As urban density increases, so does the sharing of pathogens

August 25, 2016 by  
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You may love your neighbors, but do you love their germs, too?

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8 food data companies to watch

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What happens when you combine Big Data and the push for more sustainable food systems?

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How Portland’s Tool Libraries Build Community (Video)

May 3, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Peak Moment TV Good Magazine has urged us to share more with our neighbors , and it’s the basis behind the whole concept of collaborative consumption . But more and more companies and community initiative are exploring what this kind of sharing looks like in practice

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Chevrolet Canada is Now Taking Orders for the Volt Plug-In Hybrid (Price: C$41,545)

May 3, 2011 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia , Public domain Deliveries Scheduled for Q3 of 2011 Canadians in 7 markets (Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto, Oshawa, Ottawa-Gatineau, Montreal, and Quebec City) are now able to order a Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid for a pre-incentive MSRP price of C$41,545. Thanks to government rebates, in Quebec and

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Climate Change to Push Brown Recluse Spiders Across North America

May 3, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: br-recluse-guy via Wikimedia /Public Domain The brown recluse spider occupies an ominous station in American folklore — it’s bite, we’re told on schoolyard playgrounds, is even deadlier than a black widow’s! (Indeed, on very rare occasions, the bite of a brown recluse can be deadly) And it currently occupies the Southeastern quadrant of the US — from around Texas to southern Iowa to Kentucky.

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Parking Strip Becomes Garden with Free Produce for Neighbors (Video)

November 25, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Peak Moment TV From backyard permaculture to urban homesteads , we see plenty of people ripping up lawns and trying to grow more food for themselves and their families.

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"Watcha Gonna Do (with all that Poo)" Song Questions CAFO Waste With Humor

November 25, 2010 by  
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Every so often there’s a really great sad-but-true-made-funny video that comes out, and this is a perfect one for today considering Thanksgiving is a day of feasting. This humorous but still sort of serious song is by Adam Cole, singing about CAFOs and the massive amounts of waste they crea… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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say thanks for no traffic.

November 7, 2010 by  
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Did you know that Thanksgiving weekend is one of heaviest for highway travel in the United States? This year American Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 25th, so you can expect heavy traffic that weekend. Reduce your impact! Consider sticking close to home for the Holiday this year.

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caffeinated compost.

November 3, 2010 by  
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Next time you’re dropping by your local Starbucks for a cup of brew, don’t forget to ask them for a little somethin’ somethin’ for your garden too! Starbucks will happily give you their used coffee grinds to take home for your compost! Coffee grinds are great nitrogen-fixers, helping to kick-start your compost while also keeping bad smells at bay.

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When Neighbors Remove Fences and Start Gardens (Video)

October 18, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Peak Moment TV From PassivHaus cohousing to the BedZED ecovillage , TreeHugger has covered a lot of different types of intentional community.

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