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The Miracle Fuel

Ford Planned To Use Ethanol Where did Henry Ford go wrong? When he first designed the Model T, he wanted it to run on an agriculture-based fuel — ethanol. But it wasn’t long before those plans were switched to use … Continue reading

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Effective Ecological Marketing Strategies

If you’re still using the same old marketing strategies that everyone else is using, then you are all missing out on a large number of customers. That’s the bottom line. You could have the best product in the world, but … Continue reading

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Cows Help Recycle Phone Books

Farmer Recycles Paper A herd of cows in Maine is letting its hooves do the walking through the yellow pages in a unique new use for old phone books. More than five tons of discarded directories are shredded up every … Continue reading

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EarthWatch Invests in the Planet

Earth Volunteers Wanted Since 1971, EarthWatch has sent more than 32,000 of its EarthCorps volunteers to assist scientists and scholars who are researching critical environmental issues. For travelers looking for more than just a regular vacation, an eco-trip such as … Continue reading

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Environmental Economics

Environmentalists Are Efficiency Experts It’s not easy to find a bright side to America’s current economic downturn, but the environment may be one beneficiary. “The recession is only going to accelerate the trend toward environmental consumerism,” said Jacquelyn Ottman, a … Continue reading

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Student Concern Powers SEAC

Environmental Group Helps Connect Resources In 1988, a group of students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill placed a small message in Greenpeace’s magazine asking if anyone would be interested in forming a student-based environmental coalition. Students … Continue reading

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Aid to Artisans Also Aids the Environment

Environment At Heart Of Art Aid to Artisans, a nonprofit group helping economically depressed artists generate sales from products created with local materials, also ensures the environment benefits from its endeavors. The organization’s first project, started in Honduras more than … Continue reading

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Solar Powered Radio In New Mexico

KTAO A Leader In Solar Power A New Mexico radio station is using sunshine to increase its listening audience tenfold… and in doing so has become the nation’s only radio station transmitting solely on solar power. Thanks to its solar … Continue reading

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Custom Recipes Help Digest Solid Wastes

Waste Management Solutions From dead chickens to old potatoes to crab scraps — if a smelly material is causing problems, Will Brinton has a recipe to make it go away. Brinton, president and founder of Woods End Research Laboratory in … Continue reading

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Buy a Rhino, Save a Rhino

Beer Promotes Rhino Conservation Rhino Chasers, a new environmentally conscious brew, is quenching the thirsts of beer lovers across the country while raising money for the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF). An agreement between the brewer and AWF is sending 51 … Continue reading

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