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Sugar Wax – An Ancient Arabic Beauty Secret

Green Prophet

Many beauty regimens do more harm than good as many products contain harsh chemicals  including toxins, hormone disruptors  and even pesticides ! 

7 ‘Health Foods’ to Avoid in a Healthy Diet

Eccorazzi

By Michelle Schoffro Cook, Care2.com There are many foods and beverages believed to be healthy that may actually be harmful to health.  The confusion is mostly thanks to some savvy but Read More The post 7 ‘Health Foods’ to Avoid in a Healthy Diet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News

Daily Demand and Supply: Decreased supply doesn't increase demand

Environmental Economics

For as long as I can remember we have had a subscription to Reader's Digest because, well, let's just say that the articles are just the right length for 'browsing.'   Anyway, yesterday I was 'browsing' and came across this misguided gem: Why a Sports Ticket Costs What it Costs:  College Football $100-$3,000.

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‘Battleground: Rhino Wars’ to Premiere on Animal Planet

Eccorazzi

Along with the not-so-unexpected announcement that Animal Planet was renewing its hit  ”Whale Wars” for a sixth season was the reveal of another conservation-themed reality mini-series titled “Battleground: Rhino Wars.” Entertainment Film/TV News Top News

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Would You Fly By Sun and a Solar Impulse?

Green Prophet

They took their pilot run from Europe to Morocco, now the Swiss solar plane will fly across America. and on to New York. On Dec. With a wingspan of 63.4

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Yemeni Girls Solar Power Post-Revolution Darkness

Green Prophet

A group of Yemeni high school girls have created a suite of solar-powered gadgets to help illuminate their country’s post-revolution darkness.

NFL Players Strip for PETA’s Anti-Fur Campaign (NSFW)

Eccorazzi

NFL stars Bret Lockett of the NY Jets and Shawne Merriman of the Buffalo Bills are the latest big names to strip down for PETA’s “Ink Not Mink” campaign. Way Read More The post NFL Players Strip for PETA’s Anti-Fur Campaign (NSFW) appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Sports Top News

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RecycloEgy Aims to Scrub Cairo’s Black Cloud and Make Money

Green Prophet

Now a new team of ambitious young Egyptians aim not only to scrub the skies clean of its soot, but they hope to make a pile of money doing so.

The law of unintended consequences strikes againnvironment - Yahoo! News

Environmental Economics

Back in 2009, the “ Cash for Clunkers ” federal program was supposed to be a boon for the environment and the economy. via news.yahoo.com.

My Year in Birding 2012

10,000 Birds

Two-thousand-twelve was a pretty darn good year for me birding-wise and otherwise. This year my goals are simple. January 2012 started off with a bang.

So what if the cart is before the horse?

Environmental Economics

Now it is time to pay for those tax cuts (since the Laffer curve is upward sloping in this range of tax rates).   

So You Think You Want to Go Solar?

Green Home Blog

So You Think You Want to Go Solar? You even have a solar swimming pool cover, which delivers heat from the sun to your Caribbean-blue pool.

Music Mondays: Bombino

Wend Magazine

BOMBINO. Welcome to Madelaine’s Music Mondays , soon to be one of your favorite  WEND Magazine blog features. No related posts. Music Monday

Ecolabeling survey

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: We are currently undertaking a research project on the buying habits of consumers related to ecolabeled products. The project is based on a questionnaire. The questionnaire should not take more than 10 minutes for completion.    For the language-specific questionnaire please follow the link below: - English version.

Energy Efficiency Tips for the Office

Living Green & Saving Energy

Energy Efficiency Tips for the Office, how to improve energy efficiency and lower costs at the office. easy green living tip green business practices green work habits how to go green saving energy energy efficiency in workplace energy efficiency tips money-saving tips for the office

Congratulations to John (and all of the other University faculty members out there) for living a stress-free life*

Environmental Economics

From CNBC.com : And the winner of Least Stressful Job of 2013 is … university professor!(Cue Cue the commencement music.)Professor Professor is a newcomer to the list this year, and it shot straight to the top."If you look at the criteria for stressful jobs, things like working under. said.Plus, they're in total control.

2013 ABA Bird of the Year!

10,000 Birds

The 2013 ABA Bird of the Year has been announced. Congratulations to the Common Nighthawk ! It’s a nice bird, though no Green Heron. It’s well worth clicking over to the ABA Blog and checking out the video announcing the 2013 selection. Seriously. Asides ABA

Will 2013 be the year of the carbon tax blog post?

Environmental Economics

Now that we've broken the no-new-taxes-ever-again pledge, maybe there is a non-zero probability that carbon taxes might be considered. Household trash is weighed at the curb, and residents are billed for anything that is not being recycled. Environmentally and economically, the new taxes have delivered results. With less trash, landfills closed.

State Dept to Review Tar Sands Pipeline Expansion - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Tar sands pipelines bring with them

After increased taxes for the.01%, could a carbon tax be the least onerous tax increase?

Environmental Economics

If 2013 isn't the year of the carbon tax post, at least 1/7/13 can be declared carbon tax post day. From  From Slate via E2 Wire : Fifty-fix percent of people in the U.S. would support a tax on carbon emissions that would cost roughly $600 per year to help cut the deficit, according to a new poll.

The Green Can is recycling for everyone!

Green Living Ideas

Many things in life are not financially profitable, however that doesn’t mean they are not the correct thing to do. image from The Green Can.

Visualizing Migrant Workers’ Rights in Lebanon

Green Prophet

Why and how have migrant domestic worker’s rights been violated in Lebanon? It is no exaggeration to say that this equates to modern day slavery.

Farewells, Buddha Bellies & Tips for a Greener Home

Green Living Ideas

GD Mizar & GD Jamie. Happy 2013! After a short holiday break, we are back in the studio – wooohoooo! RIP Jon D. Wifi timer. Blankets.

Bieber Meets with 7-Year-Old Fan Too Sick to Go to Concert

Eccorazzi

When 7 year old Millie Flamm had to sell her Justin Bieber concert tickets because she was too sick to attend, she was heartbroken.

An American Entrepreneur Learns Eco-Living in Japan

Green Living Ideas

Greetings from Japan, readers! have been studying Japanese paper making the past month and will continue traveling in Japan through the New Year. As part of my education, I am learning the Japanese way of life that includes recycling, eco-living, and less waste. Before I begin though, let me share a bit about me: I am an environmentalist at heart.

Australia Swelters and Burns. PM Julia Gillard Makes the Climate Change Link

Celsias

She urged residents in vulnerable bush areas to decide in advance whether to attempt to save their homes, if fire strikes, or opt to evacuate

Re-volv Solar Community Power

Celsias

You can help these guys get the solar seed fund up and running by contributing here.Each project pays its lease from savings to the next project.

Australia Wild Fires -Tasmania Now- Where Next ?

Celsias

Bushfires are still burning out of control in southeast Tasmania,as very high temperatures and strong winds persist.

Climate Change: Don’t Forget to Count the Costs

Celsias

Large-scale cultivation of biofuels in Europe could lead to increased human mortality and crop losses. These findings, published online in Nature Climate Change, demonstrate that the wider implications of biofuel cultivation need to be assessed alongside their potential to save carbon. modelling study by Nick Hewitt