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    The Year Ahead in Green Business

    January means list time. Everyone feels entitled to publish an annual top ten list around the New Year, looking back on 2007’s notable scientific discoveries, blunders, and cat videos. But Sustainable Industries is looking ahead. The monthly green business magazine, nominated for a 2007 Utne ...

    Shredding Trees to Save the Forest

    What in Gaia’s name were the folks at the Foundation for Deep Ecology thinking when they decided to publish the humongous photo-driven monstrosity of a book called Thrillcraft: The Environmental Consequences of Motorized Recreation?The hardcover, which was released in November and ...

    Kangaroos Are Cute, Ecofriendly, and Delicious

    A new tool in the fight against global warming might be hopping around the Australian outback. A recent report (PDF) by Greenpeace suggests that using kangaroos, instead of cows, as a source of meat could make a substantial impact on Australia’s carbon footprint. Eating cuddly marsupial for ...

    How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Frankenfoods

    Genetically modified foods are now being touted as the magic bullet that can help feed the world, cut back on our energy use, and soothe the broken environment. The only problem is that the darn environmentalists keep getting in the way. In the November issue of Prospect, Dick Taverne argues ...

    Hummer, Meet the Prius of Death

    Think everybody who drives a hybrid car must either be a hypocritical celeb or a guilt-ridden boomer? Think again. The U.S. Army has been fiddling with hybrid cars to make the next generation of fuel-efficient military vehicles, says this army researcher. Maybe the military is as sick of the ...

    A Sacramental Harvest

    After years of toiling as a deliveryman, Susumu Hashimoto of Japan was finally able to fulfill a lifelong dream: he bought land for farming and began practicing natural agriculture. "I believe the farmer is the closest servant to God," Hashimoto told Lisa M. Hamilton of Orion.The natural ...

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