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.). Before 2004 there was nothing but dry, neglected land.

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Building Green Makes Housing More Affordable

Sierra Club Compass

If you think of "green" homes and solar panels as luxury amenities for high-end housing, you might be surprised to learn that these are becoming standard features in low-income housing, even here in Virginia.

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Qatar’s QSAS Turns Other Rating Systems Green

Green Prophet

Qatar’s revamped its QSAS green building rating system. Re-launched under a new name, the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) is muscling in as Middle East- North Africa’s green standard. Step back, LEED. Back off, BREEAM.

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Assessing our Coastal Green Infrastructure Investment Allocation: A Coastal Portfolio Check-up

Nature Conservancy - Science

Coastal green infrastructure, such as wetlands and reefs, is critical to us, too, as it provides many services and benefits including coastal defense. But just how much money do we ‘allocate’ to gray and green infrastructure?

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Censorship on Climate Change

Green Home Blog

Take the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, for example, whose internal watchdog recently charged it with fudging global warming studies conducted between 2004 and 2006 – a blame later laid off on political appointees in NASA’s press department, thus exonerating top management.

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The Big Ask – Is Islamic Sustainability The Answer To Our Green Prayers?

Green Prophet

At the International Union for Conservation of Nature (ICUN) this developed further when I visited Yemen in 2004 and I was exposed to interesting notions of local knowledge and the early heritage in Yemen. Sharing Eden – Green Teachings from Jews, Christians and Muslims.

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NW Michigan: greening up Grand Traverse Resort

Green Traveler Guides

Today, a few miles from where young Hemingway once roamed, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians owns one of the Midwest’s premier green lodgings, Grand Traverse Resort & Spa. Grand Traverse Resort: green giant. Championship greens that are green.

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“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. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Portland, OR Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Dee Williams downsizing living simply living small minimalism tiny house Tiny Houses

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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. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

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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. Filed under: Politically Green Tagged: ENERGY EFFICIENT , environmental products , SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS.

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David de Rothschild Talks Adventure And Plastic With Green Prophet (Exclusive)

Green Prophet

A National Geographic “emerging explorer,&# David de Rothschild talks to Green Prophet about plastic, and how adventures inspire change and action.

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Dubai’s Burj Al Arab earns green globe certification

Green Prophet

Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab hotel has earned an international Green Globe Certification. Now, with the Green Globe award, the Burj Al Arab has been recognized for its seven-star sustainability,” said Sandrine Le Biavant director of Dubai-based consultancy Farnek that performed the audit.

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Free Essential Green Ideas Worth Spreading

Green Prophet

Sorting through a stack of DVDs, I came across What The Bleep Do We Know , the 2004 indie film that posits a spiritual connection between consciousness and quantum physics. Image of green light bulbs from Shutterstock. It’s summer’s final lap. The Olympics are over.

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Foster & Partners Used to be so Green. What the Bleep Happened?

Green Prophet

This Foster & Partner’s project completed in 2004 is green and deeply respectful of its environment – why did they change their design approach? . ” A series of recent posts on Green Prophet has caused us to renew our criticism of greenwashing.

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Melissa Etheridge Blames Diet of Meat and Processed Foods for Her Cancer

Eccorazzi

The singer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. According to One Green Planet, she blames western society’s diet and lifestyle [.]. Melissa Etheridge is speaking out about what she thinks caused her cancer, and what changes have helped her get healthy. Etheridge believes that a diet high in meats and processed foods led to cancer. Eats Lifestyle News Pop Culture melissa etheridge

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Sourcing Green, U.S. Companies at the Top of Their Green Game

Green Home Blog

Dedicated green living individuals are confronted by one difficult truth; the items they have to buy to live may or may not come from “green” sources. We poor humans have to walk that fine line with very little guidance when it comes to buying green. That’s double green! (I

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Are Latin America’s Protected Areas Effective at Conserving Nature?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The team analyzed all the protected areas in Latin America larger than 500 hectares (1,236 acres) that have known boundaries and were established before 2004. From 2004 to 2009, the annual loss to degradation inside each of Guatemala’s protected areas averaged 1,003 hectares (2,478 acres).

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Hajj Terminal is Aviation’s Gorgeous Green Granny

Green Prophet

Crowd dynamics in Mecca led to stampedes in 2004 and 2005, killing 244 and 360 people, respectively. The architects created a highly sustainable project well ahead of the green movement….The Open only six weeks each year, Hajj Terminal is rated one of the world’s best and busiest.

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Ding Dong! Avon Calling – Hello Green Tomorrow!

The Green Samaritan

Avon Calling – Hello Green Tomorrow! As a result of all this work, Avon ranked #25 on Newsweek magazine’s first “green” list of the 500 largest US-based corporations in 2009.

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Egyptian Researchers Aim to Clear Landmines Using Bacteria and Plants

Green Prophet

Aresa Biodetection from Norway designed the first phase in March, 2004 by creating a strain of mustard plant (Arabidopsis Thaliana) that turns red in the presence of nitrogen oxide that leaks from land mines.

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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.

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The untouchable Himalayan Healers

Green Traveler Guides

| Nepal’s Green Massage |. C an something as ahhhh -some as a massage be green? Our definition of green extends to experiences that give back, that are embedded in a local economy and directly benefit local people in need. If your massage does that, it’s green.

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Sausalito, Calif.: best 3 green restaurants

Green Traveler Guides

T hese Sausalito green restaurants (plus a casual café) share a culinary stance that insists fresh, local and organic are simply better: better tasting, better for you. Take it from us—we’ve been regulars since the day it opened in 2004—it’s worth the search.

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Mapping the Migrations of the Greater Yellowstone

Nature Conservancy - Science

Subsiding winter and lengthening days in April marks the beginning of “green-up”, where grasses and forbs (herbaceous flowering plants) begin to emerge from the soil. They call this “surfing the green wave.”.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

When we began the work on salmon aquaculture standards in 2004, three of the eight founding institutions were suing each other. In this ongoing series , I talk with thought leaders about ideas in my book Nature’s Fortune and trends in the environmental movement.

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Slovenia, part 1: the green mouse that roars

Green Traveler Guides

C hurch bells herald my arrival at the Bohinj Park Hotel , the starting point of my green tour of Slovenia. Where I live in the Czech Republic, the closest thing to green is the recycling bins on Prague’s street corners, for which I am grateful. Certified green luxury.

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Cool Green Scientist: Anne Bradley

Nature Conservancy - Science

I left to pursue education and career elsewhere in the West, but when I joined the Conservancy in 2004 I came back to Santa Fe. The view from Anne Bradley’s favorite hike at Tsankawi in Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico. Interview by Darci Palmquist, senior science writer.

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Adam Gardner of Guster Sings the Praises of Organic Food

Eccorazzi

food & drink green and famous healthy living music adam gardner green music group guster lauren sullivan maine organic portland reverbGuster frontman Adam Gardner believes that buying organic is the way to go.

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Ambitious green targets unveiled by Unilever

Green (Living) Review

In 2004 their ice-cream business worked with Greenpeace to develop ice-cream freezers using natural refrigerants instead of HFCs. Too many businesses, and not just the large multinationals, are realizing that people vote with their wallets if the business is not seen to be green and therefore they put on a mantle of greenness without actually going all the way to do it properly.

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Green Faith

The Green Changemakers

pdf) Green Flag, GreenFaith Application (.pdf) Tags: Green Education [link] GreenFaith inspires, educates and mobilizes people of diverse religious backgrounds for environmental leadership.

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Professor Wangari Maathai honoured with the 2nd International Green Awards™ Lifetime Achievement Award

Green (Living) Review

As it is the United Nations’ International Year of the Forests, it seemed fitting that the prestigious 2nd Lifetime Achievement Award be given to a woman who established perhaps the greatest tree planting initiative in the world - the Green Belt Movement.

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Sleek Prefab LoftCube in Lebanon is the Ultimate Home for Nomads

Green Prophet

Since 2004, the ultimate home for nomads has popped up in gardens and on rooftops all over the world: in Spain, Belgium, Canada, and now in Lebanon. More on Green Building in the Middle East: First Pictures of the Siemens Headquarters in Masdar City.

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

Green Prophet

What’s left of the Aral Lake one of the strangest sights, Green Prophet’s Larry told me two weeks ago, while reflecting on his trip ther: Ports and boats stuck at “harbor” in the middle of the desert as shown in the images below. We’ve killed it!

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The Fray Goes Green

Eco Friendly Daily

They are among the many musicians that are touring green. In 2004 Lauren Sullivan and her husband, Adam Gardner (Guster guitarist/vocalist), founded Reverb, a non-profit organization that seeks to raise awareness and support for the environment.

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Neighbourhoods Green publications and toolkits

The Green Changemakers

There is increasing recognition that well designed, well managed green spaces by and in between housing are crucial to making neighbourhoods livable, and contribute to people's quality of life. Ebook Green Public Spaces Community

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ETHICAL SHOPPERS MAKE IT A ‘GREEN’ CHRISTMAS

Green (Living) Review

ETHICAL shoppers are snubbing the festive frenzy on the High Street to make it a ‘green Christmas’ this year by Michael Smith (Veshengro) One of Britain’s biggest online ethical marketplaces www.getethical.com reports a surge in demand for fair trade and environmentally-friendly products from conscientious consumers this yuletide. Ethical spending, as documented by the Co-operative, has been rising steadily from £25.8billion in 2004 to £35.5billion in 2007.

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Middle East Destination Tops Ethical Tourism Sales

Green Prophet

ResponsibleTravel.com also founded the Responsible Tourism Awards in 2004. Travel & Nature eco-tourism Egypt environment green travel Iran Middle East Oman Palestine Syria tourism transportation travel Turkey YemenResponsibleTravel.com customers on holiday in Egypt.

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Organic Farming Boom in Palestine

Green Prophet

The business of organic farming, for international markets, was first introduced to the West Bank in 2004. Read more about green movements in Palestine: Mapping Palestine’s Environmental Civil Society – The Good, the Bad and the Uncooperative.

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Khaleafa: New Green Muslim Blog Nominated For Prestigious Award

Green Prophet

Created by Toronto-based Muaz Nasir, the site looks at green topics ranging from healthy eating, the environmental movement in America, eco-Islam and also hosts green inter-faith events. For more green Muslims see: .

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Going Vegan: Bill Clinton and Now Oprah | Living Green and Saving.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Going Vegan: Bill Clinton and Now Oprah by greenwise on February 14, 2011 Going vegan just got a big boost from none other than Oprah Winfrey. Bill Clinton had heart bypass surgery in 2004.

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