Mon.Jan 21, 2013

Chipotle Testing Tofu Option


It’s about time. Chipotle Mexican Grill, a fast-food chain that prides itself on using natural ingredients (and serves more naturally-raised meat than any other chain), has announced that they’re rolling Read More The post Chipotle Testing Tofu Option appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Shams 1: The World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Plant Nears Completion

Green Prophet

Abu Dhabi wants to ensure that by 2020, seven percent of the nation’s energy mix will be comprised of renewables , and Shams 1 – the world’s largest single unit concentrating solar power (CSP) plant – is about to put the emirate one step closer to this goal.

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Living in a Barn

Green Furniture Home Design

Ever since I was a child I’ve always been amazed by barns, so simple from the outside yet the complex beautifully exposed joinery of the timber frame in.

Masdar Launches Plan to Desalinate Water Renewably

Green Prophet

Masdar held a packed press conference late last week to announce its launch of three renewably-powered desalination pilot projects.

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Virginia Governor unwittingly makes the case for a mileage tax

Environmental Economics

From the Autoblog : Virginia state governor Bob McDonnell is the latest to offer up another way to secure more revenue from the state's residents to pay for their roads and public transportation.

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Vegan to Brand Volunteer to Protest Animal Cruelty


An English vegan named Becky Folkard intends to protest animal cruelty by branding a man with a hot iron. Read More The post Vegan to Brand Volunteer to Protest Animal Cruelty appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News Vegan

Giant Squid Kraken Sea Monster Caught on Video

Green Prophet

The journal Nature reports that a team of ocean researchers have captured the world’s first video of a giant squid ( Architeuthis dux ) in its natural environment.

Black Carbon Second Biggest Climate Pollutant Behind Carbon Dioxide


Black carbon is the second most powerful climate pollutant behind only carbon dioxide, according to a landmark four-year assessment.

Relaxing and Zen Bedroom Decor Ideas

Green Furniture Home Design

There are many ideas one can use to make a relaxing space to meditate, read, or sleep. One is to introduce a water feature into the room. Second is by adding candles, low lighting, or mood lighting. Third is through scents and aromatherapy. Fourth is by adding comfortable furniture.

I and the Bird: Looking for Falcons and Ravens

10,000 Birds

Those of us perched precariously at the intersection of birds and sports couldn’t help but hope for a Bird Bowl, where both teams competing in Super Bowl XLVII were named for birds. Alas, Atlanta couldn’t seal the deal in the second half, but Baltimore bullied their way to the Big Game.

Designer, Neopolis, Creates Unique Kid’s Bedroom Design

Green Furniture Home Design

All I can say is, wow! The designers over at Neopolis took original design to a whole new level when they put together this one-of-a-kind masterpiece for a very lucky 3-year-old girl.

Bette Midler is “mad” about birds

10,000 Birds

Bette Midler , conservationist and star of screen and stage, has a thing for birds. “I love birds.

Home Improvement with Green Products

Green Home Blog

Home Improvement with Green Products. Tackling home improvement projects not only takes a great deal of patience and planning but it often requires a laundry list of toxic materials. Twenty years ago these may have been all you had to choose from.

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The Penguin Equivalent of Nelson Muntz’s “Ha ha!”

10,000 Birds

This video is well worth checking out. It must be terribly embarrassing for a penguin to slip and fall on ice but the penguin behind the one that falls just has to go and rub it in. Hat-tip to my cousin, Karen Myer.

The stand-up economist at the 2013 AEA Humor Session

Environmental Economics

Hyperinflation in Hell. by Yoram Bauman, Ph.D., "the world's first and only stand-up economist"

An Owl-Full Day

10,000 Birds

Sunday morning dawned clear and cool, perfect weather in which to find some owls. Sunrise found me in a car with Rich Kelly and Seth Ausubel, on our way to Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx where we would be joined by Bob Dieterich and Gene Herskovics for an owl prowl.

Music Monday: Small Souls

Wend Magazine

Small Souls. The Portland-based duo Small Souls are releasing their first LP, Small Souls , on January 25, 2013, riding on the heels of their debut EP, You Can Feel the Devil’s Heart , released early last year.


Green (Living) Review

Low consumer confidence generates record levels of inquiries at online gourmet food company Farmison & Co Online gourmet butcher Farmison & Co has this week seen a surge of customers ordering their breed specific 100% beef burgers, all handmade and naturally reared. Taste driven and offering farm traceability, orders at Farmison & Co have seen a huge uplift as consumers lose confidence in supermarkets. From ?6.99 for four Highland rarebreed beef burgers to ?10.95 10.95

Awareness: 6 Tips for Getting Clear on What You Want. | elephant.

Elephant Journal

At times everything may seem unclear. What am I doing? Where am I going? What do I want? Who am I? And so on. You may be doing what needs to be done, but

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.

WATCH: First Dog ‘Bo Obama’ Begs White House to Add Solar Panels


Sungevity uses a look-alike Bo Obama to hopefully encourage the White House to officially add solar panels. Read More The post WATCH: First Dog ‘Bo Obama’ Begs White House to Add Solar Panels appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News president obama

Now THIS is good business!

Green Living Ideas

This great statement popped up on our Facebook feed a few days ago, and I was stoked to share it here on Green Living Ideas. Though I don’t really eat much dairy, I have to support Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream for their strong stance against GMOs.

Climate Change Appears in Obama’s Second Inauguration Speech


Finally. In his second inauguration speech today (January 21), President Barack Obama addressed climate change and, doubling-down on a promise by Vice President Biden earlier that the administration’s second term will not Read More The post Climate Change Appears in Obama’s Second Inauguration Speech appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Featured News barack obama

Rhino Poaching Toll Reaches New High


Rhino poaching statistics released recently by the South African government reveal that a record 668 rhinos were killed across the country in 2012, an increase of nearly 50 per cent from the 448 rhinos lost to poachers in 2011.