The 'One Planet' Life – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ''One Planet'' Life A Blueprint for Low Impact Development by David Thorpe published by Routledge (part of Taylor and Francis) November 13, 2014. " The One Planet Council , of which David is a patron along with Jane Davidson, is behind this title.

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Where Are You Birding This Fourth Weekend of January 2015?

10,000 Birds

We are well and truly into whatever season your part of the planet is in. The Southern Hemisphere is mired in summer doldrums, while we Northerners are enjoying whatever winter birds we’re likely to get this year. How is the season treating you? I still haven’t hit all the winter birds I want, so look for me among the snowy fields or along the icy shore of Lake Ontario this weekend. Corey is living it up with the birderati at the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival.

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The way to save the planet: shrink the economy

Green (Living) Review

carbon emissions between 2007 and 2013 was due primarily to the growth in fracking ( "When Human Consumption Slows, Planet Earth Can Heal" ). Earth economy PlanetThe oil and gas industry claims that the 11 percent drop in reported U.S.

Labour's demise in British 2015 General Election

Green (Living) Review

The Labour Party is dead and has been on its deathbed for some time and now it is time for the working class and with the Trade Unions in the lead, maybe, to bury the poor thing and give birth to a proper organization of the working class, by the working class, for the working class, and bring about a system where all will be the winners, including the Planet. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The reason Labour did so badly is down to at least three reasons.

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David Suzuki: Aboriginal people, not environmentalists, are our best bet for protecting the planet

Green (Living) Review

Earth environment PlanetUsing DNA to track the movement of people in the past, scientists suggest our species evolved some 150,000 years ago on the plains of Africa.

Saving our food and planet requires bubbles

Green Prophet

Sitting on 5 acres of reforested farmland is Blue Planet Environmental. The core of Blue Planet’s technology is a nano-bubbler. Blue Planet clearly encourages creativity and inventions that can have a wide variety of uses on a global level.

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It's the Planet Stupid!: Capitalism and The Destruction of the Commons

Green (Living) Review

commons environment PlanetThere is a war going on right now between those who are working to protect the commons and the hard-core capitalists, who are working to privatize our economy, culture, ecology, environment and government. The stakes are high.

James Cameron: Eating meat-free to save the planet

Green (Living) Review

It committed the two nations to reducing planet-warming carbon emissions and cemented a first-ever pledge by China to stop its emissions from growing by 2030. “We can just change what we eat,” explains Cameron. Just eat less meat and dairy and your carbon footprint drops way down.” When U.S.

Happy Earth Day: If everyone lived like me, we'd need 5.6 Planet Earths to provide enough resources

Environmental Economics

According to the Earth Day Network Ecological Footprint Calculator. You can thank me later

Environmental studies creates crusaders for our planet

Green Prophet

Environmental scientists are future sustainability crusaders for our planet. We know at Green Prophet that environmental sustainability and stewardship is a top issue in our world. With an ever increasing demand for solutions comes a huge number of job opportunities.

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Captain Planet Stressed Me Out

Conservancy Talk

As a child I was discouraged from watching a television program called “Captain Planet.” Captain Planet in the Flesh! It’s been over a decade and a half since my first encounter with Captain Planet, but it wasn’t until recently I was able to meet my childhood hero in the flesh.

This Business Model could solve some of the Toughest Sustainability Problems Facing our Planet.

Elephant Journal

Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis Presents… Waylon talks with co-founder of Alter Eco—one of our favorites from the weekend at Natural Products Expo West.

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It Gets Better: Why 2015 Feels So Different On Climate

Conservancy Talk

But 2015 is giving me real optimism that things will just continue to get better for strong US climate action and leadership. A warming planet is a big problem, and the political and technical hurdles are daunting. Working on climate issues can get you depressed.

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Fox News Pundit Calls Pope Francis 'The Most Dangerous Person On The Planet'

Green (Living) Review

" But one conservative pundit went a step further by calling the pope "the most dangerous person on the planet."

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Eat well for the sake of your body AND the planet

Green (Living) Review

A growing number of consumers are paying attention to how their decisions about food affect the planet's wellbeing. Eating well isn’t about choosing what’s good for your body alone; it’s also about choosing what’s good for the planet.

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There’s No Planet B.

Elephant Journal

It is not a matter of environment versus economy, as many politicians would have us believe. What is needed is federal and international coordinated action to.

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Capture your loved ones in custom glass planets?

Green Prophet

”) is making tiny glass beads meant to look like planets or solar systems encapsulated within delicate glass beads. The colors are ethereal, like a clouded planet or infinite universe. An artist in northern California (need we add, “where else but?”)

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Putting Conservation on the Map: A Blueprint for a Healthy Planet

Nature Conservancy - Science

Our planet is the one and only home we have — so let’s make sure we take the time and have the foresight to build it right. Imagine you want to build your dream house: you’ve thought about every detail, from the chic modern kitchen to the built-in bookshelves in your office.

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Living crop wall to showcase Israel’s agricultural genius at the 2015 Milan Expo

Green Prophet

This genius will be on display at the 2015 Milan Expo with a living pavilion designed by Knafo Klimor Architects. Related: This wavy Expo pavilion will eat greenhouse gases in 2015.

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Mercury Retrograde: It’s Time to Make things Right.

Elephant Journal

Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) astrology may 2015 astrology mercury mercury retrograde new moon planets retrogradeHave faith that everything has played out exactly as it was meant to.

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Cowspiracy Reveals the Secret Causing the Destruction of Our Planet.

Elephant Journal

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a shocking and groundbreaking feature length documentary following filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the single most destructive industry on the planet.

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‘Treetop Cat Rescue’ Is The Newest Animal Planet Show

Eccorazzi

Starting May 30, Animal Read More The post ‘Treetop Cat Rescue’ Is The Newest Animal Planet Show appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ever wanted to know more about the thrilling world of rescuing cats from tree tops? You’re in luck because now there’s a reality show about it. Animals Causes Entertainment Film/TV News Top News

The Best Yoga Clothes on the Planet, for the Planet. {Review}

Elephant Journal

Turns out, it is actually possible to become a better person just by putting yoga pants on in the morning. Ecofashion Featured Events Green WAYLON: Today Only Yoga eco fashion inner waves organics organic cotton yoga clothes yoga pants

Why going to the library is one of the best things I do for my kids and the planet

Green (Living) Review

The resources libraries provide and the values they reinforce are making my kids into better human beings and helping the planet along the way. My two kids and I head to the library every week and it''s one of my favorite things.

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How our Trash Affects the Whole Planet

Green Living Ideas

Do you know how our trash affects the whole planet? The post How our Trash Affects the Whole Planet appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

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Study: Eating Less Meat Is the Only Way to Save the Planet

Eccorazzi

Want to save the planet? According to a climate think tank, switching to a veggie-based diet will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prevent Read More The post Study: Eating Less Meat Is the Only Way to Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Then you should be eating less meat.

New Dietary Guidelines One of Many Tools for Protecting Planet

Conservancy Talk

Farmers’ and ranchers’ management decisions matter as much as consumers’ dietary choices when it comes to protecting the planet. Like many others, we want healthy people and a healthy planet.

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Newly released EU charter takes aim at global food waste

Green Prophet

The European Charter against food waste was just presented at Milan Expo 2015, two weeks before the end of the six-month-long world’s fair. Cities Health charter against food waste food security food waste landfills Methane Milan Expo 2015

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52 Simple Resolutions To Help Save The Planet—Try One Each Week.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Health & Wellness Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) environmental stewardship making good choices next generation personal responsibility sharing the planet Bicycling. Leave the car and cycle instead. Saves money, saves the environment, is much more enjoyable and promotes physical fitness.

Heroines for the Planet: Floral Artist Bess Wyrick

Eco Chic

The post Heroines for the Planet: Floral Artist Bess Wyrick appeared first on Eco-Chick. Creative Arts art artist floral designer heroines for the planet local local flowers

Climate-Saving Resolutions for 2015

Green Living Ideas

From our friends at Oroeco, the top 10 climate-saving resolutions for 2015 will get your budget, your body and the planet off to a great start! The post Climate-Saving Resolutions for 2015 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Climate Change/Global Warming carbon footprint carbon offsets climate change green technology Oroeco

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

Living Green & Saving Energy

They think that, if you really want to save the planet, you have to make huge, life-altering changes to your routine. Most people have a big misconception about water and energy conservation.

Getting over Ourselves to Heal the Planet.

Elephant Journal

We know what the solutions are, but humanity has not yet developed the will to act as a collective and saf. Blog (always click 4 all blogs

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

Green Prophet

Their “Bio-Pyramid” concept won an honorable mention in the 2015 eVolo Skyscraper Competition, an award that recognizes outstanding ideas that challenge the way vertical architecture relates to both natural and built environments.

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Spiritual Ecology: A Paradigm Shift for a Healthy Planet.

Elephant Journal

Let’s redefine our relationship with the planet: we must think "ours," not "mine" or "theirs.". Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems awareness environment green spiritual ecology

5 Ways to Transform Ourselves and the Planet.

Elephant Journal

In the midst of human suffering all over the world, the idea of self-help or personal development can so petty and petty. However, self-transformation is global transformation because when we put an end to our yucky, stinky karma, nobody ever has to experience it again.

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Parisian—and Planet—Approved Canned Rose Wine (What? YES!)

Eco Chic

Deets: When: June 27, 2015. The post Parisian—and Planet—Approved Canned Rose Wine (What? Bout Time Wine’s canned rose is a no-fuss way to enjoy wine everywhere, be it poolside, rooftop, beach, or picnic. .

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Netflix, WWF Plans ‘Our Planet,’ Four-Year Natural History Project

Eccorazzi

It won’t arrive for four more years, but a much-anticipated follow up to Planet Earth is finally in the works. Netflix is teaming up with Silverback Films and the World Read More The post Netflix, WWF Plans ‘Our Planet,’ Four-Year Natural History Project appeared first on Ecorazzi. Environment News Top News

Animal Planet’s ‘Puppy Bowl’ Returns

Eccorazzi

We might not know who’s going to battle it out for this year’s Super Bowl yet, but we do know which pooches are ready to duke it out for Puppy Read More The post Animal Planet’s ‘Puppy Bowl’ Returns appeared first on Ecorazzi.

I will Lead this Planet on for You. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

I want you to lead with me God damnit. I’m a leader! he yells hurtling a stone into the river we sit upon I know I say quietly It’s why I was drawn to you. He begins to cry and I pull his large shoulders and blonde hair into my chest the tears fall and […].

When we Grow a Community, we Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

In a nutshell, growing a tribe will save the planet and participating in one will heal the heart and collective cultural wounding. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) community compassion engagement marketing vulnerability

13 Ways to Care for the Planet & Ourselves.

Elephant Journal

The only disease they will cure is what’s ailing the planet, one person, one habit at a time. We’ve all heard the mantra: change yourself, change the world. Profound change happens at a grassroots level. These suggestions are simple steps—some of which are ones we’ve most likely already taken. Sometimes, we need to go back […].

How Altruism Can Save the Planet: Q&A with Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard

Conservancy Talk

We devote hours upon hours to developing skills to excel at tasks that are important to us – from sports and music to public speaking and project management.