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Sustainability in sports? No way. The stereotype for sports fans is a beer-drinking, wing-eating, hooting-and-hollering macho he-man wearing their favorite player’s jersey and holding a foam finger. But for that same exact guy to be...

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Have you ever held the belief that certain individuals who, based on what they have brought to a field, should be considered as vital to anyone’s set of influences like Charles Darwin is to any evolutionary...

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A Blue Zone is a term used to identify a demographic or geographic area in the world where people live considerably  longer lives. In each of these areas, the rate of centenarians (residents over the age of 100) is ten times greater...

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Cultivate, educate, and serve the community; these are the main goals of urban agriculture. Whether you have a green roof, are just growing in a small space, or are part of a co-op, urban food...

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It’s interesting to me how misconceived green infrastructure and stormwater management are by both the general public and educated community planners. Implementation of Low Impact Development has lagged in communities because of a lack of...

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Last October I visited New Orleans for the USGBC’s Greenbuild Conference. I had signed up to attend the Third Annual Women in Green Power Breakfast on that Thursday morning, eager to connect with fellow women in sustainability. Those two...

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Since sustainability is intertwined between numerous entities. There’s no way that a sustainable solution can be optimized without understanding how the solution will affect a city’s inhabitants.  Public participation, in response to this assertion, is...

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It’s an issue that has plagued every major city around the world. Food deserts exist in every major city of the country, especially in low income neighborhoods. What Are Food Deserts? The United States Department...

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Most people don’t think of things like dirt on a daily basis. But the truth is, dirt – more specifically, soil – is tied closely to the health of your food, the health of the environment, and...

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Bacon is delicious. I’ll admit that. But it’s also fatty, salty, and almost devoid of any important nutrients. In addition to other red meat products, bacon is an epidemic in our society; we consume billions...

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