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Occupy Beauty: The Beauty We Seek is Already Inside

Occupy Beauty: The Beauty We Seek is Already Inside

On July 12th, 2014 as the clock pushed 11 AM, over seventy open-armed, yoga-mat strapped women sporting massive smiles flocked the Pacifica Graduate …

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Harnessing the Power of California’s Small Businesses to Achieve Environmental Sustainability

Harnessing the Power of California’s Small Businesses to Achieve Environmental Sustainability

When it comes to protecting the environment, sometimes it pays to think small. According to U.S. federal data, there are over 3.5 million small businesses …

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5 Tools for Businesses Committing to Environmental Sustainability

5 Tools for Businesses Committing to Environmental Sustainability

Deciding to make a serious investment to environmental sustainability is a big step for any business, large or small, and should be done carefully. That’s …

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Stepping Away from our Disposable Culture

Stepping Away from our Disposable Culture

“There is a malign force loose in the universe that is the social equivalent of cancer, and it’s plastic. It infiltrates everything. It’s metastasis. It …

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Securing the Future: A Grand Strategy for Sustainability

Securing the Future:  A Grand Strategy for Sustainability

A sustainable future – a concept that ecologists, conservationists, preservationists and other environmentally inclined individuals have pursued for years, and now, with increasing focus. But what …

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Next Generation Summit: A Conference for Young Innovators

Next Generation Summit: A Conference for Young Innovators

What do UCSB students do during spring quarter when they’re not studying, working, or soaking up the weekend sun in Isla Vista?
Believe it or not, …

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Giving Back and Making Change: Growing the 1% for the Planet Network

Giving Back and Making Change: Growing the 1% for the Planet Network

 

It’s not easy being green. And for many businesses, it’s often difficult to ‘Love Blue.’ Integrating sustainability principles into the core DNA of …

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Farm Apprenticeship Programs: Cultivating Future Farmers

Farm Apprenticeship Programs: Cultivating Future Farmers

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. -Ancient …

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The Isla Vista Food Co-op: Making Good Food Accessible for All

The Isla Vista Food Co-op: Making Good Food Accessible for All

The Isla Vista Food Cooperative is a beautiful place. Not only is shopping at the Co-op a food positive experience, with a wonderful …

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Energy Reduction and Behavioral Change w/ Todd Rogers

Energy Reduction and Behavioral Change w/ Todd Rogers

When it comes to tackling one of the biggest environmental challenges of our time – energy consumption – solutions are often viewed as …

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