Nebraska Legislature to Consider Rerouting Keystone XL Pipeline

October 25, 2011 by  
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Elvert Barnes / CC BY-SA 2.0 Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has announced that he will call a special legislative session to consider rerouting the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry tar sands crude oil 1,700 miles from Canada to the Gulf Coast. Pipeline proponents have s… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Welcome to the New TreeHugger!

October 25, 2011 by  
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It’s Mo! Car Sharing and Bike Sharing Combined (Video)

October 25, 2011 by  
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Introducing mo from LUNAR Europe on Vimeo . What do you get when you cross a Zipcar model of car sharing with a bike sharing system and a public transport pass on steroids? You get Mo. Mo better. Mo convenient. Mo mobility…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Occupy London Runs Into Trouble at Its Home Base

October 25, 2011 by  
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6 Prototypes With Interesting Uses For Bamboo and Silk From Buenos Aires

October 25, 2011 by  
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© Paula Alvarado The Buenos Aires Metropolitan Design Center recently organized a workshop to encourage local designers to explore the possibilities of bamboo and artisan silk as materials…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Modern-Day Johnny Appleseed Has Planted 13,849 Trees

October 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: sneakerdog / cc Chances are that you’ve never heard of Gene DeSantis, but his story seems one destined for legend. In fact, he’s already being likened to a modern-day Johnny Appleseed. For almost three decades, DeSantis has made it his mission to plant trees throughout Baltimore — with nearly 14 thousand of them planted so far. And like that famed American naturalist before him, much of DeSantis’ everyday life is marked with a humility and spirit of volunteerism so rarely seen, yet so very needed…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Limited Export Capacity Behind Big Push For Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

October 21, 2011 by  
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Elvert Barnes / CC BY-SA 2.0 One of the reasons why there’s been such a big push by TransCanada and the tar sands industry more broadly for the approval of the proposed and embattled Keystone XL pipeline , stretching from Canada to Texas, goes beyond the immediate profits of the pipeline and onto a much bigger issue: A coming shortage of pipeline capacity in Canada. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Celebrating River Conservation with Gorgeous Photos

October 21, 2011 by  
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© Michael Melford/National Geographic The Merced River in Yosemite National Park, California, boasts 114.5 miles protected since 1987 with an additional 8 miles added in 1992. However, this represents a portion of a much less encouraging number. Try 0.35%. That’s the percent of all US river miles that are currently protected by law. Joel K Bourne, Jr. celebrates the efforts made by conservationists John Craighead and brother Frank Craighead in the latest issue of National Geographic. Check out some stunning photographs that show why these river miles are worth protec… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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