The Oil We Don’t Spill Is More Ecologically Damaging Than The Oil We Do Spill

April 20, 2011 by  
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photo: Louisian GOHSEP / Creative Commons With all the recaps of what’s happened (and not) one year on since the Gulf oil spill , Carl Safina is making the media rounds (via Mark Bittman in the

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9 Green Brains Tell Us What They’d Fix First (Slideshow)

April 20, 2011 by  
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If nothing else, Earth Day is a moment to take pause and reflect. It’s a time to take stock of the state of the environment, the tenor of environmentalism, and the impact of past actions. This reflection, however, inevitably leads to a single conclusion: There’s still a lot of work to be done

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Trash-Sorting Robot Could Reduce Waste Going to Landfill by 50%

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Images via ZenRobotics When it comes to sorting recyclables from trash bound for the landfill, much of the work has to happen by the people throwing away the materials, before waste management comes to pick up trash bins. However, robotics companies are continually working on ways that trash-sorting robots can ensure fewer recyclables head into landfills

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Protect Your Sandwich With The Lunch Bugs Anti-theft Lunch Bag

April 20, 2011 by  
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Image credit Archie McFee Three years ago we wrote about the original Anti-Theft Lunch Bag: TreeHugger promotes healthy diets and frugal living, so taking your organic arugula sandwich on homemade whole-grain beats the KFC any day. But such delicacies are often stolen by people who “accidentally” mix them up with their own bologna on Wonderbread. But after a while, people are going to catch on to the old moldy bag trick.

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Cape Wind Gets Final Federal Approval – Construction Could Begin This Fall

April 20, 2011 by  
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Ending what has seemed to be a never-ending pre-construction saga, the Department of Interior has given final approval to the Cape Wind offshore wind power project in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts. With this approval in place, construction may begin as early as this fall on the US’ …

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