January, 2013

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Stay Warm, Save Energy, Cut Spending

Green Home Blog

Stay Warm, Save Energy, Cut Spending. With winter in full swing and gas prices failing to drop in spite of reserves, it is time to think about ways to stay warm even when the thermostat is turned down and the wind is shrieking like a cartoon housewife facing down a spider.

10 Celebrities Who Love and Advocate for Their Pit Bulls

Eccorazzi

These 10 stars are working to break the stigma surrounding the dogs through advocacy, awareness, and adorable photos. Read More The post 10 Celebrities Who Love and Advocate for Their Pit Bulls appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Entertainment Featured News

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New Federal Report: Climate Change Is Really, Really Scary.

Mother Jones

Say what you want about the Obama administration's relative ignoring of climate issues: Many of his top scientists are paying rapt attention, and they think we're about to get our butts kicked?although although dumping the news at 4

I Married Superman: 10 Characteristics of a Quality Guy. | elephant.

Elephant Journal

I Married Superman: 10 Characteristics of a Quality Guy

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Red-crowned Parrots at Irvine Regional Park, Orange County, California

10,000 Birds

Southern California is loaded with parrots. Many escapes and introductions have taken place over the years and some species have found the warm, dry climate to their liking. Quite a few species are well-established and breeding from San Diego to Los Angeles and beyond.

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CHART: Which Kills More Birds, Cats or Turbines? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Last month Fox News reported on the "grizzly deaths" of 500 songbirds in West Virginia. Behind the fell deed: a wind farm, caught red-turbined. "To date, the Obama administration. has not prosecuted a single case against

The Cooking Channel Goes Vegan with New Show on Jan. 6

Eccorazzi

The Cooking Channel is starting off the new year by diving headfirst into the world of veganism with their new show on plant based cooking. Read More The post The Cooking Channel Goes Vegan with New Show on Jan. 6 appeared first on Ecorazzi.

White-throated Dipper in Switzerland

10,000 Birds

Francois Portmann is a professional photographer with an impressive portfolio. Though originally from Switzerland he now makes New York City his home where I (Corey) have had the great fortune of meeting him, birding with him, and photographing wildlife with him.

5 Ways to Be Happier & Less Depressed Through Buddhism.

Elephant Journal

5 Ways to Be Happier & Less Depressed Through Buddhism

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Hydropolis Aims to Restore the Nile Valley’s Natural Agricultural Rhythm

Green Prophet

Just about everyone learned in their early geography classes that the Nile Valley was once a fertile haven.

Eco-Friendly Universities Are Leading the Way to Sustainability in the U.S.

Sustainability Ninja

Educating young people in how to go green is a great step in the right direction toward an eco-friendly future. We can tell students to read on a website that renewable energy and eating organically are good for the environment.

Greece's Latest Fiscal Solution: Create an Ecological Crisis! | Mother.

Mother Jones

The green crowd used to feel pretty rosy about Greece. After former Prime Minister George Papandreou was elected in 2009, he set up a government ministry to study the environment, energy, and climate change, and he

Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Upcoming Shows to Sea Shepherd

Eccorazzi

For their upcoming performances as the headlining act for Australia’s multi-day Big Day Out festival, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have decided to dedicated their shows to the Sea Shepherd Read More The post Red Hot Chili Peppers Dedicate Upcoming Shows to Sea Shepherd appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

Green Traveler Guides

Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year's travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel. The forecast is based on an analysis of Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Be Careful Where You Release Mice

10,000 Birds

It might be a good idea to keep an eye out for predators… Mammals hawks video

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Sugar Wax – An Ancient Arabic Beauty Secret

Green Prophet

Many beauty regimens do more harm than good as many products contain harsh chemicals including toxins, hormone disruptors and even pesticides ! But we have scouted out an ancient Arabic beauty regimen that does not threaten your body or your bank account for that matter.

Manmade Ice Climbing Wall Now Open in Jackson, WY

Wend Magazine

While it’s not the first manmade ice climbing wall, the Teton Ice Park is a boon to climbers in Jackson as most backcountry routes in the area are difficult to access at best.

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The Sad Story of Fish Oil and Small Sample Sizes | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

When there were only a little data available, fish oil looked like manna from heaven. But with new studies and more data, the beneficial effect has shrunk to almost nothing. The current best estimate of relative risk (bottom row

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WATCH: Wild Dolphin Asks Divers to Help Free Itself from Hook

Eccorazzi

Dolphins may be one of the planet's smartest creatures, but one thing they lack are opposable thumbs. Read More The post WATCH: Wild Dolphin Asks Divers to Help Free Itself from Hook appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Science Top News

Using the Tragedy of the Commons to the benefit of society

Environmental Economics

In a different context ( Asian Carp ), I have advocated for taking advantage of the Tragedy of the Commons to eliminate invasive species. 

Bird-Eating Fish

10,000 Birds

Usually, it’s “Bird eating fish” but here we have a case of a “Bird-eating fish.” ” The Wels Catfish, Silurus glanis , is the second largest fish in its range, which covers much of Europe and parts of West Asia.

The World’s Oldest Living Olive Trees Are Lebanese

Green Prophet

“Sisters” or the the Olive trees of Noah, are the 16 oldest olive trees in the world found in the community of Bechealeh, Lebanon. Some 6,000 years old, folklorists say these have Biblical origins.

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My eco-friendly vacation

Green Traveler Guides

| Tips For A Green Resort Stay | We love to travel together as a big family, and we even take my little brother with us. We choose overland travel because of the environmental concerns we all share.

Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing.

Mother Jones

Imagine this is your office: a tropical island skirted by coral-packed azure waters, somewhere near the equator between Hawaii and Tahiti. Your job involves a lot of swimming. Tough, huh? "My field research is the best part of

Chipotle Testing Tofu Option

Eccorazzi

It’s about time. Chipotle Mexican Grill, a fast-food chain that prides itself on using natural ingredients (and serves more naturally-raised meat than any other chain), has announced that they’re rolling Read More The post Chipotle Testing Tofu Option appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Tiny Houses with Kids

Sightline Daily

Living room? Playroom? Bedroom for stuffed menagerie? It's all the same. Photo by Jennifer Langston When my husband and I bought our first house, its 800 square feet of living space was perfect for two. It was what we could afford, and it suited us.

Don't Frack Our "Promised Land" - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Promised Land, a compelling new movie about natural gas fracking and the costs a community must bear, opens nationwide January 4. Starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski, this must-see is set in a rural Pennsylvania

10 Weird and Wonderful Uses for Olive Oil

Green Prophet

Humans have been plucking the fruit off olive trees for over 10,000 years. It’s no surprise we’ve found creative ways to use olives and their oils.

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New Documentary Details the Plastic Plight of Midway’s Albatross

Wend Magazine

The albatross, wide-winged and graceful, feed by swooping down and scooping fish and other living things from the sea. Now they have to contend with vast amounts of plastic flotsam and jetsam floating where once their food was. They return to their nests and in turn feed the rubbish to their young, often killing them as well.

Plastics Suck Up Other Toxins: Double Whammy for Marine Life.

Mother Jones

Some plastics are worse than others for the marine life that accidentally or intentionally eat them. That's because not only are the plastics themselves toxic but some also act as sponges for other toxins. Unfortunately the most

Paul Watson Steps Down From Sea Shepherd

Eccorazzi

Paul Watson is once again going the distance in an effort to prevent more whales from dying at the hands of the Japanese whaling fleet. The 62-year-old founder and president Read More The post Paul Watson Steps Down From Sea Shepherd appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Three Things Everyone Should Know About BC’s Carbon Tax – In Pictures

Sightline Daily

If you only want to know three things about British Columbia’s carbon tax, here’s what they should be. First: BC’s carbon tax, while still young, is helping the province reduce its greenhouse gas emissions consistent with its targets.

Beating Today’s “S” Curve (or Why an Editor is Every Writer’s Best Friend)

The Alien Next Door

Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. There’s an interesting phenomenon going on out there right now. Maybe you noticed it. Economists are all abuzz with it.

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

The year in retrospect has been a positive one. Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East.

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