Fri.Jan 25, 2013

10 Celebrities Who Love and Advocate for Their Pit Bulls


These 10 stars are working to break the stigma surrounding the dogs through advocacy, awareness, and adorable photos. Read More The post 10 Celebrities Who Love and Advocate for Their Pit Bulls appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Entertainment Featured News

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Explained in 90 Seconds: It's Cold. That Doesn't Mean Global.

Mother Jones

At Climate Desk, we like to call them?affectionately?our affectionately?our our "pet trolls." " (You know who you are. They are regular readers that pepper us on Twitter and Facebook with one of several climate myths upon the publication of

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Tiny Houses with Kids

Sightline Daily

Living room? Playroom? Bedroom for stuffed menagerie? It's all the same. Photo by Jennifer Langston When my husband and I bought our first house, its 800 square feet of living space was perfect for two. It was what we could afford, and it suited us.

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NASA's Alarming Map of the Worst Australian Heat Wave on Record.

Mother Jones

This story first appeared in The Atlantic Cities and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Although temperatures around the country have receded this week, many Australians no doubt are still having

900 Dolphins Slaughtered in Retaliation Against Eco Group


Villagers in the Solomon Islands have slaughtered up to 900 dolphins in the course of a dispute with Earth Island Institute. Read More The post 900 Dolphins Slaughtered in Retaliation Against Eco Group appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Environment News Top News

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The war in Mali

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Does it really have something to do with defeating AQ in the Maghreb? Personally I doubt. The truth is that the area especially that is under the Islamist “control” is full of “vital” minerals, including Uranium, Lithium and others and that's what it is all about. In previous wars very often it was about oil in the recent times but now more wars will be fought for the “possession” of the means of exploiting rare earths and minerals.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker Saves Freezing Dog (Video)


Here’s a great clip to end the week on – Newark Mayor (and rising political star) Cory Booker rescuing a freezing, lost dog from the cold. Booker, a frequent Twitter Read More The post Newark Mayor Cory Booker Saves Freezing Dog (Video) appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News cory booker

Do You Know Your Electricity’s Pedigree?

Green Home Blog

Do You Know Your Electricity’s Pedigree?

Dolphin Seeks Out Divers For Help

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. Maybe I’m the only person who missed out on this amazing video of a dolphin approaching divers to help free it from entanglement, but if it’s more than worth the eight minutes. Debris in the sea is a huge problem for wildlife and the Ocean Defenders Alliance is one group that is working towards cleaning up the rubbish. No related posts. General

Big Green Ideas and Small Ones Are All Needed

Living Green & Saving Energy

It is clear that the planet needs more environmentally friendly ideas, but we should be careful about getting caught up in the idea that only big, global solutions are going to work. To make the Earth’s future brighter we should consider big project ideas but not overlook the small things we can all do to [.]. bottled water green construction green remodeling saving energy Big green ideas energy efficient home save energy small green ideas

New Neighbors

10,000 Birds

When I was a child, the Pileated Woodpecker was a bird that loomed large — both literally, as the biggest surviving woodpecker in the United States, and figuratively, in that it was a bird on that happy borderland between humdrum and mythical, between everyday and nonexistent.

I'm going to splurge on an expensive meal!

Environmental Economics

Stephen Dubner: Our latest Freakonomics Radio on  Marketplace  podcast is called “Introducing ‘Freakonomics Experiments.’”.

West Point Cadet’s Mouse Release

10,000 Birds

How about that West Point Mouse Release video ? In case you haven’t seen it, after spending several sleepless nights sharing a room with a mouse, a big-hearted West Point cadet decided to catch the little trespasser and release it in a nearby field. His friend recorded the event.

"Northeast Faces Stark Choice on Climate Pollution"

Environmental Economics

From an op-ed in the New York Times : EIGHT years ago, a bipartisan coalition of Northeast and mid-Atlantic governors joined forces to reduce pollution from electric power plants. They agreed to cap overall emissions of carbon dioxide, the major pollutant driving global warming , and require the more than 200 power plants in the region to buy permits to emit the greenhouse gas.

An Easy Way to Save 187 Million Gallons of Gas and Get Healthier Too?

Environmental News Network

from Environmental Economics by Tim Haab. I was reading somewhere recently–OK,OK, it was Reader’s Digest again–that one way we could save a significant amount of gas is to lose weight.

I'm just humbled to be nominated (and arrogant enough to believe I contribute)

Environmental Economics

On Wednesday, Louis Zacharilla, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum. ICF), announced the organization's seven finalists for the 2013. Intelligent Community of the Year. The announcement was made during the. final day of the Pacific Telecommunications Council's annual meeting in. Honolulu. The seven finalists -- Columbus, Ohio; Oulu, Finland; Stratford, Canada; Taichung City, Taiwan; Tallinn, Estonia; Taoyuan County, Taiwan; and.

Europe's 'Coal Renaissance' Masks Industry Downfall - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The coal industry has pointed to Europe's increasing coal use and imports as evidence of coal's inevitable future. Reporters have had a field day with this: the clean energy bastion is now home to rising coal use. The problem

5 Reasons to be Grateful for Trees on Tu B’Shevat

Green Prophet

The Jewish version of Arbor Day Tu B’Shevat is more relevant today than ever. Transformed from a general agricultural holiday into a dedicated arboreal conservation initiative in the early 1900′s, this celebration takes place towards the end of January during the Hebrew month of Shevat.

WATCH: Ellen Surprises Kristen Bell with Lola the Sloth


Ellen DeGeneres surprises actress Kristen Bell with a sloth named Lola. Read More The post WATCH: Ellen Surprises Kristen Bell with Lola the Sloth appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Film/TV News Top News ellen degeneres kristen bell

This Green Prophet Hospitalized from Cairo’s Air Pollution

Green Prophet

Joseph’s lungs didn’t like the return to polluted Cairo. It caused a dangerous bout of asthma. Returning to the city I have lived for more than a decade this January, Cairo , I was definitely not expecting to end up at the doctor’s office with days of near constant asthma problems.

Weekend Reading 1/25/13

Sightline Daily

Anna: This is from the Ringside Seat email I get from the American Prospect. The climate impact analogies are vivid and alarming: “ Mother Jones follows climate-change dynamo Jason Box to Greenland’s ice sheet to learn that it’s halfway to snowcone and might go full slushie way ahead of schedule.”. Meanwhile, researchers are looking to fossil formations for clues from past climate changes to help predict sea level rise due to man-made global warming.

Getting Around Green: Consider A Motorcycle

Green Living Ideas

Our vehicles emit a lot of pollutants that are damaging for the environment, and the extent of pollution depends upon the type of vehicle.Cars are our everyday vehicles, but when it comes to a combination of fun and efficiency a motorcycle is the way to go!

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Friday Tunes: Sweet Child of Mine Cover by Taken by Trees

Eco Chic

I’m always looking for great new music since I spend so much time writing solo. Every Friday I’m going to post a new favorite by a less well-known musician. I tend towards women singer-songwriters, though I love great hip-hop and classic rock too.

WWF Joins Call for Seafood Traceability to Fight Illegal Fishing


At this week’s World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, WWF has joined private and public sector leaders in calling for a new global seafood traceability system to give consumers, businesses, and governments full access to information about marine fishing practices.

Why I Fell in Love with Mexico City

Eco Chic

Starre Vartan in Mexico City. This story was originally featured on Over the years, I've heard my fair share about Mexico City, mostly negatives—crime, terrible air pollution and, well, crime topped the list.

Four Deaths From Cold Snap in US


For four days now a deep arctic freeze has gripped parts of the Midwest. Temperatures as low as -36F degrees -have frozen anything it can find. Who knew that bubbles would freeze in mid air at -20 ,or that water from firemen's hoses would freeze as it came out of the hose?

Mackerel and Gurnard No Longer a Sustainable Fish Choice Says MCS


After years of being a popular sustainable choice, mackerel should no longer be appearing so regularly on your dinner plate.

Overpopulation - What We Don't Want to Talk About


Field Chronicles: The Pacific Oceanscape from Conservation International on Vimeo