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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.

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.

World’s First Shipping Container Bridge Over Tel Aviv’s Trash Mountain

Green Prophet

The Hiriya landfill just outside of Tel Aviv shut down in 1998 after becoming the repository for 25 million tons of waste.

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My first open review (sniff)

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: We invite you to take part in a new initiative: the open assessment of a paper submitted to the journal Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal ( Since the paper is receiving prominent treatment on our website, your assessment would be given prominence as well.

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.

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Losing Nemo: Great Barrier Reef At Risk From Coal | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Now, it seems, the big momma of all reefs

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: ].

Istanbul’s Natural Oases: The Atatürk Arboretum and Belgrade Forest

Green Prophet

Highlights of the Atatürk Arboretum. Background on the Belgrade Forest. In Ottoman times, royalty used the forest as a hunting ground and water supply. Visitors

US Oil Consumption Falls Again

Sightline Daily

Preliminary data from the US Energy Information Administration suggests that total oil consumption in the United States fell by about 1.5

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7 Tips for Beautiful Skin (Hint: Go Vegan)


By Shubhra Krishan, While good genes do play a part in determining how our skin looks, it is really nurture that makes all the difference. Those who pay attention to Read More The post 7 Tips for Beautiful Skin (Hint: Go Vegan) appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News

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Would the NRA support this government funded field experiment?

Environmental Economics

From the InDecision blog ("the new blog set up by and for younger researchers in the field of judgment and decision-making psychology"): This week in our interview series is Richard H. Thaler, Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioural Science and Economics at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

It’s Baby Steps for Saudi’s Biggest Solar Plant

Green Prophet

Built anywhere else, a 3.5 MW photovoltaic solar plant wouldn’t even elicit a whisper from mainstream news outlets. Bloomberg News reports.

Look Who’s Taking Coal Money, Part 2

Sightline Daily

Excellent. ” Photo credit Jesse Varner. If ever an industry needed lawyers, it’s coal. Gordon Thomas Honeywell. Stoel Rives. Smith & Stark.

Gisele and Tom Brady’s New $20M Mansion Has Eco Features


For the last three years Gisele and Tom Brady have been building their dream home, a 22,000 square feet mansion. Read More The post Gisele and Tom Brady’s New $20M Mansion Has Eco Features appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Lifestyle News Top News gisele bundchen tom brady

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British army facing more and more cuts

Green (Living) Review

The “Glencore” Navy is already a reality and sooner or later we may have the “McAlpine” regiment and the “Barclay's” regiment in the British Army.

Yinchuan Exhibition Center: Islamic Design in China

Green Prophet

One of the best kept secrets in the world of architecture seems to have leaked… in China.

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The Ugliest Tax Table in America

Sightline Daily

Washington retains its leadership status as having the most regressive tax structure in the entire United States. Read more at

Voles Can Make Predators Pay

10,000 Birds

It is really worth clicking through to this excellent blog post by Ron Dudley in which a coyote pays a price for catching a vole. Mammals Coyote

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Feed people, not landfills

Green (Living) Review

At the same time, more than 14% of households in the United States were food insecure, meaning they did not know where their next meal would come from.

Consumption in Dubai – Breathtaking Photos of Our Environmental Impact

Green Prophet

Richard Allenby-Pratt’s popular Abandoned photo series still haunts us. It’s called Consumption and it starts in Dubai.

How to Stop Doing It All Without Losing Control of Your Business or.

Elephant Journal

Get support before you think you need it.

Well Dressed: Livia Firth’s Eco Age and the Observer Honor Stylish, Sustainable Fashion

Eco Chic

Past winners have included Al Gore and naturalist David Attenborough, who was presented with his award by Livia Firth’s husband, actor Colin.

Germany now has 1.3 million solar energy systems

Green (Living) Review

Germany now has 1.3 million solar energy systems which generated 28 billion kilowatt hours in 2012 by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There are now some 1.3

Turkish Architects Reveal Plans for Renewable Energy-Generating Mosque

Green Prophet

But the building will consume just 50 kW of that, selling the rest to the national power grid. See the design for the mosque after the jump.

Vegetarians 32% Less Likely to Suffer From Heart Disease


A study conducted by the University of Oxford shows that vegetarians are 32 percent less likely to die or suffer from heart disease.

Benefits of Making Homemade Cleaners. ~ Sarka-Jonae Miller.

Elephant Journal

Japan Could See Major Solar Uptake


In June 2012 Industry Minister Yukio Edano approved Japan's feed-in tariffs for renewable energy. The tariffs are among the highest in the world.

Vote to Send the First Egyptian to Space!

Green Prophet

Omar Samra was the first Egyptian to summit Mt. Everest in 2007 and now he is hoping to be the first Egyptian man in space!

The benefits of salt

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We are so often told that salt is dangerous for us in our diet, etc., but salt is a highly beneficial substance that was once more valuable than gold. Salt seasons, cures, and preserves. It also seals, cleans, and acts as an antiseptic. Chloride is essential for digestion and respiration.

Env-Econ Recent Relevant Research Review (EERRRR)

Environmental Economics

  This is good news for all the mothers out there. Here's the abstract. Eliciting sincere preferences for non-market goods remain a challenge due to the discrepency between hypothetical and real behavior and false zeros. Herein we examine whether the traditional real-world institution of the solemn oath can improve preference elicitation.

‘Portlandia’s’ Kumail Visits a Real Vegan Stripclub


Today I learned that there is an actual vegan stripclub in Portland that not only serves animal-free food but also actively educates its clientele (and female entertainers) on compassionate living. Read More The post ‘Portlandia’s’ Kumail Visits a Real Vegan Stripclub appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Chaim Weizmann’s Fermentation Invention Used for Biofuel Production in USA

Green Prophet

A century-old fermentation process to transform plant material into a propellant, could eventually replace gasoline. Eucalyptus could also be used.

Goldman Sachs bankers get rich betting on food prices while millions starve

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Goldman Sachs has made more than a quarter of a billion pounds in 2012 by speculating on food staples, reigniting the controversy over banks profiting from the global food crisis. The problem is that food is now traded as a commodity and also in “futures”. The investment bank made about $400m (?251m) 250,000.

Overfishing Threatens Critical Link in the Food Chain

Green Blog

The fish near the bottom of the aquatic food chain are often overlooked, but they are vital to healthy oceans and estuaries. fisheries by weight today.