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Will the Real Humans Please Stand Up

Green Home Blog

Will the Real Humans Please Stand Up. One of the most amazing developments of this century is entire nations stepping forward and enacting laws which protect Nature.

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The World’s Coolest Beekeeper’s Helper is a Donkey in Brazil

Green Prophet

It might seem like I haven’t picked up an atlas in a while, since Green Prophet is devoted to Middle Eastern issues, but this story from Treehugger about a Brazilian beekeeper and his appropriately-suited helper was just too sweet not to share.

6 Reasons to Leave Meat Off Your Plate this Thanksgiving


It's a shame that the Thanksgiving holiday is married to the act of eating meat (usually turkey or ham) in the minds of millions of Americans. Read More The post 6 Reasons to Leave Meat Off Your Plate this Thanksgiving appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Featured News Vegan Vegetarian

The Slug Bell revisited

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In 2011 I reviewed this garden “gadget” and found that it not really worked for me and that despite the fact that the slug pellets used were regularly refreshed. However, in spite of that I gave it another try in 2012 during the wettest drought in history. I do believe now that the area I tried to protect from slugs and snails with the slug bell in 2011 may have been far too large for just one bell.

iMiEV: Expressing Your Eco-Self with Mitsubishi’s Electric Car

Green Living Ideas

I know, I know, people talk about electric hybrids quite often. The iMiEV , however, has no gas tank. That’s right, this baby runs solely on electricity. It’s an eco step up from a hybrid. I was given the chance to cruise around town in the i-MiEV for a few days here in Phoenix.

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Save 15% off your Order at "Rock the Tea" eStore for Girls

Hug a Tree with Me

Launched in 2009, Rock the Tea is a awesome party place for girls. It was made for my daughter, you can find everything for your little princess here. They offer fun crafts, bows, princess and fairy stuff, make up, jewelry and other dress up clothes.

Fracking Causes Friction Between Trade And Environment - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The truth is becoming clear -- trade rules are being used to threaten policies that protect wildlife, preserve scarce natural resources, and promote clean energy and green jobs. The most recent clash between free trade and our

Guest Post - Tips for Going Green in the Fall

Hug a Tree with Me

Fall is a natural time to make your life a little greener. Despite the leaves turning brown, red, and gold, fall presents a lot of opportunities to take advantage of local produce (including your own), energy savings, and other eco-friendly alternatives to business as usual. As summer temperatures cool, our thermostats can take a bit of a break, resulting in lower power bills and a lessened impact on the environment.

Dust Bowl Revisited

Green Blog

On October 18, 2012, the Associated Press reported that “a massive dust storm swirling reddish-brown clouds over northern Oklahoma triggered a multi-vehicle accident along a major interstate…forcing police to shut down the heavily traveled roadway amid near blackout conditions.”

4 Fs of Eating for Optimal Sexual Health

Green Prophet

A plant-rich diet is best for your sexual and reproductive wellbeing. The Mediterranean Diet is often hailed as an excellent choice for those who want to ensure lifelong vitality, fertility and reproductive stamina.

Weekend Reading 11/16/12

Sightline Daily

Anna: This caught my eye on Facebook this week (it made the rounds a while back, maybe you saw it in April): A map that shows how many hours minimum-wage earners would have to work to afford rent on a two-bedroom apartment in all 50 states. Nowhere is a 40 hour work week enough. In fact, in most states, rent requires more than 70 hours of work—if you can find it.

Egypt’s Position For COP18 Explained

Green Prophet

The last global climate meetings weren’t considered very successful in finding an acceptable successor to the Kyoto-protocol, one with emission targets that would include all the countries and not only developed ones.

NBA Legend John Salley’s 5,000 Calorie Vegan Diet


Former NBA star John Salley, who has been profiled lots on the ‘razz for his love of animals, vegan diet, and generosity, recently sat down with the LA Times to Read More The post NBA Legend John Salley’s 5,000 Calorie Vegan Diet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News Vegan john salley

Op Ed: Euro Troubles Delay Desertec

Green Prophet

Over the past week, there has been much fanfare and reporting on Spain’s surprising absence from the signing of the first Desertec project , leaving many to question if Spain was pulling out altogether from the project.

Russell Simmons Says Help LGBT Youth Center Wrecked by Sandy


Russell Simmons is calling on his twitter followers to help rebuild the Ali Forney Center, an organization that houses homeless LGBT youth. Read More The post Russell Simmons Says Help LGBT Youth Center Wrecked by Sandy appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Top News russell simmons

Refugee Remedies Aid Climate Change Victims in New York

Green Prophet

Hurricane Sandy bulldozed my home coastline with a ferocity rarely seen outside the big screen. It ploughed through lives of friends and family, shredding homes, floating cars, and drowning pets.

Sustainable Fishing Net Releases Small Fish


The winner of the UK James Dyson award is the SafetyNet , a device that promotes sustainable fishing by significantly decreasing the number of non-target and young fish caught during the trawling process.

Al Gore to Music on Climate Change Reality


A lovely little offering on You tube from Melodysheep

2012 Perseus Award Goes to Prince Khaled Bin Sultan


Prince Khaled bin Sultan of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been selected as this year’s Perseus award winner. The Perseus Award recognizes yacht owners who have demonstrated exemplary effort and contribution toward marine wildlife conservation.

Obama's Second Term Challenges Must Include Climate Change


In his acceptance speech of November 6, Barack Obama at long last reaffirmed the need to address global warming.