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Top Ten Green News Stories of October 2011

Top Ten Green News Stories of October 2011

Posted on 02. Nov, 2011 by .

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OG|10: Green News Monthly Roundup featuring the top ten green news stories from October 2011 as followed and covered by Opportunity Green.

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OG Joins As You Sow for an Event Offering a Look Into the Shocking Future of Fracking in LA and Other Cities

OG Joins As You Sow for an Event Offering a Look Into the Shocking Future of Fracking in LA and Other Cities

Posted on 30. Oct, 2011 by .

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On Tuesday, October 25, As You Sow held their “No Fracking Way!” fundraiser at Space 150 offices in Venice, CA. Founded in 1992, the nonprofit has been working with corporations to introduce shareholder resolutions that, in the words of Chief Executive Officer Andrew Behar, “bring them into integrity” on energy use, environmental health, waste management, and human rights.

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Rawsome: New Targets in the Ongoing Raids against Organic Food Cooperatives

Rawsome: New Targets in the Ongoing Raids against Organic Food Cooperatives

Posted on 07. Sep, 2011 by .

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On August 3rd, the Federal Government led concurrent armed raids jointly conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Centers for Disease Control, and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The targets of these raids were a Venice, CA organic food cooperative, Rawesome Foods, and a sustainable, pasture-based farm, Palmer’s Healthy Family Farms in Santa Paula, CA.

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States Move on Labeling of Genetically Modified Food

States Move on Labeling of Genetically Modified Food

Posted on 22. Jul, 2011 by .

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Wait! Can you say if what you’re eating has been “engineered?” Not sure? Expectedly, you probably don’t know and you’re not alone.

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Water In 50: OG attends MET Water District’s Meeting Offering a Look Into the Future for Southern California and other Desert Cities

Water In 50: OG attends MET Water District’s Meeting Offering a Look Into the Future for Southern California and other Desert Cities

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by .

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Over the next 50 years water resources will grow increasingly scarce and become more costly for Southern California consumers. This was the broad takeaway from the Metropolitan Water District’s (MET) Blue Ribbon Committee Report, discussed at the inaugural meeting of the UCLA Water Resources Group.

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Top Ten Green News Stories of April 2011

Top Ten Green News Stories of April 2011

Posted on 04. May, 2011 by .

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OG|10: Green News Monthly Roundup featuring the top ten green news stories from April 2011 as followed and covered by Opportunity Green.

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Opportunity Green attends the Artivist Film Festival in New York

Opportunity Green attends the Artivist Film Festival in New York

Posted on 29. Dec, 2010 by .

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Canada contains 6.5% of the world’s available fresh water. Maude Barlow, often referred to as an “international water warrior”, feels that access to such water is a public trust and human right. The importance of designating water a human right is: “you cannot sell it, trade it, or deny it to someone because they can’t pay for it”.

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OG 2010 Attendee David Nahai Shares His [Fascinating] Personal Thoughts on Business and The Environment

OG 2010 Attendee David Nahai Shares His [Fascinating] Personal Thoughts on Business and The Environment

Posted on 18. Aug, 2010 by .

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Opportunity Green had the chance to speak with energy expert and community leader, David Nahai who will be attending OG 2010 at the Los Angeles Center Studios. In this video, […]

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