Circular water and the digital transformation

November 7, 2018 by  
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Today, water scarcity is so prevalent that many of our desired economic, social, and environmental goals are out of reach. If we continue to treat water as a disposable, consumable resource, a global crisis is imminent. But if we seize the circular economy opportunity – and leverage technology that already exists to drive better water management and stewardship – we can not only protect our single most important shared resource, we can ensure that businesses can grow to meet the increasing demands of the world for years to come.

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Facebook’s Bill Weihl on what COP21 means for clean energy

December 21, 2015 by  
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What the increasing urgency of climate change could mean for how companies buy energy in the future.

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Increased demand for lion bones threatens endangered species more than ever

August 14, 2015 by  
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The king of the jungle is in more trouble than ever. Researchers are now warning that endangered lions could be targeted for their bones , in addition to all the other reasons hunters are killing the majestic cats. In parts of Asia, tiger bones are used in traditional medicine and lion bones are replacing them to a growing degree. This increasing market could lead directly to a further decline in already unstable lion populations in Africa. Read the rest of Increased demand for lion bones threatens endangered species more than ever

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Children and Teens Exhibit Signs of Technology Addiction

July 20, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock “Addiction” is a word that’s casually thrown around to describe the increasing attachment to digital technology among children, but new research shows that it may actually be a very apt describer. The majority of teens and younger children spend as much as 75 percent of their waking lives staring into some sort of screen, and they exhibit symptoms of withdrawal and depression when deprived of their gadgets. Head over to Inhabitots to learn why technology addiction is real, and how it may be affecting your kids. READ MORE >   Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: addicted to computers , Children , digital technology , Inhabitots , parenting , Screen addiction , technology addiction        

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6 Hot Ways to Stay Cool Today

July 20, 2013 by  
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Temperatures are soaring across the northeastern US at present , with several areas experiencing their longest heatwaves in over a decade . If you’re looking to keep cool through this sweltering summer, but you don’t want to blast your air conditioning 24/7, check out our six tips to beat the heat today. From mastering the art of popsicle-making to testing out your swimming skills, there are plenty of ways to stay cool and healthy. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , air conditioning , east coast heat , heatwave , high temperatures , picnics , popsicle making , stay cool , staying cool , swimming        

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Polar Bear Observed to Swim Continuously for 9 Days Over 426 Miles

January 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia , CC Give that Bear a Gold Medal in Endurance Swimming We’ve known for a while that the increasing melting of the Arctic sea ice cover during the summer was posing big problems to polar bears, forcing some to swim for extended distances, using up their precious reserves of energy and reducing their chances of surviving harsh winters and reproducing. A group of scientists has tracked on bear who swam continuously for 9 days over 426 miles of almost freezing water! ..

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Climate & Energy Czar Carol Browner Leaving White House

January 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Arch1Design Carol Browner, the Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change — i.e., the administration’s top climate post — is stepping down . Speculation had long swirled that she was going to give up the job, but beltway rumor had it it that she was moving to another in the administration.

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Polar Bears Will Be Extinct in Western Hudson Bay by 2040

June 8, 2010 by  
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photo: James Seith Photography via flickr Back in 2004 there were only about 936 polar bears in the Western Hudson Bay part of Manitoba. Now researchers say that the increasing length of the ice-free season in the region means that a tipping point will soon be reached, which means the polar bears will decline over the next 30 years to a point where too few remain to sustain a viable breeding population. …

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Save the Oceans, Save Ourselves! Sylvia Earle’s Top 3 Actions to Take on World Oceans Day

June 8, 2010 by  
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Dr. Sylvia Earle displays samples to aquanaut inside TEKTITE; Photo via wikipedia Guest post by Sylvia Earle Since I began exploring the ocean as a marine scientist fifty years ago, more has been learned about the ocean than during all preceding history. At the same time, more has been lost.

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World Governments Failing Their Biodiversity Commitments – Pressure On Species Just Increasing

April 29, 2010 by  
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Since 1970, non-human animal populations have declined by 30%. Photo: Photo8.com via flickr.

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