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Envision Festival 2015: Costa Rica’s Burning Man with an eco-twist

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Envision Festival returns to the breathtaking shores of Uvita, Costa Rica, February 26 through March 1, 2015.

World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

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Benefits of a Green Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

Benefits of a Green Home. green building green construction green remodeling Benefits of a Green Home

Cool Green Science: The Best of the Blog 2015

Nature Conservancy - Science

Each year, we look back at some of our most popular posts of the year on Cool Green Science. This marks the end of our third year, and we’d like to thank you for building Cool Green Science into one of the most popular conservation science blogs on the web.

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My Best and Worst Birds from Costa Rica in 2015

10,000 Birds

Green-winged Teal : It might not sound exciting for birders slinging their binos in the temperate zone, but this fancy little duck is a heck of a rare sight in Costa Rica. Despite the misses, with a 2015 year list of 652, I won’t complain! The year is nearly over and that’s always a good excuse to talk about our best birds from the past 12 months.

Make Your Smart Home a Green Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

green home green living saving energy saving money saving water Smart HomeYour current lifestyle depends on the usage of energy; however, with a rise in population and a decrease in natural resources, energy costs are growing exponentially.

Where Are You Birding This First Weekend of August 2015?

10,000 Birds

The oriole sings in the greening grove. As if he were half-way waiting, The rosebuds peep from their hoods of green, Timid, and hesitating. Are yellow-green and tiny. American poet, novelist, and playwright Paul Laurence Dunbar saw summer the way many of us do, reflected in the wild world around him. Does Summer in the South , written in 1903, speak to you? The rain comes down in a torrent sweep. And the nights smell warm and pinety, The garden thrives, but the tender shoots.

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Whoo-Hoo! Green Heron is the 2015 American Birding Association Bird of the Year!

10,000 Birds

My lobbying must be more effective than I thought because the Green Heron has been named as the American Birding Association Bird of the Year for 2015 ! After all, Green Heron is the bird that made me become a birder. Not only that but Green Herons are sometimes called “ Shitepokes “ and they have awesome necks. Your average Green Heron has more than an amazing neck and a scatological nickname though.

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5 great green hotels in Canada

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening in Canada | When it comes to traveling, people who have sustainable lifestyles might think that they have to leave their green practices at home and tolerate an overwhelming amount of wasted resources when staying at a hotel.

Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

Green Traveler Guides

Fortunately, though, it is possible […] Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

There is a Plastic Island the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean. What this Company is doing to help.

Elephant Journal

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis presents… Method is doing a really cool “ocean plastic” bottle design that is made out of plastic harvested from beach litter.

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Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki

Green Traveler Guides

As you enter this boutique, award-winning green “condotel” (meaning each unit is privately owned), you leave behind the chaos and enter a peaceful sanctuary […] Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

600 Bird Species in Costa Rica by August, 2015. Which Birds Are Missing?

10,000 Birds

That’s where I saw mine for 2015 but there are still plenty of other species lacking from the year list. More lowland forest birds : That trip to the Caribbean lowlands should yield Black-capped Pygmy-Tyrant, Purple-throated Fruitcrow, White-fronted Nunbird, White-lined Tanager, Sulphur-rumped Tanager, White-vented Euphonia, and, hopefully, rare species like Green and Rufous Kingfisher, Bare-necked Umbrellabird , and, dare I say, Lovely Cotinga.

Sixteen Building Blocks of a Green, Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Economy

Green (Living) Review

In response, a new green, entrepreneurial, co-operative economy is arising. The transition from a capitalist to a cooperative economy could be one of the defining achievements of the 21st century. In history, everything changes.

Going Green Made Easy: 4 Tips to Make Your Home More Energy-Efficient

Living Green & Saving Energy

Going green is […]. easy green living tip green living how to go green saving energy saving money going green and saving money green living tipsMost people have a big misconception about water and energy conservation.

LIVE UPDATES Day 2: Natural Products Expo West 2015.

Elephant Journal

*I’ll be constantly updating this blog throughout the day, so check back periodically for the latest goods and bads of Natural Products Expo West 2015.

People matter: Tanzania evicts thousands of Maasai for hunting safaris

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Thousands of indigenous Maasai are being forced off their land at gunpoint, in an illegal land grab orchestrated by the Tanzanian government and a company based in the United Arab Emirates that wants to operate luxury hunting safaris.

Is Maple Water the new Coconut Water?

Elephant Journal

This beverage might be a new drink fad, but it also might provide an economic incentive to keep more trees standing. Waylon talks with Founder of Vertical Water, Valentina Cugnasca, about her mission to help save the trees, while providing a delicious and nutritious beverage.

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Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer

Green Traveler Guides

| Concertos in Green | Superstar pianist Hélène Grimaud is a synesthete, a person who experiences sounds as colors—Bach in orange and red, Beethoven in bright yellow and green. But you need not have her extraordinary acuity to go green with classical music, especially in Europe during the summer. All the best artists and orchestras […] Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

The 2015 Guide to Electric Vehicles

Environmental News Network

Consumerism Go Green Green Energy/Transportation Green Technology Reviews Sustainability Travel Emissions GreenFrom: Car Leasing Made Simple.

Amsterdam’s 50 shades of green

Green Traveler Guides

| The Dutch Know How to Have Good Green Fun | Last year, the green news website Eco Watch named Amsterdam one of the top 10 most environmentally friendly cities in the world. According to author Anastasia Pantsios, the honor was earned in large part because of city’s well-thought-out system of getting around without an automobile … which all […] Amsterdam’s 50 shades of green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Tips to Shrink Your Business’ Carbon Footprint

Living Green & Saving Energy

Companies that go green are also more productive, according to researchers from UCLA and the University of Paris-Dauphine. Going green doesn’t […]. green business practices Green News green work habits saving energy sustainability how to go green for business sustainable businessesIn addition to increased productivity, reducing your carbon footprint can help reduce your costs and overall expenses.

How we can Finally buy Organic food for an Affordable Price.

Elephant Journal

The Sam’s Club of Green.

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Put an extra $2000 in your pocket in 2015 by Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

If you are finding that times are tough and you could use some extra money, let me show you how to give yourself a $2000 raise in 2015—and every year after that. Green News Build Wealth By Going Green go green save money wealthy green living Living greener and more sustainably is an overlooked way to put extra cash in your bank account.

Harlem Grown grows greens and girls in New York City

Green Prophet

Harlem kids that were eating Twix bars for lunch are now eating fresh greens –– food that they and their mothers are growing through a non-profit project called Harlem Grown. My mom told me she used to grow greens like this in Ghana where she comes from, and knows exactly what to do with them.”

TripAdvisor’s Green Leaders now in Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Caribbean

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Two years after the initial launch of TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders program, it’s now gone under into Australia and New Zealand, reports Green Lodging News. Argentina Auckland Australia Belize Brazil Canada Caribbean Central America Chile Costa Rica Ecuador Green Travel News Guatemala Mexico New Zealand North America Peru South America The Americas Uruguay Venezuela TripAdvisor GreenLeaders world's largest green hotel program

Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Wynn Resorts was ranked number 100 out of 500 companies on Newsweek magazine’s 2015 list of top green companies in the U.S. and considers eight environmental performance indicators, including energy productivity, water […] Wynn Resorts named to ‘top green U.S. companies’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. top green hotels Wynn Las Vegas and Encore

Pink-necked Green Pigeon

10,000 Birds

Western Palearctic constitutions were not designed for these conditions, but here be Pink-necked Green Pigeons! Now simply seeing green pigeons should be enough for anyone and if only the females show, then that is what you get, but the males include a pink neck and orange belly in their plumage to make a spectacle best observed at close quarters. Birding Birds Pink-necked Green Pigeon SingaporeSingapore is sweltering its way through the monsoon. Heat and rain!

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Free training for Levantine green entrepreneurs

Green Prophet

Are you a green entrepreneur ? Want to launch your new green service or product but don’t know where to begin? Candidates are chosen based partly upon a feasibility assessment of their green business , and will be required to apply hands-on learning methodologies along the way.

NatureNet Fellows 2015: Energy Tech from Clams, Rethinking Island Biogeography & More

Nature Conservancy - Science

2015 NatureNet Fellow Sanaz Vihidinia is developing completely new, highly efficient photovoltaic clean energy technologies and devices based on the light-scattering cells of giant clams, like this one found in the waters near Palau.

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The Thin Green Line Is Stopping Coal and Oil in Their Tracks

Sightline Daily

The Cascadia region has proven to be extraordinarily challenging for those who would turn it into a major carbon energy export hub—so much so that Sightline has taken to calling it the Thin Green Line. Shell countersued, but the Skagit County Superior Court rejected the suit in May 2015.

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Bio-Pyramid turns Egyptian pyramid into a desert-reversing skyscraper!

Green Prophet

Seven designers teamed up on a project to transform an ancient Egyptian pyramid into a green skyscraper that works to reverse desertification. Cities Design 2015 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Bio-Pyramid Desertification Great Pyramid of Giza

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Osprey Nest Cam 2015: The Birds are Back for a Third Season

Nature Conservancy - Science

Our popular wildlife reality “show” — Osprey Nest Cam — is back for its third season on Cool Green Science. Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. Greetings bird fans!

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Cairo is growing green with living walls on the up!

Green Prophet

Egypt isn’t exactly renowned for its vast green spaces and pioneering environmental policies. But recently projects aiming to green the city have been sprouting up all over the urban metropolis. And it’s not only private properties in Cairo greening their spaces.

10 eco-funerals let your death be ever-green

Green Prophet

Did you know most Middle Eastern funerals are inherently “green”? You may already be living a green lifestyle, so why not check out a more sustainable deathstyle too? Welcome to the world of green burials, where an entirely new industry competes for your funeral budget.

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6 Ultimate Ideas to Use Renewable Resources for a Greener Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

Summary When we think of a greener planet where everything is nature-loved, then we should also think of going green in our daily routines.

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This wavy Expo pavilion will eat greenhouse gas in 2015

Green Prophet

Well, the same design team is behind the United Arab Emirate’s solar-powered 2015 Milan Expo Pavilion and it features a host of groundbreaking technology. “We Cities clean tech Foster + Partners green design LEED solar power United Arab Emirates

JustAhead app supercharges national park vacations

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | A new GPS-powered travel app turns smartphones into hands-free audio tours of Yosemite, Bryce Canyon, Death Valley and several more U.S.

Natural means Nothing. Here’s what Actually Matters.

Elephant Journal

Best & Worst of Expo West 2015 Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Green Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Walk the Talk Show Featured Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Food Featured Today eco expo west granola green natural nature''s path organic Que Pasa recycle walk the talk show Waylon Lewis (by or about

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The Production of Palm oil kills cute Monkeys unless it’s done this Way.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Best & Worst of Expo West 2015 Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Green Walk the Talk Show Featured Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis WAYLON: Editor's Picks Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Earth Balance expo west kill monkey orangutan palm oil sustainable walk the talk show Waylon Lewis (by or about

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