Can You Trademark Urban Homesteading?

February 18, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: Kristine Paulus via Flickr Creative Commons Attribution License . The Dervaes family of Pasadena is well-known for practicing self-sufficiency on their urban lot. They grow over 7000 pounds of food.

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Coal Plant Shutdown a Long-Awaited Step in the Right Direction

February 18, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Mona Miri It is a step towards victory for Massachusetts—a top official at Dominion Energy publicly announced the Salem power plant is expected to shut down in the next 5 years. In 2005, I began my environmental series documenting the coal and oil power plant that was responsible for environmental health problems and deaths in the region. Potential shut-down of the plant is a giant step for Dominion and for environmental advocates including Erin Brockovich , a big community and environmental a…

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When Pollution Becomes a Public Health Issue

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Rosa Perea spends many days struggling to help her five-year old son, Yousef Abdallah, control his severe asthma . Her Chicago neighborhood is home to numerous polluting industries—most of which emit soot and smog pollution .

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Massive Ethical Business Strategy Revealed by Cooperative Giant

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Image credit: The Cooperative Group From Wal-Mart’s controversial sustainability efforts to Marks & Spencer’s aggressive Plan A program , there have been some major top-down green strategies revealed in the business world. But one chain of supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and more is setting out on an incredible effort to embrace green business

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