Alabama Power Finds a New Benefit for Smart Meters: Disaster Recovery

September 15, 2011 by  
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The utility’s comprehensive smart meter project made it easier for its repair crews to get power back to customers in the wake of the devastating tornado swarm this past spring.

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"Anonymous" Hackers Attack Monsanto, Tar Sands Oil Companies

July 14, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Vincent Diamante via Wikimedia Commons /CC BY The notorious activist hacking group “Anonymous” has launched two new campaigns championing a pair of green causes — helping U.S. farmers earn the right to label their food as “GMO-free” and working to obstruct the expansion of the devastating tar sands oil project in Alberta, Canada. Monsanto, the giant biotech firm, has confirmed it was the victim of a large-scale hacking attack. And the oil companies are next, Anonymous says. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The TreeHugger Recap: Wednesday, July 13, 2011

July 14, 2011 by  
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Photo by Ms. Phoenix via Flickr CC With ~30+ new posts on TreeHugger.com each weekday, we understand if you miss a post here and there. To keep you up-to-date, here’s what we covered Wednesday, July 13…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Israeli Artist Makes Christmas Tree From 5,480 Recycled Plastic Bottles

December 18, 2010 by  
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Photo: Israel Ministry of Tourism Devastating fires that burned 5,000 hectares of forest in the area haven’t kept Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city, from being able to put up a massive Christmas tree in the center of town.

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LAST CHANCE to Enter Our Spring Greening DIY Design Contest!

May 3, 2010 by  
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The Deadline for Spring Greening Entries is TONIGHT at Midnight! Heads up DIY designers – our Spring Greening Competition closes tonight at midnight , which makes this your LAST CHANCE to submit your incredible repurposed designs! There’s just a few hours left to enter, so polish off your innovative DIY projects and submit them today for a shot at international exposure to hundreds of thousands of readers and a $250 gift certificate to the Inhabitat Shop ! ENTER THE COMPETITION TODAY > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: diy design , green design , green furniture” , green interior design , industrial design , inhabitat spring greening diy design competition , Recycled Materials , sustainable design

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PAKSBAB built affordable straw houses are earthquake resistant

April 13, 2010 by  
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Eco Factor: Sustainable houses built from straw. Earthquakes and skyscrapers are a deadly mix and the devastating results of the mixture have often been seen.

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Food, Water, and… Permaculture? Rethinking Disaster Relief for Haiti and Beyond

March 7, 2010 by  
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Creating a tiered retaining wall to prevent erosion (L) and a permaculture plan for a demonstration farm (R) in Haiti. Photos via Permaculture Institute

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Florida Cold Snap Devastating Coral and Marine Life

February 1, 2010 by  
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Bleached staghorn coral. Image credit: mattk1979 /Flickr A month of bitterly cold weather has had a devastating effect on marine life in Florida

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Top Stories from Tonic: Volunteers Still Needed in Haiti, Top Sustainable CEOs, Lewis Black Rants for Charity, and More!

January 29, 2010 by  
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More than two weeks have passed since the devastating earthquake struck Port-au-Prince, and millions of Americans have opened their wallets, their hearts, even their homes to help.

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Crafting for Earthquake Relief

January 15, 2010 by  
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By now you’ve heard all about the devastating earthquake that struck the capital city in Haiti.

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