Green Movement Celebrities

Green Blog

As going green becomes more and more chic, celebrities are embracing the movement and advocating renewable energy, green products , and the like. But supermodel Gisele Bündchen is no stranger to environmental issues, and this past Thursday she was named the Best Green International Celebrity at this year’s Green Awards. But Gisele isn’t the only celeb who has gone green. Smart explained, “Our wedding was very green.

Go Green, Go Paperless, Go Jobless

Green (Living) Review

Print and paper have a great environmental story to tell by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Time and again we see the messages that ask – nay, demand even – that we go paperless and it is then referred to as going green. Should these people on the front lines of sustainable forest management be forced to make the difficult financial choice to sell long-held family land when a drop in paper demand results from green marketing claims that don''t hold water?

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Book Review: Spit That Out! The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to.

The Green Samaritan

February 18, 2011 J & B My boys are now 8 and 11 and a lot has changed since they were born especially since this mainstream interest in the green movement has blossomed. Today I would definitely tackle several things in a different light and with a book like Spit That Out: The Overly Informed Parent’s Guide to Raising Children in the Age of Environmental Guilt by Paige Wolf, helps make navigating the world of green as a new mother much easier.

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Nominate Your Green Prophet Eco Hero for 2011

Green Prophet

Green Prophet launches the Green Prophet Eco Hero 11 Award for 2011. With so much green, inspiring energy in the Middle East North Africa region, we decided to give local green prophets a little pat on the back. At the end of the year, Green Prophet will announce its first list of environmental activists from the Middle East and North Africa region. All winners will be profiled on Green Prophet, giving credit and credence to their work.

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Saudi Women Granted Right To Vote (And Save Planet)

Green Prophet

Saudi Women Gain Green Political Voice. I spoke to the pioneering green women-led Saudi intiative Naqa’a around a year ago and they showed great concern about the need to stop climate change and deal with environmental issues in Saudi such as water shortages and wastefulness. It’s a step in the right direction and these are really exciting time we are living through at the moment in the Middle East – let’s hope that they will be just as green.

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Random acts of green

Green Living Tips

The green movement also has its share of home-grown heroes who inspire many people. What inspires me more is witnessing what would appear to be random acts of green carried out by ordinary folks - the unsung environmental heroes

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Making Your Home Greener

Living Green & Saving Energy

Green living doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the number one myth about the entire green movement. Going green is simply adjusting a few habits, one at a time. green home audit green living how to go green saving energy saving water conserve energy reduce heating costs save energy save money

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Iceland’s new prime minister is 41-year-old environmentalist

Green Prophet

Iceland’s new Prime Minister is green. Iceland, made progressive or well at least famous by Bjork, has made some monumental strides by electing Katrin Jakobsdottir , the 41-year-old chairwoman of the Left-Green Movement, as Prime Minister. She is well liked and while a former education minister she is also an avid environmentalist. Iceland, this is the country that slows down speed racers with 3D sidewalks.

Review and Giveaway of Faucet Face Eco Reusable Glass Bottle, ends 9/22

Hug a Tree with Me

Thankfully though, with the long overdue green movement moving in we started wising up. Who said that tap water is bad? Oh yeah, mainstream media did, and we brainlessly decided to listen. Yep instead of quenching our thirst with free and environmentally friendly tap water, we spent our hard earns on “spring water” housed in yucky plastic bottles. Plastic that leaches and pollutes and uglies up our environment for decades and decades more.

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Another reason to promote green living - your lungs need you to!

Green Living Consulting

The Associated Press released an article last week that says “60 percent of Americans live in areas with unhealthy air pollution levels despite a growing green movement and more stringent laws aimed at improving air quality&#. Tags: Living Green

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Talking to your Children about Going Green

Green Home Blog

Talking to your Children about Going Green. Help your kids go green. Nowadays children are surrounded by the green movement. However, you may seem to be stuck in such a whirlwind of jobs and child care that talking to your children about going green is not at the top of your list. Take a step back and sit your family down for a going green conversation. By actively involving them in the green movement they will feel less lectured and more responsible.

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Needle into Spring: Acupuncture for a Green Start

Green Home Blog

Therefore, if you want to catapult your way into a green friendly spring with the energy and gumption to ‘hit-the-ground-running’, acupuncture just may be the tool to get you there. How Can Acupuncture Help the Going Green Movement? This is where acupuncture can fit into the green movement. Filed under: Blog and Green Library , Green Living , Health and Safety. Blog and Green Library Green Living Health and Safety

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New Environmental Strategy On The Table In Israeli Elections

Green Prophet

20, Tzipi Livni’s new party, The Movement, stated that environmental reforms will be key components of their platform in the January 2013 Israeli elections. Livni presented The Movement’s environmental agenda together with Green Movement chairman Alon Tal. The Green Movement was founded in 2008. We are bringing today a strategic link between two movements that want to make a change in Israel,” Livni said. . On Thursday, Dec.

Top 10 Super Green Celebrity Women: How Might they Contribute to the Holidays?

Green Home Blog

Top 10 Super Green Celebrity Women: How Might they Contribute to the Holidays? Celebrities who embrace the green movement send a message to many of their fans and beyond. Therefore, any green message that can sweep the globe through such an influence is always a plus, especially during the holidays. Alicia’s green passion remains steadfast while celebrating the holidays in her solar paneled home amidst her anti-fur, vegan eating practices.

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - Living

Conservation Hawaii

It breaks down the green movement into simple instructions. Tags: Living Green Living Jack Johnson sings about it, our kids preach about it, it is the new motto of our times. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. And although it is an easy mantra to learn, it is one that it is a little harder to live. We have been raised in an [.].

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Idaho Man Builds 12 Foot Solar Road

Green Living Ideas

From building their own electric cars to home alternative energy systems, many pioneers of the green movement are regular people who love to tinker. Brusaw has built a 12 [.] [ Idaho Man Builds 12 Foot Solar Road from Green Living Ideas ]. Necessity is the mother of invention, and garage inventors have been meeting the challenge of climate change head on.

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Upcycling finally gets its own reality TV show

Green (Living) Review

But the reality TV field has been sorely lacking on the green front … until now. Breaking into the world of reality TV may seem like a specious victory for the green movement, but it’s a step. According to the latest census, there are roughly three times as many reality TV shows as there are people, so pretty much every job you could possibly imagine has a show.

Climate after Growth – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

The authors drive a coach and horses through the notion of the possibility of the continuation of the perpetual growth economy and also throw some rather large spanners – wrenches, to our American cousins – into the works of those in the “greenmovement who believe in the idea of “green growth”. The ship of “green growth” to solve the climate crisis and to grow the economy is not going to sail. climate Climate after Growth economy green living post-carbon

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Green Senior, Green Soldier

Green Home Blog

Green Senior, Green Soldier. Youth seems to take center stage when it comes to various causes, especially the green movement. Many, sixty and over, have been dealing with different aspects of past as well as future green behavior that most have rarely considered. This influence is something that perpetuated forced green living which for many has carried over beyond the forced part. Seniors of today maintain their green living through a variety of ways.

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Keeping Your Holiday Green

Green Home Blog

Keeping Your Holiday Green. Many people feel so carefree and joyful at this time they can forget about their green role. However, there is no better time to keeping your holiday green than right now. It is your opportunity to not only seek out the best holiday alternatives, such as recycled wrapping paper and energy efficient decorative lighting, it is also a time to spread the green mission through gift giving and more. Give a Green Gift.

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Greening Your Holiday Family Traditions

Green Home Blog

Greening Your Holiday Family Traditions. Although many traditions are an important part of the holidays there are ways they can be incorporated into the modern day green movement. Instead, propose do-it-yourself green friendly gifts or donating to an eco-friendly charity like Greenpeace. It is a great way to connect with one another, show off performance skills or tackle public speaking fear as well as get a green message into everyone’s forethought.

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Giving the Wrong Green: What Not to Buy this Holiday Season

Green Home Blog

Giving the Wrong Green: What Not to Buy this Holiday Season. Sometimes we become so embedded in our green movement that it is easy to be ‘blinded by the light’. Take a step back this holiday season and really examine your latest research when it comes to purchasing green products. It may have been a while since you looked at the many items that tout their green status but are really wolves in sheep’s clothing. Tagged: eco-unfriendly , not green.

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The Origin of Earth Day and Greening the Arab Spring

Green Prophet

But even then it wasn’t until a US senator channeled energy from anti-war protests into the first Earth Day in 1970 that the US green movement was born. Vietnam and the green movement. What does this have to do with the green movement? It took a combination of government leadership, grassroots vision, and a strong sense of injustice to get the momentum started, and the green movement has been gathering steam ever since.

Consumption gone wrong. not that it ever was right

Green (Living) Review

We must get away from consumption including greensumption and recapture the spirit of what the green movement and the environmental movement was all about; namely reducing consumption and waste, for one. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Every year, a typical TK Maxx customer will save 850 British Pounds on purchases of items that they he or she does not need. And this is a statement that just about sums up all that is wrong with our attitude today as to consumption.

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What the Kony 2012 Video Can Teach Saudi Arabia’s Greens

Green Prophet

Looking at the video and following the ensuing responses, both good and bad, I believe that Saudi Arabia ‘s movement for environmental conservation and green living can take some rather valuable lessons from the epic success of the Kony Video. Make it Personal : Most green advocates in the kingdom view environmental conservation as a development issue. They address the practical side of the green movement, not the human side.

?Green Hygiene: Choosing Your Body-Earth Friendly Shampoos and Soaps

Green Home Blog

Green Hygiene: Choosing Your Body-Earth Friendly Shampoos and Soaps. Green your shampoo! However, there is another culprit in the green movement besides water waste that goes down your drain practically every day. The power is in the purchase, so you can turn your bathroom into a green hygiene environmentally friendly Mecca! Go Green Hygiene. Green hygiene has the ability to allow your body to work with your products and not against them.

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Hidden Green Traps

Green Home Blog

Hidden Green Traps. The green movement has been in full swing for many years now and there is still a lot of work to do, however there are also some hidden green traps to avoid. Many businesses and organizations tout green friendly products or services that are not what they seem. Here are a few other green traps to look for. Spinach, kale and collard greens. These are a few of the many hidden green traps out there.

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Urban Lawns Contribute to Climate Change

Green Living Ideas

There’s a movement to green urban spaces. From seed bombs to guerrilla gardening, vigilantes are taking the green movement to a new level changing the concrete jungle landscape. In fact, studies have proven that inner city children that grow up in green neighborhoods are healthier, but do green lawns really benefit our health and planet? [.] [ Urban Lawns Contribute to Climate Change from Green Living Ideas ].

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Secrets of Green Cultures Part V: Ancient Healing

Green Home Blog

To understand ancient healing and its green applications, one must think outside the box. The Green Connection. These and many other secrets of ancient healing can be applied to the green movement in many ways. Filed under: Blog and Green Library , Defining Green , Green Living , Health and Safety , Holidays. Blog and Green Library Defining Green Green Living Health and Safety Holidays

Environmental Activists hold “Open Day” in Belarus for Ecological Education and Awareness

Eccorazzi

The event was organized by Green Network, an organizing group in Belarus who are working to bring ecological issues to the forefront of national discussion and developing a larger green movement. Minsk, the capital city of Belarus, isn’t what we typically think of when we think about the next eco and vegan friendly hotspot, but one young group of activists seeks to change that.

Israel Invests in Domestic Solar Power

Green Prophet

The World Wildlife Fund and the Cleantech Group recently published a report saying that Israel is the second best place in the world to develop green technologies , second only to Denmark. Gershon Baskin, of Israel’s Green Movement Political Party, recently recommended that the Jewish nation turn to its bounty of solar energy to compensate for deteriorating gas supplies from neighboring Egypt.

Time to use the wood and plant new trees

Green (Living) Review

Many in the green movement, who have been “brainwashed” into believing that you must never ever cut down a tree, will scream blue murder if one suggests the proper management of woods and forests, which includes felling and restocking. forestry green living woodland management by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Time to use the wood and plant new trees as young trees. new growth. absorbs more carbon that old growth.

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Every home a homestead

Green (Living) Review

Alas, too many, even in the “green movement”, talk a lot but act very little in accordance with their speeches. They talk about the need to go green, the need to live sustainable, and I am initially talking here about many in the “green movement” today, but then they engage in rampant greensumption rather than making things they need and want from what is to hand for themselves, reusing, upcycling and grow-your-own.

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Japanese Organic Trade Fair: Getting the Movement Started

Eco Friendly Daily

Although the environmental benefits are many and obvious, in Japan there is a market for organic products because of their health benefits to the people who use them, in spite of the fact that the global green movement hasn’t quite yet caught on. It’s kind of refreshing to think of organic food as the healthy alternative as well as the environmentally friendly one.

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Organic Farming Boom in Palestine

Green Prophet

A back-to-the-land movement is blossoming in the Palestinian Authority, the United Nation’s newest nonmember observer state. Read more about green movements in Palestine: Mapping Palestine’s Environmental Civil Society – The Good, the Bad and the Uncooperative. “The Palestinian future is in the land.” Farmer Khader Khader said , standing in his organic olive grove in the northern West Bank village of Nus Jubail.

Greensumption going mad

Green (Living) Review

Time and again we have bamboo advertised by green vendors as “green”, “environmentally friendly”, etc., I have yet to find a green trader who is not on the same bandwagon as all stores; that of trying to get people to spend, spend, and spend even more, though in this case on “green” products. It does seem to matter not as to who the merchant is, they are all up to the same; namely that of screwing the green consumer.

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Going Ecofriendly in New York

Green Home Blog

A city of skyscrapers and a launching pad for various green movements. A man has greened up the city’s subway system, an activist has built a green house in South Bronx, a political leader has launched Long Island’s first fueling station for hydrogen cars, a baker has stepped into running a green business and finally a mother of three, who has dedicated herself to the power of wind energy. Green Executives Speak OutWelcome to New York City.

Product Review- Nature's Baby Organics

Green Earth Journey

That is the whole reason I got into the Green Movement, Being ECO friendly! I find that is so much easier to right a review when it makes you passionate! And if there is one thing I am passionate about is the health of my children. I have been searching high and low for a replacement for Vicks Vapor Rub. Did you know the base ingredient in Vapor rub is petroleum.yes that's right, petroleum. And you are literally rubbing it into your baby's chest.

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We must simplify our lives

Green (Living) Review

A lot of lip service is being paid to this, to simplifying our lives, and against consumerism, in the “greenmovement, only for then to be replaced with a “green” version of it. Green and eco merchandisers vie for consumers all over the web and also on the High Street and on fairs everyone tries to better the other and many “green” craftspeople exploit the consumer wanting to buy recycled products, for instance.

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Some ways in which frugal living is also green living

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Long before the Green, environmentally-friendly, Earth movement came along, the frugal gang had been quietly doing things that have recently been made popular by the Green movement. Frugal was there even before the Hippie green movement of the 1960s and it was with the Hippies, in fact, that the Green Movement, sort of, got started. But consumerism has even slipped in on the green sector.

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Ecouterre: The Power of Good Design in Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

The great design mind behind the web’s most popular green design blog, Inhabitat , has now launched a gorgeous new site dedicated to eco fashion, called Ectouterre. Jill says: I don’t think that mainstream pop-culture is paying enough attention to this issue, and I don’t think the green movement really is either.

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The Transition Movement and the Working Class

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Attracting the working class Transition Towns and the Transition Movement as a whole suffer from an image problem in that the ordinary man and woman in the street seem to see it as something only for the better of middle and upper classes; for those “who can afford it”, and those in predominately rural settings. Going by the prices that are being charged for “green” products the existence of such perception is not surprising, I must say.

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Going Ecofriendly in New York

Green Home Blog

A city of skyscrapers and a launching pad for various green movements. A man has greened up the city’s subway system, an activist has built a green house in South Bronx, a political leader has launched Long Island’s first fueling station for hydrogen cars, a baker has stepped into running a green business and finally a mother of three, who has dedicated herself to the power of wind energy. Welcome to New York City.