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Hampton Creek to expand from 64 to 600 products

Eccorazzi

The Just Mayo purveyors have been predicted to become the first billion-dollar vegan company by a recent Bloomberg report , as they look to raise another $200 million in capital and go from 64 products on shelves to a whopping 600. They’re more than ‘Just Mayo.’.

BRITA Fill&Go – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical compound that can be present in products made of polycarbonate (e.g., 2012 Full Disclosure Statement : The product(s) described and reviewed above was/were sent to us as free samples. product test product review Brita Fill and Go

Will you pay premium for buying a green product?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Would anyone pay a premium just because it is green or recycled or made from recycled products? Some may do but there great majority that will need to get involved in the green issues and buying environmentally friendly and such products will not and neither, I must add, would I. Some might, as I have said and will be prepared to pay a premium for green products because it is a moral issue, a lifestyle and sometimes a health choice.

Vapestick hits the streets with in-store demo teams and face-to-face sampling

Green (Living) Review

Hot on the heels of the first national radio campaign for electronic cigarettes, Vapestick has embarked on an in-store sampling campaign at TESCO Pharmacies around the UK London, UK, April 2012 : Vapestick is at the forefront of development and innovation in the e-cigarette industry, helping to take these products into the mainstream. Vapestick’s market-leading e-cigarette products have been on a remarkable upward trend since launch two years ago.

Justabox – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) justabox™ is the practical alternative to polypropylene for conference boxes, document holders and presentation packs.

Why do birds living near Chernobyl have smaller brains?

10,000 Birds

Messed up Oxygen has to be fixed with the use of various products known as antioxidants. So, two body size measurements and one brain size measurement were taken on a sample of birds. Radiation is funny. Not funny ha ha, but rather, funny strange.

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Intelligent Robotic fish detect pollution zones to safeguard marine life

EcoFriend

This is a complete shift from the conventional way of sample collection and far more efficient too. The fish are capable of mapping their exact location and the direction they have to follow, what samples they have to collect and how they will communicate all this back to the base station. At present SHOAL has spent about £20,000 for manufacturing the fish, but they hope that with commercial production soon in line the cost will come down.

Aquatina – The Collapsible Reusable Water Bottle

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Despite the fact that the Dragons of the BBC's “Dragon's Den” program rejected the Aquatina idea and refused to back Guy Jeremiah I believe this to be an interesting product with capabilities.

Island Biogeography Theory Misses Mark for Tropical Forest Remnants

Nature Conservancy - Science

And those croplands, the authors argue, present substantial opportunities for biodiversity conservation. “In The number of sites and intensity of sampling effort was comparable.

Hops 101 and Foraging Classes Added to Spring Learning Festival in Chautauqua County, NY

Green (Living) Review

Two workshops have been added to the third annual Chautauqua in June learning festival – Hops Production in the Lake Erie Region and Fungi, Foraging and Feasting. Home and micro brewers and crop farmers will be especially interested in this new hops production workshop.

Eco Chick Escapes To: Still Waters Pond and Yoga Retreat in Connecticut

Eco Chic

She led me to her kitchen where we sampled her delicious well water and discussed the merits of various supplements she was taking. The following day mycologist Ryan Bouchard presented a lecture on the treasures of the forest: mushrooms- benign and otherwise.

5 Reasons Why Pesticides are Bad

Green Blog

Other studies have linked DDT to reduced breastmilk production, premature delivery and reduced infant birthweights[9,10]. Additionally, DDT is still present in our air. In this study, methyl parathion was the pesticide with highest concentration in both air and rain samples.

Writing About Truth…and Other Lies

The Alien Next Door

Strom reports that those who support the bill to label GMO products include Whole Foods, Nature’s Path (a Canadian company) Organic Valley, Cliff Bar and Amy’s Kitchen. Could it simply be a concern that they may lose some customers who do not wish to consume GE products but who are unwittingly doing so now? Could it be the recent bad publicity from findings of the long-term effects of GMO products and Roundup on test animals? Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

Refugees to Jordan Flow More Freely Than Water

Green Prophet

This presents a new setback for Jordan, one of the world’s most water-poor countries, where regional water shortfalls have been making alarming headlines. “This reliance on local services brings increasing pressure on the already vulnerable host populations of Jordan, as it is coupled with major water scarcity in the region, rising temperatures and a resulting negative impact on food production,” Aoife McDonnell of the U.N.

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Read more - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live healthy, live green

Eco-Vegan Girl

The festival will feature local as well as touring musicians, artists, dancers, poets, Informational boots, demonstrations, presenters, educational exhibits and vendors. Natural-food companies will also be providing food samples.

Here’s the new bird family tree. It’s amazing.

10,000 Birds

2014), presents an authoritative framework for our understanding of and future work on bird phylogeny. didn’t sample enough taxa to resolve these questions, so the deep relationships among these groups will need further work. The magnificent history and diversity of birds on Earth came into sharper focus this month with the publication of 28 new scientific papers in Science and other journals.

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The Fracking Frenzy's Impact on Women | PR Watch

PR Watch

Chemicals linked to cancer are present in nearly all of the steps of extraction -- in the fracking fluids, the release of radioactive and other hazardous materials from the shale, and in transportation and drilling related air pollution and contaminated water disposal. Committee on Energy and Commerce, fracking companies used 95 products containing 13 different known and suspected carcinogens between 2005 and 2009 as part of the fracking fluid that is injected in the ground.

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Four New Man-Made Gases Found That Harm Ozone Layer, Scientists Say

Green (Living) Review

OSLO, March 9 (Reuters) - Scientists have detected four new man-made gases that damage the Earth''s protective ozone layer, despite bans on almost all production of similar gases under a 1987 treaty, a study showed on Sunday.

Review of Body Vega Natural Fish Oil

Hug a Tree with Me

I have been taking two softgels every morning for the past two weeks now and I honestly have no complaints, I feel more energized and present that I have felt in a while, and my also feels a lot stronger. Natural fish oil is derived from sustainably caught fatty fish.

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Sainsbury’s to donate to RSPCA from Freedom Food sales

Green (Living) Review

Sainsbury’s has announced it will support this year’s Farm Animal Week (18-24 June) by donating 5p to the RSPCA, from selected Freedom Food products sold during the week. Freedom Food products will also be promoted by sampling teams in 300 Sainsbury's stores throughout the week.

FDA rejects petition to ban BPA from food packaging

Green (Living) Review

Studies indicate that BPA is present 90 percent of U.S. In reaching its decision on the eve of that deadline, the agency said that research on the subject is open to question: In some cases the sample sizes were too small. Some food companies and makers of beverage containers have voluntarily removed or pledged to remove BPA from their products.

Endemic Birds of Brazil

10,000 Birds

Brazil exports 25% of the world raw cane and refined sugar, is the world leader in soybean production, and produces 80% of the worlds orange juice market. My first birding trip outside Ecuador was fantastic and added nearly 200 new birds to my list.

NatureFest at Hagley Encourages Kids to Explore, Experience and Enjoy our Environment

Green (Living) Review

Hagley Museum and Library to present a new spring event titled NatureFest. Wilmington, Delaware, March 2012 : Hagley Museum and Library presents a new spring event, NatureFest, on Saturday, April 28. This press release is presented for your information only.

Nikola Tesla and Resonating Earth Frequencies

The Alien Next Door

In 1884, when he was eighteen years old and penniless, Tesla emigrated from Serbia to New York and presented himself to Thomas Edison with a letter of recommendation that said: “I know two great men and you are one of them; the other is this young man.”

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Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

It should come as no surprise that Selena agreed to do this interview from Yunnan, China where she is currently sampling the monsoon onset effects on tea. Most valuably, I have been presented insightful lessons on sustainability. Selena conducting ecological sampling in a tea forest.

Drinking water in Nigeria polluted with benzene at levels 900 times above the limit

Green Blog

Oil exploration and production has been conducted in the Niger Delta since the 1950s but many of the operations have been suspended since the early 1990s because of local unrest, and “the oil fields and installations of the region known as Ogoniland have been dormant,” the United Nations reports. “In Food & Health Africa benzene environment Niger Delta Nigeria Ogoniland oil oil industry oil production oil spill petroleum pollution UN UNEP

Royal Mail Price Hike is Dangerous for Small Businesses says Shiply

Green (Living) Review

Reviews by Ofcom, pressure on the mail service and continued financial losses have led to the product-wide price hike. Many product led businesses may be turning to courier services for their package delivery needs, provided that independent delivery services don’t follow Royal Mail’s suit.

Green Cleaning Moms Receive Aid from MyCleaningProducts; MCP Now Supplies Non-Toxic Rust Remover and Other Cleaners

Green (Living) Review

MyCleaningProducts.com unveiled its non-toxic rust remover, mold remediation products and other cleaners. However, to make it more than just easy and effective, green cleaning products are what homeowners need. See All of MCP's Cleaning Products MyCleaningProducts is basically an online company that supplies a wide variety of cleaners from a rust remover to a marble cleaner. That's because instead of using chemicals in the products, the company uses green ingredients.

Garden Press Event 2012

Green (Living) Review

As we have come to expect by now the GMA, GIMA and the organizers brought together once again a great number of old friends and new folks, all with great products to help everyone enjoy their gardens and make more of them, from patio furniture to serious GYO kit, and everything in between.

Buyer Beware

Living In a Toxic World

One such toxin, which was most abundant in the samples taken, is polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PCBE's), a common flame retardant suspected to be hazardous to human health. Some countries, such as Canada, have banned the manufacturing of products containing PCBE's, however there are no restrictions on the importation of goods containing this hazardous chemical. Research all products before you choose to buy them. Related Articles: Known toxins still present in most U.S.

My first organic food conference in the Land of Milk & Honey

Green Prophet

As I strolled through the aisles of a large supermarket chain recently, I was overwhelmed by the quantity of mass-produced, industrialized food products lining the shelves. Basically, all of the ills of modern food production that organic practices seek to remedy.

At the risk of being called Professor know it all

Environmental Economics

This raises the possibility that hypothetical bias is present in all of the scenario change questions. 2008a) have shown that when the product of trips and consumer surplus per trip is taken as an estimate of consumer surplus per year in contingent behavior models, hypothetical bias may lead to upwardly biased seasonal consumer surplus estimates. I've spent most of the time since grades were submitted catching up on reviews.

Lidl shows commitment to British farming

Green (Living) Review

Not only does the refreshed range provide customers with a clearer insight into the provenance and traceability of the fresh British meat and poultry they are buying from Lidl, but a vast majority of the products now bear the Red Tractor logo.

At the risk of further embarrassment

Environmental Economics

One recognized problem is that survey respondents have difficulty understanding small changes in probabilities regardless of how they are presented. The sample consists of oyster consumers from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, and California and the survey was administered in 2010. The response rate was 53 percent and our analysis is conducted with a sample of 1849. increased production costs) and nonmarket costs (i.e.,

The Garden Press Event 2010

Green (Living) Review

Among those present at the event were some old familiar faces such as Bulldog (Rollins Tools), Gardening Direct, Sutton Seeds, Brother, and others, such as Bahco, and some others, were conspicuous by their absence. Other new products are those from EcoCharlie based in Godalming, Surrey.

Letter to Santa: No toxic toys, please — Sightline Daily.

Sightline Daily

So, you must know that some of the most popular toys on the shelf this year in mainstream toy stores are made with products linked to learning disabilities, behavior problems, and much worse. Im sure you agree that even the naughtiest kids don’t deserve poisonous presents. Toys for infants and toddlers (the ones most likely to put this stuff in their mouths) were even more likely to contain PVC (80 percent of the sample). Skip to content.

How Coal Affects Water Quality: State of the Science

Sightline Daily

percent in the later samples, with quantifiable concentrations 1.5 Although the consequences could be very serious, the study’s authors state that “the physiological consequences of this are presently unclear.” (In

Is Egypt in denial about Nile phosphate pollution?

Green Prophet

He affirmed that the Nile’s water remains fit for human use and that water samples extracted from the river at the site of the collision show “normal quality” levels. It’s an element in chicken production and in both canned and fresh vegetables too.

Let’s Get A Horse-Meat Nosh At Burger King. Not.

Green Prophet

Given the present weak testing standards, it can’t be ascertained if a particular batch of horse meat came from an animal safe for human consumption. ‘The number of Trading Standards Officers has been cut and the amount of sampling has been declining for over ten years.

Show Off Your Label Fairtrade Fortnight 28 February - 13 March 2011

Green (Living) Review

Do you love the fact that you buy Fairtrade products and campaign for trade justice whenever possible to help support farmers, workers, their families and communities in developing countries. Even though one in four people say they have bought Fairtrade certified cotton products in the UK, still less than 1% of cotton fashion on the high street carries the FAIRTADE Mark. Source: Fairtrade Foundation This press release is presented without editing for your information only