Sat.Jan 26, 2013

Losing Nemo: Great Barrier Reef At Risk From Coal | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Coral reefs already have a lot on their plate: ocean acidification and warming, damage by extreme storms, water pollution from industrial runoff, even crazy invasive starfish. Now, it seems, the big momma of all reefs

Feed people, not landfills

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that around 35 million tons of food waste was generated in 2010, of which 97% was thrown away in landfills or incinerators.

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Northern Lapwings in New Jersey – A Before Work Caper

10,000 Birds

Back on 14 January Larry and Shari Zirlin were fortunate enough to come across an amazing three Northern Lapwings in a field in New Egypt, New Jersey, while out looking for a pair of reported Sandhill Cranes.

Germany now has 1.3 million solar energy systems

Green (Living) Review

Germany now has 1.3 million solar energy systems which generated 28 billion kilowatt hours in 2012 by Michael Smith (Veshengro) There are now some 1.3

Saturday Morning Motivational Video

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Click here to view the embedded video. Now get out and do something! No related posts. General

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A Planning Guide for Edible School Garden

The Green Changemakers

Start Your Own Seed to Table Garden Today! Share This Download the free pdf guide on planning your own School Garden. This guide introduces a friendly and easily digestible approach to school gardens.

cosmetic safety: the good, the bad, and the ugly!

Green Living Ideas

We put hundreds of products on our bodies each week- but how many of these are good and clean? And how many of them are actually bad for our bodies ?

Scarab (Dung) Beetles Navigate by the Stars

Green Prophet

Scarab beetles were sacred to the ancient Egyptians. These insects rolled balls of dung across the earth just as the sun god Ra rolled across the sky. Scarabs were seen as earthly manifestations of heavenly movement.

Make Climate Change a Priority , Says World Bank Group President

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Jim Yong Kin is president of the World Bank Group. This article is on their website and appeared also in the Washington Post. The weather in Washington has been like a roller coaster this January.

The Fossil Fuel Burden -Interview Part 2

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This is the second half of the interview published on Earthjustice.org with ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber who discusses the need for meaningful reform of toxics regulation and why extreme energy extraction must end.

2013 The Year for Real Action on Climate Change ?

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Can we really start to hope again that world leaders might really act on climate change? We have wondered from time to time just how negative we can be on the subject of climate change , and as we watched article after article on the dangers we seriously wondered at times if there was any point.

The Fossil Fuel Burden

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This is from the interview published on Earthjustice.org with ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber who discusses the need for meaningful reform of toxics regulation and why extreme energy extraction must end. Kari Birdseye: Sandra Steingraber, welcome to Down to Earth.

John Kerry Says He'll Control Keystone XL Review as Secretary of State

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John Kerry made it clear Thursday that he will play a pivotal role in deciding the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline if he is confirmed as secretary of state.

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President's Remarks Reinforce Need for Climate Action

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