Atlanta Hosts BaconFest, Kevin Bacon Shows Up

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The event perfectly merged acting and bacon when actor Kevin Bacon showed, surprising carnival goers and posing for photos. Read More. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News kevin bacon

Jane Lynch Asks Atlanta Pride Not to Hold Party at Aquarium

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Jane Lynch and PETA are asking the Atlanta Pride to cancel their event at the aquarium and extend the compassion they show to people to animals. Read More The post Jane Lynch Asks Atlanta Pride Not to Hold Party at Aquarium appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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Backyard Birdfeeder Bragging Rights, a Great Adventure for a Great Twitch, and More: This Week in Birding News

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News Allen’s Hummingbird Atlanta Falcons Avian Influenza backyard birds bird feeders Bird Flu Brood Parasitism eBird eggs Great Gray Owl poultry Project FeederWatch Super Bowl woodpeckersLet us no more speak of this week’s extraordinary failure by a cast of Falcons to finish off their prey.

Sustainability Unconference is coming to Atlanta!

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We wrote a few months ago about the Honolulu Sustainability Unconference, and we’re so happy to let you know that there is another Unconference happening this month in Atlanta, and there are still tickets available! Just like the Honolulu event, the Atlanta Sustainability Unconference offers a unique take on the traditional conference setup: instead of. The post Sustainability Unconference is coming to Atlanta!

2014 “Green Lane Project” Kicked Off To Improve Biking Facilities In 6 US Cities

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Bicycling Transportation Atlanta bike lanes Boston Denver Green Bike Lane Project Indianapolis Martha Roskowski PeopleForBikes Pittsburgh Seattle US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. Photo Credit: Green Lane Project.

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36 golden retrievers rescued from Istanbul streets

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Thanks to her networking with a US-based rescue center, three dozen of the dogs have now been saved and are now living in an animal shelter in an Atlanta, Georgia suburb. Images from Adopt a Golden Atlanta /Facebook.

Cultivate your own “pocket park” with a 3D planted garden

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Wearable Planter is an art and design studio based in Atlanta, Georgia where owner Colleen Jordan creates tiny vases that blur the line between housewares and accessories. Customers who happen to be in Atlanta can stop by the studio and pick up a plant to pop in their planters.

Ecorazzi Exclusive: We Chat with Ian Somerhalder!

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The event was held in Atlanta, and I had the privilege of attending. On Saturday night, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation kicked off Halloween weekend with their first charity event: Empoweresque, a fundraiser and costume party designed to empower women and youth. Ian was costumed as Damon Salvatore dressed as Captain Planet (Damon got in a [.]. Causes Entertainment Environment Film/TV ian somerhalder

Captain Planet Stressed Me Out

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The Conservancy has partnered with the Captain Planet Foundation , an Atlanta-based organization supporting environmental stewardship, to install gardens in 10 schools across the Atlanta area. Captain Planet helping kids build gardens in Atlanta.

Six Big Life Lessons I Learned from Maya Angelou.

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When I went to see Angelou speak in Atlanta, she dedicated a large amount of her lecture to explaining how we must always use our words for the highest good in every situation. Words have energy. Words can. Arts Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only creative writing find your passion healing from trauma inspirational quotes. Maya Angelou. life lessons mindful heroes Oprah when you know better you do better

Red-tail Without a Cause

10,000 Birds

I was scanning through a few photographs that I captured recently during a visit to Woodlands Garden near Atlanta and was shocked to find one of a young Red-tailed Hawk with a cigarette in its beak. Does anyone else see James Dean? My own teenage son is testing his boundaries and I had hoped to escape the stress of rebellion for the afternoon. I hadn’t expected to be boldly stared down by a smoking juvenile hawk.

Gourmet vegan cinnamon buns will be available in nine new locations

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We haven’t announced this yet, but the next ones that are coming are Atlanta and Las Vegas.”. We whole-heartedly support the extended availability of vegan cinnamon buns. VegNews reports that Cinnaholic has announced nine new locations.

The 11 US Cities with Highest Water /Sewer Charges

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· Atlanta, Georgia, charges went up 12 percent. A study of water use in U.S. businesses reveals that the average business district/commercialwater user saw water rates rise 5.5 percent in 2011 when compared to 2010.

Everyone Deserves Yoga. ~ Kristina Peterson

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Give Your Christmas Tree A Second Life!

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Many US cities ( like NYC , Chicago , Atlanta , and Los Angeles ) have programs where you can drop off your unwanted trees and the city will reuse them to mulch public parks. Just because Christmas is over doesn’t mean your tree has outlived its usefulness.

Georgia Activists Greet Obama, Keep the Pressure On - Compass

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But that didn't discourage Georgia activists from greeting President Obama during a recent last-minute stop in Atlanta. Compass. « Put Your Money Where Your Future Is: College Students Lead the Way on Fossil Fuel Divestment | Main. |

PETA Names Top 10 Veg Friendly Stadiums

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The stadium for the Philadelphia Phillies offers veg visitors vegan rice krispie treats, while the Atlanta Braves Turner Field cooks up veggie sushi, pasta, and vegan smoothies!

Demi Moore Wants Circus Elephants Protected From Bullhooks

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She wrote, “Today, elephant sanctuaries and most zoos – including Zoo Atlanta – never use bullhooks or other weapon-like tools to punish elephants.

Nearly Half of Americans Live with Unhealthy Air

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Thirteen of the 25 cities with the worst year-round particle pollution reached their lowest levels yet, including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and Bakersfield.

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Natalie Portman Drops Vegan Diet

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I actually went back to being vegetarian when I became pregnant, just because I felt like I wanted that stuff,” she said during a Monday phone interview with the Q100 Bert Show in Atlanta. “I

Make Your Yard (or School Grounds or Office Building) a Wildlife Haven

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Students from Chamblee Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia conduct a habitat survey – looking for pollinators, insects, and other wildlife – in their school garden which is used as an outdoor science lab.

Captain Planet Live Action Film In Development!!

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After years of rumors , speculation , and hilarious hoaxes , it appears that the gears are finally turning for a bonafide live action film based on “Captain Planet and the Planeteers&#.

"Walt Bellamy, Hall of Famer Traded by the Knicks, Dies at 74"

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He was one of my favorites growing up in Atlanta (until 5th grade). R.I.P. "Bells": "Bells": Walt Bellamy, the Hall of Fame center who was among the leading N.B.A.

Experience ‘Empoweresque’ With Ian Somerhalder and Friends!

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On Saturday, October 29, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation is hosting Empoweresque, a tasteful, burlesque-themed costume ball and fundraiser in Atlanta, and Ecorazzi is excited to be a media partner for the [.]. Have you always wanted to hobnob with celebrities while, at the same time, doing your part to save the world? Well, now’s your chance!

Homeless People Plant a Rooftop Garden and Feed the Shelter Organically

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This is why the Metro Atlanta Taskforce for the Homeless, is catching some big media attention.

Georgia Aquarium Names Mascot After Betty White

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White returned to to Atlanta on Wednesday and spent time at both the zoo and the aquarium as part of her research for an upcoming book about her experiences with animals. The Georgia Aquarium has named its new dolphin mascot “Betty&# after actress and animal lover Betty White.

Civil Rights Leaders Call for Halt to Water Fluoridation

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Because fluoride can disproportionately harm poor citizens and black families, Atlanta civil rights leaders, Andrew Young and Dr. Gerald Durley, have asked Georgia legislators to repeal the state’s mandatory water fluoridation law.

What Stores Sell Natural, Healthy Food (North America)

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image from greggavedon.com A very common question I receive is, "where can I find natural food?", especially when it comes to unique recipe ingredients. My answer is typically to go to your local natural market or buy online.

Empowering the Next Generation of Environmentalists—One Teen at a Time

Conservancy Talk

from Atlanta to Los Angeles—and we hope to soon grow internationally. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek.

Cee-Lo Changes ‘Forget You’ Lyrics to ‘Thank You’ for Firefighters

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Cee-Lo said about the song, “It’s a very noble cause, and I connect with it very, very personally because my mother was a fireman as well – one of the first black female firemen in Atlanta, Georgia, so quite a historic accomplishment.

Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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Every Fan Will Go Home Holding the Bag

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Teaching Old Planes New Energy Efficiency Landing Tricks

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Trials were also completed at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Miami International Airport. A simple change in operations gives aviation an environmental win-win-win.

Five Outside-the-box Ideas to Build Stronger Friendships.

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I went with a friend to Atlanta and hit other adults with pillows for a great time. I first got this idea when I was invited to participate in an International Pillow Fight. It occurred to me that. Enlightened Society Family Food Inspiring (Wow) adult friendships adult relationships board games building stronger relationships dinner party distance game nights growth movie night movies progressive dinner party

Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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Practical Green Infrastructure Solution to Alleviate Nation’s Water Woes

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Specifically, NRDC’s report illustrates opportunities for capturing, treating and supplying harvested rainwater for non-potable purposes in Atlanta, Ga.; by GBE FACTS NRDC analysis illustrates the potential for billions of gallons of rainwater falling on eight U.S.

The war on the homeless

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Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, Oklahoma City and more than fifty other big cities have adopted some kind of anti-camping or anti-food sharing laws. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the USA, the land of the free and the home of the brave, Philadelphia bans outdoor feeding of people in the city. Denver, Colorado, has bans on eating and sleeping on property without permission, and that could and will mean park benches.

Aguanomics provides a Lake Lanier update

Environmental Economics

Zetland: Atlanta and Georgia won the right to water from Lake Lanier. Now that the court has established the rights, it's time for the politicians to negotiate who should get water and who should get money. A tri-lateral monopolistic negotiation among governors would be a nightmare. Better to allow users to bid for water in an all-in-auction , with revenues going to those with the property rights. via www.aguanomics.com.

First Day of EPA Carbon Pollution Standard Hearings a Success!

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Denver, and Atlanta Tuesday for the first day of public hearings on the Environmental Protection Agency''s Clean Power Plan. In Atlanta, hundreds marched through the city streets after a powerful rally (the first photo in this blog post is of the Atlanta rally).