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  • The Great Vegan Search Engine: A Custom Google Search Tool for Vegans

    Eat Drink Better’s own Becky Striepe has launched a fantastically cool tool for vegans: it’s a custom Google search tool she’s dubbed “The Great Vegan Search Engine.” We were all pretty impressed and thought you might want to check it out too. I got the deets from Becky on the project. Here’s how you can benefit, too. More

  • Google Makes Nutrition Data Comparison a Cinch

    Is there anything Google can’t or won’t do? I know. That’s a silly question. So, what if you want to know the nutrition data comparison, say, between kale and beef? Just go to Google and type it in: “compare kale beef.” Or “kale vs. beef.” More

  • Let’s Talk Food Waste!

    Tomorrow (Thursday, September 27th at 4pm EST/3pm Central), Important Media is hosting a Google+ Hangout to talk about the food waste problem and what we can do about it. More

  • Come Hangout with Us and Discuss Food Waste

    How do we decrease the amount of food waste we create? How can we make better use of the food that doesn’t get eaten? What opportunities are we missing along the supply chain? Sounds like good topics for a discussion… so let’s discuss. More

  • Pouring Water into a Volcano to Create Energy

    Two companies will pour 24 million gallons of water into Newberry Volcano in central Oregon to test the potential to create geothermal power, using a technique called Enhanced Geothermal Systems. More

  • The Food Diet

    I’ve been meaning to write on something interesting I ran across on StumbleUpon for awhile. I haven’t been able to replicate the search results below all together as search recommendations where I live (Poland) or when setting the search location to Florida or Utah (I’m from Florida; why Utah, I don’t know…). Nonetheless, I did […] More

  • Contaminated Drinking Water Continues to Flow Through Urban American Waterways

    How safe is your drinking water? According to the Associated Press, pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies have released as much as 271 million pounds of various chemicals legally into waterways that provide drinking water to millions. Chemicals found in urban waters include lithium, nitroglycerin, copper, phenol, hydrogen peroxide, nicotine, and many more. Typically most cities do […] More

  • The Age of Stupid at the 52nd San Francisco International Film Festival

    Things must be getting serious. At least for the planet and the environment. What else would explain the plethora of eco documentaries hitting the film festival circuit or that will hit mainstream theaters in the near future? Many of these green docu films cast a waving finger along with charts and graphs about what will […] More

  • SolveClimate: Media Savvy Youth are Blogging Coal to Death

    Editor’s note: This post was written by Rachel Barge, and originally published on Tuesday, March 31, at SolveClimate. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/71kckb8hhOQ&hl=en&fs=1] We all know young people have a handle on the Internet like no other demographic. My generation grew up playing computer games, had PC literacy classes in elementary school, and secretly hijacked the internet for music […] More

  • Dive Into the Ocean with Google Earth 5.0

    Last month, Google announced the launch of Google Earth 5.0 – The Ocean, a new feature that enables users of Google Earth to dive beneath the water surface, explore 3D underwater terrain and browse ocean-related content contributed by leaders in ocean science and advocacy. More

  • Low Impact Living: Google Searching For An Electricity Meter Near You

    Knowledge is power, right? We’ve written before about our belief (from our own personal experiences) that one of the best motivators for going green is simply knowing what your impact is. Knowing how much energy you use, carbon you spew, or trash you generate inevitably leads to the desire to cut back (unless you’re one […] More

  • Google Wants to Give you $10 million

    If you think you have an idea that could change the world, or the reality for many people, Google wants to hear about it. And, if they like it, they might pay you up to $10 million. Project “10 to the 100th”, in honour of Google’s 10th anniversary of helping you surf the web (and […] More

  • Green Building Sketch-Up Models Presented in Google Earth

    With the portfolio of commercial and urban green building projects happening across the globe right now, how is it possible to see them all? For those of us who are construction fanatics we like to see them in person but flying to location is definitely not the most or even a sustainable way to do […] More