This Country is Paving the Path to Save our Forests & it’s Not Who you Think.

Elephant Journal

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What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

Green Prophet

Leading this year’s index worldwide is Norway, with a score of 82.7 Study Norway for better climate change future. All these countries could learn a thing or two from Norway, suggests Oslo’s ambassador in Washington, Kåre R.

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Birds Taking Over TV Screens

10,000 Birds

The BBC’s Winged Planet and Earthflight programs are now available on DVD. News BBC Norway Snowy Owl television After watching the three-eyed ravens on Game of Thrones , it seems some other members of the bird kingdom want a piece of the small-screen action. To wit: A lingering Snowy Owl plopped down right outside a television news station in Vermont.

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet. ’ Norway… ‘How would I meet her?’

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet. ’ Norway… ‘How would I meet her?’

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet. ’ Norway… ‘How would I meet her?’

Trash Planet: Germany

The Green Changemakers

by Marie Look The Trash Planet series highlights various countries around the world and how they handle their waste. Germany leads the European nations in recycling, with around 70 percent of the waste the country generates successfully recovered and reused each year.

Moscow Arctic Forum promises peaceful exploitation, silent on risks

Green Blog

During the end of September the “Arctic nations&# – Canada, Russia, Norway, the United States and Denmark – met in Moscow to agree on territorial claims. The Arctic is thought to contain 25% of the planet’s undiscovered oil and gas, about 200 billion barrels of oil.

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Junior Slackliners Show Off Flips and Finesse | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

Via: Cool Hunting ] Related Posts Wipeout Wednesday: Best of 2010 The Highest, Scariest, Coolest Rope Swing On the Planet Wipeout Wednesday: Kayaking Can Hurt If You Suck at Kayaking… Fighting a Shark Proves Big-Wave Surfers Really Are Fearless Posted March 3rd, 2011 by Sami Ewers.

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Joan Jett Calls For Hearings On Seal Imports To Be Made Public


Now, the World Trade Organization has decided to formally hear Canada and Norway’s arguments against the EU’s ban. Compassionate people everywhere celebrated when the European Union banned seal imports.

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Too Much Plastic? Bag it! A review by the Joy Trip Project

Wend Magazine

Outrage over the seemingly irreparable harm imposed upon the planet and our personal health is compelling many to make proactive choices to rid their lives of plastic single-use disposable containers. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

An au natural topless tour trend the Middle East’s resisting

Green Prophet

“The Topless Tour” invites people everywhere to shed their shirts to “feel the freedom and share their beauty with the world” The world is responding, but one slice of the planet has completely resisted the fun.

The Patagonia Music Collective | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

The groups these musicians are supporting are the ones that are ultimately going to save the planet.” Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Contador's Doping Charges Dropped, One-Year Ban Lifted | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

Friends & Sponsors Advertisement Current Issue Read Buy Subscribe Pedaling Norway, Peddling Home - Brian Mohr and Emily Johnson must face uncomfortable lifestyle truths while on a pedal-powered skiing expedition through Arctic Norway. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?


A major contributor to anthropogenic climate change, which our planet is experiencing right now, is the large concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses that are being continuously released into the atmosphere from the transportation, commercial, residential, and industrial sectors.

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Why Is Recycling Important?


kilograms a day, and in some most developed European countries such as Norway or Switzerland the number is very similar; 2.8 Recycling is more important today than ever before. The amount of waste produced worldwide is estimated to triple by 2025, from 0.68 billion tons per year [1].

Sweden to import garbage as supplies of trash run dry

Green (Living) Review

The Swedish people, you see, are among the Planet's least wasteful people. Now, in order to overcome this strange shortage that other countries can but envy, according to Swedish officials, the notoriously tidy nation will begin importing garbage from their neighbor Norway; about 80,000 tons of it annually, in fact, to fulfill their energy needs.

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Grim Greenhouse Gas Milestone Dims Hope for Less Climate Change

Green Prophet

Readings taken in Alaska, Greenland, Norway, Iceland and Mongolia show carbon dioxide concentrations of 400ppm or more, but scientists say those numbers will fall in the summertime when plants absorb co2. Destroying the Planet for Beef.

The world’s best road infrastructure

Eco Friendly Daily

Norway – Molde – Atlantic Road. The post The world’s best road infrastructure appeared first on About My Planet. The world’s infrastructure sometimes leaves a lot to be desired.

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We are Just Money Grubbers

10,000 Birds

Illegal spring hunting and round-ups of moulting birds are taking place on the Russian breeding grounds and illegal shooting continues in Norway. And they are telling us the story of the planet that we share.

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EU Regions are planning on banning petrol (gasoline) and diesel cars

Green (Living) Review

Outlawing petrol and diesel cars altogether Norway and the Netherlands.

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It’s not the tide. It’s not the wind. It’s us.

Green Prophet

was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in Oslo, Norway , the unpleasant realities of both global warming and climate change have been advancing more rapidly than anyone could have imagined.

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Zero Rally 2012: Emission free cars race on exclusive green corridor


In a joint Nordic Venture, Norway and Sweden have built one of the first Green Highways of the world that connects both the nations with an exclusive freeway that is meant only for electric vehicles.

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A Planetary Conjunction With Giza’s Pyramids

Green Prophet

It shows three bright planets, Mercury, Venus and Saturn with each poised directly over one of the three pyramids at Giza Egypt. Both Phil Plait’s astronomy program and fourmilab’s yoursky online planetarium show that the planets will actually appear in the Southeastern sky aligned in a steep angle, nearly 60 degrees to the horizontal… roughly the same angle as the sides of the pyramids, not level with their tops!

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Polar Bears Previously Survived Warming, Sparks Optimism

Eco Friendly Daily

However, a recent study published in the Proceedings o the National Academy of Sciences points to polar bears surviving a warming period on the planet before. A bear fossil found in Norway was used in a DNA study, particularly mitochondrial DNA.

Corruption Allegations, Monster Mine Madness, and the US Ex Im.

Sierra Club Compass

That's more carbon than Sweden, Norway, and Denmark emit combined. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate Rally to WDC | Main.

New Chief Operating Officer Lois Quam Chats with Mark Tercek

Conservancy Talk

For me, a trip I took to visit family in Arctic Norway changed my life. I saw first-hand the scary realities of a warming planet, but also exciting advancements in sustainable energy. What do they think of your new job – saving the planet?

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U.S. Approves Arctic Drilling In Select Areas

Eco Friendly Daily

Canada, Norway and Russia were noted as already being largely present in the region. The Arctic is perhaps the most extreme region on the planet with subzero temperatures, hurricane force storms and long periods of darkness.

Fish Stocks Moving To Cold Water

Eco Friendly Daily

Global warming just keeps rearing its ugly head and showing us that small changes in the Earth’s temperature can play havoc with the delicate eco-systems that exist on our planet. Countries like Malaysia and India will suffer, while countries like Russia, Norway and Canada will cash in.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

This is true for both Europe and the planet as a whole. The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it.

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Freecycle Cairo: Who Says There’s no Free Lunch?

Green Prophet

That wasn’t my intention, I just wanted to offer my short-term used items to people who were in need for them, to help decrease the massive consumerism and over-production our planet can’t afford.” We have a similar page in Oslo, Norway, where people successfully trade their stuff.

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“See Dick and Jane Screen” by Danny Bloom and Nina Munteanu

The Alien Next Door

The physical manipulations we have to do with a computer, not related to the reading itself, disturb our mental appreciation, says associate professor Anne Mangen at the Center for Reading Research at the University of Stavanger in Norway.

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Where are we to get all the hardwood from for the wood stoves?

Green (Living) Review

The stoves from those countries, especially the makers from Norway and Sweden, are highly fuel efficient with dry softwood that they can do all day with a few fillings. This practice of habitat piles, now condemned, basically, by the Forestry Commission, and any forester with sense, not only harms trees in that the piles of wood harbor diseases they also are a danger to the Planet.

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One Hundred-Day Countdown to WILD9

Green (Living) Review

Committees representing a diverse range of interests and perspectives are finalizing objectives and targets aimed at protecting wild nature – wilderness, wetlands, wildlife, and the oceans – and the benefits they provide to ensure a clean and healthy planet and human well-being. Convening every three to four years, the WWC has been held 8 times in 5 continents: South Africa (1977, 2001), Australia (1980), Scotland (1983), USA (1987, 2005), Norway (1993), and India (1998).

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Eyjafjallajokull Volcano: The Gift of Calamity

The Alien Next Door

Ireland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden also shut their airports as the plume spread east and south, veiling most of the British Isles, Scandinavia, and much of northern western and eastern Europe with a dangerous layer of glassy dust.

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Global Economy Expanded More Slowly than Expected in 2011

Green Blog

For instance, in 2011 Norway topped the U.N. planets to sustain us, according to GFN. The global economy grew 3.8 percent in 2011, a drop from 5.2 percent in 2010.

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If Bill McKibben's A Communist, Call Me Alexandra Kollontai

Green Prophet

Norway. The question is, why has Glenn targeted Bill – one of the world’s most respected people and the first to sound a very important and very loud alarm about the state of our planet?

Alternative Energy – Things you didn’t know

Eco Friendly Daily

As our energy needs rise, as our supplies of fossil fuels run out and as the state of our planet become more precarious, we increasingly need to look at alternative energy sources to meet our requirements and to allow our modern lifestyles. Most birds will be fine according to a study by Britain’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), with the exception of birds of prey; in Norway nine out of their ten sea eagles were killed by turbines.

UNEP Launches Green Economy Initiative

The Green Changemakers

Current Economic Models: Short-Changing People and the Planet Pavan Sukdhev, a senior banker from Deutsche Bank who is seconded to UNEP to lead the research, said:"The economic models of the 20th century are now hitting the limits of what is possible - possible in terms of delivering better livelihoods for the 2.6 Norway is delighted to be supporting this UNEP initiative.


Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

One hopes that the Climate Creditor countries will insist on full reparations for a polluted planet. At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

According to leading US climate scientist Dr James Hansen, exploitation of the Canadian tar sands will mean “game over” for the Planet. Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.

Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

The Green Changemakers

Consumption in a Sustainable World Workshop, June 2-3, 1998, Kabelvaag, Norway International Institute for Environment and Development [ ]. People & the Planet: ["Brazil's urban laboratory takes the strain," Christina Cavalcanti, 1996.]

Top 10 Euro cities to cycle

The Green Changemakers

And giving the planet a helping hand isn’t the only reason to swap four wheels for two either. by Ruth Styles [link] Want to see a new city and get fit at the same time? Then try doing it by bike.

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