Discovery Kills Planet Green, Renames ‘Destination America’

Eccorazzi

The long slow death of Discovery's Planet Green will finally come to an end next month. Read More. Entertainment Featured Film/TV News

America: Green Jobs Champion

Sierra Club Compass

According to a new study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of green jobs in America has grown four times faster than every other job sector combined, up nearly 5 percent in 2011 from the previous year.

Earth Day, Celebrating our Planet

Green Home Blog

Now, in the wake of the worst recession since America’s Great Depression, rescue efforts for earth are likely to be severely hampered by a lack of capital.

The Ten Creepiest Spiders of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bradley, author of Common Spiders of North America , is one of many professional and novice arachnologists in the country studying the planet’s eight-legged critters and working to dispel popular myths. It was the first new family of spiders to be added to North America since 1890. “It’s

America's new found beverage love. Water

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It was not all that long ago that America had a serious love affair with all things soda. Your wallet and the Planet will thank you. bottled water smartwater water America vitaminwater tap water

If America cared about the planet as much as the NFL, this is what it would look like

Green (Living) Review

What if people showed the same zeal toward environmentalism as they did sports? That’s the premise of BuzzFeed Yellow’s new video, “If We Cared About The Environment Like We Care About Sports.”

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New report: American consumers want ‘Save the Planet’ over growing economy

Green Prophet

American consumers are more concerned about the planet than steady economic growth, new report. The post New report: American consumers want ‘Save the Planet’ over growing economy appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East.

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Failure of Trans Pacific Partnership good news for American People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Green America has said that it welcomes the news that Congress and the White House are unable to forge a path forward for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP favored the interests of big business over people and the planet.

Is Obama’s Blackness Increasing America’s Redness?

Wend Magazine

From Public Enemy: Fear of a Black Planet. More on the President’s blackness. From We Are the Respectable Negroes: Fear of a Black President? Love of the Confederacy?

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . The post Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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Going naked for the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Going sans clothes for the sake of the Planet by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Man was not made with clothes or fur and clothes were just “invented” as a means to protect us from the elements in inclement weathers and climates. When there is a heatwave, as was for months and months in the summer of 2012 in North America, the cost on the Planet and on people's pockets running air-conditioning and such like is horrendous and simply dressing down to nothing can solve the problem on both counts.

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America's Fat Threatens The World

Celsias

More precisely, if the rest of the world follows the American trend towards fatter bottoms then environmental degradation due to food production threatens the sustainability of our planet.

How America’s Most Useless Crop Also Became Its Most Commonly Grown One

Green (Living) Review

Contrary to what you may think (and what your food labels may suggest) corn is not the most grown crop in America. So how does the country with the most farmland on the planet end up with a number one crop that’s purely decorative?

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A Dustier Planet, Your Dustier Lungs

Green Prophet

In their original regions, this may influence the development of local storms into hurricanes that cross the ocean and reach the Americas. Earth’s dust storms and sand storms are becoming more frequent. How does that affect your health?

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America Recycles Day!

Green Living Ideas

Today is “ America Recycles Day ” and to honor this, Recyclebank , the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, developed a list of surprising and crazy items you probably didn’t know you could recycle, like pantyhose and tennis balls! do their part to make our planet a little greener (and create some green jobs !). Hooray for America Recycles Day! See the Amputee Coalition of America website for a list of organizations in the U.S

Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . The post Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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

Nature Conservancy - Science

Africa and South America are currently among the least converted regions, but they have the highest amount of potential development risk. The amount of converted lands could double for South America and triple for Africa.

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For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

Conservancy Talk

Saving the planet will largely depend on our ability to close this gap. We now have more than 30 similar funds across Latin America covering 7 million acres of watersheds. This piece originally appeared in the Milken Institute’s “ The Power of Ideas 2015 : A Collection of Insights to Transform the Future.” Milken recently published the anthology — which contains remarks from 18 thought leaders — in advance of next week’s 18th annual Milken Institute Global Conference.

This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

However, this innocuous little weed is one of the most useful medicines on the planet, just begging to be harvested. You’ve stepped on it, ignored it, and tried to eradicate it from your lawn.

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Experience the (new, artificial, and made-in-America) Middle East! Coming to Dubai in 2018

Green Prophet

Developers say that the “immersive entertainment destination” will feature themed lands and attractions based on Fox properties, including Ice Age, Rio, Planet of the Apes, Aliens, Night at the Museum and Titanic, and The Simpsons.

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New Dietary Guidelines One of Many Tools for Protecting Planet

Conservancy Talk

In certain settings – some savannas in Africa or South America, for example – traditional livestock grazing can be better for the environment than intensive crop farming. Like many others, we want healthy people and a healthy planet.

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Wales Just Doubled Its Recycling Rates, Here’s How America Can Do It Too

Green Home Blog

Wales Just Doubled Its Recycling Rates, Here’s How America Can Do It Too. Recycling is good for the planet and future generations, but the amount of household waste that is actually recycled is much lower than many individuals might expect.

AMERICA: FROM PROMISED LAND TO WASTELAND

Green (Living) Review

The largest of the bio-tech producers, it prides itself on the “dedication to positive and supportive relationships with farmers, sustainable and environmentally-conscious agricultural practices, policies that promote safe, healthy and reliable food sources for our growing planet, and ethical, transparent and competitive business conduct.”(1) by Debbie Pearson Medical writer and editor, Annita Manning once brought up a good point: “High-tech tomatoes. Mysterious milk. Supersquash.

Heroines for the Planet: Laura Turner Seydel

Eco Chic

Ironically, one of my favorite shows as a kid was Captain Planet , a show which Laura’s father, Ted Turner, created. She’s the Chairwoman of the Captain Planet Foundation , which promotes environmental education and gardens in schools, and Zero Waste Zone-Downtown Atlanta.

David Keeps Winning: 10 Recent Victories That Will Give You Hope for the Planet

Sierra Club Compass

They also add up to a sea change in how we make electricity in America: 178 coal plants and 505 coal boilers, one-third of U.S.   If you find yourself falling victim to despair or cynicism about the fate of our planet, look no further.

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James Cameron To America’s Youth: Recycling Isn’t Enough

Eccorazzi

“Avatar&# director and eco-warrior James Cameron has a message for the youth of America: recycling just isn’t going to cut it anymore. Cameron mentioned that the current trend in America of declining interest in the environment has him worried.

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Is our planet Burning Up? What we can Do when we’re are Feeling Afraid.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) drought Earth's resilience environment Fire healing meditation nature North America prayer Sandra Ingerman trees wisdomBecause the healing we do inside, is going to be reflected in the world around us.

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For America’s Birthday, Take Your Party to a Park

Conservancy Talk

In my mental memory book, the most indelible images involve exploring America’s national parks and monuments with family and friends. Shortly, I traversed some of America’s most hallowed ground, The Wilderness battlefield.

A Lung Scan for the Planet: A New Global Forest Change Interactive Map

Nature Conservancy - Science

If forests really are the lungs of our planet – absorbing and storing carbon dioxide while spitting out oxygen – then the map represents a cutting-edge, continuous image scan of our collective lungs. Red blotches are eating away at the lung capacity of our planet.

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America throws US$ 11.4 billion in the trash annually

Green (Living) Review

It is likely that we are in the early stages of a commodities trend that will only lead to higher prices over the next decades as large parts of Asia, South-America and Africa develop economically quickly and supply of many commodities will have trouble keeping up, in good part because commodity prices were pretty low during the 1980s and 1990s and very little investment was made in exploration. Do yourself and the Planet a favor. The United States throws $11.4

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Laurie David Is Serious About Healthy Dinner: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

For all her work on behalf of the Earth, Eco-Chick is proud to include her as one of our Heroines for the Planet. All of the issues we care about cross the dinner plate and we desperately need a film that helps educate America on healthy eating.

Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . The post Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi appeared first on Eco-Chick.

Hey, The Dodo: The future of animals and our planet is in our hands, not Trump’s

Eccorazzi

As we’ve begun coming to grips with what can be done to halt America’s aggressive slide into hell, it’s time for the big animal rights groups to leverage the fear of animal lovers everywhere into more detrimental campaigning and support for pointless legislation.

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US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

Green Blog

It has been reported by the UK New Statesman that the US will not air the “On Thin Ice” seventh episode of David Attenborough’s “Frozen Planet” BBC TV series about wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctica. In America, the series is being aired by the Discovery channel, which insists that the final episode has been dropped because of a “scheduling issue” ”.

Heroines for the Planet: Human Rights Advocate and Sexual Slavery Survivor Somaly Mam

Eco Chic

I talked with Somaly about her battle to eradicate human trafficking and how we can overcome this global issue that is even happening right now in America. Somaly Mam dedicates her life to battling sex trafficking — an issue that hits close to home.

Why walking can be your best eco-friendly vacation ever

Green Traveler Guides

And, best of all for this poor old planet, you’ll be […]. Black Rock City Community Compostela England Europe France Glastonbury Lake District Nevada North America Spain St.

Why the Middle East Should Definitely Support America’s Keystone XL Pipeline Protests

Green Prophet

The right wing has long maintained that America should reduce its oil dependency on the Middle East. The man America elected in 2008. Second only to China, America produces more carbon emissions than any other country (though the UAE produces more per capita.)

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Finding a Signature “Look” to Boost our Confidence & Help the Planet.

Elephant Journal

It’s a universally acknowledged truth that the French are the chicest people on the planet. In America, the look is more about the package—gloss, gloss and more gloss.

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Peru is Calling – Win a Birdwatching Adventure!

10,000 Birds

Spend a day watching Andean Condors riding the thermals (fingers crossed) and otherwise reveling in the mystery of one of the most spectacular archaeological sites on the planet. … Birding contest Peru South America

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Ecosocialist Conference shows potential for a united green left in North America

Green Blog

Capitalism is trying to kill the planet, but the people are rising up.”. Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism, addressed this point in the closing session by calling for the building of a movement through which “we change our relationship to each other and the planet.

Chef’s Collaborative RAFT (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) Event is from Oct 10-12

Green Life Smart Life

Chef’s Collaborative RAFT (Renewing America’s Food Traditions) Grow-Out Heirloom Harvest Week is a celebration of New England’s agricultural heritage, biodiversity and farmer-chef connections. . Red Planet Vegetables, Providence. Tagged: Chef Derek Wagner at Nick’s On Broadway, Chef Joe Hafner at Gracie’s, Chef’s Collaborative RAFT, Dave Johnson of Local 121, Renewing America’s Food Traditions.

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We work hard. Every day. (“Farmers, the cornerstone of America.”)

Elephant Journal

With thanks to Reddit for the heads up on this: “Our planet needs more people like Johnny! “But we’re selling to farmers.“ “ Cheers to John Paul, too, for supporting him, and for the right reasons. I’m gonna go cry now. [7:24]“ 7:24]“ (youtube.com) “I love the fact that Johnny is legitimately confused by the idea of increasing […]. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood

This weed is taking over the planet. On the upside, it’s delicious

Green (Living) Review

But when I first heard of it, I did a double take because amaranth is also a food grain used historically throughout the Americas, by the Hopi in the north all the way down to the Inca in the south.

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