Coral Reef Biodiversity Predicted to Shift as Climate Changes

Environmental News Network

Most of coral reef biodiversity consists of tiny organisms living deep within the three-dimensional reef matrix. Coral reefs are among the most biologically diverse, complex and productive ecosystems on the planet.

Black Sea Female Artists’ Association Brings Organic Paint To The Masses

Green Prophet

The link between organic living and better human health is obvious to residents of Trabzon, along the Black Sea coast of Turkey, an area seriously blighted by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown of 1986. Now, with funding from the Turkey-European Union Civil Society Dialogue, a female artists’ association from the city of Trabzon will strive to replace standard chemical paints with ones from healthier, organic sources. The FEM?N-ART

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Letter from the Editor… and a Call to Writers

Green Living Ideas

Hi everyone- I’m Andrea, the new managing editor of Green Living Ideas! Green Living Ideas aims to be the best source of information about how to live a cleaner, greener life, and as the managing editor of this awesome site, I will do my best to continue this green tradition! In addition to managing GLI, I am the editor and creator of Vibrant Wellness Journal , another site on the IM network devoted to holistic health, green living, and clean eats.

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Focus Organic

Green Life Smart Life

I stumbled on Focus Organic a few months back and have been reading ever since. Founder Stefanie is main editor and blogger over at the site and founded the blog with the intent to write about healthy and organic living. And so Focus Organic was born. I look forward to sharing my insights on living green and eating organic - be sure to visit us every now & then to check for updates. .

Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

People are finding the importance to using local woods and organic material, they are making a change to their carbon footprint, and making changes in order to “green” their lives. Switching to organic foods, cleaners and even the way they care for their pets and lawn. The same goes for mattresses, we even bought new organic mattresses for the new beds. The new rage in interior design is eco friendly and healthy fabrics, surfaces, textures and finishes.

Get Gardening for Good Health!

Green Blog

Supporters of organic living are the influencers, oftentimes responsible for making mainstream consumers aware of things like additives, over processing and genetically modified foods and ingredients. Conventional, genetically modified and wonderful organically gown produce. Not only will it give you a great excuse to unplug and get some fresh air, but it’ll directly impact your health and quality of live because fresh veggies are delicious!

Accounting for all the pluses and minuses in food systems

AGreenLiving

True cost accounting approaches do not just look at the usual financial metrics; they also enable organizations to understand the broader human, social and ecological impacts of their food systems activities. True cost accounting approaches do not just look at the usual financial metrics; they also enable organizations to understand the broader human, social and ecological impacts of their food systems activities. Eosta now has new plans for living wage pineapples.

Carbon sinks fail to keep up

Eco Friendly Daily

A slower absorption of carbon dioxide by the oceans isn’t all bad though the more it absorbs the more acidic the water becomes and the more damage is done to any marine organisms living there, such as fish and coral. This is particularly bad as any extra carbon dioxide produced by humans stays at the surface where the life forms live.

4 Ethical Zabiha Principles – If It’s Not Organic, It’s Not Halal

Green Prophet

Zaufishan, eco-Muslim, explains what zabiha entails exactly and whether it really is an organic alternative to banning slaughter altogether. When one hears counter arguments from animal rights activists and even Muslims who live vegetarian lifestyles, the idea of killing another creature can seem unnecessary, cruel and inorganic, especially in a religious context. 1) Animal freedom and organic living.

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