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Northern Hawk Owl in Germany

10,000 Birds

Few things can spell out “winter birding” as poetically as the sighting of a rare northern owl that has more or less unexpectedly found its way to southern, more balmy environs. First, most of Europe’s owl species are breeding in Germany anyway and are better found at other times of the year. I am not aware of a single twitchable Snowy Owl in Germany in the 21st century, and Great Grey Owl isn’t even on the German list.

juwi Wind and Solar Plant in Egypt is Remote-Controlled from Germany

Green Prophet

German project developer juwi has installed their first combined wind and solar plant in Egypt to be used for desalinating and pumping irrigation water for farms and it is monitored and controlled remotely from Germany. That is good news for the environment and additionally saves fuel costs.”

Sea Shepherd’s Paul Watson Arrested in Germany

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Earlier today, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society president and founder Captain Paul Watson was arrested in Frankfurt, Germany. Animals Causes Environment News Top NewsSea Shepherd France president Lamya Essemlali posted to Facebook: “Captain Paul Watson was Read More.

Nuclear Plant Closures in Germany Could Signal a Nuclear Energy Exit

Eco Friendly Daily

Germany has gone one step further and has shut down seven of its seventeen plants. The CDU got clobbered in Hamburg last month and is trying to hold on to power in Baden-Wuerttemberg, one of Germany’s most economically dynamic states and a conservative stronghold for more than 60 years.

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First Outbreak of Usutu Virus in Germany

10,000 Birds

That is very cold for the south of Germany. This thrush is extremely common in urban and suburban Germany and one of the most conspicuous bird species here, comparable to the American Robin in North America. Okay, I meant to write an entertaining post. I honestly did.

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Germany to phase out nuclear power

Green (Living) Review

Germany to close all its nuclear power plants by 2022 By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The German government has agreed on a roadmap for phasing out nuclear power, after reconsidering the implications of nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima reactor meltdown after the earthquake and tsunami. German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen announced the details of the government's new approach to phasing out nuclear power.

Green Office Week Calls on UK Businesses to Champion the Environment

Green (Living) Review

A OnePoll survey of 1,000 office workers, commissioned as part of Green Office Week, has revealed that over eighty percent of individuals in the UK would like to see the businesses they work for do more for the environment.

Five Ways Nature can Soothe our Minds.

Elephant Journal

This led me to reading up on natural therapy, which has long been recognized in countries like Germany and Japan. Green Health & Wellness being in nature fast paced life forest bathing healing health natural environment nature soothe our minds walking outsideThe Japanese practice shinrin-yoku, or.

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Trash Planet: Germany

The Green Changemakers

Germany leads the European nations in recycling, with around 70 percent of the waste the country generates successfully recovered and reused each year. Germany's recycling rate is one of the highest in the world - an respectable 70 percent.

Green Car Incentives In Germany

Eco Friendly Daily

Germany has begun a program which they hope will bring economic growth and a cleaner environment. The vehicles being scrapped must be at least nine years old and registered in Germany for at least one year. Germany is struggling under an 8.3

Cars outlawed in suburb of Freiburg, Germany

Green (Living) Review

We have seen an attempt – though often less than halfheartedly – to curb, for lack of a better work, the use of the motorcar by private citizens ever since the 1970s to be honest and more often than not for the selfsame reasons as the environment and the protection of same given. In part of the German transition town of Freiburg motorcar ownership has been, practically, outlawed.

Meet Morocco’s Renewable Energy Market at EneR in November

Green Prophet

Despite unrest in the Arab world, Morocco has remained a relatively stable environment socially and financially. European solar power heavyweight Germany will be a special guest of at the event, as it is one of Morocco’s most significant trade partners.

Will You Take the Vegan Chalk Challenge?

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Chalking support isn’t limited to his corner of the American South, as folks from Australia, New Zealand, Germany, India, Mexico, and Canada have taken the challenge and posted their own street art. Animals Causes Environment People Sticky Uncategorized Veganism

Germany Focusing On Renewables After Ending Nuclear Program

Eco Friendly Daily

Germany’s oldest nuclear reactors, of which there are eight, will cease energy generation immediately. The final three nuclear reactors, which are Germany’s youngest in age, will end operations in the year 2022. Germany’s Environmental Minister Norbert Rottgen stated: “It’s definite.

Burgers Served Straight from the Petri Dish

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Maastricht University, in Germany, has developed a meat burger that is created by harvesting the cells from a living cow. Animals Causes Environment News People Sticky VeganismHow far will science go to make sure people can eat flesh over lentil burgers? Pretty far , according to CNBC.

Inaction on climate change is not an option, says Angela Merkel

Green Blog

Speaking at a climate conference in Germany , Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that inaction on global warming is “not an option” and called on nations to redouble efforts to secure an internationally binding climate change treaty.

Local MP visits award-winning environment-friendly recycler

Green (Living) Review

I’ve been impressed by the commitment and dedication of the staff – led by the company’s directors, Glenn Currie and Andy Cattigan – to do as much as possible to protect and enhance our environment through waste collection and recycling.”

Green Auto Zones Now in Place in Germany

Eco Friendly Daily

Congestion charges in city centers are growing in popularity with city mayors across the world, but in Germany they’ve gone one step further, with the introduction of new green zones in urban areas affected by air pollution. Environment

Will Germany Join the International Community and Restrict Overseas Coal Finance?

Sierra Club Compass

" -- German Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendriks September 17th, 2014. In fact, since 2006, Germany has invested 3.3 But if Germany is so coal friendly, why is it contemplating this significant move away from international coal financing?

Will Germany Join the International Community and Restrict Overseas Coal Finance?

Sierra Club Compass

" -- German Federal Environment Minister Barbara Hendriks September 17th, 2014. In fact, since 2006, Germany has invested 3.3 But if Germany is so coal friendly, why is it contemplating this significant move away from international coal financing?

Largest Solar Park in the World Opens in Germany

Eco Friendly Daily

The ribbon was cut on the World’s largest continguous solar plant on 27th April 2006 in Germany. And if solar is viable in Germany, just imagine the efficiencies possible where the sun really shines! Alternative Energy Environment Solar Power

Tourists Not Terrorists: The Middle East Can Capitalize on World Eco-Travel Trends

Green Prophet

As the industry witnesses a gradual recovery, established Western European countries, including Germany, Switzerland, France, continue to occupy the top positions. It is also seen as in need of improving its policy environment and focusing on environmental sustainability (67th).

MARKS & SPENCER AND AQUAMARINE POWER WIN TOP EUROPEAN ENVIRONMENT AWARDS

Green (Living) Review

Marks & Spencer and Aquamarine Power have both won the 2012 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE). The awards were one of the highlights of Green Week, the European Commission’s annual conference on environment policy. The awards were presented by European Environment Commissioner Janez Poto?nik Marks & Spencer and Aquamarine Power were two of the five winners with the others coming from Slovakia, Germany and Belgium.

Launch of "Water Is." Celebrates Our Connection With Water

The Alien Next Door

Henschel, “World in a Drop”, Germany “ Congratulations, Nina! book launch Ecologos ecology environment Jim Tovey LOWaterkeeper Mississauga Nation nina munteanu stewardship water water blessing Water Is.

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Canadian Forest Industry And Environmental Groups Sign World's Largest Conservation Agreement Applying To Area Twice The Size Of Germany

Green (Living) Review

Under the Agreement FPAC members, who manage two-thirds of all certified forest land in Canada, commit to the highest environmental standards of forest management within an area twice the size of Germany. Also vital to the agreement have been the efforts of the Pew Environment Group and Ivey Foundation, which worked to support the two sides coming together and to facilitate the negotiations.

Frozen Fish as a Solution for Cost Savings from Germany’s Abundant Wind Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

Cuxhaven is a small city on Germany’s windy North Sea coast. Cuxhaven is just one of the high generation sites that chip in and add to Germany’s total renewable energy production. Germany generates 7 percent of its energy from wind energy, making it the highest in the world.

TREC: Germany’s Key To MENA Energy & Water Woes Or Neo-Colonialism?

Green Prophet

Herman Scheer, winner of the Alternative Nobel Prize, claims that the venture would be dangerous and that Germany in particular need not rely on MENA for its future electricity needs. Will the EU exploit the MENA region’s solar resource for mutual or singular gain?

New rooftops in France must be covered in plants or solar panels

Green Blog

Green roofs are living roofs which are covered with grass, shrubs, flowers or other plants that gives birds a place to nest in the urban environment. The law might also help France catch up to other major European countries – such as Germany, Spain and Italy – which has a much larger share of solar energy. And this while Germany has nearly 40 gigawatts installed

Air pollution in Europe has high economic and human cost

Green Blog

Air pollution in Europe cost society up to €189 billion (about US $235 billion) in 2012 alone, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said in a new assessment report. Eight of the top 30 facilities are located in Germany and six are in Poland – two countries that rely heavily on coal.

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World’s 25 biggest innovators are not from Silicon Valley!

Green Prophet

France and Japan each have four, and Germany has three. Fraunhofer Society (Germany). Helmholtz Association (Germany). Max Planck Society (Germany). Katerva is like the CIA for the environment.

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‘Human Well-Being & the Natural Environment’ by Economist Partha Dasgupta

Green Prophet

Renown economist Partha Dasgupta’s recent book, ‘Human Well-being and the Natural Environment’ is not for the faint-hearted. ‘Human Well-being and the Natural Environment’ by Partha Dasgupta, 2010. Book Reviews globalisation natural environment

Cow Farts Cause Explosion on German Dairy Farm

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High levels of methane from the flatulence of about 90 cows caused a dairy farm in Germany to explode. Animals Causes Environment Featured News Science Read More The post Cow Farts Cause Explosion on German Dairy Farm appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Primark opening flop in Dresden

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In Dresden, in the former German Democratic Republic, now annexed by West Germany, the opening of a Primark store, the first in this ancient city, and also one of the first in the former East Germany (GDR), on November 19, 2014, was more or less a total flop. And not buying that much is a good move on other levels too, not least the environment and our wallets. Dresden Germany green living Primark

Ecuador Yasuni Rainforest Under Threat From Oil Below

Eccorazzi

Germany pledged $838 million to Ecuador and it is expected that Spain, Sweden, France and Switzerland will make generous contributions. Causes Environment NewsEcuador’s Yasuni rainforest is home to more species of animals, plants, and insects than anywhere else in the world.

France Looks To Boost Offshore Wind Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

Germany is the European Union’s reigning onshore wind energy powerhouse with 28,000 megawatts installed. The recent elimination of Germany’s nuclear program has led to the nation focusing even more heavily on renewable energies. Environment Wind Power

Original Unverpackt: zero plastic, zero packaging at new Berlin supermarket

Green Prophet

So tired of the packaging waste (16 million tons produced each year in Germany), the duo decided to do something about it. Everyone should be able to afford to help the environment in the way they can,” they said.

Ski the Middle East with a natural born skier

Green Prophet

A passionate lover of the outdoors and its environment, with a MSc Degree in Environmental Studies, Bloch decided to put together a comprehensive skiing information web site in 2007: and established his company, Natural Born Skier, in Sion, Valais in the heart of the Swiss Alps.

Mideast holiday lights seen from space

Green Prophet

But there is only a tenuous connection between core christian beliefs and the traditional illuminated Christmas tree.The ancient pagan practice of decorating an evergreen tree was adopted by devout Christians in Germany. Cities light pollution religion and environment

Failure of Trans Pacific Partnership good news for American People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

The stalling of the TPP is the result of the American public’s ability to stand united to defend everyone’s rights to affordable medicines, fair wages, safe food, a clean environment and much more. trade policy defend workers’ rights and protect the environment.

Printing an electric car on the world’s largest 3D printer

Green Prophet

The car was developed by the Production of Engineering of E-Mobility Components of Aachen University in Germany. The printer used a tough Digital ABS material so the car could live up to a rigorous testing environment.