Graphic of the Day: Wither Environmental Protection?

Environmental Economics

and here's the graphical version (from FiveThirtyEight ) of the Washington Post story on the proposed budgetary demise of environmental protection :  

Daryl Hannah Talks Environmental Protection and Vegetarianism


"We need to get together and realize we're on the same team whether we're blue or red, Democrat or Republican," said the actress. Read More. Animals Causes Environment News Top News Vegetarian daryl hannah

Mysterious, possibly radioactive lake appears out of the blue in Tunisia!

Green Prophet

According to the Association for the Protection of the Chatt Essalam Oasis, there is a correlated uptick in asthma, skin disorders, cancer, and birth defects in nearby communities. Health aquifers environmental protection phosphate radioactive water water pollution

The Morning After: What 2017 and Beyond May Hold for U.S. Environmental Protections

10,000 Birds

support for environmental protections and measures against climate change may flag with the pending change of administrations. No matter where on the political spectrum you stand, as birders we can hopefully agree that environmental and conservation measures are crucial.

Where Low Flow Water Fixtures Make Sense & Where They Might Not

The Green Samaritan

According the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indoor faucets account for more than 1 trillion gallons of water use in the United States each year.

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When Tourism and Nature Collide- Protected Land Under Threat in Egypt

Green Prophet

An Egyptian real estate developer is planning to build on 650 acres of protected land near Lake Qarun. According to Birdlife International, this is the first development of such huge proportions that has been allowed in an Egyptian protected area.

Qatar Eco-Summit Spotlights Environmental Safety

Green Prophet

Particular focus will be on environmentally and socially sustainable deployment of oil and gas processes. The conference will spotlight the latest developments and technological solutions essential to ensure effective and sustainable environmental practices in the energy sector.

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7 Things to Ban from your Home Right Now if you Want Cleaner Air.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Family Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today air filters Air Pollution air quality clean air Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) eco-friendly products Environmental Protection agency family For Children green living safe home World Health OrganizationAs the mother of two young children, this research compelled me to scour my house for potential pollutants and root out as many as I could.

How Do Tree-Humpers Prevent Pregnancy?

Green Prophet

Food & Health eco-sexuality environmental protection healthy living Middle East population growth sexual health sustainabilityFrom the rhythm method to condoms, choosing the right eco-conscious contraception choice is trickier than planning how many children to have.

Create an ocean water health sensor and win $2 million

Green Prophet

Green Tech and Gadgets environmental protection ocean acidification ocean health

ALEC's Vision of Pre-Empting EPA Coal Ash Regs Passes the House

PR Watch

House of Representatives passed an amendment on April 18 to the Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012 (HR 4348) that would effectively pre-empt the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating coal ash, the waste from coal burning plants, as a hazardous waste.

Canada’s conservative government is gutting environment protection

Green Blog

Bill C-38 will have a particularly negative impact on environmental protections. Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada, prepared this list of the environmental laws that will be repealed or changed: Canadian Environmental Assessment Act ditched. “Environmental effects” under the new CEAA will be limited to effects on fish, aquatic species under the Species at Risk Act, migratory birds. Canadian Environmental Protection Act undercut.

Amsterdam? NYC? San Fran? It’s likely your Favorite Cities are More Vulnerable than Ever.

Elephant Journal

Future economic development must be built on a foundation of sustainable resource use and environmental protection. Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green awareness Blue Urbanism Boulder change climate change Coastal compassion conservation coral reef documentary eco environment film green habitat healing health wellness life mangroves marine ocean Ocean Cities politics Sea Level Rise Seas

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Benefits and costs of EPA's mercury rule

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Jobs created by environmental policy should be considered in the same way. the Environmental Economics blog.

Benefits of Making Homemade Cleaners. ~ Sarka-Jonae Miller.

Elephant Journal

The inside of homes contain around two to five times as many of common chemical pollutants than areas outside of homes, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Want to stay in touch with elephant? Get 10 free articles a week: subscribe free to our Best of the Week newsletter.


Green (Living) Review

March 2009 - The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Dr. Stephen O. Andersen (EPA Climate Protection Partnerships Division) along with coauthors Drs. Velders (Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency), John S. The scientists were recognized for their landmark paper: “The Importance of the Montreal Protocol in Protecting Climate,” which was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(12):4814-4819 (2007).

Coalition of environmental, public health and civil rights organisations fights GOP attack on EPA

Green Blog

Supporters of clean air and water this week pushed back against a Republican Party proposal to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from doing its job to protect Americans from air pollution. It is the Environmental Protection Agency that stands in the way of their unrestrained habits that are making us sick. “There’s a reason why ‘protection’ is the EPA’s middle name,&# Brune said.

A Bad Day For The Environment With More To Come

10,000 Birds

And resistance to this anti-environmental agenda is essential if we want to keep our country, and our planet, safe for future generations. He also imposed a comprehensive gag order on employees of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

West Virginians and North Carolinians Agree - It's Time for Serious Environmental Protections

Sierra Club Compass

In the wake of dangerous coal chemical and coal ash spills in their states already this year, West Virginia and North Carolina voters have gotten a wake-up call on the need for environmental and public health protections - and they know it.

Don’t Shower Shorter to Stop Water Waste. Shower Better!

The Green Samaritan

Environmental Protection Agency Whether you live on the West Coast or have friends on social media that do, See the full post and more at As part of Energy Action Month, TGS welcomes this guest post by Beth Livingston, U.S. Green Living

Trump Signs Executive Orders And Scott Pruitt Stacks EPA With Climate Change Skeptics

10,000 Birds

It seems that Donald Trump, Scott Pruitt, and his band of misfits, believe that we no longer need protection of our waterways and our environment. Politics Conservation Cuyahoga River Department of Interior Donald Trump environment Environmental Protection Agency EPA Ryan Zinke Scott Pruitt

David Attenborough asks corporations to protect wilderness from overpopulation

Green Blog

Some might object that business doesn’t have a great record of environmental protection, but Attenborough is more than willing to slather greenwash over any corporation that makes a tax deductible donation. Business & Politics big businesses David Attenborough environmental protection indigenous people Optimum Population Trust overpopulation poor people population Population Matters REDD+ rich people Third World West wildlife concerns World Land Trust

Jordan Steps Up Anti-Logging Efforts Over Winter

Green Prophet

Jordan has very limited amounts of green spaces including forests and so it’s understandable that they are taking such steps to protect them. However, it’s not just the government that is concerned with protecting Jordan’s trees and forests.

Seventh Annual Conference and Meeting | Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis

Environmental Economics

Environmental Protection Agency; Steve Newbold, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Thursday, March 19, 3:45 – 5:15 Session 4. Non-Market Recreational Welfare Effects of Changes in the Diversity and Abundance of Species. Chair: Trudy Ann Cameron, University of Oregon.

Awareness of the Need for Environmental Protection: A Role of Higher Education

The Green Changemakers

Adams Professor of American Literature Florida Atlantic University, USA The Individual and the Environment: Teaching Environmental Awareness in the Humanities Classroom 2 Dr. Bui Xuan An Head of Environment Dept., Environmental Management HCMC University of Natural Sciences, Vietnam Developing Environmental Training for Employees 6 Assoc. An Giang University, Vietnam Businesses and Environmental Issues 36 Ms.

How we can Stop Ourselves from Trashing Paradise.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green climate change eco environmental protection EPA green hawaii ocean pollution pacific plastic trash trashing paradiseInstead of “8 Ways to Make your Office Greener,” we need to radically restructure the ways of thinking that allow us to.

US Government Shutdown Affects Birders (and Birds, Too)

10,000 Birds

Fish and Wildlife Service and the Environmental Protection Agency, are laid off. News Environmental Protection Agency government shutdown National Eagle Repository national parks U.S. Kings Canyon National Park in California is just one of hundreds of shuttered U.S. parks and preserves. Photo by the National Park Service). If you’re in the U.S. and you’ve got good weather forecast this weekend, you’re probably looking forward to some birding.

and we're off.

Environmental Economics

Well, that didn't take long : It’s been reported that Trump had chosen Myron Ebell, director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute, to lead his Environmental Protection Agency transition team. He is the Director of Global Warming and International Environmental Policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a non-profit public policy organization founded in 1984 by Fred L.

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Pro-Life means Making the Environment Great Again.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today be of benefit climate change donald trump education Environmental Protection agency global warming green living pro-life take actionSarcasm aside: preserving the environment is to preserve ourselves.

Eco-friendly Paints for Green Home Improvement

Living Green & Saving Energy

Water-based eco-friendly paints are regulated by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), and come in any finish and style imaginable, suitable for any indoor or outdoor home need. Eco-friendly Paints for Green Home Improvement are a safe and wise choice. easy green living tip green remodeling how to go green eco-friendly paint green home improvement safe home improvement

Survey: Slashing EPA won't improve US economy

Environmental Economics

Quotes of the day: Results from a survey of members of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, the leading professional organization of economists studying environmental and resource issues, found that 80 percent disagree that reducing the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory power will improve the U.S. The department is part of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. “It

In case you have forgotten how much the Paris climate deal might cost the U.S.

Environmental Economics

No one knows for sure, but one estimate from an environmental think tank in Washington pegs the cost as a $170 billion hit to U.S. government estimates the impact of the power rule—issued by the Environmental Protection Agency —at between $28 billion and $39 billion in 2030, or 0.1% Real Time Economics (i.e., WSJ): Now that officials from the U.S.

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The slaughter tourism trade in Serbia

10,000 Birds

In all European Union countries to the north and east of Serbia (except Romania), Turtle Doves are strictly protected. Money and effort are being invested in that protection. The cargo consisted of huge number of protected passerines such as larks and pipits, beside huntable species like Common Quails and Turtle Doves. Local bird protection NGOs have been demanding a hunting ban on both Quails and Turtle Doves ever since.

Vaska Herbatergent™

Green Earth Journey

Environmental Protection Agency’s Design for the Environment program as safe for people and the environment." I recently was given a chance to try Herbatergent from Vaska , which is now available at your local Target store.

Some politicians only love benefit-cost analysis when the benefits are zero

Environmental Economics

has filed an amendment that would thwart the Environmental Protection Agency’s planned carbon emissions rules for power plants. Remember when benefit-cost analysis was going to stop all those unnecessary regulations that saved lives ?

Raise your hand if you want to work with me.

Environmental Economics

The Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (my department) in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (my college) at The Ohio State University (my university) is hiring for four new faculty positions--and I am not ashamed of taking advantage of this blog to promote the positions. 

Recovery: Benefits of Salmon Failure

Nature Conservancy - Science

Photo courtesy of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. “In Photo courtesy of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Courtesy of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

New Environmental Strategy On The Table In Israeli Elections

Green Prophet

20, Tzipi Livni’s new party, The Movement, stated that environmental reforms will be key components of their platform in the January 2013 Israeli elections. They propose passing a Basic Law for environmental protection, and a long-term blueprint for the Israeli energy market.

5 Safety Rules for Eating Fish.

Elephant Journal

Two-thirds of these fish exceeded safe consumption levels established by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Did you know that a recent US geological survey found methyl mercury in every fish sampled from 300 small streams?

$1 Million in EPA Grants Available For Environmental Justice

Green Living Ideas

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking to help. The organization is currently accepting applications for [.] [ $1 Million in EPA Grants Available For Environmental Justice from Green Living Ideas ]. Environmental Protection Agency Tags: News and Events $1 Million in EPA Grants Available For Environmental Justice Environmental Issues Environmental Justice Environmental Protection Agency epa U.