Chad Everett Harris on How Business Owners Are Dealing With COVID-19

Green Prophet

Seasoned entrepreneur Chad Everett Harris provides a concise run-down of the different ways that businesses are maintaining operations and mitigating financial losses through the pandemic. Chad Everett Harris is a successful, serial entrepreneur.

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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. Start your list with this usable material, from shipping boxes and pallets to construction waste and old fences. Let’s start by seeing some of these reclaimed wood materials after they have made useful items and [&hellip.

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Great Green Wall of Trees for Africa

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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, March 20

Cool Green Science

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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2010 might be the hottest year ever recorded in human history

Green Blog

Meteorologist Jeff Masters also notes that new temperature records have been reached in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Chad, Niger, Pakistan and Myanmar. Global Warming 2010 Africa Arctic sea ice Asia Chad climate change climate science global temperature heatwave India Iraq James Hansen Kuwait La Nina Myanmar NASA Niger NSIDC Pakistan Saudi Arabia scienceClimate institutions and scientists are warning that 2010 might end up as one of the hottest years ever recorded in human history.

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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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Volunteering in Paradise

Cool Green Science

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. Maintaining a station of this complexity requires long, full days and in many cases advanced expertise in engineering,” Chad explained. “We

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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. Many of the passengers on board were VIP dignitaries, including Bonnie Pugh, wife of the American ambassador to Chad at the time, Robert L.

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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. They could also pose a threat to harvests in Chad, Mali and Niger.” Even a small swarm of locusts can eat the food of 35,000 people! .

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?

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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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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. This beautiful eco-lodge is chiseled into the side of Wadi Rum’s dramatic red sandstone walls. Also called the Valley of the Moon, Wadi Rum resembles a martian landscape with its high red sandstone and granite walls.

Conflict-driven hunger worsens; Middle East hit hard

Green Prophet

The situation in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and Yemen worsened in the latter part of 2018 largely because of conflict, while Somalia, Syria and the Lake Chad Basin have seen some improvements in line with improved security. A child in Yemen.

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Seasteading: utopian floating cities or safe haven for western pirates?

Green Prophet

Bitcoin tycoon Chad Elwartowski and his partner, Supranee Thepdet, built a maritime cabin inside the territorial waters of Thailand, and filmed themselves drinking champagne to celebrate their seasteading home.

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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. Desertification is becoming more prevalent across the globe for varying reasons. One of the largest contributing factors to desertification is global warming. Additional factors include deforestation and livestock grazing.

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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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New resort area in Saudi Arabia breaks ground with Desert Rock


Chad Oppenheim, founder of Oppenheim Architecture, said, “Desert Rock is one of the most dramatic desert landscapes in the world, which is why we wanted to use the architecture as a way to honor and respect it.

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).

Arab loan offers $105 million USD to fund renewables globally

Green Prophet

In Chad , the ADFD loan of US$15 million will contribute to the construction of a six MW solar power plant. Cuba will receive an Arab fund loan to develop solar power.

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment


In recent years, the desert has advanced southward to lake Chad, where dramatic declines in water level gave rise to many serious conflicts and terror [16]. One of the latest humanitarian crises has been declared in countries that have been dependent upon resources provided by lake Chad, where lake water gets quickly replaced by inhospitable sand dunes, destroying fishing and farming communities. The word ‘desertification’ may seem like a word.

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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. I am now on a flight back from Ethiopia (located near the horn of East Africa, surrounded by Sudan, Somalia, Kenya and Eritrea). I lived for the last three weeks in the northern region of the country, in the high plateaus and mountains of Tigray.

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. The kingdom is among the world’s worst countries for obesity according to Oxfam’s World Food Index 2013, with 33% of standing Jordanians unable to see their feet. Over 14% of the population is also diabetic. Nearly 18% of Saudis suffer from that disease.

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. Rampant forest destruction, retreating glaciers and explosive urban growth have been highlighted by a partnership between the United Nations and internet search giant Google.

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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. Egyptian-American geologist Farouk El-Baz believes that limited access to water is one of the root causes of this conflict. Doctor El-Baz is director of Boston University’s center for remote sensing.

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Plastic Bag Bans around the World


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. The reality is that over the past 40 years plastic bag usage has skyrocketed and has caused drastic problems for natural ecosystems. Plastic bags are often eaten by animals, causing them to choke and die.

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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. Seconds after the New York Giants claimed victory in Super Bowl XLII, the players were sporting caps proclaiming their status as champions – this of course meant that similar caps and apparel emblazoned with the Patriot’s logo, were sitting unused and unwanted on the sidelines.

Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan among the world’s hungriest countries (UN report)

Green Prophet

Yemen — Village in the Manakhah District of the Sana’a Governorate in the Haraz Mountains. Some 41 countries continue to be in need of external assistance for food, with conflicts acting as the primary cause of high levels of food insecurity and adverse weather conditions – particularly rainfall shortages in Africa – acutely affecting food availability and access for millions of people, a quarterly report by the United Nations says.

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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. Rampant forest destruction, retreating glaciers and explosive urban growth have been highlighted by a partnership between the United Nations and internet search giant Google.


World’s longest wildlife bridge could become reality across the Mississippi River


The Bison Bridge, as the proposal is known, was first suggested by a local conservationist and the president and founder of Living Lands & Waters, Chad Pregracke. A proposal to repurpose the bridge connecting Iowa and Illinois across the Mississippi River into a national park and wildlife crossing has gained traction.

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. This meant that overall population numbers were fairly healthy, despite the presence of at least six subspecies and a fragmented habitat. However, new research suggests that the long-necked animals are a lot less related than previously believed.

When to go to Saudi Arabia and Other Travel Tips

Green Prophet

This is a requirement for all countries. Poliomyelitis– If you are from certain countries, namely Afghanistan, Chad, Nigeria and Pakistan, you must have had a recent OPV. Saudi Arabia is poised to open the country to tourism. When it undertakes this historic step, you will be able to visit the country as a tourist. This should happen by the end of 2021. Right now, if you want to visit Saudi Arabia you can only do so as part of a religious pilgrimage.

Giraffes Rebounding In Some Areas Of Africa

Eco Friendly Daily

Their population inhabited from the Atlantic coast in Senegal to mid-continent in Chad. Giraffes are the world’s tallest creatures and are well known around the world. A decade ago, there were 140,000 giraffes in Africa, today there are less than 100,000. The reasons are varied but essentially boil down to human interference. Poaching, increasing human populations, numerous wars and even increasing desert areas are pinpointed as devastating to the giraffes.

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Libyan Artist Turns Weapons of War Into Amazing Sculptures

Green Prophet

Speaking to Mashalla News, Al-Wakwak also talks openly about the impact the Gaddafi regime had on him and the seven years he spent in prison for refusing to go to war in Chad. Libyan sculptor Ali Al-Wakwak has transformed the charred remnants of war into inspiring creations. Around a week ago, Libyans celebrated the first anniversary of the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi.

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Rethinking Flood Protection in the Face of Increasing Storms

Cool Green Science

Schwab, AICP, Manager, Hazards Planning Center, American Planning Association Jason Hellendrung, Partner, Sasaki Associates Chad Berginnis, CFM, Executive Director, Association of State Floodplain Managers Mark P. In the past 11 years, we’ve had ample reminders of nature’s unpredictable fury. Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Wilma, Ike, Irene, Isaac and Sandy caused over 2,200 deaths and some $230 billion in damages.

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The Winter Olympics Has a Winner – The Environmentally Friendly Richmond Olympic Oval

Eco Friendly Daily

Defending 5,000 meters champion Chad Hedrick of the United States to Reuters –. The Vancouver Winter Olympics has got its first gold medal winner. The ice skating ring has been considered the best when it comes to environmental friendliness. That’s also an opinion shared by the athletes who will be competing on it. The Richmond Olympic Oval is going to be the centerpiece of the Vancouver Olympics. The organizers have left no corners bare to make it the center of attraction.

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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 The beard that saves. Judaism, Christianity and Islam encourage faithful believers to grow an environmentally friendly beard. Now with added eco-value. Beards are timeless.

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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 World-renowned Sengalese musician Baaba Maal visits drought victims in Mauritania.

Grow Spirulina Superfood At Home With A DIY Kit

Green Prophet

We have posted about the optimistic picture the UN Food and Agriculture Organization painted after investigating spirulina farms in Chad. . Give a microscopic vegetable the right conditions of sunshine and water, and you can home-farm what some say is the world’s most nutritious food: spirulina. Spirulina is a microscopic,spiral-shaped micro-algae that grows in both sweet or salt-water bodies.

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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. WASHINGTON — Israel is the best-prepared country in the Middle East for climate change, followed closely by the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Turkey, according to data released Nov. 5 by the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN).

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A Dustier Planet, Your Dustier Lungs

Green Prophet

Saharan dust storms have increased approximately 10-fold during the half-century since the 1950s, causing topsoil loss in Niger, Chad, northern Nigeria, and Burkina Faso. Earth’s dust storms and sand storms are becoming more frequent. How does that affect your health? Here in the Middle East, powerful hot winds sometimes drop fine yellowish sand down from the sky, coating the skin and lips irritatingly and making it hard to see across the street.

Green Chemistry: Better Living Through Nature

The Green Changemakers

Credits: Host: Mark Sommer Senior Producer: Gregg McVicar Associate Producers: Naihma Deady, Matt Fidler Production Engineer: Michael Schwartz Field Engineers: Sheldon Chad, Jeff Kline Music in this Program: Open - "Burnin' And Lootin' Ambient Translations of Bob Marley in Dub" by Bob Marley - Island Records; "A United Earth I" by Alan Stivell and Youssou N'Dour - Putamayo World Music; "Green Onions" by Booker T.

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Can Bumble Bee and Nestlé hook the world on fishless fish?


The irreverent Gathered Foods co-founders, brothers Derek and Chad Sarno, have corporate roots at Whole Foods. The self-described “culinary ninjas” also launched the Wicked Healthy plant-based community, and Chad continues to lead plant-based developments as an executive at Tesco.

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Discrimination in our food system is everybody’s problem


Climate journalist Emily Atkin even has a name for it : a “Climate Chad” is an environmentalist who says they “care about pervasive racial inequality and police brutality but don’t believe these issues are related to the climate fight.” Discrimination in our food system is everybody’s problem Jim Giles Fri, 06/05/2020 – 00:30 The team at GreenBiz started Food Weekly to track progress toward a better food system.

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