Thu.Mar 08, 2012

Amazon Bans Whale, Dolphin and Shark Meat After Petition

Eccorazzi sparked outrage when the public found out their subsidiary site in Japan,, was selling whale and dolphin meat. The Humane Society International (HSI) and the Environmental Investigation Agency Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

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Polish Kite Surfer Fights Off Red Sea Sharks With a Knife

Green Prophet

This white tip shark is found in the Red Sea, where a Polish kite surfer who for two days used a knife to fight off sharks up to 6m long. A professional kite surfer and instructor from Poland recently survived two days of drifting in the Red Sea by fighting off sharks with a knife.

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Learn To Love This Face

10,000 Birds

In my first trip to the West Indies , I learned that the Bahamas boast an impressive array of wild native doves including the Caribbean Dove and White-crowned Pigeon. The various islands also support more adaptable civilized species like Mourning Dove , Common Ground-Dove , and Rock Pigeon.

What exactly is KONY 2012?


"Kony 20120", the 29-minute film created by Invisible Children has been viewed over 32 million times since it was posted on YouTube this past Monday. Read More. Causes News People Top News

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Australian PM Julia Gillard’s appalling record of climate change inaction

Green Blog

Australia is a world leader in annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution. Pro-coal, pro-gas Australian PM Julia Gillard has an appalling record of climate change inaction falsely dressed up as the opposite. The biggest and most outrageous untruth of Gillard Labor is that it is “tackling climate change” for a “clean energy future”, as systematically set out below.

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Save Sustainably with Eco USB Sticks Made from Bamboo

Eco Chic

I’d be lost without my eco USB stick. It’s the truth, and I’m telling it at the expense of sounding like a huge dork.

PETA Announces 2012 Sexiest Vegetarian Next Door Contest


The animal rights group launches new contest for every vegan and vegetarian out there. Read More. Contests News Top News Vegan Vegetarian

Inappropriate Global Warming Evidence Graphic of the Day

Environmental Economics

Solar Storm Potentially Causing Trouble for Earth Today


The solar storm on its way to earth is the strongest of its kind to reach earth in six years. Read More. Featured News Video

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Environmental Economics

The Big Society; leading UK contact centre outsourcer, Ant, takes action

Green (Living) Review

Where Are You Birding This Second Weekend of March 2012?

10,000 Birds

To twitch or not to twitch… that is the question facing many listers in the northeastern United States this weekend. The directionally-challenged Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch that Corey documented so lovingly continues to abide where rosy-finches never do.

California Organic Fertilizers Receives California Department of Food and Ag Organic Materials Registration (OIM) for 23 Products

Green (Living) Review

All organic fertiizer products manufactured by California Organic Fertilizers, Inc. have been registered by CDFA a OIM products allowed for sale in organic agriculture in California. Sacramento, CA, March 08, 2012 : California Organic Fertilizers, Inc.

Birding the Battlefields

10,000 Birds

Nick Lund , formerly at birdDC and then the Birdist , should be no stranger to readers of 10,000 Birds. He’s previously shared his surprisingly strong feelings about the bird logos of NFL and MLB teams.

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How to Make it as a Travel Writer: Tips from Author Julian Smith

Wend Magazine

To most of us, it sounds like a dream–climb an incredible mountain, trek through uncharted territories, explore rare cultures, scribble your thoughts along the way, come home and share it with the world–oh, and get funded (and paid) to do it.

Kids Chasing Birds

10,000 Birds

How would you handle the situation in which Dawn recently found herself ? To me, that type of behavior is unacceptable, but let he who is without sin cast the first stone …of course, the two situations are very different but is the difference merely of degree? Asides

Staycations Proving Popular with Brits This May Bank Holiday says

Green (Living) Review

Leading website reports car hire bookings up for May trips this year, announces most popular locations Leading car hire comparator has reported that UK tourists are taking staycations in big numbers for 2012's May bank holiday. The website has seen a rise in UK car hire searches and has as a result announced the most popular places to enjoy a family break.

Choosing the Right Digital Thermostat

Green Furniture Home Design

During the winter season, there is a high demand for digital thermostats among people who want to make their homes more efficient. As a result, quite a number new products have flooded the market. So how do you know which one to buy? It is unfortunate that many of those digital thermostats are of poor quality, which is why you have to be vigilant while looking for a digital thermostat. It involves thorough research to buy any new home technology that will improve the efficiency of your home.


Green (Living) Review

KYOCERA Mita (KYOCERA) , one of the world's leading document solutions companies, is urging UK businesses to get involved in sustainability this month and participate in Climate Week (12-18th March) and Earth Hour. KYOCERA applauds the awareness generated by Climate Week and Earth Hour Supported by PM David Cameron and Sir Paul McCartney Climate Week is Britain’s campaign to highlight climate issues and promote positive change for the environment.

A Guide to Enzyme Cleaners

Green Home Blog

A Guide to Enzyme Cleaners. Most of us have cabinets full of cleaning products. These colorful, soapy liquids are supposed to de-streak our windows, de-grease our stoves, or wipe away the most stubborn of stains. But what’s really in all those bottles? The truth is that many common household cleansers contain toxic chemicals that are dangerous both to you and the environment. Many, for example, can release VOCs into the air or damage natural waterways once they go down the drain.

Lakeland Garden 2012 Catalog – Preview

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) If it hasn't happened already then in the next couple of days or so the Lakeland Garden 2012 Catalog will be dropping through people's letterboxes. This years catalog is, probably, the best Garden Catalog from Lakeland today and it is full to the brim with interesting products for those wishing to grow and produce their own food, grow a great flower garden and utilize their garden as a outdoor room.

Largest Solar Storm in 10 Years Reaches Earth

Sustainability Ninja

On Tuesday, an enormous solar flare erupted from our sun and expanded as it moved away from the surface and rushed outwards. The charged particles from the flare are flying at 4 million miles per hour, and they smacked into Earth today. Scientists were concerned that the storm could disrupt electrical systems and global positioning technology, but as of this afternoon, nothing major has been reported by NASA.

Green Growth Leaders

The Green Changemakers

[link] The Green Growth Leaders (GGL) is a global alliance of cities, regions, countries and corporations, sharing a vision of building prosperous, green economies and communities -and a better tomorrow for their citizens. GGL represents the world’s leading green growth economies and is fronted by a council.

Save Money on Kids Clothes

Eco Friendly Daily

If you have a kid, then you know one thing above all else: they cost a fortune. It's not really something that you completely comprehend until you actually have the kids, then it's something that only makes itself more apparent as


Fuel From Market Waste


Mushy tomatoes, brown bananas and overripe cherries – to date, waste from wholesale markets has ended up on the compost heap at best. In future it will be put to better use: Researchers have developed a new facility that ferments this waste to make methane, which can be used to power vehicles.

Oil and Politics in Iraq


A delegation from the International Energy Agency spent two days in Baghdad speaking with high-ranking officials in preparation for an end-of-year report on the country's oil sector. By some estimates, Iraq could hold some of the largest oil reserves in the world and an international auction for oil and natural gas blocks is planned for May.

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