INFOGRAPHIC: How Ecosystem Services Benefit Agricultural Productivity

May 20, 2014 by  
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There exists a fabulous symbiosis in nature between a healthy ecosystem and the diversity of life that flourishes in its vicinity. From microbes and mycelium to insects and birds, through to plants and even people, all benefit from an area that is rich in biodiversity and natural balance . Bioversity International has created an infographic that shows just how important it is to maintain and encourage this kind of balance, as well as tips on ways to ensure it exists in your own region, be that through crop rotation or planting native flower species to encourage pollinators  to visit. Check it out after the break! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: How Ecosystem Services Benefit Agricultural Productivity Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture , air , Biodiversity , ecosystem , ecosystems , microbes , pollination , pollinators , water issues

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Sales of gDiapers’ “Gift of Love” gPants Benefit Hands to Hearts International

January 26, 2013 by  
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day,  gDiapers  is debuting its new “Gift of Love” gPant diaper, featuring a rainbow hued print of X’s and O’s. In addition to reducing your impact on the Earth, you can feel good about supporting a good cause with your green lifestyle choice, as a portion of the proceeds from gDiapers’ “Gift of Love” gPants will be donated to  Hands to Hearts International , their global partner, to support their ongoing gift of love to women and children across the world. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diapers , eco friendly diapers , gdiapers , gift of love , gpants , green parenting , hands to heart international , Inhabitots , parenting , valentine’s day

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Is ‘Low-Profit LLC’ the Next Big Label for Responsible Businesses?

February 17, 2012 by  
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As Benefit Corporations pick up steam in the business community, more firms are focusing their attention beyond the single bottom line, and L3C structure just emerging in the US could help advance even more businesses toward sustainability.

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Europe-US Partnership Creates Huge New Market for Organic Foods

February 17, 2012 by  
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A deal brokered this week between the world's two largest markets for organic foods provides mutual recognition to each region's organic certification, lowering barriers to expanding a $50 billion market for organic food sales.

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How Your Company Can Benefit from Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing

August 11, 2011 by  
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Businesses are increasingly using open innovation platforms to harness the knowledge of a wide range of disciplines and stakeholders, and EDF’s new "Eco-Challenge Series" aims to take those partnerships to the next level.

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GE to Build Largest Solar Panel Factory in U.S.

April 8, 2011 by  
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GE is going from being a major investor in solar technology to a major manufacturer.  The company is announcing today that it will build the largest solar panel factory in the U.S., set to open in 2013.

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Global Banking Industry Stands to Benefit from Green IT Practices

April 7, 2011 by  
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A new report from Fujitsu surveys four countries’ maturity of green IT practices — from responsible procurement to applying IT to larger sustainability goals — and finds the U.K. leading the pack, though all countries show room for improvement

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Summer Rayne Oakes Designs Battling Beetles Organic T-Shirt to Benefit Green Cross International

March 20, 2010 by  
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Model, environmental activist, and author, Summer Rayne Oakes –hardly needs an introduction–is the new face and designer behind the latest edition of the Ever.green series for YOOXYGEN . The series of limited edition organic cotton t-shirts for him and her benefit Green Cross International and are produced by EDUN LIVE

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Five Recycled T-Shirt Crafts Just for Babies

January 18, 2010 by  
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Oh dear, I love my recycled T-shirt crafts! And, it appears, so do many of my fellow bloggers . In our defense, T-shirts have a world of things going on for them in terms of crafting: they’re pre-washed (and wash well), they’re readily available and affordable at pretty much any thrift shop, and they add huge graphic impact, as well as personality, to one’s work.

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Could Go Hybrid

January 18, 2010 by  
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Think about all the cool cars in Mitsubishi’s lineup. Chances are, you could only think of one; the Lancer Evolution.

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