October, 2012

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Censorship on Climate Change

Green Home Blog

Censorship on Climate Change. Government’s Accountability Office, or GAO, had since lauded NASA for its transparency. Bush administration.


10,000 Birds

Weavers are truly magical birds, combining bright plumages with ingenious weaving talents and cheerful, noisy social lives. Birds Weavers

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Dubai’s Al Maha Resort: green in the desert, part 2

Green Traveler Guides

| Luxury Fit For a Green Sheikh | The towering skyscrapers of Dubai disappear behind me in a haze. The air smells and tastes of sand, even as the taxi whisks past a new cricket field whose emerald turf is in shocking contrast to the dun surroundings. We have far to go, and we’re flying [.]

James Cameron Goes Vegan for Animals and the Planet


In a move that helps the earth, people and animals, it seems that the director has gone vegan, and has brought his family along for the ride. Read More The post James Cameron Goes Vegan for Animals and the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Featured News Vegan james cameron

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Chewing Gum And The Environment

Green Living Tips

Chewing gum? You could well be chewing fossil fuel. Cutting back on chewing or. bubble gum, or being especially careful of how you dispose of it, is just one of. the many little things we can do to reduce our environmental impact

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Green pioneering on the Southern Oregon trail, part 2

Green Traveler Guides

| Grants Pass to Ashland | Our journey continues. In our modern-day covered wagon—our new hybrid vehicle—we have been on the trail of charming towns, fascinating locals, natural beauty and a palpable eco-conscious ethic in Southern Oregon. As we made our way up the craggy coast from the state border, then east to Grants Pass, [.]

James Cameron Challenges Environmentalists to Go Vegan


James Cameron is challenging us all to remove animal products from our diets. Read More The post James Cameron Challenges Environmentalists to Go Vegan appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Featured News Vegan

Writing About Truth…and Other Lies

The Alien Next Door

Normal. 0. false. false. false. EN-US. So, what is it to write about truth? Many of you are familiar with the term “write what you know”. wrote an article on Scribophile about this topic. In it I shared some excellent advice from Literary Agent Rachelle Gardner: “ Write what you know means write with authenticity. Be honest. Write from a deep place.

Nader Khalili-inspired Eco Resort in Oman Wins Big Accolades at WAF

Green Prophet

Cal-Earth conducted on site training programs in earth architecture in the Shuwaimia fishing village, attracting a throng of curious onlookers.

The Nobel Prize in forest economics?

Environmental Economics

Congratulations to the authors! From the inbox: We are glad to announce that the 2012 Sören Wibe. Prize was awarded to Christopher C. Moore, Thomas P. Holmes and. Kathleen. P. Bell, for their article "An attribute-based approach to. contingent. valuation of forest protection programs": Journal of Forest Economics 17 (2011):35-52. protect.

Are there so many birds that cats don’t matter?

10,000 Birds

A while back I asked the question, How much bird is there, anyway? Of course, a lot of the mammals would be hiding. Makes you think. Raptors either.

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Monterey’s Portola Hotel & Spa: sustainable by the sea

Green Traveler Guides

| LEEDing in Central California | John Steinbeck made Monterey famous as the place sardines got canned, but today it’s equally renowned as the gateway to the world’s largest marine sanctuary and an amazing abundance of aquatic life. Some 21 endangered and threatened species of sea creatures spend their lives here.

4 Diseases and Health Problems a Vegan Diet Will Help Prevent


Here are five health problems a plant based diet can help prevent or even reverse. Read More The post 4 Diseases and Health Problems a Vegan Diet Will Help Prevent appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News Vegan

Why unschool and homeschool?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is not coincidence that governments everywhere want to educate children and that they want to, ideally, have the monopoly in doing so. Government education, in turn, is supposed to be evidence of the state's goodness and its concern for our well-being. The real explanation is, however, much less flattering.

10 Ways Abu Dhabi Leads The Arab Gulf’s Green Revolution

Green Prophet

There are some more famous projects like the multi-million dollar zero-energy city Masdar. But this is just the tip of the bucket. Plan Abu Dhabi 2030.

Maybe I shouldn't worry so much about the wording of survey questions on the sidebar of webpages?

Environmental Economics

It seems like cap-and-trade is better at regulating quantity than a tax. Another reasons is that a U.S. Is this a good reason? So, giddyup again.

I and the Bird is Back!

10,000 Birds

The corner of the blogosphere inhabited by nature lovers circa 2005 was, like most frontiers, an unruly place full of empty spaces and opportunity.

Safety Report: Swedish nuclear reactors have major security issues, needs to be shut down immediately

Green Blog

Last week Greenpeace released an alarming report about the state of Swedish nuclear power plants. According to the report, the security problems at the aging nuclear reactors in Sweden are so urgent that they should be shut down immediately to avoid any severe accidents. Today there are currently three active nuclear power plants in Sweden.

NASA Shows Off Their New Vegan Space Farming System


Called the Vegetable Production System, NASA is hopeful that the simple setup will allows easy and fast growth of vegetables in space. Read More The post NASA Shows Off Their New Vegan Space Farming System appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Science Top News

Ash dieback (Chalara fraxinea) in Britain

Green (Living) Review

The first cases were discovered almost eight months ago. They came on trees imported from the Netherlands. And the same must go for all other trees.

Largest Geothermal System in the Middle East is Complete

Green Prophet

MENA Geothermal has completed the largest geothermal heating and cooling system in the Middle East and North Africa. No joke,” said Al Sabawi.

Let the downloads begin!

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: We invite you to read a selection of highly cited Springer journals free of charge now through November 30! Journals you should know. Journals your colleagues read and cite. Read these highly cited Economics journals: Public Choice. Environmental and Resource Economics. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.  

How Do You Know It’s A Ruby-crowned Kinglet?

10,000 Birds

In the far West however, the Ruby-Crowned Kinglet ( Regulus calendula ) can be confused with Hutton’s Vireo ( Vireo huttoni ).

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Types of Platform Beds

Green Furniture Home Design

The box spring is replaced by slats or other rigid surfaces for mattress support. Platform beds are available in many styles to suit every need.

Alicia Silverstone Plugs Leaf Eco Vibrator


Alicia Silverstone's latest product promo on the shopping site Open Sky is an eco-friendly vibrator from Leaf. Read More The post Alicia Silverstone Plugs Leaf Eco Vibrator appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News alicia silverstone

Bulldog Tools Children's Spade & Fork – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Garden tools for children that are built to last and which are, basically, adult tools 'in miniature'.

Saudi Arabia Announces Plans For 100% Switch To Renewables

Green Prophet

A bright and renewable future for Saudi Arabia? shock announcment from the world’s largest oil producer. Saudi Oil Wells May Run Dry By 2030.

Moral (road) hazard

Environmental Economics

It's perplexing for both police and lawmakers throughout the U.S.: They want to do something about the danger of texting while driving , a major road hazard, but banning the practice seems to make it even more dangerous. That means the driver's eyes are looking down and away from the road. via www.ksl.com. HT: BG via Facebook

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Birding Bayonne – Building a Hudson County List

10,000 Birds

My favorite birding thus far is the combination of Stephen R. Craig County Park and Richard A. Nelson’s Sparrow  - two of them!

Modern Design Ideas for the Home

Green Furniture Home Design

Modern Design Ideas. Wall Decals. Simplicity. Using Vintage Furniture. Modern modern bathroom modern design modern furniture

9 Future Technologies that Will Change the World


What cutting edge technologies being developed today will be commonplace tomorrow? In what ways will these technologies radically alter our world? Read More The post 9 Future Technologies that Will Change the World appeared first on Ecorazzi. News Science Top News

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Intelsat blocks Iranian channels in Europe

Green (Living) Review

The company, however, would not confirm or deny an Iranian report that it did so at the order of the US government. that did not fit into their agenda.

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Green Education in the UAE, Business is Booming

Green Prophet

New media provides innumerable possibilities for innovation and environmental education from the Middle East. And as Europe and the U.S.

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My (economist) answer to the gas price question from last night's debate

Environmental Economics

In last night's townhall presidential debate, the second question asked from the audience was: Your energy secretary, Steven Chu, has now been on record three times stating it's not policy of his department to help lower gas prices. Do you agree with Secretary Chu that this is not the job of the Energy Department?   Absolutely.