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Steamboat Ski Area introduces healthy eating programs 2.2.2015 Steamboat Pilot
Two new programs this year at Steamboat Ski Area are aiming to encourage healthier eating for employees and guests on the hill. The Green Skier program involves sourcing more local ingredients for on-the-mountain eateries, and identifying healthy options on ski area menus with a small green skier symbol. The ski area also has hired a consultant to meet with employees and discuss eating choices and how they can affect your blood sugar and reaction time, ultimately affecting potential for injury. “When blood sugar fluctuates, I can actually measure your change in reaction time,” said Dr. Delia Roberts, a biochemist who created the Fit for Snow program for ski area employees. Roberts spent 15 years working with Canadian Olympic athletes before becoming a professor at Selkirk College in British Columbia. While teaching about healthy eating and posture, Roberts began to see the relationship between health and safety. Roberts began training with employees in various workplaces, including with ski area ...
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NFL team in L.A. would have to win over fans with widespread loyalties 1.2.2015 LA Times: Top News
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Cape Town bursts with blooms during its spring wildflower show 1.2.2015 LA Times: Opinion
When I visited Cape Town in September, the tree buds were exploding, and golden-green blades were popping up in the pavement cracks.
Tiger Woods will drop out of top 50 in world golf rankings 31.1.2015 LA Times: Opinion
Tiger Woods' 2015 campaign has gotten off to a bad start.
Homegrown vendors hope to make the cut at Whole Foods 31.1.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Homegrown vendors hope to make the cut at Whole Foods
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A Super Bowl weekend at a golf tournament without Tiger 31.1.2015 Yahoo: Top Stories
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Three previous trips were enough for Tiger Woods to leave quite an impression at the Phoenix Open. The hole-in-one on the most raucous hole in golf. Fans moving a half-ton boulder. A kid tossing an orange onto the green when he was ...
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson both head for the bench at Phoenix Open 31.1.2015 Star Tribune: Nation
Antibiotic Resistance: What do my leafy greens have to do with it? 31.1.2015 Switchboard, from NRDC
Carmen Cordova, Sustainable Livestock Science Fellow, San Francisco: Dust from the cattle feedyard carries antibiotics, antibiotic resistance genes, and bacteria according to a recent study out of Texas Tech. More specifically, airborne dust containing antibiotic resistance genes for tetracycline resistance, cattle fecal bacteria and even antibiotics used in...
Solar Pumps help Indian Women Salt Workers Escape from Poverty 31.1.2015 Switchboard, from NRDC
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: This version of the article was originally published in Sustainable Energy For All on January 29, 2015. Ahmedabad, India, 29 January, 2014 - Solar-powered water pumps provided under the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative are helping women working in...
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Tiger Woods says he will keep grinding after missing cut in Phoenix 31.1.2015 LA Times: Opinion
It was an undaunted Tiger Woods who spoke to reporters Friday at the Phoenix Open after shooting the worst round of his career.
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Philadelphia businesses get help from City for stormwater improvements 31.1.2015 Switchboard, from NRDC
Alisa Valderrama, Senior Project Finance Attorney, New York: Novel program benefits city, local businesses, and property owners If you own a commercial property in Philadelphia, you just might be able to get the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) to pay for stormwater improvements on your property. These improvements would...
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Latin America Green News: droughts in Brazil and Chile, Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico still low, Colombia leading in reforestation efforts 31.1.2015 Switchboard, from NRDC
Maria Martinez, Program Assistant, Director of Programs & Latin America Project, Washington, D.C.: Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. January 24th - January 30th Climate Change In December, the Green Tax, part of the recent Tax Reform, went into effect...
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Grant from EPA will help Steamboat Springs develop green strategies 31.1.2015 Steamboat Pilot
The city of Steamboat Springs' quest to become a leader in sustainability soon will get a boost from the Environmental Protection Agency. Steamboat is one of 22 communities across the nation that has earned a grant from the EPA this year to help advance its environmental sustainability efforts. The Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities grant will give Steamboat access to EPA experts who can help the city come up with a strategy to become more green. A team will come to Steamboat for two days to carry out the work. "The goal would be to leverage the professional expertise of the team that's going to come in and help us identify a reasonable path forward in terms of achieving our sustainability goals," said Casey Earp, assistant to City Manager Deb Hinsvark. "This is a great thing for our community to be on that list and to signal to the entire country we are making strides in this area." Earp said the experts also could help shed light on how Steamboat's sustainability efforts compare to those in ...
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Pedal powered coffee bikes could be green money machines 30.1.2015 TreeHugger
How to start a business on the cheap with the latest version of the tricycle coffee franchise
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A sluggish start for Tiger Woods in Phoenix 30.1.2015 Yahoo: Top Stories

Tiger Woods hits out of the rough on the 11th hole during the first round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Four holes into his first tournament of the year, Tiger Woods already was 4-over par and 10 shots out of the lead in the Phoenix Open.

Ryan Palmer leads at Phoenix Open; Tiger Woods struggles 30.1.2015 LA Times: Top News
Food industry drags its heels on recyclable and compostable packaging 30.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The majority of food packaging is ending up in landfills, or on the street as litter, where it may eventually get swept into the ocean.
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'Green News Report' - January 29, 2015 30.1.2015 Green on
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: U.S. pipelines now rupturing faster than we can keep track of them; So, U.S. Senate passes Keystone XL bill with Dem help; Obama's India trip a boost for US nuclear industry; IMF calls for end to fossil fuel subsidies; PLUS: Some good news: fracking banned in Scotland, and great 'Fox News' for a change!... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen online here, or Download MP3 (6 mins)... Link: Embed: Got comments, tips, love letters, hate mail? Drop us a line at or right here at the comments link below. All GNRs are always archived at . IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): It's not too late to stop climate change, and it'll be super-cheap; Americans are out of step with science on pretty much everything; Climate models don't over-predict warming; Big Utilties' 'Kodak Moment': a phase-change builds; Air pollution plunges in AL; Feds open waters to largest offshore wind ...
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Parking, rats among problems Wrigley Field neighbors cite in renovation 30.1.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
The sounds form a cacophony of construction — jackhammers' percussive pelting, the persistent beeping of vehicles in reverse and the shrill whine of buzz ...
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Food Industry Drags Its Heels On Recyclable And Compostable Packaging 30.1.2015 NPR Health Science
A new report from two environmental groups reviewed the recyclability and compostability of packaging from 47 food companies. It found few examples of companies that have prioritized waste reduction.
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