustainability.

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No Bags, Thanks! - Features - The Lab - Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Gateway to Science

No Bags, Thanks! - Features - The Lab - Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Gateway to Science | Living for a Healthy Planet | Scoop.it
With all due respect to Kermit the Frog, it's
easy being green.
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Read this article about plastic bags.

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Sustainable Schools QLD

Sustainable Schools QLD | Living for a Healthy Planet | Scoop.it
Sustainable Schools QLD
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2 supermarket chains add rigid plastic recycling

2 supermarket chains add rigid plastic recycling | Living for a Healthy Planet | Scoop.it
Hannaford Bros and Stop & Shop to recycling buckets, tubs, other containers and packaging.
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If more Australian supermarket chains took their responsibilities to the planet seriously we would see initiatives like this.

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Cisco, Google Top Greenpeace IT Ranking

Cisco, Google Top Greenpeace IT Ranking | Living for a Healthy Planet | Scoop.it
Cisco and Google have tied for first place in Greenpeace’s latest ranking of IT sector climate leadership.
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Greenpeace ranks two of the giants of the IT industry in equal first for their leadership in the area of climate change.

 

1. What criteria did Greenpeace use to rank IT companies? Do you agree with these?

 

2. If our school was appearing in these rankings, where would it appear?

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Norman: Eco-Warrior.

Meet Norman. He's not your everyday housecat. Little by little he's helping to save our oceans. Learn more about him and his mission at http://www.wwf.ca/sea...
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Watch the cat video and make a list of interesting things he does that are sustainable.

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This topic is about living sustainably for a healthier planet

This topic is about living sustainably for a healthier planet | Living for a Healthy Planet | Scoop.it
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As Demand for Recycled Cathode Ray Tubes Drops, Industry ...

As Demand for Recycled Cathode Ray Tubes Drops, Industry ... | Living for a Healthy Planet | Scoop.it
“The CRT challenge is a crowd-sourced technical competition to find new uses for old CRT glass,” says Walter Alcorn, vice president of environmental affairs and industry sustainability, CEA, adding that the challenge has the ...
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What to do with all those old fashioned televisions?! Is our demand for the latest flat screen threatening our planet? This article looks at the way one environmental organisation is using crowd sourcing to find solutions to a growing environmental problem.

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