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In todays’ NYTimes, DANIEL GOLEMAN and GREGORY NORRIS do an excellent job of breaking down the ecological comparison of producing paper with producing modern electronics, featuring, you guessed it.. ulp, Apple’s new iPad. See the Op-Chart here.
Sad to say that it’s only mildly startling to take a look at the sheer quantity of the resources required to produce one pound of beef… What does it require to raise one pound of beef, then? First, consider: A … Continue reading
“Key to this process was a close look at the embodied energy in each ingredient, or the sum total of the energy necessary for its entire life-cycle. The students compared tomatoes grown in a greenhouse with those shipped from the … Continue reading
Written by DAMON DARLIN, found in the Business section of the NYTimes, and published here. (…) How practical is local food sourcing in a nation that enjoys a diversity of food? From a practical standpoint, there isn’t much that can … Continue reading
Timothy J. LaSalle, CEO of Rodale Institute, speaks at the Climate and Agriculture Summit last October, explaining how healthy soil practices remove CO2 from the sky:
MILWAUKEE, USA: CNN’s “Solutions” features Will Allen and Growing Power. Watch the video here.
“Bringing People Back into the Economy”, an excerpt from Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis, written by Dr. Vandana Shiva, published in 2008, and found online at the Center for Ecoliteracy.
An op-ed found in the NYTimes, “The Carnivore’s Dilemma:” NICOLETTE HAHN NIMAN argues that the farming practices that score the environmental weight of eating meat are not all the same. Read the full piece here.
BROOKLYN, USA: Former landfills becoming a thriving ecological reserve. In a $200 million project, the city’s Department of Environmental Protection covered the Fountain Avenue Landfill and the neighboring Pennsylvania Avenue Landfill with a layer of plastic, then put down clean … Continue reading
Posted last month on edge regenerate blog, NICHOLAS MANG delivers briefly for a culture that supports an ethical treatment of the land. He makes his point by asking the reader to remember that as: “(…) culture has awakened to the … Continue reading
MILWAUKEE, USA: This weekends NYTimes Weekend Magazine includes a compelling 4 page feature on Will Allen, urban farming genius and Growing Power’s CEO and founder. Written by ELIZABETH ROYTE, the article is linked here. (…) Show Allen a pile of … Continue reading
Children hold carrots grown in the Glide rooftop garden (San Francisco). Todays NYTimes has the story here.