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GLOBE 2014 keynote speaker line-up announced

Vancouver, CANADA – The 13th edition of the GLOBE Series of events, a leading sustainable business summit, has unveiled its keynote speakers for the upcoming event being held March 26-28, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. Framed around the thematic concept of ‘Building Business Resilience through Sustainability Strategies & Innovation’, the GLOBE 2014 agenda ... keep reading

Written by Lindsey Horne in December 2013, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Green energy, Industry & Business, Smart Growth, Water

South African Initiative Aimed for Travellers

  A significant event that could change the face of travel went largely unnoticed last month. In exchange for good karma and positive marketing & PR, a South African company called Greenpop has begun an initiative that lets travellers off-set their carbon footprint. According to a Greenpop spokesperson, Trees for Travel allows ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in November 2013, about Consumerism, Travel

The Potential of a Chair

The ‘Start Something New’ IKEA ad is actually kind of lovely. It stars  an older man changing  his life after he buys a folding red IKEA chair. The ad was filmed by Spanish director Pep Bosch, who has won a number of Cannes Lions and worked on campaigns for Audi ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in September 2013, about Consumerism, Design, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior

Post Jackson- the EPA Is Again Doing the Springsteen

Call it “one step up and two steps back,” or call it cowardice, the move to abandoned proposed chemical rules by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s)  Office of Management and Budget, or OMB, looks and sounds like intimidation.   But in the wake of the EPA’s ... keep reading

Written by Jeanne Roberts in September 2013, about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Environment & Wildlife, Health, Industry & Business

Ground Operations: Veterans in Sustainable Agriculture Training

The mission of Ground Operations is to strengthen the growing network of combat veterans transitioning into new careers in sustainable farming and ranching.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZskF1VwvZSU keep reading

Written by Celsias in September 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Food

Why Home Farming Will Be the Grocery Firm of the Future

A study produced by the United Nations predicts that by 2050, the world’s population will approach 10 billion people with 75% of them living in cities, completely reshaping the face of life on planet earth. These megacities will require vast resources to keep both their infrastructure and residents going ... keep reading

Written by PSFK in August 2013, about Agriculture & Food, Consumerism, Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Food

Recycle Scrap Metal and Go Green

    Recycle. The word is ubiquitous, found in leaflets, magazines, newspapers, and seen everywhere on TV. When we talk of recycling, we usually think of plastics, glass, paper, clothing, or furniture, because these are things we recycle most often. But did you know that you can recycle metal too? Yes, used ... keep reading

Written by Anne Staley in July 2013, about Consumerism, Design, Lifestyle & Behavior, Recycling

Food - How Much We Waste

The video,Food Waste  reveals some of the disturbing statistics about throwing away food. While it is obvious that wasting food in and of itself is a bad thing, people forget about other damaging effects and waste that occurs, especially environmental waste. For instance, for every gallon of milk thrown ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in July 2013, about Agriculture & Food, Children and Families, Consumerism, Food, Water

Finding the Fuel of the Future

Infographic by CJ Pony Parts keep reading

Written by Alicia L in July 2013, about Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Emissions, Transport

Antarctic Marine Reserves: How Many Ways Can You Say “Nyet”?

Russia blocked the approval of new marine protected areas in the Antarctic this week, demanding more scientific information and a definition of marine protected areas. The surprise move postpones a joint proposal by Australia for a system of marine reserves in east Antarctica. So, why do we need more protected ... keep reading

Written by The Conversation /Tony Press in July 2013, about Consumerism, Environment & Wildlife, Industry & Business, Politics & Government

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