5 Native Beauties to Grow Now

July 9, 2018 by  
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Past generations thought of native plants as weeds — probably … The post 5 Native Beauties to Grow Now appeared first on Earth911.com.

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Are companies listening to Standing Rock?

November 2, 2016 by  
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Thoughts on the Dakota Access Pipeline protests from a Native person working in the corporate sustainability world.

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This Ecuadorian volcano is ejecting ash nearly five miles into the sky

March 8, 2016 by  
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Ecuador’s Tungurahua volcano has been classified as active since 1999, but recent explosions have really redefined the term. Last week, the mountain started ejecting ash an astonishing five miles high into the sky. It seems as though the volcano is living up to its name, which translates as “throat of fire” from the native Quechua language. Read the rest of This Ecuadorian volcano is ejecting ash nearly five miles into the sky

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The Great Salt Lake is turning to dust

March 8, 2016 by  
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Utah’s Great Salt Lake is shrinking. A group of local professors and scientists from the Utah Division of Water Resources and the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources warned in a paper recently  that the lake has been steadily declining since pioneers arrived on the scene in the 1800’s, and if measures aren’t taken to halt the decline, the Great Salt Lake could vanish entirely. Read the rest of The Great Salt Lake is turning to dust

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DIY: Make Your Own Herb Planter With NativeCast’s Fun Kits!

March 27, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of DIY: Make Your Own Herb Planter With NativeCast’s Fun Kits! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design , green design , NativeCast , sustainable design , urban gardening. DIY urban garden

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5,600-Square-Foot Tah.Mah.Lah. Passive House Restores the Surrounding Environment

May 13, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of 5,600-Square-Foot Tah.Mah.Lah. Passive House Restores the Surrounding Environment Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Control4 monitoring system , geothermal underfloor heating system , HKS Hill Glazier Studio , LEED Platinum House , mountain lions house in California , Native American Ohlone , Portola Valley Passive Home , recycled steel roof , salvaged construction materials , Tah.Mah.Lah house by HKS Hill Glazier Studio , Tah.Mah.Lah. House

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Bangkok May Be Swamped By Rising Seas, Sinking Land by 2030

September 6, 2011 by  
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A new report from the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and the International Co-operation Agency highlights the imminent climate change threat to Bangkok. The report says that much of the city is already below sea level and the ground is sinking by 1.5-5 centimeters per year. By 2030 parts of the city may be underwater, with more than one million buildings, nearly all residential, subject to flooding of their ground floors for at least part of the year. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How Do Invasive Species Spread? From Rats, to Carp, to Kudzu…

March 28, 2011 by  
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We talk a lot about invasive species on TreeHugger, following the news on how species get from their native habitat to a new ecosystem and, once there, wreak havoc. Some of the most interesting invasive species are Asian carp, kudzu and even rats since they have the most frighteningly impressive impacts on their new ecosystems

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Join Bee Expert & Tyler Prize Laureate Professor May Berenbaum for a Live Discussion on the Crucial Role of Insects, Tuesday March 29th, 2.30PM EST

March 28, 2011 by  
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Image credit: The Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement With the epic fight to save the bees still in progress, honeybees and other insects always kick up an interesting discussion here on TreeHugger. But few can claim to be as knowledgeable or influential in the world of insects as world leading entomologist and recipient of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, Professor May Berenbaum—whose research ranges from the coevolution of ..

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Polar Bears Full of More Toxins Than Any Other Creature

December 30, 2010 by  
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mape_s / Creative Commons As their native habitat melts, polar bears have been forced into close contact with grizzly bears and humans —both of which have limited the iconic carnivore’s ability to obtain food . This..

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