Parks and Public Lands Win at the Polls

10,000 Birds

Connecticut. Amendment 2 changed the process for passing conveyance legislation in Connecticut. Featured image – Vote Our Planet courtesy of Dribbble via Wikimedia Commons). Voters across the country support environmentally conscious ballot initiatives.

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How mattress companies are supporting the environment

Green Prophet

Connecticut led the way by enacting “extended producer responsibility” laws for mattresses. As new technologies for manufacturing develop, and recycling programs expand, the industry as a whole will reduce its impact on the planet while still giving us a comfortable place to sleep. .

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Yale startup fakes premium pork

Eccorazzi

Growing in abundance in Connecticut forests, this student was able to capitalize on the nut by convincing farmers it would make them a better product.

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Monsanto and GMOs: a Model of Greed

The Alien Next Door

Parent is a fearless human rights advocate, journalist, speaker and Healthy Planet Watchdog. The compromise law, however, requires that four other states pass similar legislation in order to “trigger” Connecticut’s labeling requirement.

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Solar Hot Water Heaters

Green Home Blog

The sun is a nearly inexhaustible source of power: in fact, there’s more energy in the amount of sunlight that hits the Earth in an hour than the whole planet uses in a year! Check out Apricus Solar Water Heaters , a Connecticut-based company that’s putting the sun’s energy to work for you. Solar Hot Water Heaters. We’re all looking for ways to reduce the waste and pollution that come from fossil fuel use, and what better alternative than the sun, nature’s own energy source.

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Disaster in the Sundarbans

10,000 Birds

I dreamed of birding the Sundarbans delta – roughly the size of Connecticut or Cyprus – ever since my very dear friends Tim and Hanna Balke told me a story of their visit to these swamps where the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Mehgna rivers converge in the Bengal basin.

Google gets hot for Wilbur Scoville!

Green Prophet

What would Wilbur think about the heat scale of planet Earth ?). Scoville devised his “Scoville Organoleptic Test” in 1912 while working at the Parke-Davis pharmaceutical company in Connecticut, US.

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Stylish, affordable green at Glen Oaks Big Sur

Green Traveler Guides

T he 75-mile stretch of Highway 1 running through Big Sur , California is justly famed as one of the most scenic driving routes on the planet. Green luxury on the Connecticut coast Greener pastures on Martha’s Vineyard. | Greening with Adobe |.

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Dogwood and Hastings: Sustainable Homewares Launch!

Eco Chic

Connecticut: Wildlife in Crisis (wild animal rehab facility). Related on Eco-Chick: Heroines for the Planet: Robin Wilson, Designer of Healthy Homes with Heart. I’m excited to announce that my design project, long in the works, is up and running!

Green wine? Of course…

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Wilkins Ice Shelf Ready To Collapse

Eco Friendly Daily

It seems that a mere 16 years after the original prediction, the Wilkins Ice Shelf is ready to fall off for good, showing just how fast global warming is progressing on the planet. The Wilkins Ice Shelf is located along the western coastline of Antarctica.

Maui: 5 great green to do's

Green Traveler Guides

This non-profit’s mission is to protect whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet’s oceans.

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Governors Applaud New EPA Carbon Pollution Safeguards

Sierra Club Compass

Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy : “It is long past time that we as a nation seriously and systemically confront the danger that carbon pollution poses to the health and well-being of our citizens.

State Farm Insurance Claims "No Fault" in Bankrolling ALEC | PR.

PR Watch

Now Stand Your Ground Treyvon Martin and the Connecticut school children killings are linked to ALEC legislation written by the NRA. THey, as other ALEC members are very good at hiding their truth which is $$$ , profits above all life or quality of it for the people and planet.

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Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

Green Traveler Guides

The tented suites come with personal butlers, are antique-filled, have polished wooden floors and real bathrooms; from their decks you overlook the genuine Animal Planet, the game-filled sweep of the Masai Mara.

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Pan Pacific Seattle hotel: model of corporate social responsiblity.

Green Traveler Guides

Phillips, manager of CSR for the 160-room property , has established a program called PanEarth that includes a CSR vision based on four community pillars: Caring for Community, Caring for Our Planet, Caring for Challenges, and Caring Globally.

Why travel green: 3 good reasons

Green Traveler Guides

Reason #2: It’s best for the planet. You have a great travel experience … the planet breathes easier.

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Six Senses Hua Hin: Thai us up, throw away the key

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge

Green Traveler Guides

Lots of chill expats and Lonely Planet backpackers, easy place to get a great massage or smoothie, and you see the word “eco&# splashed here and there.

Green Lodging Key West | Organic Food Key West | Green Hotel Key.

Green Traveler Guides

Best for the planet … and you. Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Citizens Re-United?

Sightline Daily

In the 2012 election cycle, the most riotous orgy of political spending ever seen on planet Earth, all the money used on all federal US races—including “dark money” and super-PACs and independent expenditures and political parties and candidates’ own war chests—was about $7 billion.

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How I Wear Eco Fashion is Back! Starre Vartan Mixes Vintage with B&W Freshies

Eco Chic

or otherwise planet- or people-friendly clothing. I took the pictures myself in my backyard in Connecticut, and I am excellently accompanied by my beautiful cat, Penelope, aka Her Greyness.

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Systems Thinking through Art in Nature

The Green Changemakers

Creativity and art help us gain clarity in vision and tap into the breakthrough thinking necessary for innovating a new reality, a new relationship between people and planet.

Profits Before People: 7 of the World’s Most Irresponsible Companies

Eco Chic

To most corporations, making a profit is goal number one – but some of those companies take it way too far, sacrificing the health of the planet and its inhabitants for a bigger bank balance. This article originally appeared on EarthFirst.com. Money isn’t everything – or is it?

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