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.

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Geothermal Energy For a Chicago-Area Walgreens

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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.

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. We’ve seen interest in the program already from current and potential Chicago partners,” Uber spokeswoman Lauren Altmin told Reuters. There are currently 25 e6’s roaming the streets of Chicago.

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. We’ve seen interest in the program already from current and potential Chicago partners,” Uber spokeswoman Lauren Altmin told Reuters. There are currently 25 e6’s roaming the streets of Chicago.

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

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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 and.

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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

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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. Animals Causes News Top News

Chicago’s urban farming produces fresh veggies all year, 24/7

Green Prophet

Urban farming in midwestern American cities like Chicago has had its limitations due to adverse winter weather conditions at least 9 months a year. This unique hydroponic farming system is at Bedford Park, about 15 miles (25 km) southwest of Chicago. Farmed Here is just one of more than 821 agricultural projects found under the Chicago Urban Center Agriculture Mapping Project that includes anything from small private urban projects to multi-acre urban agricultural farms.

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

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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. Chicago’s first Silver LEED certified hotel, I found Hotel Felix to be equal parts luxurious and environmentally innovative. We also enjoyed walking outside the hotel and being surrounded by so many incredible Chicago restaurants.

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

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.  Subscribers will continue to be able to subscribe directly via the MRE webpage on the University of Chicago Press website, [link]. 

Citizen Science Tuesday: Chicago Wildlife Watch

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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. Why is Chicago Wildlife Watch Important? Chicago Wildlife Watch is working to answer these vital questions about how ecology changes in urban environments. A squirrel in Chicago.

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

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Instead, he went toe-to-toe with Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel and the ‘appointed’ members of the now infamous, Chicago Public [.]. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Civil Rights, Social Good) Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Asean Johnson Chicago Marcus Garvey Elementary Rahm Emanuel.

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. Vendors lined the field, treating all in attendance to the best burgers, ice cream, beers, and more from across Chicago and beyond. You can find a full gallery of Chicago Fest Photos here.

High School Teacher Responds to Brutal Attack of Teen in Chicago.

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abuse assault bullying Chicago compassion crime disabled teen Facebook Live mindful education mindful parenting raceI am sitting in my classroom of 16 and 17 year-olds, almost evenly divided between male and female, black and white, a couple with discreet challe. Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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

Beyonce Gets Good Food, Advice at Chicago Vegan Restaurant

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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

What to Consider When Having Botox Injections in Chicago

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Are you considering having Botox injections in Chicago ? Botox Injections in Chicago. The post What to Consider When Having Botox Injections in Chicago appeared first on About My Planet. You’ve probably read in the magazines or online about how celebrities swear by their Botox injections and facial fillers because they keep them looking younger and in a job!

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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

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. The University of Chicago Press was founded in 1891 as part of the University.  Subscribers will continue to be able to subscribe directly via the MRE webpage on the University of Chicago Press website. 

Vendor list announced for the Chicago Vegan Food & Drink Festival

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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.

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

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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. Tickets to the Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival went on sale last week, and are already over a quarter sold. With only two months until the big event, we’re excited to begin announcing our incredible lineup of vendors, starting with DOOMIE’S and their vegan big mac.

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! In our American debut, we’re taking over Chicago’s “front yard.” We’ll have Chicago’s best vendors on tap, as well as some out-of-town favourites we just had to share with you. We can’t wait to get to know you, Chicago!

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. “ We love to help out the community in any way we can and understand how hard the winter can be in Chicago ” LifeStorage, Chicago self storage provider for home and business, records management and office solutions, is holding a coat drive at its Hermosa location until December 15th, located at 4500 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL.

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

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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

Chicago Boy Writes Christmas Song with a Message to Everyone

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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. Ian Floodstrand, a budding young musician from Skokie, Illinois has written almost 100 songs at the young age of 8 years old.

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.

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. That means cutting edge vegan eats and treats the likes Chicago has never seen!

Check into Virgin Hotels, get a Tesla ride

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| 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 Green Travel News Illinois Nashville New York New York City North America Tennessee The Americas United States Chicago green hotel Tesla at Chicago hotel Virgin Hotels Chicago Virgin Hotels Nashville Virgin Hotels New York

Chicago's muy famoso chef goes green

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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. We just missed Rick recently in Oaxaca , where he regularly brings his culinary team to fine tune their taste buds, but whenever we’re in Chicago we never miss a visit to his ethereal Topolobampo or the more earthy Frontera Grill.

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Chicago: a muy famoso chef goes green

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"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].

A GENUINE LOST LOVE SPELL CASTER?+27784002267? IN CHICAGO,IL TO BRING BACK LOST LOVER

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Amazing Chicago Coal, Clean Air Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

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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. Kim is a phenomenal environmental justice activist and mom from the Little Village neighborhood in Chicago.

Snoop Dogg’s Youth Football League Hits Chicago

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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.

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.

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. Chicago, IL 60607. Connect Chicago – Founded by Mitch Lindsay & Jonathan Shaun in 2008 committed to sustainability and social responsibility. Chicago, IL 60642.

Urban Garden Growing Organic Produce in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

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If you have to travel in or out of Chicago’s busy O’Hare International Airport, take a few minutes to enjoy some fresh organic produce grown right in the airport! According to ABC News, as of Friday, O’Hare is home to the world’s first airport aeroponic garden, meaning that a solution of water and minerals is [.]. Eats Lifestyle Transport

Meet the host of the Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

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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. Check out the video above, and you’ll understand why Mic wants to see you getting up close and personal with a vegan big mac on June 25th. Then, when you bump into him in line for one, tell him what type of vegan you are. Events Sticky Video

Why I love Basketball.

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

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

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Now, they have unveiled a massive ad campaign promoting vegetarianism in the busy Chicago transit system. Mercy For Animals (MFA) is known for their tireless outreach work educating the public about the suffering of farmed animals and the positive impact of a diet without meat and animal products, as well as for their cruelty investigations and the resulting video footage from factory farms.