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The Article: Edible Rings On Six-Packs Feed Marine Life If They End Up In The Ocean
The Publisher: Huffington Post
The Scoop: One company has come up with a clever alternative to plastic six-pack rings: sustainable ones that are safe for fish to eat.
The Article: Crowdsourcing to Get Ideas, and Perhaps Save Money
The Publisher: The New York Times
The Scoop: Start-ups are discovering that crowdsourcing is a useful and easy way to tap into consumers’ brains, yielding great ideas for their companies.
The Article: This Social Entrepreneur Got Attention and Funding from Ratan Tata
The Publisher: Entrepreneur
The Scoop: The famous Indian business tycoon and philanthropist is throwing his support behind a medical emergency response startup.
The Article: Serial Social Entrepreneur Offers Five Tips For Real Impact
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop: Care deeply, know tyself and other tips on how to make a real impact from the Tom’s of Maine founder.
The Article: 5 Books to Read This Summer
The Publisher: Glassnotes
The Scoop: Bill Gates offer his personal reading suggestions, featuring books that he says, “made me think in new ways, and kept me up reading long past when I should have gone to sleep.”