Mon.Feb 25, 2013

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Now Showing: the Norovirus!

Green Home Blog

Broadcast news media in the United States are beginning to warn about the new strain of norovirus sweeping the nation. Called “Gll.4 Of course.

10 Things We Should Practice Every Day. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

i thought it was a pretty nice quote. Many worthwhile things in life really do take hard work and practice. Mindful eating

Largest LEED Platinum Government Building Opens in Dubai

Green Prophet

Despite this small typo, the building has some noteworthy credentials. Cutting down water waste was integral to the overall design.

Inaccessible Island Rail Atlantisia rogersi

10,000 Birds

The Inaccessible Island Rail is perhaps the coolest bird that neither I nor anyone I will ever meet will ever see.  Helena).  Atlantisia Rogersi.

Engraved Presents-Gifts with a Little Personalization 

Hug a Tree with Me

This year I am absolutely sure I will get it right.

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7 Tips for Aligning with the Seasonal Changes. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Making these small changes can make a big impact on your health and well being as we transition through the seasonal changes

VIDEO: Wait Until China Acts on Climate. What? They Are!? | Mother.

Mother Jones

That was one bit of news drowned out by last week's (understandable) conniption over Chinese computer hacking.

A Handbook of Scotland's Wild Harvest – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Learn how to begin or extend a repertoire of wild foods and materials that can be used as dyes, remedies and around the home.

Egypt Flushes Out Gaza Tunnel Diggers With Sewage!

Green Prophet

Leaders in Gaza are trying to figure out how this tactic bodes for future relations with the Islamic leaders in Egypt. Above image via the NYTimes.

10 Things I Find Sexy About Me. ~Maggie McReynolds | elephant.

Elephant Journal

10 Things I Find Sexy About Me. Maggie McReynolds


Green (Living) Review

Working as part of an EU research consortium, The Paint Research Association (PRA) has developed a food packaging coating product, called PlantPack, which can replace current packaging coatings based on petrochemicals which are bad for the environment. PlantPack is an eco-friendly food packaging coating product made from seaweed extracts and starch.

Veganism & the Environment: By the Numbers. {Infographic.

Elephant Journal

Just one example: If one person switches from eating meat for a vegan diet, they can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 1.5 tons per year

Switching Car Coolants Provides Fast Climate Benefits for US, World

Green (Living) Review

Current HFC coolants are super greenhouse gases Washington, DC, February 2013 : The US can use existing authority to help meet its pledge to reduce emissions by 17% below 2005 levels by 2020, although Congressional action will be needed to meet the steeper emission cuts needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Get There From Here?

Oscar’s Surprise Winner: Nature

Conservancy Talk

But it’s worth it, isn’t it? The pageantry, the speeches, the tributes, and the surprises make up for the lack of sleep. What was your favorite moment?

Your Glowstick Safety Guide from

Green (Living) Review

Glowsticks are a fantastic safety product, in fact they’re the only source of light recognized by the Armed Forces as safe to use in the event of emergency. This is because glowsticks are a contained source of light that do not spark, emit heat or release any gases. and so how do we make sure that glowsticks remain safe for us to use?

"Still the best Oscar acceptance speech." (Video) | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Billboard Extracts Clean Drinking Water from Air (Photos)

Green Prophet

Like the Middle East, parts of Peru suffer from a chronic water shortage. Once filtered, the water captured from the air is reportedly safe to drink.

Music Monday: The Flannel Attractions

Wend Magazine

Since I began writing Music Mondays , I’ve been wanting to highlight some local music out of Jackson Hole, WY (my place of residence).

Beauty Recipe: Simple Tea Tree Oil Dandruff Treatment

Hug a Tree with Me

Pesky recurring dandruff is a result of more than just dry scalp.


Knowledge Problem: Sequester Reporting Scavenger Hunt

Environmental Economics

Michael Giberson: Brace yourself, sequester is coming! The news has been filled with horror stories over the pain threatened by the sequester cuts. these

Why Grassland Birds are Poor Indicators of Prairie Quality

Nature Conservancy - Science

Henslow’s sparrows are a bird of conservation concern and their presence in a prairie can be seen as a conservation success. Chris Helzer photo.

"The Case for a Higher Gasoline Tax"

Environmental Economics

Valerie J. Karplus ("a research scientist in the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change at M.I.T.") in the NYTimes: But if our goal is to get Americans to drive less and use more fuel-efficient vehicles, and to reduce air pollution and the emission of greenhouse gases, gas prices need to be even higher. via

Our Distributed Future: M2M, Energy, and Water Access - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Three out of every four new mobile phone subscribers are now in the developing world.

"Only Connect" - Monday Morning Yoga | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

There is no perspective without space. There is no connectivity without an opening. There is no yoga without movement

Restaurants with Healthy Meals Near Expo West at the Anaheim Convention Center

Eco-Vegan Girl

It's that time of year again - Natural Products Expo West starts on March 7th! Check out my video review from forever ago. Here's that video review.

Seth MacFarlane Offends Me. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Seth MacFarlane Offends Me. How is misogyny funny

8 Delicious Ways To Eat Tahini

Green Prophet

As earthy as tahini is (or as we say in the Middle East, techinah ) the semi-solid paste brightens up with lemon, garlic, herbs and spices. Enjoy!

Love the Movie? Read the Book. ~ Terri Tremblett | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

At this year's Academy Awards, there were several movies that came to life because of the beautifully-crafted words of a novelist

The Unfiltered Truth about Water- an Infographic

Green Living Ideas

Check the image or the link to view this super cool, interactive infographic here The Unfiltered Truth About Water.

Honduras?Land of Love & Peace? ~ Richard Phares | elephant.

Elephant Journal

Since the rule of Mel Zelaya, who became president of Honduras on January 27 2006, the number of senseless gruesome killings has multiplied

Roads: Why Fix Them When You Can Build More?

Sightline Daily

Yet the House transportation package would devote nearly six times as much money to highway expansions as it would spend on maintenance.

What I Learned from Born Again Christianity: My mother thought.

Elephant Journal

What I Learned from Born Again Christianity: My mother thought everything was knowable. This made her a very unhappy woman

Meat Free March!

Green Living Ideas

Are you ready to go meatless for a whole month? No Meat March is a Jacksonville-based campaign presented by Julie Watkins of The Girls Gone Green.

Everyday Acts of Sexual Violence?Why it's Important Not to Dismiss.

Elephant Journal

Don't stand for it. Don't just let it be. Raise your voice, and really say it, SCREAM it: Enough is enough