This 9-year-old Girl from Charlotte gave a Heartbreaking Speech that all of America Needs to Hear.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only 9 year old speech black lives matter Charlotte children's wisdom city council meeting Keith Scott protests Zianna Oliphant"We are black people and we shouldn't have to feel this way.".

Royal Shags and Tricky Parakeets: Birding Queen Charlotte Sound

10,000 Birds

So early in the morning we left Picton and headed out along Queen Charlotte Sound, getting the general tour and occasionally stopping to look at whatever we found. As I said last week , I’ve decided to try and knock off a few of the New Zealand endemics and specialities that I haven’t seen before over the coming year, and the first place that sprung to mind was pretty close, just across the Cook Strait in the Marlborough Sounds.

Got Emotion? ~ Charlotte Bell

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There''s no shortcut around emotion. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) baby boom generation bliss enlightenment meditation neuroses transcends Vipassana Yoga

The Vipassana Hangover. ~ Charlotte Bell

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The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte Unveils Something Green Wedding Experience

Green (Living) Review

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte has unveiled a new Green wedding package designed to add environmental mindfulness to the wedding experience and become a keystone of the hotel’s eco-friendly practices. " Something Green takes advantage of the Charlotte area’s rich bounty of culinary products while also responding to marrying couples’ interest in creating environmentally-responsible receptions.

Hotels charge you (for free)

Green Traveler Guides

Boston/Cambridge California Car rental Charlotte China District of Columbia Electric vehicles England Hotels London Massachusetts New York New York City News Oregon Portland San Francisco Shenzhen South Carolina United Kingdom United States Charles Hotel DoubleTree Portland Electric cars Element Green Seal Green Travel News Kimpton Lenox Hotel Reuters Ritz-Carlton CharlotteCurious about electric cars?

A Tribute to Becoming Old & Poor. ~ Charlotte Whitty

Elephant Journal

As the Indigo Girls put it, “With every lesson learned, a line upon your beautiful face.”. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness aging beauty happiness life

An Evolving Practice is a Living Practice. ~ Charlotte Bell

Elephant Journal

“But I like fancy poses,” you say. Fancy poses are fun. I agree. But looking back in hindsight, I sometimes wish I hadn’t made them a staple of my yoga diet back in the day. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga Yoga Practice asana awareness diet food mindfulness spirituality teachers

Yogis, Be Careful with Your Joints. ~ Charlotte Bell

Elephant Journal

Fortunately, the third time I took anatomy the importance of understanding the structures of ligaments and tendons finally sank in. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga Yoga Practice Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today anatomy health joints ligaments safety stretching

How Hunky Hemp can Help You vs Pot: A Conversation with Joel Stanley of CW Hemp. {Mindful Partner}

Elephant Journal

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America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

Green Traveler Guides

California Charlotte Dallas District of Columbia Florida Houston Los Angeles Miami North America North Carolina Orlando Raleigh San Diego Tampa Texas The Americas United States 10 sweatiest cities in U.S. | Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? No sweat, or should we say lots of it. A team of environmental scientists has ranked major American metropolitan areas on their “sweatiness.”

Mesmerized by the Powers that Be.

Elephant Journal

Adventure Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) blood moon Charlotte Whitty cosmos Earth lunar eclipse moon nature night sky Stars universe For a significant moment, I felt the complete mystery and power of the universe.

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7 Fur-Free Fashion Designers


Fashion Featured Lifestyle News betsey johnson calvin klein charlotte ronson ralph lauren stella mccartney tommy hilfiger vivienne westwoodSeven top designers respect animals in their fashion creations. Read More.

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Where I'll be today

Environmental Economics

UNC Charlotte Economics Seminar Series: 2015 – 2016. John Whitehead  Appalachian State. Estimating Lost Recreational Use Value of Visitors to Northwest Florida from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill using Revealed and Stated Preference Data. 10-11:30am, Friday 207

And her name probably isn't even Rachel

Environmental Economics

Gasoline prices soared again Thursday in Charlotte and across the country, and motorists were grumbling again at the pumps.

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Dogs and cats living together

Environmental Economics

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Next time you’re stuck at the airport all night, do this.

Elephant Journal

My sister was stranded at the Charlotte airport overnight and decided to make the most of it. Mahshid Mazooji, however: “…missed my connecting flight in Charlotte, and I didn’t […]. Some of us, stuck at the airport overnight, would call our friends to complain, binge watch Netflix, and surf Instagram or Facebook. At best, read a book. Main Categories* Enlightened Society Waylon Lewis WAYLON: Today Only

Only if it is a different state of mind

Environmental Economics

Of the Mountaineers’ 13 games, 10 have been away from Boone, which includes eight different states, if a trip to Charlotte is included. Charlotte, a large city in the Piedmont region of North Carolina near the South Carolina border, is a 2 hour bus ride from Boone, a small college town in the mountains. In fact, given the differences between Boone and Charlotte it is worlds away

Thanks Tim for introducing me to Wordle, I sooo enjoyed spending way too much time on it (sarc level five)

Environmental Economics

Note: Sarc levels from I am Charlotte Simmons explained at the defunct blog I'm trying to put AERE sessions together for the SEA meetings. I have four loosely related papers. Typically, I call this session "Residuals." " Get it?

Cost estimates

Environmental Economics

A 9.4-mile light-rail extension should open for service by March 2017, and the Charlotte Area Transit System said Monday it has a firm price for the project: $1.16 That cost caused CATS to reduce the scope of the project, having it end on the UNC-Charlotte campus instead of a park-and-ride lot at Interstate 485. billion. In 2007, CATS said it could build an 11-mile extension for $700 million.

If you build them. ?

Environmental Economics

will announce new energy plan": President Obama arrived in Charlotte late Wednesday morning, on a trip in which he will make a major announcement on a new program to spur growth in the "clean vehicle" industry. The President landed aboard Air Force One shortly before noon at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport and shook hands with some of the people who gathered near where the jet was parked. "President.

Friends of Merril Short Story Contest Now Open

The Alien Next Door

Charlotte Ashley just informed me that The Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest is now open for submissions. Calling all speculative short fiction writers!

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Anthony Foxx: Riding the Rails for Better Transportation

Sierra Club Compass

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx (center) is lauded by President Obama and outgoing Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood (right) (Photo: Yesterday, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was formally nominated to be the next Secretary of Transportation of the United States.

Profit opportunity in the UNC system

Environmental Economics

While the state university system reduces quality with severe budget cuts imposed by the legislature with numerous political and programmitic constrains imposed by several layers of central authority, more nimble private universities see a profit opportunity : Northeastern University of Boston is officially laying down stakes in Charlotte today smack in the middle of the city at Trade and Tryon streets.

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Congratulations to Pete Schuhmann!

Environmental Economics

Fennebresque of Charlotte. Basking in reflected glory: The Board of Governors of the multi-campus University of North Carolina has selected 17 of its most outstanding faculty to receive the 19th Annual Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

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Dr. “Cannabis” Alan Shackelford puts medicine into marijuana, in Israel

Green Prophet

That girl, Charlotte Figi (pictured below), was fighting for her life. Cursed with a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet’s Syndrome, Charlotte had about 300 seizures a week, some bringing her to the brink of death. Charlotte was unresponsive to questions.

We're #1!

Environmental Economics

He said the data show Charlotte area households drive an average of 21,500 miles annually. That's just a hair behind Raleigh-Durham's household average of 21,800 annual miles - which means annual fuel expenses of $4,304, or $60 more than the Charlotte area. #2 and #6. Six out of 10 are in the south: Forbes magazine.

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Drinking lattes, chilling with my AC and reading the WSJ

Environmental Economics

And this one is to get a puerile giggle out of Tim: "Our revenue streams are flat or declining," said Anthony Tata, transportation secretary of North Carolina, which is proposing HOT lanes for a section of highway near Charlotte. "We From the WSJ's Micro Weekly Review: On U.S.

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"AERE" Workshop

Environmental Economics

It is amazing how many excellent E&R economists are within driving distance of Boone, NC (and if you fly from Anchorage you are within driving distance once you get to Charlotte). Last weekend, the Department of Economics hosted the Appstate Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop. "AERE" "AERE" Workshop. get it?

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I heart Ironman

Environmental Economics

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The bicycle, the new “old” way to travel

Green (Living) Review

City bikes distributor and manufacturer Linus Bikes, an American bicycle manufacturer, based in California, became aware of Charlotte’s newest initiative in “going green” through the introduction of bike sharing stations, and believes to be a testament to the reemerging popularity of bicycling as a popular mode of travel. It is because of this that Charlotte decided to get with the times and enact a bike sharing program of their own.

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Week 8: Wrapping up the South Island, and more!

10,000 Birds

Our last day on the South Island was in Picton, where we were to catch the Blue-Bridge Ferry out through Queen Charlotte Inlet, and across Cook Straight to Wellington.

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Escape to the Sounds

10,000 Birds

This scraggly collection of islands and deep long bays forms the tip of South Island closest to to North Island, but till this point my only experience of the area had been the long passage down Queen Charlotte Sound to reach the ferry terminal of Picton. Lochmara Bay with Queen Charlotte Sound in the background.

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Forest2Market Holds First Meeting of Advisory Council for Market2Mill Recovered Fiber Market Reports

Green (Living) Review

Charlotte, NC : Forest2Market convened the first meeting of the Market2Mill Advisory Council on May 9, 2012. About Forest2Market Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C.,

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"Relax," said the night man

Environmental Economics

Upon our late arrival and after about a half mile run (gate D5 to G10) we barely made the connection for the flight to Charlotte (as we boarded we had our seats changed to first class so I'm finding it hard to complain too much. Upon arrival in Charlotte our luggage did not arrive with us. The poor guy had to drive back to Charlotte after midnight. Craig Newmark: You kinda think they would have figured it out by now. But no, they haven't.

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Dumb Ways to Shop…& Die {Video}

Elephant Journal

As reported in the New York Times, this lead-selling is in violation of the law, even years after the companies including Forever 21, Wet Seal and Charlotte Russe signed legal settlements with CEH that require them to stop selling these hazardous products.

Alternative Treatments for Children

Green (Living) Review

"I''m a fan of a natural approach where appropriate, but I''m still very cautious about recommending supplements for children," says Russell Greenfield, MD, medical director of Carolinas Integrative Health, in Charlotte, North Carolina, and a coauthor of Healthy Child, Whole Child.

New Poll, Rally Show WV, NC and Beyond are Fed Up With Coal Industry's Pollution

Sierra Club Compass

So on Tuesday, February 25, hundreds of people are expected to rally at Duke Energy''s headquarters in Charlotte as the Sierra Club, Appalachian Voices, the North Carolina Conservation Network, and Greenpeace will deliver more than 8,500 letters demanding that the utility clean up its coal ash.

Our Last Coal Ash Spill: No More Delays for Coal Water Pollution Protections

Sierra Club Compass

Last week, security guards at Duke Energy's Charlotte headquarters blocked me from delivering 9,000 petitions signed by Duke customers calling on the company to clean up its toxic coal ash, in the wake of a spill that decimated 70 miles of the Dan River.

Seeking a Ban on Plastic Bags in NC


My name is Ariel Elizabeth Kirkland and my son and I live in Charlotte, NC. I started a petition to Mayor Anthony Foxx and City Council Representative John Autry, District 5 to implement a city-wide ban on non-compostable plastic bags. I need as many signatures as I can get to make an impact.