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David Suzuki: The Blue Dot Tour 2014 "It's about all of us"

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The Blue Dot Tour:

It’s about all of us

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Events: Present And Upcoming

One Step Forward for Ford

 

Yesterday CBS Detroit reported on Fords plans to build a large solar array in the Ford Headquarters with help from DTE. It will provide 360 parking spaces with 30 charging stations for electric vehicles underneath a solar canopy which will provide 1.038 megawatts of energy! 24 more words

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Drilling Fine Forgotten

Climate Progress reports that American drilling company’s fine for dumping drilling waste still goes unpaid after two years. The dumping is horrific enough, yet the authorities after taking appropriate action failed to see it fulfilled. 46 more words

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Have A Break - Have A ... Fruit?!

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When you are out and about and in need for a snack, vending machines are often the most convenient option. Once you get there, though, all intentions about eating healthy go flying out of the window when faced with the choice between chocolate bars, chips and possibly peanut butter pretzels. 821 more words

Consumption Habits

jensera reblogged this on Eco Books 4 Kids and commented:

An article from a great blog we already follow, Food Policy for Thought, tells of a new wave in on-the-go snacking. The Mackay family has created vending machines filled with bananas, and apples, among others,  instead of mars bars and skittles. The daunting task of keeping fruit fresh has successfully been surmounted, and leaves no excuse for the use of preservatives in snack foods! Hopefully these "FruitBar's" will make their way to Canada soon!

Positive Steps Towards Preserving Our Pollinators!

An article recently posted by SAVES, Student ActiVists for Endangered Species, reports that the U.S. government is banning the use of bee-killing pesticides and genetically modified crops within wildlife refuges. 150 more words

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Toxic fracking waste illegally dumped in BC water treatment system

Although city officials from Dawson Creek won’t disclose the names of the companies involved, they are confirming that fracking waste has been illegally dumped into the city’s water treatment system on at least two occasions. 170 more words

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Hawaii wants to embrace Geothermal Energy!

Here at Eco People we love the idea of Geothermal Energy, a thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth. We love it so much because it seems so natural. 426 more words

Energy

jensera reblogged this on Eco Books 4 Kids and commented:

Eco People LTD recently reported Hawaii committing to geothermal energy! Governor Neil Abercrombie signs Bill 2953 which designates the Department of the Hawaiian Home Lands as the only recipient for the royalties from geothermal resources generated on the home lands. This bill is intended to support and encourage the  search and use of geothermal energy - something Abercrombie believes to probably be "inexhaustible." As a clean, dependable and sustainable energy source we firmly agree with the direction Hawaii is taking! Read the full article below, or at http://bit.ly/1pWFbPT.