2012

Eco-friendly Wetsuits from Patagonia

Wend Magazine

The brand that touts itself as the “The Cleanest Line” is at it again. This time with wetsuits. Using a material called Yulex , made from the guayale plant, Patagonia replacing 60% of the neoprene in their wetsuits with the bio-rubber… for now.

DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights?

Green Home Blog

DYK, There is Lead in Christmas Lights? News media company CNN recently completed a study which shows that four ordinary brands of Christmas lights exhibit lead levels that are high enough to present a danger to children.

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Book Review and Giveaway- Fit Moms for Life ends 11/3

Hug a Tree with Me

Like many other mothers I am sure, I struggle with exercise. I am overall a very healthy eater, and I know what to do to make myself feel more energetic and look better in the buff, but the problem is that I lack motivation.

Beirut, Lebanon: eating organic & slow

Green Traveler Guides

| A Green Revolution | Come to Beirut. Come for more than 5,000 years of history—even more when you include the ancient city of Byblos (an area known today as Jubayl), home to the seafaring Phoenicians and perhaps the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.

Wednesday Beer Post

Environmental Economics

You didn't think I could let this wait until Friday, did you? From The Economist : God Bless the USA

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Hemp facts

Green Living Tips

Hemp is an extraordinarily useful plant that can provide more environmentally friendly food, fiber, fuel, medicinal and building products

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Shamanism in Norway: Welcome Home!

Indigenize

News Flash: according to The Nordic Page, an online paper out of Oslo, the governor of Norway has just formally recognized and approved the Shamanic Association of Tromsø as a religion. Why is this worthy of note? Because for many years, this most ancient of spiritual practices been forbidden. Many shamanic practitioners are indigenous people. [.].

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Product Review: A Cleaner and Greener Sleep with Natural Talalay Latex Pillows

The Green Samaritan

As holidays approach, I am already thinking of family gifts to give that will be unique and something that may not normally be purchased by the receiver. My goal is to avoid the mall at all costs. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Ian Shive’s New iPad App is Photographer’s Dream

Wend Magazine

You may remember photographer Ian Shive from our interview with him a while back.

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Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities

Green Home Blog

Plastic Bag Ban: A Tale of Two Cities. The photo above depicts 60,000 plastic bags, the number used in the U.S. every five seconds. Photo by Chris Jordan.

Beauty Recipe: Raw Apple Cider Vinegar Pre-shampoo Dandruff Treatment

Hug a Tree with Me

Dandruff will always return if the fungus that causes it is not killed off completely.

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Starhotels E.c.ho Milano wins ‘Sustainable Design’ award

Green Traveler Guides

At the only international hotel event to focus entirely on hotel design, a family-owned eco-hotel in central Milan took this year's "Sustainable Design" award. Starhotels E.c.ho Milano, a 143-room hotel that was completely renovated in 2011 Starhotels E.c.ho

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This is why you need to look at the data

Environmental Economics

From the National Journal : Some observations that go against my own preconceptions: Bud leans left but Sam Adams leans right?    I would've thought Bud was preferred by the conservative NASCAR crowd while Sam Adams was preferred by them liberal Yankees.

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Over 50% of Germany's renewable energy is owned by citizens & farmers, not utility companies

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sometimes, while not liking them for other reasons, I must wonder as to whether Germany and the Germans are some of the only ones, if not indeed THE only ones, who actually get green and eco properly.

Would love to do this for the kids

Green Earth Journey

from Green Renaissance

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Should You Judge a Book by its Cover?

The Alien Next Door

Most readers—me included—will pick a book off the bookstore shelf because its cover interests us: the title intrigues; the cover illustration attracts; the author’s name is one we trust. If you don’t know the author of the book, the nature—and implied promise—of the cover becomes even more important.

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Versatile vinegar tips

Green Living Tips

You can reduce the number of environmentally harsh and toxic chemicals used around your home by replacing them with more earth friendly, cheap and common substances such as vinegar. Here's 22 handy vinegar tips to get you started

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Shamanism in Norway: Welcome Home!

Indigenize

News Flash: according to The Nordic Page, an online paper out of Oslo, the governor of Norway has just formally recognized and approved the Shamanic Association of Tromsø as a religion. Why is this worthy of note? Because for many years, this most ancient of spiritual practices been forbidden. Many shamanic practitioners are indigenous people. [.].

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End of Season Tips for Storing Fresh Herbs

The Green Samaritan

This beautiful basil plant has served us well over the summer growing season, and we enjoyed several homemade and fresh “farewell” Margherita pizzas over the weekend. Now with the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com.

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A Brief Illustrated History of Rock Climbing

Wend Magazine

Here’s a fun, simple graphic that celebrates the history of rock climbing. It came across my desk courtesy of the folks at JustRopes.com.

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Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel

Green Home Blog

Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel. For the remainder of the summer why not re-adjust your carbon footprint summer travel plans. By incorporating some simple steps you just may be able to do your share with minimal inconvenience while possibly saving a few bucks at the same time.

Giveaway: 4 Tickets to Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Louisville, KY Show, ends 1/8

Hug a Tree with Me

So does anyone know what time it is? It’s time to get the sillies out!!!! Yo Gabba Gabba live! Get the Sillies Out is coming to the Louisville Palace in Louisville, Ky on Sunday, January 13th at 2pm and again at 5pm, we will be there and you can be there too.

Ehden, Lebanon’s northern paradise

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Adventure Touring | Why go to Lebanon? Let me count the ways. Start with the spirit and optimism of the Lebanese, despite a recent history that’s horrible beyond imagining. Or Lebanon’s seven millenia of history. Then there’s its fantastic street food, from silken hummus drizzled in rich olive oil to tangy stuffed grape [.] Ehden, Lebanon’s northern paradise is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

The Lorax: An env-econ economist's review

Environmental Economics

So we took the family to see The Lorax yesterday.    First, as an entertainment experience I would say it was fine.    Visually impressive, mildly amusing and all three kids (from age 10-15) seemed to enjoy it. 

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Original Löwe 8.104 Anvil Secateurs – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Original Löwe 8.104 anvil pruning shears feature the ‘best of both worlds’, utilizing anvil technology with bypass geometry. The slimness and curve of a bypass cutting head, makes selective pruning of intensive crops (fruit, flowers, etc.)

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Make the World Greener – Stop Getting Junk Mail!

Green Furniture Home Design

Junk mail is one of the worst things for the environment that you probably never considered as an environmental factor before. Just think about how much junk mail you get then immediately toss in the trash, just because you can’t be bothered to recycle it, or just don’t think about it at the time. Don’t worry though, you aren’t the only one who does this.

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350 Day

Green Earth Journey

Today we planted trees! Happy 350 Day! Today with student's from the Cayuga Community College the Grow Auburn's Tree community planted trees in the city of Auburn, NY to combat the local rising temperatures

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Noise pollution

Green Living Tips

Imagine a world without the excessive noise that humans create. Noise pollution is a very real problem, negatively affecting humans, animals and the wider environment

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Back to the Past: New DeLorean Goes on Sale in 2013

Living Green & Saving Energy

If you were one of the lucky few who got in on the DeLorean craze of the past, then you probably spent many mornings opening your garage door in hopes of hitting 88 mph on your way to work. Maybe you could go back in time and pick a job that you enjoyed more! To [.]. green gadget reduce fossil fuels DeLorean DMC electric car fuel efficient John DeLorean Stephen Wynne

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4 Easy Homemade Recipes To Clean Your Fruits and Veggies

The Green Samaritan

Though we may try hard to stick with the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 list when buying fruits and vegetables, there may be times we stray simply due to cost or availability. In those cases, what are the. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Gardening Green Living how to clean fruits and vegetables Produce rinse Produce wash vinegar produce rinse

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Man Stabs Mountain Lion with Pocket Knife to Save Son

Wend Magazine

Jason Hobbs, like many of us, owns a pocket knife. But unlike you and me, Hobbs has within the week plunged his miniature blade into the muscular chest of an aggressive mountain lion.

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The Small Business Guide To Eco-friendly Take-Out

Green Home Blog

The Small Business Guide To Eco-friendly Take Out. We all know that plastic is damaging to the environment.

Shop Quickly with Novica Gift Finder - $30 Novica GC Giveaway ends 12/17

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.

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Mendocino’s Brewery Gulch Inn: historic bones, green heart

Green Traveler Guides

| Green And Inn-viting | Mendocino sets a mood. Perched on rocky headlands high above a swelling kelp-forest ocean, it’s like nowhere else on the California coast. A stage backdrop of a 19th-century seafaring village, with tidy New England ship captain’s homes and wooden sidewalks. A Pacific beacon for artists and dreamers and lovers of foggy [.] Mendocino’s Brewery Gulch Inn: historic bones, green heart is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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