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  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
    [Green] Heaping Urban Trash May be More Serious than Climate Change
    ” We’ve seen children running through toxic trash piles in the souqs of Tunis and we have watched families eat their lunch in so-called green spaces in Cairo,  surrounded by coke cans, koshari packaging and other waste. billion tonnes of solid waste a year, up 70% than the 1.3 billion tonnes currently generated. By 2025, 4.3
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [Green] Iraq and Libya For Eco-Seeking Bravehearts
    Middle East Eco Tourism has been written about a lot on Green Prophet, including upscale Five Star Eco-Tourism in locations like Abu Dhabi and Jordan , hiking holiday tours in Lebanon, and even how to travel through parts of the Middle East by bike. Iraqi historical sites are many, but the security situation is still risky.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Video of the Midway Atoll: Plastic Travels. Plastic Kills.
    Find a green organization in your neighborhood or write to your government representatives. 2,000 miles away from the nearest continent, thousands of baby albatrosses are dying. The cause? Plastic. Over the years, we have watched plastic take a terrible toll on our fauna and flora. Click here to view the embedded video. Get involved!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
    [Green] UN Says Aquaculture Could Solve Fish Collapse
    The report sent to Green Prophet highlights the importance of aquaculture in supplementing the world’s growing demand for protein, especially fish. Aquaculture, especially in ponds, may help preserve ocean fish species. Countries such as China grow carp; with China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and India growing  shrimps and prawns.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
    [Green] Apple Admits Dropping EPEAT Eco-standard Was A Mistake
    When Apple suddenly removed all of its iPhones, iPads and Macbooks from the EPEAT registry, it was the equivalent of an architectural firm suddenly saying it would would no longer look at LEED, BREEAM, Estidama or GSAS green building standards.  This isn’t just a green opinion, it was an immediate threat to Apple’s bottom line. When
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [Green] Eggplants and Peppers: March Produce in the Middle East
    The larger smooth green varieties are mostly sold hard for ripening at home. Red bell peppers are slightly more expensive than their yellow, orange, and green cousins. Green string beans and yellow wax beans are more in evidence although their prices are still on the high side. Ever wonder what to do with eggplants?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Green] From mosque to mosque by bike at Tour de Salah eco event
    'British Muslims went green this past Saturday, as Muslims from all over London took part in a 100 km cycle ride from Mosque to Mosque. With Mosques like Harrow Central, Kingston Muslim Association and the Palmers Green Mosque taking an active part in the cycling challenge, the future looks promising as more follow suit.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Green] Coal Export Jobs In Context — Sightline Daily - Northwest News.
    Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Special Series The Dirt on Coal 30 In a Series Coal Export Jobs In Context Posted by Eric de Place 03/07/2011 12:15 PM What would coal shipments mean for local employment? Is that a lot or a little? Submit it here.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Bath Petals Greek Honey Mint Body Wash: Zingy Deliciousness for the Shower
    One of my fave products that I’ve been test-driving the last month or so is Bath Petal’s Green Honey Mint Body Wash. Don’t let the stores (or the start of the school season) fool you! We’ve got a few weeks of summer still left! And after a hard run or cycling session… it’s a bit of bliss! pH balanced.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2014
    [Green] Bernard Khoury’s rooftop penthouse overlooks ‘cannibalized’ Beirut
    It is this that particularly interested us about this otherwise not-very-green million dollar home. 'Bernard Khoury is one of Lebanon’s most sought after architects, and now he has built his own home – a rooftop penthouse bam smack in the middle of Beirut. Related: Reconstructed refugee camp in Lebanon.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
    [Green] Zaha Hadid modernizes Islamic design with winning Heydar Aliyev in Azerbaijan
    'The London Design Museum bestowed upon  Zaha Hadid  the prestigious Design of the Year award for this incredible Heydar Aliyev Center in Azerbaijan, and there’s nothing green about it. But it does reinterpret fluid Islamic design in some interesting ways, and it really is a work of pure genius. Photos via Iwan Baan.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013
    [Green] Mishka Henner’s Feed Lot Photos Can Put You Off Meat
    The patchwork grid-lines are confining pens.The acid green and blood red swirls are waste lagoons. 'British photographer Mishka Henner has produced some disturbing aerial images of cattle feedlots in Texas, composed of hundreds of high-resolution satellite images stitched together into large format prints.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Green] Soylent, An Alternative To Food
    Middle-Eastern Recipes For Food Lovers On Green Prophet: Shakshuka, Tunisian Eggs In Tomato Sauce. Green And Black Olive Spreads. 'Heeding my own advice not to eat in front of the computer , I set a place at the table and fetched a plate of fresh Parmesan-scrambled eggs. Sounds good? It was. What’s in Soylent? Carbohydrates. Protein.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
    [Green] Tesoro: A Track Record of Pollution, Hostility to Workers, and Meddling in Politics
    Related Stories The Thin Green Line Oil Trainspotting in the Northwest Sightline on the Dangers of Oil Exports. 'Oil executives in Texas are boarding a plane bound for the Northwest right about now. Their goal? Then on Tuesday, March 25 from 1:00 to 2:00, they are holding a private meeting with 40 business leaders at the Heathman Lodge.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
    [Green] Conscious in the Caribbean: Bucuti and Tara Beach Resorts
    Ewald Beimans is the mastermind behind both the resort’s long-standing green operations and its extremely high ratings on TripAdvisor (it’s the highest-rated in Aruba). There are always enough chairs and shade on Bucuti’s portion of the beautiful Eagle Beach! Bucuti and Tara Resorts entranceway. Simple and gorgeous!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Green] Amazing “Atlas” tracks Arab world habitat destruction over time [video]
    Landscape changes that are noteworthy and common to many of the countries include: the greening of the desert and increased irrigated agriculture; expansion of oil fields; deforestation and vegetation loss, insect infestations or harvesting for fuelwood; unchecked urbanization, development of coastal areas and impacts from severe weather events.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    [Green] Lou Reed Made Me a Conservationist
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'Image: Lou Reed: “Prince de la nuit et des angoisses.” ” Image credit: thierry Ehrmann /Flickr through a Creative Commons license.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
    [Green] Guilty! I shop at Goodwill
    How about for $6.97, an entire celadon green coffee/tea server set?   Lately, I seem to have been turning my back on luxury.  Maybe it’s a good problem to have, but I seem to be the total opposite of a hoarder: I purge my closets, medicine cabinets, drawers and bookshelves constantly.  They are $2.97.    Maybe that’s why. 
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [Green] In Search of New York’s Breeding Birds
    It was also nice to hear Black-throated Green Warbler , Blackburnian Warbler , and Chestnut-sided Warbler all singing on territory. Sullivan County was my first stop because I was hoping to hear some of the secretive freshwater marsh birds that are often difficult to find. This video is obviously being shared here just for the sound.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2014
    [Green] Call B for Birder or Waterfowling East Anglia
    The park itself is a narrow green strip winding down the river valleys. 'A few winters ago, I went waterfowling in East Anglia. At local Internet forums, my friend Dr B. sounds like some James Bond’s nemesis, doesn’t it?) discovered that the usual flock of several thousand Pink-footed Geese was wintering in the Broads National Park.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Green] Heroines for the Planet: Vaute Couture Vegan Fashion Designer Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart
    The idea that that fur is &# ethical&#  or &# green&#  is such a joke, as the fur industry attempts to soothe those who want to feel better about what they know they shouldn’t be wearing. Why Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart doesn’t just wear her heart on her sleeve, she designs clothes so you all can, too. Leanne: It’s so terrible!
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Green] The Amazing Lemming: The Rodent Behind the Snowy Owl Invasion?
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'This snowy owl nest is lined with 70+ dead lemmings. Photo: Christine Blais-Soucy. By Joe Smith , ornithologist and restoration ecologist. References.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 15, 2013
    [Green] Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 2: Popular overpopulation theories
    The Green revolution and the ever increasing industrialization have both played important roles in increasing human population levels. While recognizing the potential the Green Revolution has for increasing food production and staving off future famines, Ehrlich also warned about the environmental downsides of the Green Revolution.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [Green] Indonesia’s First Shark Sanctuary – Raja Ampat Leads the Way
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. The Raja Ampat government has set aside all of its 4 million hectares of coastal and marine waters as a shark sanctuary.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
    [Green] Lake Yellowstone: Promising News for Native Trout Recovery
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'Crews remove invasive lake trout from Lake Yellowstone. Photo: Trout Unlimited. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. There were so many of them.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Seth MacFarlane Offends Me. | elephant journal
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. The Green Pet Community. Want to stay in touch with elephant? Get 10 free articles a week: subscribe free to our Best of the Week newsletter. Video. Talk Show. Member. Login.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
    [Green] TIMELINE: Shell's Year of Arctic Screwups | Mother Jones
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] MENASOL in Dubai is for Middle East CV and CSP Solar Energy
    Green Prophet: Who are the main attendees? Belén Gallego: I think that the MENA region has the potential to truly make solar water desalination a reality [see Green Prophet's coverage on solar desalination by Masdar here ]. Want to find sunny Middle East solar opportunities? A delegation from K.A. CARE will also be attending. Where?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Green] Weekend Book Picks: The Unpersuadables
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. . 'An argument. Photo by Flickr user Dmitris Papazimouris through a Creative Commons license. By Will Storr. Overlook, 2014. 416 pages.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2013
    [Green] Quote of the Day: Frying the Planet Is Okay As Long As We Protect It.
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
    [Green] How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic: Olympia and Tacoma Region
    Bucoda Volunteer Park is marked by a green pine icon in the southeast portion of town. The green icon between the markers for State Route 705 and Interstate 5 marks the location of the Tacoma Dome. Large-scale rail shipping of coal and oil presents a basic physical challenge to the region’s infrastructure. Climate & Energy
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010
    [Green] Kombucha - the new item on the bar menu?
    Planet Green revealed in their article that, "some of the products had between 3 and 4 percent alcohol, which is equivalent to some beers." by romanlily I have loved kombucha (a fermented tea) since it was first introduced to me while working at a raw cafe in 2005. Last year I even made my own at home , which was really fun. But tipsy?
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Green] NEW Zoya Summer 2012 Beach & Surf Nail Polish Color Collection
    Summer 2012 is going to be a super stylish season for nails with the latest polish collections from Zoya. The new Beach and Surf colors will bring some serious zing to your nails, making them look kissed by sea and sand. These new shades translate beautifully to the nails via Zoya’s color experts’ famous, full-coverage formula.  per 0.5
  • ECO CHIC  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
    [Green] Tesla Unveils the New Model X (and Watch Elon Musk Adorably Nerd Out!)
    If you are lucky enough to live in Vermont, you can plug your car in and have almost no CO2 footprint from your driving habit (the Green Mountain State leads the country in clean energy production). And a hatch! Love hatches, you can fit SO much more in a car with a hatch than one with a trunk. Model X Reveal from Tesla Motors on Vimeo.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011
    [Green] Summer-to-Fall Frocks: Liminal Dressing for the Changing Seasons
    Kind of the opposite of those people who turn on to Spring and Summer (whereas I just see a long hot slog of perspiration and taming green growing things), I look forward to Autumn and Winter with what could only be described as glee. The Cave Flowers dress from Mociun is a diaphanous dream. Popomomo Studio Dress. Featured
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
    [Green] Maggie Bags Are Rainbow-Bright Fantastic
    Because as much as it’s important to reuse materials, it’s also REALLY important that eco pieces look superextrafantastic so nobody can complain that green stuff sucks. I’ll admit it; after five years of running this blog, I have seen my share of “good intention, ugly design.&# Sucks, but it’s true.).
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Snapshot Serengeti
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nature Conservancy. 'Camera trap photo of a cheetah. Photo by Snapshot Serengeti through a Creative Commons license. What is Snapshot Serengeti? Why is it important?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: FieldScope
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nature Conservancy. 'A map showing soil type and a counts of plant species observed in various areas. From the P roject BudBurst page of FieldScope. What is FieldScope?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Green] When conservation and animal rights collide
    In addition the use of 1080 has the support of most of the major parties , from the very conservative ACT Party to the liberal Green Party, and perhaps more importantly the dominant National and Labour parties. People would often express surprise that I, someone that cared about wildlife conservation, would eat meat. ” one.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2012
    [Green] 7 Eco Issues to Address in 2013
    Happy 2013 from all of us at Green Prophet. It seems silly to perpetuate apocalyptic hype that NASA debunked eons ago , but as 2013 approaches, we are sensitive to a shift in global consciousness – something that spiritual leaders have long advocated as the necessary means to our survival. Global Warming and Climate Change. Edward O.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
    [Green] Good Fire, Bad Fire: An Ecologist’s Perspective
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'Table Mountain Fire, eastern Cascades, Washington, September 2012. By Ryan Haugo, Washington-Idaho Forest Ecologist. Not necessarily.  Air quality?
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Green] RockAppleWood designs unique recycled docking stations
    Countries are scrambling to regain their green cover but trees take time to grow. Sonia Renthlei: Docking stations made from reclaimed or recycled materials are all the rage these days. Why spend money on mass produced items when you can do the same on unique products? Like these docking stations by RockAppleWood that are being sold on Etsy.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Green] Bio medical applications to extract power from Cyborg Lobsters
    The collective efforts of his team have broght us one step closer to the production of green electricity from animal glucose, so if the worse comes , at least we will this resource as a last resort. Now the same team has moved up the food chain and is experimenting with lobsters for producing energy from the glucose of their bodies.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Green] Viking Wind Farm in Scotland to generate 370MW of clean power
    The Viking Wind Farm proposal has just been approved by the administrators in the region and the project when done will not just power entire Shetland on wind energy alone, but will also be able to produce green power that is sixteen times more than what is consumed in the area. Viking wind farm approved. Via: Scotland
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012
    [Green] Lemay Associes proposes weaving technique for STM
    Green space appears to be of great importance and unlike transport centers that incorporate a lot of concrete without a thought to greenery, Stinson’s Transport Center weaves these spaces into the building’s design. The Stinson Transport Center will receive a makeover to accommodate 800 employees and 300 new vehicles. Picture Gallery.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
    [Green] California jail deals with power problems using solar, wind and fuel cells
    Here is an alternate energy project that draws from every possible green energy source and for that we have to give thumbs up to Chevron and everyone else involved at Santa Rita Jail. B.Sameer Kumar: Do things seem a little chaotic in your home when you have a sudden power outage? Chevron works with Calif. Chevron works with Calif.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Green] WOHA's School of the Arts project fuses sustainability with practicality
    Green facades serve as an air filtration system to keep away dust and excessive glare while acoustic ceilings absorb outside noise. Sonia Renthlei: The need to design sustainable buildings has never been so important than today. School of the Arts. Picture Gallery. School of the Arts. WOHA’s design has been lauded by many. Via: Archdaily
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
    [Green] Amphibian Invisibility Cloak, Resilient Bats, and Terror Birds
    Can we have green energy and save birds? Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. Photo credit: © Paul Berquist/TNC. Conservation Bytes). Wired). And you thought The Birds was scary?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: oldWeather
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'Replica of a ship’s log from the Grand Turk. Photo by Georges Jansoone through a Creative Commons license. What is it? Why is it important?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Green] Mule Deer Capture: Radio Tracking Provides Critical Conservation Data
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'A captured mule deer will provide important conservation information in Wyoming. Photo: Mark Gocke, WGFD. mule deer capture in Wyoming. Sometimes.
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Green] A Few Of My Favorite Things: A Look Inside John Patrick Organic
    John Patrick has been doing this for decades; long before it was the green thing to do. He has been invited as a guest of the Sri Lankan Government to talk about how to create a sustainable/green fashion industry. An eternal supply of South River Miso. Short grain brown rice. Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint soap. Harris. Featured
  • DAILY DANNY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [Green] Greetings from Hawaii!
    This pairs well with Caracol’s garden greens and spinach salad with cherry tomato confit, strawberries, goat cheese, crispy yucca and crimini bacon viniagrette; or the local mahi mahi from the grill. Yep, I’m in a wine shop.    That will basically be me in Hawaii: sunning, surfing, drinking wine. I would appreciate it! Woo hoo!
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
    [Green] Post Vida Vegan Con Diet: Healthy Cleanse Options
    Make sure you incorporate a wide variety of produce so you get lots of nutrients - this is my favorite green juice recipe. Rachel Avalon This post goes out to all the attendees of Vida Vegan Con that ate too much Voo Doo Donuts, Coconut Bliss, Upton's Naturals and Sizzle Pie. less expensive way to get professional help is to buy books.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
    [Green] Scientific Illustration: More than Pretty Pictures
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'Silver Creek Preserve manager Dayna Gross used her love of painting to help convey complex stream restoration plans. The response was overwhelming.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
    [Green] In which I put a Beach Boys song in your head
    In addition to the smaller lizards, the island is overrun with Green Iguanas. The many islands of the Caribbean Sea are as unique a place to experience the amazing potential for speciation and diversity as the more famous Galapagos and Hawaiian islands are. Where others are lush, it’s dry. Here’s a short look at some of them.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
    [Green] Birds on the move
    The land is so lush and green it would trick any unsuspecting visitor into thinking it was great grazing country. At the moment we are observing thousands of shorebirds leave from Roebuck Bay each evening and head north on migration. They make such perfect V formations as they fly north and the Eastern Curlew are the most vocal.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Green] Summer Solstice Wattage Waste Watch
    'Here is a summer solstice challenge for northern hemisphere Green Prophet readers. Green Prophet has already discussed light pollution and Earth hour , the sixty minutes per year when thousands of people try to make a difference in the simplest way possible, by switching off a light. But what about daytime outdoor electric lights?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Green] Stuffed Mulberry Leaves RECIPE
    As they know to eat sour green plums. At this time of year, the mulberry’s fuzzy, light-green berries are just turning rosy. 'Karin plucks mulberry leaves from her backyard and serves them to her family. Long ago, mulberry trees were planted all over the Middle East to feed silkworms. Stuffed Mulberry Leaves. Dry gently.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013
    [Green] Eco-Activist Mindy Baha el Din Dies Suddenly, Egypt Mourns
    Mindy was a cautious admirer of what we do here at Green Prophet. And we at Green Prophet will miss her keen guidance. Born and raised in the United States, Mindy first moved to Egypt in 1988 and married a renowned ornithologist, Sherif Baha el Din, a quiet, intelligent man. It is a reality we all have to live with.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Make Your Own Chocolate Hanukkah Coins and Play the Dreidel Game
    Chocolate on Green Prophet: Recipe: Chocolate-Nut Clusters. Chocolate Lovers Guide to Green Chocolate. A Jewish “spin” on gambling?  Who cares? It’s fun! confess: every Hanukkah, I have to look up the rules for the dreidel game again. This year, I made my own Hanukkah money from organic fair-trade chocolate. 2) If ?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
    [Green] Middle East’s Wildlife Smuggling Putting Species At Risk
    Indeed, many of the stories we’ve covered here at Green Prophet on wildlife trafficking are located in the UAE where wildlife animal ‘pets’ for the stupidly ric h is not unheard of. The demand for exotic animals in the Middle East – and particularly in the Gulf and Egypt- is putting animal’s lives at risk.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Turkey’s Touristic Beach Towns: Sun, Sea — And A Little Animal Exploitation?
    Although an international organization, CITES, exists to regulate the passage of wildlife across national borders, few actual cases of trafficking are prosecuted or brought to light by the group, Green Prophet’s Tafline Laylin found in an interview with Karl Ammann earlier this year. Turkish hotel owners willfully ignoring the issue.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2011
    [Green] Dead Sea Inspires Advantix Systems’ Cooling Tech
    The DOE is wise in making these investments in green cooling, even in firms formed outside the US. Although Advantix joins Linum and other Israeli cooling innovators like EWA , there is an additional reason that the company’s technology is likely to be sound and green. The company is based in Haifa, Israel. Advantix Systems.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Green] BMW ActiveE
    The EcoPro mode adds to its green attribute by shutting down the defrosters and playing a googly with the climate control to increase the efficiency by 10 percent. Surbhi Sharma: Overview: Introduce the vehicle in detail (120-150 words). BMW’s new 1-series-coupe-based ActiveE is an electric car. BMW ActiveE. What more?
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Green] 4 Summer Hair Problems Solved, Naturally: Eco Chick Tested
    Green + Glam Waves Sea Spray   is an all-natural, lightly scented way to get your curls—flattened by hats, perspiration, or blasted by wind—back to their curly loveliness. 'Summer is so rough on hair, especially if you have wavy or curly locks (see mine, untamed, above). Anything else is just a losing battle. The De-Frizzinator. Love it!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
    [Green] Protect Your Heart With Bananas
    Buy bananas green to ripen in your kitchen (in summer heat, this might take only a day or two). Green bananas may be boiled in their skins or peeled, sliced and fried, Latin-American style. More healthy and delicious foods from Green Prophet: Purslane, Summer’s Wild Edible. Bananas, of course. Or pancakes.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Green] New Rx For Growing Your Brain: S.E.X.
    It’s also important to note that activists in the field of eco-sexuality suggest that greening our personal lives plays subtle, but important roles, in increasing the health of the planet. Making love green: Good for you, good for the environment, bad for stress. :: Image Corey Seehus, Brain Cells USA.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Green] Conservation Next? Getting Real about Rural Stewardship
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia District, Kenya — a place with an active ranch and wildlife on the same property. Many millions of them.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
    [Green] Lina Rennell’s Personal Textile Creations Transform Clothes into Casual Wearable Art
    The designer lives as green as she can, shopping at the local farmer’s market and working near home so there’s no commute. “I primarily do screen printing, by hand with large screens done in San Francisco. “The eco thing is just second nature to me. So organic clothing was just an obvious choice for me.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Green] Win Two Tickets to See The Flaming Lips from the American Express Zync Card
    I’m also a fan because I get to choose my own bennies, like discounts on green merchants (see below) and exclusive access to music events. Or at least not get any deeper, right?). Additional tickets are on sale now by visiting Facebook.com/ZYNC and are going quickly! When you fill in the comment field, it will ask for you email address.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Green] What's Next: 3D Solar Cells to revolutionize the photovoltaic industry
    Turning to green energy is no longer an option, but the only ‘smart way’ forward and at the moment that ‘smart’ money is on solar energy. B.Sameer Kumar: Decoding 3D solar Cells. Solar technology is in itself a relatively ‘young’ energy source compared to fossil fuels when it comes to generating electricity out of it. The Next Dimension.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011
    [Green] 5 Free and Cheap Apps to Save the Planet
    Now for those of us who aren’t blogging or writing, but who are environmentally conscious, whether you simply want to save money on your monthly electric bill or want to figure out the best way to work or “green” your best friend’s wedding, chances are you’ll find some App to help you green your life.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Green] “Anatolia Won’t Be Blackened” Declare Turkish Anti-Fossil Fuel Groups
    In the Black Sea town of Gerze, the Green Gerze Environmental Platform held a “Meeting for Climate Justice&# last November, to raise awareness about the coal-fired plant that may soon be built near the town, and the threat that dirty fuels pose to the climate. … [ visit site to read more ]. Business & Politics Climate Energy
  • GREEN BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
    [Green] High polluting Victoria, Australia, hell-bent on increasing greenhouse gas pollution
    Such actions might include, sanctions, boycotts, green tariffs, sporting boycotts, International Court of Justice litigations and International Criminal Court prosecutions. The Age kindly published my following comments on the article. allowed cattle into the Alpine National Park, 2. Bangladesh), 0.9 Pakistan), 2.2 the Developing World), 5.5
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014
    [Green] Protecting the Amargosa: From Suspicion to Support for a Desert River
    The river creates a ribbon of green in the Mojave, one of the hottest, driest places on the planet. Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nature Conservancy. Photo: Bill Christian/TNC.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
    [Green] Cairo’s Coptic Solar Power Project Fades Amid Turmoil
    Those are great intentions, though it’s easy to criticize the group for being so naive as to think their small success could spread or that the government would support their fabulous green deeds. Three local women learned to make the lamps with recycled materials such as paint and soda can lids.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013
    [Green] Istanbul: 500 Youth Activists Gather for Global Power Shift Summit
    Is the pendulum finally swinging green? 'With the dust of social anger still unsettled in Taksim Square and on the same day that U.S. President Obama unveiled his groundbreaking climate action plan, 500 young climate activists from around the globe have gathered in Istanbul to mobilize strategies for a cleaner energy future.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
    [Green] Refutrees Scratches Eco and Social Itches with Refugee Projects
    The Aida refugee camp (outside Bethlehem in the West Bank) is fundraising to build a children’s recreational space, and Refutrees seeks artists to design a scheme for up-cycling local waste into a functional and green playground. 'Today is World Refugee Day. Raising the question “how temporary is temporary?”,
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Green] Israel’s Mediterranean Seacoast Severely Threatened by People
    Lebanon: Green Peace Investigation Reveals toxic Coast Pollution. 'Why have dolphins and other types of marine life almost disappeared from I srael’s shores? And why are projects such as deep water energy drilling and desalination threatening to make the eastern Mediterranean an area increasingly devoid of most marine life? With only 0.25
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
    [Green] A Greener Sahara for Elephants and Hippos – 5,000 Years Ago
    'Researchers keen to understand the role that dust plays in climate change have discovered that 5,000 years ago, what we now think of as the vast, unforgiving Sahara desert home to nomads and camels was once a green grassland where elephants and giraffe roamed, RD Mag reports. From 11,000 to 5,000 years ago, the 3.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
    [Green] Sunny Solar Outlook For Middle East and North Africa
    new report published by Green Tech Media (GTM) Research pins t he surge from today’s near-negligible production on rapidly rising energy demand spurred by MENA economic expansion, population growth, and urbanization.  It helps that the region is supersaturated with sunlight. Qatar plans to install 1.8 The full report is?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012
    [Green] Qatar Airways Praised for its Natural Gas/Biofuel Push to the Skies
    top American airline executive told Green Prophet that the North American carriers are optimistic that if Qatar can develop the natural gas industry for planes, it could translate into reducing overall costs for US carriers. Cheaper flights for all? Qatar has the largest per capita carbon footprint in the world. .
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Green] Largest Palestinian Hospital to Get Wind Power from Europe
    And what good green goals they are. :: ENPI. Few things are as deadly as a hospital without power , but a new wind turbine is about to blow away one hospital’s fear of losing theirs. The largest of its kind in the Palestinian territories, Al Ahli Hospital provides care to 600,000 Palestinians living in the Hebron district.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012
    [Green] Textually Transmitted Conservation of Water
    Jordan’s mobile phone users will soon receive SMS tips on smart water use. It’s part of a public awareness campaign to alert Jordanians to the vital need to protect against pollution and reduce water consumption. Well, at least alert Jordanians with cell phones, or more accurately, those with cell phones and contracts with the Zain Group).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2012
    [Green] Jordan: Two Men Boast About Killing Owl
    Sadly this is in a long list of animals rights abuses that Green Prophet has reported on from across the region. Conservationists in Jordan have criticized a news website for reporting positively on a video which shows two men posing with a dead owl they claim to have killed. It’s honestly just astounding. Okay, you killed an owl.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2012
    [Green] Gaza Seawater Desalination Plant Backed By Europe
    Gaza’s Green Roofs of Herbs and Vegetables. Funding and technical support has been offered by Europe to help build a desalination plant in Gaza – but is desalination a wise choice? In the Gaza Strip it is estimated that just 5% of the available water is suitable for consumption. Mideast Environment.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Green] Chamelic Invents Answer for Desert Solar & Dust!
    Even German renewables giant Siemens in partnership with Abu Dhabi’s visionary Masdar have just broken into the sand resistant solar business , as noted by Green Prophet’s Taffline Laylin. One high-tech polymer start-up has developed a coating to solve the problem. Lots of it. And little water to clean it. Got dust? Flagsol.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
    [Green] 5 Brilliant Projects That Turn Poop Into Power
    Green Toilet for India’s Slum Dwellers. Every day we flush energy down the toilet. Here are 5 projects that prevent such shameless waste by turning poop into power. Every day human beings flush waste down the toilet that could be used to produce valuable cooking fuel and electricity. Sanergy to Power the World with Poop.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Green] Desertec Begins: 500 MW Moroccan Solar in 2012
    Find Green Prophet at the 2nd Annual Desertec Conference in Cairo. “Deserts get more energy in six hours than the world’s population consumes in a year” – TREC. Desertec’s first link in the chain will be a 500 MW solar power project that will begin construction in Morocco, at an estimated cost of $US 2.8 billion. ”Construction
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Bono Fixes the World the Jewish Way of Sukkot
    The group has recently released a PDF booklet that links the desperate situation there with the ancient Jewish holiday Sukkot which we have covered on Green Prophet. Bono’s ONE organization advocates inviting hungry people into your sukkah this holiday time. Bono and Sukkot. And which is still underway under Thursday. People are dying.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Green] Police Beat, Tie-Up, and Fire On Citizens Protesting Dying Ramsar Protected Lake in Iran
    And eventually, when environmental degradation is unequivocally linked to an increase in environmental refugees, green-minded lawmakers such as Polly Higgins, who has been campaigning the United Nations to make Ecocide a crime against humanity , will be better poised for success. This image was taken of a protest earlier this year.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Green] Israeli Court Bans Use of West Bank Sewage Plant
    For more on sewage in the West Bank see: Solar Power In The West Bank – Green Progress or Bad Politics? The Israeli High Court recently ordered an Israeli sewage treatment plant built illegally in the West Bank to stop its work. So should Israel be thinking of building solar fields there? Eco-Friendly Sewage Treatment Comes To the West Bank.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
    [Green] OPEC Countries Seek “Developing Nation” Funds to Capture CO2
    Abu Dhabi has already been in the forefront of green tech applied to the oil industry. Oil giants are looking into CCS to cut greenhouse gases. good for them! But who should pay for it? Well, now we know why Saudi Arabia held out for Carbon Capture & Storage to be eligible for CDM funding at Cancun. Saudi Arabia. Fair enough. Kuwait.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012
    [Green] Urban Kibbutz Reels in Rooftop Solar Investment in Israel
    Originally founded in 1987 with a clear environmental ethos from the start, the Migvan kibbutz has added a  rooftop solar farm to their growing green repertoire. An urban kibbutz in sun-drenched southern Israel invested in a field of rooftop solar panels that are already pumping out more energy than the community needs.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Green] Baghrir, Moroccan Crepe to Break Ramadan Fasts RECIPE
    More seasonal and tasty Moroccan recipes from Green Prophet: Two Fresh Fig Recipes With Arak and Cream. Homey, comforting and light, these crepes of 1000 holes make a delicious start to a Ramadan Iiftar (break-fast) meal. To me, that sounds like baghrir. The ingredients are standard pantry items, and the recipe is easy. Baghrir.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
    [Green] Strawberries and Citrus – February Seasonal Produce
    Red and green cabbages are excellent and inexpensive. String beans and flat Italian green beans are good now – another slightly expensive vegetable treat. Lettuces are varied and good: cos (Arab) lettuce, iceberg, ruffled purple and green.   Late winter in the Middle East brings lower prices in the shuk. Pat dry.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
    [Green] Hanging Laundry Photographs Help You Toss Your Dryer
    Green Love “Sticks” in Jaffa. Can Sivan Askayo’s photographs convince us hang dry our laundry? What if art had the power to change our habits for the (environmentally) better?  Could a photograph change governmental policy, or at the very least, some of our daily behaviors ? 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
    [Green] 10 Upcycled Paper Cypress Trees to Be Built as Part of Interfaith Ecological Celebration
    In a few weeks she will be building another set of 10 green cypress trees, this time as a celebration of the Baha’i gardens in Haifa and of the city’s interfaith residents. We already know what plastic bottle trees look like, how will 10 newspaper trees look? But she will not be building these trees alone. 
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
    [Green] Layover in Singapore
    Look for Pink-necked Green Pigeons , Yellow-vented Bulbuls and Asian Glossy Starlings on the island’s palms. 'Mike’s comments regarding his recent stopover in Japan struck a chord that has been resonating within me for a week or two. Perhaps I have missed my calling. Alternatively, taxis are cheap and plentiful. Asian Glossy Starling.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
    [Green] Nicholas Stern endorses 350 ppm as “a very sensible long-term target”
    Green Quote of the Week: Nicholas Stern. This week Nicholas Stern, the British top climate economist and academic who is probably most known for the Stern Review, endorsed 350 ppm as “a very sensible long-term target.”. 350 ppm, as in parts per million, the level scientists have identified as the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere.
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