August, 2012

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Coral Bleaching: Change Your Sunscreen

Green Home Blog

Coral Bleaching: Change Your Sunscreen. Save the Reefs! When multitudes of vibrant colors which make up hundreds of miles of coral slowly turn white, it is called coral bleaching. This is a stress response caused by natural source phenomenon such as bright sunlight or heavy rains.

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The Bee-eaters of Africa

10,000 Birds

The wonderful family Meropidae contains 27 dazzling species, of which Africa is endowed with no less than 20 species, the balance occurring across Asia and with one as far afield as Australia.

Natalie Portman’s Eco-Friendly, Vegan Wedding

Eccorazzi

The flowers for the ceremony were all indigenous to the Big Sur area, and the entire menu was 100% animal-free. Read More The post Natalie Portman’s Eco-Friendly, Vegan Wedding appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan natalie portman

Green Miner Pulls Minerals from Desalination’s Seawater Brine

Green Prophet

This new approach uses bacteria to mine sulphur and magnesium from desalination’s polluting brine. . Desalination’s no golden ticket to creating water for the Middle East but it’s an approach that more and more countries are turning to as a last resort.

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"CHART: What's a Polar Bear Worth?"

Environmental Economics

Mother Jones : Via the excellent Jon Mooallem , a chart by the Canadian government ( PDF ) that (kind of creepily) sums up exactly how much a polar bear is worth: Hat tip: Will Wheeler

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Mischa Barton: Vegan and ‘Healthier Than Ever’

Eccorazzi

A vegan diet plus regular exercise helped Barton find her happy weight, all without counting calories. Read More The post Mischa Barton: Vegan and ‘Healthier Than Ever’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. News Top News Vegan mischa barton

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Lightbulb Flips On Over Emirati Planners

Green Prophet

Sustainable public lighting is mandated in Abu Dhabi City.

For those of you who don't know what to get me for my birthday (John).

Environmental Economics

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Now that’s huge! Record-breaking wind turbine being built by Siemens

Green Blog

German manufactuer Siemens have constructed off-shore wind turbines with record-breaking rotors. These enormous rotor blades are 75 meters long, which makes a single blade almost as big as the wingspan of an Airbus A380.

How Energy Efficient Is Your Business Really?

Living Green & Saving Energy

You may already a low impact business with an eco conscious ethos - but could you do more? The following check list will help you on your way to a leaner, cleaner, greener business and workspace. green building Green News green work habits how to go green reduce waste saving energy saving money solar panels eco-friendly business energy efficiency green business recycle

Body-building finches.

10,000 Birds

If your diet usually consists of dry seeds, imagine how luscious and shlurpy a long strand of algae must feel. These little Lonchura finches were sucking it up like spaghetti after plucking it from a small puddle in a Hong Kong wood recently.

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20 Great Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast

Eccorazzi

It’s not so much that the following uses are particularly unusual, but rather that nutritional yeast itself is an odd ingredient. Read More The post 20 Great Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan

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Field Notes from a Sharjah Desert Summer Trek

Green Prophet

Early morning on a Saturday in May I headed out on my routine weekend nature trip into the desert. My visit was to a desert area in Sharjah that is approximately 25 kilometers away from Sharjah City and is an area I have been frequenting now for a few years.

Picture of the day

Environmental Economics

What do you do when the department chair double books a classroom? I blame the budget cuts.    And guess who is teaching an extra section of micro principles this semester

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Marriott sustainability report: youth job training, eco measures

Green Traveler Guides

Marriott International’s newest Sustainability Report details investments in its environmental portfolio over the past three years, plus significant contributions to disadvantaged youth around the world to help them gain skills Marriott sustainability report: youth job training, eco measures is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotels News Green Travel News green travel trends Marriott Reuters Ritz-Carlton

Ways You Can Use Solar Panels to Help You Save or Make Money

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tips to save green, while going green, with solar panels. alternative energy solar panels benefits of going green go green save money going green green living tip how to go green photovoltaic panels save money saving energy solar energy solar power

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How do Birds get their Color?

10,000 Birds

Birds have captivated us for time eternal, not only because of their ability to fly, but also because of the color they add to our lives. Ok, let me be clear that I’m not suggesting that ALL birds are colorful.

Sea Shepherd Aerial Drone to Monitor Namibia Seal Slaughter

Eccorazzi

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society undertook a dangerous campaign in Namibia last year, in an attempt to document the seal hunt at Cape Cross, a tourist spot and a designated seal Read More The post Sea Shepherd Aerial Drone to Monitor Namibia Seal Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Israeli Anti-Rape Date Straw Lets Women Take Back The Night

Green Prophet

Date-rape risk at nightclubs and parties is high these days, but women will enjoy a safer n ight life in the near future. Easy access to odorless, tasteless knock-out drugs makes victimizing women easy.

When is bad news good news?

Environmental Economics

Tim, please explain: The worst U.S. drought in more than five decades is forecast to raise farm profits to a record $122.2 billion this year as higher prices and insurance payments outweigh crop losses from the dry conditions. Income will rise 3.7 percent from a revised $117.9 billion in 2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday in a report on its website. The forecast is up from $91.7 billion in February. via www.newsobserver.com.

4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

The Green Samaritan

Though we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability. In those cases, what are the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Gardening Green Living how to clean fruits and vegetables Produce rinse Produce wash vinegar produce rinse

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Ways You Can Use Solar Panels to Help You Save or Make Money

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tips to save green, while going green, with solar panels. alternative energy solar panels benefits of going green go green save money going green green living tip how to go green photovoltaic panels save money saving energy solar energy solar power

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Protecting nesting birds

10,000 Birds

Over the past week I have continued to monitor the Pied Oystercatchers along our coast and as usual I observe the birds fight against predation of both their eggs and chicks. I thought you would like to know that there are some birds here on the Australian mainland that actually have protection.

Cardiologist Prescribes Vegan Diet, ‘Forks Over Knives’

Eccorazzi

Joel Kahn advises against the Standard American Diet, instead suggesting that his patients eat a whole-foods, plant-based diet. Read More The post Cardiologist Prescribes Vegan Diet, ‘Forks Over Knives’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan Dr. Joel Kahn

Buildings-in-a-Bag Can Instantly Aid Middle East Refugees

Green Prophet

Groundbreaking “Concrete Cloth” allows ancient building material to be used in a totally new way. Concrete Cloth is a pioneering “building-in-a-bag” that requires only water and air for construction: it was named material of the year in the 2011 Material ConneXions MEDIUM Awards.

Daily Demand and Supply: Hay!

Environmental Economics

Danny Hall’s quarter horse, Flash, is more than just livestock. He’s a companion. But hay crops have not fared well during the dry, hot summer, and skyrocketing prices have compelled Hall to make a tough decision. The 50-year-old resident of Millersport, in Fairfield County, is searching for a new home for Flash, and will give the horse to anyone who is a good fit. “We We just can’t afford to keep him anymore,” said Hall, who works at Nationwide in Columbus.

5 Easy Ways Students Can Craft a Beautiful, Yet Green, Dorm Room

Green Living Ideas

Unless you’ve enrolled in a university boasting its dedication to preserving the environment and featuring LEED certified buildings, then chances of you living in a sustainable dorm room for the next four years will be slim.

Police interrogate family for allowing children to play outside

Green (Living) Review

If you let you kids play unsupervised outdoors in the US the cops may come knocking by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A family in the United States has been harassed by social services and police for the egregious crime of allowing their children to play outside.

Empire State Building Shooter Was A Birder

10,000 Birds

Or so says the Daily News. Asides

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Stella McCartney’s Eco-Friendly Lingerie Line Revealed

Eccorazzi

The sexy, yet comfortable eco-friendly lingerie line "Stella" is officially revealed by Stella McCartney. Read More The post Stella McCartney’s Eco-Friendly Lingerie Line Revealed appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion Lifestyle News Top News stella mccartney

Lycored Replaces Red 40 With Kosher and Halal Tomato Dye

Green Prophet

Look at any Israeli dining table and the humble tomato is usually there front and center , diced into a cucumber salad or sliced in big wedges drizzled with lemon juice and olive oil. No one knows fresh tomatoes like the Israelis.

The least that I can do is CAIR*

Environmental Economics

Benefit-cost analysis be darned: The fallout has begun just one day after a federal appeals court scrapped a major EPA rule designed to curb long-distance drifting power plant pollution — and Louisville’s air quality may pay the price. A Western Kentucky utility told the Kentucky Public Service Commission Wednesday that it intends to abandon pollution controls that would have allowed it comply with the U.S.

Increase Indoor Air Quality and Eliminate Odors

Hug a Tree with Me

The rapidly growing air freshener industry is constantly offering us some fancy new odor eliminator with advanced technology that is supposed rid our indoor air of foul smelling odors. It is supposed to break up the odor and replace it with fresh air.

Ladies, Let’s Do It Ourselves: A DIY Manifesto for Women

Eco Chic

Via Flickr/ JohnB/Derbys/UK Last night I came home from my friend’s new home, where we celebrated over pasta dinner and a bottle of wine, and spent two hours fixing a balky drain.