Sun.Feb 10, 2013

Every now and again, the Pope gets it right

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In his New Year speech His Holiness Pope Benedict denounces unregulated capitalism as the problem in our world. As said, every now and then even this Pope gets it right and the Bible has a piece on it where it says “The love of money is the root of all evil” and this is true. It does not, as often misquoted, that money is evil not that money, per se, is the root of all evil.

Knitting a Tree for Middle East Peace

Green Prophet

Armed with knitting needles, Israelis and Palestinians are knitting for peace! The TikkunTree Project is a community knittivist art project dedicated to advocacy of peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Up to 100% horse meat in processed beef products

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Horse is cheaper than beef and thus the use of horse over beef and claiming it to be beef. Also nice profit margin. Time we went and made our own food again from scratch. That way we know what's in there. We are talking criminal conspiracy and activity here but, it would appear, the police, such as the Metropolitan one, has no interest in pursuing this. Begs the question as to why not?

Watch the Oscar Nominated Animated Short: ‘Adam and Dog’


This year a particularly lovely and clever short called "Adam and Dog" by Minkyu Lee imagines the origin, not just of man, but of man and his best friend Read More The post Watch the Oscar Nominated Animated Short: ‘Adam and Dog’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Entertainment Featured Film/TV News Video

Megalomaniac Billionaire Aims to Destroy Azerbaijan With Artificial McCity

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What Makes a Season?

Green Home Blog

What Makes a Season? I’ll be posting here regularly about community supported agriculture (CSA) and my own personal experiences with the tasty, organic produce from my local CSA. Most CSA farms will offer their produce on a seasonal basis.

The list so far…time for a top up!

10,000 Birds

Over Christmas we saw a half-price sale on airline tickets to the east coast of Australia and thought of all the places that we have never visited and all of the possibilities for birding.

Monopoly Chooses Rescue Cat as New Token


PETA got an alternative of their wish for the "Scottie Dog" to be renamed "Rescue Dog" when Hasbro announced that their new cat token was based on a rescue cat. Read More The post Monopoly Chooses Rescue Cat as New Token appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

A City Education: Students Need Empathy

The Green Changemakers

"Empathy—the ability to envision yourself in another person's place—requires patience and an open mind. It shouldn’t be confused with sympathy. "I I feel sorry for you" is a sympathetic response to someone's struggle; the empathic response is "I feel your pain." Through empathy, we strive to show students that everyone is worthy of respect. It's easy to get frustrated with a student who’s slacking off or acting out.

Faculty of Worms. Every University Should Have One.


Worms are on duty now at the University of Waikato, chomping through food scraps and organic waste from the campus food court. The industrial-size worm farm, affectionately known as the “Faculty of Worms”, can handle four tonnes of organic waste annually.

Natural Cures for Snoring

Green Living Ideas

Surely we’ve all had the not-so-joyful experience of sharing a bed with a snoring human (or animal!). Here are some natural ways to alleviate that timber-sawing noise and get a better night’s sleep for everyone! There are a variety of natural ways to make a quiet night possible- although snoring could be a symptom of a serious underlying health problems, so if you snore you should make an appointment with your doctor just in case!

Why The World Bank Must Divest from Fossil Fuels


The World Bank’s latest report on climate change, “ Turn Down the Heat ,” warns that the planet is on track for a four-degree Celsius temperature rise by 2100. Like many scientists, the bank fears that such an increase would be incompatible with civilization as we know it.