Kenyan Refugee Camp For Victims of Record-Breaking Drought Now As Big As Kansas City

July 29, 2011 by  
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photo: Oxfam East Africa / CC BY 2.0 Some updates on the ongoing situation in the Horn of Africa, where thousands of people are being forced to flee from record-breaking drought and, in certain places, outright famine–all of which is, at least in part, made worse by our changing climate. According to Germany’s Africa polic… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Creating 25 Community Gardens in Just 4 Years (Video)

July 29, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Peak Moment TV From sharing gardens offering food for all , to neighbors removing fences and growing food , Peak Moment TV has shown plenty of examples of communities coming together to garden. But how scalable are these initiatives? One Washington activist group decided to see just how many gardens they could start in their county—and the results… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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On Endangered Species Day, Survival Still Threatened for 6 Key Species

May 20, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Sara&Joachim / Creative Commons In an effort to raise awareness of the ongoing struggle of the nation’s imperiled species, the U.S.

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Are Humans To Blame For Mass Whale Strandings?

May 20, 2011 by  
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The Guardian has a good article questioning how humans are to blame for mass whale strandings . It’s a topic we discuss often on TreeHugger — especially recently as scientists witness more frequent strandings , which has them, and us, deeply concerned. As the Guardian article discusses, it seems to be human..

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First-Ever Geoengineering Research Ban Considered by Convention on Biological Diversity

October 20, 2010 by  
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photo: James Jordan / Creative Commons While preservation of the planet’s dwindling biodiversity itself has rightly grabbed the headlines at the ongoing Convention on Biological Diversity in Japan,

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Obesity Rates Soaring in Turkey and Iran

October 20, 2010 by  
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Istanbul is full of places to grab a quick bite to eat. Photo: Jennifer Hattam . In my early months in Istanbul, I had a Turkish teacher who could not get over the fact that I — an American — was not fat.

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Nespresso Battery: Feel-Good Phony Environmentalism And Greenwashing

October 20, 2010 by  
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Images Credit Mischer’Traxler Dezeen and Inhabitat show the Nespresso Battery by Mischer’Traxler . It even was a winner in a competition called SUSTAIN.ABILITY.DESIGN. It purports to be green: The content of all batteries (old capsules and coffee grounds) is about ~ 680 -700 Nespresso Capsules – an average year cons..

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Wind Turbine Color Makes Difference in Bird & Bat Deaths

October 18, 2010 by  
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Common turbine colors attract more insects…

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Is BP Backing Out of Agreement to ‘Pay Whatever is Necessary’ in Gulf?

October 18, 2010 by  
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Photo: Infrogmation , Flickr, Creative Commons BP Seeking to Limit Damages to $75 Million in Gulf?

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Banksy Graffiti Feud Continues

April 26, 2010 by  
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Image from Banksy prints : After Banksy, the famous graffiti artist, is in an epic feud with the venerable graffiti artist King Robbo. And we are so chuffed because the Guardian newspaper quoted TreeHugger in its account of the ongoing saga.

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