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14 Ways To Make Sanitation Sustainable

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By Robbie Couch What has more impact, new technology or behavioural change? Is there such a thing as a scalable solution that is also sensitive to cultural needs? Our panel of experts share their thoughts. Slow progress can be explained by lack of political prioritisation: In Nepal the coverage of mobile phone is 64% but […]

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Bacteria Soon to Grow Photovoltaic Cells?

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By John C.K. Daly One of the major drawbacks of solar power generation remains the high cost of raw materials needed to manufacture photovoltaic cells. A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, taking their cue from nature, have released a new study that shows that organic materials can be used to conduct […]

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Tesla Drivers Love Matt Drudge

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By Gregory Fink The Tesla Model S comes equipped with a 17-inch touch screen in its center console, from which drivers can connect to the Internet and browse the Web — even while the car is in motion. And what online info is so important that Tesla riders can’t wait to get out of the […]

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Here's Your Amazing Pomeranian Pet Trick For The Day

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By Ron Dicker Jiff the Pomeranian can captivate us simply by being so freakin’ cute. But that’s not how Jiff operates. The pup amazed us last summer with a series of tricks, and now he’s added walking on his front paws to the repertoire. Jiff’s owner told The Huffington Post it took almost a year […]

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Injured D.C. Snow Owl Is Given A 'New' Wing (VIDEO)

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By Isaac Saul If you’re small, feathered and looking for someone to take you under their wing, the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota is just the place. Specializing in the rehabilitation of raptors, the center recently took in a snowy owl from Washington, D.C. that was hit by a bus. Using an operation […]

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A Better Way to Protect Our Ocean Ecosystems

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By Lee Crockett Over the past 30 years, we’ve made tremendous scientific gains in understanding how marine ecosystems work while monitoring the impacts of fishing and other extractive activities on the health of our oceans. What’s more, the application of new science, along with critical reforms of key laws and regulations, is leading to Because […]

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8 Strategies for Building a Sustainable Preservation Movement

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By National Trust for Historic Preservation [Preservation Tips & Tools] Eight Strategies for Building a Sustainable Preservation Movement from PreservationNation Older and historic buildings are the heart and soul of our communities. They provide character, history, and authenticity, making our main streets and neighborhoods places that we love, not just places to live. (That’s a […]

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Sherry Xie, Student, And Her DIY No-Poo Shampoo

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By Michelle Persad With the growing green movement, we’ve been trying to make our beauty routines a little more eco-friendly. But in our attempt to help the environment, sometimes our bank accounts take a hit. After all, sustainable products can cost a small fortune. But leave it to a student to figure out a smart […]