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Palm Oil: What it is and What it means

Working in an environmental field I come across a lot of horror stories about how we treat our environment and how we are actually doing more harm than we are good.  1,227 more words

Lifestyle Lessons

Third bridge gets new life, casts a shadow over community

A longstanding fight over a contentious – and yet unrealized – third bridge in Oregon’s capital is getting new life.

Loreen Wells, 74, tells her story from the seat of a power chair in a house that’s been hers for four decades. 21 more words

Statesman Journal

13,700 have a say on NZ seabed mining application

Wanganui Chronicle | 17 January 2017

Environmental Protection Authority staff have finished counting all the submissions made on Trans-Tasman Resources’ applications to mine the South Taranaki seabed for ironsand. 75 more words

Papua New Guinea

'Urban mining': Engineers say e-waste richer than ore pulled from the ground

Urban mining is a much better and cleaner alternative to experimental seabed mining. RIP Solwara 1! 

Randy Shore | Vancouver Sun | January 16, 2017… 424 more words

Papua New Guinea

Awesome Stories 302

This week Awesome Stories brings you less beef, mothers for peace, food waste, and creativity for kids.

Bailing on Beef

I’ve been all over the map on eating meat, from meat lover growing up to vegetarian for 12 years in my 30s, and then in my 40s returning to meat in small quantities. 448 more words

Awesome Stories

On Water

The following was my submission to Kelly Engineering Services for an annual scholarship. Although I was not the winner, my essay had a strong message. I titled it: … 979 more words


Experimental Seabed Mining Project Advances, Papua New Guinea Locals Consider Lawsuit

Free Speech Radio News | January 12, 2017 

The deep seas are some of the most uncharted ecosystems in the world. Scientists say we know more about the surface of the moon than the deep seas. 1,009 more words

Papua New Guinea