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Vote NO on Solar Amendment 1!!!!

Even though the Solar Amendment looks like a good thing at first glance….take another look.   Florida voters interested in solar power have had a confusing year in 2016, evaluating three proposed amendments to the state constitution and deciding to how to vote on the two that have made it to the ballot box. The most immediate

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An App to Help Save Emissions (and Maybe Money) When Buying a Car

The New York Times reports: How much is your car contributing to climate change? A new study can tell you. The research looks at 125 cars on today’s roads and measures not just their mileage and the type of fuel they use, but also the greenhouse gases generated in making the cars and, if they

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Support Solar Power in Florida: Vote NO on Amendment 1 in November

Florida voters interested in solar power have had a confusing year in 2016, evaluating three proposed amendments to the state constitution and deciding to how to vote on the two that have made it to the ballot box. The most immediate concern is Amendment 1, which will appear on the November ballot. As noted by

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Sustianable Buzz Tickets Now on Sale!

Guess what?  The Sustainable Buzz has zipped over to Saturday night!  That’s right.  This year we move the best party in November over to the best day of the week. Get your tickets now, before they sell out, for the ninth annual Sustainable Buzz.   Your ticket gets you all the locally brewed, cooked, squeezed and

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Lion Fish Safari Goes After Invasives

Here is a chance to enjoy the great outdoors and do something good by helping remove an invasive species from our waters in Florida! Next weekend, divers will gather in gulf waters on a mission: to capture as many lionfish as possible. Any invasive fish caught during this Lionfish Safari, hosted by St. Pete Beach’s

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Artistic Creative Sustainable ways to get freshwater

Art and Science combine to create a concept for freshwater conversion from saltwater and sunshine. this massive solar powered pipe proposed for the 2016 land art generator initiative by khalili engineers intends to desalinate seawater into drinkable fluid. the concept — a blend of artistic, technological and architectural properties — floats off the coast of santa monica, california ‘reminding

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The Patel School

The Sustany® Foundation partners with Tampa institutions like The Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida.  Student  Noelle Griffin wrote the blog post below: The University of South Florida has partnered with The Sustany® Foundation for years. Their students are part of the green business certification internship. The program allows students

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Scout Walker Willis Promotes Sustany® Mini-Grants at Merit Badge University.

By Walker Willis On April 30, I attended the West Central Florida BSA Council’s Merit Badge University at Mount Zion Progressive Baptist Church, 955 20th Street South, St Petersburg, Florida.  Before several hundred Scout participants, I described the Sustany® Foundation Mini Grant Program and distributed printed materials on the Foundation.  The Sustany® Foundation is now

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Part Three: St. Petersburg Student Makes Big Impact on His School and Tampa Bay!

By Walker A Willis, Shorecrest Preparatory School The third phase of my project was to restore an estuary along the 54th Avenue Channel in St. Petersburg. This involved removing marine trash and planting over 500 mangroves and 100 grass plants.  The project required removal of some non-native, invasive species, but primarily addressed a barren, unproductive 175

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Earth Day 2016 around Tampa Bay

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content Earth Day is coming! April 22, 2016 will be the 46th year that Earth Day is celebrated. What started in 1970 as an America-only celebration has grown over the years into a global one. And that seems  appropriate given that the Earth is our shared home. We invite you to

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