Mike Rowe To Narrate Discovery Channel’s ‘HUMAN PLANET’


Looks like Discovery has found a narrator for their upcoming “Human Planet&# television event. Four years in the making, the series is a “majestic portrait of people’s incredible ability to survive and thrive in our planet’s most extreme environments.”

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New Poll Finds Ratepayers Strongly Oppose Duke Energy Coal.

Sierra Club Compass

As state regulators prepare to make a major decision on the future of a proposed Indiana coal plant with a $3.5 Duke Energy is expecting its Indiana customers to pay for a new coal plant thats now $1.5 Sadly for Indiana, Duke kept neither of these promises. Compass.

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Angry in Indy: Activists Take On Big Coal's Plan to Raise Rates.

Sierra Club Compass

Big Coal got a rude awakening recently after angry customers and clean-air advocates in Indiana filled a public hearing after Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) released a proposal to increase rates. A decision by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission is expected in a few months.

FLASQ Wine Offers Portable, Super Eco-Friendly Option for Hikers, Bikers, Winos and More

Wend Magazine

FLASQ aluminum bottles and screw caps are made in Ohio and Indiana, respectively. Related posts: All-Terrain Wine–Easy on the Palate and the Planet.

3 Minute Video Shows How Humans Devoured Earth in 250 Years

Green Prophet

Today we bring you a staggering video by Globaïa , which globalizes local issues and demonstrates how efficiently human beings have conquered the entire planet in the 250 years since the industrial revolution first started.

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Study: Carbon Dioxide Reducing Water Released By Plants

Eco Friendly Daily

Plants, they are vital to life as we know it on this planet. Not only do they absorb carbon dioxide and provide oxygen, they are also vital to the world’s precipitation. Released water from plants contributes to rainfall, but what if plants release less water?

Review: Alan Rabinowitz’s An Indomitable Beast

Nature Conservancy - Science

This was not Indiana Jones, cheerfully facing all obstacles. It’s hard to read this book and not reach the conclusion that the jaguar is flat-out one of the coolest animals to walk this planet. Jaguar, the indomitable beast. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC.

Discovery: New Cave Fish Species Sees “Light of Day”

Nature Conservancy - Science

An old edition of the Lonely Planet Vietnam guide mentioned a cave with a river that made for a good stopping point on the road north from Hanoi,” says Leisher. The science of cave biology is ripe for metaphor: dimly-lit, groping in the dark, Indiana Jones-style biology.

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Filthy and Over-Budget? Let the Public Pay For It! - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Edwardsport, Indiana, is home to another IGCC boondoggle - I wrote about that back in November. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Natural Gas is No Climate Solution | Main.

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Climate change is the sickness of our civilization, and the prognosis is bleak

Green Blog

There was a time when he believed that, if modern industrial society were to suddenly cease to operate, the planet could be saved. Planet Earth is now in hospice, nearing the end. There is something strangely dashing about him, a streak of Indiana Jones.

Eco-Vision Sustainable Learning Center Awarded $39,549 Tourism Grant

Green (Living) Review

EcoFair360 welcomes all who have a concern for the planet and a desire to learn more about living a green lifestyle”, said Fritz Kreiss, one of the event creators and managers. The additional funding from JEM will allow us access into markets such as the Chicagoland area, Northern Indiana, Milwaukee and Madison with a focused marketing plan.

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Spring of Sustainability - FREE 3 month online teleseminar events

The Green Changemakers

HIghly recommended: a FREE series of live, online and teleseminar events where you can learn from and be inspired by more than 100 pioneers of sustainability.

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The “Aha” of the “Aha From a Science Fiction Writer's Workshop”

The Alien Next Door

From fairytale myth to a Greek three act play,” Colin continues, “every Rocky movie and Indiana Jones film follows this incredible formula. I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

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Body Count


A large animal charity has capitalised on this news, teamed up with Arnold Schwarzenegger and director James Cameron and they have made a video targeting American and Chinese audiences , urging them to reduce their meat consumption for the sake of the planet.

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Individual Consumption and Systemic Societal Transformation

The Green Changemakers

[link] Guest Editors: Philip J. Vergragt, Tellus Institute and Clark University, USA Halina Szejnwald Brown, Clark University, USA Table of Contents Editorial Cultural change for a bearable climate Erik Assadourian, Worldwatch Institute, USA Articles Introduction to the Special Issue Maurie J. Cohen, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA; Halina Szejnwald Brown, Clark University, USA ; Philip J. Vergragt, Tellus Institute and Clark University, USA What's blocking sustainability?

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Treacherous Ice Storms in Kentucky—What is Gaia Saying to Us?

The Alien Next Door

Then in “ The Complexity of Nature ” I discuss how perspective plays a role in our perception of both our future and that of our planet. I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

10 Reasons Why Cities Should Consider Going Car-Free


More broadly, the bike sharing industry has experienced the fastest growth of any mode of transport in the history of the planet. What is good for personal and business gains in this instance is even better for the planet.

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8 Reasons Why Cars Suck, Plus 12 Ways Cyclists Can Stay Safer in an Automobile Culture

The Green Changemakers

We all know cars suck and bicycles rock but with 254,403,082 cars clogging up this planet, cyclists have no choice— for now —except to co-exist with cars. Sprawl: During the last century, an area equal to all the arable land in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania was paved in the U.S. Be an activist for two wheels, not four : Less cars = safer roads and a cleaner planet. There are all sorts of safe and easy methods for choosing two wheels over four. By Mickey Z.

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My Darkest Fears. ~ Amy Taylor | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

She grew up in Colorado and currently lives in Indiana. Were about anything that helps us to live a good life thats also good for others, and our planet. >>> Want to stay in touch with elephant? Get 10 free articles a week: subscribe free to our Best of the Week newsletter.

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Sustainable Communities

The Green Changemakers

Urban production and consumption extracts resources from around the planet and deposits massive volumes of waste, creating a bloated "urban footprint" (Rees & Wackernagel 1994). Planners and designers have created major new town development projects that feature more advanced ecological design and land-use, including Coffee Creek in Indiana, Haymount in Virginia, and Abacoa in Southern Florida.

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