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Crimson-rumped Toucanet

10,000 Birds

There’s something about a toucan, isn’t there? Toucans tell you that you aren’t in Kansas anymore. Is this a beautiful bird or what?

Pink Slime in 70 Percent of Ground Beef


USDA scientists are saying that 'pink slime' is used as filler in ground beef found in grocery stores even after objections were raised. Read More. Eats News Top News

OP ED: Bioplastics Will not Solve the Plastic Pollution Problem

Green Prophet

Daniella Dimitrova Russo from the Plastic Pollution Coalition warns that bioplastics will not solve plastic pollution. image via European Bioplastics.

Stunning Photos of Titanic Wreck Site Revealed


Using over 100,000 photos taken by unmanned, underwater robots in 2010, researchers have for the first time pieced together the complete 3-mile-by-5-mile wreck site of the RMS Titanic. The doomed luxury Read More. Entertainment News Pop Culture Top News

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Dubai Finally Gets Serious About Overfishing

Green Prophet

Overfishing has led to a massive depletion of Gulf fish stock, so Dubai has announced plans to crack down on illegal sales of immature fish.

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Green bliss: Bali Spirit Festival

Green Traveler Guides

This month's Bali Spirit Festival in Ubud, Bali is considered one of the world’s top yoga, dance and live music experiences. Another is its growing eco-commitment. Green bliss: Bali Spirit Festival is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Asia Bali Experiences/Events Indonesia News Ubud Yoga Bali Spirit Festival Green Travel News

What Type of Composting Is Best For You?

Green Home Blog

What Type of Composting Is Best For You? Composting is a great way to turn your household waste into nutrient-rich fertilizer, but all the options available for composting can make it hard to know where to start. To help you decide which compost method is right for you, we put together this quick guide to the most common types of composting.

That's a pretty big truck for someone calling on someone else to do something about gas prices

Environmental Economics

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EXCLUSIVE: Amy Smart and Carter Oosterhouse Talk Eco-Living


We had the opportunity to chat with eco-powerhouse couple Amy Smart and Carter Oosterhouse about how they keep it green at home. Read More. Causes Environment Lifestyle News Top News Video amy-smart carter oosterhouse

Researchers create PV metamaterial with 95 percent efficiency


One innovative facet of our modern day science deals with the conception of metamaterials. Fundamentally, defined as artificial materials that are created to exhibit some unique property that doesn't occur naturally, their

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Even More Exciting Vegan Food At Veggie Grill On Their New Menu

Eco-Vegan Girl

So naturally I jumped at the opportunity to check out their new menu offerings while visiting Los Angeles - and boy am I glad I did.

Hug Ian Somerhalder with New Hug-o-matic App


Share a virtual eHug with Ian Somerhalder by downloading new app. Read More. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News ian somerhalder

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Automobile tires could be a potential source of carcinogenic.


A study conducted by researchers at the Stockholm University claims that automobile tires maybe an unexplored and potential source of carcinogenic dibenzopyrenes. These are a type of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

WATCH: George Takei Does a Happy Dance for Donors


Star Trek' star George Takei had much to celebrate after finding out that donors had contributed over $158,000 for his new Broadway project, 'Allegiance'. Read More. Arts/Culture Entertainment News Pop Culture Top News george takei

Kyocera's solar modules power England's first 'zero carbon church'


The almost 900 years old St. Michael and All Angels Church in Withington, England recently became the country's first 'zero carbon church' KYOTO Corporation from Japan had been assigned to supply its solar modules for a

Weekly Vegewarian Recipe: Make Your Own Sauerkraut At Home

Green Prophet

  Flavorful, crunchy home-made sauerkraut is easy to make at home. Here’s our weekly vegetarian recipe to help you cut some meat out of your diet.

Renault Zoe: An affordable, all electric everday car


Every year Renault creates different eco friendly concepts for the future and reveals them at various auto shows. In 2009 and 2010 two different versions of the electric Zoe ZE concept were unveiled but this year finally at the

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Where Have all the Wild Asses Gone?

Green Prophet

The donkey’s ancestor, African Wild Asses once lived all over North Africa, but now they are critically endangered. Critically endangered.

Bummer! Soda Causes Cancer (Ready to Finally Give Up the Cola Now?)

Eco Chic

Drinking soda is often sexualized and sexified, like in this image. But it’s one of the worst substances you can consume on a regular basis.

Colbie Caillat to Sing at 26th Genesis Awards


The 26-year-old singer supports animals at The Humane Society United States' award show. Read More. Animals Causes Entertainment Music News Top News colbie caillat

GardenToolbox Sales of Water Butts go Through the Roof

Green (Living) Review

The use of water butts is often promoted by local councils and water companies, conscious of water usage.

Brad Pitt and Ellen DeGeneres Host Benefit for New Orleans


Celebs gather in New Orleans to raise money for the Make It Right Foundation. Read More. Causes News People Top News brad pitt ellen degeneres

Allinson bread herb garden promotion

Green (Living) Review

Allied Bakeries is offering consumers a grow-your-own Herb Garden kit in a new on-pack promotion for the Allinson brand.

Clipperton’s missing sharks

Wend Magazine

The image impressed upon my memory from the Jacques Cousteau documentary about Clipperton is an army of hammerhead sharks swimming in silhouette.

Plant oil and sugar surfactants, the future of washing and cleaning


Detergents are the main ingredients for a wide range of cleaning products including, dish washers, shampoos, shower gels etc. And, the main component used for making these detergents is crude oil, a fossil fuel that has

How Do Mr. Clean Magic Erasers Work?

Green Furniture Home Design

Anyone that has kids can testify to the fact that they often go crazy with crayons, markers, and the sort – writing on walls and every other surface imaginable. Well, for the last couple of years, Mr. Clean Magic Erasers have been around to clean up the mess, but how do they work? Stains that other products can’t clean.

A Thank You to Our Advertisers

10,000 Birds

We here at 10,000 Birds are grateful to those companies that buy advertising on 10,000 Birds. While no one at 10,000 Birds is getting rich, or even earning a living from blogging, it is wonderful that some folks find our audience worth spending money to connect with. Check them out and let them know that you appreciate their support of 10,000 Birds.

Lumosity Unveils Surprising Effects of Sleep, Exercise and Alcohol on the Brain [Infographic]

Green (Living) Review

750,000-Person Study Reveals Tips to Better Brain Health for Brain Awareness Week San Francisco, CA, March 2012 : In honor of Brain Awareness Week, Lumosity , the leader in online brain training, today announced results from its brain health survey on how sleep, exercise and alcohol consumption correlate to cognitive abilities.

A humble suggestion

Environmental Economics

It is very difficult being a stand-up economist, especially one who does research on climate change: Yoram Bauman, Ph.D, better known as the “Standup Economist,” spoke Friday to the Dorchester conference in Seaside before a crowd of 550 people. That continued the patient silence. Bauman then went back into his comedy and the laughter resumed.

Open Data: What are the benefits for cities?

The Green Changemakers

These things are – or should be – public knowledge. There are ways around this. This is more challenging. by Rory Williams.

Touchless Automatic Faucets

Eco Friendly Daily

Now, I know you've seen these things before. Sometimes, I wonder to myself why people put in this extra stuff at


Green Economy

The Green Changemakers

Read more about our vision and joins us! It will take place in NYC, at the Baha'i Center(opposite to UN), Thursday 22 of March from 10:00 to 13:00.

GM CEO Commits to Reviewing Funding for Heartland


Akerson's statements came in response to a direct query from event moderator Greg Dalton.

ISO 26000 and global governance for sustainable development

The Green Changemakers

[link] Free download: [link] Halina Ward ISO 26000 is a new international standard on social responsibility developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). It offers guidance across themes including human rights, labour, environment, consumer protection, fair operating practices and community development. Ward, H.,(2011)