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So You Think You Might Like Home-Based Geothermal Energy?

Green Home Blog

As one informative web site notes, geothermal’s power source never varies – at least on the human scale of plus or minus 75 years. Featherstone plant.

Duck Numbers And Duck Stamp Sales No Longer Correlate

10,000 Birds

The number of people who hunt waterfowl in the US has declined since the mid 1990s. This has resulted in a reduction of the number of duck stamps sold.

Do people vote with their feet in fisheries?

Environmental Economics

From the RESECON listserv: FAME Ph.D. COURSE: Applied Econometrics for Renewable Resource Economics. estimation, etc. Stata will be used as software.

Love Is The New Black. Try It On For a Change. ~ Deborah Savran.

Elephant Journal

I've built a large walk-in wardrobe here, folks, and it is all on its way out

DiCaprio Protects Wildlife with ‘Hands Off My Parts’ Campaign


Leonardo DiCaprio helped unveil the new World Wildlife Fund campaign "Hands Off My Parts", working to end the illegal trade of wildlife. Read More The post DiCaprio Protects Wildlife with ‘Hands Off My Parts’ Campaign appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured News leonardo dicaprio

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Manufacture NY Brings Fashion Production Back to Brooklyn and New York City

Eco Chic

Manufacture NY facility. Manufacture NY’s founder Bob Bland. Something we all should give a little to.

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New Renault Twizy Electric Car Being Tested in Tel Aviv Rental-Share Plan

Green Prophet

More than a skateboard, less than a car; that’s Renault’s new electric Twizy. And now Tel Aviv’s mayor gave it a spin. .

Bad News for On-Line Classes

Environmental Economics

Online classes are already common in colleges, and, on the whole, the record is not encouraging. via www.nytimes.com.

Bright Lights Big City

10,000 Birds

The bright lights of the city at night cause young Eurasian Blackbirds to mature faster according to a new study.

I took the budget cut challenge. and failed!

Environmental Economics

From the comments on this post : Mal said. Now is not the time to advocate new ways to spend on "good"ideas. That's easy. Anybody anytime can do that. Our leaders with the cheer leading of most of the media have been doing that for too many years. And now we're basically broke. I repeat WE ARE BROKE. We are deep in debt. And that includes you John.

The Rarest Bird I’ve Ever Seen

10,000 Birds

In India, everything takes about three times longer than you expect it to. I’m not sure who first put out the alarm. Certainly not mine.

Will Climate Change Cause Your Insurance to Increase?

Living Green & Saving Energy

The insurance industry is a huge and very profitable industry. However, with unexpected natural disasters, such as Hurricane Sandy, many companies are re-examining the way they price policies. Climate change could completely change the industry as some companies turn to climate science to more accurately figure the risk in certain areas.

Bird of the Day by ArtMagenta

10,000 Birds

But how many interesting illustrations of birds do you see each day? I like his images so much, I had to share them! Common Kestrel by ArtMagenta. (

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Please don't comment on this post #FreeDaleAskey

Environmental Economics

From The Chronicle : A university librarian who is being sued after writing a critical blog post about a scholarly publisher is finding support from professors and librarians around the world. In June 2012, Edwin Mellen Press's founder, Herbert Richardson, issued a notice of action to Mr. Askey, suing him for more than $1-million.

The Odd Case of Liability and Small Airplanes | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Back in 1994, Congress passed the General Aviation Revitalization Act. So how did that affect the behavior of

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Can we blame this on ethanol too?

Environmental Economics

Pheasant economics ( NY Times ): The pheasant, once king of Iowa’s nearly half-a-billion-dollar hunting industry, is vanishing from the state. Surveys show that the population in 2012 was the second lowest on record, 81 percent below the average over the past four decades. The loss, pheasant hunters say, is both economic and cultural. More than $33.7

12 Cosmetic Chemicals You Don’t Want to Touch

Green Prophet

Or use sustainable cosmetics made by people like this Bedouin woman in Israel. BHA and BHT. number,” according to the David Suzuki Foundation.

"Professor Leaves a MOOC in Mid-Course in Dispute Over Teaching"

Environmental Economics

The professor is a past-president of the Southern Economics Association (here is his vita ): Students regularly drop out of massive open online courses before they come to term. For a professor to drop out is less common. Richard A. Mr. McKenzie’s microeconomics course, however, will continue—just without him. However, I will not be involved.”.

Driving Declined During the Recovery

Sightline Daily

There’s something else much more fundamental going on—something that can’t be explained away by dips or blips in GDP.

"Revealed Preference" makes it into The Chronicle of Higher Education

Environmental Economics

Of course, I'm wondering if there is convergent validity with stated preference rankings of colleges: In a new paper published by The Quarterly Journal of Economics, four researchers propose a method of ranking colleges according to students’ “revealed preferences”—the institutions they choose to attend over others that have accepted them. Using

Get your Yoga on at Wanderlust Yoga Festival!

Green Living Ideas

The editors here at Green Living Ideas are super stoked to be headed to the Oahu Wanderlust Festival February 28- March 3 2013.

Beyonce Eats at Least One Vegan Meal a Day to Stay Trim


Beyonce lost the baby weight and stays trim by eating at least one vegan meal a day. Eats News Top News Vegan beyonce

English Cyclists Killed After Surviving Iran and Turkey

Green Prophet

Two South African men cycled to Mecca , and a pair of American women traveled the Silk Road to support trans-boundary conservation efforts.

Naomie Harris Wearing Sustainable Dress to Academy Awards


Naomie Harris will go green at this year's Oscars by wearing a sustainable dress designed by the Red Carpet Green Dress contest winner.

Be On Lookout for “Fake” Zaatar in Lebanon

Green Prophet

N ot even zaatar gurus can spot a fake that easily. Flatbread with zaatar, or manakeesh bil zaatar, is filling and relatively healthy. The Daily Star.

Does the Vegan Crown Belong to Los Angeles?


The Read More The post Does the Vegan Crown Belong to Los Angeles? appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan

New CDC Study Lists Leafy Greens as Major Source of Food Poisoning


When we think about food poisoning, our thoughts usually turn to runny eggs, pink hamburger meat, and warm mayonnaise. A new study by the U.S.

Emily Deschanel to Rape Survivors: ‘There Is Help’


Emily Deschanel's show "Bones" has been tackling murder with a sense of humor for eight seasons. Read More The post Emily Deschanel to Rape Survivors: ‘There Is Help’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Top News emily deschanel

Bloomberg Seeks Ban on Plastic Bag Packaging


City officials said a plastic-foam ban on products including cups, trays and takeout boxes could save millions of dollars, reported the New York Times.

Staples Center Hosting First Meatless Concert for Morrissey


The Staples Center makes history by hosting very first veg concert for animal activist and vegetarian Morrissey. Read More The post Staples Center Hosting First Meatless Concert for Morrissey appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Music News Top News Vegan morrissey

Advance Promises to Expand Biological Control of Crop Pests


The advance toward broadening applicability of the so-called sterile insect technique (SIT) appears in the journal ACS Synthetic Biology.

Students fighting for Fossil Fuel Divestment Converge for National Gathering


Hundreds of activists from across the country are converging at Swarthmore College for the first-ever fossil fuel divestment convergence. Power Up!

Beijing's Pollution Alarms Neighbors


Last month Beijing's air pollution soared past levels considered hazardous by the World Health Organization.

Plain Packs at Last !


The Cancer Society is over the moon with the New Zealand government’s announcement today to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products.