Category: Sustainability

Let’s Heal the Land – A Real(‘s) Perspective

Let’s Heal the Land – A Real(‘s) Perspective

 BY JOHNMICHAELREAL

Organic vs. Convention Grown Corn during drought of 1995. Courtesy of Rodale Institute. (LEFT)

I spend a lot of time thinking about the future. Probably too much time thinking about the future. It is easy to become depressed with all of the awful information you hear day in and day out. I mean, we are facing the greatest existential threat in our history as a species on…

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a Cubic Farm – Fadavinia’s Blog

a Cubic Farm – Fadavinia’s Blog

By Fadavinia

Cubic Farming™ is the next generation of profitable, predictable, consistent farm productions. These words are not typically associated with growing, until now. Our patented, Dutch engineered and designed growing system, eliminates the common farming risks by controlling the inputs to standardize the outputs.

We install turnkey commercial scale, hydroponic, automated vertical…

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A powerful battery breakthrough from MIT could…

A powerful battery breakthrough from MIT could usher in electric planes – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF
The airline industry is one of the world’s heaviest polluters and it’s getting worse as air travel increases, electric aircraft will reverse that trend.

Over the past year or so I’ve been discussing the eventual emergence of fully electric aircraft and sky taxis, such as the ones now being proposed by companies including AirbusBoeingRolls Royce and Zunum Aero,…

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The importance of trees in suburban landscapes…

The importance of trees in suburban landscapes. | The Gardeners Coach

Wild spaces are increasingly in peril due to population expansion.  More open space is being used to provide the infrastructure for the needs of all the new residents and more and more land is converted into blacktop, buildings and roads. 

Australia large scale solar output breaks thro…

Australia large scale solar output breaks through 1GW on Sunday « Antinuclear

By Giles Parkinson The rapidly emerging large scale solar sector achieved a significant milestone on Sunday, October 21, when their combined output in the National Electricity Market broke through the 1GW barrier for what is believed to be the first time.According to this graph below [on original] sent to us by Mike Hudson, using data he sourced from the Australian Energy Market Operator, the 1GW…

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You’re so ugly I could eat you. | kieranblakeb…

You’re so ugly I could eat you. | kieranblakeblog

By KIERAN BLAKE

20181023_133404You’re so ugly, I want to sink my teeth into your mangled flesh,

suck out the juices that lie beneath your twisted, demented form

and devour the decadent pleasure that awaits within your decrepit deformity.

I know your sweetness lies within.

I know the goodness you promise, as good as any of yo

Source: You’re so ugly I could eat you. | kieranblakeblog

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Fleet Owners Going Electric Due to Sustainabil…

Fleet Owners Going Electric Due to Sustainability, Lower Costs | iwla1891

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The top motivation to go electric for most large businesses is sustainability and environmental goals. The second reason is the lower total cost of ownership.

Commercial fleet owners are seeing the benefit of both a lower cost of ownership and environmental benefits as reasons for going to electric vehicles.

In a new UPS and GreenBiz survey released on Oct. 12, “C…

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Shoking! Plastic found in human poo – Wonder m…

Shoking! Plastic found in human poo – Wonder mama

….I want to cry so bad now! I hate plastic ! I refuse every plastic bag offered to me, and I have stopped buying plastic bottles with water. And this is the reason why!

A new study, done by the Environment Agency Austria, founs out that there are microplastics present in the human stools.

Eitht non-vegetarian participants were selected and were asked to record their food intake one week prior to…

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Why Indian Agriculture Now Needs To Focus On S…

Why Indian Agriculture Now Needs To Focus On Sustainability Rather Than Productivity – RePower

By Malavika

Let’s not beat around the bush: the Green Revolution saved India. We needed more food than we had, and we had to grow it ourselves. Without MS Swaminathan’s genius, we would’ve been… well, toast, assuming wheat was available.

In the 1960s, we had to focus on productivity to feed an ever-growing population that was on the brink of famine not twenty years after…

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Worm tea, anyone? – Living Sustainably in Unit…

Worm tea, anyone? – Living Sustainably in Unit 3

BY MISS BILLIE

The Wormingtons are due for another bedding change. I’ve been thinking of ways to use the castings – last time I just put them around the plants and had some great results: however, because I just clumped it on the surface it did seal off and cause a few issues with water infiltration. I’ve decided to have a go at making worm tea this time. When I first started worm farming, I…

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