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Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America

Bicycle Use Booming in Latin America | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Bogotá is famous for its vast network of bike lanes. Credit: Helda Martínez/IPSCARACAS, Dec 17 2013 (IPS) “I ride 43 km a day and I love it,” said Carlos Cantor in Bogotá, Colombia.
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UK solar farm issues Europe's first certified climate bonds

UK solar farm issues Europe's first certified climate bonds | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Big60Million Solar Bonds released to finance Willersey Solar Farm accredited under the Climate Bond Standards and Certification Scheme
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How Roundup® Poisoned my Nature Reserve

How Roundup® Poisoned my Nature Reserve | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Your contribution to climate change: see your impact on the Earth's vital signs

Your contribution to climate change: see your impact on the Earth's vital signs | sustainablity | Scoop.it
What can we, as individuals, do to help the environment? The first step is keeping a finger on the pulse of the planet. View an up-to-date snapshot of the impact your country – and humans across the globe – are having on the Earth’s vital signs
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Beck's 2014 Artist Labels - Ron Finley - YouTube

Beck's 2014 Artist Labels - Ron Finley - YouTube | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Eco-lutionary Game Changer Provocateur Ron Finley explains what it means to him to live beyond labels.
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GMOs and Searching for the Crashless Car » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

GMOs and Searching for the Crashless Car » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | sustainablity | Scoop.it
GMOs and Searching for the Crashless Car
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Two Boys Fight Big Oil Over Destruction of Rainforests and Indigenous Homelands in Ecuador

Two Boys Fight Big Oil Over Destruction of Rainforests and Indigenous Homelands in Ecuador | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The documentary Oil & Oil shows two boys who took on Chevron over oil dumping that poisoned the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador and its indigenous peoples. David Poritz learned about what was happening in Ecuador
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How to Make Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement by Diane Toomey: Yale Environment 360

How to Make Farm-to-Table A Truly Sustainable Movement by Diane Toomey: Yale Environment 360 | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Chef Dan Barber says the farm-to-table movement that he helped build has failed to support sustainable agriculture on a large scale. To do that, he says in a Yale Environment 360 interview, we need a new way of looking at diverse crops and the foods we eat.
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160 Leaders Urge Foundations to Divest From Fossil Fuels

160 Leaders Urge Foundations to Divest From Fossil Fuels | sustainablity | Scoop.it
160 environmental leaders urged foundations to divest from fossil fuels and invest in renewable energy. Sophia Prize, Bill McKibben, Peggy Liu, Paul Gilding...
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Texas drinking water tainted by natural gas operations, scientists find

Texas drinking water tainted by natural gas operations, scientists find | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A new study in a prestigious academic journal says fracking isn’t directly to blame. Rather, it suggests, faulty safeguards in gas wells allowed gas to migrate into groundwater supplies.
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California dairy farmers are going nuts for almonds, but at what cost?

California dairy farmers are going nuts for almonds, but at what cost? | sustainablity | Scoop.it
This cash crop is keeping some farmers on the land, but the almond boom offers no long-term promise of security.
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The World, 'It Turned Out Right' » EcoWatch

The World, 'It Turned Out Right' » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The world was divided by great wealth and extreme poverty ... the global economy was falling apart ... catastrophic climate change ...
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Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass

Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy.
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For the First Time, U.S. Agencies Consider a Diet for a Healthy Planet

For the First Time, U.S. Agencies Consider a Diet for a Healthy Planet | sustainablity | Scoop.it
If the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Committee has its way, America’s dinner plates are about to include a healthy portion of much needed environmental awareness. For the first time, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Department of Health and Human Services 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is charged with integrating ecological concerns into its recommendations on what Americans should be eating.
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Scientists Find ‘Direct Link’ Between Earthquakes And Process Used For Oil And Gas Drilling

Scientists Find ‘Direct Link’ Between Earthquakes And Process Used For Oil And Gas Drilling | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The USGS research is just the latest in a string of studies that have suggested injected wastewater from drilling is migrating along dormant fault lines, changing their state of stress, and causing them to fail.
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Factory-Farm Workers Found to Carry High Levels of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Factory-Farm Workers Found to Carry High Levels of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Kids exposed in the womb to plasticizers more likely to have asthma — Environmental Health News

Kids exposed in the womb to plasticizers more likely to have asthma — Environmental Health News | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Study: Turmoil in the Middle East Threatens Global Food Security

Study: Turmoil in the Middle East Threatens Global Food Security | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A new study shows that continued conflict in the Middle East poses extreme risks to the world’s essential food supplies. This indirect consequence of ongoing turmoil has the potential to cause mass starvation in the future.
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Fungus Could Be the Key to Avoiding a Global Food Crisis | WIRED

Fungus Could Be the Key to Avoiding a Global Food Crisis | WIRED | sustainablity | Scoop.it
How one company is trying to save the world from a looming food scarcity problem and reduce our reliance on harmful chemicals.
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No to the Criminals of History and Yes to the Children to Come

No to the Criminals of History and Yes to the Children to Come | sustainablity | Scoop.it
No single march, of course, will alter the tide of history, but you have to begin somewhere (and then not stop). And to do so, you have to believe that the human ability to destroy isn't the best we have to offer and to remind yourself of our ability...
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Japan will soon have the world’s largest floating solar power plant

Japan will soon have the world’s largest floating solar power plant | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Japan will soon have the world’s largest floating solar power plant, signalling increasing adoption of the efficient and innovative technology in Japan, which is due partly to lack of space on land.
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These Tanzanian villages don't have plumbing. But they have solar power.

These Tanzanian villages don't have plumbing. But they have solar power. | sustainablity | Scoop.it
In East Africa, solar power is leapfrogging the electric grid.
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Monarch Butterflies Dying — and Roundup Is a Suspect - Cornucopia Institute

Monarch Butterflies Dying — and Roundup Is a Suspect - Cornucopia Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Des Moines Register by Mike Klein Credit: Susannah Rogers, USDA Forest Service The monarch butterfly weighs a fourth of a gram, yet migrates thousands
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Companies Warn Investors Climate Change Threatens Their Bottom Line

Companies Warn Investors Climate Change Threatens Their Bottom Line | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The latest SEC filings of seven big food companies reflects their concerns about the impact of climate change on their businesses
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Four Ways Industrial Ag Is Destroying the Soil - and Your Health

Four Ways Industrial Ag Is Destroying the Soil - and Your Health | sustainablity | Scoop.it
If the numbers are any indicator, there's a crisis in worldwide soil health that is rapidly becoming a crisis in human health.
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Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass

Largest City In Vermont Now Gets All Its Power From Wind, Water And Biomass | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy.
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