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Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

Green Home Blog

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you. Print this out and tape it to your fridge so you can refer to it as you speed by in-between roasts, toasts and those you love the most. 1. USDA Organic.

The UK steps up green living a notch: the biggest home improvement scheme since WWII

Green Living Ideas

The scheme also hopes to reduce property owners’ bill-spending significantly, which is how the home improvements will be financed.

6 Slow Food Revolutionaries in Lebanon

Green Prophet

And their options to do so are growing alongside their burgeoning demand. Souk el Tayeb and Tawlet. Walid Ataya and Slow Food Lebanon. Al Marej.

How and When to Watch the Geminid Meteor Shower Tonight


Get your binoculars ready for the annual Geminid Meteor Shower happening this week. Featured News Science

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McDonalds Fleet Traveled 800,000 Miles With Recycled Biofuel

Green Prophet

It has been just 17 months since McDonalds announced its intention to recycle all of its vegetable oil for use as biofuel in its own fleet.

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Florida’s Tropical Pigeon, the White-crowned Pigeon

10,000 Birds

will conclude this article with tips on how and where to see White-crowned Pigeons on your next trip to southeast Florida.

Review and Giveaway of TriCalm Steroid Free Skin Irritant Gel ends 1/11

Hug a Tree with Me

TriCalm is the 100% steroid free ant itch, anti-burn and anti-sting get brought to us by Cosmederm Bioscience Inc. would recommend to everyone.

Nice, Nice Birding in Narita

10,000 Birds

NARITA, JAPAN, DECEMBER 2012 – The art and science of layover birding deserves more rigorous study and perhaps a federal grant. Back yet? Kampai!

Giveaway of Conscious Box December Box of Eco Goodies ends 1/12

Hug a Tree with Me

Conscious Box is the Eco-friendly company that offers us a unique way to discover Green companies. Conscious box makes great gifts for everyone.

Where Are You Birding This Third Weekend of December 2012?

10,000 Birds

Time to let the bins cool off. Corey, of course, always keeps his optics running hot. On Sunday he’ll be doing the Queens Christmas Bird Count. 

Guest Post: Cleaning the Kitchen Appliances in Eco-friendly Fashion

Hug a Tree with Me

You've all heard of the threats that are hiding in your kitchen waiting for an opportune moment to attack you while you’re least expecting it.

They're here*

Environmental Economics

The U.S. Department of Interior identified a combined sector that’s larger than any such previously designated for hosting the 400-foot turbines.

Recipe: Carnival Style Vegetarian Jambalaya

Hug a Tree with Me

This dish is a collaboration of protein enriched Arborio rich with a powerhouse of vegetables, spices and hearty beans.

Saw-whet Owl Released in Central Park

10,000 Birds

A Northern Saw-whet Owl , turned in two months ago in Brooklyn after it was found injured, was released in Central Park today after being rehabilitated. I’m linking to this article mostly because of the great picture of two park rangers releasing the bird, which was tagged with the moniker Owl Jolson during its recovery.

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Green (Living) Review

One day, the father of a very wealthy family took his son on a trip to the country with the express purpose of showing him how poor people live. They spent a couple of days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family. the father asked. 'Oh yeah,' said the son. 'So, tell me, what did you learn from the trip?' Author unknown.

Have Fun and Save Big with DealDash Auctions

Hug a Tree with Me

Technology and demand has made shopping online easier and safer, what an innovative world we are living in that we can purchase pretty much anything virtually. Doing so is convenient, huge time saver and can also be a money saver. Penny auctions are a great example of how we can save big money shopping online. with each bid.

Blind upon the right eye

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The German security apparatus is not simply incompetent when it comes to Neo-Nazis such as the National Socialist Underground and even the NPD, but blind upon the right eye. This is to say that many law enfarcement agencies of the country actively allow the Nazis to get away, literally, with murder.

Climate change and ski season

Environmental Economics

I was surprised to hear that the local ski resorts had a good 2011-12 season, in spite of the warm winter: Whether this winter turns out to be warm or cold, scientists say that climate change means the long-term outlook for skiers everywhere is bleak. Only 7 of 18 resorts in New Hampshire and 8 of 14 in Maine will be. via

Massive Crowds Turning Out to Oppose Coal Exports - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

"It's not our job in the Northwest to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a dying fossil fuel industry."

Home insulation, good money saving habits, and you

Green Living Ideas

Except for houses, the insulation can help keep in cooler air in the summer and warmer air in the winter. So where to begin? Adjust the thermostat.

This Sierra Clubber's DIY Car - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Sierra Club members are known for camping, hiking, and campaigning to protect the outdoors. Building cars? Not so much. He's an electric

Meteor Shower Madness: Geminids and Comet Wirtanen May Team Up


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DOE Offshore Wind Investments Are Great, But We Can Do More.

Sierra Club Compass

Yesterday the Department of Energy (DOE) announced a major investment in offshore wind projects in the Northwest, Midwest, Gulf, and East Coast.

The ESPN Women + Sports Summit and the Global Ascendancy of Females

Eco Chic

Eco Chick was invited by Lexus to attend the ESPN Women + Sports Summit at the Dove Mountain Ritz Carlton in Tucson, Arizona this past October. The

COP18: Dithering in Doha - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Late Saturday evening, a full day after it was scheduled to end, this year's United Nations climate negotiations finally ground to an anticlimactic and dispiriting conclusion. Despite the near round-the-clock endgame and

Michelle Obama Gives 900 Toys to Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots


In what looks to be an annual tradition, Michelle Obama participated again this year in a White House donation drive for the Marine Corps' Toys for Tots initiative. Read More The post Michelle Obama Gives 900 Toys to Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Top News michelle obama

Look Who’s Taking Coal Money

Sightline Daily

If ever an industry needed good PR, it’s coal. The industry can’t hope to promote its own coal export schemes in the Northwest so instead it buys support from local consulting and PR firms willing to do coal’s dirty work. Edelman. Berk Consulting. Seattle-based Berk Consulting takes coal money. Nyhus Communications. ECONorthwest.

Making Cheese 7,500 Years Ago


The production of cheese allowed the preservation

Top NZ Artists Team Up to Aid National Whale Centre


The print will be launched on December 12 by The Diversion Gallery in Picton in association with the National Whale Centre Development Trust.