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The History of Thomas Edison [Video]

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Here's a quick video about the history of Thomas Edison in honor of the man's 165th anniversary. Enjoy!
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Seaturtle Conservation and Environmental Education

Seaturtle Conservation and Environmental Education | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Prior to this project about 85% of the sea turtle nests were being poached. Now, biologists, local and international volunteers patrol the beach to find the turtles nests and relocate them to a nursery were they are watched 24/7.

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BP oil spill in Gulf entered food chain, means new health concerns - newjerseynewsroom.com

BP oil spill in Gulf entered food chain, means new health concerns - newjerseynewsroom.com | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
PoliticoBP oil spill in Gulf entered food chain, means new health concernsnewjerseynewsroom.comBY BOB HOLT Studies conducted on the effect of the 2010 BP Deepwater explosion in the Gulf of Mexico on the environment have shown that traces of the oil...
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Will The Real Green Colleges Please Stand Up: Measuring Real Sustainability On Campus

Will The Real Green Colleges Please Stand Up: Measuring Real Sustainability On Campus | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
by Lee Epstein, via NRDC’s Switchboard In the middle part of the past decade, “sustainability” became somewhat of a “college craze” – that is, for ever-competitive college administrators.  Lots of schools jumped on the “green” bandwagon, though...
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Dow donates $10M to start multidisciplinary sustainability fellowship

Dow donates $10M to start multidisciplinary sustainability fellowship | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Chemicals giant outlines plan for new US green business course (The Dow Chemical Company is donating $10m to fund the Dow Sustainability Fellows Program at the University of...)...
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Great future in green plastics

Great future in green plastics | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
MUN Chemistry professor Dr. Chris Kozak and his team have two words for you: Green plastics.
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How Much Water Is a Mole of Water?

How Much Water Is a Mole of Water? | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
A mole is a unit of measurement that represents the quantity Avogadro's Number, 6.02 x 1023, of anything. Do you have a sense of how much a mole of a substance (How Much Water Is a Mole of Water?
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Brewing up a science and training for the real world

Brewing up a science and training for the real world | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Blake Layfield’s research hub isn’t the typical microbiology lab full of petri dishes and lab coats. His lab, full of 80-gallon tanks, cultures the focus of his research, a microbe called Saccharomyces cerevisiae—also known as brewer’s yeast.
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Fashion Industry Considers Biodiversity When Sourcing Materials

Fashion Industry Considers Biodiversity When Sourcing Materials | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
It is commonly known among conservation biologists that biodiversity -- or the totality and variability of genes, species and ecosystems of a region -- is integral for optimum health and sustainability of a region.
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In London, bike commuters now the majority in some places

In London, bike commuters now the majority in some places | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Cyclists make up more than 50 percent of the traffic on some busy London commuter routes. But as in New York, two-wheeled travelers still have an image problem to overcome.
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So what’s stopping us all from going green? | WiserEarth Blog

So what’s stopping us all from going green? | WiserEarth Blog | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Simran shared some of the research she’s been doing for her forthcoming book focused on the Psychological Barriers to Environmental Engagement.
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James Dyson Award | Jamesdysonaward.com

James Dyson Award | Jamesdysonaward.com | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
The Airdrop Irrigation System wins the James Dyson awards for sustainability.
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Ethanol’s demand for corn exceeding feed usage | Caelus Green Room

Ethanol’s demand for corn exceeding feed usage | Caelus Green Room | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
The latest report of the United States’ Department of Agriculture showed that the largest volume of corn produced this year is going to be used for etha (RT @ahtohg: Ethanol’s demand for corn exceeding feed usage
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America Recycles Day Merchandise

America Recycles Day Merchandise | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Green Shopping Eco Promotional Recycled Products RecycledPromos.com (• Educating the next generation on the importance of recycling is critical for global sustainability.
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A microalgae lamp that absorbs CO2!

"Shamengo pioneer Pierre Calleja has invented something truly remarkable--a light powered by algae that absorbs CO2 in the air--at the rate of 1 ton PER YEAR".

 

Now we are talking ground breaking invention, not incremental innovation: produce energy FROM pollution. Checkout the video. Can I believe it?


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March 22 is International World Water Day: US Can Achieve Sustainability in ... - MarketWatch (press release)

March 22 is International World Water Day: US Can Achieve Sustainability in ... - MarketWatch (press release) | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
March 22 is International World Water Day: US Can Achieve Sustainability in ...MarketWatch (press release)"International World Water Day is a time to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources and it's an opportune time to look...
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Office of sustainability hosts energy competition

This March, the Office of Sustainability is working to make sure the buildings on each quad are just as green as the lawns and trees around them.
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The History of Thomas Edison [Video]

The History of Thomas Edison [Video] | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Here's a quick video about the history of Thomas Edison in honor of the man's 165th anniversary. Enjoy!
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First electric vehicle charge points installed at Games venues

First electric vehicle charge points installed at Games venues | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
A network of electric vehicle charge points has begun to be installed across London in time for this summer's Games.
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Chemistry Blog » Blog Archive » CLT #28: Carbon Dating

Chemistry Blog » Blog Archive » CLT #28: Carbon Dating | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
CLT #28: Carbon Dating: Welcome back to CLT! Welcome to spring! See other CLT humor via Jesse Springer (I think?...
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New sustainability initative from Formica at Ecobuild 2012 - The Think Tank Blog

New sustainability initative from Formica at Ecobuild 2012 - The Think Tank Blog | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
Design, Inspiration, Architecture, Interiors and Marketing - New sustainability initative from Formica at Ecobuild 2012: One of our clients, the Formica Group, is exhibiting at Ecobuild (20-22nd March), the world’s biggest event for sustainable...
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Sustainability Experience in Ireland

Sustainability Experience in Ireland | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
The Irish market remains in its early stage when speaking about environmental and sustainability approach compared to some well-known northern European countries or even what is currently happening...
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girl with the black arm: Biomimicry

girl with the black arm: Biomimicry | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it

„...luxurious sustainable garment using nature’s natural patterns and shapes, also known as bio-mimicking, such as reptile skins.

 


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Consumers Want to Know: How Sustainable are Their Local Small Businesses? - News & Events

News and Events from Antioch University New England (@AntiochNewEng #GreenMBA Asst prof Rich Grogan's studies of sustainability reporting by local small businesses http://t.co/CXbOTdEc...)...
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Embracing Responsibility - Recycling Today Media Group - Recycling Today magazine.

Embracing Responsibility - Recycling Today Media Group - Recycling Today magazine. | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
The Dow Chemical Co.'s sustainability program extends to electronics used throughout the company.
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Trends in Housing and Demographics to Fuel Growth of Electric Vehicles | Caelus Green Room

Trends in Housing and Demographics to Fuel Growth of Electric Vehicles  | Caelus Green Room | Sustainable Green chemistry | Scoop.it
While the overall market for neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs), also known as low-speed electric vehicles, is small compared to other types of electric (Trends in Housing and Demographics to Spur Growth of Electric Vehicles
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