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Cleaning Up The Farmed Fish Industry

Cleaning Up The Farmed Fish Industry | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
If you have fantasies that the fish on your plate frolicked in the open seas before being caught by a fisherman, you might be right--but there’s a pretty big chance that you’re not.
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Meet The Man Figuring Out What To Do With All That Plastic Waste

Meet The Man Figuring Out What To Do With All That Plastic Waste | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
When the Gothenburg Prize called Mike Biddle and told him he’d won this year, he didn’t understand the message at first. "I couldn’t get the Swedish accent. I thought they wanted me to be a judge," he says.
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97 Percent Of Michigan's Tart Chery Crop Destroyed By Weather

97 Percent Of Michigan's Tart Chery Crop Destroyed By Weather | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
SISTER BAY, Wis. (AP) — Walk into Cherry Republic's store in the heart of the nation's biggest tart cherry producing region, and you could end up with jam or salsa with fruit that had to be imported from Poland.
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Insurance Company Won't Cover Fracking Damage

Insurance Company Won't Cover Fracking Damage | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has become the first major insurance company to say it won't cover damage related to a gas drilling process that blasts chemical-laden water deep into the ground.
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JP Morgan cuts Q1 profits on fears traders hid losses - Telegraph

JP Morgan cuts Q1 profits on fears traders hid losses - Telegraph | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
JPMorgan Chase said its loss from a trading blunder has risen to $4.4m (£2.8bn) as it revised down its first-quarter profits on concerns that traders may have hidden losses.
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Vaccines team up to generate lethal new chicken virus - life - 13 July 2012 - New Scientist

Vaccines team up to generate lethal new chicken virus - life - 13 July 2012 - New Scientist | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Live, attenuated vaccines for a poultry disease in Australia have got together and resurrected the disease they were supposed to prevent...
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Americans Living Larger As New-Home Sizes Defy Economy

Americans Living Larger As New-Home Sizes Defy Economy | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Even as the U.S. economy struggles to rebound from the worst recession since the Great Depression, Americans are living larger.
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Why Canada's 'War on Science' Is of Global Concern

Why Canada's 'War on Science' Is of Global Concern | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

The scientists of Canada are revolting. They marched through Ottawa in their thousands on Tuesday, a sea of white coats making its way up Parliament Hill, carrying tombstones and a coffin to symbolise the "death of evidence", chanting "What do we want? SCIENCE! When do we want it? After peer review!"

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Geithner drawn into Libor scandal

Geithner drawn into Libor scandal | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
With the scandal over alleged ma­nipu­la­tion of a critical global interest rate threatening to migrate from London to Washington, pressure is growing on one former banking regulator to explain what he knew and when: Treasury Secretary Timothy F.
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Dorian Yates -Traveling Naturally In Spain and France

Dorian Yates -Traveling Naturally In Spain and France | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
What really makes the Green Earth Guide for Traveling Naturally in Span and the Green Earth Guide Traveling Naturally in France unique is that it includes options for those on a budget—an important aspect considering the current global economic...
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Cancer, Low Dose Radiation and Fukushima | The Energy Collective

Cancer, Low Dose Radiation and Fukushima | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Dr. Kiyohiko Sakamoto was one of the presenters at the American Nuclear Society 2012 Annual Meeting President’s Special Session on Low Level Radiation and Its Implications For Fukushima Recovery. The session organizers thought that his work on using whole body and half body radiation treatments to cure cancer and prevent recurrence was important enough to share with the meeting attendees that they arranged for him to come to the meeting all the way from Sendai, Japan.
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Wooden Electric Car Steals Limelight at Shell Eco-Marathon Asia | The Energy Collective

Wooden Electric Car Steals Limelight at Shell Eco-Marathon Asia | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
An electric car designed by students from Universiti Sains Malaysia stood out among 119 teams competing in the Asian leg of Eco-marathon, an annual fuel efficiency competition, for its unique choice of body material: plywood.“We chose to use wood ...
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'Spintronic' LED invented: New technology promises brighter TV, computer displays

'Spintronic' LED invented: New technology promises brighter TV, computer displays | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
University of Utah physicists invented a new 'spintronic' organic light-emitting diode or OLED that promises to be brighter, cheaper and more environmentally friendly than the kinds of LEDs now used in television and computer displays, lighting,...
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Bringing Youth Back To The Land By Making Farming Cool

Bringing Youth Back To The Land By Making Farming Cool | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, the world needs to open up 6 million hectares of land every year for the next 30 years if it is to meet expected food demand.
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An Inside View Of Corporate Responsibility

An Inside View Of Corporate Responsibility | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
After years working in the field, Tim Mohin reflects on the incredible challenges of bringing a conscience to the corporate structure, and what the future holds for the job.

Today, corporate responsibility is a growing profession with a career ladder extending into the executive suite of the world’s largest companies.

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China Is Preparing For A North Korean 'Emergency' By Spending $10 Billion On Huge Infrastructure Projects Near The Border

China Is Preparing For A North Korean 'Emergency' By Spending $10 Billion On Huge Infrastructure Projects Near The Border | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
And to gain better access to North Korea's mineral resources.
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Growing Republican Chorus Pushes Romney To Release Tax Returns

Growing Republican Chorus Pushes Romney To Release Tax Returns | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Democrats have been making hay out of Mitt Romney’s finances for weeks, claiming that voters can’t fairly judge reported assets in notorious tax havens unless he releases his past tax returns.
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JPMorgan trading loss doubles to $4.4B US - Business - CBC News

JPMorgan trading loss doubles to $4.4B US - Business - CBC News | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon faces investors as the firm says the loss from a highly publicized trading blunder has grown to $4.4 billion US, up from its earlier estimate of $2 billion.
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Insult to injury: How the House snuck protection for GMOs into their farm bill

Insult to injury: How the House snuck protection for GMOs into their farm bill | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
On top of huge cuts to food stamps and big giveaways to Big Ag, the just-passed House farm bill also includes a special provision to protect the biotech industry.
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Show this New Study to Your Anti-Science Auntie, and Stand Back. Species EVOLVE in response to CLIMATE CHANGE

Show this New Study to Your Anti-Science Auntie, and Stand Back. Species EVOLVE in response to CLIMATE CHANGE | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Nature: Climate change has altered the behaviour and interactions of many plants and animals, including when fish migrate and plants flower. But evidence has been lacking that such shifts have a ge...
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Hungary's Thick Red Line

Hungary's Thick Red Line | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Spanish photographer Palíndromo Mészáros documented the effects of a massive toxic aluminum spill in Hungary...
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Drought Covers One-Third Of U.S. Counties, The Largest Agricultural Disaster Area Ever Declared

Drought Covers One-Third Of U.S. Counties, The Largest Agricultural Disaster Area Ever Declared | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The U.S. Agriculture Department has issued a natural disaster declaration for more than 1,000 U.S. counties facing severe drought.
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Global fight for natural resources 'has only just begun'

Global fight for natural resources 'has only just begun' | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Academics and business figures gave a grim warning at the Resource 2012 conference, but defended the Rio+20 outcomes...
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Renewable Energy — Facts and Figures | The Energy Collective

Renewable Energy — Facts and Figures | The Energy Collective | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Image  Today’s article looks at the explosive growth of renewable energy, but also places it in the context of our overall energy demands.Rapid Rise in Biofuels Production — U.S.
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Antarctica faces major threats in the 21st century: researchers

Antarctica faces major threats in the 21st century: researchers | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The continent of Antarctica is at risk from human activities and other forces, and environmental management is needed to protect the planet's last great wilderness area, says an international team of researchers, including a Texas A&M University...
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