Splish Splash, Chicago

10,000 Birds

Airline logistics and politics have kept me from Chicago for a while, so a trip there in the latter half of April was eagerly anticipated. I had been in Seattle during the previous week and was surprised to find that Chicago was not so advanced into spring. Trips bathing birds Chicago Magic Hedge The Magic Hedge is renowned as one of the premier warbler watching sites in Illinois.

Chicago claims world’s greenest restaurant

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Uncommon Ground, in Chicago, has won the title of world's greenest restaurant—again. and Canada Chicago claims world’s greenest restaurant is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Certification Chicago Illinois News North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Green Restaurant Association green restaurants Green Travel News Reuters Uncommon GroundThe honor is bestowed by the Green Restaurant Association, which certifies eco-friendly restaurants in the U.S.

Uber Tests All-Electric Cars in Chicago

Eco Auto Ninja

Uber launched the pilot program in Chicago just a few weeks ago to use the BYD e6 electric cars and if all goes well, the test could expand into other markets soon. The program would allow Uber drivers to lease, rent or buy the vehicles through Chicago’s Green Wheels USA dealership.

Uber Tests All-Electric Cars in Chicago

Eco Auto Ninja

Uber launched the pilot program in Chicago just a few weeks ago to use the BYD e6 electric cars and if all goes well, the test could expand into other markets soon. The program would allow Uber drivers to lease, rent or buy the vehicles through Chicago’s Green Wheels USA dealership.

Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open

Green Traveler Guides

Barely more then a block from Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s artsy Near North neighborhood, the Ivy Hotel was once an office building. Now it's the city's newest boutique hotel, and eco-chic too Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Chicago Hotels Illinois North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Green Travel News Ivy Hotel Midwest Reuters

Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens by greenwise on December 29, 2010 I have written about the benefits of geothermal energy before. Now a Walgreens in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park has installed a geothermal heat pump system to provide for its heating and cooling needs.

Anti-Puppy Mill Ordinance Passed In Chicago

Eccorazzi

Puppy mills will soon be a thing of the past in Chicago after an anti-puppy mill ordinance was passed by a landslide 49-1 vote. City Clerk Susana Mendoza who pushed Read More The post Anti-Puppy Mill Ordinance Passed In Chicago appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Marine Resource Economics now published by University of Chicago Press

Environmental Economics

Marine Resource Economics editor Marty Smith at the RESECON listserv: Beginning with the 2014 volume, Marine Resource Economics ( MRE ) will be published by The University of Chicago Press, which was founded in 1891 as part of the University. 

Luxe Meets Eco at Hotel Felix: A Charming Chicago Stay for the Conscious Traveller

Eco Chic

Earlier this year, my (now) fiance Bryan and I traveled to Chicago for a fun weekend wedding and had the pleasure of staying at the most charming boutique hotel Chicago has to offer, Hotel Felix.

9-Year-Old Blasts Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel.

Elephant Journal

Instead, he went toe-to-toe with Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel and the ‘appointed’ members of the now infamous, Chicago Public [.]. “We are not going, not without a fight.”

Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens | Living Green and.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens by greenwise on December 29, 2010 I have written about the benefits of geothermal energy before. Now a Walgreens in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park has installed a geothermal heat pump system to provide for its heating and cooling needs.

10,000 Take Over Grant Park for Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

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We’re still coming out of our food coma from a day of enjoying the incredible vegan feast that was on offer at the second annual Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival. You can find a full gallery of Chicago Fest Photos here.

Chicago Bans Grocery Store Plastic Bags

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Chicago just got a little greener. Read More The post Chicago Bans Grocery Store Plastic Bags appeared first on Ecorazzi. The city approved a ban that will stop grocery stores from offering plastic bags for customers. Causes Environment News Top News

The Vegan Big Mac is Coming to Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

Anticipation is mounting for the first annual Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival. DOOMIE’S will be serving up their incredible imitation fast-food favourite for our Chicago festival diners.

Ecorazzi announces dates and locations for Toronto and Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

Vegan Food and Drink Festival is gearing up to take over Chicago and Toronto this year. Chicago – June 25th, 2016 – Grant Park, 337 E Randolph St, The countdown is on, with only 80 days until your new favourite vegan festival comes to town!

Citizen Science Tuesday: Chicago Wildlife Watch

Nature Conservancy - Science

Geese in Chicago. What is Chicago Wildlife Watch? Chicago Wildlife Watch (a collaboration between Adler Planetarium , Lincoln Park Zoo , and Zooniverse ) has deployed cameras in the third most populous city in the US in hopes of learning more about how wildlife adapt to urban life.

Chicago's muy famoso chef goes green

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Chicago’s muy famoso chef goes green 8 September 10 · 0 comments | Gold Certified Green | Y ou may have seen him on TV.

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Vendor list announced for the Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

The Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival is coming up fast! A trip to Chicago isn’t complete without a visit to local favourites like; Kitchen 17, Upton’s Breakroom , The Chicago Diner , Arya Bhavan , and many more. Rounding out the group, local beverage purveyors like Frog Juice , Bru Chicago and, JuiceRx are keeping us quenched during what we hope will be a beautiful summer day. Even Austin’s Vegan Nom experienced FOMO before agreeing to come serve Chicago.

ECORAZZI IS BRINGING THE VEGAN FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL TO CHICAGO

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Get excited…Vegan Food and Drink Festival is coming for you, Chicago! Join us in central Chicago and get ready to discover your new favourite outdoor food festival. Comfort food : Expect to find the very best that Chicago has to offer, and beyond.

Marine Resource Economics is moving to the University of Chicago Press

Environmental Economics

  The MRE Foundation, which publishes the journal Marine Resource Economics , has entered into an agreement with the University of Chicago Press (UCP) for the publication of the journal, beginning with the 2014 volume.

Check into Virgin Hotels, get a Tesla ride

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Starting today, Virgin Hotels is shuttling its guests around Chicago in a top-of-the-line, red Tesla Model S, the premium electric vehicle that is also the quickest-accelerating four-door vehicle— 0-60 in just 3.2

Chicago: a muy famoso chef goes green

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Chicago Boy Writes Christmas Song with a Message to Everyone

Green (Living) Review

8 Year Old Chicago Area Boy Writes & Produces Christmas Song by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Chicago, IL : A Chicago-area boy has written a Christmas song with a special message for everyone this holiday season.

Chicago May Ban Horse Drawn Carriages

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Read More The post Chicago May Ban Horse Drawn Carriages appeared first on Ecorazzi. The City Council''s most powerful alderman has proposed that horse drawn carriages be phased out of the city by stopping their license renewal. Animals Causes News Top News

LifeStorage, Self Storage Chicago Keeping People Warm Through Coat Drive

Green (Living) Review

LifeStorage Hermosa in Chicago is holding a coat drive for Cornerstone Community Outreach until December 15th. “ Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL. Cornerstone Community Outreach (CCO) is a non-profit organization created in 1989 based in Chicago.

Chicago’s Top 3 Eco-Fashion Boutiques

The Go Green Blog

Look no further Chicago, as we’re quickly catching up to the LA & New York eco-fashion senses for men, woman & even baby. Here are the Top 3 Eco-Fashion Boutiques in Chicago: Pivot Boutique – Founded by Jessa Brinkmeyer in 2007 as the first eco-fashion shop in Chicago.

Beyonce Gets Good Food, Advice at Chicago Vegan Restaurant

Eccorazzi

Beyonce was warmly welcomed to Karyn''s Cooked, a vegan restaurant in Chicago, where she enjoyed delicious food and positive encouragement to stay plant-based. Read More The post Beyonce Gets Good Food, Advice at Chicago Vegan Restaurant appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan beyonce jay z

Petition Aims to Ban Puppy Mill Pet Sales in Chicago

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Puppy mills might have their days counted as Chicago joins the list of U.S. cities trying to ban the sale of animals raised by professional breeders Read More The post Petition Aims to Ban Puppy Mill Pet Sales in Chicago appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Chicago gives green light to "smart" signal system

Green (Living) Review

Soon, the same street light system may be implemented in parts of Chicago. But they insist it can be improved by as much as 30 percent in some parts of Chicago, drastically cutting down the time each vehicle spends waiting at lights. by Grady Winston Although they were built with good intentions, street light signal systems have long drawn the ire of drivers everywhere.

Chicago’s Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants

The Go Green Blog

Here are the Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants in Chicago: Karyn’s on Green – Contemporary. With delicious food and a vibrant bar scene, Karyn’s on Green is making vegan sexy in the midst of Chicago’s traditional Greektown neighborhood. The Chicago Diner – Chicago’s favorite vegetarian vegan restaurant diner & vegan bakery catering. The Chicago Diner was voted best vegetarian restaurant in Chicago in 2005 & 2009.

Meet the host of the Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

Drumroll please… Mic the Vegan will be our host with the most at the Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival ! He’ll be live and on stage, getting our crowd PUMPED for a host of vegan acts.

Pattern Cities Spotlight: Chicago, the Sustainable City

The Green Changemakers

Chicago has come full-circle from being a leader in mass production and mass consumption, to a leader in sustainability and urban ecology. Written by: Aurash Khawarzad [link] The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Amazing Chicago Coal, Clean Air Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Sierra Club Compass

Every year the Goldman Environmental Prize committee selects an amazing group of winners from around the world to receive what is sometimes called the environmental Nobel prize - and I could not be more thrilled with their pick for North America this year: Kim Wasserman Nieto of Chicago, Illinois.

NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’ Makes Rescue Dog Series Regular

Eccorazzi

One of NBC's newest shows, 'Chicago Fire,' has added an adorable rescue dog as a series regular. Read More The post NBC’s ‘Chicago Fire’ Makes Rescue Dog Series Regular appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Entertainment Film/TV News Top News

Chicago Parks Crowdsource Water for Parched Young Trees

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During the worst drought in fifty years, Chicago parks are crowdsourcing water to save the lives of young trees. Read More The post Chicago Parks Crowdsource Water for Parched Young Trees appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News

"The University of Chicago Press is happy to notify you that the new issue of Marine Resource Economics is now available"

Environmental Economics

Marine Resource Economics Vol. 30, No. 2, April 2015. Articles. Effects of the Share Remuneration System on Fisheries Management Targets and Rent Distribution (pp. 123-138)   Jordi Guillen, Claire Macher, Mathieu Merzéréaud, Jean Boncoeur, and Olivier Guyader. DOI: 10.1086/679970. Stable URL: [link]. An Inverse Demand System for the Differentiated Blue Crab Market in Chesapeake Bay (pp. 139-156)   Pei Huang. DOI: 10.1086/679971. Stable URL: [link].

Why I love Basketball.

Elephant Journal

Chicago Health & Wellness Basketball Chicago Bulls family relationship India Basketball brought about acceptance, brotherhood and inclusiveness.

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Snoop Dogg’s Youth Football League Hits Chicago

Eccorazzi

On Saturday, rapper Snoop Dogg made dreams come true for hundreds of Illinois children when he launched a Chicago-based division of his Snoop Youth Football League. The league, already successful in California, will have six chapters in Chicago and 1,500 participants.

5 Tips for making your music festivals eco-friendly this summer

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Mercy For Animals Unveils Hundreds of Pro-Vegetarian Transit Ads in Chicago

Eccorazzi

Now, they have unveiled a massive ad campaign promoting vegetarianism in the busy Chicago transit system.