Saving our food and planet requires bubbles

Green Prophet

Sitting on 5 acres of reforested farmland is Blue Planet Environmental. The core of Blue Planet’s technology is a nano-bubbler. The offices of Blue Planet are in a large two-story century home surrounded by woods; the house is complete with an indoor pool for testing new devices and prototypes. Blue Planet clearly encourages creativity and inventions that can have a wide variety of uses on a global level. Being at Blue Planet makes one want to linger longer too.

Seasonal Fall Foods to Heal your Body, Health & the Planet.

Elephant Journal

My mission is to show people how fun and easy it is to prepare delectable, world-class, plant-based cuisine that is good for our health and the planet. Food Health & Wellness fall fall foods healing healing the vegan way health plant-based seasonal foods vegan vegan recipes

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Food from Planet Vegan. ~ Dana Gornall

Elephant Journal

But one thing I have noticed since this lifestyle change is how people react to my food. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Food Featured Today food GMO junk food negativity vegan Whole Foods Earlier this year I made the switch to eating Vegan. My reasonings for this switch are many, and I have already addressed some of them before.

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Planet Sharing Point in Tel Aviv to green your city

Green Prophet

Like the tiny library concept that has taken off around the world, or the Fridge for reducing food waste which has versions in Tel Aviv and Saudi Arabia the whole idea of community sharing is a noble one.

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Regenerative Agriculture is our only hope for saving the planet

Green Prophet

Hairbrained schemes to grow food on Mars. A Flawed Solution to Feeding the Planet . This created a closed-loop scenario, where phosphate would have the capacity to be reused up to forty-six times as food, fuel, fertilizer, and food again. Act Food

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The 'One Planet' Life – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ''One Planet'' Life A Blueprint for Low Impact Development by David Thorpe published by Routledge (part of Taylor and Francis) November 13, 2014. The ''One Planet ''Life is being billed as a successor to John Seymour''s ''Self Sufficiency'', in that it comprehensively and practically tells people how to reduce their impact upon the environment. Jane proposed and was responsible for the One Planet Development policy when she was Minister.

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Grow fresh food in the middle of Manhattan? Meet Henry

Green Prophet

It’s a natural thing for every human being to want: the ability to grow fresh, healthy food anywhere we call home, even if that’s in the concrete jungle of New York City. We may spend our days and nights plunking away at keyboards or talking into little plastic boxes but who doesn’t yearn to eat the freshest food in the world? Food that’s been grown with your hands? Henry, or Henry Gordon-Smith is an urban agriculture consultant for Blue Planet.

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The Slow Food Movement defines Slow Meat

Green Prophet

The Slow Food movement isn’t against eating meat. Today Slow Food launched the Meat the Change campaign, with the aim of reaching people all over the world. The campaign aims to encourage people to reflect on the consequences of their food choices. . ” The Meat the Change campaign has been developed in collaboration with Meatless Monday , a non-profit initiative whose goal is to reduce meat consumption by 15% both for our health and the health of the planet.

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No Planet B

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) We must save the Earth simply because there is only this Planet for us; there is no Planet B, no Planet to which we can all fly to on huge spaceships. We must rectify all of this if we want to have a change of survival on this Home Planet of ours, the only Home Planet that we have got. There is no Planet B and the way we go the Earth may become uninhabitable in our very lifetime.

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Up, Up & Away: How Vertical Farming can eliminate Food Deserts.

Elephant Journal

billion of us on the planet by 2050. We are only a generation or so away from a major food and water. Even the most conservative of estimates predicts that there will be 9.6

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All-Terrain Wine–Easy on the Palate and the Planet

Wend Magazine

A day spent out on the hiking or bike trail that ends with friends,food and wine is our idea of a perfect day. One percent of all Climber pouch sales goes directly to the non-profit organization 1 % for the Planet. Click here to view the embedded video.

What Goes into the Best Grain Free Dry Dog Food?

Eco Friendly Daily

There are actually other health benefits as well to changing your dog’s diet to a grain free food, wither wet or dry. So what exactly goes into the best grain free dry dog food ? The Best Grain Free Dry Dog Food. Other Health Benefits of Grain Free Dry Dog Food.

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Animal Planet Developing Vegan Bakery Reality Show

Eccorazzi

Discovery’s animal-friendly channel Animal Planet calls itself “Surprisingly Human&# , but pretty soon we’ll be able to call it “Surprisingly Delicious&# as well. animals food & drink television danielle konya

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

Eco Chic

Starting this August, she’ll serve as an Assistant Professor of Sustainable Food Systems at Montana State University. I am fascinated by trying to understand the socio-economic and political factors that variably influence these links to the natural world and, what we can learn as a society towards a sustainable planet. Selena processing manioc in the Venezuela Amazonas during an ethnographic survey on food and medicinal plants used by local Piaroah communities.

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Eat Less Meat and Save The Planet

Green Prophet

The bees that pollinate our fresh food are dying out. The Unep study forewarns of dark scenario for the planet. Food & Health food global warming pollution sustainable foodCut your meat consumption by half to combat global warming, urges UN Environment Program. All over the US, Europe and even in the Tel Aviv University, people are adopting Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono’s Meat-Free Mondays.

Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

The Green Changemakers

Full Planet, Empty Plates Slideshow Presentation from Earth Policy Institute With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. “In In this era of tightening world food supplies, the ability to grow food is fast becoming a new form of geopolitical leverage. Food is the new oil,” Lester R. Ebook Food

52 Simple Resolutions To Help Save The Planet—Try One Each Week.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Health & Wellness Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) environmental stewardship making good choices next generation personal responsibility sharing the planet Bicycling. Leave the car and cycle instead. Saves money, saves the environment, is much more enjoyable and promotes physical fitness.

Destroying the Planet for Beef

Green Prophet

billion of them on the planet. The recent Forbes report pointed out that livestock production is a human invention that has never previously endangered the planet’s health. So epic that we produce more emissions by growing cows for food than the entire transportation industry combined. At the same time, we have destroyed our planet’s ability to synthesize all of the extra carbon by clearing our forests. Meat Glue: The Food Industry’s Dirty Secret.

Time to eat trees? Change the planet with Agroforestry

Green Prophet

Launching the Congress will be Sustainable Agriculture, a Food Issue: Trees on our Plates, an exploration of the ways agroforestry practices can, and do, positively influence agricultural practices and as a result the food we eat. The global community faces unprecedented challenges due to climate change and unsustainable farming and land use practices. Land degradation, social disruption, inequality, depletion of natural capital.

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The 5 Easiest Things You Can Do to Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

I woke up this morning and the day was so new that the light filtering in through my window was almost greenish. I pulled back the sheet that was covering my head and peered out at the tree tops. For a moment, before my brain fully reconnected with my body, I was struck with this [.].

Food Forests Could Bring Healthy Organic Food To Everyone – For Free

Green (Living) Review

Food forests or Forest gardening have been around for a long time with many of the native cultures practicing this form of sustainable agriculture. It is a form of low-maintenance plant-based food production which replicates natural ecosystems, incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, running vines and perennial vegetables. Beneficial plants and companion planting is a big part of the food forest system. Why Food Forests?

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Cowspiracy Reveals the Secret Causing the Destruction of Our Planet.

Elephant Journal

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a shocking and groundbreaking feature length documentary following filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the single most destructive industry on the planet. The controversial film had setbacks as financial backers dropped out and many organizations refused to be interviewed. Anderson, like a majority of Americans, considered himself an environmentalist and […].

Food waste kerbside recycling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Aside from the fact that food waste must be reduced any waste of food that does occur should, obviously, be recycled to bio-methane and compost. While a great show is being made as regards to kerbside collections of all manner of recyclables, including food waste, the facilities to process the materials do not, however, exist in most areas and definitely not in the hands of the municipalities; definitely not in Britain.

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The greatest threat to our Planet is apathy

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The greatest threat to our Planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Robert Swan It's not really about saving the Planet, it is about saving ourselves for without a healthy Planet we are dead long before the Planet is. The Planet can do very well without us but we cannot do without the Planet. In fact the Planet, our Earth, would do, probably, much better without us that with us. Grow some of your own food.

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Going naked for the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Going sans clothes for the sake of the Planet by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Man was not made with clothes or fur and clothes were just “invented” as a means to protect us from the elements in inclement weathers and climates. When there is a heatwave, as was for months and months in the summer of 2012 in North America, the cost on the Planet and on people's pockets running air-conditioning and such like is horrendous and simply dressing down to nothing can solve the problem on both counts.

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Is the Local Food Movement Really Sustainable?

Elephant Journal

When asked why they buy local food, the stereotypical tote-bag-carrying farmer’s market customer will tell you that their reasons have a lot to do with environmental sustainability and doing their part to save the planet.

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Vegetarianism & the Fate of the Planet.

Elephant Journal

Not only are you deciding to avoid eating animals altogether, but you are possibly being conscious of the planet and the ill-effects of processing farmed food sources on our environment. Making the choice to become a vegetarian, or adopt a vegetarian lifestyle, can carry some weight with it. This world has known the benefits of […].

Overcoming Global and Local Food Insecurity.

Elephant Journal

It is a sad series of facts that out of the nine billion people on this planet, one billion are undernourished, one in seven is hungry and more than two billion are overweight. The global food system seems to be engineered to create a world of increasing hunger and obesity, while climate change with its severe storms, floods […].

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How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

Nature Conservancy - Science

1–3 And, as the human population grows and becomes more affluent, demand for food production is increasing, especially for luxury products that are more environmentally demanding. 23 On “feeding the world”, large-scale industrialized agriculture does not produce the lion’s share of global food (only 23 – 49%), 24 and a significant fraction of what it does produce is then lost in the conversion of grains (which make up much of industrial agricultural production) to meat.

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Melatonin-Rich Foods you Should be Eating.

Elephant Journal

Since melatonin is one of the oldest molecules on the planet and every life form is dependent on the light/dark cycles, it is not surprising that melatonin is found in almost every plant. Food Health & Wellness ayurveda better sleep circadian medicine circadian rhythm circadian science cortisol foods hormones john douillard melatonin melatonin in food melatonin-rich foods pineal gland sleep sleep hormone superfoods

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Newly released EU charter takes aim at global food waste

Green Prophet

The European Charter against food waste was just presented at Milan Expo 2015, two weeks before the end of the six-month-long world’s fair. Drafted by over 40 schools across seven European countries, and with advice from 50 municipal governments, it outlines concrete actions for cutting food waste from homes, supermarkets and restaurants. An estimated third of all food produced worldwide for human consumption is lost or wasted – about 1.3

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New report: American consumers want ‘Save the Planet’ over growing economy

Green Prophet

American consumers are more concerned about the planet than steady economic growth, new report. Less than a third (30%) of US respondents could name a company that has changed how it operated to reuse and repair its products, but optimistically, only 31% of respondents* expect the amount of plastic used to package food produce to increase, 58%* expect it to decrease. . But they are two-faced: they may care, but they don’t act accordingly to what they believe. .

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Eat well for the sake of your body AND the planet

Green (Living) Review

A growing number of consumers are paying attention to how their decisions about food affect the planet's wellbeing. Eating well isn’t about choosing what’s good for your body alone; it’s also about choosing what’s good for the planet. These two concepts have been separate for a long time, but are quickly becoming intertwined as more consumers realize the necessity of taking the environment into consideration when making decisions about food. “It’s Earth food nutritio

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Students around the globe will walk out of school Friday to protest for the planet

Green Prophet

Concern over climate change is urgent and admirable, but question remains if it is possible to adopt habits and policies that also provide for sustained growth and prosperity while healing our planet? “Indeed, to be sustainable and successful we must address issues relating to energy, global population and food supply, biodiversity, our use of plastics, recycling, antibiotics and their ubiquity in our food supply, in addition to climate change, global trade and economies.”.

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Our Hungry Planet: Design Thinking Challenge

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] The following lesson, Our Hungry Planet, is brought to you by the California Academy of Sciences. In this lesson, students explore environmental issues related to the food we grow and eat with an emphasis on engineering and design thinking.

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This is what we are doing to our planet.

Elephant Journal

Main Categories* Adventure Animal Rights Enlightened Society Food Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Right Livelihood Waylon Lewis Waylon: Daily Newsletter WAYLON: Today Only Bali ocean plastic snorkeling zero waste95% of Plastic Polluting our oceans comes from just Ten Rivers. For further reading. But there are solutions. Avoid plastic. Avoid to-go cups. Bring your own cup to the cafe. Recycling is overrated—just don’t buy plastic if you have the choice. Less is more.

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Mason jar salads: cheap eats for a healthier planet

Green Prophet

You’ve seen these delicious eco-meals for sale at hipster food shops. Take a 6 inch square of parchment or wax paper, cover the top of the food-filled jar, make a dent (or bowl) in the center and pour in your dressing. Softer foods like cooked beans, mushrooms, squash, sprouts, avocado and corn go in the third layer. Cities falafel freekah Mason jar salad salad vegetarian food My kid is hell-bent on healthy eating.

9 Surprising Facts About Junk Food | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Food and Ag , Top Stories. 9 Surprising Facts About Junk Food. Trustypics /Flickr Riffing on his new book Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us , ace New York Times investigative reporter Michael Moss is suddenly everywhere—hes out with a blockbuster article in the Times Magazine and just appeared on Fresh Air. Subverting "sensory-specific satiety" is the key to junk-food success. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones.

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New Dietary Guidelines One of Many Tools for Protecting Planet

Conservancy Talk

The recommendations say a diet with more plant-based foods – such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains and nuts – has a smaller environmental impact and more health benefits than the typical American diet, which is high in calories and contains more animal-based foods. These new recommendations should encourage people to include more plant-based foods in their everyday diets. Water use also provides a great example of food-related environmental impact.

Is Organic Food Really Healthier?

Green Prophet

A study from Stamford University, California, concludes that organic food is no more nutritious than conventional. A furor of debate is breaking over a statistical analysis of data on food. “New” carcinogens appear regularly in commercial foods – not new substances, just substances in long use and newly discovered to cause cancer. The issue is: what’s healthier for people and the planet? Food & Health organic food sustainable food

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

Eco Chic

Starting this August, she’ll serve as an Assistant Professor of Sustainable Food Systems at Montana State University. I am fascinated by trying to understand the socio-economic and political factors that variably influence these links to the natural world and, what we can learn as a society towards a sustainable planet. Selena processing manioc in the Venezuela Amazonas during an ethnographic survey on food and medicinal plants used by local Piaroah communities.

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Heroines for the Planet: Laura Turner Seydel

Eco Chic

Ironically, one of my favorite shows as a kid was Captain Planet , a show which Laura’s father, Ted Turner, created. She’s the Chairwoman of the Captain Planet Foundation , which promotes environmental education and gardens in schools, and Zero Waste Zone-Downtown Atlanta. Lindsay: The Captain Planet Foundation’s mission is to support environmental projects for children. Featured heroines for the planet leaders mentors women

Quick Take: The High Seas Belong to the Planet and Us All

Conservancy Talk

This week could herald the beginning of a new era in Ocean conservation, as negotiations begin at the United Nations in New York for a new legally binding treaty which could cover over half the planet – or in other words, the high seas. The high seas, or the open ocean, constitute the largest ecosystem on the planet. In an increasingly mapped and divided planet, the high seas remain an anomaly with little regulation and even less monitoring and enforcement.

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