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Tristram Stuart: Waging War Against Global Food Waste
The British activist wants the world to stop throwing away so much good food. By Susan Daugherty, for National Geographic PUBLISHED OCTOBER 16, 2014 Editor's Note: Tristram Stuart is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, part of a program that honors...
One-Third of Food Is Lost or Wasted: What Can Be Done
From our farms to grocery stores to dinner tables, 30 percent of the food we grow is never eaten. We can do better. By Elizabeth Royte, National Geographic PUBLISHED OCTOBER 13, 2014 Spills, spoilage, table scraps, and other losses from the typical American family...
How Reducing Food Waste Could Ease Climate Change
Producing the food we throw away generates more greenhouse gases than most entire countries do. By Roff Smith, for National Geographic PUBLISHED THU JAN 22 21:05:00 EST 2015 Workers harvest celery in Greenfield, California. The energy that goes into the production,...
How ‘Ugly’ Fruits and Vegetables Can Help Solve World Hunger
About a third of the planet’s food goes to waste, often because of its looks. That’s enough to feed two billion people. Every year some six billion pounds of U.S. fruits and vegetables go unharvested or unsold, often for aesthetic reasons. By Elizabeth Royte...
Symbol Mania: Green Product Certifications you need to know!
Ever been confused by the growing number of green labels you see posted on your food, clothing, or kitchen appliances? With the demand for environmentally friendly products increasing from consumers by the day, there are a myriad of green product certification symbols...
8.75 Million Metric Tons of Plastic Waste Entered the Ocean in 2010
It's hard to believe that an estimated 8.75 million metric tons (MT) of mismanaged plastic waste entered the ocean within the span of only one year; 2010. In a new study (click for link), published early Feb 2015, scientists calculated that 275 million metric tons...
NASA has Climate Education Games, for kids!
NASA has put together a website full of amazingly fun "learn about climate change" oriented games, where kids can play OFFSET: A Global Carbon Cycle Game, PowerUp: Light up a whole city with renewable energy, or Missions to Planet Earth: Beat the computer at...
Take a Kid Friendly Climate Change Expedition
The environmental protection agency got Kids Friendly, and ended up with a pretty cool resource for kids to learn about global warming. The website provides a place for students to calculate their emissions, think like a scientist, and be a part of the solution. It...
Kid Friendly Composting & Recycling Animated Videos with Peppa Pig
Knowing what bin to throw your waste in can be a little confusing, even difficult, for 'young environmentalists' who are first learning the ins and outs of the sorting business. Luckily, parents have Peppa pig to help their kid better understand how and what to...
Composting Video-in Spanish!
This video describes how to make compost in a house with garden. Describes the system types, recommended materials, tools, keys for a good compost etc, while the author performs the activities. I hope it helps someone! Este video describe como hacer compost en...
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