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France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic. France is the first nation on the planet to do so, an action that could be repeated everywhere to forcibly halt our culture of waste.

The Journal Writer by Nina Munteanu Now Out

The Alien Next Door

The second book in my Alien Guidebook Series The Journal Writer: Finding Your Voice was released in March 25, 2013 by Pixl Press. (an Foreign publishers that they worked with include: Harper Collins, Ebury Press, A. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.

Britons catch cycling bug from Tour de France, says Halfords

Green (Living) Review

In parts of Bristol, which was designated a “cycling city” by the Government in 2008, more than one in four people cycle to work and in York the number of cyclists has grown by 20% while in Cambridge a fifth of the population regularly travel by bike.

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

Green Blog

What is even more exciting is that in each of these locations, people can jump right into cycling without even owning a bicycle. According to figures maintained by Peter Midgley, Italy had 47 bike-sharing programs in 2007, Spain had 36, and France had 18. Italy has 104, and France, 37.

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The Weird Science of Pedestrian Behavior Might Help Hajj

Green Prophet

Science helps understands how people flow, and just maybe it could help Hajj pilgrims stay safe. When people convene from around the glode, they bring personal sports preferences and equally ingrained crowd behavior. Understanding people flows makes for safer events.

Europe Maintains Commitment to Ambition and Action at Recent Marrakesh Climate Talks

Conservancy Talk

A host of European countries (including Germany, France, UK, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the Netherlands) were also central to the newly launched NDC[7] Partnership , which will enable cooperation between countries of the North and the South towards implementing the Paris Agreement.

The Christmas Truce of WWI—A Moment of Great Disobedience

The Alien Next Door

They had all hoped desperately that this miserable trench war would end soon but now knew they would not be home for Christmas like they had naively believed (and had been led to believe by the press).

Supertankers of the Future Will Carry Water, Not Oil

Eco Friendly Daily

study, scheduled for release in April but leaked early to the press, may prove to be just as important. The report predicts that between one and three billion people could be afflicted by water shortages by the end of the century, with China, Australia, and parts of Europe and the U.S.

Emma Marris on Wolves, New Conservation & Kids Playing in National Parks

Nature Conservancy - Science

Green Giants — a series on Cool Green Science that asks conservation science leaders their thoughts on the field’s most pressing issues.). In North America, by contrast, you hear people call wolves a “wilderness dependent” species. Emma Marris.

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FREEDOM IS NOT FREE!

Green (Living) Review

France and Italy have enacted laws against (foreign) Gypsies on their soil and rumor has it, via a number of Russian news agencies, that the EU has been or is in discussions with the government of the Russian Federation (and the Ukraine) to take all of Europe's Gypsies.

Spring is for Wheatears

10,000 Birds

Birders from Western Europe will surely note, upon seeing Black-eared Wheatear here, the difference between this Eastern race and the Western race that they may have seen in Spain or France. Birds and their conservation locally, he thinks, are things that people need to talk more about in Cyprus, so much that he now blogs and tweets almost exclusively about these topics at Migrations.

Pupils get set to pedal to be the UK ’s fastest school

Green (Living) Review

The three week race follows a similar format to the Tour de France; each day is a different time trial, with different stages, from long flat sprints to hillier mountainous climbs. cycle stunt team, who have performed for people all over the world, from Pepsi-Cola in Saudi Arabia to Formula One driver Jacques Villeneuve at his birthday party. as seen on [link] Source: Sustrans This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

Basel Burgan: A Force Behind Jordan’s Anti-Nuke Movement

Green Prophet

The Jordanian press publishes anything released from the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), but rarely presents our critical responses or our scientific arguments on the issue. Similar versions of this ATMEA 1 are being built in Olkiluoto, Finland and in Normandy, France and both were found to have major design defects. They thought the NPP would create good jobs for their young people; they now understand that most workers would be brought from outside.

Vertigro

Green (Living) Review

Most people dream of growing their own vegetables and becoming more sustainable; but a great many households do not have the space to do so. Source: Alana Pryce Tojcic, Media Promotions Consultant for Vertigro This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

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Sea Shepherd Captain Found Guilty of Causing ‘Unnecessary suffering to dolphins’ by Danish Court

Green (Living) Review

PRESS RELEASE On Friday, November 25th, the Danish court in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands found Sea Shepherd Captain Jessie Treverton of the UK guilty of breaching Faroese animal welfare laws by causing 'unnecessary suffering' to a pod of dolphins. "I am very happy to accept the court's verdict that my driving a pod of dolphins to safety was against animal welfare laws, because if the law applies to me then it surely must also apply to the Faroese people," said Captain Treverton.

5 Reasons Why Pesticides are Bad

Green Blog

At this point, most people are at least somewhat aware that pesticides cause a great deal of environmental harm. – Matt Crenson, Associated Press, December 9, 1997. photo by Kevin Lallier.

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Bicycle Activists Stop in Istanbul En Route to Palestine

Green Prophet

They arrived in Istanbul after biking 5,000 kilometers through 15 different countries, including France, Austria, Slovenia and Kosovo. At a press conference held by P.E.D.A.L. “Pollinating&# social and environmental justice as it goes, British bicycle activism group P.E.D.A.L.

9 Things Nobody Tells You about Recreational Drug Use in Your.

Elephant Journal

Press. Other people haven’t been so fortunate. A born & bred Kiwi girl who spent her twenties wandering the world and living large, Kara-Leah has spent time in Canada, the USA, France, England, Mexico, and a handful of other luscious locations.

The European Greens select their top candidates for the 2014 European Elections in first ever EU-wide online election

Green Blog

Ska Keller, from Germany, and José Bové, from France, have been selected to lead the European Green Party in their upcoming European campaign. After closing the polls yesterday, the election result was presented at a press conference earlier this morning. "I’m I’m looking forward to an enthusiastic election campaign, for the whole of the European Union," Ska Keller said during today''s press conference. "It

The Patagonia Worn Wear Tour Comes To Europe: Better Than New

Green (Living) Review

At each stop, we’ll be offering free repairs on busted zippers, rips, tears, buttons, pulls and more – in addition to teaching people how to fix their own gear. This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

The Domestic Turkey and the First Thanksgiving

10,000 Birds

The Wild Turkey was used as a food source by Native Americans throughout its range, as far as I know, but in Central Mexico, it was domesticated by horticultural people. Boehrer, Bruce, Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.,

How Altruism Can Save the Planet: Q&A with Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard

Conservancy Talk

Matthieu is no stranger to science – he was born in France, where he earned a Ph.D. Tercek: I love your new book, “ Altruism ,” and how it dares people to be altruistic to make the world a better place. Unfortunately, quite a few people say that today in a serious manner.

The 15 Types Of Cyclists We All Hate

Icebike

There’s a real possibility the list could end up with nothing more than why cyclists rule the world, and people in cars are all morons. As cyclists ourselves however we all know too well the personality rage transplants that seem to happen to people when they get behind the wheel of a car.

Eurostar announces winners of Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel

Green (Living) Review

Eurostar has announced that Norfolk-based car-sharing organisation, liftshare, and the Belgian city of Ghent's cycling programme have beaten off stiff competition from over 120 sustainable travel initiatives across the UK, France and Belgium to win the inaugural Eurostar Ashden Award for Sustainable Travel. The winners were selected against four other finalists for the ground-breaking ways in which they encourage people to think differently about how they travel.

The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

I found their idealistic mandate somewhat naïve: “The sole purpose of this sophisticated technology is to free people from boring monotonous tasks, make available a much higher standard of living, and provide more leisure time.” out this fall with Dragon Moon Press big grin).

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Death of Dugout Dick ends an era, and not just in Idaho

Green (Living) Review

Few knew people him by his given name of Richard Zimmerman. They are a unique group that until the 1980s included canyon contemporaries with names like Beaver Dick, Cougar Dave and Wheelbarrow Annie, "Buckskin Bill" (real name Sylvan Hart) and "Free Press Frances" Wisner.

'Greener Skies' flight lowers emissions by 35%

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? They will also reduce overflight noise for people below the flight corridor.

Door2Tour.com reveals Brits abandoning the Eurozone in favour of domestic breaks

Green (Living) Review

Rachel Jones, Online PR & Marketing Co-ordinator at Door2Tour.com said: "Since the economic crisis hit the Eurozone we have noticed that there are fewer people looking to book coach holidays to Europe and we have put this down to poor exchange rates and the fragility of the Euro. " Looking at recent figures, Door2Tour.com has seen a significant rise in searches for UK breaks with 5821 visits compared to only 1175 visits for France.

What Does the Brexit Vote Mean for Conservation in Europe?

Conservancy Talk

We only hang out with people who share our views, and only get news from papers and channels that suit our opinions. So we don’t know, any more, what people outside our own microcosm think, or why. And judging by the recent vote, these may be people I barely even know or understand.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

The EEA's new assessment shows that global demands for natural resources to feed, clothe, house and transport people are accelerating. Air and water quality legislation has reduced pressure on biodiversity and people.

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Britain’s Dragonflies & Britain’s Butterflies: A Review of Two Field Guides

10,000 Birds

I found this out last year, on a trip to France with my daughter Sarah. I did notice that many French dragonflies depicted on the Internet (at least those from northern and central France) are also found in Great Britain. The book is produced by WILDGuides, a nonprofit publishing organization that joined forces with Princeton University Press last year to create the Princeton WILDGuides imprint. 2010; distributed by Princeton University Press.

2012 World Fantasy Convention in Toronto

The Alien Next Door

The World Fantasy award for best novel went to Lavie Tidhar’s “Osama”, published by British small press PS Publishing. I met people from Sweden, the UK, Iceland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Israel, Australia, USA, and Canada. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US.

Everything You Need To Know About Carbon Pricing Explained in Cartoon

Sightline Daily

For more on our collaborative artistic process, see our Island Press Field Note that follows a page from idea to printed page.). in that people think it’s “just for kids” silliness. Editor’s note: Don’t forget! You can see Yoram in person at Town Hall Seattle next week.

World Water Day (March 22, 2012) - Water management initiatives to conserve resources around the world

Green (Living) Review

In the future, water shortages are projected to occur on a global scale due to population growth, climate change and other factors, resulting in a rise in the number of people without sufficient access to water. This press release is presented for your information only.

Vacuum Cleaners Crawl out of the Waters

Green (Living) Review

So far, over 60 million people have been reached and we are continuing the initiative following the great response,” says Cecilia Nord, Vice President – Floor Care Sustainability and Environmental Affairs, Electrolux.

Forests at your service

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro), RFA, EcoFor Recently the UK’s forests have come under attack from our Government, so says the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) in a press statement and continues that it hopes that politicians will pay attention to both the UN International Year of Forests and World Environment Day’s theme of Forests: Nature at Your Service, and recognize the value that forests provide when trees are kept alive.

Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

The Green Changemakers

Table of Contents (Chapters available in PDF and html) Free Download of Book (PDF) Complete Data Sets Full Planet Slideshow Presentations Full Planet, Empty Plates Team (People who have purchased five or more copies.) billion people. As incomes go up, people tend to eat more meat.

Seeing Cities as the Environmental Solution, Not The Problem

The Green Changemakers

As my friend who works long and hard for a wildlife advocacy organization puts it, to save wildlife habitat we need people to stay in “people habitat.” For our cities and towns to function as successful people habitat, they must be communities where people want to live, work and play.

The TTIP: A Very Scary Proposal

Sierra Club Compass

and EU public, press, and government officials are not allowed to see the negotiating texts. For example, when France implemented a fracking moratorium in 2011, a U.S. Fortunately, people in the U.S. Cartoon by Courtenay Lewis.

CONTROVERSIAL OIL SANDS DOCUMENTARY "DOWNSTREAM" BY OSCAR® NOMINATED DIRECTOR LESLIE IWERKS PREMIERES ON BABELGUM WEB AND MOBILE

Green (Living) Review

We are thrilled to be the first to fulfill Babelgum's vision in creating quality conscious films for people to debate, share, and align with, socially and environmentally," states Iwerks. s primary source of oil, the film relates how one courageous doctor fights for the lives of the aboriginal people residing downstream from the oil sands of Alberta, one of the most polluting and burgeoning oil operations in the world (over a million barrels of oil per day to the U.S.).