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Posts tagged Environment

Jul 17 '14
First-of-its-Kind Map Details Extent of Plastic in Five Ocean Gyres
When a research team set sail on a nine-month, worldwide expedition in 2010 to study the impact of global warming on Earth’s oceans, one of their projects was to locate the accumulations of plastic.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/16/plastic-five-ocean-gyres/

First-of-its-Kind Map Details Extent of Plastic in Five Ocean Gyres

When a research team set sail on a nine-month, worldwide expedition in 2010 to study the impact of global warming on Earth’s oceans, one of their projects was to locate the accumulations of plastic.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/16/plastic-five-ocean-gyres/

Jun 17 '14
What’s in Your Paper?
You use paper in some form every day, right? But have you stopped to consider what’s in that paper?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/16/whats-in-your-paper/

What’s in Your Paper?

You use paper in some form every day, right? But have you stopped to consider what’s in that paper?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/16/whats-in-your-paper/

Jun 9 '14
Ethical Barcode App Uses 20 Nonprofits to Ensure Sustainable Grocery Shopping
It’s not always easy to remember which companies test on animals, use harmful chemicals or make genetically modified products. That’s why an app developer has taken to smartphones to help us keep it all together before potentially spending hard-earned money on products that support causes that don’t consider the planet or people.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/09/ethical-barcode-app-sustainable-shopping/

Ethical Barcode App Uses 20 Nonprofits to Ensure Sustainable Grocery Shopping

It’s not always easy to remember which companies test on animals, use harmful chemicals or make genetically modified products. That’s why an app developer has taken to smartphones to help us keep it all together before potentially spending hard-earned money on products that support causes that don’t consider the planet or people.

SEE MORE:

http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/09/ethical-barcode-app-sustainable-shopping/

Jun 5 '14
World Environment Day: Student Activist Implores You to ‘Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level’
An environmentally conscious 21-year-old Canadian student has been selected as winner of the 2014 World Environment Day (WED) Video-Blogging Competition.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/08/student-activist-unep-video/

World Environment Day: Student Activist Implores You to ‘Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level’

An environmentally conscious 21-year-old Canadian student has been selected as winner of the 2014 World Environment Day (WED) Video-Blogging Competition.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/08/student-activist-unep-video/

May 20 '14
Another Victory for Wilderness
For more than a century, presidents have been using the Antiquities Act to save our national treasures, and President Obama’s just-announced designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico shows exactly why this law is so indispensable.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/20/victory-for-wilderness-organ-mountains/

Another Victory for Wilderness

For more than a century, presidents have been using the Antiquities Act to save our national treasures, and President Obama’s just-announced designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico shows exactly why this law is so indispensable.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/20/victory-for-wilderness-organ-mountains/

May 16 '14
6 Tips to Green Your Camping Trip
Parks and day hikes are well and good, but if you really want to reconnect with Mother Nature this summer, you’ve got to go camping.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/16/6-tips-green-camping-trip/

6 Tips to Green Your Camping Trip

Parks and day hikes are well and good, but if you really want to reconnect with Mother Nature this summer, you’ve got to go camping.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/16/6-tips-green-camping-trip/

May 16 '14
Ride Your Bike to Work … And Share
Perhaps you pedal year-round, to work, to school, to the library and coffee shop (and if so, a hat tip to you), or you are a recreational biker who likes to ride the trails on a summer weekend. Well whatever kind of biker you are, this month is for you.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/15/ride-bike-to-work-bicycling/

Ride Your Bike to Work … And Share

Perhaps you pedal year-round, to work, to school, to the library and coffee shop (and if so, a hat tip to you), or you are a recreational biker who likes to ride the trails on a summer weekend. Well whatever kind of biker you are, this month is for you.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/15/ride-bike-to-work-bicycling/

May 14 '14
178 Groups Demand Answers About TTIP’s Climate Impact
Will the U.S. and Europe consider the climate and environment during their next round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/14/178-groups-ttip-climate/

178 Groups Demand Answers About TTIP’s Climate Impact

Will the U.S. and Europe consider the climate and environment during their next round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/14/178-groups-ttip-climate/

May 14 '14
Starting Small Pays Big Dividends in the Urban Green Revolution
“Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably will not themselves be realized.” That was American architect Daniel Burnham’s city-planning advice at the turn of the 20th century.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/13/urban-green-revolution/

Starting Small Pays Big Dividends in the Urban Green Revolution

“Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably will not themselves be realized.” That was American architect Daniel Burnham’s city-planning advice at the turn of the 20th century.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/13/urban-green-revolution/

May 9 '14
Expediting Solar Energy: The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift for Mother Earth
Walmart is installing solar power generating systems in several locations in California and Arizona, as seen on this Mountain View, CA store, where President Obama announced the commitments today.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/09/expediting-solar-energy/

Expediting Solar Energy: The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift for Mother Earth

Walmart is installing solar power generating systems in several locations in California and Arizona, as seen on this Mountain View, CA store, where President Obama announced the commitments today.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/05/09/expediting-solar-energy/