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Gaza produce on the menu at swanky American event in Jerusalem

Green Prophet

million worth of agricultural produce outside Gaza annually; most of it to markets in Israel. If Gaza Goes Dry, Where will all the People Go?

UN: Innovation needed to feed people of the future

Green Prophet

The level of production is projected to be dependent on policies in major producing countries. Commodity Highlights. Outlook for Brazil.

New Water Fund in Mexico for People and Nature

Conservancy Talk

Water Funds are a great example of a triple win. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Healthy watersheds naturally regulate water flow.

The Relevance Imperative in Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

But answering that question for a long list of people may be the most important task of today’s conservationist. What’s in it for me? Figure 1.

Classroom Coase Example of the Day

Environmental Economics

There’s no desire to ban it but to produce some regulation to encourage people to maintain it,” said City Manager Matt Greeson. Connecticut passed a law this year requiring people to plant running bamboo within thick plastic barriers sunk 2 to 3 feet into the ground. You can actually watch it grow.”. via

An example of why environmental valuation is needed

Environmental Economics

The people opposed to the coal industry are trying to pile on with more studies,” said Bill Raney, president of the West Virginia Coal Association. “It sounds like this is one of those studies that sets out to show there’s harm done. It sounds like perhaps more of the same.”. Every aspect of the operation is analyzed.”.  

Economics: The Next Frontier in Conservation Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, a property that provides valuable habitat for endangered coho salmon is not usually offered at a premium. Why Economics?

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Deer Advisor: Help for Communities Grappling with Abundant Deer Populations

Nature Conservancy - Science

At the same time, deer are valued by many people who enjoy observing them—even some wanting to attract them by artificially feeding them.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

Jason Clay: As environmentalists, if we don’t get how and where we produce food and fiber right, we can turn off the lights and go home.

Aguanomics: Pigouvian taxes do NOT produce deadweight losses

Environmental Economics

The first was to claim that an advantage was their propensity to reduce consumption (an excellent example of rewriting the question as the answer :).

We shouldn’t have to tell people allergic to milk to stop drinking it


Why are people always looking for the right way to do the wrong thing? My google alerts were flooded with milk news this morning, and two were particularly great examples of people looking for alternatives to their cow’s milk allergies, unwilling to simply give it up. The first is the buzz happening around a2 Milk Co.

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Shoot Out the Lights: Science, Hydropower & Reality on the Mekong

Nature Conservancy - Science

“perspectives of local people on dams defy simple answers and conclusions.” Sunset on the Mekong. Photo by Jeff Opperman. Figure.

The Power of a Healthy Watershed for Energy Security in Gabon

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Transformation of Gabon: Can Nature Make Economic Development Work Better for People? And nature deserves a prominent seat at the table.

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Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Part of the produce grown in these community farming projects is given to local food banks for distribution to needy people. Another M.E.

Are Marine Protected Areas in the Right Places to Support People?

Conservancy Talk

But I’m focused on a different question: I want to know whether national parks and nature reserves are located in places where they can successfully protect some of nature’s most important services to people, including providing natural barriers to storms, producing fish, storing carbon, and supporting tourism and recreation industries?

Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

People have strong opinions when it comes to deer. Livestock producers are not immune either. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. 2009, Baiser et al.

Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

Can we both protect vulnerable habitat and ensure the resilience of the livelihoods of people in the face of climate change? 2013). 2003).

Can Forest Carbon Markets Provide for a 40,000-Year-Old Culture?

Nature Conservancy - Science

It’s projected that the 45 million people living in the East Africa country will grow to 90 million in the coming decades. Brown asks.

Stop arguing with me--it's a scientific fact that I am smarter

Environmental Economics

For example, researchers at Stockholm’s Karolinska Institutet found that drummers who kept a tighter rhythm also scored better on a 60-question intelligence test. If that wasn’t enough, other studies added that rhythmic music actually makes people smarter. Time to take up some lessons. via

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Bill Clinton tells Brazil “Biofuels produced at the expense of tropical forests are no victory”

Green (Living) Review

This is indeed a most valuable point that President Clinton raised there and one that all nations that look at biofuels must consider, now just those that produce the stuff. That land we should use to produce food for people to eat and not fuel for cars and truck. That's what you have to answer.” The gods help us!

Urban Farms, Everything but the Moo

Green Home Blog

Prior to this mass produce offering, buying an orange at Christmas, for example, was difficult. Unfortunately, so has food safety.

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How to Make ‘Local’ Food Good Conservation, Too

Nature Conservancy - Science

And it could refer to food that has some characteristic reminding people of what they think of as home. Right? 2013, Plawecki et al. 2013).

"Environmentalists Say" — Sightline Daily - Northwest News that.

Sightline Daily

For example, check out this King 5 segment on the phase-out of coal at the TransAlta plant in Centralia, Washington. Heres the opening line: It produces 12 percent of the states electricity, but environmentalists call it Washingtons largest single source of pollution. The plant does not, in fact, produce 12 percent of WAs power.

When Can Sustainability Drive Business Growth?

Nature Conservancy - Science

With these examples and more, there is increasing evidence that sustainability can be a driver of business growth. Related Articles.

The Nordstrom Way: The K-Selected Model of Doing Business

The Alien Next Door

There were stories about people bringing in pairs of shoes that were years old, in poor shape, and definitely not from Nordstrom. John W.

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Green (Living) Review

These examples are typical of the expected 5-10 year payback for well-located small wind systems. The clever bit of the FIT is that it promotes those products that perform well; the more clean energy a product produces, the stronger the incentive!" Wind energy is set to get from 4.5 pence to 34.5 " Source: BWEA

Britain’s Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

British birders are very serious about birding and their birds. and share their expertise ,  or do big years or write excellent blog posts. inches.

Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

classic example would be WoW, or World of Warcraft , played by more than 10 million subscribers in 2012. Video games are fun. Coincidence?

Energy Sprawl is the Largest Driver of Land Use Change in the U.S.

Nature Conservancy - Science

Most people recognize that air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions are a significant problem associated with energy development. Hausheer.

Not my Movement; Not my Orgs: Part 1


Many of the large animal organisations support the “happy” exploitation labels developed by producers. Helping the Producers Profit.

Winter Bird Feeding: Good or Bad for Birds?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Winter bird feeding is one of the most popular ways for people to interact with nature, and most do it to help birds get through these tough months.

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Mercury, Birds & People: What we can learn from studying our.

Elephant Journal

Mercury, Birds & People: What we can learn from our feathered friends. Birds aren’t that different from people. Video. Member.

How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

Green Prophet

People are really caring where their clothing is coming from — anyone from 10-, 12-year-olds to 90-year-olds. So, what is the trend you ask?

Cities for People - towards sustainable cities

The Green Changemakers

What would you build today to make your city better for people? Every city has a unique set of people with their own fears, hopes and dreams. Fantastic public transport facilities.that put the need of people above the need of cars. culture of sustainability Involve people to determine their own futures. Action. Culture.

Spirituality, Speciesism, and The Ethical Symmetry Gap


An example. Well, not exactly. I don’t see life as “anything goes,” but I have seen wholeness move through different people in different ways.

Why Vox’s Guide to ‘Ethical Meat’ is just an attempt to comfort liberals


It’s much more common for people to eat organic when they’re thinking about their own health. Animals Environment People Sticky Veganism

Going Wild in the Backyard

Green Home Blog

Going Wild in the Backyard. By: Sue Moore. Turn your backyard into a wildlife refuge! And there is some plain common sense advice as well.

3D-printing with living organisms – snack of tomorrow?

Green Prophet

Rutzerveld wanted to create lab-produced food that was healthy, natural, and tasty. You can really see that it’s natural.

From Davos: This Idea Could Transform Global Food Systems

Conservancy Talk

The idea is simple: healthy soils produce higher yields. For example, healthy soils reduce nutrient runoff into waterways. Mark R.

A New Diet for the Planet?

Conservancy Talk

Why doesn’t The Nature Conservancy make changing people’s diets one of its strategies? You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.