Obama Administration Announces the Creation of 7 “Climate Hubs” to Assist Farmers

February 6, 2014 by  
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Although the Senate finally passed the long-awaited Farm Bill on Tuesday, the Obama administration has plans to bypass the sluggish, gridlocked legislative branch to help farms face climate change . The White House announced on Wednesday that the administration aims to establish seven regional “climate hubs” to assist rural communities in the event of floods, droughts, fires, soil degradation, and pest damage. Read the rest of Obama Administration Announces the Creation of 7 “Climate Hubs” to Assist Farmers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ames , Climate Change , climate hub , coal fired power plant , colorado , corvallis , durham , el reno , epa , fort collins , global warming , iowa , Keystone XL Pipeline , las cruces , new hampshire , New Mexico , oklahoma , Oregon , president obama , state department , usda , white house        

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Help This Awesome Woman Hand Out Warm Socks to NYC’s Homeless

February 6, 2014 by  
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If you feel like this winter has been a cold one, imagine going through it with no socks . That thought is what spurred New Yorker Saije Bashaw to spend her free time handing out warm socks (purchased with her own money) to homeless people around the city. Bashaw is hoping to step up her sock game even more with a GoFundMe campaign. Read on to see how you can support her efforts! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: homeless socks , nyc homeless new Yorkers , nyc homelessness , Penn Station , Saije Bashaw , saije bashaw sock campaign , socks for homeless , socks for NYC homeless , Union Square        

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San Francisco’s Fancy New Clothing Donation Bins to Help Divert Waste from Landfills

February 6, 2014 by  
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San Francisco wants to encourage more clothing donations in an effort to eliminate unneeded waste in its landfills. As part of their mission to entice more residents to donate clothes, the city’s Department of Environment is launching a line of friendlier, networked textile recycling bins. Frog Designs and Goodwill teamed up to develop a new, more inviting textile bin that will hopefully find their way in or around every large apartment building in San Francisco. Read the rest of San Francisco’s Fancy New Clothing Donation Bins to Help Divert Waste from Landfills Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Clothes , clothing , clothing donation , Department of Environment , eco textiles , frog design , Goodwill , h&m , landfill , Levis , new textile recycling bins , recycling , recycling clothes , recycling textiles , San Francisco , SF recycling bins        

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Larger Than Life LEGO Animals Pop Up at Iowa’s Reiman Gardens!

June 12, 2012 by  
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