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  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Green] Heaviest Man in Saudi Gets Royal Treatment
    Green Prophet’s brought you the story of Dubai’s “Your Weight in Gold” initiative, where residents were paid in gold to drop flab over the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Nineteen-year-old Shaari, who weighs 1,345 pounds, is believed to be one of the world’s heaviest humans. of its population severely overweight.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013
    [Green] Suspended See-Saw Makes Music from Movement in Morocco
    'We have to admit that this isn’t anything particularly “green” about this see-saw, but it does  harvest the movement of people to make music. And that’s just downright cool. luxurious length of red fabric is wrapped around the middle like a giant ribbon, adding a sense of drama to the exhibit.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [Green] Eat Like A Sustainable Iranian: Wheat Berry Pudding RECIPE
    More Sustainable Middle-Eastern delicacies on Green Prophet: Sustainable Saudia Arabian Chicken and Rice Kabsah. This traditional Persian pudding makes a great winter breakfast or a satisfying dessert. Eating sustainably connotes regional foods that are available locally and in season. Now let’s head over to Iran. Serves 6. Serve.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
    [Green] UN Report: 90% of illegal logging may be linked to organised crime
    UNEP released the report ‘Green Carbon: Black Trade’ in association with international police organization Interpol. Illegal logging is not only killing the planet – it is supporting organised crime too. Weeks after publishing his expose Attaoui was arrested on trumped-up charges and given a two year sentence.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
    [Green] A Yellow Submarine in Every Garage?
    But as Green Prophet’s Laurie Balbo found, more eyes underwater means that the sea bottom is no longer “out of sight, out of mind.” The rich and famous are now buying private submarines. Good or bad for the environment? Brian explores. My search for bamboo yarn took me to an industrial part of Beijing.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2012
    [Green] Sowwah Square Receives First LEED-CS Gold Pre-Certification in Abu Dhabi
    However, in order to recognize the division between owners and tenants of new developments, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) makes an exception for  core and shell buildings that are designed to be especially energy and resource-efficient. Abu Dhabi’s new CBD. Luxurious sustainability? But do they care?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2012
    [Green] Israel Takes Messianic Stance on the Rio+20 United Nations Conference
    ” Israel has a reputation as an international  hub of green technology. Israeli diplomats and ministers have taken a quasi-Messianic tone as the Rio+20 United Nations conference approaches.”Our ”Israeli innovation for the world.” In 2011 the program was approved by the government and given a budget of NIS 1.4
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
    [Green] Saudi Arabian Bukhari Rice (Vegewarian RECIPE)
    More deliciously exotic recipes on Green Prophet: 2 Cool Summer Recipes with Rose Geranium. Known as Ruz Bukhari, this spicy rice is a traditional and well-loved Arabic dish. What’s vegewarian? It means reducing the amount of meat you eat every week, celebrating delicious food and sustainability with vegetable-based dishes. Ruz Bukhari.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
    [Green] Beirut’s Giant Tire Fire Intentionally Set?
    Green groups think the fire was set to pull metal from the rubber tires. Black smoke billows out of Karantina dump tire fire, near Beirut this weekend. Landfills and garbage dumps in Lebanon have had their share of environmental issues. The tire fire brought on health fears for people suffering from respiratory related diseases.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012
    [Green] Syrian Stuffed Artichoke Hearts (Recipe)
    More Middle-Eastern artichoke recipes on Green Prophet: Artichoke Dip. Celebrate springtime in the Middle East with these aromatic stuffed artichokes. Fresh artichokes are all over Middle Eastern markets now. But there are many refined ways of filling artichokes, as we have noted before in our Moroccan stuffed artichoke hearts recipe. Enjoy!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
    [Green] Dumpster Diving for Hotel Food in Eilat, Israel
    For want of food, or a simpler way of life, here a Green Prophet reader spots a dumpster diver in the city of Eilat, just inside the hotel zone along the sea. Not necessarily a poor town, the location and isolation does drive a lot of opportunities for locals, especially if they don’t work in the tourism industry. How about you?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2012
    [Green] Moroccan Fekka Cookies RECIPE
    More beguiling Middle-Eastern delicacies on Green Prophet: Baba Ganoush. Crunchy, just-sweet-enough tidbits that perfectly match  a hot cuppah. Hospitality is a fine art in the Middle East, with traditions to dictate every gesture. This easy variation makes nugget-sized cookies that bake up only once. Moroccan Fekka Cookies. 1/2 cup sugar.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2011
    [Green] Pork-Flavored Goose Coming To Israel Soon
    More culinary adventures in the Middle East from Green Prophet: Cockroach Pie, Anyone? Organic feed gives a surprising taste to geese. Kosher-keepers can thank the organic market for a new taste sensation: flesh that tastes exactly like pork, only  kosher. Pork-flavored goose, from Spain, that is. Speaking on Nov.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Jordan Steps Up Anti-Logging Efforts Over Winter
    Jordan has very limited amounts of green spaces including forests and so it’s understandable that they are taking such steps to protect them. Authorities in Jordan are stepping up the monitoring of forests to stop illegal logging over the winter months. According to the UN FOA only 1.1% Jordan Times. Image via Guillaume Paumier/flickr.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2011
    [Green] Energy Experts Tell Arab World ‘Solar is the Future’
    Although there are predictions that oil will remain the key source of energy in the Arab world until the year 2025, the experts urged Arab nations to start seriously exploring green, clean and sustainable alternatives now. :: Jordan Times. Solar As The Most Important Source of Future Energy. Link Between Energy, Water & Food.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
    [Green] NASA Space Junk Falling – Wear Helmet Today!
    Green Prophet readers everywhere: put on your helmets, even if NASA believes it will fall into water. It is expected to fall today: a dead six-ton satellite will hit earth today, NASA predicts. Where it will fall is anyone’s guess. Iran, Israel, India, Illinois? We are not taking any chances. This time – a one in 3,200 chance.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
    [Green] Israel’s Ramot Menashe Woodland New UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
    Read more on Israel nature sports: Green Prophet Eco Tours Wadi Ara Trails and Springs. Sclerophyllous forests in Ramot Menashe now a UNESCO biosphere rerserve. According to the UN organization, as noted during a recent conference in Dresden Germany. Children hiking in Ramot Menashe -photo by Abdullah Shema. Haaretz.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011
    [Green] Siemens Asks Middle Eastern Students to Think About How to Build Sustainable Cities in the Desert
    Siemens to Promote “Green&# Solutions at World Future Energy Summit. The question has been asked – how would you build a sustainable city in the desert? Siemens, the German energy corporation, has been active in the Middle East over the past couple of years since it bought a couple of solar companies in Israel.  In 500 words. 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2011
    [Green] Organic Farming On the Rise In Emirates
    For more on Green initiatives in Dubai see: A Greener Space Planned Between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Since 2007, land dedicated to organic greenhouse farming across the United Arab Emirates has increased by 15 percent. Those local organic stores championing better and healthier food now have no excuse for not stocking local organic produce.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Green] World’s Largest Solar Clock Gives Full Measure To Iraq
    “Due to local issues on site from recent disturbances, the contractor has informed me that the site is further delayed and installation is not due now until later this year,&# Bob Betts, Managing Director of Smith of Derby told Green Prophet. The world’s largest solar-powered clock in Iraq will tell time sustainably!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
    [Green] Arab Scientists Model Red Sea and Persian Gulf to Stop Flash Floods
    This Green Prophet suggests that the scientists leave politics for the newspapers and work together with Israeli scientists like Colin Price who also have very advanced methodologies for predicting Middle East flash floods, using lightning. Saudi researchers develop a new model for predicting flash floods in the Middle East.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2013
    [Green] Poorly Known Species at Most Risk from Extinction
    We asked each of the prize winners to introduce themselves and share their research on Cool Green Science. Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. Photo: Edward E. Louis Jr.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, MAY 2, 2014
    [Green] A Surprise Blessing in Sedona.
    d seen the planes of cracked dirt and prickly plants, at the edges of which unlikely swaths of green erupt where Arizonians have imposed their will upon the stubborn clime and flooded the land with water so that things like front lawns and golf courses can exist in total opposition to the natural order.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
    [Green] Birding Borneo with Non Birders
    The birds here may be hard but are worthwhile, highlights for me were Orange-backed Woodpeckers , a Bornean Green Magpie , Crimson-headed Partridges and a tiny Bornean Stubtail. There is some variation in this, of course, with some preferring a seat by the pool. Often with a great deal more comfort than hard-core birding. And the birds?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011
    [Green] Sewage Flows Where Pilgrims Once Trod
    It’s all part of an ambitious plan to turn what had been for millennia a pilgrimage route for Jews, Christians and Muslims going up to Jerusalem but over the past few decades has become a way down and out for the holy city’s refuse, into a green tourism path. Part of the Green Pilgrimage Network. It’s not just making a city green.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Artichoke Dip
    You’ll enjoy these seasonal recipes from Green Prophet: Moroccan Stuffed Artichoke Hearts Baba Ganoush Kibbeh Photo of artichokes by Miriam Kresh Photo of artichoke spread by norwhichnuts via Flickr. Green Prophet is proud to welcome our latest contributor Zaufishan. See our post about Israeli open-air markets.) Bake 30 minutes.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
    [Green] Azouri Brothers & Shai Agassi Together Make Tel Aviv A Better Place
    Part of ensuring quality of life, according to Ronen Azouri, is ensuring a healthy means of getting from point A to point B.  “Green parking completes the general vision of building a ‘better place’ (pun intended), a green and healthy business environment,&# says Azouri. The stima: pollution is bad. But wait. um, really?
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
    [Green] North Carolina Moves to Toss Out Regulators | 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  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013
    [Green] Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change
    rapid upward shift of a forest ecotone during 40 years of warming in the Green Mountains of Vermont. “A rapid upward shift of a forest ecotone during 40 years of warming in the Green Mountains of Vermont.” 'A beautiful animal that also happens to arguably be the greatest threat to forests in the eastern United States.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS NETWORK  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
    [Green] Art with Purpose: Toxic Sludge Edition
    John Sabraw, a professor at Ohio University, is a green art innovator whose focus on sustainable practices has led him to using some unique materials. Sabraw has created a website called Green World Art to help other artists who are interested in thinking sustainably while creating their artwork. Artist’s Brush via Shutterstock.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] 10 Things I Find Sexy About Me. ~Maggie McReynolds | elephant.
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. From my favorite color (formerly blue, currently green or orange), to my politics, to what I want from life. The Green Pet Community. Video. Talk Show. Member. Login.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014
    [Green] Beavers Versus Old Growth: The Tough Reality of 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. 'Beavers do a lot of ecological good. But what hapens when they become too abundant? Photo: © Kent Mason. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Green] Q&A with Judith Rodin: Dialogues on the Environment
    Each city will require a different set of resilience activities – from investing in built and green infrastructure that protects against flooding or other shocks, to building rapid transit options, to integration of resilience infrastructure projects to attract private financing. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. Interviews
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
    [Green] The Geladas of Ethiopia
    They usually pick 10-20 green blades before popping these into their mouths and chewing. 'Geladas are the sole survivors of a once abundant branch of primates that historically foraged across the grasslands of Africa, the Mediterranean and India. Male Gelada in his prime. Photo by Adam Riley. Gelada lip flare and yawn. Photo by Adam Riley.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
    [Green] Petrels, Albatrosses & Storm-Petrels of North America: A Photographic Guide – A Librarian Birder’s Review
    When Corey and Mike asked if I wanted to review this book, I cautioned them that I am far from an expert in seabirds (my friends know that if you want to see my face turn green, just say the word “pelagic”), but would happy to review it from the perspective of a seabird beginner and librarian. Here’s Alan’s review. Slightly.)
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
    [Green] Video Tour of Stewart+Brown’s Fall, 2010 Collection
    The company was also a sponsor of the Project Green Search Model competition , providing ensembles for the finalists to model as part of their photo shoots. The company’s style has a definite California vibe (they are LA-based) but the warm knits are perfect for Northeastern winters as well.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Green] Theodore Roosevelt: The Birding Citizen-Scientist-in-Chief
    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. 'Theodore Roosevelt in Yosemite. Roosevelt is well known for creating national parks and wildlife refuges. Rock Creek Park.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Green] Babirusa: Conserving the Bizarre Pig of the Sulawesi 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 babirusa roams the remote forests of Sulawesi and nearby Indonesian islands. Photo: Coke Smith, cokesmithphototravel.com. Meet the Babirusa.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
    [Green] What's Killing Minnesota's Moose? | 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.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
    [Green] Confessions of a Whole Foods Money Saver
    Sign up for free and learn really helpful tips on going a little bit more green at home, at work and with your family.   I wrote  a little post for my friends at Racked.com on my secret ways that I save money when I shop at Whole Foods. Thought you would find these tips helpful in case you didn’t see on their site.   -Danny. Amazing.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
    [Green] Licking Clay: the Macaws of Tambopata, Peru
    Ryan ( From the Faraway, Nearby ), unless indicated otherwise Red-and-Green Macaws Ara chloroptera. Photo copyright Tim Ryan Seconds later the sky from all sides is flushed full of screeching, screaming, ‘graaawking’ Scarlet , Blue-and-Yellow and Red-and-Green Macaws. The experience is one of the ornithological highlights in the world.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Green] 5 Ways To Eat Iron-Rich Nettles
    go nettle-foraging every day, roaming the neighborhood empty lots and neglected gardens with a pair of scissors and a bag to put  the green goodies in. Their green seeds are fine to eat, but the mature fruit, and older leaves, contain a substance that can irritate the kidneys. 'Why would anyone want to eat plants that sting? Blend.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012
    [Green] Flying Villa combines sustainability with Asiatic landscaping
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. The future of architecture is definitely green and while some architects are working to develop next-gen structures that are in harmony with nature, some are planning materials that can be incorporated in existing structures to turn them green. Sign In.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012
    [Green] Mugen Motorsports' Shinden electric race bike up for 2012 TT Zero.
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Hama Zero develops solar-powered electric bike for green ride. Developed by Japanese company Hama Zero, the “Solar Bike Fujin” takes the green revolution to another level. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login.
  • YES!  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2012
    [Green] What Comes Next?: Building on Occupy and the 99% Spring ? YES.
    veterans lay down their medals to protest the continuing war in Afghanistan and to call for a shift from a war economy to a green and fair one. All of these campaigns also raise the broader issue of the need to transition from a narrow Wall Street economy to a green, democratic and caring Main Street economy. Subscribe. Renew. Planet.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2014
    [Green] When is an Ecosystem Service Not an Ecosystem Service?
    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: Mark Godfrey/TNC. Mark Spalding is a senior marine scientist at The Nature Conservancy. If a tree falls in a forest, does it make a sound?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Green] 8 types of delicious raw honey from Yemen
    It isn’t green and it isn’t spicy, but Sidr Wasabi honey from the Wasab region between the north and south of Yemen has a very rich toffee and butterfly flavor that distinguishes it from Baqees’ other honey types. Hit the jump to learn more about 8 varieties of Balqees company sells and what makes them so special. ” 7.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
    [Green] Privately Run Medicare Plans are Really Expensive | 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.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Green] Costello Tagliapietra Spring/Summer 2013: Masters of the Slinky Dress
    The earth-colored frocks — in coral, blues and greens — would be flattering on a woman of any shape or size. The lights went out and sounds from NYC-based DJ The Misshapes filled the air. The dresses were AirDyed , a process which uses less water and energy than the traditional textile dyeing process. “Prints Brown.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012
    [Green] Conscious Style Inspiration at Fashioning Change
    Ahhh, someone finally bridging the gap effectively between consumers and the great green brands we love. Fashioning Change is intent on, well, changing the face of fashion. Users select the name-brands they’re familiar with, and their recommendation engine serves up sustainable and ethical alternatives , based on price point and style.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Green] Crikey! Australia elects climate change skeptic Tony Abbott
    The historic carbon-pricing legislation was supported by the Greens and has charged industries and energy companies for their emissions. 'This past weekend Australians gave (with some help from Murdoch ) Tony Abbott, the leader of the Australian Liberal Party, a landslide victory in the country’s 2013 federal election.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013
    [Green] First lab-grown hamburger served, could make the meat-industry more ethical and environmentally friendly
    Green Blog wrote about lab-grown and in vitro meat for the first time in 2008. 'The world’s first fully lab-grown hamburger was served at a press conference in London earlier this afternoon. The human population is soon expected to reach nine billion people and, despite the environmental impact, we are eating more and more meat.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Green] Nuclear energy might see increased opposition after Japan crisis
    In Britain the Green lawmaker Caroline Lucas have said that the Japanese nuclear crisis strengthens the case against new nuclear construction. The photo shows the second hydrogen explosion at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi No. reactor in Japan. The ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan has sparked new life in the nuclear energy debate in many countries.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013
    [Green] The Monarch Butterfly Decline, and What You Can Do About It
    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.  . 'Monarch butterfly populations declined 59 percent in the past year. Photo by Kenneth Dwain Harrelson. Many U.S. So why the decline? Unported , 2.5
  • MOMS GOING GREEN  |  MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013
    [Green] Meatless Monday: Eggplant Lasagna
    1  large green bell pepper. 'This “lasagna” recipe cuts out the noodles altogether and uses fresh summer eggplant instead. Using Using pre-made sauce cuts down on this dish’s prep time significantly. Ingredients. 1  large red bell pepper. 4  tablespoon(s) extra-virgin olive oil. 3/4  teaspoon(s) dried thyme. Directions.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
    [Green] Wild Turkey Restoration: The Greatest Conservation Success Story?
    They increasingly rule the suburbs, taking advantage of the mix of forest fragment, lawns and other green spaces. 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: © Mark Godfrey.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    [Green] Field Notes: A Bison Herd Without Raging Bulls?
    We’ll post the results on Cool Green Science. Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Green] Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Joanna Nelson
    In the coming weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the fellows on Cool Green Science. Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. 'NatureNet Fellow Joanna Nelson surveys marsh vegetation.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2014
    [Green] Jochen’s 2014 Year List
    Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus : Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Provence, France, 1 Jan. European Green Woodpecker Picus viridis : Heidelberg, BW, Germany, 6 Jan. 'Outlook and goals for 2014. Repetitions, repetitions, repetitons. Kazakhstan: Mangghystau province at the Caspian Sea shore, probably in May. See more than 500 species.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Green] Angry in Indy: Activists Take On Big Coal's Plan to Raise Rates.
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Automakers Back Call for Fuel Economy Standards | Main. Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way » Angry in Indy: Activists Take On Big Coals Plan to Raise Rates. "The team went all-in for this critical event," said Anderson. India.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
    [Green] Corruption Allegations, Monster Mine Madness, and the US Ex Im.
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate Rally to WDC | Main. Enormous Grassroots Response to Coal Export Plan in Washington » Corruption Allegations, Monster Mine Madness, and the US Ex Im Bank. Reblog (0). |. |. |. |. TrackBack.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2013
    [Green] John McCain Goes All-In on Benghazi "Cover-Up" | 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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Local Boy Makes Good: Cogenra Solar Brings Heat&Power to Arizona’s La Posada
    Arizona green retirement community La Posada is next to get Cogenra’s combined heat and power. Cogenra was founded by Dr. Gilad Almogy, with a BSC in Physics and Mathematics from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, and the inventor of over 30 registered US patents. So nuclear power is unsustainable in a hotter future. Cogenra.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2011
    [Green] Masdar’s Carbon Capture Program Could Lead to Mass Delirium and Comas
    Oil and gas companies believe that CCS will allow fossil-burning to continue unabated, but health leaders expose the potential for widespread human fatalities in the event of accidental leaks. The United States Department of Energy has pledged to match Masdar’s $700,000 carbon capture research program with $3 Million of US taxpayer money.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2013
    [Green] Why Everything You Know About Science Communications is Wrong, and More Science is the Answer
    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. Reynald Chabot. Image credit: Vu Bui/Flickr through a Creative Commons license. Recovery begins by admitting you have a problem. Or emotionally enough.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2014
    [Green] Redgannet’s Year List 2014
    Green-winged Teal [sp] (Anas crecca) 12/01/2014 San Diego River – Estuary. 'This year Redgannet has agreed to include birds on his year list only if they are logged from a site that he has either not birded before, or has not visited for more than 5 years. If he is to become a better birder, he must try harder!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
    [Green] How Masdar joined forces in Solar CSP to energize the Middle East
    'Green Prophet offers an exclusive interview with Yago Mancebo, Investment Manager, Masdar, on how to put together partnerships to make solar CSP projects viable in the Middle East. Read below for his talk. However, this was the first bidding process in which we had participated on the bidding side here at Masdar. Masdar’s plans for CSP.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
    [Green] Al Gore says Barack Obama has failed to tackle the climate crisis
    After successfully passing his green stimulus package, he did nothing to defend it when Congress decimated its funding. But despite this Gore says Obama has “failed&# to present “bold action on climate change&# and that Obama has only “slightly&# moved the country forward on the climate issue. There is really no denying.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [Green] High-Tech Fashion: 5 Smart Clothes That Fight Pollution
    A microprocessor and CO2 sensor, which was worn in the  hair of the model for the runway debut at the Bright Green Expo in Copenhagen, relays the data to the dress. 'Our clothing physically protects our bodies and helps us express who we are – but should we expect it to do more? Put together, these are some pretty smart clothes.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] Consumed with Consumption
    He laments that on this score, even “green” lawmakers want to “have their cake and eat it too.” Photo Credit: jcarwil via Compfight cc Americans are surveyed constantly as consumers, but very rarely are we asked about how we feel about consumption itself. Oregon pollster Tom Bowerman has set out to change that. And he’s not messing around.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013
    [Green] Palestinian Company Harvests Naked Sea Salt for Israeli Activist
    It also doesn’t hurt that Abe’s Market , “the Amazon of green products,” has agreed to distribute Naked Sea Salt on the company’s behalf. “I became fascinated by the way they were collecting, harvesting, and drying the salt. Mineral extraction from the Dead Sea is not always sustainable.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013
    [Green] With Swordsmen in Short Supply, Saudi Considers A Greener Execution Solution
    Can executions be green? Laurie answers this tongue in cheek. Tardy executioners have prompted Saudi Arabia to re-evaluate their centuries-old practice of public beheadings.The use of capital punishment in Saudi Arabia is based on a hardline interpretation of Sharia (Islamic) law. Lose your head after your fourth theft, too. It’s very sharp.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2012
    [Green] Zööba: Egyptian Street Food Goes Inside
    The bread comes in its regular form as well as pink or green varieties that have been hand-flavoured with beetroot or spinach and that nestle comfortably in small basket frames of latticed wood.” Ordering a foul or falafel sandwich at any fast food chain or street vendor in Cairo puts consumers one step closer to triple bypass surgery.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2012
    [Green] Turkish Cabinet Invokes Wartime Law To Seize Property For Hydro Projects
    Earlier this year, Georgia’s Green Party warned that a planned dam in northeastern Turkey could similarly impact Georgia and Azerbaijan by diverting the flow of the biggest water artery in the Southern Caucasus. Now it’s even easier for hydro companies to build destructive dams in Turkey. Image via 10b travelling.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Green] Fasting Jordanians Eat $700 Million Worth of Food During Ramadan
    Iftar, the evening meal when Muslims break their day-long fast (read our Green Iftar Guide here ), is best likened to America’s Thanksgiving: a splendid multi-course feast that combines religious observance with family celebration. It’s counter-intuitive, but food consumption soars during the month of Ramadan fasting. Really, tons.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012
    [Green] Potato Salad With Middle Eastern Flavors (RECIPE)
    More appetizing appetizers on Green Prophet: Baba Ganoush. This olive oil and lemon-based potato salad brings bright flavors to your mezze. Traditional mezze appetizers tend to based on vegetables. In our hot, dry climate, it makes sense to put many small dishes of piquant salads on the table at the start of a meal. teaspoon salt. Enjoy!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2012
    [Green] Haroset, The Passover Seder’s Sweet Treat RECIPE
    More Passover recipes on Green Prophet:   Passover Granola. Enslaved Jews in Egypt built storehouses in  Pithom and Ramses, according to tradition. But did they cement the bricks with dates and honey? “Seder” means “order.” Vegetarians substitute a roasted beet for the bone, for its ruddy resemblance to meat. Enjoy!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
    [Green] Run Your Carbon Footprint Against the World’s
    And ( insert Green groan ) every big journey begins with a few small steps. My feet are big, at US women’s size 10, but my footprint is enormous. See how yours compares to other nations in the world                                                       . Trust me – you’ll need a comforting drink when you see your results. metric tons.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
    [Green] Argan Oil Now Produced in Israel
    About another good-for-you and affordable oil from Green Prophet: Olive Oil Pioneer Fixes His Heart. Much of Morocco’s argan oil still comes from nuts excreted by goats. The fabulously expensive oil is now produced in Israel – without goat droppings. Ever get the feeling that you’re barking up the wrong tree?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2011
    [Green] Desertec Plans Get Boosts from MENA and EU Renewable Policies
    Despite its turmoil Egypt has carried on with very green energy policy ( Post-Revolution Egypt Restarts Planned Peak Load Swap With Saudis ) and is the recipient of more Clean development Funds for renewable energy than any other MENA nation. ( The Mediterranean Solar Plan represents an interim step towards Desertec.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
    [Green] Do Fluorescent Chicks and Bunnies in Qatar Alienate Kids From Nature?
    Although she sited religious regions for believing that people in Qatar generally consider animals to be superior to humans, that has not been Green Prophet’s experience of how animals are treated in Egypt , the United Arab Emirates, or Morocco, for example, where illegal wildlife trafficking is common. Does it?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Green] Environmental Concerns Greet Wadi Rum World Heritage Status
    According to Green Prophet’s Tafline Laylin, writing in September 2010 , UNESCO certification would “ease the task to sustainably manage both the cultural and natural beauty that makes this site such a strong candidate for the United Nations’ esteemed recognition&#. Read more about eco-tourism in Jordan.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
    [Green] Are “Sick Chicks” Poisoning Israel’s Ground Water?
    Green Prophet Flies to the “The Gaza Islamic University’s Environmental Engineering Blog. Something afoul? million sick chickens illegally buried. Following last year’s mass poultry culling in the Tulkarem area of the West Bank , due to fears of  Avian Flu virus, it has been recently discovered that more than 1.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011
    [Green] What’s Better: The Copenhagen Model, Or Masdar City?
    The former, he says, is technocracy, the latter is holistic green design and genuine placemaking. Chris Turner from MNN argues that Copenhagenization is the more humble, more widely applicable approach to making cities livable, but there’s something about Masdar he didn’t think to address. Fair enough.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [Green] Recollections of a Potential Disaster
    cowboy boot tangled in green glass and red plastic rested 20 yards away from a woman wrapped around a barrier. Right now I’m in Telluride CO. sitting on a couch, which reminds me how the Playground Tour all began. Last winter, I was doing nothing, writing like I am right now, only I had no story to tell. wanted to recreate the journey.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
    [Green] Look Who’s Taking Coal Money: Seattle Times Investigates
    Rosenthal has a first-rate investigative look at the supposedly green lobbying firms that are on the payroll of the coal industry. On the front page of the Seattle Times today, reporter Brian M. The Seattle Times article is based on two recent reports from Sightline: Look Who’s Taking Coal Money. Read more at daily.sightline.org.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
    [Green] Morocco’s Berber Women Empowered by Rare “Miracle Oil”
    Elained Solowey from the Arava Institute told Green Prophet. “One woman from America came into my store and told me that she suffers from terrible skin problems,” the owner of Bubbles in Ghent, Belgium, told Green Prophet recently. Empowering women. These were ground and pressed to make the precious oil.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
    [Green] Israel Closes Down “Bodies” Exhibition Early
    Green Prophet’s coverage of Spencer Tunick’s  photo events showing hundreds of social and ecological activists standing nude in the Dead Sea proves that “prudish” doesn’t describe the Israeli public. Iran’s Green Zoroastrian Burials. Legal, or a human rights violation? Some consider it art.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2012
    [Green] Take Control of Your Bonfire And Celebrate A Safer, Greener Lag B’Omer
    Here’s how to enjoy the holiday and still stay green. More cautionary tales of fire on Green Prophet: Beirut’s Giant Tire Fire. Traditional Lag B’Omer bonfires pose an environmental and safety hazard. Few can resist the lure of a crackling bonfire in the dark. Children certainly can’t. On Mt. Ambulance:  101.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
    [Green] Abu Dhabi beach gains Blue Flag award
    Green Prophet has recently reported on schemes to improve Abu Dhabi’s environmental record, especially amongst its marine habitats, and to educate local schoolchildren about conservation. Read more about Abu Dhabi’s environmental record on Green Prophet: Feeding Abu Dhabi With Water From Air. Photo by Mark Kirchner ].
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2014
    [Green] Will Germany really ban fracking?
    'The German government says it will soon move to ban fracking in the country until 2021, which would make it the latest nation (after France and Bulgaria ) to eliminate the destructive natural gas drilling process. There won''t be fracking of shale gas or coal gas for economic reasons in the foreseeable future," confirmed Hendricks.
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Green] President Clinton and Trudie Styler Captivate at the Sustainable Operations Summit in NYC
    President Clinton, speaking at the Sustainable Operations Summit in NYC The Sustainable Operations Summit brought together political and business leaders from around the globe to discuss innovative approaches to reduce our impact on the environment with a focus on energy, resource conservation and the built environment. It has to stop. In
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2011
    [Green] Wanderlust Vermont: Rain, Sticky Jade Yoga Mats, and Asanas for Miles
    Misty mountain morning in the green peaks of Vermont. Elena Brower’s 8am class explores the loops of Anusara. Via Flickr user brad.coy. Jade yoga mats have surpassed most brands as the eco-mat to beat, and there is good reason. The origin story of the Jade mat tells of B.K.S. pupil removed the rug, leaving the rug pad behind.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
    [Green] Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?
    Likewise, efforts to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance sequestration (REDD+) in the tropics have been darlings of private and public green funding, since they offer a solution to both climate change and biodiversity loss. Photo: Mark Godfrey. By Bronson Griscom, Director of Forest Carbon Science. 2008).
  • YES!  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
    [Green] Instead of Trying to Feed the World, Let's Help It Feed Itself by.
    But following World War II, with the onset of the “Green Revolution,” feeding the world became a national mantra. Subscribe. and get a FREE Issue. Renew. Back Issues. Support Us. Skip to content. Skip to navigation. Advanced Search… Peace & Justice. Planet. New Economy. People Power. Happiness. Sections. About. |. Blogs. |. Store.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [Green] How Can We Make Energy Security Sustainable?
    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. 'Meeting energy development needs will require that we convert land from current uses. Photo: Mark Godfrey/TNC.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
    [Green] Are We Losing Our Wetlands Conservation Legacy?
    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. 'Will wetlands and the services they provide remain a part of our conservation heritage? Photo: Giuseppe Saitta. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Green] Pet Fish Could Give You Freaky Antibiotic-Resistant Skin Diseases.
    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.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
    [Green] The Best Plan for the Sequester: Just Kill It | 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.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2013
    [Green] Could Nemo Inspire More Dubious Climate Change Coverage.
    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.
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