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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, JUNE 5, 2016
    [Green] US supports hydroponics to revitalize Mideast food, water and security
    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  |  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?
  • 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?”.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Green] How Much Will That Chocolate Cost The Planet?
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
    [Green] Backyard Apple Orchard
    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  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
    [Green] What To Do When The Chips Are Down
    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  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
    [Green] Camels Are a Serious Environmental and Economic Threat in the Australian Outback
    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  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
    [Green] A More Ethical Bottled Water?
    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  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2013
    [Green] Carpooling, Just a Click Away
    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  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
    [Green] Butterfly Species Gives Valuable Lessons About Microhabitats
    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  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 2013
    [Green] How to Grow a Greener Garden in 2009
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Green] Chemical Spill Fears and Realities
    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  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013
    [Green] Organic vs. Local
    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  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013
    [Green] Beware of Indoor Pollutants
    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  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2013
    [Green] Stop Flushing Biodegradable Packing Peanuts
    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  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2013
    [Green] Top 8 Ways to Downsize
    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  |  SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
    [Green] Part 1: Pros and Cons of a Natural Outdoor Wedding
    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  |  SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
    [Green] Ice Melting Faster and Faster
    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  |  THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
    [Green] Hype or Hope: Startup Company’s Helioculture Technology for Biofuels
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
    [Green] EPA Fights to Ban Pesticide Used Against Birds
    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  |  FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2013
    [Green] Dealing with Solid Waste
    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  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
    [Green] The Red List 2008 Says That A Quarter of Mammals Face Extinction
    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  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Green] Will Rising Oil Prices Ignite a Boomtime For Recycling?
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
    [Green] FishPhone: Ready To Answer Your Sustainable Fish Questions
    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  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
    [Green] Helping Bees Through Donations
    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  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013
    [Green] The Natural Way to Clean Up Toxic Soil
    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  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
    [Green] Salmon Plays Hide and Seek in Canada and France
    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  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2013
    [Green] Ways to Control Pests Without Chemicals
    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  |  SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
    [Green] The Ins and Outs of Plastic Bags
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
    [Green] Something’s Fishy at the Market
    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  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Green] The Tiny Termite and Its Huge Role in the African Savannah
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Green] New Smoking Threat
    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  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [Green] A Simple but Remarkable Water Trapping Device Gets Worldwide Attention
    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  |  MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
    [Green] New Study Again Shows Concern on Use of Plastic Bottles
    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  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2013
    [Green] Abdominal Pain May Be Worse With Air Pollution
    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  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
    [Green] Sustainable Summer Food Choices
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
    [Green] Airborne Turbines In Search Of Jet Streams Could Bring Us Cheap Power
    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  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013
    [Green] It May Not Be the End of the Road for the Amazon Just Yet
    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  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
    [Green] European Energy Conservation
    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  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2013
    [Green] Memorialize Loved Ones in an Eco-friendly Way
    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  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Green] Egypt: Conservationists Concerned About Impact of Large Solar Projects
    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  |  SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016
    [Green] NASA calls Middle East drought “worst in 900 years”!
    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  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] VAPESTICK MAX E-Cigarette – Product Review
    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  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Green] Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication
    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  |  SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015
    [Green] Rainy Day Birding is Good Birding at Cinchona, Costa Rica
    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  |  THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
    [Green] Bottled Water Goes Organic With Illanllyr Source
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
    [Green] BASE 2011 – A small review
    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  |  TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
    [Green] International Finance Corp Looking To Invest Millions In Israeli Cleantech
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Green] Protecting Sage Grouse Habitat: Does It Benefit Mule Deer Populations?
    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  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Green] Daily Demand and Supply: They just about nailed it*
    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  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 2009
    [Green] Juice It Up For Your Health
    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  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Meat Free March!
    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  |  SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
    [Green] Lighten Up
    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  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
    [Green] Mount Everest Snow, Soil Contains High Levels of Heavy Metals
    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  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Green] Tips To Avoid Winter Illnesses
    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.
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