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Jenny's Food and Ag Update for September 20, 2014

A sprinkle of compost helps rangeland lock up carbon (SF Chronicle) http://bit.ly/1prpYqO

Record gourd tips scales at Half Moon Bay pumpkin fest (SFGate) http://bit.ly/1w4zRhR

LA City Council introduces plan to encourage urban farming (LA Times) … 120 more words


Doing "Our Part"

IARc currently has general sustainability practices in place that encourage students and faculty to take a role in reducing our environmental impact as a department. The department has ensured placement of approximately one recycle bin for almost every trash receptacle in Gatewood. 384 more words

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Why the Rockefellers are Betting on Renewable Energy

The name Rockefeller is deeply synonymous with turning oil into gold. Familial patriarch John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil in 1870 and bought up most of the oil refineries in the United States, eventually controlling over 90 percent of the American oil business. 491 more words


Why Radio 5 Nostalgia is leaving AM

Jan Westerhof | NPO Radio 2

The Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant interviewed NPO’s Director of Radio, Jan Westerhof, to explain why the decision to end transmissions on 747 kHz medium wave on 31 August 2015 had been taken. 76 more words


October is for Sustainability: Day 15

Sustainable lifestyles involve recycling, and this month I would like to extend that mentality outside of my blue bins.

This is not a new concept. For the past few years, there have been an incredible number of articles, how-tos, and blog posts online on how to repurpose, up-cycle, or DIY customize old things and make them new. 321 more words