From Ethiopia to Georgia: Reclaiming Nature’s Lullaby

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I moved to Georgia, where, if you saddle up to her northern side, you’ll find yourself lost in lush mountains. Part of my job involves on-location check-ins with our interns, so in the summer of 2012 I caught up with the team dispatched to south Georgia. We met on Sapelo Island , one of Georgia’s spectacular, sparsely populated barrier islands. In Georgia, we recruit from Arabia Mountain High School, an environmental high school in the Atlanta suburbs. Blaine Sergew.

IKEA purchases forested land in Georgia for conservation

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The Ingka Group has acquired over 10,800 acres of land in southeastern Georgia to protect it from developments. investment in Georgia, first it is important that the land cannot be broken up into small units and it remains forever forestland.” Continued here: IKEA purchases forested land in Georgia for conservation. Green a-large-part altamaha cnn europe forest georgia ikea ingka land latvia local protect-it-from responsibility

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Kendeda, a net-positive Living Building, opens at Georgia Tech

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After a visit to the Bullitt Center in Seattle, Diana Blank was inspired to fund a similar project in Georgia. Georgia Tech is the recipient of Blank’s vision with a project by Lord Aeck Sargent and The Miller Hull Partnership that resulted in a Living Building.

From Farm to (Board) Table: How One Woman is Changing the Face of Agriculture in Georgia

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That’s why I was so heartened to meet Casey Cox at her family’s farm in Georgia’s Flint River Basin. I was there to learn about the Conservancy’s collaborative efforts with the University of Georgia, IBM and Georgia farmers. Here in South Georgia, precision agriculture technology is helping farmers plant, fertilize, and irrigate more efficiently, protecting the Flint River, a critical resource that supplies that critical resource to over 10,000 farms.

Georgia Advocates Help Push State Commitment to Clean Energy

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Georgia has taken a huge step toward planting the seeds needed to grow a clean-energy economy. As part of Georgia Power's 20-year energy plan, the Georgia Public Service Commission voted to not only approve Georgia Power's plans to retire 20 percent of its oldest and dirtiest coal plants; the commission also issued an additional order directing the Southern Company subsidiary to add 525 MW of solar to its fuel mix by 2016.

Hydroelectric Dam In Turkey May Cause Environmental Catastrophe In Georgia

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A planned dam in northeastern Turkey, the Beshik Haya cascade reservoirs, will divert most of the Mtkvari River from the Caspian Sea to the Black Sea, according to Georgia’s Green Party. If it changes the flow of the Mtkvari River, the dam will also cause water levels to fall in the portion of the river that runs through Georgia. Azerbaijan, Georgia’s neighbor to the southeast, is also heavily dependent on the portion of the Mtkvari River that flows into the Caspian Sea.

University of Georgia Sierra Club Activists Win Prestigious Environmental Scholarship

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University of Georgia (UGA) students Ian Karra and Sara Black each found their environmental activist callings after attending the Sierra Student Coalition's nationally-recognized Summer Leadership Training Program (SPROG). Sara and Ian not only strive to make change on campus - but also work together as a dynamic set of co-leaders for GA YES (Youth for Environmental Solutions), a network of over 75 student environmental leaders on over a dozen campuses in Georgia.

Georgia Activists Greet Obama, Keep the Pressure On - Compass

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Our Distributed Future: M2M, Energy, and Water Access » Georgia Activists Greet Obama, Keep the Pressure On. But that didn't discourage Georgia activists from greeting President Obama during a recent last-minute stop in Atlanta. That's why our members and supporters are out today, asking for leadership," said Colleen Kiernan, director of the Sierra Club's Georgia chapter. More than 100 Beyond Coal activists from Georgia traveled to the rally.

Victory in Georgia: Students Continue to Make Progress Against Campus Coal Plants

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I am thrilled for students at the University of Georgia: After more than four years of campaigning, gathering more than 5,000 signatures and 100 faculty endorsements, and a slew of community and campus events, the UGA Beyond Coal Campaign is seeing some serious results. This welcome news comes at a time when we are pushing the entire state of Georgia to invest more in clean energy, and move away from the dirty fuels of the past.

The latest HGTV Green Home in Georgia

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Farmhouse Modern HGTV Home in Georgia. Farmhouse Modern HGTV Home in Georgia. Farmhouse Modern HGTV Home in Georgia. This latest HGTV green home is situated in Serenbe, Georgia. Mridul Jerath: Modern architects and designers are constantly trying to incorporate green features that attract more consumers by providing them with a sustainable home.

Georgia Tech develops first all plastic solar cell

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Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a technique that could soon become a universal method to reduce a conductor’s work function. Researchers at Georgia Tech‘s Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics, (COPE) have discovered a new technique to reduce the work function of a conducto. According to Georgia Tech’s Bernard Kippelen, the polymers used were cheap and environmentally friendly as well as being compatible with existing roll-to-roll production techniques.

University of Georgia Students, Community Take a Stand Against Campus Coal

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This week was no different down at the University of Georgia, where close to 50 UGA students, alumni, and local community members packed a public hearing on the school's on-campus coal-fired boiler. "For Every five years, Georgia power plants are required by law to renew permits to continue emitting pollution into the environment. Moreover, the university now has an opportunity to get solar electricity at a set rate for a number of years from Georgia Power.

Jimmy Carter’s solar plant powers half his Georgia hometown

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Half of Plains, Georgia’s energy comes from solar panels, thanks to former President — and former farmer — Jimmy Carter. Original post: Jimmy Carter’s solar plant powers half his Georgia hometown. Since installing a solar plant on his former farm in 2017, Carter’s nearly 4,000 solar panels have kept the lights on for many of Plains’ 727 residents. The company SolAmerica first approached Carter with the idea to turn his land into a solar farm.

The eco-friendly wellness guide to Savannah, Georgia

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Today, this Georgia city of 145,000 appeals to visitors who appreciate history, art, ghosts, romantic architecture, Southern culture and a bit of quirkiness. It’s no wonder — Georgia’s oldest city, Savannah was established in 1733 and endured fighting in both the Revolutionary and Civil wars. The eco-friendly wellness guide to Savannah, Georgia. Savannah is just as beautiful as it looks in pictures.

Nina and Toulouse Go To Georgia (as told by Toulouse)

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The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Friday, September 4, 2009 Nina and Toulouse Go To Georgia (as told by Toulouse) Nina’s too busy (writing 90 articles for her publisher) to post so she asked me if I could post for her. Simons Island Labels: book tour , Georgia , Hatties Books , Mildred Wilcox , nina munteanu , nina the writers coach , St. Georgia once again comes alive for us! Yes, we just love Georgia!

Hall County to Hold Ceremony for Cleaner School Buses, Georgia’s First School System to Fuel with Propane Autogas

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Gainesville, GA, May 2012 : Hall County, the first school district in Georgia to fuel their school bus fleet with propane autogas, will hold the “Georgians Supporting Georgians for a Greener Community” event on Thursday, May 10, 10 a.m. According to the Georgia Department of Pupil Transportation, Hall County is currently the second most efficient bus transportation department in Georgia.

Underwater coral gardens may help avoid a biodiversity meltdown

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The study, conducted by Cody Clements and Mark Hay of the Georgia Institute of Technology, found that increasing coral reefs’ richness by ‘outplanting’ diverse species of corals could improve coral reef growth and survival. Eco Green corals earth experiments georgia manipulations reef taking-out-some teasley-chair

That's going to hurt in the morning

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Doing some field research testing the water quality in Lake Lanier, Georgia

10 Amazing Fall Foliage Photos

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7) Aerial view of hilltops covered with fall-colored trees along Holly Creek, Georgia. Photography The Nature Conservancy United States aspen trees autumn leaves autumn photo bear rocks fall foliage fall foliage image fall foliage photo fall leaves fall photo fall trees Georgia grand teton maple trees nature image nature photographer nature photography nature picture New Mexico photography West Virginia Fall is a season for color lovers.

Underwater coral gardens may help avoid a biodiversity meltdown

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The study, conducted by Cody Clements and Mark Hay of the Georgia Institute of Technology, found that increasing coral reefs' richness by 'outplanting' diverse species of corals could improve coral reef growth and survival Planting diverse corals under the sea could help save threatened coral reef ecosystems, according to a new study published in the journal Science Advances on October 13.

The Ray integrates plants and pollinators along I-85

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Along The Ray, an 18-mile stretch of I-85 that starts at the Georgia and Alabama state line, cars and trucks race by roadside meadows, where pollinators are buzzing along the vibrant wildflowers. A new University of Georgia thesis documents two efforts to better integrate grasses and wildflowers into a transit ecosystem. Matthew Quirey, the thesis’ author, recently earned his Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Georgia College of Environment & Design.

The 10 countries most and least threatened by climate change

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The other countries that made it to the top 10 are Bhutan in position six, followed by Botswana, Georgia, South Korea and Thailand. Green botswana climate danilo-bitetti- doubletree georgia local rwanda science south-korea studyA new study published in PLOS ONE has identified countries most at risk of “climate change-related harm” and those in a good position to deal with climate change’s effects.

Worse poison ivy is yet another effect of climate change

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Related: Dragonflies are losing their color due to climate change Jacqueline Mohan, an ecology professor at the University of Georgia, has also been studying poison ivy. Eco Green architecture co2 color forest-service georgia illustrated mountain nature poison ivy population science skin styleNot only do hikers have to contend with wildfires and out-of-control ticks this year, but now even poison ivy is getting worse.

3 U.S. hotels win as green ‘earthkeepers’

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Stone Mountain (Georgia) and San Francisco get this year’s Good Earthkeeping honors. California District of Columbia Georgia Hotels News Resorts San Francisco Sports/Golf Stone Mountain United States Evergreen Marriott Hotel George Kimpton W San Francisco| Green Travel News |. H otels in Washington, D.C. This recognition comes from the American Hotel & Lodging Association , as part of its annual Stars of the Industry Awards , which have been given out annually since 1966.

How Fire Can Restore a Forest (TIME LAPSE VIDEO)

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The wealth of Chuck’s ecological and historical knowledge made this preserve in southern Georgia come to life. After decades of turpentine harvesting from the longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda), plus altered land use for over a century, the Conservancy and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources partnered to create this woodland preserve in 2001 with the help from the Moody Family.

New Mexico’s families of color already feeling climate change’s effects

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Business Green botswana climate climate change danilo-bitetti- doubletree georgia heat sink light new mexico political political-report- scienceIn hot, dry New Mexico , climate change is already playing out. And it’s hitting people of color especially hard, say climate change experts. In Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city, the International District, where many families of color live, is a heat sink. Too much concrete and not enough vegetation traps heat.

From Reddit investors to wildlife conservationists

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Related: IKEA purchases forested land in Georgia for conservation This $350,000 investment in gorillas has delighted conservation organizations. Green airplanes conservation fuel georgia gorillas jets kenya ridge-national study wallstreetbets workGorillas, pangolins and other endangered animals are getting help from a surprising source: small traders who benefited in this year’s famous GameStop event. Many have donated stock market gains to conservation groups.

The Green Buzz: Friday, October 11

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Georgia school cancels class because the weather is too nice. Animals Climate Change Environmental News Global Warming The Green Buzz United States Bloomberg daily news elephants fracking fracking ban France Georgia government shutdown green news Guardian NY Times school stink bugs Treehugger weather Wired Just another reason elephants are awesome. That and more, in today’s Green Buzz. School’s out! TreeHugger ). Like humans, elephants get the point of pointing. (

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The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 8

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The Georgia Aquarium applied to import 18 beluga whales from Russia, and NOAA has declined the request. Animals Biodiversity Conservation Issues Environmental News Insects The Green Buzz The Nature Conservancy bats BBC News bee colonies bees beluga whales colony collapse disorder dolphins fish populations florida estuary fungicide georgia aquarium Hawaii hawaiian menus honeybees manatees MNN New York Times NOAA pelicans reef health Treehugger uk bats white nose syndrome

The Green Buzz: Thursday, August 15

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Florida is suing Georgia over water. We’re buzzing over water wars, vegetarian fish and the greenest colleges in today’s green news. How do you save populations of “feed” fish from overfishing? Turn the carnivorous farmed fish who eat them into vegetarians, of course. Washington Post ). When you think of the military , do you think “environmentally friendly?” ” If not, you may want to think again. ( MNN ). Let the water wars begin. Bloomberg ).

Cleaner Cars -- It's Time to Act - Compass

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I went to pick-up my son from school yesterday evening, which brought me to the busy corner of Georgia and Forest Glen Avenue in Silver Spring, Maryland, at 6:00 pm.    As I looked down Georgia Avenue, at least I know that each year, new vehicles will get more efficient and spew out less greenhouse gas emissions as standards put in place during President Obama's first term doubling fuel efficiency to 54.5 Compass. « COP 18: The Before and the Beginning | Main.

Sea turtle rescue center mimics the natural ecosystems in Turkey

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Coca-Cola on board with emphasizing human impact

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Earlier this year, it actively spoke out to support hate crime legislation in Georgia, adopted in June in the wake of Ahmaud Arbery’s death. Business Eco Green Recycle a-new-roadmap a-personal-commitment- a-specific-call ceres coca- georgia looked-at-and really-redefine

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Who are your climate justice advisors?

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Based in Savannah, Georgia, the organization develops the capacities for local communities to “speak for themselves” when it comes to economic or environmental decisions that could affect their health and well-being. Business Eco Green 1970s a-bigger-impact a-driving-force definition financial georgia workWho are your climate justice advisors?

Circular economy startups compete at Circularity 2020, taking on shoes to shelf-life

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New leaders at Patagonia, McDonald’s, Netflix

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Jenna Jambeck, known for advancing an understanding of marine plastic waste, has been named Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor in Environmental Engineering at the University of Georgia. The experimental Ray Highway in Georgia, named for Interface carpet’s late sustainability hero Ray Anderson, has brought on Matthew Quirey as landscape design and research fellow.

Why do I do this?

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Sometimes the answers come from unexpected places: The Georgia Council on Economic Education has named Morrow High’s Cary Hargett its 2016 Georgia Economic Teacher of the Year. On May 23, Hargett was recognized in front of the Georgia Council Board of Trustees and Executive Committee at the Annual Georgia Council Luncheon held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where he received a plaque and a $1,000 prize. “Mr.

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Couple’s tiny home ‘Ohana’ overlooks picturesque Vancouver

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The compact house overlooks the Strait of Georgia and the lights of downtown Vancouver. Green a-and-other a-starry-night alicia couple galiano-island georgia rustic cabin strait tiny homesClearly, good things do come in small packages. At just 100 square feet, the Galiano 100 is a tiny home affectionately dubbed “Ohana,” meaning family in Hawaiian, by its owners.

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The Heartbreaking Story of Luke O’Donovan

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On January 1st, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia, nineteen-year-old Luke O’Donovan was attacked by a group of five men. He must serve out his eight years of probation banned entirely from his home state of Georgia, except for one county, to which he is completely restricted. Paradoxically, he also cannot leave the state of Georgia for the duration of his parole (this is called “criminal banishment”). Source.

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Brothers Find Inspiration on the Appalachian Trail

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In Georgia our packs weighed in at 50 plus pounds; in Maine they weighed less than 30. Appalachian Mountains appalachian trail appalachian trail conservancy appalachian trail journal camping ethan kearns Georgia hike hiking hiking trail Maine moosehead lake nature recreation trail enthusiast EDITOR’S NOTE: In the July/August issue of Nature Conservancy magazine we asked you to nominate your favorite hike.

Mildred Huie Wilcox—Portrait of an Artist As a Georgian Lady

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The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Monday, June 15, 2009 Mildred Huie Wilcox—Portrait of an Artist As a Georgian Lady I’ve got Georgia on my mind… That isn’t just a line in a song. Born in Albany, Georgia (also the home of Ray Charles) Mildred went to college in Bristol, Virginia, then attended the University of Georgia (UGA) where she majored in English Literature.

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Scribblers Retreat Writers' Conference

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The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Scribblers Retreat Writers’ Conference I recently came back from Georgia, where I participated in the May session of Scribblers’ Retreat Writers’ Conference. Saint Simons Island is a golden gem along the southern Georgia coast, about half an hour from the Florida border. I drove along roads beneath rising arches of majestic Live Oak trees ( Quercus virginiana ), Georgia’s state tree.

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In the next round of stimulus aid, corporate America needs to stand up for climate science

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Business Eco Green actions butler climate food georgia laci technologyIn the next round of stimulus aid, corporate America needs to stand up for climate science Mindy S. Lubber Mon, 08/31/2020 – 00:45 With Congress gearing up for another trillion-dollar round of economic relief that will set the strategic direction of the U.S. economy for years to come, it’s time for corporate America to stand up and be clear about the economy it wants and needs to prosper.