Cookbook Superstar Isa Moskowitz Opens Vegan Restaurant in Omaha


One of the biggest names in vegan cooking, Isa Moskowitz is bringing her delicious talent to Omaha, Nebraska, in the form of Modern Love restaurant. Read More The post Cookbook Superstar Isa Moskowitz Opens Vegan Restaurant in Omaha appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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North Omaha Residents Win Major Clean Air and Climate Victory

Sierra Club Compass

In North Omaha, Nebraska, local residents just won a powerful, inspiring victory to move their utility beyond coal. "OPPD has finally answered our calls to clean up our air," said Vernon Muhammad, a father and resident of North Omaha. "My

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Picture of the Day

Environmental Economics

Photo Credit: Me (in Omaha, Nebraska--more details later

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Climate and Clean Energy Events Nationwide: Fighting for Environmental Justice in Omaha

Sierra Club Compass

North Omaha, Nebraska, is home to one of the dirtiest coal plants in the nation, the North Omaha coal plant operated by Omaha Public Power District. North Omaha''s residents - and Americans nationwide - know that coal poisons our air and water.

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Play Ball! An iPhone photo essay

Environmental Economics

  Well, I had the privilege (used loosely) of taking the Official Only Son of Env-Econ (OOSEE), and his baseball tea--the Crush Baseball Club--to Omaha, Nebraska to compete in a 12 and under baseball tournament centered around the NCAA College World Series. 

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Jennifer Lopez Gives Ellen DeGeneres Year Supply of Steaks?


The 'American Idol' judge surprises DeGeneres with year supply of Omaha steaks. Read More. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News ellen degeneres jennifer lopez portia de rossi

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How to Slackline Across the Country

Wend Magazine

Omaha. Bad weather in Omaha!!! How to Slackline Across the Country. Step 1. Be a cartoon character. It’s so much easier to set a course and attach cartoon slacklines than real ones. Step 2. That is all.

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Warren Buffett Says Coal Will Be Replaced

Sierra Club Compass

" But hearing the facts from the Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha,” whose words are pored over and examined by leagues of investors all over the world, should be a wake-up call for utilities and public officials still on the fence about coal.

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9 Animal Cams You Need in Your Life

Nature Conservancy - Science

At the risk of dating myself, I first fell in love with otters as a child watching The Year of the Otter episode on Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. A couple of years ago, I set up a second computer display on my desk as a tool to improve my productivity.

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Artist and professor creates stunning man-made rainbow


Even if the state of Omaha in Nebraska receives average to below-average rainfall, the project can still operate for over 15 weeks.

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Our Favorite Road Trip Destinations

Conservancy Talk

It’s like watching Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, and that’s just from one window! There’s something about a good summer road trip that doesn’t get old. Heading down the interstate with the radio playing and windows down — in search of adventure — is an all-American tradition.

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Sexless Sharks

Eco Friendly Daily

Last year, the same team of researchers also confirmed that a female hammerhead shark – living in a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska – had reproduced without any contribution from male sharks. Across all the world oceans, shark populations have been facing challenges.

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Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Green Blog

Such pent-up demand for more cycling options is on display in cities across the United States—from Buffalo to Boulder, Omaha to Oklahoma City, and Long Beach in New York to Long Beach in California—where shared bicycle programs are taking root.

Dig Israel? The complete 2015 rough guide to open archeology digs for students and tourists

Green Prophet

Rami Arav, University of Nebraska at Omaha. It’s a dream for some and a reality that can come true if you plan in visiting Israel this year. The country some say is an open archeology site. You can literally find ruins everywhere.

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Nebraka Sustainability Leadership Workshop - Documents

The Green Changemakers

The first two Conversations Conferences were held at Creighton University in Omaha and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Initiatives: Nebraska Sustainability Leadership Workshop [link] [link] The Nebraska Sustainability Leadership Workshop (NSLW) completed its series of 22 workshops in towns and cities across the state, with the goal of creating a network of sustainability leaders throughout Nebraska.

What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

The Green Changemakers

The prototype for our Great Cities Initiative was pioneered in Omaha, where PPS helped community and economic development organizations create an ambitious strategy to tap the potential of parks and public spaces to revive urban neighborhoods.

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If you missed the Women’s March, just watch this to get all the goodness in your heart.

Elephant Journal

Omaha, NE – 6-10,000. It’s the happiest empathy-fullest protest in histoooooorrrrryyyyy! This was the most powerful event that I’ve ever been part of. Marching alongside my hero mom, on my birthday, was an incredible way to celebrate the human spirit! Duzer!

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Yes we can. Yes we did. Yes we can.

Elephant Journal

It’s why GIs gave their lives at Omaha Beach and Iwo Jima; Iraq and Afghanistan – and why men and women from Selma to Stonewall were prepared to give theirs as well.

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