The fallout from FWD.us’ pro-drilling and Keystone ads continues.
The Detroit Environment http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/05/elon-musk-mark-zuckerberg-fwd-us-immigration

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Rome – The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects.
The Detroit Environment http://t.co/AKAF5M6Tdl

Automation Alley will host the Entrepreneurial Initiative of Southeast Michigan (EISEM) Entrepreneur’s Forum May 7 from 8-11:30 a.m. at Automation Alley Headquarters in Troy. Watch up-and-coming entrepreneurs present their business plans, and then join in the discussion.EISEM works to highlight re…
The Detroit Environment http://www.growdetroit.com/automation-alley-to-host-eisem-forum-where-entrepreneurs-perfect-their-business-pitch/?utm_source=feedly

Automation Alley will host the Entrepreneurial Initiative of Southeast Michigan (EISEM) Entrepreneur’s Forum May 7 from 8-11:30 a.m. at Automation Alley Headquarters in Troy. Watch up-and-coming entrepreneurs present their business plans, and then join in the discussion.EISEM works to highlight re…
The Detroit Environment http://www.growdetroit.com/automation-alley-to-host-eisem-forum-where-entrepreneurs-perfect-their-business-pitch/?utm_source=feedly

What’s happening in Motor City.
The Detroit Environment http://www.businessinsider.com/the-coolest-businesses-in-detroit-2013-4?op=1

Summer Farm Internship at Flood Plain Farm!

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This position is for a hands-on internship helping develop a diversified urban farm. Flood Plain grows a variety of organic produce for a small CSA, restaurant sales and other local outlets. We are looking for a self-motivated apprentice with a good work ethic and a desire to learn and gain experience. Interns will work on all tasks involved with running the farm, ranging from everyday weeding, planting, and harvesting to building and managing systems for drip irrigation, composting, and hoop house growing. Applicants should be in good health and comfortable working with children, dogs and other animals. Scheduling will vary based on weather, project status and availability, but interns should be able to work 2 days a week for the month of June – August. The internship is unpaid, but you will get lots of free veggies. Contact jaredtalaga@gmail.com for a full application or with any questions.
The Detroit Environment http://www.facebook.com/floodplainfarm/posts/597220300297528

It was built for stockbrokers and bankers in their thousand dollar suits to make million dollar deals, but for nearly two decades it has held the less impressive title of the world’s tallest squat. Welcome to the Centro Financiero Confinanzas, more commonly known as the Torre David (the Tower of Dav…
The Detroit Environment http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/05/07/anywhere-but-here-deserted-banking-empire-turned-skyscraper-slum/

The Detroit Environment http://inhabitat.com/fluorescent-dye-boosts-solar-cell-efficiency-by-a-whopping-38-percent/?utm_source=feedly

Spain set a new record in April and produced 54% of its overall electricity from renewable energy sources, including hydropower, wind power, solar photovoltaic power and solar thermal energy.
The Detroit Environment http://inhabitat.com/spain-produced-54-percent-of-its-electricity-from-renewable-sources-in-april/?utm_source=feedly

Glad transformed their ForceFlex trash bags into one-person tents for camping, music festivals and other outdoor events.
The Detroit Environment http://inhabitat.com/glad-trash-bag-tent-could-solve-the-waste-problem-at-music-festivals/?utm_source=feedly