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Paper made at WMU to provide clean water for impoverished countries The new creation costs users just pennies each day to use. “There will be a booklet which will contain 100 or so sheets, where they can tear one sheet out and filter 100 liters of water, and have clean water for weeks at a time off of a single filter,” Pschigoda explained. (Friday November 11th, 2016 — woodTV8 - Grand Rapids, Michigan USA)

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Organic Farming in the U.S. Is Now Bigger Than Ever The number of certified organic acres in the country rose by more than 10 percent over the past two years. (Thursday November 10th, 2016 — TakePart.com)

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New owner at one of the largest persimmons farms in Australia The new owners, Mick and Kylie Carr, are committed to continue to grow biological, biodynamic, nutrient dense quality persimmons and stone fruit. (Wednesday November 9th, 2016 — FreshPlaza )

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What Are Biodynamic Foods and Why Should You Be Eating Them? Long story short: Biodynamic is the new organic, and you need to get behind it, like, yesterday. (Friday October 28th, 2016 — Shape Magazine - shape.com)

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The electric car market is growing 10 times faster than its dirty gasoline equivalent ... though EVs are a fraction of the global vehicle stock — less than 1 percent— the industry is growing about 10 times faster than the traditional vehicle market. (Monday October 17th, 2016 — Think Progress - USA)

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UK Government Finds Link Between Insecticides and Bee Decline A government-backed review of bee decline in the UK has found that the country’s pollinator loss appears connected to the growing popularity of neonicotinoid-based insecticides. Will this change the government’s stance on these controversial pest control products? (Monday October 17th, 2016 — Care2.com - USA)

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Cristal 2009 Champagne taps into spirit of the 60s ... it’s impossible to speak wine with Lécaillon without mentioning biodynamics,. And he believes efforts to convert the grand cru vineyards feeding Cristal have helped the wine to open up. (Wednesday October 12th, 2016 — decanter.com)

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The Waldorf Way of creative discipline Waldorf schools aim to graduate students who are self-confident, self-sufficient and self-directed, with the ability to know and ask for what they want. We also strive to instill integrity, compassion, respect, and a sense of responsibility and love for the world. Crucial to all these traits is the ability to discern appropriate boundaries. The Waldorf approach to discipline is multi-faceted, holistic, and sometimes subtle, with many overlapping strategies. (Tuesday October 11th, 2016 — Ukiah Daily Journal - Ukiah, California USA)

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Steamboat couple hoping to establish cacao groves in Costa Rica The couple’s bigger goal is to acquire approximately 35 acres in La Tigra (literally, The Tiger), Costa Rica, where they hope to engage in an “agri-forestry” project by planting cacao trees, which are very efficient at sequestering carbon dioxide. The goal of the Marxuachses, who maintain a 1,500-square-foot greenhouse at their home on Fourth Street, is consistent with their commitment to regenerative agriculture — farming organically in a manner that improves the land while producing a crop. ... The Marxuachses also subscribe to the biodynamic approach to farming. (Friday October 7th, 2016 — Steamboat Pilot & Today - Steamboat Springs, Colorado USA)

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Steiner schools rising in popularity Australia-wide Steiner schools are rising in popularity across Australia with three new schools built in as many years, lengthy waiting lists, and the introduction of a degree in Steiner education at a Queensland university. (Friday October 7th, 2016 — ABC Local - Australia)

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Trees Can Form Bonds Like an Old Couple and Look After Each Other Trees have feelings. They can feel pain, but can also have emotions, such as fear. Trees like to stand close together and cuddle. There is in fact friendship among trees. (Friday October 7th, 2016 — Care2.com - USA)

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World moves to offset airplane emissions in landmark deal Under CORSIA — short for Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation — the industry will voluntarily (at first) offset its emissions through the purchase of credits, or the funding of still unspecified projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions elsewhere. (Friday October 7th, 2016 — Think Progress - USA)

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"Extinct" Variety of Tree Rediscovered at Queen's Palace in Scotland Two Wentworth elms identified at Holyroodhouse escaped Dutch elm disease, which destroyed millions of other trees (Thursday October 6th, 2016 — Smithsonian online -USA)

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Review: Biodynamic wines make use of sustainable solutions The author advocates biodynamics for “effective, creative, enjoyable, stimulating and sustainable solutions to common problems experienced by contemporary winegrowers,” while at the same time reducing the risk of producing “banal wines largely devoid of individuality and interest.” (Tuesday October 4th, 2016 — Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA)

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2016 Nobel Prize Winner Yoshinori Ohsumi’s Discoveries Could Change How We Treat Disease Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, won the 2016 Nobel Prize on Monday for his research on autophagy ― a metabolic recycling process in which cells eat parts of themselves to survive and stay healthy. (Monday October 3rd, 2016 — Huffington Post - USA)

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For This Firm, Loans Are Where The Action Is In recent years, an omnibus of impact investing opportunities, from “socially responsible” mutual funds to “green bonds,” have offered market participants access to securities that mirror their desire to create social change as well as their need for financial growth or stability. But those opportunities aren’t enough to change the way investors and businesses think about the world and each other, says Don Shaffer, CEO and president of RSF Social Finance, because they maintain a certain level of distance and opacity between investor and investment. (Monday October 3rd, 2016 — Financial Advisor Magazine - Shrewsbury, New Jersey USA)

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Anthony Gismondi: Summerhill's Stephen Cipes an organic leader in the Okanagan Summerhill is committed to producing 100 per cent organic wine, and has had Demeter Biodynamic certification for its Kelowna vineyard since 2012. Certified organic status was achieved in the cellar in 2007, allowing the winery to display the Canadian certified organic logo on its bottles. (Saturday October 1st, 2016 — Vancouver Sun - Vancouver, British Columbia Canada)

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India Announces It Will Ratify The Paris Climate Agreement Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Sunday that the country will ratify the Paris Agreement early next month, giving the climate pact a major boost needed to go into effect this year. (Saturday October 1st, 2016 — Huffington Post - USA)

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Patagonia’s Ex-CEO Moves To Create Argentina’s Largest Nature Preserve It’s part of the work Kris Tompkins started with her late husband Douglas, the founder of North Face. (Saturday October 1st, 2016 — Huffington Post - USA)

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Reef Fish Sing in the Morning, Just Like Birds Researchers from Curtin University in Australia and the University of Exeter in the U.K. placed hydrophones in the coastal waters of Western Australia to study fish sounds and recorded a cacophony of calls. (Saturday October 1st, 2016 — Care2.com - USA)

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