2014

Electronic Waste Recycling: Importance and Facts

Living Green & Saving Energy

With waste management being one of the prime steps of the recycling process, it is evident that each and every part of your waste is segregated and sent for recycling. However, that is not the story in various landfills.

Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture

Green Traveler Guides

| A Green Field of Dreams | It’s on a beach walk along wind-swept Lake Huron in the Thumb—do as all Michiganders do and think of the state as mitten-shaped and you get the picture—that we meet Paul Weideman. He is playing with his big, boisterous dogs. We begin to chat.

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6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

It is an unfortunate truth that both corporate and in-house office spaces are subconscious aids to environmental degradation. While we may be curbing our footprint by driving less, we are still contributing to un-econess by generating waste and burning massive amounts of energy.

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8 Powerful Questions we should Ask Ourselves Immediately.

Elephant Journal

I started asking myself these questions on a daily basis and each day, I found new answers. Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) answers inner work love mirror powerful questions self who am i

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Getting Dams Right

Conservancy Talk

By Mark Tercek, President and CEO; and Giulio Boccaletti, Managing Director of Global Freshwater. Over the next 20 years, most key decisions affecting the future of the world’s great rivers will have already been made, including where dams are built to store water and generate hydroelectricity.

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Protect Parrotfish, Protect the Reef?

Nature Conservancy - Science

A rainbow parrotfish in the Caribbean. Photo: © Ken Marks. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. To best protect the coral reefs in the Caribbean , begin by protecting parrotfish.

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Top 14 economics journals

Environmental Economics

According to Google Scholar Metrics

Free Webinar on Climate Change Solutions

Green (Living) Review

Gaia Education are holding a free webinar on climate change solutions. Gaia Education are an international NGO who are helping people to understand how we can design much lower impact communities, in the city and in rural situations.

5 Ways to Save Green While Going Green This Summer

Living Green & Saving Energy

For many homeowners, the dog days of summer can lead to some pretty hefty electricity bills. From keeping a home cool to running the pool pump more often, it can be challenging to save energy.

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Just Back: Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Green Traveler Guides

| The Beauty Amid Us | It has oft been observed that we ignore or overlook the beauty in our own backyards.

Getting Started with Carrier Oils

Hug a Tree with Me

Carrier oils are vegetable oils extracted from various nuts, seeds and kernels. Such oils are used as key ingredients in the making of natural lotions, soaps, shampoos, conditioners, body oils and aromatherapy.

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How to Stop Attacking Yourself: 9 Steps to Heal Autoimmune Disease.

Elephant Journal

We are facing an epidemic of allergic (60 million people), asthmatic (30 million people), and autoimmune disorders (24 million people). Health & Wellness allergies arthritis autoimmune disease health inflammation medication

Polar Vortex ? Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

The dramatic “polar vortex” hitting much of the U.S. this week has generated a lot of questions about climate change. This is a good thing. We need more people to be actively engaged and intellectually curious about this very important topic.

Burkina Faso’s painted earth homes in a royal village

Green Prophet

Until the girls were abducted, I didn’t know much about Burkina Faso. And I didn’t think I wanted to know more until I stumbled upon Tiébélé, a village full of the most elaborately-painted earthen homes and mausoleums. Rita Willaert has a treasure trove of images on her flickr page.

Exclusive Interview with Vegan Environmentalist Suzy Amis-Cameron

Eccorazzi

Former model and actress Suzy Amis-Cameron — as any avid Ecorazzi reader knows — has since 2012 been embracing a plant-based diet. Alongside her famous filmmaker husband James Cameron, the Read More The post Exclusive Interview with Vegan Environmentalist Suzy Amis-Cameron appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Ho-Hum, Another Lark Sparrow at Robert Moses State Park

10,000 Birds

A couple of days ago Ken Fuestel, a stalwart downstate New York birder, found a Lark Sparrow at Robert Moses State Park. This is not a terribly unexpected happening as Lark Sparrows are more than annual in fall migration in New York and they are usually found along the coast, which Robert Moses State Park, situated on a barrier island in Suffolk County, certainly is.

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Why Conservation Should Embrace a Diversity of People & Values

Nature Conservancy - Science

Willie Atu (on left), showing a map of the conserved and threatened areas of the Solomons to the Mothers Union, a group of Kia women who have worked with the Conservancy to raise conservation awareness. Photo © Bridget Besaw/TNC. By Heather Tallis, lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy.

"Shattering Myths to Help the Climate"

Environmental Economics

Robert Frank: Why aren’t we demanding more forceful [climate] action? One reason may be the frequent incantation of a motley collection of myths, each one rooted in bad economics: Myth 1: The enormous uncertainty of climate science argues for a wait-and-see strategy. The claim here is that reducing greenhouse gases would be a wasted expense if climate change ends up causing only minor problems. But uncertainty cuts two ways.

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Which world are we trying to sustain?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Which world are we trying to sustain: a resource to fulfill our desires of material prosperity, or an Earth of wonder, beauty, and sacred meaning?

Why I Write

The Alien Next Door

Writing is the breath and light of my soul and the well-spring of my very essence. When I am writing, I am living “in the moment”. I am in the moment of creation, connected to my divine self, embracing Nature and the entire fractal Universe. I am doing something important. I am connecting with you.

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World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

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10 Easy Ways to Build your Self Confidence

Hug a Tree with Me

Self confidence is the overwhelming belief in ones abilities. It is the epitome of trust, strength and hope, and it’s the mindset that you are awesome regardless of what other people may say.

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Why One Life Hack Can Change Everything.

Elephant Journal

The Way We Do Anything is the Way We Do Everything. When I first heard this phrase 17 years ago, it took a few moments to really sink in. I thought to myself: that makes no sense; I''m totally together when it comes to my relationships, and my business is thriving. And then it hit me.

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Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek. In this ongoing series, I talk with thought leaders about ideas and trends in the environmental movement.

Bamboo WarkaWater tower harvests potable water from air

Green Prophet

On a recent trip to Ethiopia, Italian designer Arturo Vittori discovered how collecting water is both dangerous and time-consuming – especially for women and children. He thinks these water-trapping WarkaWater Towers will help. . Life in the dry northeastern corner of Ethiopia is hard.

David Carter of Oakland Raiders Goes Plant-Strong

Eccorazzi

David Carter, defensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders and powerlifter, is a perfect example of the term "plant-strong." Read More The post David Carter of Oakland Raiders Goes Plant-Strong appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Sports Top News Vegan david carter

How smart are parrots?

10,000 Birds

Parrots are smarter than Nebo the dog. “Nebo.” ” The dog’s name came from the direction of the enclosed front porch of the tin-roofed concrete block home of my friend Bwana Ndege, in Isiro, Zaire. “Nebo.” ” It sounded like an older woman, a somewhat crackly voice, insistent. “Nebo. ” The old woman was calling the dog, in Swahili. Nebo, sleeping at first on the cool concrete floor under the dining room table startled awake, ears scanning.

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Notes from the Deer Wars: Science & Values in the Eastern Forest

Nature Conservancy - Science

White-tailed deer are beautiful animals, but they are also wreaking havoc on forests. Photo: © Kent Mason. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. One of the biggest threats to the eastern forest also happens to be one of its most charismatic creatures: the white-tailed deer.

All You Need to Know About BC’s Carbon Tax Shift in Five Charts

Sightline Daily

When British Columbia enacted a carbon tax shift in 2008, many thought other jurisdictions would follow soon with their own ways of cashing in their carbon. Seven states and four provinces were working out the details of a huge carbon cap-and-trade market called the Western Climate Initiative.

The first 100% recycled food safe crate in the UK

Green (Living) Review

Sainsburys is the first UK retailer to recycle its old food crates into more efficient ones made from 100% recycled material.

The Angel of Verdun and The Edge of Tomorrow

The Alien Next Door

Rita Vrataski (Emily Blunt) She’s called The Angel of Verdun. You also see another name scrawled in bright red over a London bus: Full Metal B h.

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Winning some (eco) green in Vegas

Green Traveler Guides

| Green? Wanna Bet? | | The odds of finding an eco-tourist in Las Vegas are about as good as my winning a slot machine jackpot. And yet there are always a few winners, aren’t there?

10 Ways to Obtain and Maintain an Alkaline Body

Hug a Tree with Me

Disease is happiest when living in an acidic body. Fungi, bacteria and toxins multiply quickly and swim freely within – wreaking havoc in an acidic body. Nevertheless, the opposite is true for an alkaline body.

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18 Spiritual Teachings that Blew my Mind Wide Open.

Elephant Journal

At certain points in the past, I have wished for epiphanies, signs, signals and sudden enlightenment. Of course, life doesn’t work that way. What we seek eludes us. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Dharma enlightenment meditation mind mindfulness wisdom

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