Bio-Based Bottle for Water in the Works

April 5, 2017 by  
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The two biggest bottled water companies in the world — Danone and Nestlé Waters — are teaming up to change plastic packaging in the food and beverage industry. To accomplish the feat, they’re bringing in a California startup called Origin…

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Is Nestlé Waters really creating ‘shared value’?

August 8, 2013 by  
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For a company selling water in plastic bottles, the concept of sustainability can be tricky.

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25 Countries and the European Union Fail to Agree to Protect Antarctic Waters

November 1, 2012 by  
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A coalition of 25 countries and the European Union have  failed to reach an agreement to protect critical areas of the Antarctic Ocean from overfishing and other concerns related to pollution and climate change. Environmentalists were very disappointed at this lack of resolution and largely blame Russia, China and Ukraine for not stepping up to bolster the consensus needed to make progress on the proposed protective measures. Read the rest of 25 Countries and the European Union Fail to Agree to Protect Antarctic Waters Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Antarctic , antarctic ocean alliance , china , commission for the conservation of antarctic marine living resources , marine protected area , protecting the antarctic ocean from overfishing , ross sea , russia , Southern Ocean , tasmania , ukraine

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Fears Arise That Happy Feet May Have Been Eaten

September 12, 2011 by  
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Screenshot via OurFarSouth.org Just over seven days after biologists from New Zealand’s Wellington Zoo released their famous surprise guest , a wayward emperor penguin named Happy Feet, back into the waters of the Southern Ocean to make his way home , experts are fearing the worst. For the better part of a week, the world has been able to track his progr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Shill, Baby, Shill: Big Oil Still Getting Big Tax Breaks

May 6, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: tsuda via Flickr/ Creative Commons Yesterday I watched the U.S. House of Representatives shill for Big Oil again by passing a bill allowing more drilling in our waters with less oversight and accountability. At the same time, House leadership blocked a vote to end billions of dollars in government tax breaks for the industry.

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How Nature’s Deep Sea ‘Antenna’ Puzzled the World

April 18, 2010 by  
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Oceanographic researchers photographed a strange object, 3 miles beneath the waves. In 1964, while trolling the depths to photograph the ocean floor, the crew of the oceanographic research ship USNS Eltanin made a startling discovery in the waters near Antarctica . Amid the countless prints of vast terrain 13,500 feet beneath the waves, one picture contained something that no one could imagine: what appeared to be a large antenna, anchored to the seabed.

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