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  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
    [Green] Leaked Poop Forces 2 Tel Aviv Beach Closures
    Considered one of the most beautiful stretches of beach in Israel, Gordon Beach recently received a major thumbs up from the Environmental Protection Ministry’s Blue-Green Flag campaign. Locals and holiday makers who love the beautiful Gordon Beach will have to leave their bikinis at home. These visits occur every two weeks.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2011
    [Green] Smen: Spiced, Aged, Middle Eastern Butter
    More tasty ideas for your table on Green Prophet: Babah Ganoush. Smen gives that authentic taste to traditional Moroccan food. Smen is becoming rare in Moroccan kitchens. Vegetable oils, so conveniently poured out of a bottle, are the preferred cooking fat of modern cooks. But as it is with our sourdough , so it is with fermented butter.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
    [Green] Congratulations, Cory Booker! Victory in New Jersey Senate Race
    " Under Booker’s leadership in Newark, energy use in municipal buildings was cut by 20 percent, and recycling rates were increased while the city incorporated energy efficient upgrades and increased green affordable housing in the city by 400 units. '  Image via @ CoryBooker. Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) September 10, 2013. Politics
  • THE ALIEN NEXT DOOR  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 2010
    [Green] What Altruism in Animals can Teach Us About Ourselves
    Eyjafjallajokull Volcano: The Gift of Calamity From Grey to Green by Kathryn Brennar (guest post). They are principles embodied by our cultural heroes, and values which we strive to develop in our children. But where do these qualities originate? Are we taught to be good, or do we possess innate virtue? The Vervet monkey is one example.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
    [Green] Specialties Above Thin Air!
    Look for the rufous vest in the female and the brilliant glossy-green back and purple/red gorget of the male. I often wonder what the true first colonists of Colorado had running through their minds when they first encountered the Colorado Rockies. The Native Americans had already been experiencing this poetic mountain range for generations.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
    [Green] George Orwell Never Imagined These Deluxe Farms for Bees and Animals
    Why not build a better hutch with sustainable features like solar-powered LEDs and green roofs? 'Animals have a hard life in the Middle East. Working beasts endure grueling outdoor elements and pet culture is unfamiliar.  Tucking into sushi at one of Amman’s rooftop restaurants; the sinking sun painting distant hills pinkish gold.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
    [Green] The Most Fabulous Middle-Eastern Dessert: Knafeh
    More delicious sweet things to eat and drink on Green Prophet: Iranian Wheat Berry Pudding. 'Does a vision of rich, creamy, sweet and cheesy dessert with a crunchy topping totally seduce you? Well, it seduces people with a sweet tooth everywhere in the Levant. Many stuff the pastry with locally made soft cheeses. Knafeh. cups heavy cream.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
    [Green] MENA Mayors Put Heads Together to Build Stronger Cities
    “ This blog was originally posted on Voices & Views: Middle East & North Africa  and this reposting does not publicly represent or imply that The World Bank is participating in, or has sponsored, approved or endorsed the views of the Green Prophet. Middle East city heads want to make their cities more sustainable.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
    [Green] Kids Forced Into Garbage Sorting in Jordan
    His sparkling green eyes stare out from his dirty, emaciated face. Young Syrian refugees are being forced into sex and child labor in Jordan. Abdul Rahman, an eight-year-old refugee from Syria, rummages through a trash container along the side road of north Amman’s bustling Sweileh neighborhood.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012
    [Green] Turning Arabian Desert Fog Into Energy and Water
    Green Prophet’s Tafline Laylin will be heading there in January for a week of sustainable events. The UAE’s Masdar looks to create renewable energy from desert fog. The idea is simple. The rapid cooling of accumulated inland moisture during the night facilitates conditions for fog development.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [Green] 10 Creepy Fetish Jewelry Upcycled Christmas Gifts (PHOTOS)
    If you need a bit more backbone to face your New Years’ resolutions, opt for this necklace made from rattlesnake spine and topped with a Green Crested Lizard skull.  Holiday shopping can be challenging for an ex-pat in the Middle East, but need it also be horrifying? In Jordan, import duties bloat retail prices. Read on, if you dare.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
    [Green] The Best Electric Cars of 2012, According to the American Buzz
    Electric cars cruising the roads of the Middle East and elsewhere in the world have been frequent Green Prophet clean technology articles ever since Better Place’s founder Shai Agassi launched his unique electric car network concept back in early 2008. The Fisker Karma electric hybrid sport: Not everybody’s car at $98,000.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012
    [Green] Plants Of The Quran: Pomegranate
    Find more fruity goodness: Go Green this Ramadan! The princely pomegranate, ar-Rumm in Arabic, is mentioned in the Qur’an as one of the many delicious rewards awaiting in Paradise. Pomegranates are mentioned three times in the Qur’an. In both of them are fruit and palm trees and pomegranates. ” (Quran, 55:66-69). Verily!
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
    [Green] Can Shared Water Be The Key To Peace?
    Green Prophet goes on another water trip with Friends of the Earth and guests from Sri Lanka. “Even sewage has a national flag,” said Gidon Bromberg, co-director and co-founder of Eco-Peace/Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME). Israel “Afterwards they are on facebook together.” New playground in Auja.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2012
    [Green] The Cheetah: Nature’s 21st Century Feminist
    Green Prophet recently visited the Hoedspruit Endangered Species center in South Africa to get a better sense of conservation initiatives aimed at restoring the cheetah’s dwindling population.  . Female cheetahs enjoy their solitude. Many wild female cats stick together in groups while the males go off on solitary adventures.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Q&A With Greenpeace Campaigner Raefah Makki
    Greenpeace is one of the most recognizable green organisations in the world and the fact that it has branches scattered across the globe is part of the reason why. We speak to Greenpeace campaigner Raefah Makki about nuclear power, the Arab Spring and what she would do if she were president for the day.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [Green] Criminalised and Arrested – PETA Activists In The Middle East
    Ashley Fruno of ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA) speaks to Green Prophet about the difficulties of promoting animal rights in the Middle East. When Ashley Fruno was seven she found a vein in her chicken nugget whilst eating at McDonald’s. What are the biggest issues you face in the Middle East?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
    [Green] Water & The Middle East At A Glance (Infographic)
    Again Israel and Iran are not included in this infographic so it’s good that Green Prophet recently published its own guide to Israel and water although the situation in Iran still needs to be highlighted. The first you need to get your head around is the key. Overused and Overstretched- Water In MENA. Getting The (Water) Balance Right.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
    [Green] Environmental Chemicals Pack The Pounds On You
    More hormone disruption awareness from Green Prophet: Estrogen Exposure Raises Blood Pressure. It’s not just excess calories anymore. It could be that environmental chemicals are ordering your body to put on the pounds. We  live surrounded by synthetic chemical substances. Hungrier, fatter mice. Not if we want to effect changes.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2011
    [Green] The Middle East Nuclear Power Boom Without Toxic Waste Strategy
    At a time when other countries like Japan or Germany are looking for exit strategies from nuclear energy production, Saudi Arabia and its rich GCC neighbors, as reported by Green Prophet, continue to push on with their nuclear program. typical reactor is estimated to generate 20 to 30 tons of high-level nuclear waste annually.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
    [Green] Romantic Desert Lodge Offers Fresh Eggs And Sanity
    The stunning Desert Lodge en route to Luxor has everything the weary green-minded traveler looks for: friendly faces who will welcome you with a glass of delicious hibiscus juice, sustainably-built accommodations modeled after an ancient village, fresh food, and resplendent views of the nearby limestone mountains. Chemical-free cucumbers.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2011
    [Green] Interview with MiKlum Studio, Designers of Furniture Out of Nothing
    Green Prophet spoke to Daphna and Einat recently, learning more about sustainable design, the eco-design community in Tel Aviv, and how they go about collecting materials. Singular upcycled wooden boxes called “Frank&# combine to create larger design pieces. How did you and Einat meet and what made you decide to open a studio together?
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2011
    [Green] May There Be 'Pipeline' Up There | Wend Magazine - iWend
    Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition! Magazine Blog iWend Greenery Digital Edition Wend Your Way Subscribe iWend What is iWend? often reflected on stories about his boating adventures during my tough moments at sea. My deepest love and sympathy is with his wonderful wife and girls… To make a donation to his family,  click here. Thanks for sharing.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Green] WATCH: The Gun Lobby Keeps Chalk Outlines Working Overtime.
    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] Government Watchdog Says Climate Change and Weird Weather.
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 10, 2013
    [Green] Ancestors of Desert Camels Roamed the Arctic 3.5 Million Years Ago
    The results published in  Nature Communications   reveal that the collagen of the ancient, giant camel, is almost identical to that of the one-humped camel whose virtues we consistently laud on Green Prophet. An artist’s impression of the Arctic camel. Illustration by Julius Csotonyi via The Guardian. Albeit cold, the Arctic was warmer 3.5
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2012
    [Green] Walking the Middle Ground as Oil Feeds Our Energy Needs
    One asked me as the editor of Green Prophet how us “environmentalists” and “treehuggers” reason for or accept the oil and gas industry. I had a great meeting yesterday with culture advisors to an American Embassy yesterday in a Middle East location. see the good in us humans being able to do that. am sure of that.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
    [Green] Kurdish Self-Rule Spreading in War-Torn Syria
    Get Into Green Music and Art in Iraq Before Earth Day. Against the backdrop of the civil war raging in Syria, Syrian Kurds are moving towards self-rule. The Syrian government has relinquished many Kurdish communities to local control. Kurdish flags fly over former government buildings in northeastern Syria. Some sources say three million.)
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012
    [Green] Easy Trifle Recipe for Shavuot
    More Shavuot recipes on Green Prophet: Organic Whole Wheat Bread. Enjoy a delicious dairy dessert on Shavuot (but don’t count the calories). Shavuot, the Jewish festival that celebrates receiving the Torah on Mt. Sinai , has always been associated with having a dairy meal. Sinai, waiting for Moses to descend with the Tablets of the Law.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
    [Green] The Sukkah and The Clouds of Glory
    More on the Sukkot festival from Green Prophet: Jews judged for water on Sukkot. Ever wonder how the ancient Jews lived during their 40 years of wandering in the desert? Making and breaking camp often, circling the arid Sinai desert with only an occasional interruption from fractious Philistines, how did that vast community survive?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
    [Green] RECIPE: Homemade Pomegranate Molasses
    More joyful pomegranate ideas on Green Prophet: Fesenjan, Persian Chicken in Walnut Sauce. The Middle-Eastern pantry staple can be made at home easily. Pomegranates come into season now, just as summer fades and before the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. Homemade Pomegranate Molasses. 2/3 cup sugar. 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
    [Green] 2 Cool Summer Recipes with Rose Geraniums
    More innocent and milky Middle-Eastern recipes on Green Prophet: Malabi Milk Pudding. Sweetly-scented rose geranium makes a delicate cream and a soothing tea. It’s growing somewhere near you. Peaches, melons, apricots, plums. All in season right now in the Middle East, all sweet and juicy. Cover. Make Your Own Ricotta.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2011
    [Green] Major Turkish Cities Fail Sustainability Survey
    In Istanbul, a project is underway to connect more of the city via walking paths, or “green paths&# , which is one of the major principles of a sustainable city. ehir, a center of industrial production in Turkey, is the country’s most sustainable city, according to a recent survey. from Bo?aziçi How Math Can Make Greener Cities.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 16, 2014
    [Green] Tesla Motors will allow competitors to use its electric car patents
    Tesla Motors is giving access to its patents in an effort to spur the global use of green electric cars to address the climate crisis. 'In a rather surprising and unprecedented move, Tesla Motors, the U.S. electric car company, has announced that they will allow their competitors to use their patents.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014
    [Green] EU is now one step closer to reduce the massive use of plastic bags in Europe
    MEPs have today voted to significantly strengthen draft EU rules aimed at reducing plastic bag use and waste, notably to include obligatory European reduction targets and a requirement that plastic bags come at a cost,” said Margrete Auken, a Danish MEP who is a member of the Green group, shortly after the vote.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014
    [Green] Birds and People: A Book Review
    It’s not like I had forgotten lists created with friends of ‘songs with birds in the lyrics’, my personal favorites being Sondheim’s Green Finch and  Linnet Bird  and the Beatles’ Blackbird.  m not sure why. Nor have I overlooked “sightings” of birds in movies mouthing other birds’ calls. So, I just sit here, amazed at this book. 
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2011
    [Green] Ecco Ukka Weaves Love, Magic and Recycled Materials into Fabric Jewelry
    Ecco Ukka’s funky fabric jewelry pieces are green, fashion forward, and comfy all at the same time. It’s not easy to make it cool to be green.  Liat Kadosh’s line of upcycled fabric jewelry – Ecco Ukka – is one more green design line that should make it there as well. Ecco Ukka.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2010
    [Green] Curriculum & Resources: Water
    Research assistance by Berit Anderson, Ashlee Green, and Keith Rutowski. Great Resources for Teaching from the August 2010 YES! 2 O Conserve Oil Spill Bundle 3 Big Ideas to Make Water Last by Doug Pibel , Illustrations by Alexandre Dumas Steward our watersheds, share the water fairly, and live within our means. of the water on earth is salty.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2013
    [Green] Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Stephanie Wear
    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. 'Healthy coral near the Raja Ampat Islands in Indonesia. Photo by Jeff Yonover. I know this is ambitious, but we need to be ambitious,” she says.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
    [Green] Star Spangled Science: Bouncing Back from Hurricane Sandy
    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. 'Flooding from Hurricane Sandy. Photo by David Shankbone. By Christine Shepard, The Nature Conservancy’s Global Marine Team. Well, in theory at least.
  • SIGHTLINE DAILY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
    [Green] Meet the Minimalists
    Their recommendation to purge anything that you can easily replace doesn’t strike me as particularly green—except if what they say is true: that you will find you replace very few items on that list. Recently, I found out about Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus—a.k.a. The Minimalists. They embraced it—big time.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Green] The best environmental photographs in the world
    Green Prophet was unable to verify if any of the shortlisted images depict Middle Eastern sites – but there is no shortage of opportunity for photographers to capture the negative impacts of climate change in our region. Image above by Prasanta Biswas – People living in West Bengal, India, face regular water shortages.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014
    [Green] Make Your Own Organic Butter At Home
    More delicious things to eat on Green Prophet: Msemmen – Multi-Layered Moroccan Pancake. 'It’s easy to make your own butter. All it takes is double cream and some salt. The most basic equipment will do: a mixer, a pair of sturdy wooden spoons, some cheesecloth or a sieve, and a couple of bowls. Did you ever make butter in school?
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014
    [Green] Kosher single malt whiskey: Made in the Holy Land
    'Although drinking alcohol is considered to be Haram or forbidden for Muslims , alcoholic beverages are becoming increasingly popular in Israel, and among Christians in the Middle East where growing vineyards and producing wine and vinegar has ancient historical roots.  . Boycott  Wine Until Vineyard No Longer Animal Death Trap?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013
    [Green] Penobscot River Dam Removal: Lessons for a World Demanding Energy
    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 Caterpillar demolition machine tears down the Great Works Dam on the Penobscot River, Maine. But three, four, and more dams proved too much.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 2014
    [Green] Asbestos fire survival guide
    The BSR buildings or the Alon Towers are offices and workplaces to many including *Nava who refuses to go back to work for fear of asbestos fibers, she tells Green Prophet. Nava believes that “People are not taking this seriously it seems,” she tells Green Prophet. Strong wind caused the fire to spread. Arcaffe was closed.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014
    [Green] 8 reasons to go meatless on Mondays – take our challenge!
    So eat more greens to fight the blues. 'A new case of Mad Cow disease has been reported in Egypt. It may be the final push to make me pass on meat. What’s in a name? Believed to have started in 2003 at  the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland, the campaign’s over a decade old, and growing exponentially.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013
    [Green] New Study: Marine Protection Goals Are on Target, But Still Not Enough
    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. 'Visitor snorkeling over coral reef in a marine protected area (MPA) of Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea. Photo © Mark Godfrey. Not quite, say the authors.
  • 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.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2010
    [Green] Peak energy, climate change, and the collapse of global civilization - The current peak oil crisis
    Since the advent of the Green Revolution in 1950, the success of modern industrialized agriculture is primarily due to its increased use of fossil fuel resources for fertilizers, pesticides, and irrigation to raise crops. Since the advent of the Green Revolution, the global human population has increased from 2.5 or more per year.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2013
    [Green] WATCH: Can a Fish-Sharing Program Save the Oceans? | 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.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2013
    [Green] Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Together This Year – But Will They be Greener?
    'Jewish American ex patriots living in Israel and abroad will have a special treat this year as the American secular holiday of Thanksgiving and the beautiful Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, will occur together in unique calendar coincidence that will not happen again for more than 77,000 years. Climate Change and Hanukkah – A Connection?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
    [Green] The Cooler: Bob Paine Looks Forward
    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. 'Bob Paine. Image credit: Benjamin Drummond/ bdsjs.com. Great new interview on Biodiverse Perspectives with the legendary ecologist Bob Paine.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
    [Green] Winter Weight Gain and Why There Are More Plants and Animals in the Tropics
    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. 'Walrus. Photo: Captain Budd Christman, NOAA Corps. By Craig Leisher, Senior Social Scientist. Weirdly, it also comes from the study of biogeography.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    [Green] Learning from Whooping Cranes Learning from Us
    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. . 'Juvenile whooping cranes being trained to fly by an ultralight plane. Image credit: College of Computing /Flickr through a Creative Commons license.
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Green] Active Junky’s Top Retailers
    Active Junky’s Green Gift Guide. Why would you pay $600 dollars for a pair of skis when you can get the same pair for $380? Deals like this are common on the internet! It’s crazy to hop in your car, drive to the store and pay the retail price for a piece of gear when you can get it for 50, 60 or even 70% off the original tag online. Sounds
  • WEND MAGAZINE  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
    [Green] Elephant Ivory Project: Team Finds Lots of Elephant Dung, Heads for Home
    Elephants were definitely nearby—recently they had been caught coming to the villagers’ gardens to munch on their manioc greens and scare unsuspecting farmers. Lomami River at the village of Obenge. We were recovering at our Obenge base camp when we heard the strange screams. Pardon Papa! Pardon Papa!” Heading downstream in a full pirogue.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2011
    [Green] Terror from the Trees
    Green : the dark wing bar below the pale wing bar on the secondaries is quite evenly broad in Short-toed, but less well-defined and narrowing towards the primaries in Common. The following picture will show you a landscape feature you may find attractive or even peaceful and nice. American birders, brace to receive catastrophe. Still here?
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
    [Green] Snakes on a Cliff: Rattler Research in Vermont
    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 timber rattlesnake, an almost-mythical animal in the eastern United States, faces numerous threats. Can research help? Photo: Matt Miller/TNC.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18, 2014
    [Green] Water Farmers get fresh with aquaponics for food in Toronto
    On our mission to find sustainable ways to feed the Middle East, and our planet, and real people leading these movements, Green Prophet heads out to Downsview Park in Toronto, Canada, to meet Even Bell, the founder of WaterFarmers, Toronto’s largest aquaponics farm. 'Dream of fresh organic food? But he’s not your average hydro guy. Cities
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
    [Green] Worldwide, Communities Defy King Coal's Global Expansion.
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Obama’s Best Chance to Lead on Climate: Reject Keystone XL | Main. Canadian Clean Energy Initiative Under Attack » Worldwide, Communities Defy King Coal’s Global Expansion. The dark future this expansion promises must be stopped before it’s too late.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
    [Green] The Power of an Example: New Net-Zero Energy Office an Inspiration
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « COP 18: This Is Why Were All Here | Main. Packing List for the Second Week of COP18 » The Power of an Example: New Net-Zero Energy Office an Inspiration. The building is in St. Petersburg distinguish itself as a center for innovation and clean energy.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2013
    [Green] It's Time: Move Forward on Climate - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Obamas Legacy, the Climate Rally, and What It Means for Coal | Main. The Great Indian Coal Bailout » Its Time: Move Forward on Climate. By Michael Marx, Senior Campaign Director, Beyond Oil. history. rally. "I used to be just a normal union worker.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2009
    [Green] Accountability of People, Politicians, Corporations and Countries for War Crimes and Climate Crimes
    Accountability at a global as well as an intra-national level can be secured via Sanctions, Boycotts, Green Tariffs, Reparations Demands and International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutions applied to People, Public Servants, Politicians, Collectives, Corporations and Countries complicit in war crimes and climate crimes. 2, 3]. 7, 8]. million.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013
    [Green] When it Comes to Chuck Hagel, It's Not Business, It's Personal.
    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.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2013
    [Green] Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way - Compass
    NCLR Releases Study about Bright Future for Latinos in the Green Jobs Sector » Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way. Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « Angry in Indy: Activists Take On Big Coals Plan to Raise Rates | Main. 2- "Renewable-energy capacity in the U.S.
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, APRIL 22, 2013
    [Green] BeGood Clothing’s Bright Colors for a Sustainable Spring
    Owners Dean Ramadan and Mark Spera want to show the world that going green can be fun, colorful, and flattering, by carefully curate the brands and designers they carry in the store to brighten the sustainable clothing image. BeGood Clothing is trying to change the perception of eco-friendly clothing.
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 2013
    [Green] Emma Grady’s Vintage Style for Spring: Found Accessories from Brooklyn to Maine
    Moschino Green Leather Belt – $10, flea market in Brooklyn, New York. She was generous enough to share some of her favorite warmer-weather finds with Eco-Chick readers—if this doesn’t inspire you to do some vintage shopping, I don’t know what will! Image by Hal Horowitz. I’m from Maine. These clip-ons are my favorite!
  • ECO CHIC  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 15, 2011
    [Green] DIY Braids for Easy Summer (and Autumn) Solutions to Bad Hair Days – and $45 Braid Bars!
    One of my very fave sites for online ‘real girl’ fashion and beauty advice, Refinery 29 , asked the question late last week about whether you would pay $45 for a braid that would last all weekend. And while I LOVE braids, and am quite thrilled they are back in style, when I took a look at the example given , I had to say NO WAY!
  • ECO CHIC  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
    [Green] How I Wear Eco Fashion is Back! Starre Vartan Mixes Vintage with B&W Freshies
    My rings, one of which is by one of my fave brands, DLC Brooklyn (formerly Dirty Librarian Chains, and made from found vintage chains), is paired with a giant green and gold amber ring I found in Savannah seven years ago; it was created by a student from the Savannah College of Art & Design and was a total steal! And now it’s back!
  • 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!
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2012
    [Green] Driving to the future with Volpe: A two seater in the vein of the Twizy
    Mridul Jerath: We all know the importance of electric cars for a green world of tomorrow and manufacturers have also been quick to pounce on the opportunity to design the best small cars for the global market. This shift in trend has seen results in the form of Renault Twizy and the Smart Car. Volpe Zagato a mini electric car.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Green] UK may soon start consuming power generated from Iceland's geothermal facilities
    For example, an enterprising proposal have been green lighted that would connect Britain with Europe to form a ’super grid’ This project includes different systems of renewable power like wind, wave and even solar installations. Iceland’s volcanoes may power UK. Picture Gallery. Iceland’s volcanoes may power UK.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012
    [Green] The Preservation Lamp for a wasteful world
    The green concept is further given fillip with the use of low energy compact fluorescent light bulbs. Sonia Renthlei: The problem of waste generation and its control has led us to try to find ways whereby the issue can be tempered, or better yet, reversed. But it isn’t as easy as it appears and requires work on the part of all stakeholders.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2012
    [Green] Bizzarrini Veleno biohydrogen powered supercar for the year 2030
    These two combined together make it obvious why the car design is centered on the amphibian theme with all those eerie green lights. Pratima Kalra: The first look at Bizzarrini and it looks like a car that has just landed from space and possibility is, if you open its doors, aliens will walk out of it. Bizzarrini Veleno Concept.
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Green] IBM Israel helps California in an attempt to cut down water usage
    B.Sameer Kumar: California has already announced its intention of cutting down water usage by a good 20 percent by 2020 to ensure that it makes a turn towards the green. They hope to get this done by turning towards cutting edge technology that will help them with both reduction of wastage and recycling of waste water. Via: Israel21c
  • ECOFRIEND  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Green] Vissershok Container Classroom: A boon for the less fortunate children
    The green wall disguised as a vegetable garden not only prevents the play region from the south east winds but also helps the school to avail fresh vegetables. Mridul Jerath: The Vissershok Primary School is a rural school, committed to the children of the deprived group of people living in the small paucity stricken town named Du Noon.
  • MOTHER JONES  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    [Green] Filmmakers' Tortured Defense of "Zero Dark Thirty" | Mother Jones
    FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum. Blue Marble. Tom Philpott. Mixed Media. Subscribe. Support. Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. Study.
  • GREEN BLOG  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Green] The greatest Astroturf of all time – Ethical oil
    If there’s one thing that makes any environmentalists blood boil, its got to be the practice of “ greenwashing ” where companies try to sell themselves as “green” when they are anything but. But the promoters of the Canadian Tar Sands project have seriously pushed the boat out by attempting to label Tar sands oil as “ ethical oil ”. Russia!
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
    [Green] Trade in Environmental Goods May Not Actually Be So Good
    Last year, as examples, Japan and the EU challenged Ontario’s clean energy and green jobs program at the WTO ; the United States is investigating whether India’s national solar program bumps up against WTO rules ; and China is investigating whether to take WTO action against certain EU countries over their clean energy programs.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
    [Green] Q&A with Andreas Merkl: Dialogues on the Environment
    Mark Tercek: My book Nature’s Fortune argues for more investment in “green infrastructure.” '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. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek and find more of his writing on The Huffington Post.
  • SIERRA CLUB COMPASS  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
    [Green] Students Powered the Vote - Compass
    Green Fleets. Green Transportation. The Green Life. Compass. « The 2012 Elections and the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline | Main. The Great Bear Rainforest vs. Big Oil » Students Powered the Vote. We did it. The youth vote representing 19 percent of the overall electorate, up from 18 percent in 2008. TrackBack. India.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
    [Green] Ingredients of Transition: Education for Transition
    This would be distinctly different from a ‘green’ or ‘eco’ school. by Rob Hopkins [link] Here is the very final additional ingredient for ‘The Transition Companion’. It is still in draft form, so I’d really appreciate your thoughts, comments, or interesting case studies of things your initiative is up to… Thanks. David Orr. i] Louv, R.
  • THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2010
    [Green] Design for Social Inclusion
    In many ways, the Green movement of today has grown in response to issues of sprawl and the expanding of supporting infrastructure. by Aaron Arbuckle Much has been published about the decline of public life and how sprawl is ruining the social fabric of our cities. This in and of itself is at the core of our neighborhood social fabric.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013
    [Green] Don't Make a Mistake! ~ Judy Tsuei | elephant journal
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. >>> elephants been named to 30 top new media lists, and was voted #1 in the US on twitters Shorty Awards for #green content.two years running. Video. Talk Show.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2013
    [Green] 2013: The Year of the Robot Unicorn. | elephant journal
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. >>> elephants been named to 30 top new media lists , and was voted #1 in the US on twitters Shorty Awards for #green content.two years running. Video. Talk Show.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
    [Green] Why We Watch the Oscars. ~ Stephanie Vessely | elephant journal
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. >>> elephants been named to 30 top new media lists, and was voted #1 in the US on twitters Shorty Awards for #green content.two years running. Video. Talk Show.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013
    [Green] Tebow Cancels Church Appearance: Golden Rule or Public.
    Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. >>> elephants been named to 30 top new media lists, and was voted #1 in the US on twitters Shorty Awards for #green content.two years running. Video. Talk Show.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2011
    [Green] Bird Surprises
    After departing our luxurious base camp in Bowling Green, Ohio (courtesy my gracious friend and hostess Anne), Geoff and I hit the open road in his Toyota truck, nicknamed (by me) The Back Breaker. This happened to me recently on a birding trip, with somewhat egg-on-the-face results. was on a birding quest trip with my friend Geoff Heeter.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Green] Can Qatar Balance its Oil Interests and Host a Successful Climate Summit?
    Interview: Green Buildings and Next Climate Summit in Qatar. I speak to Qatar-based environmental researcher Mari Luomi about the balancing act Qatar has to perform at the upcoming climate summit. You could say that Mari Luomi’s environmental education began at a very early stage. times the Earth’s carrying capacity.
  • GREEN PROPHET  |  TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
    [Green] The Arab World Is Changing Drastically & NASA Has The Pictures To Prove It
    Healthy vegetation appears bright green while dry vegetation looks orange. From urbanisation in Morocco to lake shrinkages in Iran, these shocking NASA photos show our region is in dramatic ecological flux. And a large chunk of that stress has been human-induced. The Middle East is no different and NASA has the pictures to prove it. Climate
  • GREEN BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2013
    [Green] Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 3: Population levels for today and tomorrow
    Kaplan and especially Ehrlich can be used as examples of this as they often emphasizes the environmental damage which is caused by technologies such as the Green Revolution and an increasingly growing agriculture sector. Modern population theory has also seen a shift in focus. This will help us evaluate the severity of the population problem.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [Green] Scuba Divers Provide Non-Chemical Weed Control on Wisconsin Lake
    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 scuba diver pulls up a mat of Eurasian watermilfoil, a harmful aquatic invasive species. Photo: Jerry Ziegler/TNC. The Problem: Choking Lulu Lake.
  • NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
    [Green] Horse Meat and Dodgy Seafood
    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. Many Europeans were dismayed to find out they have been eating horse meat (but not from this one, fortunately). Credit: Jerry Sintz/BLM.
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