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  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
    [Green] A DIY hack to make your air conditioner cooler
    Higher ratings are better suited for air handling in medical or industrial settings, or in buildings seeking green building status. 'Allergic to home improvement? Here’s an easy DIY chore you shouldn’t sneeze at. It will clean your air,  increase its “coolness”, and save you buckets of money to boot. Stumped?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014
    [Green] Deadly MERS virus spreading fast out of Saudi Arabia, raising panic before Hajj
    Al Jazeera went on to say that the “virus has been extraordinarily common” in camels for at least 20 years, and may have been passed directly from the animals to humans” This factor involving camels transmitting the disease was also reported by Green Prophet. But Saudi doesn’t seem to be able to cope with the problem.
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014
    [Green] Pleasure is Healthy: 5 Eco-Sexy Ways to Rock Your Orgasm
    Learn more ways to be green up your sexy by checking out Najla Lingerie. 'Pleasure can be one of the most sustainable of human experiences; and the good news is that sex toys can be made eco, body safe, and even fair trade. These products are the best way to bring yourself all things delightful, and guilt free. Jimmy Jane Form 6. Dee Lee Doo.
  • ECO-VEGAN GIRL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013
    [Green] Is Palm Oil Vegan?
    One Green Planet has a fantastic, super detailed list on who''s doing what and how you can help influence those that could use a nudge. '"If conscientious consumption means we avoid contributiong to suffering, palm is clearly problematic." ~ Mark Hawthorne. No wonder many people find veganism intimidating - there''s a lot to consider!
  • MOTHER JONES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2013
    [Green] The World Famous Shrew-Eating Trout: An Update
    The recent shrew-eating trout blog was one of the most popular we’ve ever run on Cool Green Science. Keep those stories coming, and be sure to check back to Cool Green Science frequently for more bizarre stories from the natural world. 'The shrew-eating trout of Togiak National Wildlife Refuge. Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2013
    [Green] Will Qatari Kids Make Eco Films with Eyes Wide Open?
    There are less energy-intensive ways to create and conserve water and we are hoping that the students and teachers competing in this challenge are picking up on good ideas and are reading Green Prophet so that eyes are wide open. We hope to be able to screen the films too, here on Green Prophet. See the New York Academy of Film here.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2012
    [Green] George Monbiot and the enviro-neocons
    At one time he was one of the sharpest orators within the left/green environmental movement. Only someone who believed in a cartoon version of a nuclear accident (that the reactor would explode in a giant green fireball, sink into the sea and Godzilla would emerge from the ruins!) I’m getting a bit worried about George Monbiot.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    [Green] Beetlemania: Insects Are Gobbling Up 1,000-Year-Old Trees.
    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.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [Green] In-law—and Out-law—Apartments
    In fact, intriguing research from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality in Portland, summarized here , shows that building small is the single-most important way to build green.). View Larger Map. In the upper pane of the image above (or by following the link to Street View), point your cursor up and down the block and look around.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [Green] Coastal Protection and Clean Water: Recognizing the Benefits of Oyster 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. 'Oyster reefs clearly offer numerous benefits for people and nature. But how do conservationists make those benefits tangible? Photo: Bo Lusk/TNC.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013
    [Green] No Surprise: Protected Areas Work
    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, protected areas do have less deforestation — usually. Photo: Mark Godfrey. By Craig Leisher , senior social scientist. Ferraro, P.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2013
    [Green] Citizen Science: Survey Katydids in Your Neighborhood
    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 often-heard common true katydid (Pterophylla camellifolia). Photo: Lisa Brown (Flickr user meanandpinchy) under a Creative Commons license.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
    [Green] The Cooler: Recycling and Our Mental Categories about Nature
    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. . 'Foxtail grasses on a median strip lighted by passing cars, Minneapolis, Minnesota. trash). ×11 sheet about 80 percent of the time.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
    [Green] Homemade Persian Sugar Wax: A Sticky Situation (DIY With Pictures)
    'Following the wild success of our article on Persian sugar wax (and how to do it briefly) , Green Prophet follows up with a step by step how to: Now imagine that you didn’t need to call your local salon or spa to schedule a wax appointment – you could do the deed yourself. If the ancient Persians had the ability, then so can you.  Good luck!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013
    [Green] Be On Lookout for “Fake” Zaatar in Lebanon
    Food connoisseurs like Green Prophet’s own Miriam Kresh probably don’t think twice before making homemade zaatar, but for the rest of us, it’s as simple as stopping in our favorite bakeries for a quick purchase. N ot even zaatar gurus can spot a fake that easily. In Lebanon, especially, it ranks among the top first meals of the day. 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
    [Green] The Death of Two Men – Moammar Gaddafi and Steve Jobs
    What will it take to replace self-aggrandizing Sheikhs who etch graffiti visible from space into sand with more gentle green-minded Sheikhs? Libyan Revolutions Will End Gaddafi’s Green Visions. When Steve Jobs died, the world mourned. But the Arab World is throwing a party at news of Gaddafi’s violent end.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Book Review: ‘My Journey With a Remarkable Tree’ in Cambodia
    Read more Book Reviews on Green Prophet : Book Review: Plastiki – Across the Pacific Ocean on Plastic. Ken Finn is a passionate man. find him warm, deeply articulate and insightful on what he sees around him. I was ready to ask the questions I’d wanted to ask since I’d arrived. “So do you use any Cambodian timber?”
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
    [Green] A Better Place Car Owner on Tesla’s Battery Swap Tech
    Brian Blum, owner of a Better Place car, is a guest poster on Green Prophet. 'Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduced the “latest” in electric car technology – battery pack swapping for the company’s Model S – to a gushing crowd and an even more fawning press. video showed someone pumping gas and not finishing before the two Tesla’s pulled away.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
    [Green] Globally, Obesity is Now Deadlier Than Hunger
    Green Prophet has reported on the Gulf’s supersized children , and advised readers that four of the ten fattest nations weigh in from the Middle East.   Need incentive to eat healthier? Diabetes, stroke and heart disease, have become the dominant cause of death and disability worldwide. “We discovered a huge shift in mortality.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012
    [Green] Without A Strong Civil Society, Middle East Environment Has No Chance (Op-Ed)
    Recycling Yourself When Green Projects Go Bust. Case Study: A stable security state or a nation eager for reform? We look at Jordan and the strengths and weaknesses of its civil society. In fact, they are and to a certain extent the government has been eager to show they are happy to make changes. ” . It’s hard to tell.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
    [Green] Turkey’s Pamukkale: Step into a Mixed-Culture Soup PHOTOS
    Disturbed calcium sediments make it milky and gorgeously green-blue. Pamukkale is the most sensual and surreal of Turkey’s eleven World Heritage sites. Seventeen natural hot springs pour a continual stream of mineral water down enormous travertine steps of Turkey’s Pamukkale. It’s a Dali painting come alive.  Yes, I did say loll.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, 2012
    [Green] Arab Athletes by Brigitte Lacombe Celebrated at London Exhibit
    According to the exhibit literature, Lacombe wanted to photograph athletes at all levels, like the Jeddah Green Team, a women’s basketball team in Saudi Arabia that is forbidden from public practice. Hey’Ya: Arab Women in Sport: Sisters Brigitte and Marian Lacombe celebrate Arab female athletes at London’s Sotheby’s Gallery.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Green] Climate, Migration and Why the Security Agenda Just Doesn’t Help
    For more green book reviews see: . Framing climate-influenced migration as a threat is dangerous and counterproductive is author  Gregory White . Everywhere you looked people were talking about climate change. Another field where climate change was finally grabbing people’s attention was around security. Author: Gregory White.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Green] Current Carbon Offset Model Won’t Work For Saudi Arabia, 3 Reasons Why
    lot of local companies are already shifting to green products but what is needed is to link it with their emissions through their own customized carbon offset model. Who doesn’t want to jump onto the carbon offset bandwagon when you see Coldplay advocating it? Here are my arguments for why I think it won’t work: 1.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
    [Green] 6 Excellent Reasons to Peg Your Plastic Habit
    David de Rothschild Talks Adventure and Plastic with Green Prophet. We know plastic is almost inescapable, but here are 6 excellent reasons to just say no! It’s no secret. We hate plastic. We wish plastic had never been born, though we don’t really blame Alexander Parkes for inventing the stuff. Plastic Kills: It’s a fact.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
    [Green] Bison Good, Cattle Bad? A Prairie Ecologist’s Perspective
    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. 'These particular magical animals are at The Nature Conservancy’s Broken Kettle Grasslands in northwest Iowa. Photo: Chris Helzer/TNC. Seriously?
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Why I Fell in Love with Mexico City
    In addition to the city's much-reduced crime rate, it has been seriously (and successfully) fighting its pollution problem (like Los Angeles, its once-noticable smog wasn't in evidence when I visited), and even boasts some air-cleaning giant green walls. Starre Vartan in Mexico City.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
    [Green] Harvest Time! Eco Chick Escapes to Stowe, Vermont for Waterhole Swimming, Hiking and Farmer’s Marketing
    love visiting the Green Mountain state any time of year (well, except mud season!) Along with the ‘big city’ of Burlington, Stowe is the epitome of Vermont’s many facets; conscious, cosmopolitan and cozy. How often does that happen?). And delicious, not to mention instantly calming many of my worries away.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
    [Green] The Latest Victim of Non-Native Cheatgrass: Golden Eagles
    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. 'Invasive cheatgrass is eliminating habitat for jackrabbits, and thus reducing numbers of golden eagles. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013
    [Green] Tunisia’s environmental progress slides back 25 years
    Green Prophet attends a local conference on water and pollution and stunningly sees how there is no framework for Tunisia to make environmental change and progress. 'Tunisia was the first Arab country to talk about environment policy. Read our report. If I cannot keep my interviewees to the topic, I thought, there must be a reason.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] VIDEO: On the Ground at the BP Gulf Oil Spill Hearings | Mother Jones
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • ECO CHIC  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2010
    [Green] Whimsical Lu Flux Introduces the Over The Hills Collection
    Lu Flux also created foot wear for Green Shoes which is of course chic with that extra flair. Once upon a time dress up was a norm not saved for Halloween. Oversized Oversized sweaters and enormous shoes were a fashionable outfit to wear to the ball or to tea with furred friends. Thus Lu Flux does not consume and wastes less.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
    [Green] Pine & Calendula: Two Magical Herbal Oils for Beauty & Health
    When you think of earthy green smells, pine is right up there with freshly cut grass – but its worth goes far beyond mere scent. I’m no Drew Barrymore – I don’t use the word ‘magical’ very often. But sometimes it applies, and I’m not talking about supernatural phenomena here. Photos: audreyjm529 , clairity.
  • ECO CHIC  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
    [Green] Adhesif Spring/Summer 2010: Vintage, Post-Victorian Eco Fashion from Vancouver
    adhesif, present and future, is inspired by the past, which is apropos as Melissa designs with vintage fabrics, making her line very green, as no new fabrics need to be created. This is my favorite look (Pause blouse and Spin skirt) of the S/S ‘10 Collection; a perfect feminine shape plus madcap mixed pattern.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
    [Green] How to Make ‘Local’ Food Good Conservation, Too
    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. . 'Evan Leeson /Flickr through a Creative Commons license. Read more SNAP Magazine articles and learn more about the SNAP collaboration. Right? 2013).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
    [Green] Architect Red Hong Yi Plays with Her Food and Cooks Up Delicious Art (PHOTOS)
    Prerequisite skills for all Green Prophets: let’s take that on as our credo for 2014. 'It began as a goofy Instagram project. Malaysian artist and architect Red Hong Yi went on a month-long mission, creating a piece of edible art every day. The result is an incredible visual feast. ” The results are astounding. 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013
    [Green] Grow a Middle Eastern Beard in Under 2 Hours! [knit pattern]
    Green Prophet’s re-tooled  our beard hat recipe  for more instant gratification! Simply 'I’ll bet snow-capped pine trees and ice-crusted cars don’t spring to mind when you think of the Middle East, but that’s what we’re seeing in Amman as we tuck into the second straight day of fierce blizzarding. A Row 17: knit.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
    [Green] Latest Purchase Deal for Bankrupt Better Place Company Falls Through
    Photo by Maurice Picow for Green Prophet. 'The forlorn photo of empty EV car charging posts says it all. Better Place, the electric car infrastructure company founded by entrepreneur Shai Agassi has still not found a buyer willing to come up with the actual money needed to purchase it. Shai Agassi was a visionary.”
  • MOTHER JONES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    [Green] I Think Voldemort Has Put a Curse on SOTU Responses | Mother.
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    [Green] GOP Not in Kansas Anymore | Mother Jones
    ”“Green.”“More 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. Study. Kevin Drum Previous | Next. GOP Not in Kansas Anymore. Thanks!
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014
    [Green] Toward Decolonizing Conservation
    Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy or NOAA. 'Humpback whale breaching, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, Haida Gwaii.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013
    [Green] Parking Karma
    Parking quotas are the opposite of green infrastructure. 'Parking karma. Mait Jüriado, cc. My sister has great food karma. She finds great food, and she never pays.” If you heard someone say that, you’d just scratch your head. What could that mean? Does she dumpster dive? If you substitute the “parking” for “food,” though, it makes sense.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2011
    [Green] Anjolee Diamonds: An Eco Chick’s Best Friend
    Their strict,  green jewelry manufacturing  process involves the refining, recycling and clean disposal of all materials used during the process. Diamonds. They’re there for a girl when she needs them. As they sparkle back at you, you’re reminded of a time in your life, or a place, a person or cherished memory. No wait, that one!!”
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
    [Green] Hawks In Flight, Second edition: A Review of a New Version of a Birding Classic
    Chapter pages are bordered in shades of blue, green, orange, purple and brown, creating a color index for each hawk group. If it’s October, then it is time to look up. Look up for migrants, look up for confusing fall warblers, but, most of all, look up for hawks. High, very high, too high to see any colors. What is it? it is heavier).
  • MOTHER JONES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2013
    [Green] The Sad Story of Fish Oil and Small Sample Sizes | 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.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [Green] Sustainability on Shaky Ground — Sightline Daily - Northwest News.
    Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Sustainability on Shaky Ground Posted by Edward C. Wolf 03/02/2011 10:30 AM A Cascadian quake could set the sustainability movement back. tend to frame sustainability in these bioregional terms. Submit it here.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014
    [Green] Are You Planning to Have Kids? (Part 2)
    As much as urban planners love Vancouver’s skinny towers, some downtown residents felt the architecture was monotonous, with “too much green glass.” 'IMG 0062 by picturecrazyboy used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 But how do those policies play out in real life? What works well for families and what drives urban parents crazy?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2012
    [Green] Syria’s Organic Food Market Ripe for Exports to Europe
    ” Indeed, organic farming is the form of agriculture that relies on techniques such as crop rotation, green manure, compost and biological pest control. With farming traditions that are already “organic”, embattled Syria can easily become an important organic food producer, based on climate, practices and location to Europe.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Green] "Environmentalists Say" — Sightline Daily - Northwest News that.
    Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Special Series The Dirt on Coal 32 In a Series "Environmentalists Say" Posted by Eric de Place 03/08/2011 04:30 PM A rant about biased news coverage. Whats wrong with this statement? Pretty much everything. Seriously?
  • THE ALIEN NEXT DOOR  |  TUESDAY, MAY 11, 2010
    [Green] Cymatics: Exploring How Frequency Changes the Very Nature of.
    View my complete profile Previous Posts Eyjafjallajokull Volcano: The Gift of Calamity From Grey to Green by Kathryn Brennar (guest post). Let’s face it; our environment—light especially—affects our behavior, psychologically, physiologically and even socially. All good science was once perceived as magic before it was understood. And, yes.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2012
    [Green] Greenpeace action exposes shockingly weak security at Swedish nuclear plants
    Security at Swedish NPPs terrible # green #nuclear. On Tuesday this week more than 70 Greenpeace activists took action in what they said was “a peaceful stress test” of two Swedish nuclear power plants. The action lasted for two days and revealed the unacceptable lax security at Swedish nuclear plants. But wait, the humiliation continues.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Green] Tips From a Gentleman: Jack Donaghy, Don Juan and the Art of.
    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.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2013
    [Green] How Do We Leave Our Egos at the Door? | 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 PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013
    [Green] Jarir Maani’s Field Guide to Jordan is Essential Trekking Gear (Interview)
    Green Prophet: Who came up with the idea for the Guide? 'The “Field Guide to Jordan” is a fantastically comprehensive book that uses beautiful photographs and concise descriptions to introduce locals and visitors to the kingdom’s natural wonders. Here’s my exchange with writer Jarir Maani. GP: What was your motivation?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Green] Interview With A Better Place EV Car Owner – Not Stranded Yet
    Tesla cars are too expensive for Israel and won’t sell any better than the Renault Fluence cars offered by Better Place,” he tells Green Prophet. We speak to one car owner to find out. . Turns out it is still a waiting game: Just how are Better Place car owners reacting to the bad news? How did this problem roll out?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2013
    [Green] Chemical Waste Destroying Nature Reserve at Turkey’s Historical Bafa Lake
    The lake’s waters have started turning green and foamy thanks to salinization and polluting discharge from factories and fish farms. Two thousand years ago, Lake Bafa was a bay in the Aegean Sea, known as the Gulf of Latmus. The remains of ancient Byzantine monasteries can still be found on its islets and nearby mountains. Follow ?zmir’s
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    [Green] New “Nature Law” Will Allow More Environmental Degradation in Turkey, Activists Warn
    On Sunday, Turkey’s Green and Future Left parties organized small but loud protests in six cities around Turkey to oppose the country’s new Protection of Nature and Biological Diversity Law. In addition to the six rallies organized around the country on Sunday, the Turkish public have been making their voice heard online. Gazete.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2012
    [Green] Israel Eases Distance Limit for Gaza Fishermen: But Need for Fish Farming is Evident
    previously posted Green Prophet article reported that an on-land fish farm had been established near Gaza City by a man named Sohail Ekhail. Gaza fishermen are now able to sail further out to fish but commercial fish farming  may be a better option. Ekhail’s fish farm. Negev aquaculture fish farm. Gaza Port photo by AP.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
    [Green] Wallboards from Waste Using Cow Pies
    Potentially a triple-bottom-line darling: establishing processing plants close to manure sources would create jobs, expand availability of the green building material, and be part of a larger strategy to reduce GHG emissions.  A novel way to turn cow poop into profits. Would you wear this molded fibre on your wall?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012
    [Green] Camel Meat Catching on in Canada
    Green Prophet’s told you about camel coffee drinks and camel candies.  Toronto eateries now offer camel burgers and kangaroo kebabs. Emiratis are addicted to Canada’s premier doughnut chain, Tim Horton’s.  So it makes for kharmic culinary balance that Torontonians chomp a North American staple with a crazy MidEast twist: camel burgers.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
    [Green] Z: The Anonymous Tunisian Cartoonist Championing Nature
    For more on Tunisia and destructive development see: Catch Up With Green Prophet in Tunisia.  ’Z’ is an anonymous cartoonist whose pink flamingo trademark came about due to his efforts to stop development projects which would destroy the bird’s natural habitat. My very first cartoons always featured pink flamingos.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
    [Green] Saudi Arabian Bus Ride – Mass Transit or Mass Murder?
    Green Prophet’s brought you stories about reckless Middle East driving , but this one above takes the shawarma. Weird science that this video clip of bus drifting from Saudi Arabia comes to my attention just as I hop off my office bus in Jordan. The bus is a small one, seats maybe 24. That’s a good start. kid you not.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
    [Green] Moisturize Your Skin With Hand-Made Herbal Cream
    More on natural beauty from Green Prophet:   5 Things To Avoid To Keep Your Complexion Beautiful. Make your own, chemical-free hand and body lotion. At the end of our post on 5 ways to keep your skin beautiful, we note how important it is to moisturize. Now, take a good squint at the ingredients on your moisturizer’s label. Alcohol.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
    [Green] An Independent Tunisia at Night (PHOTOS)
    More Photo Posts on Green Prophet: Pixel Hotel in Tel Aviv is a Little Love Shack (PHOTOS). A handful of Tunisian men walk down Avenue Habib Bourguiba after a full day of protesting on Independence Day. At one point a man shouted at policemen sitting in a bus as others carried him off. So, delete. all images by Tafline Laylin.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 18, 2012
    [Green] Caught Wearing An Aborted Lamb Fetus Karacul Hat!
    Green Prophet’s founder (that’s me) caught on camera wearing a controversial karacul hat. My husband’s people come from the Silk Road region of Tajikistan , where the elders pride themselves on wearing grey or black karacul hats. Football shaped, with soft fur, they give a man a look of distinction.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
    [Green] Politics Makes Scrapping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Gulf Difficult
    Solar Power In The West Bank – Green Progress or Bad Politics? Making fuel subsidies a thing of the past may ‘half the global carbon target’, but politics is a real barrier to change in rich gulf nations. gigatonnes by 2035. That could provide half of the carbon savings needed to stop dangerous levels of climate change.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2012
    [Green] Gulf Men and Women Ridicule World’s First Female Falconry Association
    Our own Green Sheikh recently honored the United Arab Emirates’ former president  Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan  who loved falconry for the role it played in his country’s rich cultural history.   Join the debate: is the world’s first all-women falconry association in Qatar a bad idea? . Against the grain of tradition.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2012
    [Green] Stroller Coaster is Thrills for the Self Propelled
    Rollercoaster speeds can turn you “green”, but the ‘coaster itself is hardly energy friendly. Time for a stroller coaster. Fasten your safety goggles to protect against Abu Dhabi dust and blast onto the track at a denture-rattling speed of 150 mph in under four seconds.  How about a human powered roller coaster for a change?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
    [Green] Understanding Cairo Beyond the Complaints
    Crowds and congestion , pollution , garbage, chaos, gridlocked traffic, horrendous architecture, and no green space, all are endlessly invoked to describe the mess that Cairo has become.”. Dirty, polluted, and badly managed: Understanding Cairo, The Logic of a City Out of Control goes beyond the usual rhetoric. It didn’t work. But how?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
    [Green] Mekkah Signals Move Away From Las Vegas-Style Architecture
    Interview with Green Hajj Expert Dr. Husna Ahmed. The hideous Mekkah Clocktower may have been the final straw – officials now state that any additions will be more in tune with traditional architecture. It seems that the powers that be in Mekkah (Mecca) are finally listening. in the middle of Saudi Arabian desert. Only time will tell now.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
    [Green] SolarEdge Does Dallas
    SolarEdge was mentioned in a previous Green Prophet article after it  teamed up with Flextronics to produce systems for  improving the quality of photovoltaic solar panels. Israel’s SolarEdge is making solar energy most cost-effective. SolarEdge headquarters. Solar energy projects in the USA have had their share of controversies.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Protests Over Shrinking Salt Lake Continue In Iran
    Iran saw more protests and demonstrations this weekend as green activists call for the protection of the UNESCO-listed salt lake Orumieh. Located in north-west Iran, the lake is a UNESCO biosphere reserve and is believed to be one of the largest salt lakes in the world. Guardian. Image via Pitorbal/Picasa. Iran Lacks Water Planning.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
    [Green] Bonn: The Latest Climate Talks and the Middle East
    Kuwait, Oman and Qatar were similarly criticized for holding up talks and were awarded the ‘Fossil of the Day’ by the Climate Action Network, which is an alliance of various green NGO’s. An update on the latest climate negotiations in Bonn as well as Middle Eastern countries which made the headlines during the talks.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
    [Green] Argan Oil – Dare Eat Nuts Broken By a Goat’s Butt?
    Image: Green Prophet. Argan oil is a delicacy and fair trade product from Morocco. small bottle of it, which my husband says comes from the bum of a goat. According to the people he’d bought it from, the argan oil is made from a nut off the argan tree. Some people, he says, on religious grounds will not touch the stuff.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013
    [Green] Europe's 'Coal Renaissance' Masks Industry Downfall - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Secretary Kerrys Solar Surge | Main. India and Solars New Normal » Europes Coal Renaissance Masks Industry Downfall. The coal industry has pointed to Europe's increasing coal use and imports as evidence of coal's inevitable future. coal and gas).
  • ECOFRIEND  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2012
    [Green] Student uses kinetic energy to power skateboard's LEDs
    Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Tapis Rouge: A green installation by Marseillian artist. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Solar Power.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, MAY 3, 2010
    [Green] Greenpeace: Obama must shelve Arctic drilling plans, call for offshore moratorium
    Rig explosion dirties BP’s green image. In light of the ongoing offshore oil drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico Greenpeace is demanding that President Barack Obama cancels Arctic drilling plans and calls for an offshore moratorium. According to reports the oil spill has tripled in size during these past days.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
    [Green] The Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland — A Review of the Book
    There is a Linnet at Kissena Corridor Park in Queens, and though I bird this park regularly, the Linnet, a bird regularly found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa and also named in a sweet song by Stephen Sondheim (Green Finch and Linnet Bird from Sweeny Todd) has eluded me.  'I needed a book showing a Linnet. bird guide was in order. Gulls!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2014
    [Green] Clare M’s 2014 Year List
    Green Pygmy-Goose- Nettapus pulchellus- Broome, January 1st. 'Once again it is a new year and once again I will commit to listing the birds I see during the year! We have no plans beyond Broome whatsoever at the moment, so we did put a fair bit of an effort in on New Year’s Day together to get a good start. Goanna. Wild Dingo.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [Green] Boy Drowns In Sewage Water Basin in Gaza
    The children of Gaza may soon be able to enjoy green and sustainable schools yet beyond the school gate they face significant risks due to poor sewage infrastructure. For more on Gaza see: Gaza’s Green Schools Fuse Islamic Architecture and Sustainable Design. Image via Olly L/flickr. Gaza’s Stunning Water Murals (PHOTOS).
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Green] Benches and Sidewalks: Transforming The Streets Of The Middle East
    So not only would better walking facilities be good for the environment as the ultimate green means of transport, it would also be better for the safety and health of pedestrians. The recent protests held across the Middle East demanding better and greener transport got me thinking about how we encourage the oldest form of transport- walking.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
    [Green] Jerusalem’s Bus Station – A Pollution Death Trap for Workers and Shoppers
    Luria remarked (regarding the buses’ green color) “the only thing green is the color of the buses” As a result Prof. Shop till you “drop” at the Jerusalem bus station. Working in a congested bus station, especially one like Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station is not conducive to one’s health.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
    [Green] Wild Animal “Pets” Still Commonplace in the Gulf
    The trafficking of wild animals for sale to rich and wannabe rich collectors in the Gulf appears to have reach a new high following the recent Green Prophet disclosure of a “pet&# cheetah cub being led around on a leash by a Porsche driver in Dubai. Abu Dhabi’s White Gold Bio fuel Mercedes is Another Dubious Green Development.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Herbed Baked Eggs on Toast
    Combine one tablespoon green herbs with one of chives, scallions, or shallots. More easy and delicious recipes from Green Prophet’s kitchen: Baba Ganoush. Celebrate early summer mornings with herby baked eggs and a pre-cooked sauce. In early summer, mornings are still cool and soft sunlight comes streaming into my room. Pepper.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
    [Green] Where Stuff Comes From And Where It Goes
    The Masdar City images posted from my first visit were viewed by 30,000 people around the world, I saw sharks carelessly dumped in the back of a truck, and spent quality time with a member of Ajman’s royal family – the Green Sheikh. The Green Sheikh Knows How to Treat a Lady. And I was pleasantly surprised. And I agreed.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013
    [Green] Sani Pass – a Drakensberg birding gem
    From the quaint historic village of Himeville, the Sani road winds through green pastures and grasslands dotted with lakes and wetlands. “In 80 birding tours to more than 100 countries, that was definitely the best day of birding I have ever had in my life!’ Photo by Adam Riley. Photo by Adam Riley. Photo by Adam Riley. Image by Adam Riley .
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
    [Green] Conserving the Future: Bold Bird Ideas
    • Explore These Related Posts Greenough – Green Enough.Or Fish and Wildlife Service desperately needs your feedback as they craft a new vision for our National Wildlife Refuge System. More important, they WANT your feedback! If you are a North American birder, you should make your voice heard. Paul J. Thanks for visiting!
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2011
    [Green] Jinx Warbler Vanquished
    spent a lovely three hours in Beltrami and saw loads of great things ( Gray Jay , Veery ,   Black-throated Green Warbler , White-throated and Lincoln’s Sparrows , Sandhill Crane , Short-eared Owl ), but none of my quest birds. Here is my story about a quest for the Connecticut Warbler.–Bill –Bill Thompson III. But not me.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013
    [Green] Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson
    The Green Fund has made a range of investments across solar, water and energy efficiency and is constantly on the look out for new opportunities – I am happy with its progress. 'Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013
    [Green] ‘Let’s Get Back to Ecology’: A New Interview with Peter Kareiva
    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. 'Peter Kareiva. Image credit: poptech /Flickr via a Creative Commons license. Read the full interview here.
  • ECO CHIC  |  SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012
    [Green] Why CSA’s Rock: Growing Heart Farm Brings New Yorkers Fresh Veggies – Get In On The Action Now!
    Imagine a bag full of fresh juicy cucumbers, luscious tomatoes, vibrant leafy greens, robust onions, and some beautiful broccoli! Once such model, the CSA, which stands for “community supported agriculture,” is growing here in NYC. Members of a CSA buy shares in a local farm at the beginning of the growing season. Embrace the differences!
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010
    [Green] What Does a Terrestrial Oil Spill Look Like? Chevron’s Mess in the Amazon
    saw children in their village swimming in water so polluted with oil that it gleamed iridescent purples and greens as it floated around them. A group of people washing their clothes beneath a mass of oil pipelines. Some broken. It smelled strongly of petroleum here. Beth Doane has seen the impact of oil spills on communities, first-hand.
  • ECO CHIC  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014
    [Green] Kari Gran: Gorgeous Skin Care with Luxe Natural Face Oils
    Flawless Natural Foundation: Green Beauty for Drag Queens and Makeup Fiends. 'I have been a convert to oil cleansing for over a year now: my previously half-dry, half-oily skin was transformed, in about a week of using coconut oil to wash with, into a smooth, supple, and soft expanse over which I rarely apply makeup. Rinse and repeat. voila!
  • ECCORAZZI  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
    [Green] Alyssa Milano Welcomes Baby Boy!
    And with a green mama like Milano, he’s sure to live a Charmed life, indeed. Here’s Alyssa Milano has an extensive resume: actress, author, designer, activist, vegetarian and Twitterer extraordinaire. And now she can add a new title to the list: Mom. My heart has tripled in size. I’m normal amounts of pregnant. Patience.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
    [Green] Climate Wars by Gwynne Dyer
    green society keen on geoengineering is created but only some are fortunate enough to survive with it. With a title like Climate Wars this book looks “alarmist&# even to someone sick and tired of being called just that. But actually, it is far less dramatic than the action paced science fiction that may come to mind. The Dyer scenarios.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
    [Green] There Are Always New and Inventive Ways to Deny Health.
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014
    [Green] Pretty Hurts Girls: Pretty Hurt Me
    Since I reached my full height of 5’6″ at 17, I have never weighed less than 145 pounds; my hair is a wild mess that’s hard to style; I have a small bust and a big butt; my eyes are a mushy brown color in a family full of beautiful green- and blue-eyed people. put pretty aside.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012
    [Green] RECIPE: Sliced Sweet Potatoes Roasted in Date Honey
    More Green Prophet posts about spring holidays: Ecological springtime activities in Israel. Looking for a quick, delicious and healthy side dish? Grab some sweet potatoes. There’s lots of cooking going on at this time of year. Passover , Easter, vacation time – guests coming over, family at home, and festive meals to prepare.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2011
    [Green] Reuven Fields Brings Israeli Scrapiness to his Scrap Metal Sculptures
    This Green Prophet thinks that the sculpture also aptly demonstrates the Cycles of Metal.). From small-scale butterflies to large horses, Reuven Fields’ scrap metal sculptures breathe life into discarded pieces. It takes a lot of energy to mine metals from the earth, and significantly less energy to recycle metals into something new. 
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