September, 2012

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10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

Green Home Blog

10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth. go veg! Choking the Earth. Ocean ‘Dead Zones’. Water Waste. Land Waste. More Expensive. Air Quality.

The Incredulous New Caledonian Crows

10,000 Birds

We know that the human mind has capacities that are not common in other animals. A Causal Agent is an entity of some kind that makes something happen.

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Fivelements: deep green ahhhhh in Bali

Green Traveler Guides

| Sacred, Shocking Sustainability | I weave my motorcycle down a narrow, potholed road past exquisitely terraced rice paddies and through a tiny village. This is Bali, but not the Bali of the island’s highly trafficked locales—and I feel deliciously remote from the bustle even though Kuta and Ubud are each only thirty minutes away, [.]

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Cornell and Israel’s Technion Unveil Net-Zero Energy Tech Hub Plans

Green Prophet

Hit the jump to see Cornell’s images and to learn more. MW per day at peek! All images copyright Cornell University. :: Arch Daily.

Eggs and Beyond: 8 Vegan Substitutes for Common Ingredients

Eccorazzi

One of the nasty pitfalls of becoming vegan or pursuing a more plant-based, healthy lifestyle is the allure of vegan or low-calorie products. Read More The post Eggs and Beyond: 8 Vegan Substitutes for Common Ingredients appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan

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"From the inimitable Gregg Easterbrook"

Environmental Economics

Newmark's Door: It's difficult to make stuff like this up. Unless you're Monty Python.). In 2010, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the Pentagon was spending too much on studies, so he commissioned a study of exactly how much.   Here's the kicker. What does the study of the study of studies conclude? More study is needed.

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Electree’s Solar Bonsai Tree to Electrify Our Techno Toys

Green Prophet

Where’s a charger when you need one? My device-addicted household is always running short on chargers for cell phones and laptops and iPods.

Man Plants Guitar-Shaped Forest to Honor Late Wife

Eccorazzi

In what's a touching tribute to a love lost too soon, an Argentine man has planted a gorgeous forest in the shape of a massive guitar. Read More The post Man Plants Guitar-Shaped Forest to Honor Late Wife appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Featured News People

Hair products and the environment

Green Living Tips

Hair sprays, waxes, mousse and gels. What's in this stuff that sits on our skin and ultimately ends up down the drain when we wash it out? It can be an environmentally toxic nightmare

Do not educate your child to be rich but the value of things

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Do not educate your child to be rich. Instead educate your child to be happy, so, when when he or she grows up, he or she will know the value of things, NOT the price. Spending time with your child is more important than spending money on them. And this is just it. But that is just a minor inconvenience, I think.

The Joy of Letting Go

10,000 Birds

It is fall migration season and the birds are flying. We have had quite a run of birds overhead as they stream down along the Pacific flyway.

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Can't I just have my million dollars and be left alone to do my very important and serious work?*

Environmental Economics

By my estimates, I could have run 12% more regressions if it weren't for sponsored research paperwork: Florida State, which is still disputing the findings, is far from the only university to feel the sting of a federal audit in recent years. But faculty members and administrators say the audits and investigations are costly and burdensome.

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LED Lights A Health Hazard: New Research from Israel

Green Prophet

In teddy bears, iPhones and baby sleep monitors: turn off those LED lights at night before they affect your sleep cycles and health!

Usher Goes Vegan, Wants Bieber to Do the Same

Eccorazzi

33 year-old singer Usher has gone vegan, and loves what it's doing to improve his already enviable abs. Read More The post Usher Goes Vegan, Wants Bieber to Do the Same appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Featured News Vegan justin bieber usher

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Mariel Hemingway on GMOs and Why We Need to Stop Monsanto

Green Living Ideas

I was introduced to a wonderful new film project that Mariel Hemingway is behind called Stop Monsanto. I had the opportunity to correspond with Ms.

Good Life Centre's Repair Cafe becomes regular FREE event in London, SE1

Green (Living) Review

The next date will be Saturday, November 3, 2012. The next Repair Café will take place at The Goodlife Centre on Saturday, November 3, from 2pm – 5pm.

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Birders are Freeloaders

10,000 Birds

Fish and Wildlife Service conducts every five years or so. Many of our most puzzling statistics arise from this otherwise innocuous report. Paul J.

The effects of recession on outdoor recreation

Environmental Economics

Perhaps there’s less demand for chickens, Hootin’ Holler’s sole export, which means there are fewer chickens for the two old rascals to steal?

Iran Blows Past Sanctions with Wind Energy

Green Prophet

Determined to stay its unpopular nuclear course , Iran is now turning to wind power and other renewable energy sources to blow past sanctions.

Why Meat Consumption is Falling in the US

Eccorazzi

In the last five years, US meat consumption has taken a nose dive. Here's what's driving the trend. Read More The post Why Meat Consumption is Falling in the US appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News

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Scandinavia Children Bibles App Review & 3 Piece bible book giveaway ends 10/21

Hug a Tree with Me

Jordan is a spiritual inspiration to me. At just four, she has such a genuine zest to learn about God and the bible. Giveaway is opened to all U.S

Ohyo, the Collapsabottle – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Stretches to hold 500ml, squished to fit in a pocket Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Ohyo Collapsabottle is, basically, the Aquatina 2.0

What is a Cardinal?

10,000 Birds

Ironically, this feathered figurehead is neither a bird of prey nor particular distinguished athletically. Say hello to the charismatic Cardinal.

The value of cuteness

Environmental Economics

While all endangered species are worth saving, it comes as no surprise that the cute and fuzzy members of the animal kingdom stand a better chance of protection. According to research scientist Ernie Small , after “the cuddlies” and the "poster species" like whales and elephants, human conservation efforts tend to stall. via www.mnn.com.

Libya’s Oldest Mud City is Critically Endangered

Green Prophet

Ghadamès is one of the oldest habitable medinas in the Sahara, and it is made almost entirely out of mud. So we did – at least in cyber space.

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Pollia Condensata: The Shiniest Living Thing on Earth

Eccorazzi

Deep in the Ghana forest, there’s a plant that grows the shiniest fruit in the world. The brilliant blue fruits come from Pollia condensata and are actually the shiniest living thing of Read More The post Pollia Condensata: The Shiniest Living Thing on Earth appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Science Top News

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Organic by John Patrick’s Urban Commune: S/S 2013 at New York Fashion Week

Eco Chic

John Patrick’s Spring/Summer 2013 presentation at New York Fashion Week this morning was more than just a runway show; it was a statement.

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Save the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) How are we going to save the Planet? We don't even know how to take care of ourselves. We have not learned how to care for one another. So, please someone explain how we, WE, are going to save the Planet? There is little to nothing wrong with the Planet. She is – aside from the climate being wobbly – doing fine.

Lazy like a Koala

10,000 Birds

We spent two months in Portland, Victoria in late 2009 with Grant’s work and whenever we could we were birding. Could this really be comfortable?

The Price of Fame

Environmental Economics

Here is an outline of how the academic peer-reviewed publication process works (at least in my experience): Spend a couple of years collecting data, developing models, reading literature, talking with co-authors, procrastinating, complaining you are busy, writing, re-writing, questioning, doubting, and eventually producing a working paper.

Drive a Better Place EV for $510 a Month, Including Charge

Green Prophet

The best news to come from Better Place is an attractive $510 leasing plan per month which includes 1000 km.

Anne Hathaway Celebrates Wedding Day with Vegan Menu

Eccorazzi

Anne Hathaway and husband Adam Shulman enjoy wedding day with vegan delicacies. Read More The post Anne Hathaway Celebrates Wedding Day with Vegan Menu appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan anne hathaway

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Bioprospecting And Biopiracy

Green Living Tips

I recently came across the word "biopiracy" - something that happens when bioprospecting falls victim to good ole' fashioned human greed. So what do these terms mean

You Know You’re Addicted to Gardening When…

Green (Living) Review

Your neighbors recognize you in your pajamas, rubber clogs and a cup of coffee You grab other people’s banana peels, coffee grinds, apple cores, etc. for your compost pile. You have to wash your hair to get your fingernails clean. All your neighbors come and ask you questions. You know the temperature of your compost every day.