November, 2012

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Will the Real Humans Please Stand Up

Green Home Blog

Will the Real Humans Please Stand Up. Experts attributed Ecuador’s surprising and very “green” initiative to its horrible history with Chevron.

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Ehden, Lebanon’s northern paradise

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Adventure Touring | Why go to Lebanon? Let me count the ways. Start with the spirit and optimism of the Lebanese, despite a recent history that’s horrible beyond imagining. Or Lebanon’s seven millenia of history. Ehden, Lebanon’s northern paradise is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Trash Talk in the Middle East- Interview with Salman Zafar

Green Prophet

recent report by the World Bank predicts that by 2025 , city dwellers could produce as much as 2.2 billion which is generated.

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Spirit Bears, Salmon, and Tar Sands Oil Don't Mix - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Gribbell is one of two islands in B.C.'s

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Dalai Lama: ‘It’s Best to Go Vegetarian’


For World Compassion Day, the Dalai Lama urged people around the world to show compassion for animals and become vegetarian. Read More The post Dalai Lama: ‘It’s Best to Go Vegetarian’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan Vegetarian dalai lama wayne pacelle

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Storing Solar Energy in Rust, From Israel

Green Prophet

Scientists at Technion, Israel’s institute of technology recently found a new way to store solar energy. Fe2O3.nH2O. All about rust. Maybe not.

The Great Bear Rainforest vs. Big Oil - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

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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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Environmental Implications of Bottled Water

Green (Living) Review

Buy, Grab, Drink, Trash: Environmental Implications of Bottled Water by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A plastic bottle is NOT the problem either. It is the water which is, more often than not, from “public” sources, which means it is but tap water in a bottle. Imagine doing that seven days a week, every week for one year.

Four Tips to Help You Save this Winter

Green Living Ideas

The following tips can help you save money throughout the year, but with winter almost upon us, saving money seems more important now than ever.

Is a policy right if justified for the wrong reason?

Environmental Economics

Barack Obama may consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the U.S. budget deficit. after winning a second term as president, according to HSBC Holdings Plc. Applied to the Congressional Budget Office’s 2012 baseline, this would halve the fiscal deficit by 2022,” Robins said. via

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Egypt and MENA Set to Exploit Solar Power?

Green Prophet

Egypt and sunshine. The two go hand in hand. Ask any tourist, or come to that, any solar panel maker pulling in the profits. hours of sunshine a day.

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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.

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

Way Better Chestnut & Kabocha Squash Chip H'orDip (video)

Eco-Vegan Girl

I'm not kidding when I say this is one of the best recipes I've ever made. Heck, you might even crave it in the summer! Serves Many! Ingredients.

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Eco Friendly Tips For Ridding Your Garden of Snails

Green Living Ideas

Now that rainy season is upon us, the snails will be coming out on a regular basis. The other solution is snail bait. Materials: Cardboard. Repeat.

I can't help it. one political post*

Environmental Economics

I'm finding this poll aggregation stuff fascinating, aren't you ( The Rise of the Poll Quants )? So what exactly do these guys do? Basically, they take polls, aggregate the results, and make predictions. They each do it somewhat differently. Wang focuses on state polls exclusively. But the forecasters don’t just look at one state poll.

Zaha Hadid’s Immense Galaxy SOHO Complex Takes LEED Silver

Green Prophet

And it has achieved LEED Silver from the U.S. Green Building Council, which we must realize by now means virtually nothing anymore.

The Prince opens an anaerobic digester in Dorset

Green (Living) Review

The plant will provide renewable gas directly to Poundbury – the urban extension of Dorchester built on land owned by the Duchy of Cornwall.

Chaka Khan’s Vegan Diet Helped Make Diabetes Meds Unnecessary


After a juice cleanse, plant based eating and exercise, the singer was able to ditch her type 2 diabetes medication. Read More The post Chaka Khan’s Vegan Diet Helped Make Diabetes Meds Unnecessary appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Featured News Vegan chaka khan

Close Encounter With A Northern Saw-whet Owl

10,000 Birds

I was on a rather lackluster birding outing in Kissena Corridor Park in Queens when I heard Blue Jays mobbing something. Wow wow wow!

Recipe: Apples and Pineapples Probiotic Drink

Hug a Tree with Me

Probiotics are good bacteria that help to maintain the intestinal flora. personally recommend the Omega 8006, I love it.

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This just in: New York's Attorney General prefers shortages to price rationing

Environmental Economics

I fear I'm going to say something snarkfully inappropriate in this post.    But here goes anyway: Reports are being investigated in New York City, the Hudson Valley and on Long Island by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Now, here's the definition for unwarranted: lacking justification or authorization. sarc). Wait.what? 

Hilton Hotels to Share Food Waste in Hungry Egypt

Green Prophet

Hilton Worldwide has launched a pilot program to distribute surplus food to community organizations that feed the poor in Egypt. since 2009.

BRITA Fill&Go – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

The bottle is durable, BPA free, convenient and looks great. drinking bottles). The activated carbon filter is integrated into the lid, out of sight.

The Vegan Zombie Needs Your Help!


Jon, the host of the show, is making a public appeal for donations to help a fellow animal activist and vegan suffering from Cystic Fibrosis. Read More The post The Vegan Zombie Needs Your Help! appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Top News

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The Domestic Turkey and the First Thanksgiving

10,000 Birds

This is the time of year that we rightfully contemplate the noble Turkey. This is where they got their name. It is. And it isn’t. It’s complicated.

On Set at Harper’s Bazaar India Shoot: Green and Glam Makeup

Eco Chic

The Day Begins Our team of amazing and creative professionals woke up earlier than the sun did to meet up at the Four Seasons hotel lobby in Milan.

Ten questions about Hurricane Sandy

Environmental Economics

Matt Kahn: When you spend "other people's money", do you have the right incentives to rebuild in a smart way?   Given the reliance on FEMA $,  how will coastal areas such as Atlantic City be rebuilt?  Will a higher quality capital stock that is more flood resilient be built? via

Arab and Jewish Teenagers Grow Algae for a Greener Future

Green Prophet

“From year to year the greenhouse expanded,” Educational Manager Noam Geva told Green Prophet. ”   .

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The versatile bandana has gotten more versatile still

Green (Living) Review

Hoo-rag Product Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The versatile bandana has become more versatile still, thanks to the Hoo-rag bandana.

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Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson Offers $20K Reward to Catch Dolphin Killers


Captain Paul Watson is personally offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perps responsible. Read More The post Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson Offers $20K Reward to Catch Dolphin Killers appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News paul watson

Red Crossbills at Jones Beach State Park, Long Island, New York

10,000 Birds

Red Crossbills are the more difficult of the two North American crossbills to find. Right. Red Crossbills were in the pines, cracking open cones.

3 Easy Green Living Tips That Will Save You Money Now

Living Green & Saving Energy

One of my pet peeves is seeing products promoted as “green” sold for a much higher price than comparable non-green products.  In fact, I seek the opposite strategy. Saving money as you green your lifestyle gives me an enormous sense of pleasure, and and write on the topic of saving money frequently, as regular readers [.].