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We can SAVE the WORLD and LIVE LONGER through conservation, sustainability, a smaller footprint and better behaviour. Let's DO IT!
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What we believe is more important than asking if we're better off - OregonLive.com

What we believe is more important than asking if we're better off - OregonLive.com | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
OregonLive.comWhat we believe is more important than asking if we're better offOregonLive.comIf you examine the numbers, they suggest that most Americans aren't better off than they were four years ago -- but aren't much worse off, either.
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Hetch Valley Measure Pits Bay Area Against Environmentalists

Hetch Valley Measure Pits Bay Area Against Environmentalists | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — It is one of the oldest environmental battles in the United States, and it involves one of the country’s most famous national parks, one of its most liberal cities, leaders of Silicon Valley and a perennial source...
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Engineering students consider using the sun to clean contaminated drinking water in Tanzania | Expeditions, Scientific American Blog Network

Engineering students consider using the sun to clean contaminated drinking water in Tanzania | Expeditions, Scientific American Blog Network | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: Students from Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering are working in Tanzania to help improve sanitation and energy technologies in local villages. This ...
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Why Australia must keep the carbon price floor

Why Australia must keep the carbon price floor | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

Climate Spectator

Comment: "Australia needs to keep up the pressure on all countries & businesses to focus on carbon emission limitation."

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National Whale Day 2012 - Saturday 02 June

National Whale Day 2012 - Saturday 02 June | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

| IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfare. Launched in 2008, this day celebrates Australia's role in conserving whales & dolphins. Join the activities!

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Eentileen’s Villa Asserbo is a Sustainable ‘Printed’ House in Denmark

Eentileen’s Villa Asserbo is a Sustainable ‘Printed’ House in Denmark | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
Danish architecture firm Eentileen has built Villa Asserbo, their first digitally fabricated, sustainable, low cost home, located around 60 km from Copenhagen.
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Hey Green Thumbs: Grow Your Own Furniture

Hey Green Thumbs: Grow Your Own Furniture | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

: Discovery News

Artist's 'Chair Farm kit' lets Mother Nature take care of the work. All you need is just a little patience.

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Eole Water - Give us wind, we give you water

Eole Water - Give us wind, we give you water | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

Advertisement: Designs and manufactures wind turbine that produces water by condensation. Process and contact. Sainte Tulle, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04), France.

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Project Conserve saves money, improves environment

Star News by Joni Astrup via Tom Sagstetter

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Americorps Project Conserve

Americorps Project Conserve | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

Serving Environmental Needs.

 

Agricultural economic development in the form of Agritourism

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New Homes Beckon for City Chickens in Retirement

New Homes Beckon for City Chickens in Retirement | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

NYT:

 

While many Portlanders still pluck aging birds for the broiler, others seek a pastoral end for chickens that are no longer laying.

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In Vacant Lots and Backyards, a Flower Business Grows

In Vacant Lots and Backyards, a Flower Business Grows | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
Two women use unclaimed earth to provide the raw material for a fledgling flower-selling business in Brooklyn.
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A Recycling Czar for New York City

A Recycling Czar for New York City | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
An incoming deputy commissioner plans to focus on expanding the number of recycling receptacles on the streets and on curbside collection of food scraps for composting.
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Books of The Times: ‘The Price of Politics,’ by Bob Woodward

Books of The Times: ‘The Price of Politics,’ by Bob Woodward | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
As a plethora of election-year polls and surveys indicate, Americans are fed up with a deeply dysfunctional Washington paralyzed by partisan gridlock and increasingly incapable of dealing with the daunting problems facing the nation: a White House...
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After Lighting Rural Houses from Rickshaws, Invention by Suprio Das Reaches MIT $100K Semifinals

After Lighting Rural Houses from Rickshaws, Invention by Suprio Das Reaches MIT $100K Semifinals | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
Zimba doser is a device that automatically treats water from handpumps, enabling governments and organizations to provide safe water to communities at a lower c...
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Earth Thirst: Solving the Freshwater Crisis: In-Depth Reports

Earth Thirst: Solving the Freshwater Crisis: In-Depth Reports | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

Scientific American Energy & Sustainability Report:

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where are whales worth my while

where are whales worth my while | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

PERFECTION OF PERPLEXION Blog

 

Whales & dolphin imagery

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2010-2012 Cetacean Unusual Mortality Event in Northern Gulf of Mexico - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries

2010-2012 Cetacean Unusual Mortality Event in Northern Gulf of Mexico - Office of Protected Resources - NOAA Fisheries | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

The Office of Protected Resources considers the multple strandings officially and unusual mortality event [UME]

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GE Launches First 100 Watt Equivalent LED Bulb Cooled by an Air Pump

GE Launches First 100 Watt Equivalent LED Bulb Cooled by an Air Pump | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
GE has announced a new LED light bulb which will replace the 100 watt incandescent by using pulses of air to keep cool.
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Extreme 350 Adventure Kit Solar Power

Extreme 350 Adventure Kit Solar Power | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

Advertisement: GOALZERO

 

Leave the fuel and noise of the generator behind with this solar power pack with universal inverter. Store 350 watts of power with the Extreme 350 Power Pack.

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Learn How to Have a Homegrown Lifestyle

Learn How to Have a Homegrown Lifestyle | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

| Jasper County. Ames, Iowa.

Offering a course for people who want to create a sustainable homegrown lifestyle.

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Potential Energy: Carbon Conserves

Kickstarter project:

 

An interactive public art project on the convergence of coal mining and alternative energy in the community of Paonia, CO.

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GEF: helping small islands

GEF: helping small islands | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

The Global Environment Facility has many projects helping small island nations develop yet conserve the environment.

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Drop That Bog: NYT editorial April 11 2012

Drop That Bog: NYT editorial April 11 2012 | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it
Peat moss, which releases carbon dioxide, should not be used for gardening. It should stay where it does the most good: beneath the complex ecology of a living wetland.
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Q&A: Toward a Greener Tour and a Green Guitar

Q&A: Toward a Greener Tour and a Green Guitar | Conserve, sustain, smaller, better! | Scoop.it

Green: A NYT Blog about energy & the environment--

 

The guitarist Adam Gardner talks about his campaign to persuade musicians to discourage illegal logging and to support the Lacey Act.

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