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Cornell Establishes Sustainable Seafood in the Ivy League

Cornell Establishes Sustainable Seafood in the Ivy League | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In recent years, several food businesses like Costco, Shaw's, Walmart, and Safeway have been knuckling down on sustainable seafood programs and product lab...
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Green moving is not just about the environment

Green moving is not just about the environment | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Brian Fox recently moved from one house to another in Irvine, California, and joined a growing number of consumers going "green" in the relocation process.
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Tokelau Will Be World's First 100% Solar-Powered Nation

Tokelau Will Be World's First 100% Solar-Powered Nation | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Tokelau may not yet be a fully self-governing country, but it may well become the world's first nation to get all of its electricity from solar power.
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Will Good Eggs Become the Airbnb of Local Food? | TriplePundit

Will Good Eggs Become the Airbnb of Local Food? | TriplePundit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Good Eggs, a San Francisco-based startup aiming “to bring people and food closer together,” launched a pilot this week.
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Bhutan Aims to Be First Country With 100% Organic Agriculture

Bhutan Aims to Be First Country With 100% Organic Agriculture | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Bhutan is taking a step towards creating a more ecological sustainable world by attempting to make the transition to only using organic agricultural methods.
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English Supermarkets To Start Charging For Plastic Bags?

English Supermarkets To Start Charging For Plastic Bags? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Environmental groups in England are demanding that shoppers pay for their single-use plastic bags.
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Will.i.am, Coca-Cola using recycled materials for high-end gear

Will.i.am, Coca-Cola using recycled materials for high-end gear | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — Should headphones made out of recycled trash ever cost $349? It depends on how cool they are.
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Top 10 Things Climate Change Is Making Worse Right Now

Top 10 Things Climate Change Is Making Worse Right Now | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Here are 10 impacts we’re seeing right now that climate change is very likely worsening, in some cases playing a major role.
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Eco Friendly Olympics: Go for the Green - EcoPlum!

Eco Friendly Olympics: Go for the Green - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Are these the greenest Olympics ever?  Can building a city that will only be used for two weeks really be green?  Well maybe not totally green, but this year"s Games are the most eco friendly Olympics of our time.
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Fossil Fuel Supply Shortages Behind India's Largest Power Blackout Ever

Fossil Fuel Supply Shortages Behind India's Largest Power Blackout Ever | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This is in addition to massive transmission losses due to corruption and outright theft, as well as the age of the electric grid itself.
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Walmart hits solar milestone in San Diego with 100th rooftop array

Walmart hits solar milestone in San Diego with 100th rooftop array | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Retail giant Walmart is letting the sun shine on its California stores, installing its 100th rooftop solar array at a San Diego location. The expansion holds implications for the solar industry and Californians.
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EcoPlum Breaks Out BottleHood Eco Friendly Products for Home

EcoPlum Breaks Out BottleHood Eco Friendly Products for Home | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
EcoPlum Breaks Out BottleHood Eco Friendly Products for Home   Trash to Table Glassware from Reclaimed Sources EcoPlum, the green shopping rewards site, expands its online boutique with a unique collection of eco friendly products for the home...
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Fire at Chevron Plant Sends Residents to Hospital With Breathing Problems

Fire at Chevron Plant Sends Residents to Hospital With Breathing Problems | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A major fire at one of the country's biggest oil refineries that sent scores of people to hospitals with breathing problems will push gas prices above $4 a gallon.
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U.S. will fast-track 2 energy projects

U.S. will fast-track 2 energy projects, President Barack Obama announced late Monday that a large wind farm and a solar-power plant both planned on federal land in Arizona will get expedited reviews so they can begin construction quickly.
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How to Go Green with Silv: Greening your Workout with Olympic Inspiration - EcoPlum!

How to Go Green with Silv: Greening your Workout with Olympic Inspiration - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The couch seems like the perfect place to cheer on Team USA during the Olympics. But this activity will not win you a gold medal in the health department.
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Recent Extreme Heatwaves Were Caused by Climate Change - Even Moderate Heat Has Doubled

Recent Extreme Heatwaves Were Caused by Climate Change - Even Moderate Heat Has Doubled | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The European heatwave of 2003, the Russian heatwave of 2010, last year's record-breaking drought and heat in Texas? All climate change.
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Plastic Bag Ban Could Save Lives

Plastic Bag Ban Could Save Lives | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mamaroneck, New York recently joined the ranks of fellow Westchester County city, Rye, in passing a ban of disposable shopping bags.
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Half Of All U.S. Counties Now Considered Disaster Areas

Half Of All U.S. Counties Now Considered Disaster Areas | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
ST. LOUIS -- Nearly 220 counties in a dozen drought-stricken states were added Wednesday to the U.S.
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City to Use Converted Trailer to Teach Kids About Recycling - DNAinfo.com New York

City to Use Converted Trailer to Teach Kids About Recycling - DNAinfo.com New York | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The "Recyclarium" will be wheeled around to different city schools.
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Ford Launches New C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car

Ford Launches New C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid Electric Car | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Ford's new C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid EV could expose the company to conservative anti-EV attacks.
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Activists Shut Down Largest Mountaintop Removal Mine

Activists Shut Down Largest Mountaintop Removal Mine | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This past weekend, 50 activists from around the country mobilized to stand up against Big Coal and Mountaintop Removal (MTR) in West Virginia.
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Climate Change Denier's Own Study Changes His Mind

Climate Change Denier's Own Study Changes His Mind | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Professor Richard Muller, one of the nation’s foremost climate change deniers, has finally changed his views on global warming thanks to a new study… his own.
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Inside the effort to strip toxics from U.S. hospitals

Inside the effort to strip toxics from U.S. hospitals | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Learn how the nation’s largest group purchasing organizations came together in support of healthier hospitals and a greener supply chain.
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Chronic Drought Will Become New Normal Across Parts of US

Chronic Drought Will Become New Normal Across Parts of US | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In addition to the impact on water availability, vegetation, biodiversity, a new study shows that chronic drought will also decrease carbon storage potential.
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