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Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. Robbe’s arrival in 2006, however, brought a tidal wave of GET momentum. I think it’s a safe bet that it will take more than a little brush with cancer to slow down Delphine Robbe, a seemingly unstoppable green hero.

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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.

3 U.S. hotels win as green ‘earthkeepers’

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. Green Building Council. hotels win as green ‘earthkeepers’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. H otels in Washington, D.C. Stone Mountain (Georgia) and San Francisco get this year’s Good Earthkeeping honors.

Environmental Popcorn II : Green Documentaries

Environmental News Network

An Inconvenient Truth ( 2006 ) (Winner). Darwin’s Nightmare ( 2006 ). Art Entertainment Pop Culture Goes Green Uncategorized academy awards documentary filmMost people watch movies to be entertained or for escapism, but film can also serve another purpose.

Galapagos cruise earns double green certification

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. The company had previously been awarded a SmartVoyager “green seal of approval.”. Ecoventura: green seal of approval. In 2006 Ecoventura became the first fully carbon neutral operation in the Galapagos Islands. Green hotel in Cancun?

Could A ‘Green GDP’ Transform The Middle East?

Green Prophet

Will a ‘Green GDP’ help us do just that in the Middle East? However, Abu Ali insists that the application of a concept such as the ‘Green GDP’ or its successor the ‘GDP quality index’ would be useful for furthering an environmental agenda in the country.

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Going Green? Where is my Green!!!

Eco Friendly Daily

Individual States also provide residents with incentives to go green. Saskatchewan started a similar program to run from August, 2006 to March 2007, which provides up to $2000. Canada: Fiscally Green: [link].

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.

10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

Green Home Blog

A 2006 UN study reported that “combined climate change emissions of animals bred for their meat were about 18% of the global total – more than cars, planes and all other forms of transport put together.”. 10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth.

Stylish, affordable green at Glen Oaks Big Sur

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening with Adobe |. Owners Tracy and Basil Sanborn purchased the 16-room motel from a family friend in 2006. “I Green Ethos. The natural ethos of Big Sur has always been ‘green’ with a strong sense of place,” says Steve Justrich. How green is your hotel?

Is it Obama? Is it Gore? No! It's the Green Ninja! | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

It's the Green Ninja! Enter the Green Ninja, the not-very-talkative martial arts master who whips up all sorts mayhem to teach young minds about carbon footprints, energy-saving strategies and gas guzzling leaf blowers, a kind of climate-bent Captain Planet , for a younger generation.

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.

Dream green awards for oil companies

Green Prophet

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil and gas producer and most valuable company estimated at $10 trillion USD, pockets three of the six environmental awards during the 2014 Offshore Arabia Conference & Exhibition , in Dubai. Did we hear right?

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

Green Traveler Guides

His name is Mark Filatow , owner, chef and sommelier at the green Waterfront Restaurant & Wine Bar. Award-winning—and green. Appetizer #1 : local organic greens layered with house-smoked salmon dressed in a honey-dill vinaigrette. An Okanagan memory, green and great.

Review of 2006

Eco_Living

The year ended with the market research group Mintel publishing a report saying: "2006 has proved to be a tipping point for the eco-warrior, as environmental issues and greener lifestyles have gone mainstream," So what has triggered this sea change? On the domestic political front, the rise of David Cameron and his husky hugging antics triggered an environmental arms race with the Government releasing the Stern report , and the Lib Dems proposing a significant green tax switch.

Farewell, Obama's "Green Dream Team" | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Farewell, Obama's "Green Dream Team" —By Kate Sheppard | Fri Jan. Green jobs guru Van Jones is long gone. 2006 December. FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture.

Tax Breaks for Energy Efficient Homes

Environmental News Network

The tax credit commonly applies to businesses and organizations, however, recognizing the economical as well as environmental benefits that could be reaped from “green” systems, some governments, particularly the U.S., By: Guest Contributor, Aby League.

Hole-bait*

Environmental Economics

March 2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Photo Album John Whitehead Create Your Badge In the UK you can now get green mortgages from a mortgage broker.

World-Renowned Author Dishes on GINKS, Green Sex and Making Love to Planet Earth

Green Prophet

Stefanie Iris Weiss advocates for a greener shade of love and intimacy in her 2010 book, Eco-Sex: Go Green Between the Sheets and Make your Love Life Sustainable. A long-time adviser to the Green Love column, Ms.

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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.

The UAE unveils plans to send the first Arab spaceship to Mars by 2021

Green Prophet

“The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), established by the government of Dubai in 2006, launched its own DubaiSat-1 in 2009, with DubaiSat-2 following in 2013.” Green Tech and Gadgets mars Middle East space exploration space travel

After Nebraska Setback, Greens Regroup on Keystone XL | Mother.

Mother Jones

After Nebraska Setback, Greens Regroup on Keystone XL. Between now and then, the sprawling unofficial coalition of green individuals and groups that have bonded in the last two years over opposition to the pipeline is gearing up for a final push. 2006 December.

Shipping container “cargotecture” not all they’re stacked up to be!

Green Prophet

Consider cities such as São Paulo, Brazil (the world’s 7th largest city) – in 2006 it banned all outdoor advertisements - that’s billboards, transit ads and storefront signage. Cities cargotecture green design shipping container architecture upcycle shipping containers

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Can We Grow Safe Produce and Conserve Nature at the Same Time?

Nature Conservancy - Science

salad greens © Cara Byington/TNC. In 2006, an E. After the 2006 outbreak, spinach sales plummeted and the salad greens industry lost US$350 million. It begins after the 2006 outbreak when epidemiologists traced the disease-causing E. salad greens.

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Green Home Improvement - Paints

Eco_Living

We used the multi-award winning Ecos paints. They may not be the most eco-friendly paints on the market as they contain non-organic materials like titanium dioxide, but they are excellent. Pros: - NO solvents (VOCs) which cause local air pollution and health problems. - No toxic materials.

Green Home Improvement - Insulation

Eco_Living

My consignment of Thermafleece insulation arrived on Friday, so I've spent the weekend topping up the existing rockwool insulation with 100mm of waste sheep's wool.

Environmentalist Torn Between Red and Green on Valentine’s Day in Iraq

Green Prophet

As it turns out, I haven’t received a Valentine’s Day gift since 2006, but even when I wasn’t single and out saving the world, I never encouraged my boyfriends to give me chocolates or flowers. More on Valentine’s Day: Going Green for Valentine’s Day.

Green Home Improvement Tip No.4

Eco_Living

Windows & Doors When we bought our house, it was completely single glazed and leaked heat like nobody's business. We replaced all our windows with slow-grown softwood triple glazed units and put in a new, matching front door.

Green Home Improvement - Insulation pt 2

Eco_Living

Green Steps only charged £20 and got my custom (and a plug here!). If you live in an old house like us, it's really worth having a poke about the nooks and crannies. Having topped up insulation in our main attic, I had a look in the space above a small offshoot at the back of our house.

Green Home Improvement Tip No.3

Eco_Living

Use materials with a high recycled content. The building industry consumes 90% of the UK's non-energy related minerals - using 420 million tonnes every year and creating 150 million tonnes of waste. Using materials with a high recycled content is one way of reducing this impact.

Green Home Improvement Tip No.2

Eco_Living

Use Recycled Materials When we rebuilt our porch (a horrendous 70's mess which was falling over), we bought some lovely reclaimed brick from a salvage yard. They were four times as expensive as standard brick, but only a bit more expensive than 'aged' new bricks, and they look much nicer than either.

Zaha Hadid’s Immense Galaxy SOHO Complex Takes LEED Silver

Green Prophet

Green Building Council, which we must realize by now means virtually nothing anymore. We’ve learned a lot since 2006.

Honduras?Land of Love & Peace? ~ Richard Phares | elephant.

Elephant Journal

Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. The Green Pet Community. Want to stay in touch with elephant?

The Green Economy Reports: Nicaragua: From Blackouts to Powerhouse

Green (Living) Review

Nicaragua’s thriving, renewable energy program is one of the most ambitious in the world, despite being the second poorest in Latin America, according to The Green Economy. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article.

Green Driving

Eco_Living

Green Future's review of green cars (hat tip to eco-worrier ). As the Guardian reports that the Chancellor is considering higher taxes for the most polluting cars , readers may be interested in these two sites: 1. Although I dispute the idea that the Saab featured is the only vehicle that will run on biodiesel - see the blurb on my Golf. Vicenze's video reviews of the same

The Kerkini Lake, Greece: Dipped One, Got One

10,000 Birds

The next morning is for the Kerkini Lake, one of the youngest national parks of Greece, protected only ten years ago, in 2006 and inhabited by 11 amphibian, 27 reptilian, 44 mammal and 312 bird species. Small and leaf-green. I dipped a bird recently – possibly a lifer.

Green Canaries

Eco_Living

The Independent is reporting that Norwich is the most eco-friendly place in the UK. Peterborough comes second - things must have changed since I worked there 12 years ago and the buses stopped running at about 5:30pm

Is this Green Sunday???

Eco_Living

With David Cameron and Menzies Campbell banging the green drum on the telly this morning, David Milliband has broken cover and announced that Labour will consider green taxes after all , a big shift from previous Government comments. Might this just be Green Sunday? When I started this blog, I thought I'd comment on environmental news stories. As it turns out, I would have time for little else as the media is completely saturated with climate change at the minute.

A (laundry) load of (eco)balls

Eco_Living

And they did get voted one of the Ten Best Green Household Products by The Independent January 2005 I bought this set of eco-balls months ago, but it took a while to build up enough courage to try them. The idea is to put all three in your washing machine instead of washing powder.

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Winter is coming.

Eco_Living

It is all seasonal domestic bliss chez Kane at the minute with me putting the insulation in and weather proofing the wormery , while Karen makes pickles and chutney from the left over green tomatoes from her allotment. sometime soon.