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Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying.

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7 Eco Issues to Address in 2013

Green Prophet

Here are seven of the most pressing issues facing the Middle East in 2013 and organizations that are working to resolve them. 1. Water Scarcity.

Pink Slime A Non-Issue for Kosher McDonald’s

Green Prophet

Good news! This McRoyal Burger sold in Israel doesn’t contain pink slime, and it never did. . Pink slime up close. Photo: McDonalds Israel.

Green Mom: It’s the Little Things

Conservancy Talk

As a mom, and as someone whose outside-of-the-home job has me tuned in to green news, I always wonder (okay, worry) about the next generation.

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Gun/Knife control is not the issue

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Gun/Knife control is not the issue. We allow ourselves by the media and the powers-that-be more often than not to be directed how we should think and when it comes to the issue of guns and knives, if they both are to be believed, then guns and knives have a mind of their own and will attack people. We are.

Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

Green Prophet met up with Salameh to get the full story. Green Prophet: Congratulations!  GP: What’s the story of the site?

10 eco-funerals let your death be ever-green

Green Prophet

Did you know most Middle Eastern funerals are inherently “green”? Chaucer said, “Time and tide wait for no man.” What a blast! 5.

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How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

Show us the data. That’s what I hear almost every time I work with decision-makers. The team looked at a Dow facility on Texas’ Gulf coast.

Cairo is growing green with living walls on the up!

Green Prophet

Egypt isn’t exactly renowned for its vast green spaces and pioneering environmental policies. And it looks fantastic! And the benefits?

A Green Globe: 4 Surprisingly Sustainable Countries

Environmental News Network

Going green is trendy these days. It’s a global issue – literally. By: Guest Contributor, Christopher Beck. Tokelau. Latvia. Singapore.

Six Ways Impact Investing Is Transforming the Environmental Movement

Conservancy Talk

In Washington, D.C., we’re using impact capital to build green infrastructure that cost-effectively soaks up stormwater right away.

Green Muslims Build Green Neighbourhoods

Green Prophet

For more on green Islam see: Dine with an Unconventional ‘Green’ Sheikh. Do you know the name of your next-door neighbour?

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Conservancy Talk

The big green groups, once they saw Americans willing to go to jail again, got their courage up. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

From Davos: Unleashing the Power of Nature in Cities

Conservancy Talk

For environmentalist like us, it’s a critical issue, too. Follow Mark on Twitter: @ MarkTercek. Follow Pascal on Twitter: @ PascalMitter.

Green Versus Sustainable

Environmental News Network

However, as a rule, things which are sustainable tend to be green, though not everything that’s green is sustainable. How To."

When will the Middle East wake up to green roofs?

Green Prophet

Expect to see other green news coming in the run up to the December summit. The list of added benefits of green roofs is long. Cities

Vote green in the European Parliament Elections

Green Blog

But the most pressing issue of our time is obviously climate change. For a democrat, the remaining choice are the European Greens.

The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Sightline Daily

But in big ways and small—from Coos Bay, Oregon, to Prince Rupert, British Columbia—the Thin Green Line has held fast. Oil by Rail.

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Is Syriza the first Green government in Europe?

Green Blog

When I say that Syriza’s victory is in a sense the first Green government in Europe, it’s obviously not just Greens. Green Government?

Turns Out There Are Green Spaces in Beirut After All

Green Prophet

A group of activists in Beirut have teamed up with a local design agency to create the city’s first map of green spaces.

Eating Real Food Can Save The Environment | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Green&# food lovers don’t always have to eat healthy. Legislation imposing change on carbon-emitting industry drags. um, really?

Chewing Gum: A Sticky Environmental Issue

Living Green & Saving Energy

Chewing Gum: A Sticky Environmental Issue. green living Uncategorized chewing gum

‘Wadjda’ – A Saudi Girl & Her Green Bicycle

Green Prophet

So Wadjda decides to try and raise the money herself. These girls can, and will, reshape and redefine our nation,” insists Al Mansour.

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Sustainable Ocean Development is Possible: Q&A with Maria Damanaki

Conservancy Talk

Damanaki: Well, recognizing the problem is the first step forward. I’m happy that you, the TNC president, are raising the issue.

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Eco-Education Starts Young at New Green School in Israel

Green Prophet

Heated and cooled with geothermal energy , The Green School is organized around a central green courtyard, where outdoor classes often take place.

Seattle’s Green Stormwater Goals

Sightline Daily

Officials estimate they’re now treating 77 million gallons of polluted runoff with green street projects, 9.5 There’s truth to that.

Jordan’s eco park helps the country go green!

Green Prophet

Nestled in the hills and landscape of north-western Jordan, lies a green oasis with an eco-minded philosophy: Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark (SHE.).

Heroines for the Planet: Green Drinks NYC Founder Margaret Lydecker

Eco Chic

went to the most recent Green Drinks NYC, and observed Margaret calmly and graciously working the room. There is so much to do!

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THIS Toothbrush Is A Miswak | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Thank you Leen for sharing your eco-product with Green Prophet. First up, tell us a bit about yourself. What inspires you to design and create?

Harley-Davidson a New Partner in Conservation

Conservancy Talk

earned my motorcycle license years ago — which always surprises my “green” friends. What do conservationists look like? Or hiking boots?

Duke of Cambridge Pledges to Work for Conservation

Conservancy Talk

This piece was authored by Bill Ginn, the chief conservation officer of The Nature Conservancy. billion people. Today’s reminder was a great one.

Extraordinary “Green Machine” mobile city fertilizes the Sahara Desert as it moves

Green Prophet

Design Desertification Green Machine Sahara desert Stephane Malka Venice Biennale Yachar Bouhaya

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Getting Dams Right

Conservancy Talk

Conservation Issues Dams Energy freshwater conservation hydropower hydropower by design Mark Tercek rivers Bridget Besaw 2009].

Hong Kong: stay smart, stay green

Green Traveler Guides

Genuinely green accommodations are. So, during my stay in Hong Kong, I jump at the opportunity to meet with Mr. Green himself.

Green Video Games Teaching Kids

Green Blog

One such game is ominously entitled “ Fate of the World.” It’s a PC strategy game that deals with some pretty heavy issues—natural disasters, population growth, and energy consumption are but a few of the problems game players must face. What do you think is needed for these issues to resonate with adolescents?

Abu Dhabi: Biggest Polluter Turned Green Police

Green Prophet

Image of a whole different kind of “ green police ,” Shutterstock. And we like it. And they are starting to get serious.

Qatar’s QSAS Turns Other Rating Systems Green

Green Prophet

We’ve conducted in-depth studies of 40 green building codes from around the world in order to develop a truly comprehensive assessment scheme.”

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Green Designers’ Cloudy Thinking

Green Prophet

MVRDV has issued an apology, stating that the likeness wasn’t intentional. This stuff is (literally) ancient history. Images via MVRDV.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

In this ongoing series , I talk with thought leaders about ideas in my book Nature’s Fortune and trends in the environmental movement.

Interview With Green Hajj Expert Dr Husna Ahmed

Green Prophet

We speak to Dr Husna Ahmed, the co-author of the newly launched Green Guide to Hajj about the role Muslims can play in protecting nature.