Simple, Healthy Eating Emphasized By Brazil’s New Food Guidelines

Saturday, March 29, 2014
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Last March I went to the famous strawberry fields in La Trinidad, Benguet while on an overnight stay in the Philippines summer capital Baguio City. The trip was…

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City Love: The Earth Hour City Challenge 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Do you love your city? Or does your heart find its home in another one on a different continent? Wherever we find the urbanscape we call our own,…

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UN-Habitat Classifies “Prosperous” Cities

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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More than half of the total world population today lives in urban areas. It is estimated that an average of 200,000 people will be added to the world…

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Lester Brown Shares Insights on World Food Day

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Just one poor harvest away. That is how far the world could be from an abrupt interruption in the global food supply if continuing trends in food security…

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Dave Hakkens’ Open-Source “Precious Plastic” Recycler Machine

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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“Of all the plastic thrown away, I’ve heard that we recycle just ten percent and I wondered why we recycle so little,” Dave Hakkens told Dezeen magazine during…

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International Coastal Cleanup Top Tens

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Last September 21, volunteers around the world took part in the International Coastal Cleanup Day. Here are three top ten lists for International Coastal Cleanup Day that highlight…

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Solar-Powered Charging for Smartphones

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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The smartphone revolution has changed the way we connect and communicate today. Sadly, ‘unplugged’ and “24/7 mobile connectivity” are still yet to co-exist in the reality of mobile…

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The New “Coca Cola Life”: All-Natural or Greenwash?

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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With its earth tone saturated logo and green, outdoorsy background accentuated with the occasional bunch of flowers and grass, the all new Coca Cola product screams “natural” to…

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ENN Shines Spotlight on Crowdfunding Campaign “6 Oceans”

Monday, September 23, 2013
Bubble Anemone in Indonesia. Photo Credit: Some rights reserved by prilfish via Flickr.

“ENN is not in the business of assisting crowdfunding efforts. Now and then, however, an idea is so compelling and potentially beneficial to our environment that we feel…

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The Eco Lowdown on Toilet Paper

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Toilet paper is one of those little things we often don’t think about…until we notice we’ve run out, of course. In fact, people on loos without toilet paper…

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