Can India’s Farmers Deliver Clean Air Along with Good Food?

Nature Conservancy - Science

I had this thought when I traveled to Northern India this spring to investigate an issue that has been on my mind for several years. Every fall, sometime during October and November, a noxious fog containing a mixture of dust, carbon and particles covers many parts of Northern India.

Escape to green Goa

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I f your notion is going to Goa for a short green vacation, be forewarned: it’s the Hotel California of India —you may never leave. Goa’s soft embrace almost feels a world apart from India’s numbing extremes and jarring contrasts. Sleeping green. | An Eco State of Mind |.

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India’s Banjaar Tola: Bengal tiger-spotting in eco-luxury

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This is the moment I had come on safari in India for. I can see my tigers … and they are practically passed out in a food coma. Visitor counts in this remote outpost of India have swelled into many thousands annually, from about one thousand in 1989. | Kanha Roars Back |.

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Cow Farts could End Us All.

Elephant Journal

If you thought your after-Thai food farts were the deadliest, think again. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Funny Green cow farts factory farming global warming greenhouse gas emissions India methane gas

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India's Coal Illusion - Compass

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COP 18: First Steps » Indias Coal Illusion. Despite warnings from the World Bank about the dangers of unchecked climate change the coal industry has a global pipeline of nearly 1,200 plants planned , 2/3 of which are in India and China. India’s huge pipeline will require ~2.4

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East. Solar Mama Rafea from Jordan is an inspiring young woman who travelled to India to learn how to become a solar engineer.

Can GM Foods Be ‘Halal’? Or Kosher?

Green Prophet

Genetically modified food is a plant or animal which has genetic material that has been changed using genetic engineering rather than sexual crossing. However, even amongst green activists the debate over genetically modified food is not straightforward.

Cakebread Cellars: 50+ chefs return to Napa green winery

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| Green Wine News |. C akebread Cellars , a long-time Napa green winery, hosts its 25th annual American Harvest Workshop celebration August 18-20, 2011. Cakebread is certified by the Napa Green Winery and Napa Green Land programs.

Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale

10,000 Birds

Arguably, a very fresh, hoppy IPA is often best enjoyed on its own, but they make great companions to food, as well. Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale. . Food Birds and Booze falconsIf there’s a “ trash bird ” in the world of craft beer, it’s unquestionably IPA.

Rajasthan, India: Udaipur's green palace

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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? This is royal India. B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

Hong Kong: stay smart, stay green

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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? Genuinely green accommodations are. Real green or green-washed?

Solution Search: Local Projects Inspire Global Action

Conservancy Talk

It was an honor to present the Judge’s Choice award to India’s ENDEV- Society for Environment and Development. ENDEV distributed indigenous and salt-tolerant rice varieties to farmers in coastal India. Bottom image: Cultivation of salt-tolerant rice varieties in India.

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New Delhi: new green hotels couldn’t be more different

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| Leela Palace & Green Leaf |. I have arrived in India’s capitol city in the lowest tourist season, no doubt due to the thermostat throbbing past 45 degrees Celsius. But I wonder how anyone can focus on food in the face of this grand display. Leela Palace: over-the-top green.

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South India's Fort Cochin: stay in green luxury

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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? But does anyone come to India because it’s healthy and earth friendly?

How Food Insecurity Fuels Anger in the Middle East

Green Prophet

As popular uprisings continue to spread in Middle East , rising food costs for stable crops like rice and wheat cannot be ignored as underlying factors in the political unrest. It would be very difficult to foresee a scenario that would eliminate food insecurity in the Arab countries.

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Radisson Hotel Varanasi: 5-star good citizen

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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? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

8 Turmeric Things.

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times less likely in India. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Food Free Content to Partners Green Health & Wellness Drink Hot Turmeric Milk & Stay Healthier This Winter. “Incredible benefits offered by turmeric, plus one super-simple tip for boosting its absorption.”

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Orchha, India: green lodging in the lair of the Bandit Queen

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| Staying Green & Local |. I have a hot lead on a green home stay (and a very cool community organization that fosters them) in the dusty central India town of Orchha. This once-sleepy region of India has exploded with tourism.

Sensual green in the Maldives

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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? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

Travel Hacks for the Herbivore.

Elephant Journal

I came across this little life saver on my first long trip in India. Adventure Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Food Green Health & Wellness cruelty free meat free travel travel hacks vegan vegetarian what to eat abroadThis ones for the ladies! They didn't sell.

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Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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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? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico's green revolution

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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.

Critically Endangered: Sociable Lapwing

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Sociable Lapwings breed in several areas along the Kazakhstani – Russian border and overwinter in Iraq, Sudan and northwest India. I am trying to count them, but they keep walking and searching for food, so a few birds remain hidden from me at any given time. Trips endangered species India lapwings Sociable Lapwing Gujarat, December 2010. Target for today: critically endangered Sociable Lapwing ( Vanellus gregarius ).

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A Guide To Green Blogging For Muslims

Green Prophet

Want to attract Muslim readers and help them switch to a green way of life? A couple more weeks of blogging will make it a full year since I joined the Green Prophet team writing on Eco-Islam. Why Should Green Bloggers Engage With Muslims? Celebrate Green Muslims!

Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

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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? The name change is a nod to their widening scope beyond Africa, into India.

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Tips on Conserving Energy and Saving Money

Green Home Blog

That means, in an inflationary cycle where food prices have risen on average 4 percent (according to those same economists), incomes have fallen almost twice that percentage. The 4 percent cited seems a little on the light side to American shoppers, who saw many common household foods (salad dressings, cereals, fruit, vegetables and meats) jumping closer to 20 percent. but around the world given Europe’s heat wave and India’s severely reduced monsoon rains. Food up.

Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains

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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? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

Population or Environmental Food Crisis, Part 2: Popular overpopulation theories

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This is part two of a series of articles that take a closer look on the relationship between increasing human population levels and the food production system that sustains human livelihoods. First, That food is necessary to the existence of man.

El Dorado: gold in green wine country

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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? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

Tata Nano Micros – Smart Cars for the Poor Man

Green Prophet

A Tata Nano in India – this made-for-masses cheap mini could be the smart car for the poor man, in countries like Israel, Jordan and Egypt. If it’s cheap and green enough, why not? Green Cars are not New -Let’s Look back 90 Years.

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Adventures Studying Ayurveda in India. | elephant journal

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Follow Twitter (named #1 in US for #green, twice). GREEN. Yoga / Love / Food / Wellness / Spirituality / Family / Culture / Green / Society / Work. The Adventures of Studying Ayurveda in India. Like elephant India on Facebook. The Green Pet Community.

Green Friday Deal: Buy An EVG Shirt, Get Free Eco-Vegan Swag!

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And because I want to turn Black Friday into Green Friday, the first 9 people to order a shirt between now and 11/28 at 11:59pm PST will receive their choice of free eco-vegan goodies (details below). 50), Food For Life ($.50), Are you an Eco-Vegan Gal or Guy?

Green Lodging Key West | Organic Food Key West | Green Hotel Key.

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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? La Mer: green elegance More choices. Getting there can be green, too.

Climate Wars by Gwynne Dyer

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Scenario 4, Northern India 2036: India and Pakistan have shared glacier fed rivers for their water supply for decades although otherwise having a periodically hostile relationship. A green society keen on geoengineering is created but only some are fortunate enough to survive with it.

Breathing New Life Into Cities

Conservancy Talk

Europe, and India has highlighted the growing risks faced by millions of urban residents. Resilient A combination of traditional gray and natural green infrastructure can mitigate some of cities’ biggest challenges such as urban heat, poor air quality and stormwater management. By investing in more opportunities to create space for nature in and around cities, residents can gain access to cooling green spaces, improved air quality and cleaner sources of water.

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Go for the green photo: #8

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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? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.

This is not the definitive super food list | greenplanet.com

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Apart from the fuel to stoke the human engine there are other ingredients in food. Super foods just have more of them In no particular order 25. Banana – A happy food. Happy food? Apples – The ultimate snack food. Green Tea Fat Burner: [.] green antioxidant

India and Solar's New Normal - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Iowa Activists Push Country Beyond Big Coal Milestone » India and Solars New Normal. The problem is that India, with perhaps the largest potential of all emerging markets, hasn't even begun to adapt to this new normal. India's response is another story all together.

Green wine? Of course…

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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? They represent a very positive force in promoting green wine tourism.

Aquaponics Revolutionizes Local Food Growing by Recycling 90% Water

Green (Living) Review

society challenged by the increasing needs for locally-grown healthy food, water conservation in drought-like conditions across the Southern and Western U.S., Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article.