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Galapagos: Post Office Bay

Post Office Bay, on Floreana Island may be the world’s only crowd sourced, hand-delivery mail system in the world. And it’s a lot of fun.

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4 Strategies for Building an Efficient Home

A high-performance house offers many unique features that dramatically reduce dependence on fossil fuels, while providing exceptional comfort. Although many of these features have an upfront cost, they reduce the operating costs of the home throughout its lifespan.


4 Trailblazing Green Companies

Whether or not the public continues to see value in green as a trend, the necessity of reducing costs by going green will continue to be an important business driver.

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Volkswagen Exec: We Need More Federal Investment in Electric Vehicles

“Automakers have effectively delivered electric vehicles that can satisfy the needs of most American drivers,” Sommer said this week in Washington, D.C. “In addition to the investment we and other companies and industries are making, we would like to see federal financing support for establishing fast-charging networks in urban areas and interstate corridors.”

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Apple Invests $3 Billion in Solar Energy

“We know that climate change is real,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said. “Our view is that the time for talk has passed, and the time for action is now.”


$280 Million More for Rural Renewables

U.S. Agriculture Secretary announced $280 million in new Renewable Energy for America Program grants and loans. Two recipients — Arkansas’ Supersave Foods and Maine’s Cozy Acres Greenhouses — gave accounts of how REAP funding enabled them to rebuild and expand their businesses while reducing energy bills and carbon emissions.


Your Poop: Now for Money and Science!

Two years ago, it wasn’t your common cure. But today, the nonprofit OpenBiome’s services are in great demand by doctors and hospitals. And its treatments, which have been known to cure one of the most common ailments of today relies on an even more common substance: poop.