Author Archives: Guest Author

Google Earth Maps Global Warming at the Local Level

February 4th, 2014 | by Guest Author

The University of East Anglia has teamed up with Google to make surface temperature data easily accessible. If you've ever wondered how much global warming has raised local temperatures in your area or elsewhere


Ich Bin Ein Gardener: Berlin’s Urban Gardens

January 30th, 2014 | by Guest Author

Tomatoes, veggies and herbs are sprouting from Berlin parks, a shopping mall rooftop and even a former airfield in community gardens that pioneer farmers say add green spice to urban life.


A Whole New Way to Think about “Paying with Plastic”

January 11th, 2014 | by Guest Author

The very best solutions not only come up with a brilliant answer to an important problem, but often manage to help address other issues too. Here's one that seems to fit that bill, pointed out to us by Izabella Kaminska. It's called Plastic Bank


Nature-Based Business Accelerator Focuses on People, Planet, and Prosperity

October 25th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Sara Day Evans hopes to create more than new trends – she is creating a disruptive shift in the way business is done with better ways for us to prosper. She founded Accelerating Appalachia, the first Nature-Based Business accelerator of its kind in the nation, based in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. Her program provides support to innovators who are solving environmental or social problems with programs with the capacity to scale


Tires Get New Life After the Road

October 22nd, 2013 | by Guest Author

Both businesses and talented individuals have been making a positive impact in the number of tires that end up in landfills by using them to create stunning works of art, as well as useful items



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