A seemingly insatiable appetite for food startups

September 12, 2019 by  
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After years of nibbling at the market, venture funds are investing in an increasingly diverse menu of entrepreneurs, ranging from food waste crusaders to alternative protein providers.

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Ideas for feeding the world without destroying it

August 2, 2019 by  
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There are many ingredients in the solution, ranging from plant-based diets to regenerative agriculture.

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Investors scrambled to get in on Verizon’s $1B green bond deal

February 25, 2019 by  
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The proceeds will go toward projects ranging from renewable energy projects to reforestation.

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Dozens of violations found at the factory that makes Trump shirts in Bangladesh

November 5, 2016 by  
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The sweatshop that produces Donald Trump -branded clothing has been cited for a “yuge” list of safety violations. The factory is an unsafe work environment for workers at the Elite Garment Industries factory in Bangladesh. Violations ranging from insufficient fire alarm systems, faulty wiring, lack of fire escapes and “highly stressed” support columns in the building’s infrastructure threaten the lives of employees every day. READ MORE > 

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Bill Gates claims climate-saving energy breakthrough is only 15 years away

February 25, 2016 by  
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At the start of every year since 2009, Bill Gates has released an open letter along with his wife Melinda, naming their foundation’s biggest goals — and explaining how they hope to achieve them within the next 15 years. In past years, they’ve tackled issues ranging from curing AIDS and polio to increasing the role of technology in education. This year, Bill used his letter to answer a question posed to him by a group of teens: “If you could have one superpower, what would it be?” His answer: ensure global access to cheap, clean energy. Read the rest of Bill Gates claims climate-saving energy breakthrough is only 15 years away

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Honest By offers first downloadable 3D printing fashion designs

June 14, 2015 by  
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Honest By , makers of ethical clothing, are pushing the digital envelope in fashion. The company has released a line of downloadable designs for 3D-printed accessories which enable customers to print their own fashionable doodads from head to toe, literally. The line includes a variety of cute and thoughtfully designed pieces, ranging from hair combs to shoe embellishments. Read on to find out what materials Honest By’s Bruno Pieters recommends, and learn how you can download the plans yourself and start printing some cool accessories. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3d printed accessories , 3d printed fashion , 3D printing , digital fashion , downloadable 3d printing designs , ethical clothing , Ethical Fashion , Fashion , honest by

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Scientists Find Children’s Cells Living In Mothers’ Brains

February 9, 2013 by  
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The link between mother and child during pregnancy is perhaps the closest that two humans can ever be linked, but after childbirth they become two separate individuals — or do they? New research suggests that the connection between mother and child may be much stronger than previously thought. The study, which was published recently in  PLOS ONE , reveals that male cells have been found in the brains of women, sometimes decades after a woman had given birth. The findings could have broad implications, ranging from disease prevention to identifying immune disorders. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: blood-brain barrier , DNA , genetic biology , genetics , Mothers , neuroscience , parenting , pregnancy

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VIDEO: 5 People Who Are Changing Food

May 29, 2012 by  
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Sustainable food and farming trends are teasingly diverse – ranging from urban food forests and corporate CSAs to green restaurants and planet-friendly wineries. Last week, the Natural Resources Defense Council honored five people who are…

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SC Johnson Cuts GHG Emissions 26 Percent Worldwide

December 23, 2011 by  
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SC Johnson, the maker of household products ranging from Windex to Ziploc bags, has met — if not topped — its five-year environmental goals.

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Whole Trees — Pruned For Stunning Architecture & Better Forest Management (Photos)

October 14, 2011 by  
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Photos: Whole Tree Architecture Building with whole timber — as opposed to milling it down into ‘products’ — has lots of advantages, ranging from increased fire resistance (seems paradoxical but true), low embodied energy and carbon sequestration. But we’re not talking about sourcing this kind of timber from old-growth forests, but from thinner “weed” trees that are crowding out a stand of trees in the forest, or diseased trees which have fallen. To that end, a Wisconsin-based green design firm, Whole Tree Ar… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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