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Gina Perez works with Fiddle Farms, one of five farms participating in Dirt Works. Photo: Lowcountry Local First
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Written by Clint Williams, Mother Nature Network Before you can grow food, you need to grow farmers. Growing farmers — like seedlings in a greenhouse — is the mission of Dirt Works Incubator Farm near Charleston, S.C. The 10-acre parcel ...

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Greece plans to produce 10 gigawatts of solar energy by 2050 and will use future revenues to pay back as much as $21 billion in debt. Photo: Flickr/ricketyus
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A new study suggests that adding solar power capacity to the Garden State would result in the greatest reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and dangerous pollutants.

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The filling stations will be located throughout the concourses and terminals at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, which averages more than 250,000 passengers a day.

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Refresh Glass collects more than 15,000 wine bottles a month from more than a dozen hotels and bars.

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Dutch scientists have found that using specially treated pavement on city streets can cut air pollution nearly in half

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Written by Melissa Hincha-Ownby, Mother Nature Network Over the course of the next few years, fans of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee won’t have to feel guilty about having their morning cup of Joe in an environmentally damaging foam cup. In its ...

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Rather than chasing finite fossils like oil and coal, new tech focuses on Earth's original power plants: plants.

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Famers are known for making do with what they have. But this – this is simply amazing.

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The writer had a lot of fun on his test drive. Photo: Rob Cotter/Organic Transit
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Written by Sami Grover, Mother Nature Network Walking into the headquarters of Organic Transit, a North Carolina-based developer of what it calls “the most efficient vehicles on the planet,” I was struck by a decidedly disorienting feeling. At first glance ...

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Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana now converts some of its manure into enough compressed natural gas (CNG) to keep its fleet of 42 tractor-trailers on the road every day.

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Researchers conducted two experiments to find out how much paper people used if they had the option to recycle their waste.

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U.S. commuters wasted 5.5 billion hours of extra time due to traffic congestion in 2011.

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