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

Sightline Daily

The Cascadia region has proven to be extraordinarily challenging for those who would turn it into a major carbon energy export hub—so much so that Sightline has taken to calling it the Thin Green Line. What’s next for the thin green line?

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Get Involved In Your Community

Green Home Blog

So Greenhome wants you to help everyone in your community feel the benefits of living green. The number of community composting programs has dropped from 3,227 in 2002 to 3,090 in 2010. Focus on schools – encourage local school to go green and support initiatives like recycling, composting, and serving wholesome lunches. Tagged: community , compost , composting , ecofriendly , environmental products , going green , green living , greening , Recycling.

Recycling Yourself When Green Projects Go Bust

Green Prophet

This ambitious little house was the first modern home fully based on green building principles specific to its Aqaba location. Meet Theo van de Laar, Middle East tour guide and the guy behind the Aqaba House: Green Prophet: Holland to Jordan, didn’t you like tulips?

Heroines for the Planet: Green Drinks NYC Founder Margaret Lydecker

Eco Chic

Before Margaret Lydecker founded Green Drinks NYC in 2002, there wasn’t a place for Manhattan’s like-minded, eco-conscious professionals to get their networking on. I went to the most recent Green Drinks NYC, and observed Margaret calmly and graciously working the room.

Shoppers' green fatigue hits refill revolution

Green (Living) Review

Environmentalists' hopes have been dashed as latest trial to encourage supermarket customers to keep and reuse containers ends in failure by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Green fatigue among shoppers has set back Britain's long-awaited refillable bottle revolution, with the latest attempts to persuade supermarket customers to reuse containers ending in failure. The Body Shop used to offer a shampoo refill service, but stopped in 2002 because only 1 per cent of its customers used it.

5 Green Books to Buy for Christmas (Or Hannukah)

Green Prophet

American Earth is a book every green-inclined person needs on their book shelf. This book by William McDonough and Michael Braungart published in 2002 is so critical to understanding sustainability in America that you’ll be lost if you don’t know what this book is about.

GM Hydrogen Hy-Wire and Sequel Cars Could Power Our Future | Green.

Green Prophet

In other Green Prophet articles, the use of electricity and hydrogen as power sources has been mentioned; including one in which hydrogen and even water (which is composed of two molecules of hydrogen and one of oxygen) as fuel sources, providing a way can be found to separate these volatile gases.

What do we appreciate about Whole Foods? | elephant journal

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Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. Whole Foods to go green—and risk losing 90% of its customers. The Green Pet Community.

Corporations Using Green

Eco Friendly Daily

More and more corporations are going green these days in an ever-increasing initiative to set an example across the global workplace. The number of “green” companies is growing daily – with more on the way.

The Fray Goes Green

Eco Friendly Daily

They are among the many musicians that are touring green. The idea of the Green Highway concept was started by Bonnie Raitt (musician/activist) in 2002. Green Highway uses a an interactive eco-village on site at each concert.

Take your next green holiday in Cyprus

Green Traveler Guides

| Shades of Green |. Cypriots probably identify the word first with their infamous Green Line , which has separated them into mutually wary Greek and Turkish enclaves since 1974. And then there is the kind of green we most zealously seek and scout: green and great travel.

New Hampshire: Clean Energy is One of Our Primary Concerns

Conservancy Talk

Back in 2002, New Hampshire led the nation by passing the first ever “four pollutant” energy bill, the New Hampshire Clean Power Act, that for the first time ever addressed nitrogen, sulfur, mercury, and carbon pollution from power plants.

Going green has saved Sutton Council £227k in 2010

Green (Living) Review

The annual EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) report shows that energy use in the council has fallen by 15 percent since 2002 saving £164,000 a year. Around 75 per cent of the energy used now comes from green supplies.

Green Mountain Energy Company Donates $20,000 Solar Array to Habitat for Humanity Rice Centennial House

Green (Living) Review

The donation is made possible through Green Mountain EnergyTM Sun ClubTM , a program where customer contributions provide solar-powered installations for non-profit organizations. The company is the longest serving green power marketer in the U.S.

Israel’s Kaiima Seed-Tech Company Raises $65 Million

Green Prophet

Since the Sixties “green revolution,” when Norman Borlaug introduced the concept of cross-breeding and hybridization of plants to boost output, not much has changed, according to Doron Gal, CEO of the Israeli seed technology company Kaiima Agro-Biotech.

France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

It’s The part of the nation’s Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, which will also carry out a ban on plastic bags in grocery shops and markets beginning in July. France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic.

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e-Books on Green Productivity

The Green Changemakers

21Mb) Asia-Pacific Water Resources Management Challenges Proceedings of APO International Symposium on Water Resources Management and Green Productivity, Singapore, 7-9 October 2003 (03-EV-GE-SYP-01) Click here to download the whole book. Tags: Technology Management Ebook Green

Abby’s Blog: Girl Scouts Going Green

Green Life Smart Life

In celebration of their centennial, the Girl Scouts launched the “Girl Scouts Forever Green&# project to challenge scouts to save energy and water. The green efforts are playing out in big and small ways: In Masschusetts, as part of “Project Re-Runway,&# girls have learned to make outfits using only recycled materials. Tagged: Girl Scouts Forever Green , Girl Scouts Go Green. Tags: Green Girl Scouts Forever Green Girl Scouts Go Green

The Four Biggest Hazards Facing Monarch Butterflies, and How You Can Help

Nature Conservancy - Science

Semmens and University of Minnesota monarch expert Karen Oberhauser recently walked the Cool Green Science Blog through each threat, as well as some possible solutions. A single storm in 2002, for example, killed almost 80 percent of the monarch population.

What Does the Fox Need?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bobcats typically only take up residence in very large habitat fragments within cities or make forays into cities while still residing in wild areas (Bateman 2012, Chupp, 2013, Crooks 2002, Lowry 2013, Ordeñana 2013, Tigas 2003). A red fox prowls the urban greenbelt in Boise, Idaho.

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Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

Research shows that people most often take action on the environment based on a direct experience (Kollmuss and Agyeman 2002). The Copelands’ home solar project. Photo: Holly Copeland/TNC. By Holly Copeland.

Local activists are paying with their life to protect their forests in Peru

Green (Living) Review

It ranks fourth in the world for murders of environmental activists (after Brazil, Honduras, and the Philippines), with 57 activists in the country killed from 2002 to 2013 , according to campaigners Global Witness. activism environment forests green living

The Amazing Lemming: The Rodent Behind the Snowy Owl Invasion?

Nature Conservancy - Science

2002 Indirect effects of lemming cycles on sandpiper dynamics: 50 years of counts from southern Sweden. This snowy owl nest is lined with 70+ dead lemmings. Photo: Christine Blais-Soucy. By Joe Smith , ornithologist and restoration ecologist.

Owl Love Knows no Borders

Green Prophet

In 2002, with support from the Ministry of Regional Cooperation, the first regional seminar took place at Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu, a leading center of organic agriculture, to discuss the merits of breeding Barn Owls and Kestrels as part of a natural pest control program.

Woodpeckers of the World: A Photographic Guide–A Review

10,000 Birds

His determination of 239 species is the result of synthesizing recent DNA research papers and reviewing checklist authority decisions worldwide; the number is larger than the last comprehensive review of woodpeckers, volume 7 of the Handbook of the Birds of the World (2002), which came in at 216 species. Range maps show where each species reside (green) and migrate in winter (blue) and summer (yellow), though because most woodpecker species are sedentary, most of the ranges are in green.

Is nuclear power green?

The Green Changemakers

Rachel's Democracy & Health News #983, October 30, 200 8 [link] [Rachel's introduction: How can people judge whether a technology is green or not? They can compare it to the 12 principles of green engineering and the 12 principles of green chemistry. Here we compare nuclear power to these green principles.] On the other hand, sometimes we are told that solar, geothermal and tidal power are what we really need to "green" our energy system.

The Mighty Guardians of Woodbourne Forest – Part I

Conservancy Talk

The emerald ash borer ( Agrilus planipennis ), a brilliant green beetle native to Asia and eastern Russia, was first confirmed in Michigan in 2002 and has spread to at least 23 states and two Canadian provinces. Woodbourne: The Mythical Forest Red oak in Woodbourne Forest.

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Dubai’s Camels to Chomp Down Runaway Mangrove Forests?

Green Prophet

Kevin Hyland told The National that camels used to have access to the sanctuary before it was fenced off in 2002, and that reintroducing them would help restore the site’s sensitive ecology without disrupting bird life. 6 Green Reasons to Drink Camel Milk.

Bioacoustics for Conservation Land-Use Planning

Nature Conservancy - Science

Standing on a ridgeline in Papua New Guinea, I can see vivid green forest stretching for miles in every direction. Unsurprisingly, the conversion of forest to subsistence agriculture was the primary driver of deforestation between 1972 and 2002. The forest seems endless.

Water as a tool for peace for Israel, Palestine and Jordan

Green Prophet

Green Prophet also participated and we will bring you a series of reports on the problems and projects tabled at this important round-table of ideas.

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Here’s how your printer is ripping you off.

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What is Vision Zero?

Sightline Daily

But the PBS NewsHour interview below with a mom whose nine-year-old son was killed by a taxi while crossing the street (with a green light and holding his dad’s hand) begins to explain why the city did it.

Reclaiming Country: Combining Traditional Knowledge & Science to Care for Desert Waterholes

Nature Conservancy - Science

Finally, in 2002 the Australian government awarded the Martu rights to more than 13.67 Multi-colored dots are scattered all across country — even beyond the borders of the Native Title determination — each coded with a number and a green, red, or yellow mark.

"Follow the Plastic Bag Example, Nudge Polluters to Pay"

Environmental Economics

Place the veggies before the French fries in the cafeteria, and people will eat more greens. In 2002, Ireland started charging shoppers 15 eurocents a plastic bag. Gernot Wagner (cross-posted from EDF Voices ): Nudge is the best kind of book.

Climate Week: people cut back on vehicle fuel but not air travel or gas

Green (Living) Review

The release, published to mark the start of Climate Week (4 to 8 March 2013), shows: · Use of vehicle fuel remained relatively flat between 2002 and 2007 before falling 24% per head in the next five years. · Air travel increased by 13% between Q3 2002 and Q3 2012. Between Q3 2002 and Q3 2012 households consumption fell 18% per head. Between Q1 2002 and Q4 2007 households’ consumption of air travel went up 42% per head.

Peter Kareiva to Lead UCLA’s Institute of the Environment & Sustainability

Nature Conservancy - Science

” Kareiva joined TNC’s staff in 2002 after more than 20 years working in academia and at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), where he directed the Northwest Fisheries Science Center’s Conservation Biology Division. Peter Karevia. Image credit: Dave Lauridsen.

Pygmy Rabbit Quest

Nature Conservancy - Science

In 2002, only 16 of these animals remained. 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. Pygmy rabbit. Photo: H. Ulmschneider (BLM) and R.

Why Vandana Shiva is so right and yet so wrong

Green (Living) Review

Michael Specter’s New Yorker profile of Vandana Shiva, the environmentalist and crusader against globalization and Big Agriculture, is a portrait of someone who understands the big-picture concerns of green-inclined young people with great clarity. green living Vandana Shiva

Canary in the Cornfield: Why the Fuss about Monarchs?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The most devastating recorded freezing event in 2002 killed off 75% of the butterflies in the observed area and up to 90% estimated in other areas (Barve 2012, Brower 2004). Catastrophic winter storm mortality of monarch butterflies in Mexico during January 2002.