Mediterranean oil spill cleaned by EU ambassadors

Green Prophet

A suspicious and deadly bitumen oil spill appeared washing up on the Israeli and Lebanese coast a few weeks ago. Iran is suspected of eco-terrorism and purposefully dumping the oil , meanwhile the public has rallied to pull globs of tar from the seashore.

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Greek oil spill creates black plague on Israeli beaches

Green Prophet

A tanker from Greece dumped its bilge and catastrophic amounts of tar and oil are clogging Israel’s beaches. The recent crisis is a large oil spill which is currently washing mounds of goopy tar onto every inch of beach along Israel’s 170-mile coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. .


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Secret oil pipeline revealed between Israel and the UAE

Green Prophet

The FSO Safer is a sinking oil tanker off the coast of Yemen. Rebels won’t let international bodies in to contain the oil which is slowly leaking into the Red Sea. It was so bad in the 70s with an oil embargo that Israel had only a handful of allies to help them buy energy.

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Recycling Cooking Oil – The Benefits

Green Prophet

One of the ways people harm the environment is through the disposal of used cooking oil. Many restaurants, hotels, and homes dispose of used cooking oil through the drain. If proper measures are not taken while disposing of used oil, it becomes a risk to the environment.

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Restoring Hot Oil Treatment Recipe for Dull and Damaged Hair

Hug a Tree with Me

Hot oil treatments are used as a pre-shampoo to help restore damage inflicted from the use of chemicals, dyes and heat. Homemade hot oil treatments are easy to make, natural and inexpensive. This simple recipe combines jojoba oil, rosemary essential oil and sunflower oil- these three oils are effective at restoring moisturizing and strength to dull and damaged hair. Restoring Hot Oil Treatment Recipe for Dull and Damaged Hair.

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Hagerman NWR: Birding Amidst Oil Wells

10,000 Birds

In particular, most birding occurs within view of an oil well. In some instances, the birding is incongruously right next to oil rigs or pads. The oil wells persist because of a historical anomaly. So the oil wells keep pumping away.

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Relaxation, yoga and CBD oil 

Green Prophet

CBD oil and yoga have a natural connection , as both the cannabidiol and the relaxation techniques strengthen the mind and body. Also, we can now buy online the best CBD oil thanks to some of the best CBD online stores. Relaxation and CBD oil. Slip into nirvana with CBD oil.

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Essential Oils: Natural Problem-Solvers

Living Green & Saving Energy

Using essential oils is recommended by a number of reader soft this site. essential oils Essential Oils I only have a general familiarity with themes self, at least at the moment. For example, my wife sprays in the lavender on her pillow at night and swears that it helps her sleep. Last night I told her to spray mine […].

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Does CBD Oil Actually Help?

Green Prophet

CBD oil is the liquid form of CBD, which is extracted from the cannabis plant and diluted with a carrier oil like hemp seed oil. But, does CBD oil actually help? Can CBD Oil Help You With Arthritis, Pain, and Inflammation? Can CBD Oil Help You With Cancer?

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4 Reasons to get CBD oil for your horses

Green Prophet

The product that has been grabbing a lot of attention these days is called CBD oil. It’s probably because you still don’t know enough about the product itself and you aren’t really sure whether there are any reasons why you should get CBD oil for your horses.

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Uses for olive oil

Green Living Tips

Olive oil has been in use by humanity for many thousands of years. It's a remarkable product with many applications beyond cooking and can be used as a green alternative to harsh chemical compounds we commonly use around the home. Pick up a bunch of handy tips and add your own

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Ending The Oil Age

Green (Living) Review

Big Oil’s days are numbered – but the industry could still take us all down with it. From divestment to disruption, Jess Worth explores how the transition to an oil-free future is being hastened. Because the Rockefeller fortune owes its very existence to oil. The Rockefeller story is also the story of the rise and fall of the first ‘oil major’. climate change green living oil

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We started eating olives 500 years after discovering olive oil

Green Prophet

Archeological findings and written testimony shows that olive oil was used extensively for consumption, lighting, worship, hygiene, and cosmetic purposes in ancient times. As soon as we found the olive pits , we could see that they were different to those used to produce olive oil.

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How microbes find an oil spill

Green Prophet

An oil spill in Israel, 2014. When containing a massive disaster like an oil spill, small microbes play a big role. This is important news for the western east oil producing nations, as many oil spills threaten the Red Sea, Indian ocean and Mediterranean Sea.

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Texas Oil Spill Threatens Migrating Birds

10,000 Birds

Is last week’s oil spill near Galveston, Texas bad for birds? Oiled Laughing Gull photograph above by Melissa Phillip/ Houston Chronicle ). And to learn more about how oiled birds are cared for and rehabilitated, check out the comprehensive resources at International Bird Rescue , including their poignant look back at the Exxon Valdez spill 25 years ago this week. News environment galveston oiled birds

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Lest we Forget – BP Oil Spill 2010

10,000 Birds

This week marks the 2-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On April 20th 2010, the world received news that eleven men working on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig died in an explosion on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect. There is no point rehashing the gruesome details of the largest accidental marine oil spill in our history. Oil washes ashore at Venice, Louisiana. May 19, 2010 Oil washes ashore on mainland Louisiana.

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Uses for eucalyptus oil

Green Living Tips

It just doesn't get more Australian than eucalyptus oil - discover some uses for this amazing oil around the home - it's a more earth friendly alternative to many common cleaning products we buy

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DDT, oil spills, and a wall.

10,000 Birds

Eleven million gallons of oil suffocated 1,300 miles of shoreline in my beloved Alaska. The post DDT, oil spills, and a wall. 360 miles of National Park land at the border! My first ‘protest’ memory involved putting pencil to notebook paper and writing the President about the harmful effects of DDT. The Weekly Reader had shocked everyone in class with news of Bald Eagles dying – and humans were to blame!

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Palm Oil and Deforestation: A Real Threat for Orangutans


Sadly, the populations of these beautiful primates have been sharply declining over the last several decades largely due to logging and the widespread establishment of palm oil plantations and other forms of agriculture in their habitat. How does palm oil affect deforestation?

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Lebanese eco-activists tell Iraq to keep their stinky oil

Green Prophet

Burning high sulfur fuel oil will emit considerable amounts of sulfur dioxide, a colourless poisonous air pollutant that increases the risk of critical health conditions including stroke, heart disease, asthma, lung cancer and premature death. Health air pollution Iraq Lebanon oil

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Forecasting global oil demand

Environmental Economics

Exxon Mobil, for example, projects that global demand for oil will keep growing — by just over 13 percent from today, to 109 million barrels of oil a day by 2040. Exxon doesn't seem to be incorporating all available information: At the company’s planned annual meeting on Wednesday in Dallas, shareholders will vote on a resolution to prod Exxon Mobil to disclose the risks of climate change to its business. Such resolutions have been floated before, and they typically do not pass.

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How has Oil Performed During the COVID-19 Crisis?

Green Prophet

Khaled al Otaiby, an official of the Saudi oil company Aramco watches progress at a rig at the al-Howta oil field near Howta, Saudi Arabia, on Feb. The US is the world’s largest consumer of oil, ingesting approximately 20-million barrels a day. Energy oil

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Crude oil prices continue to fall drastically

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Crude Oil Prices continue to fall drastically and some investment banks predict the recent stockpile drops with continue after the summer season ends. Despite this, however, energy companies have and are increasing their prices claiming high the wholesale price of oil and gas being the reason for the price hike. Brexit crude oil economic forecasts economy exports food forecasts interest rates

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US oil giant Chevron buys into Israeli natural gas

Green Prophet

Noble Energy had a controlling share in the Israeli gas fields but its assets officially transferred to the oil company Chevron this past Friday. . Last summer Chevron dumped 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon.

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Recycling used engine oil

Green Living Tips

Millions of gallons of used engine oil are dumped annually instead of recycled. Aside from the direct environmental issues, it also means millions more of gallons of crude oil needs be extracted. Learn more about the importance of recycling used engine oil and where you can find collection points

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25 sneaky names for palm oil

Green (Living) Review

Palm oil and its derivatives can appear under many names. Palm oil is the most popularly used vegetable oil in the world. It comes from the fruit of the oil palm tree ( Elaeis guineensis ) which is native to West Africa. It was once used for basic things like food and fiber, but with a yield greater than other vegetable oil crops, and with low labor costs, it has become the go-to oil. lies palm oil

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BREAKING NEWS: California Oil Spill update

Sustainability Ninja

The US Coast Guard said that as of 12am PDT the recent oil spill off of the coast of California (18 miles west of Santa Barbara) that resulted from a pipeline failure in to a storm drain, had reached approximately 20,000 gallons of crude oil and covered nearly 9 miles of ocean. The Coast Guard currently has set up 3 sets of floating booms to contain the spill and has boats skimming the surface to remove as much oil as they can.

Daily Demand and Supply: Oil Glut

Environmental Economics

AKA Peak oil on opposite day: Global oil markets are flooded with cheap crude, and concerns about climate change are growing louder. The last thing the world seems to be craving is the discovery of new large oil and natural gas fields. But such fields have been found in the last month. And two of them are in the United States — one in Texas and the other off Alaska.

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Getting Started with Essential Oils

Hug a Tree with Me

Essential oils are key components in the areas of natural beauty and alternative health. How are Essential Oils Used: All natural, cold pressed therapeutic essential oils are used by diluting in carrier oils, skin butters, soap bases or distilled water (EOs should never be applied undiluted). Essential oils can also be matched with other EOs to enhance its fragrance and wellness properties.

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Oil prices are falling

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) October 2014: Oil prices are at an almost all time low for the last decades but does that mean that peak oil is not real and that more oil is being gotten out of the ground? Some oil producing states have reduced the prices, actually, and the US has increased, so it is said, its production of oil and especially of shale oil. economy green living oil prices

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Anti-inflammatory Massage Oil with Lavender and Eucalyptus

Hug a Tree with Me

The simple recipe below pairs five wonderful external anti-inflammatory agents – lavender and eucalyptus as well as coconut oil, aloe and grapeseed oil. The formula penetrates deep to calm and balance to inflammation while also moisturizing the skin and promoting proper circulation… Anti-inflammatory Massage Oil with Lavender and Eucalyptus: Ingredients and Equipment: ¼ cup grapeseed oil. 2 tbsp melted coconut oil. 10 drops of lavender essential oil.

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Genius Uses for Coconut Oil. {Funny Video}

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Funny benefits of coconut oil coconut oil coconut oil health benefits uses for coconut oilAdd fire to your sex life and beauty to your me.

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Ancient olive oil soap factory unearthed in Bedouin city

Green Prophet

The production of olive oil soap is mentioned in writings since the 10th century and it has been a significant industry in the region from the Middle Ages and until the early 20th century. Olive oil soap is still made like the ancients did in the West Bank.

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Some pre-Christmas oil price snark

Environmental Economics

It's the end of the semester and oil prices are low.    What better time to give my thoughts on the inevitable catastrophic low oil price story. The epic oil crash could end next year. It's been a catastrophic 18 months for crude oil, which has suffered a dramatic 68% plunge due to a massive supply glut. Oil fell to a fresh seven-year low below $34.50 Many Wall Street oil experts believe that prices will rebound in late 2016.

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Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Funny Green Big Oil conflict energy oil oil spill renewable energy war Damn dunkleosteus, why couldn''t your decayed remains have become solar PV cells?

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10 Essential Oils Your Medicine Cabinet Needs

Green Prophet

Those cute little bottles of essential oils that you see in health food stores contain powerful medicine. Here are 11 essential oils (eos) that you should always have in your medicine cabinet. 2 eos for eliminating odors: Keep your refrigerator smelling clean: deodorize it with lemon essential oil. Mix 15 drops of lemon essential oil into a box of baking soda. Mix 5 drops of tea tree oil (melaleuca alternifolia) into each full sock.

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Topic: Oil prices. Discuss

Environmental Economics

From the WSJ 360 (the interdisciplinary newsletter) email: FOCUS ARTICLE>>  Economics/Supply-Demand-Price Surging Oil Prices Bite Demand by: By Benoit Faucon and James Herron Date: Apr 13, 2011  SUMMARY: The highest oil prices in 2½ years have begun to trigger some deterioration in demand, oil producers and consumers said, a surprising fallout from the disruption in oil production that has resulted from unrest in the Middle East.

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Video: Spokane Coal and Oil

Sightline Daily

Earlier this summer, Eric de Place, Sightline Institute policy director, spoke at an oil trains and coal exports forum in Spokane, Washington—a region facing an especially severe onslaught of rail traffic. This is a great place to start—your very own 101 course on oil trains. Then, at 17:30, he shows a photo timeline of oil train derailments—at least 10 in the last two years. Climate & Energy Oil Oil Trains Spokane Video

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Why Essential Oils have no place in Yoga Classes.

Elephant Journal

So, how may we be creating harm with a simple (we think) kind offer to spritz a pleasant essential oil on students’ wrists as they settle into savasana, the final resting pose of the practice? Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Health & Wellness Yoga ahimsa consent elephant magazine essential oils essential oils and yoga non-harm respect yoga classes yoga trends

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Tea Tree Oil and Green Tea Acne Face Wash

Hug a Tree with Me

This natural acne facial wash does just that without the intrusion of unnatural and synthetics; it combines pure castle soap with antibacterial rich tea tree oil and coconut oil and skin loving green tea and raw honey. Melt raw honey and coconut oil slowly in a double boiler, let cool slightly then pure into castle soap. Use a spatula to fold the honey and coconut oil into the soap. Add tea tree oil; folding into soap mixture until everything is incorporated.

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Cooking Oils: why PUFAs need to Stay Out of the Kitchen & your Body.

Elephant Journal

Could your oils be turning rancid from heat or is all that too much health food hype and worry? Health & Wellness coconut oil cooking elephant magazine extra virgin olive oil food ghee good fats health Health and Wellness Healthy Cooking healthy fats monounsaturated oil olive oil polyunsaturated PUFAs saturated fats unsaturated

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Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

Green Prophet

Oil and natural gas, as investment opportunities, have certainly had their share of publicity; both good and bad. This includes market analysis data to entice potential investors to consider investing or speculating in either oil and gas futures or in stocks and investment funds that include energy companies specializing in the exploration and production of oil and natural. More on oil and gas: Should you consider investing in oil in 2019?

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The price of oil (adjusted for inflation)

Environmental Economics

That has helped create a glut of oil as major producers like Saudi Arabia continue to pump at high levels Source: [link]. And here is the explanation: United States production has surged in recent years as the shale boom took off.