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  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: JellyWatch
    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. 'Jellies on the beach. Photo by Flickr user Peter Roome through a Creative Commons license. What is JellyWatch? Why is it important?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
    [Green] Parsley, Dill and Coriander Herb Omelet – For a Week-day Vegetarian
    In my native Canada, green herbs like parsley and dill are an afterthought; a sprig garnishes a dish, some chopped herbs are sprinkled on a soup. great way to enjoy the taste of fresh herbs is in a delectable green herb omelet. very finely chopped green onions. Don’t freeze them! Parsley. Coriander. 1/8 tsp. turmeric.
  • ECCORAZZI  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011
    [Green] Watch Adrian Grenier’s Awkward Pitch Meeting With Richard Branson
    The pair sat down with Branson to gauge his interest in SHFT , the green lifestyle site they founded a couple years back and see if he might be willing to join their Board of Advisors. His first profile is Richard Branson , the billionaire Virgin empire mogul, and a slice of his life from last May.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Green] Heroines for the Planet: Vaute Couture Vegan Fashion Designer Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart
    The idea that that fur is &# ethical&#  or &# green&#  is such a joke, as the fur industry attempts to soothe those who want to feel better about what they know they shouldn’t be wearing. Why Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart doesn’t just wear her heart on her sleeve, she designs clothes so you all can, too. Leanne: It’s so terrible!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
    [Green] Pundak Neot Semadar – An Improbable Organic Oasis in the Arava Desert
    He has since passed on to even better pastures, we hope, but the kibbutz continues to thrive as a “rustic green corner” in the midst of the desert. Another of the original founders, the chef of the day was born in London and is famous for having a “green thumb.” And all of it is for sale.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Green] Holiday on Samui’s Rocky Shores at Baan Hin Sai
    While there are no green hotel standards bodies to certify who is ecological or not on Samui, the 11-year-old Baan Hin Sai gets some green creds for going out of the way to set its own green standards. Stay there if you want to get lost in green and the dreamy sea. They decidedly use no chemicals or sprays in the garden.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Green] Mallows and Nettles are Vegewarian, Free, and Delicious
    Our monthly seasonal produce posts always carry forager’s notes for those who follow the Middle Eastern tradition of eating wild greens. Collect nettles before their seeds have matured, while the leaves are broad and dark green. Their taste is almost neutral, just sort of green. Take nettles. Mallows are easy to handle.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011
    [Green] Make Compost In Your Living Room
    More cool ways to compost indoors on Green Prophet: Build a  Compost Toilet. Nourish your garden or potted plants with compost made in your home. Praxxus55712. The nick of a mysterious Minnesota gardener. We’re given only his first name, Ray. All I have is a little apartment balcony. The ingredients:  plant material. Some dirt.  Water.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Green] 12 Ways to Travel Abu Dhabi Sustainably
    While the air miles you accumulate won’t be green, there are some chilled out activities for the planet lover to explore. While the life of luxury springs to mind when you think of the Arab Gulf region, there are ways to stay green and have some cheap holidays at the same time. Here are 12 ways. Check out the  Yoga Juice. Travel
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Green] The Ultimate Upcycle: Saving Syrian Children’s Lives in Jordan, With Hats
    It all started with an innocent email from a friend, Green Prophet contributor Laurie Balbo. My partner Brian is a writer for Green Prophet. 'In Ireland we know about cold bones. This is a story about how we started collecting hats in Ireland for cold kids in a Syrian refugee camp. confess! She asked for help. My name is Virginia.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013
    [Green] ‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ Film Review
    Regular readers of Green Prophet need not be reminded. '‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ opens with an image of environmental destruction, and a voiceover announces: “what if I told you all this was preventable?”. In essence it is about eco-systems and human stability. our people have lost their peace of mind.”. Trailer of Greedy Lying Bastards.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2012
    [Green] Egypt and Morocco’s Equator Prize Winners Preserves Environment through Tradition
    For example, a previous Green Prophet article “ Morocco’s Berbers Had Water Management Sorted “, reveals how water management interventions led by the Word Bank replaced traditional water systems and eventually resulted in even poorer social and environmental outcomes. Catherine from Egypt and Amsing Association from Morocco.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012
    [Green] New OLED Lights Could be Printed on Plastic
    An Israeli is part of a team to invent a new kind of “green” LED light called the OLED. If brought from theory to practice they could be manufactured from plastics and made by ink jets. Valy Vardeny and Tho D. A paper describing their invention was published in the journal Nature.  But it does show promise.  Who knew? 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
    [Green] PIP Implant Scare Underscores Natural Options for Breast Enhancement
    Call us trendsetters: here at Green Prophet, we’ve long been reporting on breast health as well as the environmental concerns women face with regards to proper care and nutrition of their curves. Tinamarie is the Green Love and Sex Columnist for Greenprophet. Can growing and maintaining a healthy pair start in your garden?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
    [Green] McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’
    Still, it’s clear that the movement is new and developing so McKibben advises that we give it a gentle nudge in the right direction if it strays from the green path. think it’s fairly safe to say that Bill McKibben has had an eventful couple of weeks. So where are we going wrong? Wear A Tie And Get Arrested.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
    [Green] My “Naked” Account Getting Naked for the Dead Sea
    Alex Gutman, a participant of the Naked Sea Spencer Tunick photography happening yesterday sends Green Prophet his personal account of the event. Washington Post, the Israeli press, Reuters, NY Newsday, Green Prophet and a slew of others. The departure time that was communicated to the TA group was 1AM. So, here we were. This was art.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
    [Green] Dar Les Cigognes: Night “One” of Your 1001 Nights in Marrakesh
    Green Prophet suggests readers to visit North African cities that are safe to help support the local people. Green Prophet was given a complimentary night stay at the hotel, as part of this review. Stay at Dar Les Cogognes for a boutique-style rest in the exhilarating city of Marrakesh. And it is easy to get around on foot.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Watch TEDx LIVE from Jaffa, Israel Today
    Green Prophet is happy to support TEDx events organized in the Middle East. Karin Kloosterman is the founder of Green Prophet, the leading environment news site covering the Middle East. Know that you can also join in by watching it here live starting at 9 AM EST – that’s around 2 or 3 in the Middle East. live in Israel.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2011
    [Green] Despite Toxins in Soil, Construction Approved for Former Jerusalem Munitions Factory Site
    Beit Hakerem, an upscale “green&# Jerusalem Neighborhood may not be so green underground due to solvents contamination. Israel’s soil and ground water is constantly being threatened  by a number of different kinds of pollution. Buyers beware. Hiria Garbage Mound still polluted underground. Haaretz.
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] It Was A Sustainable Fashion’s Night Out!
    To kick off a green Fashion Week, EcoSalon was pleased to co-host a (Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out party Thursday, September 8th in partnership with New York’s Textile Arts Center, Of Rags , and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition. Co-Founder and Editor of Green House of Fashion, Zanna Schumacher.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
    [Green] Will Seattle Be the City to Kill ‘Ridesharing’ Companies?
    ” Given the green city that Seattle purports to be and the technological innovation that flourishes here, the proposed rules are bizarre, he said: It’s extremely counter to what I know about Seattle,  but it’s really just a couple of council members that are saying something. am frankly gobsmacked. We want all of it.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
    [Green] Dubai Prince Snuggles Rare White Tiger Cub in Home Movie (VIDEO)
    Drori tells Green prophet that there are live wild animals found all over the world, and about 3000 big cats living in private houses. 'Is this the right kind of message you should be sending to your kingdom? That large wild felines should be kept in captivity as pets? It was posted October 17 and has created a viral following.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [Green] Turkey Inaugurates Subsea Tunnel 11 Miles from Major Active Fault
    It is just one of several major infrastructure projects he has initiated to bring the city up to speed with the rest of the western world, but critics claim that these “Pharaonic” ambitions destroy valuable green space and ruin the city’s former character. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an first
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2013
    [Green] Climate Change in the Arab World – a New Blog
    And yet, apart from Green Prophet and a few isolated artists and bloggers here and there, very few people in the Arab world have publicly taken it upon themselves to open up dialog and promote policymaking that address the very real and present threat that climate change poses to Middle East stability.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Green] Jordan Talks Plastic Waste: Action Wanted!
    Images by Laurie Balbo, for Green Prophet. 'Random dumping and burning of plastic garbage, which constitutes a fifth of the Kingdom’s solid waste, are negatively affecting the environment and public health, said a Jordanian official. Good morning, Jordan! The problem is when you throw it all out – see below. pounds of solid waste daily.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
    [Green] Mapping Palestine’s Environmental Civil Society – The Good, the Bad and the Uncooperative
    Heinrich Böll Stiftung is a German foundation related to the German Green Party and works to support an independent civil society in Palestine that can take action on issues such as the environment. They have mapped out the important actors and organisations on the environmental scene in Palestine. Exciting, right!? The Facts.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012
    [Green] 5 Top Ski Holidays in the Middle East
    Skiing in Israel or Iran might not be what you think of if you’ve ever skied the Rocky Mountains in Canada or the Alps in Switzerland, but as people look ahead to the winter, Green Prophet can show Middle East readers that skiers can stay close to home. Here are our Top 5 Middle Eastern ski holidays. Ski Tehran! Then heard to Tehran.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
    [Green] Masdar Looks to Make Good on Solar Power in Saudi Arabia
    Jamal Aziz Abdallah of the National Industrial Clusters Development Program (NICDP) told Green Prophet that with enough interest and development in solar and other clean energy development, “companies will quickly find our market viable.”. “We have a first-mover advantage. We have lessons learned.
  • 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  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
    [Green] 5 Brilliant Projects That Turn Poop Into Power
    Green Toilet for India’s Slum Dwellers. Every day we flush energy down the toilet. Here are 5 projects that prevent such shameless waste by turning poop into power. Every day human beings flush waste down the toilet that could be used to produce valuable cooking fuel and electricity. Sanergy to Power the World with Poop.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [Green] Iraq and Libya For Eco-Seeking Bravehearts
    Middle East Eco Tourism has been written about a lot on Green Prophet, including upscale Five Star Eco-Tourism in locations like Abu Dhabi and Jordan , hiking holiday tours in Lebanon, and even how to travel through parts of the Middle East by bike. Iraqi historical sites are many, but the security situation is still risky.
  • 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!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
    [Green] UN Says Aquaculture Could Solve Fish Collapse
    The report sent to Green Prophet highlights the importance of aquaculture in supplementing the world’s growing demand for protein, especially fish. Aquaculture, especially in ponds, may help preserve ocean fish species. Countries such as China grow carp; with China, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and India growing  shrimps and prawns.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2015
    [Green] Death, Disease and…Organic Spinach?
    For more on Danny and his work, as well as the Conservancy’s other NatureNet Fellows, please visit Cool Green Science or the NatureNet Fellows Program pages. 'When NatureNet Science Fellow Danny Karp talks about his field experiments, he literally means “field” experiments. As in lettuce fields. Quite a lot, it turns out. Video
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
    [Green] Apple Admits Dropping EPEAT Eco-standard Was A Mistake
    When Apple suddenly removed all of its iPhones, iPads and Macbooks from the EPEAT registry, it was the equivalent of an architectural firm suddenly saying it would would no longer look at LEED, BREEAM, Estidama or GSAS green building standards.  This isn’t just a green opinion, it was an immediate threat to Apple’s bottom line. When
  • 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?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2014
    [Green] More than one way to skin a pomegranate
    Last year, Green Prophet brought news of an excellent technique to remove seeds in 10 seconds , neatly with a bang-a-spoon technique. There are no TV reruns of Mid-Century classics like Frosty the Snowman or The Christmas Story (sorry, Ralphie); no aggressive toy commercials or maniacal radio sales pitches. Let’s digress a bit.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Green] Trump Gadde: embracing the shipping container in Istanbul
    Several shipping containers were deployed to construct this two-level assemblage of retail facilities and restaurants in Istanbul, Turkey – an airy, multipurpose space that comfortably circulates customers while providing plenty of green space at the same time. Officially it’s a food court, but in practice, it is so much more.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014
    [Green] Soylent, An Alternative To Food
    Middle-Eastern Recipes For Food Lovers On Green Prophet: Shakshuka, Tunisian Eggs In Tomato Sauce. Green And Black Olive Spreads. 'Heeding my own advice not to eat in front of the computer , I set a place at the table and fetched a plate of fresh Parmesan-scrambled eggs. Sounds good? It was. What’s in Soylent? Carbohydrates. Protein.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
    [Green] Where the River Meets the Road: Reconnecting Adirondack Brook Trout Streams
    Forest Service, Green Mountain National Forest. 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 brook trout is the jewel of streams in the eastern United States. Photo: Lisa Godfrey.
  • ECCORAZZI  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014
    [Green] Watch: Ed Begley Jr. on the Power of a Vegan Lifestyle
    chatted with our own Ken Spector about his new television series, green home Read More The post Watch: Ed Begley Jr. 'After biking seven miles to the Environmental Media Association Awards a couple weekends back, Ed Begley Jr. on the Power of a Vegan Lifestyle appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Science
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
    [Green] Guilty! I shop at Goodwill
    How about for $6.97, an entire celadon green coffee/tea server set?   Lately, I seem to have been turning my back on luxury.  Maybe it’s a good problem to have, but I seem to be the total opposite of a hoarder: I purge my closets, medicine cabinets, drawers and bookshelves constantly.  They are $2.97.    Maybe that’s why. 
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2015
    [Green] Birding just before the rain comes
    The land has gone from a harsh dry environment to a wet and green land and it is a great time of year for birding! 'We have just had a few rather wet days and it is just what the land needed. However, the land will be so flooded that we will soon be able to bird the area near Broome called Roebuck Plains from the highway once again.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2014
    [Green] First Queens Big Sit at Fort Tilden a Rousing Success
    It was while checking out a Pine Warbler that our only Black-throated Green Warbler of the day was found. 'The inaugural Queens County Bird Club Big Sit at Fort Tilden yesterday, 12 October, was as wonderful a time for which a birder could ask. We set the standard at 74 species, one short of my hoped for 75, but not bad for a first attempt.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014
    [Green] In Search of New York’s Breeding Birds
    It was also nice to hear Black-throated Green Warbler , Blackburnian Warbler , and Chestnut-sided Warbler all singing on territory. Sullivan County was my first stop because I was hoping to hear some of the secretive freshwater marsh birds that are often difficult to find. This video is obviously being shared here just for the sound.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 4, 2014
    [Green] Follow That Curlew: Radio Tracking a Mysterious Migration
    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 long-billed curlew among Flat Ranch Preserve’s wildflowers. Photo: Megan Cereda-Grover/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Birds
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Green] Wrapping Up the UN Climate Summit
    France’s commitment to contribute $1 billion to the initial capitalization of the Green Climate Fund. 'At Tuesday’s United Nations Climate Summit, political and economic leaders came together to announce new actions and launch new initiatives to help tackle the climate crisis. Watch it here. And in fact, much of it was. will wander rootless.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
    [Green] India's Coal Bubble
    Even now Coal India and the Ministry of Forest and Environment have green-lighted mine expansions across the country. ' That was formed by a deregulated energy sector given the green light to build a whopping 455 coal plants under the assumption that a coal expansion was inevitable. Coal Health India International
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] New Report: Blueprint for Urban Water Security
    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. 'View of New York City from Central Park. Photo © Paul-W/Flickr through a Creative Commons License. Reforestation of pastureland to reduce pollution.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Green] Nilgai: Blue Antelope of the Anthropocene
    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. 'Nilgai. Photo: Asim Patel under a Creative Commons license. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. large, blue Asian antelope. In Texas. And thrived.
  • 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.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « India and Solars New Normal | Main. Whos Paying for Climate Denial Politics? » Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone. to more than 50,000 megawatts -- thats like taking the emissions of nearly 40 million cars off the road each year. India.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
    [Green] 13 Arab Nations Get Energy Future Mapped in Helpful New Report
    The report fails to mention Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and says that uptake in green energy is falling short due to (no surprise) conflicts in the region. We report on the highlights. The report released by the RCEEE (Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency) in Cairo documents that there are currently 1.55
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Seth MacFarlane Offends Me. | 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. References.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014
    [Green] Seattle Goes Backward on Micro-housing
    Are northwesterners who support green, affordable housing in for more frustration and disappointment in the months ahead out of Seattle? 'Nimby Door by Eddie Codel used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Yesterday, to my dismay, the Seattle city council tightened rules on micro-apartments, the neo-rooming houses I lauded last year in Unlocking Home.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] MENASOL in Dubai is for Middle East CV and CSP Solar Energy
    Green Prophet: Who are the main attendees? Belén Gallego: I think that the MENA region has the potential to truly make solar water desalination a reality [see Green Prophet's coverage on solar desalination by Masdar here ]. Want to find sunny Middle East solar opportunities? A delegation from K.A. CARE will also be attending. Where?
  • 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
  • MOTHER JONES  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2013
    [Green] Quote of the Day: Frying the Planet Is Okay As Long As We Protect It.
    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  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014
    [Green] Of Drones and Cranes: UAV Technology Aids California Bird Conservation
    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: © Erika Nortemann. By Matt Merrifield and Rodd Kelsey. Counting Sandhill Cranes can be a real challenge. First, a bit of background.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2015
    [Green] What is Vision Zero?
    But the PBS NewsHour interview below with a mom whose nine-year-old son was killed by a taxi while crossing the street (with a green light and holding his dad’s hand) begins to explain why the city did it. 'When you ask people to estimate how many people are killed on American roads each year, the answers vary widely: 1 million? 40,000?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Green] Pygmy Rabbit Quest
    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. 'Pygmy rabbit. Photo: H. Ulmschneider (BLM) and R. Dixon (IDFG). By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Tiny Rabbit in the Big Sage. Pronghorn.
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010
    [Green] Kombucha - the new item on the bar menu?
    Planet Green revealed in their article that, "some of the products had between 3 and 4 percent alcohol, which is equivalent to some beers." by romanlily I have loved kombucha (a fermented tea) since it was first introduced to me while working at a raw cafe in 2005. Last year I even made my own at home , which was really fun. But tipsy?
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Green] Coal Ash Dumps Threaten Our Health - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Electric Vehicles Get the Vote in New York City | Main. One Big Step Closer to Ending Mountaintop Removal » Coal Ash Dumps Threaten Our Health. Ultimately, the ash has to be stored in either dry or wet forms, both of which come with unique hazards. India.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    [Green] 12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part III - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « 12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part II | Main. New Mexico Chooses More Solar Power » 12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part III. This post is a continuation of Part I and Part II. for Kim’s upcoming column. Reblog (0). |. |. |. |.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] India and Solar's New Normal - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Europes Coal Renaissance Masks Industry Downfall | Main. Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone » India and Solars New Normal. click images to enlarge). The most important reason to adapt is the speed with which it produces results. Search.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2014
    [Green] A Rx for Family-Sized Housing in Seattle
    Increase the amount of city land zoned for lowrise and midrise multifamily housing, since these are great places to build family-friendly options like rowhouses, townhomes, and apartments clustered around green spaces. But there’s typically a limit to how small they’ll go. Why focus on family-friendly housing?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2013
    [Green] Weird Nature: Is “Ugly” Produce the Next Big Thing at the Farmers’ Market?
    From purple carrots, to watermelon radishes (red flesh with green skin), to all types of tomatoes (red/yellow stripes, green stripes, purple, black, yellow…), food with a different appearance can be fun, as well as a sign of its origin (usually from a small farmer). Photo: Jon Fisher. By Jon Fisher, spatial scientist.
  • 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.
  • 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 BLOG  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2010
    [Green] Eating Meat and Climate Change
    In light of the current UN Climate Change Conference, COP16 , in Cancun, I’ve chosen to participate in the Green Your Plate social media campaign, in order to raise awareness surrounding livestock contributions to climate change. By the way, if you’d like to join the Green Your Plate campaign, sign up here.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Green] Eco Chick Giveaway #3: Natural Beauty Bonanza
    Michael Todd Organics Blue Green Algae Antibacterial Toner (full size). 'You can win the natural beauty bonanza above! Kiss My Face SPF 30 Value Size Sunscreen. Solay salt. 1 pair PACT women’s socks, made with 100% wind power. Tom’s of Maine Daily Moisture soap. Toms of Maine Natural Confidence fragrance free deodorant crystal.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Green] Neon Buddha: Simple, Comfy Style
    They operate as a co-op with women knitters/seamstresses in a 100% green facility in Mai Chiang, Thailand who receive Western benefits such as paid transportation, maternity, vacation, and more. spent the holiday holed up in Vermont writing a book proposal (and romping in the snow). As it should be!
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Green] RockAppleWood designs unique recycled docking stations
    Countries are scrambling to regain their green cover but trees take time to grow. Sonia Renthlei: Docking stations made from reclaimed or recycled materials are all the rage these days. Why spend money on mass produced items when you can do the same on unique products? Like these docking stations by RockAppleWood that are being sold on Etsy.
  • 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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014
    [Green] Abu Dhabi investors looking for water tech innovators!
    Green Prophet has been part of the event for the last two years and we are looking forward to attending this year as well. 'Want to make a splash with your water tech idea, vie for a chance to get funded and earn customers right away? The new event called Innovate@IWS will launch at the IWS, hosted by Masdar. Yeah, that’s probably you.
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
    [Green] Silence of the Rattlesnake Researchers: Snakes, Culture and Conservation
    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. 'Wildlife biologist Doug Blodgett is mum about the locations of rattlesnakes: to protect the snakes from people. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. As Edward O.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014
    [Green] Sick Sea Stars and Starless Nights
    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 sick ochre star surrounded by apparently healthy ones from Olympic National Park. Photo: Steve Fradkin. By Drew Harvell and Laura James. And more.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Here’s the new bird family tree. It’s amazing.
    clockwise from top left) Common Cuckoo ( Cuculus canorus ), Kori Bustard ( Ardeotis kori ), Hartlaub’s Turaco ( Tauraco hartlaubi ), Green Thorntail ( Discosura conversii ), Common Nighthawk ( Chordeiles minor ), Oilbird ( Steatornis caripensis ). American Flamingo photo by Dick Culbert). See Dr. Erich Jarvis discuss key findings. ).
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012
    [Green] “Leharia” by Carrie Parry: Easy-to-Wear Eco Fashion for Fall/Winter 2012
    And we aren’t the only ones recognizing the line’s style and sustainability; first Carrie Parry won the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam fashion week , and now her online store is filled with the perfect for work or play separates she is known for. Our jersey is a recycled polyester jersey knitted in California.
  • 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-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.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Green] Know Thy Corvids, Salmon Saver and Garlic Cures Trees
    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 crow (Corvus cornix) with a twig. Photo by Flickr user patrick wilken through a Creative Commons license. Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens).
  • 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, FEBRUARY 7, 2014
    [Green] An electric bike getaway “car” used by Israeli bomber
    Affixing a bomb to a car in broad daylight and then trying to get away on an electric bike may be a green way to get even, but it’s not a very smart one. Affixing a bomb to a car in broad daylight and then trying to get away on an electric bike may be a green way to get even, but it’s not a very smart one. Thank heavens.
  • 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.
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