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  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Green] Bio medical applications to extract power from Cyborg Lobsters
    The collective efforts of his team have broght us one step closer to the production of green electricity from animal glucose, so if the worse comes , at least we will this resource as a last resort. Now the same team has moved up the food chain and is experimenting with lobsters for producing energy from the glucose of their bodies.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Green] Viking Wind Farm in Scotland to generate 370MW of clean power
    The Viking Wind Farm proposal has just been approved by the administrators in the region and the project when done will not just power entire Shetland on wind energy alone, but will also be able to produce green power that is sixteen times more than what is consumed in the area. Viking wind farm approved. Via: Scotland
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2012
    [Green] Lemay Associes proposes weaving technique for STM
    Green space appears to be of great importance and unlike transport centers that incorporate a lot of concrete without a thought to greenery, Stinson’s Transport Center weaves these spaces into the building’s design. The Stinson Transport Center will receive a makeover to accommodate 800 employees and 300 new vehicles. Picture Gallery.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2012
    [Green] California jail deals with power problems using solar, wind and fuel cells
    Here is an alternate energy project that draws from every possible green energy source and for that we have to give thumbs up to Chevron and everyone else involved at Santa Rita Jail. B.Sameer Kumar: Do things seem a little chaotic in your home when you have a sudden power outage? Chevron works with Calif. Chevron works with Calif.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Green] WOHA's School of the Arts project fuses sustainability with practicality
    Green facades serve as an air filtration system to keep away dust and excessive glare while acoustic ceilings absorb outside noise. Sonia Renthlei: The need to design sustainable buildings has never been so important than today. School of the Arts. Picture Gallery. School of the Arts. WOHA’s design has been lauded by many. Via: Archdaily
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
    [Green] Tesoro: A Track Record of Pollution, Hostility to Workers, and Meddling in Politics
    Related Stories The Thin Green Line Oil Trainspotting in the Northwest Sightline on the Dangers of Oil Exports. 'Oil executives in Texas are boarding a plane bound for the Northwest right about now. Their goal? Then on Tuesday, March 25 from 1:00 to 2:00, they are holding a private meeting with 40 business leaders at the Heathman Lodge.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
    [Green] The Faith-Based Push for Fossil Fuel Divestment
    thought these words from Green Faith director Fletcher Harper explained the movement well: "(t)he fossil fuel divestment movement is advancing because it is small and unafraid. 'This week the University of Dayton made news when it announced that "it will begin divesting coal and fossil fuels from its $670 million investment pool."
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013
    [Green] Spotting Banded Birds: Another Way Birders Can Contribute to Citizen Science
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'By sighting and reporting banded birds, like this red knot, birders can make enormous contributions to science. Photo: Doris & Pat Leary.
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Green] A Few Of My Favorite Things: A Look Inside John Patrick Organic
    John Patrick has been doing this for decades; long before it was the green thing to do. He has been invited as a guest of the Sri Lankan Government to talk about how to create a sustainable/green fashion industry. An eternal supply of South River Miso. Short grain brown rice. Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint soap. Harris. Featured
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013
    [Green] What Does the Science Really Say about Organics?
    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. 'Organic food is growing in popularity, but does it really have health and environmental benefits? Photo: Bridget Besaw. The other is environmental.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [Green] Indonesia’s First Shark Sanctuary – Raja Ampat Leads the 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. The Raja Ampat government has set aside all of its 4 million hectares of coastal and marine waters as a shark sanctuary.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2014
    [Green] Logging Ash to Save Hemlocks
    The emerald ash borer is a green beetle native to Asia and Eastern Russia. 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. 'Do chainsaws belong on a forest preserve? Photo: George C. Gress.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [Green] Greetings from Hawaii!
    This pairs well with Caracol’s garden greens and spinach salad with cherry tomato confit, strawberries, goat cheese, crispy yucca and crimini bacon viniagrette; or the local mahi mahi from the grill. Yep, I’m in a wine shop.    That will basically be me in Hawaii: sunning, surfing, drinking wine. I would appreciate it! Woo hoo!
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014
    [Green] Spray-On Solar-Power Cells Are True Breakthrough
    "Flexible, roller-processed solar cells have the potential to turn the sun's power into a clean, green, convenient source of energy," said John Wolfe, a nanotechnology venture capital investor at Lux Capital in New York City. Like paint, the composite can be sprayed onto other materials and used as portable electricity.
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2011
    [Green] Post Vida Vegan Con Diet: Healthy Cleanse Options
    Make sure you incorporate a wide variety of produce so you get lots of nutrients - this is my favorite green juice recipe. Rachel Avalon This post goes out to all the attendees of Vida Vegan Con that ate too much Voo Doo Donuts, Coconut Bliss, Upton's Naturals and Sizzle Pie. less expensive way to get professional help is to buy books.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
    [Green] In which I put a Beach Boys song in your head
    In addition to the smaller lizards, the island is overrun with Green Iguanas. The many islands of the Caribbean Sea are as unique a place to experience the amazing potential for speciation and diversity as the more famous Galapagos and Hawaiian islands are. Where others are lush, it’s dry. Here’s a short look at some of them.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2011
    [Green] Birds on the move
    The land is so lush and green it would trick any unsuspecting visitor into thinking it was great grazing country. At the moment we are observing thousands of shorebirds leave from Roebuck Bay each evening and head north on migration. They make such perfect V formations as they fly north and the Eastern Curlew are the most vocal.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Green] Summer Solstice Wattage Waste Watch
    'Here is a summer solstice challenge for northern hemisphere Green Prophet readers. Green Prophet has already discussed light pollution and Earth hour , the sixty minutes per year when thousands of people try to make a difference in the simplest way possible, by switching off a light. But what about daytime outdoor electric lights?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 9, 2013
    [Green] Stuffed Mulberry Leaves RECIPE
    As they know to eat sour green plums. At this time of year, the mulberry’s fuzzy, light-green berries are just turning rosy. 'Karin plucks mulberry leaves from her backyard and serves them to her family. Long ago, mulberry trees were planted all over the Middle East to feed silkworms. Stuffed Mulberry Leaves. Dry gently.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013
    [Green] Eco-Activist Mindy Baha el Din Dies Suddenly, Egypt Mourns
    Mindy was a cautious admirer of what we do here at Green Prophet. And we at Green Prophet will miss her keen guidance. Born and raised in the United States, Mindy first moved to Egypt in 1988 and married a renowned ornithologist, Sherif Baha el Din, a quiet, intelligent man. It is a reality we all have to live with.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Make Your Own Chocolate Hanukkah Coins and Play the Dreidel Game
    Chocolate on Green Prophet: Recipe: Chocolate-Nut Clusters. Chocolate Lovers Guide to Green Chocolate. A Jewish “spin” on gambling?  Who cares? It’s fun! confess: every Hanukkah, I have to look up the rules for the dreidel game again. This year, I made my own Hanukkah money from organic fair-trade chocolate. 2) If ?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
    [Green] Middle East’s Wildlife Smuggling Putting Species At Risk
    Indeed, many of the stories we’ve covered here at Green Prophet on wildlife trafficking are located in the UAE where wildlife animal ‘pets’ for the stupidly ric h is not unheard of. The demand for exotic animals in the Middle East – and particularly in the Gulf and Egypt- is putting animal’s lives at risk.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Turkey’s Touristic Beach Towns: Sun, Sea — And A Little Animal Exploitation?
    Although an international organization, CITES, exists to regulate the passage of wildlife across national borders, few actual cases of trafficking are prosecuted or brought to light by the group, Green Prophet’s Tafline Laylin found in an interview with Karl Ammann earlier this year. Turkish hotel owners willfully ignoring the issue.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2011
    [Green] Dead Sea Inspires Advantix Systems’ Cooling Tech
    The DOE is wise in making these investments in green cooling, even in firms formed outside the US. Although Advantix joins Linum and other Israeli cooling innovators like EWA , there is an additional reason that the company’s technology is likely to be sound and green. The company is based in Haifa, Israel. Advantix Systems.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014
    [Green] “Real” meat photos will make you gag over meat
    Green Prophet consistently covers subjects of healthy eating and Big Food. 'American photographer Peter Augustus has created a series of images that may change how you look at processed food and help you resist the siren call of snacking. Important These pictures have the same effect. Don’t be duped by processing and final presentation. Find
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
    [Green] Genetic Engineers and Conservation Biologists: Scenes From a First Date
    Despite the promise of synthetic biology, there are no shortage of legitimate concerns ranging from gene leakage into the environment, to a weak regulatory environment, bio-terror, and indirect negative impacts on biodiversity (such as through “green grabbing” or the appropriation of lands for synthetic fuel purposes). Well, not so fast.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Green] BMW ActiveE
    The EcoPro mode adds to its green attribute by shutting down the defrosters and playing a googly with the climate control to increase the efficiency by 10 percent. Surbhi Sharma: Overview: Introduce the vehicle in detail (120-150 words). BMW’s new 1-series-coupe-based ActiveE is an electric car. BMW ActiveE. What more?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
    [Green] Lake Yellowstone: Promising News for Native Trout Recovery
    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. 'Crews remove invasive lake trout from Lake Yellowstone. Photo: Trout Unlimited. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. There were so many of them.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Green] 4 Summer Hair Problems Solved, Naturally: Eco Chick Tested
    Green + Glam Waves Sea Spray   is an all-natural, lightly scented way to get your curls—flattened by hats, perspiration, or blasted by wind—back to their curly loveliness. 'Summer is so rough on hair, especially if you have wavy or curly locks (see mine, untamed, above). Anything else is just a losing battle. The De-Frizzinator. Love it!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
    [Green] Protect Your Heart With Bananas
    Buy bananas green to ripen in your kitchen (in summer heat, this might take only a day or two). Green bananas may be boiled in their skins or peeled, sliced and fried, Latin-American style. More healthy and delicious foods from Green Prophet: Purslane, Summer’s Wild Edible. Bananas, of course. Or pancakes.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Green] New Rx For Growing Your Brain: S.E.X.
    It’s also important to note that activists in the field of eco-sexuality suggest that greening our personal lives plays subtle, but important roles, in increasing the health of the planet. Making love green: Good for you, good for the environment, bad for stress. :: Image Corey Seehus, Brain Cells USA.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
    [Green] Lina Rennell’s Personal Textile Creations Transform Clothes into Casual Wearable Art
    The designer lives as green as she can, shopping at the local farmer’s market and working near home so there’s no commute. “I primarily do screen printing, by hand with large screens done in San Francisco. “The eco thing is just second nature to me. So organic clothing was just an obvious choice for me.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Green] Win Two Tickets to See The Flaming Lips from the American Express Zync Card
    I’m also a fan because I get to choose my own bennies, like discounts on green merchants (see below) and exclusive access to music events. Or at least not get any deeper, right?). Additional tickets are on sale now by visiting Facebook.com/ZYNC and are going quickly! When you fill in the comment field, it will ask for you email address.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Snapshot Serengeti
    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. 'Camera trap photo of a cheetah. Photo by Snapshot Serengeti through a Creative Commons license. What is Snapshot Serengeti? Why is it important?
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Green] What's Next: 3D Solar Cells to revolutionize the photovoltaic industry
    Turning to green energy is no longer an option, but the only ‘smart way’ forward and at the moment that ‘smart’ money is on solar energy. B.Sameer Kumar: Decoding 3D solar Cells. Solar technology is in itself a relatively ‘young’ energy source compared to fossil fuels when it comes to generating electricity out of it. The Next Dimension.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2011
    [Green] 5 Free and Cheap Apps to Save the Planet
    Now for those of us who aren’t blogging or writing, but who are environmentally conscious, whether you simply want to save money on your monthly electric bill or want to figure out the best way to work or “green” your best friend’s wedding, chances are you’ll find some App to help you green your life.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Green] “Anatolia Won’t Be Blackened” Declare Turkish Anti-Fossil Fuel Groups
    In the Black Sea town of Gerze, the Green Gerze Environmental Platform held a “Meeting for Climate Justice&# last November, to raise awareness about the coal-fired plant that may soon be built near the town, and the threat that dirty fuels pose to the climate. … [ visit site to read more ]. Business & Politics Climate Energy
  • GREEN BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 2012
    [Green] High polluting Victoria, Australia, hell-bent on increasing greenhouse gas pollution
    Such actions might include, sanctions, boycotts, green tariffs, sporting boycotts, International Court of Justice litigations and International Criminal Court prosecutions. The Age kindly published my following comments on the article. allowed cattle into the Alpine National Park, 2. Bangladesh), 0.9 Pakistan), 2.2 the Developing World), 5.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
    [Green] Cairo’s Coptic Solar Power Project Fades Amid Turmoil
    Those are great intentions, though it’s easy to criticize the group for being so naive as to think their small success could spread or that the government would support their fabulous green deeds. Three local women learned to make the lamps with recycled materials such as paint and soda can lids.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013
    [Green] Istanbul: 500 Youth Activists Gather for Global Power Shift Summit
    Is the pendulum finally swinging green? 'With the dust of social anger still unsettled in Taksim Square and on the same day that U.S. President Obama unveiled his groundbreaking climate action plan, 500 young climate activists from around the globe have gathered in Istanbul to mobilize strategies for a cleaner energy future.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
    [Green] Refutrees Scratches Eco and Social Itches with Refugee Projects
    The Aida refugee camp (outside Bethlehem in the West Bank) is fundraising to build a children’s recreational space, and Refutrees seeks artists to design a scheme for up-cycling local waste into a functional and green playground. 'Today is World Refugee Day. Raising the question “how temporary is temporary?”,
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Green] Israel’s Mediterranean Seacoast Severely Threatened by People
    Lebanon: Green Peace Investigation Reveals toxic Coast Pollution. 'Why have dolphins and other types of marine life almost disappeared from I srael’s shores? And why are projects such as deep water energy drilling and desalination threatening to make the eastern Mediterranean an area increasingly devoid of most marine life? With only 0.25
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
    [Green] A Greener Sahara for Elephants and Hippos – 5,000 Years Ago
    'Researchers keen to understand the role that dust plays in climate change have discovered that 5,000 years ago, what we now think of as the vast, unforgiving Sahara desert home to nomads and camels was once a green grassland where elephants and giraffe roamed, RD Mag reports. From 11,000 to 5,000 years ago, the 3.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
    [Green] Sunny Solar Outlook For Middle East and North Africa
    new report published by Green Tech Media (GTM) Research pins t he surge from today’s near-negligible production on rapidly rising energy demand spurred by MENA economic expansion, population growth, and urbanization.  It helps that the region is supersaturated with sunlight. Qatar plans to install 1.8 The full report is?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012
    [Green] Qatar Airways Praised for its Natural Gas/Biofuel Push to the Skies
    top American airline executive told Green Prophet that the North American carriers are optimistic that if Qatar can develop the natural gas industry for planes, it could translate into reducing overall costs for US carriers. Cheaper flights for all? Qatar has the largest per capita carbon footprint in the world. .
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Green] Largest Palestinian Hospital to Get Wind Power from Europe
    And what good green goals they are. :: ENPI. Few things are as deadly as a hospital without power , but a new wind turbine is about to blow away one hospital’s fear of losing theirs. The largest of its kind in the Palestinian territories, Al Ahli Hospital provides care to 600,000 Palestinians living in the Hebron district.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012
    [Green] Textually Transmitted Conservation of Water
    Jordan’s mobile phone users will soon receive SMS tips on smart water use. It’s part of a public awareness campaign to alert Jordanians to the vital need to protect against pollution and reduce water consumption. Well, at least alert Jordanians with cell phones, or more accurately, those with cell phones and contracts with the Zain Group).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2012
    [Green] Jordan: Two Men Boast About Killing Owl
    Sadly this is in a long list of animals rights abuses that Green Prophet has reported on from across the region. Conservationists in Jordan have criticized a news website for reporting positively on a video which shows two men posing with a dead owl they claim to have killed. It’s honestly just astounding. Okay, you killed an owl.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2012
    [Green] Gaza Seawater Desalination Plant Backed By Europe
    Gaza’s Green Roofs of Herbs and Vegetables. Funding and technical support has been offered by Europe to help build a desalination plant in Gaza – but is desalination a wise choice? In the Gaza Strip it is estimated that just 5% of the available water is suitable for consumption. Mideast Environment.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012
    [Green] Chamelic Invents Answer for Desert Solar & Dust!
    Even German renewables giant Siemens in partnership with Abu Dhabi’s visionary Masdar have just broken into the sand resistant solar business , as noted by Green Prophet’s Taffline Laylin. One high-tech polymer start-up has developed a coating to solve the problem. Lots of it. And little water to clean it. Got dust? Flagsol.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Green] Desertec Begins: 500 MW Moroccan Solar in 2012
    Find Green Prophet at the 2nd Annual Desertec Conference in Cairo. “Deserts get more energy in six hours than the world’s population consumes in a year” – TREC. Desertec’s first link in the chain will be a 500 MW solar power project that will begin construction in Morocco, at an estimated cost of $US 2.8 billion. ”Construction
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Bono Fixes the World the Jewish Way of Sukkot
    The group has recently released a PDF booklet that links the desperate situation there with the ancient Jewish holiday Sukkot which we have covered on Green Prophet. Bono’s ONE organization advocates inviting hungry people into your sukkah this holiday time. Bono and Sukkot. And which is still underway under Thursday. People are dying.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Green] Police Beat, Tie-Up, and Fire On Citizens Protesting Dying Ramsar Protected Lake in Iran
    And eventually, when environmental degradation is unequivocally linked to an increase in environmental refugees, green-minded lawmakers such as Polly Higgins, who has been campaigning the United Nations to make Ecocide a crime against humanity , will be better poised for success. This image was taken of a protest earlier this year.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Green] Israeli Court Bans Use of West Bank Sewage Plant
    For more on sewage in the West Bank see: Solar Power In The West Bank – Green Progress or Bad Politics? The Israeli High Court recently ordered an Israeli sewage treatment plant built illegally in the West Bank to stop its work. So should Israel be thinking of building solar fields there? Eco-Friendly Sewage Treatment Comes To the West Bank.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
    [Green] OPEC Countries Seek “Developing Nation” Funds to Capture CO2
    Abu Dhabi has already been in the forefront of green tech applied to the oil industry. Oil giants are looking into CCS to cut greenhouse gases. good for them! But who should pay for it? Well, now we know why Saudi Arabia held out for Carbon Capture & Storage to be eligible for CDM funding at Cancun. Saudi Arabia. Fair enough. Kuwait.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012
    [Green] Urban Kibbutz Reels in Rooftop Solar Investment in Israel
    Originally founded in 1987 with a clear environmental ethos from the start, the Migvan kibbutz has added a  rooftop solar farm to their growing green repertoire. An urban kibbutz in sun-drenched southern Israel invested in a field of rooftop solar panels that are already pumping out more energy than the community needs.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Green] Baghrir, Moroccan Crepe to Break Ramadan Fasts RECIPE
    More seasonal and tasty Moroccan recipes from Green Prophet: Two Fresh Fig Recipes With Arak and Cream. Homey, comforting and light, these crepes of 1000 holes make a delicious start to a Ramadan Iiftar (break-fast) meal. To me, that sounds like baghrir. The ingredients are standard pantry items, and the recipe is easy. Baghrir.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
    [Green] Strawberries and Citrus – February Seasonal Produce
    Red and green cabbages are excellent and inexpensive. String beans and flat Italian green beans are good now – another slightly expensive vegetable treat. Lettuces are varied and good: cos (Arab) lettuce, iceberg, ruffled purple and green.   Late winter in the Middle East brings lower prices in the shuk. Pat dry.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
    [Green] Hanging Laundry Photographs Help You Toss Your Dryer
    Green Love “Sticks” in Jaffa. Can Sivan Askayo’s photographs convince us hang dry our laundry? What if art had the power to change our habits for the (environmentally) better?  Could a photograph change governmental policy, or at the very least, some of our daily behaviors ? 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
    [Green] 10 Upcycled Paper Cypress Trees to Be Built as Part of Interfaith Ecological Celebration
    In a few weeks she will be building another set of 10 green cypress trees, this time as a celebration of the Baha’i gardens in Haifa and of the city’s interfaith residents. We already know what plastic bottle trees look like, how will 10 newspaper trees look? But she will not be building these trees alone. 
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
    [Green] Layover in Singapore
    Look for Pink-necked Green Pigeons , Yellow-vented Bulbuls and Asian Glossy Starlings on the island’s palms. 'Mike’s comments regarding his recent stopover in Japan struck a chord that has been resonating within me for a week or two. Perhaps I have missed my calling. Alternatively, taxis are cheap and plentiful. Asian Glossy Starling.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
    [Green] Nicholas Stern endorses 350 ppm as “a very sensible long-term target”
    Green Quote of the Week: Nicholas Stern. This week Nicholas Stern, the British top climate economist and academic who is probably most known for the Stern Review, endorsed 350 ppm as “a very sensible long-term target.”. 350 ppm, as in parts per million, the level scientists have identified as the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
    [Green] TSA Dumps Porno Airport Scanners. Good Riddance! | Mother Jones
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
    [Green] The Sunflower: A heliostat designed to light all dark corners of your.
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Why Conservation Letters is Going 100% Open Access
    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 courtesy of Eddie Game. By Bob Lalasz,  director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. Wiley & Sons — the same John C.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [Green] Israel Ministry Rules Against Unsightly Transmission Lines For.
    Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. As we push to exploit the Negev desert’s ubiquitous solar energy , we inevitably have to deal with evacuating said energy. Typically that involves unsightly transmission infrastructure : towers, lines, transformers, and more.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Green] Israeli Study: Smog Bad For Wall Street
    Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. Days with poor air quality may be hurting more than merely your asthmatic nieces and your uncles and aunts with emphysema and your descendants. Mood has an impact on decision-making, one type of which is an investment in stocks.&#
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
    [Green] The Limits of Science Communications: Why do People Live in Floodplains?
    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. 'Is it worth living in a home where this could happen? By Julie Morse, project ecologist, Skagit River Program. It’s flood season. I get it. Right?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Green] 10 Best Sublime Beaches in the Middle East
    With blue water and a long, peninsular sandy beach surrounded by lots of green foliage, this is one of the most popular holiday destinations not only in Turkey but the entire Middle East region. We have included destinations that are relatively quiet, and that are as clean as they get in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [Green] Lara Miller: Eco Fashion’s Quick Change Artist
    Being a “green” company means much more to me than just using eco-friendly fibers. Eco Fashion designer Lara Miller is an Eco Chick fave ; her supermodern, often convertible, sensuously romantic, yet travel-friendly designs are deceptively simple but always on point. As my line and I have grown up, the functionality has really become key.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2010
    [Green] Eco Fashion Basics: An Ode to the Perfect Little Black Dress
    Wearing my Carol Young LBD at the Mini Exhibit at the Go Green Expo in LA. It is only this year, my 32nd, that I have truly understood the value of the Little Black Dress. Of course I have heard the legend; what woman hasn’t? And of course it had to be impossibly chic. Nixxi Empire Dress in organic cotton or bamboo voile.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
    [Green] Danish Council Rejects Blue Better Place Chargers
    Frederiksberg Council claims that the chargers which accompany any new Better Place electric vehicle are not suitable for street installation because they are blue and gray, and not green. A municipal council in Denmark has rejected Better Place’s blue and gray electric vehicle chargers! Jan E.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    [Green] Lou Reed Made Me a Conservationist
    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. 'Image: Lou Reed: “Prince de la nuit et des angoisses.” ” Image credit: thierry Ehrmann /Flickr through a Creative Commons license.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Sierra Club Turns to Civil Disobedience to Stop Keystone Pipeline.
    Bloomberg, Sierra Club Align Against Coal After Nebraska Setback, Greens Regroup on Keystone XL Will Nebraska become a real-life example of losing a battle to win the war? FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Subscribe.
  • GREEN HOME BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013
    [Green] Urban Farms, Everything but the Moo
    It’s a given, of course, that most city dwellers won’t have much more space than a balcony or a sunny patio door for growing salad fixings like tomatoes, green onions, radishes, and lettuce varieties like Romaine or other leaf lettuces. Prior to this mass produce offering, buying an orange at Christmas, for example, was difficult.
  • GREEN HOME BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
    [Green] Canada Engages in Massive Climate Modification Program
    According to an article published on Tuesday, October 16, the Canadians – once North America’s environmental stewards – have launched what is being called “the world’s most significant geoengineering project to date.”. It consists of dumping iron sulfate into the Pacific Ocean. make of that what you will. And if it fails? Brought to the U.S.
  • GREEN HOME BLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [Green] Just In Time for Christmas
    … It’s still green here in the Upper Midwest, and natives are starting to grouse about the lack of snow. Just In Time for Christmas. After all, what is winter for if people can’t run their snowmobiles, ice fish on a mere two inches of ice, and slide around empty parking lots at top speed to demonstrate how slippery snow is! scenarios.
  • HUG A TREE WITH ME  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
    [Green] Guest Post: Cleaning the Kitchen Appliances in Eco-friendly Fashion
    Fearlessly, step up with green cleaning products in hand ready for a disinfecting battle. You've all heard of the threats that are hiding in your kitchen waiting for an opportune moment to attack you while you’re least expecting it. All the germs, greasy spots, nasty stains, and spills are, to put it mildly, unpleasant for the eye.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 3, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: FieldScope
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nature Conservancy. 'A map showing soil type and a counts of plant species observed in various areas. From the P roject BudBurst page of FieldScope. What is FieldScope?
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
    [Green] A Bit Dreamy, A Lot Indy: Quirky and Sustainable Swimsuit Picks
    That’s me above, in my pretty green ridged cross top and tie-side bikini bottom , swimming in a mountaintop pool in El Salvador. 'I can’t wait to start swimming again soon, and just seeing cozzies (that’s swimsuits in Australian!) for sale again makes me happy in the most delightful way. Go swimming anyway! adore mine.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [Green] Tabii Just F/W 2014: Zero Square at New York Fashion Week
    These scraps will be taken to a Grow NYC green market to be recycled (for more information on this program, go to  grownyc.org/clothing ). 'We are huge fans of Tabii Just over here ! “The inspiration for Zero Squared is the square. Concepts and patterns return to the restrictions of this basic shape. Designer Tabitha St.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    [Green] Do Just Five Things
    Here are five easy and—-seasonal—ways to go green from my syndicated column Do Just One Thing! 'Happy Friday! Have a wonderful weekend. We all know that spending too much time outside on a sunny day can be bad for our health.   On a sunny day, bring items like area rugs, yoga and workout mats and throw pillows outside.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
    [Green] Do Just Five Things
    Here are five easy ways to go green from my syndicated column “Do Just One Thing.” 'Happy Friday! ”   Have a wonderful weekend. So is it greener to drink instant iced tea or brew it the old fashioned way from tea bags?   Brew from tea bags (organic, whenever possible) and compost the used bags in your backyard.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Green] Do Just 5 Things
    While many of us think a deep green, weed-free lawn looks great, the reality is it’s the wildflowers the bees look for.   'You may have heard that honey bees—who are important in the pollination of flowers that help keep our food supply fertile—are dying.   Find your closest location at epsindustry.org. Current Affairs
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
    [Green] Do Just Five Things
    Here are 5 easy ways to go green from my syndicated column Do Just One Thing: Generally, reusing things is one of the greenest things you can do that is simple and meaningful.   'Happy Friday! The taller plants block the sun’s rays and also help reduce evaporation of water on the shorter plants.   Current Affairs
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2013
    [Green] Do Just Five Things
    Here are 5 ways to keep it green from my syndicated column Do Just One Thing: Bees are important to our natural world because they help with the pollination of flowers which helps for a whole host of reasons.   'Happy Friday! Genius product idea! A post-it in the shape of a watch. Learn more at beadsofcourage.org. But the best tip?  
  • DAILY DANNY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2010
    [Green] Project Peanut Butter Fundraiser
    Funny comedian and actress Nicole Sullivan inside the COOKS “pop up&# greenhouse with one of my favorite items from the line: the Simply Green designated set of bamboo bio-resin mixing bowls.   Appropriate, considering Stella’s roots.   What is Project Peanut Butter, you ask?  
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2009
    [Green] Home Tour: Priscilla Woolworth
    Her home is so lovely (gorgeous and green), that I thought it was worth reposting here! This is a repost of an Apartment Therapy story I wrote about designer Priscilla Woolworth’s Los Angeles home.  Name: Priscilla Woolworth’s “At the Villa&#. Location: The Valley (Los Angeles). Size: 3,000 square feet. Who else lives here?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Green] My Big Day in Miami-Dade
    Dante Fascell Park quickly yielded a large flock of  Pine Warbler that included a  Yellow-throated Warbler  and a  Black-throated Green Warbler  while Merrie Christmas Park had a large flock of  Yellow-rumped Warbler that included a rare  Wilson’s Warbler. decided that I wanted to beat that record. felt I was on a roll at around 300PM.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013
    [Green] Good Fire, Bad Fire: An Ecologist’s Perspective
    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. 'Table Mountain Fire, eastern Cascades, Washington, September 2012. By Ryan Haugo, Washington-Idaho Forest Ecologist. Not necessarily.  Air quality?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2013
    [Green] Mishka Henner’s Feed Lot Photos Can Put You Off Meat
    The patchwork grid-lines are confining pens.The acid green and blood red swirls are waste lagoons. 'British photographer Mishka Henner has produced some disturbing aerial images of cattle feedlots in Texas, composed of hundreds of high-resolution satellite images stitched together into large format prints.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
    [Green] Yours & Mine Eco-Fashion Arrives in Amman
    A new Amman clothing retailer is hitting all the green lights on the fashion runway: Yours & Mine makes sustainability chic, selling locally sourced, recycled garments in a virtual store. . But that tolerance for recycled fashion doesn’t transport all over the world. I’d But what to do with extra handbags? Hammer harem pants).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Green] Imagine… A World Without Trees
    ‘Wadjda’ – A Saudi Girl & Her Green Bike. A UK-based scientist has removed trees from world famous works of art to highlight the threat of deforestation. In the field of climate change, we are constantly asked to imagine nightmarish scenarios. But what if you had to edit the world’s history to reflect its future?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
    [Green] Iranians Turn to Aubergine, Chicken for the Poor
    Iran’s Energy Minister Looks to Green Energy after Sanctions. During a recent trip to Iran, EuroNews correspondent  Ali Sheikholeslami  found that many Iranians are becoming unwitting vegetarians as they can no longer afford to buy meat. Chicken of the poor. Sheikholeslami spoke with a retired teacher who asked to remain anonymous.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
    [Green] AGi Residential Wind Tower Wins Best Architecture Multiple Residence Award
    New Green-Roofed School in Kuwait Will Promote Hands-On Agricultural Learning. The Kuwaiti-Spanish Architecture firm AGi scooped two coveted awards at the International Property Award held in Burj Al-Arab, Dubai. AGi has re-thought culturally-specific  urban architecture with the Wafra Wind Tower.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012
    [Green] Israeli Military Uses Biomimicry to Design Butterfly Drone
    More Biomimicry Stories on Green Prophet: Inspired by Nature, Water Tips for the Middle East. Biomimicry is one of the smartest contemporary approaches to design, so it was inevitable that Israeli researchers would apply this science to their military designs. An indoor butterfly. gram camera that takes color photographs.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
    [Green] Sweet And Tangy Pickled Cucumber Chips RECIPE
    You’ll find that recipe on Green Prophet, and other pickles, too. Few vegetables are so well-loved in the Middle East as cucumbers. This spicy cucumber pickle is delicious as an appetizer or to top your next falafel. “Cool as a cucumber” still applies when the cukes are pickled. Sweet and Tangy Pickled Cucumber Chips. Tblsp.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Green] Adi Zaffran Weisler Makes Upcycled Bullet Jewelry, Not War
    Going For the “Green” in Gold Jewelry. Used copper bullets found at a firing range transform into sculptural objects incorporated into rings. Bullets are, objectively, ugly things.  They have an ugly purpose, and are not much to look at, either.  But what would happen if you removed a bullet from its violent context? 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
    [Green] Steve Jobs Tribute: A Legacy Environmentalists Can Learn From
    We at Green Prophet are very sad to lose such an inspirational figure, and promise to honor his legacy by striving to heal the planet’s health with the same courage, dignity, and clarity of purpose that this well-loved husband, father, and mentor displayed every single day. This is our tribute to Steve Jobs. When Apple, Inc.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2011
    [Green] University of Haifa Study Indicates Marijuana Prevents Post-Trauma Stress Disorder
    More about the effects of stress, and some natural ways to combat it from Green Prophet: Stress is Making Us Fat. A new study from the University of Haifa proves another socially redeeming value in that evil old weed. The list of consequences after trauma is long and horrible. Marijuana. Tips To Cutting Down Stress. via Flickr.
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