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  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
    [Green] Bear Nap by the Camera Trap
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Does a bear sleep in the woods? This caused the camera to point towards the ground. For ten hours.
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Green] ZEGO Bar: A Soy-Free and Protein-Packed Bar to Stash in Your Bag
    Be sure to check out her writing at Green Lilies. Product review by EvG team member Lily Trahan: I''ve grown up with many food sensitivities, the main one being sugar which tends to give me acne. So needles to say, food bars are not a big part of my diet. Most of them are just candy bars disguised as health food. Flavors. Nutrition Info.
  • 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  |  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  |  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 (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
    [Green] NUCLEAR NIGHTMARES: Government Still in Denial
    This is a PDF file and thus will download Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. 1 ‘Building New Nuclear :the challenges ahead’ , Sixth Report of Session 2012-13, House of Commons Energy and Climate Committee, February 26 th 2013
  • 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.
  • 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  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [Green] A Long Journey to TED
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article LONG BEACH, CA, March 2011: Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Liao has travelled from Europe by container ship to emphasize the environmental message of his short talk at TED in Long Beach on March 1st.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011
    [Green] ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article CIWEM believes that the exclusive emphasis on segregating and collecting biodegradable waste from households has been a mistake. Biodegradable waste is a valuable resource and we should be seeking ways to maximise its use.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011
    [Green] THE PUBLIC MUST BE ENGAGED
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Understanding water demand and consumers’ capacity for change is essential in underpinning water demand management and water efficiency programmes.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011
    [Green] LEAKAGE: IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE MONEY
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article CIWEM believes that the targets set for leakage reduction by water utilities should take greater account of environmental and social issues, and not just economic factors.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2011
    [Green] BREACHING OUR COMPLIANCE COMMITMENTS?
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article CIWEM has written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman, expressing concern over air quality management. These European standards have been set to protect human health.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
    [Green] IN SUPPORT OF THE UK CLIMATE IMPACTS PROGRAMME
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Funding is due to cease in September 2011, so CIWEM is very concerned that UKCIP may be undervalued at a time of spending cuts. Given the cost of climatic-related events (e.g.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
    [Green] THE BIG SOCIETY IN AGRICULTURAL WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The Government’s Big Society programme aims to take power away from politicians, central government and government agencies and transfer it to community level. For more information, go to [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2011
    [Green] Getting it right for local transport?
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article However, the charity Sustrans, also sounds a word of warning that the total cuts to government local transport funding of 26% for 2011/12 will mean that local authorities will face difficult choices with their local transport plans.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
    [Green] Cold winter leads to record number of calls to the national Heating Helpline
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article January 2011 – The national heating helpline ( [link] ) offers free, independent advice to home owners. Home Energy Consumption statistics: Supplied by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) formerly BERR.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 6, 2011
    [Green] Are we relying too much on technology?
    This goes, in my view, especially with the so-called “cloud computing” issue when again and again we are being told how great – and green – it is to use the cloud for all our computing needs, even doing away with most desktops applications and doing everything with virtual desktops and such online. think so.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2012
    [Green] Reliance Foundry Offers Free Bike Racks to Schools and Non-Profits for Student and Community Bike Parking
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Schools, churches, campuses, and non-profit organizations can apply to receive free bike racks from Reliance Foundry in their "Take A Stand for Cycling" Campaign. This press release is presented for your information only.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
    [Green] Washing dishes by hand can use less water than a dishwasher
    By Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is often being claimed, even by greenies, and green folks thinking themselves experts, that doing dishes by hands is more wasteful as far as water and energy are concerned than using a dishwasher. I, however, would like to dispute that. That, however, is not necessary anyway.
  • PEOPLE FOR GREEN JUSTICE  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Meatless Monday Chili
    This recipe comes to us from Tony of  Real Men Eat Green. Chili is one of the easiest meatless things to make and it’s still hearty and delicious. The Meatless Monday site has a ton of great chili recipes.  I like spicy so I’m going with this one for my Meatless Monday choice. Serves 6. tablespoon olive oil. stalk celery, chopped.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 2011
    [Green] Viejas Outlets and Computers 2 SD Kids Host eWaste Drop Off Event
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article When you make a donation, you’ll receive a free voucher to the award-winning Harvest Buffet at Viejas Casino. Area residents can drop of eWaste at the Viejas Outlets on Saturday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • PEOPLE FOR GREEN JUSTICE  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [Green] Does a Wine Diet Count for Meatless Monday??
    fresh asparagus and greens salad, veggie soup with a braised artichoke cup, a spring veggie pasta and strawberries that had soaked in a citrus sugar mixture. O. M. G. – My Easter weekend was amazing. went to Napa wine country and had myself the best wine tasting experience. I’m hooked, addicted, want more!! Digg this! Tweet This!
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010
    [Green] Bread makers of Britain: it’s time to get Real!
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Existing professional bakers will find helpful advice on making the transition from additive-assisted production to baking all-natural, Real Bread and how to market it successfully.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2010
    [Green] Frost proof pots from Sankey beat the cold weather
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article December 2010: With the recent spate of freezing weather, many gardeners will have been disappointed to discover a pile of broken, frost damaged containers in the garden. alongside its trade website [link].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
    [Green] Roller blinds are the best for controlling heat and maintaining privacy
    Roller blinds, thus, can aid to some degree in the greening of your home by keeping it cooler in summer and warmer in winter, and reducing your energy usage. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Again so mething where the old ones knew what really worked and what not. All is available from you local DIY stores, generally.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2010
    [Green] Bulldog Tools Forged Edging Knife – Product Review
    2010 Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article other than being allowed to retain the tool. Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Bulldog Tools Forged Edging Knife Ref No. 5680083210 Price: just under £40 incl.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
    [Green] Stand up for Lawn and Order
    www.fiskars.com Source: Fiskars Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article June 2010 : June brings to mind tea on the lawn, but does your lawn have the edge? One task that makes any garden look perfectly manicured is tidying the edges of the lawn.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
    [Green] rPET Onya Back Olive Garden – Product Review
    The Onya Bags and Backs are available in many “green” stores on terra firma and on the Web. Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) rPET Onya Bags & Backs are the same as the “ordinary” Onya Bags at the same price but made from recycled plastic bottles. This Onya Back is no exception. The general retail price is 12.50 GBP.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010
    [Green] United Together through Mismatched Unity
    The “Glove Love” project from “The Green Thing” is not as original an idea as they might like to claim an well before that many of us who are thus inclined have picked up odd gloves that have been orphaned and then joined them into unequal pairs with others equally single and orphaned that sort of matched.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
    [Green] Make do and mend – Book Review
    An E-book version would, however, be good for those that wish to be green and do not wish to have books in the dead tree format. This gives me a physical book to refer to – for the purpose of this review and also in general. But, aside from that, well-done John Lewis.
  • GREEN EARTH JOURNEY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009
    [Green] Salts Clothing
    Besides your business practices, do you do other things to live a green life? Name: Jennifer Graham Shop Name: Salts Clothing Shop Link: [link] Location: Vancouver Island, BC Ships To: Worldwide What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products? I use hemp, certified organic cotton, bamboo and soy fabrics. What inspires you?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2011
    [Green] If Bill McKibben's A Communist, Call Me Alexandra Kollontai
    You don’t have to be Red to be Green. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. Sadly, he’s no match for our witty friend Bill McKibben. Who the hey is Alexandra Kollontai, you ask? Sound familiar? It So it’s familiar, but it’s not 1917. Norway.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013
    [Green] Dead Sea Mining Company Plans Dubious Merger With Canadian ‘Natural Resource’ Firm
    He writes to Karin Kloosterman, Green Prophet’s editor: “I think your concern is well placed. I am not a big fan of distancing the ownership of natural resources from the source. An Israel Chemicals Dead Sea mining plant; Photo by Haaretz/Ofer Vaknin. Spencer Tunick’s Naked Dead Sea photo shoot.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2013
    [Green] I Heart Blue: An Ocean Love Affair in NYC with Dr. Susan Shaw and Poets, Musicians and More
    Gourmet catering, wine and our event’s signature cocktail: Surf Kiss Major news outlets (tv, print and internet) have committed to covering the event Green Mountain Energy Company is proud to help I Heart Blue go green by offsetting part of its estimated carbon dioxide emissions! Tonight! Tickets here. and abroad. and abroad.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011
    [Green] Israel Commits Itself To More Desalination
    However Green Prophet reporter Lisa Damast has already explored the problems with a focus on desalination in Israel whilst ignoring water recycling and water conservation. Desalination is an expensive and energy-intensive way of removing salt from water to make it potable – Israel hopes it will provide 75% of its drinkable water by 2013.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [Green] Eat Like A Sustainable Saudi Arabian: Chicken and Rice Kabsa RECIPE
    whole green cardamom pods. Miriam introduces a new series on sustainable eating in the Middle-East/North Africa region. What does eating sustainably mean to you? By definition, sustainable food is nutritionally healthy, supports local agriculture and guarantees a fair wage to workers. Eat Like A Sustainable Saudi Arabian. Yield: 4 Servings.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
    [Green] Iraq Puts Hope in Wind, Solar Power to Buttress Energy Sector
    ministry official told Green Prophet via telephone that he believes Iraq is an ideal country to push renewable resources of energy, especially solar, given the vast open desert in the country. Last month, words became a future reality for the country after the ministry announced plans to spend as much as $1.6 Clean energy to reduce blackouts.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [Green] Looking for Sustainable Alternatives for Endangered Word
    Most Green Prophet readers are also aware that the Nubian ibex , Persian fallow deer, Arabian gazelle , Egyptian tortoise and hundreds of other animal species may become extinct within our lifetimes. This is the first time I’ve used the “s” word on Green Prophet.  Peak oil came and went in 2008.  sustain late 13c.,
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2011
    [Green] Policing the non-existent threat of eco-terrorism
    The National Public Order Intelligence Unit (NPOIU) employed the undercover officer Mark Kennedy, who was embedded and bedded for seven years among peaceful green activists. While there are some extremists amongst some groups of environmental activists who work by direct action most are peaceful demonstrators. It is easier.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [Green] Localism Bill: gamechanger for the renewable energy sector
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article Many of the Bill’s proposals could have a profound impact on renewable energy projects, while others could have a bearing on project economics and overall renewable energy targets. For more information see www.renewable-uk.com.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2012
    [Green] Treehugger Friend to Sick Trees
    One of their “green” projects involves the development of a non-toxic pest spray developed in the 1990′s by Dr. Samuel Gan-Mor, head of the department of agricultural engineering at the Volcani Institute, who developed a safe pest control spray made from various types of edible cooking oils. ” :: Haaretz/Ilya Melnikov.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013
    [Green] Cold Comfort
    Green construction techniques and materials are more available than ever before, but that still translates to homeowners seeking out viable alternatives and being informed about the tortuous route taken by many products. Another green possibility is straw core, which has seen a revival after many years out of favour. Environment
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
    [Green] The Garbage Women Of Turkey: Turning Trash Into Trendsetting Handbags
    “For our own employees, Çöp(m)adam is the only source of income,” Hopkins told Green Prophet in an e-mail interview. Turning trash into art and employing women who have never worked for pay before — two difficult tasks that Turkish company  Çöp(m)adam accomplishes at once. Turkey’s recycling culture is largely unseen.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
    [Green] Traditional Passover Matzah Balls RECIPE
    Eco-Passover hints on Green Prophet: 10 Tips For Greening Your Passover. Matzah balls, the only Eastern European food that crossed over to Sephardic cuisine. Ordinarily, Sephardic Jews (Middle Eastern and North African origin) wrinkle their noses at the foods of Eastern European Jewry. Too bland, too sweet, too overcooked! Enjoy!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
    [Green] Marzan’s Luminescent Future Cityscapes With Solar OLEDs
    Even when the electricity supplied is traditional, OLEDs are such energy misers that they are the the most futuristic of the greenest of green tech. Greening Your Flat Screens with Organic LEDs. Israeli inventor Meidad Marzan has a vision of solar-powered futuristic city lights. So far, OLEDs are quite fragile.Water can damage them.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Green] WORLD ON THE EDGE
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article New book and lecture by Lester Brown When Will the Food Bubble Burst? Earthscan, London - Over-lending led to the U.S. Further strained by climate change, the global food bubble is showing signs that it could be near bursting.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Kissing Bugs & Chagas Disease
    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 kissing bug (Triatoma sanguisuga) also known as an Eastern Blood-sucking Conenose. Photo © Lisa Brown/Flickr. But there’s nothing cute about this.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
    [Green] Protect Parrotfish, Protect the Reef?
    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 rainbow parrotfish in the Caribbean. Photo: © Ken Marks. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. You might consider them underwater bison.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2015
    [Green] Birding Honduras–The Cryptic Birds
    started with Tropical Kingbird, a common bird of yellow and white and gray. I’m ending with Agami Heron , Agamia agami, an uncommon bird of endless hues of blues and greens and reddish-browns with a touch of white. There was no snow. And lots of greenery. And, no snow. And Great-tailed Grackles. It’s been a tough winter. 65, p.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [Green] Doubling Down on Coral Reefs
    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 coral reef off Restoff Island in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. CREDIT: Mark Godfrey. And I feel optimistic. No, I’m not a Pollyanna. Let me explain.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Green] Environmental Economics: Beach hardening: market vs non-market values
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Green] Hole-bait*
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Green] NCAA tourney quote of the day (grrrrr)
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Green] The only thing I ask is that you please not treat me like a celebrity
    March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker. Got a question about environmental economics? Why do economists like benefit-cost analysis? Tradeable permits?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012
    [Green] Maldives Floating Greenstar Hotel Sends the Wrong Message About Climate Change
    Shaped as a star and covered in stepped layers of green in order to “fit with the natural surroundings,” the Greenstar Hotel will have 800 rooms and a conference center that can accommodate as many as 2,000 people. Waterstudio.NL is world-renowned for its forward-thinking approach to architecture. But is this the right approach?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
    [Green] Heaping Urban Trash May be More Serious than Climate Change
    ” We’ve seen children running through toxic trash piles in the souqs of Tunis and we have watched families eat their lunch in so-called green spaces in Cairo,  surrounded by coke cans, koshari packaging and other waste. billion tonnes of solid waste a year, up 70% than the 1.3 billion tonnes currently generated. By 2025, 4.3
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Video of the Midway Atoll: Plastic Travels. Plastic Kills.
    Find a green organization in your neighborhood or write to your government representatives. 2,000 miles away from the nearest continent, thousands of baby albatrosses are dying. The cause? Plastic. Over the years, we have watched plastic take a terrible toll on our fauna and flora. Click here to view the embedded video. Get involved!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Green] Knit Your Own Sustainable Beard
    Green Prophet archives hold a brilliant story on a  handknit sunnah beard. Environmentalists now widely accept that beard-growing is “green”   Commenting on the original Green Prophet article, editor Karin Kloosterman posted a link to a  Sierra Club story that elaborates on that theme. Give it a try?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
    [Green] Olive Season is Here: Buy Local or DIY
    In a previous Green Prophet article about preserving olives, I explored how easy home picked olives are easy to pickle and are usually ready to eat after being stored in pickling brine for at least two to three months. Preserving Olives the Green Prophet Wa y. Picking olives the traditional way is less damaging to the fruit.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Book Review: ‘The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change’ by Stephen Gardiner
    Yet he suggests that the drive towards green energy cancels this out since with a green economy there is no tragedy of the commons and no intergenerational prejudice. More Book Reviews on Green Prophet: Book Review: Plastiki – Across the Pacific Ocean on Plastic. ’ Stephen M. Passing the Buck. Ethical motivation.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
    [Green] Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. The Copelands’ home solar project. Photo: Holly Copeland/TNC. By Holly Copeland. Home Solar Amidst an Energy Boom. 2011, Sawyer et al. 2013).
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Green] Release Your Truth: How I Survived (and Triumphed Over) My Own.
    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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
    [Green] Jerash, Jerusalem and Disney World waste Watts illuminating the sun
    Two years ago Green Prophet wondered how many off switches we can find before the summer solstice. What does Walt Disney World have in common with the ancient Middle Eastern cities of Jerash and Jerusalem? So Steve developed a plan to make Lou, the current maintenance head, look wasteful. You know what I m ean?”
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
    [Green] Is Egypt in denial about Nile phosphate pollution?
    Learn more about phosphorous and phosphates (and the disastrous impacts of Big Food on both) in this story from the Green Prophet archives, link here. A barge carrying 500 tons of phosphate capsized in Upper Egypt last week after a run-in with a bridge foundation.  According So what exactly are we looking at here?
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Green] Will Oregon Cook Up a Carbon Tax?
    The map below shows how utility service zones in Portland and surrounding areas are fragmented between public entities (in tan, green, and yellow, representing Public Utility Districts, co-ops, and municipalities, respectively) and Investor-Owned Utilities (IOUs) such as Portland General Electric (orange lines) and Pacific Power (purple stripes).
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [Green] Zumwalt Prairie: Mountain Lions, Mountain Quail & More
    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 black bear stands amongst the expansive grasslands and canyons of Zumwalt Prairie Preserve. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. need to get there.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013
    [Green] Global Cities Need Natural Defenses
    billion as part of its Green Infrastructure Plan to utilize a mix of natural and hard infrastructure to capture rain water and prevent flooding and sewer overflows — investments that have an equivalent value of $2.2 The following post originally appeared on UMB’s Future Cities. These risks are real and significant.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Green] Israel’s Mediterranean Seacoast Severely Threatened by People
    Lebanon: Green Peace Investigation Reveals toxic Coast Pollution. Why have dolphins and other types of marine life almost disappeared from I srael’s shores? And why are projects such as deep water energy drilling and desalination threatening to make the eastern Mediterranean an area increasingly devoid of most marine life? With only 0.25
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2011
    [Green] Israeli Court Bans Use of West Bank Sewage Plant
    For more on sewage in the West Bank see: Solar Power In The West Bank – Green Progress or Bad Politics? The Israeli High Court recently ordered an Israeli sewage treatment plant built illegally in the West Bank to stop its work. So should Israel be thinking of building solar fields there? Eco-Friendly Sewage Treatment Comes To the West Bank.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Green] For we never know how long we have
    Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! Magazine Blog iWend Greenery Digital Edition Wend Your Way Subscribe iWend What is iWend? Ray My thoughts and love and heart and prayers are with all those affected by the events on Thursday… I cannot put sense to this kind of tragedy. Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Thanks for sharing. Please wait.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Green] When conservation and animal rights collide
    In addition the use of 1080 has the support of most of the major parties , from the very conservative ACT Party to the liberal Green Party, and perhaps more importantly the dominant National and Labour parties. People would often express surprise that I, someone that cared about wildlife conservation, would eat meat. ” one.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Green] More Habitat for Snowy Plover?
    These Blasts From The Past Cool Green Heron Man Saves Falcon from Pigeons?!? home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / More Habitat for Snowy Plover? More Habitat for Snowy Plover? The proposal from U.S. Thanks for visiting! The proposal from U.S.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [Green] A Black History Lesson in Environmental Justice & What To Do Moving Forward
    have tried to impress upon my daughters that knowing your history is important - even if it''s just to recognize that you cannot take for granted the opportunity to attend school, the house and neighborhood you live in, and last but certainly not least, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the safe, green space we enjoy.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Green] Virgin Atlantic to Run Bio-diesel Test Flight
    ” The goal in particular he is referring to is the aim to improve the fuel efficiency of the Virgin fleet by 30% over the next ten years – a project named the Virgin Green Fund initiative, and one which is well funded. Environment
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Green] Spanish "Rice" & "Minestrone" Soup: Raw & Low Fat (video)
    green onions, diced. I had the pleasure of making a meal with my fabulous new intern Junghwa of An Apple A Day and together we prepared 2 raw recipes. She picked out the Spanish "Rice" from Unprocessed by Chef AJ and I chose the Marvelous Minestrone from Ani Phyo's new book 15-Day Fat Blast. Enjoy and let me know when you try the recipes!
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2009
    [Green] A Middle Eastern Oasis for Sustainable Transportation
    Abu Dhabi plans for a green future less based on cars By Gary Toth Senior Director, Transportation Initiatives If you design your city around cars, you get more cars. The release of this green plan was logically followed by a new set of guidelines on street design, the Urban Street Design Manual (SDM). Inside a downtown superblock.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2015
    [Green] Top 10 Night Safaris: When the (Wildlife) Freaks Come Out
    About 10 minutes outside of Seligman, our spotlights picked up the telltale green eye-shine of the ferrets. 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. Sign me up.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Sierra Club Turns to Civil Disobedience to Stop Keystone Pipeline.
    Bloomberg, Sierra Club Align Against Coal After Nebraska Setback, Greens Regroup on Keystone XL Will Nebraska become a real-life example of losing a battle to win the war? FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Subscribe.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2012
    [Green] Sweet And Tangy Pickled Cucumber Chips RECIPE
    You’ll find that recipe on Green Prophet, and other pickles, too. Few vegetables are so well-loved in the Middle East as cucumbers. This spicy cucumber pickle is delicious as an appetizer or to top your next falafel. “Cool as a cucumber” still applies when the cukes are pickled. Sweet and Tangy Pickled Cucumber Chips. Tblsp.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014
    [Green] A Week on the Matador Ranch
    As I write this, the grass is thick, dewy and green, the singing of birds can be heard in the morning, prairie dog puppies are starting to emerge from their holes and the girls are eagerly anticipating their first glimpses of the baby antelope soon to come. Photo: © Jolynn Messerly. B y Jolynn Messerly, Matador Ranch Operations Administrator.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, MAY 17, 2014
    [Green] Tunisia’s eco-conscious start-up: Exploralis
    Arafet believes that “The process of attracting the normal citizen needs to generate a buzz and interest, which can be done by linking three factors: the environment , social and scientific with the media with adventure and passion,” he tells Green Prophet. Only this time it is “ à  la Tunisienne”, and I have to say, I prefer it.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
    [Green] Turkey Joins the Solar Wagon With a Massive Rooftop Array
    “The project has been designed to maximise energy usage rather than attract FiT [Feed in Tariffs,]” Solimpeks Director Daniel Barber told Green Prophet. ”We Much ado has been made of the great solarization of Gulf countries such as Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi , but Turkey has made some sun-powered progress too. percent.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Green] Gentle Kuwaiti Marine Activism (VIDEO)
    Initiated by en.v  a brilliant platform for social activism in Kuwait that we have featured on Green Prophet before, in collaboration with the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), this video explores the main challenges facing the entire Gulf. Click here to view the embedded video. Chief of these is overfishing.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  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. A few short years ago the assumption that coal demand was essentially endless in China and India was seen as irrefutable. Now the Indian coal bubble may have popped and no one seems to realize they’re standing in the rubble.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
    [Green] David Keeps Winning: 10 Recent Victories That Will Give You Hope for the Planet
    on par with the highest achieving energy efficiency savings programs in the nation, creating lots of new green jobs in the process. That's the word I repeated over and over this summer, as news rolled in of one clean energy victory after another. coal plants, are now retired or slated to retire.   4. Louis. 5. That puts L.A.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
    [Green] Early Summer Tomato Jam RECIPE
    Celebrate early tomatoes with a couple more of Green Prophet recipes: Shakshouka, Tunisian Eggs Poached in Tomato Sauce. Summer’s arrival brings out all kinds of fruit to simmer up into jam – including tomatoes. Tomatoes as jam? Yes, indeed, and delicious it is, too. Serve this as a snack, with coffee. Sweet Tomato Jam. Enjoy!
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  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.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    [Green] Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing.
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Green] The Search for the Holy Grail
    Pity, that is just about all we can see. I am focusing my eyes to their very limits… the bird seems to have some sort of markings on her chest – I am noticing loudly, unaware of it – like a necklace of tiny blue pearls, each one circled in green? Grey Hypocolius is a Holy Grail of Middle Eastern birding. And I am a birder.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013
    [Green] Back on the Rails: Transit Benefits and the Fiscal Cliff - Compass
    Now it is incumbent upon the new Congress to ensure that transit commuter benefits don't lapse again at the end of this year. -- Jesse Prentice-Dunn, Sierra Club Green Transportation Campaign. Posted on January 04, 2013 at 11:48 AM in Green Transportation , Health , Oil , Politics | Permalink. Green Fleets. The Green Life.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Green] An Energy Solution Literally Under Our Feet
    With more concerns arising over green energy , the question may become which environmental risk is acceptable. As energy costs rise, it is natural to look for solutions wherever they may exist. The fact is that the United States holds the key to its economic growth and stability. Untapped Reserves. Barriers to Extraction. Future Questions.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
    [Green] Positive News on the Air Pollution Front
    For example, assessment of the balsam fir population on Camels Hump in Vermont’s Green Mountains found a 20 percent decline between 1965 to 1983 due to acid rain. There is one emerging success story regarding air pollution trends that deserves some attention. The former decreased 6.2 percent between 1990 and 2009. According to the U.S.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2013
    [Green] Electric Vehicles Produce More Carbon Dioxide Than Hybrids
    For now, electric vehicles are a greener choice but hopefully in the future it will be a true green choice. Electric cars, as much as we would like them to be, are not the answer to eradicating carbon dioxide emissions. That is the case unless the energy used to charge the vehicles come from alternative energy sources. pounds. pounds.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013
    [Green] The Hope of an Alternative Way to Use Coal
    Ironically, the federal government wasted taxpayer dollars on at least two failed green energy companies–Solyndra and A123 Battery System–and missed this opportunity to fund research. Fulfilling the American energy demands remains an essential task. An energy independent nation represents national security and a job source.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
    [Green] Innovative Building Panels Able To Cleanse Air
    Green innovations are growing in both presence and popularity. Many companies are now trying to adapt buildings, which are a major source for emissions for cities, into greener buildings. This is being done by altering the internal and external aspects of the building, including even building gardens of sorts on the sides of buildings.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
    [Green] Pre-Cycling: Choosing Not to Use
    It was a sense of environmental righteousness, of doing my part for the environment, of obeying the green triad of reducing, reusing and recycling. Okay, I admit it. Certain products cannot be recycled at all and end up clogging up landfills faster than a diligent recycler can mutter the three R mantra. It was time for me to pre-cycle.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014
    [Green] Why 20 Is Plenty on Neighborhood Streets
    That will be the default speed limit as the city expands that network of family- and bicycle-friendly streets (the green lines on the maps below.) Sign on for slow zones by Pedal Power Pete used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Next time you’re in a car driving through a residential neighborhood, try this experiment. Super dirty looks. Smiles.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015
    [Green] Why Applied Science Can Often Be Truly Brilliant
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. Heather Tallis, lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy. Image courtesy Heather Tallis/TNC. Can you do good science in an applied position (like mine)?
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2012
    [Green] Haley Chats with Lauren Conrad: Sustainable Resolutions, What’s Blue Avocado, and More
    Haley Sherif: Tell me about your “green” resolutions. HS:  Why did you decide to do a green accessories line? HS: How do you live a healthy green life? . I love Lauren Conrad, so I was thrilled to have the chance to interview her a second time ! Haley Sherif:  It’s such a treat to be interviewing you again!
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