When the Waves Hit: Remembering the Tsunami 10 Years Ago Today.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only 10 years 2004 Asia Boxing Day Indian Ocean Phi Phi Thailand tsunami When the waves hit, no one knew what to do.

Movin' On Up: A New Path for Eco - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live healthy.

Eco-Vegan Girl

Heres the story: After living in Los Angeles since Fall 2004, its time for a change.

Trending Sources

Climate Change Increases Risk Of Exposure To Dangerous Chemicals

Green Prophet

In 2004, the Stockholm Treaty was established to manage exposure to 21 dangerous chemicals.

“Tiny Houser” Dee Williams on the 1 question to ask ourselves before we shop. 

Elephant Journal

In 2004, Dee Williams sold her 1,200 square foot house in Olympia, Washington and moved into an 84-square foot Tiny House that she built herself, from scratch. WATCH: This 60-second Clip Might Change the Way we Consume. Ten years later, Dee is still living tiny and has become an author and major spokesperson in the […].

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Wes Anderson’s Lost Spiritual Quest: A Call for Stories of Male Evolution.

Elephant Journal

I didn’t agree with the Hollywood echo chamber at the time, but I also never really got Anderson’s films until "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou" (2004). About a decade ago, acclaimed director Wes Anderson started taking some flak for what critics perceived as repetition of childish content, or content he had imagined in his youth.

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Revealed preference vs stated preference

Environmental Economics

Google Books ngram viewer via Kerry Smith: Something happened in 2004

The Four Goshawks

10,000 Birds

It took place eight years later, in November 2004 by the bank of the Veliko Ratno Island. For the fourth sighing, I have to go back in time, to August 2004, birding the slopes of Mt. Entering some old data at eBird, I found myself puzzled with one record. I was canoeing the Danube backwaters inside Belgrade, Serbia, on a warm and sunny November day when a Northern Goshawk tried to catch one of two Pygmy Cormorants.

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A Closer Look at Tantra, Conscious Sexuality & Living Orgasmically.

Elephant Journal

My introduction to the effervescent, passionista Barbara Carrellas came as a result of attending a Tantra workshop in Philadelphia that she taught in 2004 or 2005.

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The Selfishness of Grieving my Son’s Suicide.

Elephant Journal

My son died on September 24, 2004, the same week as when he was conceived over 33 years earlier. Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) 50 women excerpt advice for women bipolar disorder boona cheema grief suicide universal grief

US Oil Consumption Falls Again

Sightline Daily

” No siree: the sharp decline in per capita oil consumption started in roughly 2004, when the economy seemed to be humming along quite nicely. Preliminary data from the US Energy Information Administration suggests that total oil consumption in the United States fell by about 1.5

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Meet up in Tel Aviv for riveting chat on revenue-stage FoodTech startups

Green Prophet

The Kitchen hosts Mr. Yossi Ben, founder and CEO of Amorphical, the company he founded in 2004 to develop a highly effective calcium supplement using innovative technology devised after he watched a crayfish shed its old skeleton and promptly form a new one. Could you be in Tel Aviv next week?

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Arab and Jewish Teenagers Grow Algae for a Greener Future

Green Prophet

Initially a communal greenhouse established in 1977, the Eco Greenhouse evolved organically over the years until a non-profit organization was established in 2004 in order to forge a more concrete educational model that would benefit both the scientists and students who were drawn to the space.

How To Face the Unexpected Like a Champ. ~ Lauree Ostrofsky

Elephant Journal

In January 2004, I thought I had an ear infection and an MRI was supposed to make sure it wasn’t more serious. Being scared has its advantages. Unfortunately, it was. Much more serious. Sitting in the doctor’s office with a specialist I’d never met, I tried to make sense of the images of my [.].

Peppa Pig: Vegan Extremist


A beloved British children’s television program starlette, Peppa rose to fame in 2004.

The Case For and Against Ethanol

Green Home Blog

Ever since commercial production of corn-based ethanol first began – in 2004 in Canada and about 2008 in the United States – there have been highly vocal proponents and opponents.

11000 Gabon Elephants Slaughtered in Less Than 10 Years


Since 2004, poachers have Read More The post 11000 Gabon Elephants Slaughtered in Less Than 10 Years appeared first on Ecorazzi.

This Chart Shows Why Your Conspiracy Theory Is Really Dumb

Mother Jones

Back in 2004, Sen. Update, 2/2/2016: Chris Bauch, an editor for PLOS ONE, said in an email that the author of the study we reported on below "should have used a different model for some of the analyses" and that the author "is working on submitting errata."

5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

Conservancy Talk

Globally, renewable energy attracted a record $329 billion in investment in 2015, nearly six times the 2004 total. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek.

Birds Of The Twelve Days Of Christmas

10,000 Birds

This evergreen post, first written in 2004, has become a 10,000 Birds staple. This super-competitor, the bird that launched the Migratory Bird Treaty Reform Act of 2004 , is a Eurasian endemic and as lovely a swimmer as one is likely to find.

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Wind power continues to beat nuclear energy in China

Green Blog

According to numbers from the International Energy Agency (IEA), about 78 percent of the total electricity generated in China between 2004 and 2010 came from coal. China has been the world’s largest consumer of energy since 2009 when the country surpassed the US.

Finally, A Nature Documentary That Shows the Whole Picture

Conservancy Talk

2013 Ami Vitale Since it was launched in 2004, NRT has grown to encompass 27 member conservancies and nearly 12,000 square miles of important wildlife habitat. I love nature documentaries.

Mapping the Migrations of the Greater Yellowstone

Nature Conservancy - Science

Increasingly, the landscapes that support these incredible mammal migrations are becoming more difficult to navigate and many migration corridors have already been lost (Berger 2004).

Peak Driving in Oregon

Sightline Daily

But an analysis of new traffic data by The Oregonian shows that driving in the state actually peaked in 2004, four years before the Great Recession hit. They show a nominal peak in 2004, as The Oregonian noted.

Heartwrenching Video: A Soldier’s Last & Final Wish.

Elephant Journal

Jay Asher, Thirteen Reasons Why Tomas Young has been paraplegic since an insurgent attack in 2004 in Sadr City. “A lot of you cared, just not enough.”~ On the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War, Tomas penned a letter to former President Bush and Vice President Cheney; that letter was featured in an elephant journal [.].

Neglected animals turn to cannibalism in Egyptian zoo

Green Prophet

Earlier in 2004, Giza Zoo lost its certification from the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), largely due to financial ability to maintain the zoo but also because of a spate of suspicious animal deaths.

See how Asia’s Aral Sea shrinks before our very eyes in these time lapse photos

Green Prophet

Aral Sea 2004: Aral Sea 2006: Aral Sea 2008: Between 2009 and 2014 there were alternating dry and wet years. We’ve killed it! Once the fourth largest lake in the world, the Aral Sea between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan is about 10% of its former size.

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A Tale of Three Magnificent Frigatebirds (Two I help, one tries to kill me)

10,000 Birds

In February 2004, a young frigatebird blown into the Northern Pacific by a storm landed on a vessel bound for Vancouver, British Columbia. The frigatebird we had in care in 2004 never ate the fish that we offered on her own. Today’s post is written by Monte Merrick, wildlife rehabilitator and co-director of the Humboldt Wildlife Care Center/bird ally x in Arcata, CA. The species name is long enough to be the middle line of a formal English haiku.

Lindsay Lohan To Serve Community Service At Morgue


I will forever love Lindsay Lohan circa 2004 when she was in Mean Girls and still had her natural hair color. But this new blond LiLo who chain smokes and takes 5-finger discounts where she can get em? She’s dead to me.

Oyster Reef Restoration: Is a benefit/cost ratio of 7.6 worth it according to Trumponomics?

Environmental Economics

 In 2004, Rob Hicks, Doug Lipton and I published a report based on a study we conducted for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to estimate the benefits of Oyster Reef restoration in the Chesapeake Bay region. WJZ out of Baltimore, Maryland has a cool time lapse video of the impact that Oysters can have on water clarity in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

The untouchable Himalayan Healers

Green Traveler Guides

With dogged determination and the support of sympathetic Nepalis who knew Buckley’s reputation as a staunch human rights defender, Himalayan Healers opened its first center in 2004. | Nepal’s Green Massage |. C an something as ahhhh -some as a massage be green? Why not?

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The Tragic Story Behind Haunting Plane-Shaped Memorial in the Sahara Desert

Green Prophet

In 1989, a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 carrying 155 passengers and 15 crew members exploded over the Sahara Desert.

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How Much Do Wetlands Reduce Property Damage During Storms and Hurricanes?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Typhoon Haiyan in 2013: after each of these extreme events, there were a number of stories of how wetlands, reefs and dunes reduced the risk of flooding in specific places and communities.

Organic Farming Boom in Palestine

Green Prophet

The business of organic farming, for international markets, was first introduced to the West Bank in 2004. A back-to-the-land movement is blossoming in the Palestinian Authority, the United Nation’s newest nonmember observer state. “The Palestinian future is in the land.”

An Interview with Jonathan T. Scott–Sustainable Business Champion

Wend Magazine

Since 2004. In 2004, I was looking ahead for a way to conclude a book that I was planning to write on entrepreneurship. Jonathan T. Scott’s latest book, New Standards for Long-Term Business Survival , has just been published.

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The Greatest Wolverine Video, Ever

Nature Conservancy - Science

In 2004, a wolverine is confirmed in Michigan – and I am not talking about that football team in Ann Arbor. If there’s one animal that is the symbol of wilderness, of all that is fierce and untamed, it’s the wolverine. It’s tough. It wanders huge distances in the most inaccessible country.

Do Birds Feel Love?

10,000 Birds

The real test of hummingbird bonds came in 2004. On April 17, 2004, my husband Bill stepped out, coffee mug in hand, to take the morning sun. It’s clear that birds copulate, procreate, and promote their genes with alacrity. But love? Do birds feel love? Can they?

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Terra Nex to Help Oman Build its own Solar Supply Chain

Green Prophet

Fossil-fueled til 2004, Oman is now making bold moves into solar. As recently as 2004, Oman’s electricity was entirely fossil-fueled.

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Hot-Desking Dehumanizes Work Place

The Alien Next Door

2002); reprinted in Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine (Issue 3, Spring 2004); translated into Polish and reprinted in Nowa Fantastika (January 2006); translated into Hebrew and reprinted in Bli-Panika (2006).

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#vegan > #vegetarian


The term “vegetarian” has dominated internet searches since Google first started tracking such trends in 2004. While “vegetarian” has remained more or less constant since 2004, “vegan” has continued to grow consistently in number of searches. Guest Essay by James Speirs.

Oyster Reef Restoration

Environmental Economics

Back in 2004, Rob Hicks, Doug Lipton and I finished up a project for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to estimate the benefits of oyster reef restoration in the Chesapeake Bay.    In the final report, we concluded: Based on the mail survey, we conservatively estimate the non-use value of a ten year oyster reef project, consisting of 10,000 acres of oyster sanctuary and 1,000 acres of artificial reef to be at least $114.95 million.