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Sala Interactiva R3: Reduce, Reutiliza, Recicla Abrirán Exposiciones Permanentes en Universum, Coyoacán, Mexico DF

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El primer hotel construido exclusivamente de Basura: Ecoosfera

Como un manifiesto eco arquitectónico Corona Save Beach Hotel abre sus puertas a turista de todo el mundo. Con sede en Roma, este hotel-instalación que será desmontado un mes después de su apertura se construyó a base de trece toneladas … Continue reading

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Building an Agricultural Community: The Model Self-Sufficient Village in Haiti: Wyclef Jean

Written by WYCLEF JEAN and published by Huffington Post here.

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Trenton Gets It Right: NYTimes Editorial

See the full editorial here. A coalition of community groups in Trenton is issuing photo identification cards to illegal immigrants. The cards are not government IDs, though they are accepted by many check-cashing companies, libraries, stores, and medical clinics, and … Continue reading

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Todo lo Contrario de la Sistema Alimentario Industrial Que Hay

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Global Exchange and Cuba Food Sovereignty Tour: July 17-31, 2010

This tour is open to anyone seeking to learn about the Cuban food system and promote solidarity with Cuban agriculturalists. See more details here.

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“By the Time I Get to Arizona”

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Ya Basta: Stop SB 1070

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Earth Day: Deepwater Rig in Gulf of Mexico Leaking 42,000 Gallons of Oil per Day

Photo from Boston Globe’s Earth Day 2010 Slideshow.

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Study Says Overuse Threatens Gains From Modified Crops: NYTimes Business

(…) The first comprehensive assessment of the impact of genetically modified crops on American farmers, who have rapidly adopted them since their introduction in 1996,  (…) was issued by the National Research Council, which is affiliated with the National Academy … Continue reading

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NYC Welcomes Back Honeybees: NYTimes Editorial

Great news in NYC for human and honey-bee relations: see the NYTimes Editorial here. Here’s the best news we have heard in a while: keeping honeybees is now legal in New York City. The old rule was based on a … Continue reading

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The Carbon Footprint of Carbon Footprint Calculators

Awesome and hilarious, this was published on Treehugger a year ago today. Our wizard Mark informs us that it takes a pound of coal to generate the power to store 20 meg of data for a year, so that means … Continue reading

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“It Was Written”

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Too-Busy Bees: NYTimes Op-Ed Contributor

MARCELO AIZEN and LAWRENCE HARDER explain the complex questions behind colony-collpase disorder.  See the full Op-Ed here. IN the past five years, as the phenomenon known as colony-collapse disorder has spread across the United States and Europe, causing the disappearance … Continue reading

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Human Culture, an Evolutionary Force: NYTimes Science

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Crop Mobs and Field Shares: NYTimes

The Crop Mob gathers mulch and finishes the greenhouse — just two of the day’s tasks at Okfuskee Farm in Silk Hope, N.C.

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Better Bread Through Less Kneading: NYTimes Curious Cook

Among the recent books whose recipes I tried, Jim Lahey’s justly celebrated “My Bread,” written with Rick Flaste, puts together a brilliant technique trifecta: a wet dough that can be stirred together without kneading; a long, slow fermentation with just … Continue reading

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How to Aim Relief Dollars Where They’re Needed in Haiti: CNN

“How to aim relief dollars where they’re needed in Haiti: CNN” by Gillian Yeoh, in a special to CNN.

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Haiti Earthquake Online Timeline

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Haiti in Ink and Tears: NYTimes Week in Review

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