Iran bans dog walking

Green Prophet

The country’s totalitarian regime has banned another human pleasure owning one of man’s best friends. She has been banned from taking Peaky anywhere around the streets of Tehran. Last month the Police Chief of Tehran said dog walking is now banned everywhere.

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Detroit Bans Fracking

Sustainability Ninja

Detroit’s City Council has made history in Michigan by becoming the first in the state to pass a resolution supporting a ban on fracking. Detroit sent a strong message indicating that a ban on fracking is necessary to protect public health and preserve Michigan’s natural resources,” said Lynna Kaucheck of Food & Water Watch. The time to ban fracking in Michigan is now.”. Eco News detroit bans fracking

France Bans Genetically Modified Corn

Sustainability Ninja

France has temporarily banned the planting of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, ominously called MON810. Agriculture france ban GM corn monsanto yieldgardDue to the proximity of the planting season,” said Agriculture Minister Bruno Le Maire in a press release last week, the country has “decided to take a precautionary measure to temporarily prohibit the cultivation of maize MON810 on the national territory to protect the environment.”.

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Delhi bans disposable plastics

Green (Living) Review

In December 2016, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) voted to pass a law banning the use of all disposable plastics throughout the national capital region. Other wish there had been more time to get used to the idea of such a ban.

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Calcutta bans bicycles

Green (Living) Review

Calcutta bans bicycles in an apparent attempt to check bombing terror by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Just when you think you have heard and seen it all and then along comes something like that from a city where bicycles vastly outnumber cars. India cycle ban cycles Kolkata Calcutta bicycles

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60,000 Humans have already been Banned. One Human just Stopped it—for Now.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights Featured Events WAYLON: Today Only executive order immigration ban james robart love trumps hate muslim Muslim ban no ban refugee refugee ban seattle judge trumpThanks Judge Robart!

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10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Well, let’s have a look at the most important reasons why single-use plastic bags should be banned right now. Quick Navigation for Reasons Why Plastic Shopping Bags Should Be Banned. Bans in other countries. How can you help to ban plastic bags in your area?

Hong Kong Bans Shark Fin Soup and Bluefin Tuna

Green Prophet

But now the government has instituted a new ban that could reduce consumption of both. “WWF-Hong Kong congratulates the HKSAR government for issuing a shark fin and bluefin tuna ban for their official dining,” the group announced in a press release.

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Pro Surfers Assault Fellow Wave Rider, Both Banned from Upcoming.

Wend Magazine

Garcia has been banned from competing in his next event, the ASP 4-Star Burton Toyota Pro in Newcastle, Australia. One Response to “Pro Surfers Assault Fellow Wave Rider, Both Banned from Upcoming Events&# T. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Jordan bans plastic bags, joining Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE

Green Prophet

The Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) announced plans to ban the use of plastic bags starting next year. No word on what constitutes “greener” substitutes, nor how the ban will be enforced. Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE ban plastics too.

To Those who Support the Immigrant Ban: I Want to Listen.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only dialogue make america great again Muslim ban non-partisan politics opposition support immigrant ban Trump SupportersI want to learn.

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France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic. It’s The part of the nation’s Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, which will also carry out a ban on plastic bags in grocery shops and markets beginning in July.

California To Ban Shark Finning

Sustainability Ninja

A measure to ban the practice of shark finning has achieved final passage on a bipartisan vote in the state of California. The new law will ban the sale, purchase or possession in California of shark fins, which are consistently used in Chinese cooking. Eco News shark fin ban california shark finning

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India Bans Shark Finning


The country recently banned animal testing for cosmetics products, and banned shows featuring captive dolphins and orcas. Read More The post India Bans Shark Finning appeared first on Ecorazzi. There has been some great news for animals coming out of India lately.

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Colorado Bans Greyhound Racing


This makes Colorado the 39th state in America to ban greyhound racing! Read More The post Colorado Bans Greyhound Racing appeared first on Ecorazzi. This week, Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law the prohibition of greyhound racing in Colorado.

California Bans Ivory


California Governor Jerry Brown signed state assembly bill AB 96 into law yesterday, which officially bans the sale of virtually all elephant ivory and rhino horn in the state. Though Read More The post California Bans Ivory appeared first on Ecorazzi.

California Bans Plastic Bags! WooHoo!!!

Eco Chic

But seriously, this evening, governor Jerry Brown announced a plastic bag ban for the ENTIRE state —and check your maps, California is HUGE! We’re the first to ban these bags, and we won’t be the last.”. The post California Bans Plastic Bags!

Banned Four Loko Drink Turned Into Ethanol Fuel

Sustainability Ninja

Every can of the now banned Four Loko makes about 2.8 that recycles ethanol, which is what they intend to do with the banned beverages. Eco News four loko banned four loko ethanol four loko fuelounces of ethanol alcohol. That means that every four cases could produce a little more than a gallon of ethanol alcohol.

Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities

Green Home Blog

Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities. Carolina, a city along the Atlantic coast in a state which, in late June of 2009, passed a bag ban, S.L The photo above depicts 60,000 plastic bags, the number used in the U.S. every five seconds. Photo by Chris Jordan.

British Home Secretary wants to ban encryption

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) British Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants to ban encryption – well basically – for she demands that the security services and police be given access to the encryption WhatsApp and other secure messaging services.

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Portland City Council Approves Plastic Bag Ban

Sustainability Ninja

Portland has joined a growing list of cities that have banned plastic bags. The ban applies to supermarkets with $2 million or more in gross annual sales plus stores with pharmacies and at least 10,000 square feet of space. Eco News portland plastic bag banThe Portland City Council unanimously (5-0) approved an ordinance this week that prohibits plastic shopping bags at major grocers and certain big-box stores. The new rules will take effect October 15th.

New York City Outdoor Smoking Ban Starts

Sustainability Ninja

Eco News nyc smoking banA law which Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed in February will make smoking illegal in New York City’s 1,700 parks and on the city’s 14 miles of public beaches. Smoking will also be prohibited in pedestrian plazas like Times Square. Cigarette butts account for 75% of the litter found on New York City beaches, according to a news release from Bloomberg’s office.

Thoreau’s town bans single-use plastic bottles!


All My Relations Announcements ban bottles Concord environment health nature news plastic pollution single-use toxinsSome very excellent news! Here we see a political action in service of the health of both people and our environment. And what a perfect place to do it: the hometown of Henry David Thoreau. Thank you, Concord, Mass, for carrying on his legacy of visionary activism. This action will mean less plastic building up [.].

Dubai, Abu Dhabi ban high energy incandescent light bulbs

Green Prophet

Albeit somewhat late ( the UK first announced its ban of incandescent light bulbs in 2007), the UAE’s ban is a progressive move that is expected to save up to 500 megawatts a year. Cities CFLs Energy Efficiency energy shortages LEDs Middle East UAE light bulb ban

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GardenToolbox & The Hosepipe Ban

Green (Living) Review

GardenToolbox one of the UK's leading online retailers of gardening tools and equipment has recently divulged their thoughts on the recent hosepipe ban; both implementation and removal. This meant that people could water their plants without fear of breaching the hosepipe ban.

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Plastic Bag Bans around the World


Countries that have banned plastic bags. The first country to implement a full ban on plastic bags was Belgium in 2007. Since then many countries have begun to follow suit with country wide bans, local / partial bans, and taxes or disincentives on using plastic bags.

Russia issues temporary ban on beef from New Zealand

Green (Living) Review

The Russian agriculture safety watchdog has imposed a temporary ban on imports of beef and beef products from New Zealand, effective February 6. The watchdog also said that it might ban fish imports from New Zealand due to traces of mercury in some supplies.

The Banned Super Bowl Ad that We Needed to See.

Elephant Journal

84 Lumber Super Bowl Commercial banned build a wall controversy fox immigrants immigration mindfullness political Sarah Norrad Super Bowl Super Bowl 2017When asked about the intent for creating the commercial, the advertising company's response was, "to generate national awareness.crea.

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Enforcing Jordan’s Smoking Ban: Is the Kingdom Blowing Smoke?

Green Prophet

Five years following its ban on smoking in restaurants and other public spaces, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will start enforcing the rules. Law enforcement began in 2009 with shopping malls and Queen Alia International Airport first enacting the ban, followed by fast food restaurants.

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Success! Los Angeles Bans Bullhooks


LA City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of cruel bullhooks by any circus performing within city limits. Los Angeles Bans Bullhooks appeared first on Ecorazzi. Read More The post Success! Animals Causes Entertainment Featured News

Norway becomes first country to ban deforestation

Green (Living) Review

Norway has become the first country to stop clear-cutting of trees, a huge step toward curbing global deforestation. At the rate we are going, the world's rain forests could completely vanish in 100 years.

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Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter


Denmark chose animal rights over religion Monday by enacting a sweeping ban on the religious slaughter of animals. The new regulation banning the religious slaughter of animals was signed into Read More The post Denmark Bans Kosher and Halal Animal Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Smoking Ban Fires Up Lebanon Businesses

Green Prophet

Hotel and restaurant owners in Lebanon are all fired up after Law 174 went into effect today, banning all smoking within closed environments throughout the country. But non-government organizations citing a similar ban in Turkey claim that the move could actually boost revenues.

Turkish Lipstick Ban Reversed, But Booze Sales Get Corked

Green Prophet

Turkey is in the news for its social protests which may also be linked to this: a new Turkish law bans late night alcohol sales and requires boozy products to be smacked with warning labels. an denied that this is an alcohol ban, “What’s essential to us is the benefit of our people.

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US and UK banning the use of Kaspersky anti-virus

Green (Living) Review

Kaspersky's anti-virus software was banned from U.S. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Not only the government agencies are on the bandwagon, even Barclay's Bank is advising its customers who got it free via the Bank to stop using it.

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To Those who Support the Immigration Ban: I Want to Listen.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only dialogue make america great again Muslim ban non-partisan politics opposition support immigrant ban Trump SupportersI want to learn.

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Banning Books: What this Means for Our Youth.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) banning books censorship children's education libraries tabooCensorship does not protect our children. We should teach our children to.

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San Francisco’s plastic ban sends seismic wave around the world

Green Prophet

Banning plastics is the best first step to eliminating this poisonous prodrome of modern civilization. Last March, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a bottle-banning ordinance – quickly signed into law by Mayor Edwin M.

We Go ECO with Ban T-Shirts

Green Earth Journey

I received the fabulous organic t-shirt pictured above on my sexy hubby from Ban T-shirts. Ban T-Shirts has a ton of designs to choose from. For every single shirt that is sold from Ban T-shirts the company plants one tree! Ban T-shirts are made in the U.S.

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France aims to ban plastic cups, plates and cutlery

Green (Living) Review

But the proposed ban is not without controversy by Michael Smith (Veshengro) France's latest efforts to reduce pollution, especially in the form of plastic waste, will also affect picnickers in parks and countryside. It follows a ban on plastic bags, in place since July.

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Plastic Bag Fighting California Ban.

Elephant Journal

More on Plastic Bags and (Inevitable) Bans. From Factory Direct Promos: Will California Become the First State to Officially Ban Single Use Plastic Bags? From elephant journal: If You Love Animals, Boycott Plastic Bags. From Yes!

Shigeru Ban’s Design Souq pavilion is made entirely of cardboard in Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

Legendary Japanese architect Shigeru Ban built Design Souq – a mobile, recyclable pavilion made entirely out of cardboard that is every bit as sturdy as brick or stone. Design Abu Dhabi Art Festival Cardboard Pavilion green building materials green design Japanese design Shigeru Ban

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Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting


Costa Rican legislators signed a bill after a two year battle that will ban dog fighting in the country. Read More The post Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News