Minisink Residents Rally for Environmental Preservation and Safety

Celsias

Actor/Activist Mark Ruffalo, and 9/11 First Responder advocate, John Feal, will attend a rally in Minisink, New York on February 9th at 12:30 p.m. to raise their voice against the construction of a controversial natural gas compressor station, as the U.S. Court of Appeals considers a petition by the community challenging federal approval of the project. Hundreds of residents are expected to attend the rally.

Cameron’s Coffee Compostable Pods: Delicious, Ethical Java and No K-Cup Waste

Eco Chic

HomeSoul better brew Cameron's Coffee coffee coffee maker compostable compostable coffee pods eco coffee energy conservation environmental preservation ethical coffee ethically sourced fair trade coffee farmers keurig no plastic waste Organic specialty coffeeCameron’s Coffee is a small-batch coffee company out of Minneapolis that has created a sustainable, compostable single-service coffee pod that I’m loving—daily.

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Message from His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his 79th Birthday.

Elephant Journal

The global environment has declined so therefore now the environmental situation has reached a crisis stage. And, it is important to give proper care to environmental preservation including the ecosystem. In today''s world Poverty has increased. Here people have programs to take care of the wildlife and that is very good. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) buddhism Dalai Lama Dharma Tibet

Ojai, Calif.: that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell

Green Traveler Guides

| SoCal’s Eco-Friendly Oasis | Go to beginning of Ojai article More than anything else, though, we love it that the community really gets behind environmental preservation by supporting organizations like the Ojai Valley Defense Fund (OVDF), a non-profit aiding groups who take legal action “to protect and sustain the environmental quality of the Ojai Valley […] Ojai, Calif.:

Humane Education Activities

The Green Changemakers

ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION ACTIVITIES Activities that focus on topics related to environmental and sustainability issues. [link] MULTI-ISSUE ACTIVITIES Activities that approach humane issues more comprehensively. ANIMAL PROTECTION ACTIVITIES Activities that focus on exploring animal protection, welfare, and our relationship to animals. CULTURE AND CHANGE ACTIVITIES Activities that focus on issues related to our social culture, including media, advertising and politics.

Angela Adams’ Nature-inspired Modern Rugs, Wovens, and Pillows

Eco Chic

Kenga/Rain Bag It’s no surprise that a design house that describes the inspiration for one of it’s rugs, “Stream” this way, is committed to environmental preservation: “Stream is inspired by the water on the shore rolling back into the ocean, carving curvy lines in the sand, rocks and shells as it flows by.” Our totes are fabricated in the United States, thereby avoiding international shipping and decreasing the environmental impact.

Four Tweets Get Female Kuwaiti Blogger Jailed for 20 Months

Green Prophet

Suppressing the voice of young people gives us less hope for environmental preservation in the Middle East. Kuwait didn’t earn a mention in the “worst countries for journalism” published by online ‘zine Foreign Policy, even though three of its Middle Eastern neighbors made the cut. But it should be named and shamed for the recent prosecution of a young microblogger.

Historical Greek Orphanage Will Become Environmental Foundation

Green Prophet

But soon the space will house a international civil society foundation devoted to environmental work and research, according to recent remarks by Bartholomew. When those are complete, in approximately two years, the environmental foundation will open. Bartholomew, who has been dubbed “the green patriarch” for his special interest in environmental preservation, is on the board of directors for the building. Raising the profile of environmentalism in Turkey.

An economic conundrum

Environmental Economics

So I read page 2 (and no more) of the NYTimes story John pointed to this morning (John read page 1) and it raises an interesting economic puzzle for environmental advocates: Simple economics suggests that if the nation is producing more energy, prices should be falling. But we will have to work through the environmental issues, which are a definite challenge.”. So the question becomes, what is the value of environmental preservation relative to economic growth. 

Seed Money Available to Protect Mediterranean Basin Birds

Green Prophet

BirdLife International has created a fund to underwrite environmental preservation projects in one of the world’s top biodiversity hotspots: the Mediterranean Basin. This five-year conservation investment aims to preserve regional biodiversity by engaging with and developing existing civil society organizations, said Ibrahim Khader, Regional Director of BirdLife International’s Middle East Division. Seed money up to $1 million to protect your local birds.

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Why Solar Cookers Should Spread Like Satellites in Morocco

Green Prophet

Lacking access to natural gas, these villagers have had no choice but to burn biomass to produce the family’s meals – a situation that also has grave environmental consequences. Aimed at overcoming poverty and exclusion, the initiative promotes using technology and renewable energy to strengthen the social and economic fabric of rural society and contribute to the successful management of natural capital and environmental preservation.

Relaxing and Eco-friendly Spring Activities

Environmental News Network

With environmental preservation strongly called for nowadays, you may as well integrate eco-friendly decor ideas when deciding to buy new pieces for the home. Your family will end up not only getting more fit, but also more socially aware of various environmental concerns like river clean-ups, smart use of plastics, tree-planting, and similar advocacies. By: Guest Contributor, Kimberly Grimms. Books are out and vacation is here!

3 Arab architects worthy to be called sustainable builders

Green Prophet

But the builders can bring environmental considerations to the forefront. Environmental preservation is very important to him, as well; he advocates preserving the nature in and around which he works. Green is sort of a buzzword nowadays. People will say they are going green (like Zaha Hadid), but are they as good as their word? Usually not.

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Growth in electric vehicles sales central to closing emissions gap

Green (Living) Review

Over the next five to ten years, passenger vehicle manufacturers will be confronted with regulatory pressure and material penalties, as gains in fuel economy fall behind the required rates of improvement set to address environmental preservation and climate change mitigation. Consumers: Consumers should provide feedback to regulators and manufacturers by evaluating the economic and environmental benefits of EVs alongside alternative online transportation methods.

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Egypt and Morocco’s Equator Prize Winners Preserves Environment through Tradition

Green Prophet

The Medicinal Plants Association in Egypt helps preserve biodiversity and is o ne of the 25 winners of the Equator Prize 2012. For example, a previous Green Prophet article “ Morocco’s Berbers Had Water Management Sorted “, reveals how water management interventions led by the Word Bank replaced traditional water systems and eventually resulted in even poorer social and environmental outcomes.

Humane Education

The Green Changemakers

covering the interconnected issues of human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection. Humane education enables us to find solutions that work for all by approaching human rights, environmental preservation, and animal protection as interconnected and integral dimensions of a healthy, just society. Zoe Weil: Changing our school system can solve the world's problems.

Environmentalism means less deprivation

The Green Changemakers

This confirms my No Impact experience that environmentalism--preserving rather than using up planetary resources--means nothing like depriving ourselves of happiness. Link source from "No Impact Man" People ask me if the reduced use of consumer conveniences that goes with the No Impact project doesn't mean a lot of deprivation. I say that I spend more time with my family, eat more healthily, get more exercise and am a better dad.

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5 Strategies to Help Bring Humane Education to Schools

The Green Changemakers

Laws vary, but several states have some sort of legislation that requires teaching about the welfare of animals, character education, and/or environmental education. And, last June, Maryland became the first state to require "environmental literacy" for graduation. Other states have varying requirements for environmental studies.