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High Tech Farms

The Intelligent Optimist   
August 19th, 2013

High Tech Farms

Farming has become a huge problem in the United States. With less than 1% of the population identifying themselves as farmers, it becomes necessary to find innovative solutions. Eric Maundu, founder of Kijani Grows, believes he’s found a solution through alternative farming and educating the next generation.

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Redefining Sustainable Development

PROJECT SYNDICATE   
March 25th, 2013

Redefining Sustainable Development

A new approach to sustainable development is needed, and requires an understanding of the importance of safeguarding the Earth’s resources, not just for the present, but for future generations as well.

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Water Treatment System Uses Salt And Electricity To Provide Clean Drinking Water To Thousands

GOOD   
January 10th, 2013

Water Treatment System Uses Salt And Electricity To Provide Clean Drinking Water To Thousands

The portable water treatment system WaterStep M-100 is made from ordinary materials and uses electrolysis to produce chlorine gas for disinfecting water. The process only requires table salt and a car battery and can produce enough water for about 10,000 people per day.

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The Top 12 Energy Stories of 2012

Co.EXIST   
December 26th, 2012

The Top 12 Energy Stories of 2012

Renewable energy may not be as novel of an idea as it once was, but innovations that generate fuel from the craziest sources mean we have a lot of hope for more and more clean power in the future.

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Stronger Together: A Photo Essay Of Communities United

GOOD   
December 17th, 2012

Stronger Together: A Photo Essay Of Communities United

A photo collection of communities uniting to tackle shared issues within society shows that when a group of people join together for change, they can have a lasting and positive impact on their surroundings.

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Why Sharing News About Solutions Is A Revolutionary Act

Yes! Magazine   
August 15th, 2013

Why Sharing News About Solutions Is A Revolutionary Act

Typically all we see are the negatives headlines in the news, and we may consider tackling the problem to be pointless. This is far from the truth, however, because we also have hope for a better world. By effecting change on the small scale, we all have the power to solve the big problems. From investing more in renewable energy to protecting woodlands, we are changing the world for the better.

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A Sustainable Garbage Bag That Reveals Its Contents Before It’s Thrown Out

GOOD   
January 11th, 2013

A Sustainable Garbage Bag That Reveals Its Contents Before It’s Thrown Out

Dutch designers Waarmakers have created sustainable, transparent garbage bags for discarding unwanted items that are still in good condition. The hope is that the bags will be left out in the street and seen by passerby, who will then pick them up and make use of the contents.

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Bottled Water Ban Just Took Effect In Concord, Mass

GOOD   
January 2nd, 2013

Bottled Water Ban Just Took Effect In Concord, Mass

After three years of efforts by activists, bottled water is now illegal to sell in Concord, Massachusetts. Although the ban does not apply to all bottled beverages and is limited to the town, it sets a precedent for future acts of eco-friendly laws and marks an important step toward conservation.

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Law Of Mother Earth Approved In Bolivia

PositiveNews   
December 20th, 2012

Law Of Mother Earth Approved In Bolivia

Bolivia has enacted new legislation that places rights on the natural world, elaborating on and fully embodying the principles set out in a ‘short law’ passed in December 2010.

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The First Public Protest Ever Held In Qatar Was For Action On Climate Change

treehugger   
December 4th, 2012

The First Public Protest Ever Held In Qatar Was For Action On Climate Change

The relatively new nation of Qatar recently experienced its first public demonstration. More notably, however, is the fact that the demonstration focused upon climate change, which is indicative of the universal importance of taking climate action.

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