Sat.Dec 08, 2012 - Fri.Dec 14, 2012

Giving Season – Oysters and Boots

Green Home Blog

Giving Season – Oysters and Boots. Now is the time that the locked doors of many hearts creak or swing open with great avail.

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Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow

Green Traveler Guides

| A Green Revolution | Come to Beirut. Come for more than 5,000 years of history—even more when you include the ancient city of Byblos (an area known today as Jubayl), home to the seafaring Phoenicians and perhaps the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

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Africa’s Big Five and Little Five

10,000 Birds

I’m sure you’ve all heard of Africa’s famous Big Five , but do you know there is also an equally fascinating Little Five ? Africa is famous for its large, charismatic mammals, and the Big Five epitomize the most sought-after of these fantastic beasts.

Our Top 10 Favorite Vegan Recipes of 2012


For your enjoyment, we've put together a list of our favorite recipes here at Razz that you can go back to time and time again. Read More The post Our Top 10 Favorite Vegan Recipes of 2012 appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Featured News Recipes Vegan

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Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green

Green Home Blog

Holiday Efficiency: 10 EPA Tips on Keeping it Green. In the whirlwind of holiday shopping, activities, family, cooking and so much more it can easily let your green intentions slip away from you. This is why the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed some helpful tips on how to remain steadfast while still being able to enjoy all there is to be had. Print this out and tape it to your fridge so you can refer to it as you speed by in-between roasts, toasts and those you love the most.

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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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The UK steps up green living a notch: the biggest home improvement scheme since WWII

Green Living Ideas

The UK government has taken control of the quickly spiralling environmental situation that grips the country with “the biggest home-improvement scheme since WWII”. Similar to PACE Programs in the U.S. ,

Shades of the Sunshine State

10,000 Birds

Corey let the cat out of the bag a couple days ago. I am really excited to say I’ll be heading down to Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival in Titusville, Florida, next month as a correspondent for 10,000 Birds. It won’t be my first trip to Florida.

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.

Not funny

Environmental Economics

If you know me well, and who doesn't, then you know I like Tennessee jokes (insert your own dang Kentucky joke here): Like businessmen everywhere, the college sports executives [attending the IMG Intercollegiate Athletics Forum ] bemoaned the high cost of doing business these days.

New Vegan Sitcom with Eric Roberts Raises Funds on Mobcaster


Wish there was a vegan character on television who you could relate to and who brought veganism to the masses? Read More The post New Vegan Sitcom with Eric Roberts Raises Funds on Mobcaster appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News Vegan eric roberts joanne rose

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When Will the Coal, Oil, Gas, and Nuclear Industries Stand On Their.

Sierra Club Compass

The American Wind Energy Association released an analysis on Wednesday, detailing how the wind industry could phase out reliance on federal tax credits over a six-year time period. In contrast to the wind industry's bold

Fruitful Fusion “Trochets” Bean Bags from Trash

Green Prophet

Concerned to reconnect hands and minds and make a worthwhile environmental impact, a few women from Saudi Arabia are crocheting recycled plastic bags into colorful bean bags and other quality crafts.

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.

Costa Rica Officially Bans Hunting as a Sport


Back in October, lawmakers in Costa Rica made history by passing a reform to its Wildlife Conservation law banning hunting as a sport; the first in Latin America to pursue Read More The post Costa Rica Officially Bans Hunting as a Sport appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment News Top News

New research proves it really is the giving that counts this Christmas

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It’s the buying and giving of presents that is officially the moment we look forward to the most at Christmas, according to new research from Sainsbury’s which has revealed that for 54% of Brits gift buying and wrapping is the best bit about Christmas.

6 Slow Food Revolutionaries in Lebanon

Green Prophet

With so many reports of tainted, rotten food hitting the market , Lebanese consumers are desperate to source organic, pesticide-free food from responsible suppliers. And their options to do so are growing alongside their burgeoning demand.

Why Beyonce’s Pepsi Deal Pisses Me Off

Eco Chic

Money-Saving and Water-Saving Purchases for the Home

Living Green & Saving Energy

Going green and saving money means conserving resources as you create a greener lifestyle at home. While saving energy provides the biggest bang for the buck, saving water should not be overlooked as an important step in permanently directing more money into your bank account and away from your local utility. Saving water in the [.]. easy green living tip green living saving energy saving money saving water conserve water green lifestyle Green living save energy save money save water shower

21% of British households in fuel poverty

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) To all intents and purposes two-fifths of families in Britain are either living in “fuel poverty” or in danger of tipping over the edge, research found.

Jordan’s Feed-in-Tariff for Renewable Energy is an Arab World First

Green Prophet

Jordan is the first country in the Arab world to offer its residents an opportunity to earn money through feed-in-tariffs (FITs).

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How and When to Watch the Geminid Meteor Shower Tonight


Get your binoculars ready for the annual Geminid Meteor Shower happening this week. Read More The post How and When to Watch the Geminid Meteor Shower Tonight appeared first on Ecorazzi. Featured News Science

Eco-Chick Founder Starre Vartan Speaks to New York Times Blogger Andrew Revkin (Video)

Eco Chic

While renewables grow, world nuclear electricity generation is on the decline

Green Blog

World nuclear electricity-generating capacity has been essentially flat since 2007 and is likely to fall as plants retire faster than new ones are built. In fact, the actual electricity generated at nuclear power plants fell 5 percent between 2006 and 2011.

McDonalds Fleet Traveled 800,000 Miles With Recycled Biofuel

Green Prophet

It has been just 17 months since McDonalds announced its intention to recycle all of its vegetable oil for use as biofuel in its own fleet.

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


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

Wrap Smarter: 10 Eco-Friendly Holiday Wrapping Ideas

Eco Chic

VZWraps. An eco-friendly way to make gift-wrapping a cinch. We’re on a mission to help you do away with all of the waste and excess that surrounds the holidays.

When Drinking and Fishing Don’t Mix

10,000 Birds

This photo came over the rehabber network, and I’ve been trying to track down its source ever since. Can anyone lay claim to it? And can we not toss our beer cans? Conservation fishing great blue herons wildlife rehabilitators

GlassPoint Uses Solar Mirrors to Loosen Dirty Oil in Oman

Green Prophet

California-based GlassPoint Solar has installed an unconventional concentrating solar power (CSP) plant in Oman.

Hundreds of Humboldt Squid Die on California Beach


Sadly, over the past few days in Santa Cruz, California, hundreds of the deep sea creatures have been stranding themselves on the beach. Read More The post Hundreds of Humboldt Squid Die on California Beach appeared first on Ecorazzi. News Science Top News

Trust for Public Lands Offers Green Gift Suggestions

Green Home Blog

Trust for Public Lands Offers Green Gift Suggestions. What do you get for the friend or family member who insists they have everything? The Trust for Public Lands has a few suggestions, ranging from gifts for single or parenting city dwellers to gifts for nature lovers.

The Dodo and the Solitaire: A Natural History

10,000 Birds

It’s depressing to contemplate that two extinct species could be summed up in a single book — but if it must be so, it should definitely be a book as magnificent as this one.

Zucchini Latkehs Hannukah RECIPE

Green Prophet

A healthier spin on the season’s traditional potato pancakes. Hannukah is one of the most fun holidays in the Jewish calendar, maybe because for a full eight days there’s a feeling of celebration in the air.

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Anne Hathaway Wears Tom Ford Vegan Bondage Boots to Les Mis


Vegan actress Anne Hathaway caused a major stir with the bondage themed boots she wore to the "Les Miserables" premiere. Read More The post Anne Hathaway Wears Tom Ford Vegan Bondage Boots to Les Mis appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion Featured News Vegan anne hathaway tom ford