Buffi Dudley

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‘Come here Kim Kardashian’s Butt!’ Pet rescue organisation renaming animals to trending search terms to increase their chances

<b>Forget typical dog names like Rover or Lassie, fancy adopting one called Kim Kardashian’s Butt, or how about Blue Steel?</b><p>Animal rescue organisation …

57 Dogs Saved From S. Korean Dog-Meat Farm

(Newser) – More than 50 dogs going up for adoption in San Francisco have an unusual pedigree: All were destined to become dinner before their rescue. …

9 Awesome Rescue Groups That Specialize in Saving Special Needs Dogs

As rescue pets become more and more common family members in today’s households, it’s wonderful to know that there are rescues and shelters out there …

Disability

Pups rescued from dog meat farm get first 'cuddle and kiss of their lives'

More than 50 dogs have been rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm and brought to the San Francisco Bay Area to start new lives.<p>Humane Society …

San Francisco

Poignant Portraits and Stories of Farm Animals Who Have Been Rescued from Abusive Situations

<i>Norman, resident of Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary</i> <i><br>“Norman was a veal calf, originally rescued as a baby from an auction by another sanctuary. He came</i> …

4 Grassroots Organizations That Are Transforming How We See Farmed Animals

Many of us are familiar with large animal organizations and sanctuaries that have been campaigning for animal protection for decades. After years of …

Cute Animals

A Visit To Living Free Animal Sanctuary, Part I

Spread the Cute:<p>People, you simply won’t believe these photos from Cuteporter KB, taken at the Living Free Animal Sanctuary in Mountain Center, …

The five best industries to launch an eco-friendly start-up in

Startups

These are the reasons why every business should think about sustainability

Image: IntelFreePress<p>Image: IntelFreePress<p>MANY IRISH BUSINESSES have great ethical and environmental standards - but aren’t doing enough to promote …

16 Unbelievable, Edible Ways to Upcycle Food Scraps

Before you toss those food scraps on the compost pile (or in the trash bin), take a peek at all of the clever ways that they can be repurposed. From peels to cores, poultry to produce and everything in between, these 16 awesome, upcycled eats help you make the most out of your groceries. It’s a …

Workouts

How to Use Food Scraps For Good, Rather Than Garbage

When we eat fresh fruit and vegetables, which — being plant-based eaters and all — happens quite frequently, we are often left with an assorted …

Gardening

Top Things to Compost, and What to Avoid

Upwards of 30% of the garbage a household throws out each week could potentially go into a compost pile. When we cut domestic waste generation we are …

I Follow These 5 Tips and Live Waste-Free Nearly Every Day

About a year and a half ago, my wife Emma and I volunteered on an eco-farm — Totoco — in Nicaragua. Besides learning loads about how to grow tropical …

Green Living

17 Cheap and Awesome Reusable Replacements for Disposable Products

The average person generates 4.3 pounds of waste every day, and well over half of this waste (about 220 million tons) ends up in a landfill. Not only …

Cleaning

12 Creative Ways To Reuse Tic Tac Containers You Never Thought Of

<b>In this throwaway society, far too much rubbish gets sent to landfill each year, so if you can reuse or recycle an old item, then you should go for</b> …

Awesome and Helpful Tips for Water Conservation

The hippies know it; the yuppies know it; the cool celebrities know it: Now is the time to start giving back to the earth. “But how?” you ask. You …

Dropping a Brick in Your Toilet Has Never Felt so Good

Drop-A-Brick in your toilet and save half a gallon of water with each flush.<p>Most of us are repeat offenders when it comes to excessive toilet …

ArcGIS Blog | Get Insider Info from the Esri Product Teams

Announcements<p>Announcements<p>Combating Homelessness in Los Angeles County, Case Study and Tutorial<p>Learn GIS skills to help end homelessness.<p>Show …

Real estate experts reveal the 10 hottest home trends of 2015

Designers say granite is no longer king of the kitchen. Sustainability is a hot item. And the prevailing trend is moving toward tiny houses, instead …

Real Estate

California makes it illegal for restaurants to serve you water—unless you ask

Diners in California take note. If your server does not fill your water glass, it’s because he’s forgetful—he’s just following the law.<p>Tuesday, Governor Jerry Brown passed new mandatory water conservation rules that will affect millions in the state, from single family homeowners to big businesses …

Red Wine Can Help You Burn Fat, Says Science

Love you, science.<p>We've happily embraced the plentiful science telling us about the antioxidant effects of a nightly glass of vino (and have, um, strategically ignored the studies that suggest otherwise.) But researchers might have just outdone themselves in the pro-wine arena: According to a new …

Weight Loss

Studies Reveal Red Wine Is The Best Alcohol For Great Sex

A little alcohol, in moderation, is helpful as a social lubricant. A couple of studies have revealed that if you're looking for a specific drink that …

Alcohol

The 4 Cups of Red Wine That Can Save Your Life

This Pesach, if your four glasses at the Seder table contain an Israeli Red Wine, you may be ensuring a clean bill of health.<p>Research, released by …

Alzheimer's Disease

Should I Drink Red Wine?

<b>5/5 say yes.</b><p>Cheers to your health! All five of our experts give red wine a purple-stained smile.<p>At 125 calories for a five-ounce pour, it’s a lighter …

Cleveland Clinic

Sustainably feeding cities with aquaponics | DW | 19.03.2015

Tucked away behind a furniture store, a hardware store and a post office, you'll find what could be the future of urban farming: What once was a …

Urban farming in your backyard? There's a vertical aeroponic garden for that

<b>The people behind the Tower Gardens claim it can produce fresh local food in half the time as conventional growing, with 90% less water and in 90%</b> …

Dew Collector: Greenhouse for food growth, water

In Ethiopia, the University of Gondar's Faculty of Agriculture is actively involved in real-life problems that are familiar to many farmers on the …

Farming