Detroit Shelter Offers Rehab for Former Fight Dogs


The Detroit Dog Rescue Shelter is not only saving stray dogs from the city’s streets, but it’s also offering rehabilitation programs for fighting dogs.

Indie green hotels band together to offer sustainable options for frequent travelers

Green Traveler Guides

Dearborn Detroit Michigan North America The Americas United States Adoba Hotel Dearborn/Detroit Atmosphere Hospitality Management Green Travel News Reuters Stash How can frequent travelers earn free stays and other perks at cool green hotels that aren''t part of big chains?

Detroit Bans Fracking

Sustainability Ninja

Detroit’s City Council has made history in Michigan by becoming the first in the state to pass a resolution supporting a ban on fracking. Detroit joins 65 other municipalities across the US who have taken a stand against the environmentally disastrous practice. Detroit sent a strong message indicating that a ban on fracking is necessary to protect public health and preserve Michigan’s natural resources,” said Lynna Kaucheck of Food & Water Watch.

Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit.

Mother Jones

Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit Auto Show. 16, 2013 3:06 AM PST Tweet Alan Baum has to shout into the phone for me to hear him over the cacophony of the Detroit Auto Show, which opened Monday. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones.

America’s first sustainable urban agrihood is growing in Detroit

Green (Living) Review

This week, the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) revealed its plans for the first Sustainable Urban Agrihood in the North End. Wait, an agrihood? It’s an alternative neighborhood growth model, positioning agriculture as the centerpiece of a mixed-use development.

A Requiem for Detroit?

The Green Changemakers

A new documentary illustrates a different kind of American Dream taking hold in Detroit. by Grace Lee Boggs [link] "The new American Dream emerging in Detroit is a deeply-rooted spiritual and practical response to the devestation and dehumanization created by the old dream," says Boggs.

The Somerset Collection: Toulouse Gets Lost in Detroit

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Saturday, November 7, 2009 The Somerset Collection: Toulouse Gets Lost in Detroit “Toulouse lost? Then Toulouse and I drove to Detroit for a high-brow marketing meeting that my publisher set up for us.

Hantz Farms:Detroit's Saving Grace


Hantz Farms, the biggest proposed urban farm ever, is setting out to reinvigorate Detroit's blight filled neighborhoods and stimulate its economy. Supported by Hantz Group, this farm is what Detroit's dwindling population so desperately needs

Cloud of Pet Coke Dust Blows over Detroit River

Sierra Club Compass

Video surfaced this week of a big nasty cloud of pet coke dust blowing off a huge pile of the petroleum by-product that sits along the edge of the Detroit River in Detroit.

Urban Farming holds out the promise of renewal for Detroit

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A Michigan-based financial group has announced ambitious plans to turn large swathes of crime-ridden Detroit into urban farmland. When one mentions Detroit most people will immediately think about the auto industry or music. Ultimately, the Hantz Group is looking at turning up to 10,000 acres of inner city Detroit - almost a 10th of the city's 143-square-mile area - into urban farmland.

Detroit Residents Demand Action in Wake of Marathon Explosion

Sierra Club Compass

  Detroit resident and Sierra Club volunteer Dr. Delores Leonard speaks at a community press conference last week about the April 27 Marathon oil refinery explosion. Marathon sits between the community and the rest of Detroit with the 1-75 bridge connecting the two. 

What happened to this Detroit Man when a Policeman Pulled him Over.

Elephant Journal

I knew I was going to Jail due to a petty warrant. The police called Wayne county and they refused to come get me because of the distance. I explained to the officer that my sister had died and that. Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only

Police Investigating Detroit Rapper After ‘Animal Fighting’ Brag Video


Detroit Rapper “Young Calicoe” is getting himself some well-deserved attention from authorities after a sick video was posted online featuring him giving a tour of his collection of “fighting” animals. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

Creating a Life Purpose Statement.

Elephant Journal

A good 6 months ago I was sitting in a Whole Foods Market in Midtown Detroit with a friend when I happened to meet truly, the world’s most interesting man. Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today awareness exercise finding purpose life purpose meaning true calling

Wu-Tang Members Love This Vegan Restaurant


The owners of Detroit Vegan Soul were happy to pose with the boys, and serve them up some of their best animal-free dishes. The brand is currently planning expansion to meet their demand, opening a second location in Detroit’s Grandmont-Rosedale area, BLAC Detroit reports.

Urban Farming in Detroit: Sowing Seeds of Hope in the Motor City ?


Once held up as the epicentre of industrialised mass production, Detroit has for decades been portrayed as a failed economy beset with every kind of urban problem.

It Isn’t Just a Playground Anymore

Green Home Blog

It’s called compromise, and in ravaged Detroit, which once got fat and rich on American automobile manufacture, a rising movement sees people taking over abandoned lots and planting vegetables for home consumption and sale. But Detroit isn’t the only city hard-hit by the recession.

Canadian Car of the Year: Hyundai Elantra Wins at 2012 Toronto Auto Show

Eco Auto Ninja

Only a month after being named the 2012 North American car of the year at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Hyundai Elantra has won the 2012 Canadian Car of the Year award. Fuel Efficient Government / Industry Detroit Auto Show Hyundai Elantra Toronto Auto Show

The Green Buzz: Monday, August 12

Conservancy Talk

The invasive emerald ash borer in Detroit has brought a surge in woodpeckers. Detroit Free Press ). Animals Biodiversity Climate Change Conservation Issues Environmental News Global Warming Insects Science The Green Buzz The Nature Conservancy cartoons to engage the public CNN Daily Mail detroit free press emerald ash borer Mars Mongabay National Geographic navy north america''s rarest birds perseids perseids meteor shower shrike space travel

"The World’s Top Economists Want to Work for Amazon and Facebook"

Environmental Economics

I bet it was a lot like this: At an April meetup organized by the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), a Facebook researcher named Michael Bailey showed his peers how somebody in Detroit might be willing to pay more for a home if he or she had lots of Facebook friends living in a high-priced housing market such as San Francisco. I was sorry that I missed NABE's Big Data Conference in June.

Chrysler Hybrid 300 Sedan Planned for 2013 Release

Eco Auto Ninja

But at this years Detroit Auto Show , Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler said “We will offer a hybrid variant of the 300 equipped with an eight-speed automatic in 2013″ With the plans for the 300, it seems that hybrids are back in favor at Chrysler. 1 2 ► Hybrids Chrysler chrysler 300 chysler hybrid Detroit Auto ShowChrysler is not the number one brand name that comes to head when you think about hybrids.

Join the urban farming movement

Green Prophet

Urban Farming has helped establish local community farming projects in American urban locations such as Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco and St Louis.

Basketball Great John Salley Featured in New Vegan Campaign


“Real Vegans,” part of a new campaign by VegMichigan, features real life vegans, including basketball legend John Salley, on billboards in and around Detroit. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News Vegan john salley

Wilson Chandler mentions being vegan and fishing in the same breath


Soon after, the tofu catfish dish at Detroit Soul Vegan restaurant is juxtaposed with discussion (and a video) of Chandler catching a huge grouper fish. There was more than one facepalm moment when getting through this interview.

Slaughtered to Extinction

10,000 Birds

There is a great article about Passenger Pigeons by Bill Loomis in The Detroit News today. It is well worth a read. Asides

Tips for Driving Greener: Save Money & Help the Planet

Green Living Ideas

On the heels of the big annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit, It’s fun to think about the possibility of getting a new car. Read about the Green Divas in Detroit and see a few fun pics.

GM Commits to Chevy Bolt Production

The Green Samaritan

As a follow up to the surprise reveal of the Chevy Bolt EV concept car in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show, General Motors North America President Alan Batey confirmed today.

Motown to Growtown

Green (Living) Review

Reforestation and urban farms could help secure Detroit''s future. Four years ago, Detroit businessman John Hantz received national attention when he announced his plans to create the world''s largest urban farm in Detroit.

From Davos: Unleashing the Power of Nature in Cities

Conservancy Talk

Detroit and Bridgeport, Conn., Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @ MarkTercek. Pascal Mittermaier is TNC’s Global Managing Director for Cities. Follow Pascal on Twitter: @ PascalMitter.

Addressing Environmental Challenges Today – Core Principles for a Time of Change

Conservancy Talk

In cities like Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Detroit, and Seattle, “green infrastructure” in the form of wetlands, open space, and permeable surfaces helps manage stormwater runoff and reduces the need for expensive upgrades to municipal drainage systems.

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A Better Way to Meet America’s Needs: Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

Cities like Philadelphia, Washington, DC and Detroit are reducing the need for costly upgrades to their stormwater and sewer systems by planting trees, creating more open space, and installing other innovative forms of “green infrastructure” to absorb stormwater.

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GM Influencer Round Up: Top Green Highlights from the North American International Auto Show

The Green Samaritan

It was very exciting to receive an invitation from General Motors to attend the North American International Auto Show in Detroit as part of their Influencer Group. After a well- organized two days. See the full post and more at Green Living

The Rise of Urban Farms

Green (Living) Review

I bet the last place you’d think to look for farm land would be inside a major industrial city, such as… oh, say… Detroit. history, Detroit is rebranding itself as the D.I.Y. To most readers of Grit Magazine, a farm is not a strange or unusual sight. Many readers live on farms.

Storing Solar Energy in Rust, From Israel

Green Prophet

I never patented this corrosion-powered “battery car” as a form of planned-obsolescence Detroit would have loved but I’m beginning to wish I’d saved some of that rust.

Mercedes unveils electric drivetrain of SLS AMG E-Cell


Last year at the Detroit Motor Show , Mercedes unveiled its SLS AMG E-Cell Electric Sports Car. Mercedes-Benz unveils SLS AMG E-Cell electric vehicle at Detroit. Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled its next-gen electric vehicle, the SLS AMG E-Cell, at Detroit 2011. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products.

WINNING For Charity, Charlie Sheen Is Helping You Do It


Attention all tiger blood enthusiasts (probably none of you) and charity lovers (hopefully ALL of you): Want to be apart of a unique fundraiser and help benefit the Celebrities for Charity Foundation , as well as several other registered charities?

Porsche 918 RSR Hybrid Racer

Eco Auto Ninja

Porsche recently showed off their 918 Hybrid Racer in Detroit. The two-seater mid-engine coupé 918 RSR is a development from the 911 GT3 R hybrid and the design of the 918 Spyder combined in a super sports car, with a V8 engine taken from Porsche’s Spyder coupe that gets 563 horsepower at 10,300 RPM. There are two electric motors driving the front wheels, which kicks the horsepower up to 767.

Eminem has a Message for Trump. Here it is.

Elephant Journal

And he’s in classic bar-for-bar form blasting at Donald Trump from his Detroit home. “Eminem Rips Donald Trump In BET Hip Hop Awards Freestyle Cypher.” ” Eminem has a message for all of us Americans—raise your fist and let’s stand up to the madness.

Super Creative Organic Urban Gardens Around the World: Who Needs Biotech?

Green (Living) Review

Here are some off-the-(biotech)-chain gardens that will get our creative juices flowing so that we can carry the dream of living pesticide and GMO-free, further: Everyone who has kept abreast of national news has heard of the urban blight that has devastated Detroit.

A shipping container village to rescue “shooting” city

Green Prophet

This new paradigm of urban renewal could serve as a great example for cities like Detroit and New Orleans looking for disruptive ways of turning urban blight into urban bliss.”