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LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY [Green] Going Green for Your Driveway
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
green construction green living how to go green concrete green driveway Green living living green permeable drivewaysPermeable driveways have always fascinated me. Well, maybe not when I was a kid and loved to skateboard. They help to absorb runoff, recharge aquifers, and naturally filter water on its way to the river outfall, lake, or ocean, vastly helping water quality. It reduces flood dangers and lessens the need for obtrusive storm channels [.].
SIERRA CLUB COMPASS [Green] Building Green Makes Housing More Affordable
| MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014
If you think of "green" homes and solar panels as luxury amenities for high-end housing, you might be surprised to learn that these are becoming standard features in low-income housing, even here in Virginia. Recognizing these benefits, the Virginia Housing Development Authority 10 years ago began to incentivize green building techniques. As a result, when government agencies and nonprofits build low-income housing in Virginia today, they make green building a priority.
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] 5 Ways Attendees Can ‘Green’ Natural Products Expo West.
| FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2013
What could attendees be doing to green Expo West or other conferences they attend?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Coursera’s Free and Green Harvard, Princeton and Stanford University Courses
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Green Prophet’s Brian Nitz introduced me to wildly addictive Coursera (my unwalked dog and idle treadmill thank you, sir). Lifestyle & Culture Climate Change Energy global warming green education Harvard online university Princeton Stanford United StatesGot internet access? Then you also have admission to university-level education, absolutely free and with fully flexible class times. Been itching to up your game in an area of science or energy?
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Venice Eco Cottages: L.A.’s vintage green by the beach
| THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012
| So Green, So Cool | There are so many Los Angeleses, even if you stand in the same spot. ’s vintage green by the beach is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Take Venice Beach, for instance. We remember coming here in the 1980s as an antidote to perfectly scripted Beverly Hills. Venice in those days was the outré actor of bad attitude and raw emotion without [.] Venice Eco Cottages: L.A.’s
ECO-VEGAN GIRL [Green] Green Friday
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2009
While I try not to consume too much, it is a good day to save money on holiday gifts ( check out my green gift ideas post ). Green Friday tips: Buy only what you, or the person you're giving to, needs. Etsy's Green Friday deals. Green Nest in Culpeper, VA will have some specials. Green with Glamour is offering a generous 33% off (code GRECHEN33). They sell a lot of cool green gifts. Real Green Goods is offering 20% off.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Refugee Camp in Bethlehem Sprouts Green Rooftops
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 10, 2012
Cramped conditions in the Dheisheh refugee camp of Bethlehem mean that any space – nevermind green space – is difficult to come by. As I have written in the past, the flat roofs of Middle Eastern homes are great spaces that are often overlooked so it’s lovely to see them being put to green use in even the most difficult circumstances. . Food & Health Bethlehem food insecurity Green Roof Israel-Palestinian conflict rooftop farming West Bank
NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE [Green] Cool Green Science: The Best of the Blog 2015
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015
Each year, we look back at some of our most popular posts of the year on Cool Green Science. This marks the end of our third year, and we’d like to thank you for building Cool Green Science into one of the most popular conservation science blogs on the web. At Cool Green Science, we’re not afraid to tackle the tough questions.
10,000 BIRDS [Green] Whoo-Hoo! Green Heron is the 2015 American Birding Association Bird of the Year!
| MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 2015
My lobbying must be more effective than I thought because the Green Heron has been named as the American Birding Association Bird of the Year for 2015 ! After all, Green Heron is the bird that made me become a birder. Not only that but Green Herons are sometimes called “ Shitepokes “ and they have awesome necks. Your average Green Heron has more than an amazing neck and a scatological nickname though. Yeah, that’s right, Green Herons are smart.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] 15 Surprising Green Uses for Coffee Grinds (Used and New)
| FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
Here in Jordan, where waste management is woefully disorganized, it’s an opportunity unlikely to be exploited, but Green Prophet would love to hear if roof gardener s and apartment farmers in other (coffee-living) Middle East countries pick up this ball and run with it. Food & Health Amman beauty coffee community gardens compost gardening green cleaning products organic agriculture recyclingCoffee has a secret life beyond your kitchen filter.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Clean Reusable Totes, Or Risk Going Green
| TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
Your reusable totes may be full of bacteria and can turn you seriously “green” Time to practice good bag hygiene. . Food & Health going green reusable bags shoppingResearchers at the University of Arizona tested 84 reusable shopping totes and found over half were contaminated with harmful bacteria, including the dangerous E.coli.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Does Green Living Cost More? 7 Green Changes You Can Make to Save Money
| SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2015
At Green Living Ideas, we get a fair number of comments from readers saying that they’d love to do more green living, but it just costs more to do so. But is it true that green living costs more than living. The post Does Green Living Cost More? 7 Green Changes You Can Make to Save Money appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green Lifestyle Cost green living save strategies
GREEN PROPHET [Green] First Green-Roofed Urban Oasis Planned for Abu Dhabi
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
Albeit better than neighboring Dubai’s skyline of what renowned architect Frank Gehry calls “cheap” and “anonymous” architecture , Abu Dhabi has grown into a dense urban environment with precious few green spaces. The municipality aims to rectify that, however, starting with a 19,000 square foot green-roofed “urban oasis.” Nonetheless, a large green roof will be a boon for the city for a variety of reasons.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] HEPCA’s Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered
| TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 2013
It will also be topped by a green roof that is not only useful for insulating the interior during hot summers, but is also expected to provide a mini-habitat for the many birds that travel through the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway. ” While science education is notoriously low in parts of North Africa and the Middle East, Green Prophet has observed a noticeable growth in science-based educational and tourism initiatives.
- [Green] Green Life After Death
Fortunately, over the last few years, there has been a change in attitude, with more and more people opting for more green options. Instead of using coffins with elaborate metal work or made from wood that has not been sustainably sourced, green burials opt for biodegradable options like wicker or cardboard. Green burials are actually cheaper than traditional burials, though not as cheap as cremation. Green Technology Sustainability burial cremation death Green
LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY [Green] Go Green, Save Energy and Be Cool
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Go Green, Save Energy and Be Cool by greenwise on January 20, 2011 The iPhone has been an overwhelming success. Now there are some new devices available that let you go green and save energy as you show the world how cool you are.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Leicester Green Light Festival
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2011
Green Light Festival Leicester's festival of sustainable living Saturday 12th February 2011 De Montfort University [link] Green Light will take place from 10am to 6pm on Saturday 12th February 2011 in the Queens Building at De Montfort University, Mill Lane, Leicester, LE2 7DP. Look out for the Green Light Express walking train, heading over to the festival from the town centre on the day. Check out the Green Light website for details.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Green Miner Pulls Minerals from Desalination’s Seawater Brine
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 2012
This new approach uses bacteria to mine sulphur and magnesium from desalination’s polluting brine. . Desalination’s no golden ticket to creating water for the Middle East but it’s an approach that more and more countries are turning to as a last resort. Desalination is energy intensive, and what to do with the toxic waste byproducts ? Biomineralogist Damian Palin is turning to biology to mine valuable minerals from desalination brine. “I
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Home Study to Green Your Education | Green Prophet
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
Read more about green education: Why He’ll be Eco-Networking with a “Green MBA Eco-Mum on Greening Your Back to School Shopping Bali Green School is a Model for Green Education Everywhere Image via: Cordelia McLeilan Browse topics: environmental education , school , sustainable education , transportation Leave a Response RSS click here Most Popular Hijab-Friendly Ensemble From Fashion Conscience THIS Toothbrush Is A Miswak What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Beirut Is Getting Its First Green-Roofed Tower
| THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011
This new tower will also be the first in Beirut to have green roofs. The designers behind Masdar City , this beautiful bank in Morocco , and scores of other projects in the region, they have just broken ground on Beirut’s very first green-roofed mixed use development. More Foster & Partners Projects in the Middle East: Foster & Partners Finish Gorgeous Green Building in Morocco. Foster & Partners broke ground on their first project in Lebanon.
ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS NETWORK [Green] Go Green with Fiber Optic Christmas Trees
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
Activism Art Eco Gadgets Go Green Green Technology Holiday Sustainability Christmas eco-friendly christmas tree Green By Guest Contributor: Ariel Nagel. There are few seasons in the course of the year that are so closely tied to feelings of both joy and dread. Each holiday season, we anticipate time spent with loved ones, great food, and perhaps a present or two.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico's green revolution
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2010
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? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico’s green revolution 30 December 10 · 6 comments | Mexico’s Greenest City? | B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Ramadan: The Time To Go Green Is Now
| THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2011
There are literally a couple of days left till Ramadan starts , so I want to make a last ditch attempt to encourage Muslims to go green in the holy month of fasting. Fairtrade and Green Guidance. To help Muslims on their way, the US Green Faith organisation arranged a webinar on observing a Green Ramadan last week. We will also distribute literature and accompany our ‘Green Iftars’ with an ecologically minded Khutbah [mosque sermon] to accompany our efforts.”.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Extraordinary “Green Machine” mobile city fertilizes the Sahara Desert as it moves
| TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014
To make that easier for desert dwellers , Stephane Malka and Yachar Bouyaha proposed the Green Machine – a massive city on tank treads that fertilizes the Sahara as it moves. . Originally entered into a competition as the Morrocan pavilion for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale and selected for the Jury special prize, The Green Machine rethinks our future survival in the desert – albeit in a wild and wacky way.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Green Bites – Book Review
| SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Green Bites: Ecological Musings from the Front by John Vlahakis 250 pages, paperback, 8.9 For those of us just beginning our path, and for those already going along it, Green Bites offers food for thought about ways to become more informed and make healthier, happier choices for yourself, your family, and the environment. He is the founder of Earth Friendly Products, a green household products brand and a daily blogger at earthyreport.com.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Green Muslims Top ‘Muslim 500? List
| MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2012
Green Muslims have been nominated as some of the most influential Muslim leaders of 2011. While Green Prophet works on its own top green leaders of 2011 , the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre had released a list of the 500 most prominent Muslims of the past year. The Green Grand Mufti of Egypt, Sheikh Ali Goma’a as well as Fazlun Khalid, who I interviewed last year were both included on the list. The Grand Green Mufti of Egypt.
ECCORAZZI [Green] Annual Go Green Expo Will Feature Captain Paul Watson
| MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011
The annual Go Green Expo is the nation’s premiere green business and sustainable lifestyle show; with over 200 eco-friendly booths , green celebrity guests, and industry leaders aiming to educate about going green in all aspects of your life. If you’d like to check out the Go Green Expo you can purchase tickets online here or when you arrive at the show (it’s only $15 for a full weekend pass, $10 for students and seniors, and free for kids under 12).
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Calling All Green Bloggers – Masdar Competition Wants Your Ideas!
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
Energy blogging green competition Masdar Masdar Group waterFancy the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to attend Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week in the United Arab Emirates? Well, here’s how. Masdar, the renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi , has launched an international blogging contest to raise awareness of the critical issues of water security and energy.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] The Joy of Green Cleaning – Book Review
| MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Joy of Green Cleaning 4th Revised Edition 2011 by Leslie Reichert available as E-book and as bound copy 97 pages ISBN: 978-1-4276-3444-3 (E-book) Ed Begley Jr., On the other hand, this is a much needed book and I can but hope that it will bring many people into the realm of green cleaning.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Turkey’s First Green Lifestyle Website Ye?ilist, Now Bilingual
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011
Turkey’s Green Roots. il” means “green” in Turkish) is the brainchild of Ergem and Georgie, two women living in Turkey who often had trouble finding information about eco-friendly products and services in available to them in the country. The site now features an information directory about sixteen different subjects on which people might seek green guidance. Turkey’s Green Reach.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Jordan’s eco park helps the country go green!
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2015
Nestled in the hills and landscape of north-western Jordan, lies a green oasis with an eco-minded philosophy: Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark (SHE.). On weekends in spring it’s not unusual for the park to see 2,000 visitors, ranging from families, to school groups and nature lovers all wanting to make the most out of the open green space, and enjoy the flora and diverse ecological habitats.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Green Prophet’s 11 Eco Heroes of 2011
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2012
We’ve seen protests against corruption, people have taken to the streets to save salt lakes , promote green transport and ask that renewable energy is taken more seriously. After whittling down the nominations – we present our editorial pics: the top 11 Green Prophet Heroes for 2011! An inspirational green campaigner , Ilana is the embodiment of green living. Disclaimer: Inji El Abd writes for Green Prophet.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Is Tel Aviv’s green bus terminal still blooming?
| MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2015
Green Prophet has not been able to contact the organizers. South Tel Aviv’ s Central Bus Station (CBS) sprawls across 10 acres in the poorest part of the city. Inaugurated in 1993 as a “city under a roof”, the neglected station – like many urban transport hubs – has since became a hangout, hotel and unofficial business center for addicts, prostitutes, thieves and homeless. It’s not a place to dawdle.
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] How Boulder is Inspiring the World to Get Green.
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2015
Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boulder Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green alternative energy Colorado new era colorado public ownership Public Service In 2009 in the peak of the world’s financial crisis and the first year of President Obama’s term, almost anything seemed possible.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] iPhone app for Netherlands green travel
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2011
Let your iPhone be your guide to traveling green in Holland. Included are fair trade shops, organic markets, yoga studios, aid organizations, vegetarian restaurants, eco-fashion shops, natural cosmetic shops, green hotels and more. Each venue is reviewed by local volunteers and students, then rated using three categories of sustainability—”good,” “green” and/or “great.”
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open
| FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
Now it's the city's newest boutique hotel, and eco-chic too Chicago’s Ivy Hotel: chic green luxury, and now open is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Chicago Hotels Illinois North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Green Travel News Ivy Hotel Midwest ReutersBarely more then a block from Michigan Avenue in Chicago’s artsy Near North neighborhood, the Ivy Hotel was once an office building.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Green sky genius: tray table cover from recycled plastic
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2012
It's is food-contact safe Green sky genius: tray table cover from recycled plastic is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Airlines News Technology Air travel Green Travel News Reuters trayguardDisgusted by dirty, germy airplanes? Now there's a personal space you can be sure is clean with an antimicrobial tray table cover made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The environmentally friendly cover slips over and is fastened to the tray table, covering it completely.
- [Green] Is Green Infrastructure Doomed to Underinvestment, Just Like Our Grey Infrastructure?
Conservationists have been advocating lately for green infrastructure: trees, oyster reefs, wetlands and more that provide infrastructure and additional values. But how can we ensure that green infrastructure don’t see the same level of underinvestment? The concept of green infrastructure is all the rage now in the conservation community. Why is the conservation community so energetically promoting the concept of green infrastructure?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] How to go green with eco-friendly clothing
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016
Well, first and foremost–it’s going green! You can choose to go green through your clothing, as well. And, I’m not trying to diminish going green. It doesn’t have to be all or nothing–baby steps are fine, as long as you continue to build upon what you have learned about going green. ” Currently, green apparel makes up about $5 billion in the $200 billion fashion industry. Green fashion is certainly making many inroads.
CONSERVANCY TALK [Green] My Green Commute: Running to Work
| THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014
You can green commute and donate while you do it : 10 cents a mile for bikers and 25 cents a mile for runners/walkers (not that I’m competitive or anything). Running apps Charity Miles Climate Change green commute Green Living running Ethan Kearns not only runs in races, he also runs to work. Photo: © Karine Aigner for The Nature Conservancy. By Ethan Kearns. Everyone has a morning ritual. Get up. Shower. Put on the suit & tie. Make breakfast. Get out the door.
LIVING GREEN & SAVING ENERGY [Green] Go Green, Save Energy and Be Cool | Living Green and Saving Energy
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Go Green, Save Energy and Be Cool by greenwise on January 20, 2011 The iPhone has been an overwhelming success. Now there are some new devices available that let you go green and save energy as you show the world how cool you are.
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] An Easy Way to Go Green this Winter.
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2014
Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Editor''s Picks earth consciousness environment green energy green tag RECs renewable energy renewable energy credits tradable renewable certificate Usually, my favorite way to save money on heating is to curl up in my thick, brown bamboo bathrobe that makes me look disturblingly like a 5" 2'' teddy bear.
ECO-VEGAN GIRL [Green] Green: Now and Then
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
A friend of mine in her 50s posted this great perspective about being green on Facebook, which was written by a friend of hers. I apologized and explained, "We didn't have this green thing back in my earlier days". She was right about one thing--our generation didn't have the green thing in “Our” day. But we didn't have the green thing back in our day. We didn't have the green thing in our day. We didn't have the green thing back in our day. eco green
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] Why I Love & Support the New Starbucks Green Cup.
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2016
Enlightened Society Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Starbucks should be commended whole-heartedly for using their enormous platform to send a much needed message: we are all one. coffee controversy cup election holiday Starbucks
GREEN PROPHET [Green] New Green Roofed School in Kuwait Will Promote Hands on Agricultural Learning
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2012
Educators are hoping to reinvigorate “the Cradle of Civilization” with a new green roofed school designed by Perkins + Will that promotes hands-on agricultural learning. More on Green Building in the Middle East: Hassan Fathy is the Middle East’s Father of Sustainable Architecture. Architecture & Urban agriculture Eco-architecture green building Green Roof landscape roof Middle East Perkins + Will rooftop farming
ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS NETWORK [Green] Think Green While Drinking Red
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014
With Valentine’s Day around the corner many people spend lots of time (and money) putting together a romantic evening. From choosing the perfect flowers and chocolates, to the perfect restaurant, there are a lot of “important” commercially fueled financial decisions to be made in the next week. Many couples find sharing a bottle of wine a romantic, Valentines worthy, activity. Unfortunately, a conventionally produced bottle of wine can contain up to 250 types of chemicals. That’s not so romantic.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Another great reason to visit Cuba: it’s green
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016
Caribbean Community Cuba Cuban national parks Cuban UNESCO biospheres eco-conscious Cuba eco-friendly Cuba eco-friendly Vinales Valley green Cuba greenest countries in the world organic Cuba| Viva La Eco-Revolucion! | | Today’s hottest travel destination in The Americas is an island frozen in time. It’s Cuba, of course, where you go to see 1959 again.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Green bliss: Bali Spirit Festival
| MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
Green bliss: Bali Spirit Festival is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Asia Bali Experiences/Events Indonesia News Ubud Yoga Bali Spirit Festival Green Travel NewsThis month's Bali Spirit Festival in Ubud, Bali is considered one of the world’s top yoga, dance and live music experiences. Another is its growing eco-commitment.
ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS NETWORK [Green] Environmental Popcorn II : Green Documentaries
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2013
Art Entertainment Pop Culture Goes Green Uncategorized academy awards documentary filmMost people watch movies to be entertained or for escapism, but film can also serve another purpose. Documentary films can introduce viewers to new human (or animal) experiences and can challenge viewers to reflect on their own lives. In celebration of the 85 th Academy Awards I have compiled a list of environmentally themed Academy Awards Nominated feature length documentaries from the last few years.
NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE [Green] Better Green Living Through Chemistry
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2014
Opinions expressed on Cool Green Science and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Nature Conservancy. By Cara Byington, Science Communications Specialist. Conservancy NatureNet Fellow Sen Zhang and his colleagues recently announced a new process that overcomes a key obstacle to the wider adoption of fuel cells that could power our cars and homes with clean, renewable energy: their prohibitive cost.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Green Product News: Bambu Helps Save Bees!
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
The company is a member of Green America and its Green Business Network, and manufactures using organic sources certified by IMO Switzerland. Green Lifestyle Bambu is one of our favorite sustainable businesses. Not only do they source great products and take good care of their workers, they produce really beautiful AND functional kitchen and home goods. Read more about Bambu here.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Al Ain Jungle School: Other UAE Institutes Are “Green” With Envy
| SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2011
The success of greening Al Ain’s Liwa International school could have great environmental ramifications for other schools in the region. Although we hear very little from another emirate, Al Ain, it turns out that the Liwa International School located in “the Garden City is actually the first in the Middle East to develop a living, breathing “green wall. And the green wall is just the beginning.
GREEN BLOG [Green] Green energy alone won’t save the earth – social change is also needed
| TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2012
The most popular techno-fix for global warming is green energy. Rather than displacing fossil fuels, green energy sources have proven to be mostly additive. “Do Contrary to the accepted wisdom that new green energy replaces fossil-fuel use, York found that on average each unit of energy use from non-fossil-fuel sources displaced less than a quarter of a unit of energy use from fossil-fuel sources.
- [Green] Tips to Shrink Your Business’ Carbon Footprint
Companies that go green are also more productive, according to researchers from UCLA and the University of Paris-Dauphine. Going green doesn’t […]. green business practices Green News green work habits saving energy sustainability how to go green for business sustainable businessesIn addition to increased productivity, reducing your carbon footprint can help reduce your costs and overall expenses.
ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS NETWORK [Green] Thinking Green This Halloween
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013
Whether you dress up or decorate your lawn with monsters and ghouls, there are many ways to think green this Halloween. Go Green Holiday halloween “This is Halloween, Everybody Make a Scene!”. - The Nightmare Before Christmas. With the National Retail Federation expecting Americans to spend 6.9 Billion dollars on Halloween this year, Halloween will most likely be a scene.
GREEN HOME BLOG [Green] 5 Big Green Changes for Your Home
| THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
5 Big Green Changes for Your Home. Going green usually means making small changes to your everyday life: we replace disposables with reusable items, toss toxic chemicals in the trash, or bike to the store. When you’re ready to expand your green lifestyle, your home is a great place to start. To help you, we’ve put together our list of five big changes that will make your home clean, green, efficient, and safe.
THE GREEN SAMARITAN [Green] Weekly Round-Up: Green Love around the Web
| SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2011
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Galapagos cruise earns double green certification
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011
| Green Travel News |. The company had previously been awarded a SmartVoyager “green seal of approval.”. Ecoventura: green seal of approval. And In November 2009, Ecoventura received Travel + Leisure’s 5th annual Global Vision Award for Green Cruising. Galapagos cruise earns double green certification is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Green hotel in Cancun? Cruise Ecuador Galapagos Islands News South America Ecoventura Green Travel News
THE GREEN SAMARITAN [Green] SAY It Forward: A Call to Share Your Green Homeowner Experience
| TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 2011
Greenspiration Home is an online resource dedicated to helping homeowners build, renovate, and decorate green. Unfortunately, 30 or 40 years is a long wait to learn everything one needs to know about owning and maintaining a home – especially when it comes to green attributes. Energy Efficiency Green Living Energy Efficient Homes Green Building Greenspiration HomeDo you have a story to share that could save other homeowners energy, water, materials or cost?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Rosetta Green’s Cotton Goes Global
| THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
Israel-based Agro-tech company Rosetta Green has been chosen by international seed manufacturer Bayer CropScience AG for collaboration on a project that will help improve cotton crop for farmers. Rosetta Green, which also manufactures biofuels using algae , has developed microRNA genes that can replace the need for environmentally harmful pesticides, by making certain crops, like cotton resistant to bugs that would kill them.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Sustainable, Online Green Courses for 2014
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2014
I introduced Green Prophet readers to environmental e-learning and Laurie updated us with details on Mitx, Coursera and Udacity environmentalism courses in Februrary 2013. I will also provide a list of upcoming courses in green energy, sustainability and other aspects of environmentalism. A new term has just begun with a wide selection courses related to environmentalism. So this is a good time for a refresher on how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) work.
GREEN HOME BLOG [Green] What is Wrong With PVC?
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
Tagged: ecofriendly , green home , Green kids , green living , greening , PVC , recycled material , recycled plastic , Recycling. Defining Green Going Green Green Business Green Health Recycling ecofriendly green home Green kids green living greening PVC recycled material recycled plasticWhat is Wrong with PVC? What Is PVC?
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Go Green, Go Paperless, Go Jobless
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
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?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Jenin Playground to Get Green Makeover
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011
Architecture & Urban air pollution children green architecture Jenin permaculture water contamination West BankGerman-Palestinian society NIJMAH is working on renovating a kid’s playground using natural materials and setting up a permaculture garden. Permaculture may be new to the Middle East but with Jordan hosting the recent permaculture world conference and various organic farms sprouting up , the region is slowly catching up.
ECCORAZZI [Green] 13 Amazing Benefits from Drinking Green Tea
| MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
By Michelle Schoffro Cook | Care2.com Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire. Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in Read More The post 13 Amazing Benefits from Drinking Green Tea appeared first on Ecorazzi.
THE GREEN SAMARITAN [Green] 5 Green Go-To Resources to Become More Eco-Aware
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2010
GREEN PROPHET [Green] West Elm’s Living Green Wall is a First in Kuwait
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2012
It is almost certain that a new green wall installed in Kuwait is the emirate’s very first. GSky Plant Systems produces three different kinds of green wall systems, including the Versa Wall installed in Kuwait. Used as a branding element since West Elm received widespread acclaim for its first green wall in Seattle, it is completely self-sufficient, meaning that it requires virtually zero maintenance.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Going lean is the new green
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2015
The next movement in green marketing, therefore, is and must be about focusing on waste reduction. It just is not enough to buy so-called green products – we have to promote responsible consumption and we have to get away also from what I like to refer to as greensumption; buying green goods because “we must have them to be green”. That is not “green” and that does not prevent waste.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
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? B OOK GREEN TRAVEL HERE. Favorites from the green brick road Search for your next Los Cabos vacation here.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] A Guide To Green Blogging For Muslims
| THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011
Want to attract Muslim readers and help them switch to a green way of life? A couple more weeks of blogging will make it a full year since I joined the Green Prophet team writing on Eco-Islam. I’ve enjoyed every moment of it and learnt a lot about writing green blogs for Muslims, which is why I have put together a short guide to green blogging for Muslims ! Why Should Green Bloggers Engage With Muslims? Recognize Islam’s Green Principles.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Costa Rica: 5 great green reasons to go NOW
| TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
Costa Rica: 5 great green reasons to go NOW is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | The Americas’ Greenest | Costa Rica and eco-travel have long been synonymous. And for good reason. Although smaller than West Virginia, this tiny Central American country is home to nearly five percent of all species on Earth, and over 25 percent of the Costa Rica has been permanently protected as national parks or nature [.]
HUG A TREE WITH ME [Green] A Green Girl’s Guide to Getting Rid of Body Hair
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 2014
Nevertheless, there are greener options out there for all my fellow hair removing ladies, below are just a few…… A Green Girl’s Guide to Getting Rid of Body Hair: Sugaring: Sugaring is the process of removing the hair from the legs, pits and privates with a warm paste of melted sugar, water and lemon juice. green up your body green alternatives natural beauty Many women all over the world celebrate their body hair, and to them, I say “more power to ya!”
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Canadian business travelers going more green
| MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
Canadians who say green initiatives at hotels are important to them are on the rise, says the 2012 Canadian Travel Intentions Survey. Canadian business travelers going more green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Canada Hotels News North America Green Travel News green travel trends Reuters
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Eating Real Food Can Save The Environment | Green Prophet
| SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2011
“Green food lovers don’t always have to eat healthy. Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I.
GREEN HOME BLOG [Green] Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation
| TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012
Simply Google “green” hotels, or go to the “Green” Hotels Association’s website. This will also help you decide what kind of clean, green car you’re going to trade up to when the lease on your current vehicle expires (or when the vehicle you purchased passes that instant-obsolescence five-year mark). Patronize family-friendly green restaurants. Tagged: eco travel , green camping , green home , green living , greening.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Abu Dhabi Dump to Power 100 MW Green Energy Incinerator
| THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013
About half of Abu Dhabi’s trash will ‘burn’ into green electricity in new $850 million power plant. Or maybe you’d read stories on Green Prophet about Masdar , or Shams, the world’s largest CSP plant in Abu Dhabi. Now in the news: Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates has just announced the creation of an $850 million incinerator plant which will take garbage from the city and “burn” it into green fuel. .
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Greening Hip-Hop
| TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011
Greening Hip-Hop: Legendary Innovators Star & Buc Wild Join Forces with Socially Responsible Start Up, Bennu, to Launch the First Eco-Friendly Hip-Hop Merchandise New York, NY, April 2011 – Always known for staying ahead of the curve, Star & Buc Wild are again leading the way by merging hip-hop culture and the amplifying Green Wave. We respect the green movement and believe it’s important to incorporate a mission into our work.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Dubai’s Eco Maid Is Green And Orange
| MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011
Tolga Soytekin may not look like an Eco Maid, but his new Dubai-based business is pretty darn green. Called Eco Maid, the company uses none of the harmful corrosives that almost poisoned one Green Prophet reader’s baby. And, proving that it pays to “go green, they can offer their service for the same price as their toxic competitors. Green is money! “It is our philosophy is that it shouldn’t cost you any more to ‘go green,’ Tolga says.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
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? A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas 9 February 11 · 0 comments | Eco Masai Mara | H ow can any green traveler resist this call of nature?
ECCORAZZI [Green] 10 Amazing Green Features of Justin Timberlake’s Golf Course
| THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
Timberlake owns Mirimichi, a golf course in his home state of Tennessee, and it's one of the greenest in the country. Read More. Causes Environment Featured News Sports justin timberlake
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] The Green Diaper Dilemma. ~ Katka Konecna-Rivera
| THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Z ADMIN Family Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today babies Children (For cloth diapers eco eco-friendly diapers environment family green green diapers green parenting mindful parenting not ab them) parentingThe stats can speak for themselves.
THE GREEN SAMARITAN [Green] Get the Latest in Green Living at Green Life Buzz
| TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
Check out the latest in living green at Green Life Buzz. The site collects all the best content about living a green life from a variety of sources and offers it up in one easy location. Green LivingWhat’s the buzz? I’m pleased to announce that TGS is a newly featured blog among many other sites. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] GE Sets Green Tech Shop in Israel
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2011
Israeli Companies Winners in GE Green Innovation Marathon. GE looks to create wind, solar and smart grid technologies with Israeli engineers. Already in a number of clean technology partnership projects, including solar energy and desalination, America’s giant electrical products company, General Electric – GE - is setting up a “multidisciplinary research and development center in Haifa Israel Globes reports.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] The UK steps up green living a notch: the biggest home improvement scheme since WWII
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2012
the UK government initiative known as The Green Deal aims to make properties more energy efficient, which will, of course, make them more environmentally friendly. The Green Deal hopes to fix this problem by taking measures such as installing Green Deal Boilers, Green Deal Double Glazing and Green Deal Insulation. For example, a Green Deal assessor will be someone that is trained to a Green Deal standard to visit a property and survey it for its inefficiencies.
- [Green] Raising Earth Savers: How To Raise Children Who Live Green, Eco-Minded Lifestyles
Raising Earth Savers: How To Raise Children Who Live Green, Eco-Minded Lives. Green activities for children. green living how to go green sustainability raising eco-minded children raising green children
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Hotels ‘green up’ for business guests
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2012
A hotel stay might have once been thought of as an opportunity to overindulge on rich buffet food, multiple luxuriant baths and mini-bar nightcaps, but is the modern business traveler more likely to demand gluten-free breakfasts, in-room yoga mats and a green-energy policy? Hotels ‘green up’ for business guests is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Newlife for Green Hotel
| SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2011
Battlesteads Hotel in Wark, Northumberland, a holder of a coveted Gold Award from the Perth- based Green Tourism Business Scheme, has painted several of their rooms with the recycled water-based paint. said Katie Meyrick, the Green Officer of the Battlesteads Hotel. Battlesteads Hotel which is situated 12 miles outside Hexham has been shortlisted for the prestigious Green Tourism Business Scheme Goldstar Award which will be awarded to the greenest hotel in the scheme.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Why go Green?
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
However we lack the ‘green’ commitment by political leaders and heads of industry which alienates any efforts made. Many businesses seem to believe, and individuals too, that going green is expensive and they cannot afford it. Going green makes actual economic sense and is great for business.
SIGHTLINE DAILY [Green] Asian Americans’ Green Values
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
So, while polling data are still fairly spotty, evidence is mounting that most Asian Americans hold particularly strong green values. But green values stand out as particularly important to this group of voters. But Lloyd Green suggests that one major reason that Asian Americans are turning away from the Republican party nationally is the party’s increasing rejection of science. A growing Asian American voting bloc.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] Make this New Year the year of the green resolutions
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2014
Make the 2014 the year of the green resolutions at home and elsewhere by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many people tend to make New Year resolutions that they end up breaking, unfortunately, already, in the majority, about two days in, because those resolutions are, all too often, about self-improvement. Resolve to make this year greater, more productive, more peaceful, beautiful and green than the last. Go green at home and elsewhere.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change | Green Prophet
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
The green-savvy will attend to learn more but it’s very hard to convince new people with no prior interest in the issue to give up their time to discuss a brand new topic. Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali al Nuaimi, the ‘Green Sheikh’ , launched the event with a brainstorm around personal steps that participants can take to build a greener planet. Let’s hope that this is the first step for many green-newbies on the path towards a more sustainable future.
ECCORAZZI [Green] New Eco Trailer Helps Movie Sets And Celebs Go Green
| MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011
Thanks to Quixote Studios , the production of totally green set trailers has begun. Eco-Celebs green and famous healthy living movies products transportTired of being an eco-conscious celebrity but not having your own trailer to match? I know I am! (or or was it the other way around?). Five years ago, the company started their initial design phase, where they talked to producers, celebrities, and creatives to generate a list of things that should be included.
INDIGENIZE [Green] “Green”
| MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
“Green,” we say, meaning one or all of these hues, plus dozens more. Here’s to the delicious vast richness of green. Arts Cranky Rants Photography Spiritual Ecopsychology beauty colors green nature nature photography perception photographyOur language is so inadequate for the deep sensory experiences!
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Dine with an Unconventional “Green” Sheikh
| MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
This image was taken from our interview with the Green Sheikh in Dubai earlier this year. And this is his first column on Green Prophet. We are thrilled to announce that the Arab world’s most famous environmental activist will pen a monthly column for Green Prophet. Sheikh Abdulaziz Al Nuaimi, he is probably better known as the Green Sheikh ( who knows how to treat a lady !) The Green Sheikh goes to Jacksonville. Sacred times with the Green Sheikh.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Israel’s environmental revolution starts with greening the Knesset
| MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
The new “Green Knesset” project will completely overhaul its ethos to stand as a symbol of the country’s environmental revolution. At the turn of the new year, the Knesset unveiled an outline of their Green Knesset project, which broadly aims to teach everyone who works in and around the parliament building to act in a manner that is ecologically, economically and socially sustainable.
SIGHTLINE DAILY [Green] A Green Light for Using Rain Barrel Water on Garden Edibles
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015
Then they harvested the crops and tested the beans, kale, beet roots, and greens for levels of chromium, copper, zinc, cadmium, and lead. Special thanks to Grace Philpy , a Redmond-based environmental engineer and expert on green-roof runoff at GeoEngineers, for her research suggestions for this post. Rain barrel and watering can by Barb Howe Is it safe to use rain-barrel water collected from your roof to irrigate homegrown lettuces, strawberries, and tomatoes?
GREEN PROPHET [Green] The Passing Of A Green Muslim
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
We celebrate the Muslim environmental campaigner and green activist Ayman Ahwal (right) who passed away last week. He was always ready to spread the word on Islam’s green principles and was a green Sufi Muslim to look up to. For more on Green Muslims see: From Rockstars to Recycling: An Interview With An Eco-Muslimah. Interview With America’s Leading Green Muslim – Ibrahim Abdul Matin. Religion faith green living Islam Islam and environment Muslim
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] Ventana Inn: the greening of a Big Sur icon
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
| Pretty In Green | Big Sur. Ventana Inn: the greening of a Big Sur icon is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. The greatest meeting of the land and sea in the world. The American poet Robinson Jeffers said that. Poets and writers and thinkers have had a lot to say about Big Sur over the years, because it’s that kind of place. It inspires. But it also bedevils, defies [.]
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Islamic Gardens – They Could Build A Green Muslim Movement
| SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
I caught up with Mark Bryant to find out more about this research and the green Muslim community. I think the following quote from the conclusion of the paper we wrote for the Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (Are British Muslims ‘Green’? So, are British Muslims ‘green’? Can gardens really help promote environmentally friendly behaviour amongst the Muslim community? Mark Bryant says they can.
GREEN BLOG [Green] The Eiffel Tower goes green, two wind turbines installed on the iconic monument
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
Two wind turbines have been installed on France’s most iconic site, the Eiffel Tower, as part of the famous tower’s extensive green retrofit project. The Eiffel Tower is arguably the most renowned architectural icon in the world, and we are proud that our advanced technology was chosen as the Tower commits to a more sustainable future," said Nick Blitterswyk, CEO of Urban Green Energy (UGE), the US-based company which installed the wind turbines. Album: The Eiffel Tower goes green.