Where Is the Water Going?

We demand more of our planet than we ever have.  By 2050, population is expected to increase 25 % in the United States and 50% the world over.  Exponential population increase coincides with the recent exponential rise in food prices, and it will continue to push demand for fuel, food, and goods. But perhaps the…

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Environmental Groups Criticize Obama’s Forest Plan

Hundreds of scientists, 67 members of Congress, more than a dozen national conservation organizations and nearly 300,000 citizens are calling on the Obama administration to strengthen protections for wildlife and water in its proposed forest policy. Monday marked the end of the 90-day comment period for the public to respond to the Obama administration’s forest-planning…

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How Green is Your Team?

Stadiums Take A Sustainable Step In The Right Direction Lincoln Financial Field, home to the Philadelphia Eagles. On average 68,240 people attend professional football games each year, making it one of the most popular sports in attendance. However, during a single season one stadium can consume enough electricity to power 225 households per month. One…

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Stone Brewing announces $26 million expansion

Southern California’s largest craft brewery poised to grow BY PETER ROWE ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED MAY 18, 2011 AT 6 A.M., UPDATED MAY 18, 2011 AT 11:11 A.M. JOHN GASTALDO Mil Krecu, the manager of Stone Farm, oversees 18-plus acres that will supply organic produce for Stone’s restaurants in Escondido and Point Loma.   Chickens beneath what is…

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Can Going Green Make Wal-Mart Cool?

Seven years ago, Wal-Mart began to undertake an unexpected transformation. The world’s largest retailer, so often criticized or sued for a variety of its labor and sourcing practices, partnered with some of its onetime critics  — environmentalists — and embraced going green.  Since then, the company has dramatically reduced its waste, cut down on packaging…

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Ambassador Says Equatorial Guinea Has Reached Major Development Goals

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Equatorial Guinea’s United Nations permanent Representative, Anatolio Ndong Mba, said last week that the country has achieved some of its major development goals by eradicating malaria in more than a third of the population, and making significant improvements in the country’s infrastructure, education and public health. Moving the country toward a…

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