Video Games Could Save the Environment

Green Home Blog

In fact, gamers mature in an environment which rewards experimentation, and even failure, because it takes losing (and learning by trial and error) to start winning. What might they learn about the environment, or good and bad choices regarding sustainability?

Leonardo DiCaprio Raises $40 Million For the Environment


The star-studded gala included Kate Hudson, Read More The post Leonardo DiCaprio Raises $40 Million For the Environment appeared first on Ecorazzi. Arts/Culture Causes Environment News Top News leonardo dicaprio

Teaching children about the environment

Green Prophet

So, you care about the environment and ensuring that you play your part in preserving the beauty of nature but how do you go about imparting these lessons to your children? Explain how they can change their own personal habits to help improve the state of the environment.

Grab & Go Coffee Shops leave Lasting Effects on the Environment.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Food Green avoid plastic caring for the environment coffee coffee shop effects of plastic environment environmental effect of plasticIt makes sense that we wouldn’t take a moment to consciously ask ourselves, “Where does my cup go after I finish my coffee?

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Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Andy Revkin has covered science and the environment for 30 years in newspapers, magazines, books, documentaries and his New York Times blog, Dot Earth , winning the country’s top science journalism awards multiple times.

Q&A with Tony Juniper: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

The opportunities are considerable, not only in the potential for being able to harness more finance for conservation, but also in deepening the engagement and commitment of different economic actors to the protection of the natural environment.

DiCaprio Raises $25 Million to Protect Environment


The award winning actor raised $25 million on Wednesday to protect the environment and endangered species. Read More The post DiCaprio Raises $25 Million to Protect Environment appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment News Top News Leonard DiCaprio

Finally, Some Good News about the Environment.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only climate change environment healing ozone layerAs humans, we have the capacity to come together and address common threats.

How Urbanization Affects the Environment

Environmental News Network

From: Gotcha Wildlife. Consumerism Go Green Green Energy/Transportation Natural Resources Nature Policy Sustainability Greenhouse Gas Emissions Health Urbanization Water

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Conservancy Talk

Bill McKibben: It’s very important for rich people to realize that if we wreck the environment, particularly the climate, it will cause them and everyone else insane levels of economic damage; to me, that’s the most compelling economic argument.

Happy Earth Day? Prices v. the Environment

Environmental Economics

Ever wonder whether care for the environment outweighs the incentive power of low prices?  "For better or worse, it looks like many hybrid and EV owners are driven more by financial motives rather than a responsibility to the environment," says Director of Industry Analysis Jessica Caldwell. "Three   Wonder no more.

Leather and the environment

Green Living Tips

I'm partial to leather workboots for their sturdiness - in fact, I like a lot of leather products; but aside from humanitarian issues, what effect do our leather purchases have on the environment? Learn more in this article

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Edward Norton

Conservancy Talk

I think the new environmental economists — people like Pavan Sukhdev — have to keep showing that operating unsustainably will be increasingly anti-competitive as governments wise up to the public costs and subsidies implicit in allowing businesses to degrade the environment.

Sustainable Hydropower: Are Small Dams Really Better for the Environment?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Small hydropower dams (often defined as below 30 MW) are frequently presumed to be low impact. However, this dam, Veazie, on the Penobscot River, had a capacity of 8.4 MW and was a major barrier to migration for the most important population of Atlantic salmon in the US. It was removed in 2013.

Q&A with Judith Rodin: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Judith Rodin: Just as leaders in other fields should more actively embrace the environment, environmentalists must reach beyond their core disciplines to explore the emerging innovations, actors and technologies that are transforming other sectors.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson

Conservancy Talk

There are literally thousands of businesses, many in the tourism industry, that depend on an intact marine environment for their long-term survival. Mark Tercek: I argue in Nature’s Fortune that business can be a constructive ally to the environment.

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

What I know from my own childhood and have seen around the world, is that if people don’t have other options, the environment doesn’t stand a chance. Mark Tercek: We clearly agree that business can be a constructive ally to the environment.

Beef much worse than chicken or pork – for the environment

Green Prophet

The surprise was in the size of the gap: In total, eating beef is more costly by an order of magnitude – about ten times on average – to the environment than other animal-derived foods, including pork and poultry.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Matt Arnold

Conservancy Talk

Of all the jobs I have had—the EPA, starting an NGO, WRI, being a consultant—none has had greater potential to protect the environment. We are looking to finance projects where the primary objective is to improve the environment. View all of Mark’s Dialogues on the Environment ».

20 Bands that Care About the Environment


Causes Environment Featured Music NewsMusicians realize they can use their stage appeal for a greater green good. Read More.

Why Do Republicans Hate the Environment?

10,000 Birds

Or is it that they just love corporate money so much? Either way, this session of the 112th Congress has seen the House of Representatives, controlled by Republicans, vote to weaken environmental law 191 times – more than an anti-environmental vote for every day that the House was in session. Asides

Hair products and the environment

Green Living Tips

Hair sprays, waxes, mousse and gels. What's in this stuff that sits on our skin and ultimately ends up down the drain when we wash it out? It can be an environmentally toxic nightmare

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Helene Gayle

Conservancy Talk

Next in the series is my conversation with Helene Gayle, president and CEO of CARE , a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty.Under Helene’s leadership, CARE has strengthened its focus on the intersection of poverty and the environment.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek and find more of his writing on The Huffington Post.

'Biodegradable' plastics are not at all great for the environment

Green (Living) Review

Most plastics are notorious for how long they stick around in the environment and how hard it is to break them down naturally, so to think that all those bits of plastics that end up scattered to the four winds could just melt away harmlessly sounds almost too good to be true.

Republican-Led Florida Legislature to Destroy Environment

10,000 Birds

Sure, that title is hyperbolic but the results of HB-991, should it become law , would be absolutely horrible for Florida’s environment. It won’t be Florida Republicans destroying the environment but their corporate puppet-masters. The bill has already passed the house and is headed for the state senate where it will hopefully be stopped. How bad is it?

Standing by 'An Economic View of the Environment'

Environmental Economics

          So, I apologize for the recent hiatus in communications from “An Economic View of the Environment.”  From the inbox: An eerie coincidence or a scary reality? An Explanation and Apology. Posted on February 6, 2017, by Robert Stavins.

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Happy Earth Day – 5 Facts you Didn’t Know About the Environment

Hug a Tree with Me

We walk on its soil and breathe in its air, we point and awe at the animals and quench our thirst with its liquid, yet we truly no nothing about the environment. The artificial world that we currently live in has blinded us to the natural beauty around us.

Tea and the environment

Green Living Tips

Tea in its various forms is the world's most popular flavored beverage. Learn more about the environmental issues associated with the production of tea

Handbook On Experimental Economics And The Environment

Environmental Economics

This looks good: Edited by John A. List , Michael K. Price Laboratory and field experiments have grown significantly in prominence over the past decade. The experimental method provides randomization in key variables therefore permitting a deeper understanding of important economic phenomena.

Parks Alliance statement on House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment Committee report

Green (Living) Review

UK, 02/19/2016: Mark Camley, Chair of The Parks Alliance, the national voice of UK parks, said: “The Parks Alliance welcomes the report and its’ recognition of the value of Green Infrastructure and the part that parks play in the making of a quality place and improving social cohesion. “We

WATCH: Woody Harrelson Wants You to Vote for the Environment


Woody Harrelson is getting political, encouraging people to use their vote to save the environment. Read More The post WATCH: Woody Harrelson Wants You to Vote for the Environment appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Paddle For The Planet This World Environment Day

Green Prophet

Watermen and women from 52 countries will unite this World Environment Day to raise funds for the Daram Marine Reserve in Raja Ampat, Indonesia. Pull out your oars and go paddling this World Environment Day , June 5, 2011.

Q&A with Steve McCormick: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Steve McCormick: Well, all of our Environment Program Initiatives — Andes-Amazon; Marine Conservation; Wild Salmon Ecosystems — are examples of “patient capital;” we’ve been involved with them for over ten years.

How Smoking Affects our Environment

Eco Friendly Daily

In fact they are not only hurting themselves, but also the people who love them and the environment. It looks unattractive, it is a major fire hazard in dry weather, and it is extremely harmful to the environment. Environment

Vegan Leather Is Not Worse For The Environment Than Real Leather


Both continue to unnecessarily take lives and in doing so, also hurt the environment. Animals Causes Environment Sticky VeganismLast week, I was shared a news piece on the environmental implications of vegan leather.

Gadgets And The Environment

Green Living Tips

We've gone ga-ga for gadgets, but it's come at a high price to our hip pocket and to the environment

Llama Trekking: Good for the Soul (and the Environment!)

Wend Magazine

Stuart Wild, head guide of Wild Earth Llama Adventures , likes his llamas. Thirty-one llamas that Stuart rescued make up the staff of Wild Earth Adventures, accompanying tourists on summer treks and snowshoe clomps through the winter forest.

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Jason Schwartzman Narrates Film On Eating Meat And Environment


It’s no secret that the meat industry has negatively impacted our environment. But despite that fact it hasn’t stopped the industry from controlling the food we eat. Enter the short film “What to Eat,&# narrated by Jason Schwartzman.

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