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Soil, organics, and Co2 13° (8 replies)

Soil is one of our most precious resources and along with many others we are treating like dirt. * The United States is losing soil 10 times faster -- and China and India are losing soil 30 to 40 times faster -- than the natural replenishment rate. * The economic ...

Started by C Robb W. in October 2008, about Agriculture & Food, Carbon Sequestration, Emissions, Food, Organic, Pollution

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Any ideas how to reduce plastic usage? 11° (11 replies)

It is known to every one that plastics does harm to nature, both land,water and air. Still no government wants to ban the use of plastics. The plastic drinking bottles are a real harm to the land. It pollutes the air while burning. So i would really insist the government ...

Started by Ethan M. in May 2010, about Pollution

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Home "tiny green remodeling"--what else is there? 11° (11 replies)

I've learned recently that in addition to buying products that are better for the environment (such as energy saving bulbs and biodegradable cleaning products), there are some things that homeowners can do to reduce the environmental impact of our homes. From a friend, I heard about installing grey water systems ...

Started by Lindsey K. in June 2009, about Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Solar, Water

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Free stainless steel bottles for every US student? 6° (1 reply)

What do you think would be the eco-impact of every kid in the country getting a free stainless steel water bottle? If a single student stops using plastic water bottles, it will eliminate disposal of 180 plastic bottles per year. We at www.myecobot.com plan to do exactly that. Please visit ...

Started by Gary K. in March 2010, about Pollution

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A Climate Plan for Climate-Change Deniers – WIH Resource Group, Inc. 5° (5 replies)

Interesting Reading from The Washington Post on11/14/10 that was reposted on http://wihresourcegroup.wordpress.com/ In the global-warming debate, scientists are, admirably, still trying to save the day. Last week, the American Geophysical Union announced plans to mobilize about 700 climate scientists in an effort to improve the accuracy of media coverage and ...

Started by Bob Wallace in November 2010, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Emissions, Green energy, Pollution, Recycling, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water

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Fossil Fuel Free Investing 4° (4 replies)

College endowments are just starting to consider the potential divestment of their accounts from fossil fuel producing companies. If 350.org's "Do the Math" tour has any influence, and if the logic of numbers forces institutions to ask the difficult questions, we may see this movement gain steam. What is holding ...

Started by Scott S. in July 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Environment & Wildlife, Finance & Money, Green energy, Pollution

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Coal = Devastation 4° (4 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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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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Solar Solutions 3° (3 replies)

Hey everyone, my family and I are trying to raise support for an environmental campaign we have. In short it is to reduce pollution and carbon emissions that are ruining our environment and the air everyone is breathing. I'm sure most of you already know a bit about it... But ...

Started by David S. in January 2012, about Air Quality, Clean Technologies, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy, Pollution, Solar

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