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Homeostatic Building Façade - Conservation

Homeostatic Building Façade - Conservation | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Architectural skin regulates indoor temperature by expanding and contracting like muscles
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A rich person’s profession? Young conservationists struggle to make it

A rich person’s profession? Young conservationists struggle to make it | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Nika Levikov swore she would never work as a waitress again. But, today — with a master’s degree in conservation science from Imperial College London — she’s taking orders, delivering drinks, and cleaning tables to support herself. After two years of looking for paid work as a conservationist around Europe and ten months doing unpaid […]
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The GSB Interview: Ryan Hall, Greening the College Football Playoff

The GSB Interview: Ryan Hall, Greening the College Football Playoff | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
With the 2017 college football season set to move into high gear this weekend, GreenSportsBlog takes a look for the first time at the Greening of the College Football Playoff (CFP). The CFP, now about to enter its fourth season, draws higher television ratings than just about any other non-NFL sports event in the United…
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CBCC Announces No Straw Please Video Competition Winner - St. John Tradewinds News

CBCC Announces No Straw Please Video Competition Winner - St. John Tradewinds News | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The winner and runner-up videos have been scheduled to play on the NBS affiliate in the Virgin Islands between August 7 and August 14 during the Today Show.
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'Brandmerk' op groenten en fruit scheelt bergen plastic

'Brandmerk' op groenten en fruit scheelt bergen plastic | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Een Nederlandse biologische groothandel was de eerste in Europa die stukken fruit en groente enkel met een laser voorziet van een 'brandmerk'.
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Check out the latest blog from our friend Lew Blaustein about paper straws ;-)
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Southeast Green - Top 5 Ways to Reduce Lunch Box Waste

School lunches are the most wasteful part of your child's day.
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JUST Water

JUST Water | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
A lot of snow and rain falls in the Glen Falls, Upstate New York area. This small town—a dwindling population of 14,700 at last count—lies at the base of the Adirondack Mountains and collects 3 billion gallons of rain water and snow run-off in one year. And this is only in an area of just over six square miles. After the town residents use the water they need, Glen Falls is left with 1.7 billion gallons of excess spring water.
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The GSB Interview: Emily Davis, Sustainability Director at DHL North America, on Logistics, Formula-E

The GSB Interview: Emily Davis, Sustainability Director at DHL North America, on Logistics, Formula-E | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
DHL is the largest logistics and express delivery company in the world (yes, they are bigger than FedEx and UPS). Given the German-based company's size and the businesses they're in, it's not surprising that their carbon emissions are massive. But those emissions have declined substantively as compared to nine years ago and those reductions will be tiny compared to…
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Oceans First Institute | GreenSportsBlog

Posts about Oceans First Institute written by greensportsblog
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National Geographic Makes a Case to Ban Zoos

National Geographic Makes a Case to Ban Zoos | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The iconic publication argues that zoos are not conservation organizations, and questions whether the archaic form of exploiting animals for entertainment should be banned.
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The ridiculous story of airline food and why so much ends up in landfill

The ridiculous story of airline food and why so much ends up in landfill | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Airlines generated 5.2m tonnes of waste in 2016, most of which went to landfill or incineration – and it cost them £400m
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Scientists and engineers turn ocean plastic into new products

Scientists and engineers turn ocean plastic into new products | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Two years ago, socially conscious entrepreneurs Rob Ianelli and Ryan Schoenike founded their company, Norton Point, to manufacture sunglasses made from the huge amounts of plastic cleaned up from ocean coastlines.
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No-fly zone: is low carbon travel worth the effort?

No-fly zone: is low carbon travel worth the effort? | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
No-fly zone: is low carbon travel worth the effort? | Isonomia
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Ocean Trash Collection - Project Mumbai | Collecting & Upcycling Ocean Plastic | Waste Free Oceans | NGO

Ocean Trash Collection - Project Mumbai | Collecting & Upcycling Ocean Plastic | Waste Free Oceans | NGO | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The Status QuoAbout 5 million kg of trash was cleared from the Versova beach as a result of the clean-up drive taken up. However, the problem has not completel
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Global Canvas winners named at Natural History Museum - David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

Global Canvas winners named at Natural History Museum - David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The final of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s annual Global Canvas Art and Poetry competition for children showcased a fabulous celebration o
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Mexico City to end marine mammal captivity

Mexico City to end marine mammal captivity | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Marine Connection welcomes the news that Mexico City Congress has passed a bill under the Protection of Animals law prohibiting the commercial exploitation and
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Young recycling guru shares big dreams to sort out landfills and save the planet

Young recycling guru shares big dreams to sort out landfills and save the planet | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Michael Eccles, 10, already runs his own waste business and he's only 10 years old.
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Ep11 The Ocean as a Resource for Plastic Reversal - Rock It Green

Ep11 The Ocean as a Resource for Plastic Reversal - Rock It Green | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Richard Solomon and Antonio Saillant interviews, Founder of UpGyres, José Luis Gutiérrez-García for an in-depth discussion on solutions to marine plastic pollution, which Gutiérrez-García asserted is killing sea life and poses a danger to human health. “UpGyres is proposing the PLASTIKA REPARABILIS CHALLENGE, a multipurpose tool for a global strategy to help recover plastics on land and Read more about Ep11 The Ocean as a Resource for Plastic Reversal…
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Dole Packaged Foods joins Tops Friendly Markets to inaugurate Learning Garden

Dole Packaged Foods joins Tops Friendly Markets to inaugurate Learning Garden | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The Produce News - Covering fresh produce around the globe since 1897
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The Right Thing To Do

The Right Thing To Do | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Mrs. Green's World, weekly podcasts available 24/7 and on iHeart Radio, sign up for our bi-weekly newsletter, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook
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UK pub chain pledges to end use of plastic straws

UK pub chain pledges to end use of plastic straws | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
UK pub chain All Bar One has taken the lead on eliminating plastic straws from pubs and bars in the
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Atlanta Commits To Paris Agreement, Even As U.S. Pulls Out

Atlanta Commits To Paris Agreement, Even As U.S. Pulls Out | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
While the United States is pulling out of the Paris climate accord , dozens of cities, including Atlanta, say they're committed to it. Like us on Facebook
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The only way to save South Africa

The only way to save South Africa | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
It might seem counter-intuitive, but joining the ANC is the only way those who are serious about change in this country might be able to do so, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Going Green in New York

Going Green in New York | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Filmmaker, Antonio Saillant, and his friends and mentors, Ron Kamen and Ted Kotcheff, are committed to making the movie business sustainable.
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