Record-breaking eagles’ nests, coastal Georgia, and a wicked sunburn

10,000 Birds

It was a cloudy day as I made my way to Tybee Island on the Georgia coast. Georgia coast. It was my hope to catch a glimpse of a bald eagle’s nest since the Southeastern recovery plan had a goal of counting 20 that year across the whole state of Georgia.

Good News for South Georgia Island’s Pipit Population

10,000 Birds

Researchers say that South Georgia Pipits have hatched chicks. While this is happy news for any parents, and wonderful news for any threatened species (these Pipits live only on Antarctica’s South Georgia Island and number only 3,000-4,000 pairs), it’s tremendous news for those trying to eradicate rats from the island. The discovery of five chicks in an area once overrun by rats suggest that the South Georgia Heritage Trust’s “Team Rat” project is producing tangible success.

University of Georgia Sierra Club Activists Win Prestigious Environmental Scholarship

Sierra Club Compass

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). Photo by Maura Friedman.

Georgia Activists Greet Obama, Keep the Pressure On - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

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. Compass.

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

The Alien Next Door

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. Georgia once again comes alive for us!

Captain Planet Stressed Me Out

Conservancy Talk

As a child I was discouraged from watching a television program called “Captain Planet.” Captain Planet in the Flesh! It’s been over a decade and a half since my first encounter with Captain Planet, but it wasn’t until recently I was able to meet my childhood hero in the flesh.

All-Terrain Wine–Easy on the Palate and the Planet

Wend Magazine

Currently, The Climber pouch is available in Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay and can be purchased online or in the following states: California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado,Texas, North Carolina, Florida, New York, Vermont, Ohio, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee. One percent of all Climber pouch sales goes directly to the non-profit organization 1 % for the Planet. Click here to view the embedded video.

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

The Alien Next Door

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.

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Scribblers Retreat Writers' Conference

The Alien Next Door

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.

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Parks and Public Lands Win at the Polls

10,000 Birds

Georgia. Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Amendment. Featured image – Vote Our Planet courtesy of Dribbble via Wikimedia Commons). Voters across the country support environmentally conscious ballot initiatives.

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Spotlight on Creativity: Saturday Etsy Series

Green Life Smart Life

Jo-Jo, the designer/founder of this store that makes gorgeous wallets and bags, moved from Taiwan to Georgia to be with “the love of her life”. Tags: Good for the Planet Green cotton wallets Etsy handmade homemade gifts Saturday Etsy Series Spotlight on Creativity: Saturday Etsy Series My etsy pick of the week is Cotton Purr. And that sets the tone for what her store is all about – love and happiness.

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Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

Incorporating ways to help the environment into your lessons is not only good for the planet, but offers plenty of hands-on activities, lessons, and projects for students. Students can play this game to save Planet Helios from ecological disaster.

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Human Propelled Energy: Right Under Our Nose

Green Home Blog

Although humans still struggle to create, embrace and utilize clean energy it remains an uphill battle when special interest groups worry more about the bottom line than the health of our planet. Nanotechnology takes it to a whole new level at the Georgia Institute of technology (GIT).

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36 golden retrievers rescued from Istanbul streets

Green Prophet

Thanks to her networking with a US-based rescue center, three dozen of the dogs have now been saved and are now living in an animal shelter in an Atlanta, Georgia suburb. ” A feel-good story to be sure, from a slice of the planet with a dearth of positive news coverage.

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How Women’s Rights and Environmental Destruction Go Hand-in-Hand

Eco Chic

This mentality of conquer and destroy, consume and discard, has created an ugly and vicious cycle that’s destroying the planet. For it is these women who are furthest left behind, yet most critical for a peaceful, prosperous, and ecologically sound planet. (Image courtesy of Pixabay).

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10 Reasons Why Cities Should Consider Going Car-Free

Icebike

A study from the University of Georgia confirmed this assertion when they studied the effects of bike riding and found that it improved energy levels by 20 percent and decreased fatigue by 65%. What is good for personal and business gains in this instance is even better for the planet.

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As scientists sound the alarm on climate, a reason for hope

Sierra Club Compass

In Georgia, for example, utilities recently received bids for solar projects at 6.5 While big polluters drag their feet, our kids and families continue to pay the cost of this pollution with our health, our healthcare bills, and possibly the safety of our very planet.

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Correcting course in Appalachia

10,000 Birds

The verdant Appalachian Mountains, North America’s concerned forehead, stretch from the northern parts of Georgia all the way to the fir covered forests of New England.

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Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Conservancy Talk

Here, our CEO Mark Tercek and his son Luke share their pledge for the planet. Most Food Trucks at a Picnic: Atlanta, Georgia. The Nature Conservancy in Georgia took over Street Food Thursday in Atlanta, GA where lunch-goers tried eclectic cuisine from the city’s best food trucks.

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Veganism Goes Viral in Israel

Green Prophet

” During a charismatic hour-long speech given at Georgia Tech in 2010, the Jewish-American animals rights activist lambasts the murder of billions of animals each year.

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Green wine? Of course…

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?

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100 Days of Action for Climate, Clean Energy Kicks Off with Coast to.

Sierra Club Compass

Georgia: More than 20 volunteers marched in the Atlanta MLK Day parade calling for clean air, climate justice, and a clean energy economy for Georgia by chanting "Coal power, we gotta fight, 'cause clean air is a human right!" Compass.

Maui: 5 great green to do's

Green Traveler Guides

This non-profit’s mission is to protect whales, dolphins, coral reefs and our planet’s oceans.

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Students Powered the Vote - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Georgia at University of Georgia. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « The 2012 Elections and the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline | Main. |

Solar-Rich Saudis Running after Nukes

Green Prophet

At the forum in Atlanta Georgia, the Saudis were represented by an impressive 250-member delegation. Image of desert planet from FILATOV ALEXEY /Shutterstock. It has no uranium, but lots of solar – yet Saudi Arabia plans to double down on nuclear capacity.

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Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

Green Traveler Guides

The tented suites come with personal butlers, are antique-filled, have polished wooden floors and real bathrooms; from their decks you overlook the genuine Animal Planet, the game-filled sweep of the Masai Mara.

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Pan Pacific Seattle hotel: model of corporate social responsiblity.

Green Traveler Guides

Phillips, manager of CSR for the 160-room property , has established a program called PanEarth that includes a CSR vision based on four community pillars: Caring for Community, Caring for Our Planet, Caring for Challenges, and Caring Globally.

Why travel green: 3 good reasons

Green Traveler Guides

Reason #2: It’s best for the planet. You have a great travel experience … the planet breathes easier.

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7 Science Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

We are undeniably contributing to many of the global challenges now facing our species, and all species who share this planet. Today, more than 600 Conservancy scientists are working all over the world to discover and apply solutions to the biggest challenges facing people and the planet.

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Put Your Money Where Your Future Is: College Students Lead the.

Sierra Club Compass

Georgia Activists Greet Obama, Keep the Pressure On » Put Your Money Where Your Future Is: College Students Lead the Way on Fossil Fuel Divestment. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass.

What's Next: 3D Solar Cells to revolutionize the photovoltaic industry

EcoFriend

But the power of the sun is what has shaped our planet and sustained life from the day it came into existence, and, in that regard it is the oldest and definitely the prime energy source. 3D Solar cells from Georgia Tech Research Institute. B.Sameer Kumar: Decoding 3D solar Cells.

Six Senses Hua Hin: Thai us up, throw away the key

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?

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NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre

The Alien Next Door

Over a hundred exhibitors participated in the NEA expo, attended by over 15,000 delegates from as far away as Georgia and New York. Simons Island in Georgia as well as Hamilton, Nova Scotia and Toronto, Ontario.

Q&A with Henry Paulson: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

From the time the kids were in upper grade school and middle school, we took trips over the Christmas break to nature-focused places, such as the Okefenokee Swamp and Cumberland Island in Georgia; Costa Rica; Maho Bay campground in St.

The Fiction Writer Now on Amazon.com!

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship. Nina and Toulouse Go To Georgia (as told by Toulou.

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Cars and Refrigerators Can Work Together - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

A Georgia Institute of Technology computer model found that this system could reduce energy costs by 60 percent. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass.

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Travelling Without Money to Istanbul’s Travel House

Green Prophet

Louis, an American music professor, traveled by bicycle from the UK to Georgia. In our trips we found that the world is kind, that people are compassionate and hospitable everywhere, that our planet is open for everyone and belongs to us all.

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You're Less Likely to Get Sick If You Actively Socialize

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship. Nina and Toulouse Go To Georgia (as told by Toulou.

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The Novelist: The Importance of Setting in Fiction Writing

The Alien Next Door

Scarlet O’Hara and Georgia in the 1860s in Gone With the Wind ; Eustacia Vye and Egdon Heath of Thomas Hardy’s Return of the Native ; Paul Atriades and the planet Arakis in Dune ). I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

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Our Distributed Future: M2M, Energy, and Water Access - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

« Georgia Activists Greet Obama, Keep the Pressure On | Main. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass.

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The “Aha” of the “Aha From a Science Fiction Writer's Workshop”

The Alien Next Door

Dont suppose you make it to Georgia or Montreal or Toronto and Guelph in your travels, Blackburn? Dont suppose you make it to Georgia or Montreal or Toronto and Guelph in your travels, Blackburn? "

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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: eco-wow Laguna Lodge

Green Traveler Guides

Lots of chill expats and Lonely Planet backpackers, easy place to get a great massage or smoothie, and you see the word “eco&# splashed here and there.

ETHICAL SHOPPERS MAKE IT A ‘GREEN’ CHRISTMAS

Green (Living) Review

That’s why they are buying fair trade and organic products which help some of the poorest communities in the world and don’t damage the planet. ETHICAL shoppers are snubbing the festive frenzy on the High Street to make it a ‘green Christmas’ this year by Michael Smith (Veshengro) One of Britain’s biggest online ethical marketplaces www.getethical.com reports a surge in demand for fair trade and environmentally-friendly products from conscientious consumers this yuletide.

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