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From dry, dusty, and sandy soil in Wedomartani to green Pharmacy

The TOGA (Tanaman Obat Keluarga) is a project in Werdomantani, Indonesia.



This medically-related plants are built in the region. …

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Added by Yulia Kling on June 18, 2012 at 7:13am — No Comments

Sustainability on German Festivals

While reading a friend's blog post on urgent evoke, I realised that already many german music festivals have sustainability programs. Almost every festival pays back a mortgage for collected waste, and some festivals have sustainability guidelines regarding their organisation. I found an interesting article in the german newspaper "Zeit": http://www.zeit.de/kultur/musik/2010-06/green-festivals. My favourite Festival, the…

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Added by Elena M on May 21, 2012 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Learn 4 World Water Crisis Movie THE FLOW

http://www.flowthefilm.com/


Added by sunnydupree on May 1, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Green Zones: The Future of Detroit

Added by Luke Sokolewicz on April 24, 2010 at 9:38pm — 3 Comments

My city

Here you can see some of the ideas that I had for my city. Hopefully some of the inventions necessary for this to occur come about quickly. What I find interesting, is that most of what we are taught about resilience can be enacted today, requiring community support and interest. Now that I have proposed this, I plan on going to some of the places, and seeing if I can make some of these things happen.





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Added by Gabriel Martin on April 21, 2010 at 7:15pm — 1 Comment

Permaculture Water Harvesting

Greetings Folks,



The concept is presented very well in the following video by Geoff Lawton of the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia:



Permaculture Water Harvesting



To see a specific project where these techniques have been used, here are links to an article and video about:



The Jordan… Continue

Added by Scott Douglas Fraser on March 29, 2010 at 4:16am — No Comments

Masdar: a totally carbon neutral city in the middle of the desert?

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Apparently so, according to the BBC.


The architects are turning the desert's greatest threat - the sun - into their greatest…
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Added by Nathaniel Fruchter on March 29, 2010 at 1:00am — 4 Comments

Water Bikes

I learned of a new invention that might just save the water supply of many foreign countries. The Aquaduct is a bicycle that purifies water as the rider pedals. This is essential because it doesn't burn fossil fuels like vehicles, or fires [to purify water]. Water is gathered miles away in foreign cities, and with this bike, by the time they return home, the water is purified. Great Idea, I think so.

Added by Nicolas Dykstra on March 28, 2010 at 8:38am — 1 Comment

ACT1

Leigh Knudsen

3/25/10



I chose Gillian Caldwell the Campaign Director 1Sky as my social innovation role model. I first heard about 1 Sky during the final rounds

of interviews for the Green Corps last year. I ended up not getting into the program, but my interest 1 Sky's efforts has grown over the past year. I sent an email to Gillian… Continue

Added by E. Leigh Knudsen on March 25, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sustainable transportation- Solar Roadways



Hello Agents,


this is a fantastic idea but I always wondered if anyone could make it happen. Well the first prototye has rolled off the assembly line...








Check out the company webpage here


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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 17, 2010 at 2:36pm — 4 Comments

15 Planets you can use to purifier your Air

http://air-purifier-reviewsite.com/blog/15-house-plants-you-can-use-as-air-purifiers/


hello everyone,


I read this site a few weeks ago and I am placing a few Boston Ferns in my apartment (one per room) as well as a couple of Areca Palm Tree.


Don't let people…
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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 10:06pm — 5 Comments

Food Security - AUG / Living Goods Program

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 9:04pm — 3 Comments

Knowledge resource- Sourcemap

hello Agents,


I just came across this website SourceMap that I wanted to share with you.


I am posting a vidoe on this service in the video blog section.…


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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 16, 2010 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

Green economy

Climate change is an issue that has being on many government agenda around

the world. I think governments can push the fight against climate change a

notch higher by involving youth in its' adoption and mitigation.

Kenya is currently active reclaiming the lands that had being grabbed

around the major water towers;The…

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Added by Anthony Karanja on March 15, 2010 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Smart roads, now recharging roads

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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 12, 2010 at 12:50am — 2 Comments

How To Clean a Window with Newspaper

Hello agents,


over at Re-Nest they have a great article on How to clean a window with newspaper.


This is great because using paper towels is very un-green.


Here you can recycle your news and clean your home and check out the suggested spray -…


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Added by Kevin DiVico on March 11, 2010 at 4:45pm — 1 Comment

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