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Australian bankers turn to make agtech sustainable in business and practice

Green Prophet - February 12, 2015
There is a new precedent being set in Australia where the National Bank, the country’s biggest agribusiness lender, is changing policies to encourage more farmers to adopt sustainable...
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5 ways to increase your self-branding as an eco-entrepeneur

Green Prophet - February 11, 2015
Being an eco-entrepreneur allows you an opportunity to wear many hats. This can be both a blessing and a curse. Being in complete control of your work life means taking it by the reins and really...
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Drones show how pigs get a raw deal in factory farms

Green Prophet - February 09, 2015
  Animal abuse in the meat processing industry can be particularly disturbing. Whether this involves severe animal abuse in a kosher poultry slaughterhouse;  or cruelty to larger hoofed animals...
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Storm mappers chase after patterns for climate change

Green Prophet - February 09, 2015
The Doomsday Clock, which measures the likelihood of global catastrophe, last month ticked a minute closer to “midnight” — the apocalypse. The symbolic clock was set to 11:57 by a board...
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Wadi Drone for conservation flies through Emirati national park and scoops top prize

Green Prophet - February 09, 2015
It flies over mountains and through valleys, taking in the vast landscapes and diverse wildlife beneath it. Only this isn’t a bird, it’s a drone. They’ve had some bad press and the public has been...
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Yezidis get winter aid from Israelis

Green Prophet - February 09, 2015
Green Prophet’s own Laurie Balbo has spearheaded relief efforts to warm Syrian refugees in Northern Jordan. She and her partner Virginia Nitz (wife of Green Prophet’s Brian) have...
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Loans for rooftop solar are heating up in Egypt

Green Prophet - February 07, 2015
Two Egyptian banks are moving into green lending with an initiative to finance rooftop solar power systems for residential consumers. National Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr are offering loans within...
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Holy sh*t! Mummies float in Egyptian sewage!

Green Prophet - February 06, 2015
Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities reported a new discovery of several Greco-Roman era mummies near Minya in northeastern Egypt, 250 kilometers south of Cairo. The new discoveries occurred...
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How cannabis will feed the world

Green Prophet - February 01, 2015
I didn’t mean to go to pot. But after of researching urban food movements in a bid to save the world from hunger, cannabis clearly emerged as the answer. Cannabis and what’s happening now in Canada,...
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