Thu.Nov 15, 2012

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McDonald’s Mural Vandalized with Vegan Graffiti


Vandals painted over the character mural in block letters with the word, "VEGAN." Read More The post McDonald’s Mural Vandalized with Vegan Graffiti appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan

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Zaha Hadid’s Immense Galaxy SOHO Complex Takes LEED Silver

Green Prophet

One of the most recognizable and untamable architects on earth, Iraqi Zaha Hadid is celebrating two grand openings of her creations this week, including the Galaxy SOHO commercial and retail complex in Beijing, China.

One Big Step Closer to Ending Mountaintop Removal - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Wv mtr site 4. One of Appalachia's biggest coal companies is getting out of the mountaintop removal business. In a landmark announcement, Patriot Coal, one of Appalachia's three largest mountaintop removal companies

Lifesaving Sahara Forest Project to Start With COP 18 in Qatar

Green Prophet

The opening of the Sahara Forest Project’s first pilot plant in Qatar is set to coincide with the United Nations Climate Conference (COP18) in Doha, Qatar, which kicks off on November 26, 2012, and operations are expected to be fully underway in December.

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Oprah Plunges into Organic Food and Beauty Business


Billionaire Oprah Winfrey planning to launch organic business providing all types of food and beauty products. Read More The post Oprah Plunges into Organic Food and Beauty Business appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News oprah oprah winfrey

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Heligan Celebrates BTCV Contribution to Garden Restoration

Green (Living) Review

The Lost Gardens of Heligan has marked the major contribution of two past volunteers, George Crumpler and Jean Griffiths, with an anniversary tree planting ceremony. 21 years ago (1991) the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers held its first volunteer holiday at Heligan.

BP's settlement

Environmental Economics

Coincidentally, I plan to be in NOLA later thursday as well (emphasis added below): BP, the British oil company, said Thursday it would pay $4.5 billion in fines and other payments to the United States government and plead guilty to 14 criminal charges in connection with the giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago. The explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico that was connected to a well owned by BP killed 11 workers and spilled millions of barrels of oil.

Celebrating Wind Week - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

This week, elected officials, business leaders, industry experts, and labor and environmental groups came together for "Wind Week" -- a week of action aimed at urging Congress to protect American jobs and renew the wind

Grabbing Foreign Lands to Buffer Resource Shortages

Green Prophet

It’s real-life Hunger Games, and the Middle East is among the busiest land-grabbers.

Edge of Ember: Simply Chic Jewelry That Supports South and Southeast Asian Women

Eco Chic

Edge of Ember jewelry is more than meets the eye. Trend-driven styles and a sweet price point mean that accessories trend followers will love the line, but the backstory—that the pieces are made by southeast and south Asian women who need a leg up—makes these more than mere baubles.

Better Place Israeli CEO Quits EV Car Company

Green Prophet

Better days for Better Place EV car company. Moshe Kaplinsky at the company’s first battery charge station in 2008. It seems things at Israel’s Better Place electric car company are going from bad to worse.

Antarctic Sea Ice Cover Has Increased Under Effects of Climate Change


The first direct evidence that marked changes to Antarctic sea ice drift have occurred over the last 20 years, in response to changing winds, is published this week in the journal Nature Geoscience.

WWF Praises People Power in Spurring Australia Marine Parks Decision


This morning, WWF congratulated the Federal Government of Australia on finalising the boundaries and basic layout of the world’s largest network of marine parks. The conservation organisation also praised the high level of community support for the move.

Climate Change Deniers Are Rarer Than We Think


Australians grossly overestimate the proportion of people who deny that climate change is happening, a CSIRO study has found. The study, published today in the journal Nature Climate Change , surveyed over 5000 Australians over two years.

The Other Oil Problem


The world’s growing appetite for cheap palm oil is destroying rain forests and amplifying climate change effects, argue the editors in this month’s Scientific American. “The spread of palm oil at the expense of natural forest must not continue,” they write.

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