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So You Think You Might Like Home-Based Geothermal Energy?

Green Home Blog

As one informative web site notes, geothermal’s power source never varies – at least on the human scale of plus or minus 75 years.

Bali: green inspiration at Desa Atas Awan eco-boutique resort

Green Traveler Guides

| Down Duvets in Bali? | | When afternoon rain clouds part, the limitless panorama stretches well beyond Bali’s southern shores. Ahhhh, this is more like it.

Michelle Pfeiffer Credits Vegan Diet for Ageless Looks

Eccorazzi

The dietary change was a pretty dramatic switch for Pfeiffer, whose previous lifestyle was less than healthy. Read More The post Michelle Pfeiffer Credits Vegan Diet for Ageless Looks appeared first on Ecorazzi. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News Vegan michelle pfeiffer

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Duck Numbers And Duck Stamp Sales No Longer Correlate

10,000 Birds

The number of people who hunt waterfowl in the US has declined since the mid 1990s. This has resulted in a reduction of the number of duck stamps sold.

A Good Tax Credit for Small Business, Large Business and Residential Advancement

Green Home Blog

A Good Tax Credit for Small Business, Large Business and Residential Advancement. Throughout the 2012 campaign, dramatics about taxes where abound in full force. They continued into and around the fiscal cliff crisis and in the end, we all got taxed one way or another. However, it is not often that we hear about how our taxes are making a difference beyond the necessities, such as municipality services.

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Israeli Farming Co-Op Declares War on Pesticides

Green Prophet

Farmers and consumers face a new kind of chemical terror: pesticides.

Japan Suspends Whaling After Clashes with Sea Shepherd

Eccorazzi

After a day of intense clashes with the Sea Shepherd, the Japanese whaling fleet has suspended operations – with many predicting that their hunt in the Southern Ocean may be Read More The post Japan Suspends Whaling After Clashes with Sea Shepherd appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Job Search for the Mindful Life: Clarify Your Mission. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Job Search for the Mindful Life: Clarify Your Mission

Privately Run Medicare Plans are Really Expensive | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Austin Frakt draws my attention today to a new article about the administrative costs of Medicare. Exciting stuff! Long story short, Kip Sullivan of the Minnesota chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program wants

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Garbage Art Ideas from Mary Ellen Croteau

Green Prophet

Plastic bottle cap picture by Mary Ellen Croteau. The caps are synthetic artifacts, plastic products that usually aren’t (and more often, can’t be) recycled.

A new poll with climate change questions

Environmental Economics

  E2 Wire : About one-third of people in the United States say action on climate change is "essential" in 2013, according to a  USA TODAY/ Pew Research Center poll released Thursday. Thirty-four percent of people in the poll called taking action on climate change “essential this year." " Thirty-nine percent said climate change needs to be addressed in the next few years, while 19 percent said nothing should be done and 8 percent had no opinion. 

The Key Ingredient to Powerful Writing. ~ Maggie McReynolds.

Elephant Journal

The Key Ingredient to Powerful Writing. Maggie McReynolds

Telling the Truth About Education?and About Ed Reform | Mother.

Mother Jones

In a recent column about the limitations of data, David Brooks wrote this about the debate over how effective economic stimulus has been: "As far as I know not a single major player in this debate has been persuaded by data

DESERTEC Power Launch in Saudi Arabia Ushers in Clean New Era

Green Prophet

When Spain ditched DESERTEC’s solar interests in Morocco , the blogosphere was quick to pronounce the initiative Dead Before Arrival. Underestimating the German foundation’s tenacity, critics could never have anticipated what happened next.

Olivia Munn Narrates New Shocking Anti-Fur Video

Eccorazzi

Actress and animal activist Olivia Munn has once again partnered with PETA to shed light on the fur industry, with a horrific, undercover video showing what really happens to animals Read More The post Olivia Munn Narrates New Shocking Anti-Fur Video appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Serving Time: My Prison Volunteer Experience. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

In response to my recent volunteer work with the Art of Living, in two of the maximum-security male prisons in Kingston, Jamaica?notorious notorious for being the murder capital of the world?a a friend's glib comment invited me to

Want to Tackle Income Inequality? You Need to Go After Capital.

Mother Jones

Greg Sargent calls our attention to a new study on rising income inequality today. The question at hand isn't how much inequality has increased over the past couple of decades, it's where the increase has come from

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She’s Making Graffiti at the Most Dangerous Place on Earth (PHOTOS)

Green Prophet

Malina Suliman’s Fighting the Taliban with Paint and Graffiti. Sometimes graffiti can be seen from space. In Tunisia it graces the country’s tallest minaret. In Lebanon, they are making green graffiti for the city streets.

Letter from the Editor… and a Call to Writers

Green Living Ideas

Hi everyone- I’m Andrea, the new managing editor of Green Living Ideas! Green Living Ideas aims to be the best source of information about how to live a cleaner, greener life, and as the managing editor of this awesome site, I will do my best to continue this green tradition!

Reclaiming the True Power of Femininity. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

It is time we let go of the myth that equality means men and women are the same and embrace being feminine

Obama Does Indeed Have a Proposal to Avert the Sequester.

Mother Jones

It's fascinating to watch the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Brooks show. Today brings a sighting of Mr. Brooks, explaining why politicians of both parties have decided they secretly love the sequester after all: Democrats get to do the P.C.

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Small American Farmer Brings Monsanto Seed Patents to Supreme Court

Green Prophet

Vernon Hugh Bowman , farmer vs Monsanto, billion dollar seed and biotech company.

Bhutan- Helping Lead the Way on Sustainability

Celsias

Bhutan plans to become the first country in the world to grow all of its crops using only organic agricultural practices. It plans to ban the sale of pesticides and herbicides and rely instead on its own animals and farm waste to produce fertilisers.

The walking stick

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Walk softly and carry a big stick someone, I believe it was a US President, once said and this is a very valid adage.

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Good Riddance: 112th Congress Had Worst Environmental Record.

Mother Jones

"The best that can be said about this session of the 112th Congress is that it's over," League of Conservation Voters President Gene Karpinski said this week. The sentiment comes in reaction to the League's 2012

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Do people vote with their feet in fisheries?

Environmental Economics

From the RESECON listserv: FAME Ph.D. COURSE: Applied Econometrics for Renewable Resource Economics. University of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark, 13-17 May 2013. Centre for Fisheries & Aquaculture Management & Economics. The course is arranged together with University of Kiel.

Life Returns To Gulf Once Used As A Sewer On Turkey’s Aegean Coast

Green Prophet

New underwater photos from five different locations around the Gulf of Izmir confirm that life is returning to the once-blighted water. The gulf was used as an open sewer system from the 1960s until 2000, when the city of Izmir initiated the Big Gulf Project to clean it up.

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EcoFont saves ink

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When it comes to printing from the computer printer printing double-sided documents and using recycled paper are both great ways to make printing more environmentally friendly.

Quote of the Day: Frying the Planet Is Okay As Long As We Protect It.

Mother Jones

I can't really come up with anything witty to say about this. I just wanted to save it for posterity in case someone decides to run a contest at the end of the year or something. Print · Email · Tweet · Has the Mainstream Media

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Love Is The New Black. Try It On For a Change. ~ Deborah Savran.

Elephant Journal

I've built a large walk-in wardrobe here, folks, and it is all on its way out

Flying Carpet of Sea Plastic Among YAP Istanbul Modern Finalists

Green Prophet

The Sea of Marmara is swamped with plastic pollution and other byproducts of our rampant consumerism, but according to ONZ Architects, the issue is “swept under the carpet” and most residents of Istanbul faced with continued development look the other way.

Wear your clothes more than once, Kate

Green (Living) Review

Vivienne Westwood gives Kate Middleton some great fashion advice – wear your clothes more than once by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Kate Middleton should recycle her outfits more, says Dame Vivienne Westwood and Dame Vivienne definitely has a valid point there.

Biggest US climate rally ever calls for the President to reject the Keystone pipeline project

Green Blog

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied this past Sunday in Washington DC, USA, to demand action on climate change. Organizers estimated that around 40,000 people took part in the demonstration, making it the largest climate rally in US history.

First-Ever ‘VegNation’ Race Car to Promote Plant-Based Diet

Eccorazzi

Professional race car driver and environmental activist Leilani Münter is once again using her spotlight on the racetrack to inspire action for the planet. The 37-year-old is teaming up with 1% for Read More The post First-Ever ‘VegNation’ Race Car to Promote Plant-Based Diet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Featured Film/TV Healthy Living News leilani munter