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  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2012
    [Green] Nobel Prize Plant Scientist Outspoken Against Biofuel Effiency
    lot of media attention has been given to creating plant based biofuel from sugar, corn and sorghum; and also from green algae grown by hydroponic means which has attracted the attention of such fuel consuming organizations NATO and NASA. Even a non-food plant substance like algae may not be that efficient for fuel says Nobel Laureate.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2012
    [Green] Lebanon: Greenpeace Investigation Reveals Toxic Coast Pollution
    Lebanese Green Designers Transform Washing Machines Into Beautiful Seats. An investigation by Greenpeace has found hormone-disrupting chemicals and a range of phthalates which are classified as toxic to reproduction in Lebanese waters. These were then sent to to the Greenpeace International Science Unit in the UK for assessment. ” .
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012
    [Green] Desertec Nation Algeria to Host Huge Solar Trade Fair from Germany
    Last year, Algeria announced the 3rd huge solar project for the planned Desertec Industrial Initiative (DII) , making it the third nation to join a globally consequential project to ship huge amounts of clean energy across the Mediterranean to power the European grid with clean green solar power from the desert. Three things. But Slowly ).
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Green] Yogis Call For Hyatt Boycott: Another Bag Left At Yoga's Doorstep.
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. >>> elephants been named to 30 top new media lists , and was voted #1 in the US on twitters Shorty Awards for #green content.two years running. Video. Talk Show.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
    [Green] Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pennsylvania: A Review by an Atlas Novice
    The distribution map of the state is filled with green (counted for both atlases) and blue (second atlas period only) but very little yellow (first atlas period only), meaning there are many more blocks where breeding activity was observed. A breeding bird atlas is a special kind of book. The resulting book, 616 pages in length, 6.4 pounds.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014
    [Green] A house 100% off the grid… is it possible?
    'Image a world where at home you use your own energy, where you are totally off the grid… it's more doable then you might think. There are a couple of ways you can accomplish this… and the best thing about it is, most of the technology is here already. Solar Absorbing Roof Shingles – this is becoming a very hot product. link].
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2009
    [Green] Got Environmental Issues? The Next Generation’s On It with Solutions-Oriented Projects Galore
    GreenDream and the Ultimate Green Classroom. The high school kids (along with teacher and Heart of Green winner Greg Perry ) were focused on green business in their Marketing class, and then took it to a whole new level. Teens Turning Green: Educating Their Peers. Well, I was wrong. Here are four great examples.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2012
    [Green] A Christmas Hermit Crab
    Christmas is approaching fast across the world and many countries use the colours red and green to decorate during the festive season. This week I came across a Hermit Crab that had also chosen red, but out of necessity. It obviously could not find a shell big enough, but it did come across something that would suffice.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
    [Green] Applesauce for Your Hanukkah Latkehs RECIPE
    Tart green apples are best, but any variety will do. More festive recipes here on Green Prophet: Malabi, Silky White Arabic Pudding. Make your own applesauce for Hannukah meals this year. It’s surprisingly easy. Apples are in full season – just when they’re urgently needed. Flavored applesauce. Yield: 4 3/4 -5 cups.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2011
    [Green] The Adhoc Canoe You Can Carry On Your Back
    Although it’s sometimes challenging to live up to my fullest green fantasies on the road, I do my best, though I often miss having easy access to the recreational sports that reinforce my love of nature: I miss my Trek bike , which gave me so much joy in Arizona’s pine-lined mountains, and kayaking along verdant Alaskan shores.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
    [Green] Emiratis Fear Dwindling Water Supplies Will Impact Future Generation
    The ‘Green Mosques’ project, which is being championed by the ‘Green Sheikh’ ,  aims to reduce consumption by 20% and save around 6 million Dh. A rising number of Emiratis are concerned about water scarcity and what it could mean for future generations. Abu Dhabi’s Climate Change Choice: Trees or Water?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
    [Green] Wastewater Treatment Plant from Israel Plant Wins UN Recognition
    It recently launched an advertising campaign on CNN International to coincide with the Rio+20 United Nations Conference, seeking to brand Israel as a “green county.” But calling it a green country is problematic. Israeli settlements in the West Bank have starkly different environmental practices than communities within the green line.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015
    [Green] Tesla teases with insanity: get shocked by this electric car!
    Green Prophet says if Insane Mode lures more customers from gas-guzzling luxury cars, more power to Tesla and the EV industry. Press the “Insane Button” and his all-wheel-drive Model S P85D rockets from 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in just over 3 seconds. It’s A few Formula One race cars can match that in 1.6 Images from Tesla.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
    [Green] Saharan refugees learn how to spin old plastic bottles into gold
    They made leather bags, cushions, and saddles decorated with border fringe and geometric decorations primarily rendered in green, red and yellow pigment. 'London’s Victoria & Albert Museum just wrapped a stunning show of Arab-influenced artwork from ten contemporary artists selected as finalists for year’s Jameel Prize – 3.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
    [Green] Carp and Collaboration
    For more on the relationship between dams and conservation, read Jeff Opperman’s Cool Green Science post “Shoot Out the Lights: Science, Hydropower & Reality on the Mekong” on how the perspectives of local communities on dams defy simple answers and conclusions. billion before construction to less than 400 million after.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
    [Green] Strong Grassroots Activism Helps Defeat Mountaintop Removal Scheme in Virginia
    Until that day, community activists will stand up to protect the mountains, our homes, and our lives," said Marley Green, a Sierra Club organizer based in Wise County. 'Even in coal country, Big Coal is being met with grassroots resistance it hasn't experienced before. This courageous decision will save our waterways, too."
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Green] Bark in the Park: How are Dogs Affecting Open Spaces?
    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. 'Off-leash dog playing in a park. Photo by Flickr user Jim’s Photos1 through a Creative Commons license. Follow him at @rlalasz. Australia).
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2015
    [Green] Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Joleah Lamb
    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. . 'Joleah Lamb, NatureNet Science Fellow. Photo courtesy of Joleah Lamb. By Cara Byington, Science Communications Specialist. Seem counterintuitive?
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
    [Green] Little Sun: A cost effective, solar powered LED lamp for the.
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [Green] Hydrogen driven Lexus LFA-h beats gasoline version in terms of.
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [Green] MIT researchers light up LEDs with over 100 percent efficiency
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Green] Automobile tires could be a potential source of carcinogenic.
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Green] V+ Volteis: Electric car with golf cart like looks
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012
    [Green] Kiwi House is a tiny sustainable dwelling nestling amidst the.
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013
    [Green] Yummy Okra Stewed In Tomato Sauce Recipe
    Fussy housewives linger over the piles of those slender green fingers, using a time-tested method to determine freshness. bell peppers, – one green and one red, for a pretty presentation. More early-summer seasonal foods on Green Prophet: Potato Salad With Middle Eastern Flavors. In the Middle East, we call it bameeyah.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
    [Green] Weekly Vegewarian Recipe: Purslane, Summer’s Wild Edible
    Like dandelion greens in the US, this edible weed has recently become fashionable, appearing at upmarket greengrocers and anyplace with a claim to “organic.” ” As with expensive dandelion greens, smile and pass it by. A wild superfood, purslane is growing somewhere near you now. Which is a good thing for us. Serves 4.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Passover Granola
    Source: The New Jewish Holiday Cookbook by Gloria Greene. More on Passover at Green Prophet: Passover and the Environment. 10 Tips for Greening Your Passover. Matzah in the morning, as granola. Miriam shows you how. I’m not a great fan of matzah meal- based food – always excepting our delicious matzah balls. Taste.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014
    [Green] Eileen Fisher’s Spring Collection is Most Eco Ever!
    Related on Eco Chick: Eileen Fisher at the Green Festival: Eco Fashion, Beauty and Social Responsibility. 'Eileen Fisher is one of the few larger brands that has, year-after-year, made real commitments to do more responsible business. Bluesign certified color-blocked blouse. Viscose travel dress: Made in USA. Eileen Fisher.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
    [Green] Egyptian Seed Bombing Campaign To Hit Cairo and Alexandria
    Seed bombing is form of green guerilla warfare that has been taking place in the West since the 1970s although it recently gained new popularity within often grey and dreary urban landscapes. Egypt’s first ever seed bombing event will highlight the importance of preserving Egyptian seeds and promoting local biodiversity.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011
    [Green] Bahrain Plans To Install Smoking Cabins… Everywhere
    Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ???????????? When I used to smoke, a long long time ago, every so often I’d find myself jonesing in an airport. I’d look over at the glass-encased smoking cabins with dread.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: iNaturalist
    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 bronze shoulderband snail (Helminthoglypta arrosa). Photo ©  Ken-ichi Ueda. What Is iNaturalist? Scientists have cataloged around 1.6
  • ECO CHIC  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 15, 2014
    [Green] Men’s Eco-Fashion Shopping Guide: Part 2
    We Three Leaves’s style is for those of you that love a simple button down, a pair of army green chinos, and some vegan boots to tackle life. 'The wait is finally over. Below are more wonderful eco-conscious brands to whet your appetite. Enjoy. And here’s a link to Part 1 in case you missed it!). Brave Gentleman. We Three Leaves.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: iSeahorse
    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. 'Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti). Little is known about these seahorses and they are listed as data deficient by the IUCN. What is iSeahorse?
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2011
    [Green] EVG Q&A: Post-Surgery Diet - Low Fiber Vegan Foods w/ Lots of Protein & No Soy
    Question: My mother in law just has surgery and has a new diet that we are having problems with satisfying. She is on a protein diet, but due to her health issues she cannot digest animal proteins. We have tried tofu and other soy products, but she has developed an intolerance to soy. No veggies, even if they are cooked down to nothing.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Green] Putting the Cart Before the Food — Sightline Daily - Northwest.
    Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Putting the Cart Before the Food Posted by Eric Hess 03/08/2011 02:32 PM Proposed regulations could get more food carts on Seattles streets. BBQ jackfruit fried pie? Yes, please!) To that, I say, “Bon appétit!”
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Green] Egypt is Close to Bridging the Distance to Saudi
    If they build this bridge, coral reefs, endangered species and at least 22  dive sites  will all be gone,” Ibrahim Mohamed, an activist with the anti-bridge group  IBRedSea  told  Green Prophet in an earlier interview. And don’t even get us started on the environmental damage that will be caused.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2012
    [Green] One Million Syrian Refugees Desperately Need Help
    Earlier this month Green Prophet visited the Zaatari refugee camp at the border between Jordan and Syria. Two to three thousand refugees flee Syria every day. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that the number of refugees who have fled Syria will total nearly one million some time in the first half of 2013.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Green] New Environmental Exhibit Inspires Hope for UAE’s Future
    “In order to hit the targets and create a future that is comfortable, we need to reduce carbon emissions by 80 to 90 per cent,” said Dr Rob Cooke, the technical coordinator for the Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC), a group dedicated to the promotion of sustainable construction in the UAE. Consider, for example, the 6.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2012
    [Green] Solar Panel App Angles Your Investment to Catch the Best of the Sun
    Investing in solar panels for your home or company isn’t just about taking a leap of faith, and being green. This new app from the UK helps solar panel installers the world over choose the best location on your property for installing solar panels. . While your panels are stationary, the sun is not. And it may not even be on the roof!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
    [Green] Egyptian Library is Sustainable Regional Role Model
    Read more about libraries in the Middle East: Novel Bus-Stop Libraries in Israel Promote Green Transportation. This fall Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandria will celebrate the tenth anniversary of its opening. It It is one of the region’s grandest and most beautiful libraries. Bibliotheca Alexandria has shelf space for over eight million books.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012
    [Green] Street Art Meets Castro Fashion in Shipping Containers
    While we make no claims that Castro clothing is particularly green, O*GE has a knack for curating projects with a minimalist touch without sacrificing a drop of flair. After a full year of planning, O*GE’s hard curatorial work at the Castro street art project in Jaffa has finally paid off. But there’s more.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 16, 2012
    [Green] Owl Love Knows no Borders
    The Palestinian Authority has established approximately 200 nesting boxes while the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture has worked with UNRWA to place an additional 100 or so nesting boxes, according to internal literature forwarded to Green Prophet by Dr. Leshem. Natural pest control. Trans-boundary conservation.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
    [Green] Solar Mamas Shows Sustainable Engineering for Bedouin Women (Film Review)
    ” Not long ago Green Prophet was invited to a Skoll Foundation Conference in the UK. 'They can’t read or write but a couple of brave Bedouin women from Jordan travelled far and wide to help their villages become solar powered. It is a really powerful scene, with her saying in voiceover: “my life is the same routine.”
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
    [Green] Under Siege in Iran, Baha’i Advocate Social Action, Human Rights, Sustainability
    An expansive swath of green lawn manicured in layers and flanked by date trees span the height of the northern end of the Carmel mountainside. Carmel in Haifa like a green magic carpet, one feels the pulse of something grander than war and conflict. Baha’i Tourism. Three years ago, UNESCO named the shrine a World Heritage Site.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012
    [Green] September’s Whole Living: Focus on Slow Fashion Pioneers Adie + George!
    a really interesting analysis of the gluten-intolerance epidemic, a feature on the Green Giants of business , and oodles of other healthy living info and loveliness. I am SO excited to share with you the piece I wrote for September’s Whole Living – all about one of my favorite topics, Slow Fashion.
  • ECO CHIC  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2010
    [Green] Eco Chick Giveaway! Envirosax Totebag from New La Boheme Line
    I’ve been using my green Envirosax bag for years and it just keeps on keepin’ on! All this AND they come in very cute prints so you always look pretty darn cool with your organic French bread or kale from the farmer’s market sticking out the top. in the field when you comment so we can contact you if you win). Good luck!
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Green] Lindsay’s Going to Costa Rica: Advice and Recommendations Needed!
    After a long day last week, and a green event to cap off the night, I checked my mail right before I entered the subway and one particular email caught me off guard. It seemed way too good to be true. So I re-read it, and even walked back up to Columbus Circle to get better reception (to read it again). Say what?
  • ECOFRIEND  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012
    [Green] Fernando Laposse designs Lufa Series out of edible fruits
    Well, the Mexican designer not only reveals an eye-catchy yet green route to everyday lifestyle products, but also grabs attention for exploring the qualities of a loofah or luffa. At least, that’s what looks pretty run-of-the-mill when quick mental images get seamlessly transmogrified into an interesting collection of objects. Availability?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2013
    [Green] The Lion Forest of India
    low branch is decorated by a Green Bee-eater (above) and a tree top above it holds several Cattle Egrets. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus. 'After several game drives, once again we are at the front gate of the Gir National Park in the state of Gujarat. Yes, we did – so what? We’re here for the birds!”. Yet, they have – wings!
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, MAY 5, 2014
    [Green] Imagine Rivers Full of Migrating Fish
    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. 'Alewives migrating on the Penobscot River. Photo: © Doug Watts. Josh Royte is a conservation planner for The Nature Conservancy in Maine.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015
    [Green] Birds In a Changing Climate: A Primer
    Shorebirds, rails and waders like Green Herons (top photo) will have much less available habitat to forage in. 'Climate Change. The vast majority of you reading this accept it is happening, and for the time being it is caused by humans. So what does climate change mean for birds? Well…it means everything. Whats in it for birds?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
    [Green] Red Crossbills in the Black Forest
    On very rare occasions, I’ll be able to discern some colours, mostly green. 'I completely dislike encountering crossbills. They They are terribly frustrating birds. The birds themselves I love dearly, but they are a pain to come across out in the field. Which is what birding is often, if not mostly, about. hear calls - gyp gyp. Gyp gyp.
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Tasty Tipples and Celebratory Cocktails to Keep the Season Merry and Bright
    From all-white creamy cocktails to bright red sips, from green-in-a-pretty-way party-pleasers to hot and spicy. 'Winter drinks can be tough; you want to do something special without wandering into ‘cutesy’ territory. Well, do I have some solutions for you! Check these fun ideas out and have a very Happy Holiday!
  • MOTHER JONES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013
    [Green] Visit the Tiny Town Where Big Coal Will Meet Its Fate | Mother Jones
    Morrow County, Oregon, is a quintessientially green pocket of the Pacific Northwest. It's the Green Ninja! 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.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    [Green] The Birds of Trinidad and Tobago: Two Guides, One Book Review
    Steve, another member of our birding group, also had a field guide by Kenefick, Restall, and Hayes, but his was bordered in GREEN, had a slightly different title, and, to my extreme chagrin, was much more recent, showing the recently split Trinidad Motmot instead of the Blue-crowned Motmot on my book’s cover. was confused. James.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
    [Green] Kayak Birding in Northern Maine
    Paddling away, we headed towards one end of the lake, where the water was shallower and the shores were rimmed with bushes, short trees, and bright green reeds and cattails. 'Erika Zambello is a self-proclaimed ’new birder,’ still equally excited by Robins, Blue Jays, Mergansers, and Flamingos alike. was becoming frustrated. What to try?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2012
    [Green] Birding around Derby
    Additional species included Green Pygmy-geese, Wood Sandpiper, White-faced Heron, Gull-billed Tern, Red-backed Kingfisher and Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo to name a few. As I mentioned last week we had a few days away birding and camping and I will tell you about some other places that are good to look for birds around the Derby area.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Green] Where Tulips Come From (It Ain’t Holland)
    It was so much nicer to see tulips blooming wherever they happened to pop up, with the green grasses and endless steppe sky as a backdrop.  Kazakhstan, May 2009 During the two days spent out in the steppe in Kazakhstan I couldn’t help but notice the sheer number of flowers that dotted the grassy steppe.  No, no, and no! in Blunt, 7).
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Green] Rainy Afternoon Birding Honduras
    None of them did anything as cool as the Green Heron that we watched trying to decapitate a snake before swallowing it, an event which Julie managed to document far more thoroughly than I did (so I will leave it to her to blog about). And, just for the heck of it, let’s add that there is a serious amount of rain falling from the sky. 
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Green] In defense of county listing
    Plus, your search for county birds can be as energy intensive or green as you want it to be.  My name is Nate.  And I keep county lists. realize that this admission tars me as the most obsessive and compulsive among a community of obsessive-compulsives.  You simply cannot go wrong. This has been a challenging, but immensely fun, endeavor.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
    [Green] Snow Birds
    Though our birding there started slow we kept finding more birds, with Northern Pintail , Pied-billed Grebe , and Green-winged Teal being some of the highlights before we got to the really good birds. In December in the northeastern United States you expect snow. It was weird. It was a Snowy Owl. That was nice. Have you? … a.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011
    [Green] Zamora Estate… Avian-rich Eco-Luxury in Costa Rica
    Cattle Egrets dominate the rookery but are joined by Little Blue , Tricolored , and Green Herons , both American night-herons, and at least a couple of Northern Jacana. Costa Rica enjoys an international reputation as an iconic birding location, bursting with epic Neotropical species and breathtaking natural attractions.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
    [Green] Over the Mountain
    Violet-green Swallows swooped overhead. Moving is a tribulation, even when you’re just moving across town. But when you’re moving closer to great birding, there are some consolations. As seems to be the style this season, it was cold and damp. In fact, it hailed on me on my way to the showing. It’s not actually this steep.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011
    [Green] Birding after the Wet Season
    Now it was nice to see our first Green Pygmy-Geese for the year, but nothing is as good as a Jacana! Although we have not had any rain for quite some time now and the overnight temperatures have dropped to about 17c we have still got a lot of water lying around. This goanna felt trapped and I felt a bit nervous, as it was as big as me!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2011
    [Green] Not Birding Caumsett State Historic Park
    For those who must know they are White-eyed Vireo , Warbling Vireo , Black-throated Green Warbler , Black-and-white Warbler , and Nashville Warbler. Mother’s Day weekend was deeded over to Daisy long ago. I had no say in what we were doing or where we were going. A description of not birding on a birding blog? Read on, reader, read on.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Otter Spotter
    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 river otter collects grass to build a nest. Photo courtesy of Jouko van der Kruissjen, sfwildlife.com. What is Otter Spotter? Why is it important?
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Green] After Sandy, We Need a Climate Champ Like Cory Booker in New Jersey
    Under his leadership in Newark, energy use in municipal buildings was cut by 20% and recycling rates were increased while the city incorporated energy efficient upgrades and increased green affordable housing in the city by 400 units. This October a special election will be held to fill his shoes – a tall order and a true challenge.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Green] Natural Herbs for Breast Health and Enhancement
    World Renowned Author Dishes on GINKS, Green Sex and Making Love to Planet Earth. Certain plants, especially those rich in phyto-estrogens, are being looked at more closely for their role in growing a healthier bosom. Some of the most popular supplements include saw palmetto, fenugreek, fennel, red clover, wild yam and dong quai.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012
    [Green] CSR researchers work on a high-speed carbon-neutral locomotive
    The high speed green locomotive features no heavy metals and it discharges less ash, off-gases and smoke. Abdul Vahid V: Is there really any significance for the early steam-powered locomotive in the modern rail industry? Well, the coal-devouring ancient steam locomotive, which was first built in 1937, might be worthless in the modern day.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Green] Scotland successfully completes underwater turbine test to harness tidal power
    This turbine coined as ‘Andritz Hydro Hammerfest’ has successfully completed its testing period in northern isles of Orkney - in the island of Eday, This will prove to an encouraging step in Scotland’s idea to go green by generating electricity from tidal power as part of the tidal power initiative. Scotland passes turbine test. Via: Physor
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Green] 54 Indian cities to be developed as solar powered cities
    India’s New and Renewable energy minister Farooq Abdullah stated that the government of India has given its consent for fifty four cities to be urbanized as solar powered cities, out of which a green light has been shown to thirty nine cities. 54 cities to be developed as solar cities: Abdullah. Via: Firstpost
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [Green] Circadia Alarm Clock: A symbiotic relationship with your indoor plants
    really lovely idea which ensures you took good care of the green that you have invited into your home…. B.Sameer Kumar: Chronobiology is the study of biological rhythms that repeat themselves at a regular period of time. Circadia by Jonas Otto. Picture Gallery. Circadia by Jonas Otto. Via: Dennisppaul
  • ECOFRIEND  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 2012
    [Green] Mercedes-Benz G-Class now available in its electric avatar, specially for Dutch Defense forces
    Hence, they have decided to tread the ‘green’ path by developing a low emission, electric variant of the G-Class, christened aptly as the ‘G-Electric’ Experimental Electrified Mercedes Monster. This abundance of internal space, especially under the front hood can insinuate various future forms of utilization.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
    [Green] Natcore Tech synthesize black solar cells that absorb 99.7 percent of all incident light
    But, one of the major breakthroughs that will help in spreading this green energy source far more rapidly among the consumer world will be an improved ability to convert sunlight into energy. B.Sameer Kumar: There is absolutely no doubt regarding the popularity of solar energy compared to many other forms of alternate energy sources. percent.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Green] Wireless chargers for EVs by this decade
    While EVs offer commuters a green solution to get around, a few kinks have prevented them from being truly viable. Sonia Renthlei: Electric vehicles are slowly catching up with the masses, but there’s still a long way to go before they can replace conventional cars. Announcing $4 Million For Wireless EV Charging. Via: Energy
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2012
    [Green] Scientists developing dye synthesized solar cells to efficiency power mobile gadgets
    The real potentiality of this green technology lies in its ability to replace conventional battery systems. Dattatreya Mandal: We have already come across solar based conceptions that have a very high level of efficiency. However, beyond just technology, it is the credible application of such technology that works well in a practical scope.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Green] Low emission Vito Euro 5 taxi will cost less to London cabbies
    Pratima Kalra: London is making all efforts to become a green city and in one such endeavor it was announced that from January, 2012 no black cab that has been on the road for over 15 years, will be issued a licensed by The Taxi and Private Hire Office. Mercedes-Benz initiative to help London cabbies deliver cleaner air.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Green] Arava’s 40 MW Solar to Power a Third of Touristy Eliat’s Peak Power
    Increasing the price of energy and producing electricity from diesel and heavy fuels is a terrible solution for the Israeli public, especially since the government has a chance to develop clean, green energy.  I I hope this golden opportunity is not missed.”. So party on, tourists! Related stories: Bedouin Solar Power Activate! .
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012
    [Green] Epic Sahara Forest Project Unveils Plans For a Pilot Plant in Qatar
    “We are very excited to join forces with Qafco and Yara to realize this truly unique system of green technologies. Two fertilizer companies are funding R&D of cutting edge agricultural and energy innovations at a new pilot plant in Qatar. Jordan’s King comes on board. Funding from fertilizer companies. Funding for the $5.3
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Green] Masdar and Siemens Team Up to Develop Sand-Resistant Solar Panels
    And BBC News has just reported that Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has signed an agreement with Masdar’s Dr Sultan Al Jaber to share green notes. Solar panels at the Kuraymat CSP planet in Egypt require precious water resources to stay clean but Masdar & Siemens aim to change that. Desert challenges. Putting the U.S.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011
    [Green] Kite Surfer Pulls ‘Sail-Support’ Wires to Track the Sun
    ”He was held down by strings and cables and suddenly the movement issues with solar trackers was solved,” Simon Fried, in marketing and business development for the company told Green Prophet. What happens when an Israeli engineer with experience in solar power goes kite surfing with the wheels of his mind turning?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
    [Green] Jellyfish Attack on Israel Power Plant A Clear Sign of Global Warming?
    Every year, great numbers of them wash up on various beaches in both Israel and Lebanon, and previous Green Prophet articles have even offered tips on how to deal with the gelatinous blobs that to some people are very painful if stung by them. New Mediterranean jellyfish invasions are causing big problems for coastal power plants.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2012
    [Green] Love Natural Scents? Anjolie Ayurveda Soothes Body and Spirit with Homegrown Herbs
    We are actually selling the soaps in Green Eileen, a new Eileen Fisher concept store, selling recycled clothing, with 100% of the proceeds going to Eileen Fisher’s Community Foundation. Being a scent-addict with a penchant for organic, natural products is not always easy to indulge. We were very honored and excited to win!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013
    [Green] Oceans Spiralling Downward, Threatening Life on Earth
    Support the actions of green groups like Greenpeace ; bike to school and work (yes, you can even cycle in Saudi Arabia !); The health of the ocean is spiralling downwards far more rapidly than we had thought. We are seeing greater change, happening faster, and the effects are more imminent than previously anticipated.  What’s happening?
  • DAILY DANNY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
    [Green] What’s Your Eco Resolution?
    But I think the start of a New Year is a great time to assess your situation and making tweak something you’re doing on a daily basis that you know is not such an green thing. Well, Happy 2012 all. Who would’ve thought a whole year would fly on by so quickly? First, I want to say this: I’m not a huge fan of resolutions.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Green] San Francisco Find: Chong Imports
    Authentic brass knobs for your furniture can be picked up for a song.    You could take your boring Ikea cabinet and make it all your own with these knobs; add a few coats of glossy green paint, swap in these knobs and voila! But in San Francisco’s Chinatown, one store worth searching for is Chong Imports. PS-The knobs are $4. shoppin
  • DAILY DANNY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 2011
    [Green] Packing up some Wholearth Beauty Goodies
    Tie it all up with leftover green ribbon from an old “look book&# shoot and voila!  I like to start with a simple, unfinished, raw wood box.      They are inexpensive, straightforward and you can find them at virtually any craft store like Michaels. . lined the bottom of the box with cork contact paper.  the ultimate beauty gift.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010
    [Green] To Paint or Not to Paint…that is the Question
    There’s a period of time at the end of the year in between Christmas and New Year’s where I decide to tackle something big.  My house is painted black and I love it.   I love the color black.  Black is timeless.  Black is foolproof.  And black is apparently very in.   . And I would use this zero VOC paint from Benjamin Moore called Aura. 
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Green] My New Website
    Here you’ll find information on the Simply Green program at JCPenney, my Wholearth Beauty and Bath Line (coming to ShopNBC soon!), As you can see, I took your comments to heart when it came to choosing a background!   Our press page has all of our media clippings, news releases, and some links to online stories that might interest you. 
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2009
    [Green] Recycle Your Denim
    from   Blue to Green program,   which shreds the jeans into insulation and then donates it to families in need.    Send your denim (until June 30 th ) to: NG Kids / Set a Guinness World Record, P.O. Go, Gayle, Go!     Here’s the editor-in-chief of Better Homes and Gardens kicking off a denim drive in Des Moines, IA.   Any other ideas?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [Green] Doubling Down on Coral Reefs
    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 coral reef off Restoff Island in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. CREDIT: Mark Godfrey. And I feel optimistic. No, I’m not a Pollyanna.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
    [Green] Hang your hammock in the hummingbird family tree
    Green Violetear ( Colibri thalassinus ) in Costa Rica © David J. Rufous Hummingbird ( Selasphorus rufus ) wintering in Louisiana © David J. Ringer Hummingbirds are one of the most distinctive and immediately recognizable groups of birds on earth. However, two recent papers by McGuire et al. You know, maybe a millennium or two.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012
    [Green] Cavity Nesting Birds of North America and Their Babies!
    The Violet-green Swallow ( Tachycineta thalassina ) feeding its nestling… and the rather determined looking chick peeking out the entrance. Click on most photos for full sized images). Bufflehead Female with Ducklings In the past such dead trees were often eliminated from the forest during a timber harvest. Talk about cute! Keith E.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
    [Green] Top 10 from Home
    light green parrot with a brown head and red shoulder patches, these birds have been threatened by the reduction of large trees like yellowwoods, disease and by illegal trapping for the cage bird trade. I must be home-sick because last weekend I found myself browsing through my “SASOL Birds of Southern Africa&#. This is what came up: 1.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2014
    [Green] McMinns Lagoon Recreation Reserve
    There were good numbers of Green Pygmy-geese, Comb-crested Jacana, Great and Intermediate Egrets, Magpie Geese and a family of Black-necked Storks. When you are able to find a lagoon that is land-locked and offers great birding and you are able to walk around the edge it is a delight. Tree planting is good! Radjah Shelducks and Pied Heron.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2009
    [Green] Profits Before People: 7 of the World’s Most Irresponsible Companies
    And, despite all of their claims about ‘going green’, Wal-Mart has broken one environmental law after the other. We are not out saying we’re a green company. We are not green. This article originally appeared on EarthFirst.com. Money isn’t everything – or is it? Nestle. Image via Blood in Your Coffee. Pfizer. Wal-Mart.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2014
    [Green] Birders: Report Forest Pests During the Christmas Bird Count
    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. . 'Emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive forest pest. Photo by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Flickr through a Creative Commons license.
  • ECCORAZZI  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
    [Green] New Poster For ‘Confessions Of An Eco-Terrorist’ Drops
    Seen through the eyes of activist Peter Jay Brown, “Confessions&# gives the viewer an “intimate look at shipboard life amongst these self-proclaimed animal saviors and sea rebels, the ones who helped shape the Green Movement we know and love today.&#. “Not likely to tickle the funny bone of Brown & Co.’s
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Smithsonian Bumblebee Project
    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. 'Red-tailed bumblebee (Bombus lapidarius). Photo © Flickr user Jean-Jacques Boujot through a Creative Commons license.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2015
    [Green] Boucher’s Bird of the Year: The Bornean Bristlehead
    Tim Boucher ( @tmboucher )  blogs frequently on birds and birding for Cool Green Science. 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: © Tim Boucher. Photo: © Tim Boucher. Orangutan.
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