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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Global brands are increasingly willing to include sustainability as one of the key factors in their decision-making process. Caring for the society and the world is a human emotion that motivates an average consumer, and companies are keen to feed this natural human drive in addition to feeding the consumers’ individual aspirations through their brand.


1 day 9 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The demand for capital investments in rural American communities to build modern infrastructure has risen sharply in recent years. The exceptional demand for farmland and agricultural investments has created a lucrative business opportunity for the Wall Street and large institutional investors.


1 day 18 hours ago
(3BL/JustMeans) - Southwest Airlines has decreased its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from 2012 to 2013. It attributes the decrease to continued improvements in fuel efficiency. Southwest also achieved a 20 percent improvement in fuel efficiency from 2012 to 2013 or almost 60 million gallons of jet fuel, equivalent to about 9,900 roundtrip flights between Chicago Midway and Las Vegas.

3 days 9 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The global population is expected to grow up to 7.5 billion people over the next six years. Food security is likely to be one of the most important issues that the world will face in the next few decades. Sustainable agricultural techniques are the way forward that can improve productivity of the farms, while conserving natural resources and reducing the environmental impact.


3 days 16 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Boeing is revolutionising space travel. The company is one step closer to making it possible for us to experience previously what only astronauts could do: travel to outer space.


4 days 5 hours ago

(3BL Media/JUst Means) – ​Getting good coffee on a flight is not always possible, as coffee lovers world over know. How about getting a good coffee and do good at the same time? Sounds like a pipe dream, right? Well, in 2009, Southwest Airlines introduced a new onboard coffee experience called LIFT, a dark-roasted 100 percent Arabica blend of South and Central American coffees that sounds and tastes delicious.


5 days 10 hours ago

(3BL Media/Just Means) - ​ One of the most interesting and creative variations of recycling is upcycling, which means giving an object a new lease of life, perhaps in a totally new format. Anything can be upcycled, from cutlery that gets upgraded into jewelry to old jeans that can become - why not - carrier bags.


5 days 19 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – BRICS countries, which include Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, comprise over one-fifth of the global economy. The growing economic power of BRICS nations has surpassed the level of negotiating power they command at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).


1 week 4 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) We’ve been hearing about the potential wonders of the Smart Grid for several years now. It will save energy, make utility operations more streamlined, support renewables and save money for consumers. All these things are true, and they will be even more important in the years ahead as the impacts of climate change are felt more strongly. But blackouts are happening right now, and they are costing utilities money. That seems to be the primary driver for many power companies to begin investing in technology today.

According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), power outages cost US businesses $150 billion per year. The number of blackouts has increased 285% since 1984 and their duration, here in the US, is the longest among industrialized countries.

Why is that? There are two reasons. First, there is more power going through our electric grid than ever before. Second, and most important, the grid is getting old.

The U.S. electrical grid, once considered a marvel, is becoming a dinosaur. Going back over 60 years, some of the designs date back to Edison himself. It consists of some 7,000 power plants pushing electrons out over 450,000 miles of transmission lines, to businesses and homes that are interconnected by some 2.5 million miles of feeder lines. According to the Edison Electric Institute, it is worth $876 billion, though the value of what it produces is incalculable.

It was built for a time and a scale when things could be done manually. Meter readers would go from house to house reading mechanical meters, and linemen could inspect the lines to see where repairs were needed. Today, it has become too big and too indispensable for that.


1 week 16 hours ago

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Many of the first naturalists to encounter the New World disembarked in the colony of South Carolina in the late 1600s, where they encountered the beaches, salt marshes and productive estuaries of coastal Carolina, marshes, meadows and forests, and the mysterious Carolina Bays, a series of oval northwest-southeast oriented depressions that extend through North and South Carolina.


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