Mon.Dec 17, 2012

Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Backyard Farming on an Acre (More or Less) by Angela England 432 pages paperback, 9 x 7.3

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Calling All Green Bloggers – Masdar Competition Wants Your Ideas!

Green Prophet

Fancy the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to attend Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in the United Arab Emirates? Well, here’s how.

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Bangladesh Hits One Million Solar Home Systems - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

A few months back Nancy Wimmer told us about Bangladesh's solar success. In one of the poorest countries on earth, a renewable energy company, Grameen Shakti, is busy installing nearly 1000 solar home systems each

Gulf Nations Among Most Attractive Renewable Energy Markets

Green Prophet

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its neighbor the United Arab Emirates have been included in the Ernst & Young Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices, which evaluates the renewable energy markets of 40 countries across the globe.

The love of possessions

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sitting Bull said in his time that the love of possessions is a disease with them, meaning the Americans. And he continued in the same speech: “They take tithes from the poor and weak to support the rich who rule. They claim this mother of ours, the Earth, for their own and fence their neighbors away. If America had been twice the size it is, there still would not have been enough”. And the truth that he was right and that was how long ago?

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Wooden Apartment Shows Off Rustic Design Ideas

Green Furniture Home Design

The simple beauty of unfinished wood takes center stage in this beautifully designed rustic Italian home. We found lots of great rustic design ideas while checking out the elements used by the architects and interior decorators.

Kurrenci - The Universal Coupon

Hug a Tree with Me

I am an avid deal seeker and admirer of quality products and services that saves me money and time, and when I find something that works, I like to share it.

Just In Time for Christmas

Green Home Blog

Just In Time for Christmas. … It’s still green here in the Upper Midwest, and natives are starting to grouse about the lack of snow.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, December 17 | Conservancy Talk

Conservancy Talk

Already in a Holidays Daze? We've got you covered in a green way. Just in time for the holidays, Trashed delves into the less festive side of consumerism and waste. Green) So.here are some tips for creating less waste

3 Financial Advantages Of Renewable Energy For Businesses

Living Green & Saving Energy

The world of business is moving closer into the realms of renewable energy and its advantages when it comes to business image. There are advantages in terms of ethics, but less appreciated are the financial benefits. Businesses of all sizes are following the domestic sphere and tightening their belts and have found that renewable energy [.]. Green News renewable energy saving energy solar panels wind energy green energy reduce fossil fuels

OPIC, Export Import Bank, and President Obama's Climate Legacy.

Sierra Club Compass

We often wonder what century the Export Import Bank chairman Fred Hochberg thinks he is operating in given all his climate destroying fossil fuel finance. In fact just last week, like a moth drawn to a flame, he found yet

Coal-Fired Stoves Cause Hundreds of Carbon Monoxide Deaths in Turkey

Green Prophet

A family was found dead on Thursday in Istanbul, reports Turkish daily Today’s Zaman , after carbon monoxide fumes from their coal-fired heating stove leaked out and poisoned them.

Make It: Toasty Loaded Sled Bruschetta

Eccorazzi

Made with vodka and a host of other tasty ingredients, these bruschetta sleds are perfect for every holiday occasion. Read More The post Make It: Toasty Loaded Sled Bruschetta appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

Alan Durning at TEDx: Legalize It!

Sightline Daily

In this 13-minute video, I tell the stories of everyday citizens who are organizing to make sustainability legal. From clotheslines to reused pickle jars, from car-sharing to wilderness outings for poor teens, common-sense, green solutions are too often against the law.

Anne Hathaway Wore Custom Vegan Shoes as Fantine in Les Mis

Eccorazzi

The costume designer for Les Mis revealed that all of Hathaway's shoes were made vegan for the actress. Read More The post Anne Hathaway Wore Custom Vegan Shoes as Fantine in Les Mis appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion Film/TV News Top News Vegan

Green Diva Holidays: Eco-Friendly Foodie, Gift & Decorating Fun

Green Living Ideas

I had fun doing some of my earth-friendly holiday schtick on Ebru Today last week – details about what I discussed on this timely, silly green holiday TV segment.

Unlocking Spare Bedrooms: Occupancy Limits

Sightline Daily

La French Place, flickr Most northwesterners are well provided with housing. In fact, northwesterners near or above the median income are among the best-housed people of all time: we have a lot of private indoor space. Consider bedrooms, for example.

Reasons to shop small this holiday season, and always!

Green Living Ideas

There are so many reasons to shop small- that is, supporting small, local businesses instead of national retailers and big-box stores. ‘ Shopping Small ‘ is especially important during the holiday season, when most stores generate a good percentage of their income.

10 Creepy Fetish Jewelry Upcycled Christmas Gifts (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

Holiday shopping can be challenging for an ex-pat in the Middle East, but need it also be horrifying? In Jordan, import duties bloat retail prices. Clay pots and intricate mosaics are too unwieldy to mail, and puppies gestate in less time than it takes for a package to ship back to the States.

Tom Hardy in Talks for Pit Bull Film ‘Animal Rescue’

Eccorazzi

Tom Hardy, who earlier this year was named as a co-producer on an upcoming animal-trafficking film with Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, is in talks to join Fox Searchlight’s “Animal Read More The post Tom Hardy in Talks for Pit Bull Film ‘Animal Rescue’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News tom hardy

Israel’s High Court Spares West Bank Agriculture

Green Prophet

Israel’s high court has ordered the state to come up with an alternative to a separation fence that would have threatened valuable agricultural land in the West Bank.

Animal Rescue Videos Helped Chastain Film ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Eccorazzi

Vegan actress Jessica Chastain's latest role in Golden Globe nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty" was a difficult one. Read More The post Animal Rescue Videos Helped Chastain Film ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured Film/TV News jessica chastain kathryn bigelow

Colorado Town Bans Fracking

Celsias

Fracking and its safety continue to be on everyone’s minds, and one town in Colorado has become the first in the state to outlaw the oil and gas drilling practice. During the U.S.

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Shara Porter Hand Printed and Vintage Bags and Clutches

Eco Chic

Shara Porter gives new life to vintage accessories. Under her eponymous company, the designer makes her mark in “hand-printed fine found objects.”

Human Role in Climate Change Now Virtually Certain -Leaked IPCC Report

Celsias

A leaked draft report by the world’s top climate scientists has found that is virtually certain that humans are causing climate change but parts of it have been wildly misinterpreted by climate change deniers, experts said.

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.