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  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Green] Do the Rumble-Rump with Peacock Spiders
    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. Peacock spider. Photo: Flickr user Jurgen Otto under a Creative Commons license. By Jon Fisher, spatial scientist. Cambridge,1874) ) Girard et al.
  • THE GREEN SAMARITAN  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [Green] Eco-Resolution for July: Driving Down Fuel Consumption
    Green 2009 2010 People Products More >> From The Recycle Bin 2010 TGS Year in Review Recent Posts How Do You Recycle? In the the midst of summer and day 78+ of this disaster, it is even more important to reflect on our on personal oil dependence and ways we can drive in a more fuel efficient manner.  Lose The Weight. Thanks!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Green] Dates, A Global History, by Nawal Nasrallah BOOK REVIEW
    Come late summer, their gracefully swaying green heads send forth sturdy branches laden with heavy fruit clusters. We consider modern-day use of date palms in permaculture , but learn that the ancients already knew to use date palms as a green anti-air-pollution device: …date palms were traditionally planted next to houses. Who knew?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016
    [Green] 10 Innovations That Are Changing Conservation
    Many governments are turning to Terra-i, an artificial intelligence program that uses real-time rainfall data to predict how green a given habitat should be — and then matches that prediction up against images of the habitat from an Earth-monitoring satellite. Artificial Intelligence to Detect Deforestation. Photo © Haroldo Palo, Jr. Drones.
  • GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2009
    [Green] Sustainable Swimming Pools
    Tags: Green healthy swimming pools Sustainable swimming pools
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Green] California Audubon Names Burrowing Owl Bird of the Year
    These birds are surviving on a sliver of land surrounded by car dealerships, urban sprawl, and luckily, Green Tree Golf Club ( see map ). How does that sound for a headline? This is totally doable! After all, California Audubon’s site states that “This is a conservation award. Click on photos for full sized images. link].
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 16, 2015
    [Green] 10 National Monuments You’ve Never Heard Of
    Check out our cool green picks and share your favorite monuments with us in the comments. 1.  Be on the lookout for marine wildlife, as Buck Island is an important breeding ground for many species, including hawksbill, green, and leatherback sea turtles, and endangered brown pelicans and threatened least terns. By Justine E. Well…yes.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 20, 2015
    [Green] Como no estar Deprimido en este Mundo Deprimente.
    Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor's Picks beekeeping bees depression espanol mindfulness"Debemos aceptar la decepción finita, pero nunca perder la esperanza infinita." ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
    [Green] Don’t Be a (Bottle) Sucker
    Via: The Green Girls ] Related posts: Words from the Winner of the Chaco Waves for Change Art Contest. Click here to view the embedded video. Plastics. Our world is quite literally inundated with them. Plastics such as these, which often flow into waterways and end up in the ocean, break down into small pieces but never go away.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Green] Popular Wind-Powered Bamboo Landmine Detonator Needs Support
    Enter Massoud Hassani and the biodegradable bamboo “minesweeper” featured previously on Green Prophet. Land mines kill 42 people every month. They’re all over Egypt, where Bedouins frequently lose limbs while daring desert treks , and in 81 other countries around the globe. Land mines are a plague. This is a potential cure.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
    [Green] Free documentary Films Archive
    For 30 years New Mexico-based Reynolds and his green disciples have devoted their time to advancing the art of "Earthship Biotecture" by building self-sufficient, off-the-grid communities where design and function converge in eco-harmony. Documentary Green Permaculture Media EducationBut is fracking safe? Watch and see. D.I.Y.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
    [Green] Birding Suriname and Brownsberg
    Channel-billed and Red-billed Toucans are joined by Green and Black-necked Aracaris as they feed on fruiting trees around the resort rooms. Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, Capuchinbird, Red Fan Parrot, Guianan Toucanet, White Bellbird, Grey-winged Trumpeters, Black Currasow. Interested yet? Well, you should be. Answer the call. a.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013
    [Green] Tune in, plug out
    In some places, such as NYC, it is now illegal to walk across the road with earphones in your ears and you can get arrested for jaywalking even if you happen to cross on a zebra crossing and with the light being green. However, being aware of your surroundings is the best defense against muggings and worse.
  • CONSERVATION HAWAII  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2009
    [Green] Implementing Alternative Energy Sources in the Hawaiian Islands
    Tags: Building Green Building
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2011
    [Green] Would You Get Arrested to Save the Planet? Take the poll.
    Green Prophet’s eco-hero Bill McKibben tells activists to become more confrontational. McKibben tells Green Prophet’s Arwa that it’s time to be more confrontational, and gets arrested practicing what he’s preached. Is that a safe thing for us in the Middle East? And would you do it? Take the poll. What are you?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2011
    [Green] Most Wanted Birds in Brazil
    Erika Wilson would like to see a Green-and-rufous Kingfisher in order to complete a set of sightings. The Green-and-rufous Kingfisher Chloroceryle inda is the species I would most like to see in Brazil. Seeing a Green-and-rufous Kingfisher take a crab would be the best behavioral sighting I can imagine. Come quickly!” Please.
  • CONSERVATION HAWAII  |  SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011
    [Green] Legacy Land Conservation Program Seeking Proposals
    Environment Living Green Sustainability Wildlife ConservationIn an effort to protect Hawaii’s natural, cultural, and historical resources, the Legacy Land Conservation Program (LLCP) was created.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
    [Green] New Eco-bus Showcased in San Francisco
    The Connected Bus is a hybrid vehicle and 95% emission free, which will offset the emissions of 55,000 car journeys each year, but the designers have understood that the key to its success as a green vehicle is making bus travel more appealing for commuters and travelers and encouraging them to get out of their cars.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
    [Green] Container Gardening: The Best 16 Plants for Your Home Garden
    Lettuce: Lettuce is infinitely versatile and with so many varieties of this ubiquitous salad green it’s hard not to love it! Green Living Ideas is part of a funny project that allows bloggers all over the world to be involved in a large-scale Bingo game. Green Living Ideas would like to thank Content Amp for sponsoring this post.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
    [Green] New English-Arabic Dictionary of Environmental Terms
    Researcher Moshe Terdamana has published the dictionary that fits this dilemma on  Green Compass Research. More linguistic twisters on Green Prophet: Locavore, Shmocavore – Just Call Me An Ecotarian. The Tomato Has 790 Names! :: Green Compass Research. A useful new resource for eco-writers in the Middle East, now online.
  • GREEN FURNITURE HOME DESIGN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
    [Green] Katedra: The Gorgeous Modern Desk That Charges Your Phone
    Just place your phone on the top of the desk, which boasts a built-in wireless phone charger and while you work you can see it turn from white to red to green as the phone gets charged up! Named Katedra, and designed for Donar d.o.o., Desks Desnahemisfera katedra desk modern desk phone charging desk
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 2013
    [Green] Another sequester casuality?
    Even a name change couldn't save the blog formerly known as Green, Inc  (at least I can finally let go of my irritation at the name change ): The Times is discontinuing the Green blog, which was created  to track environmental and energy news and to foster lively discussion of developments in both areas.  
  • THE GO GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009
    [Green] Homemade Pen Holder From Recycled Jewel Cases
    Tags: Green Crafts Jewel Cases Pen Holder
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Green] PlanetSolar demonstrates viability of solar boats feeding energy to grid
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. UKs largest solar park to supply green energy to national grid. 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. gallery //.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2011
    [Green] Worldwide Coral Reefs Are In “Dire Threat”
    Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ???????????? Coral reefs are more than just a pretty place for divers to pass their time. Up 15% since 1998, the report “Reefs at Risk&# found that 75% of the world’s coral reefs are currently threatened. Is nothing holy anymore?
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2013
    [Green] Nature Sends a Message: Massive Flooding in Calgary.
    Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Featured Events Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Alberta Canada awareness business Calgary Floods CBC News climate change Climate disrupting climate disruption evacuation Extreme Weather green health media Oil and Gas Industry
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Green] Processing Plastics
    Green News Green Tips It’s by far one of the most questionable and most durable products on the planet, it’s used everywhere from baby bottles to construction sites, and it’s probably somewhere in your sight right now. It’s plastic. . Plastics are most often recycled not just for environmental reasons, but for economic ones as well.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
    [Green] Oil Train Explosions: A Timeline in Pictures
    Related Stories 3 Climate Messages That Win The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger Cloud Peak Posts Its Biggest Coal Export Loss Ever. At 7:15 this morning, yet another crude oil train erupted into an inferno, this time near a small town in central North Dakota. We will update this post as new explosions occur. used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] How To Insulate Your Hot Water Heater Tank
    Check out this video to get an idea of what it should look like when you’re done: If you’re looking for more ways to save energy and money around your home, check out our green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website! Sharpie. Vinyl Tape. Scissors or Box Cutter. Gloves.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
    [Green] A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Color And Temperature
    Also, be sure to check out some of our green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website! Photo courtesy of Super Bright LEDs , Bravo Light , The post A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Color And Temperature appeared first on Green Living Ideas.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014
    [Green] A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Style
    Also, be sure to check out some of our green home improvement projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website! Photos courtesy of Feit Electric , Wise Geek , Direct Industry , Traders City , Lamp Tech , The post A Guide To Understanding Modern Light Bulbs: Style appeared first on Green Living Ideas.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014
    [Green] How To Check Your Pool And Hot Tub Filters
    Be sure to check out more of our green home improvement  projects: Green Living Ideas, after all, is a top 20 home improvement website ! The post How To Check Your Pool And Hot Tub Filters appeared first on Green Living Ideas. However, changing out these filters is a quick and easy task. Just follow these easy steps.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014
    [Green] How To Set The Temperature On Your Hot Water Tank
    If you’re looking for more ways to save energy, check out some of our other Green Home Improvement ideas, like how to set the temperature in your fridge/freezers. After all, Green Living Ideas is a top 20 home improvement site ! The post How To Set The Temperature On Your Hot Water Tank appeared first on Green Living Ideas.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
    [Green] Dirty Fuels: Bad for Public Health, the Environment, and Your Investments
    Dirty Fuels Dirty Money (oil) Green Transportation Natural Gas Oil Tar Sands As if fossil fuel's massive climate impacts weren't enough, there is another powerful reason we should leave them in the ground: they're a bad investment. Click through to see the whole thing! -- Courtenay Lewis, Sierra Club Beyond Oil Campaign.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
    [Green] Sustainable is possible
    Green Life-style Sustainability Sustainable-development "Ma''ikwe Schaub Ludwig is the Executive Director of Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, the pioneering sustainability educator who heads up Ecovillage Education US, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Fellowship for Intentional Community.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [Green] Samso: The energy self-sufficient island
    As the location for next month's UN climate change summit, this comes as a huge propaganda win for Denmark, who can now boast a region that can be used by the rest of the planet as the blueprint for future green energy production. Future Sustainable-development Energy GreenHe sent the plan to Copenhagen and it won. He paid 1.2
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 26, 2010
    [Green] Human waste could be fertiliser and power source
    Here is the what, why and how of green manure BLOG Atlantic Rising: Ghana's slums recycle Western waste The slums of Accra in Ghana are being used as a dumping ground for Western consumer waste, including toxic electrical components. Tags: Energy Waste-management Green
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2009
    [Green] Auroville - Ecovillage
    Tags: Sustainable-development Green Community
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2009
    [Green] The Omnivore's Next Dilemma
    Tags: Life-style Food Green Movie
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2008
    [Green] Eco-Products Directory 2008: For Sustainable Production and Consumption
    Tags: Sustainable-development Ebook Green
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
    [Green] Vision of a Future by Design
    Tags: Future Sustainable-development Green
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2008
    [Green] Who can change the world?
    Tags: Music Life-style Green
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2008
    [Green] Sustainable Societies Diagram
    Tags: Sustainable-development Green Design Eco-design
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011
    [Green] Connecting the Profound: Jewish Passover and the Environment
    Green Prophet is always looking to religious sources for answering the complex challenges that the world faces today in the green movement. Here I dig up an old interview from 2007, on the green connection to Judaism’s Passover and the environment. Tomorrow night the Jewish holiday of Passover begins. For more reading: 1.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014
    [Green] A One-Liner to Explain your Thanksgiving Food Choices to Family. {Video}
    Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Green Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) chew full hunger mindful eating portion size thankful thanksgiving video By food choices I don’t mean vegetarianism, I mean feeding our bodies in a way that is kind.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
    [Green] Offshore crescent-shaped moons and modular land buildings for futuristic metropolis
    ” Long time Green Prophet readers will know that Dubai and other Gulf nations have a thing for artificial islands , despite the overwhelming evidence that demonstrates how their construction is not conducive to healthy marine environments.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
    [Green] Human-Based Gelatin? Yum!
    More on creepy synthetic foods to avoid on Green Prophet: “Humanized&# Milk From a Cow. Human genetic material – coming to your marshmallows and Jello soon? Reading the ingredients list in any processed food is always thought-provoking. Like a puzzle or a good detective story, right? There’s no question of cannibalism.
  • CONSERVATION HAWAII  |  SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011
    [Green] Abercrombie Vetoes Food Safety Bill
    Environment Living Green SustainabilityAlthough the words “security” and “safety” are often used interchangeably, when preceded by the word “food”, the terms take on different, sometimes conflicting meanings.  Food security, according to the World Health Organization, is built upon three pillars: food availability, food access, and food use.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Freekah, Feta and Fig Salad
    Freekah is one of Green Prophet’s favorite superfoods. Always searching for new ways to cook with this light-green grain, I found it featured in the Lebanese-inspired Dirty Kitchen Secrets blog by Bethany. This hearty freekah-based salad combines earthy, pungent, and sweet tastes. Perfect for winter eating. 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015
    [Green] Skylights – An Eco-Friendly Way To Light Up Your Home, and a Hawaii Case Study
    The post Skylights – An Eco-Friendly Way To Light Up Your Home, and a Hawaii Case Study appeared first on Green Living Ideas. ” Well, if you’re like most people, your biological impulse is driving you to seek natural light. It’s unnatural for us.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
    [Green] Fungi Could Clean Pollution, Give Fuel and Food: Egypt Research
    Its not the first time that Green Prophet covers stories on how Egyptian scientists are applying science to public policy. Ahmed Abdel Azim and his team at Suez Canal University advance research in mycology (fungi). Fungi for waste and soil pollution. While Hekmat M. Morshedy, a Ph D. Fungi for Fuel. Fungi for food security.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
    [Green] Gardening ‘prescriptions’ keep growing
    This topic will be discussed by leading healthcare professionals at a forthcoming conference ‘Prescribing Gardening - making green care a natural part of the health service’ on Wednesday 27th May in London. Doctor Cavanagh, GP at Brook Green Medical Centre and CCG board member will be looking at ‘Gardening for health – a GP’s perspective’.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Green] All environmentalists are idiots too*
    The conference, organised by the Venezuelan government, saw 130 green activist groups meet to discuss their demands. The declaration also condemned the idea of having a so-called "Green Economy", saying this was nowhere near radical enough, and only the end of the capitalist system would solve the problem of climate change.
  • LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013
    [Green] Investment in Sustainable Energy Will Lead to Future Savings
    It seems parts of the world blessed with an abundance of sunshine but cursed by an insatiable demand for energy are slowly but surely climbing aboard the green sustainability bandwagon. And none too soon given the frequent and lengthening power outages and cutbacks threatening the quality of life of many tens of millions of citizens. [.].
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2013
    [Green] Cartoon: Why elephant doesn’t offer an Entertainment section.
    Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) 1984 elephant entertainment huxley mission orwell This Cartoon reminds us why Buddhism is not a fan of Entertainment.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2009
    [Green] Urban Forests Key to International Climate Responses
    And did I mention that green streets aren't bad looking either? Tags: Urban Green Forest A study released yesterday [ press release ] by Georgia Tech planning Professor Brian Stone recommends planting millions of trees to create extensive new urban forests as a key part of international climate response plans. Congress.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 12, 2008
    [Green] Japanese Zero Emissions Home Unveiled for G8 Summit
    From Jetson Green's blog In conjunction with The Hokkaido Toyako G8 Summit in Japan occurring right now from July 7-9, 2008, Japan and Sekisui House have released details of The Zero Emissions House , a high-tech, prefabricated home designed in the vernacular of traditional Japan. Tags: Energy Green Eco-design don't you?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
    [Green] "Business as unusual"
    From the blog formerly known as Green, Inc. : a growing number of graduate business programs are offering electives in topics like carbon accounting, corporate social responsibility and lean manufacturing techniques to reduce waste and environmental impact. You can’t just approach your next job with green glasses on,” she said. 
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, JULY 4, 2011
    [Green] My new recipe for 4th of July Bean Dip
    made a vegan version last night for a fireworks party -- without the beef and olives and only 50% of the green chiles (I can't handle hot). Combine refried beans, corn, green chilies, salsa, taco sauce, tomatoes, olives, ground beef, and the sautéed onions. Cooking Time: 15 minutes. Cook on medium low while stirring constantly.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
    [Green] Why Buy What You Can Make?
    At the Baird ranch during Our Green Year, we are doing the same by spending a portion of our week making a variety of products, including butter, ice cream, apple juice and pop. Green Guides Green Tips Our civilization has become one of convenience. Butter for example, will often have a large amount of salt in it.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
    [Green] How to Have a Greener Backyard
    As far as green backyards go, the grass and plant life are good places to start. Green Guides Green Tips Its summer time and many people are taking advantage of the warm weather to spend time outdoors and in the backyard. There are barbecues, gardening, and backyard games going on in every neighborhood across the nation.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Green] Sanserif Creatius Carves A Cardboard Table With Arabic Devotion
    Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ???????????? Sanserif Creatius is not the first designer to notice the jewels that comprise ancient Arabic art, design, and architecture. But what is most remarkable about the Mustafá table is the material out of which it was carved.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2012
    [Green] Organic Farming Boom in Palestine
    Read more about green movements in Palestine: Mapping Palestine’s Environmental Civil Society – The Good, the Bad and the Uncooperative. A back-to-the-land movement is blossoming in the Palestinian Authority, the United Nation’s newest nonmember observer state. “The Palestinian future is in the land.” Whose life is it changing?”.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Green] What Ever Happened to the Stormwater Rules?
    Washington state was ready at last to get serious about cleaning up polluted runoff through the use of rain gardens, permeable pavement, and other green strategies. Installing a green roof at the University of Michigan, photo from Flickr’s Cory Seeman, Creative Commons. Remember the Puget Sound stormwater permits ?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Green] A Thousand Student Scouts Clean Jeddah Shores
    On 23rd September, 2011, Saudi Arabia went “green” in its streets and environmental policies to celebrate 81 years as a Kingdom. The scouts are carrying a keep-clean message across the nation, aiming to educate peers and adults alike about the importance of keeping the country an exemplar of green activism.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014
    [Green] Oil Spill Prevention: Increase Domestic Drilling
    Environment Green News domestic drilling Exxon Valdez gallon marina oil pipelines river spills tankers More and more oil spills make their way to the front page of the news. In Winnipeg Beach on July 17, a tanker spilled oil into the marina. These incidences have stirred debates as to how to prevent oil spills from occurring.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, MAY 31, 2014
    [Green] Shade Trees Can Trim Dollars From Your Energy Bill
    Environment Green News We have stood in the shade and felt it all along. Now, a new study has come along to prove it and equate it with energy savings. It documents the possible energy savings through the right placement of trees around a house. Not impressed? Just multiply the small change with the number of houses in California.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
    [Green] Turn Out the Lights!
    Green Tips Light pollution may seem like a less serious form of waste than its notorious toxic or chemical cousins, but a map like this showing the amount of light reflected up and away from the planet at night indicates clearly just how much wasted light we actually generate. Keep your porch light off at night. Even install a timer.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014
    [Green] NEON – Can It Become an Ecological Hubble Telescope?
    Environment Green News A new initiative called NEON – the National Ecological Network Observatory program hopes to bring ecological research from the arcane world of researchers to the doorstep of the common man. By 2016, we could see the first flood of data coming through. NEON will connect the existing field stations across the U.S.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Green] Arctic Treeline Could Shift 500 Km North Forced By Climate Change
    Environment Green News Climate change is most perceptible in the Arctic and the Antarctic. Melting ice-floes or snow shorn mountains, ecosystem changes are immediately apparent. Bu 2100 the nature of the Arctic ecosystem may change markedly as trees could grow 500 km (300 miles) further north. The tree line is moving north quite rapidly.”.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
    [Green] There’s a Huge Garbage Patch on the Atlantic Too
    Environment Green News You might have heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. That almost continental sized accumulation of plastic debris situated in remote waters between California and Hawaii. Now, you can hop over and see its cousin – on the Atlantic Ocean. The growing garbage patch on the Atlantic has been ignored till now.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
    [Green] Innovative Idea: Eco-Houses Inspired By Lego Bricks
    Environment Green News It’s quite easy to put together a Lego house. We all have done it during our wonder years. But would you live in one? No, the house isn’t made from the familiar red-yellow colored Lego bricks but the inspiration comes from there. Eco-houses may soon be the norm rather than the exception.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
    [Green] China’s Pollution And Us
    Environment Green News China china coal plants china pollution consumerism With the 2008 Summer Olympic Games starting up tomorrow, there is a great deal of emphasis on the pollution in China. Many in North America decry the pollution in China, but they do not realize that their pollution is our problem in more ways than one.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
    [Green] Natural Glow: Fabulous Summer Skin Care Tips
    Green Tips eco-friendly skin care natural summer skin care skin care tips summer skin care tips Sunscreen is the top product for protecting your skin against the sun’s harmful rays. However, it’s not the only ingredient for a naturally glowing face and body. Your skin also needs a variety of antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Green] Excessive Groundwater Mining Drying up India’s Water Resources
    Environment Green News Large swathes of India suffers from chronic water shortages, but much of India makes do with groundwater that ‘seems’ plentiful. It is in fact an illusion as the water table is in danger of being wiped out due to over reliance on it as a readymade water source. The data is available through the study.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014
    [Green] U.S. High Speed Rail Announced
    Environment Green News President Obama announced on Thursday tentative plans for high-speed rail systems across the United States. President Obama is hoping to not only increase public transportation across the country but also wants to be more equal to European counterparts. There is no reason why we can‘t do this.”.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [Green] Times Need To Change Or Eco-Debt Will Bankrupt Humanity
    Climate Change Environment Green News The world is full of dire warnings these days, and the warning from the WWF in their Living Planet Report is especially dire. In the report, it states that wildlife populations across the planet have decreased by one-third in the past 35 years alone.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Green] Understanding Waste Decomposition
    Green Tips The problem with our species is that we tend to look in the short term, and not the long term like we should. We burn fossil fuels now because the worry of raised sea levels and climate catastrophe is 90 years away (or possibly sooner). One area where short term thinking really hurts the environment is with garbage. Mono-filament.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Green] Cleaning Alternatives May Carry Tiny Particles
    After all, DDT was also hailed as the next big breakthrough for agricultural pests … Environment Green Tips E-cloth nanoparticles silver I am trying to reduce my use of household chemicals. The vapours are just plain noxious. And, after trying to clean while holding a baby, it’s simpler to use baking soda and vinegar.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
    [Green] Earthquakes: Protecing Yourself Against Mother Nature
    Green Tips The recent earthquake disaster in Haiti makes you think about what you would do during one. Within 45 seconds, Haiti was obliterated…could you find a safe place in your home to go to within this short time period? In a situation like this, you have more chance of surviving if you’re prepared for an event like this.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014
    [Green] A New Fuel Saving Car Engine Called IRIS
    Environment Green News Isn’t it amazing that the internal combustion engine has hardly seen a major innovation since Nikolaus Otto and Gottlieb Daimler developed the design in the 1870s and 1880s? Theoretically and functionally it has stayed the same. The only thing that has evolved seems to be the way a car looks. The rest is wasted heat.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [Green] Pacific Islanders Open New Front in Environmental Battle against a Czech Power Plant
    Environment Green News Copenhagen was the beginning of eco-battles between the developed and developing nations of the world. If that wasn’t enough, the latest ecological dispute involving a Pacific island and a European country, both separated by oceans and a distance of 6000 miles is a definite pointer. The dispute is versus Czechoslovakia.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
    [Green] A Quick Comparison: Louisiana Oil Spill of 2010 vs. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill of 1989
    Environment Green News News has been buzzing about the catastrophic oil spill that occurred from a British Petroleum (BP) offshore drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, but this isn’t the first and it won’t be the last oil spill the U.S. witnesses. Remember the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989? Exxon Valdez Oil Spill of 1989.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014
    [Green] The Wheel Comes Full Circle for the Humble Flywheel
    Alternative Energy Environment Green News Solar Power Wind Power We might remember them as one of the catalysts of the Industrial Revolution, but the flywheel has older antecedents. Much older in fact…dating right back to the Neolithic age. Flywheels have been used for everything, from a potter’s wheel to the steam engine.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Green] What is e-waste and how can we avoid it
    Environment Green Guides Everyday we hear new words being coined thanks to the strides in technology. We look at the innovations to be all pervasive with a very short life span and thanks to that we now have a new problem called e-waste. It can leak into the ground soil, cause vaporization of toxic gases and result into uncontrolled fires.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014
    [Green] Efforts to Reduce Pollution
    Environment Green News Fishing for Energy Maryland ocean pollution Spain trees Managing and reducing pollution will always be a concern, because there are so many sources of waste. When you limit the trips you take in your car, decrease your consumption of meat and recycle your garbage, you are making a positive impact on the environment.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
    [Green] Taking Electronics to the Spin Platform
    Green News eco-friendly electronics spintronics It seems like the electronic age can’t get any better. With the convenience of cell phones, laptops, wireless reading devices and even social media outlets, it has caused us to be connected and closed off all at the same time. Recently, researchers at Ohio State University presented spintronics.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2013
    [Green] How to Recycle More and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
    Green Tips compost recycling The benefits of recycling are self-evident. What may not be, however, are ways in which you can recycle more and thus, reduce your carbon footprint. It is simply about making conscious choices and sometimes, not taking the easy way out. Use refillable water bottles. The U.S. Simple choices can make a difference.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013
    [Green] Bill Gates Says Promised Climate Funds May Hit Health Aid
    Environment Green News According to Bill Gates, increased spending by developed countries on combating environmental issues in the developed world could sidetrack health projects. The concern over the trade-off was expressed by the world’s richest man and now also one of its leading philanthropists. He put up the example of Italy.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
    [Green] Crying for Help – Are Borneo’s Wild Orchids
    Environment Green News There is a rich variety of orchids in the forests of Borneo which happens to be the third largest island in the world. The orchids that are found here are rare, with an exotic aroma and beauty. There are about 2500-3000 orchids that are found here. Reports suggest that we may not have any forests left in Borneo by 2010.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013
    [Green] Barcodes Protect Tropical Rainforests from Illegal Logging
    Environment Green News Barcodes are so common in consumer items that we barely notice them. Most of them probably don’t even understand its significance. But in the effort against illegal logging, barcodes could offer an innovative solution. It’s tagging the precious hardwood tropical trees with barcodes. Image: Wikimedia Commons.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
    [Green] Nature Takes…Nature Gives It Back in Haiti: Solar Power Comes To the Rescue
    Environment Green News The scale of destruction in Haiti has been so massive that it has also resulted in all power resources shutting down. The earthquake has cause almost totalitarian damage to whatever this poor country had in the name of infrastructure. Electricity is a basic necessity. Something which is comparatively cheaper.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
    [Green] What You Need To Know About Recycling Your Tires
    Environment Green Tips We all know that tires are made of rubber, and are under the impression that rubber is a renewable resource. However, you’ll be surprised to know that more than 90% of all tires are made of synthetics. And of course all of us know what a problem these synthetics can be. So how can you extend the life of your tire?
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [Green] Paper Recycling Facts That May Surprise You
    Green Tips forests paper recycling Paper products serve a purpose in most aspects of your life, from the magazine you read to the carton containing the eggs you eat for breakfast to the bill you receive in the mail. Even with its widespread use, paper materials are some of the most easily and most often recycled.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
    [Green] Weathering the Storm
    Environment Green News global warming Gustav Hanna hurricanes Ike Josephine storms tropical The East Coast isn’t out of harm’s way yet. Hurricanes are lining up one after another spiraling their way to the shorelines. Shortly after Gustav hit the Louisiana coast, Hanna, Ike and Josephine were following right behind.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    [Green] Radical Aircraft Design for Greener Skies By 2015
    Environment Green News British low cost short haul carrier easyJet has unveiled plans for a radical new design that could lessen aviations impact on the environment. Dubbed the ‘easyJet ecoJet’ , it could take to the skies as early as 2015. It would also be 25 percent quieter. The easyJet ecoJet is realistic and it is achievable.”.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013
    [Green] The Basics of Hydroponic Gardening
    Environment Green Tips What is hydroponic gardening? Well, if you’re looking for a more efficient way to grow a garden this year, this type of gardening might be the answer you’re looking for. The word “hydroponic” can be cut down into two Greek words. You might already be familiar with “hdyro,” which means water and “ponics” means labor.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [Green] Perchlorate In Baby Formula
    Environment Green News It seems that parents can never let down their vigilance. Not that this is news, but the issues seem to keep coming from left-field. The latest concern centres on powdered formula made from cow’s milk. The results have been published in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
    [Green] The Truth About Organic Food
    Green News Are you one of those health conscious people who believe that the best food to eat is organic food? Do you willingly more pay for your organic food than the normally grown food to give your body better nutrients? If your answer to one of these questions is yes, then read on. But this may not be entirely true.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
    [Green] Greenpeace Brings Out the 10th Guide to Greener Electronics
    Climate Change Environment Green News The Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics is thought to be a barometer of the electronic sector’s environmental sensitivity. If the latest reports are anything to go, most of the major electronic giants have fallen short of reducing carbon emissions. Source: Greenpeace.
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