Bolivia’s second largest lake has completely dried up

January 15, 2016 by  
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Last month, Lake Poopó, a saltwater lake high in the Andes mountains, disappeared off the face of the map . In the 1990s the lake held at least 2,000 square kilometers (772 square miles) of water. While the water levels sometimes fluctuated due to drought or seasonal conditions, it never lasted for long.  But climate change has led to more and more years without rain, and the lake gradually continued to shrink. Read the rest of Bolivia’s second largest lake has completely dried up

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Film Exposes Fracking in World’s Second Largest Wildlife Preserve

November 25, 2013 by  
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Kalahari Desert photo from Shutterstock Botswana government officials are in hot water over fracking in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve , which is the second largest wildlife preserve in the world. The fracking may have been going on for over a decade without public knowledge – until the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa ’s film “ The High Cost of Cheap Gas ” exposed footage of fracking equipment on the land. Locals are enraged as the fragile Kalahari ecosystem is at risk from coal bed methane pollution due to fracking. Read the rest of Film Exposes Fracking in World’s Second Largest Wildlife Preserve Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Central Kalahari Game Reserve , eco design , fracking , green design , kalahari desert , Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa , sustainable design , The High Cost of Cheap Gas        

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Matthew Carden’s Fantastical Food Photographs Pay Tribute to the Bounty We Eat

November 25, 2013 by  
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Nation’s Second Largest Bike Share Program Coming to Los Angeles This Spring

December 26, 2012 by  
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Los Angeles is hoping to rid its reputation of grid-locked traffic by launching the country’s second largest bike share next spring. Come April, Bike Nation will transform the car-laden city into a green transportation hub with a bike share program that will bring 4,000 bikes, complete with solar-powered bike stations, to downtown LA. The $16 million project will provide bikes to the public for $6 a day, or $75 for a full year. Read the rest of Nation’s Second Largest Bike Share Program Coming to Los Angeles This Spring Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bike Nation , bike share Los Angeles , downtown LA bike program , eco design , green design , green transportation , second largest bike share USA , sustainable design

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First Takes: Solyndra’s Collapse, London Olympics Renege on Carbon Plan, & More

September 1, 2011 by  
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Solyndra’s collapse, the London Olympics’ pull-back on a broad carbon offset plan, an IBM shopping spree, and more are in the headlines today.

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Adidas Joins Nike, Puma in Committing to Zero Toxic Pollution by 2020

September 1, 2011 by  
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The world’s second largest sports brand has been working on a cross-industry partnership to phase out hazardous chemicals in its supply chain, in response to a challenge from Greenpeace.

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SAB Miller Uses Brewery Waste from Alrode Brewery in South Africa to Reduce Carbon Footprint

November 7, 2009 by  
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SAB Miller, South African grown, second largest brewer in the world has introduced anaerobic digestion to treat the waste leaving its Alrode Brewery in Gauteng, South Africa. Anaerobic fermentation of organic material produces methane, which is used to reduce the consumption of fossil fuel based energy.

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