Information Resources

Resources: (yes, I’ll get it more organized soon)

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http://www.storyofstuff.org/movies-all/story-of-stuff/
http://www.themeatrix.com/
http://www.nwei.org/
http://www.livescience.com/19833-8-ways-global-warming-changing-world.html

Buy local

http://www.ethicalocean.com/content/buying-local-vs-fair-trade-infographic?invite=show
http://www.10percentshift.org/design/localshift.php
http://www.nofa.org/tnf/2006spring/Consolidation%20in%20Food%20&%20Ag.pdf
http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1903632,00.html
http://sustainableconnections.org/thinklocal/why
http://shoplocalraleigh.org/learn/facts_about_shopping_local.html
http://www.geonewsletter.org/archives/LocalMultiplierEffect1104.htm

Big box

http://www.ilsr.org/key-studies-walmart-and-bigbox-retail/
http://www.ilsr.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/bbtk-factsheet-publiccosts.pdf
http://www2.econ.iastate.edu/faculty/stone/10yrstudy.pdf
http://www.ilsr.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/bbtk-factsheet-fivemyths.pdf
big company and job loss
http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/emcc/erm/studies/tn0810016s/tn0810016s_3.htm
http://www.goodjobsfirst.org/smart-growth-working-families/harms-big-box-retail
http://www.goodjobsfirst.org/smart-growth-working-families/harms-big-box-retail

Water

http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/photos/freshwater-conflict/#/conflict04-refugees-africa_13145_600x450.jpg
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/about-freshwater-initiative/
http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2013/world/peter-gleick-water-wars-here-in-the-us/
http://worldwater.org/chronology.html
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/photos/rivers-run-dry/
http://www.greenfacts.org/en/ecosystems/millennium-assessment-2/1-ecosystem-change.htm#1
http://www.skepticalscience.com/

Food

http://www.goodfoodworld.com/2013/01/buy-local-why-local-time-for-the-real-story/?utm_source=Provender+Alliance+List&utm_campaign=12c1f8fe4d-November_2012_E_Newsletter10_15_2012&utm_medium=email

Transportation Systems

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/interstate1.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstate_Highway_System

Books

When Rivers Run Dry, Fred Pearce
Better World Shopping, Ellis Jones
http://www.betterworldshopper.org/
Banana: The Fate of the Fruit that Changed the World, Dan Koeppel http://www.bananabook.org/

Protein Isolates

From the Picky Eater Blog

From Fabulously Domestic

some scientific sounding study
long term study on babies
Wikipedia