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Food Tank by the Numbers: Family Farming

Food Tank by the Numbers: Family Farming

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Food Tank’s new report Food Tank By The Numbers: Family Farming.

As the world celebrates the International Year of Family Farming, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank highlights new research showing how family farms, can nourish the world while protecting the environment. The new report, Food Tank by the Numbers: Family Farming, features original research from…

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Are Plants More Intelligent Than We Assumed?

Plants are also able to make complex decisions.
DO PLANTS SHOW INTELLIGENCE?In this video, Pollan considers time-lapse videos of bean plants searching for a metal pole to climb. Even before the plants reach the pole, they seem to “know” where it is and to try to wrap around it. One plant even seems to cede a pole to another plant that found it first. Some question whether these videos show “plant intelligence,” but the footage is compelling,…

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#Outernet looking to bring #free #Internet to entire #world

#Outernet looking to bring #free #Internet to entire #world

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Outernet” looking to bring free Internet to entire world

A small team of workers at a New York based non-profit organization called Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) has announced its intention to build an “Outernet”—a global network of cube satellites broadcasting Internet data to virtually any person on the planet—for free. The idea, the MDIF website says, is to offer free Internet…

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Huge Headlines: United Airlines - Plastic Cups

Huge Headlines: United Airlines – Plastic Cups

Huge Headlines: United Airlines – Plastic Cups Every 6 hours, airlines in the US waste 1 million disposable cups .  Let’s pressure United Airlines into instituting a policy that will reduce their use of plastic cups. Green Business, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Recycled plastic cups Photo: russelljsmith/Flickr

I’m sure that many of us who care about reducing plastic waste have thought about it while on airplanes.  As the flight attendant…

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Sustainable America - Which Airline is the ‘Greenest’?

Sustainable America – Which Airline is the ‘Greenest’?

Sustainable America - How Green Is Your Airline?

The researchers looked at both straight-line passenger miles between origin and destination and the airports served and/or flight frequency. Their approach allowed them to precisely distinguish between fuel that was burned to provide a certain level of service and fuel that was burned as a result of inefficiencies such as old equipment, poor route management or taxiing with two engines instead…

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