When it Comes to Food, Concern is Good – But Action is Better

November 19, 2009 by  
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The Union of Concerned Scientists ( UCS ) has developed a career-long role that entails finding issues to worry about and writing about them.

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Viewing the world as a system will help us establish sustainability

November 19, 2009 by  
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Paul Hawken was the keynote speaker at the Sustainable Industries Economic Forum in San Francisco on Thursday. He had some inspiring talking points (the forum’s goal was to ‘reinspire the inspired’), but one of the key takeaways was in how we should be viewing sustainability.  He started by saying that sustainability should be viewed as a easily defineable.  Sustainability means we survive.  Living unsustainably means we don’t.  But it was how he suggested we view this that was really interesting.  Read more of this story »

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Rhinos: 11 Incredible Facts, Plus Photo Gallery

November 19, 2009 by  
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Thanks to rampant poaching and habitat destruction, rhinos have the unfortunate distinction of being one of the most endangered animals on earth. Over the last 30 years, the world’s overall rhinoceros population has declined by over 90% – and if not for dedicated conservation efforts over the last 100 years, it is likely that all rhinoceros species would already be extinct. To help raise awareness for these proud pachyderms, here are 11 incredible facts about rhinos – plus a compilation of beautiful photos (except for one very graphic photo) and a couple of videos, too

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