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Iranian Graphic Designers Fight Pollution and Climate Change

Green Prophet

What can graphic design do to help tackle environmental degradation? Well, these Iranian designers think a lot. Mohamad Adnani – Iran.

Smoking is (good) for the birds

10,000 Birds

remember taking an advanced seminar in plant-animal interaction, in preparation for my own study of human-plant interactions. Insects ruled. 2012).

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Living Large in Small Houses

Sightline Daily

A Jay Shafer tiny home. Flickr: nicolas.boullosa. We’ve decided to construct a rental unit—a “mother-in-law suite”—within our home.

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Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) by Angela England 432 pages paperback, 9 x 7.3 x 0.9

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Vegan Anne Hathaway Had to Endure Dead Fish on Les Mis Set


Anne Hathaway did her best to make her role on Les Mis as ethical as possible. Animals Film/TV News Top News Vegan anne hathaway

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Africa’s Elephants Facing Extinction, says Jane Goodall


Conservationist Jane Goodall is urging the world to stop the illegal ivory trade - or face the complete extinction of Africa's elephants. Read More The post Africa’s Elephants Facing Extinction, says Jane Goodall appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News jane goodall

Warning: This Picture May Cause Climate Change

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Image from Luigi Montanez on Upworthy. Climate Climate Change Climate science

More on the helium shortage

Environmental Economics

This is a little too late for my principles class, but who am I not to blog in the public interest?    A global helium shortage has turned the second-most abundant element in the universe (after hydrogen) into a sought-after scarcity, disrupting its use in everything from party balloons and holiday parade floats to M.R.I.  

Beauty Recipe: Raw Apple Cider Vinegar Pre-shampoo Dandruff Treatment

Hug a Tree with Me

Dandruff will always return if the fungus that causes it is not killed off completely.

The British authorities have pulled a new Sodastream advert for 'denigration of the bottled drinks market'

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sorry, mind running this by me again. thought the Berlin Wall went down in '89. Whatever happened to freedom of speech?

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West Elm’s Living Green Wall is a First in Kuwait

Green Prophet

It is almost certain that a new green wall installed in Kuwait is the emirate’s very first.

Can't have pancakes (and waffles) without it*

Environmental Economics

It took a gang of maple syrup rustlers to help me understand why the price is so high: Depending on the year, [Quebec] can produce more than three-quarters of the world’s supply. But by producing 70 to 78 percent, we have the ability to adjust the quantity that is in the marketplace.”. During bad seasons, it dips into that supply.  

Review/Giveaway of Instead Softcup Menstrual Cups, ends 1/2, 3 winners

Hug a Tree with Me

I was a little skeptical when my box of Instead Softcup reusable menstrual cups came in the mail. Then you empty the cup into toilet. residents 18+.

Feds Searching for Men Who Rode on Dying Sperm Whale


A few days ago heartbreaking photos surfaced of two men attempting to ride a dying sperm whale as if it were a surf board.

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Calling All Green Bloggers – Masdar Competition Wants Your Ideas!

Green Prophet

Fancy the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to attend Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in the United Arab Emirates? Well, here’s how. engage.

Shaun White’s Hair does a 180 for Charity

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. The video says more than I can, but I will give the man props and note that the couple of times I’ve met him he seems like a legitimately good dude. No related posts

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Giveaway: 4 Tickets to Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Louisville, KY Show, ends 1/8

Hug a Tree with Me

So does anyone know what time it is? It’s time to get the sillies out!!!! Yo Gabba Gabba live! Yo Gabba Gabba , Live!

What is the Christmas Bird Count?

10,000 Birds

This is is the most magical time of the year, one filled with holiday cheer, festive celebrations, and… surveys of winter avifauna? That’s right! For the American birding community, the holiday season heralds more than blinking lights, tree trimming, and rampant consumerism. Its roots extend back to the turn of the previous century.

Mayan 21 12 Apocalypse Deflated by NASA’s Early GOTCHA Video

Green Prophet

NASA issued a video “told-you-so” in advance of  the much-hyped Mayan calendar “end of the world” prediction.

A Greener Cigarette? Reducing the Negative Impact of Smoking

Living Green & Saving Energy

A Greener Cigarette? Reducing the Negative Impact of Smoking. green products green technology better way to smoke green cigarette

Manual Address Book

Green (Living) Review

Part of the series (S)Low Tech vs. High Tech by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In today's digital world we all – well not all of us really but a great many of us – rely and depend on our contacts list via computers or cell phones, whether stored on the device or online, and often this address book is only backed up digitally as well, if at all. Beats me!

Zoe Saldana Rescues Pup, Shares Photo on Twitter


Actress Zoe Saldana reveals animal love on Twitter with new photo of newly adopted pooch. Animals Causes News Top News bradley cooper zoe saldana

Aprés COP 18: Will Qatar Rebound with Solar?

Green Prophet

That project is planned to be operational by 2018. Presently, we use the equivalent of 1.5 Energy usage is sky-high in tiny Qatar. But is it realistic?

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Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 17 | Conservancy Talk

Conservancy Talk

Already in a Holidays Daze? We've got you covered in a green way. Just in time for the holidays, Trashed delves into the less festive side of consumerism and waste. Green) are some tips for creating less waste

The love of possessions

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sitting Bull said in his time that the love of possessions is a disease with them, meaning the Americans. And he continued in the same speech: “They take tithes from the poor and weak to support the rich who rule. They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own and fence their neighbors away.

United States Milk Consumption Has Fallen Nearly 30 Percent


The U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals milk consumption in the United States has fallen 30 percent, since 1975. Eats News Top News Vegan megan fo

Gulf Nations Among Most Attractive Renewable Energy Markets

Green Prophet

“Increasing energy demand in these regions has strengthened government investment in clean energy. ” :: Saudi Gazette.

Give a Loved One the Bird

10,000 Birds

I’m sure you don’t need a reminder that the holidays are here or that all responsible individuals have completed their holiday shopping.

Shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) After the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, USA om December 14, 2012, calls for a total ban on gun ownership can be heard again. Best to always assume that someone is wearing body armor nowadays and shoot for head, arms or legs. Guns are inanimate objects and do not kill people.

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Megan Fox Ditches Dairy to Lose Baby Weight


"I'm not eating dairy, that's my biggest secret," says Fox. Read More The post Megan Fox Ditches Dairy to Lose Baby Weight appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Spiffy New Tramway Connects Casablanca’s Hot Spots

Green Prophet

billion. Others have expressed concern for the safety of Casablanca’s pedestrians and drivers, who are unfamiliar with tramways.

#EndOfTheWorldEconfessions I don't think the contingent valuation method passes the scope test

Environmental Economics

Justin Wolfers: Today is the last day on the Mayan calendar, which, according to some, means the world is going to  end.

The hunt for happiness

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In today's world we are being told – brainwashed into believing actually – that material things will bring us happiness. How wrong. We are told that if we just work hard enough, get the right job, and earn more money we will be able to buy all those things that bring us happiness. All of those, supposedly make us happy.

HSUS’s To The Rescue Gala, a Recap of an Incredible Night


Last night, a month and a half after Sandy, celebrities and supporters all flocked to Ciprianis on 42nd street to celebrate the work of an incredible organization. Read More The post HSUS’s To The Rescue Gala, a Recap of an Incredible Night appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured News