Bipartisan movement makes Iowa leader in wind energy

June 28, 2016 by  
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Iowa state officials long have supported renewables. The result? Big companies are creating new facilities there, citing clean energy as the reason.

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Ford shifts gears to keep pace with mobility services boom

June 28, 2016 by  
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In a webcast sponsored by Ford, executives from the automaker explain why moving beyond traditional sustainability is paramount to a changing competitive landscape.

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It’s never been easier to get caught red-handed

June 28, 2016 by  
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For companies that illegally cut protected forests, satellite monitoring systems and data analytics leave nowhere to hide.

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How Keeping Chickens Can Help You Go Green

June 3, 2016 by  
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There are many reasons why people choose to raise backyard chickens. Some want to go green, some want the eggs or meat, others want pets, and still others are looking for a combination of practicality and fun. Whatever the reason, raising chickens…

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Oh Baby: Ali’s Naturals Baby Gift Set Does Organic Well

July 27, 2015 by  
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It is perhaps the purest part of parenting – the desire to see your child grow up and find a passion, something which will challenge her, something that he will lose himself in. That’s the reason behind those hours of music lessons and soccer…

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MIT researchers reveal the reason rain smells, and capture it on video

January 20, 2015 by  
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Click here to view the embedded video. Do you love the smell of freshly-fallen rain? If so, you’re one of many who love that earthy smell, reminiscent of the first days of spring or putting your hands in newly-turned soil. In case you ever wondered, that smell has a name, Petrichor. Now, scientists at MIT may have figured out just what releases that smell — and other aerosols — into the air. And they  have managed to captured it all on video. Read the rest of MIT researchers reveal the reason rain smells, and capture it on video Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aerosols released from rain , MIT Research , petrichor , rain and disease , rain and viruses , rain could carry bacteria , rain fall , rain smell , rainfall , research on rain smell

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Scientists unearth potential evidence of climate change 2,400 feet beneath Antarctic ice sheet

January 20, 2015 by  
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A research team on the coast of West Antarctica has uncovered evidence that could indicate the effects of climate change deep beneath one of most isolated parts of the ocean. Earlier this month, a team of 40 scientists, ice drillers, and technicians celebrated the accomplishment of breaking through a 2,400 foot-thick ice sheet with a video probe that revealed pebbles on the sea floor, which normally wouldn’t be found at that depth. Read the rest of Scientists unearth potential evidence of climate change 2,400 feet beneath Antarctic ice sheet Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antarctica , Climate Change , drilling , glaciers , global warming , ice , ocean , ocean floor , pebbles , polar , prove , research , scientists

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Another Reason To Move To Buffalo: The Architecture Is Amazing

October 25, 2011 by  
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image credit Kayla Jonas A year ago I wrote If You Really Want To Get Off Oil, Move To Buffalo , about its incredible infrastructure. What I didn’t know at the time was that its architecture is absolutely extraordinary, and that the city is going through and exciting rebirth and revitalization. I visited last week for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’ s conference and was blown away; not only does this City have w… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Honey Could Help Fight MRSA and Other Superbugs

July 26, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Siona Watson , used under Creative Commons license Sara Snow has talked before about using bee pollen to help fight allergies , and honey also features strongly in folk medicine around the Globe. (The antimicrobial properties of honey are part of the reason we can still find 3000-year-old honeycomb .) Now researchers are hoping to use honey … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Not Cold Everywhere

January 8, 2010 by  
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There’s a bit of news coverage right now about the cold weather that’s hitting certain parts of the world, but don’t jump into the idea that we’ve entered global cooling. Take a look at the rest of the world and a little historical perspective, as well as the reason why some of us are getting this cold weather in the first place.

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