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  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Green] Environmental Economics: Beach hardening: market vs non-market values
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Green] Hole-bait*
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Green] NCAA tourney quote of the day (grrrrr)
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Green] The only thing I ask is that you please not treat me like a celebrity
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
    [Green] A Week on the Matador Ranch
    As I write this, the grass is thick, dewy and green, the singing of birds can be heard in the morning, prairie dog puppies are starting to emerge from their holes and the girls are eagerly anticipating their first glimpses of the baby antelope soon to come. 'Photo: © Jolynn Messerly. y Jolynn Messerly, Matador Ranch Operations Administrator.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
    [Green] The Daily Show Takes On Fracking
    When a well exploded in Greene County, PA killing one person, Chevron “came to the rescue with immediate compensation”: they offered 100 residents $12 gift certificates to a local pizzeria. 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has taken a look into fracking and has uncovered the “minor downsides” to natural gas extraction. Mandvi asked.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Green] Camera Trap Chronicles: The Mathews Mountains of Kenya
    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. 'Spotted hyenas were among the many species recorded by camera traps during an expedition to the Mathews Mountains of Kenya.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014
    [Green] Lek at This, Billboard Fins and Shrinking Goats
    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. 'Male sage grouse displaying in a lek. Photo by Flickr user Rob Crow through a Creative Commons licencse. Extinction Countdown). Yale E360). Nature).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Green] Tej, Ethiopian Honey Beer RECIPE
    By this time, you will see fermentation and get a head full of alcoholic odor from the dark green, grainy brew. Note: if kept more than a day in the fridge, the Tej will turn green. Lift a mug while reading more about beer on Green Prophet: White House Honey Beer Recipes. An Ethiopian friend supervised my making Tej at home.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013
    [Green] To the Dead Sea from the Red Sea Looks To Be Dead
    EDAMA is an Arabic word meaning “sustainability” Green Prophet’s reported extensively on the Red-to-Dead project which would pump 1.2 The EIA and related feasibility study recommend proceeding with the project the green light, but the findings illustrate that the concept is flawed. Image of Red to Dead project by David Shankbone.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Green] Palestinian Villagers and Israeli Environmentalists Join Forces to Protect Ancient Artefacts
    Mapping Palestine’s Green Civil Society. Refugee Camp in Bethlehem Sprouts Green Rooftops. Palestinian villagers have joined forces with Israeli environmentalists to stop the separation wall from destroying ancient agricultural artefacts which will soon be declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Flickr.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
    [Green] Bureaucracy Slows Israel’s Solar Energy Progress
    Feed-in tariffs have allowed green alternative energy systems to compete with legacy technology in Israel and elsewhere. In a Jerusalem Post article published early last month, Arava Power Company CEO Jon Cohen said that such low feed-in tariffs would cause Israel’s green energy possibilities to “slip between our fingers.” 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Green] Creative Urban Planning for Play Time in Jordan
    Contrary to popular myth, according to Tareeq, children don’t need massive green parks to live a vibrant life. Play space doesn’t have to be especially green. My nephews are fortunate. They live on a verdant property called Hungrytown Hollow among enormous trees and bucolic rolling hills outside Charlottesville, Virginia.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
    [Green] Heavy Smokers Get Textual Healing
    Phones convey environmental messages: Green Prophet’s reported on an SMS campaign that encourages water conservation in Jordan.  Green Prophet hopes you answer the call to quit. Want to quit smoking? There’s There’s an app for that. We live on our phones. They feed our demand for immediate information.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Green] Global Warming Threatens Wild Grains – And Our Daily Bread
    Eviatar Nevo from the Institute of Evolution, wheat and barley grains taken from locations across Israel over 1980, 2008 and 2009 were green-house grown upon gathering. The More on wheat and food from Green Prophet: Pest-Resistant Super Wheat From Israel. Sturdy wild wheat and barley are essential for humanity’s survival.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] A Carbon Pollution Policy with All the Fixin’s
    But just charging polluters without any other policies is like eating turkey by itself with no cranberry sauce or stuffing to make it delicious, no mashed potatoes, green beans and yams to round out the meal, and no pie to sweeten the experience. 'A purely regulatory approach to cutting carbon is like Thanksgiving dinner without the turkey.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
    [Green] Laser technology to power heads-up display systems for cars
    The PicoP consists of three laser guns that project red, blue and green light on a 1 mm wide silicon mirror that tilts on two axes. New technology, based on a small laser display engine developed by Microvision, appears set to overcome many of the problems with previous heads-up displays. Laser System Paints Information on the Road Ahead.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
    [Green] Superheroes and the Birds
    The Black Canary is among the top heroes of the DC universe, rubbing shoulders with Superman and Batman in the Justice League and even marrying the Robin Hood-like Green Arrow. You see, everyone knows the bats, wolverines, spiders and cats get their turn as well known superheroes, but what about the birds?
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2011
    [Green] SO Many Ways to LOVE the OCEAN: Crystal Thornburg-Homcy airdropped into the Swell life…
    Crystal grows her own array of greens and veggies (check out her blog at  www.cravegreens.blogspot.com ) and focuses on clean, conscious living. It’s A few days later, my friend and fellow Patagonia Surf Ambassador stepped off the plane onto the airstrip just a half-mile south of where Swell was anchored inside the atoll. Cigua-What??
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
    [Green] Seasickness and Trawling in Raratonga
    Among the halibates (little black water bugs), the mictophid (the small fish seen in the photo), and gastropods (purple pearl-like invertebrates), we found five small pieces of plastic fishing line, a plastic needle and a dozen white, green and blue plastic fragments. Trawling for plastic also did not take place as much as I had hoped.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [Green] The First Rule of Sailing | Wend Magazine - iWend
    Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! Magazine Blog iWend Greenery Digital Edition Wend Your Way Subscribe iWend What is iWend? Submissions Share this: Tweet Share The First Rule of Sailing Liz Clark February 21st, 2011 The Voyage of Swell “You know what the first rule of sailing is? Makes her a home.” Mal Reynolds, Serenity Love makes magic! Close
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
    [Green] How to Avoid a Federal Budget Train Wreck
    Back in June 2012, when Congress fashioned this provision in order to avoid a default on the total federal debt, the Green Scissors Campaign , a left-right coalition, proposed a better idea. Let’s take a look at how the Green Scissors recommendations would affect the Northwest. But first, a bit of background. Bridges in Oregon.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2013
    [Green] Awareness: 6 Tips for Getting Clear on What You Want. | elephant.
    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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2011
    [Green] Find Last-Minute Christmas Gifts at 6 Sustainable Stores in the Middle East
    Bahrain’s Green Bar. Bahrain’s Green Bar is run by Reem Al-Khalifa, who sells wonderful lotions and potions filled with local floral oils and natural ingredients. Ekotribe and The Green Eco Store. The wonderful thing about living in the Middle East is that we have so many holidays each year. Reversed Garbage.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Green] Can Floodplain Forest Restoration Reduce the Gulf’s Dead Zone?
    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.  . 'By John Shuey, director of science, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana. Wabash River. Photo: © Cristina Rutter.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012
    [Green] Refugee Remedies Aid Climate Change Victims in New York
    Green Prophet’s reported that nearly half the world’s population cooks on open fires , which kill nearly two million people every year, with disastrous impact to local environments. Hurricane Sandy bulldozed my home coastline with a ferocity rarely seen outside the big screen. In a crisis, communication is paramount. minutes.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Green] Childhood Obesity in the Gulf Spurs Health Mafia
    Wouldn’t it be great if we could tell parents living in Gulf countries that their kids are getting fat because they’re being fed too many McDonald’s burgers , and have them respond by adding some greens to their diet? But this isn’t what happens. 10 Lashes per burger? The health food mafia.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [Green] 4 Desertec Deals That Make Our Energy Future More Secure
    More Desertec News: Green Prophet at Desertec Conference in Cairo. In just six hours, the deserts receive more energy from the sun than humankind produces in a year, and Desertec is harnessing it. Here is a roundup of the first four deals that make our energy future seem significantly more secure. billion. ”Construction
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [Green] The Garbage Women Of Turkey: Turning Trash Into Trendsetting Handbags
    “For our own employees, Çöp(m)adam is the only source of income,” Hopkins told Green Prophet in an e-mail interview. Turning trash into art and employing women who have never worked for pay before — two difficult tasks that Turkish company  Çöp(m)adam accomplishes at once. Turkey’s recycling culture is largely unseen.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2012
    [Green] Seed Banks Contain Memory, But Not Enough Against GMOs in Lebanon
    Lebanon goes green with seed bank, but can this memory keeper for nature fight GMOs? Lebanon harbors over 2600 plant species of which 119 are counted to be endemic. The unique climatic and landscape diversity in Lebanon has shaped 22 bio-climatic zones which fosters one of the most precious ecological services:  genetic diversity.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [Green] Egypt’s Military May Be Using Lethal Teargas
    Following several trips to explore Egypt’s green scene , my fondness for the country has deepened along with my fears for its future. Many people fear that the Egyptian military is using a lethal new brand of teargas to dispel protestors in downtown Cairo. Facebook and twitter feeds are on fire with updates from Tahrir square.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2011
    [Green] Post-Chernobyl Agriculture in Turkey: A Sign Of What’s In Store For Japan?
    After Chernobyl, the Turkish government tried to prevent studies from being conducted on the radioactivity levels and cancer rates in areas around the Black Sea, Numan told Green Prophet in a recent interview. The Black Sea province of Rize is synonymous with tea production in Turkey. The cover-up. The reality. According to ?nci The impact.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Green] Can World’s Oceans Become Extinct?
    We have written time and time again in Green Prophet about environmental dangers to the world’s seas and oceans. Explosive phytoplankton “bloom&# in Pacific Ocean, caused by too much CO2 infusion. Photo credit: NASA. Global warming is causing water temperatures to rise – resulting in invasions of unwanted species like jellyfish.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Green] Make Greener Children With A Patch of Dirt
    When we leave God’s green earth, we have a responsibility to leave it in the same if not better shape for the next generation. The greening of the universe begins with knowing that the earth belongs to everyone. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013
    [Green] Saving Money with Solar and Energy Efficiency in Southern California
    Green Building Council to hold a forum on energy efficiency and solar installations. The forum was the first in a series in 2013 as a part of the USGBC and Sierra Club's Green Home Series. Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « The Latest Great Clean Energy News | Main. TrackBack.
  • MOMS GOING GREEN  |  MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013
    [Green] Meatless Monday: Eggplant Lasagna
    1  large green bell pepper. 'This “lasagna” recipe cuts out the noodles altogether and uses fresh summer eggplant instead. Using Using pre-made sauce cuts down on this dish’s prep time significantly. Ingredients. 1  large red bell pepper. 4  tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil. 3/4  teaspoon(s) dried thyme. Directions.
  • MOMS GOING GREEN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Green] Meatless Monday: Italian rotini pasta with chickpea and kale
    Add any kind of fresh greens you like. Italian rotini pasta with chickpea and kale. The easiest way to wilt the kale for this dish is to dunk it into the pasta cooking water just before you are ready to drain the pasta. Then drain the pasta and kale together. Vegans can simply leave out the parmesan in this dish. tablespoons olive oil.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2013
    [Green] New Science: Mangrove Forests as Incredible Carbon Stores
    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. 'Mangrove in Papua, Indonesia. Photo credit: Ethan Daniels. Mark Spalding is a senior marine scientist at The Nature Conservancy. And we mapped it.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
    [Green] Reforestation for Ozone Removal: An Attractive Option
    Locations with the potential to use reforestation for ozone abatement are shown in green. And local regulators need to be assured that “green-infrastructure” forest solutions will be as robust and reliable as traditional “gray-infrastructure” solutions. 'Smog blankets Houston, Texas. license. metropolitan areas. And U.S.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Green] Victory in California: Troubled San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant Will Close
    broad coalition of community groups, including San Clemente Green, San Onofre Safety, Women’s Energy Matters, Mothers for Peace, and national groups, Friends of the Earth and the Sierra Club, have been working tirelessly to shut down this old and dysfunctional plant for some time. This is a huge victory!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
    [Green] Meat Glue: Is Anybody Talking About It?
    More substances you should know about on Green Prophet: McNuggets? The public was ignorant about the the dangers of smoking till the 1960s. The fashion for meat glue in food seems ominously similar. Finding a scientist to talk about meat glue wasn’t easy. None had even heard of transglutaminase.  How unbiased can that be? Following us so far?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014
    [Green] Jameel prizewinner reinvents the iconic Middle Eastern rug
    'Green Prophet’s brought you the story behind this year’s winner of the Jameel Prize – 3 , an international award for contemporary design inspired by ancient Islamic tradition. But there are nine other finalists who warrant a closer look. Meet fiber artist Faig Ahmed – guaranteed his amazing rugs will trip you up!
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
    [Green] I thought Tim and I were the only ill-informed and self-serving environmental economics bloggers?
      In the absence of Federal legislation, we as a society need someone to be the "green guinea pig" As I have said many times,  the rest of the nation should thank California and send us a check for providing public goods (i.e new ideas) for the rest of the nation and world.  Point #2:  Dr. Point #3:  Dr.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Green] Without Ego: Finding Your True Self With Jesus & Buddha. Interview.
    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.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    [Green] Understanding Yoga Nidra. ~ Mark-Francis Mullen | elephant journal
    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.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
    [Green] Love Me True - A Letter To My Lover - Cindy Lee Lothian | elephant.
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. Green is Free: 15 Creative things to do with Pallets. The Green Pet Community. Want to stay in touch with elephant? or get our popular Daily Wake Up Call. Video. Login.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    [Green] In Synch: Char & Salmon Migrations in Warming Waters
    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. 'Sockeye salmon and char. Photo: © Jonny Armstrong. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. The Prey: Migrating Salmon. Photo: © Jonny Armstrong.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [Green] Enjoy the Fall Migration: Your Guide to Bird Observatories
    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.  . 'Birders and hawk counters line the ridge at Hawk Mountain in Pennsylvania. Photo: Joe Smith. By Joe Smith, ornithologist and restoration ecologist.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Green] Would you use glowing plants or glo-pigs to replace street lamps?
    The US-based company’s vision is developing ornamental plants that serve as green alternatives to electricity-consuming lights. These guys take “green” literally. 'Biotechnology company  Bioglow  has developed the world’s first autoluminescent (light producing) plants. Just like fireflies! In other (disturbing!)
  • MOMS GOING GREEN  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2013
    [Green] Review: Fruit Infusing Water Bottle
    To find out why you should drink more water check out this post on Mind Body Green. 'I had a goal this year to up my water intake and stay hydrated. I’m a busy working mom and I often forget to drink enough water. also don’t like the taste of plain water. tend to drink with lemon or make iced tea. bought for $24.99
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2012
    [Green] Insulation Station: 8 Insulated Jackets That Will Keep You Warm and Active In The Cold
    Active Junky’s Green Gift Guide. Stay warm and insulated this Winter. Here are 8 packable, lightweight and insulated options to keep out the cold so you can stay active. Check out ActiveJunky.com for more 8 more puffy picks. Marmot Greenland Baffled Down Jacket - M. Get Cash Back on the Marmot Greenland Baffled Down Jacket .
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [Green] Adventure Bad-Ass Sarah Outen to Row, Cycle From London to London Solo
    If you’re not yet a subscriber, sign up for the digital edition here to enjoy the instant, green, guiltless pleasure of on-screen Wend and to read Outen’s inspirational feature. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! The route Outen has planned has never before been attempted by anyone–man or woman–before. Please wait.
  • 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.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
    [Green] Don’t forget to shut down that computer!
    of its electricity from hydroelectric and less than 5% from fossil fuels, earning a clean green rating. 'Carbon dioxide has had pretty bad press in recent years. It is blamed as the main culprit responsible for the greenhouse effect – now called global warming by most people. Coal-based power is the common factor. Environment
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2011
    [Green] Review: Justin's Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups are
    They also have a whole section of their website devoted to their green efforts , listing their carbon footprint, the location of their ingredients (on a really cool map), a mention of their solar powered headquarters, and their sustainability goals. Perhaps it was the price: $1.99 for 2 small cup seemed a little steep. Powered by Blogger
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Green] Investing in Seagrass Can Yield Big Returns, But It Requires Patience
    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: Mark Godfrey © 2009 The Nature Conservancy. The twist is, no one gets to cash in on that value until the fish grow up.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Green] Hope on the Prairie: The Black-Footed Ferret Returns to Colorado
    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. . 'Once believed extinct, black-footed ferrets are now returning to native habitat in Colorado and other states. Photo: Chris Pague/TNC. The Release.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
    [Green] Camel Meat Enters The Gourmet World
    More on camel milk and meat from Green Prophet: Camel Milk Beauty Bars. 'If someone offered you camel bourguignon or a camel-burger on a gold-leaf bun, would you think they were kidding? We offered you an affordable recipe for camel burgers in this post. speciality chocolate manufacturers. But it’s not all foodie bling. Health
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Green] Richard Branson Joins, Leonardo DiCaprio Leaves Zayed Future Energy Prize Jury
    Green Prophet attended the 2012 ceremony as part of a Masdar-funded media tour. 'Richard Branson’s recent commitment to this year’s Zayed Future Energy Prize jury speaks volumes not only about Abu Dhabi’s leadership in energy innovation, but also the faith world leaders place in the emirate’s (many) initiatives.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
    [Green] Abu Dhabi Imams Dish Out Sermons on Food Waste
    Green Prophet will be trolling for a post-Ramadan assessment of how well the message was absorbed. 'Imams at mosques across Abu Dhabi recently coordinated on a consistent message to urge people not to waste food. EAD is a government body that aims to create a greener planet. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, every year 1.3
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
    [Green] Nokka Customized Cardboard Furniture for Everyday and Everyone
    Green Lullaby Makes Recycled Dollhouses and Doll Cradles. Upcycled, easily recycled and sturdy cardboard is the base material for Nokka’s furniture. Cardboard is one of those miracle materials that has recently been rediscovered and used widely by sustainable designers.  All of the items are handmade and completely customizable.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
    [Green] WMS Metal Industries Sorts Recyclables and Makes $ With Push of Button
    Though recycling isn’t heavily enforced and residents may not understand the difference between the green and black bins, here’s hoping WMSMI’s device will change the recycling world’s outlook in the UAE. And the best part of this machine may be that it makes money! The However, hope is on the horizon. Literally.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
    [Green] Irish Environmentalist Surfs The Iranian Waves [VIDEO]
    So, she’s a stunning talent with a green heart of gold too. Easkey Britton, a surfing champion and passionate environmentalist, became the first women to surf the Iranian waves. When Easkey Britton walked into the sea in southern Iran with a surfboard in hand, curiosity brought out not only the locals but the police.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
    [Green] New Mekkah Mega-Scheme On The Way
    Despite reassurances that Mekkah would take a more considered approach to construction , a new mega-scheme for the city has just been given the green light. A German company has just secured the contract for a mega project in Mekkah which will house around 160,000 inhabitants. It currently runs six in Saudi Arabia. What do you think?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2012
    [Green] Design School Partners with Wineries to Give Wooden Barrels a Second Life
    Wine companies worldwide may be trying to ‘go green’ by producing organic wines (the wineries of the Middle East being no exception), but even so there is non eco-friendly waste associated with making vino.  I used to be a wine barrel… and now I’m a chess board.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
    [Green] Environmentalists: “Explore Alternatives to Red-Dead Canal Project”
    Following the Israeli Minister’s green light for the Red-Dead Canal project, Friends of the Earth Middle East are calling for alternatives to the project to be fully explored. Since the very start, the Red-Dead Canal project has been fraught with controversy. Photo of Dead Sea coastline via Shutterstock.com. To Red-Dead Canal.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
    [Green] Uzbeki Babies Don’t Need no Stinkin’ Diapers! (VIDEO)
    More on Diapers and Babies: Are Cloth Diapers Green Even in Water-Scarce Middle East? Non-biodegradable diapers are not only an environmental nightmare, but they often cause terrible rashes and cost a fair sum too. So how about mitigating all of these problems by building a Beshik cradle from Uzbekistan? Click here to view the embedded video.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Green] Crazy Kuwaitis Use Shotguns to Kill 12 Flamingos
    We have seen some shocking images of animal abuse on Green Prophet, but this picture of 11 dead flamingos in Kuwait is definitely on our list of the most disturbing. An animal conservationist lines up 11 dead flamingos shot by crazy Kuwaiti yahoos for absolutely no reason at all. The team consulted Dr.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011
    [Green] Canada Cuts UNESCO Funds Based on US Law
    Green Prophet’s Tafline put together an impressive list of UNESCO supported sites in the Middle East and budgetary cuts of now about 25 percent could hurt these sites, which include Egypt’s pyramids and Petra’s pink city in Wadi Rum , preserved for environmental and cultural reasons.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011
    [Green] Jordanians Step Up Nuclear Protests
    Raouf Dabbas, a senior advisor to the Ministry of Environment in Jordan told Green Prophet in a previous article that the country imports around 98% of its oil and energy from the outside and needed to look for sustainable forms of energy. Renewable energy accounts for under 1% of the nation’s current energy mix.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
    [Green] Now Even Big Oil is Getting in on the Geothermal Boom in Indonesia
    There are synergies between oil and geothermal and it makes sense for us to exploit that,” Stephen Green, Chevron’s VP of policy, and government told Bloomberg in an interview in their Jakarta office. Ormat is building a 330 MW geothermal plant in Indonesia’s North Sumatra, and has invested in other Pacific Rim nations too.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Green] Passover Recipe: Traditional Matzah Balls
    More delicious recipes from Green Prophet: World’s Best Baba Ganoush. “Kneidlach&# may be the only Yiddish word that an Israeli knows, but everyone knows that it means matzah balls. People tend to think of Israeli food as typically Middle Eastern, (like our labneh and potato salad with fava beans recipes) and so it most often is.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2011
    [Green] Watch: I’m A Climate Scientist
    With lyrics such as: "We gotta move fast or we’ll be forsaken, Cause we were too busy suckin dick Copenhagen" …and: "The Green house effect is just a theory sucker, Yeah so is gravity float away muther f**cker" …the song really takes a hit at all the dinosaur politicians and mindless deniers out there.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013
    [Green] The Plan: How the U.S. Can Help Stabilize the Climate and Create A Clean Energy Future
    National Green Bank Such a bank would reduce interest rates for investments in emissions reducing technologies and help leverage private capital. 'This is a guest post by Matthew Lichtash. News and World Report recently carried an opinion piece on a new report written by myself and two others, called " The Plan: How the U.S. The U.S.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Green] Real Family Values
    Green and locally based jobs are our best bets: Fund job programs that create and retain jobs at the local level. Give preference to communities with high unemployment and to green jobs. 9 progressive policies to support our families. by Sarah van Gelder Every family needs a place to live. Time is essential to good family life.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
    [Green] Voracious Crabs, Jujitsu Mouse, and the Biggest Data Yet
    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. 'When predators can keep this voracious purple marsh crab in check, marsh grasses stand a better chance. Photo courtesy of Mark Bertness Lab. Wildlife.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010
    [Green] Eco Chic Exhibit Now On at Scandinavia House, NYC
    Proving that “going green” is more than a feel-good fad, Swedish designers collaborated to establish a culture of sustainable fashion. Righteous Fashion. Leave it to the Swedes to put together an exhibit concerning eco fashion that’s both beautiful and seriously thought-provoking. Video by Eco Chick Contributor Alicia Lubowski-Jahn.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
    [Green] Review: Cristina Eisenberg’s The Carnivore 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.  . 'Photo: © Scott Copeland. The Carnivore Way: Coexisting with and Conserving North America’s Predators. By Cristina Eisenberg. Island Press, 2014.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
    [Green] Resilient Sheep, Butterfly Cloud and 10 Vanishing Species
    Send them to mdowns[at]tnc.org.    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. 'Portrait of a sheep and her lamb in the shearing shed of Estancia Monte Dinero, Argentina. Photo © Nick Hall.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [Green] How Fire Can Restore a Forest (TIME LAPSE VIDEO)
    After months of planning and executing this assignment, ecstatic is the only way to describe seeing a lush green forest on the last images on each card. 'Editor’s note: The following guest post is from Rich Reid , an outdoor photographer based in Ojai, California. My assignment sounded simple enough… what could go wrong? Enjoy.
  • GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2011
    [Green] How to maximize the value of your frequent flier miles
    Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE. Favorites from the green brick road Search for your next Los Cabos vacation here.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Green] Home Composting Methods: From Small to Big-Scale
    'Terms like going green and reducing one’s carbon footprint are part of the everyday vernacular. Ironically, one way that people can be part of this increased focus on eco-friendly behavior is by learning about and using a process that has been around for decades—composting. Why Compost? Open Bins. Photo by Andy Carter.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012
    [Green] Meet Bill McKibben – the man who crushed the Keystone XL pipeline
    Bill McKibben is a mild-mannered Vermont journalist who engineered history’s largest green protest and derailed a $7 billion oil pipeline. The Boston Globe has an interesting article about “the man who crushed the Keystone XL pipeline”. And more recently McKibben has played a key role in the Keystone XL pipeline protests. greenblog.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
    [Green] Volkswagen all set to unveil its newest iteration of the Jetta with a hybrid drivetrain
    In fact, the German automaker has previously dabbled with a multitude of green technologies to give low emission variants of Jettas in the form hydrogen fuel, biofuel and even electric powered drivetrains. The green credentials are continued on the inside of the vehicle, with seats upholstered in fully recycled ecotec fabric.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Green] Tracking a Secretive Snake on the Prairie
    The study is part of a larger effort to document the effects of patch-burn grazing, an innovative conservation grazing technique I covered in a previous Cool Green Science post. 'Plains hog-nosed snake. Photo: Jeff LeClere. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. One of the most mysterious creatures around is finally having its cover blown.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Mideast holiday lights seen from space
    So, with the exception of the green laser menorah projected onto a landfill in Ariel Sharon park near Tel Aviv, typical Hanukkah celebrations aren’t bright enough to be seen from space. 'NASA scientists are using the Suomi NPP satellite to photograph the earth at night. They are studying natural phenomenon as well as light pollution.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012
    [Green] Melilla Pics: Where Christians, Jews and Muslims Get Along Just Fine
    Flights are available of course, but we’d be reneging our responsibility as green-minded travelers if we encouraged you to take one. Melilla is a curious place at the tip of North Africa that proves people with different cultural and religious backgrounds can get along perfectly well. Everything is just  so good. Berber tea too.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
    [Green] Univerve’s Algae to Biofuel Your Car
    Hoping to reach the market when the product and timing is right, the young Israeli company Univerve plans to turn algae — the green slimy microorganisms you skim from ponds and pools — into the perfect third-generation biofuel. Algae have a higher yield per acre over time without taking up precious farmland.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2009
    [Green] Ecouterre: The Power of Good Design in Eco Fashion
    The great design mind behind the web’s most popular green design blog, Inhabitat , has now launched a gorgeous new site dedicated to eco fashion, called Ectouterre. Jill says: I don’t think that mainstream pop-culture is paying enough attention to this issue, and I don’t think the green movement really is either.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013
    [Green] Catalonian Spring
    Through the Rat-penat houses, enveloped in their lush green gardens, the road winds up the edge of a limestone gorge towards the  Garraf  natural park (pronounced a bit like barking, garrrrAf). We look forward to many more missives from Dragan. Llobregat Delta. The road follows the riverbank overgrown with reeds. Garraf Natural Park.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2011
    [Green] Noudar Nature Park, Portugal
    Sardinian Warblers could still be glimpsed darting from bush to bush in the dry scrub and a late afternoon walk into one of the river valleys produced Little Egrets, Mistle Thrush, Song Thrush, Rock Sparrows, Green Sandpipers, Crag Martins and Red-rumped Swallows. Every room has great views. Trips Noudar Nature Park Portugal
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Green] "Conservatives and Climate Change"
    In the article, he declared that man-made climate change is “the challenge of our time,” and called for a national tax on carbon emissions to encourage conservation and the adoption of green technologies. Considering the prevalence of climate denial within today’s G.O.P., But not nearly brave enough. But we don’t have such a tax.  
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013
    [Green] Minyirr Park, Broome
    They prefer green, white and shiny items  and the current bowers have been built under the lower branches making it rather hard to photograph them. They have built the bower directly under a Nickernut tree , so they have ample supply of green seeds and once they change colour they are removed from display. Rainbow Bee-eater.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
    [Green] Can Flow Industries Make Oil Fracking Greener?
    Can green and fracking ever be used in the same sentence? With a decade of sales and a clean and green track record in the industrial plumbing business, Flow Industries is looking to help make fracking greener and more efficient. Flow Industries’ Airshock system is a green alternative in hydrofracking. Flowing across the globe.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
    [Green] Honey Cookies for Rosh HaShanah RECIPE
    Here at Green Prophet, we use only chemical-free honey. Bake a batch of honeyed cookies for the Jewish New Year. Symbol of all things sweet and good, honey is part of many Rosh HaShanah recipes. Our popular honey cake   is based on a traditional recipe, and so are these honey cookies. Honey Cookies. 24 cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup white sugar.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012
    [Green] Sad and Abused Jerusalem Camel Caught on Film Again
    Last week Green Prophet’s Maurice spotted an abused camel used for tourist rides in Jerusalem. Thanks to readers like this one, we are able to document further abuses of a Jerusalem camel. Image by Rimonah Traub. He wasn’t the only local to spot the camel. Catch something fishy or suspicious on film?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Green] UN: Urban Trees Needed Everywhere
    Tighten your city’s green belt on World Habitat Day: Plant trees everywhere, in cities all over the Middle East. “These ‘green belts’ also serve as valuable habitats for birds and small animals and create an oasis of biological diversity in urban environments.” Image of green space in Istanbul via argenberg.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
    [Green] Why donkeys should be the new garbage truck
    Now simple calculations made by this Green Prophet shows that Tunisia, and many other countries in the MENA region, could spend at least three times as less than they do for collecting municipal solid waste by donkey. Green prophet does some approximate calculations ( we have purposefully used high estimates). Maintaining
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Butterflies and Moths of North America
    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. 'Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia). Photo by Charlie Kellogg through a Creative Commons License. Why is it important? It could be new science.”.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Green] Can Integrated Pest Management Save the Eastern Hemlock?
    An old-growth hemlock grove, brook babbling between arching evergreen limbs and deep green moss, is pretty close to the enchanted forest of fairy tales. 'The Conservancy’s George Gress and Sarah Johnson tag hemlock trees at Woodbourne Preserve. Photo: Mike Eckley/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. They’re coming.
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