New labels would show how long it takes to walk off your favorite food

April 8, 2016 by  
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What if instead of counting calories , you could see how many minutes of running or walking it would take to work off your favorite junk food ? Would you think twice about scarfing down a burger? That’s the idea presented by the UK’s Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) , which suggests “ activity equivalent labeling ” might be a powerful tool to fight obesity . Read the rest of New labels would show how long it takes to walk off your favorite food

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UK’s first solar-powered glazed bus shelter generates enough electricity to power a London home

April 8, 2016 by  
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MVRDV and ADEPT Unveil Striking Solar Powered Cultural Center

June 24, 2010 by  
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MVRDV and ADEPT Architects recently unveiled a beautiful new cultural center for Frederiksberg, Denmark that will take advantage of solar technology and a host of green building strategies.

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The Secrets a Water Footprint Can Reveal

March 24, 2010 by  
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The specific issues created by international commerce and virtual water have led to an explosion of activity around water management, and so-called "water footprints" in particular. But what is a water footprint and why is all of this activity necessary?

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Hanes Tries on New Hemp-Based Fibers for Size

March 24, 2010 by  
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A new fiber derived from the part of hemp plants typically discarded offers numerous environmental and performance benefits over cotton and is being tested by Hanesbrands.  

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Sweden Allows Wolf Hunting After 45 Year Ban

January 3, 2010 by  
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Photo via Olivier Morin / AFP For the government of Sweden , having 237 wolves in the entire nation is a few too many.

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Driving to Phish Festival 8 in a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

October 30, 2009 by  
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Touring bands are notorious for their environmental footprints, but more and more the bands and their fans are taking steps to make the activity less damaging.

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