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ATX Green Living 2012

We all want to do the right thing for the environment, but we’d like to do it without spending our life savings and without a lot of inconvenience. CultureMap is here to help. This month we look into the simple things, and OK, some really big cool things we can all do to assure a brighter, cleaner, more sustainable future for generations.

ATX Green Living 2012

TO SPAWN OR NOT TO SPAWN?

Killer aquariums: One Texas-based scientist's effort to breed tropical fish and save dying coral reefs

By Melissa Gaskill

May 1st, 2012 at 12:45 PM

After a diving trip in the Caribbean 20 years ago, Joan Holt became interested in raising tropical fish in her lab — especially after learning that nearly 100 percent of the ...


WORKING WOMEN

Women wanted: ACC programming aims to steer women into green energy jobs

By Melissa Gaskill

Apr 23rd, 2012 at 1:15 PM

A half dozen attentive young women scattered around the large conference room in Building 8 of Austin Community College’s Eastview Campus clearly illustrate the speaker’s point: few women ...


FIRST COME, FIRST-SERVED

Free bags for Austin: HEB celebrates Earth Day

By Barbara Kuntz

Apr 21st, 2012 at 2:15 PM

A Texas-grown supermarket chain is helping to create a greener world in a Texas-sized fashion. Employees at every H-E-B store throughout the Lone Star State, including the Austin locations, are ...


WEEKEND ROUNDUP

Music, outdoors and plenty of sun: Ways to celebrate Earth Day (spread out over a full weekend)

By Michael Graupmann

Apr 19th, 2012 at 6:00 PM

I wouldn't exactly classify myself as an "outdoors" kind of person, but when the weather is as perfect as it has been this week, even I can't help ...


NURTURE NATURE

Doing good can feel good too: Hiatus Spa + Retreat honors Earth Day all month long

By Nicole Carbon

Apr 19th, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Hiatus Spa + Retreat is my new favorite hiding place from the hustle and bustle of downtown living. It’s an urban oasis where the mission is to provide affordable, yet ...


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