Take a look at the highlights from Nourish The Planet and around the web this week:

Meet our Water Quality Intern, Laura Farzim! Read her intern profile and see what kind of amazing people we have here at Nourish The Planet.

PHOTOS: Plant Tomatoes. Harvest Lower Crime Rates – Take a look into inner city Chicago, where a growing urban farm movement is growing and changing the neighborhoods outlook in the process.

When Beijing Cleared the Air – With the London Olympic Games on the horizon, take a look at Beijing’s effect on emissions when it shut down transportation in the city for the 2008 games.

1 Liter of Light Project Illuminates Thousands of Filipino Homes With Recycled  Bottles – This innovative project is changing lives and uplifting residences in rural Philippines.

London Olympics: Green Games A Goal For Organizers – Keeping with the Olympic and green spirit, we here about how London has been keeping sustainability in mind this Olympics.

In this week’s America Revealed, Urban Farming is the topic of discussion. Take a look at Detroit’s growing urban gardening scene.

‘Unprecedented’ Greenland Surface Melt – Every 150 Years? – Take a look at the syntax of how scientists and news organizations are talking about the Greenland surface melt.

Be sure to check back next week and have a happy Friday from everyone here at Nourish The Planet!

-Savannah Miller

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