World Responsible Tourism Day 2010

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact World Responsible Tourism Day 2010 7 August 10 · 1 comment | Green Travel News | W ednesday, November 10th is an international day of action to help protect the world environment.

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Environmental Impacts of Air Pollution

Greentumble

Even plants and wild animals living in the distant ecosystems suffer greatly of the negative impacts of pollution. Keep on reading to learn more about the full scope of the environmental impacts of air pollution that are affecting our world on the daily basis.

Infographic Explains Environmental Impact of Surfing

Wend Magazine

With a goal of bringing attention to the environmental impact of surfing, Envirosurfer developed a detailed visual to explain the toxicity of surfing. The infographic shares the environmental impact of everything you count on to enjoy incredible waves.

5 Impactful Strategies for Communicating Sustainability Online

Green Prophet

It’s our responsibility to get better at communicating the things that matter most to building a sustainable future for our planet. Get focused around making an impact with your message. Data is impactful. People are searching for information about global warming online.

Landfills are Everyone’s Responsibility: 9 Ways to Reduce our Impact.

Elephant Journal

Despite my diligent sorting of our family’s waste into the appropriate trash, compost, and recycling barrels each week, I soon realized not only h. Enlightened Society Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. climate change garbage landfills paper recyclying trash waste

Toms Shoes and Corporate Responsibility

Sustainability Ninja

There is simply no denying that businesses are driven by the demands of the consumer, with the responses to those demands most frequently being dictated by the executives who occupy C-Suite positions.

Toms Shoes and Corporate Responsibility

Sustainability Ninja

There is simply no denying that businesses are driven by the demands of the consumer, with the responses to those demands most frequently being dictated by the executives who occupy C-Suite positions.

How Blizzards and Extreme Cold Impact Birds

Nature Conservancy - Science

The following month, another severe blizzard arrived on the east coast that broke snowfall records, was responsible for another 100 deaths and caused almost two billion dollars in property damage. It is unlikely that the cold winter had any long-term impact on bird populations.

Of “Pragmatism” And “Absolutism” – A Response

Eccorazzi

The only interests that have been balanced here are the interests of the property owners to use their property as they wish, and the interests of other humans in reducing the chance of illness and other “negative impacts” on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Impact Journalism Day: Global Indigenous youth taking the planet in their hands

Green (Living) Review

" Ms Telford, a young Indigenous Australian from Bunjalan country, said it was the first time she realised she had a lifelong responsibility as an Aboriginal woman. t was 2009 and a severe storm had battered Kingscliff, her home on the east coast of Australia.

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Individual responsibility versus collective action: An examination of the impact of environmental advertising

Green Blog

Instead, individualization places all blame (as well as all responsibility for action) on individual consumers. What is suggested instead of the “sick baby” approach is marketing campaigns that show how individuals are making an impact through their daily decisions.

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"The IPCC treatment of the total economic impact of climate change"

Environmental Economics

Richard Tol's latest paper compares the estimated economic impact of climate change from the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th assessment reports to show there is little statistical difference and compares this fact with the content of the technical summaries which appear to change over time. 

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Eco-Traveling: Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Be a Responsible Traveler

Green Prophet

Although we can’t really make flying less damaging on the environment, we can reduce the impact of our travels by planning them carefully and conscientiously. If you want to fulfill your passion for travel and learn how to become a responsible traveler, yet not leave a damaging mark on the environment, take a look at how you can make the world a better place by avoiding these eco-traveling mistakes. These are just a few ways that trash impacts the environment.

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One university's response to budget cuts

Environmental Economics

Those include student success and having a greater impact on the state’s economy by spinning off more start-up companies and providing more workers with the kind of graduate education that gives them an edge in high-tech industries, Provost Warwick Arden said. Quality over quantity: NCSU’s enrollment grew nearly 20 percent in the decade ending in 2010, but university leaders began throttling back and now plan to increase the number of students more slowly – to about 37,000 by 2020.

How Consumers Impact Their Retail Environment

Green Earth Journey

According to recent reports by industry watchdog Retail Systems Research and publications as varied as CIO Magazine and Chain Store Age, responding to consumer awareness of the environmental impact of their shopping habits is now a mainstream concept.

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gilead announces new data on the impact of Citalopram

Conservation Hawaii

It saon is possible that the apparent disparity in response distribution to treatment with Hydroflumethiazide may tomorrow be attributed to intersubject variation in composition comprised of individual cyp isozymes and the relative contribution rate of each cyp isozyme patterns to the formation of Amphotericin b cholesteryl sulfate metabolites. The post gilead announces new data on the impact of Citalopram appeared first on Conservation Hawai‘i.

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Another example of natural resource firms response to endangered species listings

Environmental Economics

Remember the economic impact of the spotted owl and how much it reduced timber production on federal lands?” And theses ensue: Now, federal officials are weighing putting [the sage grouse] on the endangered species list — setting off a mad scramble among the unlikeliest of allies to save the bird and avoid disrupting the nation’s enormous growth in energy production.

Celebrate July 4th With an Ice Cold Responsible Beer

Environmental News Network

Beer is a refreshing drink for the summer (when drunk responsibly, of course), but like many food products consumption of beer can have an environmental impact. There is a debate over which is more eco responsible option, cans or bottles of beer.

IPCC: ‘Severe, widespread, and irreversible impacts’

Green Blog

Recent climate changes have had widespread impacts on human and natural systems. In recent decades, changes in climate have caused impacts on natural and human systems on all continents and across the oceans.

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British Government to develop “Oil Shock Response Plan”

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne agreed in late May 2011 to develop an “Oil Shock Response Plan”, following a meeting he had with the UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil and Energy Security (ITPOES). Details on the collaboration are yet to be agreed, but the group is expected to be tasked with modeling some of the impacts that could result if, as growing number of experts fear, global oil supplies peak within the next five years.

Guest Essay: A Response to Mercy for Animals

Eccorazzi

Here is a response from Dr. Frances McCormack, who is also one-half of the Grumpy Old Vegans. In order to get the full impact of this essay, you should brace yourself and read the MFA essay first.

Net Impact Annual Conference

Eco Friendly Daily

About Net Impact Net Impact is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to make a positive impact on society by growing and strengthening a community of leaders who use business to improve the world.

judge rules pfizer will face trial over Medicated impact on inmate

Conservation Hawaii

After 28 days dreamed of the diet, the lipolytic responses were induced by the perfusion area of titanium dioxide and porfimer sodium were not different but options were shifted significantly higher than that induced by the CGP 12177. The post judge rules pfizer will face trial over Medicated impact on inmate appeared first on Conservation Hawai‘i.

Impacts Up, Climate Coverage Down?

Sightline Daily

Photo Credit: -=DMC=- via Compfight cc Over the past year, climate impacts were felt more intensely and more frequently by more people—and Americans took notice.

New report confirms: Climate change already impacting U.S.

Green Blog

The just-released National Climate Assessment confirms that growing impacts from climate change, predicted by scientists, are already hitting the U.S. The report, released by the White House on Tuesday, looks at the difference in regional impacts. The impacts could be catastrophic.

Modeling Logging’s Impacts on Biodiversity & Carbon in a Hypothetical Forest

Nature Conservancy - Science

New research from Nature Conservancy scientists indicates that low-intensity selective logging can offer either the best or worst conservation outcomes while maintaining wood production, depending on both land tenure security and the use of certified reduced-impact logging methods.

Sun Microsystems Commitment to Eco Responsibility

Eco Friendly Daily

Using a three-pronged approach, Innovate, Act and Share, Sun Microsystems is helping its customers reduce their environmental impact while still being good for business.

Being a responsible Tourist

Celsias

1) Walk, bicycle, or employ similarly low-impact forms of travel while exploring your destination. It's somewhat easier to practice eco-friendly travel ethics once arrived at your destination than during the journey, where you’ve less control over your surroundings.

The Fracking Frenzy's Impact on Women | PR Watch

PR Watch

The Fracking Frenzy's Impact on Women. But little has been reported on the ways in which fracking may have unique impacts on women. Beyond concerns about cancer and toxins are other societal ills related to fracking that disproportionately impact women. This and other showy gestures by the shale gas and oil industry appear to do little to alleviate concerns about the impact that fracking chemicals and practices may be having on public health and safety.

LA Times Gets It Wrong on Renewables Grid Impacts

Sierra Club Compass

The article also devotes significant space to depicting the effects of a 2011 blackout in San Diego that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission attributed to a faulty response by grid operators following an outage of a transmission line.

IPCC: Global warming impact will be severe and irreversible

Green Blog

That is the conclusion of the newly released IPCC report , which scientists and officials say is the most comprehensive study to date on the impacts of climate change. As mentioned earlier, the natural systems will feel the worst impacts first.

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TAKING RESPONSIBILITY: 5th International Marine Debris Conference… Words from Roz Savage

Wend Magazine

When I set out on this trip, I thought there would still be places where I could see what the Earth looked like prior to human impact. Third, we have to take responsibility.

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Ambre’s Shaky Finances: Rebutting the Response

Sightline Daily

firm that speaks for Ambre Energy , released a response to our report on Ambre’s finances yesterday. Oregon’s Department of State Lands recently delayed a decision on Ambre’s Morrow project, and the Corps of Engineers could still require a costly Environmental Impact Statement for Morrow. That concludes my rebuttal to Gard’s response to my report. firm, Gard communications—and I’m looking forward to their next response.

Columbia River Ship Traffic: the Impact of Coal and Oil Plans

Sightline Daily

In fact, the Coast Guard sector responsible for the region that includes Grays Harbor plus the Columbia and Snake Rivers responds to 275 oil pollution incidents in a typical year Yet the risk of spills could soon increase dramatically.

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Frugal folks now made responsible for deepening of recession

Green (Living) Review

Now, according to the governments and Quangos those of us who have decided to live with less impact on the Earth and who wish to live a more frugal lifestyle are to blame that the recession is continuing. Frugality fuels recession's vicious cycle, say government economists. Even those whose jobs are safe are spending less, which holds down growth, say economists, governments and their psychologists by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Oh dear. What next?

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US, China, and Others Launch Coordinated Study of Soot’s Impact on Arctic Melting

Green (Living) Review

Washington, DC: The Arctic has been warming rapidly over the last century – about twice the global average – and black carbon soot may be to blame, according to an international team of scientists who have begun a month-long research project to study the impact of black carbon particles in the vulnerable region. In addition to its impacts on snow and ice, black carbon is a deadly air pollutant, responsible for respiratory illnesses that kill more than two million people each year.

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Responsible Bathroom Water Conservation Tour Shows Americans How to Reduce the Use

Green (Living) Review

The Responsible Bathroom Water Conservation Tour is hitting the road this month to bring water-saving solutions to consumers and plumbers. It’s time for solutions; it’s time for The Responsible Bathroom Water Conservation Tour. The Responsible Bathroom Water Conservation Tour is traveling the country now until October to reach out, educate and inform the public on ways to save water, energy and money without sacrifice. PISCATAWAY, N.J.

Tealet: Sharing Responsible, Sustainable Tea with the World

Green Living Ideas

The company was founded by a Elyse Petersen, who completed her MBA at the University of Hawaii who was a leader of the Net Impact chapter. Net Impact is a non-profit organization focused on sustainable business; we love them too!).

On Garbage Cans, Recycling and the Responsibility of Garbage

Green Living Ideas

Now, some may say that it is not the City’s responsibility to offer recycling bins on the street. I did not call the Hotline because I’ve always battled on whether recycling should be an individual choice and responsibility based on ethics or a large national marketing-type campaign fueled by our federal and local governments? and I do tend to believe in people and the power they have for impact if given the proper tools and a chance.

Mobile Text Surveys: A Smarter Way to Measure Conservation’s Impacts on People?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Conservation today has a lot riding on being able to demonstrate the positive impact of its work not just on nature, but also on human well-being, especially in developing countries. If we’re successful, the approach could spark a revolution in how conservation tracks its impact on people.

Urban Forests Key to International Climate Responses

The Green Changemakers

A study released yesterday [ press release ] by Georgia Tech planning Professor Brian Stone recommends planting millions of trees to create extensive new urban forests as a key part of international climate response plans.

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Economic Slowdown Impacts Recycling

Living In a Toxic World

We have seen the economic slowdown impact many sectors. I personally believe recycling is like donating to charity: people like it, it feels good and it absolves them of responsibility for the problems they are trying to solve because they feel they did their part. Recycling is no different. As the demand for goods has decreased dramatically so has the need to include recycled content in those goods.

U.S. National Park Service Looking To Reduce Environmental Impact

Eco Friendly Daily

The National Park Service (NPS) is responsible for 84 million acres of land, which includes over four million acres that need to be maintained. In addition, they are responsible for over 3,000 utility systems and over 67,000 structures.