Tue.Mar 13, 2012

New Oil Slick in Egypt Threatens Red Sea Coral Reef

Green Prophet

This coral reef in Egypt is threatened by a new oil slick, according to local reports. Ecologists have discovered a new 300 meter oil slick in the Red Sea just outside of El-Tor, according to WReporter.

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Donald Trump’s Sons Kill Animals on African Safari

Eccorazzi

Photos leak of Don Jr. and Eric posing with dead animals in Africa. Read More. Animals News Top News donald trump jr. eric trump

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Saudi Potato Battery Could Be Commercially Available in One Year!

Green Prophet

Saudi researchers have produced a potato-powered battery that could be commercially available within the next year!

Alicia Silverstone Leads Clean Hands, Clean World Celeb Poll

Eccorazzi

Clean Hands, Clean World wants you to help them select a celebrity spokesperson, and some lucky voters will win eco-prizes! Read More. Contests Environment News People Top News alicia silverstone emily deschanel emma watson

The Cost of a Shower (and an Easy Way for a Family To Save More Than $1000 Per Year

Living Green & Saving Energy

The real cost of a shower is not just the water you use. In fact, the overwhelming factor in the cost of a shower is the energy required to heat the water you use. A typical 10 minute shower will cost more than $2.00. If you simply cut your showering time in half, to 5 minutes from 10 minutes, you will save more than $1.00 per day, or about $365 per year. easy green living tip how to go green saving energy saving money saving water conserve energy cost of a shower save energy save money

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The Cost of a Shower (and an Easy Way for a Family To Save More Than $1000 Per Year

Living Green & Saving Energy

The real cost of a shower is not just the water you use. In fact, the overwhelming factor in the cost of a shower is the energy required to heat the water you use. A typical 10 minute shower will cost more than $2.00. If you simply cut your showering time in half, to 5 minutes from 10 minutes, you will save more than $1.00 per day, or about $365 per year. easy green living tip how to go green saving energy saving money saving water conserve energy cost of a shower save energy save money

Delicious Recipe for Kale and Hazelnut Quinoa Cakes

Eccorazzi

Somewhere in between burgers and falafel you get quinoa cakes. The benefits? These ones are gluten-free, vegan and packed with protein, but you’d never guess it. Read More. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

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Piezoelectric energy can potentially replace batteries in future

EcoFriend

Alternative energy industry, as we all know, is growing exponentially. Till now we have successfully produced energy from fossil fuels, petroleum, coal, etc. And, when we realized that these sources are finite, we started

Arava’s 40 MW Solar to Power a Third of Touristy Eliat’s Peak Power

Green Prophet

Arava Power Company’s application was approved last night by Israel’s Public Utility Authority for their 40 MW, $150 million photovoltaic solar farm at Kibbutz Ketura, just north of the tourist destination city of Eilat in Israel’s Arava Valley.

Excrement to energy: Human waste to produce clean power!

EcoFriend

Why Now It is never too late to explore more green energy options and while there will be still people around asking this question of 'why now?' ' the best answer to it would actually be 'why not?' ' since one can never complain

Demi Lovato Praises the Rodeo and the Strong Cowboys

Eccorazzi

At this very moment Demi Lovato is at the rodeo enjoying watching men ride around on bucking horses and the like. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News demi lovato

PlanetSolar demonstrates viability of solar boats feeding energy to grid

EcoFriend

Ships, like all motor-powered vehicles, burn tons of fuel while maintaining on-board systems when docked at port. This makes them economically high to maintain and environmentally dangerous. The new shore to ship

Baltimore Mayor Ignores Pinkett Smith’s Plea for Elephants

Eccorazzi

Mayor Rawlings-Blake responds to Jada Pinkett Smith's letter by saying she likes the circus and isn't concerned with Ringling's elephants. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News jada pinkett-smith

Bwindi Eco Tourism Center will connect visitors with nature

EcoFriend

Eco tourism promotes a better understanding and appreciation of nature and society through which it adds to the personal experiences of the tourists as well as the hosts and makes them more aware of the environment

Michelle Williams Donates Clothes To Charity

Eccorazzi

Gospel singer Michelle Williams has announced that she'll be donating items from her closet to various charity organizations. Read More. Causes News People Top News michelle williams

NEC's organic battery is just 0.3 mm thick

EcoFriend

Wouldn't it be fun and eco friendly if your iPhone was thinner and lighter and its battery could last weeks or even months instead of just a day? With the invention of organic batteries, that far away dream may just be possible

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Job Creation in 14 Seconds

Celsias

GhostManta: Electrifying underwater exploration with green gusto

EcoFriend

It is staggering that in the last few decades we have studied and understood the vast stretches of space that extends around our planet far better than the fathoms that stretch below us right here on earth. Ocean exploration is traditionally far more chal

Cooperative and Curious Carolina Wren

10,000 Birds

At the tail end of my birding expedition today I was fortunate enough to have a close encounter with an extremely confiding, cooperative, and curious Carolina Wren.

Tornadoes

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In view of the aftermath of the tornadoes of 2012 that ripped through Alabama and other Midwestern States of the Union I can but begin to wonder whether in some areas it might be a good idea to reconsider the way they built houses on the Prairie in the old day.

KwaZulu-Natal

10,000 Birds

“ There is, perhaps, no better place in the world for birds than this country.

Cordless Technology makes Gtech’s HT04 2 in 1 Multi-Tool Every Gardener's New Best Friend

Green (Living) Review

The NEW cordless Gtech HTO4 2 in 1 Garden Multi-Tool is powerful enough to trim hedges AND cut branches in one light weight garden tool. Historically cordless garden powertools have been underpowered for the jobs they are designed to tackle.

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Halotechnics develops technology for cheap solar thermal power.

EcoFriend

Solar energy, while having the capacity to be hugely beneficial, isn't without its drawbacks. Harnessing and releasing it is expensive and intermittent. Its output also depends on cloud cover and the time of the day

Composite Plastic Timber

Green Living Tips

Composite plastic timber products give new life to plastic and wood waste, recycling garbage bound for landfill into something useful that could last far. longer than the original item

Oasia Downtown imposing green tower to stand admist concrete.

EcoFriend

By 2014, the Central Business District (CBD) of Singapore may feature a high rising green skyscraper that will reach above all other glassy towers in the vicinity, and, stand as a symbol of sustainable architecture. The design

The Best Type of Lighting for the Dining Room

Green Furniture Home Design

When it comes to restructuring the lighting output in the rooms of your home, there are several things to consider. Furthermore, you will have to come to the understanding that various rooms require various lighting styles and set ups. This particular article will primarily deal with the ideal lighting conditions and set ups for your dining room. This is one of the most important rooms of your home.

Orange you glad this news came out before your picks were final?

Environmental Economics

Despite earning a No. 1 seed in this year's NCAA tournament, Syracuse now faces an uphill battle in its quest for a national title. The Orange (31-2) announced on their website Tuesday that sophomore center Fab Melo will not participate in the tournament due to an "eligibility issue." " "Given University policy and federal student privacy laws, no further details can be provided at this time," the site said.

Clifton Nurseries: how to save your garden in a drought

Green (Living) Review

DON’T ADD WATER: CLIFTON NURSERIES MD MATTHEW WILSON TAKES STEPS TO CONSERVE WATER AND ADVISES HOUSEHOLDS ON HOW TO PROTECT THEIR GARDENS Following the drought warning from Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman, London’s most respected plant nursery, Clifton Nurseries, will be helping gardeners to beat the drought with a range of plants and sundries that will help keep gardens blooming without using too much precious water.

An Aboriginal Salute to Shearwaters

10,000 Birds

This is a nice short article about the Short-tailed Shearwater and its connection to Australia, Alaska, and the Aboriginal community of Boonwurrung. Asides

Middle England Forced to the Web to Survive the Crunch

Green (Living) Review

London, UK: March, 2012 : Half of the country’s working population is planning to set up a secondary business from their home in order to make ends meet. Four in ten already have. Cash-strapped Britons are turning to an extra source of income because their overstretched finances mean they have no other choice in the current economic climate.

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I Have a New Favorite Letter Writer

10,000 Birds

Short, sweet, and to the point. Asides

Solving academic labor market mysteries

Environmental Economics

It is amazing that they don't quit more often: During a panel discussion at the American Council on Education's 94th annual meeting, four college presidents described with some exhaustion the perils of a position that invites a constant spotlight. With one slip of the tongue, speaking to a lawmaker or even a parent at Wal-Mart, a president can be thrust into damage-control mode, said Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System. "As

Selena Gomez Raises Awareness for the UNICEF Tap Project

Eccorazzi

Selena Gomez is using Twitter to rally support for UNICEF’s award-winning Tap Project, which helps provide clean water to children in developing countries. Read More. Causes News People Top News selena gomez

I can't wait for ESPN to begin covering this 24/7

Environmental Economics

Bracketology plus: Eight teams competing in this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament—Colorado State, Connecticut, Mississippi Valley State, New Mexico State, Norfolk State, St. Bonaventure, Southern Mississippi, and Ohio Universities—have academic-progress rates below 925, according to a report released today by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport.