World Responsible Tourism Day 2010

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact World Responsible Tourism Day 2010 7 August 10 · 1 comment | Green Travel News | W ednesday, November 10th is an international day of action to help protect the world environment.

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Toms Shoes and Corporate Responsibility

Sustainability Ninja

There is simply no denying that businesses are driven by the demands of the consumer, with the responses to those demands most frequently being dictated by the executives who occupy C-Suite positions.

Toms Shoes and Corporate Responsibility

Sustainability Ninja

There is simply no denying that businesses are driven by the demands of the consumer, with the responses to those demands most frequently being dictated by the executives who occupy C-Suite positions.

Industry response to The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Green (Living) Review

Actions are split across the supply chain, with a lead body given responsibility for the delivery of each. A ban on all food waste would not only deliver this, but also provide significant economic and environmental benefits.”

Environmental racism in Flint

Environmental Economics

This is one of those environmental issues where economics is not very helpful: If Flint were rich and mostly white, would Michigan’s state government have responded more quickly and aggressively to complaints about its lead-polluted water? Instead, they focused on costs relating to the city’s water supply, questions about scientific data showing lead contamination and uncertainty about the responsibilities of state and local health officials.

Increase producer responsibility

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is calling for a revision of the current waste strategy to focus on resource efficiency and waste minimization through increased producer responsibility. However, recycling is only part of an environmentally sustainable solution.

Why Environmental Studies Must Necessarily Be Interdisciplinary


Environmental Studies is often regarded. In fact, given the growing scale and impact of human action on the environment, practitioners and students of Environmental Studies can no longer ignore the sociopolitical angle. Ecofeminism and Environmental Studies.

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Environmental psychology

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Environmental psychology is a a somewhat fascinating, and rather interdisciplinary, “science” focused on fostering a greater understanding of the interplay between human beings and their environment. The questions that is being addressed by environmental psychology are these: Do our homes, offices, places of work, and public spaces (including our streets) make us feel peaceful, happy and sheltered?

Infographic Explains Environmental Impact of Surfing

Wend Magazine

With a goal of bringing attention to the environmental impact of surfing, Envirosurfer developed a detailed visual to explain the toxicity of surfing. The infographic shares the environmental impact of everything you count on to enjoy incredible waves.

God’s Response to Rick Perry

Wend Magazine

From ClimateProgress: After Praying for Rain, Texas Governor Rick Perry Prays for the EPA to Stop Environmental Regulations.

Case-Mate Promotes Environmental Responsibility with Launch of Recyclable iPhone 4/4S Case Collection

Green (Living) Review

As part of our greater effort to encourage more sustainable practices, we’ve introduced a line of fashionable, functional and environmentally responsible cases,” said Shashi Reddy, Case-Mate’s Chief Executive Officer. “By By creating Case-Mate products using recycled materials, we’re helping millennials stay stylish and environmentally conscious.” London – Tech lovers can now protect their phones while also helping the environment.

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Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution


Keep on reading to learn more about the full scope of the environmental impacts of air pollution that are affecting our world on the daily basis. Quick Navigation for Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution. Fresh air and clean water have been for centuries.

Everything Environmental rebrands ethical range

Green (Living) Review

Everything Environmental, a trade-only supplier of eco-friendly and recycled promotional gifts, has re-branded its GreenEarthrange as Green & Good, with a new tagline, ‘The responsible promotions range, naturally’.

Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact

Green Home Blog

Apparel Corporations Unite to Reduce Environmental Impact. The new rating tool is known as the Higgs Index which will be able to allow the consumer to choose their apparel according to how sustainable and environmentally friendly the company is that produces it.

The West Coast Wonder: California’s Response to Global Warming

Green Home Blog

This announcement does not come lightly as it has been an uphill battle, legally and logistically for years, yet if it works it can set a precedent for the rest of America and its environmental future. California has always been at the forefront of progress and radical change.


Green (Living) Review

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) wants the UN’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17th October to not only to acknowledge the struggle of people living in poverty, but to highlight the connection to environmental degradation. Climate change highlights the interaction between economic development, environmental degradation and social inequity.

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Yikes: "Environmental Substance Abuse"

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Anyone doing applied environmental economics has to at least attempt to read some of this report. This paper deserves to be read by anyone purporting to be an environmental economist.

Will Environmental Laws Prevent a Wall Through Santa Ana NWR?

10,000 Birds

One might assume that construction of a border wall through a sensitive national wildlife refuge would be prevented, or at least slowed, by a thicket of lawsuits under statutes such as the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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There is no longer an Environmental Economics Advisory Committee at the EPA

Environmental Economics

  The committees being retired are Ecological Processes and Effects Committee (EPEC), the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee (EEAC) and the Environmental Engineering Committee (EEC).    This decision was made after considering numerous management issues including projected workload and consideration for the efforts and responsibilities of getting Special Government Employees (SGEs), such as yourselves, hired by the Agency. 

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Environmental Crime: Who is Offending? Who is Watching?

Green Home Blog

Environmental Crime: Who is Offending? It seems as though every few years an environmental crime makes the headlines. Who are the top environmental crime offenders and who is watching over their shoulder? What is an Environmental Crime? Before anyone can point their finger it is essential to know what the term environmental crime falls under. We are all responsible for this one. Tagged: eco crime , environmental crime , environmental toxins.

Reducing your ENVIRONMENTAL footprint

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many people refer to it as the “carbon” footprint but I like to take it a little step further an talk about the environmental footprint rather. Carbon is one thing; the environmental impact of our species goes further than any carbon per se. Therefore we should really be looking at it in that way too. Much is being talked about our need to reduce CO2 emissions – and that may be so – but nothing seems to be said about all the other things.

Adirondacks Rapid Response: An Invasives Success Story

Nature Conservancy - Science

Rapid response is making a difference in invasive species control in the Adirondacks. Here, over a huge landscape, the Conservancy and partners have excelled at a coordinated approach that’s making a difference: early detection and rapid response.

A Coase Response from Hahnel (and Sheeran?)

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 05/2005 « More on bigfoot | Main | Raising gas prices in Marion, NC » February 25, 2011 A Coase Response from Hahnel (and Sheeran?)

My quick response to the Atlas critique

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Environmental Economics -- Economic Way of Thinking First I must say that I have found your blog to be a fantastic read. the Environmental Economics blog.

What Are the Health and Environmental Benefits of Solar Energy?


accessible, making it a perfect source for generating energy—particularly when compared to fossil fuels, which need to be mined, extracted, and transported, leaving behind a trail of pollution and environmental degradation. ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS. Sunlight is free, infinite, and easily.

Bestival Is EnvironMENTAL!

Green (Living) Review

Not content to rest on their laurels, this year they are pulling out all the stops to make Bestival an even greener and more environmentally friendly event than it already is. One big area where the are at Bestival looking to reduce their environmental footprint is Travel. Bestival are not responsible for any limbs lost. We are in the process of finalising even more environmental initiatives for this year’s Bestival… watch this space!

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AJAE's virtual issue on environmental economics

Environmental Economics

In this virtual issue of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics , we highlight recent research on agri-environmental issues. Barely discussed in the literature twenty years ago, articles that focus on agri-environmental issues are now prominent in the agricultural economics research agenda. A particularly important theme featured in this collection is the valuation of environmental amenities, including recreation, native vegetation, and, more generally, ecosystem services.

Five Years After BP Spill, Gulf of Mexico is Rekindling Responsibility for the Gulf’s Future

Conservancy Talk

Since then, there has been much environmental progress, but one need look no further than the Gulf of Mexico and the BP oil spill to see how much more must be done to pass along a safe and healthy world to our children.

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Peru now has a ‘licence to kill’ environmental protesters

Green (Living) Review

S]o far little progress has been made to determine the responsibility of the security forces.

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Celebrate July 4th With an Ice Cold Responsible Beer

Environmental News Network

Beer is a refreshing drink for the summer (when drunk responsibly, of course), but like many food products consumption of beer can have an environmental impact. There is a debate over which is more eco responsible option, cans or bottles of beer.

Ed Begley, Jr. Launches Begley’s Earth Responsible Products

Green (Living) Review

environmentalist, actor, and author, today launched Begley’s Earth Responsible Products, a line of eco-friendly household products with natural, non-toxic formulas, that are equal to, or more effective than, their non-green alternatives. With Begley’s Earth Responsible Products, consumers know that they have the safest and most effective ingredients available on the market today. The full list of ingredients is also available on the Begley’s Earth Responsible Products website. “It

Environmental Economics: Raising gas prices in Marion, NC

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Environmental Economics -- Economic Way of Thinking First I must say that I have found your blog to be a fantastic read. the Environmental Economics blog.

LEAKED: Secret Trade Document Reveals Weak Environmental Standards

Sierra Club Compass

free trade agreements have been legally enforceable and included a list of environmental treaties that countries committed to uphold. Last fall, 24 environmental organizations sent  a letter to the U.S. Ilana Solomon, Director of Sierra Club's Responsible Trade Program.

Fairtrade Foundation response to CAP reform statements

Green (Living) Review

The FAIRTRADE Mark is the only label which gives groups of farmers and producers the means to improve their livelihoods through the guaranteed minimum price and premium for social, environmental and business projects.

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This is why Environmental Problems Should be Blamed on Consumers.

Elephant Journal

As citizens, it will always be the responsibility of consumers and citizens to demand laws, policies, and products that do not harm the environment or wildlife. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today awareness bcorps biodegradable change conservation consumerism consumers corporations eco environment environmental problems green plastics politics practice

Environmental Economics: More on bigfoot

Environmental Economics

Got a question about environmental economics? Ask an environmental economist at the Answer Desk. Main | A Coase Response from Hahnel (and Sheeran?) Environmental Economics -- Economic Way of Thinking First I must say that I have found your blog to be a fantastic read.

"Exxon Mobil Settles With New Jersey Over Environmental Damage"

Environmental Economics

"  Exxon had vigorously contested the lawsuit, and in its brief after the trial said that it had long ago taken responsibility for cleaning up the contamination; that there were "fully functioning" marshes, forests and wildlife on the sites; and that, because they had been closed to the public for years, the state was seeking a windfall "for something the public never lost." adequate responsiveness to scope in contingent valuation ). 

The Environmental Nobel is Accepting Nominations

Environmental Economics

In the aftermanth of the underwhelming response we received to my call for a grassroots nomination for me and John for next year's Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel , I would like to bring to your attention that I just received a call for nominations for the 2014 Volvo Environment Prize (casually known as the Environmental Nobel). 

Drinking Water Contamination and Environmental Damages Due to Hydraulic Fracking

Green (Living) Review

Roberson, a Houston oil and gas attorney, authored “Environmental Concerns of Hydraulically Fracturing a Natural Gas Well” published in Volume 32, Page 1, 67 of the Utah Environmental Law Review (2012). Terry W.

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Responsible living

The Green Changemakers

Thanks to environmental commitments by companies such as Walmart, CFLs are now readily available for about $2 each. Environmental Protection Agency, if every American household were to swap just one bulb to CFL, we would save enough energy to light more than 2.5

Environmental Justice Atlas maps out ecological conflicts

Green Prophet

For the first time in history we have a real time, comprehensive global map of ecological conflicts thanks to the Atlas of Environmental Justice. Image of the Environmental Justice Atlas from EJOLT.

The importance of teaching children about environmentalism

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Do you think it’s important to teach the world's children about environmentalism? But what whatever the case may be those future leaders are the children and their children and as parents, you have got the unique responsibility to educate your children so they make the right decisions, and that also means the right decisions in the field of environmentalism. It is part of being a responsible parent.

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Individual responsibility versus collective action: An examination of the impact of environmental advertising

Green Blog

Does the individualization of environmentalism have any merits? Environmental advertising (or “green” advertising) assures consumers that they can evoke positive environmental change by adopting simple habits and by purchasing green goods provided by companies (Maniates, 2001).

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