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Green Senior, Green Soldier

Green Home Blog

Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Young bands and young festivals look like a party most anybody would want to join. However, rarely do you see the senior’s contribution. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. The Great Depression.

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Do GMO Crops Really Have Higher Yields? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

According to the biotech industry, genetically modified (GM) crops are a boon to humanity because they allow farmers to "generate higher crop yields with fewer inputs," as the trade group Biotechnology Industry Organization

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Vegan Dating 101 According to Alicia Silverstone


Tips from Alicia Silverstone on how to find that perfect vegan partner and maintain a healthy relationship. Read More The post Vegan Dating 101 According to Alicia Silverstone appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News Vegan alicia silverstone

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NASA Watches Underground Fresh Water Sea Vanish from the Middle East (VIDEO)

Green Prophet

Sound the alarms? Where has Turkey, Syria, Iran and Iraq’s underground freshwater sea gone? NASA’s imaging technology recently brought some bad news about Mideast air pollution. Now NASA brings more bad news about the Mideast water supply. We already knew that the Dead Sea is shrinking.

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Now is the time to think about vegetable seeds

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Now is the time to think about which seeds to sow and plant in your vegetable garden for the year. The choices are great but there are some varieties of vegetables that are best for all year round cropping and also don't forget the humble edible weeds.

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Launching Organic Wine Line


Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are in the midst of releasing an organic wine product this year. Read More The post Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Launching Organic Wine Line appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News angelina jolie brad pitt

Fish Get Stoned, Too | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Human anti-anxiety meds are making fish tweak out, according to a study published in the latest issue of Science. No, this has nothing to do with the small, but dedicated group of pet-owners who try to blow pot smoke into their

The Clan Mothers ran everything

Green (Living) Review

The Clan Mothers ran everything and had the last word. I think that's the answer. Floyd Red Crow Westerman by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Amongst many, if not indeed all, tribes of the Native Americans it was the Clan Mothers who ran everything and had the last word in decisions. While there are many Romani-Gypsy “leaders” and also “ordinary” ones who have been brainwashed by the “leaders” believe otherwise it was the same among the Romani People.

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Ambre’s Shaky Finances: Rebutting the Response

Sightline Daily

Gard Communications, the P.R. firm that speaks for Ambre Energy , released a response to our report on Ambre’s finances yesterday. Or should I say “pre-sponse.” ” You see, a ccording to the information (the “ metadata “) in the computer file that Gard distributed, their “pre-buttal” was last edited on Wednesday at 9:33 a.m.—but —but we didn’t publish the report on our website until 10:24 that morning.

New York City to Launch Pilot Curbside Composting Program


We already knew that Mayor Bloomberg would be proposing a ban on plastic foam food packaging during his final State of the City address – but boom! – how about Read More The post New York City to Launch Pilot Curbside Composting Program appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Government Watchdog Says Climate Change and Weird Weather.

Mother Jones

Every two years, the Government Accountability Office?the the independent agency charged with keeping an eye on how Congress spends our money?releases releases a list of programs and issues that present a high risk for fraud

Understanding Yoga Nidra. ~ Mark-Francis Mullen | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Yoga nidra is one of the least known tools of yoga. It's typically thought of as a sort of guided meditation or deep relaxation technique, and is often

Epic Fail Book Helps Us Understand Our Insatiable Appetite for Awful News

Green Prophet

Pink slime, an Egyptian muscleman with freakish biceps, and horse-burgers : what makes news go viral? Ages back, the day after actress Natalie Wood died, I got two phone calls from my brothers – each on an opposite American coast – with the same awful joke*.

10 Weeds Every Gardener Should Consider Growing


By Alisa Rutherford-Fortunati, “What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Fortune of the Republic, 1878 Keeping your garden tidy can seem like Read More The post 10 Weeds Every Gardener Should Consider Growing appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Healthy Living News Top News

WTF Is Going On With Chuck Hagel? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

I've been on a semi-news blackout for the past couple of days, but yesterday at lunch we were shooting the breeze about whether Republicans really planned to filibuster Chuck Hagel. This is one of those topics where I'm so

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"Why aren’t there more retractions in business and economics journals?"

Environmental Economics

I've become addicted to Retraction Watch : A new paper has catalogued retractions over the past few decades in business and economics journals — and hasn’t found very many.

U.S. authorities read our e-mails

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Switzerland, February 2013: A resident of the French-speaking area of Switzerland was denied entry to the Unit ed States after a somewhat bad joke in an e-mail. He now fears that he is t he victim of "big ears" America.

Bedouin Bus is a Friendly Way to Travel Sinai

Green Prophet

If you’ve traveled throughout the Sinai Peninsula , you will understand how wonderful it is to have a service like Bedouin Bus.

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Deregulation May Not Have Lowered Air Fares After All | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

American Airlines has now officially announced its merger with US Airways, which brings to an end the era of massive consolidation in the domestic airline industry. This era was sparked by the 1979 deregulation of the

Paying to Power Our Cars - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

According to a new report "Where Your Money Goes" by Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), the average American spends $22000 to pay for gasoline over the lifetime of the vehicle. That's about as much as some people

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Shipwrecks, Coal, and the Salish Sea

Sightline Daily

It was dark but it wasn’t stormy when the Salish Sea saw its first recorded sinking of a coal vessel. At 6:45 a.m.

Abu Dhabi Corals Are Tougher Than The Rest

Green Prophet

Coral in most parts of the world bleach when water temperatures surpass 28-32°C except in the Arabian/Persian Gulf , a new study finds.

Defensive Landscaping

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) What do we mean by defensive landscaping? In military terms this is also referred to as the killing zone, which is a cleared area around a base. But this is not the way it works in the civilian setting of protecting a property. However, to a degree similarities exist but there is more to it when it comes to landscaping for protection and defense than barbed wire and such as in protecting a military base.

Daily Demand and Supply: If you don;t want to raise prices, artificially increase the supply?

Environmental Economics

In the past seven years, sales for Maker’s Mark bourbon — known for the red-wax seal and a  Kentucky twang  — have more than doubled. With the company unable to supply the demand for the bourbon boom, bars, restaurants, and package stores are increasingly left with empty shelves where Maker’s Mark once stood.   What to do? How to satisfy the whiskey-thirsty masses? Just add water, of course, which is what the makers of Maker’s Mark have decided to do.

Tesla Model S Fan Video ‘Gallons of Light’ Goes Viral


Filmmaker, content creator, and entrepreneur Jordan Bloch loves the all-electric Tesla Model S – so he set out to create an unofficial commercial for it. The result is a beautiful ode Read More The post Tesla Model S Fan Video ‘Gallons of Light’ Goes Viral appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News

All Moroccan Synagogues to be Renovated, Says King Mohammed VI

Green Prophet

Morocco Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane, Mayor of Fez and Secretary General of Istiqlal Party Hamid Chabat, and security official at the inauguration of a restored synagogue in Fez.

To lead or not to lead

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A scientific paper produced by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust claims that a third of waterbirds sampled, the number of birds is, however, not, it would appear, given in the report, showed signs of lead poisoning from consuming shot discharged into the water, despite non-toxic alternatives being available and the law requiring the restriction of lead shot use to prevent contamination of wetlands.

Clean Air Measures Will Protect Families, Help Move Arizona.

Sierra Club Compass

Toxic air pollution from the Apache, Coronado, and Cholla coal plants kills dozens and hospitalizes hundreds each year. Health expenses linked to these plants surpass $300 million each year. Now the Environmental

Vegan Chef Tal Ronnen Opening New Restaurant in Los Angeles


Celebrity chef Tal Ronnen is set to open Crossroads, a plant based restaurant and bar, this March in Los Angeles. Read More The post Vegan Chef Tal Ronnen Opening New Restaurant in Los Angeles appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan

How to Get Someone You Love to Try Yoga. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

If you teach yoga to change the world, you might start with the ones you love. By Michelle Marchildon

Federal roadblocks and checkpoints are springing up

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) SAN DIEGO, CA: Federal roadblocks and checkpoints are springing up in the zealous search for an ex-LAPD officer suspected of murder. But not only are vehicles being searched without probable cause or a warrant, but 600 homes were searched in the same manner in Big Bear, CA. One man, one excuse is all that is needed to suspend innocent people's rights and impose police state tactics.

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.

Confirmed: Hitler Was a Vegetarian


According to Hitler's last surviving taste-tester, the Nazi leader followed a meat-free diet. Read More The post Confirmed: Hitler Was a Vegetarian appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Vegetarian adolf hitler

Nolcha Highlights Indy Designers: Glocal Connection, Amy Delson, Jess Rizzuti, and More

Eco Chic

Nolcha Fashion Week’s Fashion Lounge + Media Brunch at Yotel yesterday integrated local eco-production alongside independent designers, including Glocal Connection , Jess Rizzuti , Lilly Lorraine , Amy Delson , and Marko Taylor.