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Entire nation of Kiribati to be relocated over rising sea level threat

Green Earth Journey

In what could be the world's first climate-induced migration of modern times, Anote Tong, the Kiribati president, said he was in talks with Fiji's military government to buy up to 5,000 acres of freehold land on which his countrymen could be housed. This is the last resort, there's no way out of this one," Mr Tong said. Finish reading HERE

Wood Ducks in Central Park

10,000 Birds

Wood Ducks are essentially in a class of their own and seeing a drake in good plumage is usually the highlight of any birding outing.

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5 Technologies to Make Desalination More Efficient

Green Prophet

People who live in Mideastern coastal cities might understand the despair expressed in Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Rime of the Ancient Mariner: “Water, water every where, and nor any drop to drink.” ” The poem details the effects of saltwater and thirst on marooned sailors. Some seabirds then sneeze the salt away.

Amazon Bans Whale, Dolphin and Shark Meat After Petition

Eccorazzi sparked outrage when the public found out their subsidiary site in Japan,, was selling whale and dolphin meat. The Humane Society International (HSI) and the Environmental Investigation Agency Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

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My 13yo daughter thinks she is funny

Environmental Economics

She sent me a link to this, while laughing hysterically (at my disability

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The Lorax: An env-econ economist's review

Environmental Economics

So we took the family to see The Lorax yesterday.    First, as an entertainment experience I would say it was fine.  Wrong.

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Little Owl (Athena noctua)

10,000 Birds

This post comes courtesy of Mrs Gannet who became rather taken with the Little Owl when we found him in Mote Park last month. Did I say British?

Low Carbon Economics Aligns With the Sharia Law of Islam

Green Prophet

The people promoting bond sales to fund climate change turn to Islamic investors. It begins with raising funds. The time is right for a green sukuk.”.

Sea Shepherd Finds Factory Ship, Says Whaling Season is Shut Down


The Sea Shepherd volunteers have spent months at sea for Operation Divine Wind, their eighth campaign to Antarctica to oppose Japan’s whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. After Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News paul watson peter hammarstedt

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Indoor plants as air filters

Green Living Tips

Indoor plants not only look great, they can also help clear your house of common environmental pollutants

U.S. chef survey: ‘local & sustainable’ hottest in 2012

Green Traveler Guides

Hottest trends for restaurants this year? Go local and sustainable, say America's chefs. National Restaurant Association poll finds locally sourced meat, seafood and produce top menu preferences U.S. chef survey: ‘local & sustainable’ hottest in 2012 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Sustainable Architecture In The Middle East – Interview with Karim Elgendy

Green Prophet

Last month, Carboun an advocacy initiative promoting sustainability in the Middle East celebrated its second anniversary. Carboun.

Richard Branson Heads to Canada to Help Polar Bears and Sharks


Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group and nemesis of Stephen Colbert, is on his way to Canada to help WildAid defend polar bears and sharks. Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News richard branson

Greenpan (TM) Introduces The Steak King & Groovy Grill

Green (Living) Review

-GreenPan launches two new innovative in-home grills at IHA - Chicago, IL, March 2012 : It’s good to be king and now you can have one in your own home.

By My Calculations It Is Now Spring

10,000 Birds

If I see either of two things I officially declare that spring has sprung. Though I did see an overwintering bird way back on the eighth of January.)

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute Files U.S. Patent for Advanced Battery tech

Green Prophet

Masdar Institute makes first foray into advanced lithium battery technology. Surprise ! Grand Opening of First Masdar City Building.

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Kathy Freston Compares Meat to Tobacco


In an article that's bound to get some interesting conversations started, Kathy Freston is now comparing meat to tobacco. Read More. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News Vegan kathy freston

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Jobseekers Beware: Employers may request access to you Facebook acccount

Green (Living) Review

In this social media age a new and worrying trend is emerging and that is employers requesting access to applicants’ accounts during job interviews.

Learn To Love This Face

10,000 Birds

The various islands also support more adaptable civilized species like Mourning Dove , Common Ground-Dove , and Rock Pigeon. Birds Bahamas doves

SlutWalk Israel in Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem – a First for the Middle East

Green Prophet

Karin draws a line between women’s rights and green issues in light of upcoming SlutWalks in Israel. To make you think.

Sea Shepherd Victory: The Whalers Go Home!


As the whalers head home, Sea Shepherd reports that 768 whales have been saved. The whaling fleet caught less than 1/3 of their quota. Read More. Animals Causes Environment Featured News paul watson peter hammarstedt

If everyone in the US used a clothesline

Green (Living) Review

Even in apartment blocks one can line dry as the Germans prove with their drying lofts in most apartment buildings.

We Are Shadows of Tender Fury

10,000 Birds

How can there be peace when the people who cause war still clamor for the perpetuation of our misery? ……… a.

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Polish Kite Surfer Fights Off Red Sea Sharks With a Knife

Green Prophet

This white tip shark is found in the Red Sea, where a Polish kite surfer who for two days used a knife to fight off  sharks up to 6m long. SOS fail.

MSU Offering Class on How to Survive the Zombie Pandemic


Michigan State University is preparing students with a class on how to survive a zombie outbreak (and other crisis situations). Read More. News Top News Video

Roadside litter: UK drivers urged to "Bag it, bin it!"

Green (Living) Review

Following the 'Bag it, Bin it!' message is an easy way to reduce litter. The question is why only the motorways and major A roads?

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Birding Botswana

10,000 Birds

We are currently filming in Botswana. Few countries can boast the megafaunal diversity of the Okavango Delta. Birding Botswana

The Arab Feminist Who Laid the Groundwork for Today’s Green Activists

Green Prophet

A “green” Arab renaissance cannot be accomplished without the rise of women in Arab countries.  Ziyade died in October 1941.

WATCH: Meryl Streep Narrates New Arctic Documentary


Meryl Streep will be narrating a new 3D documentary about a mother polar bear and her twin cubs in the Arctic. Read More. Causes Environment Featured Film/TV News meryl streep

These butts are made for watering

Green (Living) Review

In fact, at the very end of February a drought was declared in some parts of the south of the UK. Water butts are the perfect solution. 154.99. 26.99.

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“They Have the Right to Live in Dignity”: A Look at Cambodian Women Garment Workers (Video)

Eco Chic

Beyond The Garment Factory’s Floor from savann.oeurm on Vimeo. Sometimes people think that covering and promoting eco fashion is frivolous.

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Water Eco Park a Peace Bridge Between Palestinians and Israelis

Green Prophet

A proposed cross-border ecological park on the banks of the troubled Kishon River shared by Palestinians and Israelis could repair more than the polluted water. If you are paddling a canoe down one of rivers that flows through Israel to the Mediterranean Sea, you might want to hold onto your oars. But upstream it’s a different story.

Ted Turner Makes Record Breaking Donation to Save Gorillas


Ted Turner certainly made the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International's day when he donated $1 million dollars to help save eastern lowland gorillas. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News ted turner

A fortune for twelve trees

Green (Living) Review

No wonder the country is broke. But it comes better still. stupid contracts are entered into and are maintained. Are they out of their minds?