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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. million inhabitants. sources.

An example of where blogging and research are complements

Environmental Economics

First, when offsets are purchased in an unrelated market, if there is no latent demand for offsets in their absence, the introduction of offsets can potentially cause a rise in net emissions when producers of “dirty” consumption goods have market power. Here is the paper and abstract : Gans, J. and Groves, V. Abstract.

World’s First Genetically-Modified Camels in Dubai to Produce Medicine

Green Prophet

Dr. Wani told that they are creating camel cells that have been modified with exogenous DNA for use in producing transgenic cloned animals.

Tomatoes and Eggplants, July Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

A perfect example for July produce is tomatoes and eggplants. See our baba ganoush recipe with a baladi eggplant here. As in June, St.

Stats example of the day

Environmental Economics

» March 07, 2011 Stats example of the day Ohio State, a team that entered the day shooting the 3-pointer at 40.5 Tradeable permits? blog).

An example of why environmental valuation is needed

Environmental Economics

The coal the process produces provides power to hundreds of thousands of homes, industry advocates say , and creates about 14,000 jobs that pay middle-income salaries in regions where work is hard to find. This is an example of why environmentalists and efficiency advocates should think that environmental valuation is needed.

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 :).

Expert: Movie Based on a Bill O'Reilly Book Is More Accurate Than.

Mother Jones

Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Study.

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.

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!

California builds first farm-to-table new home community

Green Prophet

the Urban Farm will serve as a state-of-the-art example of sustainable urban farming and as an agri-classroom for students and beginning farmers. “To

Michigan Hospital Grows its Own Organic Produce On The Roof


Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital in Michigan has launched an organic greenhouse and uses the resultant crops in patients’ meals.

"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.

How do Birds get their Color?

10,000 Birds

And the ways in which these two fundamental ingredients are added to the color cooking pot are what produces the final colors that we see.

Germany introduces a legal definition for vegan labelling


For example, some producers may be required to reformulate their products if they want them sold in Germany. News Sticky

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. Going further than simple intelligence, Oxford University found that drummers produced a “natural high” when playing together, which heightened both pain and happiness thresholds.

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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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5 Ways To Green Your School

Green Home Blog

tend to be low (for example, 16.5% of the trash produced in New York City is recycled, but the recycling rate in schools is only 9.5%).

Crazy invasive jewelry harvests energy from the human body

Green Prophet

Appropriately called Energy Addicts, the project explores the numerous sources of energy the human body produces and then seeks to exploit them.

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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.

New Year’s Resolution #4 – Recycle

Green Home Blog

Americans produce a staggering amount of waste: in 2010, we threw away over 250 million tons of trash. Fifty four percent of household waste in 2010 went straight into landfills, while another 12% was combusted to produce energy. They produce high volumes of methane, a greenhouse gas, and can pollute groundwater and local ecosystems.

Fuel Economy Standards Are Essential to Our Health, Environment and Economy

Conservancy Talk

But there is one success launched by Congress 40 years ago that produces tremendous benefits for you and your family even today. Congress.

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Green New Year’s Resolution #2 – Eat Organic and Local

Green Home Blog

And these chemicals don’t just stay in the environment: for example, the non-profit Environmental Working Group found pesticide residue on 97% of all the grocery store apples they sampled. . Meat production has also become heavily concentrated: in 2010, ten companies produced 90% of the poultry eaten in the U.S. Goals for 2012. •

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. x 1.6

Food Incubator in Halifax Highlights Vegan Teamwork


Cover photo from Metro News. Sometimes, all it takes is a little help to get a vegan business off the ground. News Sticky

The Relevance Imperative in Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

It can help protect drinking water, for example. For example, we may work to restore a forested watershed to enhance habitat for key species.

Turkeys Are What They Eat: Weird and Adaptable

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, even in the depths of winter when snow cover blocks access to the ground, turkeys can make do. Related Articles. By Joe Smith.

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, mountain tops and rangelands are increasingly explored for their wind energy potential and deserts are attracting solar development.

Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

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

Qatar Solar Buys into Germany’s SolarWorld

Green Prophet

A small emirate bordering Saudi Arabia and the world’s third highest producer of natural gas, Qatar has good reason to see SolarWorld AG succeed.

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Plants give biofeedback to optimize their own light levels in hydroponics

Green Prophet

Controlled environment agriculture is rapidly becoming an important part of the global food system.

A Guide to Shopping Organic

Green Home Blog

When a food item is labeled as organic that means it was produced using environmentally responsible farming techniques. In short: yes.

Winter Bird Feeding: Good or Bad for Birds?

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, the overwinter survival of birds is enhanced by bird feeding. A downy woodpecker at a winter bird feeder. Black-capped chickadee.

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The Fractal Wonders of Cern—Searching for the Elusive Higgs Boson.

The Alien Next Door

A magnetic field produced in the detector causes the particles to travel in spirals, allowing charge and momentum to be measured. Cool, eh?

Progress in Alternative Power, From National to Global Views

Green Home Blog

It’s a sad comparison with Germany, for example, which gets almost four times less sunlight but has 6 times more installed solar power.

Going Wild in the Backyard

Green Home Blog

Going Wild in the Backyard. By: Sue Moore. Turn your backyard into a wildlife refuge! So wildlife are people too!) Your backyard will then be counted.

A Better Way to Meet America’s Needs: Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

Reportedly, these and other budget cuts are intended to offset increases in funding for national security. There is a better way. percent of total U.S.

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Teaching environmental policy to MBAs with Veconlab

Environmental Economics

Students play the role of producers who require a fuel input and an emissions permit for production. Here is the abstract from Mandell et al.

Rooms rotate with the push of a button in this extraordinary Iranian house

Green Prophet

Take the extraordinary Sharifi House by next office. This is great for summer months when the residents are feeling open and transparent.

What Is Your Carbon Footprint?

Green Home Blog

For example, the U.S. produces 176,000 metric tons of CO 2 per person, enough to make us the country with the second-largest carbon footprint in the world. Seventy percent of electricity is produced by burning fossil fuels, so the less energy you use in your home the smaller you can make your carbon footprint. million cars!