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Why is the UK backing biomass power? 5.5.2011 Guardian: Environment
Energy created from burning organic matter could increase emissions and decimate forests - and questions remain over sustainability and security of supply In the back room of a pub in Freemantle, Southampton, around 40 people discuss plans for a 100-megawatt (MW) biomass power station that could be built just a few hundred metres from where they are sitting. They are part of the No Southampton Biomass campaign which, from its inception just a few months ago, has grown into a well-organised, well-informed protest group of almost 900 followers, with a professional-looking website and a Facebook group . The campaigners are concerned about the potential effect on air quality in a city that is already failing to meet EU pollution targets. There are also worries about the visual impact of such a huge building that would include a 100-metre chimney built just 125m from the nearest houses. Southampton is not an isolated campaign. As companies seek to take advantage of the government's generous ...
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Observer Ethical Awards 2011: Shortlist 5.5.2011 Guardian: Environment
The votes are now in and the judges have met to deliberate the entries. Congratulations to the shortlisted nominees who are listed below. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in June, and will be available here on 10th June. Local Retailer The Better Food Company Offering fresh, organic produce in the Bristol area, the Better Food Company work to reduce food miles and support local suppliers. The People's Supermarket Recently featured on a Channel 4 documentary, the People's Supermarket in Holborn, London, aims to be a sustainable food cooperative providing healthy food at reasonable prices. Unicorn Wholefood Co-operative Grocery Unicorn is a co-operative grocery based in South Manchester. Owned and run by the workforce, the grocery donates 5% of its wage bill to local and international projects. Online Retailer Offset Warehouse Offset Warehouse is a social enterprise offering a one-stop online shop for ethical clothing and interiors. Their website provides a wealth ...
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Soapbox 5.5.2011 Durango Telegraph
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Whole Foods to open store in Hyde Park 5.5.2011 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Whole Foods to open store in Hyde Park
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Whole Foods 2nd-qtr profit jumps 5.5.2011 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Whole Foods Market says rising revenue helped drive its second-quarter net income up 33 percent and above analysts' expectations.
Whole Foods 2nd-qtr profit jumps 5.5.2011 SFGate: Business & Technology
Whole Foods 2nd-qtr profit jumps
Grape growers are pioneers of the sustainability movement 4.5.2011 Vail Colorado: News
Ever stop to think about where your wine comes from? Not Old World or New World, Burgundy or Napa, but the earth, the soil that nourishes the grapes that create the tongue-tickling flavors that strike your fancy. In viticulture, as i ...
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Prince Charles criticizes gov't farm subsidies 4.5.2011 Boston Globe: Latest
Prince Charles criticizes gov't farm subsidies
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More wood pulp in our food 4.5.2011 Chicago Tribune: Business
More wood pulp in our food
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Asteroids make life's raw materials 4.5.2011 New Scientist: Focus on America
Asteroids make life's raw materials
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Green: The Sustainable Prince 4.5.2011 NY Times: Science
Prince Charles urges nations to step back from current methods of mechanized factory farming and meat production, saying they are depleting the soil, devouring water supplies, exacerbating climate change and poisoning streams and oceans.

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Prince Charles criticizes gov't farm subsidies 4.5.2011 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prince Charles is in Washington talking about environmentally friendly farming, and he says it's a change from giving royal wedding toasts....
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Leaving wedding toasts behind, Prince Charles criticizes gov't farm subsidies during US visit 4.5.2011 Star Tribune: Nation
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Prince Charles criticizes gov't farm subsidies 4.5.2011 Seattle Times: Top stories
Prince Charles is in Washington talking about environmentally friendly farming, and he says it's a change from giving royal wedding toasts.
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Why there's more wood pulp in our food 4.5.2011 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Why there's more wood pulp in our food
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More wood pulp in our food 4.5.2011 Chicago Tribune: Business
More wood pulp in our food
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Supervalu to launch new national brand 4.5.2011 Star Tribune: Business
The move aims to save money by changing brands from all its chains into one brand called "Essential Everyday."
Farmville for real! Online subscribers to run farm 4.5.2011 BBC: Front Page
A National Trust farm is to be run by 10,000 online subscribers with the power to vote on which crops to grow and what livestock to rear.
Why Wood Pulp Makes Ice Cream Creamier 4.5.2011 WSJ: Health
Cellulose, one of an array of factory-made additives, is increasingly used by the processed-food industry to thicken or stabilize foods, replace fat and boost fiber content, and cut the need for ingredients like oil or flour.
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Prince Charles in Washington on environmental mission 4.5.2011 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Prince Charles in Washington on environmental mission
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