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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?

Stephen Eisenhammer and Silvia Antonioli | Reuters

The world’s first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor, waiting to claw up high grade copper and gold from the seabed off Papua New Guinea (PNG) – when a wrangle over terms is solved. 970 more words

Papua New Guinea

New Technologies Research: Wind Turbines, Multifunction solar Cells & Tin Cabling- Ben Loveday

New Wind Turbines by Ben Loveday

New wind turbines ‘are not only twice as efficient [as wind turbines], but also the wind farm can accommodate many more turbines in the same area…even more recent designs have no dish: they are just poles, and with a little leap of imagination could be built into the facades of high rise buildings, doubling as the sun shading system…turning buildings into their own power plants. 87 more words

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Is Suburbia Sustainable?

In my continuing love affair with my library, I recently took out a book entitled Retrofitting Suburbia: Urban Design Solutions for Redesigning Suburbs by Ellen Dunham-Jones and June Williamson.   552 more words

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Becoming Almost Entirely Sustainable!!!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Local Beauty Salon Joins Sustainability Initiative to Keep the Planet More Beautiful

(Chicago– April 17, 2014) As a member of Green Circle Salons, Upstairs Hair Affair: An Organic Salon is beginning a comprehensive recycling / reuse program that will help us to significantly reduce our environmental impact on the planet. 916 more words

Madang government confirms Ramu nickel acid pollution

“Rain water is not safe for human consumption even from creeks and rivers”

Villagers face effects of smoke

The National aka The Loggers Times

COASTAL villages near Ramu Nickel plant site in Basamuk, Rai Coast, in Madang, are experiencing the effects of harmful smoke from the mine.

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Papua New Guinea

Solomon Islands Gavman i wari long plen blong pasim main long Gold Ridge

Caroline Tiriman | Radio Australia

Solomon Islands Gavman i wari tru long bihain taem blong Gold Ridge main bihainim ol tingting blong St. Barbara kampani long pasim main. 340 more words

Environmental Impact

A Socially Responsible Business: Environmental Impact

Now, I do realize that essentially every business blog that is worth reading has at least made mention of various green initiatives available to companies. There are a million different certifications, awards, indices, and so on. 298 more words