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The delights and challenges of finding sustainable restaurants

treehugger.com — Local and organic restaurants are gaining popularity in some areas, but in others the choices are slim. In this edition of our Town & Country series, Margaret and Katherine discuss how dining out differs where they live. One of my favorite things about living in New York City is the restaurant scene.
Oct 02, 2014

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This is what it looks like when 35,000 walrus can’t find enough sea ice

treehugger.com — Thousands of walrus were spotted on a beach in northwest Alaska during a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) survey of arctic marine mammals. Photographed by plane, an estimated 35,000 walrus were gathered on the shore, about 5 miles from the Inupiat village of Point Lay. The photos were taken on September 27.

Finally! California becomes first state in U.S. to ban plastic bags

treehugger.com — This was a long time coming. California's Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill (SB270) that makes his state the first in the U.S. to ban single-use plastic bags. This widens the ban that is already in effect in San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles County, among other places, and retailers will have until July 2015 to turn off the litter machine.
Oct 02, 2014

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Oct 01, 2014

Finally! California becomes first state in U.S. to ban plastic bags bit.ly/1yzzVM1 by @Michael_GR