Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Fall Harvest and Eating Locally

The trees are showing tinges of red and yellow, and tomatoes are no longer burdening the branches of your garden stalks. Fall is here! Bring on the pumpkin flavored goodies, hayrides, and apple picking! Fall brings a special spirit and … Continue reading

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Happy World Rivers Day 2011

Rivers are the lifeline of human history. They have sustained agriculture as we know it through irrigation, tributaries, and aquifers. In developing countries, rivers determine where people settle, what trade specialties thrive, and the shape of cities. Did you know … Continue reading

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Rio +20 : Sustainable Development Means Sustainability Education

When you think sustainable development you probably think about new green infrastructure in cities or a government sponsored green jobs initiatives.  Today, GEF’s CEO, Victoria Waters, participated in a U.S. State Department briefing meeting that gave new voice to the meaning … Continue reading

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