Fri.Nov 09, 2012

Hilton Hotels to Share Food Waste in Hungry Egypt

Green Prophet

Hilton Worldwide has launched a pilot program to distribute surplus food to community organizations that feed the poor in Egypt.

Government cannot grant you a thing

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Government cannot grant you a thing. It can only place limits on that which was rightfully yours to begin with. You do not need anyone granting you rights under any charter or constitution or other documents drafted by other people. No one can grant you rights that you have already got. That were yours as a birthright.

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Lebanon’s Environment Minister Acknowledges Climate Change

Green Prophet

Lebanon’s carbon emissions are relatively small compared to other Middle Eastern nations such as Qatar or the United Arab Emirates , and pale in comparison to that of China and the United States, but its environmental record is far from pristine.

The runt of the litter

Green (Living) Review

I do not know how true this story is or whether it happened but, like fables and tales, it tells a great story. A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the 4 pups. And set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down into the eyes of little boy. Mister,' he said, 'I want to buy one of your puppies.'

Ricky Gervais’ Simple Solution to Stopping Animal Testing


Funnyman and animal advocate Ricky Gervais offered up a way to stop companies from testing shampoo on innocent animals. Read More The post Ricky Gervais’ Simple Solution to Stopping Animal Testing appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured News ricky gervais

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But What Do Flamingos Mean?

10,000 Birds

Why can’t I shut up about this? In 1999, a woman named Jennifer Price published a fascinating — if since largely forgotten — book called Flight Maps. Flight Maps was a collection of essays about the interactions between culture and nature in the U.S.,

Find Low Income Housing Online with NLIHA

Hug a Tree with Me

Low income housing are dwellings such as houses and apartments for individuals or families with low annual household income. Such housing programs can either be privately, state wide or federally funded. The current economic crisis has affected everyone in one way or another. The rise in gas and food prices and the present unemployment rate and level of paycuts have left a lot of families without a home, and this is where low income housing becomes valuable.

Virginia’s Warbler in Alley Pond Park, Queens, New York Refound!

10,000 Birds

The Virginia’s Warbler that has eluded birders since Eric Miller first found it on 31 October has been refound – and photographed – by Andrew Baksh. This is the first documented record of this southwestern wood-warbler in New York State. Congratulations to Eric for the original find and to Andrew for forestalling any accusations of stringing against Eric! Now I have to go try to find the stupid bird again even after already having spent almost ten hours looking… Asides

Frankenstorm Sandy helps improve New Yorkers' math skills

Environmental Economics

New York City and Long Island are following in New Jersey’s footsteps in instituting an odd-even gas rationing system. In an effort to ease long lines associated with the the fuel crunch taking place in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a rationing system will go into effect on Friday. Beginning at 6 a.m., those with license plates ending in an odd number will be able to buy gas on odd numbered days. via

Angry Birds Star Wars

10,000 Birds

Though only tangentially connected to birds it seems that when two such cool things, Angry Birds and Star Wars, combine that we should take note of it. ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS ! Asides

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A little something for your classroom. just because I care!

Environmental Economics

From the WSJ's Micro Weekly email: New York's Economics Blackout by: Editorial Staff Nov 05, 2012 Click here to view the full article on TOPICS: Price Control, Supply and Demand SUMMARY: Cuomo vs. Christie on gasoline shortages. "Public "Public jobs would be so much easier if politicians could repeal the laws of economics, and some of the more obtuse keep trying.

Students Powered the Vote - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

We did it. On Tuesday, young people continued what they started four years ago: turning out in record numbers to ensure our voices are heard. The youth vote representing 19 percent of the overall electorate, up from 18

Eco Chick Giveaway: Fair Fashion from Treetie

Eco Chic

This scarf from Treetie could be yours. Treetie (pronounced like ‘treaty’) is a new online boutique offering eco friendly and fair trade women’s fashion apparel, accessories, and gifts.

Carrie Ann Inaba Gives Voice to Animals with New Foundation


Dancing with the Stars' judge Carrie Ann Inaba launches her very own animal foundation in hopes of bettering the animal community. Read More The post Carrie Ann Inaba Gives Voice to Animals with New Foundation appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News carrie ann inaba

Polar Bears, Sea Ice and Climate Change


Polar Bears International (PBI) is excited to be launching a new online community called My Planet, My Part , and hope that it might be of interest for the community at Celsias. My Planet, My Part offers live HD video of polar bears, web casts with experts and a forum to meet like-minded individuals all in one place. This is especially timely as climate change has negatively affected the population of polar bears in Canada and has reduced their migration season due to declining sea ice.

LeAnn Rimes Adopts Puppy Abandoned in Traffic


It’s always wonderful to end the week with stories like this one. Earlier this week, a puppy was abandoned in traffic on a busy street in the Los Angeles area. Karla Read More The post LeAnn Rimes Adopts Puppy Abandoned in Traffic appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News leann rimes

India's Solar Revolution: Small is Big


A while back I wrote a post on the need to get India's solar boom right. I wrote it because it was obvious that solar energy was primed to take off in India and it was clear there were two paths the country could take – distribute that boom to benefit the 300 million people still waiting for the grid , or forcibly centralize a resource that is most effective when distributed.

NFL Star Arian Foster is not a Strict Vegan


Let’s just say that Arian Foster, one of the NFL’s most prodigious running backs, is into eating a very healthy, mostly-animal free diet. Which to say, is different from the Read More The post NFL Star Arian Foster is not a Strict Vegan appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Sports Top News Vegan arian foster