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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT As Exxon Cleans Oil Spill in Arkansas, Shell Pipeline Spills 700 Barrels in Houston While clean up continues at the site of the Exxon oil pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas, yesterday, an estimated 700 barrels of oil (or almost 30,000 gallons) were found to have leaked from […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FOOD 44 Healthiest, Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Environmental Working Group (EWG), has done it again with the publication of their latest list, Good Food on a Tight Budget. The group known for its cosmetics’ toxins database and […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! CURRENT EVENTS What Medals Should the London 2012 Olympics Get for Sustainability?  No one can deny that the London 2012 Olympic Games were a brilliant success. The athletes were magnificent, the crowds were enthusiastic, the trains ran on time and the place looked great. London’s claim to fame […]

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Food Security and Sustainability


by Ross Smillie Last week, I went to a local meeting on Food Security. The meeting was a gathering of diverse people: farmers, restaurateurs, retailers, and community leaders. We ate a wonderful lunch prepared by a local restaurant which emphasizes locally grown food, and we talked about how we might contribute to greater food security […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! POVERTY Clean Water Is Just the Start Over 4,000 children lose their lives daily due to drinking unsafe water, exposure to poor sanitation, and hygiene-related diseases (referred to as WASH conditions)… Read full article From Christian Today ECONOMY Occupy’s Front Line Moves to the Front Lawn From closing […]

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