Livestream video of Wendy Davis, filibustering to keep Abortion access in Texas.

Elephant Journal

“Texas state senator Wendy Davis (D – Fort Worth) will be speaking until midnight to block the passage of a bill that would effectively force most abortion clinics in Texas to close. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, is filibustering controversial legislation that would dramatically restrict access to abortions [.].

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Meet The Employee-Centered Company That Could Eventually Take Down Wal-Mart

Green (Living) Review

The first two stores will be in Fort Worth and McKinney, Texas, on opposite sides of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with each covering approximately 95,000 square feet, said Mike Read, the company’s spokesman. Prices as good or better than Wal-Mart? Healthcare coverage with dental and vision as low as $40 a month for employees?

Peeps and Beer!

10,000 Birds

It was with a mix and horror and skepticism that I first read about the unholy marriage of Peeps and beer recently perpetrated by Fort Worth brewers The Collective Brewing Project and their partners in this crime at Lone Star Taps & Caps. But its release party is tonight, if you’re in the Fort Worth area.

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Birding Morelia

10,000 Birds

One of the advantages of Morelia as a birding/tourist destination is that we receive direct flights from Houston on United, Dallas/Fort Worth on American, and Los Angeles, Oakland, San Jose (California), and Chicago/Midway on the Mexican carrier Volaris. If you are like me, you can get a fair amount of birding done while traveling with your non-birder spouse… as long as you make sure you visit places with lots of other interesting activities, to keep that spouse happy.

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Interest Grows in All Sorts of Biofuels in the US

Celsias

Amtrak, is now running a daily train service from Oklahoma City to Fort Worth, Texas which uses 20 percent biodiesel rendered from local beef fat debris from slaughterhouses. As researchers in the U.S. consider alternative biofuel sources beyond grain feedstocks such as corn and soybeans, everything from alligator fat to herbivore excrement is being subjected to study. Currently these initiatives are largely local in scope and are targeting waste generated by meat processing.

Activists are fighting for Oatmeal the Blind Steer

Eccorazzi

In Fort Worth Texas, Kendyll’s grandmother spoke to the close bond that Oatmeal and Kendyll shared. “I You’ve probably heard the news over the last few days that a blind steer named Oatmeal, raised as an FFA project, was sold at show to slaughter. This is the norm for Future Farmers of America who aim to teach children and young adults the ways of animal husbandry, and ultimately desensitize them to the death of their animal companion.

Samsill Branches into Raw Ring Binders

Green (Living) Review

Fort Worth, TX, April 2012 : Samsill, the largest independently owned manufacture of three-ring binders has now added raw binders to their diverse line of ring binders. Samsill, the largest independently owned manufacture of three-ring binders has now added raw binders to their diverse line of ring binders. The stylish alternative of raw ring binders is a highly desired sustainable office product.

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Building Movement Solidarity -- We Stand with Migrants

Sierra Club Compass

The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is home to immigrant communities from as far away as Nepal. And yet Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth are among the most polluted cities in the country, where residents are asked to stay inside when suffocating smog threatens to send children and the elderly to the emergency room.

Dump the Pump – Take Transit to Beat Big Oil

Sierra Club Compass

Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, "The T", and the Denton County Transportation Authority are using the promotion to encourage new riders and celebrate National Dump the Pump day. By Michael Marx, Beyond Oil Campaign Director.

GLASS RECYCLED Now Offering Eco-Friendly GlassPLANK as Terrazzo Alternative

Green (Living) Review

To find out more about this cutting-edge product – which is marketed and fabricated in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas and shipped internationally as needed, visit www.glassrecycled.com There is, I must say, one problem that I have with the recycling of glass and that is the breaking up of bottles and jars that could be reused by being cleaned and refilled.

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Responsible Bathroom Water Conservation Tour Shows Americans How to Reduce the Use

Green (Living) Review

Fort Worth, Texas; San Francisco Bay area; San Antonio, Texas; Phoenix, Ariz.; PISCATAWAY, N.J. March 2011: Managing local water supplies – drop by drop – is now a mainstream concern across the United States. Many communities already are experiencing a tighter water supply, while 78% of consumers are looking for ways to cut household utility bills and energy costs.

U.S. Bike-Sharing Fleet More than Doubles in 2013

Green Blog

Aspen, Columbus, Fort Worth, and Salt Lake City are among the more than a dozen programs that opened in 2013, joining a list of cities that have enjoyed bike sharing for longer, including Denver, San Antonio, Chattanooga, Madison, and Fort Lauderdale. The opening of the San Francisco Bay Area bike share on August 29, 2013, brings the combined fleet of shared bikes in the United States above 18,000, more than a doubling since the start of the year.

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Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

Green Blog

And Denver, which is looking to grow from near 500 to 700 bikes in 2013, is one of more than 15 public systems in the B-cycle family that give members access to bikes when they travel to different cities, including Madison, Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, San Antonio, Charlotte, and Kansas City. Politicians, lobbyists, and tourists alike can ride bicycles along a specially marked lane between the White House and the U.S.

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The Return of the Civic Square

The Green Changemakers

Click on any thumbnail below to view a slideshow: Pioneer Courthouse Square Portland, OR Campus Martius Detroit, MI Public Square Cleveland, OH Hyde Park Fort Worth, TX Union Square San Francisco, CA Piazza del Duomo Milano, Italy Trafalgar Square London, UK Rathausplatz Vienna, Austria 1.

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