August, 2012

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The Bee-eaters of Africa

10,000 Birds

We have both resident and migratory species, and this post will briefly discuss each of the 20 species of African bee-eaters.

Natalie Portman’s Eco-Friendly, Vegan Wedding

Eccorazzi

The flowers for the ceremony were all indigenous to the Big Sur area, and the entire menu was 100% animal-free. Read More The post Natalie Portman’s Eco-Friendly, Vegan Wedding appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan natalie portman

Green Miner Pulls Minerals from Desalination’s Seawater Brine

Green Prophet

This new approach uses bacteria to mine sulphur and magnesium from desalination’s polluting brine. . Watch him turn desalination on its head.

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"CHART: What's a Polar Bear Worth?"

Environmental Economics

Reuse: The stepchild of waste management (in our homes)

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) For some peculiar reason, despite the fact that the 3Rs of waste management are “reduce, reuse, recycle” most people and even governments only seem to understand them as being “recycle, recycle, recycle” and reuse is, literally, being ignored like a poor stepchild or orphan. This is, obviously, incorrect.

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Lightbulb Flips On Over Emirati Planners

Green Prophet

Sustainable public lighting is mandated in Abu Dhabi City. The new lights also reduce maintenance works by 40 to 80%  going forward.

For those of you who don't know what to get me for my birthday (John).

Environmental Economics

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Now that’s huge! Record-breaking wind turbine being built by Siemens

Green Blog

German manufactuer Siemens have constructed off-shore wind turbines with record-breaking rotors. Well it’s simple really.

How Energy Efficient Is Your Business Really?

Living Green & Saving Energy

You may already a low impact business with an eco conscious ethos - but could you do more? The following check list will help you on your way to a leaner, cleaner, greener business and workspace.

Body-building finches.

10,000 Birds

If your diet usually consists of dry seeds, imagine how luscious and shlurpy a long strand of algae must feel. Clever things! a. Birds finches

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20 Great Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast

Eccorazzi

It’s not so much that the following uses are particularly unusual, but rather that nutritional yeast itself is an odd ingredient. Read More The post 20 Great Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan

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Field Notes from a Sharjah Desert Summer Trek

Green Prophet

Early morning on a Saturday in May I headed out on my routine weekend nature trip into the desert. As usual, the feeling was simply immense. Reason?

Picture of the day

Environmental Economics

What do you do when the department chair double books a classroom? blame the budget cuts. 

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Marriott sustainability report: youth job training, eco measures

Green Traveler Guides

Marriott International’s newest Sustainability Report details investments in its environmental portfolio over the past three years, plus significant contributions to disadvantaged youth around the world to help them gain skills Marriott sustainability report: youth job training, eco measures is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Ways You Can Use Solar Panels to Help You Save or Make Money

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tips to save green, while going green, with solar panels. alternative energy solar panels benefits of going green go green save money going green green living tip how to go green photovoltaic panels save money saving energy solar energy solar power

How do Birds get their Color?

10,000 Birds

Birds have captivated us for time eternal, not only because of their ability to fly, but also because of the color they add to our lives.

Sea Shepherd Aerial Drone to Monitor Namibia Seal Slaughter

Eccorazzi

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society undertook a dangerous campaign in Namibia last year, in an attempt to document the seal hunt at Cape Cross, a tourist spot and a designated seal Read More The post Sea Shepherd Aerial Drone to Monitor Namibia Seal Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Israeli Anti-Rape Date Straw Lets Women Take Back The Night

Green Prophet

Date-rape risk at nightclubs and parties is high these days, but women will enjoy a safer n ight life  in the near future. The inventors, Prof.

When is bad news good news?

Environmental Economics

Tim, please explain: The worst U.S. drought in more than five decades is forecast to raise farm profits to a record $122.2 billion this year as higher prices and insurance payments outweigh crop losses from the dry conditions. Income will rise 3.7 percent from a revised $117.9 billion in 2011, the U.S. The forecast is up from $91.7

4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

The Green Samaritan

Though we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability. In those cases, what are the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

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Ways You Can Use Solar Panels to Help You Save or Make Money

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tips to save green, while going green, with solar panels. alternative energy solar panels benefits of going green go green save money going green green living tip how to go green photovoltaic panels save money saving energy solar energy solar power

Protecting nesting birds

10,000 Birds

thought you would like to know that there are some birds here on the Australian mainland that actually have protection.

Cardiologist Prescribes Vegan Diet, ‘Forks Over Knives’

Eccorazzi

Joel Kahn advises against the Standard American Diet, instead suggesting that his patients eat a whole-foods, plant-based diet. Read More The post Cardiologist Prescribes Vegan Diet, ‘Forks Over Knives’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan Dr. Joel Kahn

Buildings-in-a-Bag Can Instantly Aid Middle East Refugees

Green Prophet

Groundbreaking “Concrete Cloth” allows ancient building material to be used in a totally new way. One surface is completely waterproof. 

Daily Demand and Supply: Hay!

Environmental Economics

Danny Hall’s quarter horse, Flash, is more than just livestock. He’s a companion. But hay crops have not fared well during the dry, hot summer, and skyrocketing prices have compelled Hall to make a tough decision. Hall used to be able to get a round bale of hay for as little as $12, but now that price has risen to as much as $60, he said.

5 Easy Ways Students Can Craft a Beautiful, Yet Green, Dorm Room

Green Living Ideas

Learn 5 ways to transform your living space into a green dorm this fall. Compact living in a dorm room. Get Some Organic Bedding. Change Lighting.

Police interrogate family for allowing children to play outside

Green (Living) Review

This is yet another example of how the nanny state is running wild in America. This was not after dark but at 4pm on a Saturday.

Empire State Building Shooter Was A Birder

10,000 Birds

Or so says the Daily News. Asides

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Stella McCartney’s Eco-Friendly Lingerie Line Revealed

Eccorazzi

The sexy, yet comfortable eco-friendly lingerie line "Stella" is officially revealed by Stella McCartney. Read More The post Stella McCartney’s Eco-Friendly Lingerie Line Revealed appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion Lifestyle News Top News stella mccartney

Lycored Replaces Red 40 With Kosher and Halal Tomato Dye

Green Prophet

No one knows fresh tomatoes like the Israelis. Lycopene is quickly replacing artificial and animal-based red dyes across America. And now Starbucks?

The least that I can do is CAIR*

Environmental Economics

Benefit-cost analysis be darned: The fallout has begun just one day after a federal appeals court scrapped a major EPA rule designed to curb long-distance drifting power plant pollution — and Louisville’s air quality may pay the price. Environmental Protection Agency’s Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, also known as the transport rule.

Increase Indoor Air Quality and Eliminate Odors

Hug a Tree with Me

It is supposed to break up the odor and replace it with fresh air. The answer is of course, No.

Ladies, Let’s Do It Ourselves: A DIY Manifesto for Women

Eco Chic

Which means everything is hard to reach, and patched together in particular ways. But it wouldn’t seem to fit. took the whole thing apart again.

Weka, New Zealand’s Nimble-beaked Thieves

10,000 Birds

Once upon a time the average bird on Earth was a rail. Those days are sadly gone, and very few flightless species of rail survive.