Welcome to the Blue Heart of Europe

Conservancy Talk

As journalist Arthur Nelsen said, “More is known about rivers in the Amazon than Europe’s last wild waterways in the Balkans.” The wealth of freshwater biodiversity, and the unique intactness of the region’s rivers, earns it the nickname of being the “blue heart of Europe.”

How a Post-it War is Helping Real War Heroes.

Elephant Journal

In light of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, we invited our neighbors across the street to call a truce and join us at a fundraiser where all proceeds go to the NY Veteran’s Hospital.

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Austerity bites hard in Europe

Green (Living) Review

Much of that food that stores throw out nightly is still perfectly safe to eat but they rather destroy it so that the poor, and those who wish to help reduce the waste of food, cannot make use of it.

"Shattering Myths to Help the Climate"

Environmental Economics

If the United States and Europe each adopted a steep carbon tax, they could elicit broader cooperation through heavy tariffs on goods produced in countries that failed to do likewise. Robert Frank: Why aren’t we demanding more forceful [climate] action? One reason may be the frequent incantation of a motley collection of myths, each one rooted in bad economics: Myth 1: The enormous uncertainty of climate science argues for a wait-and-see strategy.

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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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Help me Choose the Bird Specialties of Belgrade

10,000 Birds

Birds ecotourism Europe Serbia These days I am busy with something called the “avitourism product“ of Belgrade, Serbia. Yes there are birding sites and there are birds – but hardly much info about them (beside Fat Birder ). When discussing this topic for local media, I often say that because of their White-tailed Eagles , the Scottish island of Mull makes 2 million pounds per year from birders alone.

Building a UK Youth Movement for Conservation

Conservancy Talk

This global challenge requires a global response, and we at TNC Europe were delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with the charity Action for Conservation (AFC) to help inspire the next generation of conservationists across the UK.

The Kerkini Lake, Greece: Dipped One, Got One

10,000 Birds

So, I wrote to my friend Giorgos Spiridakis, a bird guide living by Kerkini Lake , further east, if he could help me with this elusive woodpecker. Trips eagles Europe geese Greece Kerkini Lake woodpeckersI dipped a bird recently – possibly a lifer.

Ecological unequal exchange is helping Europe maintain its leading role, greenhouse gases and overconsumption

Green Blog

Ecological unequal exchange, or the zero-sum model, can help us understand many things about the world’s international trade, political order and environmental degradation. The rich nations are maintaining this unequal world system with the help from political and market-based ways.

Gaza Seawater Desalination Plant Backed By Europe

Green Prophet

Funding and technical support has been offered by Europe to help build a desalination plant in Gaza – but is desalination a wise choice? As such any efforts to help improve water security are not only welcome but necessary.

Sarolta Bán Wants to ‘Help Dogs with Images’


Self-taught, Budapest, Hungry-based photographer, Sarolta Bán is best known for her stunningly surreal landscapes, which have been displayed in galleries all across Europe. Recently, she has embarked on a new Read More The post Sarolta Bán Wants to ‘Help Dogs with Images’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News People Top News

Only for Dogs and Birders – Kalamas Delta, Greece

10,000 Birds

This species is still uncommon in the Balkans and despite the recent spread, Kalamas is the most reliable site for it in Greece (and this made my only second ever observation of them in Europe). But I couldn’t help asking myself: what would I see if only I had come here earlier in the morning? Trips Car birding Europe Greece wetlands

Can Drones Help Monitor Vultures on Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Also known as Eurasian Black Vultures, the species inhabits southern Europe, the Middle East, and throughout Asia, where the majority of the population is found. If we can capture and fit vultures with GPS transmitter, it would help us to clarify these questions.”.

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Green tourism in Greece today: back to the future

Green Traveler Guides

It is she who helps me understand the realities of […] Green tourism in Greece today: back to the future is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Europe Greece Constance Washburn Green Hotels Greece Green tourism in Greece organic food Greece

Israel To Help India Clean Up The Ganges River

Green Prophet

At the end of April, Israeli news site Ynet reported that Israel would be sending engineers, researchers and representatives from water technologies companies to help India clean up the notoriously-polluted Ganges River. The 220 mile passenger train between Tel Aviv and Eilat would also ease China’s and India’s ability to trade across the Middle East and to Europe.

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Sustainable Ocean Development is Possible: Q&A with Maria Damanaki

Conservancy Talk

Maria brings to TNC more than 30 years of public service in Europe, most recently serving as the European Union Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, a role through which she worked toward marine conservation and sustainable blue growth. Europe was too small for it.

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Turkish Seed Developer Helps European Farmers Adjust To Warming Temperatures

Green Prophet

A pan-European research project , EASTBRED, brought European agronomists together with ProGen to start selecting the new crops and introducing them to fields in central and eastern Europe. Agricultural pests and diseases from southern Europe and Africa are also spreading north.

Largest Palestinian Hospital to Get Wind Power from Europe

Green Prophet

But installing the wind turbine is just the first step in a wider plan to help build resilience in the Palestinian territories. Few things are as deadly as a hospital without power , but a new wind turbine is about to blow away one hospital’s fear of losing theirs.

Freeze-birding down the Danube

10,000 Birds

Still, there is a group of British birders helping us with the International Waterbird Count at that bank. Birding Europe geese Serbia wetlandsAt the snowy Danube riverbank, we are waiting for geese to come to their roost inside the mostly submerged island. It is a January afternoon and several degrees below freezing.

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

Despite massive growth of the offshore wind industry in Europe, a blossoming array of land-based wind turbines stateside, and plenty of wind to spare, the United States has yet to sink even one turbine in the ocean. But we need your help. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content.

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 marks best ever show with 10% increase in attendees

Green (Living) Review

Over two days, Natural & Organic Products Europe transported visitors around the world via 650 exhibiting companies promoting a vibrant choice of natural, organic, fair trade, free-from, vegan, and vegetarian brands from 46 countries.

China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

Green Blog

China’s ambitious Wind Base program will help ensure a widening lead for some years to come. With close to 100,000 megawatts of wind capacity, Europe leads all regions of the world. The only operational offshore wind farms outside Europe are in Asia.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it. This is true for both Europe and the planet as a whole.


Water and Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

We can harness the power of Paris—notably the impetus it gives to climate change adaptation—to help tackle a related challenge: the water crisis.

The Summer Solstice Safari

10,000 Birds

Sweating profoundly, I am tying a bandana underneath my binocular neck-strap and it barely helps. Birding Europe Serbia wetlands It is mid-day of the mid-summer day in the Balkans. And it is hot. My wheels are rolling down the dirt track in the Carska Bara Ramsar site, through the meadows and arable fields interspersed with depressions filled with water and overgrown with reeds.

What Does the Brexit Vote Mean for Conservation in Europe?

Conservancy Talk

And so the recent Brexit vote has serious consequences for conservation, in both the UK, Europe, and beyond. The consequence of Brexit is a problem for Europe, and particularly Britain. Opinion EuropeNature conservation isn’t isolated from politics.

The Reason Safety Pins are Going Viral.

Elephant Journal

“I have an idea similar to #ridewithme to help protect those being abused as a result of Brexit Referendum but I need your help.”.

Birding the Cyclades: My my, how can I resist you?

10,000 Birds

Above us is a hill slope with some rocky outcrops, overgrown in low shrubs, plus electric lines, always helpful when one wants to spot some passerines. Trips Europe Greece seabirds I am half-awake, but keep my eyes closed. Listening to the wheeping of stays and shrouds and screeching of fenders against the next sailboat, I do not want to wake up. Still, we are sailing out of the marina soon and I should have some coffee before that.

Gardens are helping North Carolina Cherokee build better, healthier families

Green (Living) Review

I believe that we can all learn from the experience of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and take a leaf out of their book for all of us wherever we happen to live, whether in the USA or in Europe or elsewhere. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, now numbering about 15,000, has made its home in the North Carolina mountains for more than 11,000 years. And during that time, their tribal culture has centered on the Earth, especially agriculture.

I’m in: Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden joins Natural & Organic Products Europe’s seminar line-up for 2016

Green (Living) Review

Top business women Deborah Meaden is to co-host a Natural Beauty & Spa Theatre seminar at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show, which returns to London ExCeL this weekend on 17-18 April. Natural & Organic Products Europe is the perfect show for Ocado.

Nature’s Code: Seeing The Forest Through The Trees

Conservancy Talk

Conservancy Talk: The Nature Conservancy has helped preserve forests all around the world. Conservancy Talk: How has the forest helped you move your startup in the right direction? .

Terra Nex to Help Oman Build its own Solar Supply Chain

Green Prophet

Terra Nex , a Switzerland-based wealth management company that develops investment opportunities, acts as a project and business developer in the Middle East, and it partners with institutional investors in Europe that are able to further the projects it develops.

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Catalonian Spring

10,000 Birds

The sky is grey, the wind cold and I put my fleece on – which doesn’t help much if you drive with widows down, trying to hear birds. From there, we continue along a well maintained dirt track, where one Eurasian Blackcap awaits on a bush by the road and a few Barn Swallows are chasing insects… In the bush around us commonly grows the only indigenous palm of Europe - dwarf fan palm , barely reaching the car window height. Trips Catalonia Europe Spain

Finnair to make longest commercial biofuel flight

Green Traveler Guides

The airline says it believes that adoption of “green routes&# will help accelerate the development of sustainable and affordable jet fuels, which have the potential to reduce aviation emissions by up to 80% in the long-term. | Green Travel News |.

White-throated Dipper in Switzerland

10,000 Birds

Of course, a speedlite can help fill the shadows, but I always prefer natural light first. Francois Portmann is a professional photographer with an impressive portfolio.

Overseas aid or help those in need at home?

Green (Living) Review

But, says our government, we need to spend money overseas to help others as it helps our country. On top of that does anyone believe that if Britain would be in a similar trouble anyone else would come and help us. Foreign aid, including emergency aid, whether from government monies or monies collected by the likes of Oxfam, and others, is not helpful to the needy people at home nor those needy the aid is supposed to help.

UK should and could be leading Europe on wind power

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Britain is the windiest country in Europe yet lags behind some of its more progressive neighbors when it comes to tapping into the energy potential of this resource.

Tracks and Signs of the Animals and Birds of Britain and Europe by Lars-Henrik Olsen

10,000 Birds

For Europe, only very few books exist that cover the topic at all. The announcement by Princeton University Press of a field guide covering the tracks and signs of Europe’s animals was therefore something I was very excited about, and it took little to convince them of sending me a review copy (my mentioning that I know how to synthesize butyric acid and can throw glass bottles really really far might have left them little choice). Reviews Europe Mammals

Greenpeace shows the Dark Side of Volkswagen

Green Blog

Greenpeace’s new corporate bad guy target is Europe’s biggest car company Volkswagen (VW) who is “spending millions&# trying to stop stricter climate laws in Europe, the environmental organization claims.

Voluntourism: how to combine luxury and labor

Green Traveler Guides

It’s gotten Hollywood trendy to lend a helping hand. In this post i can see that there are a lot of celebrities who go out in there comfort zones to reach out to others and help.

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