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Biomimicry--A Growing Movement in the Marketplace

Reprinted from SXSW Eco Blog by Allison Bernett of Terrapin Bright Green
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Biomimicry is a hot topic right now--especially with the emergence of academic programs like Arizona State University’s biomimicry masters degree, centers like the Wyss Institute of Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, and now a biomimicry track at SXSW Eco. We have seen many innovative, environmentally-friendly technologies emerge from this process of translating natural strategies into engineered solutions.

SunPower Solar Panel Manufacturing Site Becomes First Landfill-Free Verified Facility in Mexico

Extends Company’s Industry Leadership in Environmental Sustainability
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August 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The same SunPower® facility in Mexicali, Mexico, that produces Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Silver solar panels has earned Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainabilit

How Much Solar Roof Area Do You Need and Building Safer in Natural Areas

Green Builder Media's August 13, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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Lessons Learned from Toxic Sludge EPA’s recent reclamation disaster in Colorado shows us why regulation and oversight is so desperately needed.

Mission Zero® A Legacy of Sustainability

Reprinted from Troup Trends Article by Trey Wood
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"There is no more strategic issue for a company, or any organization, than its ultimate purpose.  For those who think business exists to make a profit, I suggest they think again.  Business makes a profit to exist.  Surely it must exist, for some higher, nobler purpose than that."

Ray C. Anderson

Creating the World's First Sustainable Highway

Mission Zero Corridor Project selects Innovia Technology to evaluate ground-breaking technologies
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Is it possible to have a ‘green highway’? The Mission Zero Corridor Project in West Georgia believes that it is. It has appointed breakthrough innovation consultancy Innovia Technology to help create a ‘travel corridor’ and rethink the purpose and function of this infrastructure to generate social, environmental and economic value.

Gastrognomes Blog: Good Food Jobs - Megan Schuknecht

Reprinted from Megan Schuknect's Blog on Gastrognomes
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Reprinted from Gastrognomes Blog

Mother Nature has so much to teach us, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the high impact of things like weather patterns and natural disasters. But the concept of Biomimicry is based on the idea that Mother Nature is a master designer, and if we take inspiration from those designs, we can create manmade things that will improve our lives, naturally.

FOX and Nat Geo Will Air Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, Celebrating Leaders in Science and Math, Hosted by Seth MacFarlane

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Continuing their joint work promoting science, technology, engineering, and math, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel and FOX have agreed to broadcast this year's Breakthrough Prize Ceremony, an awards show honoring the world's most prominent scientists and mathematicians. Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy and executive producer of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, will host the ceremony for the second year in a row. Nat Geo will broadcast the event live on Sunday, November 8, with a one-hour version scheduled to air on FOX on November 29.

Car Sharing and an Indoor Air Quality Monitor

Green Builder Media's July 23, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
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Big Solar Deals Signal Growth You know that an industry has hit its stride when the ten-figure acquisitions begin. It seems that the solar sector is getting down to some serious business, as evidenced by SunEdison’s purchase of Vivint Solar, one of the largest residential PV installers in the nation earlier this week.

BSR’s Vision for the Future of Internet Power: 100 Percent Renewable Energy

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This week, HP, a cofounder of BSR’s Future of Internet Power initiative, joined a growing list of technology companies that are making bold commitments to renewable energy.

HP to Power Texas Data Centers With Wind Energy

By DIANE CARDWELL
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For years, clean energy developers could look to only a small handful of corporations as project partners or customers for their power. Mostly, there was Google, and a few other high-tech companies that worked directly with wind and solar developers to help green their energy use.

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