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Karin Kloosterman

Plants Talk. We Listen. Eddy (

Karin Kloosterman is the founder of flux, a technology that gives brains and community to urban farms and greenhouses. Their first product is Eddy, built to grow endless organic food and medicine at home. Email her

One Way to Create Peace in the Middle East

I don't know anything about bulls, and bears, candlesticks or hanging men, but as a resident of the Middle East I can testify that green technologies make nations and communities proud to be part of them. Green technologies make places better. Solar projects change people too: they bring jobs, and sweep away pollution. They give security to people without energy security.
06/28/2013 01:02 EDT

There's Nothing Cruel About Neutering Your Pets

While going through a bout of religious enthusiasm myself, I took on the practice and decided to let my dog have puppies. I think I learned more about mammal reproduction in one morning of midwifing eight puppies than I did studying zoology for four years at the University of Toronto. But living with the puppies was a nightmare.
08/22/2012 12:10 EDT