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Five pathways to post-capitalist 'renaissance' by a former oil man

Five pathways to post-capitalist 'renaissance' by a former oil man | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: 'Capitalism is torpedoing our prosperity, killing our economies, threatening our children. It must be re-engineered, root and branch.'
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Why a former NFL star gave up football to become a farmer

Why a former NFL star gave up football to become a farmer | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Jason Brown, a former standout center for the St. Louis Rams, is pursuing a life of giving back with a 1,000-acre farm in North Carolina.
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McDonald's Isn't the Only One Feeding You 2,000-Calorie Meals

McDonald's Isn't the Only One Feeding You 2,000-Calorie Meals | sustainablity | Scoop.it
It's easy to devour your daily nutritional allotment at seemingly healthy fast-casual restaurants such as Chipotle and Potbelly.
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Study Finds Higher Rates of Diabetes in Women Who Work With Certain Pesticides - Cornucopia Institute

Study Finds Higher Rates of Diabetes in Women Who Work With Certain Pesticides - Cornucopia Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
by Rebecca Thistlethwaite Source: Jill Brown A recent article in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine (Starling AP, et al. Occup Environ M
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SPECIAL REPORT-In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real

SPECIAL REPORT-In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real | sustainablity | Scoop.it
"Jakarta is the world's worst sinking city," says hydrologist, as sea rises and water extraction causes land subsidence
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The former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton endorses GMOs at biotech conference and the liberal elites have betrayed the American working class:

The former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton endorses GMOs at biotech conference and the liberal elites have betrayed the American working class: | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The former US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton endorses GMOs at biotech conference and how the liberal elites have betrayed the American working class
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The Accidental Lobster Farmers - Modern Farmer

The Accidental Lobster Farmers - Modern Farmer | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Research suggest that baited traps act as lobster fertilizer. Is that a good thing?
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Will Normalized Relations With Cuba Help Restore Florida's Coral Reefs? » EcoWatch

Will Normalized Relations With Cuba Help Restore Florida's Coral Reefs? » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Gardens of the Queen in Cuba, provides tourists will incredible sightings of goliath grouper, sharks and healthy coral reefs. Can these pristine ecosystems
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10 Most Important Environmental Stories of 2014 » EcoWatch

10 Most Important Environmental Stories of 2014 » EcoWatch | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Climate change and energy once again dominate the most important environmental issues of 2014. Obama acting on power plant emissions, California drought and many
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Obama Hires Former Keystone XL Lobbyist as Senate Liaison Because It's 'In the Public Interest'

Obama Hires Former Keystone XL Lobbyist as Senate Liaison Because It's 'In the Public Interest' | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Obama administration has appointed as new Senate liaison a former lobbyist whose job included pushing for construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline—an appointment that required the waiving of an ethics rule. As deputy assistant for legislative affairs, Marty Paone "will be the White House’s main staffer responsible for outreach to the Senate," the Wall Street Journal reports.
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UK's biggest solar farm connects to national grid

UK's biggest solar farm connects to national grid | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The biggest solar farm in the UK, capable of powering 14,000 homes a year, has been connected to the national grid in Oxfordshire.
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Why I Didn’t Return Monsanto’s Phone Call - Cornucopia Institute

Why I Didn’t Return Monsanto’s Phone Call - Cornucopia Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Eat Drink Better by Jill Ettinger Source: Samantha Celera A few weeks ago, I received an email from a PR person identifying herself as writing on behalf of
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Technology Created at NDSU Licensed to c2sensor

Technology Created at NDSU Licensed to c2sensor | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A technology developed at North Dakota State University, Fargo, creates precise in-the-ground measurement and monitoring of soil and crop conditions which could provide opportunities for greater yields. The technology also has led to a new start-up company. The c2sensor corp., based in the NDSU Technology Incubator, has concluded a license agreement with the NDSU Research Foundation (NDSU/RF) for the precision agriculture technology.
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This Sparkling New Park Was A Toxic Brownfield Just 4 Years Ago

This Sparkling New Park Was A Toxic Brownfield Just 4 Years Ago | sustainablity | Scoop.it
It is truly incredible what can be achieved when a neighborhood unites.

Though one would never guess by looking at it today, the site of Chicago’s newest city park was a contaminated eyesore not long ago. This turnaround has everything to do...
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The strange volcanic vineyards of Lanzarote

The strange volcanic vineyards of Lanzarote | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Spanish island proves that lush valleys aren't the only places for grapes.
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Pandora Thomas on responding to the Prison Industrial Complex with permaculture and resilience | Transition Network

Pandora Thomas on responding to the Prison Industrial Complex with permaculture and resilience | Transition Network | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Amazonian tribe take initiative against dam project | Sue Branford

Amazonian tribe take initiative against dam project | Sue Branford | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Munduruku Indians are gaining support as they fight the Brazilian government to stop their territory being submerged. Sue Branford reports
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Shape-shifting may help some species cope with climate change

Shape-shifting may help some species cope with climate change | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that a Rocky Mountain mustard plant alters its physical appearance and flowering time in response to different environmental conditions, suggesting some species can quickly shape-shift to cope with climate change without having to migrate or evolve.
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What a circular economy looks like inside a Christmas stocking

What a circular economy looks like inside a Christmas stocking | sustainablity | Scoop.it
We look at sustainability via popular festive stocking fillers
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Top business sustainability trends of 2014

Top business sustainability trends of 2014 | sustainablity | Scoop.it
In a tricky political climate, US corporations took steps in the right direction this year on climate change, farming, labor rights and waste
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This Dutch Hamburger Is Made From Weed, Man . . . Seaweed

This Dutch Hamburger Is Made From Weed, Man . . . Seaweed | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The company wants to see a new kind of sustainable agricultureseagriculturetake off. "It tastes like chicken."
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Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2025, Warns Senior Research Scientist at MIT | The Alliance for Natural Health USA

Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2025, Warns Senior Research Scientist at MIT | The Alliance for Natural Health USA | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Why? Evidence points to glyphosate toxicity from the overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide on our food.
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The Top 10 Food-Safety News Stories of 2014

The Top 10 Food-Safety News Stories of 2014 | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The top 10 food-safety news stories for 2014, as chosen for the sixth consecutive year by the editors of Food Safety News, were announced today. According to the Internet news site, here are this year’s most important food-safety stories:
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Localized climate change contributed to ancient southwest depopulation

Localized climate change contributed to ancient southwest depopulation | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The role of localized climate change in one of the great mysteries of North American archaeology -- the depopulation of southwest Colorado by ancestral Pueblo people in the late 1200s -- has been detailed by researchers.

Via Wildforests
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Two Charts That Show Why China Is A Big Deal To Agriculture - Blog - Farmland Network

Two Charts That Show Why China Is A Big Deal To Agriculture - Blog - Farmland Network | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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West Sacramento says no to ethanol trains

West Sacramento says no to ethanol trains | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The city of West Sacramento and a Texas-based gasoline company are battling over whether it’s riskier to ship large amounts of ethanol through city streets on trains or on tanker trucks – a dispute that last week spilled into court.
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