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CONSERVATION HAWAII [Green] Abercrombie Vetoes Food Safety Bill
| SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2011
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.
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS [Green] "Business as unusual"
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
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 [Green] My new recipe for 4th of July Bean Dip
| MONDAY, JULY 4, 2011
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.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Sanserif Creatius Carves A Cardboard Table With Arabic Devotion
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
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 [Green] US supports hydroponics to revitalize Mideast food, water and security
| SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2016
The Kingdom of Jordan is seeing commercial opportunities for local hydroponic farming and is getting some help from the USAID Hydroponic Green Farming Initiative (HGFI). Hydroponic Growing crops without soil, otherwise known as hydroponic agriculture , is not a recent innovation. It uses much less water, which is scarce in Jordan.
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] Cartoon: Why elephant doesn’t offer an Entertainment section.
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2013
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 [Green] Urban Forests Key to International Climate Responses
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2009
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 [Green] Japanese Zero Emissions Home Unveiled for G8 Summit
| SATURDAY, JULY 12, 2008
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?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Organic Farming Boom in Palestine
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2012
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?”.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Why Buy What You Can Make?
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013
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 [Green] How to Have a Greener Backyard
| MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013
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.
SIGHTLINE DAILY [Green] What Ever Happened to the Stormwater Rules?
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
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 [Green] A Thousand Student Scouts Clean Jeddah Shores
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
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 [Green] Oil Spill Prevention: Increase Domestic Drilling
| THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014
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 [Green] Shade Trees Can Trim Dollars From Your Energy Bill
| SATURDAY, MAY 31, 2014
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 [Green] Turn Out the Lights!
| SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
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 [Green] NEON – Can It Become an Ecological Hubble Telescope?
| SUNDAY, MAY 18, 2014
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 [Green] Arctic Treeline Could Shift 500 Km North Forced By Climate Change
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
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 [Green] There’s a Huge Garbage Patch on the Atlantic Too
| FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
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 [Green] Innovative Idea: Eco-Houses Inspired By Lego Bricks
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
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 [Green] China’s Pollution And Us
| SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
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 [Green] Natural Glow: Fabulous Summer Skin Care Tips
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
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 [Green] Excessive Groundwater Mining Drying up India’s Water Resources
| MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
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 [Green] U.S. High Speed Rail Announced
| SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014
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 [Green] Times Need To Change Or Eco-Debt Will Bankrupt Humanity
| THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
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 [Green] Understanding Waste Decomposition
| MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
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 [Green] Cleaning Alternatives May Carry Tiny Particles
| TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
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 [Green] Earthquakes: Protecing Yourself Against Mother Nature
| SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
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 [Green] A New Fuel Saving Car Engine Called IRIS
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014
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 [Green] Pacific Islanders Open New Front in Environmental Battle against a Czech Power Plant
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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 [Green] A Quick Comparison: Louisiana Oil Spill of 2010 vs. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill of 1989
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
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 [Green] The Wheel Comes Full Circle for the Humble Flywheel
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014
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 [Green] What is e-waste and how can we avoid it
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
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 [Green] Efforts to Reduce Pollution
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014
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 [Green] Taking Electronics to the Spin Platform
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
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 [Green] How to Recycle More and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2013
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 [Green] Bill Gates Says Promised Climate Funds May Hit Health Aid
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013
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 [Green] Crying for Help – Are Borneo’s Wild Orchids
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
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 [Green] Barcodes Protect Tropical Rainforests from Illegal Logging
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013
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 [Green] Nature Takes…Nature Gives It Back in Haiti: Solar Power Comes To the Rescue
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
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 [Green] What You Need To Know About Recycling Your Tires
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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 [Green] Paper Recycling Facts That May Surprise You
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
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 [Green] Weathering the Storm
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2013
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 [Green] Radical Aircraft Design for Greener Skies By 2015
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
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 [Green] The Basics of Hydroponic Gardening
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2013
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 [Green] Perchlorate In Baby Formula
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
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 [Green] The Truth About Organic Food
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013
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 [Green] Greenpeace Brings Out the 10th Guide to Greener Electronics
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
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.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] How Much Will That Chocolate Cost The Planet?
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
Green Tips There is no denying that we love chocolate. It tastes great, it is a great way to improve a day and it is relatively cheap. However, when you buy that chocolate bar, have you thought about how much that chocolate bar is costing the planet? In addition, there is the dual wrapping of chocolate bars that is usually not recyclable.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Backyard Apple Orchard
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Green Tips Does the produce at your local grocery store disgust you? If the salad is already turning brown and the apples look like they have seen better days, it’s time to consider turning your backyard into a fresh produce section. To find fresh, pure apples, you might have to do some research to find a local orchard.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] What To Do When The Chips Are Down
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Environment Green Tips bark mulch wood chips Thinking of putting down some bark chips to mulch your garden? Well hold that thought for a moment. From the soil’s point of view, the rationale for mulching is increased moisture retention, temperature stability, weed reduction, and improved aeration. Custom colours are also possible.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Camels Are a Serious Environmental and Economic Threat in the Australian Outback
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
Environment Green News Australia has a problem that’s nearly 1 million strong. Wild camels are roaming the Australian outback and causing more harm than good. They are destroying scarce water supplies and property to the tune of 10 million Australian dollars a year. “They can do enormous damage. You need to count these animals.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] A More Ethical Bottled Water?
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
Environment Green Tips disposable water bottles water projects It’s a quandary – where do you turn when you’re thirsty? Imagine going for a short walk. The weather gets hotter and suddenly you are parched. No water fountain in sight. No handy reusable container either. But the corner store does have nice cold bottles of water.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Carpooling, Just a Click Away
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2013
Environment Green Tips A carpooling service for Northeast Ohio called OhioRideShare says it’s as easy as “Point, Click, Ride!” With rising gas prices and global warming, it’s becoming more important to find alternatives to traditional travel. OhioRideShare’s online service enables people in 13 counties to find partners for carpooling.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Butterfly Species Gives Valuable Lessons About Microhabitats
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
Environment Green News It was conservation gone wrong that brought about the near extinction of a butterfly species in Great Britain. And now in a turn of events, the same species is providing insights into conservation. The large blue butterfly had a unique lifecycle – including a stage where it mimicked red ants. Fahrenheit) cooler.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] How to Grow a Greener Garden in 2009
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2013
Green Tips Do you want your backyard garden to be greener in 2009? Maybe you want to save money by canning food and freezing vegetables. If so, try making your garden more eco-friendly. According to a survey of gardeners administered by the Garden Media Group, it’s predicted that gardens will be more environmentally friendly in 2009.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Chemical Spill Fears and Realities
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
Environment Green News Science & Technology The latest chemical leak at the Indspec Chemical Corporation plant in Petrolia, Pennsylvania is another example of the dangers of chemical production. total of 3,000 people were reported dead in the days that followed, as well as 100,000 injured or permanently disabled. . ” .
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Organic vs. Local
| MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013
Environment Green Tips local produce organic produce We’ve all been there. Standing in the produce aisle looking at lettuce – there sits the organic, next to it the conventional from across the country. If you’re lucky enough to have another option, locally grown food, then you have to make a decision. Go local or go organic. Which is better?
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Beware of Indoor Pollutants
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013
Environment Green Tips What types of indoor pollutants are lurking in your home? It might surprise you that excess moisture can qualify as an indoor pollutant. Although it’s important to figure out how to reduce these pollutants, it’s also crucial to identify them in your home first.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Stop Flushing Biodegradable Packing Peanuts
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2013
Green News There are many items that you should not flush down your toilet, and apparently those biodegradable packing peanuts are one of them. It’s questionable why people are disposing of them in the toilet in the first place, but it has obviously received some attention in the news lately.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Top 8 Ways to Downsize
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2013
Top Green Lists how to downsize how to simplify In American culture, it’s the norm to have it all—the big house, family, job, etc. However, the recent economic situation has put these big, bold moves into perspective. Living above your means isn’t fulfilling when you lose your once secure job. Clear the Clutter. Pare Down Clothing.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Part 1: Pros and Cons of a Natural Outdoor Wedding
| SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
Green Tips outdoor vs. indoor wedding outdoor wedding Having your wedding ceremony outside is risky, but isn’t the fresh air and picturesque landscape worth it? There are both pros and cons to an indoor and outdoor wedding, which you should become familiar with before you commit yourself to one or the other.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Ice Melting Faster and Faster
| SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
Environment Green News In the heart of winter, you may not want to think too much about ice, and when you do, you probably only think about ice melting. Well, we have good news for you about melting ice and that is that it is melting faster and faster in the arctic. Greenland itself has lost 150 to 160 gigatons of ice per year since 2003.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Hype or Hope: Startup Company’s Helioculture Technology for Biofuels
| THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
Alternative Energy Environment Green News Joule Biotechnologies Inc is a startup company with ambitious plans. The company, just a fledgling having started in 2007, announced plans for a new energy source. Though exact details are still under wraps, the company says it has a developed a technology based on Helioculture. Image: jurvetson.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] EPA Fights to Ban Pesticide Used Against Birds
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
Conspiracies Environment Green News Carbofuran has been available to farmers as an insecticide for over forty years, but the chemical spray has recently come under scrutiny because of reports that it is being used as a tool to kill birds. They have many politicians from agricultural states (such as Utah Senator Orrin Hatch) on their side.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Dealing with Solid Waste
| FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013
Green Tips Dealing with the world’s solid waste is an overwhelming task. However, dealing with your own solid waste can be a more manageable task, which can aid in decreasing the amount of solid waste that is disposed of in the world. Obviously, disposal is the step of last resort. So how can you apply these guidelines to your home? Disposal.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] The Red List 2008 Says That A Quarter of Mammals Face Extinction
| SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
Environment Green News It’s the ‘Who’s Who’ of the animal world and the de facto bible for nature conservationists. The Red List , a compendium worked on by nearly 1,800 scientists includes all the animal species known to man. It includes mammals, birds and amphibians. That’s a quarter of the population.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Will Rising Oil Prices Ignite a Boomtime For Recycling?
| MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
Environment Green News landfill oil plastic recycling Waste Rising crude prices have a beneficial fallout after all. If expert opinions are to be taken at face value, ballooning oil prices around the world could force our hands one day to ‘scavenge’ around for plastic to recycle. The expected result – look towards recycling.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] FishPhone: Ready To Answer Your Sustainable Fish Questions
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
Green Tips Breaking News! The oceans are dying! Well, you probably already knew that because studies have shown that about half of all marine species will be extinct in the next few decades thanks to pollution, acidification, global warming and over-fishing. good example of this is cod, which was once very sustainable.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Helping Bees Through Donations
| TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
Climate Change Environment Green News Albert Einstein once said that if bees were to disappear from the planet, humanity would be gone within four years. This is one of those ‘beware’ messages of doom from the past, and what makes it so scary is that bees are disappearing, very quickly.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] The Natural Way to Clean Up Toxic Soil
| SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013
Green News Using plants to absorb toxicity in soil and thereby clean it up is not a new idea. It has been used with success for some years. It is cheap and obviously, environmentally very friendly. It works well in removing heavy metals such a zinc, copper, chromium and arsenic from contaminated soil. This discovery has twin benefits.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Salmon Plays Hide and Seek in Canada and France
| SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
Environment Green News In what can be described as nature’s yin-yang, two contrasting events caught my eye among the many reported daily by Reuters. The first even reported the disappearance of salmon from one of its most fertile grounds in Canada. And if we don’t, we risk losing it forever. Here are the two reports in brief.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Ways to Control Pests Without Chemicals
| THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
Green Tips A wooded backyard can be a relaxing scene, but you don’t even have to live near the woods to experience an infestation of ants or the presence of large and sometimes scary looking spiders. Fortunately, there are eco-friendly ways to manage these insects from getting into your home where you don’t want them.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] The Ins and Outs of Plastic Bags
| SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
Green Tips greenhouse gas emissions landfills plastic bags Many cities have made the decision to ban plastic bags. The underlying concerns are valid. Plastic presents a serious environmental threat in terms of landfill waste and longevity in the environment. However, is plastic really the villain as it is portrayed? They do not decompose.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Something’s Fishy at the Market
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
Environment Green News FDA fish grocery Guelph meat mislabeled New York City Ontario organic study supermarket Grocery shopping is becoming more and more frustrating. The labels are packed with nutrition information as well as tiny print, which is overwhelming. Some meat, particularly fish, has been mislabeled.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] The Tiny Termite and Its Huge Role in the African Savannah
| FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
Environment Green News In a layman’s eyes, a termite is not among nature’s heroes. The creature is so small that it slips under the radar and you won’t find it in Nature’s Hall of Infamy. But if its role in building up the African Savannah is an indication, it’s time to induct it among the heroes. Let’s call it an ecosystem builder.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] New Smoking Threat
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
Green Tips Science & Technology You’ve heard about the dangers of smoking and the problems posed by second-hand smoke. If that wasn’t enough, experts are now warning about third-hand exposure. What does that mean, you might ask. It is a pretty potent cocktail of nasty compounds. However, many people are not aware of the implications.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] A Simple but Remarkable Water Trapping Device Gets Worldwide Attention
| THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
Environment Green News Thank God, innovators and inventors are working on water scarcity problems. Radical changes in the way we use and reuse water will tell when the water crisis reaches a tipping point. Pieter Hoff’s invention could be a life saver in areas prone to drought and severe water crises. Initial results are very promising.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] New Study Again Shows Concern on Use of Plastic Bottles
| MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
Environment Green News The dangers of prolonged use of plastic bottles have long been advocated. But even as consumption surges, efforts continue. In the latest study by Harvard School of Public Health, Bisphenol A (BPA) has been singled out again as a culprit. Bisphenol A is used in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastics. Karin B.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Abdominal Pain May Be Worse With Air Pollution
| SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2013
Environment Green NewsAnyone who has experienced abdominal pain can tell you it is one of the worst feelings that you can have. You literally want the pain to stop by any means possible as you clutch yourself and wait for the pain to subside. As it turns out, your abdominal pain could get worse thanks to air pollution.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Sustainable Summer Food Choices
| THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
Green TipsAlong with sunshine, blue skies and vacations, summer also brings with it the most delicious foods. What are your favorite foods to eat during this season? Maybe you crave grilled eggplant, potato salad, fruit salad or corn on the cob. Fortunately, there are sustainable meal choices that can satisfy these desires.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Airborne Turbines In Search Of Jet Streams Could Bring Us Cheap Power
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
Environment Green News Wind PowerThe Jet Streams are like the Holy Grail for wind turbine companies. Tap them successfully and you have a potentially huge market for supplying cheap energy. Scientists are aiming high as we read in our recent post on - Scientists Aim for the Skies with Wind Technology. But the biggest hurdle is of technology.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] It May Not Be the End of the Road for the Amazon Just Yet
| SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013
Environment Green NewsMeet Robert Walker, a professor of geography at Michigan State University (MSU). But above all a scientist whose work in the Amazonian rain forest has created new understanding on this precious eco-resource. Robert Walker is diligently tracking long term changes in the Amazon’s rain forests. He says –.
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] European Energy Conservation
| SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
Environment Green NewsAmerican and Canadian houses are notoriously new. At the. oldest they are only about 300 years, a blink in the time span of human. history, and of course with the previous economic demand for bigger, better, quickly-build houses, the concern for energy conservation has been next to. With homes. timer and a “boost.”
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Memorialize Loved Ones in an Eco-friendly Way
| TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
Green TipsEvery life must end, and it can difficult to deal with the loss. In order to cope with the pain, some people find solace in family, friends, work, religion, etc. Traditional ways of dealing with the loss include wakes and funerals, but there is always more healing to be done afterwards. What was the sage’s answer?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Egypt: Conservationists Concerned About Impact of Large Solar Projects
| THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
Green Prophet writer Maurice Picow has explored the ‘ not so sunny side of solar ‘ in the past. These are downsides that we have to tackle head on, he argues, especially as solar power is only going to become more widespread in the sunny MENA region. :: Image via Green Prophet1/flickr. For example, a project worth USS2.2
GREEN PROPHET [Green] NASA calls Middle East drought “worst in 900 years”!
| SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
Search Green Prophet archives for some immediate actions you can take, now. Try your hand at a hydroponic vegetable patch, using new green-tech to boost efficiency, such as the operating system flux. Tree rings are good indicators of precipitation since dry years cause thin rings while thick rings show when water was plentiful.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] VAPESTICK MAX E-Cigarette – Product Review
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
2011 Disclosure & Disclaimer Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article, with the exception of the right to retain the sample provided. The VAPESTICK® MAX must be the ultimate VAPESTICK® e-cigarette in every way. bottle of 10 refills costs £7.99.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication
| TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
Encouraging Sustainable Consumption and Production and promoting ‘Green Growth’. Den Rucksack erleichtern (Lightening the rucksack) Kuhndt, Michael; Adria Oliver (2008): Article on Green IT in the German version website of InformationWeek. ISBN 3-86581-073-1 Green Purchasing in Japan Public exposure draft – 30th May 2007. 44 ff.
10,000 BIRDS [Green] Rainy Day Birding is Good Birding at Cinchona, Costa Rica
| SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015
Green-crowned Brilliant. Green Violetear. Lately, it’s been raining in Costa Rica. Mike and Corey would probably say, “So what else is new?” ” but really, it’s been raining for two or three weeks…and the rain hasn’t exactly stopped. Recently, I did some guiding during that constant rain.
ECCORAZZI [Green] Bottled Water Goes Organic With Illanllyr Source
| THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
business not green bottled water health marketing organic waterWe know that creativity is one of the most important aspects when it comes to marketing. So are we surprised that, llanllyr SOURCE , a bottled water company out of Wales in the UK, is now labeling its bottled water organic? Not really. But is this taking it over the top? Perhaps.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] BASE 2011 – A small review
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Caroline Lucas, MP (Green Party) at least tried to put him right there but with, I guess, little effect. Nuclear power is not green, it is not zero carbon and not even low carbon. This current British government had such a big mouth as regards to green issues and to the likes of feed in tariff and all that and now?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] International Finance Corp Looking To Invest Millions In Israeli Cleantech
| TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
In recent years, IFC has been investing more in cleantech around the world, but primarily in India and China where industrial and commercian growth has outpaced progress of green technology. Israeli cleantech has long been present in the American market. Companies like Ormat have been developing geothermal resources in the US for decades.
NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE [Green] Protecting Sage Grouse Habitat: Does It Benefit Mule Deer Populations?
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
We synthesized data from two main sources for our study area in the upper Green River Basin in western Wyoming: 1) mule deer GPS collar data from a pre-existing research study and 2) data representing conservation activities for grouse. Mule deer at Torrey Creek Trailhead. Photo © Scott Copeland. By Holly Copeland. Photo © Scott Copeland.
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS [Green] Daily Demand and Supply: They just about nailed it*
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
So if your favorite organic produce is in short demand right now, some good bets for availability and decent prices are winter squash and dark leafy greens. Colorado blogger also snapped a picture in a Safeway store referencing a nationwide shortage of specialty and organic eggs. When I hear shortage, I picture empty store shelves.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Juice It Up For Your Health
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2009
Post from: Green Living Ideas. If you really want to juice up your health then you might want to consider….well…. well…. juice! Whether it comes from fruits or vegetables, juice is loaded with vital nutrients and offers immense health benefits. Old world cultures have lived on the benefits of juice for thousands of years and without any [.]
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Meat Free March!
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
The Girls Gone Green , Julie Watkins is encouraging people to get healthy and take the No Meat March challenge during the month of March. No Meat March is a Jacksonville-based campaign presented by Julie Watkins of The Girls Gone Green. Are you ready to go meatless for a whole month? You’ve got one week to make the change!
ECO FRIENDLY DAILY [Green] Lighten Up
| SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
The idea for today’s Green Tip came from reader Lois Hardy, in Ottawa, Canada. Green Tips Next time you’re travelling, think about what you’re carrying. Any extra weight causes extra strain on the vehicle you’re in, which in turn burns more fossil fuels. Lighten your load as much as you can. Thanks, Lois!
WEND MAGAZINE [Green] Mount Everest Snow, Soil Contains High Levels of Heavy Metals
| FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! The leader of the study, Bill Yeo, climbed areas of Everest–on the Rongbuk Glacier and along the Northeast Ridge toward the summit–and collected snow and soil samples along the way. All samples tested showed levels of arsenic well above the EPA’s maximum containment level (MCL) standard. Bag it!
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Tips To Avoid Winter Illnesses
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
Other fruits and vegetables that are rich in Vitamin C include kiwis, papayas, strawberries, guavas, bell peppers, broccoli, red and green hot chili peppers, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, dark leafy greens and fresh herbs such as thyme and parsley. Vitamin C- Nature’s Immune System Booster. Stay Hydrated. Dress Warmly.