First White-Tailed Tropicbird Sighted in Connecticut

10,000 Birds

The exam revealed no visible signs of trauma, but the bird was slightly dehydrated and had sustained quite a bit of feather damage. This began the rehabilitation of the first recorded sighting of a White-tailed Tropicbird in the state of Connecticut! The next call I made was to a very good friend who is a pilot, hoping that he would know someone willing to fly the bird from Connecticut to Florida. Today’s Guest Post is written by Linda E.

Green luxury on the Connecticut coast

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Green luxury on the Connecticut coast 16 December 10 · 0 comments | Saybrook Point Inn | S till think “green” and “luxury” cannot inhabit the same space?

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Connecticut on its way to a coal-free future

Sierra Club Compass

Earlier this month activists in Bridgeport, Connecticut, cheered when city council members took a bold step in moving the city (and state!) beyond coal.

Eco Green Site Solutions Continues to Support the Renewable Energy Campaign for Connecticut

Green (Living) Review

Eco Green Site Solutions Continues to Support the Renewable Energy Campaign for Connecticut by Providing Sustainable Solutions to Municipal and Higher Education Clients Featuring Best in Urban Global Design: BigBelly Solar recycling bin – Smart Grid trash and recycling system!

Eco Chick Escapes To: Still Waters Pond and Yoga Retreat in Connecticut

Eco Chic

Also nearby but I didn’t get a chance to visit is G-Zen in Branford, Ct which was just voted Connecticut’s Most Sustainable Restaurant. The post Eco Chick Escapes To: Still Waters Pond and Yoga Retreat in Connecticut appeared first on Eco-Chick.

BGreen 2020 A Sustainability Plan for Bridgeport, Connecticut

The Green Changemakers

Tags: Sustainable-development Urban Research

Sustainable TV?

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Sustainable TV?

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Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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Tourism website for sustainable marine management

Green Traveler Guides

Banyon Tree reef regeneration in the Maldives Sustainable Tourism Online is a global research hub containing hundreds of academic papers from leading universities, case studies and a wide range of practical fact sheets.

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Living Sustainably, 1993-Style

Sightline Daily

Before “green” was everywhere you looked, before “local” was a foodie bragging point, and definitely before most of us knew anything of Sightline (then Northwest Environment Watch), we were still walking the talk of living sustainably.

Dogwood and Hastings: Sustainable Homewares Launch!

Eco Chic

Check out the video below for all the details, and head on over to Kickstarter to support this new sustainable line of housewares that brings nature home. Connecticut: Wildlife in Crisis (wild animal rehab facility). The post Dogwood and Hastings: Sustainable Homewares Launch!

New 'innovation in sustainable tourism' award

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The award winners—individuals or organizations—will be honored for an innovative project, product or program developed in the previous year that supports the goal of uniting communities, conservation and sustainable travel.

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Sausalito's Murray Circle restaurant: local, sustainable…awesome

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Sausalito’s Murray Circle restaurant: local, sustainable…awesome 7 October 10 · 0 comments | Michelin-Starred Green | L et us now praise Murray Circle.

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Eco-Chick’s Sustainable Spring Fashion Party: Photos, Beauty, Love

Eco Chic

It was all about local, local, local at the first ever Eco-Chick Sustainable Spring Fashion Party at Green Spaces in Tribeca. Starre brought fresh forsythia and small daffodils from her garden in Connecticut to bedeck the models’ hair.

Climate Summer Riders Bike 1000 Miles Throughout New England to Build Movement for Sustainability

Celsias

Drivers in New England may witness an unusual sight this summer; teams of 5-6 young adults on bikes, clad in bright orange t-shirts, will be lugging two 100 pound trailers from town to town to work to build upon the movement towards sustainability. There is one team of riders per state (Rhode Island and Connecticut are one team) which travel exclusively by bicycle.

Smart Growth Guidelines for Sustainable Design & Development

The Green Changemakers

by: Jonathan Rose Companies, and Wallace Roberts and Todd In Connecticut, the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) partnered with the U.S. The guidelines were developed for communities in Connecticut and around the country striving to get development and future growth that result in stronger neighborhoods, protected open space and watersheds, and healthier and more affordable homes. Tags: Sustainable-development Design Community

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Solar Hot Water Heaters

Green Home Blog

Check out Apricus Solar Water Heaters , a Connecticut-based company that’s putting the sun’s energy to work for you. Going Green Green Energy Home Improvement Household SUSTAINABLY SOURCED WATER ENERGY EFFICIENT Energy Conservation energy efficient going green green home green living green products solar energySolar Hot Water Heaters.

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Sourcing Green, U.S. Companies at the Top of Their Green Game

Green Home Blog

Hartfort Financial Services Group, which has electric vehicle charging stations at all of its Connecticut facilities, offers flex time to employees, allowing them to work from home and cut out all the pollution from commuting. After all, their whole business model is based on sustainability.

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Being green is not just for eco-lodges anymore

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All have been validated by Hilton’s sustainability measurement system, LightStay. Travelocity’s “eco-friendly hotel” leaf tag is being given to 300+ Hilton properties worldwide, each of which has made significant strides toward sustainability.

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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AERE Workshops: 1985-2009

Environmental Economics

1994, Integrating the Environment and the Economy: Sustainable Development and Economic/Ecological Modeling -- Boulder, Colorado. 2007, Valuation and Incentives for Ecosystem Services -- Mystic, Connecticut.

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Escape to Green Wine Country for Earth Day

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“Earth Day is a great time to think about how California’s wine industry has raised the bar for producing wines that are responsible to the earth and communities,&# says Allison Jordan of the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance.

Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains

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Have we lost the true essence of what sustainability is about?” 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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Is Marriott the least greenhouse gassy of them all?

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12 October 10 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | I n its first-ever Sustainability Report , hotel giant Marriott says in the past 2 years alone its greenhouse emissions and energy use have each fallen by 11%.

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Marriott: “green” is a competitive advantage

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Those companies who have been able to show sustained commitment in this area have successfully avoided the ‘greenwashing’ label and have gained the loyalty of their customers.

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Green Siem Reap | Where To Eat Near Angkor Wat | Eco-Friendly.

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A place of peace Peace Cafe: sustainable, organic Siem Reap is certainly deserving of its peace and prosperity. Sustainable, Fair Trade The vision is to be a “sustainable social enterprise.”

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The top 10 is cool, but not THAT cool

Environmental Economics

colleges that are helping solve climate problems and making significant efforts to operate sustainably. This is the third year Appalachian’s focus on sustainability has been recognized by the magazine, but the first year the university has been listed as a Top 10 school. This year, the top five are (in order) the University of California at Davis, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Stanford University, the University of Washington, and the University of Connecticut.

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How mattress companies are supporting the environment

Green Prophet

Using wood from sustainable forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. The best organic mattresses , however, are made primarily from naturally-derived, sustainable latex. Connecticut led the way by enacting “extended producer responsibility” laws for mattresses.

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How Nature Can Improve China’s Water Quality

Conservancy Talk

million hectares, about the size of Connecticut – could reduce water pollution by at least 10%. Implementing sustainable agriculture practices at farms like these along China’s Yangtze River can reduce polluted runoff.

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Pan Pacific Seattle hotel: model of corporate social responsiblity.

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Forests could suck up world’s greenhouse gases

Green Prophet

This is new research from the University of Connecticut led by Robin Chazdon. Let’s also look to more sustainable way of growing food and less use of unsustainable farming practices. The earth warming is not a recent invention.

Napa's Bardessono 3rd in world to go LEED Platinum

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Bardessono in California ‘s Napa Valley , has received the highest possible level of official recognition for its sustainable and environmentally friendly design—LEED Platinum certification.

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What Has the Endangered Species Act Ever Done for Us? More Than You Think.

Nature Conservancy - Science

Some of these populations are not yet self-sustaining and there are many gaps to fill before burying beetles are ready to be removed from the endangered species list. American shad in fishlift in Holyoke Dam on Connecticut River in Holyoke, MA.

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Yale startup fakes premium pork

Eccorazzi

Now the founder of Walden Hill, Milikowsky’s project says it’s all about changing pigs feed in an effort to make pork products more sustainable, and to give opportunities to small farms.

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Monsanto and GMOs: a Model of Greed

The Alien Next Door

On the heels of the recent failure of Proposition 37 in California, I was glad to hear that on June 3, 2013, Connecticut became the first US state to pass mandatory labeling legislation for genetically engineered food ingredients.

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Farm-to-fork Michigan: Mind, Body & Spirits

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He educates children and young adults about sustainability and local organic foods by hosting field trips for schools and local organizations.

The Green Closet Project: Eco Designers Tara St. James and Auralis Join Forces with Ecover to Promote Smarter, Lower Impact Fashion

Eco Chic

Design and production location is just one of many elements that helps to build a sustainable fashion line to be considered for your Green Closet. Fair Fashion Featured eco fashion ecover green closet independent designers made in usa sustainable fashionAuralis in her studio.

Sweden's Treehotel adds 2 more eco-suites

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It was built using local sustainable wood and incorporates green innovations such as freezer toilets (which freeze waste for later removal) or “cinderellas,” which incinerate waste in an internal combustion chamber.

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World Responsible Tourism Day 2010

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An expo in London is expected to draw tourism organizations from around the globe to mark the day and discuss strategies and practical implementation of sustainable tourism practices. What exactly is sustainable tourism, you might ask.

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Go for the green photo: #7

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Mexico’s San Francisco: green Nayarit Sustainable TV? 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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Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives

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True to its philosophy of environmental protection, Six Senses created the resort using local, sustainable materials and made only the lightest of footprints on the outstanding natural beauty of the island.

Honest Elections Seattle Is legal

Sightline Daily

Sightline Institute researches the best practices in public policy for a sustainable Pacific Northwest. CA Supreme Court by Shawn used under CC BY-NC 2.0

Green wine? Of course…

Green Traveler Guides

The overarching thread that connected us all was the premise that sustainable vineyard practices are indeed good business, and that green wine is certainly here to stay. Perhaps this is a good time to define what I mean by sustainable.

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