Marijuana is Killing Endangered Salmon in Northern California

October 3, 2014 by  
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In California, marijuana is killing endangered salmon – and they’ve never even smoked the stuff. According to The Dodo , marijuana growing isn’t as green as you might think – particularly when it’s done on an industrial scale, as is often the case in California. Some marijuana growers have taken to using unregulated fertilizers and irrigation systems that take large amounts of water from streams, and a new report by biologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows their actions have put fish in both California and Oregon in danger of extinction. Read the rest of Marijuana is Killing Endangered Salmon in Northern California Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California , coho , crop , emerald , endangered , farm , growing , humboldt , killing , marijuana , mendcino , northern , salmon , triangle

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Infographic Shows The Growing Concern of E-Waste

March 25, 2013 by  
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With scores of new smartphones and tablets release every quarter, tons of electronic devices are thrown away – and they often wind up filling our landfills and polluting the environment. Electronic waste is a growing concern – over 2.4 million tons of waste was generated by gadgets in 2010 alone. This waste often includes toxic materials such as lead, mercury and lithium to name a few. This infographic by Metrofax discusses this growing concern, and how recycling e-waste can reduce its carbon footprint. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Infographic Shows The Growing Concern of E-Waste Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: e-waste , e-waste infographic , e-waste recycling , electronic waste , electronics recycling , green design , green gadget , infographic , sustainable design , sustainable technology

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Jinja Designers Create Cool and Colorful New Housewares from Recycled Textile Waste

March 25, 2013 by  
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Jinja just launched a new line of sustainably designed products by Portuguese designer Norma Silva and Australian designer Tom Allen . Made to hold your most treasured objects, each design is fashioned from 100% recycled textile waste . Handcrafted in Portugal, the products aim to transform and improve your environment in an enjoyable and sustainable way! + Jinja The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! ‘ Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: designer Norma Silva , designer Tom Allen , eco bowls , eco housewares , Jinja , recycled textile waste , sustainably designed products

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Verlasso works to tackle sustainable salmon farming

March 11, 2013 by  
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Aquaculture firm Verlasso is working to sustainably satisfy the growing demand for fish at a time when the supply of wild-caught fish is flat.

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Allan Savory: How livestock can protect the land

March 11, 2013 by  
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A conversation with the father of holistic management, he has dedicated his life to studying the management of grasslands and fighting the growing deserts with livestock.

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What brands can learn from the growing impact of climate change

July 27, 2012 by  
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Whether it's a drought, heat wave or hurricane, the effects of climate change are beginning to hit home on an increasing level.

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What’s the value of surveys to companies? Just ask.

July 9, 2012 by  
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Is the growing number of sustainability surveys sent to companies by their customers and stakeholders a distraction, the price of doing business, or a catalyst for change? Yes.

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Air Canada Launches First BioFuel Commercial Flight from Toronto to Mexico City

June 20, 2012 by  
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Air Canada has joined the growing number of airlines currently investing in green technology, launching their first biofueled plane this past Monday. The flight traveled from Toronto to Mexico City, powered on a combination of recycled cooking oil and traditional jet fuel. The flight kicks off an eco-conscious initiative by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for the Rio +20 conference . Read the rest of Air Canada Launches First BioFuel Commercial Flight from Toronto to Mexico City Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Air Canada , biofuel , commercial biofuel flight , eco design , green design , green transportation , recycled cooking oil , Rio +2- Conference , sustainable design

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good seeds’ Eco-friendly Gardening Kits Make Growing Food Fun For Kids

April 15, 2012 by  
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We can’t think of anything more fun than sharing your love of the outdoors with your little ones.  Why not spend some time this spring teaching your children the ins and outs of the garden with  good seeds ‘ eco friendly gardening kits, which make digging into the dirt fun and easy! Click ahead to check out what’s included and get growing! READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-friendly gardening kits , eco-friendly gardening kits for kids , gardening kits , gardening kits for kids , gardening with kids , good seeds , growing food with kids

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Small Firms Driving Minnesota’s Growing Green Economy

January 23, 2012 by  
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During a panel discussion at the State of Green Business Forum in Minneapolis last week, Minnesota's Secretary of State, Pollution Control Agency commissioner and Effect Partners CEO and Founder explored the burgeoning green economy in a state that is known for being one of the most civically engaged in the nation.

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