Spiritual Ecology and the Lesson of Crete

The Alien Next Door

If Gaia is our “Natural Mother” then Ecology is her language —Nina Munteanu. Ecology is considered a “soft” science, because it integrates all other sciences and, as such, is more the study of relationships, links and consequence.

Build an ecological homestead for 1/10th the cost of a trad home!

Green Prophet

Now a young husband/wife team have stepped into the void, launching a venture to make affordable, ecological housing accessible to everyone. Open Source Ecology (OSE) and Open Building Institute (OBI) have joined forces in a project that enables aspiring homeowners to do the same, anywhere.

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Molecular Science Meets Muddy Boots Ecology in Kenya

Nature Conservancy - Science

For Kartzinel, his work is the perfect combination of high tech molecular science and muddy boots ecology, and has application far beyond African grasslands. Meet the NatureNet Science Fellows: Tyler Kartzinel. Forensic analysis of animal dung.

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Smart Collars Deployed to Study Wolves’ Ecology


In 2016, we’re now looking at animal health and fitness too, in order Read More The post Smart Collars Deployed to Study Wolves’ Ecology appeared first on Ecorazzi. It’s no longer enough just to know where an animal is and where it has been wandering. Animals News Top News

Preventing Invasives is Vital to Great Lakes Ecology and Economy

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

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Free Movie: First Earth – Uncompromising Ecological Architecture

Green Prophet

Through his free movie First Earth David Sheen is passing on the positive transformation that occurred in his life after learning about ecological architecture. . Then he did an apprenticeship with a leading ecological building firm called TSUI Design.

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The Yoga of 8 Limbs & Ecology. ~ Szymon Jaros?awski

Elephant Journal

Both yoga and ecology stem from the awareness that all elements in a living system are interconnected in a single web. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) awareness creation ecology elements energy environment health Health and Wellness health wellness interconnected limbs of yoga universe Yoga

Consumerism, Ecology, and the Sabbath

Green Prophet

Ben-Gurion researchers claim that Israel’s urge to shop will eventually force Shabbat laws to change. . This is a typical side street in the Yaffa flea market, Israel.

Dubai’s police cars are ecological opposites

Green Prophet

A year after unveiling new Lamborghini patrol vehicles for lucky members of the force, Dubai police are rolling out an eco-friendly electric motorcycle. As far as we can tell – the 15,000-strong police force has purchased just one bike, which they tested at Jumeirah Beach Residence last week.

Tu B’Shvat Ecology Study Opportunities, 2012

Green Prophet

A potent mystical, ecological, legal and historical mix runs through Tu B’Shvat, a date known as the New Year For The Trees. As man is compared to “the tree of the field,” Tu B’Shvat is a good day to inaugurate ecology studies.

Nightingale Site Destroyed For New Homes in Hampshire, Southern Ecological Solutions Reports

Green (Living) Review

25 May 2015 : Leading ecological and arboricultural consultancy, Southern Ecological Solutions, have commented on the recent news regarding a landowner who has been accused of ‘destroying’ a habitat for rare birds. This was done before an ecological survey was carried out in order to establish what wildlife was living on the two-acre site. As experts in ecological surveys and consultancy, Southern Ecological Solutions took a keen interest in the story.

New Science: Time to Step Away from the Ecological Footprint?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Kareiva and his coauthors argue that the most widely cited measure of global and national sustainability — the Ecological Footprint — has serious conceptual and scientific flaws that render it almost unusable for scientists, policymakers, resource managers and investors.

Environmental Justice Atlas maps out ecological conflicts

Green Prophet

For the first time in history we have a real time, comprehensive global map of ecological conflicts thanks to the Atlas of Environmental Justice.

Abu Dhabi Five-Star Leisure at Saadiyat Island Puts Ecology First

Green Prophet

A five star hotel will offer chefs, tennis and golf pros, hairdressers and masseuses, but the Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi just upped the ante by adding a marine biologist to its permanent staff.

5 great apps for green travel

Green Traveler Guides

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Five Steps Toward an Ecological Worldview. ~ Dr. Matthew Wilburn King

Elephant Journal

The notion that humanity is the absolute and objective center of life has been continuously reinforced throughout time. It has been conceived both in the West and in many other traditions, not as an illusion of perspective imposed by our starting point, but as an objective fact, and indeed an essential fact, about the whole universe. We are now beginning to understand the consequences of this worldview.

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Permaculture Hannukah Party at Yesh Meain Ecological Farm

Green Prophet

Intended for kids of all ages, the workshops will include solar oven tutorials, upcycling crafts, instruction on the use of micro organisms for various ecological systems, and more.

The Green Sheikh Calls for Action Against Ecological Crimes

Green Prophet

New diseases have emerged as a result of this imbalance in the ecological balance. Pictured on the far left, the Green Sheikh took a break from his environmental activism to support breast cancer awareness at a polo event in the United Arab Emirates.

Hopes for an ecological Church raised by new Pope's choice of name

Green (Living) Review

4 Radical Ways to Heal Ourselves & our Planet.

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Sinai’s Ecological Future Hangs in the Balance

Green Prophet

Business & Politics development ecology Mediterranean Sea Red Sea Sinai peninsula Sustainable Development As part of the 1979 peace treaty with Israel , the Sinai Peninsula was restored to Egyptian control - an event that the country celebrated with some fanfare on April 25th, 2012.

The Ecological Land Co-op has purchased more land to create ecological smallholdings

Green (Living) Review

Here’s a quick overview of what the Ecological Land Co-op does, before going on to their latest news. They are kept off the land, and society continues to be fed largely via a system of non-organic, monoculture agribusiness that is extremely damaging to ecology and to communities.

How do bird species compete with each other?

10,000 Birds

Ecology is amazing. So these complex ecological interactions and systems must emerge as a result of individual behaviors, which also means to some extent, at levels within (below) the species we see interacting. From the abstract of the study: An important question in ecology is how mechanistic processes occurring among individuals drive large-scale patterns of community formation and change.

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Allowing Public Transportation on the Sabbath in Tel Aviv: Ecologically Smart or Defiling Religious Law?

Green Prophet

And so if you are an Israeli without a car (for either financial or ecological reasons), there is no way for you to get around and enjoy your day off. (In

French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon on ecology and nuclear energy

Green Blog

Mélenchon claims that his political party, the Left Front, is built around the concept of ecological planning. ” Why don’t you devote more time to ecology in your campaign? Jean-Luc Mélenchon: Ecology occupies a place for us that it has never found in any program of the traditional left. Check: the economic program of the Left Front is built around the concept of ecological planning. But I have other tricks up my sleeve … Ecological planning?

Let’s Stop the Ecological Genocide of Monarch Butterflies. ~ Jeff Kart

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A drastic decline in the monarch butterfly population requires us to reduce our herbicide usage and get involved. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green butterfly Canada herbicide illegal logging mexico monarch butterfly U.S.

Burning Question: How Do You Balance Farming and Ecology?

Green (Living) Review

I’m going to create a riparian buffer and restore the stream ecology on my grandmother’s farm. Generational gaps are narrowing, and ancestral wisdom of the land is collaborating with scientific understanding on how to manage farms for long-term ecological stability.

Will Turkey’s New Constitution Include Ecological Protections?

Green Prophet

Turkish environmental journalist Mahmut Boynudelik has proposed a set of fundamental ecological principles to be enshrined in the country’s new constitution. It’s too soon to tell what the final decision on the ecological articles will be, according to the IEC.

Ecological unequal exchange is helping Europe maintain its leading role, greenhouse gases and overconsumption

Green Blog

Ecological unequal exchange, or the zero-sum model, can help us understand many things about the world’s international trade, political order and environmental degradation. The exported goods from the periphery also involve bigger ecological degradation than exports from the core.

Consultants for Ecological Impact Can Help Keep Your Business Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Ecological Principles

The Green Changemakers

[link] Creating communities that are compatible with nature's processes for sustaining life requires basic ecological knowledge. Most of the energy driving the ecological cycles flows from the sun.

Project 'Capsule': A design to conserve ecology of the Black Sea


Project Capsule: A design to conserve ecology of the Black Sea. Once the project sees the light of the day, it will not only help in restoring natural ecology of the Black Sea, but will stand as an exemplary green structure too. 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. Solar Power. More >>. Renewable Energy. Green Homes.

The Agro-Ecological Revolution.

Elephant Journal

Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Editor's Picks agriculture agro-ecology farming organic food urban farmingWhen united, farmers have bargained; when divided, they have begged.

Environmental Activists hold “Open Day” in Belarus for Ecological Education and Awareness


The event was organized by Green Network, an organizing group in Belarus who are working to bring ecological issues to the forefront of national discussion and developing a larger green movement. Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, isn’t what we typically think of when we think about the next eco and vegan friendly hotspot, but one young group of activists seeks to change that.

Nina Talks Writing and Water on "Liquid Lunch" That Channel TV

The Alien Next Door

books consciousness ecology environment interviews magic of water nina munteanu the meaning of water water in space Water Is. I recently appeared on That Channel to discuss the writing process and my upcoming book on water called "Water Is.", due early in 2016.

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Sustainable Ocean Development is Possible: Q&A with Maria Damanaki

Conservancy Talk

Healthy oceans, development and economic growth can coexist. That’s the idea behind an emerging Nature Conservancy strategy led by Maria Damanaki, TNC’s new Global Managing Director for Oceans.

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Rapid Gulf Growth Wrecking Ecological Havoc – Says Canada

Green Prophet

Extremely valuable oil and parched dry sand is proving to be a lethal combination for the Gulf region, according to a Canadian report out of the University of Toronto.

The Way of Water (La natura dell’acqua)

The Alien Next Door

eco-fiction ecology environment la nature dell'acqua Mincione Edizioni Nina Munteanu books science fiction short stories The Way of Water waterShe imagines its coolness gliding down her throat. Wet with a lingering aftertaste of fish and mud.

On Understanding Varying Approaches among Conservation Professionals

Nature Conservancy - Science

n at University of Michigan recently published such an article in the journal Human Ecology. Science global conservation Human Ecology journals measures social science Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea. Photo: Flickr user Goldztajan under a Creative Commons license.

Pupfish: Conserving a Mojave Desert Survivor

Nature Conservancy - Science

They have unique species and a unique ecology.”. Fish California Deserts and Aridlands ecology endangered species endemic species Energy Fresh Water island biogeography National Parks National Wildlife Refuges Nevada renewable energy Water conservation Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish.