Powering Puerto Rico back to life, with PRIDE

October 12, 2017 by  
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Rebuilding the island’s hurricane-destroyed electricity grid is an unparalleled opportunity, if only we move past rebuilding-as-usual.

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Making that ‘make-or-break’ breakthrough pitch

October 12, 2017 by  
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Even when in the lion’s den, there’s room for a sense of humor.

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Should you pay employees to ditch their car commute?

October 12, 2017 by  
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RMI offers employees cash in lieu of parking, either to put toward an alternate commute or as a reward for not driving. The reward? It’s good for business.

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Cooking the books to spoil the Clean Power Plan

October 12, 2017 by  
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The new EPA chief Scott Pruit has highly exaggerated the costs of a policy that makes economic sense.

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Tiny prefab home is a dreamy off-grid retreat on the island of Crete

January 26, 2016 by  
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Island Once Overrun by Rats Now Buried in Bunnies

April 28, 2010 by  
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Photo: Reuters via the Daily Mail Four years ago, the tiny Scottish island of Canna had a rat problem . The invasive pests were relentless, threatening the island’s native bird colonies and other local wildlife

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Island’s Endangered Trees Seem From Another World

February 21, 2010 by  
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In the Indian Ocean , about 150 miles off the Horn of Africa , lies an archipelago of which the island of Socotra is a part. Unlike most island landforms, Socotra was not formed by volcanic activity, but was once attached to the African mainland .

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Peacock Roundup: Peafowl Plague Florida Communities

December 24, 2009 by  
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A flock of approximately 80 peacocks and peahens are wreaking havoc in the Florida community of Longboat Key.   Residents of the island community are fed up with peafowl that roam freely in yards, streets and neighborhoods.  Read more of this story »

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Steven Chu’s Gingerbread House Has Solar Panels

December 24, 2009 by  
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The Department of Energy’s innovative gingerbread house is fully weatherized, and includes solar panels and water recycling systems. If only it were also sugar-free, organic and locally made.

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