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Green News and Opinion on The Huffington Post

Green News and Opinion on The Huffington Post
The company whose negligence was responsible for the worst marine oil-spill in history won 43 new leases in the Gulf, which is still fouled by million of gallons of unrecovered crude. Hate mail, harassment campaigns, accusations of scientific fraud and threats of lawsuits have become the new normal for climate scientists and researchers who study climate change denial. These problematic conditions have a chilling effect on scientific research. Elaine McKewon Research Associate at the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism, University of Technology Sydney The next generation of inventors, policymakers, and CEOs will determine the fate of the environment and our economy.

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The $300 House Blog Note: the letter has been slightly edited to make the author's meaning more clear... Christian After building several houses in Africa (Sudan, Ethiopia) and Asia (Srilanka, Nepal). Medicinal Qualities of Dandelion There are so many uses claimed for the plant that it takes place among the herbal cure-alls. Its most frequent use, however, is an herb to heal the liver. In Europe, many scientific experiments have been undertaken which prove the traditional belief that the herb truly does cure hepatic ailments (Lucas: Herbal: 33). The herb acts in two ways for these conditions: it promotes the formation of bile and removes excess water from the body in edematous conditions resulting from liver congestion (Lust: 171). It is thought to be especially useful in cases of enlargement of the liver and for jaundice, even in little children.

Magazine - GreenBuilder IN OUR CONSTANT PURSUIT of greater corporate sustainability, we realized that, like great homes and products, Green Builder magazine has to provide long-term value to our readers in order to have a prolonged shelf-life. Therefore, each issue is a themed guide, enabling our readers to build a useful reference library comprised of our back issues. Our content is more comprehensive and engaging than ever. We're focusing not just on the design and construction of environmentally appropriate, cost-effective buildings, but also on the larger topic of sustainable living. Be sure to use your smart phones to scan the barcodes within the pages of the magazine for quick access to websites, videos, sweepstakes, discounts, calendars, emails and more.

Plantain herbal uses Plantago major Plantago majorPhoto by Karen Bergeron Copyright 2008 Other Names: Common Plantain, Broadleaf Plantain, Great Plantain, Greater Plantain, Ripple Grass, Plantago Asiatica, Waybread, Waybroad, Snakeweed, Cuckoo’s Bread, Englishman’s Foot, White Man’s Foot, Che Qian Zi (China), Breitwegerich (German), Tanchagem-maior (Portuguese), Llant? com? (Spanish), Llant? major (Spanish) Plantain Habitat Journal home : Nature Raphael Lis, Charles C. Karrasch, Michael G. Poulos, Balvir Kunar, David Redmond, Jose G. Barcia Duran, Chaitanya R. Badwe, William Schachterle, Michael Ginsberg, Jenny Xiang, Arash Rafii Tabrizi, Koji Shido, Zev Rosenwaks, Olivier Elemento, Nancy A. Speck, Jason M.

How Sugar Affects the Body in Motion Gary John Norman/Getty Images Sugar is getting a bad reputation. A cover article in The New York Times Magazine several weeks ago persuasively reported that our national overindulgence in fructose and other sugars is driving the epidemics of obesity, diabetes and other illnesses. But that much-discussed article, by the writer Gary Taubes, focused on how sugars like fructose affect the body in general.

Investigations - Food and Farming - Can we save the planet through grazing? The next time you look over a hedgerow and see a herd of cows contentedly grazing a field, you may be forgiven for thinking you are witnessing one of the world’s number one climate criminals in action. With a reputation for producing an estimated 33 million tonnes of greenhouse-gases (GHG’S) each year - a staggering 13 per cent of the world’s total emissions - it is not surprising that our bovine friends have belched and farted their way to the top of such an unenviable hit-list. What you may not be aware of however is that this pastoral scene could just be at the forefront of one of the most radical and ingenious solutions to climate change.

Organic farming just as productive as conventional, and better at building soil, Rodale finds Organic agriculture is a fine luxury for the rich, but it could never feed the world as global population moves to 9 billion. That’s what a lot of powerful people — including the editors of The Economist — insist. But the truth could well be the opposite: It might be chemical-intensive agriculture that’s the frivolous luxury, and organic that offers us the right technologies in a resource-constrained, ever-warmer near future.

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