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Burkina Faso’s painted earth homes in a royal village

Green Prophet

Design burkina faso Cour Royale à Tiébélé earth architecture gourounsi architecture kassena people Rita Willaert

Coasts at Risk Report Expands Thinking on Natural Hazards

Nature Conservancy - Science

Photo credit: Mark Godfrey © 2009 The Nature Conservancy. Map shows vulnerability of 139 coastal nations from Coasts at Risk Report, 2014.

Global Agriculture Trends: Are We Actually Using Less Land?

Nature Conservancy - Science

From 1998 to 2009 (the latest year global food supply data is available from FAO) we saw a 4.4% Viewed 1 May 2014. 2014). 2008).

Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek: You’ve given a series of talks framed around the question “9 Billion People + 1 Planet = ?” Why put it into song?

All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map

Sightline Daily

Sectors covered by carbon pricing (2014). Will a cap or tax on carbon work? Has anyone else ever done this before? Why, yes. Click to enlarge.

Choose the two green leading candidates for European Elections

Green Blog

All four of them are green politicians from across the EU who want to represent the Greens on a European level in the European elections 2014.

Naomi Klein: "Only mass social movements can save us"

Green Blog

The people of Ontario fell victim to such an attack, Klein notes. For 35 years they have claimed to be working to reduce carbon emissions.

Evidence-based Conservation: An Economic Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

2009) will go entirely towards grey infrastructure in the absence of proof of the competitiveness of natural alternatives. 2013). 2013). Tallis.

Lima climate talks reach watered-down global warming agreement

Green Blog

Many hoped that such a global climate agreement would be reached at COP15 back in 2009 when Copenhagen hosted the conference.

What Tesla can learn from Israel’s Better Place post-mortem

Green Prophet

He appeared on the cover of Wired magazine and Fast Company celebrated him on its 2009 Most Creative People in Business list.

Why Global Water Challenges Call for Creative Advertising

Conservancy Talk

The iconic Ganges and Yangtze provided identity and nationhood to its people, in India and China respectively. 27-30.] Tapping into top talent.

Four Reasons Pay-As-You-Go Solar And Digital Financing Are Unlocking Energy Access For All

Sierra Club Compass

billion people currently without access to power. Reason 1: Solar Got Really Cheap. Source: Dalberg analysis. financing terms.

Protecting Marine Biodiversity with ‘New’ Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

2009); and the by-catch of turtles in the SE shrimp trawl fisheries by 94% (Finkbeiner et al. 2014). 2011). 2012). 2011). 2003). 2000).

Climate change is the sickness of our civilization, and the prognosis is bleak

Green Blog

2009, the onset of the the Second Great Depression Great Recession, set a new record for carbon released by humans into the atmosphere. get it?

Seeing the Trees – Without Losing Sight of the Forest

Nature Conservancy - Science

de la Sancha when they met at a 2009 workshop to encourage collaboration between North and South American researchers in ecology and conservation.

Publish Your Book with Toronto Public Library’s EBM

The Alien Next Door

Rhea Hawke emerges from EBM In 1448 Guttenberg invented the printing press, which shifted the zeitgeist of an entire world. The list is really endless.

Lima climate talks begin as countries eye global treaty in 2015

Green Blog

new EPA rules for new and existing power plants limiting their carbon pollution; continued commitment to renewable energy which started with the 2009 stimulus bill; and heightened attention in Obama''s 2013 Inaugural and State of the Union speeches. The goal is to lay the basis for a climate treaty deal in Paris in November 2015.

Duncan’s 2014 List

10,000 Birds

For Borneo I’ll be accepting the split endemic species listed in Myers (2009), some of which I think eBird could at least offer as subspecies options (I’d also welcome an eBird app that works). This year I think I’ll use some photos too to make the list more for the two or three people that read it. Indigo Flycatcher.

Brian Richter’s ‘Chasing Water’: Smarter Solutions for the Coming Water Scarcity

Nature Conservancy - Science

But people are starting to understand that water shortages can severely disrupt local and even regional economies. What will it take?  .

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Every Cat Counts: Conserving Ocelots on the Border

Nature Conservancy - Science

million people. lactating female was killed there in 2009. A recently tagged male Texas ocelot. Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Weather Predictions For 2009

Eco Friendly Daily

If you are like most people, the past year offered some unusual weather patterns. What exactly is the problem? It all depends on location.

Sugru: Fixing the future

Green (Living) Review

Made in London, sugru launched in December 2009 and its community of users has continued to grow, reaching over 500,000 customers worldwide.

Forget apps, old-school mobiles ring in a comeback

Green (Living) Review

Some people don’t blink at the prices, we have models at more than 1,000 euros. euros. It is also about “being different.

Enforcing Jordan’s Smoking Ban: Is the Kingdom Blowing Smoke?

Green Prophet

Law enforcement began in 2009 with shopping malls and Queen Alia International Airport first enacting the ban, followed by fast food restaurants.

Egypt’s environmental suicide by coal

Green Prophet

In the Netherlands, the percentage rose to 98% in 2009.”. “In Germany, 61% of energy used in the cement industry is generated from waste.

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What Do Oil Train Explosions Cost?

Sightline Daily

It killed 47 people. The 2014 Lynchburg derailment offers another set of clues. PHMSA, But how many billions are we talking about?

What does a random sample of other people think about climate policy?

Environmental Economics

It did not make it politically in the US at a moment of great opportunity in 2009. And globally it’s even harder. Bjorn Lomborg. Alex Tabarrok.

Erotic produce may seduce you into thinking “ugly”

Green Prophet

Psst…hey lady…want to see something AMAZING? Take Suddenly that fatwa against women touching bananas, zucchini and cukes makes some sense.

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Camel domestication research challenges Bible’s origins

Green Prophet

Their domestication helped people in the region travel, build and communicate. Camels are the horses of the Middle East. Humping it to India.

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Yet Another Coal Ash Spill: This Time in North Carolina

Sierra Club Compass

Duke Energy is also responsible for the coal ash contamination of Mountain Lake , which is the drinking water source for 75,000 people in Charlotte.

Israel’s first natural gas customers to be Palestinians

Green Prophet

Israel’s Leviathan Partners natural gas production consortium has signed its first gas export agreement with a Palestinian power company.

Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

like bamboo (Stokes et al 2009). Only if we — conservationists, not just development agencies and organizations — make people a priority.

Risk Assessment for Railroads

Sightline Daily

The Bakken oil train that derailed and exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec killed 47 people. In January 2014, the Wall Street Journal published an expose on how under-insured the railroads hauling crude oil really are, and how they will be unable to cover the costs of an oil train explosion in an urban area. Underinsurance is the norm.

Tunisians are loving the Fennec Fox to death

Green Prophet

In 2009,  Maureen McKamey , then a Drake University student, relayed a similar story that suggests that D’Amicis may be right.

A Rx for Family-Sized Housing in Seattle

Sightline Daily

tiny fraction—just 2 percent—of market-rate apartment units in Seattle in 2009 had three or more bedrooms, as the chart below shows.

Pesticide poisoning kills two kids in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

It was the same chemical that killed a thousand people in Syria in August last year. According to Wikipedia editors: in the 2009 U.S. National

One of the Smartest Investments We Can Make

Conservancy Talk

Doing so would be profitable for both people and the planet. Mark R. Tercek, President and CEO, The Nature Conservancy. Mark R.

When Can Sustainability Drive Business Growth?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The so-called first wave of corporate sustainability was about efficiency ( Economist 2014 ). Related Articles. By Sheila Walsh Reddy.

Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

It''s about local people keeping the wealth of their land at home. "We have homegrown solutions right here.” Read more: [link].

Land, Co-ops, Compost: A Local Food Economy Emerges in Boston's Poorest Neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

It''s about local people keeping the wealth of their land at home. "We have homegrown solutions right here.” Read more: [link].