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Bird-Eating Fish

10,000 Birds

Usually, it’s “Bird eating fish” but here we have a case of a “Bird-eating fish.” pigeons, Columbia livia ). meters.).

Chart: What Exactly (Cough) Is Beijing (Hack) Breathing? | Mother.

Mother Jones

China's landlocked capital of 20 million people has experienced record-breaking pollution over the last few days.

British High Street in danger of death

Green (Living) Review

First we lost Woolworth, followed by a fair number of others and now, the latest casualty, is Jessops, the specialist camera stores. Bad move.

WATCH: Can a Fish-Sharing Program Save the Oceans? | Mother.

Mother Jones

and how his idea has changed over time. FYI when he talks about

Becky: A Tribute to a Friend and a Hero - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

This column was co-written by Beyond Coal Director Mary Anne Hitt and National Program Director Sarah Hodgdon. Today, we are joining

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Angela Adams’ Nature-inspired Modern Rugs, Wovens, and Pillows

Eco Chic

bedding, candles, bags and totes, and more. Ruthie/Seaglass rug. The rugs are: “…responsibly handmade by skilled artisans.

Debunking the Denial: '16 Years of No Global Warming' | Mother.

Mother Jones

This story first appeared in Slate and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. " ? Attributed to Mark Twain.

The Invisibility of Climate Change is Gone. It's Now Very Visible


2012 was the year that the “invisible “ issue of climate change became visible to many, if not all of us. There was still time !

Ideas for Sustainable Flooring in the Home

Green Furniture Home Design

Finding a floor accent that can handle a lot of wear and heavy traffic can be simple if you look in the right places.

Hey hey, my my, rock and roll will never die

Environmental Economics

haven't taught this course in awhile so it seems very fresh. As such, I had some fun with planning out the order of topics. Here it is: ? Land ?

Achieving the Perfect Country Home Aesthetic

Green Furniture Home Design

A country home furniture theme is easy to incorporate into a home. Other colors include deep reds, bronzes, and black and white solids for accents.

The Birding Rally Challenge Peru 2012

10,000 Birds

What if there was an international multi-day Birding competition? Think the Birding World Cup or the International Birding Open. The goal? Magical.”

A Day in the Life of … the Paper Bag

Green Home Blog

A Day in the Life of … the Paper Bag. What many don’t know is that the carbon footprint of paper bags isn’t that much better than plastic. Best advice?

How you feeling? (Hot hot hot)

Environmental Economics

average temperature has increased by about 1.5° F (0.8°C) since 1895—and notably, more than 80% of this increase has occurred since 1980. The most recent decade was the nation’s hottest on record, and the warming will continue—the report estimates that U.S. temperatures will rise by 2° to 4° F (1.1°C to 2.2° C) over the next few decades.

Chicago claims world’s greenest restaurant

Green Traveler Guides

Uncommon Ground, in Chicago, has won the title of world's greenest restaurant—again. The honor is bestowed by the Green Restaurant Association, which certifies eco-friendly restaurants in the U.S. and Canada Chicago claims world’s greenest restaurant is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Now seems like a good time to remind you of the incentives created by per gallon versus per mile gas taxes

Environmental Economics

From today's Washington Times : An on-again, off-again move by the Obama. administration to scrap the federal gas tax in favor of a pay-per-mile. fee would boost the tab to Americans as high as 250 percent, raising. their current tax of 18.4 cents a gallon to as high as 46 cents, according to a new government study. infrastructure. them).

World Record Snowball Fight… and a Robot

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. Okay so the robot is just a guy in costume, but over 6000 people showed up at the Seattle Center for REI’s Snow Day which had a snow fort building contest and tons of other activities as well as the record-breaking snowball ruckus. Quick Look into Keen’s Repurposed New Home

Why Study Environmental Economics? by Jill Caviglia-Harris

Environmental Economics

I'll be using this prezi in my sophomore level environmental and resource economics course (for non-majors) on Wednesday: Why Study Environmental Economics? by Jill Caviglia-Harris on 07 December 2012.

How to Make Your Business Greener and More Profitable

Living Green & Saving Energy

One goal for this site is to help people and businesses conserve energy and resources, creating greener businesses that are also more profitable. For some businesses, only the “more profitable” part of that goal carries any weight, and that is fine with me, as it still leads to conservation and greener behavior. But how do [.].

$4 Million Doled Out to Green Innovators at Zayed Future Energy Awards

Green Prophet

The 2013 Zayed Future Energy Award is a $4 million prize that is distributed among green innovators in four different categories.

What To Do After Juicing: Make Juice Pulp Fritters


One of the things I feel guilty about on a daily basis is throwing away juice pulp after I prepare my morning green juice.

Sidreh Weaves Bedouin Tradition Into Their Future

Green Prophet

A few short decades ago, the ladies of Lakiya had a very different life. Khadra Elsana with a hand woven carpet. Hand spun, hand dyed wool.

Michael Bolton Gets Funny for Natural Cat Litter


Bolton is the latest celeb to appear in a Funny or Die video, and he's doing it to support natural cat litter.

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Israel’s Kishon “Cancer” River Gets Oasis Upgrade by Canadian Firm EnGlobe

Green Prophet

The Kishon River where it enters the Haifa Bay. Most toxic of all is the Kishon River. The Pollution started flowing to the Kishon in the 1930s.

WATCH: Torrey DeVitto and PETA Say No to Animal Dissection


Actress and animal activist Torrey DeVitto joins PETA's cause against animal dissection in schools. Animals Causes Featured News torrey devitto

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Israel Floods Replenish the Med and Dead Sea

Green Prophet

Israel, like other rich countries in the Middle East, has had to rely a lot on desalination plants to supply much of its drinking water.

Venus Williams Declares Herself a ‘Cheagan’


Tennis star Venus Williams calls herself a 'cheagan' and warns people food like meat might disappear off their plates. Read More The post Venus Williams Declares Herself a ‘Cheagan’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan venus williams

Israel to Drill for Oil in Underwater Nature Reserve Illuminates Schizophrenic Government Policies

Green Prophet

An absurd situation where one ministry approves the marine reserve and and another gives a license for oil drilling. Nothing new for Israel.

What Would You Aim to Achieve If You Were In Charge of an Economy


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Tell Us Your Climate Action So We Can Tell Others and It Can Inspire Further Action


Welcome to 2013 – a year when climate change is made visible almost daily. Sadly it does not look like governments can or will solve this.