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Energy-Strapped Syrians Cut Down Precious Forests for Firewood

Green Prophet

Loggers get $5 a tree in Syria now that the heat of conflict is on, and the cold winter has set it in. But there’s no choice.

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Voles Can Make Predators Pay

10,000 Birds

It is really worth clicking through to this excellent blog post by Ron Dudley in which a coyote pays a price for catching a vole. Mammals Coyote

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Benefits of Making Homemade Cleaners. ~ Sarka-Jonae Miller.

Elephant Journal

Going Off The Grid In Egypt with the Solar House

Green Prophet

The project is part of an international energy competition, Solar Decathlon , which occurs every two years. So why aren’t we making use of it for us?

I Got it Wrong on Climate Change -I Should Have Been More Blunt- It's Much Worse


Speaking at Davos, Stern said. Looking back, I underestimated the risks. Some of the effects are coming through more quickly than we thought then.".

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Country weather folklore based upon trees coming into leaf

Green (Living) Review

The saying goes “Oak before Ash, in for a splash; Ash before Oak, in for a soak.”

What Makes a Building Green?

Green Home Blog

What Makes a Building Green? What makes a building green? What’s so hard about defining green? What about 30% or even 50%? What makes a building green?

Spinifex Pigeons in Western Australia

10,000 Birds

In Western Australia we have two races of the Spinifex Pigeon Geophaps plumifera , but neither are found in Broome. Spinifex Pigeon race plumifera.

How Do We Leave Our Egos at the Door? | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Okay, it's not always quite that dramatic. find that most of the time I am content and can accurately assess both my talents and my flaws.

Star Wars in Matmata, Tunisia Promotes Desert Tourism for the Berbers

Green Prophet

Tunisia’s landscape and subterranean dwellings have made it ideal for filming Star Wars. But it’s a traditional Berber home. .

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The Green Investment Report - The Ways and Means to Unlock Private Finance for Green Growth


By increasing climate-related public funding from its current

Lebanon’s Broom Makers Swept Out of Business

Green Prophet

Armenian-style broom-making was first introduced to southern Lebanon 75 years ago, according to the Daily Star.

Drug-Resistant Bacteria Might Destroy Us Before Global Warming

Green Prophet

“Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is resistance of a microorganism to an antimicrobial medicine to which it was previously sensitive.