Category Archives: Projects/Solutions

Save a Life this Holiday Season

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!  I am taking this shameless opportunity to remind everyone out there that there’s still time to take Blacksmith Institute’s $5 a Day December Holiday Challenge!  So if you are still wondering what to get that somebody who has … Continue reading

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Potty Training Pigs and Other Great Solutions

I was going to write about Copenhagen and “climategate” today … but then I came across a curious piece of news about potty training pigs! It seems a farmer in Taiwan has trained his pigs to use a litter box, … Continue reading

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Lessons from the past for Copenhagen

For the next two weeks, the eyes of the world will be on Copenhagen, where leaders of some 200 countries have gathered to try to find some kind of consensus on tackling the problem of climate change. “Unless the world can … Continue reading

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All that glitters…

The price of gold hit a record high today, reaching $1,216.75 an ounce in Europe. What does this have to do with pollution? Well, in this age of globalization, everything is connected in some way, isn’t it? In the case … Continue reading

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The Pollution Blog is online–join us as we take pollution offline!

Here we go, joining the digital age. Welcome, all, to Blacksmith Institute’s blog about pollution, solutions to same, and everything related… A new way to chart our progress cleaning up pollution in the developing world. Pollution in the developing world … Continue reading

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