Wed.Dec 12, 2012

Wicked, tricksy, false!

10,000 Birds

They stole it from us. Sneaky little hobbitses. Wicked, tricksy, false! Gollum (the film version) It can’t have escaped your notice that there is a film from New Zealand out today that people are quite interested in.

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Ah, a chink in the armor of the google

Environmental Economics

Digitopoly : Google Scholar works via algorithm. It examines papers that are hosted in certain domains (usually, publishers and higher education institutions) and then constructs citations based on those papers.

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Dazzling Carpet of Plastic Bottles Adorns the Moroccan Desert

Green Prophet

Nobody wants to see rubbish littering the magical Sahara desert , unless of course it belongs to WE MAKE CARPETS.

Just sayin'

Environmental Economics

I was thinking of writing a lengthy post about climate change denial being completely unscientific nonsense, but then geochemist and National Science Board member James Lawrence Powell wrote a post that is basically a slam-dunk of debunking. His premise was simple: If global warming isn’t real and there’s an actual scientific debate about it, that should be reflected in the scientific journals.

Ian Somerhalder Urges Donations to Win $50,000 Charity Challenge

Eccorazzi

Last year, Mozilla Firefox teamed up with Edward Norton’s social charity site Crowdrise to throw 12 celebrities and their causes together for some friendly competition. Whoever raised the most money Read More The post Ian Somerhalder Urges Donations to Win $50,000 Charity Challenge appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment News People Top News ian somerhalder

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How to Recycle: Be Eco-Responsible With Toxic Materials from the Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

You may not think that recycling needs any explanation. After all, how tough is it to return cans and bottles for their recycle value? Even easier, in most locations you can just put your recyclables in the appropriate collection bin for the local authorities to deal with? A lot of household materials contain toxic chemicals, [.]. how to go green recycling being eco-responsible

Yet Another Crummy Traffic Forecast

Sightline Daily

From a Willamette Live article , this chart virtually speaks for itself: According to the article, the blue bars represents the combined traffic on two different bridges crossing the Willamette River in Salem, OR.

Native Green Roof Tops Israel’s Proposed Fallen Sons Memorial

Green Prophet

Israeli architects Moshe Fluhr, Lee Davidson Lehrer and Yinnon Lehrer submitted this design for a contemporary memorial home for Ramat Yishay – a community situated in northern Israel.

Innovative Green Building at Seattle’s Via6

Sightline Daily

Working on long term policy change doesn’t always yield immediate results. So here at Sightline we find it especially satisfying when our ideas take physical form, as they do in a new building in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood.

H&M to Launch the First Global Clothes Recycling Venture

Green Prophet

Swedish retail company H&M recently announced an upcoming clothes recycling venture, starting in February 2013. The fashion recycling campaign will span 48 nations, including the company’s Israeli franchises. This will make H&M the first chain to execute a global textile-recycling venture.

Ellen Degeneres Says: ‘Make December a No Kill Month in L.A.’

Eccorazzi

During the month of December, many people think to buy their loved ones a dog or a cat as a holiday gift. Read More The post Ellen Degeneres Says: ‘Make December a No Kill Month in L.A.’ ’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News carrie ann inaba ellen degeneres

Speed Limits on Cargo Ships Could Reduce their Pollutants by More than Half

Celsias

Putting a speed limit on cargo ships as they sail near ports and coastlines could cut their emission of air pollutants by up to 70 percent, reducing the impact of marine shipping on Earth’s climate and human health, scientists have found.

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, December 12 | Conservancy Talk

Conservancy Talk

This morning, we've got muddy waters on our radar. Did you know that farms were largely exempt from the 1972 Clean Water Act's policies to limit agricultural runoff? Neither did we. Green) Costa Rica has banned hunting as

Exposing The Logic of Climate Change Denial

Celsias

At Oregon Live, a very interesting piece on a subject which fascinates us -the logic of climate change denial.Its by Michael P. Nelson and Kathleen Dean Moore, both from Oregon State University. Together they co-edited the anthology "Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril."

Algae Generates Building Energy From Wastewater

Celsias

In the business sector of Paris, France, clean-energy companies Ennesys and OriginOil are unveiling their newest demonstration project: an urban algae harvesting system.