The vegetarian at Niman Ranch and ‘the carnivore’s dilemma’

April 6, 2012 by  
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The wife of Bill Niman, the name that launched a revolution in human cattle farming, is a vegetarian. But she's quick to say that eating meat is not a sin, although the meat that most Americans eat is a travesty.

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Air Duster Alternative Ditches Cans, Chemicals

February 23, 2012 by  
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For years, gas dusters have been marketed under the name “compressed air,” when in actuality, the keyboard-cleaning canisters are packed with environmentally harmful chemicals that, if inhaled, can cause brain damaging effects. Plus, when finished,…

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Some Valentine’s Roses are Greener than Others

February 13, 2012 by  
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what effect do beautiful bouquets have on the environment? Every year, Americans buy about 1.5 billion roses, according to Audubon Magazine. In 2011, 23 percent of adults purchased flowers or…

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Some Valentine’s Roses are Greener than Others

February 13, 2012 by  
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. But what effect do beautiful bouquets have on the environment? Every year, Americans buy about 1.5 billion roses, according to Audubon Magazine. In 2011, 23 percent of adults purchased flowers or…

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Enablon’s Wizness Platform Marries Sustainability and Social Media

November 3, 2011 by  
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Enablon launched the public beta version of Wizness at the BSR Conference 2011 in San Francisco Wednesday to help organizations collaborate in the name of sustainability.

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Copenhagenizing Has Another Name: The Slow Bike Movement

August 2, 2011 by  
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Image credit Lloyd Alter We have talked about “Copenhagenizing” , Mikael Colville-Anderson’s term for learning to ride bikes like they do in Copenhagen, in street clothes, at a comfortable pace, usually without a helmet. Andrew Sullivan points us to the American version, where it has become part of the Slow Movement, and is now called Slow Biking. (My own idea for a

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Large Hydropower Reservoirs Far Lower Than Currently Assumed

August 2, 2011 by  
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Three Gorges Dam, photo: Harvey Barrison / CC BY-SA From an environmental perspective hydropower is a mixed bag. Depending on how it’s done (micro, small, run of river, large scale) it can be anything from a great low-carbon sustainable energy source to an environmental disaster destroying habitat, displacing people and animals, and even spewing greenhouse gases from the l… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Space Station Architect Designs Out Of This World Trailer

August 2, 2011 by  
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Images credit Cricket Architect and designer Garrett Finney always loved small spaces, and moved to Houston to work on the habitation module (where the astronauts live) of the International Space Station. Wanting to camp with his kids in a little more comfort than a tent, he combined his “NASA experience with his love of the earth” to design the Cricket, “an innovative lightweight, compact, and flexible small environment in which to travel and explore the world we live in.”… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Harnessing the Benefits of Open-Source Sustainability Tools

May 12, 2011 by  
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A growing number of companies are turning the concept of intellectual capital on its head by using open source models in the name of sustainability.

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How Green Is That Biofuel? Depends on Where It Came From

May 12, 2011 by  
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When is conventional jet fuel a greener choice than biofuels?

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