The High Line Park in NYC. Photo by Jill Fehrenbacher for Inhabitat Landscape architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by war, natural disaster or disuse. These
How much money has be wasted on how many pie-in-the-sky schemes? The head of the Indigenous Land Corporation has accused her own…
Silvia Castro's photo gallery, published by website Prodavinci, shows residents of the Paraguaná Peninsula in Venezuela with bags on their heads to call attention to the damage that trash and plastic bags are causing the peninsula. Prodavinci explains [es]: Due to its geographic location, the Paraguaná Peninsula ends up being...
Ever wonder what could land you in prison for the rest of your life? For 3,278 people, it was nonviolent offenses like shoplifting a few cameras from Wal-Mart, stealing a $159 jacket, or serving as a middleman in the sale of $10 of marijuana. That's right. Show More Summary
By Valuentum: The US non-hazardous solid-waste services industry generates annual revenue in excess of $50 billion, a staggering number just to keep our streets clean. Waste Management (WM), Republic Services (RSG), and Waste Connections...Show More Summary
Post by Rebecca Stokes. Coffee is the nectar of the gods. When I think back on all the years I wasted not drinking coffee, I could weep. I come from Rhode Island, the land of all-things-coffee. Coffee ice cream, coffee milk, and of course,...Show More Summary
While nearly three years after the Fukushima disaster the world is finally focused, rightfully so, on the epic ecological and radioactive clusterfuck unfolding in Japan, where in a desperate effort to distract the population from what...Show More Summary
The carbon footprint of food produced and not eaten is estimated at 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gases: making food wastage the world's third top GHG emitter after the US and China. The post Food Waste Has a Big Impact on Climate, Water, Land and Biodiversity appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
Food has a huge environmental footprint: 24% of greenhouse gas emissions, 40% of land use, 70% of water use and 75% of deforestation. The world produces enough calories to feed 14 billion people, but 800 million go hungry, and Food waste contributes to this problem.
This week it's archery hunting for whitetails on public land! So here's the rundown: DIY hunting Midwest Whitetails on the cheap, Waterway Whitetails, "Colorado's Biggest Bucks & Bulls," Chronic Wasting Disease, antler restrictions, shot placemen...
We waste a lot of food (about a third of what we produce, or 1.4 billion tons a year). And what makes it worse is that we waste a lot of energy, water, and land at the same time. A new U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization report measures and quantifies this "food wastage footprint," and shows just how wasteful food production is. Show More Summary
The iPhone 5c and 5s landed in Australia today, with Apple stores opening promptly at 8:00am this morning. Despite being one of the biggest tech launches of the year, no midnight launches were scheduled locally. Clearly the consumer interest was there, so why didn’t Apple open its doors at the witching hour? The answer is simple: it chose to be sensible instead. More »
Wasted food creates billions of tons of greenhouse gases, and it costs us precious water and land. The rice lost in Asia and the meat wasted in rich countries contribute most heavily to the problem.
Franck Ribery landed in Prague for Friday's UEFA Super Cup clash between Bayern Munich and Chelsea, then promptly sped to Monaco to attend the Best Player of the Year Award ceremony. Many will have thought it a wasted trip—surely either...Show More Summary
Though Virginia Woolf is known for her introspective meditations on femininity and the self, she and her husband Leonard were also founders of a publishing house, Hogarth Press, through which they published Woolf’s own novels and the works of members of the Bloomsbury Group. Among the...
A simple mixture of organic waste, such as chicken manure, and zeolite, a porous volcanic rock, has been developed into a powerful fertilizer which can also reclaim desert or contaminated land.
At first glance, British artist Mishka Henner's aerial photographs of large feedlots––features of industrial beef farming––don't look like shots of land at all. The massive waste lagoons, which waft up dangerous hydrogen sulfide fumes and can contaminate groundwater with nitrates and antibiotics, first resemble open, infected wounds. Show More Summary
The time has come to end the so-called "War on Drugs." Forty years of a failed war has destroyed communities and families all across our land. Hard earned tax-payer dollars have been wasted on ineffective policies that have resulted in over-incarceration.
As many of you are aware, there have been quite a few incidents of kerfuffles breaking out in the land of sugary pizza and prize tickets, and some of you may attribute these incidents to the fact that Chuck E. Cheese may be the ninth circle of hell. Show More Summary
The next time someone tells you you’re wasting your time composing witty tweets, direct them to this post. Though there was a bit more to it than meets the eye, no doubt, this writer landed a fantastic gig writing for FOX’s Us & Them...Show More Summary