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Bioremediation in New Orleans - Part Two
by Starhawkposted Feb 17, 2006
- Lots of people have worked on bioremediation in the lab. New Orleans offers a low-budget opportunity in the real world.
Europe Cleans Up Its E-Waste Act
by Lilja Ottoposted Feb 16, 2006
- Quick guide to new European initiatives on e-waste
Sustainability: Planet at the Crossroads
by Bill McKibbenposted Feb 16, 2006
- As signs of climate change grow, and leaders lack political will to change course, people are acting in community to create a world that works for all.
Bioremediation in New Orleans
by Starhawkposted Dec 12, 2005
- Starhawk's second trip to New Orleans included the cleansing of contaminated soil using natural methods, as well as other relief efforts.
Resurrect New Orleans: a better city is possible
by Van Jonesposted Nov 30, 2005
- In post-Katrina New Orleans, will casinos, big business, and tourism displace people and the culture of the Big Easy? How will the city protect itself from future storms and rising seas? New Orleans could be rebuilt to serve its residents, poor and rich, and prosper in harmony with its watery ecosystem.
I Stand With You Against the Disorder
by Jeanette Armstrongposted Nov 08, 2005
- An indigenous woman invites us to learn how America’s rootless culture looks to a people who are “dream and land together”
Losing Power in Standby Mode
by Valerie Doyleposted Nov 08, 2005
- The average American household continually leaks about 50 watts of electricity. Eliminating that trickle, would save $1 billion annually in wasted electricity.
by Lilja Ottoposted Nov 08, 2005
- Because of serious concerns about the safety of chemical sun screens, mineral filters appear to be a better choice.
Organic Produce Goes to School
by Rebecca Clarrenposted Oct 04, 2005
- Farmers are struggling to stay on the land. Meanwhile, obesity is epidemic among U.S. children. A movement is creating a solution to both problems by linking schools to sources of local organic produce. The kids don’t seem to miss the deep fryers.
Indicator: Mayors Vote to Support Climate
by Megan Tadyposted Oct 04, 2005
- US mayors, and mayors from throughout the world vote to support climate protection.
Book Review: Carfree Cities by J.H. Crawford
by Guy Daunceyposted Sep 12, 2005
- Guy Dauncey reviews a book that praises the details in life that become noticable when people walk through their communities instead of driving.
Experts Warn of Oil Peak
by Rik Langendoenposted Sep 08, 2005
- World oil supplies are about to decline, risking major effects on the world's economy and politics
How to Build an Ecohome
posted Sep 08, 2005
- Build a home that conserves energy, water, and wood using components from Berea's ecovillage
West Oakland Gets Fresh
by Jodi Helmer, Carolyn McConnellposted Sep 08, 2005
- Teenagers bring fresh produce to vacant lots of West Oakland neighborhoods.
What's the matter with sprawl?
by Meredith Dearborn, Lisa Kundratposted Jul 29, 2005
- This article outlines some downfalls of urban sprawl, from environmental to psychological effects.