Fuel Economy Standards Are Essential to Our Health, Environment and Economy

Conservancy Talk

At a time when national policies seem to fail time and again on budgets, taxes, immigration, health care, your income security and our national security, it is sometimes hard to believe that the federal government can ever do anything right.

Heated Bottled Water Myth or Not?

Green Earth Journey

To all my environment safety friends, I am making the switch from bottled water to huge sports drink containers. Everyone is talking about the matter and has an opinion on it but there is no information on the large health sites like Web MD. There is another email floating around the internet about not drinking bottled water that has been warmed up in the car. Being a person that always has a case of bottled water in the car, I wanted to check this out.

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The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Thursday, March 19, 2009 The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future? The environment? science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 9:32 AM 158 Comments 158 Comments: At March 19, 2009 12:04 PM , Catana said.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek: Your 2009 book Whole Earth Discipline is one of my all-time favorite reads. Or: “Two decades of human consumption of GMO crops show no health problems whatever.”). Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy.

Architecture of Dreams & the Salk Institute

The Alien Next Door

Convinced that architectural environments influenced the mind , Salk later teamed up with accomplished artist and architect Louis Kahn to build the spacious Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, in 1965. At July 13, 2009 12:27 PM , SF Girl said.

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5 Ways You Can Participate in Earth Day 2009

Green (Living) Review

April 14, 2009; Boulder, Colorado : According to the Earth Day Network’s web site, it took us (collectively as a human race) about 125 years to use our first trillion barrels of oil. It stands to reason our increased oil usage has an impact on our environment, our health and our lives. We’re going to use up the next trillion barrels in only 30 years.

How Genuine Is the Arab World About the Environment?

Green Prophet

Most notably, Qatar’s announcement in Feb 2008 to launch 3,500 MW of solar capacity or the Saudi Minister’s declaration in September 2009 that Saudi Arabia will match solar with oil outputs, all of which have faded in the sands.

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Habitat Piles – A Health Hazard in the Woods

Green (Living) Review

They claimed and still claim that such piles are good for the environment and wildlife. Habitat piles are not only not all that beneficial to the environment and wildlife, they are in fact a threat to the woods and to the global climate. In the first instance, the threat to the woods, they are, as said, a hazard to tree health, as they harbor all kinds of dangerous pathogens and also dangerous fungi that attack standing living trees.

Pope says neglect of environment as great a threat as terrorism

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) VATICAN CITY, December 2009: Neglect of the natural environment is as great a threat to peace and prosperity as global terrorism, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI said in his most extensive ecological statement to date, released by the Vatican on Tuesday, December 15, 2009.

The 6th Annual FESTIVAL OF LIFE - Creating a Healthy Future - Now !

Green (Living) Review

This year's event will be held on Saturday 26th September 2009 running from 10.30am to 11.30pm at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL, in the very middle of London, so to speak. For more information please visit: [link] © 2009. Tags: Festival of Life 2009

Veganism & the Environment: By the Numbers. {Infographic.

Elephant Journal

Veganism & the Environment: By the Numbers. A meat-filled diet does quite a number on the environment. Its readers come in all shades of green, and want to create a healthy environment for themselves and others. Want to stay in touch with elephant?

Accountability of People, Politicians, Corporations and Countries for War Crimes and Climate Crimes

Green Blog

Unfortunately World governments, backed by popular and corporate greed, are approaching the December 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit negotiations committed to INCREASING atmospheric CO2, in stark contravention of the advice from the World’s top climate scientists. Photo credit: andriux-uk.

Diverse Health and Environmental Coalition Calls for Sweeping Changes in U.S. Chemical Safety Law

Green (Living) Review

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Coalition Releases Comprehensive Reform Platform by Michael Smith (Veshengro) WASHINGTON, DC, August 2009 -- A broad coalition of health and environmental organizations unveiled today a set of key requirements for reforming the nation's antiquated chemical safety law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).

EPA: Greenhouse Gases Threaten Public Health and the Environment

Green Living Consulting

People are environmentalists for many different reasons – many of which stem from a desire to preserve the amazing natural beauty in the world, but more so I am realizing (and hoping) people are caring about the environment because they also see the great risk to us – as humans- if we don’t care about

Report: Wind Turbine Noise NOT Harmful To Health

Wind Power Ninja

The American Wind Energy Association has released a report that says that the noises produced by wind turbines are not health threatening. The report disputes that the frequencies of the produced turbine noise are lesser compared to the level normally heard in cities and metropolitan environments. Government / Industry american wind energy association wind turbine health report wind turbine syndrome

Holistic Education - An Introduction

The Green Changemakers

Learning emotional literacy has been shown to be crucial for intellectual development, social development, aesthetic development, and health. This is done not through an academic “curriculum” that condenses the world into instructional packages, but through direct engagement with the environment. [link] The highest function of education is to bring about an integrated individual who is capable of dealing with life as a whole. -J.

Sunbeds Cause Damage to your Health and to the Environment

Green Living Ideas

While many are becoming increasing aware of the fact that tanning salons can endanger your health, fewer people make the connection to the danger of sunbeds vis-a-vis the planet. According to the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, sunbeds give out harmful UV rays which damage the DNA in our skin cells. Using [.] [ Sunbeds Cause Damage to your Health and to the Environment from Green Living Ideas ].

Barbara's Bakery Concludes Dr. Kress Award Program For Kids

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Barbara’s Bakery, the health food pioneer, has concluded their “How I Changed the World” Kress Award program, an initiative which was run in conjunction with the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) member stores.

Product Review from Naturepedic

Green Earth Journey

I truly believe that my kid's health is well worth the cost. 10, 2009. A natural and organic baby crib mattress is the first step toward a healthy crib environment for your baby. Promotes baby health and safety by eliminating potentially harmful chemicals.

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Nontoxic Housecleaning – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

inches with color photos Published by Chelsea Green Publishing (August 2009) ISBN: 9781603582032 Price: $7.95 Nontoxic Housecleaning – the latest in the Chelsea Green Guide series – provides a way for people to improve their immediate environment every day.

Ugg Boots for Christmas!

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Ugg Boots for Christmas! Did you also know that Ugg Boots can improve the health of your feet? The Grande Frommage At December 2, 2009 4:23 AM , SF Girl said.


Green (Living) Review

These include companies from the sustainable sector such as Accord Global Environment Technology (AGET) Asia Carbon Exchange Pte Ltd, Better Generation, Closed Loop London, EarthTradeWater, Enecore, Ralos, Recycle Bank, Reliance Fibre and Tesla.

Bamboo Clothing - The Facts - Not So Great

Green Earth Journey

Both sodium hydroxide and carbon disulfide have been linked to serious health problems. Tags: facts blog not good bamboo bad fabric chemicals clothing environment processing green

The Speed of Life: Slow Down and Taste Life

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, October 20, 2009 The Speed of Life: Slow Down and Taste Life Europeans really know how to eat. science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 1:58 PM 6 Comments 6 Comments: At October 20, 2009 7:43 PM , Anonymous said.

NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, July 7, 2009 NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre Toulouse and I recently attended the NEA Expo in San Diego, California, where my book, The Fiction Writer , was being showcased.

£230,000 to get Scottish schoolgirls cycling

Green (Living) Review

The charity will also inspire girls to banish their concerns over ‘helmet hair’ and perspiration with cycling fashion tips, and by promoting the wider health and fitness benefits. The funding was secured during Sustrans’ year-long campaign to get more women cycling to improve their health.

The Truth About Organic Gardening - Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Gardeners and farmers tend to assume that any product or practice labeled as organic is automatically safe for humans and beneficial to the environment; and in many cases this is indeed true, but not always.

I Love NY: The Spirit of New York & Andrée Putnam's Design of the.

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Friday, July 3, 2009 I Love NY: The Spirit of New York & Andrée Putnam’s Design of the Morgans Hotel New York is the Paris of America —Nina Munteanu Toulouse and I began our New York experience with Manhattan and Morgans Hotel.

Prepare Yourself: “Shocking Weather Has Just Begun”…

The Alien Next Door

According to Vancouver Sun’s Rebecca Tebrake , Environment Canada recorded over 1,000 lightning strikes last Saturday in British Columbia’s lower mainland. The heat wave impacted human health, water and air quality, and caused a bazillion forest fires.

Value for money National Cycle Network is cutting car traffic and getting more people active

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sustainable transport charity Sustrans announced on June 13, 2009 the latest figures for cycling and walking on the National Cycle Network and, for the first time in the Network's 14-year history, it carries more than one million journeys every day.

Scribblers Retreat Writers' Conference

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Scribblers Retreat Writers’ Conference I recently came back from Georgia, where I participated in the May session of Scribblers’ Retreat Writers’ Conference. At May 27, 2009 10:05 PM , Baby Brie said.

Leeds bike loan scheme expands across universities

Green (Living) Review

UTravelActive is part of a portfolio of projects being delivered by a Consortium of the leading walking cycling and health organisations and funded through the Big Lottery Fund's Wellbeing Programme.

Treacherous Ice Storms in Kentucky—What is Gaia Saying to Us?

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Monday, February 2, 2009 Treacherous Ice Storms in Kentucky—What is Gaia Saying to Us? science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 8:43 AM 18 Comments 18 Comments: At February 2, 2009 11:22 AM , Bobbi said.

Love's Labor Lost: Those Who Prey on Love

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Monday, May 11, 2009 Love’s Labor Lost: Those Who Prey on Love Oh, brave new world that has such people in it !—Miranda At May 12, 2009 4:00 PM , Baby Brie said. At May 12, 2009 4:53 PM , Anonymous said.

Is your sunscreen harming the environment

Green Life Smart Life

But before you stock up on sunscreen, you should know if it is doing more harm to the environment than it is protecting you. According to this article from Slate : To figure out how a particular sunscreen might affect the environment, you have to look at its active ingredients. Both classes of ingredients bring their own health worries. Summer is here! Finally. The sun is out, the weather is warming up and more of us are starting to flock outside.

Gemstone Series - Citrine

Green Earth Journey

Citrine can be used to clear unwanted energies from your environment as well as mend family issues caused by negative feelings. This is a new series. I would like to talk about alternative forms life of healing and one of those being gemstones.

Jasmines Bath and Beauty Products

Green Earth Journey

Our environment is our most precious resource and I'm committed to maintaining a clean green earth. What you use on your skin can affect your mood, appetite, and overall health and well being. also buy eco friendly cleaning and laundry supplies at my local health food store.

Should Teens Ditch the Makeup?

Green Earth Journey

EWG found that teenage girls' bodies contained the same potentially hormone-altering chemicals found in many cosmetics and its report references earlier studies that link those chemicals to health risks, including cancer, in lab animals.

Soft Star Shoes

Green Earth Journey

Leather: At Soft Star we use only leathers which are processed formaldehyde free and meet the highest safety standards both for our customers, and for the environment. My daughter loves the shoes she received from Soft Star Shoes.

Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban Landscapes

The Green Changemakers

Forest Service Northern Research Station and Meristem Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-Being Through Urban Landscapes is a new collection of 18 articles inspired by the Meristem 2007 Forum, ''Restorative Commons for Community Health'' include interviews, case studies, thought pieces, and interdisciplinary theoretical works that explore the relationship between human health and the urban environment. Tags: Health Urban Green Happiness Eco-design