January, 2013

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Stay Warm, Save Energy, Cut Spending

Green Home Blog

Stay Warm, Save Energy, Cut Spending. You can be gloomy about winter, or you can have fun staying warm. If you have a fireplace, use it.

10 Celebrities Who Love and Advocate for Their Pit Bulls


These 10 stars are working to break the stigma surrounding the dogs through advocacy, awareness, and adorable photos.

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New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary.

Mother Jones

although dumping the news at 4

I Married Superman: 10 Characteristics of a Quality Guy. | elephant.

Elephant Journal

I Married Superman: 10 Characteristics of a Quality Guy

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Red-crowned Parrots at Irvine Regional Park, Orange County, California

10,000 Birds

Southern California is loaded with parrots. Quite a few species are well-established and breeding from San Diego to Los Angeles and beyond.

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CHART: Which Kills More Birds, Cats or Turbines? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Last month Fox News reported on the "grizzly deaths" of 500 songbirds in West Virginia. "To date, the Obama administration.

The Cooking Channel Goes Vegan with New Show on Jan. 6


The Cooking Channel is starting off the new year by diving headfirst into the world of veganism with their new show on plant based cooking.

White-throated Dipper in Switzerland

10,000 Birds

Francois Portmann is a professional photographer with an impressive portfolio. They are great birds and fun to watch and photograph.

5 Ways to Be Happier & Less Depressed Through Buddhism.

Elephant Journal

5 Ways to Be Happier & Less Depressed Through Buddhism

Hydropolis Aims to Restore the Nile Valley’s Natural Agricultural Rhythm

Green Prophet

Just about everyone learned in their early geography classes that the Nile Valley was once a fertile haven.

Eco-Friendly Universities Are Leading the Way to Sustainability in the U.S.

Sustainability Ninja

Educating young people in how to go green is a great step in the right direction toward an eco-friendly future.

Greece's Latest Fiscal Solution: Create an Ecological Crisis! | Mother.

Mother Jones

The green crowd used to feel pretty rosy about Greece.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Upcoming Shows to Sea Shepherd


Animals Causes News Top News

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

Green Traveler Guides

The forecast is based on an analysis of Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Be Careful Where You Release Mice

10,000 Birds

It might be a good idea to keep an eye out for predators… Mammals hawks video

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The World’s Oldest Living Olive Trees Are Lebanese

Green Prophet

“Sisters” or the the Olive trees of Noah, are the 16 oldest olive trees in the world found in the community of Bechealeh, Lebanon.

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Manmade Ice Climbing Wall Now Open in Jackson, WY

Wend Magazine

Located at Snow King Mountain , the route is frozen onto a retaining wall where the highest point is 40 feet and wanes to ten feet. All General

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The Sad Story of Fish Oil and Small Sample Sizes | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

When there were only a little data available, fish oil looked like manna from heaven. The current best estimate of relative risk (bottom row

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WATCH: Wild Dolphin Asks Divers to Help Free Itself from Hook


Dolphins may be one of the planet's smartest creatures, but one thing they lack are opposable thumbs. Animals Causes News Science Top News

Using the Tragedy of the Commons to the benefit of society

Environmental Economics

In a different context ( Asian Carp ), I have advocated for taking advantage of the Tragedy of the Commons to eliminate invasive species. 

Bird-Eating Fish

10,000 Birds

Usually, it’s “Bird eating fish” but here we have a case of a “Bird-eating fish.” pigeons, Columbia livia ). meters.).

10 Weird and Wonderful Uses for Olive Oil

Green Prophet

Humans have been plucking the fruit off olive trees for over 10,000 years. The mess slides right off, and your skin will glow. Gently massage in.

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My eco-friendly vacation

Green Traveler Guides

| Tips For A Green Resort Stay | We love to travel together as a big family, and we even take my little brother with us.

Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing.

Mother Jones

Imagine this is your office: a tropical island skirted by coral-packed azure waters, somewhere near the equator between Hawaii and Tahiti. Tough, huh?

Chipotle Testing Tofu Option


It’s about time. Eats News Top News Vegetarian

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Tiny Houses with Kids

Sightline Daily

Living room? Playroom? Bedroom for stuffed menagerie? It's all the same. It was what we could afford, and it suited us. Then we had a kid. I'd think.

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Don't Frack Our "Promised Land" - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Promised Land, a compelling new movie about natural gas fracking and the costs a community must bear, opens nationwide January 4.

Sugar Wax – An Ancient Arabic Beauty Secret

Green Prophet

Many beauty regimens do more harm than good as many products contain harsh chemicals  including toxins, hormone disruptors  and even pesticides ! 

New Documentary Details the Plastic Plight of Midway’s Albatross

Wend Magazine

The albatross, wide-winged and graceful, feed by swooping down and scooping fish and other living things from the sea. Now they have to contend with vast amounts of plastic flotsam and jetsam floating where once their food was. They return to their nests and in turn feed the rubbish to their young, often killing them as well. Via: Wired.com ].

Plastics Suck Up Other Toxins: Double Whammy for Marine Life.

Mother Jones

Some plastics are worse than others for the marine life that accidentally or intentionally eat them. Unfortunately the most

Paul Watson Steps Down From Sea Shepherd


Paul Watson is once again going the distance in an effort to prevent more whales from dying at the hands of the Japanese whaling fleet.

Three Things Everyone Should Know About BC’s Carbon Tax – In Pictures

Sightline Daily

If you only want to know three things about British Columbia’s carbon tax, here’s what they should be. Read more at daily.sightline.org.

Beating Today’s “S” Curve (or Why an Editor is Every Writer’s Best Friend)

The Alien Next Door

Normal. 0. false. false. false. EN-US. There’s an interesting phenomenon going on out there right now. Maybe you noticed it. That was then.

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

The year in retrospect has been a positive one. Gidon Bromberg is one of the usual suspects who is not overlooked in our books. Tristan Reid.

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