Elephant Emergency in Chad: Please Help Us Stop the Killing. ~ Via IFAW

Elephant Journal

I’ve just learned that 86 elephants—33 of them pregnant females—have been gunned down by poachers in the Central African country of Chad. Animal Rights (Diet, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green WAYLON: Today Only animal cruelty Chad elephant emergency endangered green killing poaching protect

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The Real Reason Chad le Clos Lost to Michael Phelps.

Elephant Journal

I was so intrigued watching Le Clos on the last lap as even in real time I noticed that he turned his head to the left multiple times (five actually) to.

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Keira Knightley Urges Aid During Emotional Charity Trip to Chad

Eccorazzi

While visiting Chad, Keira Knightley is overcome with emotion and urges aid upon seeing malnourished children living in poverty. Read More. Causes News People Top News keira knightley

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The Climate Wars Have Begun in Nigeria.

Elephant Journal

Boko Haram arose from the disappearance of Lake Chad, which had sustained the Kanuri tribe that makes up most of the group. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today boko haram climate change desertification kanuri Lake Chad nigeria Poverty and social marginalization also play a major role.

Rob Lowe Helps Special Needs Dogs At California Shelter

Eccorazzi

Rob Lowe, his son Matthew, and his brother and fellow actor Chad Lowe have all been putting in quality pup time at One Dog Rescue in California. Animals Causes chad lowe rob loweAccording to sources who have been chatting with TMZ, the Lowe men have been helping to organize adoption events, footing the bill for mobile spay/neuter clinics and purchasing [.].

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, March 20

Conservancy Talk

89 elephants have been slaughtered in Chad (and ivory passed $2000 a kilogram on Asia’s black market). On our radar this morning: more bad news for elephants. Aljazeera ). John Kerry pushes for an Antarctic Ocean Reserve in what he calls a “living laboratory.” ” ( National Geographic ). Ethanol’s promise and production is fading in rural America. ( The New York Times ). Wildfires already ? Colorado braces itself for an early start to the season. Grist ).

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DIY Tips Repurposing Scrap Wood In The Garden

Green Living Ideas

Eco Home Living Garden and Yard Care Recycling Chad Schimmel depotdevoid DIY Tips Repurposing Scrap Wood In The Garden MisterSoul99 raised planter boxIt doesn’t take much looking to find an abundant stock of scrap wood to use in a number of settings.

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Great Green Wall of Trees for Africa

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Climate Change/Global Warming Africa Burkina Faso Chad climate change Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia GEF Global Environment Facility global warming Great Green Wall Mali Mauritania Niger Nigeria Sahel-Sahara Senegal Sudan United Nations United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification World Day to Combat Desertification

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Grow a Beard to Save Water for World Environment Day

Wend Magazine

Save a Million. &# is being powered in partnership with Chad Pregracke, the founder of the Environmental non-profit Living Lands and Waters , which helps protect, preserve and restore the nations’ rivers and watersheds.

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Volunteering in Paradise

Conservancy Talk

For Conservancy employees Chad Livingston and Alex Wegmann, it meant something far different. Chad and Alex lead conservation and research efforts at Palmyra Atoll, a Conservancy preserve and US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) National Wildlife Refuge 1,000 miles south of Hawai’i.

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New Ocean Front Property for Sale

Environmental Economics

  Spotted by eagle-eyed locals on the ground -- and photographed by  Chad Koczera  -- the sandbank has grown from tiny isle to large land mass. I'm going to the Outer Banks of North Carolina soon.  I might have to take a peak at the new island that has formed off of Cape Point before the developer get a hold of it.

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Cuckoos Tracked from England to Africa

10,000 Birds

The birds have dispersed rather widely: Four of the birds have already crossed the Sahara; two are in southern Chad, one is in northern Nigeria and the fourth one is in Burkina Faso. Tiny satellite tracking tags allowed scientists from the British Trust for Ornithology to track five cuckoos on their 5,000 km migration to Africa.

The Tragic Story Behind Haunting Plane-Shaped Memorial in the Sahara Desert

Green Prophet

18 years later, family members built a memorial shaped like a plane in Niger, to which Libya contributed $170 million.UTA Flight 772 was flying from Brazzaville in the People’s Republic of Congo, via N’Djamena in Chad, to Paris CDG airport in France.

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Swarms!!! Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco on High Alert for Desert Locusts

Green Prophet

Swarms of adult locusts are currently forming in Chad and are about to form in Mali and Niger following good summer rains that provided favourable conditions for two generations of breeding and which triggered a 250-fold increase in locust populations in those countries.

Take A Seat: Sharing a Ride Across America

Wend Magazine

Then after that we had two brothers, Warren and Chad Woodbury who had muscular dystrophy,&# Dom said. “Sure Rachel has Cerebral Palsy or sure Chad has muscular dystrophy but I’m not about to jump on one bandwagon, Dom said.

RFF on the Issues: When a Carbon Tax Is Better than Regulation

Environmental Economics

A climate rebate delivered through existing tax and benefit systems can shield low- and moderate-income households from the rising prices of electricity, gasoline, and other energy-intensive goods that would occur under a carbon tax regime,” writes Chad Stone of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. When isn't it?

Alex Honnold, the Reluctant Free-Soloist

Wend Magazine

Music this week by Chad Farran. Many of us have a deep fascination with rock climbers. Big wall climbers in particular captivate our wonder and attention as we marvel at their daring feats of courage.

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The SCOTUS has opened the door for a carbon tax?

Environmental Economics

Similarly, Chad stone notes that a climate rebate delivered through existing tax and benefit systems could “fully offset the impact of a carbon tax on the purchasing power of low- and moderate-income households." Shannon Wulf Tregar: The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan suffered a setback this week as the Supreme Court blocked the agency from requiring states to submit compliance plans until the program is reviewed by a lower court.

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Solar cookers help save lives in Darfur Refugee Camps

EcoFriend

B.Sameer Kumar: A ray of hope for those struggling in the Dark Continent; that is exactly what the supply of solar cookers is to the refugees at a camp in Darfur, Chad. How are solar cookers saving lives in Chad and Darfur?

Luxurious Chiseled Desert Lodge In Jordan Is Also Sustainable

Green Prophet

Chad Oppenheim’s design for an eco lodge in Jordan’s desert is absolutely breathtaking. Chad Oppeneheim’s design attempts to respect the local culture by with a discreet, and hidden facility that doesn’t jut out too conspicuously.

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Earth Day 2011

Sustainability Ninja

“Millions of people doing small, individual acts can add up to real change,” said Chad Chitwood, a spokesman for the umbrella group coordinating efforts. This year’s Earth Day has a slogan – “A Billion Acts of Green.” ” Today, those people are encouraged to observe Earth Day 2011 by pledging online at act.earthday.org/ and to do something small but sustainable in their own lives to improve things on our precious planet.

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Paramore’s Hayley Williams Launches Vegan Hair Dye Company

Eccorazzi

Hayley, who recently wed another vegan, Chad Gilbert of band New Found Glory, is seriously living the pop punk dream. Thanks to Hayley Williams, vegans can have the highlighter hair they covet. Bustle reports that the Paramore lead singer has launched her own hair dye company called Good DYE Young , and recently tweeted confirmation that the brand will be entirely vegan and cruelty free. Turn that frown upside down! GDY is Vegan & cruelty-free!! https://t.co/SBPPKZLBVG. SBPPKZLBVG.

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Celebrating Solar Power in North Carolina

Sierra Club Compass

The tour was led by the farm's Chad Ray, who discussed how solar can complement the agriculture industry and provide families and farmers with more opportunities to stay competitive and grow their businesses (that's Chad showing off the barn's solar panels in the above photo).

Plastic Bag Bans around the World

Greentumble

Chad (2005). Since the late 1970s, plastic bags have. become a staple and an iconic image of shopping. They are such common place that people expect them to be readily available and think little of throwing them away or even discarding them on the ground.

eBird Economics: How Much Would You Pay to See Birds?

10,000 Birds

We have a paper under review where we collaborate with Chad Wilsey from Audubon, using Audubon’s forecasts of how climate change is likely to affect bird ranges. Birders derive “value” from birding.

Black-backed Woodpeckers and Forest Fires in California and the West

10,000 Birds

Justin Augustine and Chad Hanson, Ph.D. It was July of 2012. I arrived at Lassen Volcanic National Park around 7:00 a.m. It was a cool 48 degrees.

Economic and political effects of rising gas prices

Environmental Economics

But, I guess these small political impacts, combined with a hanging chad or two, can matter The bottom line of this article from the NY Times is that rising gas prices tends to have small political impacts: Gas prices influence voters indirectly, because rising prices can slow the pace of growth. But the influence is modest, because spending on oil and its derivatives makes up only a small part of the nation’s economic activity.

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African Leaders Push For Project To Stop Encroaching Sahara

Eco Friendly Daily

Many African leaders are concerned regarding the encroaching Sahara Desert and have therefore met in the country of Chad to discuss the problem. In total it would reach across eleven different African nations, including Niger, Chad, Sudan and Nigeria.

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Field Report: Green Education in Ethiopia

Blue Earth

In most poor countries that discover significant oil reserves (like Chad) there is corruption, environmental degradation, prostitution and drug abuse following on the heels of fast oil cash.

In Jordan, 33 percent standing can’t see their feet

Green Prophet

Chad is last place, behind Ethiopia and Angola. Jordan is becoming a heavyweight on the global stage, but this is nothing to puff up about.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Will Perform Intimate Show for Charity

Eccorazzi

Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer are back. If these names sound familiar that’s because they make up the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The band is setting up a rare and intimate club performance on Aug.

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Former NFL Stars To Climb Kilimanjaro For Charity

Eccorazzi

Ex-Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher and former Philadelphia Eagles tight end Chad Lewis will accompany the 37-year-old on the trek; which they hope will help raise awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Will Ancient Mega Lake Bring Peace to Sudan?

Green Prophet

His work led to the discovery of a large underground water source in Egypt’s East Uweinat region near the borders with Libya, Chad and Sudan. Can mega well bring peace to Sudan? At least 300,000 people died and almost three million were displaced by the Darfur conflict in Sudan.

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Rethinking Flood Protection in the Face of Increasing Storms

Conservancy Talk

Schwab, AICP, Manager, Hazards Planning Center, American Planning Association www.planning.org Jason Hellendrung, Partner, Sasaki Associates www.sasaki.com Chad Berginnis, CFM, Executive Director, Association of State Floodplain Managers www.floods.org Mark P.

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Environmental damage highlighted by Google Earth

Eco Friendly Daily

Among the 100 “hotspots” included are the dwindling Amazon rainforest, melting polar ice caps, and the startling declines of Central Asia’s Aral Sea and Africa’s Lake Chad, shown in satellite images captured between 1963 and 2004.

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New England Patriots Head to Nicaragua

Eco Friendly Daily

Other countries receiving Bears shirts included Chad, Chile, Bolivia, , El Salvador, and Zimbabwe.

Are Cage-Free Eggs All They're Cracked Up to Be?

Mother Jones

But this October, UEP President Chad Gregory told Politico that the group wouldn't put up a fight in Massachusetts, where a measure modeled after California's will be on the ballot in November.

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Believers Can Save One Million Gallons Of Water – Grow A Beard

Green Prophet

Every gallon of water that we save makes a difference to our communities, so when thousands of people get together for one common cause, great things can happen,” said Chad Pregracke, founder of Living Lands & Waters and the face of the program on Budweiser’s Facebook page. “By

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A Clarion Call for Sahel Drought Victims

Green Prophet

The internationally renowned artist who regularly campaigns to improve the lives of African citizens launched an appeal to the international community to act before the food crisis unfolding in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger reaches emergency status. “We

Environmental damage highlighted by Google Earth

Eco Friendly Daily

Among the 100 “hotspots” included are the dwindling Amazon rainforest, melting polar ice caps, and the startling declines of Central Asia’s Aral Sea and Africa’s Lake Chad, shown in satellite images captured between 1963 and 2004.

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Giraffe Gaffe

Eco Friendly Daily

The Nigerian giraffe, once found in west and central Africa, may only amount to about 160 individuals in Chad. Up until now, the giraffe has been considered a single species.

What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

Green Prophet

Worldwide, the country least prepared for climate change is the landlocked African nation of Chad, with a score of 31.6.

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