Sat.Dec 01, 2012 - Fri.Dec 07, 2012

Prints in the sand

10,000 Birds

I spend a lot of time outside and especially on secluded beaches. I am often alone and surrounded by shorebirds either roosting or feeding and I travel either by bicycle or on foot.

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Benefits and and costs of college

Environmental Economics

The opportunity cost has risen in Texas: A public debate has been raging in the state over the rising cost and, some say, the questionable value of a college degree. At the same time, the oil and gas boom has employers hiring people with or without one.

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Qatar to Invest Up to $20 Billion in Solar

Green Prophet

Like Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia, Qatar uses up a lot of its own fossil fuels – either to power energy-intensive desalination plants or complicated subsidies.

The Oreo Made Gluten-Free, Vegan and Almost Raw


Since its introduction in 1912, NaBisCo’s Oreo cookie has becoming the best selling cookie of the 20th century in the U.S. Read More The post The Oreo Made Gluten-Free, Vegan and Almost Raw appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan

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Ground-Breaking Solar Agreement Between LA and Nevada Tribe.

Sierra Club Compass

Today Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed an agreement to purchase enough solar energy from Nevada's Moapa Band of Paiutes to power 105000 Los Angeles homes. That's him at the podium above making

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Mayim Bialik Says No to Consumerism and Yes to Helping Others


If you're like Mayim Bialik, you feel that somewhere along the way the true spirit of the holiday season got lost in an avalanche of ads, presents and sales. Read More The post Mayim Bialik Says No to Consumerism and Yes to Helping Others appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News Top News Mayim Biali

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Hug a Tree with Me

Novica is the unique eStore brought to us by National Geographic that allows us easy access to beautiful handmade products made by artisans from all around the world.

Organic Farming Boom in Palestine

Green Prophet

A back-to-the-land movement is blossoming in the Palestinian Authority, the United Nation’s newest nonmember observer state. “The Palestinian future is in the land.” Farmer Khader Khader said , standing in his organic olive grove in the northern West Bank village of Nus Jubail.

Ohyo the Collapsabottle is launched with a Spout

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Aquatina now has a spout! So a new name was needed too; Ohyo (the Collapsabottle) it is. Ohyo is the handy, collapsible water bottle that’s easy to take anywhere. Extend an Ohyo to hold 500ml of water.

‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Offers $10K Reward after Pit Bull Attacked


The animal-lover and co-creator of 'The Simpsons' is responding to a recent attack on a pit bull by offering a $10K reward for information. Read More The post ‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Offers $10K Reward after Pit Bull Attacked appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News sam simon

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COP 18: We Stand With the Philippines - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

As the COP18 climate talks drag into their second week, for some the reality of a changing climate is striking home. In the Long-Term Cooperative Agreement Plenary session yesterday, a delegate from the Philippines said

Date Palm Leaves Scrub Pharmaceuticals From Hospital Wastewater

Green Prophet

Omani scientists have discovered that date palm leaves - the bamboo of the Middle East – can be used to scrub the pernicious pharmaceuticals from hospital wastewater that most conventional sewage treatment plants are unable to process.

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Thought police strikes

Green (Living) Review

Foster parents have kids removed because they are members of UKIP by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Simple membership in a legal political party has been ruled as grounds to remove foster children from their carers, where they, to all intents and purposes, were happy. The council regards UKIP as a racist organization simply because of its stance on the EU and on immigration.

WATCH: Alec Baldwin Blasts Horse-Drawn Carriages on “30 Rock”


Last night on "30 Rock" Alec Baldwin's character Jack Donaghy called horse drawn carriages "rolling torture wagons for nature's most dignified creature." Read More The post WATCH: Alec Baldwin Blasts Horse-Drawn Carriages on “30 Rock” appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured News Video alec baldwin

2012 10

BP Should Pay Maximum Civil Damages for Deepwater Horizon.

Sierra Club Compass

Today the Sierra Club delivered the following letter calling on the Obama Administration to hold BP fully responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster -- the largest environmental disaster in American history

Eco-Hybrid Car From Qatar Unveiled During Climate Talks

Green Prophet

Counteracting overwhelming criticism leveled at Gulf nations for their lack of environmental accountability, the Gulf Organisation for Research and Development (GORD) unveiled a low-emission, lower fuel consumption hybrid car-concept that can be applied to any vehicle.

Freedom of the Press under threat in UK

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Leveson Report released just at the end of November 2012 is, more or less, calling for government regulation and thus a form of censorship of the British press (and media), although it is not being directly marketed as such.

Vegan Taste Test: Five Alternative Holiday Centerpiece Dishes


For those of us tired of veggie dishes playing second fiddle to the omni’s main courses, here are some tried-and-true meat-free centerpieces. Read More The post Vegan Taste Test: Five Alternative Holiday Centerpiece Dishes appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats Healthy Living News Top News Vegan

India's Coal Illusion - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The biggest untold story in the world is now out in the open. Despite warnings from the World Bank about the dangers of unchecked climate change the coal industry has a global pipeline of nearly 1200 plants planned, 2/3 of

World Bank Warns Arab World About Action on Climate Change

Green Prophet

Consequences of climate change especially acute in the Arab world, and traditional methods for coping with climate are severely stressed finds new World Bank assessment. . All eyes are on Qatar now as the country hosts the UN-sponsored climate change event COP18.

Jobbik – First they came for the Gypsy and now they also are coming for the Jew

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Jobbik, the more-or-less legal Nazi militia and party in Hungary, an EU member state, is now aiming, after having the Romani People made their first target, also for the Jewish population of the country (and elsewhere). In the beginning, it would appear, the Jews took very little notice of the antics of the Jobbik group, seeing that their target were the Gypsy People and not the Jewish community. They should have known better. The adage of “first they did come for.

African Lion Habitat, Populations Devastated, Report Says


The big cats that roam the continent's savannahs have lost as much as 75 percent of their habitat in less than 50 years. Read More The post African Lion Habitat, Populations Devastated, Report Says appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured News Science

eXtinction Film Featuring Summer Rayne Oakes Debuts Online (NSFW)

Eco Chic

eXtinction film featuring Summer Rayne Oakes from SUMMER RAYNE OAKES on Vimeo. Excitement! Summer Rayne Oakes’ short film, eXtinction, has made the film festival circuit and has just debuted (in full) online.

sOccket, a Fun-Powered Energy Ball Kids Kick for Power

Green Prophet

Turning child’s play into power. Fun seem to be the one truly unlimited source of free energy. You can find it in the mountain villages of Turkey , the narrow streets of Jerusalem and the dusty villages of Jordan.

The season of consumerism is upon us again

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is that time of year again when the great majority of the people around the world are preparing for the feast of consumerism, that is referred to as Christmas and claimed to be the birth day of one Jesus of Nazareth, referred to as the Christ. Over the decades and centuries this celebration has really taken on again the feast upon which it was based, namely that of Saturn in the Roman religions, with gift giving, overeating and getting drunk.

James Cameron’s Climate Change Doc Snags Baldwin, Norton, Cheadle


In addition to Matt Damon’s commitment early last month, news sources are now saying that Alec Baldwin, Don Cheadle, and Edward Norton are all game for director James Cameron’s new Read More The post James Cameron’s Climate Change Doc Snags Baldwin, Norton, Cheadle appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment Film/TV News Top News alec baldwin don cheadle james cameron matt damon

A Supercozy, Natural Winter Bed: Sleep Away the Season!

Eco Chic

There’s a lot of talk about a cozy, natural bed, but here’s how to get one (from an expert sleeper!). I’m pretty unabashed by my love for sleeping; I’m not (and never have been) one of those people who brags about getting only five hours of sleep for a week in a row.

Hannukah and Other Celebrations of Efficient Lighting Through History

Green Prophet

From Hannukah to Peak Whale Oil, Brian uncovers an illuminating story of how our lighting is becoming more efficient. Each December as nights grow long, people of the Jewish faith celebrate an ancient miracle of efficiency.

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The Green Can

Green Earth Journey

Hello, my name is Dennis Gallagher and I would like to tell you about what i am trying to accomplish in Tampa Florida. I have a new program to try and fix the irrational problem of recycling not being mandatory.

Martha Stewart Gets Salmonella from Thanksgiving Turkeys


Martha Stewart admitted to getting sick around the Thanksgiving holiday due to handling so many uncooked turkeys. Read More The post Martha Stewart Gets Salmonella from Thanksgiving Turkeys appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News martha stewart

Epic Birding Weekend Part 2: Birding Bigelow Road

10,000 Birds

Part 1 is here. Day two of the Epic Birding Weekend that was my weekend last weekend (Was that enough weekends?) began at 3:55 AM in Saugerties, New York.

Founders of Israel’s Arava to Solarize Developing Countries

Green Prophet

Founders of the Arava Power Company in Israel have started a new firm that will focus on bringing renewable energy to countries in the developing world.

Uncle Sam Says Stay Safe for the Holidays

Green Home Blog

Uncle Sam Says Stay Safe for the Holidays. With only about 28 days until Christmas, it seems important to finish summarizing Uncle Sam’s recipe for happy holidays.

‘Project Runway All Stars’ Go Green for the Red Carpet


Project Runway All Stars unite style and the environment in last night's eco-friendly design challenge. Read More The post ‘Project Runway All Stars’ Go Green for the Red Carpet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Fashion Film/TV News Top News carolyn murphy laura kathleen planck