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Covered with a growing medium and plants, green roofs can benefit a building’s insulation, control storm-water drainage and remove pollution from the air, as well as provide wildlife habitats.

Extensive green roofs might even be able to compensate for urban habitat lost at…

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On September 24, 2011, hundreds of thousands of people came together around the world for Moving Planet Day.

2000 Events In Over 175 Countries

Organized by 350.org, Moving Planet is a day when people march, bike, skate, sing and dance to demand action on the climate crisis and call for…

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Supermarkets, gas stations, restaurants and coffee shops are full of disposable beverage containers, making them a convenient option. In fact, they are often seemingly the only option for everything from water and coffee to wine and beer. However, with a little forethought, you can replace…

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There’s been a steady stream of distracting commentary here and elsewhere positing that carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas at the heart of concerns about a growing and hard-to-reverse human influence on climate, is far more ephemeral than climate scientists assert.

The assertion is that…


Kings and Queens was played for the first time on KROQ on October 6, 2009.

Kings and Queens was played for the first time on KROQ on October 6, 2009.

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Solar Roadways, the company behind a technology that could transform the nation’s roads into a network of shatter-proof, energy-generating solar panels, has just a received a new $750,000 grant from the federal government. With that money, the team will get to work at developing a prototype…

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Recycling begins in the home. If every person starts recycling home waste, we’ll be that much closer to a cleaner planet. However, recycling has to become part of your daily routine, a part of your home care. Here are 31 great methods to recycle home waste.

Make Recycling A Part Of Your Life

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Of the 129 species of marine mammals on Earth, including seals, dolphins and polar bears, approximately one-quarter are facing extinction, the study said.

“It’s important to protect marine mammals if you want to keep the ocean’s ecosystems functional,” said study…

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PhotoThatchers take a well-earned rest after toiling at a 3-day workshop in Kobe’s Kita Ward. (Provided by Kayabuki-ya)PhotoThatchers get down to business in Kyoto. (Provided by Kayabuki-ya)


Such is the march of progress. Concrete, metal, wood, carbon slats and clay roof tiles define the way…

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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is currently revising land use plans in Wyoming that will have a drastic effect on wild horses in the McCullough Peaks and Fifteenmile Herd Management Areas (HMAs).

The revision of the Bighorn Basin Resource Management Plan (RMP), which is being…