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A Guide to Green Flooring

Green Home Blog

A Guide to Green Flooring. And no matter what kind of carpet you chose, keep it clean with a green carpet shampoo and regular steam cleaning to help control allergens.

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A Better Way to Meet America’s Needs: Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

As we approach the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, for example, we should remember that intact coastal wetlands shielded communities and prevented $625 million in flood damages.

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Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Joleah Lamb

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, mangroves have been shown to naturally buffer water from harmful land-based metal contamination and a marine bivalve successfully filtered avian influenza virus from water.”. Joleah Lamb, NatureNet Science Fellow. Photo courtesy of Joleah Lamb.

Living Shorelines: The Space Where Engineering Meets Science

Nature Conservancy - Science

Using hybrid green infrastructure solutions that are built to last while reducing wave energy, the project encourages marsh regrowth and beach stability, while providing sea life habitat.

Molecular Science Meets Muddy Boots Ecology in Kenya

Nature Conservancy - Science

Meet the NatureNet Science Fellows: Tyler Kartzinel. Meet More NatureNet Fellows. Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Wilfred Odadi. We know,” he says, “that zebras and cows, for example, might compete under some conditions. Forensic analysis of animal dung.

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Green Muslims Build Green Neighbourhoods

Green Prophet

US Green Muslims embrace the notion of co-housing, an environmentally friendly (and Islamic) lifestyle which combines privacy with a more tight-knit community. For more on green Islam see: Dine with an Unconventional ‘Green’ Sheikh.

Meet the “Miss Pakistan” of Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

Green Prophet speaks with Paracha on what investors and entrepreneurs can learn about the clean tech opportunities emerging from Pakistan, desperately in need of help. A few of the cafes are now going green and they buy fair trade beans. Natasha Paracha was Miss Pakistan World in 2008.

Seattle’s Green Stormwater Goals

Sightline Daily

Recently, the city of Seattle announced a goal to dramatically increase the amount of water treated by rain gardens, green roofs, green streets, permeable pavement and other alternatives that seek to treat stormwater more naturally instead of carry it away in pipes.

Heroines for the Planet: Green Drinks NYC Founder Margaret Lydecker

Eco Chic

Before Margaret Lydecker founded Green Drinks NYC in 2002, there wasn’t a place for Manhattan’s like-minded, eco-conscious professionals to get their networking on. I went to the most recent Green Drinks NYC, and observed Margaret calmly and graciously working the room.

Going Green In Your Home

Green Prophet

Today, with the wealth of cheap detergents available at the supermarket, it can be hard to make the decision to choose the more expensive “Green” Products. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

JW Marriott Hong Kong: healthy green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

Behind the scenes, and unseen by guests, this is a smooth-running, lean, green machine. “Nearly ten years ago, Marriott enacted the first green policies for its hotels,&# notes Wilson Chan , the hotel’s director of engineering. The greening path.

Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birds / Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds By David • March 12, 2011 • 8 comments Tweet Share There I was (I’ve been reading Thurber) on board a boat off Baja California, reveling in cormorants (three species!),

Green, Vegan Women Give Tips On How To - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live.

Eco-Vegan Girl

We had a great turn out and I even got to meet some Eco-Vegan Gal followers! Great conversation starter and way to subtly influence others to think green. Almond milk for example is super easy, fun, and minimal packaging.

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Green jobs in the Middle East: find them at Masdar’s World Future Energy Summit

Green Prophet

If so, you might want to head over to the 7th World Future Energy Summit (WFES), where Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Reed Exhibitions are hosting a “Green Career Fair.” Green Prophet will be there, so be sure to pop on by to say hello.

Where the River Meets the Road: Reconnecting Adirondack Brook Trout Streams

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, there are places where removing one culvert opens up 10 miles of habitat. Forest Service, Green Mountain National Forest. The brook trout is the jewel of streams in the eastern United States. Photo: Lisa Godfrey. By Matt Miller, senior science writer.

San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico's green revolution

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? Now, however, it’s the green revolution.

The Biggest Blind Spot of Urban Greens?

Sightline Daily

Sure, there are legitimate arguments for some height and design rules, to protect some key view corridors, for example. A few years ago, I attended a block meeting in a neighbor’s dining room. Ballard Condos. Photo credit JeriSisco, cc.

Going Green the Hizbullah Way

Green Prophet

Hizbollah is going green with an eco-jihad as a tactic of war against Israel. Always extol the green Lebanon. ” According to Nasrallah, green Lebanon is not going to last much longer due to desertification, rampant building and environmental neglect.

Green Tips to Start 2011

Eco Friendly Daily

Keeping your motivation to complete your resolutions is a challenge that you have to meet head on right from the start. For example, start conserving water by purchasing a water meter monitor or begin reducing your electricity consumption by designating a time for lights out every evening.

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How California Uses Forests—and Economic Forces—to Fight Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

can qualify to become offset projects in California’s carbon market as long as they meet the stringent requirements. We hope other state and country leaders will follow California’s example as the world comes together to build off of the momentum of the Paris agreement.

The Grand Green Mufti of Egypt

Green Prophet

It turns out his educational approach is also very “green” Sheikh Ali Gomaa (Ali Gomaa Muhammad Abdel Wahhab) was born on March 3, 1952 in Bani Suwaif in Upper Egypt. Sheikh Ali Gomaa’s Green Ideology. Green Conclusions.

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Is it Obama? Is it Gore? No! It's the Green Ninja! | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

It's the Green Ninja! Enter the Green Ninja, the not-very-talkative martial arts master who whips up all sorts mayhem to teach young minds about carbon footprints, energy-saving strategies and gas guzzling leaf blowers, a kind of climate-bent Captain Planet , for a younger generation.

Veganism & the Environment: By the Numbers. {Infographic.

Elephant Journal

Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. Infographic by CulinarySchools.org via our friends at Living Green Magazine. Living Green Magazine–Where Green Is Read.

“There is no alternative” Andrew Winston on green economics

Wend Magazine

So-called green business practices are meant to be sustainable, using a minimum amount energy and mostly renewable resources to create the products and services that drive our economy. The author of two books Green to Gold and Green Recovery Andrew Winston was the keynote speaker at the biannual breakfast meeting of the Outdoor Industry Association at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City Utah. What are a few examples of these TINA issues?

The Green Sheikh on Ramadan: Waste 2 Food or Food 2 Waste?

Green Prophet

The Green Sheikh appropriately devotes this month’s column to the environmental and social benefits of Ramadan. Here are a few examples: We can check our shopping during Ramadan (shall we go before fasting or after?); Dine with an Unconventional “Green Sheikh&#.

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What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back?

Green Prophet

Susan Kraemer | February 23rd, 2011 | 11 Comments | Email this Share How is Israel ever going to meet its 10% renewable goal? These include a stick of hefty fines if utilities don’t meet the targets. Here’s an personal example.

Ecosocialist Conference shows potential for a united green left in North America

Green Blog

The meeting was organized by the Ecosocialist Contingent , the alliance that participated as a united anti-capitalist voice in the demonstration against the Keystone XL Pipeline in Washington on February 17. “A resounding success!”

Green Deal – does the guarantee last as long as the loan?

Green (Living) Review

The Green Deal is here and the first consumers should be negotiating loans to finance energy efficient measures for their homes. However, although assessors will check measures meet the ‘Golden Rule’ (that is, the energy savings made should cover the cost of repayments, which will be made through the consumer’s energy bills), guarantees also need to be considered. For more information on the Green Deal see www.greendealinitiative.co.uk. Green Deal

Apple ditches EPEAT green standard, then rejoins amid heavy criticism

Green Blog

In a rather surprising move Apple, the computer manufacturer, decided to pull out its entire line of around 40 products from the EPEAT green certification registry last month. “In order to meet the standards, recyclers need to be able to easily disassemble products, with common tools, to separate toxic components, like batteries. Mansfield went on to highlight other green areas in which Apple has made progress on.

A Guide to Shopping Organic

Green Home Blog

For example, rotating a variety of crops through a field will help maintain soil fertility without the use of fertilizers, and mulch can be used in the place of herbicides. Composting Going Green Green Health Household gmos organic gardening organic good pesticides toxic chemicals

Meet the Minimalists

Sightline Daily

For example, I doubt I’ll be using “mission” in place of “career” in casual conversation anytime soon, though I appreciate the sentiment.

Ride the Electric Abu Dhabi Stretch Limo SuperBus | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Backed by Dow Chemicals, is this another example of westerners catering to the whimsy of oil rich sheikhdoms? A dream car for Batman or another example of the bad taste of ostentatious wealth? Abu Dhabi’s White Gold Biofuel Mercedes : Another Dubious Green Investment?

Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Megan McSherry

Nature Conservancy - Science

For example, in some regions, grazing can increase soil carbon storage and in others, it can damage it. Samburu child with goats at West Gate Conservancy in Northern Kenya.

UK business failing to meet challenge of climate change

Green (Living) Review

Britain’s companies are failing to meet the challenge of climate change, according to a report published today which assesses the sustainability performance of UK business. David Bent, Forum for the Future’s deputy director of sustainable business, said: “More and more companies are seeing that sustainability makes good business sense, but UK plc as a whole is risking its long-term future by not acting fast enough to meet the challenge of climate change.”

Italian Solar Company Finds a Friend in Israel: Enerpoint Acquires.

Green Prophet

Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I. ????????????

Heroines for the Planet: Green For All’s Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

Eco Chic

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green For All , is leading a movement to bring about the change our country so desperately needs. This moment in Phaedra’s past has fueled her to work tirelessly to lift other struggling American families out of poverty and spark a green revolution.

Turkey’s Designnobis turns plastic bottles into solar-powered lanterns

Green Prophet

Albeit just a concept at this stage, this design would meet a tremendous need in the Middle East in particular. For example, women and children become targets of sexual violence in refugee camps, a terrible crime that is particularly common in areas that have insufficient lighting.

Go Green With Jordan’s New Environment Generation

Green Prophet

I speak to Alisa Ananbeh, a student leader on the environment, about her plans to help Jordan go green. GREEN PROPHET: Tell us a little a bit about yourself –where you are from, your interests and background.

Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Joanna Nelson

Nature Conservancy - Science

In the coming weeks, we’ll be profiling each of the fellows on Cool Green Science. They offer additional examples demonstrating that nature can benefit a wide variety of people. NatureNet Fellow Joanna Nelson surveys marsh vegetation.

Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Rob McDonald

Nature Conservancy - Science

Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. View of the crowded Sao Paulo cityscape. Photo by Scott Warren.