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The 10 Most Charitable 2012 Oscar Nominees


We researched this year's Oscar nominees to see who we think already qualifies as a winner: those who give to and work with charities. Read More. Causes Featured Film/TV News brad pitt george clooney glenn close jonah hill kristen wiig martin scorsese meryl streep steven spielberg viola davis woody allen

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Alpha Male Monkey Mother F’er Attacks

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. The best video I’ve seen all morning. Here’s what the Click here to view the embedded video. who uploaded it has to say: This is at the cafe inside the Memphis Zoo. So she told me to go stand by the window and turn my back on him and that he would “attack” me. Related Posts.

WATCH: Amazon Site Illegally Selling Whale Meat


Apparently, Amazon.com is not for saving the whales. The website is selling endangered whale meat, to the outrage of animal advocates and environmentalists. According to Mirror, animal rights organizations have Read More. Animals Causes News Top News Video

My Visit To a NYC Holistic Dentist

Eco Chic

Mercury is the most poisonous naturally occurring, non-radioactive, substance on our planet. Winick, D.D.S. of of Dentistry for Health NY. Brown.

Environmental Campaign Launches with New Film ‘The Lorax’


The Lorax Speaks campaign launched to promote support and awareness for tree preservation. Read More. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News the lorax

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Gallery: Greenpeace’s New ‘Goliath’ Ad Campaign


In a new series of posters, Greenpeace asks us all to "Become David and fight against Goliath." Read More. Causes Environment News Top News

Bioplastic from biomass set to reduce our dependency on oil


Petroleum is an ingredient used in many modern products ranging from pharmaceuticals to plastics. Once the sources of petroleum have been exhausted, how are we going to produce the petroleum based products to meet

WATCH: Voiceless Ads Expose Australia’s Factory Farms


Nonprofit Voiceless' new ads shed light on Australian factory farms, which they say keep animals in worse conditions than Europe's farms. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News Video abbie cornish hugo weaving

Blingh20: The World’s Most Expensive Water Costs $2,600 for 750ml

Green Prophet

The world’s most expensive bottle is encrusted in Swarovski crystals and costs a mere $2,600. over on Journal Arabia and all our guilt fell away.

Apple Building 100-Acre Solar Array


The reveal comes thanks to Apple's 2012 Environmental Update doc - which outlines the steps the company is making to decrease its footprint and phase out fossil fuels. Read More. Causes Environment Internet News Top News

PHOTOS: A New Sky Bridge to the Glitzy Dubai Mall

Green Prophet

A new pedestrian bridge nearly 1 km long will link the glitzy Dubai Mall to the nearby metro stop – finally! It will be nearly 1km long.

Win Anything You Want From prAna Clothing!


We're launching today a new contest in partnership with prAna, makers of quality yoga, climbing, and lifestyle clothing and accessories. Read More. Contests Featured News

Birding Joe Overstreet Road and Lake Kissimmee

10,000 Birds

Cloud. We drove slowly, scanning for birds, and enjoyed some of the expected species like Savannah Sparrow and American Kestrel. That was easy!

Brad Pitt’s Foundation to Help Rebuild 103-Year-Old School


The actor's foundation backs rebuilding of old school in Kansas City. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News brad pitt

Night of the Bogsuckers

10,000 Birds

Peent ing from the hedgerows, whistling overhead, and prancing about on the paths as if they own the place. This birder, finally, one of them. 

But, I got here first!

Environmental Economics

Here's an interesting (at least to me) property rights dispute taking place in a Columbus suburb that raises some questions about the timing of development and the externalities it may cause.    Or maybe better: Is 'I got here first' a legal claim to compensation? But that was 12 years ago. The Nickells have lost four trees.

The Plume Hunter

10,000 Birds

I’ve just finished reading THE PLUME HUNTER (Torrey House Press, December 2011) by Renée Thompson.

Politicians and gas prices

Environmental Economics

NY Times : White House officials are preparing for Republicans to use consumer angst about the cost of oil and gas to condemn his energy programs and buttress their argument that his economic policies are not working. They want higher energy prices. Newt Gingrich wrote on Twitter on Friday that “gasoline prices are unacceptable. Drill here.

Dalmation Pelicans on Caspian Sea in Trouble

10,000 Birds

With the Caspian Sea frozen over for the first time in years Russian authorities are scrambling to feed the desperate birds that have no way to get to the fish beneath the ice. Here’s hoping they manage to save the Dalmation Pelicans , the world’s largest pelican. a. Asides pelicans

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Recycling Glass

Green Home Blog

Recycling Glass. What is Glass? Glass is made by heating silica – usually in the form of sand – with lime and soda. As the mixture cools, it can be shaped. Other elements, like cobalt or sulfur, are added to create color. Glass has been around for thousands of years. For this reason, the best way to dispose of glass is to recycle it.

Tales of the 2012 Superbowl of Birding

10,000 Birds

Though no one from 10,000 Birds participated in this year’s Superbowl of Birding IX and the Bloggerhead Kingbirds did not field a team that doesn’t mean that you can’t read about what happened this year. You can read about it in The Eyrie , Birding North Central Massachusetts…and beyond , and the Maine Outdoor Journal.

4 Miraculous Eco-designs by Ro-Ad Architecten

Green Prophet

This amazing moat bridge parts waters in the Netherlands like Moses and the Red Sea! Economical construction to boot! That said:  Mr.

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Stars Run the Streets of Pasadena for Charity


"Grey's Anatomy" stars, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, and Kim Ravers, as well as Joey McIntyre spent Sunday running the "Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Pasadena". Read More. Causes News People Top News chandra wilson joey mcintyre justin chambers kim raver

Usable Bike Chains, Part Deux

Eco Friendly Daily

I've talked about bike chain-themed wares on this site before, but this is a really interesting take on what can be done with a chain.


NZ Fishing Industry Under International Scrutiny


New Zealand's fishing industry practice is jeopardising our clean green brand, the Green Party said today.

Artist creates animal sculptures from old CDs


Recycling has become a global trend in today's world. In the past we have seen lots of sculptures made out of recycled paper, automobile parts etc. and every artist or designer has looked forward to create a unique product by

Sebastian Copeland and Eric McNair-Landry Complete Triple New World Record on Antarctic Centennial


Sebastian Copeland and Eric McNair-Landry made history with their 3rd consecutive polar first in as many months.

Turbo charging photosynthesis with the 'Artificial Leaf'


The use of photosynthesis in the production of biofuels is something we all have heard of, but how this process can be more potentially utilized, still remains under explored. The present indices about the low efficiency of

Cove Guardian Edwin Vermeulen Found Not Guilty By Japanese Judge


The Wakayama Court Judge presiding over the case of Sea Shepherd Cove Guardian volunteer Erwin Vermeulen, has declared the Dutch activist not guilty.

Christchurch - One Year On From Feb 22


Christchurch’s psyche has changed. Perhaps actually they can’t do the things we want them to do. Perhaps that has to come from all of us.

The Real Cost of What We Eat


The UK could considerably reduce its carbon footprint if more of us switched to a vegetarian diet, according to new research by Lancaster University.

Christchurch - One year Out From the February 2011 Quake


Our family had a small bar in Poplar Lane which was destroyed on February 22 2011. We had a debt free business which had good insurance.

India Water Desalination Set to Grow Rapidly


Globally 97.5% water is considered salty and remaining 2.5% is fresh water. It is estimated that currently 1.1 Billion people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than twice that number without adequate sanitation. In India alone, more than 200 Million people do not have access to safe drinking water.

The Great Carbon Bubble


If we could see the world with a particularly illuminating set of spectacles, one of its most prominent features at the moment would be a giant carbon bubble, whose bursting someday will make the housing bubble of 2007 look like a lark. As yet—as we shall see—it’s unfortunately largely invisible to us.