Wed.Feb 06, 2013

Grow 7 Healing Herbs At Home

Green Prophet

You can grow a living medicine chest in your garden with little effort. The old song says, parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. Let’s add echinacea, garlic and basil. Most are culinary herbs with poetic histories. All are green medicines that you can harvest at will.

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WA’s First Ocean Acidification Legislation

Sightline Daily

bretvogel, flickr On the heels of Washington state’s pioneering efforts to identify local steps to slow ocean acidification , Sen. Kevin Ranker (D-Orcas Island) has introduced legislation to begin coordinating that response.

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Hard To Breathe In the Middle East – Latest NASA Images

Green Prophet

Cold weather and a booming industrial economy is making it hard to breath in the Middle East says NASA. Air pollution is a big problem in the Middle East particularly in cities such as Tehran, Cairo and the rich Gulf nations.

PETA Celebrates Vegan Designers, Debuts New Vegan Logo


From Vaute Couture's NYC Fall Fashion Week Debut, to PETA's UK Vegan Fashion Awards and Logo, ethical clothing is getting major attention. Read More The post PETA Celebrates Vegan Designers, Debuts New Vegan Logo appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion News Top News Vegan sadie frost

Freedom of the Press

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The United States and the United Kingdom pride themselves on freedoms and of the freedom of the press, in the same way as does Germany but neither of them are world leaders.

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You’re Not Helping

10,000 Birds

Conservation was in the news again in the last few weeks here in New Zealand, and unfortunately not in a good way. The subject is one that comes up a lot in this blog and other bird blogs, the subject of cats and their effect on wildlife.

Cool Green Eco Apartments

Green Furniture Home Design

Designing with the environment is mind is somewhat of a challenge for many people. So many people want to go green with their home designs but lack the creativity, resources or inspiration to make it happen.

Relentless Goose Attacks

10,000 Birds

We all know how worked up waterfowl can get in suburban settings. These feathered thugs sulk around scamming bread from naive children and despoiling innocent golf courses. Swans are the ones we usually look out for, especially since they can and will kill a man when the murderous mood strikes them.

Relaxing and Zen Bathroom Design Tips

Green Furniture Home Design

When it comes to designing or remodeling your bathroom, you may want a space that is comfortable and relaxing. A zen inspired bathroom could provide the relaxation and calmness you desire.

Tree Swallow Tornado

10,000 Birds

One of the perks of visiting Florida in January is that it’s a chance to see some birds that are absent in Minnesota like the Tree Swallow. Though this flashy bird is relatively common, they demand your attention when they are in their large communal roosts.

Tip Hero's $150 Amazon card celebratory 7,000 tips giveaway, ends 2/20

Hug a Tree with Me

For years, Tip Hero has been proud to share helpful tips that help our community save money. It seems like only yesterday that Tip Hero was a collection of a couple hundred tips shared by us and our amazing readers.

Inject Eco-Excitement into Your Child’s Afterschool Program

Green Home Blog

Inject Eco-Excitement into Your Child’s Afterschool Program. Fortunately many schools, from public to private, are incorporating environmental teaching into their curriculum. Children learn from a very early age how to turn a light off when they leave a room, not to litter and what recycling means.

Honoring the greenest EU music festivals

Green Traveler Guides

The Green Operations Award—the “Green Oscar” of European music festivals—now honors events with the best eco-innovations. The top honor went to Paris' We Love Green Fest Honoring the greenest EU music festivals is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

Angry in Indy: Activists Take On Big Coal's Plan to Raise Rates.

Sierra Club Compass

Big Coal got a rude awakening recently after angry customers and clean-air advocates in Indiana filled a public hearing after Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) released a proposal to increase rates. The utility's at least $510

I Drink Coconut Water Only Because I Like the Taste. ~ Elizabeth.

Elephant Journal

It turns out when I'm being present, life is much more whimsical and fun than I ever imagined possible. You can even quote me on it

Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Here are two headlines from the past week that blew me away (no pun intended): #1- Wind was the top new energy source to come online in 2012. #2- 2- "Renewable-energy capacity in the U.S. almost doubled from 2009 to

The State of the Union in Yoga: New Schools, New Code of.

Elephant Journal

The State of the Union address gives us a reason to look at the new year in yoga. New schools, yogis behaving better and no one has died in yoga.

NCLR Releases Study about 'Bright Future' for Latinos in the Green.

Sierra Club Compass

The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) today released a report taking a close look at the bright future the clean energy economy offers to Latino workers and underlining five "bright green" metropolitan areas where these

Portable LifeStraws Could Make Water Potable in Syria Refugee Camp

Green Prophet

A small piece of plastic can save lives, preserve local eco-systems, and cut greenhouse gas emissions: finally, positive press for plastics.

WATCH: Mark Ruffalo Wants You to Understand Fracking


Mark Ruffalo might be the most outspoken celebrity in the anti-fracking movement. Read More The post WATCH: Mark Ruffalo Wants You to Understand Fracking appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News Video mark ruffalo

Visiting Jerusalem’s Old Abused Mount of Olives Camel

Green Prophet

This is how the camel looked back in February, 2012. Cold, wet and miserable. Our stories on animal abuse have included severe abuse of circus animals in Lebanon , neglect and abuse of zoo animals in Egypt , and even rampant abuse of pigs in (supposedly) kosher Israel.

NASA Probe Captures Video of ‘Comet of the Century’ ISON


Comet ISON, dubbed the “Comet of the Century” by some hopeful astronomers, is continuing its journey ever closer to the sun – and a possible one-in-a-lifetime celestial event for Earth. Read More The post NASA Probe Captures Video of ‘Comet of the Century’ ISON appeared first on Ecorazzi. News Pop Culture Science Top News

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Lea Michele Loves Alicia Silverstone’s Vegan Lentil Stew


We're not sure if Lea Michele is still a full-fledged vegan or if she simply leans more toward a vegan diet, but we do know she's still cooking up a storm. Read More The post Lea Michele Loves Alicia Silverstone’s Vegan Lentil Stew appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan alicia silverstone lea michele

Climate Activists Put the Heat on Obama


“As visionary as Obama is, he is hamstrung by his pragmatism.” ” So says Michael Marx of the Sierra Club, America’s largest grassroots environmental organization.

how does mercury get into the seafood you eat?

Green Living Ideas

If you eat the fishes of the sea here’s an article for you! We always here about the mercury content in seafoods, but did you ever wonder how it got there? First, it’s important to know that there is a lot of mercury in our oceans and in the fish that end up on your plate.

APP Commits to End Deforestation. Let's Hope They Mean it This Time


Asia Pulp and Paper , which is the world's third-largest paper producer has agreed to stop using logs from Indonesia's natural forests. This follows a massive campaign by a number of groups concerned about the devastation they were causing.

The Terrifying World of Monkton


Courtesy of MothIncarnate , the terrifying world of Monkton

Hard Habit to Break : Getting Out of Our Energy Wasting Ways


Reducing greenhouse gas emissions requires behavioural change. But how do we get individuals into this habit or, for that matter, any habit that reduces energy consumption? Two academic disciplines concern themselves with habits – a branch of sociology, practice theory, and social psychology.