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Eco-Friendly Universities Are Leading the Way to Sustainability in the U.S.

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Educating young people in how to go green is a great step in the right direction toward an eco-friendly future.

France Bans Genetically Modified Corn

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France has temporarily banned the planting of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, ominously called MON810. All plantings of MON810, which goes by the brand name YieldGard, will become illegal on March 20, 2012. Agriculture france ban GM corn monsanto yieldgard

NASA Cameras Capture Awesome Video of Pennsylvania Meteor Crash

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This meteor was seen by three of them. NASA lost track of the fireball when it was about 13 miles above the ground. Eco News Eco Videos Govt.

NASA Cameras Capture Awesome Video of Pennsylvania Meteor Crash

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This meteor was seen by three of them. NASA lost track of the fireball when it was about 13 miles above the ground. Eco News Govt.

H&M Launching Eco-Friendly Conscious Clothing Collection

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H&M recently announced their H&M Conscious Collection, which will launch on April 14th in all H&M stores. The line will include clean, white looks for women, men and children. From their press release: “Sustainability is always in fashion at H&M. And the collection is completely white, which makes it more classic.”

Video: Flying Elephant PSA

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We had no choice but to post this video of an elephant landing like a dumbo jumbo jet. Consider yourselves warned! Eco Videos

Vote For The New Seven Wonders of Nature

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The campaign to name the New Seven Wonders of the World has going on for awhile, and has now been trimmed down to a list of finalists from a large initial group, which you can see here. If you cast your vote during the nominee phases, you can vote again now during this finalist phase. Vote here!

Banned Four Loko Drink Turned Into Ethanol Fuel

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Every can of the now banned Four Loko makes about 2.8 ounces of ethanol alcohol. That means that every four cases could produce a little more than a gallon of ethanol alcohol. MXI is one of three such facilities in the U.S. that recycles ethanol, which is what they intend to do with the banned beverages.

Birds and Fish Dying a Coincidence Experts Say

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If the massive bird and fish deaths have been freaking you out – here’s a bit of comforting news – experts are saying that although what has been happening lately is definitely obscure, it’s certainly not the sign of the apocalypse. In Arkansas, the bird deaths have so far been attributed to fireworks.

How Your Hybrid Can Save You Money on Auto Insurance

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It’s no secret that sales of hybrid cars have been on the increase. In the U.S., Clear the air of emissions. Clear the air of noise.

How Sustainable Were the London 2012 Summer Olympics?

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London and the United Kingdom put a great deal of effort in making the 2012 Summer Olympics as sustainable as humanly possible. Zero Carbon.

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Video of Asteroid 2005 YU55

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This is a six-frame movie of the 2005 YU55 asteroid that passed by Earth closer than the distance of the moon on November 8, 2011. Eco Videos

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Canada Refuses to Renew Kyoto Agreement

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Kyoto Agreement is a movement by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Changes (UNFCCC) whereby, countries that enter into the agreement bound themselves to reduce their emission of carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and sulphur hexafluoride. Such gases are called greenhouse gases that largely cause global warming. However, after.

Monsanto Declared Worst Company of the Year

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Another proud moment for Monsanto; the company has been given the Worst Company of 2011 Award for its numerous crimes against protecting human health and the environment. The award was given by NaturalSociety after thousands of readers voted Monsanto the worst company of 2011. Eco News monsanto

2011 is 10th Hottest Year on Record

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Today the World Meteorological Organization released a report that shows 2011 to be the 10th hottest year ever recorded, and they say that human-caused global warming is the reason. The report says that the warmest 13 years of average global temperatures have all occurred in the last 15 years.

The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities

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Copenhagenize Consulting, a company based in Denmark have just released a list of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. Using a massive and thorough criteria list, the firm has examined each city based on the following factors: Advocacy. Bicycle Culture. Bicycle Facilities. Bicycle Infrastructure. Bike Share Programme. Gender Split. Politics.

Arctic Sea Ice Hits 2nd-Lowest Level

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In September of this year, the extent of sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean declined to the second-lowest extent on record. Satellite data from NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center showed that the summertime sea ice cover came very close to a new record low. Eco News arctic sea ice level

Chevron Fined $8 Billion for Amazon Destruction

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Amazon Watch recently announced a major victory for the Amazon rainforest, when an Ecuadorean judge found oil giant Chevron guilty of one of the largest environmental crimes of all time, and ordered the company to pay $8 billion to clean up its damage in the Amazon. ” Eco News chevron 8 billion fine chevron amazon chevron loses court

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Residential Home Geothermal Systems

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A home geothermal system works much more efficiently then ordinary heating and air conditioning units by using the earth’s energy to heat and cool your home. Geothermal systems emits no carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide or other harmful greenhouse gases. Residential geothermal projects are typically completed with one drilling rig and crew.

6.8 Earthquake Off Coast Of Chile

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A magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit central Chile Friday, centered around the same where last year’s magnitude-8.8 quake spawned a tsunami and destroyed several coastal villages. This time, there was no risk of a tsunami, and there were no reports of damage or injuries. “Today we’re better prepared,” Pinera said. 27, 2010.”

Tucson Eatery to Serve Lion Meat

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If you find yourself hungry in Tucson, you might not want to stop by an eatery called Boca Tacos y Tequila , unless you feel like lion. Yes, lion. Starting Feb. 16, Boca will be offering their latest delicacy: African lion tacos. Most of Boca’s exotic tacos range between $3 and $4, but the lion tacos will cost $8.75 apiece. Mazon

Ted Williams Not Arrested But Detained After Fight

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Things aren’t looking so rosy for Ted Williams , the dude who went from homeless obscurity to megastar overnight. Williams, dubbed “The Man with the Golden Voice” became a YouTube sensation after a news station filmed him talking on camera, revealing his amazing radio voice. & Industry Ted Williams

IKEA No Longer Selling Incandescent Light Bulbs In U.S.

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Swedish furniture giant IKEA will no longer be selling incandescent light bulbs in its American stores, and is now instead offering longer-lasting and energy-efficient bulbs. Ikea began phasing out the sale of the light bulbs in August. IKEA president, said in a statement Tuesday. Eco News ikea lightbulbs ikea phasing out bulbs

Hosting an Eco-Friendly Super Bowl Party

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Well, 2011 is here. The biggest party of the year is now behind us and another 360 days away, but with the welcoming of a new year I always get excited because it means Super Bowl Sunday is just around the bend. After giving her a few suggestions I thought I would share with everyone some advice on how to host an eco-friendly Super Bowl party.

Did Fireworks Cause Birds to Fall From the Sky?

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Something eerily apocalyptic went down in Arkansas just before the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve. Five thousand birds fell from the sky. Yes, cue Twilight Zone music. The next morning in Beebe, Arkansas, people found the corpses of birds all over the roadways and in front yards. Agriculture Birds Birds Fall From the Sky

BREAKING NEWS: California Oil Spill update

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Teams are lining the Refugio Beach to help contain and clean the shore line and save as much wildlife as they can.

X-37B Spacecraft Reusable and Exciting, but Sustainable?

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Space, the final (and most expensive) frontier is coming closer every year. That is, until now.

Sweden is Burning Trash – What This Means for America

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Viewed superficially, the idea that an entire country is burning its trash comes as something of a surprise.

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SolaRoad results are much better than expected

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The first power producing road in history, dubbed ‘SolaRoad’ developed by TNO in Noord, Holland, has produced more power than expected.

SolaRoad results are much better than expected

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The first power producing road in history, dubbed ‘SolaRoad’ developed by TNO in Noord, Holland, has produced more power than expected.

Toms Shoes and Corporate Responsibility

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Perhaps the clearest example of this is in the recent backlash to the practice that Toms Shoes has long championed in its “buy-one-give-one” model.

Toms Shoes and Corporate Responsibility

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Perhaps the clearest example of this is in the recent backlash to the practice that Toms Shoes has long championed in its “buy-one-give-one” model.

Warning: Carbon Dioxide levels have hit a new record high, over 400 PPM

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For the first time in 2 million years we have hit a new milestone according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Warning: Carbon Dioxide levels have hit a new record high, over 400 PPM

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For the first time in 2 million years we have hit a new milestone according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Sweden is Burning Trash – What This Means for America

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Viewed superficially, the idea that an entire country is burning its trash comes as something of a surprise. That the country is Sweden, and that the practice is not only considered environmentally friendly but that it also generates a significant amount of energy, is an even greater shock.

Tesla’s new batteries and sustainable home solar

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Last week, Tesla’s founder (Elon Musk) stated that his company was moving in to the home solar business. This was a move predicted by many due to the construction of a gigantic new battery factory just out outside of Reno Nevada. This is another sign of great things to come for home solar.

Tesla’s new batteries and sustainable home solar

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Last week, Tesla’s founder (Elon Musk) stated that his company was moving in to the home solar business. This was a move predicted by many due to the construction of a gigantic new battery factory just out outside of Reno Nevada. This is another sign of great things to come for home solar.

Infographic Breaking Down the Costs of Globally Going Green

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I typically don’t post infographics but found this one from Quick Quid to be very interesting and quite throughly researched. Eco News Govt.

Japan Commits $470M for “Ice Wall” to Stop Fukushima Leaks

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Water treatment systems are also being upgraded as a part of the massive government project, mostly to take on the build-up of contaminated water.

Japan Commits $470M for “Ice Wall” to Stop Fukushima Leaks

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Water treatment systems are also being upgraded as a part of the massive government project, mostly to take on the build-up of contaminated water.