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Check this out: Expandable Shoes Adapt to Fit the Feet of Growing Children

What a novel idea! And they are pretty cute, too! Seriously though, this is huge for poor people and the health of their children. This design is perfect for jungle … Continue reading

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: The Sacred Science

This documentary is quite incredible. I truly believe in the power of natural medicine. This film shows a true experiment on 8 people in the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador. They … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Cultivating mushrooms with discarded rice husks

Simple brilliance is what I would call this. Take a material that is traditionally thrown out, and use it to create a new business AND end up reducing greenhouse gas … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Floating Solar Power Plants

Why not, right? Especially for countries or places with limited land space. Plus, it provides benefits for the algae in the reservoir, too! Way to go, Kyocera! Japan Unveils A … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: TED Talk from Tasso Azevedo about success on saving rainforests

It’s so important to balance out your news intake with good news. The majority of news is depressing and negative, but that doesn’t mean there is no good news to … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Another point for the environment in France

I love this!! Another push for sustainability in France and a pretty serious one, too. In comercial zones, all roofs on new buildings must have plants or solar panels. This article … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Ben & Jerry’s Sourcing Fairtrade Ingredients

F* yes – Ben & Jerry’s is seriously one of the most admirable companies in the world. I love these guys. They announced in April that they completed their goal … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Apple investing in more solar energy and forest conversation

Good news coming out of Apple – they are building two huge solar farms in China and they also purchased 36,000 acres of forest in North Carolina and Maine for … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Disgusting toxic lake in China

This is an excellent investigative journalist report by Tim Maughan, writing for the BBC. Unfortunately the contents are extremely depressing, but it is a must-read for anyone who lives in … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Overpopulation, overconsumption in pictures

This photo essay got a lot of attention, and rightly so. I’m not quite sure what it’s going to take for people to change their habits and open their eyes … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Special Net To Clean Oil Spills

Brilliant new technology to clean up oil spills, engineered from Ohio State University! What’s even cooler is that they looked to butterflies as inspiration for their design. Since the wings … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Icon Company: Dunkin’ Donuts

More good news concerning corporate responsibility! Dunkin’ Donuts is committing to use eggs produced from cage-free birds in 10% of their breakfast sandwiches by the end of the year. They … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Broccoli City

This Saturday April 25th is the third annual Broccoli City hosted by Erykah Badu, Jaden and Willow Will in Washington, D.C. Broccoli City is a festival promoting sustainable living in … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Check this out: Australia Uses the Motion of the Ocean to Generate Zero-Emission Electricity and Desalinate Water Simultaneously

Australia is on the move with creating alternative sustainable energy! Carnegie Wave Energy company creates these huge buoys and water pumps using the motion of the ocean to create energy. Click … Continue reading

April 19, 2015 · Leave a comment
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