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  • 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.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2011
    [Green] Siberian Chiffchaff in the Altai Mountains
    As its scientific name plainly shows, it is a member of the leaf-warblers, a group of roughly 55 species whose main characteristic is that they are essentially all green or brown above and off-white or yellowish below. brehmii ), Mountain Chiffchaff ( P. sindianus ), and Canary Islands Chiffchaff ( P. canariensis ). But easy ain’t all.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
    [Green] When two halves do not make a whole
    By a combination of fortunate travels and a handful of nice vagrancies, I have found myself with a life list that contains all the regularly occurring hummingbirds in the ABA Area (not including Green Violetear and Plain-capped Starthroat and whatnot) save one.  And this one, friends, may be the biggest one yet. And I wanted the complete set.
  • 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. The Blue Bull.
  • 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
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
    [Green] Things You Should Know About Fluoride in Your Water
    More on water in the Middle East from Green Prophet: Water & The Middle East At A Glance. If your tap gushes water laced with fluoride, you’re taking a powerful drug with every sip. Imagine a stranger pressing you to drink a clear liquid with no special odor, color, or taste. What would you do? Refuse it, probably. In the U.S.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Green] The Amazing Lemming: The Rodent Behind the Snowy Owl Invasion?
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. This snowy owl nest is lined with 70+ dead lemmings. Photo: Christine Blais-Soucy. By Joe Smith , ornithologist and restoration ecologist. Holmgren, N.,
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
    [Green] Red Crossbills in the Black Forest
    On very rare occasions, I’ll be able to discern some colours, mostly green. I completely dislike encountering crossbills. They They are terribly frustrating birds. The birds themselves I love dearly, but they are a pain to come across out in the field. Which is what birding is often, if not mostly, about. hear calls - gyp gyp. Gyp gyp.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2013
    [Green] Do Just Five Things
    Here are five easy ways to go green from my syndicated column Do Just One Thing. Thrift stores can be a green way to reuse something old and save money, too.   But according to the Consumer Products Safety Commission, there are commonly found items at these stores that should be avoided at all costs from coming into your home.  
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Green] Makers of power bracelets admit to no science behind claims
    little like bamboo clothing and bamboo flooring being green and environmentally friendly. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Power Balance bracelets, the popular performance accessory worn by athletes including Drew Brees, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant, provide no scientific edge, the company confessed this week. So WTF. It is nothing but a placebo.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
    [Green] Federated Media Publishing and WordPress.com Team Up to Create EcoPressed
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article This new venture was created in partnership with one of the largest online blogging platforms, WordPress.com , with initial content partner GE and interactive marketing agency Beeby Clark+Meyler.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010
    [Green] News: Upcycling Book in the Works
    That was enough for me to think there’s a book here that would not only be useful for folks who are inclined to be DIY, but it would also be a great project for me to undertake.  . To sell the book, we shot some sample projects to demonstrate what the book could possibly look like. 
  • GREEN HOME BLOG  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2013
    [Green] So You Think You Want Wind Power?
    You drive a Prius, a realistic solution to lots of highway miles that makes greening your commute seamless. So You Think You Want Wind Power? You have been at your job for more than a decade and gotten some significant raises and promotions. You’ve done well for yourself, and for the earth. In the winter, you compost in the kitchen in your 4.7
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [Green] Council spending cuts threaten work of community reuse groups
    The problem is that there is a lot of talk and hot air being produced by this government about being green and the environment and all that but when it comes down to it the “greenest government ever” very much fails to deliver. The council funding cuts are having a severe impact on its members. onto the back of trucks, often from balconies.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
    [Green] Over 8.6 million people watch Al Gore challenge skeptics with new presentation
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Al Gore uses recent weather devastation to challenge climate skeptics and urge people to face up to Climate Reality. The ten hottest years on record occurred between 1998 and 2010, with 2010 being the hottest.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JULY 11, 2011
    [Green] RHS Director of Horticulture picks tasty plants for Grow Your Owners
    The sweet full-flavored fruit ripen from pale green to attractive bright red. Jim compiled his list of choice plants from thousands of RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM) fruit, vegetables and herb cultivars. The RHS AGM is the highest accolade a plant can have. They offer great results and taste wonderful. It crops early and is easy to grow.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2010
    [Green] Making Leaf Mold
    Before you toss them into the green waste disposal for the council to get rid off them consider using them in your own garden. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Now that the leaves, probably, have finally all come off the trees is the time to do some raking of them. But stop! Leaf mold is an excellent, free soil amendment.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
    [Green] A Field Guide to the Birds of Honduras? An Interview with Robert Gallardo
    Great Green Macaws are still common there and a few weeks ago I saw a Crested Eagle. I first met Robert Gallardo on my first trip to the neotropics, a wonderful experience at the first Mesoamerican Bird Festival in Honduras in 2009. Robert was briefly a Beat Writer on 10,000 Birds and he has also contributed a guest post. You won´t regret it.
  • 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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
    [Green] Environmentalists: “Explore Alternatives to Red-Dead Canal Project”
    Following the Israeli Minister’s green light for the Red-Dead Canal project, Friends of the Earth Middle East are calling for alternatives to the project to be fully explored. Since the very start, the Red-Dead Canal project has been fraught with controversy. Photo of Dead Sea coastline via Shutterstock.com.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
    [Green] Uzbeki Babies Don’t Need no Stinkin’ Diapers! (VIDEO)
    More on Diapers and Babies: Are Cloth Diapers Green Even in Water-Scarce Middle East? Non-biodegradable diapers are not only an environmental nightmare, but they often cause terrible rashes and cost a fair sum too. So how about mitigating all of these problems by building a Beshik cradle from Uzbekistan? Click here to view the embedded video.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [Green] The Patagonia Music Collective | Wend Blog
    It’s truly a new model for green giving.” Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! Backed by bands Pearl Jam , The Bad Plus and Toad the West Sprocket , along with performers Jack Johnson and Brett Dennen , the company aims to let customers support conservation efforts for every $.99 The Music Collective launches with 22 tracks. Please wait. Clos
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2011
    [Green] Dude, Where Are My Cars?
    Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Dude, Where Are My Cars? Posted by Clark Williams-Derry 03/01/2011 01:05 PM Across the Northwest, traffic volumes are falling short of projections. percent per year -- i.e., a lot. See p. See the chart below.) billion.
  • 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  |  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  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Turkey’s Touristic Beach Towns: Sun, Sea — And A Little Animal Exploitation?
    Although an international organization, CITES, exists to regulate the passage of wildlife across national borders, few actual cases of trafficking are prosecuted or brought to light by the group, Green Prophet’s Tafline Laylin found in an interview with Karl Ammann earlier this year. Turkish hotel owners willfully ignoring the issue.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 19, 2011
    [Green] Dead Sea Inspires Advantix Systems’ Cooling Tech
    The DOE is wise in making these investments in green cooling, even in firms formed outside the US. Although Advantix joins Linum and other Israeli cooling innovators like EWA , there is an additional reason that the company’s technology is likely to be sound and green. The company is based in Haifa, Israel. Advantix Systems.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014
    [Green] Vegan Israeli soldiers have a beef about army grub
    Green Prophet brought you recent news of a prison inmate who won the right to eat vegan meals in an Israeli jail. A battalion of vegan soldiers dissatisfied with military menus have fired off a complaint to Israel Defense Force (IDF) ombudsman Brigadier General (res.) Yitzhak Brik. and synthetic-fur shtreimels (classic Hasidic hats).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 31, 2014
    [Green] “Real” meat photos will make you gag over meat
    American photographer Peter Augustus has created a series of images that may change how you look at processed food and help you resist the siren call of snacking. Important Important images for the Middle East, where fast-food is one of the leading commercial growth sectors with junk-food-mad consumers ballooning apace with corporate profits.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2013
    [Green] The Lion Forest of India
    At the bank of one such small dam, a Softshell Turtle basks in the afternoon sun, while one Oriental Magpie-Robin is searching the water edge. A low branch is decorated by a Green Bee-eater (above) and a tree top above it holds several Cattle Egrets. Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus. We’re here for the birds!”. Yet, they have – wings!
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
    [Green] THERE'S NOW'T FISHY ABOUT ETHICAL SHOPPING!
    " "After years working in the industry and constantly pressing (unsuccessfully) for a green alternative, we both decided enough was enough, and err…jumped ship. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. "It’s a totally non-discriminatory method.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2010
    [Green] Con-Lib government selling off Britain's forests
    While everyone in the green sector seems to be up in arms about this suggestion I wonder whether it may not actually be a good idea. Shame there are so many in the green movement who do not want to understand that. Truth is they have to raise money somehow to bring the country back from bankruptcy. are entirely wrong.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: SEANET
    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. Sanderlings and a sandpiper at Stone Harbor, NJ. Photo by Flickr user hjhipster through a Creative Commons license. What is SEANET?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
    [Green] Plans For Turkey’s First Nuclear Power Plant Revealed
    Like many Middle Eastern countries, as Green Prophet reported , Turkey announced its intent to continue full-speed with its nuclear power program. Located in the southern province of Mersin, on the Mediterranean Sea, the Akkuyu nuclear plant has been controversial since it was first proposed in the 1970s. What’s planned.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
    [Green] Neoflam Ceramic Pans Are Allegedly Carcinogenic, Causing Panic in Israel
    The cookware that was found to have excessive amounts of the carcinogenic metal-covered products included certain models by Neoflam, Rainbow, Home and Fresco, while models by Arcosteel and Go-Green Perfecto had none or permissibly low levels. Media sham or company scam? After our posting, the Jerusalem Post picked up on the news.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Green] BMW ActiveE
    The EcoPro mode adds to its green attribute by shutting down the defrosters and playing a googly with the climate control to increase the efficiency by 10 percent. Surbhi Sharma: Overview: Introduce the vehicle in detail (120-150 words). BMW’s new 1-series-coupe-based ActiveE is an electric car. BMW ActiveE. What more?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
    [Green] Heatherwick designs an urban park that embraces its desert environment
    Lush green grass does not belong in the desert , and trying to make it so wastes water. How many times have you seen a big old patch of lawn in the middle of Abu Dhabi and cringed? That’s why Thomas Heartherwick came up with the idea of covering up an existing park with a shaded canopy, and it looks like a cracked desert landscape.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
    [Green] Birding Borneo: Tambunan Rafflesia Centre
    The Bornean Leafbird , a stunning green jewel, was quite well seen through the scope, and the Bornean Bulbul also put in a good appearance. Tambunan was the bookend to my trip to Borneo, it was the first destination I birded and the last. As must see birding destinations go, its hardly the most user friendly location that you can go birding.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    [Green] The Birds of Trinidad and Tobago: Two Guides, One Book Review
    Steve, another member of our birding group, also had a field guide by Kenefick, Restall, and Hayes, but his was bordered in GREEN, had a slightly different title, and, to my extreme chagrin, was much more recent, showing the recently split Trinidad Motmot instead of the Blue-crowned Motmot on my book’s cover. I was confused. James.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
    [Green] Kayak Birding in Northern Maine
    Paddling away, we headed towards one end of the lake, where the water was shallower and the shores were rimmed with bushes, short trees, and bright green reeds and cattails. Erika Zambello is a self-proclaimed ’new birder,’ still equally excited by Robins, Blue Jays, Mergansers, and Flamingos alike. What to try? White-throated Sparrow.
  • ECO CHIC  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
    [Green] 25 Years Fighting for Women’s Health: “You Have to Face Up to Bullies” says CEO Susie Hewson
    That green light moment came about in early 1989 as a result of seeing a documentary about the impact on our water, soil and air of the dioxins released during the production of pulp products used to make sanitary pads, tampons, baby diapers and coffee filters. Hewson refers to her work as an obligation and responsibility, not a decision. .
  • MOTHER JONES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013
    [Green] Fracking Wastewater Threatens to Drown Ohio | 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  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Green] New Rx For Growing Your Brain: S.E.X.
    It’s also important to note that activists in the field of eco-sexuality suggest that greening our personal lives plays subtle, but important roles, in increasing the health of the planet. Making love green: Good for you, good for the environment, bad for stress. :: Image Corey Seehus, Brain Cells USA.
  • 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  |  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.
  • ECO CHIC  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 2, 2011
    [Green] 2011 Health and Happiness Resolutions from the Eco Chick Team!
    As we roll into our sixth year of publishing this little blog dedicated to all the fabulous green fashion and living ideas out there, I look back over thousands of posts (some of them quite controversial!) African sun by Haley Sherif. Happy 2011 to the Eco Chick community! with a huge smile on my face. And I don’t want to! Featured
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
    [Green] Vintage Capes for Every Taste: All Under $100!
    This bright green cape channels the updated vintage style of the late “Lonely Tourist” Charlotte Charles, aka “Chuck,” in the gone-too-soon masterpiece  Pushing Daisies. When I get dressed each morning, I decide what movie I want to be in that day. If you want to inject some movie-style drama (and warmth!) ICONIC.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012
    [Green] Meet Bill McKibben – the man who crushed the Keystone XL pipeline
    Bill McKibben is a mild-mannered Vermont journalist who engineered history’s largest green protest and derailed a $7 billion oil pipeline. The Boston Globe has an interesting article about “the man who crushed the Keystone XL pipeline”. And more recently McKibben has played a key role in the Keystone XL pipeline protests. greenblog.
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Green] Beekeeping at Narrows Botanical Gardens
    The wax would later be donated to Green Earth Gardens, which makes Brooklyn Bee Balm. Bees at Narrows Botanical Gardens in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. walked down the street in the summer heat, wearing long sleeves, pants, sneakers and socks and mumbled the mantra “you can do this.” I received a call from the man I was about to meet. That's me!
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Green] Palatable Explosion with Bhakti Chai, A Review
    What a fabulous drink to wake up my senses each and every morning vs. my typical green smoothie. Product review by EvG team member Kelly O’Brien : You are all in for a treat today! Are your taste buds ready to be stimulated? When I was asked to do a product review of Bhakti Chai my first thought was ‘What in the world is Bhakti Chai’?! Vegan.
  • 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?
  • DAILY DANNY  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
    [Green] Fine Salt DIY Glitter
    wanted masculine colors—think military greens and greys—for my glitter.    Try finding that at the store! I’ve been obsessed. REALLY obsessed with this idea of making DIY non-toxic glitter. So, that said, here’s a trail and error post on using regular old table salt and food dye to make DIY glitter. Mix really well.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012
    [Green] New Designs
    One of the fun parts of having our own product line and wonderful retail partners like TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods is that we can experiment with new designs, colors and patterns and see how our customers react. Happy Friday all
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2010
    [Green] To Kill or Not to Kill…
    I just handed in the manuscript for my upcoming book Upcycling and one project that has gotten quite a bit of pre-publication buzz is one where I upcycle old Patagaonia rain jackets into a shower curtain. Sadly, I cut the project out of the book. Every project in the book is 3 steps or less.
  • 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?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2014
    [Green] Quagga: Can an Extinct Animal be Bred Back into Existence?
    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. One of the last quaggas, photographed in a London Zoo. Photo: Frederick York. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. And the project is well underway.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
    [Green] Cairo’s Coptic Solar Power Project Fades Amid Turmoil
    Those are great intentions, though it’s easy to criticize the group for being so naive as to think their small success could spread or that the government would support their fabulous green deeds. Three local women learned to make the lamps with recycled materials such as paint and soda can lids.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013
    [Green] Istanbul: 500 Youth Activists Gather for Global Power Shift Summit
    Is the pendulum finally swinging green? With the dust of social anger still unsettled in Taksim Square and on the same day that U.S. President Obama unveiled his groundbreaking climate action plan, 500 young climate activists from around the globe have gathered in Istanbul to mobilize strategies for a cleaner energy future.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
    [Green] Refutrees Scratches Eco and Social Itches with Refugee Projects
    The Aida refugee camp (outside Bethlehem in the West Bank) is fundraising to build a children’s recreational space, and Refutrees seeks artists to design a scheme for up-cycling local waste into a functional and green playground. Today is World Refugee Day. Raising the question “how temporary is temporary?”,
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2013
    [Green] A Greener Sahara for Elephants and Hippos – 5,000 Years Ago
    Researchers keen to understand the role that dust plays in climate change have discovered that 5,000 years ago, what we now think of as the vast, unforgiving Sahara desert home to nomads and camels was once a green grassland where elephants and giraffe roamed, RD Mag reports. From 11,000 to 5,000 years ago, the 3.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011
    [Green] Desertec Begins: 500 MW Moroccan Solar in 2012
    Find Green Prophet at the 2nd Annual Desertec Conference in Cairo. “Deserts get more energy in six hours than the world’s population consumes in a year” – TREC. Desertec’s first link in the chain will be a 500 MW solar power project that will begin construction in Morocco, at an estimated cost of $US 2.8 billion. ”Construction
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Green] Police Beat, Tie-Up, and Fire On Citizens Protesting Dying Ramsar Protected Lake in Iran
    And eventually, when environmental degradation is unequivocally linked to an increase in environmental refugees, green-minded lawmakers such as Polly Higgins, who has been campaigning the United Nations to make Ecocide a crime against humanity , will be better poised for success. This image was taken of a protest earlier this year.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Green] Israeli Court Bans Use of West Bank Sewage Plant
    For more on sewage in the West Bank see: Solar Power In The West Bank – Green Progress or Bad Politics? The Israeli High Court recently ordered an Israeli sewage treatment plant built illegally in the West Bank to stop its work. So should Israel be thinking of building solar fields there? Eco-Friendly Sewage Treatment Comes To the West Bank.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2011
    [Green] OPEC Countries Seek “Developing Nation” Funds to Capture CO2
    Abu Dhabi has already been in the forefront of green tech applied to the oil industry. Oil giants are looking into CCS to cut greenhouse gases. good for them! But who should pay for it? Well, now we know why Saudi Arabia held out for Carbon Capture & Storage to be eligible for CDM funding at Cancun. Saudi Arabia. Fair enough. Kuwait.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
    [Green] Honey Cookies for Rosh HaShanah RECIPE
    Here at Green Prophet, we use only chemical-free honey. Bake a batch of honeyed cookies for the Jewish New Year. Symbol of all things sweet and good, honey is part of many Rosh HaShanah recipes. Our popular honey cake   is based on a traditional recipe, and so are these honey cookies. Honey Cookies. 24 cookies. teaspoon vanilla extract.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Green] What's Next: 3D Solar Cells to revolutionize the photovoltaic industry
    Turning to green energy is no longer an option, but the only ‘smart way’ forward and at the moment that ‘smart’ money is on solar energy. B.Sameer Kumar: Decoding 3D solar Cells. Solar technology is in itself a relatively ‘young’ energy source compared to fossil fuels when it comes to generating electricity out of it. The Next Dimension.
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2014
    [Green] Best of Tall Boots, Ankle Boots, Heeled Boots, Flat Boots!
    The shoes are also available in red and black, but the green reminds me of vintage plant anatomy posters and a particular valise my mother used to own that my (color-blind) father would insist was gray, when it was actually green. However, the best part of fall is the fashion. Dark colors, layers, big sweaters, and boots!
  • 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.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Green] Putting the Cart Before the Food — Sightline Daily - Northwest.
    Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Putting the Cart Before the Food Posted by Eric Hess 03/08/2011 02:32 PM Proposed regulations could get more food carts on Seattles streets. BBQ jackfruit fried pie? Yes, please!) To that, I say, “Bon appétit!”
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] Why the Carbon Pollution Accountability Act Is a Big, Awesome Deal
    Washingtonians are all doing their part to keep Cascadia clean and green. In Washington and across the Northwest, we are already seeing devastating impacts of climate change. The good news is that we can do something about it. So the big question: Is the Governor’s proposed program well-designed? Here’s the one-word answer: Yes! Seriously.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Green] Is this the world’s longest billboard?
    Related : 100 million trees dry, rather than green, Abu Dhabi’s western desert. It looks like yet another world record may be broken soon with the world’s longest billboard along the side of the Sheikh Zayed Road, just after Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. My car’s odometer tells me it’s about 3 km long. .
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2013
    [Green] Bridgette Meinhold Showcases Urgent Architecture Sustainably
    The author is an American engineer and Architecture Editor for Inhabitat where she writes about green design, architecture and sustainability. How best to provide adequate housing when disaster strikes? Weather-related calamity can be sudden – think earthquakes and tsunamis. It can be forewarned – as in hurricanes, floods, and droughts.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012
    [Green] Urban Kibbutz Reels in Rooftop Solar Investment in Israel
    Originally founded in 1987 with a clear environmental ethos from the start, the Migvan kibbutz has added a  rooftop solar farm to their growing green repertoire. An urban kibbutz in sun-drenched southern Israel invested in a field of rooftop solar panels that are already pumping out more energy than the community needs.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
    [Green] Strawberries and Citrus – February Seasonal Produce
    Red and green cabbages are excellent and inexpensive. String beans and flat Italian green beans are good now – another slightly expensive vegetable treat. Lettuces are varied and good: cos (Arab) lettuce, iceberg, ruffled purple and green.   Late winter in the Middle East brings lower prices in the shuk. Pat dry.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Green] Water Farmers get fresh with aquaponics for food in Toronto
    On our mission to find sustainable ways to feed the Middle East, and our planet, and real people leading these movements, Green Prophet heads out to Downsview Park in Toronto, Canada, to meet Even Bell, the founder of WaterFarmers, Toronto’s largest aquaponics farm. Dream of fresh organic food? But he’s not your average hydro guy. Cities
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2010
    [Green] Eco US Open
    Glad to see a major sporting event like the US Open truly, really getting into the greening of everything.  Something I’ve learned as a magazine editor/celebrity wrangler/event planner/TV spokesperson is this: if you look like and act like you belong somewhere, no one is going to question you.    . Daryl Hannah, stat, about this! 
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010
    [Green] Spring Detox
    Even with the best of intentions when going green at home, fumes and VOCs can add up and create an unhealthy environment.   How to detox?  What Spring?   Yesterday was a record-breaking 91 degrees where I live and it sure felt more like summer.  But the calendar says Spring and I’m going to blog today about Spring Detoxing your home.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2010
    [Green] Win! New Method Laundry Detergent
    But that’s not why it’s green or amazing at all. Shhhhhhhhhh!   Hush!   Don’t tell a soul! . That has been my mantra the past 6 months working with Method on our brand new, top-secret, super duper revolutionary product launch.   But the quiet period is over and it’s here: METHOD LAUNDRY. Contests Method Laundry Win
  • DAILY DANNY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2009
    [Green] Find: Starbucks Reusable Iced Coffee Cup
    Dear Rachel Zoe: please let me send you and your staff a set of these reusable iced coffee cups to  use instead of the daily waste-stream of plastic and paper that’s being thrown away.    It would be a great eco example to show on air that’s both stylish and green, yes? But my friends, on the other hand, are iced coffee drinkers.  
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
    [Green] For All You Jewelry Lovers…
    Other than guest editing the green issue of “Elle&# magazine two years ago, I haven’t had a need to find eco-friendly jewelry for stories.  Luckily a pedi-taxi was coming down 6th Avenue and I was able to get to my meeting and do it totally carbon-neutral.  Yeah, for that! Really works. Kudos to Kathleen on this one.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  SATURDAY, MAY 9, 2009
    [Green] Lazy Saturday
    I’m in New York City today with the family enjoy a 3-day weekend.   We’re staying right by Central Park, so if you see me out and about, say hello.    And if you see me in Anthropologie, be sure to run up and say hi because I will literally buy a bottle of Wholearth perfume.   Hmmm.do I really want to encourage people to stalk?   Ha ha.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
    [Green] Court rejects Northants wind farm plan
    "It's time to stop tilting at windmills – there are some locations where turbines shouldn't be built, but if we want a clean and affordable energy future, we must find space for them in our landscape." " It might be good to check as to who paid the piper in this fight against the windmills. Don Qichote definitely was not involved.
  • ECO TECH NINJA  |  MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
    [Green] July 9th – Internet Shutdown for Those Infected with DNS Changer
    green background after visiting the site means you are fine, while a red one means your computer is infected. It seems there is never any shortage of malware to be found on the Internet, and Monday, July 9th is certainly not a day of exception. In spite of all the current uproar over it, the DNSChanger malware is not new.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
    [Green] No more bottled water
    On the quest to live a healthy, low-impact “green” lifestyle, drinking more water is certainly a good thing but it stops being good when the water you are drinking is bottled water. As said above, the average American family consumes 26 gallons of bottled water a year. Annually, in the United States alone, bottled water generates 1.5
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
    [Green] Retweet for Towns Day
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The first ever Retweet For Towns Day will be held on March 8th 2012. The campaign has already gathered support from Association of Town Centre Management and TV weather forecaster Sian Lloyd. They are not dead yet!”
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2012
    [Green] Celebrities Help Tweet a Story for Charity
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Ambitious story from The 3hundredand65 Project attracts celebrity writers and over 200 volunteer writers in just one month, raising money for The Teenage Cancer Trust. This press release is presented for your information only.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2011
    [Green] WORLD TOILET DAY
    Source: The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article If current rates of progress continue, the global sanitation goal will be met 30 years too late. Sanitation requires water.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2011
    [Green] Young people get the chance to tackle climate change through National Citizen Service (NCS)
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Up to 30,000 16-year-olds will have the chance to benefit from the scheme, a three-fold increase on the number of places in 2011. link] [link] The Prime Minister announced National Citizen Service in July 2010.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2011
    [Green] Think reuse and repurpose always first
    Green business and visiting cards too can be created using this method of upcycling packaging card stock and a rubber stamp. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recycling is, indeed the final option and solution. Once you head for the recycling bin you have lost. If you use blank index cards why not make your own from cereal packs and such?
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2011
    [Green] Ecologico-Logic Launches New Waste Reduction System
    Its primary purpose is to reduce the weight and volume of all organic and many types of inorganic waste. An artist's rendering captures the industrial-sized Muncher, a fully automated, scalable system with a 2000-square-foot footprint and a 50-ton-per-day capacity. Source: The Busby Group
  • KALYA LIFE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
    [Green] The Kind Life’s Vegan Pregnancy Q&A Part 3: Adequate Nutrition
    Leafy green vegetables have the most absorbable form of calcium (kale, collards, broccoli, Brussels sprouts). If a mother is vegan, will there be enough nutrients in her breast milk? Susan : Yes. But first, it’s important to note what her child will not be getting. Having said that, it is always important to ensure complete nutrition.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2011
    [Green] RIP throwaway fashion
    For the green and ethical shopper there is also another concern as to the likes of Primark and that is as to whether the garments and other products were produced using sweatshop- and child labor or not. Value giant Primark revealed recently that it has seen a ‘noticeable’ slowing in demand in the UK since the start of the year.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Green] Sainsbury's pledges support for 'Big Society'
    2011 Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The pledge was given at Business in the Community's (BITC) Leadership summit and AGM, attended by the organisation's President, HRH The Prince of Wales and Prime Minister, David Cameron.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
    [Green] THE GOLDEN RULES FOR A SUSTAINABLE CITY
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article A presentation at Water & Environment 2011: CIWEM’s Annual Conference will set out to prove that there are four simple principles to be adhered to in planning and development, and that without them there is a risk of failure.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 9, 2011
    [Green] Fairtrade Foundation response to CAP reform statements
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The Fairtrade Foundation welcomes the Government’s stated intention to introduce a new moral dimension, linking development to CAP reform. West African cotton farmers have been demanding Brussels end European cotton subsidies.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
    [Green] California Diesel Regs Cut Black Carbon Soot in Half
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article California Diesel Regs Cut Black Carbon Soot in Half , Shows the World How to Reap Big Benefits for Health and Climate Washington, D.C., million deaths a year,” notes paper co-author, Professor V.
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