• ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017
    [Green] How to Take Down the Green-Eyed Monster with “Mudita.”
    Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today awareness buddhism Buddhist change envious envy green eyed monster happiness jealous jealousy joy life mindfulness mudita music philosophy toxicI no longer had to coach myself to not feel envy, because for the first time in my life, I experienced a very organic onset of mudita also known as sympathetic joy.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017
    [Green] It’s Time to Go Green AF.
    Blog Ecofashion Enlightened Society Funny Green Right Livelihood chemicals conservation ecofriendly Environmentalism factory farming fishing garden go green green af green as fuck lawns Monsanto over-fishing plastic Starbucks Styrofoam to-go cup to-go ware togo cup vegan vegetarianTake your own cup to Starbucks, be a fix for this mess. Plastic never goes away, just like your last ex.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017
    [Green] Late Night Anxiety & the End of the World: What if the Scientists are Right?
    Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) [link Grasping for straws, I try calming the bull. “If If it’s true, then science and technology will find a solution, or the Millennials will figure something out, or God will save us, or.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017
    [Green] From consumer society to maker society
    children consumers DIY green living makers making doby Michael Smith (Veshengro) There was a time when people made and grew almost all of the things they needed; the majority of them at least. They did not – and could not – simply go to the stores or order on-line for home delivery. The latter option did not exist until even a few years ago and the other was not an option because there were no stores (in the very old days) or they could not afford to buy what they wanted.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017
    [Green] Butte Valley Wildlife Area and Meiss Lake
    There were hundreds of Violet-green Swallows ( Tachycineta thalassina ) perched on the powerlines, offset by a single Barn Swallow ( Hirundo rustica ). A few weeks ago I led a field trip to Butte Valley Wildlife Area. It was a destination I had never experienced so I made a few phone calls and got some information from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife agent who actually runs both the Butte Valley and the Shasta Valley Wildlife Areas, which are about 25 miles apart.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2017
    [Green] 10 Ways to Make Autumn a Little more Eco-Friendly.
    Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today autumn awareness candles change clean eco eco-friendly environment fair trade fall fall season family farmer's market green Halloween healing life live better mindfulness organic pesticides scented candles season sustainable thanksgiving toxic
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017
    [Green] How to Live a Car-Free Life. ~ Ryan van Duzer
    Boulder Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only bicycle bicycle commuting bike commuter living car freeIt is possible to be a 365-day a year bicycle commuter, even through the Colorado winters.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2017
    [Green] The Devil Winds & the California Fires: a Spiritual Perspective.
    Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today awareness California fires change devil Devil Winds diablo diablo winds disaster Earth earthquake environment fires global warming green healing life mindfulness mother earth perspective self love spiritual spirituality tragedy weather wind
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
    [Green] The “Greenest” Way to Detox our Homes.
    Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today air pollutants aloe vera ammonia benzene carbon dioxide carcinogenic family fern formadehyde green home household plants indoor living plants mindfulness mold mold spores palm peace lily plants purify self love snake plant spider plant trichlorethylene ventilation
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
    [Green] When the oil runs out, people will need horses again
    End of Oil green living horses oilby Michael Smith (Veshengro) When the oil runs out, we will need horses again and also oxen, donkeys and other draft animals and what is often called “beasts of burden”. “Oh, Oh, but we will have electric vehicles instead of the gas powered cars, vans and trucks, etc.” I hear almost everyone say now. Really?
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017
    [Green] Super-Indulgent Dairy-Free Iced Coffee. {Recipe}
    Food Green Health & Wellness blended coffee coffee dairy-free recipe Treat veganThis recipe just proves that dairy-free can be delicious. I really enjoy this with on its own or with a scoop of dairy-free ice cream. It will also keep for three or four days in the fridge, which I find handy when in need of an instant, sweet treat.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017
    [Green] Building a UK Youth Movement for Conservation
    Climate Change Europe Global Solutions Green Living International TNC Heroes camping conservation Editor's Choice The Nature Conservancy urbanization youthWe were both lucky to grow up close to the British countryside—childhoods full of rambling across the hills, eating wild blackberries until we turned blue (at least on the outside!), and exploring rock pools and beaches dodging the inevitable rain of a British summer day.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
    [Green] Top 10 Tips for Home Efficiency
    The post Top 10 Tips for Home Efficiency appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green LifestyleThere are endless ways to make your home more efficient, but some are easier than others to implement. Energy efficiency retrofits are a great way to update your home (and save money on your monthly bills), but once you’ve done the efficiency upgrades, you can take on these 10 tips for home efficiency to further […].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
    [Green] Consumerism – do we need prohibitions?
    But when one sees that even people who think of themselves as green and environmentally-minded throw away glass produce jars into the recycling and then go and buy recycled glass jars, in the believe that they do good for the Planet doing that, rather than using the glass produce jars as storage jars then one has to wonder where we have gone wrong. consumption green living green living tips greensumption reducing consumption waste
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2017
    [Green] Your Sustainability Story: Michael Fox of Objet D’Fox
    The post Your Sustainability Story: Michael Fox of Objet D’Fox appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sustainability Story green business plastic waste recycle small business upcycleMichael Fox of Objet D'Fox makes upcycled products made from plastic waste. Learn about how and why he started his business, and what he sees as the future for this company.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
    [Green] How just 10% of Us can Impact Global Warming for Good.
    Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Inspiring (Wow) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today carbon footprint change climate Earth eco eco-conscious global warming green how to help living research revolutionCan we celebrate the fact that if just 10 percent of us choose to harmonize our lifestyle choices with the rhythms of Mother Earth, then we could herald in a grand healing and redefining of life’s meaning?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
    [Green] Bosque El Centinela
    Despite the huge population, many large parcels of land have been set aside for parks and green areas. Much less developed that any of the previous parks and green belts that we had visited, it starts out in a very flat piece of land, with quite a few deciduous trees, and a large number of mature Eucalyptus Trees. Several weeks of travel have wrapped up with our visit to Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
    [Green] How to Determine your Date’s Moral Compass, Maturity & Mindset in 15 Minutes.
    Love conscious men conscious women dating green flags level of consciousness questions to ask red flags romance self-awarenessIt’s our potential partner’s level of consciousness that’s going to determine if our relationship will be successful. So how can we possibly gather all of this information before the appetizers even arrive?
  • ECO CHIC  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
    [Green] Eco-Chick Tested: Inlight Organic Skincare for a Glowing Complexion
    Developed with star ingredients including camu-camu, gotu kola, green tea and green coffee, this small jar packs quite a nutrient-intense punch and has left this delicate area of my face looking and feeling rejuvenated, decongested and moisturized. Clean beauty for Eco-Chick is quite rigorous: It means a non-toxic product that is made without a list of sketchy ingredients linked to harmful health effects from cancer, hormone disruption, to skin irritation.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017
    [Green] Permaculture Design Courses in Costa Rica at Punta Mona
    The post Permaculture Design Courses in Costa Rica at Punta Mona appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle community Costa Rica Envision Festival herbal medicine permaculture permaculture design courseStephen Brooks is a permaculture expert and festival organizer for the wild and wonderful Envision Festival, along with upcoming permaculture design courses in Costa Rica at the lovely Punta Mona educational center.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017
    [Green] The Medicine we Seek for All the Ailments Facing Us.
    Green Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Adventure getting outdoors meditation mindfulness nature spirituality TravelResearch demonstrating the mental, emotional, and physical benefits of time outdoors is mounting. Here are a few highlights from an extensive.
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017
    [Green] Sustainable Cleveland, Sustainable Future
    And thanks to everyone in Cleveland—citizens, community groups, environmental organizations, and business—for supporting Cleveland’s efforts to be a “green city on a blue lake.” So TNC, along with 60 partner organizations, started the Green Heart Study. The idea is to green-up a neighborhood by planting trees and shrubs—and compare the health of its residents to those in non-green areas. Second, they’ll create green space in underserved neighborhoods.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017
    [Green] The Australian Bird Guide: A Review
    And, the two pages of Rosellas–six species, three types, 51 illustrations–depict each parrot with minute color and pattern specificity; the plates are a feast of greens and reds and blues in all possible variations. Are there birders out there who do not dream of birding Australia? Possibly birders who have already birded Australia (but, wouldn’t you want to go back?) or birders who live there (but, how can you bird it all?).
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017
    [Green] 10 Tips for a Healthier Home
    The post 10 Tips for a Healthier Home appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green LifestyleYou have probably made changes to make your diet a bit cleaner, or you have invested in energy efficiency to ensure your home is greener, but have you taken any steps to ensure that your home is safe and healthy for your family? Creating a healthier home means reducing the amount of toxic products in […].
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017
    [Green] Plastic, plastic use, and plastic pollution
    green living industry plastic plastic pollution Plastic Waste pollution recycling repurposing reuse supermarkets upcycling wasteby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Plastic is pervasive nowadays and there is almost no place where you can look and plastic will not be staring you in the face in some for or the other. The computer keyboard, the case of the laptop, of the cellphone; all plastic, and that just for starters.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017
    [Green] 7 Things to Ban from your Home Right Now if you Want Cleaner Air.
    Conscious Consumerism Family Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today air filters Air Pollution air quality clean air Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) eco-friendly products Environmental Protection agency family For Children green living safe home World Health OrganizationAs the mother of two young children, this research compelled me to scour my house for potential pollutants and root out as many as I could.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017
    [Green] Caranbirini Conservation Reserve
    A large hide offers views from high up over the waterhole and there were large numbers of Green Pygmy-geese present during our visit. Green Pygmy-geese . Following on from our overnight camp at Goanna Creek and not leaving too early due to enjoying the pleasure of so many birds we headed for the Caranbirini Conservation Reserve , which is about 45 kilometres/28 miles south of Borroloola.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
    [Green] Notable Trees
    They note butterflies, dragonflies, herps; they understand at least a bit about the ecosystems they frequent; they care about environmental issues, from conserving pockets of local green space to fighting climate change. Most birders of my acquaintance are also broader naturalists.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
    [Green] Forked branch boot jack
    First, find a stout green hardwood branch with a fork that's just a little bigger than one you would use to make a slingshot. boot jack boot puller DIY DIY garden tools green living green living tips improvisation woodby Michael Smith (Veshengro) A boot jack is a device that allows a person to pull off muddy or tight fitting boots without having to sit down and fight a wrestling match with them.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
    [Green] A visit to Dog Lake
    And, down at the base of those same willows, I found a Green-tailed Towhee foraging for a meal. On the final leg of my “Old Home Week”, I travel out to Dog Lake, a pristine high mountain lake, surrounded by mature Ponderosa Pines. Located about 20 miles from Lakeview, Oregon, and sitting at an elevation of 5100 feet, this 208 acre lake is home to many species of fish, including Largemouth Bass, Crappie and Bluegill.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
    [Green] Keeping Your Home Comfortable – and Healthier – With Wool Insulation
    The post Keeping Your Home Comfortable – and Healthier – With Wool Insulation appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts green building materials natural wool sheep wool sustainability wool wool insulationBy Steve Hanley Sheep’s wool has been keeping people warm for thousands of years. It is by definition all natural, renewable, and recyclable.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Green] Want to double world food production? Return the land to small farmers!
    In the same way that the so-called “green revolution” is and was a disaster so is this playing with genetics. agriculture farmers farming green living land reform peasants small farms smallholdingsby Michael Smith (Veshengro) If we want to double world food production and be able to feed a growing population we will have to return the land to small farmers and also establish more small farms.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Green] 5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash
    The post 5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Before simply tossing your trash, TerraCycle asks you to think about these 5 questions to find an alternative to the landfill. Eco Home Living compost Recycling rubbish TerraCycle Trash
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
    [Green] 5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash
    The post 5 Simple Questions You Need To Ask Of All Your Trash appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Before simply tossing your trash, TerraCycle asks you to think about these 5 questions to find an alternative to the landfill. Eco Home Living compost Recycling rubbish TerraCycle Trash
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
    [Green] 8 Tips For Raising Non-Picky Eaters.
    Animal Rights Family Food Green Health & Wellness getting my kids to eat local food mindful eating mindful parenting picky children picky eaters picky kids sustainable food vegan childrenBy age five, our child had eaten food from over 20 different countries and liked it all. We never catered to her "being a kid" or needing specialized kids’ menus, so she's just used to eating "adult" food.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
    [Green] When we are Awake, our Home can be Bigger than our House.
    I have sat in a midnight ceremony in Bali, drunk the green "medicine" in Peru and done the death meditation in a Buddhist. I have done the “running away” thing. Adventure Non New-Agey Spirituality Travel Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today being home finding home finding myself finding ourselves home home is where meaning of life spirituality
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017
    [Green] How Being Vegan Lowered my Anxiety & Cured my PMS.
    Animal Rights Food Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today anxiety cows diet estrogen hormones menstrual cycle PMS stree vegan vegetarianHormone levels fluctuate when women are premenstrual, and this can result in a chemical imbalance in the brain. However, the changes in hormone le.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017
    [Green] Returning to the Present Moment: Lessons from the Autumn Trees.
    Enlightened Society Green Non New-Agey Spirituality autumn fall leaves lessons from nature letting go present moment treesIn the midst of transition from what was to what will be, I am once again left in awe with nature's ability to show us so clearly what's necessary.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
    [Green] Limbo Land—Where the Healing Begins.
    Enlightened Society Love Non New-Agey Spirituality commitment green light growth love relationships self-development sexual discovery should I stay or should I go trustIt is somewhere in that strange room of realism and fantasy where all of life's discomfort resides. When we can't continue in an untenable and cold existence and we can't bear the thought of being without the person.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
    [Green] 8 Tips to Tapping into our Body Funk by making Natural Choices. {Partner}
    Let's start with eight tips and tricks to help transition from regular to natural deodorant: Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Family Featured Events Green Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Yoga Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) cruelty free health natural deodorant
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
    [Green] Why upcycling must become an economic sector
    economy green economy green living upcyclingby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Upcycling is, in general, the process where (at least) some of the shape and properties of the original waste product are retained – though not always, and we will come to that later – and where another useful product is produced from it. Though at times it might also (just) be a decorative item or a piece of art.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
    [Green] Science says Vegetarians have Higher Intelligence & are More Empathetic.
    If we want a little further proof that intelligence and vegetarianism are interrelated we only need to read what a few of the greatest minds the world has ever known had to say: Animal Rights Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Equal Rights Food Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Green] 26 Easy Ways to Go Green & Help Fight Climate Change.
    Family Green eco-friendly eco-friendly living eco-friendly tips go green green home green living green tips how to be green live greenSome of these even have the added benefit of helping us make new friends!
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Green] The Vegan Diet that Changed my Life: G-Bombs.
    Animal Rights Enlightened Society Food Green Health & Wellness cancer diet healthy morbid obesity plant-based diet vegan Whole FoodsThe idea of living as a vegan doesn't appeal to many Americans, but I assure you the food is delicious, and it is a lot less scary than dying of complications resulting from morbid obesity. This I can attest to first hand.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Green] Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge
    The refuge volunteer biologist had mentioned seeing a Green-tailed Towhee near the campsite, and there it was! Birding Destinations Greater Sage Grouse Green-tailed Towhee Hart Mountain NAR Warbling VireoGrowing up in central Oregon, allowed me to experience such a diverse amount of habitat, and the wildlife that resides there. It is a high desert, with sagebrush flats, surrounded by Ponderosa Pines, yet we still have large waterways, for waterfowl and shorebirds.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Green] Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30)
    The post Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30) appeared first on Green Living Ideas. One-third of America's land is in public hands, so let’s help our public lands continue to thrive for all to enjoy. Join National Public Lands Day to help clean, restore, and love the land where you live. Activism activism conservation National Public Lands Day Nature NEEF volunteer
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Green] Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30)
    The post Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30) appeared first on Green Living Ideas. One-third of America's land is in public hands, so let’s help our public lands continue to thrive for all to enjoy. Join National Public Lands Day to help clean, restore, and love the land where you live. Activism activism conservation National Public Lands Day Nature NEEF volunteer
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
    [Green] Any Manly Vegan would Weep over this Dish: Black Quinoa with Miso Zaalouk. {Recipe}
    Food Green Health & Wellness Travel WAYLON: Today Only black quinoa chef cook culinary eggplant recipe exotic food go vegan miso moroccan food Peggy Markel quinoa recipe vegan vegan meal vegan recipe zaaloukMiso adds a nice, deep yang salt balance to the eggplant’s yin. It’s a bit crunchy, spicy, and exotic. Waylon would weep.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
    [Green] Individual, Earth-Loving Actions Do Matter.
    Bicycle Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today climate change Earth earthquake eco-friendly go green greenI wonder, what will it take for us, as humans who live on Earth, to care for our planet?
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
    [Green] I Traveled to India & Realized the Real Cost of Things.
    Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only astrology downshift life change material minimalism spending money trip to India Western worldI’ve always been a lover of things. Shiny things, pretty things, things that cost a lot, things that cost nothing at all, and I was happy with this setup, for a time.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Green] For the Love of Plastic: Why I still use Plastic Bags, Proudly.
    Ecofashion Enlightened Society Green ecofriendly Environmentalism green plastic plastic bags recycling reusable bags shopping bag totes toxins zero wasteBlaming plastic bags because they are not biodegradable overlooks the advantages of.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
    [Green] Birding the Sittee River
    female Green Iguana. While in Belize back in August one of the outings we signed up for was a boat ride along the Sittee River, a mangrove-lined and placid river that flows into the Caribbean just south of Hopkins. We met our guide in the late afternoon and took the short golf cart ride to the marina where he dropped us off on a dock and went to get the boat. (He’s He’s returning for us in said boat in the photo up top.).
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
    [Green] Regrowing vegetables from kitchen scraps
    Spring Onion : Put the bottoms of those, the bulbs, for you really, theoretically and practically only use the green bits (just like large chives), into a pot and they will regrow. Keep cutting and using the green regrowth. free vegetables gardening gardening tips green living green living tips kitchen scraps urban gardening vegetable growing vegetablesby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Yes, it does work. At least with some vegetables.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017
    [Green] Trolling for Cuckoos in Costa Rica
    In keeping with my own year bird mission, I purposely take routes that pass through green space (mostly coffee farms), look for surreptitious cuckoo shapes in fig and Inga trees, and stare at more doves in flight than a hungry house cat. Most of all, though, I keep watching green space, hoping for a flyby cuckoo from the car or while walking near the house. I watch birds pretty much all the time.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Green] The Disturbing “Buzz” on Coffee Production.
    Animal Rights Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Equal Rights Food Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Green Featured Today agriculture bees climate change coffee coffee beans fair trade global warming latin americaIf the planet continues heating up at its current rate, the coffee growers could be out of business.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
    [Green] Evil Twin Brewing Falco India Pale Ale
    Titletown Brewing Company of Green Bay, Wisconsin has brewed Swifts’ Night Ale to help raise awareness of recent declines in Chimney Swift populations. If there’s a “ trash bird ” in the world of craft beer, it’s unquestionably IPA. Like starlings and pigeons, these flamboyantly hopped beers are everywhere, aggressively crowding out more modest offerings in taprooms and in the beer aisle, and always leaving a bitter aftertaste, whether you want it or not.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
    [Green] One-Minute Vegan Banana Ice Cream for Thriving Health. {Recipe}
    Food Green Health & Wellness bananas dessert health ice cream potassium quick recipes recipe snack sweet veganThis key nutrient most of us are lacking is none other than potassium. The recommended daily minimum is 4,700 milligrams—and 98 percent of Americans are not getting enough.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Green] A warmer world may bring more local, less global, temperature variability
    climate change climate event Earth green living Planet preparednessby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many tropical or subtropical regions could see sharp increases in natural temperature variability as Earth’s climate warms over coming decades, a new Duke University-led study suggests. These local changes could occur even though Earth’s global mean surface air temperature (GMST) is likely to become less variable, the study shows.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
    [Green] Avoid These 3 Toxic Everyday Products & Become an Educated Consumer.
    Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only arsenic chemicals Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) consumer household products organic toxic wineThere are products on the market today that pose serious health threats to those of us who use them every day. Despite court cases and consumers shedding light on these hazards, the FDA and EPA still haven’t banned them from the shelves. And this is why consumer education is imperative.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Green] How we can Lean into Plastic’s Painful Legacy & Make a Difference.
    Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today animals awareness bags change company compassion danger eco family green happiness healing Ice Rivers Springs landfills life mindfulness plastic plastic bags plastic problem reusable reusable bags rubbish solutions to-go cup trash water bottles
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Green] It’s pretty much Time to Panic: Global Warming & Weather Extremes.
    Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today awareness change climate climate change danger Earth earthquake earthquakes eco emergency environment Extreme Weather floods global warming green healing heat wave hurricane hurricanes life Paris agreement Planet Earth solar flare surge survival tornado tornadoes weather Weather Extremes
  • CONSERVANCY TALK  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Green] 5 Questions with The Nature Conservancy’s Mark Tercek
    Investments in “green infrastructure” can produce very attractive returns. Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 Sustainable Cleveland Summit. In advance of Mark’s speech, Matt Gray, Chief of Sustainability for the city of Cleveland, asked him a few questions. How did a self-proclaimed “city boy” from Cleveland end up leading the world’s largest environmental nonprofit?
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
    [Green] Big Day on Long Island: The Seatuck Birding Challenge
    Scarlet Tanager and Bay-breasted Warbler were two nice finds and we left Alley Pond Park north of 100 species but still missing some basic birds like Tufted Titmouse , Red-tailed Hawk , Belted Kingfisher , and Green Heron. We pulled up at Connetquot at just after four, with visions of finally getting Pied-billed Grebe , Belted Kingfisher , Tufted Titmouse , Red-tailed Hawk , and Green Heron. “I think I just heard a chickadee.” ” “Stop the car!
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
    [Green] I’m Vegan, but I Stopped Telling People—here’s Why.
    Enlightened Society Food Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z Food Featured Today animal welfare environment food choices Forks Over Knives vegan What the Health whole food plant basedSo if people really understood that they could enjoy good health and get off of medications that are both costly and cause side effects, would they be motivated to change even if it meant giving up animal based foods?
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017
    [Green] We are Abusing Planet Earth.
    Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today abuse animals awareness change compassion cruelty Earth eco environment green healing life living creatures mindfulness mother nature national parks nature oceans Planet Earth sustainable unsustainableWe are abusing mother earth, our home, and the home of our future generations.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Green] It’s Now or Never for this Precious Earth.
    Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today awareness breath busyness change compassion Earth eco environment family green healing lake atitlan life mindfulness mother earth now or never oxygen Pachamama pollution self loveThe most important thing is to stop polluting the planet.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Green] Open Letter to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, on the Purchase of Whole Foods.
    Enlightened Society Food Green Right Livelihood Amazon climate change eco food green jeff bezos open letter right livelihood Whole FoodsSo much now rests in your hands.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
    [Green] Growing Self-Sufficiency – Book Review
    By Sally Nex Published by Green Books September 2017 240 pages, paperback, 255mm x 205mm ISBN: 9780857843173 Growing Self-Sufficiency is a practical and inspirational guide for both the beginner and the experienced gardener. book review gardening green living grow your own Sally Nex self-sufficiencyEnjoy chicken, eggs, fruit, veg?
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Green] “Yesterday a woman came through our stand upset, we hooked her up with her drink on us. Today, we received this.”
    Main Categories* Arts Blog Enlightened Society Food GreenIf a picture is worth a thousand words, well, this picture is of a letter full of words of beauty, and heart. To the Tues. Sep.5th morning staff, You all are too good for this world. Imagine finding out that your boyfriends has a massively pregnant wife that you knew nothing about. Imagine getting zero hours […].
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Green] Why Combatting Fake News is so Important—& 5 Ways to Do It.
    Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood ask questions doubt elephant academy elephant apprentice Fake news fight fake news global warming mindful media research wild fires“Knowledge is knowing what to say. Wisdom is knowing whether or not to say it.” ~ Starhawk.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Green] White-eyed Vireos in Florida’s Econfina River State Park
    In some places bright green grasses grew to our calves, swishing against our legs as we walked. It was a hot and sunny Labor Day along Florida’s Gulf Coast, and my husband Brian and I were heading home from a friends and family weekend on the Suwannee River, stopping at state parks along the road-trip home. My camera bag, stuffed with extra lenses and binoculars, is practically a third appendage at this point, and I was ready to check out avian life at Econfina River State Park.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2017
    [Green] This is why Environmental Problems Should be Blamed on Consumers.
    Animal Rights Boulder Conscious Consumerism Ecofashion Enlightened Society Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today awareness bcorps biodegradable change conservation consumerism consumers corporations eco environment environmental problems green plastics politics practiceAs citizens, it will always be the responsibility of consumers and citizens to demand laws, policies, and products that do not harm the environment or wildlife.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2017
    [Green] Opportunistic Herons Catching Fish
    Black-crowned Night-Herons , Yellow-crowned Night-Herons , and a single Green Heron were perched on a variety of dead stubs and branches. One of the black-crowns and the Green Heron were clearly in hunting mode, leaning over the water, staring intently. a hungry Green Heron. The Green Heron had the same idea, though it often snatched the fish that cleared the surface entirely, which takes serious beak-eye coordination!
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017
    [Green] The Scent of Time – Book Review
    book review green living living simple living slow life spiritualityReview by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The scent of time A Philosophical Essay on the Art of Lingering By Byung-Chul Han Published 1st September 2017 by Polity Books (Part of Wiley) Paperback 146 pages Price: £9.99
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017
    [Green] Collaborative List – August 2017
    Green Pygmy-Goose – Nettapus pulchellus. Green-winged Teal – Anas crecca. Green Cay Wetlands & Nature Center. Green Heron – Butorides virescens. Green Ibis – Mesembrinibis cayennensis. Green Sandpiper – Tringa ochropus. Green Island. 9 beats, birded 9 countries this month; Belize , Guatamala , Costa Rica, UK, Iran, USA, Greece, Australia and Mexico.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2017
    [Green] A Dozen Quick and Easy Hummingbirds in Costa Rica
    Not an endemic but this wow-inducing bird makes up for it by merit of its large size, and stunning purple, green, and white plumage. There’s nothing “lesser” about the shining green and purple plumage of this bird. Green-crowned Brilliant. Green Thorntail. While it doesn’t really have bright colors, this exquisite bird compensates by resembling a feathered green wasp or some other strange tropical bug.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
    [Green] A Healthy Chilli Recipe for those who just want to Stay Home. {Vegan, Gluten Free}
    Food Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only autumn avocado chilli cosy end of summer introvert lentil recipe september vegan vegeterianIt’s already September. If you’re like me, you have a conflicting relationship with yourself about the sadness of summer ending and the thrill of chilly morning air.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Green] 5 Harvesting Tips for Urban-ish Gardening Rookies.
    Food Green autumn carrots dill fall gardening gardening rookies green growing food harvest lettuce organic potatoes tomatoes urban vegetablesWhile the thought of eating bugs is kind of a turn-off, they are harmless, if a little bitter, and many experienced gardeners consider them "extra protein.".
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 2017
    [Green] Needs and wants and being frugal
    children frugality green living green living tips life lessons making do making things needs wantsby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Very often wants are mistaken for needs and on other levels a want culture is being and has already been created where even the smallest child screams that he wants that because he needs it.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017
    [Green] Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017
    The post Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts composite decking construction Decking green homeComposite decking is popular with consumers seeking decks that have longevity while maintaining a wood-like appearance. Find our why this building material is better for your deck and better for the planet.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017
    [Green] Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017
    The post Composites Get Cool and Cooler for 2017 appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts composite decking construction Decking green homeComposite decking is popular with consumers seeking decks that have longevity while maintaining a wood-like appearance. Find our why this building material is better for your deck and better for the planet.
  • 10,000 BIRDS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017
    [Green] Birding Central Alabama
    Now we visited during the height of summer, exploring for the first time the bright green canopies of the mostly-deciduous forest. It was early when my husband and I pulled into Paul M. Grist State Park in central Alabama. Not early for a birder – it was after 8:30 a.m. – but early for normal people on a cloudy Saturday morning.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [Green] Don’t Worry, we Don’t Need the Oceans. {Poem}
    Enlightened Society Green beaches coral reef environment fish littering ocean ocean conservation plastic sea turtles TravelWhat use do they really serve?
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [Green] Climate Change and the Oceans
    The post Climate Change and the Oceans appeared first on Green Living Ideas. The temperature and the currents of the ocean are changing dramatically in the face of climate change. Learn what NEEF has to say about Climate Change and the Oceans. Climate Change climate change climate change and oceans currants NEEF ocean ocean temperatures
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [Green] Climate Change and the Oceans
    The post Climate Change and the Oceans appeared first on Green Living Ideas. The temperature and the currents of the ocean are changing dramatically in the face of climate change. Learn what NEEF has to say about Climate Change and the Oceans. Climate Change climate change climate change and oceans currants NEEF ocean ocean temperatures
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
    [Green] Climate Change and the Oceans
    The post Climate Change and the Oceans appeared first on Green Living Ideas. The temperature and the currents of the ocean are changing dramatically in the face of climate change. Learn what NEEF has to say about Climate Change and the Oceans. Climate Change climate change climate change and oceans currants NEEF ocean ocean temperatures
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2017
    [Green] The Rs and the U
    by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We have always told, and still are being told, that there are three Rs when it comes to “going green” and that those are “reduce, reuse, recycle” but, in fact, there are more than just those three, or at least there should be. green living green living tips recycling upcycling waste waste management
  • GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017
    [Green] 5 smart tips for traveling green
    Australia Sydney green travel tips for 2017 top tips for green travel 2017| Back to Basics | Listen up, class. The planet is in trouble. We love traveling, but travel is carbon intensive. So, don’t stop traveling. It’s one of life’s greatest pleasures. Just don’t give in to the temptation to ignore those sustainable habits we have at home. Have fun, sure. But don’t be part of […].
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017
    [Green] Is it Wrong to Raise a Child Vegan?
    Family Food Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today Alex Myles dairy industry eating meat factory farms plant-based diet vegan vegan diets for children vegetarianI have talked to many who are vegan who say that they wish their parents had explained where food comes from when they were younger, as once vegans and vege.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017
    [Green] Meet Donna: the 76-year-old Model Citizen who Can’t Afford Groceries.
    Enlightened Society Equal Rights Food Green Health & Wellness Right Livelihood aging population capitalism disadvantage economy elders food scarcity how to help oppression politics poverty societyHere are three things that can help us join in solidarity with our tribe who are negatively impacted by our form of capitalism.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017
    [Green] Happy Hour without Alcohol: 5 Blissful Booze-Free Cocktails. {Recipe}
    Food Green Health & Wellness WAYLON: Today Only alcohol free alternative cocktail drinking mother recipe virgin maryAs a mother of three, I’ve spent a good few years pregnant or breastfeeding meaning that I’ve also spent a fair few years needing refreshments that are booze-free.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017
    [Green] The 5 Plastics That Nobody Should Be Using
    The post The 5 Plastics That Nobody Should Be Using appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Consumerism phalates plastic waste PVC recycle styrofoam TerraCycle water bottlesWe are endangering the long-term well-being of the planet because of a desire for short-term wealth and material objects, many of which rely on cheap plastic inputs. As a consumer, the power to purchase is directly in your hands. Here are five plastic products everyone should be avoiding.
  • GREEN LIVING IDEAS  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017
    [Green] The 5 Plastics That Nobody Should Be Using
    The post The 5 Plastics That Nobody Should Be Using appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Consumerism phalates plastic waste PVC recycle styrofoam TerraCycle water bottlesWe are endangering the long-term well-being of the planet because of a desire for short-term wealth and material objects, many of which rely on cheap plastic inputs. As a consumer, the power to purchase is directly in your hands. Here are five plastic products everyone should be avoiding.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017
    [Green] Himalayan salt lamps
    charlatans false experts green lies green living health health gurus Himalayan Saltby Michael Smith (Veshengro) Himalayan salt lamps are not made with salt from the Himalayas for starters. They also do not release any negative ions or anything like that. They look pretty when lit by a light bulb or a candle, but that is about all. Claims that salt lamps release any appreciable amount of negative ions have been shown to be untrue, and from a scientific point of view, not possible.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017
    [Green] Living the Dream isn’t always Paradise—3 Things we can Learn from It.
    Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness Inspiring (Wow) Travel Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z ADMIN Green Featured Today ecofriendly fixing things green living health healthcare island living living the dream paradise plastic bags recycle resourcefulness trash wasteThere’s much more to living on a tiny tropical island, and it isn’t all fun.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017
    [Green] Become an Avant Gardener: 5 Reasons to Grow your Own Veggies.
    Not a green thumb? Enlightened Society Food Green Right Livelihood community compost food co-op gardener Healthy food kale nutrition plants self sustainable vegetablesStart with some non-fussy perennials such as raspberries. Grow a potato, they are hardy and can tolerate your learning curve.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017
    [Green] British festivals are utter rubbish!
    environment festivals green living rubbish wasteby Michael Smith (Veshengro) The UK's biggest festivals churn out over 1,600 tons of all kinds of rubbish. Put into perspective that is as heavy as: 2500 cows, 250 T-Rex, 200 elephants, 20 Space Shuttles, or 15 Blue Whales. That is rather heavy, isn't it? And a load of rubbish that does not have to be.
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017
    [Green] One Mundane, but Handy Side-effect of Mindfulness & 8 Ways to Practice It.
    The list of scientifically proven effects of mindfulness meditation is endless, but there is one mundane side-effect that I've never seen mentioned: Conscious Consumerism Green Health & Wellness eco tips how to save money meditation mindfulness mindfulness meditation save money ways to save money
  • ELEPHANT JOURNAL  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Green] Good Karma Extra Credit? Text this Number to save these Parks.
    Main Categories* Adventure Bicycle Ecofashion Featured Events Green Inspiring (Wow) Waylon Lewis Waylon: Daily Newsletter WAYLON: Today Only national parks Patagonia politics public lands republican take action Yvon ChouinardGood Karma Extra Credit? Text this Number to save these Parks. I just did so: This isn’t about left or right. This is about America the Beautiful, about our future inheritance—and about preserving that future for our next generations. Waylon Lewis, ed.
  • GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 2017
    [Green] Londoners turn their bottles into beats for a Party in the Park
    Revellers across the capital this weekend power a party to help keep parks green London, Monday 21st August (Press Release) : London’s parks were left a little bit greener this weekend – as park revellers traded in their empty bottles for music beats.
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