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Designing Peace Through Transportation — The Context of Rio+20

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Feb 2, 2012 Forum on Peace through Transportation A Joint Project of the WPI (Wholistic Peace Institute) and KOTI (Korea Transport Institute) So what exactly does Peace have to do with transportation?  (Fights on the Max … Continue reading

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Green Solutions lead to “Peace” in the Middle East — Students lead the way

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Jan 7, 2012 One of the main premises of Earth Ethics is that we need a new set of “values” to deal with our current set of problems… and some of these problems are ancient. Recently … Continue reading

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A green tailgate in the land of orange and white

By Mike Ellis independentmail.com October 8, 2011 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY — It’s built to be an inviting front “porch” to be pulled out at Clemson University football games. It can be compacted down to a width of two-and-a-half feet so it … Continue reading

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Is Organic Agriculture Bad for the Environment? Another Reason to Eat Locally

Written by Rachel Cernansky www.care2.com January 4, 2012 The New York Times ran an important story about a growing shift in the organic agriculture industry away from sustainable practices. There are still no synthetic chemicals, but large farms growing organic … Continue reading

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Students grow from community experience

http://youtu.be/LZv-yB6ug3A By Britteny Dee www.statenews.com 09/06/2011 This summer, Michael Malloy left the green of MSU’s campus to introduce an environmental initiative in Metro Detroit. Malloy, a social relations and policy sophomore, spent his summer working in Detroit suburb Highland Park, … Continue reading

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Is economic growth incompatible with sustainable development?

By Jo Confino Guardian Professional Network guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 7 September 2011 It is easier to point out the problems than find a systemic solution, but it is vital that we are able to articulate a better future In the next … Continue reading

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Massey University hosts ‘green’ Michigan State students

By Staff www.massey.ac.nz 08/08/2011 It may not be easy being green, but students from Michigan State University believe it is the way forward for universities worldwide. In New Zealand last week, 28 first-year students from the university took part in … Continue reading

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Exiles: Myanmar’s rich environment being degraded

By DENIS D. GRAY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS July 25, 2011 BANGCOCK –The environment of military-dominated Myanmar, often described as Asia’s last bio-diversity frontier, is being degraded as China and other neighbors rush to use its natural resources with few governmental … Continue reading

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Kids growing up as they grow vegetables on city farms in Cleveland Botanical Garden program

By Leona Johnson The Cleveland Plain Dealer August 02, 2011 CLEVELAND, Ohio — Teenagers farming in the heart of Cleveland are growing up themselves in the process. The students, ages 14 to 18, help transform neighborhoods through urban gardening while … Continue reading

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‘Fields of Learning’

August 2, 2011 By Allie Grasgreen insidehighered.com David Schaad knows a lot about farming. He knows it’s important to start work at 8 a.m., so he can harvest the leafy green vegetables like lettuce and kale before it gets too … Continue reading

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