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The Oreo Made Gluten-Free, Vegan and Almost Raw

Eccorazzi

Since its introduction in 1912, NaBisCo’s Oreo cookie has becoming the best selling cookie of the 20th century in the U.S.

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Thought police strikes

Green (Living) Review

Foster parents have kids removed because they are members of UKIP by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Simple membership in a legal political party has been ruled as grounds to remove foster children from their carers, where they, to all intents and purposes, were happy. But that shall be a different matter.

COP 18: We Stand With the Philippines - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

As the COP18 climate talks drag into their second week, for some the reality of a changing climate is striking home.

World Bank Warns Arab World About Action on Climate Change

Green Prophet

All eyes are on Qatar now as the country hosts the UN-sponsored climate change event COP18. Action for change.

BP Should Pay Maximum Civil Damages for Deepwater Horizon.

Sierra Club Compass

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Cuddly toy tops list of most treasured Christmas presents

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) With Christmas fast approaching most people will be beginning to think about Christmas presents and what to buy, particularly for children. Finding the perfect present under the tree can be a magical moment and a recent survey has found that 39% of people have kept a Christmas present they received as a child.

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A Twitter Account By Those That Tweet (And Spout Gibberish)

10,000 Birds

Latvian artist Voldemars Dudums came up with a pretty darn cool idea. He covered a keyboard in bacon fat, hooked it up to a twitter account, and put it out for the birds. You can follow the account here  though it has been some time since the birds were actually pecking at the keys. Asides

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SOIL: THE PLATFORM FOR LIFE

Green (Living) Review

On World Soil Day, the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) recognises the significance of soils to human welfare and supports action to protect this valuable resource. Soil is a fundamental natural resource, the cornerstone of life. World Soil Day was launched in 2002 by the International Union of Soil Sciences.

5 DIY Eco-Holiday Card Ideas

Green Home Blog

5 DIY Eco-Holiday Card Ideas. Before you run out and spend your hard earned shillings on the first batch of sparkly holiday cards you see, why not entertain the idea of doing it yourself. You will not only save money, you will reuse household materials, save paper and do your part at reducing landfill one step at a time. Candid Holiday Photo Card.

The Power of an Example: New Net-Zero Energy Office an Inspiration

Sierra Club Compass

The building is

Dubai Beautified by Small Pockets of Outdoor Art

Green Prophet

Dubai is known for many things, but its beauty is no longer one of them.

Under the Hood of “Most Green” and “Most Livable” Cities Lists

The Green Changemakers

[link] by David Maddox Who doesn’t love a list? The 100 richest people in the world. The best guitar players of all time. The most resilient cities.

Birds Keep Parasites Away By Using Cigarette Butts in Nests

Eccorazzi

City dwelling birds have found a use for one of the worst sources of pollution out there. Animals News Science Top News

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With gift too, Less can be More

The Green Changemakers

Though I was a comfortable child of the post-war boom, the times were thrifty compared to today. And we adults are equally awash in our grown-up toys.

Meet Billy: A Touching Puppy Mill Rescue Video

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Raising Less Materialistic Kids

The Green Changemakers

[link] Establishing a green lifestyle is one thing. Getting your kids to go along is another, and the difficulty grows the older they get. No fooling.

Climate Change to Worsen Migrant Workers’ Lives in Qatar

Green Prophet

Trade unionists have used the COP18 discussions in Qatar to bring the silent but disturbing plight of migrant workers to light.

Zero Waste: From Dream to Reality in the Philippines

The Green Changemakers

Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement, excerpted from a report by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA).

Packing List for the Second Week of COP18 - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

As we started the second week of COP the SSC delegates decided to make a packing list of things to take to the conference center. First is comfortable shoes: If our walk from the hotel to the bus is not

The Ten Steps To Walkable Cities

The Green Changemakers

[link] by Kaid Benfield In Jeff Speck’s excellent new book, Walkable City , he suggests that there are ten keys to creating walkability. Mix the uses.

U.S. Government: ‘The Mayan Apocalypse will not Happen’

Eccorazzi

The Feds became the latest entity earlier this week forced to confront rumors of the Mayan Apocalypse on December 21, 2012. Read More The post U.S. Government: ‘The Mayan Apocalypse will not Happen’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Featured News Pop Culture Science

Flame Retardants in Furniture Linked to Developmental Problems in California Kids

Celsias

Studies have shown that children in the state have among the highest concentrations of the chemical

Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon Perform ‘All I Want for Christmas’

Eccorazzi

Sometimes, it’s just great to post positive videos for the sake making someone smile. hope this one does that for you. Here is Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, some adorable Read More The post Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon Perform ‘All I Want for Christmas’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Birds Change Their Tune to Deal With City Noise

Celsias

One major disturbance that birds have increasingly been facing is urban noise. According to Dr. Alejandro Ariel Ríos-Chelén

Look: Batman’s Cat is Finally Revealed

Eccorazzi

“Who are you!?” ” “I’m BatCat.” ” Reddit user “hamsternose” posted what’s possibly the best superhero cat we’ve ever seen – no additional mask required. Kind of reminds us of the cat Read More The post Look: Batman’s Cat is Finally Revealed appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Green Living Policies Are Bypassing Tower Blocks

Celsias

This is particularly remiss as the research highlights certain factors unique

Quantum Leap for Food Waste Possiblel As Bread is Kept "Fresh " for 60 Days

Celsias

Breakthrough technology that claims to keep bread edible for up to two months has been hailed as a food waste saviour out in the US. However there ar