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Unilever launches first brand campaign to back sustainability initiative

Unilever launches first brand campaign to back sustainability initiative | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
’Project Sunlight’ aims to motivate people to transition to more sustainable lifestyles.

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Gordon McGlone's curator insight, November 20, 2013 2:31 PM

Unilever aims to put sunshine into sustainability.

||Unilever is running its first consumer-facing brand campaign with the launch of Project Sunlight, an initiative aimed at motivating people to live more sustainable lifestyles.||

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95 Things You Can Do Around the House for the Environment

95 Things You Can Do Around the House for the Environment | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
There are many of us who are concerned about the environment but are not sure what they can do to help. If that sounds like you, here is a huge list of different things you can do in all aspects of your life to protect our planet.
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New website tracks protected areas under attack

New website tracks protected areas under attack | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
The struggle to safeguard wild lands and species doesn't end when a park or protected area is created.
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Cargill can save the orangutan

Cargill can save the orangutan | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Until recently, one could be forgiven for not being aware of the direct connection between the consumption of palm oil and the imminent
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Indian tribal art form Madhubani to save trees

Indian tribal art form Madhubani to save trees | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Amarnath Tewary meets a group of artists in India's Bihar state who are using a traditional art form to save trees.
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Sir David names the top 10 endangered species for his ark

Sir David names the top 10 endangered species for his ark | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Sir David names the top 10 endangered species for his ark...
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Huge algae bloom off Canada triggered by company's 'fertilization' experiment

Huge algae bloom off Canada triggered by company's 'fertilization' experiment | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
A 3,800-square-mile algae bloom in the Pacific Ocean off Canada's British Columbia has been traced to a California businessman who promised a local tribe he could help their salmon runs by fertilizing the ocean with iron.
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Rare Sumatran Tiger Dies During Indonesian Flight Switch (+VIDEO)

Rare Sumatran Tiger Dies During Indonesian Flight Switch (+VIDEO) | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
The eight-year-old male Sumatran tiger died under suspicious conditions when it was being transported to a sanctuary in Java.
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Deforestation Education

Deforestation Education | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
At this website you can learn about Palm Oil and how it is jeopardizing the lives of many different kinds of plants and animals, what you can do to help and so much more!
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How the mafia is destroying the rainforests - environment - 01 October 2012 - New Scientist

How the mafia is destroying the rainforests - environment - 01 October 2012 - New Scientist | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
The tropical timber trade is increasingly being run by organised crime and is responsible for up to 90 per cent of global deforestation (How the mafia is destroying the rainforests - environment - 01 October 2012 - New S…
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Rainforest Foundation Norway: Rights-based rainforest protection | redd-monitor.org

Rainforest Foundation Norway: Rights-based rainforest protection | redd-monitor.org | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Why securing the rights of forest peoples is the right way to save the forest.
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Scotts Miracle-Gro faces $12.5 million penalty for pesticide laced bird food

Scotts Miracle-Gro faces $12.5 million penalty for pesticide laced bird food | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Scotts Miracle-Gro, a lawn and garden product company based in Ohio, pleaded guilty to numerous charges of misleading consumers with unapproved labels and falsi...
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Leaves and Twigs: An Unscientific Roundup of the Best Sustainability Stories on the Web

Leaves and Twigs: An Unscientific Roundup of the Best Sustainability Stories on the Web | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Last week, NPR bid a sweet farewell to Ivan the gorilla, amateur scientists revealed that butterflies were moving north in the face of climate change, and The New York Times explored the difference...
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ROOFTOP FARMING GOES MAINSTREAM

ROOFTOP FARMING GOES MAINSTREAM | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Lauren Mandel is one of rooftop agriculture’s more ardent cheerleaders, but also one of its most helpful handicappers. Her new book, Eat Up: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture is a complete gu...

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Gordon McGlone's curator insight, December 14, 2013 12:04 PM

Green spaces and food places; the built environment needs both.

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Indonesia: terror and eviction for palm oil

Indonesia: terror and eviction for palm oil | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
This month in Sumatra, Indonesia, 1,500 armed men demolished four indigenous villages and displaced inhabitants who were not willing to surrender their land to a palm oil company.
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Newly discovered slow loris species already threatened

Newly discovered slow loris species already threatened | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
The 'teddy bear' face of the nocturnal Nycticebus kayan, discovered in Borneo, makes it attractive for illegal poaching
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How To Avoid the Chemicals in our Food

How To Avoid the Chemicals in our Food | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
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How To Counter Radiation With Your Food! | Wake Up World

How To Counter Radiation With Your Food! | Wake Up World | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
It is said that Sunflower can remove 95% of the radiation in soil in 20 days where it would normally take about 30 years until radiation levels were reduced to a “safe” level. Fortunately we have other foods we can utilise as well.
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By imitating human voices, beluga whale may have been attempting to communicate

By imitating human voices, beluga whale may have been attempting to communicate | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Five years after the death of a captive beluga whale named NOC, researchers have discovered that the marine mammal may have been trying to communicate with people by mimicking humans voices at the National Marine Mammal Foundation in San Diego.
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25 primate species in Africa, Asia reported on brink of extinction from deforestation, hunting

25 primate species in Africa, Asia reported on brink of extinction from deforestation, hunting | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Twenty-five species of monkeys, langurs, lemurs and gorillas are on the brink of extinction and need global action to protect them from increasing deforestation and illegal trafficking, research...
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Toxic Shampoo: Read before Applying | Maria's Farm Country Kitchen

Toxic Shampoo: Read before Applying | Maria's Farm Country Kitchen | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz. Like so much in modern life, shampoos and hair care products often contain too many ingredients that were born on a chemist's bench.
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Indonesian palm oil company loses permit on illegal logging

Indonesian palm oil company loses permit on illegal logging | Occupy the environment | Scoop.it
Indonesia's Aceh province revoked a permit from a palm oil company found to be logging illegally, a spokesman said Friday, in a case seen as a test of the nation's...
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Bizarre quantum physics may play role in biology of life

The bizarre rules of quantum physics are often thought to be restricted to the microworld, but scientists now suspect they may play an important role in the biology of life.
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Restoring the Heart of Coastal Alabama

In 2009, The Nature Conservancy's Alabama program received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration through the American Recovery and...
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