User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Independent
Category: Environment
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Filter may be a match for fracking water 26.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A new filter produced by Rice University scientists has proven able to remove more than 90 percent of hydrocarbons, bacteria and particulates from contaminated water produced by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations at shale oil and gas wells.
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8 companies selling sustainable, ethical sleepwear 26.9.2017 TreeHugger
You will have sweet dreams in these luxurious pajamas and loungewear made from organic fair-trade cotton.
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The sustainability movement confronts its 'lean in' moment 25.9.2017 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
It's time to think more about diversity and social inclusions, from the inside out.
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The Arrival: Trump's Travel and Refugee Ban 25.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Percival Pembroke, "Symphony, no. 2 in F minor" Transcript "What do you think, dad, should I go?" And he's like, "You know, I think it's just better be, uh, safe than sorry." He was like, "I think, you know, you should go." My name is Nisrin Elamin Abdelrahman. I am a PhD student here at Stanford in Anthropology. I'm originally from Sudan, but I am also a green card holder, I'm a permanent resident. I've been living in the US for 24 years. We started hearing about this possibility of a Muslim ban, and this executive order that might get signed. [News Reporter] Trump put a temporary ban on travelers from Sudan and six other Muslim majority countries from entering the US. And my father and I were, you know, in this very small kind of one-bedroom house in this like working-class neighborhood in Khartoum, and glued to the TV watching CNN, trying to figure out what's going to happen. [Trump] I'm establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United State of America. We don't ...
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The Arrival: Trump's Refugee Ban 25.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Percival Pembroke, "Symphony, no. 2 in F minor" Transcript "What do you think, dad, should I go?" And he's like, "You know, I think it's just better be, uh, safe than sorry." He was like, "I think, you know, you should go." My name is Nisrin Elamin Abdelrahman. I am a PhD student here at Stanford in Anthropology. I'm originally from Sudan, but I am also a green card holder, I'm a permanent resident. I've been living in the US for 24 years. We started hearing about this possibility of a Muslim ban, and this executive order that might get signed. [News Reporter] Trump put a temporary ban on travelers from Sudan and six other Muslim majority countries from entering the US. And my father and I were, you know, in this very small kind of one-bedroom house in this like working-class neighborhood in Khartoum, and glued to the TV watching CNN, trying to figure out what's going to happen. [Trump] I'm establishing new vetting measures to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of the United State of America. We don't ...
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Electrifying moments from VERGE 17 25.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Here are the not-to-be-missed performances, technology exhibits and discussions from our trademark event in Santa Clara last week.
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Entrepreneurs strut their solutions at VERGE Accelerate 25.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Thirteen startups competed for attention for solutions to curb traffic congestion, improve lithium extraction, reduce building energy consumption and more.
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How the restoration economy can help us withstand the next hurricane 25.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The vicious spate of recent hurricanes shows how vulnerable low-lying islands and cities are becoming. Yet these tools can help to develop green infrastructure to navigate this new reality.
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How C&A created the world’s first Cradle to Cradle T-shirt 25.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A story about an extraordinary effort to transform an ordinary piece of clothing.
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Transforming corporate clean energy commitments into action 25.9.2017 GreenBiz.com
It's time to understand the economics of renewables, as the recent summit of the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance made clear.
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Researchers discover new, abundant enzyme that helps bacteria infect animals 23.9.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Researchers have discovered a new class of enzymes in hundreds of bacterial species, including some that cause disease in humans and animals. The discovery provides new insights into how bacteria invade their hosts. The research appears this week in Nature Communications.
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Asteroid that killed dinosaurs may have sped up bird evolution 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Human activities could trigger an altered pattern of evolution similar to what occurred 66 million years ago, when a giant asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, leaving birds as their only descendants. 
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USDA-funded study finds no-tillage alone not sufficient to prevent water pollution from nitrate 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A new IUPUI study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture answers a long-debated agricultural question: whether no-tillage alone is sufficient to prevent water pollution from nitrate. The answer is no.
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Technique spots warning signs of extreme events 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Many extreme events — from a rogue wave that rises up from calm waters, to an  instability inside a gas turbine, to the sudden extinction of a previously hardy wildlife species — seem to occur without warning. It’s often impossible to predict when such bursts of instability will strike, particularly in systems with a complex and ever-changing mix of players and pieces.
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Crowning the "King of the Crops": Sequencing the White Guinea Yam Genome 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
An international collaboration involving the Earlham Institute, Norwich, UK, and the Iwate Biotechnology Research Centre, Japan, has for the first time provided a genome sequence for the white Guinea yam, a staple crop with huge economic and cultural significance on the African continent and a lifeline for millions of people.
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We must accelerate transitions for sustainability and climate change, experts say 23.9.2017 Environmental News Network
We must move faster towards a low-carbon world if we are to limit global warming to 2 degrees C this century, experts have warned.
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A Sustainable Future Powered by Sea 22.9.2017 Environmental News Network
Professor Tsumoru Shintake at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) yearns for a clean future, one that is affordable and powered by sustainable energy. Originally from the high-energy accelerator field, in 2012 he decided to seek new energy resources—wind and solar were being explored in depth, but he moved toward the sea instead.
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Researchers Discover New Cattle Disease and Prevent It from Spreading 22.9.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
Within Danish cattle breeding the semen of one breeding bull is used to inseminate a lot of cows. Due to the many inseminations one bull can thus father thousands of calves. Therefore, it is vital to determine whether breeding bulls carry hereditary diseases.
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Scientists and Farmers Work Together to Wipe Out African Lovegrass 22.9.2017 Environmental News Network
A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass which is threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide.
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10 things you need to know about the restoration economy 22.9.2017 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Preparing for climate change means building up the systems that protect our coasts and water. Some of those will be made of steel; others will be made of trees and sand.
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