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GREEN PROPHET [Green] Who's Watching Your Food? Plea Bargain in Infant Formula Scandal
| TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
More green posts on infant feeding: Saudi Formula Companies Put Babies at Risk by Promoting “Safe Formula What Is Causing Breast Growth in Chinese Toddlers? Salma said on UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change : I’m one of those green newbies; I.
GREEN TRAVELER GUIDES [Green] 7 tips for an eco-friendly ski vacation
| THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
| Greening the Slopes | It’s always snowing somewhere. So while ski season on North American and European slopes will soon give way to alpine meadows and wildflowers, winter fast approaches the Southern Hemisphere. Nonetheless, the ski industry has already begun to feel the effects of climate change, with shortened seasons and unpredictable snow falls (including […]. Community Xtras
GREEN EARTH JOURNEY [Green] FREE eBook!
| THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009
Thank you Julien from Young Living Essential Oils for providing this eBook free to Green Earth Journey readers! Go HERE to download 100 Ways to Use 7 Essential Oils! Labels: Make Your Own, From My Inbox
NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE [Green] New Research Makes A Strong Case for Fish Passage
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
As covered previously on Cool Green Science, Steve Herrington, the director of freshwater conservation for The Nature Conservancy’s Missouri program, devised an ingenious way to help shad in Florida’s Apalachicola River make it beyond the Jim Woodruff Dam. 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. An Alabama shad.
ECO_LIVING [Green] It shouldn't happen to a (green) dad.
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2008
I'm over the moon that my son has said his first word.except it is. car" Aaaarrrrgggghhh!!!
WIND POWER NINJA [Green] How to Make a Cheap Vertical Home Wind Turbine
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
Perfect for the green-minded homeowner! Do it yourself how-to video about making your own vertical home wind turbine. Videos How to make a wind turbine wind turbine video
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Freegan: strategies for sustainable living beyond capitalism
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014
GOING GREEN We live in a society where the foods that we eat are often grown a world away, overprocessed, and then transported long distances to be stored for too long, all at a high ecological cost. In neighborhoods where stores are more likely to carry junk food than fresh greens, community gardens provide a health food source. Green Simplicity Sustainability
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Next Steps in Education for Sustainable Development
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2010
4) A new economy, not just ‘green’ jobs, but restored natural and social capital set within a revised framework. A particularly interesting development is that described as ‘biomimicry’ which uses Nature as ‘model, mentor and measure’ and reaches from ecological levels right down to materials and structures, into so called green chemistry. (4) Tags: Sustainable-development Nature Green Education
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Slow Money: Bringing Money Down to Earth
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2009
Food is a very important place to start, but it’s obvious that once you begin thinking about money this way and begin deploying it this way, you see that it’s needed in a whole bunch of other sectors of the local economy, whether it be energy , smart transportation or smart development, green housing , independent media, or community health care. CSA delivery of red potatoes, carrots, parsley, snow peas, mesclun, and green onions.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Pioneer City 2030: What the Energy System of the Future Looks Like
| SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2009
New energy systems and technologies are growing on an accelerating curve: • Buildings that are green, super-efficient and fully managed by digital technologies have become economically competitive. The stimulus passed by Congress in early 2009 includes $77 billion directed to new energy areas, including major new funding for energy efficiency, green buildings, smart grids, plug-in vehicles and renewable installations. Tags: Future Sustainable-development Energy Urban Green
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2008
Post-Carbon Cities Institute, which helps local governments plan green development projects." ARTICLE: 14 December 2007, The Hamilton Spectator Hamilton, Ontario: Energy City (Report on a recent presentation by Lerch in Hamilton) REVIEW: 12 November 2007, Wild Green Yonder (blog) Post-Carbon Cities and the Future of Growth "Daniel Lerch, author of the recently released book Post Carbon Cities , might be the best messenger yet for the peak oil cause."
GREEN PROPHET [Green] See how Asia’s Aral Sea shrinks before our very eyes in these time lapse photos
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2014
What’s left of the Aral Lake one of the strangest sights, Green Prophet’s Larry told me two weeks ago, while reflecting on his trip ther: Ports and boats stuck at “harbor” in the middle of the desert as shown in the images below. We’ve killed it! Once the fourth largest lake in the world, the Aral Sea between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan is about 10% of its former size. Is it our love for cotton or Soviet mismanagement?
NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE [Green] Video: Wyoming’s Great Migration
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 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 Matt Miller, senior science writer. Last evening, as I drove home from work in Boise, it was clear: The deer are here. Mule deer crossed the road in front of me, browsed in the foothills, moved through new housing developments. They’re moving through my backyard.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] America Recycles Day!
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2013
Today is “ America Recycles Day ” and to honor this, Recyclebank , the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, developed a list of surprising and crazy items you probably didn’t know you could recycle, like pantyhose and tennis balls! do their part to make our planet a little greener (and create some green jobs !). Green Lifestyle recycle Recycling Ready to think outside of the (recyclable) box?
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Scary Food Waste Statistics: An Infographic
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
Green Lifestyle Recycling food waste infographic Did you know that across the world people waste almost HALF of their food? This means that HALF the food grown by farmers, HALF the food shipped across the globe, HALF the food in the grocery store and HALF the food you purchase ends up wasted. Shocking, right?
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Siemens looks at what makes a sustainable city.
| TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
Siemens helps hospitals to pave the way for the future – with green hospitals. With its modular Green+ Hospitals concept, Siemens is firmly gearing its healthcare portfolio towards environmental care and sustainability. And with more comfort and gentle treatment for patients, Green+ Hospitals can attain greater competitive appeal and also ensure a better quality of life. Technology Sustainable-development Urban Green
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Sustainable World Sourcebook - The Essential Guidebook for the Concerned Citizen
| MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011
Future Sustainable-development Ebook Green[link] The New Essential Guidebook for the Concerned Citizen The SourceBook gives a broad overview of the critical issues, from global to local to personal, with an emphasis on solutions and actions to take—a “one-stop-shop” for getting engaged and creating the just, sustainable world we envision. A concise and compelling 100 pages, full color throughout, with an introduction by Paul Hawken.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Living Greener
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
Tags: Water Transportation Sustainable-development Energy Waste-management Green
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] David Suzuki at Work - Toolkit
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2010
Tags: Ebook Green
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] The Guide to Post Peak Living
| SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2010
Tags: Sustainable-development Green
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Building Cities in Balance with Nature
| SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2010
Tags: Sustainable-development Nature Urban Green
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] The Psychology of Sustainable Behavior
| TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
Tags: Sustainable-development Ebook Psychology Green Education
GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE [Green] Abby’s Blog: Box Tops for Education
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2010
Tags: Green Abby's Blog box tops for education
GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE [Green] Craigslist and Freecycle offer a chance to find a bargain.
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2010
Tags: Good for the Planet Green Recycling Saving Money bargains craigslist free freecycle Household recycle reduce reuse
GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE [Green] LEED for Homes Point by Point – Location & Linkages
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2009
Tags: About the Home Green Building LEED Local Linkages Location neighborhood development site selection
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Strengthening the role of R&D in boosting eco-innovation and eco-efficiency
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
Tags: Green Conference Eco-design
GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE [Green] Abby’s Blog: Trick or Treat for Unicef
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2009
Tags: Abby Green Abby's Blog Trick or treat for UNICEF
GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE [Green] How to Love and Live in Your Eco-Inspired Home
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2009
When Michelle Kaufman and her husband moved to California, they decided to fill the market for clean green homes after their own difficulty in finding one. But for extreme green, try installing a geothermal heating system, with loops deep in the ground around your home, and a heater exchange to collect relative heat from the ground. Tagged: Architecture, Building, Decor, DIY, Green, home, Lifestyle, Sustainable.
GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE [Green] Swim for the River
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2009
Tags: Green Christopher Swain Clean our waters Swim for the River
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Sustaining Rural Places Toolkit
| MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009
Tags: Land use Water Management Sustainable-development Green Community
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2007
Tags: Documentary Slides Sustainable-development Life-style Energy Green
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Pay It Forward
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 8, 2009
Tags: Green Education
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] How to Build Community
| FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2009
Tags: Green Community
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] Shhh… I’m Girly & Sensitive.
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Inspiring (Wow) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks Z ADMIN Family Featured Today empowering women family parenthood parenting sensitive women in the workplace working mom
ECOFRIEND [Green] Shift Design creates living wall for Philly's Shake Shack
| SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2012
Sonia Renthlei: Architecture and design are going green and thank heavens for that. Now, urban cities can move closer to nature with the addition of green spaces and innovative concepts along the likes of restaurant Shake Shack’s new façade. Shift_Design is Shake Shacking things up in Philly with a Green Wall. Shift_Design is Shake Shacking things up in Philly with a Green Wall. Shift_Design is Shake Shacking things up in Philly with a Green Wall.
NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE [Green] Big Gulp: How Often Do Trout and Grayling Eat Mammals?
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
It remains one of the most popular stories ever published on Cool Green Science. 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. . This grayling had a stomach full of shrews. Photo: © Jonny Armstrong. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. A shrew, hunting insects along a stream bank, slips into the icy water.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Floating Majlis meeting rooms made of recycled fishing nets in Dubai
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
Eager to understand how these issues be tackled without grandiose meetings that eat up an entire nation’s annual carbon budget in one week, the INDEX International Design Exhibition invited design professionals to “rethink the “Majlis” by giving it a contemporary, avant garde and green perspective.” Majlis are the boardrooms of the Arab world.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Qatar: First Saltwater Barley Crop Sprouts in the Desert
| FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2013
Jordan has also signed up to work on greening its desert using the seawater greenhouses, and a Danish group is working on a documentary to track SFP’s progress. Water scarcity combined with desertification makes for a scary combination in the Middle East, but The Sahara Forest Project (SFP) is pioneering a promising solution: greenhouses that use saltwater to grow food in the middle of the desert.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] An Organic Farm Springs Up in Sinai
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2012
Kasia Starosta, who got in touch with Green Prophet, explains that the group behind the project are a pretty international bunch. The Wadi Marawan Organic Farm is a new project by the ‘Best Friends Safari’ which guides tour groups in Egypt. Located at the terraces of Panorama Mountain Camp, the Wadi Marawan Organic Farm is veritable paradise in the middle of the Sinai Peninsula. Over 4,000 sq.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Tentsile treehouse tent cocoon for trees and attention seekers (review)
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2014
Flamenco-clad model: 4-year-old Oryan Borochov for Green Prophet. Travel alternative living camping eco design green design sustainable travel tent Tentsile Want to take camping to a higher level? Tentsile , a UK company has developed a novel treehouse tent that is bound to attract attention.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Beyond Consumerism: Replacing the Value of "More" with "Enough"
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013
Instead it’s an argument that through a major shift to new sources of wealth, green technologies, and different ways of living, individuals and the country as a whole can actually be better off and more economically secure. Consumption Economics Economy Green Sustainability Sustainable-development by Rob Dietz & Dan O''Neill, October 11, 2013 at 3:20pm [The following essay is adapted from the book Enough Is Enough by Rob Dietz and Dan O''Neill.]
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Livable Communities
| SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2010
Just, Green, and Beautiful Opportunities For many urban and rural communities, the scale of abandonment has reached epidemic proportions. Tags: Green Social Community By Carl Anthony Imagine cities as places where working people can afford to live and raise their families, where there is concern for clean air, water, and land. Imagine vital exchanges across generations and beautiful places where people gather.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Smart by Nature
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010
more > Essay Brain Food for Kids Alan Greene Children's behavior, intelligence, and performance are significantly affected by the quantity and quality of what they eat. more > Tags: Green Education Eco-design Smart by Nature is based on four guiding principles: Nature is our teacher; Sustainability is a community practice; The real world is the optimal learning environment; Sustainable living is rooted in a deep knowledge of place.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] 8 Ways to Join the Local Food Movement
| FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2009
To compost the strips, layer green sides together, then brown sides together, ending brown-side-up. Tags: Food Green Community Agriculture by Sarah van Gelder From Lawn to Lunch To convert your sunny lawn to a lunch box, remove turf in long, 18-inch strips. Cut the edges of each strip with a sharp-bladed edging tool. While one partner rolls up the grass like a jellyroll, another slices through grass roots with the edging tool. Remove about an inch of rooty soil with the top growth.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Mottainai
| SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2008
In addition, a number of corporations use this word in their PR campaigns and green marketing strategies. Tags: Life-style Philosophy Waste-management Green Recycling Mottainai is the thoughtful Japanese word with love and compassion to think of the gift from the nature or someone who made the product. The word closest to Mottainai in English is "What a waste!", "Do not waste!" or the situation a thing is being wasted or being used without good care and consideration.
HUG A TREE WITH ME [Green] Top 10 Online Sources for Natural and Organic Foods
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
The Green PolkaDot Box: This membership based club offers organic and non-GMO foods at wholesale prices. One of the most obvious and pivotal aspects of adopting a healthier lifestyle is to start eating healthier of course, however, that task can often be difficult because the standard diet is largely processed.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] E-Lites Electronic Cigarettes – Product Review
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
So, as this is a Green Journal the question that you will be asking is “but what are the environmental benefits of electronic cigarettes.” Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Electronic cigarettes have come rather a long way since I encountered them first a couple of years back on a trade show. They were then made up of up to four separate components that had to be put together.
10,000 BIRDS [Green] Summer Hols
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2011
Dad stands at the water’s edge checking out the passing terns and only gets excited when a Green Sandpiper whooshes through south tripping over and destroying sand castle in process. I think I missed my slot; did I miss my slot? Was anyone worried, anyone think maybe I’d been caught up in that little bit of bother? Le me reassure you I can handle myself in a riot. I’m three weeks into the summer holidays with three children.
10,000 BIRDS [Green] A Striated Heron comes into our garden!
| SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2011
Cheeky Green Tree Frog hanging on the thermometer on our kitchen window! Last week the most amazing thing happened-a Striated Heron Butorides straita came into our garden! Now we don’t live far from the coast, especially when the tide is in, but this was a first for us. I suppose I should not say that, as there could quite easily have been one in before and we just missed it! This is one more species to add to our “garden list , which gets forever longer.
NATURE CONSERVANCY - SCIENCE [Green] Citizen Science Tuesday: Bat Detective
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 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. A common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus). Photo by Flickr user Steven Robinson through a Creative Commons license.
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] The Key Ingredient to Powerful Writing. ~ Maggie McReynolds.
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2013
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GREEN PROPHET [Green] Zaha Hadid modernizes Islamic design with winning Heydar Aliyev in Azerbaijan
| THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
The London Design Museum bestowed upon Zaha Hadid the prestigious Design of the Year award for this incredible Heydar Aliyev Center in Azerbaijan, and there’s nothing green about it. But it does reinterpret fluid Islamic design in some interesting ways, and it really is a work of pure genius. Zaha Hadid Architecture won an international competition to design the center in 2007. She told Dezeen that it’s her most important design to date.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] 9 Arab and Jewish Israelis Talk Change at TEDx Hiriya
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2013
A few of the nine participants at the TEDxHiriya event have been featured previously on Green Prophet. Joseph Cory from Geotectura , one of Israel’s leading proponents of green building and innovative design solutions, discussed his multi-disciplinary and open source approach to design and research. Eran Ben Yemini founded Green Course – a student environmental organization that promotes environmental change through activism and leadership development.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] World Food Day Rally Slams Chemical Giant Monsanto in Amsterdam
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013
Green Prophet was there. During a recent trip to the Netherlands, it was easy to experience first hand how many people in Holland are thinking green; and how adversely they feel about companies like Monsanto and the damage that it is alleged to be causing to both plants and animals in the larger cities in the Netherlands, as well as in the countryside.
GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW [Green] 2017 UK General Election
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017
A vote for the Green Party, for instance, is a vote for neo-liberalism as is a vote for the Lib-Dems, the traitors who betrayed the people the last time round when they went into coalition with the Tories. Only a Labour government can guarantee our environmental policies to continue, and even improve, as far as green issues are concerned, and will put an end to austerity and the oppression of the poor.
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] Checklist for Surviving the End of Civilization. ~ Tifany Lee
| SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014
Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Funny Green Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) ammo animals civilization death doctor entertainment garden knitting life NASA wild Forget the apocalypse.
THE GO GREEN BLOG [Green] Tip of the Week – Save the Spiders
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2010
Tags: Environment Tips Green Tips Spider spiders
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Growing Greener Cities - FAO's Programme for Urban and Peri-urban Horticulture
| THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
Growing Green Cities [link] Cities of despair - or opportunity? The concept of "green cities" - designed for resilience, self-reliance, and social, economic and environmental sustainability - is usually associated with urban planning in more developed countries. One of those solutions - and an essential feature of green city planning in developed, and a growing number of developing, countries - is urban and peri-urban horticulture.
GREEN LIFE SMART LIFE [Green] LEED-H and the Quest for Less Than 4% Duct Leakage Rate
| TUESDAY, JULY 14, 2009
As part of our LEED performance path we needed to install insulation to meet the Grade II specifications set by the National Home Energy Rating Standards (HERS index) and the installation must be verified by an energy rater or Green Rater conducting a pre-drywall thermal bypass inspection. Jonathan (the substitute green rater for Rob) couldn’t stay any longer and said that since we were under the 6%, which you need for LEED, he was ok with it.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] The Vertical Farm Project
| THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2009
Boyd In the past few years, articles have started popping up in mainstream and green publications, touting the idea of turning urban skyscrapers into produce-producing behemoths. And depending on how the farms are actually built, they could become the forerunners in green building. Some of the most dramatic include the Toronto SkyFarm (above), the Harvest Green Tower (below), and the New York Dragonfly (below). Growing Food in Skyscrapers Posted by E.B.
CONSERVANCY TALK [Green] Q&A with Judith Rodin: Dialogues on the Environment
| MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
Each city will require a different set of resilience activities – from investing in built and green infrastructure that protects against flooding or other shocks, to building rapid transit options, to integration of resilience infrastructure projects to attract private financing. New infrastructure investments, for example, will have their grounding in smart rebuilding, but will also create the jobs of the future, including green jobs.
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] Serving Time: My Prison Volunteer Experience. | elephant journal
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013
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- [Green] 5 Simple Tips to Turn Your Yard Into Pollinator Paradise
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. Bumble bee on New England Aster in Nebraska. Photo: ©Chris Helzer/TNC. By Matt Miller. When I stepped outside this morning, our yard was abuzz – literally – with activity. Bumble bees, wasps, butterflies and moths hovered over the plentiful flowers. Pollinator paradise.
GREEN EARTH JOURNEY [Green] I Got Mentioned!
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
I got mentioned as one of the top 50 Green Tweeters! This made my day! Thank you so much! link] Labels: Did You know
ELEPHANT JOURNAL [Green] Interview with Health Coach & Natural Foods Chef Ashley Neese.
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
Doors kept opening in the direction of wellness so I decided to walk through them. Today my clients are just like me, really busy people who are trying to take care of themselves. I help them learn how to be with themselves and become comfortable in their own skin.
10,000 BIRDS [Green] Birding Cape Henlopen State Park, Delaware
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015
Even better was the ABA Bird of the Year and my spark bird, the Green Heron , of which I saw three each morning. There are few birds as stylish as a Green Heron. Over Memorial Day weekend (23-25 May) my family and I spent the weekend along the Delaware shore enjoying the beaches, natural areas, and tourist traps that make visiting the shore such a delight.
ECOFRIEND [Green] Solar powered Kudocase for iPad works on photovoltaic ink technology
| THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
In future, the firm aims to launch the Kudocase in gray, blue, pink and green colors. Abdul Vahid V: Kudocase may be one of the worthiest eco-friendly cases for your iPad. It is a solar-powered protective case for your iPad 2 and 3. Kudo has designed the case using photovoltaic ink technology to produce power from sunlight. The special solar technology makes the Kudocase grab energy from both outdoor and indoor light.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Loneliness is Life Threatening: We Can Design Cities to Foster Community
| MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2016
Community Green Health Sustainable-development UrbanFrom Livale Cities We urban planners need to stop creating a built environment that is making people sick and causing premature deaths. I am not talking here about the dangers of traffic or pollution, lack of healthy food, or damage to the eco-system.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] GMOs explained through an historical lens
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Green Tech and Gadgets agriculture agtech food production genetically modified organisms GMO Are grandma’s heirloom tomatoes Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) ? What about Lebanese cucumbers or the maize that Native Americans transformed from a meager ankle-high grass into long-eared mazes of golden corn? What is so scary about GMO?
SIERRA CLUB COMPASS [Green] Tar sands pipelines and their cumulative climate impacts
| MONDAY, AUGUST 11, 2014
Dirty Fuels Green Transportation Health Oil Tar Sands Last summer, President Obama delivered a major climate speech in which he laid out his plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent by 2020. He also committed to deciding the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline based on it climate impacts, stating unequivocally: "The net effects of the pipelines impact on our climate will be absolutely critical to determining whether this project is allowed to go forward."
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Healthy Eating for the Family
| THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
Eco Home Living Food and Cuisine Green Lifestyle Organic Sponsored Posts family fruits grocery shopping health healthy eating super market veggies . There are a lot of things you can do to keep your children and family healthy, safe, and happy but none are likely to have a greater impact on a daily basis than the careful selection of the food they eat.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Living in Harmony: Inspiring Stories from Ecovillages
| TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
Ebook Ecovillage Education Green Report Research Sustainability Sustainable-development The manual “LIVING IN HARMONY: INSPIRING STORIES FROM ECOVILLAGES” is designed as a virtual tour of European ecovillages. Here you will find a collection of short ‘how we did it’ stories that describe different ecovillage models and the main elements of their design and governance.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Natural Home Remedies for Hangovers
| TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014
Alcohol Food and Cuisine Green Resources Health and Fitness cure hangover headache Home natural pain remedies stomach Getting hangovers is so fun…until you have one. Then, it’s just hell. Here’s the best natural home remedies for that pounding head, queasy stomach, wretching gut, blurry vision, and ears that just won’t…stop…ringing!
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] The Five Best Homemade Foods
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2013
Green Lifestyle diy homemade homesteading urban homesteading Homemade living is the great lost art of the past few generations, although in cities, towns and rural areas the skills of homemade food and living are thriving. Bakeries thrive selling artisan bread, homebrewed beer and wine are increasingly popular, and handmade sweaters and DIY gardening are slowing becoming more popular across the country.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Soma Water Carafe – A Great Gift This Holiday Season
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
Drinking Water Eco Friendly Household Goods Eco Home Living Green Lifestyle bottled water Charity:water clean water compostable glass holiday shopping kickstarter Life Factory plastic Recycling Soma water Water Carafe water filter There are many options for holiday shopping, but I want to tell you about the gift I want to give everyone on my list – the Soma Water Carafe. I gave myself this gift last December after reading about their campaign on Kickstarter.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] How to Create a School Garden
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
Green Lifestyle diy garden Kids school garden urban gardening teach your child the gift of gardening. An epiphany dawns, warming you to your fingertips while a smile plays at the corner of your lips. Your face begins to glow and a diamond-like sparkle comes into your eyes. Invariably, whether you vocalize it or not, comes the word “Yes!” This was my experience with my decision to create a school garden.
CONSERVANCY TALK [Green] NGO Recruiters are Overlooking Expert Talent
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013
Environmental News Green Living The Nature Conservancy giulio boccaletti NGO ngo recruiters ngo talent non profit private sector private sector talent working in the non-profit sector Giulio Boccaletti is Managing Director of Global Freshwater at The Nature Conservancy. This post originally appeared on The Guardian. You can follow Giulio on Twitter @G_Boccaletti. A few months ago, an acquaintance asked my advice on how to find a job in an environmental non-governmental organization.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Can teleworking save the city?
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Green Technology Teleworking Urban Work A few weeks ago on a rainy Friday, I was taking the Skytrain home from my job in Downtown Vancouver. Every person on the train looked unhappy - soaking wet and packed in like sardines. Traffic was gridlocked (I could not see the faces of the drivers, but I am pretty sure they were miserable too). Why does Western society do this?
SIERRA CLUB COMPASS [Green] Gas-Guzzling Trade Deals?
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
Green Transportation International This summer the United States and the European Union launched talks to establish a massive new free trade agreement. The second round of talks will take place in early October in Brussels, Belgium.
SIERRA CLUB COMPASS [Green] Sierra Club to President Obama on Keystone XL and Canada: Let's Not Make a Deal
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
Dirty Fuels Green Transportation Health International Oil Tar Sands Today Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune today sent a letter to the White House rejecting the notion that the Canadian government could do anything to mitigate the carbon pollution from the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline , amid reports that the Harper Government was proposing a deal to the Obama administration.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] Benchmarking the Walkability of Global Cities
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013
Transportation Sustainable-development Green Walking We live in a world that is urbanising at an astonishing rate : 100 years ago only 20% of people lived in a city, by 2010 more than half the worlds population was living in an urban area and by 2050 we expect that figure to rise to 70%. As these mega-cities become increasingly dense and over-populated, the transport systems that support them are struggling to cope with the sheer numbers of people trying to move around.
CONSERVANCY TALK [Green] First All-African American Team Climbs Denali
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013
Featured Post 1 Green Living Kids North America The Nature Conservancy United States african american Alaska climbing conservationists denali diversity expedition denali future generations hike hiking minority population mount mckinley mountains national outdoor leadership school next generation NOLS outdoor education outdoor enthusiast Pennsylvania recreation
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Homesteading Book Reviews
| MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2013
Activism DIY (do-it-yourself) Projects Green Lifestyle book review canning chickens homestead urban homesteading From the archives, these homesteading book reviews feature two of my favorites from the past few years. The Homemade Living Series by Ashley English is a few years old now, but her wisdom is timeless!
CONSERVANCY TALK [Green] Nature Needs New Financial Solutions
| THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013
Featured Post 2 Fire The Nature Conservancy United States Water Conservation finance forest ecosystems Forests Fresh Water freshwater conservation giulio boccaletti green invest investing in nature investment natural infrastructure santa fe water challenges Water conservation water funds water security water supply wildfires Giulio Boccaletti is Managing Director of Global Freshwater at The Nature Conservancy. This post originally appeared on The Guardian.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Organic Pest Control for Flea Beetles
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2013
Green Lifestyle beetles garden pests organic pest control Flea beetles are small, black little pests that infest your beautiful garden. These tiny insects jump like fleas when disturbed, hence the name. They live throughout North America and adore munching on most vegetable crops. They will happily eat their way through your garden and will only stop to munch on you– which I learned about the hard way!
CONSERVANCY TALK [Green] A Thirst For Growth: Fueling China’s Urban Expansion
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
Adaptation Conservation Issues Environmental Science Featured Post 2 Fresh Water International Land Use Protected Areas Science Sustainable Livelihoods Urban Water Conservation China China''s fresh water fresh water in China freshwater resources freshwater supply freshwater supply in China green infrastructure grey infrastructure investing in nature water for people and nature water supply The following post originally appeared on UMB’s Future Cities.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] How to Combat Aphids
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013
Green Lifestyle aphids Gardening natural pest repellent Aphids suck! Sap that is, from your gorgeous plants. Distorted leaves that drop and sticky honeydew are tell-tale signs that you’ve aphids. A smudge of black is mold from the honeydew, and ants may show up for a nice little feast. Before ants and disease show-up, here are some suggestions for how to get rid of those little buggers! The aphids are eating your collards…what to do? Wash your plants with a strong spray of water.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Recycling at Starbucks – A Cup, Recycling Practices, and You
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
Green Lifestyle Coffee Forbes Magazine Gimmie Five Japan preserve Recycling Programs Reycling Cup Starbucks Whole Foods The last time I wrote, I was traveling around Japan, taking note of all the recycling practices that are in place countrywide and wondering how these practices might be replicated in America. One place in particular that I found myself most awed was Starbucks, the iconic American coffee house. hmmm, think we need recycling for Starbucks…?
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Net Impact lets Students Make Small Steps for Big Wins
| SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013
Activism activism campus initiatives green living Net Impact student activism Net Impact ’s Inaugural Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge inspires students to take tore than 45,000 actions on 74 Campuses! Since the Challenge launched in October 2012, students collectively took more than 45,000 actions which translated into: 39,258 pounds of CO2 saved by taking public transportation or walking instead of driving. 3,064 plastic bags saved from landfills. 3,124 volunteer hours logged.
SIERRA CLUB COMPASS [Green] Detroit Residents Demand Action in Wake of Marathon Explosion
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
Dirty Fuels Dirty Money (oil) Energy Solutions Green Transportation Health Oil Politics Safe and Healthy Communities Video Detroit resident and Sierra Club volunteer Dr. Delores Leonard speaks at a community press conference last week about the April 27 Marathon oil refinery explosion.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] The Promise of Bike-Sharing in India
| FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
Transportation Bicycling Urban Green The bicycle holds promise as a sustainable mobility solution for Indian cities. By Jorge Royan. This blog post is a part of the Catalyzing New Mobility program, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation. Rapid economic growth in developing countries has resulted in increased purchasing power among the people, which manifests itself in an ever-increasing number of private vehicles.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] 10 Reasons you Should Avoid Bottled Water
| MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013
Green Lifestyle bottled water sexy hydration water filters Bottled water is nothing short of a ecological disaster. Take a readily available resource and place it in an unsustainable container turns it into an expensive commodity which sells at 1000 times the cost, all the while supporting corporations rather than our own watershed. And yet so many of us rely on bottled water for our hydration. But here are 10 awesome reasons why you should avoid bottled water.
SIERRA CLUB COMPASS [Green] The Costs of Sequestration
| THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
Kristen Elmore, Sierra Club Media Team Intern Consequences Energy Solutions Green Transportation Health Politics Resilient Habitats Safe and Healthy CommunitiesWhen Congress passed the Budget Control Act of 2011 in the midst of the debt-ceiling crisis and crushing gridlock, it was a small compromise, delaying economic catastrophe by kicking the can down the road and stopping the bleeding.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] List of Top 10 Documentaries – Watch Online For Free
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2013
Documentary Green Movie[link] We created a list of the Top 10 documentaries selected by our Facebook community and we also included the links where you can watch all these documentaries for FREE. For a complete list of all the documentaries available on our site, please visit our documentaries section. Zeitgeist: The Movie The Movie is a 2007 documentary film by Peter Joseph.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Earth Architecture No Longer Fit for a King
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2013
” Architecture & Urban Travel & Nature al hayl fort earth architecture fujairah green design nature travelJust two hour’s drive east of Dubai, the Al Hayl Fort or Palace paints a succinct picture of Emirati life before artificial islands and enormous skyscrapers became “normal.” ” Located in a wadi among the Hajar mountains, the remarkable earthen compound was built in 1932 by then ruler of Fujairah Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamdan.
THE GREEN CHANGEMAKERS [Green] With gift too, Less can be More
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
Green Consumption[link] by Sheryl Eisenberg I can still remember virtually every gift I received in childhood, not because the gifts were so special, but because they were so few. Though I was a comfortable child of the post-war boom, the times were thrifty compared to today. I never had more than a few dolls, stuffed animals, board games, crayons, records, books, a bike and a sled.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Gluten Free Skincare Recipes
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2012
Eco Friendly Fashion and Beauty Green Lifestyle Recipes beauty gluten-free skincareWhen you think about wheat, barley, rye and oats what comes to mind? Bread, beer, whiskey and all that tasty stuff, right? Sadly, for many North Americans suffering from Celiac Disease, they have had to cut out all that goodness and replace it with Gluten-Free options. As a lover of gluten-heavy products myself, I can only imagine how difficult this would be.
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] Eco-Friendly DIY Decorations for Thanksgiving
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
Eco Home Living Green Home Decor Special Occasions acorns diy decorations eco friendly decorations natures decorations nuts thanksgiving decorAs Thanksgiving swiftly approaches, the store aisles are overflowing with cute decorations to put your home in the mood for the holiday. Instead of spending your hard-earned money on decorations (many which are “disposable” and made of plastic, which is non-biodegradable,) why not use your creativity to decorate your home in an eco-friendly manner?
GREEN LIVING IDEAS [Green] I am Thankful for Smoke-Free Spaces in New York City
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
Green Lifestyle air pollution Cigarettes Japan New York City Smoke Free Smoking Ban ThanksgivingI have a bone to pick with Japan…the indoor smoking is out-of-control. A different type of smoke, sacred smoke, in Japan. I know. I know. Who am I to tell an entire country to stop smoking in public spaces? I don’t mean to be that person. I also don’t want to offend anyone. After all, I grew up in a home where my parents smoked and smoked a lot. We grew up inhaling smoke in cars and it sucked.
GREEN PROPHET [Green] Chew Your Way to Peace in the Middle East with Seeds of Bliss
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012
Lifestyle & Culture green peace interfaith communicationGot strong jaws? Noam Edry’s Seeds of Bliss project promotes international friendship by sunflower seed. It’s a custom observed by folks everywhere in the Middle East. Neighbors and family get together, sharing a platter of the plump, salty, black seeds and sipping cups of strong coffee. And if you’re curious to taste the real thing, try our coffee recipe here.)