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  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
    [Green] Global Land Grabs: Benefits, Emerging Dangers, and Growing Anxieties
    The issue of land grabbing by Gulf countries for food security purposes has been in the news (including Green Prophet) for some years now, but the trend for large-scale acquisitions is accelerating. Who’s grabbing land at the fastest rate? An Arab country is among the top 3. The target: Africa. Risks for the vulnerable.
  • NATURAL CLARITY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011
    [Green] Easy Earth Day Resolutions
    ” I’m here to help.   I’m looking forward to seeing you on the green path…and don’t forget to tell me about the changes you’ve decided to make!     Earth Day. PVC-Free Dryerballs. 1. Lint hint. Drier dryer pants perspire. Be sure to choose PVC-free balls. Fridge shui. Compost happens.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  MONDAY, JULY 6, 2015
    [Green] Into the Gorge for Native Trout
    At the third pool I encounter, the stream slips over a ledge then stills in green depth between walls of damp rock. Late April, after trout season opens but before the trees leaf out on the 3,000-foot crest of Laurel Ridge, is a good time to hike into the Youghiogheny Gorge for native trout. Whit trillium. Photo © Ben Moyer.
  • GREEN FURNITURE HOME DESIGN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013
    [Green] More Eco Friendly Furniture Ideas
    For a ton of great ideas and images to inspire you on your hunt for eco-friendly furniture for all rooms in your home, just click the green button for more pictures, or check out my Pinterest board For Eco Friendly Furniture Ideas! Furniture design is becoming not only a study in function and sustainability, its becoming  more of an art form.
  • GREEN FURNITURE HOME DESIGN  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Green] Lighting Your Backyard With Rustic-Modern Charm
    Those seeking to provide lighting to their backyard may have fallen in love with the rustic-modern appearance of outdoor lighting fixtures. For lighting around the back of the home, a lighting fixture styled after a lantern is a very common and popular choice. These types of rustic lighting fixtures come in a variety of shapes and size. They
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014
    [Green] Spiders Go Fishing, Old Trees Dwindle & Icebergs Scrape Bottom
    Send them to mdowns[at]tnc.org.    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. Icebergs like this one on the Antarctic coast are increasing because of climate change. Not Exactly Rocket Science).
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Conflict between Wildlife and Wind Farms
    However, there have been recent threats to the wildlife population that have collided with these green efforts. Wind power is a great form of energy; there’s no doubt about that. This upcoming January 2012, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will publish new guidelines for wind farms. Let us know in the comments!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
    [Green] Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch in New York
    We motored north out of New York City to Westchester County where we picked up Benjamin Van Doren, and then it was a beeline up the New York State Thruway through Orange County, Ulster County, Greene County, Albany County, Schenectady County, Montgomery County, Herkimer County, and Oneida County. This time it would be different. Disaster!
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2015
    [Green] Captain Planet Stressed Me Out
    Blue skin, green hair, and all. As a child I was discouraged from watching a television program called “Captain Planet.” It was an animated feature about a superhero battling environmental injustices around the world. Captain Planet in the Flesh! While meeting Captain Planet was an exiting moment, my internship is memorable for many reasons.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012
    [Green] Egyptian Seed Bombing Campaign To Hit Cairo and Alexandria
    Seed bombing is form of green guerilla warfare that has been taking place in the West since the 1970s although it recently gained new popularity within often grey and dreary urban landscapes. Egypt’s first ever seed bombing event will highlight the importance of preserving Egyptian seeds and promoting local biodiversity.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013
    [Green] 60 Must-Have Pantry Items For A Middle-Eastern Kitchen
    Place your leafy green herbs in a jar of water where they can get some indirect light, and they will keep for at least a week. “Middle Eastern food” is a catch-phrase that embraces the cuisines of so many countries, and ethnic streams inside those countries, that a list of 60 essential ingredients can’t cover everything.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2011
    [Green] UNESCO Urges Ethiopia To Halt Gibe III Dam
    Green Prophet has followed the Renaissance Dam project for months, on which another Ethiopian dam project sheds some light. On its list of dams to be constructed, Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam project (formerly known as the Grand Millennium Dam) has drawn passionate commentary to our site. No bid dams. The Poverty Precipice.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2013
    [Green] The Lion Forest of India
    At the bank of one such small dam, a Softshell Turtle basks in the afternoon sun, while one Oriental Magpie-Robin is searching the water edge. A low branch is decorated by a Green Bee-eater (above) and a tree top above it holds several Cattle Egrets. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus. We’re here for the birds!”. Yet, they have – wings!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015
    [Green] Birding and Butterflying North Carolina Gamelands
    The trees are just beginning to leaf out, and the whole forest glowed that beautiful bright green you can only see at the very beginning of spring. I don’t know if you have ever tried to bird with a cold, but it’s not easy. My fiance and I arrived at the R. Wayne Bailey-Caswell Game Land a little past 2 p.m. Another birding fail.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
    [Green] The Red-billed Leiothrix of Tuscany
    However, the bird didn’t allow for any look at it, and not wanting to strain my family’s patience by standing around motionless and staring into a green bush for too long, I trotted along further down the path. Clearly, some scientists should never have been granted the privilege of assigning common names to bird species. Colour!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
    [Green] Global Warming Threatens Wild Grains – And Our Daily Bread
    Eviatar Nevo from the Institute of Evolution, wheat and barley grains taken from locations across Israel over 1980, 2008 and 2009 were green-house grown upon gathering. The More on wheat and food from Green Prophet: Pest-Resistant Super Wheat From Israel. Sturdy wild wheat and barley are essential for humanity’s survival.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012
    [Green] Solar Techno Park in Yokohama set to generate up to 60kW of clean.
    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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
    [Green] Egypt is Close to Bridging the Distance to Saudi
    The Egyptian government announced earlier this week that a plan to bridge the distance between Egypt and Saudi Arabia across the Gulf of Aqaba is going to become reality in the very near future. And don’t even get us started on the environmental damage that will be caused. One less-discussed side effect of the bridge will be development.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2012
    [Green] One Million Syrian Refugees Desperately Need Help
    Earlier this month Green Prophet visited the Zaatari refugee camp at the border between Jordan and Syria. Two to three thousand refugees flee Syria every day. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) estimates that the number of refugees who have fled Syria will total nearly one million some time in the first half of 2013.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Green] New Environmental Exhibit Inspires Hope for UAE’s Future
    “In order to hit the targets and create a future that is comfortable, we need to reduce carbon emissions by 80 to 90 per cent,” said Dr Rob Cooke, the technical coordinator for the Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC), a group dedicated to the promotion of sustainable construction in the UAE. Consider, for example, the 6.5
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2015
    [Green] Bananas to Bats: The Science Behind the First Bats Successfully Treated for White-Nose Syndrome
    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 little brown bat successfully treated for white-nose syndrome is about to be released. Photo: Bat Conservation International. By Matt Miller.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 2012
    [Green] Hydrogen driven Lexus LFA-h beats gasoline version in terms of.
    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.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
    [Green] UK and Ireland gear up for Global Wind Day
    In the UK and Ireland there are a number of events including a documentary screening by RenewableUK featuring TV presenter Bill Oddie looking at green projects around Britain and the documentary will be shown for the first time at the launch with Mr Oddie introducing the film at the Curzon Cinema, in Soho, London.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011
    [Green] InterNational Downshifting Week
    Therefore it is very much a green thing and one that should be carefully considered. InterNational Downshifting Week – Saturday 23rd to Friday 29th April 2011 By Michael Smith (Veshengro) InterNational Downshifting Week is held this year from Saturday 23rd to Friday 29th April 2011 so you still have a few days to get involved.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [Green] Lawsuit Opposes Wildlife Agency's Approval of Massive Newhall Ranch Project Devastating to Wildlife Habitat
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Far less damaging options were available, but the Department brushed them aside.” The Department’s Dec. The Santa Clara River is one of the few major Southern California rivers remaining in a relatively natural state.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010
    [Green] Could You Create an Entire Wardrobe of Six Pieces? Jill Danyelle Tries It!
    the “sixer&# wardrobe is pretty green too. This post excerpted with permission from Jill Danyelle’s blog. Text and video by Danyelle. made this video of my “sixer&# wardrobe for the Six Items or Less challenge. eventually, i felt that a six item wardrobe would require too much energy consuming laundry. still, i love SIoL.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2010
    [Green] Win! Set of Quick Dri Beach Towels
    But here we are and here I am looking at the window at lush green trees, blue skies, warm weather and fields of flowers.   So much for Old Man Winter taking us all down, right? . I never thought I’d see the day when I uttered the words “are you excited about warm, summer months?&#. GOOD LUCK! Contests JCPenney Quick Dri Win
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
    [Green] Will Polar Bears Die Out Because of Climate Change?
    ” is a new Cool Green Science feature looking at what scientists and the scientific literature really say about big questions regarding nature and its conservation.  . A polar bear in the Hudson Bay population. Photo credit: Alex Berger /Flickr through a Creative Commons license. Editor’s note: “What Does the Science Say?”
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Green] Lindsay’s Going to Costa Rica: Advice and Recommendations Needed!
    After a long day last week, and a green event to cap off the night, I checked my mail right before I entered the subway and one particular email caught me off guard. It seemed way too good to be true. So I re-read it, and even walked back up to Columbus Circle to get better reception (to read it again).
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Green] The Amazing Lemming: The Rodent Behind the Snowy Owl Invasion?
    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. This snowy owl nest is lined with 70+ dead lemmings. Photo: Christine Blais-Soucy. By Joe Smith , ornithologist and restoration ecologist. Holmgren, N.,
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
    [Green] Veganista on EcoStiletto: Amazing Grass
    EcoStiletto, a website devoted to giving you the inside scoop on being glamorously green, played a big role in the rise of Eco-Vegan Gal. attended several of their parties in L.A. when I first started this site and met so many fabulous people in the sustainability and health fields who I later became friends with and partnered up with.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012
    [Green] Keep your Taxonomy out of my Field Guide!
    And boy, did I make mistakes.   Is this a Greater Green Leafbird in leaves or is this a leaf in Greater Green Leafbirds?   At the onset of this post, let me firmly state that I love taxonomy. even attended taxonomy classes at university. also love bird identification. The place for bird identification is a field guide and a field.
  • 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
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014
    [Green] Tasty Tipples and Celebratory Cocktails to Keep the Season Merry and Bright
    From all-white creamy cocktails to bright red sips, from green-in-a-pretty-way party-pleasers to hot and spicy. Winter drinks can be tough; you want to do something special without wandering into ‘cutesy’ territory. Well, do I have some solutions for you! Check these fun ideas out and have a very Happy Holiday!
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014
    [Green] Mayfly Madness, Whale-Ship Collisions, and Microbial Detox
    Send them to mdowns[at]tnc.org.    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. Although blue whale hunting has been banned since 1966, populations are not increasing as expected. license. Slate).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013
    [Green] Is Sugar Toxic?
    Stevia, a naturally sweet green herb , will hopefully replace it in commercial drinks and foods. More about sweet, sticky sugar on Green Prophet: GMO Beets Coming To A Sugar Supply Near You? Increasing evidence shows that sugar is a natural enemy to the body. The historical statistics are startling. The  average sugar consumption.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Green] Can Floodplain Forest Restoration Reduce the Gulf’s Dead Zone?
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nature Conservancy.  . By John Shuey, director of science, The Nature Conservancy in Indiana. Wabash River. Photo: © Cristina Rutter.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Green] A Different Look at the Morning Commute. ~ Ashleigh Hitchcock
    The light will turn green. The car is constantly in motion instead of the start and stop. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) decreased fuel usage emissions Ethopia intersection morning commute SignalGuru traffic light
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Green] The Real Magical Forest: What It’s Like to Dive among Giant Kelp
    Over on Cool Green Science, we’re featuring a Citizen Science story on how people — even if they aren’t divers — can help with important research on kelp forests. That got us thinking about what it must be like to dive in such magical places. Unbelievable to truly be entering a forest underwater. Favorite Nature
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [Green] Rimac releases video preview of the $980,000 Concept_One electric supercar
    Showcased last year at the Frankfurt Motor Show , this $980,000 ‘green’ monster will now supposedly make its commercial debut in a few days. Dattatreya Mandal: Do not let the name fool you! Rimac releases a video preview. However, the robustness of the 1088 horsepower powertrain is what really tickles our eco conscious fancy.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013
    [Green] Recent Creation Care Highlights - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Becky: A Tribute to a Friend and a Hero | Main. | On Heels of Inaugural Address, Sierra Club Announces Coal Retirement Milestone » Recent Creation Care Highlights. IP&L has an impressive website for the preach-in , with plenty of resources. TrackBack.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
    [Green] Love Me True - A Letter To My Lover - Cindy Lee Lothian | elephant.
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. Green is Free: 15 Creative things to do with Pallets. The Green Pet Community. Want to stay in touch with elephant? or get our popular Daily Wake Up Call. Video. Login.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012
    [Green] Qatar Airways Praised for its Natural Gas/Biofuel Push to the Skies
    Cheaper flights for all? If Qatar’s “Pearl project” can develop the natural gas industry for planes, it could translate into reducing overall costs for US carriers. Qatar has the largest per capita carbon footprint in the world. . These do not depend on arable land vital to food consumption,”  Kobeh added.
  • 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.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014
    [Green] Can Integrated Pest Management Save the Eastern Hemlock?
    An old-growth hemlock grove, brook babbling between arching evergreen limbs and deep green moss, is pretty close to the enchanted forest of fairy tales. The Conservancy’s George Gress and Sarah Johnson tag hemlock trees at Woodbourne Preserve. Photo: Mike Eckley/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. They’re coming. That buys time.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
    [Green] Laser technology to power heads-up display systems for cars
    The PicoP consists of three laser guns that project red, blue and green light on a 1 mm wide silicon mirror that tilts on two axes. New technology, based on a small laser display engine developed by Microvision, appears set to overcome many of the problems with previous heads-up displays. Laser System Paints Information on the Road Ahead.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [Green] Eggplants and Peppers: March Produce in the Middle East
    The larger smooth green varieties are mostly sold hard for ripening at home. Red bell peppers are slightly more expensive than their yellow, orange, and green cousins. Green string beans and yellow wax beans are more in evidence although their prices are still on the high side. Ever wonder what to do with eggplants?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    [Green] Tannenbaum tax
    I was scooped yesterday but I can't help but post this ( Tax to promote ): Following an extended debate that pit one region against another, the Agriculture Department on Tuesday gave the green light to a new industry-funded Christmas tree promotion program. My ears are tingling. Where is Congress on this one? million from 2003 to 2007.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Green] After Sandy, We Need a Climate Champ Like Cory Booker in New Jersey
    Under his leadership in Newark, energy use in municipal buildings was cut by 20% and recycling rates were increased while the city incorporated energy efficient upgrades and increased green affordable housing in the city by 400 units. This October a special election will be held to fill his shoes – a tall order and a true challenge.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
    [Green] The Dam that May Damn Egypt’s Future
    While dams are a straightforward and somewhat “green” source of hydro-power, there are lessons to be learned from countries that construct them. This Green Prophet would rather see Ethiopia (defiant about its dam) develop solar power than to make sweeping changes to the ebb and flow of the mighty Nile. Image via seeker.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
    [Green] Wind Turbines and Birds: What’s the Real Story?
    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 David Mehlman. The problem of birds being killed at wind power facilities continues to generate a lot of media attention.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Green] Grid Parity in the Arab World: Still Far Away
    Governments in the West have adopted different legislation strategies to support renewables like Feed-in-Tariffs, Green Certificates or a straight forward carbon tax but more needs to be done to reflect the true price of carbon in the price of electricity that consumers pay. How can this reality compete with the use of renewables? annually.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014
    [Green] Profiles in Xeriscaping: The Chocolate Flower
    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. Chocolate flowers. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. This flower doesn’t only smell lovely. No one says that now.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Community Leaders Support New Apprenticeship Initiative
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The initiative, launched this week by CC Developments UK 2007 Ltd, has been given a much-welcomed reception by community development schemes in London and its surrounding boroughs. Under the accreditation umbrella of A.C.E
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013
    [Green] The Coal Export Bubble
    Related Stories Scope of Gateway Pacific Analysis is Bad News for Coal Industry Asian Americans’ Green Values Is PSE Overlooking Solar Energy? But perhaps the most important coal export story has gotten surprisingly little attention— the collapse of Pacific Rim coal prices. But their timing was terrible. Climate & Energy
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014
    [Green] Jameel prizewinner reinvents the iconic Middle Eastern rug
    Green Prophet’s brought you the story behind this year’s winner of the Jameel Prize – 3 , an international award for contemporary design inspired by ancient Islamic tradition. But there are nine other finalists who warrant a closer look. Meet fiber artist Faig Ahmed – guaranteed his amazing rugs will trip you up!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
    [Green] Grim Greenhouse Gas Milestone Dims Hope for Less Climate Change
    Recent research shows that dinosaurs, which ate vast quantities of greens that were then digested and released as methane gas, may have caused the last global warming event. dangerous milestone. “It’s just a reminder to everybody that we haven’t fixed this, and we’re still in trouble.” ” Government failure.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012
    [Green] Qatar (Still) Has the World’s Largest Carbon Footprint
    Despite various green initiative such as supporting local farms and ensuring that all new mosques were eco , they are still spewing record amounts of carbon for such a tiny nation. According to the World Wildlife Fund’s latest report, Qatar still has the world’s largest carbon footprint.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2012
    [Green] Breastfeeding Goes Against Big Pharma Vaccines
    Tinamarie is the Green Love and Sex Columnist for Greenprophet. Is a two year old study pitting the natural immune benefits of mothers’ milk against the machine of big pharma? Breastfeeding rates globally and in the Middle East have varied over the past several years, with some advocates calling breastfeeding a fading art.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014
    [Green] Birds Threatened by Asiatic Sand Sedge Invasion on Long Island
    The bases of the leaves are white with a transition to green as the leaves spread out an arch over to touch the sand. Steve Young of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, is the coordinator of the Long Island Invasive Species Management Area. This is a young plant producing a new white rhizome from its base.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Green] Mountain Swainson’s are the Best Swainson’s
    We had great looks at Worm-eating Warbler , Canada Warbler , and Black-throated Green Warbler. I saw my first Swainson’s Warbler in eastern North Carolina, along the Roanoke River near the town of Weldon. For all of that, I was rewarded with a brief look at this often reclusive bird. Denizens of swampland and Giant Cane thickets.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Green] Summer Books for Kids (and the rest of us)
    Deep cobalt blue wings, dreamy turquoise skies, hints of scarlet red over white curves, the browns, yellows, and pinks of people within gray-green-darker-green rain forests.  Here are three excellent but very different children’s books I enjoyed this year (two were published in 2013, one in 2011). Roth and Cindy Trumbore. Iguaca!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
    [Green] Birding the Great Vly, Saugerties, New York
    The Great Vly is wonderful wetland that straddles the border of Ulster and Green Counties in New York State’s Hudson Valley. My last blog post about the Great Vly is nearly a year old and involves a lifer,  a King Rail that I twitched last June. Red-winged Blackbird singing at the Great Vly. If not, well, you must not be a birder.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013
    [Green] Iguanas Love Roti!
    Apparently, the Green Iguanas , which are usually just referred to as iguanas though you might find some who like them so much that they refer to them by their scientific name, Iguana iguana , were around before the little take out restaurant. West of Port of Spain in Chaguaramus, off the Western Main Road, is a very large boatyard.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013
    [Green] The Bill of the Flamingo
    Indeed, they are the avian equivalent to baleen whales, feeding exclusively on brine shrimp and blue-green algae using their highly specialized bills as filter devices. The bill of the Greater Flamingo is a marvel of nature that would make any baleen whale turn pale with envy. This grid keeps the fat chunks of dirt from entering the mouth. The
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015
    [Green] The Octopus’ Birthday: Understanding an Intelligent & Elusive Marine Creature
    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. Octopus cyanea. Photo: © Ily Iglesias. By Matt Miller. Consider the octopus: media darling of the invertebrate world. Photo: © Ily Iglesias. Right now.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2014
    [Green] Purple Swamphen: Supertramp or superspecies?
    The African Swamphen split off next; it has a green back and a brighter blue face and breast. The colorful Purple Swamphen ( Porphyrio porphyrio ) lives in wetlands from Portugal and Senegal all the way east to New Zealand and the Samoan Islands, and a feral population is now well established in Florida. Black-backed Swamphen. indicus.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
    [Green] Mercury, Birds & People: What we can learn from studying our.
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. Because there is little green space around New York City, birds get concentrated into the park. Like  Elephant Green  on Facebook! The Green Pet Community.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2013
    [Green] Traditional Emirati Khameer Bread RECIPE
    More Middle-Eastern breads on Green Prophet: Simit, Iraqi Bagel. Khameer, a round flatbread of humble Beduin origins, once fell out of favor with the upscale eaters of the United Arab Emirates. But the tender round bread with its golden top is enjoying a comeback. Khameer Bread. Source: foodspk.com. Serves : 6-8. cups wheat flour. Health
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
    [Green] Post-Revolution Libyan Kitesurfers Reclaim Their Turf
    Grant Shilling surfed for peace last year, a mission he discussed in an interview with Green Prophet , and Irish surf extraordinaire Easkey Britton became the first woman to surf in Iran. For years, anyone who wanted to kite surf in Libya had a real challenge: beaches were under government control and many sports were outlawed.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
    [Green] Europe Laps up Dubai’s Camel Milk Beauty Bars
    We’ve covered the benefits of drinking camel’s milk several times on Green Prophet. Two years ago, the western world didn’t know much about camel milk , even though Bedouins across the Middle East have long understood its role in preserving good health. Now it’s the next best thing since Morocco’s Argan oil.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012
    [Green] Naked Dead Sea Bathing in Hot Springs All Year Long
    If you missed your chance to get naked at the Dead Sea with 1000 other people and the US photographer Spencer Tunick, don’t fear: Green Prophet spotters have found a year-long naked-friendly hot springs bathing hole a few kilometers south of where the Dead Sea scrolls were located at Qumran. gorgeous spa, as nature intended.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Green] Why I Run. ~ Jillian Locke | elephant journal
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. The Green Pet Community. Want to stay in touch with elephant? Get 10 free articles a week: subscribe free to our Best of the Week newsletter. Video. Talk Show. Member. Login.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
    [Green] The Atlas of Birds: Diversity, Behavior, and Conservation – A Book Review
    Be warned, The Atlas of Birds is not a map book, though it does contain maps, lovely orange and purple and green bird distribution maps. It is not an encyclopedia, though it does summarize research, explain basic concepts, and ends with a section on bird statistics. Intriguing, isn’t it? by Princeton University Press.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Green] The Middle East Needs More Sluts
    Soul sisters around the globe with green fists can take their cues from the radical actions of Toronto’s grass action movement, SlutWalk. SlutWalk Toronto took just six weeks to organize, and now a dozen protests are planned worldwide. Is the Middle East next on the slut map? Nicholas D. Yes, you read that right. Political Slut-Explosion?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
    [Green] Mohammed Kanoo Shows How Arab Culture Is Never Black and White
    One of his first works was a portrait of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late founder of the United Arab Emirates, and a personal hero of Green Prophet’s Green Sheik. Mohammed Kanoo’s portraits aim to tease out our biases about the Middle East. Above is US President Barack Obama. . Kanoo is self-taught. 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Green] Mesopolis in Tehran: Re-Thinking Daily Floods of Wasted Water
    Architects, artists, private organizations and government officials will be invited to envision ways to revive this ancient system in order to plant green spaces and improve the city’s air quality. “We hope to get Mr Ghalibaf, the mayor of Tehran involved, as well as the Bureau for Green Spaces,” says Sara. But where?
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2009
    [Green] Profits Before People: 7 of the World’s Most Irresponsible Companies
    And, despite all of their claims about ‘going green’, Wal-Mart has broken one environmental law after the other. We are not out saying we’re a green company. We are not green. This article originally appeared on EarthFirst.com. Money isn’t everything – or is it? Nestle. Image via Blood in Your Coffee. Pfizer. Wal-Mart.
  • 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
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Green] Scotland successfully completes underwater turbine test to harness tidal power
    This turbine coined as ‘Andritz Hydro Hammerfest’ has successfully completed its testing period in northern isles of Orkney - in the island of Eday, This will prove to an encouraging step in Scotland’s idea to go green by generating electricity from tidal power as part of the tidal power initiative. Scotland passes turbine test. Via: Physor
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
    [Green] Circadia Alarm Clock: A symbiotic relationship with your indoor plants
    really lovely idea which ensures you took good care of the green that you have invited into your home…. B.Sameer Kumar: Chronobiology is the study of biological rhythms that repeat themselves at a regular period of time. Circadia by Jonas Otto. Picture Gallery. Circadia by Jonas Otto. Via: Dennisppaul
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Green] Wireless chargers for EVs by this decade
    While EVs offer commuters a green solution to get around, a few kinks have prevented them from being truly viable. Sonia Renthlei: Electric vehicles are slowly catching up with the masses, but there’s still a long way to go before they can replace conventional cars. Announcing $4 Million For Wireless EV Charging. Via: Energy
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Green] Low emission Vito Euro 5 taxi will cost less to London cabbies
    Pratima Kalra: London is making all efforts to become a green city and in one such endeavor it was announced that from January, 2012 no black cab that has been on the road for over 15 years, will be issued a licensed by The Taxi and Private Hire Office. Mercedes-Benz initiative to help London cabbies deliver cleaner air.
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Green] Water Farmers get fresh with aquaponics for food in Toronto
    On our mission to find sustainable ways to feed the Middle East, and our planet, and real people leading these movements, Green Prophet heads out to Downsview Park in Toronto, Canada, to meet Even Bell, the founder of WaterFarmers, Toronto’s largest aquaponics farm. Dream of fresh organic food? But he’s not your average hydro guy. Cities
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
    [Green] Raw Chocolate Matcha Truffles Recipe
    Once I started playing with the ingredients the addition of matcha green tea, one of my favorite flavors, took these bites over the top! matcha green tea powder : 1 tbsp. If you enjoy a strong green tea flavor, sprinkle liberally. When I''m craving a chocolately treat this is my go-to recipe. Serving Size: 1 truffle. Recipes
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
    [Green] Paris Tower “Graffed” by Arab Street Artists, Then Destroyed (VIDEO)
    decade ago, the former high-school art teacher opened his Galerie Itinerrance in Paris, cultivating contacts with the likes of American graphic designer Shepard Fairey (made famous for his Obama “Hope” poster) and Green Prophet fave, Franco-Tunisian Arab calligraphist eL Seed. All images from Galerie Itinerrance.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2013
    [Green] Israeli Kobi Levi Still Designing Outrageous Footwear
    Green Prophet’s broadcast the designs of another Bezalel Academy graduate, Israeli designer Hadas Ilani , who makes wacky shoes out of pine needles. . Olive Oyl is so much more than a 1930′s cartoon character, she was my first role model.  What a welcome relief from Malibu Barbie! The shoe is my canvas. All images from Kobi Levi.
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [Green] Herbs of Spring: Make Your Own Violet Syrup
    Don’t be put off by the very green and earthy smell of the steeping violets! Those tiny purple blossoms that are covering lawns, meadows and roadsides right now are much more than just ‘weeds’. The best part – it’s incredibly quick and easy. The final mixture is heavenly. used a ladle with a spout, along with a funnel. cups/500ml water.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [Green] UK fracking moratorium fails to pass Parliament vote
    The Committee consists of seven Conservative MPs, six Labour MPs, two Liberal Democrat MPs and one Green MP. Members of the UK Parliament group, the Environmental Audit Committee, have in a report released last Monday called for a moratorium on the controversial shale gas extraction technology; fracking.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012
    [Green] Dubai Might Buy Solar off Roofs
    Related:  Green Gas Station Meets Stringent New Dubai Building Code ). Dubai’s electric utilities are considering buying back power generated from solar panels on the roofs of houses and office buildings. To incentivize architects to add solar!). “It’s still too early to say when it will be implemented.” The U.S.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
    [Green] Pope Francis scooped on climate change doctrine!
    Not everyone is happy with Francis embracing green. Pope Francis has penned an official text on the environment, the product of a year’s worth of writing. Yesterday, an Italian news site leaked an early draft and Vatican officials cried foul. The official release is on Thursday. So why should this grab your attention?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2011
    [Green] Amman’s New Mega-Mall is Antithesis of Sustainable Development
    At a minimum, they might have greened-up ongoing maintenance.  I cringe at the acres of horizontal plate glass: how much water will be wasted keeping them clean?  The Taj mall in Amman, Jordan seems as current and eco-sensitive as a polyester leisure suit. Pictured left – one of the mall’s next-door neighbors). Who’s shopping? 
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2015
    [Green] Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Trishna Dutta
    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. Trishna Dutta, NatureNet Science Fellow. Photo courtesy of Trishna Dutta. By Cara Byington, Science Communications Specialist. Sampling in India.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012
    [Green] Bitronic Technologies Opposes the NDAA
    " Disclosure & Disclaimer Statement: This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. They're not even worried about putting their kid through college or things that most people consider luxuries, but the people have expected here in this country."
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
    [Green] Stylist Trick: 3M Picture Hanging Strips
    A couple of weeks ago, I was in Los Angeles working on an Instyle home makeover story (it’ll be in their April issue…so be on the lookout for it!) and fell in love with a new must-have tool for my styling arsenal: 3M Command picture hanging strips. Press the velcro-y sides together.  Home Design
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2009
    [Green] An Announcement
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          .                                                                                                                                                                                       . REALITY TV TO ABOUT TO GET GREENER. Danny is a true self-made man. Authentic Entertainment, Inc.
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