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Nicolas Joly Speaks: Godfather Of Biodynamic Wine Before the event began, he met to reveal how an immersion in biodynamic agriculture and wine production changed his life. (Thursday January 19th, 2017 — Forbes - USA)

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Second Group of the Once-Extinct African Oryx to Be Released Into the Wild This week, conservationists will release 23 scimitar-horned Oryx dammah into the Ouadi-Rimé Ouadi-Achim Faunal Reserve in the African nation of Chad, reports New Scientist. They will join the 25 oryx released into the grasslands in August, boosting the population of an animal that went extinct in the wild in the 1980s. (Wednesday January 18th, 2017 — Smithsonian online -USA)

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Prince Charles Co-Authors Popular Science Book On Climate Change The royal has previously lambasted climate skeptics, famously referring to them as the “headless chicken brigade.” (Tuesday January 17th, 2017 — Huffington Post - USA)

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Spring Garden students chosen for social justice exhibit at Cleveland Museum of Art This exhibit of student art represents social justice topics young people face both inside and outside of school, and was created to help the deepen the understanding of ongoing struggles experienced by students on issues of race, gender, class, sexual orientation, religion, learning ability and more. (Tuesday January 17th, 2017 — Akronist - Akron, Ohio USA)

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Community members spend Martin Luther King Jr Day knitting scarves for homeless Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs volunteered to knit and crochet scarves for the homeless. (Monday January 16th, 2017 — The Saratogian )

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Detroit Waldorf School Helps COTS Children, families and faculty of the Detroit Waldorf School in Indian Village have been passionately knitting scarves and hats and sewing baby bibs for children and families living at COTS (Coalition on Temporary Shelter). (Sunday January 15th, 2017 — Fox 2 Detroit - Detroit, Michigan USA)

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Scientists Film Rare Ruby Sea Dragon For The First Time For the first time, scientists have captured footage of a rare sea dragon ― a creature so otherworldly it appears not even the creative mind of Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling could have dreamed it up. (Friday January 13th, 2017 — Huffington Post - USA)

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100% of Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy Dutch national railway company NS has announced that along with the electric company Eneco, they have been able to begin running all of their trains, since the turn of the new year, using wind-generated energy. (Friday January 13th, 2017 — Daily Kos - USA)

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Could the Lunar Cycle Be Affecting the Taste of Your Wine? Astrological enthusiasts, devoted star sign disciples, and even casual horoscope perusers, lay down your corkscrews. The moon’s movement could be having an impact on the taste of your merlots, rieslings, and rosés—and you didn’t even know it. The theory behind this shift in flavor lies in something called the biodynamic calendar, a guide used for the planting and sowing of crops that is divided into four types of days: fruit days, flower days, leaf days, and root days. (Friday January 13th, 2017 — Munchies_ Food by VICE )

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Scientists identify the real king of the forest: fungus What controls forest diversity is not the trees but the fungi that interact with them, typically at microscopic scales, below ground and out of sight. The result offers a new window on the complex interactions that underlie some of the most familiar ecosystems on the continent and could lead to improved forest-management practices. (Thursday January 12th, 2017 — The Globe and Mail - UK)

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Q&A: Sebastián Tramón, Viñedos Emiliana Founded in 1986, the winery holds 908 hectares of vineyards throughout Casablanca and the Maipo and Rapel (Cachapoal and Colchagua) Valleys, of which 722 are certified organic and 674 biodynamic, making Emiliana the world’s biggest organic wine producer. Not only was it the first winery in Chile to release an organic premium wine – Coyam 2001 in 2003 – it was also the first to go fully biodynamic, releasing the resulting Gê 2003 in 2005. (Wednesday January 11th, 2017 — The Drinks - UK)

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Tesla's gigafactory lights up In the high desert outside of Reno, Nevada, a place of dry gulches and coyotes before the rise of man, Tesla’s new giant battery factory is now officially up and running: (Friday January 6th, 2017 — Daily Kos - USA)

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Wines in the City: Organic, biodynamic and low-sulphur wines Read more at http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/wines-in-the-city-orga we now have not only more wines from other countries but we have Organic, Biodynamic, Low Sulphur and Orange wines all begging to be enjoyed. (Friday January 6th, 2017 — Plymouth Herald - )

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Solar now cheapest new form of energy in nearly 60 countries In nearly 60 lower-income countries, the average price of solar energy has dropped to $1.65 million per megawatt in 2016, just below wind at $1.66 million per megawatt. That means new energy development projects will focus on solar energy rather than wind power. Unsubsidized solar is beginning to outcompete coal and natural gas on a larger scale, and notably, new solar projects in emerging markets are costing less to build than wind projects, says a report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a research and analysis organization for those investing in the energy industry. (Sunday January 1st, 2017 — Daily Kos - USA)

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Obama and Trudeau Protect Millions of Acres From Drilling in the Arctic and the Atlantic President Obama invoked the 1953 Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to withdraw 98 percent or 115 million acres of federally-owned Arctic waters, including all possessions in the Chukchi Sea and most of the Beaufort Sea from potential oil and gas drilling. He also protected 3.8 million acres of ocean on the Atlantic Coast from drilling in order to safeguard a series deep coral canyons that stretch from Norfolk, Virginia, to the Canadian border, reports Coral Davenport at The New York Times. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, simultaneously announced that his nation was enacting a ban on oil and gas drilling in Arctic waters, to be revisited every five years. (Wednesday December 21st, 2016 — Smithsonian online -USA)

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Burgundys latest biodynamic convert: Chteau de Pommard Read more at http://www.decanter.com/wine-news/chateau-de-pommard-biody Burgundy's Chteau de Pommard is aiming for full biodynamic status within the next three years, its technical director says. (Tuesday December 20th, 2016 — decanter.com)

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Over $10,000 worth of instruments donated to Metcalf Middle School Through Instruments in the Cloud (InstrumentsintheCloud.org), a website Vega created that connects musical instrument donors directly with schools in need, musical instrument donors in the Burnsville area donated three violins. As if on cue, Belanger Braid received a call from The City of Lakes Waldorf School in Minneapolis with a donation of violins, violas, and cellos. "[Our] school has a few stringed instruments of varying sizes that need more fixing than our budget allows, [and it] looks like you do great work," wrote Stasia Verdoljak, the schools String Ensemble teacher for grades 3-8. (Monday December 19th, 2016 — SW News Media )

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Why Biodynamic Beauty Is the "Upgraded" Version Of Organic Beauty Products Biodynamic beauty products are certified by Demeter, the official certifying body for biodynamic products. It holds the strictest standards in the world. Demeter standards even exceed government-mandated organic regulations. From the way ingredients are grown to over 200 processing and production standards, biodynamic beauty products undergo strict regulation and review before certification is granted. (Sunday December 18th, 2016 — POPSUGAR - San Francisco, California USA)

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Solar capacity has increased 99% since last quarter The U.S. solar industry just experienced a quarter of record-breaking growth, with 4,143 megawatts (or million watts) of solar capacity added between July and September. Thats a 99 percent increase over the previous quarter, and a 191 percent increase over the same time period last year. (Thursday December 15th, 2016 — Think Progress - USA)

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The first major offshore wind project in the U.S. is now powering an island The Block Island Wind Farm is officially up, running, and connected to the grid, operators announced Monday. The countrys first offshore wind project will produce enough electricity to power 17,000 average homes. It will provide all the islands electricity needs, supplanting its old diesel generators and will also send electricity onto the mainland grid. (Monday December 12th, 2016 — Think Progress - USA)

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