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The Carbon Footprint of Skiing...

This weekend was opening day in most places across the country. For me that meant two things: 1. Teton Gravity Research‘s annual ski movie and 2. 406 more words

Ski The East

Offsetting our carbon emissions

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On Friday the Smart family planted upwards of 20 trees up on an escarpment overlooking Las Palmas and Galdar, as part of an ARC team planting several hundred trees to support an initiative to replant the hillsides of the north of Gran Canaria, deforested long ago by the Spanish settlers for sugar plantations, and at the same time offset the carbon the fleet will emit as we cross the Atlantic.

     

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Regreening Myanmar

Lay Nyunt Aung looks out across the desolate landscape that stretches in front of him.  The scratchy dry ground shows few signs of life, though until recently this land provided a precious source of fire wood for local villagers.  928 more words

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Reasons to Be a Tree Hugger

Photo: Boston architecture firm IKD.
Designer Timothy Olson, material supplier Fraserwood/Mack Magee. The wood is cypress. “The presence of natural materials such as wood is associated with lower stress and positive feelings.” 331 more words

Carbon offsets brings USD 664 of additional benefits

Offsetting one tonne of CO2 brings an additional USD 664 in benefits to the communities where carbon reduction projects are based, according to new research. 389 more words

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