Creative Destruction—Embracing Contradiction & Paradox in 2009

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Monday, January 5, 2009 Creative Destruction—Embracing Contradiction & Paradox in 2009 My last post for 2008 documented my experience with a dead eagle in the back yard. At January 5, 2009 12:21 PM , SF Girl said.

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We Go Eco with GoodKind Pen

Green Earth Journey

Grab yourself a sustainable solid white birch wooden pen , sit back and write a book. Giveaway Details The giveaway will run from today Wednesday, August 19 th 2009, until Wednesday, September 2 nd 2009 at Midnight.

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Trending Sources


Green Earth Journey

I've had TheSnag since late 2007, but it's only been stocked and active since February 2009. I grow food, and work towards sustainable communities that focus on meeting each others' day to day needs so that we can create lives for ourselves outside of this industrial civilization.

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Product Review - KINeSYS Performance Sunscreen

Green Earth Journey

This sustainable power is certified by EcoLogo, North America’s oldest environmental standard. Giveaway Details The giveaway will run from today Tuesday, April 28th 2009, until Monday, April 4th, 2009 at Midnight.

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Product Review - Zhena's Gypsy Tea

Green Earth Journey

Biodynamic farming heals the earth, and represents the highest degree of sustainable farming, with one of the smallest carbon footprints of any agricultural method. I recently received some tea from Zhena's Gypsy Tea. They sent me their Biodynamic Gypsy Tea KiwiPeach.

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Check Your Tires Vlog

Green Earth Journey

For this reason, tire pressure should be checked at least once a month -- and certainly before taking a long trip or driving at sustained highway speeds. How Much Air Should You Put in Your Tires? From Yahoo Auto It depends on the vehicle application, the size of the tires, how much weight is on the tires, and whether fuel economy is more important to you than a smooth ride.

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Allow me to introduce myself.

Green Earth Journey

It was here for us to plunder, and with all our scientific knowledge and advances, we would surely be able to sustain it with artificial means, right? My trip toward a more complete goal of eco-responsible has brought me to my current experiment with homesteading and sustainable local living and to reading Hyla's Green Earth Journey. Like any worthwhile life journey, the progression through eco-awareness to eco-responsible is a gradual one.

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Sustainability: Time to Get in the Real Game

Nature Conservancy - Science

Corporate sustainability reporting is dead.”. Not the words of a anti-corporatist radical green — but of Peter Bakker , president and CEO of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development , on stage at this year’s EAT Forum in Stockholm two weeks ago.

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? 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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Minimalist Golf: A New Face on an Old Line

The Alien Next Door

according to Jim Sutherland of Westworld Magazine (Summer, 2009). science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 10:30 PM 12 Comments 12 Comments: At August 12, 2009 12:05 PM , Jean-Luc Picard said. At August 12, 2009 5:30 PM , SF Girl said. At August 12, 2009 7:18 PM , Baby Brie said.

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The Nordstrom Way: The K-Selected Model of Doing Business

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, November 18, 2009 The Nordstrom Way: The K-Selected Model of Doing Business “I come from the land of Nordstrom customer service,” blogger and author Kimmelin Hull tells us.

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Brita Climate Ride 2009

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) September 26–30th, 2009 will see the 2009 Brita Climate Ride taking place from New York City to Washington, DC, a ride of over 300 miles and will unite cyclists from all over the country and elsewhere and of all kinds. The Brita Climate Ride 2009 is the 2nd annual event of this kind where cyclist are riding in order to raise awareness of Climate Change and the dangers posed to our world if we continue to live and consume in the way that we do presently.

Cairo Sustainably Manages Garbage with Unionized Pigs and Ragpickers

Green Prophet

This method involving pigs nearly came to an abrupt halt in 2009 when the Egyptian government decided to cull around 300,000 pigs in response to a scare involving the world-wide swine flu virus.

BWEA announces dates for UK Wind Week 2009

Green (Living) Review

BWEA, the UK’s leading renewable energy association, has announced the dates for UK Wind Week 2009. During Wind Week 2009, the industry will be raising awareness of the incredible benefits offered by wind energy in terms of sustainability, economic prosperity and energy security. Wind Week 2009 is an opportunity for everyone to find out the truth about this amazing free, clean energy that blows through the UK in abundance.” Tags: UK Wind Week 2009 BWEA

Hemp – The Ultimate Sustainable Resource

The Go Green Blog

Hemp is an excellent natural sustainable resource used for many different uses including food, building materials, fabric, paper, fuel, and so on. Hemp produces more pulp per acre than timber on a sustainable basis, and can be used for every quality of paper.


Green (Living) Review

March , 2009 : Sea Gull Lighting , the leading manufacturer of decorative and functional lighting, has been recognized with the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award for the third consecutive year by the U.S. on March 31, 2009. As the industry leader in this category, the company has also been the proud recipient of ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year honors in 2004 and 2005 and now the Sustained Excellence Awards from 2007 - 2009.

Toulouse and Nina Go To Montreal—in Anticipation of the 2009 World.

The Alien Next Door

We went there to participate in the 2009 World Science Fiction Convention. science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 11:40 PM 7 Comments 7 Comments: At August 31, 2009 12:14 PM , Jean-Luc Picard said. At September 1, 2009 10:34 PM , Karl johanson said.

Sustainable Food – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sustainable Food How to Buy Right and Spend Less by Elise McDonough Published by Chelsea Green Publishing, August 2009 Paperback, 4 3/4 x 6 1/2, 96 pages, with Color photos ISBN: 9781603581417 Wondering whether it’s worth it to splurge on the locally raised beef?


Green (Living) Review

The Urban Green Fair 2009, 20th September, Brockwell Park, Lambeth. Over 10,000 people are expected to attend the event – billed as ‘An independent Green Fair for London’ - , which boasts several eco-zones including climate change and energy transition; food and garden; health and healing; social justice; kids; sustainable transport and building technology. 11am – 7pm.

Greece's Latest Fiscal Solution: Create an Ecological Crisis! | Mother.

Mother Jones

After former Prime Minister George Papandreou was elected in 2009, he set up a government ministry to study the environment, energy, and climate change, and he talked up initiatives on eco-tourism and renewable energy. 2009 December. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones.

Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes


Best recycled furniture units for sustainable homes. Showcased at the Designersblock London exhibition held in 2009, the ‘Mulch Chair’ highlights the theme of “Reuse, Reduce and Recycle”. The simple yet extravagant Mulch Chair makes use of garden trash and a bonding material or glue made of latex, which is sustainable. Called as the Dylan Gold Furniture, this sustainable furniture series is very stylish and functional. Best of 2011: Sustainable homes.

West Bank and Gaza’s Economic Growth Isn’t Sustainable

Green Prophet

The posters and signs seems to be everywhere and although the fragile economies of the West Bank and Gaza are finally showing some signs of growth and development, the questions remains: how sustainable can growth funded by aid donors really be?

SRS Energy to Debut Sole Power Tile(TM) at 2009 American Institute of Architects Conference

Green (Living) Review

Solar-Powered Roofing Tile to be Exhibited in Partnership with US Tile PHILADELPHIA,PA, April 2009: SRS Energy, a leading developer of sustainable solar roofing systems, will launch the Sole Power Tile™, the first building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofing product designed for curved roofing systems, at the American Institute of Architects 2009 National Convention and Design Exposition.

Toolbox for Sustainable City Living – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A Do-It-Ourselves Guide by Scott Kellogg & Stacy Pettigrew with illustrations by Juan Martinez 242 pages paperback Published by South End Press – September 2008 ISBN: 978-0-89608-780-4 Size 20.1

Show Wrap-Up: GreenBuild 2009

Green Life Smart Life

Having finally landed in one piece (mostly) on the East Coast after a whirlwind week of traveling to Opportunity Green in Los Angeles and GreenBuild 2009 in Phoenix, I am just now gathering my thoughts and notes from the shows. I have to say, GreenBuild proved not only to be the best green event I’ve been to all year, but the best overall trade show I attended in 2009. Gore pointed out that right now, in 2009, we have all the tools we need to solve the climate crisis.

Sustainable Architecture: Learning from Nature & The Magic of.

The Alien Next Door

The alien race in my book “Collision with Paradise” live 100% sustainably in a cooperative and synergistic partnership with their environment, including intelligent organic houses with self-cleaning floors and walls, heated, fueled and lit by organisms in a commensal relationship.

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Food miles and sustainability

Green Living Tips

How many miles does your food travel before it hits your dinner plate? Not so long ago, the majority of our food came from our local environment or at least from within our own countries. These days, our food is increasingly from hundreds or even thousands of miles away

UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Two weeks ago, it brought together people with interests in health, education, art and youth issues to discuss the interconnectedness of sustainability issues and what they can do to make their city and country more sustainable.

Under Siege in Iran, Baha’i Advocate Social Action, Human Rights, Sustainability

Green Prophet

When we moved to the Galil in 2009, my curiosity about this spiritual haven for a faith other than the three major religions in Israel was inextricably was piqued. Baha’i Sustainability.

1st sustainable seafood restaurant on SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf

Green Traveler Guides

O ne of America’s most-visited seaside tourist attractions finally boasts a sustainable seafood restaurant. These sustainable choices include such popular local fare as wild-caught salmon, Dungeness crab and Pacific cod. | Green Travel News |.

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

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Festival of Life has by now become a well-established event on the sustainable lifestyle scene, and is the biggest living food festival in Europe and the 6th annual Festival of Life is now about upon us again. For more information please visit: [link] © 2009.

Energy Saving, Sustainable Homes of the Future to be built at the Ideal Home Show 2011

Green (Living) Review

BRITAIN’S best loved consumer home event, the Ideal Home Show sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, is set to build three full scale model homes within Earls Court London, showcasing a variety of sustainable building technologies, green home improvements and new concepts in self-build to be on show to the public for 17 days at this year’s event, running from the 11 th – 27 th March 2011, at London’s Earls Court.

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Royal Honour for Sustainable Transport Charity

Green (Living) Review

Sustainable transport charity Sustrans is to receive a Queen's Award for Enterprise. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Award, which was officially announced on April 21, 2009, comes from the Queen, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister and an Advisory Committee that includes representatives of Government, industry and commerce, and the trade unions. The Queen's Award for Sustainable Development is the highest honour that can be given to a UK company.

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.


Green (Living) Review

CAMBRIDGE, MA, April 2009 : The first annual, entirely student-organized MIT Sustainability Summit, titled “Discovering New Dimensions for Growth,” will be held on Friday, April 24 in MIT's Walker Memorial building, as the conclusion of MIT’s Earth Week celebration. Students and practitioners of the field of sustainability are increasingly aware of the opportunities to collaborate to enhance their work on environmental, social, and economic endeavors.

Sustainable Table

The Green Changemakers

The multimedia resources from Sustainable Table are designed to awaken consumers to the problems with factory farming and to promote sustainable food as a desirable and more responsible alternative. Your students will become sustainable-literate with these useful tools.


Green (Living) Review

New Entity Announces Initial Actions MCLEAN, VA, March 16, 2009 : Eminent marine scientists, major figures in the non-profit environmental community and leaders of the seafood industry have joined forces to establish the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), a non-profit organization developed to respond to the growing threats to global tuna populations. International Seafood Sustainability Foundation.

2009 Solar Decathalon Lights Up Washington, D.C.

Green Life Smart Life

which are self-sustaining, energy efficient and eco-friendly. Tagged: Building green, Department of Energy, Green Building, Solar Decathlon, Sustainable Design, Washington DC. Tags: Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Technology Building green Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Sustainable Design Washington DC

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Irish communities have been urged to live more sustainably

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Greening communities was top of the agenda at a conference aimed at encouraging Irish families to be greener. The conference, jointly hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Environment, Heritage & Local Government and An Taisce, was funded under the National Waste Prevention Programme.

Give Peas a Chance – Pulses offer improved sustainability in the field and on the plate

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada, November 2009 – The Canadian pulse industry has recently released a white paper on the benefits of using pulses – beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas – as a food ingredient that provides nutritional and health benefits and contributes to environmental sustainability. Pulses have a great story to tell as they offer both sustainability in the field and positive nutritional results on the plate.”