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How Green Was My Lawn

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Environmentalism, which became a prominent issue after the publication of “Silent Spring” in 1962, has lost its once enthusiastic backing.
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Cleantech News Roundup for September 22-23, 2012

One of the highlights in my week: the arrival of "Clean tech news roundup -- from around the web for your weekend reading pleasure" by Jaymi Heimbuch of @treehugger. Clik on header to reach all stories TGIF

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BANK-ON-RAIN #NonProfit

BANK-ON-RAIN #NonProfit | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
Designing a Green Planet...... one raindrop at a time.
Creating workable grassroots solutions for collecting rainwater for consumption and agriculture in remote developing areas of the planet.
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Always thought that Tap Water was clean? Think again (Infographic)

Always thought that Tap Water was clean? Think again (Infographic) | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

Did you know that tap water can contain pesticides, herbicides, bacterias, micro-organisms, organic materials and radio-nuclicides which can cause water-related illness?

Learn how you can reduce the risk of disease by up to 33% with effective water filtration...


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Green Aristotle: Virtue, Contemplation and the Ethics of Sustainability

Green Aristotle: Virtue, Contemplation and the Ethics of Sustainability | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

Sustainability ethics, a subspecies of environmental ethics, refers to a set of positions that
emerge when the environmental state of things is not simply regarded as irritating, but as immoral, bad, wrong or evil.[1] Environmental ...


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Cleantech News Roundup for September 15-16, 2012

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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability? | Care2 ...

Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability? | Care2 ... | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
Aren't the enjoyment and pleasure some sustainable choices provide much more compelling selling points than their intangible environmental benefits?
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You Are Drinking What? Reuse Of Municipal Wastewater

You Are Drinking What? Reuse Of Municipal Wastewater | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
By E. Lynn Grayson, Partner, Jenner & Block The Wall Street Journal has reported that about 60% of the U.S. is now living through drought conditions and half of all counties have been declared disaster areas.
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Sustainability in Project Management Over Different Industries | Sustainability | Green Energy & Eco-Friendly Living - iSustainableEarth.com

Sustainability in Project Management Over Different Industries | Sustainability | Green Energy & Eco-Friendly Living - iSustainableEarth.com | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
There’s no denying that sustainability is a business reality. Managers must find ways to fix environmental issues in a way that delivers bottom-line results.
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Earth care awards 2012: Celebrating the green champs - The Times of India

Earth care awards 2012: Celebrating the green champs - The Times of India | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
No nation can face the challenge of climate change alone. On that note, the fourth edition of the Earth Care Awards crossed borders to bring into its fold the Saarc nations.
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Moscow Agglomeration Competition Unveils Sustainable Master Plans for the City of the Future

Moscow Agglomeration Competition Unveils Sustainable Master Plans for the City of the Future | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
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Farming Goes High-Tech In The Amazon - Co.Exist

Farming Goes High-Tech In The Amazon - Co.Exist | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
Co.ExistFarming Goes High-Tech In The AmazonCo.ExistEco-Ola has nine hectares of land, on which they are using sustainable farming techniques like polycultures (using more than one plant species in the same area), alley cropping (growing an...
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Sustainability lessons from China: low footprint fish farms - National Geographic

Sustainability lessons from China: low footprint fish farms - National Geographic | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
Sustainability lessons from China: low footprint fish farmsNational GeographicWould you be surprised to learn that China is a world leader in sustainable seafood?
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How ‘Silent Spring’ Ignited the Environmental Movement

How ‘Silent Spring’ Ignited the Environmental Movement | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

History of the  Enviromental movement: A must read!


What was it that allowed Rachel Carson to capture the public imagination and to forge America’s environmental consciousness?

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Always thought that Tap Water was clean? Think again (Infographic)

Always thought that Tap Water was clean? Think again (Infographic) | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

Did you know that tap water can contain pesticides, herbicides, bacterias, micro-organisms, organic materials and radio-nuclicides which can cause water-related illness?

Learn how you can reduce the risk of disease by up to 33% with effective water filtration...


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Clean World Water

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A pinterest board with links to many visuals and stories for #WaterWednesday. Please follow and share and comment!

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The Hunger Grains: Oxfam says Biofuels Push Is Fueling Food Crisis

The Hunger Grains: Oxfam says Biofuels Push Is Fueling Food Crisis | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

“Europe has helped spark a global rush for biofuels that is forcing poor families from their homes, while big business piles up the profits. Biofuels were meant to make transport greener, but European governments are pouring consumers' money down the drain, whilst depriving millions of people of food, land and water,” said Natalia Alonso, Head of Oxfam’s EU Office.


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The Farm Bill Should Help the Planet, Not Just Crops

The Farm Bill Should Help the Planet, Not Just Crops | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

NY TIme Op-Ed: The proposed farm bill — Senate- or House-style, take your pick — would make American agriculture’s climate problem worse. 8/12/2012

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Symphony of Science - Our Biggest Challenge

Symphony of Science - Our Biggest Challenge | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
A terrific musical investigation into the causes and effects of global climate change and our opportunities to use science to offset it. Featuring Bill Nye, David Attenborough, Richard Alley and Isaac Asimov.
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Dish of the Day: The Sustainable Restaurant Association - Scotsman (blog)

Dish of the Day: The Sustainable Restaurant Association - Scotsman (blog) | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
Scotsman (blog)Dish of the Day: The Sustainable Restaurant AssociationScotsman (blog)WHY has Edinburgh chef Neil Forbes just stepped off a grass roof in Devon?
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California Pits Organic Brands vs. Corporate Parents

California Pits Organic Brands vs. Corporate Parents | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
A ballot measure to require labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients is putting organic brands like Kashi, owned by Kellogg, at odds with their owners.
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Jaguar Land Rover invests in clean water project for Kenya

Jaguar Land Rover invests in clean water project for Kenya | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
Jaguar Land Rover is investing in its 50th carbon offset project, a portable water purification system for providing clean water to families in rural Kenya.
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MIT Develops a Way to Magnetically Separate Oil From Water

MIT Develops a Way to Magnetically Separate Oil From Water | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it
In the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill we explored several innovative methods to separate oil from water.
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Is Sustainability just a New Term for Corporate Marketing & Branding?

Is Sustainability just a New Term for Corporate Marketing & Branding? | Towards A Sustainable Planet: Priorities | Scoop.it

I would love to hear other voices on this. Inspired by this Green. Biz article. and an image I found on tumblr months ago.

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Aquaponics ideal for Pacific region | uhpraise

by Fiji Times AN innovative and environmentally friendly agriculture technology could provide the answer to growing food sustainably in the Pacific region. This was revealed by Pacific Islands Trade and Invest (PT&I), the ...
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