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.

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 century ago, Detroit’s “potato patch mayor” knew how to ride out hard times

Green (Living) Review

I’d been passing by the statue here in Detroit for days now without noticing it, but today something — the gloomy weather, maybe — made me slow down and read the inscription. Growing up in metro Detroit, I had learned two things about Detroit’s history: 1.

Detroit Shelter Offers Rehab for Former Fight Dogs

Eccorazzi

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.

Putting Detroit on the (Literary) Map. ~ Kim Haas

Elephant Journal

People are often so quick to play the blame game with Detroit—writing it off instead of trying to make a difference. Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) cities Detroit literary map Philadelphia Write a House

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.

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 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

Hantz Farms:Detroit's Saving Grace

Celsias

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

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.

Police Investigating Detroit Rapper After ‘Animal Fighting’ Brag Video

Eccorazzi

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

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.

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

Celsias

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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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.

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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

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 www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

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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.

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.

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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.

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Wu-Tang Members Love This Vegan Restaurant

Eccorazzi

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.

Mercedes unveils electric drivetrain of SLS AMG E-Cell

EcoFriend

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.

The First Sustainable Urban Agrihood in the U.S. Could Serve As A Model for Urban Development

Green (Living) Review

In Detroit, Michigan, “the first sustainable urban agrihood” in the U.S. Could fresh, healthy, affordable food be the future of urban neighborhood development? centers around an edible garden, with easily accessible, affordable produce offered to neighborhood residents and the community.

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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

Basketball Great John Salley Featured in New Vegan Campaign

Eccorazzi

“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

Sexy Electric Bicycle Debut!

Green Living Ideas

It just debuted at the Detroit auto show! Production Smart Bicycle Launched at Detroit Auto Show (via Gas 2.0 ). The production version of the pedal/electric Smart bicycle quietly debuted at this year’s Detroit Auto Show carrying a $2950 price tag.

Uproot front yard garden bans: 15 reasons to grow front yard vegetable gardens

Green (Living) Review

Farm markets like Detroit Eastern Market vend awesome organic produce, but it's costly. Flowers in a front yard garden grow smiles, but a veggies in front yard garden sow seeds of doubt at least with Florida lawmakers.

SMART Dares Drivers to Take Commuter Challenge 2012 in May With Eight Reasons to Leave the Car at Home

Green (Living) Review

Detroit, MI : SMART has a proposition in May for Metro Detroiters who drive alone to work or school called Commuter Challenge 2012. Commuter Challenge 2012 is sponsored by the Transportation Choices consortium, which includes Compuware Corporation, Quicken Loans, Detroit Bikes!/Detroit

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For some, Fast Food would be a Step Up.

Elephant Journal

“This guy is a reporter on Fox 2 here in Detroit. His name is Charlie LeDuff. He is f*cking awesome.” ” (video) This is journalism. Personal, feeling, accurate, investigative, fair, and full of humor and love. “Charlie LeDuff Eats Cat Food.” ” The follow up.

Daily Demand and Supply: If wishes were horses, beggars would ride

Environmental Economics

That pace is just barely ahead of the 15,000 Volts DOE predicted would be on the nation’s highways in 2011, and far below the department’s 120.000 goal for 2013 even though the Detroit automaker  loses up to $49,000 on each Volt it manufactures.

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Sectional Sofas Made for Small(ish) Apartments

Green Furniture Home Design

Gold Sparrow Detroit Convertible Sectional. Do you live in an apartment or a house with a smaller living room, so you didn’t think you’d ever find a sectional sofa that would fit your slightly smaller space? Well, I’ve got excellent news for you.

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Ashhole update

Environmental Economics

Ash borers were first discovered in 2002 near Detroit, where they likely had hitched a ride in wooden packing crates shipped from China. I wonder if any NC State economists think this one is exaggerated ?

Fox News, Republican Candidates, could not care less about the Flint water crisis

Eccorazzi

Despite the fact that last night’s GOP debate took place in Detroit, Michigan, nominees spent mere moments discussing the Flint water crisis and what is means for the children and families of Flint, Michigan.

Wilson Chandler mentions being vegan and fishing in the same breath

Eccorazzi

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.

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