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16 OTHER Online Stores You Definitely Want to Know About

Oftentimes, I lie awake at night, wondering about all the online home decor stores I might be missing out on for lack of knowing (kidding, I sleep …

Powerstrip

11 GIFs That Show the Effects of Climate Change

Sometimes nothing's as good as just showing people the GIFs.<p>Some of the effects of climate change are tough to spot. Higher sea levels, when viewed …

Four years' trash, one jar ... zero waste

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meet Lauren Singer, a regular New Yorker with one key difference -- a zero waste lifestyle ... and she's got a jar to prove it.<p>"Within the past four years all the trash that I've produced can fit within a 16 oz mason jar," says Singer, whose blog Trash is for Tossers shines a light on how …

Sustainability

The plastic plague: Can our oceans be saved from environmental ruin?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has become the stuff of legend. This hotspot of marine waste, created by the spiral currents of the North Pacific Gyre, has been described as a floating trash island the size of Russia.<p>But when filmmaker Jo Ruxton visited the location, she found clear blue …

Pollution

These 10 Questions Can Foretell If You'll Be Successful In Life

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Leadership

How To Deal With A Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are …

Narcissism

Knife Skills Every Home Cook Should Master

Chopped mirepoix from above.<p>No matter how refined your palate may be, a cook who lacks good basic knife skills is a liability in the kitchen. Since …

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

Biology

This company turns recycled plastic bags into designer furniture with a traditional Egyptian weaving process

<b>Cairo's Reform Studio is turning trash into treasure with its Plastex material, which is woven from plastic bags using Egyptian handlooms.</b><p>Plastic …

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

20 best vegetarian recipes: part 1

Vegetarian food and drink,Food & drink,Vegetarianism,Life and style,Indian food and drink,French food and drink<p>From Romy Gill’s chana dal to Jane Grigson’s ratatouille, great vegetarian dishes chosen by Observer Food Monthly

The possibilities of 'invisible' wood - CNN Style

Written by By Stephy Chung, CNN<p>Wood has been the building block of some of the world's greatest architectural feats for thousands of years.<p>As architects and engineers look for more sustainable, green materials to build with -- new research has brought the material back into the limelight, in an …

The Seas Will Save Us: An Army of Ocean Farmers Are Starting an Economic Revolution

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m …

Aquaculture

The 15 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Do you want to make your commute or lunch hour more productive? Then you should give these podcasts a listen.<p>Podcasts have become a very useful tool for the busy entrepreneur. They're easy to create, are quick to digest (especially for those with longer commute times or who use public transport), …

“Nature can surprise us”: There’s a new species of bacteria that eats plastic

There’s an estimated 311 million tons of plastic (pdf) produced every year across the world. There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, it’s probably in our food, and will likely leave its mark long after we’re gone.<p>Polyethylene terephthalate (known as PET), which is used for …

World Economic Forum

Why You Should Be Eating Millet

Here are four reasons to make millet a regular on your plate.<p>You’ve probably heard of millet; it’s a staple food in Africa and Asia, and is best …

Scientists in Belgium find a surprising reason why Greenland's glacier is melting so fast.

A team of scientists in Belgium has discovered a somewhat counterintuitive reason the Greenland ice sheet is melting at night.<p>The surprise culprit? …

Global Warming

The Man Behind A $3 Billion Industry: Environmental Practices Can Be Profitable

Can big companies be profitable and environmentally-conscious? Yes. Not only can they be mindful of the environment, they can actually benefit (as in cut costs and profit) by thinking about the planet as much as their bottom line.<p>That’s what Rick Fedrizzi, the man who helped make LEED certification …

Is This The House That Will Turn Millennials Into Homeowners?

Others rent. And while it’s true that some millennials would rather live in the city than the burbs, some do want to own houses. So one Las Vegas …

Home Ownership

Entrepreneurs turn billion dollar seafood waste into profitable products

From wallets to antibacterial fabric, innovators are turning once discarded fish waste into money<p>Since he started working on commercial fishing and crabbing boats as a teenager, Craig Kasberg loved being out at sea. Yet he was bothered by the amount of fish waste he saw being dumped back on to the …

Profit

11 Insane Ways The World Is Dealing With A Hotter Planet

The world is getting warmer, and the weather crazier. Here are some of the incredible ways that people are adapting to climate change.<p>View this post on Facebook

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Here's what two scientists think it will take to save the planet

Carroll visited Wilson's office at Harvard University for a free-ranging, hours-long chat. It covered concerns for the future and reminiscing about the past - and morphed into an idea for a global campaign to unite biologists behind the common cause of saving the natural world, a prerequisite for …

Biology

The Goldman Environmental

<i>This is a post by Goldman Environmental Prize Program Officer Ryan Mack, who documents his visit to Cali, Colombia, to meet with 2018 Prize winner</i></i> …

Gold Mining