Eco-Friendly Education: Ways to Go Green

Environmental News Network

Eco-friendly education determines ways through which we can better ourselves, our society, and our environment. Currently, educational institutions seem to be overloaded with the need for budget cuts. Offer green certified improvement for the staff. Activism Education

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Greening Up an Old House.

Elephant Journal

Old houses are a mixed blessing, though. Drafty windows, inefficient insulation, and so many other factors make conscious living to.

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Eco-Education Starts Young at New Green School in Israel

Green Prophet

Thinking and living in tune with nature is a way of life that is best started as early as possible, which is why we think there ought to be more schools like The Green School in Kfar Saba, Israel.

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Green Education in the UAE, Business is Booming

Green Prophet

The Bee’ah School of Environment ( BSOE ), an education initiative created by a UAE-based environmental and waste management company, recently announced it is expanding its networks in the eastern and central region of Sharjah, engaging with 160,000 students in over 200 schools.

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Green Lunches for Schools

Green Home Blog

America’s schools are the well from which the nation will draw tomorrow’s leaders in politics, medicine, science, and education, to name but a few disciplines. It’s unfortunate that said schools also need a wakeup call – a call that brings them into the 21 st Century with green banners flying.

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6 Green Living Principles Every Household Should Learn

Environmental News Network

Here are 6 green living principles your household should learn and live by. Grow Greens. Education Go Green Sustainability By: Guest Contributor, Jonathan James More. Image from Flickr.

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Sixteen Building Blocks of a Green, Entrepreneurial, Cooperative Economy

Green (Living) Review

In response, a new green, entrepreneurial, co-operative economy is arising. The transition from a capitalist to a cooperative economy could be one of the defining achievements of the 21st century. In history, everything changes.

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Greenwash Alert: Shell To Fund Environmental Education In Jordan

Green Prophet

Personally, I am a strong believer in leading by example and it’s hard to imagine a Shell oil shale company setting a green example for anyone to follow. Should Green Corporations Accept Funding From Big Bad Orgaisations?

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Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. I think it’s a safe bet that it will take more than a little brush with cancer to slow down Delphine Robbe, a seemingly unstoppable green hero. Atlantis Divers: greening Bali’s blue waters. | Gili Eco Trust |.

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Saudi Arabia Sinks $26 Billion in Green Buildings

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabian investment in 76 new environmentally savvy construction projects is estimated to exceed $26 billion, according to Faisal Al-Fadl, Secretary General of the Saudi Green Building Forum (SGB Forum). Image of green conference from SGB Forum.

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Green Versus Sustainable

Environmental News Network

People hear a lot of talk about “green energy” and “sustainable energy”, and many times the populace assumes these are the same things. However, as a rule, things which are sustainable tend to be green, though not everything that’s green is sustainable.

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Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

Renaming Jordan Towers as Jordan Gate Park, they envision a facility that returns a sense of place and scale to its neighborhood while serving as a fully visible beacon to renewable energy and the industry’s best practices in green design. Green Prophet: Congratulations!

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Apple App for certified green hotels worldwide

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. G reen Globe is adding Green Key Global certified properties to its application for Apple mobile devices. The Green Globe App can be downloaded free of charge from the Apple App Store.

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Distance Learning Provides Green Education Opportunities

Green Prophet

6 ways you can get an environmental education online. An unsustainable spike is driving up the cost of higher education , particularly the United States where tuition and fees have risen more than 400 percent since the 1970s , far outstripping both inflation and the housing bubble. The good news is that this education bubble triggered a renaissance in distance learning. Cleantech, Science & Technology e-learning Education

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Gaza’s Green Schools Fuse Islamic Architecture and Sustainable Design

Green Prophet

A fusion of traditional Islamic architecture and modern sustainable design, Gaza’s new green schools will cost the same to build as their less-sustainable counterparts. .

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Morocco is Building a Mega “Green City” Named After King Mohammed VI

Green Prophet

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI recently visited the site of Mohammed VI Green City, a future “eco” development being built just outside of Benguerir – one of the largest phosphate producing areas in the country.

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What it Really Means to Live in Harmony with Nature.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Health & Wellness Meditation WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems Z ADMIN Green Featured Today green harmony living simply meditation nature reconnect urbanIn reality, a person can live in a bustling Manhattan apartment building and be in tune with nature.

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The Green Diaper Dilemma. ~ Katka Konecna-Rivera

Elephant Journal

The stats can speak for themselves.

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

Green Prophet

Then you also have admission to university-level education, absolutely free and with fully flexible class times. Green Prophet’s Brian Nitz introduced me to wildly addictive Coursera (my unwalked dog and idle treadmill thank you, sir). Got internet access?

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Madonna Dumps Malawi School Plans, Continues To Fight For Education

Eccorazzi

One founder of the organization, Trevor Neilson , advised the star that the funds would be much more effective if put towards already existing educational programs created by nongovernmental organizations. green and famous madonna trevor neilson

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Another Reason To Green The Asphalt Jungle

Environmental News Network

These thoughts are perfectly natural because many urban areas do have increased crime rates and you are unlikely to see many trees or green spaces while pounding the pavement. The other hypothesis is that the green eases psychological stresses, making violent crime less likely.

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Eco Education Caravan Touring Lebanon This Month

Green Prophet

An eco caravan is bringing green education directly to the people of Lebanon this month. ” The caravan, which is equipped with 10 computers and other educational devices, will help provide visitors with relevant information and mini training courses.

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Whoo-Hoo! Green Heron is the 2015 American Birding Association Bird of the Year!

10,000 Birds

My lobbying must be more effective than I thought because the Green Heron has been named as the American Birding Association Bird of the Year for 2015 ! After all, Green Heron is the bird that made me become a birder. They are widespread and common across most of the American Birding Association area so we all can enjoy their presence but they aren’t a bird that many non-birders recognize so there is a chance for some education to take place.

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An Educational Mixed Flock

10,000 Birds

Green Herons , Eastern Kingbirds , Tree Swallows , Cedar Waxwings , and a host of other species were successful in breeding and there were a lot of birds around. This time, all I saw was a patch of green on its back and a short tail. It was a Tennessee Warbler and the identification was clinched by the tiny, pointed bill, the thin eye-line, and the green back and wings.

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Palestinians Celebrate Green Innovation

Green Prophet

Together they showcased over 20 scientific innovations, including green technology, agricultural tools and mobile applications related to food and health. Environmental education and organic farming are growing increasingly popular in the West Bank.

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Building Pollution Solutions: Making Bricks from Butts.

Elephant Journal

If producers substituted only 2.5 percent of the world’s bricks with a one percent composition of cigarette butts, we could completely offset the worldwide.

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Save the Planet in 3 Simple Steps: A Common-Sense Mom’s Guide to Sustainability.

Elephant Journal

This stuff isn’t just for hippies anymore. It’s becoming mainstream, and it needs to be.

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Jordan’s eco park helps the country go green!

Green Prophet

Nestled in the hills and landscape of north-western Jordan, lies a green oasis with an eco-minded philosophy: Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark (SHE.). Educational initiatives.

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EDUCATION MINISTERS’ AXE CLIMATE CHANGE FROM CURRICULUM AND FAIL ‘GREENEST GOVERNMENT EVER’ TEST

Green (Living) Review

One of the most indicative is: have they put it at the heart of education in schools? This comes as the Secretary for Education, Michael Gove MP, launched a consultation on the new draft National Curriculum, scheduled for release later this year. The government must re-think its plans and put climate change and the environment at the heart of education in schools.” The Department for Education is consulting on its proposal, available online at https://www.education.gov.uk/consultations/index.cfm?action=consultationDetails&consultationId=1881&external=no&menu=1.

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THIS Toothbrush Is A Miswak | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Thank you Leen for sharing your eco-product with Green Prophet. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

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Rise Up - Climate Change Education Initiative

The Green Changemakers

Rise Up is an IDB climate change education initiative that seeks to encourage children and youth to use their creativity and energy to come up with feasible, sustainable, long-term strategies to mitigate climate change.

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Going Green In Your Home

Green Prophet

Today, with the wealth of cheap detergents available at the supermarket, it can be hard to make the decision to choose the more expensive “Green” Products. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

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HEPCA’s Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered

Green Prophet

It will also be topped by a green roof that is not only useful for insulating the interior during hot summers, but is also expected to provide a mini-habitat for the many birds that travel through the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway.

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4 Eco-Friendly Household Decisions to Start the New Year Right.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today conscious Earth eco-friendly greenLet's be honest. Sometimes we can forget how significant our own impact on the environment can be.

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Turkey’s First Green Lifestyle Website Ye?ilist, Now Bilingual

Green Prophet

Turkey’s Green Roots. il” means “green” in Turkish) is the brainchild of Ergem and Georgie, two women living in Turkey who often had trouble finding information about eco-friendly products and services in available to them in the country.

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Abu Dhabi: Biggest Polluter Turned Green Police

Green Prophet

In order to help established and new businesses and organizations get up to speed with their handling of natural resources and waste, the Abu Dhabi government has developed umpteen educational, marketing and regulatory systems.

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A Green Fork: What We Eat Matters.

Elephant Journal

Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks environment family farm foodie green fork greenwashing health local mindfulness organic sustainableWhile the term "sustainable" has soared in popularity and general awareness, the word has been watered down to the point where its use is nearly laughable.

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Fiji resort named ‘Australasia’s leading green hotel’

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. W orld Travel Awards has picked Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort as “Australasia’s Leading Green Hotel” in 2011. Fiji resort named ‘Australasia’s leading green hotel’ is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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Living on Less to Find Abundance: 4 Tips to Simplify Your Life.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems downsizing family minimalism money simple life simplifying

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The True Cost of Meat

Environmental News Network

Activism Consumerism Education Food Go Green Health Natural Resources Sustainability Carbon Footprint Farms Green Greenhouse Gas Emissions Tips From: Pounds to Pocket .

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