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Organic Food Industry Explodes

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Organic Food Looks like organic food has gone from a new-age trend to a staple in supermarkets and many American diets. According to a new analysis from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), organic food sales in 2014 jumped 11 percent to $35.9 billion, claiming almost 5 percent of the total food sales in the U.S. The numbers are a huge ... Read More »

Environmental Heroes, meet 6 here

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Environmental Heroes The Goldman Environmental Foundation announced today the six winners of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world’s largest award for grassroots environmentalists. Every year since 1989, the foundation has chosen an environmental hero from each of the world’s six inhabited continental regions. The prize “recognizes fearless grassroots activists working against all odds to protect the environment and their communities.” The winners ... Read More »

Toxic Smog, Cancer No.1 Cause of Death in China

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Toxic Smog Beijing’s 21-million residents live in a toxic fog of particulate matter, ozone, sulphur dioxide, mercury, cadmium, lead and other contaminants, mainly caused by factories and coal burning. Schools and workplaces regularly shut down when pollution exceeds hazardous levels. People have exchanged paper and cotton masks for more elaborate, filtered respirators. Cancer has become the leading cause of death ... Read More »

3 Issues We Must Address Today

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3 Issues Being a one man show here at WhosGreenOnline.com and investing hundreds of hours of research that relates to the Earth’s environment today, it is my opinion, there are 3 issues that consistently pop up in my research, that WILL become an issue in all of our daily lives in the very near future! We are starting to feel the effects ... Read More »

Bike Lane is Also 20 mi. Solar Highway

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Bike Lane Until it’s actually possible to pave our parking lots and roads in solar panels, here’s a promising compromise from South Korea. In between the cities of Daejeon to Sejong, there’s a 20-mile bike lane that’s covered by an impressive solar array. The overhead solar panels not only generate renewable power but also provide shade and cover from rain for ... Read More »

Eco Classroom of the Future Is Here Today

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Eco Classroom An eco-conscious education company and a botanical garden have teamed up to create a futuristic sustainable educational classroom for children in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The thoroughly forward-thinking “living building” model for modular—or portable—classroom design will feature nontoxic materials, solar energy and water conservation. The project is the brainchild of the Sustainable Education Every Day (SEED) Collaborative, an organization that designs ... Read More »

E-Waste, Photos Capture Huge World Problem

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E Waste People burning electronic scraps at the Agbogbloshie e-waste dump in Accra, Ghana. The Guardian described the fumes as “head-pounding.” Photo Credit: Bit Rot Project A lot has been written about e-waste. In 2012, 50 million tons of e-waste was generated worldwide, and with the proliferation of smartphones, smart watches and other tech gear, that number will only increase. United ... Read More »

Solar Bike Delivers Big

Solar Bike Regular electric bikes are already pretty eco-friendly, but they usually need to be powered by fossil fuels. But now a Danish solar engineer, Jesper Frausig, has found a way around that by creating a bike that’s powered by the clean, green energy of the sun—the Solar Bike. The Solar Bike has “highly efficient” and “shadow optimized” solar cells on ... Read More »

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations

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Electric Vehicle (EV) For those of us fortunate and intelligent enough to own an electric vehicle (EV), I have provided a map to find the location of Electric Vehicle charging stations in the U.S.  Depending on the need or purpose of owning an electric vehicle (EV), whether to and from work, or around town running errands, a charging station may ... Read More »

Air Pollution, Rankings of Cities in America

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Air Pollution The American Lung Association′s (ALA) annual “State of the Air” report came out Wednesday. The report reviews monitoring data on the two most common and harmful types of air pollution—ozone (smog) and particle pollution (soot)—and compiles “a report card” telling how much of each type of pollution is in the air where you live. The state of the air ... Read More »

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