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Free training for Levantine green entrepreneurs

Green Prophet

Are you a green entrepreneur ? Want to launch your new green service or product but don’t know where to begin? A new entrepreneurship program is seeking participants from Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan for their November training event.

Oil Train Explosions: A Timeline in Pictures

Sightline Daily

At 7:15 this morning, yet another crude oil train erupted into an inferno, this time near a small town in central North Dakota. As these wildly dangerous trains continue to explode—at least 10 in the last two years—it’s become challenging to keep track of them all.

Mindfulness: Training to Live with the “Intimacy of all Things.”

Elephant Journal

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Setting the Record Straight on Oil Trains

Sightline Daily

Oil trains in the railyards, Everett, WA (10). Anderson (Used with permission) Editor’s note: The Seattle Times recently published a guest opinion regarding oil trains. Here’s a fact: new projects could induce as many as 100 loaded crude oil trains per week to transit Washington.

I’ve trained Muslim clergy on how to be green. This is what I’ve learned

Green Prophet

I had an opportunity to conduct a series of green workshops for Imams, or Muslim clergy throughout Jordan. Green lifestyle and local development implies conservation as a way of life and supports small-scale local development models.

Swanky New Train Will Get Pax From Jeddah to Makkah in Under 30 Minutes

Green Prophet

The Kingdom is getting 35 swanky new trains and 4 stations designed by Foster + Partners for a cool $8.21 Architecture & Urban Climate Change green building green transportation makkah Methane public transportation rail Saudi Arabia Sustainable Development

How State Public Money Pays for Coal Exports and Oil Trains

Sightline Daily

Coal and oil trains, Washington state. Proposed coal terminals generated unprecedented opposition from local residents and, more recently, dramatic increases in oil train traffic have many questioning the grave safety risks associated with a cargo so prone to explode.

Escape to green Goa

Green Traveler Guides

I f your notion is going to Goa for a short green vacation, be forewarned: it’s the Hotel California of India —you may never leave. Goan iron-ore train: massive wealth, corruption. Sleeping green. Taj Exotica: Goan green luxe. Where does a green traveler sleep?

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Event: Oil Trains in Anacortes

Sightline Daily

In the past several months alone, North America has seen five major oil train derailments and explosions. Related Stories Oil Train Explosions: A Timeline in Pictures 3 Climate Messages That Win The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger.

Get Your Family on the Veggie Train.

Elephant Journal

Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food Green Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Family Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today consuming eating family good eating habits green health coach healthy kids life choices life coach lifestyle nourishment raw vegan vegetarian

Green Hero: Gili Islands’ Delphine Robbe

Green Traveler Guides

Delphine Robbe: the Gilis' green guardian. On Gili Trawangan —largest and most touristic of the three-island archipelago—she initially trained as a SCUBA diving instructor at Big Bubble Dive. Atlantis Divers: greening Bali’s blue waters. | Gili Eco Trust |.

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Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

Transformer train station built to withstand rockets!

Green Prophet

The Israeli town Sderot that borders the Gaza Strip has just got its first train station, linking them in a sustainable way to the center of the country. We don’t like to dwell on conflict at Green Prophet but we are bringing this story up in the context of public transportation.

Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Living Green and Healthy: 5 Health Benefits from Going Green by greenwise on January 12, 2011 I spend a fair amount of time on Living Green and Saving Energy describing how to go green and save money as a result. Green living can improve your health as well.

Saudi Arabia Sinks $26 Billion in Green Buildings

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabian investment in 76 new environmentally savvy construction projects is estimated to exceed $26 billion, according to Faisal Al-Fadl, Secretary General of the Saudi Green Building Forum (SGB Forum). Approximately 200 Saudi engineers will undergo LEED training this year.

London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

Green Traveler Guides

| Greening the Games |. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler? The map: essential green companion.

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Apple App for certified green hotels worldwide

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News |. G reen Globe is adding Green Key Global certified properties to its application for Apple mobile devices. The Green Globe App can be downloaded free of charge from the Apple App Store.

How Do You Stop Greenwashing? Train Better Activists, Of Course

Green Prophet

We speak to the Lebanese eco-campaigner Wael Hmaidan about corporate funding of green organisations in the Middle East and finding solutions. In a previous post, I posed some questions about green groups in the Middle East receiving funding from not-so-green corporations.

The Thin Green Line Grows Stronger

Sightline Daily

The same story has been unfolding elsewhere along the Northwest coast, a region that Sightline has taken to calling the Thin Green Line for both its importance to global energy policy and its stubbornly adversarial relationship with Big Oil and Coal.

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Green Versus Sustainable

Environmental News Network

People hear a lot of talk about “green energy” and “sustainable energy”, and many times the populace assumes these are the same things. However, as a rule, things which are sustainable tend to be green, though not everything that’s green is sustainable.

Green Mom: It’s the Little Things

Conservancy Talk

As a mom, and as someone whose outside-of-the-home job has me tuned in to green news, I always wonder (okay, worry) about the next generation. And they ran off to play with their trains, not giving it a second thought — which was exactly what I wanted them to do.

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Is Green Infrastructure Doomed to Underinvestment, Just Like Our Grey Infrastructure?

Nature Conservancy - Science

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?

Vote green in the European Parliament Elections

Green Blog

It would be like the current railroad system, where Swedish trains cannot travel in Europe because the railway tracks and systems differs between countries. For a democrat, the remaining choice are the European Greens. Today the first polls for the European Parliament election opened.

THIS Toothbrush Is A Miswak | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Thank you Leen for sharing your eco-product with Green Prophet. While I am a trained graphic designer, I consider myself more of a design thinker and am constantly looking for new ways to affect change through design.

Hong Kong: stay smart, stay green

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? Genuinely green accommodations are. Real green or green-washed?

Qatar’s QSAS Turns Other Rating Systems Green

Green Prophet

Qatar’s revamped its QSAS green building rating system. Re-launched under a new name, the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) is muscling in as Middle East- North Africa’s green standard. Step back, LEED. Back off, BREEAM.

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Five Green Surprises From Habitat for Humanity

Green Living Ideas

Check out the list of awesome green initiatives that Habitat for Humanity has been undertaking! These are just two examples of Habitat efforts that are green and growing in number. Partnerships to train the green builders of tomorrow.

Abu Dhabi: Biggest Polluter Turned Green Police

Green Prophet

The most common of these included issues with staff not being adequately trained for their positions, poor management of hazardous materials (yikes!), Image of a whole different kind of “ green police ,” Shutterstock.

Amtrak looks like a dinosaur next to Kénitra’s high speed railway station in Morocco

Green Prophet

The train system runs like clockwork in Morocco. This is really important as anyone who has ever traveled by train in Morocco can tell you. Transportation green transportation high speed rail Kénitra Kenitra Railway Station Moroccan Architecture Morocco Rabat trains

Abu Dhabi Turns to Natural Gas Green Transport

Green Prophet

Read more about this initiative and all about how Abu Dhabi is leading the region’s green revolution. The switch to alternative fuel is happening in partnership with Al Wathba Central Services, which is providing free training to ADFCA staff who’ll be driving these green machines.

INTERVIEW: Green Buildings and the Next Climate Summit In Qatar

Green Prophet

I speak to green campaigner Safa Al Jayoussi about nuclear power, green buildings and the role the region needs to play at the next climate summit in Qatar. The next stop on my whirlwind tour of all that is green and eco in Jordan is the Green Building Council.

Why Northwest Doctors Oppose Oil-by-Rail Development

Sightline Daily

Train fires, explosions, and derailments. Perhaps the most obvious health risk of oil trains is their propensity for catastrophic derailments. Derailments are more common than many realize: between June 2011 and December 2013, a freight train derailed, on average, every 3.5

Refugee Camp in Bethlehem Sprouts Green Rooftops

Green Prophet

Cramped conditions in the Dheisheh refugee camp of Bethlehem mean that any space – nevermind green space – is difficult to come by. Women have been put in charge of the gardens and have received training to ensure that the rooftop gardens are well looked after and maintained.

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Waiting on a Train – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Waiting on a Train The Embattled Future of Passenger Rail Service A Year Spent Riding Across America by James McCommons 304 pages paperback 6” x 9” ISBN: 9781603580649 Published by: Chelsea Green Publishing October 20, 2009 Price: $17.95

NYC-DC: What’s the Best Way to Travel Green?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Train vs. Plane vs. Bus vs. Car. I looked at the train, plane, bus and car. More specifically, I looked at Amtrak (Acela and regional); Delta ; US Airways ; Megabus ; Bolt Bus ; BestBus ; and driving a Toyota Prius (the icon of car greenness). Travel green travel travel science

Turkey’s First Green Lifestyle Website Ye?ilist, Now Bilingual

Green Prophet

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.

Leicester Green Light Festival

Green (Living) Review

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.

The Thin Green Line

Sightline Daily

They need destinations for the scores of oil and coal trains that they plan to run across the Northwest, and they need right-of-ways to lay new pipelines. Or will we act as a thin green line, insisting that we must do better—that our economy and our children demand a cleaner future?

Magnetic levitation growing into the next big thing in green transport


Green Products. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Magnetic levitation growing into the next big thing in green transport. Linimo line The term magnetic levitation is simply a technology that utilizes the principles of electromagnets to guide vehicles like trains over guideways instead of conventional rail tracks. These maglev trains have a lot more benefits than conventional ones as they have a very high holding capacity. Please login.

How Coal and Oil Trains Will Block Traffic in Spokane County

Sightline Daily

Coal and oil trains—loaded in the interior of North American and bound for the coast—will close off rural roads and city streets alike for hours each day. As trains cross the Idaho border into Washington’s Spokane County, they pass through the small town of Otis Orchards.