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  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, JULY 6, 2009
    [Green] USDA Organic Label Standards are Weakened by Lobbyists
    Post from: Green Living Ideas. When the USDA label was first implemented in 2002, concern was expressed that certification standards would not be as stringent as the private organic labeling programs it replaced, such as the Oregon Tilth. The [.] USDA Organic Label Standards are Weakened by Lobbyists. Related Posts. What is Organic Produce?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012
    [Green] Arsenic-Fed Chickens – Watch Out!
    As was noted in an earlier Green Prophet article, Roxosone was supposedly taken off the market in the USA back in 2006.   Arsenic and hormones? Until Until someone checks your chicken, be suspicious of what’s in it. . Now that’s a recognized fact in America. Crispy good and maybe arsenic laced as well. It bewilders me.”.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011
    [Green] Ex-Shell Scientist Insists Israeli Oil Shale Is Still A Possibility
    Rachel Jacobson who is fighting the oil shale project spoke to Green Prophet back in April and said , “It’s hard to narrow down our list of concerns, there are so many unknowns! Scientist Harold Vinegar says there is a huge quantity of oil shale in Israel and, despite protests and risks, he still wants to extract it.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Greenpeace Raises More Questions Over Jordan’s Nuclear Plans
    Despite ongoing protests from green campaigners , it seems that Jordan is now determined to go down the path of nuclear power. From overstretched contractors exposed by Wikileaks to Japanese criticism over the poor selection of the reactor site, Greenpeace is raising serious questions over Jordan’s nuclear plans.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009
    [Green] Nicholas Stern endorses 350 ppm as “a very sensible long-term target”
    Green Quote of the Week: Nicholas Stern. This week Nicholas Stern, the British top climate economist and academic who is probably most known for the Stern Review, endorsed 350 ppm as “a very sensible long-term target.”. 350 ppm, as in parts per million, the level scientists have identified as the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    [Green] AIDS cured with Egypt’s magical “kebab” machine, army claims [video]
    But the research was so strong that our medical consultants gave us the green light for the human trial. About 36 million people have died from AIDS around the world, with about the same number of people living with the disease. Oh, and hepatitis C. This is a miracle in scientific research.”. This is the first jump, God willing.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Green] Customize Light and Cut Energy Bills with Interior Shutters
    Shutters can help your green home environment. They’re considered a green window covering option as they help to insulate the window more efficiently than traditional fabric drapery that lets air out through its porous material. Guest Post by Ronique Gibson. Customizing your interior environment with shutters.
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013
    [Green] Nolcha Highlights Indy Designers: Glocal Connection, Amy Delson, Jess Rizzuti, and More
    Her cork handbags were nominated two years in a row as Best Green Handbag in the Independent Handbag Designer Awards sponsored by InStyle. Each label brought an exciting energy to the room as they told their stories of conscious production. Vicky Cohen and Yen Lam at the Glocal Connection table. Jess Rizzuti’s eco-handbags.
  • THE ALIEN NEXT DOOR  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 2015
    [Green] 2015: Year of the Sheep (Ram)
    More specifically it is the Yin (female) Green Wood Sheep (as with last year’s Horse). The Chinese Year uses the cycle of 60 Stem-Branch counting systems; the Green Wood Sheep is the 32nd Stem-Branch in the cycle. Starting February 19 th 2015, we enter the Year of the Sheep (Ram) on the Chinese calendar. Woohoo! What a ride!
  • DAILY DANNY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013
    [Green] Conscious Style Home
    Back in 2001, I published the book  Conscious Style Home about the eco renovations of my parents’ home in Green Hills, Pennsylvania. Can you believe it’s been 12 years?   I can’t. All the photos came with contact pages which we pored over and picked our faves… cute dog!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2013
    [Green] A Living Wall of Herbs Within Your Reach
    More on Green Prophet  on herbs as food and as medicine: Practical Herbs, A Book Review. Miriam shows you a practical plan for constructing a living herb wall that fits your space. If growing organic culinary or healing herbs at home grabs you, a wall garden will bring you joy. But this stopped me: the weight of the dirt, plants, and water.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012
    [Green] Over Polluted Qatar Hosts UN Climate Conference
    Forward-thinking Qatar, with its vast financial resources, is in a unique position to capitalize on the green economic revolution. This month’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP18) will be hosted by Qatar, the tiny peninsula nation in the Persian Gulf that holds the world record for per capita CO2 emissions.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012
    [Green] Middle Eastern & Mediterranean Cities Face 100-Year Floods
    Last week in Calabria, Italy, a one-day conference entitled The Future of Mediterranean Economies and the Promise of Green Economy  was held to discuss this subject along with a broader agenda of sustainable development in the Mediterranean region. Imagine the famous pyramids under water? It ventures that  a 0.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
    [Green] Biodegradable Transistors from Blood, Milk and Mucus Protein
    Finally, mucosal proteins have the ability to keep red, green and, blue fluorescent dyes separate, together creating the white light emission that is necessary for advanced optics. Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) pave the pay for a new era in nano-technology. Say hello to transistors made of blood, milk and mucus.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011
    [Green] Rocking the “Eco” Kasbah du Toubkal in Morocco
    Along the route, the hot sand of the Marrakesh desert will turn to green slopes and valleys spitting out small waterfalls every which way you look. Dark, but with windows of green light, it was exciting to see soap nuts in the bathroom, an ecological alternative to polluting detergents. The story of our journey to the Kasbah.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
    [Green] Nanopesticides, Glacier Inventory, Brewers for Clean Water & 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. Photo credit: Steven DePolo /Flickr through a Creative Commons license. ABC leaves? What chewed up leaves can tell us about insect biodiversity.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012
    [Green] Textually Transmitted Conservation of Water
    Jordan’s mobile phone users will soon receive SMS tips on smart water use. It’s part of a public awareness campaign to alert Jordanians to the vital need to protect against pollution and reduce water consumption. Well, at least alert Jordanians with cell phones, or more accurately, those with cell phones and contracts with the Zain Group).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2013
    [Green] Jordan, the PA and Israel trade water from the Red and Sea of Galilee
    The project being discussed today, however, is a very different project” Maybe Shalom is misinformed, Green Prophet asks Mira Edelstein, Resource Development for FOeME. But not all parties are happy with political manoeuvrings around the announcement. Misinformed is an understatement!” Image of water question from Shutterstock.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
    [Green] Argan Oil: Expert Estimates About 20,000 Trees in Israel
    Try some of these other Moroccan treats from Green Prophet: Carrot Salad. Nah, that goat thing isn’t done anymore… Our recent post about Israeli argan oil caused a few ripples over the Internet. Solowey has worked with argan trees since 1985. In more recent years, she has been developing argan propagation at the Arava Institute.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015
    [Green] You Won’t Believe What Porcupines Eat (And No, Not Bigfoot Bones)
    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.  . Yes, the porcupine eats foliage. But will it also eat your face? Photo: ©Janet Haas. By Matt Miller. Because they eat them. But this story is true.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Green] Porsche’s Panamera S Hybrid for a mid 2013 release
    It will hit market before the arrival of Porsche’s super green car, the 918 Spyder. Abdul Vahid V: Porsche is all set to introduce the hyped-up plug-in hybrid edition of its Panamera series, the Panamera S Hybrid by mid next year. Panamera S Hybrid is to expand the concept of plug-in hybrid into a new level thanks to many advanced features.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Green] MIT researchers propose way to safely store carbon in saline aquifers
    Dattatreya Mandal: We have harped numerous times about the propitious phase our green oriented technology is going through in the recent times. However, when it boils down to core statistical figures, ‘old school’ coal burning powerplants still account for about 40 percent of global carbon emissions. Via: MIT
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 2014
    [Green] Climate Change and Nutrition: It’s Not Just About Quantity
    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 credit: Yamanaka Tamamki/Flickr through a Creative Commons license. The Study: Increasing CO2 threatens human nutrition. Samuel S.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012
    [Green] Performance Fleece
    Active Junky’s Green Gift Guide. In the past fleece referred to the shorn wool coat of domestic sheep. In 1979, Malden Mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts developed synthetic Polarfleece and introduced it to the market. Outdoor gear was forever changed. The North Face Denali Jacket – Men’s. Get Cash Back on the North Face Denali Jacket.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] Running Gear for Taking on Winter
    Active Junky’s Green Gift Guide The seasons changed with full force this year, and before we could prepare ourselves the snow knocked down trees, buried small children and wreaked havoc on our 6am run. But we know you, and you’re not one to bow out and give up on your outdoor time quietly. Chilling breeze? Not important. Please.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
    [Green] The Traveling Naturalist: Swimming with Jellyfish in Palau
    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 swarm of golden jellyfish at Jellyfish Lake in Palau’s Rock Islands. Photo by Ethan Daniels. Photo by Ian Shive. But it’s well worth it.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2014
    [Green] Follow the Cow that Follows the Burn
    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 cow is fitted with a GPS collar to monitor its hourly movements on the Chippewa Prairie. Photo: © Joe Blastick/TNC. But cows? Follow That Cow.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
    [Green] Parsley, Dill and Coriander Herb Omelet – For a Week-day Vegetarian
    In my native Canada, green herbs like parsley and dill are an afterthought; a sprig garnishes a dish, some chopped herbs are sprinkled on a soup. great way to enjoy the taste of fresh herbs is in a delectable green herb omelet. Don’t freeze them! Use fresh herbs parsley and coriander packed into a Middle East omelet. Parsley.
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
    [Green] Get Basic! Wardrobe Foundations from Ethically Minded Companies
    Here is where to start on your quest for the basics: Image Collage from the Nancy’s Gone Green: About Us Page. The Brand: Nancy’s Gone Green. Part of me wants to fully embrace minimalism, to cull my wardrobe, paring it down to a handful of classic, iconic, eternally tasteful basics. They should be thoughtfully purchased.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012
    [Green] Pundak Neot Semadar – An Improbable Organic Oasis in the Arava Desert
    He has since passed on to even better pastures, we hope, but the kibbutz continues to thrive as a “rustic green corner” in the midst of the desert. Another of the original founders, the chef of the day was born in London and is famous for having a “green thumb.” And all of it is for sale.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
    [Green] Holiday on Samui’s Rocky Shores at Baan Hin Sai
    While there are no green hotel standards bodies to certify who is ecological or not on Samui, the 11-year-old Baan Hin Sai gets some green creds for going out of the way to set its own green standards. Stay there if you want to get lost in green and the dreamy sea. They decidedly use no chemicals or sprays in the garden.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011
    [Green] Make Compost In Your Living Room
    More cool ways to compost indoors on Green Prophet: Build a  Compost Toilet. Nourish your garden or potted plants with compost made in your home. Praxxus55712. The nick of a mysterious Minnesota gardener. We’re given only his first name, Ray. All I have is a little apartment balcony. The ingredients:  plant material. Some dirt.  Water.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013
    [Green] ‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ Film Review
    Regular readers of Green Prophet need not be reminded. ‘Greedy Lying Bastards’ opens with an image of environmental destruction, and a voiceover announces: “what if I told you all this was preventable?”. How you respond to the film will depend on your own journey within the environmental movement: from hard-line activist to armchair academic.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
    [Green] McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’
    Still, it’s clear that the movement is new and developing so McKibben advises that we give it a gentle nudge in the right direction if it strays from the green path. think it’s fairly safe to say that Bill McKibben has had an eventful couple of weeks. So where are we going wrong? Wear A Tie And Get Arrested.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
    [Green] Dar Les Cigognes: Night “One” of Your 1001 Nights in Marrakesh
    Green Prophet suggests readers to visit North African cities that are safe to help support the local people. Green Prophet was given a complimentary night stay at the hotel, as part of this review. Stay at Dar Les Cogognes for a boutique-style rest in the exhilarating city of Marrakesh. And it is easy to get around on foot.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Watch TEDx LIVE from Jaffa, Israel Today
    Green Prophet is happy to support TEDx events organized in the Middle East. Karin Kloosterman is the founder of Green Prophet, the leading environment news site covering the Middle East. Know that you can also join in by watching it here live starting at 9 AM EST – that’s around 2 or 3 in the Middle East. live in Israel.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014
    [Green] Seattle Goes Backward on Micro-housing
    Are northwesterners who support green, affordable housing in for more frustration and disappointment in the months ahead out of Seattle? Nimby Door by Eddie Codel used under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Yesterday, to my dismay, the Seattle city council tightened rules on micro-apartments, the neo-rooming houses I lauded last year in Unlocking Home.
  • 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?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Green] Conservation Next? Getting Real about Rural Stewardship
    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. Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia District, Kenya — a place with an active ranch and wildlife on the same property. Many millions of them.
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
    [Green] It Was A Sustainable Fashion’s Night Out!
    To kick off a green Fashion Week, EcoSalon was pleased to co-host a (Sustainable) Fashion’s Night Out party Thursday, September 8th in partnership with New York’s Textile Arts Center, Of Rags , and the New York City Fair Trade Coalition. Co-Founder and Editor of Green House of Fashion, Zanna Schumacher.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
    [Green] Ten Things I Need to Work On
    So I decided to make a list of ten things I need to focus on to be less wasteful and more green.    Here’s my list: Try to Fly Less.   In the last 3 weeks, I have flown to Los Angeles, Dallas, Boston, Minneapolis and San Francisco.   That just stupid and wasteful.  Espresso or Cappuccino or whatever coffee drink you want!  
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, JULY 28, 2012
    [Green] Win a Climate Change Summer Camp in Jordan
    Non-profit HBS is affiliated with the German party Alliance 90/The Greens. A free, two week summer camp on climate change at the end of the summer, in Jordan. Apply now! The Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Foundation (HBS) in Ramallah, along with their Beirut and Tunis offices, hosts their Second Regional Summer School. Time’s a-wasting. 
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2013
    [Green] Ireland to Ban Incandescent Light bulbs
    ” From July 2008, car buyers will also have an extra incentive to purchase green cars. Government budget reports are never the most exciting of news stories, especially if haven’t paid any attention to math since high school, but over in Ireland this month, the Irish government announced their first ever carbon budget. Climate Change
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2013
    [Green] Jordan Talks Plastic Waste: Action Wanted!
    Images by Laurie Balbo, for Green Prophet. Random dumping and burning of plastic garbage, which constitutes a fifth of the Kingdom’s solid waste, are negatively affecting the environment and public health, said a Jordanian official. Good morning, Jordan! The problem is when you throw it all out – see below. pounds of solid waste daily.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012
    [Green] 5 Top Ski Holidays in the Middle East
    Skiing in Israel or Iran might not be what you think of if you’ve ever skied the Rocky Mountains in Canada or the Alps in Switzerland, but as people look ahead to the winter, Green Prophet can show Middle East readers that skiers can stay close to home. Here are our Top 5 Middle Eastern ski holidays. 1. Ski Tehran! Then heard to Tehran.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Green] Meisenbach COMPACT Fountain/Roller Ball Pen – Product Review
    The Meisenbach fountain pen/Roller Ball pen is not just a new concept but also a fairly green one at that. What''s special about it and green as it is made of plastic, etc.?” The only other kind of pen that has probably better green credentials is the true fountain pan, refillable from an ink bottle, or the dip pen.
  • 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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2014
    [Green] More than one way to skin a pomegranate
    Last year, Green Prophet brought news of an excellent technique to remove seeds in 10 seconds , neatly with a bang-a-spoon technique.  It was life-changing. There are no TV reruns of Mid-Century classics like Frosty the Snowman or The Christmas Story (sorry, Ralphie); no aggressive toy commercials or maniacal radio sales pitches.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
    [Green] Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Won-Hee Ryu
    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. Traffic and pedestrians at rush hour on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue. Lloyd DeGrane. Building a Better Battery. So far, so good. Until now.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2014
    [Green] A Rx for Family-Sized Housing in Seattle
    Increase the amount of city land zoned for lowrise and midrise multifamily housing, since these are great places to build family-friendly options like rowhouses, townhomes, and apartments clustered around green spaces. But there’s typically a limit to how small they’ll go. Why focus on family-friendly housing?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: oldWeather
    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. Replica of a ship’s log from the Grand Turk. Photo by Georges Jansoone through a Creative Commons license. What is it? Why is it important?
  • 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. I don’t mean to jerk everyone around in a flurry of indecision.
  • ECO FRIENDLY DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2014
    [Green] A house 100% off the grid… is it possible?
    Image a world where at home you use your own energy, where you are totally off the grid… it's more doable then you might think. There are a couple of ways you can accomplish this… and the best thing about it is, most of the technology is here already. Solar Absorbing Roof Shingles – this is becoming a very hot product. link].
  • ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
    [Green] Why I have increasing trouble taking Krugman seriously
    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, JANUARY 27, 2015
    [Green] LaraPharm’s dry-powder inhaler delivers cannabis like a medicine
    LaraPharm can turn the tables on that and provide them with a viable medicine replacing medical marijuana,” she tells Green Prophet. Since humankind has discovered healing properties of herbs like cannabis , inhalation through smoke has been the delivery method of choice. Cannabis growing to $40 billion in the US. She could do something new.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2012
    [Green] Israel Turns on the Tap in River So Endangered Fish Can Swim
    For example, two threatened species of sea turtle – Greens and Loggerheads – nest every year on the beaches north of Tel Aviv. At two inches, too small to eat, Israeli ecologists are reforming habitat to save the severely endangered fish the Nemacheilus dori. Nemacheilus dori is quite small, measuring only two inches in adulthood.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Green] Wrapping Up the UN Climate Summit
    France’s commitment to contribute $1 billion to the initial capitalization of the Green Climate Fund. At Tuesday’s United Nations Climate Summit, political and economic leaders came together to announce new actions and launch new initiatives to help tackle the climate crisis. Watch it here. And in fact, much of it was. will wander rootless.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
    [Green] A Day in the Life of A Bird Bander at Mad Island Marsh
    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 male ruby-throated hummingbird. Photo © Justine E. Hausheer / TNC. By Justine E. Hausheer, science writer for The Nature Conservancy. Hausheer / TNC.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2014
    [Green] The Penguins of Boulders Beach
    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. African penguins at Boulder Beach, South Africa. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Penguins, penguins, everywhere.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014
    [Green] Duncan’s 2014 List
    Striated Heron, or Green Heron, ( Butorides striatus ); Pasir Ris, Singapore, 11 January  . Pink-necked Green Pigeon ( Treron vernans ); Mantanani Island, Borneo, 3 January. Green Imperial-pigeon ( Ducula aenea ); Danum Valley, Borneo, 1 January. Bornean Green Magpie ( Cissa jefferyi ); Mount Kinabalu, Borneo, 7 January.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
    [Green] Marlgu Billabong
    There were a lot less Green Pygmy Geese than last year. On our recent birding and camping trip we decided to return to Parry’s Lagoon Nature Reserve because we had enjoyed our visit there last year in September. The birdlife also varied from last year, although some species remained the same. Family of Magpie Geese. Australasian Darter.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013
    [Green] Birds at the Bacolet Beach Club Hotel
    particularly liked the Palm Tanagers which regularly checked the balconies for bugs while making their annoying, squeaky vocalizations and the Green-rumped Parrotlets which are just an absolutely adorable little bird. If you are a birder on a trip to a country you have not visited it pays to make every second count.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
    [Green] Less(er Goldfinch) is More
    Green-backed and black-hatted, it casually picked seeds from a dried weed stem as though it were not a state north of where it ought to be. Chasing requires luck, persistence, and attention, but it does involve one advantage over regular birding – you know, not just what to expect, but more or less exactly what you are looking for.
  • 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.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2012
    [Green] Birding Eastern Zimbabwe
    Specialty species include the enigmatic and highly sought-after Black-and-White Flycatcher, African Pitta, Green Malkoha, Southern Banded Snake-eagle, Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon, Pel’s Fishing Owl, Silvery-cheeked Hornbills, Black-fronted Bush-shrike and the near-endemic Chirinda Apalis. Just be prepared for well…almost anything.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2011
    [Green] Multiple carcinogens in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
    found it very disturbing that a company claiming to be green and claiming to produce eco-products such as Ecover flatly refused to even countenance the removal of dioxane from its products. However, this agreement is limited and restricted to the U.S. market. Epstein, M.D., who chairs the Cancer Prevention Coalition. Samuel S. Epstein, M.D.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011
    [Green] Forestry Panel backs publicly-owned woods and forests
    Our forests are a precious reflection of our national heritage, and will play a pivotal role in the green economy and our low carbon future.” In a progress report, the Independent Panel on Forestry says it is developing recommendations that will “increase the benefits generated from all forests in England”.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2011
    [Green] A quarter of us now expect response to email within an hour - leading to errors and stress says new survey
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article We are confusing speed of email response with effectiveness" Technology is accelerating email response times, creating unrealistic expectations, email overload , error and costly workplace stress*. concludes Monica Seeley.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2010
    [Green] Cancun Climate Talks Conclude on Positive Note
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article The chair called “a consensus without Bolivia ”, after that Party refused to join the others. You can’t get consensus on complex climate issues without a seasoned and sophisticated chair. million of women and children every year.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2010
    [Green] Councils not to tackle climate change at all, says Lord Lawson
    Insisting that such an agreement would be unlikely due to India and China's need to rapidly increase economic growth – in order to bring tens of millions of citizens out of poverty – the chairman of the Global Warming Policy Foundation claimed that town halls were wasting resources by promoting renewable energy schemes and green initiatives.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2010
    [Green] Vegetable garden in planters
    For example, tomatoes, cucumbers and green onions have about same watering requirements and those for exposure to sunlight. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Most people only associate planters with growing flowers and, maybe, herbs. But vegetables also do great in these contained and compact environments. Another concern for planters is color.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2014
    [Green] Oil from Grocery Bags, Elephant Repellent, Roadkill and 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. University of Illinois researchers make a fine diesel oil from plastic grocery bags. Credit: MTSOfan through a Creative Commons license. Nature).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2012
    [Green] Israel’s Carmel Wildfire Blame Goes All the Way to the Top
    Besides rebuilding fire damaged structures, the kibbutz is  also adopting new policies that include more green projects in and around the kibbutz. Kibbutz Recovers From Killer Forest Fires by Going Green. Turkish firefighting airplane moments after releasing chemicals on 2010 Carmel wildfire: Photo by Skyscraper City.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Kanafeh, Arabic Cheese Pastry
    Kanafeh sold in pastry shops is a bright orange color, contrasting with the green of chopped pistachios. Green Prophet has those recipes: Baba Ganoush. Kanafeh: sweet cheese filling under a crunchy topping. favorite Ramadan dessert. Ramadan 2011 begins after sunset on July 31st. Serve it with Turkish coffee. Juice of 1/2 lemon. around.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
    [Green] The Science of Valuing Nature Becoming Business as Usual
    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. Sunrise. Photo © Jen Molnar/TNC. By Jen Molnar, Lead Scientist, The Nature Conservancy, and science lead for TNC-Dow Collaboration. Case for nature.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
    [Green] Project Budburst
    Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Green] 5 Ways To Eat Iron-Rich Nettles
    Nettles are in season now in the Middle East. I 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. Blend.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
    [Green] Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pennsylvania: A Review by an Atlas Novice
    The distribution map of the state is filled with green (counted for both atlases) and blue (second atlas period only) but very little yellow (first atlas period only), meaning there are many more blocks where breeding activity was observed. A breeding bird atlas is a special kind of book. The resulting book, 616 pages in length, 6.4 pounds.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « India and Solars New Normal | Main. Whos Paying for Climate Denial Politics? » Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone. to more than 50,000 megawatts -- thats like taking the emissions of nearly 40 million cars off the road each year. India.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011
    [Green] A “Fresh” Arab Spring Flows Through Auja, Palestine
    Interviewing Gidon’s Palestinian partner Nader Al-Khateeb, he tells Green Prophet that he welcomes guests, and will happily show groups authentic ways to experience sustainable eco-tourism in Palestine. Karin Kloosterman is the founder and editor of Green Prophet. Everything is spic and span, polished, swept and dusted. You name it.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2011
    [Green] The New Home Front – Book Review
    Published by : Caroline Lucas MP, House of Commons SW1A OAA, email: caroline.lucas@greenparty.org.uk web: www.carolinelucas.com The New Home Front report was launched by Caroline Lucas, MP (Green Party) at the Imperial War Museum on Thursday 20th January 2010. Now the ordinary person must be able to get it and read it.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012
    [Green] Mercedes unveils electric drivetrain of SLS AMG E-Cell
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. After its attempt to go green with the B-Class F-CELL fuel-cell car, Mercedes-Benz adds yet another green version to its name. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Join Now.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012
    [Green] Nanotree structure to pave the way for large scale hydrogen.
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Edifici Sphere: Concept Spherical Skyscraper to pave the way to a green future. A new age of architecture may be due to emerge. How nature inspired technologies will pave the way for a green future. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2012
    [Green] 2000-Year-Old Date Pit Sprouts In Israel
    Recovered from an archeological dig, an extinct date variety springs back to green life in the Arava Valley. Dates have always been a staple in the Middle Eastern diet. Mentions of them have come down from ancient times. Now the hope of actually eating the fruit of an extinct variety exists.The story goes back 2000 years. asked Prof.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Seth MacFarlane Offends Me. | elephant journal
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. The Green Pet Community. Want to stay in touch with elephant? Get 10 free articles a week: subscribe free to our Best of the Week newsletter. Video. Talk Show. Member. Login.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Green] Kale 'the next big thing' predicts Mr Fothergill's
    "This is particularly true in the glossy lifestyle and women''s interest publications" David decided to check whether Mr Fothergill''s retail seed sales reflected this growing trend and says sales of its variety Dwarf Green Curled have risen by 20 per cent against the same period last year.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Green] Know Thy Corvids, Salmon Saver and Garlic Cures Trees
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. A crow (Corvus cornix) with a twig. Photo by Flickr user patrick wilken through a Creative Commons license. Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens).
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
    [Green] Ekyog: France’s Eco Fashion Secret is Out!
    So I thought I had wandered into heaven when on top of all the lovely food and picturesque walks, I found an Ekyog boutique (it’s one of many in France), which sold beautifully made, perfectly French, gloriously green clothing. The Louane dress is made from 100% organic cotton and is dyed (it comes in red too), with low-impact dyes.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Plankton Portal
    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. Physonect siphonophore. Image © Jessica Luo / Cowen Lab / Plankton Portal. What is Plankton Portal?  . world without plankton. And you can help.
  • 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!
  • GREEN FURNITURE HOME DESIGN  |  FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012
    [Green] Giving Your Lawn the Proper Amount of Water
    To strike a balance between growing a lush, green lawn and preventing water waste, it is important to know exactly how much water you should give your lawn. With droughts, water shortages, and resulting water bans, homeowners who are environmentally conscious might worry about the amount of water their lawn needs.
  • DAILY DANNY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2009
    [Green] Ultimate Giveaway: A New Natural Care Mattress
    It's Tencel fabric, so it's a green choice, too! A few hints to win: Incorporating facts about the mattress line in your response will be a bonus (it shows you watched the video!).  . Kerry Washington is my favorite celeb to work with. She's even helping me move a mattress at JCPenney!  .
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
    [Green] Crude, mechanized and eco savvy CD player cum radio
    The clean and green player is made entirely from salvaged components. Radhicka S Saxena: Most appliances manufactured nowadays are sleek and rigid. Although the hard lines make them look tough and sturdy, this design layout has become kind of monotonous. Wooden radio & cd player. Picture Gallery. Wooden radio & cd player.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Green] Coal Ash Dumps Threaten Our Health - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Electric Vehicles Get the Vote in New York City | Main. | One Big Step Closer to Ending Mountaintop Removal » Coal Ash Dumps Threaten Our Health. Ultimately, the ash has to be stored in either dry or wet forms, both of which come with unique hazards.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    [Green] 12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part III - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « 12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part II | Main. | New Mexico Chooses More Solar Power » 12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part III. This post is a continuation of Part I and Part II. for Kim’s upcoming column. Reblog (0). |. |. |. |.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] India and Solar's New Normal - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Europes Coal Renaissance Masks Industry Downfall | Main. Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone » India and Solars New Normal. click images to enlarge). The most important reason to adapt is the speed with which it produces results. Search.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014
    [Green] Renewable energy and traditional baking cooperation in Palestine
    Shepherds here have to detour around the community to get to grazing land they say belongs to them. A few miles away, another Israeli, Elad Orian (who we’ve interviewed many times on Green Prophet) is figuring out ways to provide Tarek and other Palestinians here with sustainable water and power. They really wait for them to come.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
    [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: BowerBird
    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 Satin Bower Bird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus) at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Photo © Leo/Flickr through a Creative Commons license.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Green] 10 Best Sublime Beaches in the Middle East
    With blue water and a long, peninsular sandy beach surrounded by lots of green foliage, this is one of the most popular holiday destinations not only in Turkey but the entire Middle East region. We have included destinations that are relatively quiet, and that are as clean as they get in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2013
    [Green] 5 Reasons Why Yoga Might Be Too Religious for Schools.
    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.
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