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Old growth forests 3° (3 replies)

describe the "old growth forests" the environmentalists were trying to stop being logged

Started by Janene Q. in July 2008, about Deforestation

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Prove it! 2° (2 replies)

Jilly Forster, founder of Sunday Times Best Green Company 2009 winner Forster, believes that communications agencies who advise clients on ‘green’ initiatives have to run their own best practice - or it all means zilch. Do it yourself At Forster, ethics are central to our business. They have been since ...

Started by Jilly F. in May 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Design, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Green energy, Media, Pollution, Poverty & Development, Recycling, Solar, Transport, Travel

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Bamboo, as green as it gets! 3° (3 replies)

Did you know, bamboo sequesters four times the amount of carbon dioxide and produces 35% more oxygen than trees! I want to spread the word about bamboo and its many "green benefits" such as an alternative to lumber. http://bamboohabitat.com/

Started by Jim S. in April 2012, about Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Climate Change, Deforestation

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How do you apply the triple bottom line in your life? 12° (2 replies)

The environment, social equity, and economic factors make up the triple bottom line upon which all consumption decisions should be made. How do you prioritize them? How often do you apply them?

Started by C Robb W. in June 2008, about Agriculture & Food, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Economics, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Logging, Water

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Coal = Devastation 5° (5 replies)

It's 10am, do you know where your electricity has been? Does your provider buy electricity from power plants using coal sourced from mountain top removal, MTR, operations. Coal is bad enough on it's own merits as a climate destroying fossil fuel but the "ecocide" of mountaintop removal is completely out ...

Started by C Robb W. in November 2008, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Deforestation, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Pollution

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How about this an online community for tracking environmental issues. 2° (2 replies)

What do you think about this http://igg.me/at/globespotter it's an idea for a map based website summarizing all the environmental issues.

Started by Joel B. in March 2014, about Air Quality, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Pollution, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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A New and Innovative Way to Help the Environment 3° (3 replies)

I wanted to let you know about a new initiative to help the environment and put money in people’s pocket. The AdSight is an Internet-marketing platform created to eliminate direct mail (the junk-mail you get in your home mailbox) by moving it online and paying people to view it. The ...

Started by Penelope A. in August 2012, about Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Deforestation, Pollution, Recycling, Water

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logging in Tasmania 1° (1 reply)

outline the qualities of the timbers found in old growth forests that made them so valuable

Started by Janene Q. in July 2008, about Deforestation

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Green Washing - Have you been fooled? 7° (7 replies)

I recently had the opportunity to attend a conference that addressed "Green Washing". I always thought that I was careful in the things that I purchased, using "green" products and purchasing from manufacturers who utilized "green" practices in their manufacturing process, but I learned there were a lot of manufacturers ...

Started by Virginia L. in July 2008, about Agriculture & Food, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Health, Industry & Business, Media, Recycling

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Global Youth Panel 2° (2 replies)

Hello to everyone! As you all know the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference is approaching, and here at Debatewise we are attempting to put together a one thousand strong panel of young people to debate the issues that arise in Copehagen. We want this panel to contain people from every country ...

Started by Ricky D. in October 2009, about Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Global Dimming, Logging, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water, Weather

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MINUS ONE - REDUCE THE FONT SIZE BY 1 BEFORE PRINTING. SAVE PAPER. HELP THE FORESTS. 4° (4 replies)

The world bodies, like UN, WWF, Greenpeace are trying their best to save forests. But it isn’t just world bodies alone that can achieve the goal. It needs contribution from individuals like us. Everyone wants to save forests. But often they lack the resource, direction and time. So here is ...

Started by Shiva K. in January 2012, about Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Logging, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water, Weather

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