Islamic Cemetery in Austria Reinforces Natural Connection to the End

Green Prophet

A new 8,400 square meter cemetery for Islamic burials in Austria reinforces humanity’s connection to nature until the end. That we are custodians of the planet is an idea that is expressed in numerous Quranic tenets.

Austrian Space Forum Dispatches Mars Mission in Morocco!

Green Prophet

Which is why the Austrian Space Forum (OEWF) dispatched a crew to Morocco, where they tested a series of communication, vehicular, wearable and other technologies that may eventually be deployed on the red planet, Gizmag reports.

Tons and tons of them (I like birds)

10,000 Birds

Now that there are 7 billi0n of us on this planet, it seems appropriate to look at and appreciate other great big collections of creatures. This week I came across a wonderful little video ( here ) of Starlings by Liberty Smith and Sophie Windsor Clive: now, wasn’t that cute.

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The Great Bustard Lek

10,000 Birds

The Great Bustard ( Otis tarda ) is one of the largest flying birds on the planet, topped only by the Kori Bustard ( Ardeotis kori ) and, possibly in some cases, by the Mute Swan ( Cygnus olor ).

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Haus Alpenz: The Scarlet Ibis – Trinidad Rum

10,000 Birds

Each release is blended and bottled by specialty spirits importer Haus Alpenz of Austria from a selection of three- to five-year-old Trinidadian small-cask rum aged on American white oak, bottled at a stronger-than-usual 98 proof (49% alcohol by volume).

Signs of Global Warming or Not?

Eco Friendly Daily

Europe, like much of the planet, has experienced a much milder winter than normal. There are also some species of trees in Austria, that shouldn’t be pollinating until spring, that have already begun their pollination cycles.

Natural fabric wallpaper that hipsters and walls will love

Green Prophet

Today when we look for wallpaper, we want things that are chemical free and good for our spirit, mind, health and planet. I was a 70s kid. I saw the days it took for my mother to put up her flower-power wallpaper.

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Serious Effects of Plastic Pollution on Human Health

Greentumble

Looking at the problem from a global perspective, the European Environment Agency has stated point blank that marine ecosystems are “essential for maintaining life on our planet [25].”. Most of Austria’s larger supermarket chains have voluntarily stopped providing customers plastic bags.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Recycling

Greentumble

Recycling figures vary by nation, but even in those that do well ( Austria and Germany are the world leaders , with recycling rates of above 60 percent) there is room for improvement [4]. Recycling and the future of the planet. Until relatively recently, recycling was not a major.

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Green wine? Of course…

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Solar Water Heaters Give Free Hot Water From Cyprus Rooftops

Green Prophet

In Austria, 15% of the population use solar water heating; while Spain has a law requiring that all new or renovated buildings have solar heating installed. Free hot water from the sun. Cyprus now leads the way.

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Maui: 5 great green to do's

Green Traveler Guides

This non-profit’s mission is to protect whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet’s oceans.

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Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

Green Traveler Guides

The tented suites come with personal butlers, are antique-filled, have polished wooden floors and real bathrooms; from their decks you overlook the genuine Animal Planet, the game-filled sweep of the Masai Mara.

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Pan Pacific Seattle hotel: model of corporate social responsiblity.

Green Traveler Guides

Phillips, manager of CSR for the 160-room property , has established a program called PanEarth that includes a CSR vision based on four community pillars: Caring for Community, Caring for Our Planet, Caring for Challenges, and Caring Globally.

Why travel green: 3 good reasons

Green Traveler Guides

Reason #2: It’s best for the planet. You have a great travel experience … the planet breathes easier.

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Welcome to the Blue Heart of Europe

Conservancy Talk

What would become an irrigation ditch or canal in Austria or the United States was to remain a stream in Albania or Montenegro.

Six Senses Hua Hin: Thai us up, throw away the key

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

This is true for both Europe and the planet as a whole. The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it.

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There is Only One Side to the Nuclear Debate

Green Prophet

Instead of being restricted to the Ukraine, radiation was propelled into the stratosphere by Chernobyl’s massive explosion, where it was picked up by the wind and swept throughout the Northern Hemisphere to Greece, Austria, Turkey, and elsewhere.

Another Capitalism is Possible? From world economic crisis to green capitalism

The Green Changemakers

Green capitalism” is the word of the hour, and we’re being told that it’s finally time to “save the planet” in order to “save the economy.” Sparking a World-wide Energy Revolution - Social Struggles in the Transition to a Post-Petrol World.

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge

Green Traveler Guides

Lots of chill expats and Lonely Planet backpackers, easy place to get a great massage or smoothie, and you see the word “eco&# splashed here and there.

Green Lodging Key West | Organic Food Key West | Green Hotel Key.

Green Traveler Guides

Best for the planet … and you. Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Weekend Reading 10/4/13

Sightline Daily

The very way we think about ourselves and others—and even the way we perceive reality—makes us distinct from other humans on the planet, not to mention from the vast majority of our ancestors. The Guardian put out this amazing(ly depressing) interactive last week, in case you were wondering how hot the planet will get in your lifetime. If you want to see US cycling with brand new eyes, watch this video made by a man from the Netherlands.

World Water Crisis

The Green Changemakers

Read more: [link] George Steinmetz / Blue Planet Run Next Back Source Underground aquifers, dozens of miles deep and hundreds of miles wide, are the Earth's second-largest reserve of fresh water, after ice caps and glaciers.

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Valkyrie's Heroes

The Alien Next Door

According to archives documenting anti-Nazi resistance in Austria, German military courts condemned over 70,000 people to death, two thirds of whom were members of its own forces. I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

One hopes that the Climate Creditor countries will insist on full reparations for a polluted planet. At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

According to leading US climate scientist Dr James Hansen, exploitation of the Canadian tar sands will mean “game over” for the Planet. Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.

What's something about Whole Foods that could be Better.

Elephant Journal

on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) free market economists, was in Austria in the 1930s and thus had a ringside seat on both fascism and socialism. Want to stay in touch with elephant?

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Creating the future we want

The Green Changemakers

As The Economist (2011) observed in a recent review of the planet’s growing population and its potential impacts, “Once upon a time, the passing of population milestones might have been a cause of celebration. Alan D. Hecht 1 , Joseph Fiksel 2 , Scott C. Fulton 3 , Terry F. Yosie 4 , Neil C.

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