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First Commercial Tidal Power Project in US Launches in Maine

First Commercial Tidal Power Project in US Launches in Maine | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Though only powering 75-100 homes at launch, the TidGen Cobscook Bay project, in Eastport, Maine, is slated to expand to ten times its initial size.
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Sugary Drinks Weaken Muscles in Just 4 Weeks

Sugary Drinks Weaken Muscles in Just 4 Weeks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mayor Bloomberg's decision to ban extra-large soft drinks just received an indirect endorsement from a study carried out by the School of Sport, Health and...
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Pro-Fracking University Studies Funded by Natural Gas Industry

Pro-Fracking University Studies Funded by Natural Gas Industry | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
You may have already suspected this was the case, but now there's some research to back it up.
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Former McDonald’s Honchos Take On Sustainable Cuisine

Former McDonald’s Honchos Take On Sustainable Cuisine | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The big dude with the tattoos and a bad case of five o'clock shadow served up a plate of roasted kabocha squash, organic brussels sprouts, a...
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Come Together, to Save the Arctic

Come Together, to Save the Arctic | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Since Earthrise was taken we've been so busy warming our world that it now looks radically different from space. We've put so much carbon into the atmosphere that today's astronauts are looking at a different planet.
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Recycling seen as ‘get out of jail free card’

Recycling seen as ‘get out of jail free card’ | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Consumers faced with the opportunity to recycle are likely to increase their resource consumption compared to those who aren’t in the position to do so, states a new study entitled ‘Recycling gone bad’ conducted by the University of California and...
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Dede's Green Scene: Adrian Grenier and his Greentourage - EcoPlum!

Dede's Green Scene: Adrian Grenier and his Greentourage - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
People may know him from his HBO series, “Entourage,” some may remember him from a little rom com called “Drive me Crazy” (such as myself), but now Adrian Grenier is making a name for himself as a passionate environmentalist.
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US Throws $11.4 Billion in the Trash. Every Year.

US Throws $11.4 Billion in the Trash. Every Year. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
And amount that should only grow over time. Can we afford not to fix this problem?
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We’re All Climate-Change Idiots

We’re All Climate-Change Idiots | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The mental habits that help us navigate the practical demands of day-to-day life make it difficult to engage with the more remote dangers posed by climate change.
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Global Warming's Terrifying New Math | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Global Warming's Terrifying New Math | Politics News | Rolling Stone | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe - and that make clear who the real enemy is...
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Eco Friendly Insect Repellent - EcoPlum!

Eco Friendly Insect Repellent - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It’s that time of the year again; it’s hot, humid and hazy – the perfect environment for those pesky little mosquitoes, gnats and ticks!
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Sitting Down (On the Toilet) For a Good Cause | TriplePundit

Sitting Down (On the Toilet) For a Good Cause | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Who Gives a Crap needs $100,000 and hopes to attract pre-orders from contributors who, they hope, will be persuaded by the fact that 50% of all profits will go towards constructing toilet facilities in developing countries.
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Urban Vegetation Reduces Air Pollution by 40-60%

Urban Vegetation Reduces Air Pollution by 40-60% | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It is well known that vegetation is good at filtering air indoors and outdoors, but a new research paper shows that they might be even better than we thought.
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Chryso's Beauty Buys: Facial Cleanser - EcoPlum!

Chryso's Beauty Buys: Facial Cleanser - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
I have washed my face with Clinique Liquid Facial Soap for years—and I mean years! It’s ranked 3 (moderate hazard) on the Cosmetics Safety Database and it’s priced at $16.50.
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Newborn Birth Weight Drops In High Fracking Areas

Newborn Birth Weight Drops In High Fracking Areas | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Exploratory research shows that the negative health effects of fracking may start before before we're even born.
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King of Spain No Longer WWF Honorary President After Elephant Hunting

King of Spain No Longer WWF Honorary President After Elephant Hunting | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Since 1968, WWF Spain had King Juan Carlos as honorary president. But that's all over now. After a vote of 226 to 13, the Spanish branch of the WWF kicked him out.
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Solar Bag Purifies Water While You Walk

Solar Bag Purifies Water While You Walk | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This interesting design idea uses UV rays to kill harmful bacteria in water, all while you're on the move.
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Green-certified homes sell for 9% more, study in California finds

Green-certified homes sell for 9% more, study in California finds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — It has been a controversial question in the home real estate market for years: Is there extra green when you buy green? Do houses with lots of energy-saving and sustainability features sell for more than houses without them?
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Can You Really Build a Sustainable Olympics?

Can You Really Build a Sustainable Olympics? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The organizers of London 2012 have made sustainability one of their watchwords: whole venues can be dismantled, moved and reused elsewhere. But there are limits to how green an international event can be.
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How Global Warming Is Impacting Stock Prices | TriplePundit

How Global Warming Is Impacting Stock Prices | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
How global warming is impacting stock prices - and how it will hurt some, but benefit other companies.
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Extreme Cruelty Revealed at Walmart Pork Supplier

Extreme Cruelty Revealed at Walmart Pork Supplier | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Video footage of shocking cruelty taking place at Minnesota-based Christensen Farms was released by Mercy for Animals (MFA), who is now working to get Walmart to stop supporting suppliers who blatantly mistreat animals.
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Iceberg Twice the Size of Manhattan Breaks Off Glacier

Iceberg Twice the Size of Manhattan Breaks Off Glacier | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan broke off Petermann Glacier in Greenland Monday, sparking global warming debate. Photo Credit: dnkemontoh via Flickr.
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From Animal Shelter Stray to Broadway Star

From Animal Shelter Stray to Broadway Star | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Sunny was a stray shelter mutt with an injured leg and only 48 hours to live before being euthanized. However, her story doesn't end the way you might guess.
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