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In The Gardens We're Seedin' - The Guerilla Gardening Movement

Around the world, people are reclaiming orphaned urban land, and turning it into gardens.

Good Hydro - Getting Power From Waterways

An efficient, easy-to-install hydro turbine is more effective than wind or solar power in the right places.

Fishy Finding - Students Turn Fish Into Plastic

Three kids from Thailand have turned fish scales into plastic, and have earned $50,000 for their efforts.

Crafty Eco-Friendly Ideas To Check Out On Earth Day

Happy Earth Day everyone! After planting your trees, taking a trip to an Earth Day event, and taking advantage of all the free green goodies today finish celebrating Earth Day digging something out of your trash and making it into something useful and or beautiful. Release the eco-friendly artist inside of you. Below are innovative eco-friendly crafty sites and stores to inspire you and or your family. 

Unclear On Nuclear? Try Thorium - Nuclear Energy Without The Side Effects

Thorium is a safer and more abundant nuclear energy source than uranium. So where are the reactors?

Casting The Counters - Improving Radiation Monitoring In Japan

Safecast want your help to deploy up to 600 more Geiger Counters in Japan.

Deserting The Desert - A Plan To Green The World's Deserts

The Sahara Forest Project is a plan to produce fresh water, food and renewable energy in hot deserts. A demonstration center is being developed in Jordan.

Hot Stuff! - Airport Saves $8 Million With Geothermal Heat

By using heat that already exists, Portland Jetport will save over 50,000 gallons of oil a year.

Plan It - Chart The World With StatPlanet

StatPlanet lets you interact easily with a wealth of World Bank data.

Don't Throw The Spoon Out With The Package!

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some really neat reusable and recyclable utensils that you can carry with you for those times you're catching lunch on the go.  I had yogurt in mind because it is one popular carry-out item that ideally should not be eaten with one's hands....

Pass The Bill - Giving Your Representative An Informed Opinion

POPVOX gives you the facts, and allows you to petition your representative without partisan interference.

Picasso Pad? - Living In A Cube

You really can live in comfort in a small space. The Cube Project is proof.

Talking TED - Spread Your Own Ideas Through TED

TED wants to know if you have ideas worth spreading.

For He's A Jolly Google Fellow - Google Takes A Stance On Climate Change

Google announces 21 Google Science Communication Fellows, who have been charged to spread the word about climate change.

Red Rice For Beans - Marketing Rice To Reduce Poverty

A small organization is helping lift Sri Lankans out of poverty by marketing the rice they grow to the world.

Give As Good As You Get With GiftFlow

GiftFlow aims to create an economy of giving, which means there will be plenty to receive as well.

5 Cool Eco-finds To Celebrate Earth Day

April 22nd is Earth Day. In celebration of Earth Day I have put together a random list of eco-friendly innovation I think are quite interesting. Take a look at the list below.

Thar She Blows - Return To The Age Of Sailing Ships

Oceangoing technology has turned full circle, as we return to the age of sailing ships - with a difference.

Take It And Leave It - BMW Announces New Car Sharing Scheme

In Munich, you can find a car on the side of the street, take it, and leave it wherever you like.

From Earth Shoes To Carbon Footprints, Earth Day Accesses Social Media

The Earth Day Network and Proctor & Gamble are collaborating on social networks to motivate the digerati to lessen their environmental impact on the planet. With the launch of the Billion Acts of Green™ Facebook and iPhone applications, friends, family and followers are being asked to issue pledges of at least one  "act of green" and share it with their Facebook network.