July 2010

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Top Eco-Tips

ACT: Have an extra pair of running shoes with a little tread left to burn? Send them to Soles4Souls, a Tennessee-based nonprofit that has sent seven million pai...
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A Better Ethanol

Nation’s first barley ethanol refinery opens in VirginiaA barley ethanol refinery on the outskirts of Richmond may soon succeed where corn ethanol has failed:...
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Charleston, S.C.

Water, water everywhere. Charleston’s coastal setting among a string of barrier islands is a hydrophile’s wet dream. But if you’re not into paddling, don’t fret...
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Crossroads

Two proposed Appalachian highways target the Southeast’s wildest landscapes, and new rail alternatives are headed down the tracks. Is Appalachia on board?West...
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Into the Wild

Exploring the South's Next WildernessThe farthest you can get from a road in the continental U.S. is 22 miles, in a deep corner of Yellowstone National Park...
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Eco-Innovators

Four Inspiring Eco-Entrepreneurs From the SouthChange starts from the ground up. That’s the attitude of these four innovative entrepreneurs who are looking ...
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12 Big Ideas

Solutions that could actually save the planetBRO asked Pulitzer-Prize-winning authors, CEOs, and leading environmental experts: what is the single most import...
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Higher Learning

The Mountain Institute helps Appalachian communities climb out of poverty.Life in the mountains is hard. Just ask Otzi the Ice Man, who lived in the Alps some...