Cycle Chalao! Bike Sharing Comes to India

October 24, 2011 by  
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Cycle Chalao! / CC BY 1.0 Raj Janagam was growing frustrated with the lack of transportation methods in India for commuting short distances. He said 10 million people in Mumbai alone use local trains and public buses for long-distance transport, but there was no practical way for him to get from the railway station to his college. It seemed the perfect place to set up a bike share program. But since none existed, he was goi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Soccer Moms Can Be Survivalists Too (Video)

October 24, 2011 by  
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Peak Moment TV / YouTube video Screengrab via OWOO “I was a middle-age soccer mom with a pile of kids and a mini-van. I didn’t have a retreat, and I didn’t own a gun, and I wasn’t afraid of people particularly. I didn’t expect the mutant zombie bikers to come after me. I just wanted to make sure that no matter what happened, that I could feed my kids. That I could keep them warm, that I’d have water and lights.” … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Poetic Insights of a Seaweed Harvester (Video)

October 24, 2011 by  
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The Perennial Plate / YouTube video Screengrab via OWOO We’ve posted before on the cancer-fighting properties of a seaweed diet . And from the Vegan Black Metal Chef’s asparagus tempura sushi to Kelly’s soba noodle salad , we’ve even given … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Sanergy Is Putting A Price On Poop and Cleaning Up in Kenya

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© Sanergy The problem of dealing with human waste in a world with seven billion people is enormous and controversial; that’s why the Gates Foundation is investing $42 million in developing high tech solutions. But as I noted in my post Putting a Price of Poop and Pee, there is money in shit, it is valuable for its phosphorus and fertilizer…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Solar’s "Nasty Secret" is Neither Nasty Nor Secret: Grist Sets the Record Straight

October 24, 2011 by  
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“Solar panels do not work that well?.and few know it,” Ray Burgess, president and CEO of Solar Power Technologies… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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