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Editorializing Europe's carbon market

Environmental Economics

But analysts are increasingly worried that technical mistakes, Europe’s prolonged recession and the failure of policy makers to strengthen the system is undermining its effectiveness.

Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer

Green Traveler Guides

But you need not have her extraordinary acuity to go green with classical music, especially in Europe during the summer. All the best artists and orchestras […] Europe’s 8 best ‘eco’ classical music festivals this summer is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Concertos in Green | Superstar pianist Hélène Grimaud is a synesthete, a person who experiences sounds as colors—Bach in orange and red, Beethoven in bright yellow and green.

Where are the 5 coolest eco-friendly winter sports destinations in Europe?

Green Traveler Guides

| Skiing In Green & White | Europe. Each of […] Where are the 5 coolest eco-friendly winter sports destinations in Europe?

Europe’s 6 best ‘green’ classical music festivals in summer 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Concertos in the Key of Eco | There is arguably no worse place to spend a summer vacation than the major cities of Europe, which are hot, overpriced and teeming with tourists. There is, however, a smart alternative: Follow the locals to the countryside, where the world’s greatest orchestras and classical stars offer sublime musical […].

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The Joys of Urban Birding in SE Europe

10,000 Birds

A man walking his two small dogs is passing by the eagle, looking down at grass and not seeing the largest raptor in Europe. Even before I turn the engine off, I hear the frog-like song of the Great Reed-Warblers. In a cold morning after a rainy night, some 200 Barn Swallows are hawking for insects low over the pond, while almost a thousand newly-arrived Sand Martins (Bank Swallows) are doing the same higher, above the tree tops.

Is Syriza the first Green government in Europe?

Green Blog

When I say that Syriza’s victory is in a sense the first Green government in Europe, it’s obviously not just Greens. Because Syriza is effectively a merger between most of the left wing parties in Greece, most left parties in Europe can reasonably see it as their sister.

Europe installed twice as much wind energy capacity in 2014 as coal and gas combined

Green Blog

In fact, Europe closed down and retired more coal and gas capacity than they commissioned in 2014. Thomas Becker, chief executive officer of the European Wind Energy Association, said: "These numbers very much show Europe''s continued commitment to renewable and wind energy.

Europe’s greener skies

Green Traveler Guides

Europe’s greener skies is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Green Travel News |. S tarting January 1, a new law will charge a greenhouse gas emissions tax on all air travel to and from European Union airports.

Why Norway is Keen to Collect the Rest of Europe’s Rubbish

Environmental News Network

Norway is leading the way in Europe by turning other countries’ unwanted waste into energy, so they are successfully turning trash into cash. But in the world of commerce, Europe’s rubbish is fast becoming a sought-after commodity. By: Guest Contributor, Andrew Johnson.

Nearly half Europe’s electricity could be produced by households by 2050, study shows

Green (Living) Review

The study, commissioned by Greenpeace, the European Renewable Energy Federation, Friends of the Earth and, sees so-called ‘energy citizens’ producing 611 TWh of electricity by 2030 – a fifth of Europe’s forecast demand.

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A Lesson in Loss & Tolerance from 1940s Europe.

Elephant Journal

One evening my grandmother came back to find that the children were no longer there. They were gone. Their lives stolen because they lived in a world filled with unjust hatred. Enlightened Society Family Right Livelihood diveristy family values fighting for peace mindfulness multi-cultural Spread love not hate

Austerity bites hard in Europe

Green (Living) Review

However, as said, in mainland Europe people are now scavenging in dumpsters of food stores (and stores in general) for anything usable out of necessity as the austerity measures of the governments are biting very hard indeed.

Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm To Be Built In Turkey

Green Prophet

At more than 1 million terawatt-hours (twH) of solar radiation each year, it receives more sunlight than most countries in Europe — for comparison, Spain and California each receive about 800,000 twH annually.

Beaten by an Angry Bird

10,000 Birds

Birds angry birds Europe Mute Swan Serbia swansNoisy wing beats, heavy landing behind the stern, water splashing everywhere and then, a hit of a heavy wing on my upper arm…. A few years back, I birded northern Greece with a couple from Namibia.

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United Kingdom is Out of Europe—I Hope we Know what we Voted For.

Elephant Journal

Writer's Contest 2** Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Europe Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only brexit media influence referendum voting results responsible voting UK United Kingdom referendum vote leave votingMy belief is that before voting everyone who wishes to vote should first have to gain a.

Waterfowl of North America, Europe & Asia: An Identification Guide

10,000 Birds

Waterfowl of North America, Europe, and Asia: An Identification Guide by Sébastien Reeber is an exhaustively comprehensive reference book that is sure to bring joy to the heart of every birder who slowly scopes through the hundreds of ducks in the local marsh or bay and eventually, after an hour or so, looks up, smiles, and says, “I have a Eurasian Teal.” Waterfowl of North America, Europe, and Asia: An Identification Guide is a serious book for serious birders.

Intelsat blocks Iranian channels in Europe

Green (Living) Review

State censorship at its finest by Michael Smith (Veshengro) International satellite services provider Intelsat has blocked Iran’s official broadcast channels in Europe, a company spokesman confirmed on Thursday, October 25, 2012.

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Morning Coffee with Eastern Imperial Eagle

10,000 Birds

Birds eagles Europe Mammals SerbiaMay 2009. After a wakeup call at highly uncivilized 3.45 am, at the crack of dawn I am sitting in a car by the Suslik (European ground squirrel) pasture. It is still cold. No Susliks are to be seen – they are waiting for the sun.

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There’s a bear! There’s a bear!

10,000 Birds

In the most of Europe, Brown Bear is a mythical creature that lives only in mediaeval tapestries and folk tales. Trips bears Europe Greece Mammals mountainsIt has become extinct, one may say, but such formulation hides the gruesome fact: it has been exterminated. By us.

2016 86

Europe Introduces New Plant-Based Ice Cream “Lupinesse” to Market


Europe has been a leader in introducing new, unique and sometimes odd ice cream dishes to market. The latest ice cream dish to be released in Europe is made from the reedlike plant called Lupin, making the ice cream completely plant-based.

Syria’s Organic Food Market Ripe for Exports to Europe

Green Prophet

With farming traditions that are already “organic”, embattled Syria can easily become an important organic food producer, based on climate, practices and location to Europe. The biggest market is Europe (52 percent), followed by North America (45%).

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When Humans Leave: Chernobyl Ecosystem 30 Years Later.

Elephant Journal

Scientists now say that the effects from some of the world's biggest nuclear disasters are less damaging to the Earth than.

Greenpeace activists scale Europe’s tallest building to protest Shell’s dangerous Arctic drilling

Green Blog

Early this Thursday morning, six activists from Greenpeace started to scale the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shard in London, UK. Global Warming action Arctic Arctic drilling climate change climate protest Europe Greenpeace greenpeacebuzz London Shell The daring stunt is made in an effort to protest Shell’s plans to drill for oil in the Arctic, which could potentially cause “irreparable harm” to the fragile nature and its inhabitants.

Shale is not a miracle solution for Europe

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Shale is not the miracle solution for Europe that is being made out to be by especially the British government.

Alliance for Natural Health Europe scaremongering

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Alliance for Natural Health Europe ( [link] ) is seriously engaged in scaremongering as regards to the new laws regarding herbal remedies being sold in the EU.

Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

Concerns about the dramatic decline in bee populations around the world in recent years has resulted in a continent-wide ban in Europe on insecticides that allegedly causes serious harm to bees.

Confronting the fascist threat in Europe and abroad

Green (Living) Review

Fascism in Europe is most commonly associated with Adolf Hitler''s National Socialist German Workers Party. Learn from the lessons of history and look at what fascism did in and to Europe.

Fill your Heart with Love Today: RIP David Bowie.

Elephant Journal

Adult/NFS Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Europe WAYLON: Today Only David Bowie deviant genius hero legend misfit musical icon rebel role modelGentleness is everywhere, fear’s just in your head.

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Dubai Gets Frozen Air From Europe

Green Prophet

City Guide: Finding Birds in Belgrade

10,000 Birds

Trips Belgrade birdfinder city birds eBird Europe SerbiaIs Belgrade the New Berlin is a question recently raised in Vogue by Marry Holland. Her article starts with a bold claim that “no city makes you feel more like a New Yorker than Belgrade.”

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My Top 12 Wildlife Watching Moments

10,000 Birds

Here go those moments of curiosity, in no particular order: Europe: And so, I was driving from Greece to Serbia… in central FYRO Macedonia, two birds were circling not far from the motorway… black and white… perhaps White Storks on migration? Europe: The sun is scorching the area, and the birds are nowhere to be seen. Europe: We wait again. Trips Africa Europe India World Wildlife Day

The Smell of Napalm in the Morning

10,000 Birds

Conservation Belgrade Europe IBA Important Bird Areas Serbia wetlandsPhoto: This area holds 3 to 4 breeding pairs of White-tailed Eagles , which represents the biggest density per square mile anywhere in the country. Photographed by Szekeres Levente.

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Let’s Pray for Beirut the Same Way We’re Praying for Paris.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Europe WAYLON: Today Only "I am Safe" Beirut facebook Lebanon media Paris terror terror attacks violencePutting Paris' attack and Beirut's together leaves me with one startling question.

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The Kerkini Lake, Greece: Dipped One, Got One

10,000 Birds

After all, it is rather bulky and very dark and not quite Lesser, so I later checked with Giorgos who confirmed my suspicion – the Greater it is, my first in Europe. Trips eagles Europe geese Greece Kerkini Lake woodpeckersI dipped a bird recently – possibly a lifer.

Europe Laps up Dubai’s Camel Milk Beauty Bars

Green Prophet

There’s bottled camelicious milk, which comes in different flavors, delectable chocolate produced by Al Nassma Chocolates, and now EICMP is selling milk and the byproduct of its production to select boutique cosmetic brands throughout Europe. “We’re

Europe’s secret beauties: 5 breathtaking cities for green travelers

Green Traveler Guides

Austria Biarritz Community Europe Ferrara France Germany Heidelberg Innsbruck Italy Spain Valencia Xtras green cities EU green cities Europe| Hidden No More | The most famous European cities are on everybody’s radar, and justifiably so. But there are others equally beautiful and picturesque, just not quite so well known. Typically these tend to be even more authentic—expressly because they aren’t tourist magnets.


10,000 Birds

The distribution of this species is limited to South-Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the area around the Black and the Caspian Sea in western Asia. Conservation Europe cormorants city birds Serbia Pygmy Cormorant BelgradeWorried by the lack of appropriate action by the authorities (as described in the previous post ), this year I invited two more wildlife protection organisations to take part in the annual census of Pygmy Cormorants in Belgrade.

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Snowbound Birding

10,000 Birds

Birding Car birding Europe Serbia snow winterThe entire world, it seemed, was buried under two feet of snow. I was checking weather forecasts for days looking for a window of opportunity for a field trip. Yet, even the mighty Danube was frozen solid from bank to bank.

2017 46

Dolphin Circuses Find Support in Eastern Europe Amid Protests


While SeaWorld gets much of the attention in North America, there is yet another marine entertainment group doing its own questionable business on the other side of the world, lest Read More The post Dolphin Circuses Find Support in Eastern Europe Amid Protests appeared first on Ecorazzi.

The slaughter tourism trade in Serbia

10,000 Birds

Turtle Doves have been declining in Europe since the 1970s, and in this century alone, the continent has lost 40% of its population of the species. Conservation Europe Operation Turtle Dove quail Serbia Shooting Turtle DoveTwenty years ago, flocks consisting of a thousand European Turtle Doves were a common sight in Serbia in spring. Ten years ago, those flocks were reduced to a few hundred birds. Nowadays, the flocks are even smaller, merely a few dozen birds.