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Bottled water companies effect on groundwater/aquifers 6° (6 replies)

Increasingly, more and more wells that have previously not run dry are doing so at the moment. In NH there are various bottled water companies taking huges amounts of water from what used to flow into wells. Am I wrong to worry about this?

Started by Joanne K. in August 2010, about Water

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Supporting NIKIMU Project 1° (1 reply)

Hello, I'm writing to let you know about 'Support NIKIMU project'. Take a moment to check it out on Indiegogo and also share it with your friends. All the tools are there. Get perks, make a contribution, or simply follow updates. If enough of us get behind it, we can ...

Started by Iecdaa M. in April 2013, about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Finance & Money, Food, Water

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Are you willing to sacrifice? 26° (16 replies)

Change is fundamentally about sacrifice. Whether it's choosing chocolate ice cream or vanilla, when we decide on a course of action we sacrifice alternative options. Faced with climate instability and the social and political turmoil that will result in "staying the course", most everyone who visits Celsias has already decided ...

Started by Andrew Hunt in July 2008, about Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Education, Health, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Travel

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What is business sustainabilty? 2° (2 replies)

What would you classify business sustainability as? What does it involve as a whole? Input into communities, charities, helping the eco-system etc?

Started by Jess S. in April 2011, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Consumerism, Design, Education, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Industry & Business, Pollution, Poverty & Development, Recycling

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Future of Fashion - 'DPOL' Green, Ecofriendly and Sustainable 3° (3 replies)

Over the last years there has been a relative rush of books on eco and ethical fashion published across the globe. We think this is an excellent indicator of the public’s awareness of how, what, where and whom produced the clothes in our closets. Sustainable fashion is fashion that is ...

Started by Siddhartha U. in December 2008, about Clean Technologies, Design, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Organic, Recycling

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Crown Capital Eco Management: Biomass Boiler Addresses Alaskans' Environmental, Economic Concerns 2° (2 replies)

Southeast Alaska Discovery Center in Ketchikan, which provides information to more than a million visitors each year, is the site of a pilot biomass boiler system now coming to life. Two oil-fired boilers serving the 250,000-sq-ft center were replaced with a highly efficient system fueled by local wood. Manufactured by ...

Started by Cris L. in November 2012, about Climate Change

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Life on earth is dying, thanks to one species 0° (no replies)

The Living Planet report provides shocking proof that humans have to change our behaviour By Geoffrey Lean6:20AM BST 01 Oct 2014 Five times in the past 440 million years, life on earth has suffered a great dying – a mass extinction eliminating between half and 97 per cent of species. ...

Started by Tiffany S. in October, about Global Dimming

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Ancient Climate and Evolution Research 1° (1 reply)

Will life adapt to new climate changes and how has it dealt with different climates in the past? I am studying the environment 500 million years ago during the Cambrian period, when we see an Explosion of life in the fossil record - the "Cambrian Explosion". Follow the link to ...

Started by Anna W. in October, about Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

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Arctic meltdown is scaring, climate change in progres! 1° (1 reply)

Recently, I travelled to Eastern Europe and I was really surprised to witness two different seasons in the same day. In the morning, it was raining cats and dogs and after a while sometime in the noon, it was burning outside. This suddenly reminded me the documentary I watched on ...

Started by Jason M. in August, about Climate Change

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Do changing lightbulbs really help the environment? 29° (14 replies)

I've heard that high-efficiency bulbs actually contain rather nasty stuff like mercury. Is that true? And if so, which is better, using less electricity or keeping such nasties out of our landfills?

Started by Nick Lewis in June 2008, about Clean Technologies, Energy Saving, Health, Recycling

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