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  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
    [Green] Zero to Hero: Birding Edition
    For his day job, he’s a geographic information systems (GIS) scientist at the Conservancy and blogs regularly about birds for Cool Green Science. By Cara Byington, Science Writer for The Nature Conservancy. Can someone who can’t tell a house finch from a song sparrow become an expert birder in four months? . Probably not. David Lauridsen.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015
    [Green] Birding Honduras–The Cryptic Birds
    started with Tropical Kingbird, a common bird of yellow and white and gray. I’m ending with Agami Heron , Agamia agami, an uncommon bird of endless hues of blues and greens and reddish-browns with a touch of white. There was no snow. And lots of greenery. And, no snow. And Great-tailed Grackles. It’s been a tough winter. 65, p.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012
    [Green] Better Place Electric Car Network Begins in Israel
    This also allows Better Place to use green energy at their charging stations and avoid creating the problems caused by electric cars whose energy ultimately comes from coal or other dirty fuels. Better Place revs up its charge spots in Israel. Shai Agassi hopes Israel is ready to embrace the efficiency and economics of electric cars. 
  • DAILY DANNY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Green] How to Find $500 Really Fast
    Until then… Here’s a fun segment I did with Better TV on doing 5 simple green things to find $500 super fast… enjoy! This October snow storm is so… not welcome. Once the 100,000 other Pennsylvania residents get their power back (yours included), I’ll be back and blogging again. Television
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Green] Environmental Economics: Beach hardening: market vs non-market values
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Green] Hole-bait*
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Green] NCAA tourney quote of the day (grrrrr)
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Green] The only thing I ask is that you please not treat me like a celebrity
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Green] Maldives Floating Greenstar Hotel Sends the Wrong Message About Climate Change
    Shaped as a star and covered in stepped layers of green in order to “fit with the natural surroundings,” the Greenstar Hotel will have 800 rooms and a conference center that can accommodate as many as 2,000 people. Waterstudio.NL is world-renowned for its forward-thinking approach to architecture. But is this the right approach?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
    [Green] Heaping Urban Trash May be More Serious than Climate Change
    ” We’ve seen children running through toxic trash piles in the souqs of Tunis and we have watched families eat their lunch in so-called green spaces in Cairo,  surrounded by coke cans, koshari packaging and other waste. billion tonnes of solid waste a year, up 70% than the 1.3 billion tonnes currently generated. By 2025, 4.3
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Video of the Midway Atoll: Plastic Travels. Plastic Kills.
    Find a green organization in your neighborhood or write to your government representatives. 2,000 miles away from the nearest continent, thousands of baby albatrosses are dying. The cause? Plastic. Over the years, we have watched plastic take a terrible toll on our fauna and flora. Click here to view the embedded video. Get involved!
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015
    [Green] Why Applied Science Can Often Be Truly Brilliant
    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. Heather Tallis, lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy. Image courtesy Heather Tallis/TNC. Can you do good science in an applied position (like mine)?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Green] Knit Your Own Sustainable Beard
    Green Prophet archives hold a brilliant story on a  handknit sunnah beard. Environmentalists now widely accept that beard-growing is “green”   Commenting on the original Green Prophet article, editor Karin Kloosterman posted a link to a  Sierra Club story that elaborates on that theme. Give it a try?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Green] Olive Season is Here: Buy Local or DIY
    In a previous Green Prophet article about preserving olives, I explored how easy home picked olives are easy to pickle and are usually ready to eat after being stored in pickling brine for at least two to three months. Preserving Olives the Green Prophet Wa y. Picking olives the traditional way is less damaging to the fruit.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Book Review: ‘The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change’ by Stephen Gardiner
    Yet he suggests that the drive towards green energy cancels this out since with a green economy there is no tragedy of the commons and no intergenerational prejudice. More Book Reviews on Green Prophet: Book Review: Plastiki – Across the Pacific Ocean on Plastic. ’ Stephen M. Passing the Buck. Ethical motivation.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2015
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Chicago Wildlife Watch
    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. Geese in Chicago. Photo © ellajphillips/Flickr. By Lisa Feldkamp, senior coordinator, new science audiences, The Nature Conservancy.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Green] Is Egypt in denial about Nile phosphate pollution?
    Learn more about phosphorous and phosphates (and the disastrous impacts of Big Food on both) in this story from the Green Prophet archives, link here. A barge carrying 500 tons of phosphate capsized in Upper Egypt last week after a run-in with a bridge foundation.  According So what exactly are we looking at here?
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015
    [Green] Solar Panel System Operation Maintenance: 5 Low Cost Ways To Keep Your Home’s PV System Optimized and Running Efficiently
    Well, The post Solar Panel System Operation Maintenance: 5 Low Cost Ways To Keep Your Home’s PV System Optimized and Running Efficiently appeared first on Green Living Ideas. After all, you wouldn’t spend thousands of dollars on a new BMW and then never change the oil to only have the engine explode on you one day, right?
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Green] Will Oregon Cook Up a Carbon Tax?
    The map below shows how utility service zones in Portland and surrounding areas are fragmented between public entities (in tan, green, and yellow, representing Public Utility Districts, co-ops, and municipalities, respectively) and Investor-Owned Utilities (IOUs) such as Portland General Electric (orange lines) and Pacific Power (purple stripes).
  • 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  |  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.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Green] For we never know how long we have
    Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! Magazine Blog iWend Greenery Digital Edition Wend Your Way Subscribe iWend What is iWend? Ray My thoughts and love and heart and prayers are with all those affected by the events on Thursday… I cannot put sense to this kind of tragedy. Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Thanks for sharing. Please wait.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Green] When conservation and animal rights collide
    In addition the use of 1080 has the support of most of the major parties , from the very conservative ACT Party to the liberal Green Party, and perhaps more importantly the dominant National and Labour parties. People would often express surprise that I, someone that cared about wildlife conservation, would eat meat. ” one.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2014
    [Green] Sunscreen isn’t enough against skin cancer – new research
    So you’ve made a batch of Green Prophet’s homemade organic sunscreen. And you’ve waxed your legs or chest hairs with our Arabian sugar wax. But home remedies are not enough to stave off bigger problems like skin cancer. Sunscreen can greatly reduce DNA damage and slow the development of cancer.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
    [Green] TIMELINE: Shell's Year of Arctic Screwups | 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.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Green] More Habitat for Snowy Plover?
    These Blasts From The Past Cool Green Heron Man Saves Falcon from Pigeons?!? home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / More Habitat for Snowy Plover? More Habitat for Snowy Plover? The proposal from U.S. Thanks for visiting! The proposal from U.S.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [Green] A Black History Lesson in Environmental Justice & What To Do Moving Forward
    have tried to impress upon my daughters that knowing your history is important - even if it''s just to recognize that you cannot take for granted the opportunity to attend school, the house and neighborhood you live in, and last but certainly not least, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the safe, green space we enjoy.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Green] Virgin Atlantic to Run Bio-diesel Test Flight
    ” The goal in particular he is referring to is the aim to improve the fuel efficiency of the Virgin fleet by 30% over the next ten years – a project named the Virgin Green Fund initiative, and one which is well funded. Environment
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Green] Spanish "Rice" & "Minestrone" Soup: Raw & Low Fat (video)
    green onions, diced. I had the pleasure of making a meal with my fabulous new intern Junghwa of An Apple A Day and together we prepared 2 raw recipes. She picked out the Spanish "Rice" from Unprocessed by Chef AJ and I chose the Marvelous Minestrone from Ani Phyo's new book 15-Day Fat Blast. Enjoy and let me know when you try the recipes!
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2009
    [Green] A Middle Eastern Oasis for Sustainable Transportation
    Abu Dhabi plans for a green future less based on cars By Gary Toth Senior Director, Transportation Initiatives If you design your city around cars, you get more cars. The release of this green plan was logically followed by a new set of guidelines on street design, the Urban Street Design Manual (SDM). Inside a downtown superblock.
  • 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.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Rocky Mountain Amphibian Project
    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. TNC Wyoming scientist, Teresa Tibbets looking for amphibian signs. Photo by Holly Copeland/TNC. By Holly Copeland. Why is it important? 2008). Wright.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
    [Green] Tesla Motors will allow competitors to use its electric car patents
    Tesla Motors is giving access to its patents in an effort to spur the global use of green electric cars to address the climate crisis. In a rather surprising and unprecedented move, Tesla Motors, the U.S. electric car company, has announced that they will allow their competitors to use their patents. Some produce no zero emission cars at all.”
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014
    [Green] Tunisia’s eco-conscious start-up: Exploralis
    Arafet believes that “The process of attracting the normal citizen needs to generate a buzz and interest, which can be done by linking three factors: the environment , social and scientific with the media with adventure and passion,” he tells Green Prophet. Only this time it is “ à  la Tunisienne”, and I have to say, I prefer it.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [Green] Turkey Joins the Solar Wagon With a Massive Rooftop Array
    “The project has been designed to maximise energy usage rather than attract FiT [Feed in Tariffs,]” Solimpeks Director Daniel Barber told Green Prophet. ”We Much ado has been made of the great solarization of Gulf countries such as Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi , but Turkey has made some sun-powered progress too. percent.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Green] Gentle Kuwaiti Marine Activism (VIDEO)
    Initiated by en.v  a brilliant platform for social activism in Kuwait that we have featured on Green Prophet before, in collaboration with the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), this video explores the main challenges facing the entire Gulf. Click here to view the embedded video. Chief of these is overfishing.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Green] David Keeps Winning: 10 Recent Victories That Will Give You Hope for the Planet
    on par with the highest achieving energy efficiency savings programs in the nation, creating lots of new green jobs in the process. That's the word I repeated over and over this summer, as news rolled in of one clean energy victory after another. coal plants, are now retired or slated to retire.   4. Louis. 5. That puts L.A.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
    [Green] Early Summer Tomato Jam RECIPE
    Celebrate early tomatoes with a couple more of Green Prophet recipes: Shakshouka, Tunisian Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce. Summer’s arrival brings out all kinds of fruit to simmer up into jam – including tomatoes. Tomatoes as jam? Yes, indeed, and delicious it is, too. Serve this as a snack, with coffee. Sweet Tomato Jam. Enjoy!
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: FrogWatch USA
    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. Plains spadefoot (Spea bombifrons). Photo by Flickr user Andy Teucher through a Creative Commons license. What is FrogWatch USA? Why is it important?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Green] The Search for the Holy Grail
    Pity, that is just about all we can see. I am focusing my eyes to their very limits… the bird seems to have some sort of markings on her chest – I am noticing loudly, unaware of it – like a necklace of tiny blue pearls, each one circled in green? Grey Hypocolius is a Holy Grail of Middle Eastern birding. And I am a birder.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
    [Green] Back on the Rails: Transit Benefits and the Fiscal Cliff - Compass
    Now it is incumbent upon the new Congress to ensure that transit commuter benefits don't lapse again at the end of this year. -- Jesse Prentice-Dunn, Sierra Club Green Transportation Campaign. Posted on January 04, 2013 at 11:48 AM in Green Transportation , Health , Oil , Politics | Permalink. Green Fleets. The Green Life.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015
    [Green] Increased Focus on Compostable Products for International Compost Awareness Week
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned. compost composting
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Green] An Energy Solution Literally Under Our Feet
    With more concerns arising over green energy , the question may become which environmental risk is acceptable. As energy costs rise, it is natural to look for solutions wherever they may exist. The fact is that the United States holds the key to its economic growth and stability. Untapped Reserves. Barriers to Extraction. Future Questions.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Green] Positive News on the Air Pollution Front
    For example, assessment of the balsam fir population on Camels Hump in Vermont’s Green Mountains found a 20 percent decline between 1965 to 1983 due to acid rain. There is one emerging success story regarding air pollution trends that deserves some attention. The former decreased 6.2 percent between 1990 and 2009. According to the U.S.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2013
    [Green] Electric Vehicles Produce More Carbon Dioxide Than Hybrids
    For now, electric vehicles are a greener choice but hopefully in the future it will be a true green choice. Electric cars, as much as we would like them to be, are not the answer to eradicating carbon dioxide emissions. That is the case unless the energy used to charge the vehicles come from alternative energy sources. pounds. pounds.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Green] The Hope of an Alternative Way to Use Coal
    Ironically, the federal government wasted taxpayer dollars on at least two failed green energy companies–Solyndra and A123 Battery System–and missed this opportunity to fund research. Fulfilling the American energy demands remains an essential task. An energy independent nation represents national security and a job source.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [Green] Innovative Building Panels Able To Cleanse Air
    Green innovations are growing in both presence and popularity. Many companies are now trying to adapt buildings, which are a major source for emissions for cities, into greener buildings. This is being done by altering the internal and external aspects of the building, including even building gardens of sorts on the sides of buildings.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
    [Green] Pre-Cycling: Choosing Not to Use
    It was a sense of environmental righteousness, of doing my part for the environment, of obeying the green triad of reducing, reusing and recycling. Okay, I admit it. Certain products cannot be recycled at all and end up clogging up landfills faster than a diligent recycler can mutter the three R mantra. It was time for me to pre-cycle.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
    [Green] Serving Time: My Prison Volunteer Experience. | 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.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012
    [Green] Haley Chats with Lauren Conrad: Sustainable Resolutions, What’s Blue Avocado, and More
    Haley Sherif: Tell me about your “green” resolutions. HS:  Why did you decide to do a green accessories line? HS: How do you live a healthy green life? . I love Lauren Conrad, so I was thrilled to have the chance to interview her a second time ! Haley Sherif:  It’s such a treat to be interviewing you again!
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
    [Green] Amanda Seyfried Loves the Eco Casual Sanuks!
    The June Bug (like Amanda wears here) comes in various colors like green, red, blue, houndstooth , and brown. Amanda Seyfried is a Red Carpet-walkin’ actress. She doesn’t let the intensity of public scrutiny get to her. She’s been seen running about doing errands in these low-key Sanuks for the last few weeks.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013
    [Green] Pono Home: Creating Greener, Healthier Homes
    Pono Home is changing the face of green living in Honolulu. Pono Home has also partnered with local businesses to offer discounts of great green living products : CSA boxes, solar panels, eco-friendly home cleaning and more! Serial eco-entrepreneur Scott Cooney has started and sold many green businesses.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2013
    [Green] A Little Friarbird nest repair
    The pale green is the sewing handiwork that Grant did in the dark! Last Wednesday we were visited by our neighbour’s children and their friends, who are all about 8 years old, asking for help. It was very high up in a frangipani tree and was really hanging down dangerously. Two Little Friarbirds climbing out of the nest.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
    [Green] Early Movers
    Whilst black and white from a distance up close the superb metallic sheen of the dark green mantle and wings throw off hints of color like a disco mirror ball. Ever been to a party where a couple get onto the dance floor and start throwing some moves before the food is served? Eurasian Oystercatcher (Iphonescoped with Meopta S2 and Meopix).
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Green] Put a Face on Climate Change
    Mark Feldman is a writer and communications consultant who works with environmental nonprofits, public agencies, and green businesses. Photo: iStock. ” Why? It’s hard for anybody to get worked up about a threat that feels abstract, far away in space and time, and too big for an individual to grapple with. So what to do? Localize it.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Green] Amazing “Atlas” tracks Arab world habitat destruction over time [video]
    Landscape changes that are noteworthy and common to many of the countries include: the greening of the desert and increased irrigated agriculture; expansion of oil fields; deforestation and vegetation loss, insect infestations or harvesting for fuelwood; unchecked urbanization, development of coastal areas and impacts from severe weather events.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2012
    [Green] 7 Eco Issues to Address in 2013
    Happy 2013 from all of us at Green Prophet. It seems silly to perpetuate apocalyptic hype that NASA debunked eons ago , but as 2013 approaches, we are sensitive to a shift in global consciousness – something that spiritual leaders have long advocated as the necessary means to our survival. Global Warming and Climate Change. Edward O.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011
    [Green] I choose to embrace all of biological science (except the part about evolution)*
     Of Course, California can't "solve" climate change by itself but by volunteering to be the "green guinea pig", we will generate new knowledge and good mitigation strategies that can be applied all around the world.  The WSJ predicts that this regulation will further damage the California economy.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
    [Green] Pick your post title: There's a tear in my beer | Another reason to hate Duke | The road less traveled
    Here is a reminder about the green jobs mistake. The solar industry in North Carolina isn't expanding without government help : Duke Energy, which earns billions from coal and nuclear power, has become sun-splashed North Carolina's biggest source of solar power - and, critics charge, an obstacle to expanding the new industry.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2011
    [Green] So when do you start teaching again?*
    Randy Gardner, R-Bowling Green, chairman of the higher-education subcommittee of the House Finance Committee. The recent budget proposal from Ohio Governor John Kasich included language to the effect that college professors would be required to teach the equivalent of 1/2 class additional each year**. 
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013
    [Green] Interactive Digital Mosaic to Be Shown at Thousands of Events Worldwide
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. WASHINGTON, DC, April 15, 2013 (WORLD-WIRE) -- Earth Day, April 22, is one week away. The theme of Earth Day 2013 is The Face of Climate Change. This past year marked many climate-change milestones. Earth Day
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Green] WESTERN GRAY WHALE SPOTTED ON THAMES
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Two drilling platforms already exist next to the key feeding ground as part of the Sakhalin II oil and gas project, and Sakhalin Energy Investment Company is currently making plans to build a third oil rig in the area.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2012
    [Green] Tips for a healthier greener 2012 with Fiskars
    2012 Disclosure & Disclaimer Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Forget the gym ? At Fiskars they are committed to building on people’s quality of life and there’s no better way than starting with a garden inspired workout that keeps you fit all year round.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012
    [Green] Sustainability is easy in little steps
    Small steps are needed to learn walking and that also applies to sustainability and going green. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sustainability is easy if everyone takes little steps every day. It can't happen all at once, but it can happen. It must happen! Every little helps, as they say. So, start small. little here and a little there.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
    [Green] RenewableUK highlights flaws in anti-wind energy report
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The report fails to recognise the hugely significant role that wind energy already plays in generating clean electricity in the UK. Depending on expensive imports of gas leaves us at the mercy of market forces we cannot control.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] African Anger at European Calls for 'New Mandate'
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. The letter calls on developed countries to urgently scale up the ambition of their emission reduction targets and reminds negotiators that current emission reduction pledges will lead us to a world that is 5°C warmer.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [Green] PAYING ON CREDIT AT THE PUMPS IS ADDING TO FAMILY COSTS
    FullDisclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING)REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Equifax research reveals that more than two thirds usecredit cards to pay for fuel. Not many people will be carrying aroundat least £50 in cash! The Equifax research looked at credit cardusage around the UK.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011
    [Green] Canadian Farmers’ Almanac Forewarns of CLIME AND PUNISHMENT
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article by Farmers' Almanac Staff Unusual Winter Weather, Floods, Record Heat, Now What? The 2012 Canadian Farmers’ Almanac predicts the winter of 2011–12 will bring unusually cold and stormy weather. It’s about living smart.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
    [Green] KIT OUT THE KIDS FOR LESS AT YOUR LOCAL NCT NEARLY NEW SALE
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The rising cost of living and tough economic climate mean many families are having to tighten their belts. Clothes and equipment must be in excellent condition, and most sellers make more than £60.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
    [Green] The draft NPPF, reduced to a "builders' charter"
    There is no presumption in favour of sustainable development; it is just that of development, cynically green-washed. The draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is seriously deficient says the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) in its response to the Parliamentary CLG Committee on the NPPF.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011
    [Green] Global Action Plan launches world-first game to dry up water waste
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The quiz based game shows the value of cutting domestic water use by giving practical tips to help people make the link between water, climate change and everyday habits and products. Says Trewin Restorick, CEO, Global Action Plan.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2011
    [Green] Londoners would be 'crazy' not to go for new energy saving program, says Boris
    It is expected that this funding will be principally secured through the government's 'Green Deal'. The programme, RE:NEW, is key to the mayor's plan to 'retrofit' London and marks the capital's largest energy scheme to make more homes in specific areas energy efficient. As fuel prices continue to rise, this is more important than ever."
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Green] Tapping into plants is the key to combat climate change, says scientist
    " When the professor talks about photosynthetic antenna the uninitiated should read here, predominately, the word “leaf” or “leaves”, in plural, for it is the leaves, the green parts of a plant (or at times other colors but still the leaves) that do the photosynthesis, converting sunlight and CO2 into food, into energy, for the plant to grow.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2011
    [Green] Investing in carbon capture and storage Nature's way
    Stopping deforestation, greening agriculture better than carbon capture and storage, says UNEP Report by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It does, does it? OMG, how new, NOT. It is mind-boggling what those scientists are capable of discovering at high cost which everyone else knew long ago. Now who would have thought?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
    [Green] Endangered Species Review and Interim Protections Sought for Once-common Little Brown Bats
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article BOSTON: Scientists and conservation groups filed a formal request Thursday asking the U.S. Kunz and another bat scientist, Dr. Jonathan D. One consequence of fewer bats may be greater use of pesticides. More than half of the 46 U.S.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
    [Green] ICELAND VOLCANO LEADS TO ERUPTION OF TOURISTS
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Looking Back at 2010, Eruption Results in 16 Percent Increase in Tourism REYKJAVIK (Dec. For a while there last April, it seemed as if Iceland was about to slip into the sea. The U.S.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2010
    [Green] BIODIVERSITY’S TRUE VALUE
    The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management, CIWEM, is an independent professional body and a registered charity, advancing the science and practice of water and environmental management for a clean, green and sustainable world. CIWEM believes that business as usual is clearly not an option. www.ciwem.org Source: CIWEM
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [Green] Wind power generation increases by almost a third
    If we are to avoid an energy gap and secure our supplies for the future, we must maintain momentum to deliver a robust renewable energy industry that will lead to the creation of thousands of green jobs.” last year compared to 2008. These are promising statistics but we must go further and act faster.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
    [Green] Renewables set to keep household energy bills down
    McCaffery added “We welcome the Statement’s 40 year vision for a low carbon energy future but it is decisions taken in the next few years which will decide whether Britain gets a green job bonanza. The UK has just become a net importer of gas, and by 2020 we are expected to be importing between 80-90% of our supplies. Source: RenewableUK
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
    [Green] It is high time for recycling rewards, not bin taxes
    The best way to encourage people to recycle is not to punish families, but to encourage and reward them for going green. This was one of the most stupid ideas of the previous government, as it would have just lead to an increase in fly tipping. Households volunteer to activate a RecycleBank account. Oh well. Jobs for the boys, as usual.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 2010
    [Green] Met Office warns cities must adapt to cope with killer heat waves
    The report will further increase pressure on town planners and developers to better adapt cities to cope with higher summer temperatures, by providing more shade, green spaces and efficient cooling technologies. The report warns town planners and developers will have to adapt to cope with rising average temperatures.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010
    [Green] Increase producer responsibility
    The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management ( CIWEM ) is an independent professional body and a registered charity, advancing the science and practice of water and environmental management for a clean, green and sustainable world. However, recycling is only part of an environmentally sustainable solution.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
    [Green] Armed guards are ready to search people at Dungeness
    News of the force’s influence and surveillance activities has green campaigners worried, and that not without reason, I should think, who are expected to protest against the possibility of a new nuclear plant at the site. The site is being considered by the Government for one of the next generation of nuclear power plants.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [Green] Manky Muscovy Ducks
    Wild Muscovies have very dark plumage, black with a purple or green sheen, as well as random pine green feathering on their wings and backs, white wing patches, erectile crests, and featherless faces. Such is the lot of the Manky Muscovy. Actually, this lean, hardy bird has lots of fans in kitchens and at tables all over the world.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2011
    [Green] Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of March 2011?
    like the balance of sky and earth, and of blue, green, white and little orange. home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birding / Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of March 2011? Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of March 2011? Will you be birding?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
    [Green] Dubai Dumps its Dumps
    Neighboring Sharjah already beat them to the punch, launching a similar project in February, and last year, Green Prophet told you how Abu Dhabi distributed solar-powered recycling bins  throughout the capital. Perhaps even spearhead a MENA-wide boycott on the poisonous things, but their green efforts to date have been solid.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014
    [Green] Why 20 Is Plenty on Neighborhood Streets
    That will be the default speed limit as the city expands that network of family- and bicycle-friendly streets (the green lines on the maps below.) Sign on for slow zones by Pedal Power Pete used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Next time you’re in a car driving through a residential neighborhood, try this experiment. Super dirty looks. Smiles.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013
    [Green] Cloud Computing: A Key Tool in the Fight Against Invasive Species
    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. Middle school students collect data about an infestation of the invasive common reed (Phragmites australis) to enter into iMapInvasives for New York.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [Green] Solar Impulse 2 mission control center to launch Abu Dhabi flight in March
    Green Prophet previously reported that on-board cameras will enable the entire flight to be broadcast live on the Solar Impulse 2 website. Mission Control for the Solar Impulse 2 is open for business, ready to guide the solar plane’s first flight around the world. See it soar over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in our lead image.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014
    [Green] Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo: A Book Review
    The thumbnail distribution maps are colored for status (green for resident, yellow for migrant, red for endemic); country ranges of resident and migrant species are included in the text. Did I dare dip my toe into this catalog of tantalizing species? With a trip to South Africa on the horizon at the time, I thought I could handle it. At last!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014
    [Green] Sanctuary Lakes, Palmerston
    Green Pygmy-geese are often among the water lilies. When we first arrived in Palmerston I downloaded the bike map and then looked for water bodies within the city. There have been some new developments since we lived here in the late 1990′s and the new housing area in the suburb of Gunn has a lake system called Sanctuary Lakes.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
    [Green] Birding Bangkok? Try Suan Luang Park
    It is hard for a birder from the Americas not to be excited about the prospect of colorful  Pink-necked Pigeons  swarming around a fruiting tree like lime-green waxwings or delicately colorful  Small Minivets flitting about in the foliage of the same tree! On the other hand, I find urban birding fascinating, especially in overseas locations.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014
    [Green] Antarctic Invaders, Fungal Wonders and Birds Galore
    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 bird that twists it’s head like a snake and hisses: the European Wryneck, aptly known as the Jynx bird. license. New York Times Science).
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012
    [Green] Eco Chick Giveaway: Goodebox Personalized Healthy Beauty for You!
    It’s a fun way to try new products that have been tested and approved by people with the experience to know when something performs, like  Kristen Arnett , for example, the celebrity green make-up artist who’s curating the first Goodebox.  What’s What’s actually clean?  Does Does it really work? Interested in trying it for free?
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012
    [Green] Who Made YOUR Pants? (Or, Shall We Say, Undies?)
    More Great Green Undies from Eco Chick: Artful Undergarments: Rio Wrenn’s Eco Lingerie. Victoria’s Secret drove me nuts even before they were accused of their most recent child-labor scandal. know I’m not the only one looking for alternatives. And they benefit refugee women. So we make our pants in a great place.”
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012
    [Green] Who Made YOUR Pants? (Or, Shall We Say, Undies?)
    More Great Green Undies from Eco Chick: Artful Undergarments: Rio Wrenn’s Eco Lingerie. Victoria’s Secret drove me nuts even before they were accused of their most recent child-labor scandal. know I’m not the only one looking for alternatives. And they benefit refugee women. So we make our pants in a great place.”
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2009
    [Green] Blissoma: Possibly the Most Natural (and Affordable!) Skincare Line Yet
    As a green beauty blogger, I get a lot of pitches, and I’d say a solid 70% of them are from companies that don’t really even know what ‘natural’ means. Hey, it’s a somewhat ambiguous word, and certainly not one you can trust to mean anything on a label. That’s why companies like Irie Star are so refreshing. And guess what?
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