Fri.Jan 04, 2013

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| Tips For A Green Resort Stay | We love to travel together as a big family, and we even take my little brother with us. We choose overland travel because of the environmental concerns we all share.

Inside Vegan Chef Jason Wrobel’s New Cooking Channel Show (Video)


The buzz for Jason Wrobel’s new vegan series on the Cooking Channel has been steadily growing over social media the last few days. Clearly, people are eager for some delicious, simple, Read More The post Inside Vegan Chef Jason Wrobel’s New Cooking Channel Show (Video) appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Film/TV News Top News Vegan jason wrobel

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Selective coppicing

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Under selective coppicing we must understand the difference between removing all stems from a coppice stool, as is the general practice, and just removing large (overgrown) ones. Selective coppicing is the latter. Selective coppicing should be considered in order to have a continuous supply of wood available, especially when a wood is being restored, which can take many years.

Make This: Vegan Lentil Meatballs


Lentils are extraordinary versatile and are great to use when you are trying to mock the density of meats with a vegan alternative. Read More The post Make This: Vegan Lentil Meatballs appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

When will the lies about paper stop?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The other day I received a press release with regards to an Eco Comics having won an award and the claim was made, in the statements by the CEO of the publisher as to why they work digital, that paper use and the paper industry was responsible for the deforestation of the tropical rainforests. Now this is a blatant lie that continues to be perpetuated by those that should know better and I am sure do know better. So, what's the agenda? Well, if we would but know that.

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Birds on Film

10,000 Birds

I haven’t been birding yet in 2013. Oh, I’ve gotten my first bird of the year ( European Starling – yay?)

Can You Say “Knife Envy”

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. I’ve always loved knives and have owned a few decent ones, but watching this video (there are two others as well) brought about an internal lust that I didn’t know I’d been repressing. Unfortunately the Latvian craftsmen of John Neeman are backordered, but there is a waiting list… Related posts: Revolutionary New Airless Bicycle Tires

Razorbill Swimming in Slow Motion

10,000 Birds

Mark Vance took advantage of the Razorbill invasion of Florida to get this video of a Razorbill swimming in crystal clear water. You always hear about how birds underwater look like they are flying and here is some proof! How awesome is that? Birds alcids Bird Behavior Florida Razorbill video

Designing on a Budget

Sustainability Ninja

Whether you’re looking to refurnish your current flat or have moved into a new place and need some. new things to fill the space, decorating can be exciting and loads of fun. However, it can also cost quite a bit of money if you’re not careful.

Back on the Rails: Transit Benefits and the Fiscal Cliff - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

This week Congress went to the brink of the fiscal cliff before producing a last minute legislative deal, brokered by Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). While the centerpiece of the

Traffic Affects the Poor and People of Color

Sightline Daily

Click map for larger, clearer image. Fascinating, but not unexpected. A new analysis by University of Washington masters’ student Jill Schulte reveals that in urban King County, lower-income folks, as well as people of color, are more likely to live close to busy roads.

WHO: Global Fertility Rates Mostly Holding Steady (Middle East exception)

Green Prophet

Worldwide close to 50 million couples are unable to conceive after five years of trying, states a recent report.

Miley Cyrus Adopts Another Pup, Educates Millions About Rescue


The singer has proven herself to be a big advocate for homeless critters by promoting adoption and plastering twitter with pictures her newly adopted family members. Read More The post Miley Cyrus Adopts Another Pup, Educates Millions About Rescue appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Weekend Reading 1/4/13

Sightline Daily

Eric: I’m a bit late on this, but I have to point out Lummi fisherman Jay Julius’s blistering op-ed in the Bellingham Herald that explains his tribe’s opposition to the proposed coal terminal at Cherry Point. I was riveted by Kevin Drum’s thoughtful exploration of the connection between lead exposure and crime rates. Particularly interesting is his estimate that full remediation of lead in homes and soil, while expensive, could yield a return on investment of roughly 20 to 1.

Five Reasons Why Tidal Energy is the Wave of the Future

Green Living Ideas

Green energy has never been more important than it is today with the looming threat of global warming. Every possible effort must be made to reverse the worldwide threat of climate change by subsidizing and switching to green energy.

Climate science: The Cost of Political Indecision


Political choices that delay efforts to mitigate climate change have the largest impact on the cost of trying to meet global warming targets, according to an analysis in this week’s Nature.

Scientists Discover Deepest Coral Reef Ever on Great Barrier Reef


A team of scientists from the Catlin Seaview Survey has discovered reef coral living at 125 metres, the deepest ever found on the Great Barrier Reef. The remarkable find of a community of reef corals was made on the outer edge of the Ribbon Reefs off the north of the Barrier Reef. The extreme depth is more than four times the depth of the shallow reef coral habitat (0-30 m) which scuba divers can access and which has made the Great Barrier Reef such an iconic natural feature.