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Restorative Art - Conservation

Restorative Art - Conservation | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Artists and ecological restorationists have a lot in common: both work experimentally with materials that are sometimes unpredictable. But there are tensions between art and restoration, too.
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Tybee Island gathering promotes clean energy, opposes Palmetto Pipeline

About 50 people formed a line along the sea on Tybee Island’s south end Saturday afternoon and clasped hands to show their support for clean energy and their opposition of a proposed fuel-carrying pipeline that could run through more than 200 miles of Georgia.
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Vatican and United Nations Team Up Against Climate Change - The Daily Catch Ocean News

Vatican and United Nations Team Up Against Climate Change - The Daily Catch Ocean News | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The Vatican and the United Nations teamed up to warn the world of the effects of climate change on Tuesday, coming down firmly against skeptics who deny...
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Zero Waste in ACTION: Plastic GYRE Symposium: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond

Zero Waste in ACTION: Plastic GYRE Symposium: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
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A Sea of troubles: Stopping ocean pollution at the source | Cyprus Mail

A Sea of troubles: Stopping ocean pollution at the source | Cyprus Mail | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Cyprus Mail News and More
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Winners of Peter Benchley Ocean Awards Named - The Daily Catch

Winners of Peter Benchley Ocean Awards Named - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Winners of the 8th annual Peter Benchley Ocean Awards, the world’s preeminent ocean honors named after the lifelong marine conservationist Peter Benchley.
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A Bold Vision to Protect our Oceans Permanently

A Bold Vision to Protect our Oceans Permanently | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The oceans need our help. Human impacts – overfishing, pollution, invasive species, habitat destruction, acidification and climate change – have put our ocean species on the cusp of mass extinction...
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$5 Million Commitment to Georgia Tech from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation Names Scheller College’s Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business | 3BL Media

$5 Million Commitment to Georgia Tech from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation Names Scheller College’s Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business | 3BL Media | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
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A Floating Artificial Reef Would Let You Walk Down Into the Ocean Deep

A Floating Artificial Reef Would Let You Walk Down Into the Ocean Deep | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
This month, a grim study in the journal Science reported what we've feared for decades: That the ocean may "be sitting on a precipice of a major extinction event," in the words of one author. There's a colossal amount of work to be done if we want to turn it around--including reclaiming habitats, which is the goal of this ambitious proposal by three young architects.
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Tyrone Hayes on the misfortune of frogs, crooked science and why we should shun GMOs

Tyrone Hayes on the misfortune of frogs, crooked science and why we should shun GMOs | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The esteemed biologist talks to TreeHugger on the occasion of a new documentary about his work, directed by Jonathan Demme.
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Traps, Tracks, and Trails: Compassionate Wildlife Management and Coexistence | Events | Center for the Arts | Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Traps, Tracks, and Trails: Compassionate Wildlife Management and Coexistence | Events | Center for the Arts | Jackson Hole, Wyoming | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
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Borneo orangutan dies with 40 pellets in her body

Borneo orangutan dies with 40 pellets in her body | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
An orangutan has died after being found on a palm oil plantation in Borneo with 40 air-rifle pellets in her body, an animal protection group said Friday. The...
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This is why Olivia and Carter are about to launch their Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-2862183/Borneo-orangutan-dies-40-pellets-body.html)

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The Ocean is the Biggest World Threat - The Daily Catch

The Ocean is the Biggest World Threat - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The list of national security threats, from ISIS to Ebola to cyber war, seems to keep getting longer. Americans, according to a recent Pew poll, are the...
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Why being vegan isn't that strange, by guest blogger, Philip Mansbridge, UK Director at IFAW

Why being vegan isn't that strange, by guest blogger, Philip Mansbridge, UK Director at IFAW | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
I just read that there’s a green cat wandering around Bulgaria, that someone just paid $78k for a letter written to Marilyn Monroe, and that a driver has just been jailed after blaming his dog for ...
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St. Pius X Catholic High School Atlanta, GA : Spiritual > Students Receive President's Volunteer Service Award

St. Pius X Catholic High School, Atlanta Catholic Archdiocese. Catholic environment, college preparatory curriculum, diverse student body, and outstanding extracurricular activities for grades 9-12. Established in 1958 as the first Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta high school.
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Bill makes solar power a smart move for homeowners

Bill makes solar power a smart move for homeowners | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
The Solar Power Free Market Financing Act will make it easier to put solar panels on rooftops.
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Oceanographer to speak on state of the planet's oceans at Mayo

Oceanographer to speak on state of the planet's oceans at Mayo | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Tickets are free, but must be reserved. They will become available at noon on Monday, March 23.
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GSU, CDC and Plastic Pollution Coalition Announce the 2015 Welch Symposium- Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond | 3BL Media

GSU, CDC and Plastic Pollution Coalition Announce the 2015 Welch Symposium- Plastic GYRE: Artists, Scientists and Activists Respond | 3BL Media | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
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San Francisco Bans Plastic Water Bottles - The Daily Catch

San Francisco Bans Plastic Water Bottles - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
In a bold move toward pollution control, San Francisco has just become the first city in America to ban the sale of plastic water bottles.
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How Nepal Got to Zero Poaching | WWF

How Nepal Got to Zero Poaching  | WWF | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
In February 2015, Nepal will host the first symposium focused on getting to zero poaching. Delegates from more than 13 Asian countries representing conservation agencies, police and prosecution services will share best practices, tools and technologies th
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Innovation Competition

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The existence of marine plastic reflects a failure in recycling, material design, manufacturing, and business practices on land.
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Tweet Diary - Dr. Rajendra Pachuari at EcoManor

Tweet Diary - Dr. Rajendra Pachuari at EcoManor | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Rutherford and Laura Turner Seydel hosted Dr. Georgia Guber and Dr. Rajendra Pachuari at EcoManor to have a discussion about the latest IPCC Version 5 report on Climate Change.
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The World’s Most Courageous Veterinarians

The World’s Most Courageous Veterinarians | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
Jan Ramer is not your typical veterinarian. For one thing, she makes house calls, which might involve exhausting six-hour hikes through sloping, high-altitude rainforests just to reach her patients: critically endangered mountain gorillas. Then, to have a chance at successful treatment, Ramer’s team of vets, rangers, trackers, and assistants must...
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Olivia loves this story and not just because she wants to be a vet someday but also because she loves to see people with sincere passion doing whatever it takes to save animals.

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Bad Trash to Good Cash - The Daily Catch

Bad Trash to Good Cash - The Daily Catch | Thinking Outside the Box | Scoop.it
In this episode, host Peter Neill talks about current efforts to recycle and re-purpose trash in efforts to slow contribution to the waste stream.
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