Making local woods work

Green (Living) Review

Active woodland management could preserve and increase the biodiversity of these habitats and increase wood fuel production. undermanaged woods unmanaged woods woodland management woodland products woodlands

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Is China’s Coastal Aquaculture Production a House of Cards?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Yet how sustainable is shrimp aquaculture production in China? By one estimate , 1 billion m 3 of water in the Yellow River Delta was extracted in 2001—or enough water to supply 20 million people for a year at the minimum needed for human health and economic development.

Trending Sources

Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Hug a Tree with Me

Founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, Terracycle is an award winning international upcycling and recycling company that collects hard to recycle packaging and transforms them into clean, usable materials and products.

Learning is not a product of schooling

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) “Learning is not a product of schooling but the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” - Albert Einstein As connection speeds increase and the ubiquity of the Internet pervades, digital content reigns and the Internet is seriously revolutionizing education. It was there were I “graduated” to some extent and I can vouch for the fact that learning is not a product of schooling but the lifelong attempt to acquire learning and knowledge.

e-Books on Green Productivity

The Green Changemakers

916kb) B2B Cooperation on E2Commerce Report of the APO Forum on B2B Cooperation on “E2Commerce” (Electronic-Eco-Commerce) Republic of China, 20-24 November 2001 Click here to download the whole book.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Supermarket Honey

Green Prophet

It’s often diluted with water and high-fructose corn syrup to make it more manageable – and to stretch the product out. If honey suppliers have an interest in hiding the product’s source, they make sure no pollen remains in it.

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Insect farms to meet feed demand for animals, and us?

Green Prophet

About 95% of world soybean production – which depends on arable land and water – goes into animal feed. World population is projected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Rising incomes in emerging economies lead to greater demand for meat-rich diets.

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Green Tourism Mobile Application for UK & Ireland Launched by TripSketch

Green (Living) Review

The TripSketch and Green Business UK marketing partnership also enables Green Business UK to promote TripSketch’s travel products and services to its members, providing an opportunity for members to strengthen their sustainable tourism brand by directly partnering with TripSketch for inclusion of its customized travel content and planning tool on member websites.

The Journal Writer by Nina Munteanu Now Out

The Alien Next Door

Over the years, the company specialized in the production of books, magazines, newspapers and copybooks. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. The second book in my Alien Guidebook Series The Journal Writer: Finding Your Voice was released in March 25, 2013 by Pixl Press. (an

Evidence-based Conservation: An Economic Perspective

Nature Conservancy - Science

At its core, economics is about using scarce resources smartly to maximize the production of desired outcomes. This task could be aided if systematic reviews were available for many conservation interventions that would provide an evidence base to draw on ( Pullin and Knight , 2001).

Recovery: Ranching Gone Right

Nature Conservancy - Science

Still another cites as a “myth” that “profitable livestock production and ecological preservation can coexist.”. In 2001 it had procured easements on about 7,000 acres of ranchland around Idaho’s Pioneer Mountains; now it has close to 85,000.

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The Impact of Plastic Bags on the Environment

Green Home Blog

Production Costs: - The production of plastic bags requires petroleum and often natural gas, both non-renewable resources that increase our dependency on foreign suppliers. A 2001 paper by Japanese researchers reported that plastic debris acts like a sponge for toxic chemicals, soaking up a million fold greater concentration of such deadly compounds as PCBs and DDE (a breakdown product of the notorious insecticide DDT), than the surrounding seawater.

Whale Sharks: Swimming with the World’s Largest Fish

Nature Conservancy - Science

Whale sharks are migratory, and their movement patterns appear to be related to physical and biological oceanographic features, such as seamounts and boundary currents, where primary productivity (and therefore their food) may be enhanced. Eckert and Stewart 2001).

Who's Killing Renewable Energy?

Green (Living) Review

In 2001, Jim Gordon, a Boston-based energy entrepreneur who played a critical role in the development of natural gas–fired power plants in the 1990s, was searching for a way to produce energy on the East Coast.

International Bird Rescue Believes “Every Bird Matters”

10,000 Birds

This 12,000 square-foot facility, completed in February 2001, is one of the two primary oiled bird facilities built by the Oiled Wildlife Care Network (OWCN) in California.

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

Begging bucks from Uncle Sam: The industry breathed a sigh of relief this year when Congress reupped the Production Tax Credit, which recoups wind developers 2.2 Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo. Kevin Drum.

700 free e-books to up your Middle East IQ

Green Prophet

Interests in the Middle East, 1945-2000 by Melani McAlister (UCP 2001) In the twentieth century, cultural products ( films , news, museum exhibits and novels) profoundly shaped ideas about the relationship between America and the Middle East.

Supreme Court bans medicinal use of Aloe plant

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) In November 2001, so it would appear, the U.S. Is there any other product that can claim that, especially at the cost, to one's pocket and the environment? No, I have no idea either what those learned friends have been smoking either.

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Solar Powered Cars Roll Round the World – and in Palestine

Green Prophet

Between 1994 and 2001, I traveled through five continents and experienced the first signs of global warming in front of my eyes. Solar Edge and Flextronics Create Solar Energy Products – and Jobs. Louis Palmer’s Solar Taxi went around the world in 2007.

VACUUM CLEANERS SUCK AT ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Green (Living) Review

He comments: “Of all the products in your home, the vacuum cleaner is easily the most wasteful of energy.

Gillnets in Lake Yellowstone: Can Conservationists Recover Cutthroat Trout in Our First National Park?

Nature Conservancy - Science

By the time I first visited Yellowstone National Park in 2001, the Yellowstone River’s cutthroat fishery was a pale shadow of its former self. to 4 million trout: a highly productive fishery. I’ve stepped into an adventure on the high seas, or so it would appear.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Green (Living) Review

As per custom there will be a number of product launches and launches of new plant varieties and some of those are still a little hush hush, it seems. The show has been held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital since 1912 and has had headline sponsors since 2001 and Her Majesty, the Queen, regularly visits the Chelsea Flower Show before the Charity Gala Preview.

Upcycle your Trash with Terracycle and Eliminate the Idea of Waste

Hug a Tree with Me

Founded in 2001 by Tom Szaky, Terracycle is an award winning international upcycling and recycling company that collects hard to recycle items and transforms them into clean, usable materials and products. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

Are You Planning to Have Kids? (Part 1)

Sightline Daily

The number of kids under 15 living in Vancouver’s downtown and West End neighborhoods has grown dramatically since 2001, with the largest increase in pre-school-aged kids. VIJF@david lam park by Matana_and_Jes used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The Cutting Edge: Bird Feeder Patents

10,000 Birds

Sizable markets attract competition and many companies have turned to a proven way to distinguish their products: innovation. The ‘707 patent bears the uninspired title “Bird Feeder,” and it issued in July 2001. Bird feeding is serious business. The U.S.

Shop Ethical and Fair-Trade at Paper High

Hug a Tree with Me

When we started to learn about the harshness that many of our products often go through before they became ours, we started to seek alternatives. All of the products that they offer are handmade by skilled artisans from India, Sri Lanka and Nepal with the use of sustainable materials.

Large-Scale, Cheap Solar Electricity

Eco Friendly Daily

This week, Nanosolar, a startup in Palo Alto, CA, announced plans to build a production facility with the capacity to make enough solar cells annually to generate 430 megawatts. This output would represent a substantial portion of the worldwide production of solar energy.

The Fracking Frenzy's Impact on Women | PR Watch

PR Watch

Committee on Energy and Commerce, fracking companies used 95 products containing 13 different known and suspected carcinogens between 2005 and 2009 as part of the fracking fluid that is injected in the ground. The study found that the frequency of earthquakes started rising in 2001 across a broad swath of the country between Alabama and Montana. In addition, the National Academy of Sciences is studying how several forms of energy production trigger earthquakes.

Engineering Unplugged 2011 Will Have Attendees Seeing Stars

Green (Living) Review

In 2001, Woodley was the principal environmental advisor to the Secretary of Defense, and from 2003 to 2009, Woodley served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S.

IKEA’s Blue and Yellow Also Has a Green Face

Green Prophet

IKEA’s Israel stores have been serving the public since 2001, and have introduced environmental policies into both the products it sells there, such as ceasing to sell incandescent light bulbs. IKEA Israel’s Blue-Yellow buildings also have a green policy.

Danger of Bone Cancer From Fluoride in Toothpaste, Drinking Water

Green (Living) Review

These findings were confirmed in a 2001 report by the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. CHICAGO, IL, Jan 2011: As reported in the January 13, 2011 New York Times, Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) warned the U.S.

Blue Carbon, Cocoa Agroforestry, & Bioacoustics: Meet the The 2017 Science Impact Project Class

Nature Conservancy - Science

In Colombia, little is known about forest carbon stocks and their dynamics under land-cover conversion to productive systems like agriculture, forestry outputs, or other land uses.

GTC Greening the Cleaning Raises The Bar For Green Cleaning

Green (Living) Review

GTC Greening the Cleaning is thrilled to announce that its new and improved line of green cleaning products is now third-party tested and verified. An independent lab has certified that every single product is as green as its label indicates.

Top 40 Reasons Why You Should Ride A Bike (And Change Your Life)

Icebike

The environmental impact of motor vehicles in colossal when compared to the production of bikes. Between 2001 and 2011 New York exhibited a 289% increase in bike usage. Everyone should learn to ride a bike. It’s as easy as learning to ride…well, a bike.

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Individual responsibility versus collective action: An examination of the impact of environmental advertising

Green Blog

Environmental advertising (or “green” advertising) assures consumers that they can evoke positive environmental change by adopting simple habits and by purchasing green goods provided by companies (Maniates, 2001). 2001). Photo credit: Jesse Kruger.

A Question of Migration

10,000 Birds

Therefore, this adaptive feature is available in these individuals to be exploited by some other adaptation such as the tendency to turn off productions of hormones that would cause nurturing behavior. Perhaps that will be the subject of a future post in this space. __ 1 Fransson, et al, 2001.

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What’s the World’s Largest Bird Feeder? You’ll Never Guess

Nature Conservancy - Science

Under this scenario, the previously discarded fish would be used to create products like fish oil, pet food and aquaculture fish-feed. & others 2001 Foraging Ecology of Seabirds at Sea: Significance of Commercial Fisheries in the NW Mediterranean. NO, it’s not bird seed.

Fight Crime By Getting the Lead Out

Green Prophet

Afghanistan, Iraq, North Korea, Myanmar and Yemen are still using leaded gasoline and many others have lead contaminated plumbing, soil, paint and household products. Comprehensive lead testing of products, homes and food is now required.

British Columbia: a ‘hunter-gatherer’ green chef honors the Okanagan

Green Traveler Guides

In 2001 he was accepted into Canada’s prestigious Sommelier Guild, making him one of few chefs in the country with this level of expertise. We are constantly on the search for great wines that represent the best of our area—wines with limited production you won’t find anywhere else.”.

MARIETTA PARTNERS WITH TERRACYCLE

Green (Living) Review

Program Will Provide Recycling Option For Hotel Bath Products Hotel amenities are now more readily recyclable, thanks to a new partnership between manufacturing leader Marietta Corporation and TerraCycle.