Sat.Feb 02, 2013 - Fri.Feb 08, 2013

A Common Tragedy

Environmental Economics

When self-regulation, weak regulation and social norms fail to address overfishing in an aopen-access fishery (like the New England Cod fishery), sometimes drastic regulations are necessary for the long-term sustainability of the fishery.

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IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

It’s a sea-change for a region so linked to the hydrocarbon, but new clean energy initiatives are heating up the Middle East.

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What's Killing Minnesota's Moose? | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Minnesota's iconic moose are in such bad shape that the state called off the 2013 hunting season on Wednesday. The heartiest herd, located in the northeastern region of the state, is down to around 2,700 animals, a 35

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Climate Message Essentials for All Six Americas

Sightline Daily

Moyers & Company If you haven’t yet watched Bill Moyers’ interview with research scientist and climate change communication expert Anthony Leiserowitz , I recommend doing it ASAP. Stream it on the Bill Moyers & Company website).

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Ricky Gervais: A Dog Is ‘Not an Accessory’

Eccorazzi

Ricky Gervais takes to twitter to rip into people who abandon their animals. Read More The post Ricky Gervais: A Dog Is ‘Not an Accessory’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News ricky gervais

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More Trending

Actor James Cromwell Arrested in PETA Protest

Eccorazzi

Cromwell and a PETA activist burst into a university board meeting to protest the use of cats as lab animals. Read More The post Actor James Cromwell Arrested in PETA Protest appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News james-cromwell

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Coursera’s Free and Green Harvard, Princeton and Stanford University Courses

Green Prophet

Got internet access? Then you also have admission to university-level education, absolutely free and with fully flexible class times. Been itching to up your game in an area of science or energy? Want to be more confident when jumping into the climate change debate?

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Could Nemo Inspire More Dubious Climate Change Coverage.

Mother Jones

Weather forecasts predict that Snowstorm Nemo will be highly unusual in its intensity?the the worst blizzard the Northeast has seen in ages. Already, thousands of flights have been canceled and people are scrambling to stock

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Curbside Food Waste Collection – A Growing Trend

Environmental News Network

By Debra Atlas, Sierra Club Green Home. Almost half of the nearly 250 million tons of garbage that winds up in landfills in the U.S. each year could be composted.

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PETA Celebrates Vegan Designers, Debuts New Vegan Logo

Eccorazzi

From Vaute Couture's NYC Fall Fashion Week Debut, to PETA's UK Vegan Fashion Awards and Logo, ethical clothing is getting major attention. Read More The post PETA Celebrates Vegan Designers, Debuts New Vegan Logo appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion News Top News Vegan sadie frost

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Greenpeace Assesses Jordan’s Energy Future Without Nuclear Option

Green Prophet

Greenpeace Jordan recently launched its first report specific to the Arab World entitled Jordan’s Energy Future (pdf link) to a packed audience of environmentalists, activists and political stakeholders in Amman.

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Becoming a Patient or Caregiver: Tips for Being Prepared.

Elephant Journal

Accidents, sudden illness and chronic conditions don't discriminate and can strike individuals and families at any time

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Pajamas, Meet Eco Fashion!

Eco Chic

I’m not one of those people who brags about how little sleep they get; downtime is important for mental and physical health (and it keeps weight off and skin clear – beauty sleep indeed!). And I especially love snuggling under the covers in a chilly room in my pajamas during the winter.

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Wolverine Might Be Listed as Threatened Due To Climate Change

Eccorazzi

The wolverine, a particularly tough member of the weasel family, might be getting some governmental help soon. Read More The post Wolverine Might Be Listed as Threatened Due To Climate Change appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Science Top News

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France Says “Oui” to Masdar Renewables Deal

Green Prophet

Masdar CEO Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber signed a joint declaration with the French government, paving the way for new collaboration on advancing clean energy projects in France.

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Social Dysfunction: How I Screwed Up 2013 So Far. ~ Max Zografos.

Elephant Journal

Social Dysfunction: How I Screwed Up 2013 So Far. ~ Max Zografos. Source: Uploaded by user via Toni on Pinterest. I screwed up every single social interaction this year. Because I'm socially awkward, no news here

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Freedom of the Press

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The United States and the United Kingdom pride themselves on freedoms and of the freedom of the press, in the same way as does Germany but neither of them are world leaders.

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Pollution trading symposium in the Journal of Economic Perspectives*

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 27, Issue 1 Winter 2013. View Full Issue or Electronic Table of Contents:   Abstracts are included below the listing of articles; numbers at the end of titles correspond with the numbered abstract below.

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50 Gulf Companies Voluntarily Cut Energy and Water Use

Green Prophet

A host of private companies in Dubai and other emirates that have joined a voluntary initiative to reduce their energy and water consumption have experienced enormous success, demonstrating that it’s not impossible to do so.

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Prairie Falcon Attack on a Northern Shoveler

10,000 Birds

Ron Dudley is an amazing nature photographer who is based in northern Utah. Since he retired from being a high school teacher in 2003 he has really focused on getting amazing images and his blog, Feathered Photography , is loaded with them. Seriously, click on through and see some amazing images.)

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Privatized prison - payment by results

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Like the UK the USA is also headed down the road of privatization of the prison service and in fact has been on that road for a while (like the UK). America's largest private prison company, the Corrections Corporation of America, is on a buying spree.

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This is What a Melting Glacier Sounds Like | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

If a glacier melts in the Arctic and there's no one around, does it make a sound? Jonathan Perl thinks it does. The City College of New York musicologist was asked by climatologist Marco Tedesco to translate data records on

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Soaring Vertical Garden Greens Al-Sultan Ibrahim Restaurant in Lebanon

Green Prophet

Anyone who has been paying attention will have noticed that a host of exciting new green projects are popping up all over the Middle East, including the soaring vertical garden at the Al-Sultan Ibrahim restaurant in Maameltein, Lebanon.

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Reflections on Being the Bully & the Bullied. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Source: mtv.com via MTVLA on Pinterest It's amazing when I look back at the last five to 10 years or so of my life, and mark the progression that I've

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The cudgel

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We live in a dangerous world, just as men have done throughout the ages. In some times and places, the dangers may be obvious and clear, and in others, they may be less obvious, yet they remain.

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Disabled Goldfish Gets Underwater ‘Wheelchair’, Lots of Viral Love

Eccorazzi

Here’s something you’ve likely never seen before. An anonymous loving goldfish owner has posted a video showing one of their beloved in a small harness – a kind of fish Read More The post Disabled Goldfish Gets Underwater ‘Wheelchair’, Lots of Viral Love appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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Hard To Breathe In the Middle East – Latest NASA Images

Green Prophet

Cold weather and a booming industrial economy is making it hard to breath in the Middle East says NASA. Air pollution is a big problem in the Middle East particularly in cities such as Tehran, Cairo and the rich Gulf nations.

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Better Gas Mileage: Size Matters

Sightline Daily

Discussions of how to make vehicles more energy efficient often focus on nifty new technology: the latest hybrid twist, or the coolest new electric vehicle.

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Jerusalem Artichoke

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A member of the Aster (Asteraceae) family, Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) is a perennial herbaceous plant cultivated for its edible tubers that go by the name of sunchokes.

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Steve-O Reveals His ‘Interesting’ Road to Veganism

Eccorazzi

We all have reasons for embracing a more compassionate lifestyle, but for comedian Steve-O, the shift to becoming vegan was a bit more extraordinary. In an interview with RollingStone.com, the 38-year-old Read More The post Steve-O Reveals His ‘Interesting’ Road to Veganism appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News steve

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The Kiss in Syria – Tammam Azzan’s Golden Hope Goes Viral

Green Prophet

It is rare for an artist from the Middle East to achieve global acclaim, yet Tammam Azzan’s name has appeared in all of the world’s major newspapers and blogs over the last couple of weeks – all for a golden kiss.

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American Support for a Carbon Tax

Sightline Daily

Photo Credit: Pryere via Compfight cc Lots of polling shows that Americans are good and ready for somebody to do something about climate change.

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Costello Tagliapietra NYFW Fall/Winter 2013: A Confident Romantic Idea of Modern Womanhood

Eco Chic

The dynamic (bearhug!) duo, Costello Tagiapietra , debuted their Fall/Winter 2013 collection yesterday at the trendy Milk Studios for NYFW. Blending romanticism and confidence, the collection gracefully conforms to the female body through smart modern draping. No easy task.

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The right to self-defense

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Under British law it was once totally acceptable to defend oneself and others from attacks and harm but nowadays this has become the sole reserve of the law enfarcement services, basically, especially outside of one's own home.

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