Beyond COVID-19, human rights can help save the planet

Green (Living) Review

We have also seen how the Convention can be used at national level to press governments to take faster and more drastic steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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We are Abusing Planet Earth.

Elephant Journal

We are not only abusing our planet, we are causing extreme and unimaginable suffering to billions of living creatures that exist upon it. The ironic thing is that our planet is stunning and offers abundance. We are abusing mother earth, our home, and the home of our future generations.

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Planet of the Humans: there is also earth-friendly, local mining

Green Prophet

Planet of the Humans, Michael Moore, director. Michael Moore’s explosive documentary, Planet of the Humans, full documentary can be seen below, shows how the renewable energy business can never be sustainable.

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National Vegetarian Week 2016

Green (Living) Review

National Vegetarian Week 16-22 May 2016 National Vegetarian Week 2016 runs from 16-24 May – now in its 24th year this celebration of all things veggie is a great time to talk about food, traditions and those special dishes.

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10 Top National Wildlife Refuges To Explore

Nature Conservancy - Science

A greater yellowlegs at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. The National Wildlife Refuge System is one of shining stars of United States conservation history, and the refuges in this system offer some world-class nature experiences. Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge , Texas.

Why Do We Need National Parks & Why Are They Important?


where steep sides of layered bands of red rock, revealing millions of years of geological history, reveal the Colorado River or Montana’s Glacier National Park with its many and massive mountain peaks, alpine lakes, and of course, glaciers. Why are national parks important?

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National Recycle Week

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) June 16 to June 22, 2014 saw another National Recycle Week in the UK. Therefore, as recycling is not and must not be number one on the agenda I propose a National and even International Reuse Week.

Quick Take: The High Seas Belong to the Planet and Us All

Conservancy Talk

This week could herald the beginning of a new era in Ocean conservation, as negotiations begin at the United Nations in New York for a new legally binding treaty which could cover over half the planet – or in other words, the high seas.

In a New Census, Trees Rule the Planet

Green Prophet

This study was conducted at the Weizmann Institute of Science and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). For example, plant biomass dominates life on the planet by far, outweighing bacteria, which have been hailed by some as “the hidden majority.”.

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Musical ambassadors for our planet

Green Prophet

It’s the reason national anthems exist, why charity singles raise so much cash, and why infectiously joyful songs like Pharrell Williams’ HAPPY can spur hundreds of spin-off videos representing communities around the planet.

No Planet B

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) We must save the Earth simply because there is only this Planet for us; there is no Planet B, no Planet to which we can all fly to on huge spaceships. We must rectify all of this if we want to have a change of survival on this Home Planet of ours, the only Home Planet that we have got. There is no Planet B and the way we go the Earth may become uninhabitable in our very lifetime.

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James Cameron: Eating meat-free to save the planet

Green (Living) Review

It committed the two nations to reducing planet-warming carbon emissions and cemented a first-ever pledge by China to stop its emissions from growing by 2030. The accord was widely hailed as a crucial first step toward prompting other nations to make their own greenhouse gas cuts.

Stockholm Fashion Week Canceled—for the Planet

Eco Chic

If the industry should have a chance to survive together with the planet, it must self-disrupt. The post Stockholm Fashion Week Canceled—for the Planet appeared first on Eco-Chick. Photo credit: Johannes Berg/Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.

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So You Want to Become a National Geographic Explorer

Wend Magazine

If you’ve ever wondered how you might become an explorer for National Geographic believe it or not it can be as simple as attending a seminar. During the Banff Mountain Film Festival in a conference room at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada aspiring young explorers learn the ropes of turning their dreams of adventure into an assignment for National Geographic. Since 1888, National Geographic has supported more than 10,000 expeditions to the most remote corners of the globe.


Green (Living) Review

Flood-Ravaged Parks, Boy Scout Camps, Schools, and Other Community Green Spaces Get Special Attention by Landscape and Lawn Care Professionals on Earth Day, April 22, 2009 PLANET Day of Service HERNDON, VA, April 6, 2009 : Zoos, elementary schools,city parks, Boy Scout camps, churches, and cemeteries are just a few of the places that will receive special attention on the national PLANET Day of Service this Earth Day, April 22, 2009.

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Get Ready! The Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available.

Sierra Club Compass

The Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available for Public Review. Climate disruption will amplify some of the existing health threats the nation now faces. The Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available for Public Review : Comments. Compass.

One Planet Living - a practical solution

Green (Living) Review

At BioRegional they know that One Planet Living is possible. Working with partners they have developed cost effective working examples of sustainable communities and businesses which show One Planet Living in practice.

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Heroines for the Planet: Floral Artist Bess Wyrick

Eco Chic

Bess collaborated with national geographic photographer Laura Grier for this photo shoot in a tree farm. The post Heroines for the Planet: Floral Artist Bess Wyrick appeared first on Eco-Chick. Creative Arts art artist floral designer heroines for the planet local local flowers

A New Diet for the Planet?

Conservancy Talk

Given those facts, you might expect my answer to Marc’s question to be straightforward: that environmentalists should say no to meat , and that we should focus on changing what people eat in the interest of saving the planet. Can changing your diet make a positive impact on the planet?

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First Vegetarian School in Nation Visits Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Green (Living) Review

eat chicken nuggets in their school cafeterias, fifty third graders from PS 244 will hold chickens in their laps at the Saugerties-based Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), one of the nation’s leading havens for farm animals rescued from abuse and neglect.

How homeschooling could help the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Homeschooling could be of great benefit to the Planet, not to speak of the children. As far as the Planet if concerned the fact is that if every child would be homeschooled millions of school bus journeys and even more car journeys in a day would become history. Homeschooling is a win/win for all including the Planet.

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Billionaire Arab Prince Buys Planet’s Largest Private Jet

Green Prophet

Call the guys at Guinness World Records back to the Middle East: the Saudi billionaire’s newest toy will be the planet’s biggest private jet. Up in the sky! Is it an office complex? A concert hall? A Turkish bath? Or a parking garage?

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Ian Somerhalder to Host Planet Green’s “Blue August”


Last week, Ian Somerhalder took his conservation efforts to the national level, asking Congress to reinstate funding to protect endangered species. Combining his passion for nature and travel, Somerhalder is hosting Planet Green’s Blue August , which premieres August 21.

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Brighter Planet Launches #earthtweet Tweet-a-Thon

Green (Living) Review

— Environmental Start-up and Partners Turn Twitterers into Climate Change Advocates — Middlebury, VT – Brighter Planet , a Vermont-based environmental start-up, launches this week #earthtweet , an online campaign to raise awareness of the fight against climate change. National climate leaders are joining in to encourage their Twitter followers to share conservation tips, environmental news, and Earth Day plans with the #earthtweet hashtag. Source: Brighter Planet.

Green Your Halloween with National Costume Swap Day

The Green Samaritan

Thankfully there is also the arrival of Green Halloween®, a nationwide non-profit initiative to keep all the fun in the holiday, but make it better for kids and the planet. This year they are declaring October 9th as National Costume Swap Day.

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Some eco-friendly actions you can take to protect the Planet

Green (Living) Review

It is our Planet and our responsibility to do what we can to protect and preserve it. Clean-up your local community : You don't need a national “clean-up day”, or even a regional or local one to pick up around your local community and encourage others to do the same.

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Asher Jay’s ‘Art as Weapon’: Powerful National Geographic Live Video

Eco Chic

Check out her incredible speech at National Geographic (she’s an official Explorer with the organization ) HQ below: Related on Eco-Chick: Heroines for the Planet: Art Activist Asher Jay. Artist and activist Asher Jay is saving the world’s threatened wildlife—with creativity.

‘Seal Wars’: Is Animal Planet Prepping Another Sea Shepherd Series?


The relationship between Sea Shepherd and Animal Planet appears to be getting tighter. Watson added that the footage they did manage to capture will “be screened internationally on the Animal Planet channel.&#.

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Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

A Powerful Free Resource for Teachers and Professors Dream of a Nation reaches across political party lines and religious beliefs and focuses on what we have in common, what is possible.It Learning Standards Alignment Dream of a Nation isn’t a textbook.

David Keeps Winning: 10 Recent Victories That Will Give You Hope for the Planet

Sierra Club Compass

  If you find yourself falling victim to despair or cynicism about the fate of our planet, look no further. These 10 recent clean energy victories will give you hope for the planet.

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Musicwood–Aiming to Save a National Forest for the Sake of Music

Wend Magazine

Musicwood is a documentary film that follows a group of the world’s finest guitar makers as they attempt to save the largest National Forest in the United States, the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. And it promises to delve into both sides of the story, digging deep into issues of cultural history, ecology and the future of our planet’s forests. Click here to view the embedded video.

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Telensa’s PLANet system to manage Birmingham’s street lighting

Green (Living) Review

the leader in the remote control and monitoring of street lighting, has announced that Amey has chosen its PLANet system to support the 25 year, £2.7bn Birmingham Highways maintenance and management service.

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Heroines for the Planet: Laura Turner Seydel

Eco Chic

Ironically, one of my favorite shows as a kid was Captain Planet , a show which Laura’s father, Ted Turner, created. She’s the Chairwoman of the Captain Planet Foundation , which promotes environmental education and gardens in schools, and Zero Waste Zone-Downtown Atlanta.

Save Water, Save The Planet

Green (Living) Review

By taking small steps to conserve water, you can help the planet in big ways. According to the April issue of National Geographic, Americans use about 100 gallons of water at home each day, compared to millions of the world's poorest who subsist on fewer than five gallons of water per day, per person; 46% of people on earth don't have water piped to their homes; women in developing countries walk an average of 3.7

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

Green (Living) Review

" It was Ms Telford's interest in First Nations people around the world that led her to Joseph White-Eyes of South Dakota, more than 13,500 kilometres from her home of Kingscliff. t was 2009 and a severe storm had battered Kingscliff, her home on the east coast of Australia.

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Heroines for the Planet: Upcycling Bag Designer Monica Ralli

Eco Chic

It’s no surprise that Monica Ralli, founder of Urthbags , is a Heroine for the Planet. After spending many months working through the logistics, details and challenges, UrthBags Eco-Chic Handbags was born and are now sold in retail locations nation-wide. Joins Green Halloween® and KIWI magazine and Declares October 9th “National Costume Swap Day”

Green Earth Journey

Seattle, WA - Every kid’s favorite holiday just got a little more parent- and planet-friendly with the launch of Green Halloween’s® National Costume Swap Day. For tips on how to organize a costume swap, or to find a swap in your area, visit the National Costume Swap website at: [link

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A Lung Scan for the Planet: A New Global Forest Change Interactive Map

Nature Conservancy - Science

If forests really are the lungs of our planet – absorbing and storing carbon dioxide while spitting out oxygen – then the map represents a cutting-edge, continuous image scan of our collective lungs. Red blotches are eating away at the lung capacity of our planet.

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Faith Community, National Preach-In Challenge Leaders on Climate.

Sierra Club Compass

Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate Rally to WDC » Faith Community, National Preach-In Challenge Leaders on Climate. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Faith Community, National Preach-In Challenge Leaders on Climate : Comments.

Cairo’s Fixers: Repairers That Are Helping Heal The Planet

Green Prophet

Superior repair skills in developing nations mean that broken electronics can be mended and reused – a much greener alternative to recycling. A couple of months ago, I wrote about the death of my laptop and my predicament over what to do with it.

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Focus on your country’s Gross National Happiness

Green Blog

To be sure, countless people already live lives of solidarity, simplicity and sharing, lives dedicated to the service of people and planet. Changing from Gross National Product to Gross National Happiness is a long-term process. For the sake of the planet, many of us argue that we have no choice. What are we in this for, anyway? This thing we call life and living. Is it really to earn enough money to buy lots of stuff, thinking that will bring happiness? The car.

Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

[link] [link] THE BOOK With over 400 pages of material that makes complex issues graspable, Dream of a Nation is a tool that will inform and engage.

Laurie David Is Serious About Healthy Dinner: Heroines for the Planet

Eco Chic

For all her work on behalf of the Earth, Eco-Chick is proud to include her as one of our Heroines for the Planet. If it had been declared by our Surgeon General, whose job it is to protect the nation, it would have been inconceivable for a celebrity to accept soda money.