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Will factory farms finally have to (gasp!) get prescriptions to use antibiotics?

Will factory farms finally have to (gasp!) get prescriptions to use antibiotics? | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
That just might happen, if a new rule proposed by the FDA passes.
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Will Seattle Be the City to Kill ‘Ridesharing’ Companies? | Sightline Daily

Will Seattle Be the City to Kill ‘Ridesharing’ Companies? | Sightline Daily | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
After months of hearings, a Seattle city council committee has released a draft blueprint for regulating on-demand, app-based "ridesharing" companies like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar that would dramatically curtail their growth in the city, if...
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Global warming is unpaused and stuck on fast forward, new research shows

Global warming is unpaused and stuck on fast forward, new research shows | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
New research by Kevin Trenberth and John Fasullo of the National Center for Atmospheric Research investigates how the warming of the Earth's climate has behaved over the past 15 years compared with the previous few decades.

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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, December 11, 2013 6:36 PM

I was just having this discussion with a few frriends last week...

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A Plague of Frogs in Farm Country

A Plague of Frogs in Farm Country | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Connecting the dots between wildlife, fertile fields, and the Farm Bill
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Top five hackathon solutions from 2013 | Green Futures Magazine

Top five hackathon solutions from 2013 | Green Futures Magazine | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
From renewable energy grid monitors to smart recycling bins, smart use of data and software offers up solutions to sustainability challenges.
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, December 10, 2013 12:36 AM

I particularly like the thermostat and the ev pinger.

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Policies for Shareable Cities: Transportation

Policies for Shareable Cities: Transportation | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Top image photo credit: Tar.Digital / Foter.com / CC BY-NC. This article is excerpted from the Policies for Shareable Cities report.
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Innovation of the Week: PodPonics—Thinking Globally, Growing Locally

Innovation of the Week: PodPonics—Thinking Globally, Growing Locally | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
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10 Success Stories Thanks to the Endangered Species Act

10 Success Stories Thanks to the Endangered Species Act | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Marking the anniversary with a new report highlighting a few of the great wildlife conservation efforts
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Measuring Fukushima's Impact: How Geeks and Hackers Got Geiger Counters to the Masses

Measuring Fukushima's Impact: How Geeks and Hackers Got Geiger Counters to the Masses | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Thousands of ordinary people have contributed to a crowd-sourced effort to measure Fukushima's impact.
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, December 8, 2013 2:41 PM

My colleagues were originally trying to participate in this, but it fell through for some reason.

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Will Arctic Meltdown Produce More Greenhouse Gases or Less?: Scientific American

Will Arctic Meltdown Produce More Greenhouse Gases or Less?: Scientific American | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Thawing permafrost may mean more CO2 in the atmosphere but less sea ice may mean more carbon captured by the Arctic ocean
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LED Christmas Lights: Merry, Bright, and 17X Cheaper to Power - The Equation

LED Christmas Lights: Merry, Bright, and 17X Cheaper to Power - The Equation | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, December 6, 2013 11:08 AM

LEDs are a much improved option over the traditional indandescents. While we should also be striving to use fewer lights in the first place (i.e. sunlight is better than LED light), this is one area where I am happy to have the technilogy of diodes illuminating these cold wintre nights!

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Marks & Spencer Invests in Bangladeshi Clean Cookstoves

Marks & Spencer Invests in Bangladeshi Clean Cookstoves | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Marks and Spencer's latest project addresses environmental and health issues in one step.
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Who should pay for climate change disasters? - environment - 26 November 2013 - New Scientist

Who should pay for climate change disasters? - environment - 26 November 2013 - New Scientist | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
The UN climate talks in Warsaw have ended with an agreement to protect vulnerable populations against the loss and damage caused by extreme weather
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Raising the floor: America’s minimum-wage debate has rolled round again

Raising the floor: America’s minimum-wage debate has rolled round again | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
HE LIKES the work; but at $9.60 an hour, stacking the shelves at a Walmart in east Los Angeles does not pay Anthony Goytia enough to cover the bills for his family...
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Social Supermarkets A 'Win-Win-Win' For Europe's Poor

Social Supermarkets A 'Win-Win-Win' For Europe's Poor | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Part discount grocer, part social service agency, the stores also help fight food waste.
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Gravity Squeezes 40% More Power From These Solar Panels

Gravity Squeezes 40% More Power From These Solar Panels | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Eden Full's clever invention has radicalized the way the developing world sources power -- and all it takes is gravity and some soda bottles.

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Bill Palladino - MLUI's curator insight, December 12, 2013 6:26 AM

Cool low-tech solution to a high-tech problem from a young inventor.

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Following tradition: Top examples of indigenous knowledge preserving biodiversity, ecosystem service

Following tradition: Top examples of indigenous knowledge preserving biodiversity, ecosystem service | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
With the planet losing species 100 to 1,000 times faster than the natural extinction rate, international experts assembling for high-level global biodiversity meetings say knowledge co-production with indigenous peoples has growing importance.
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Call of the Wild: Can Ranchers Come to Peace with the Wolves in Their Midst?

Call of the Wild: Can Ranchers Come to Peace with the Wolves in Their Midst? | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
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Shipping Crude Oil by Rail: A New Front in the Tar Sands Wars by Jacques Leslie: Yale Environment 360

Shipping Crude Oil by Rail: A New Front in the Tar Sands Wars by Jacques Leslie: Yale Environment 360 | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
As debate over the Keystone XL and other pipeline projects continues, crude oil from the Alberta tar sands and western U.S. oil fields is increasingly being hauled by railroad.
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Rising Demand for Southeast Trees Endangers U.S. Wildlife and Biodiversity

Rising Demand for Southeast Trees Endangers U.S. Wildlife and Biodiversity | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
The Southeastern U.S. is currently experiencing the world’s most rapid growth in the development of woody biomass
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This Glider Could Make Wind Power Cheaper Than Coal Co.Exist | ideas + impact

This Glider Could Make Wind Power Cheaper Than Coal Co.Exist | ideas + impact | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
News infographics and videos about the future of energy electric cars the environment and food on FastCoExist.com.
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EarthFix Conversation: A Call For Philosophical Shift On Use Of Hatcheries · EarthFix · KCTS 9

EarthFix Conversation: A Call For Philosophical Shift On Use Of Hatcheries · EarthFix · KCTS 9 | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
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'Upcycling' business: honouring nature while meeting society's needs

'Upcycling' business: honouring nature while meeting society's needs | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
A new fellowship seeks to bring young designers and engineers together to reinvent the economy with a sustainable philosophy
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Enzymes: Unsung Heroes of Sustainability

Enzymes: Unsung Heroes of Sustainability | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Enzymes may be the key to designing cleaning products that are truly sustainable - using less water, less energy, and less toxicity.
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10 Landscape Design Projects That Turn Damaged and Neglected Spaces Into Healthy, Beautiful Environments

10 Landscape Design Projects That Turn Damaged and Neglected Spaces Into Healthy, Beautiful Environments | sustainability and resilience | Scoop.it
Here are 10 adaptive reuse landscape design projects that have turned damaged and neglected spaces around the world into beautiful, healthy and meaningful new environments for everyone to enjoy.
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