Category: COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

Green News

Green News Daily: Friday, May 18th, 2012 (via Gas 2.0) Happy Friday readers, and welcome to the last day of yet another week. The weather is warm and beautiful, and I hope to get out and enjoy nature this weekend.…

Startling GMO Update

GMO Alert: Startling New Research (via WV Outpost) Time for a little GMO update and heckling of our nemesis, Monsanto and friends. New research demonstrates what most of us have suspected for years: GMOs and the poisons used on them…

The Importance of Bees

GUEST POST: Declining Bee Populations Present a Catch-22 Situation (via http://greenbuildingelements.com) Though many of us have an instinctual fear of them, bees have been playing a vital role in human civilization since ancient times. Even today bees are an absolutely crucial part…

Pedal Power

The Pedal Powered Business: Turning Human Power into Profit (via sustainablog) Pedal powered business – we’ve done that before.  From food delivery to recycling pick-up to musical tours, we’ve seen multiple examples of businesses that use bicycles as their sole…

Organic Solar Cells

Harvard Crowd-Sources Organic Solar Cell Research Project (via Clean Technica) A crowd-sourced solar cell research initiative at Harvard University called the Clean Energy Project is about to get a big boost: the initiative, which has relied on a network of…

Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique

An Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique Could Help Save the Rain Forest (via Planetsave)     [Updated post] A team of archeologists investigating a savanna region bordering the Amazon Rain Forest has found more conclusive evidence that a low-impact farming technique…

Organic Farming Study Results

Organic Farming Trumps Conventional Farming in 30-Year Study, Big Time! (via Planetsave)   Here’s some good news for you organic addicts: a 30-year, side-by-side farming study has found that organic farming methods at Pennsylvania’s Rodale Institute beat conventional farming methods in every category.…

Vertical Farming

Vertical, Hydroponic Farming the Future of Farming? (via Clean Technica)  This interesting piece below is on a topic we don’t cover much here on CleanTechnica — farming (in particular, vertical and hydroponic farming) — but it seems like a good…