Who owns the United States?

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) If you think that the people of the United States own the country try again, for you are wrong. The greatest creditors of the United States are private banks which all are owned, in the main, by one particular ethnic group, and no, it is neither Gypsies nor Irish. billion and then the United Kingdom with $541.3 is because the state does not just reckon that it owns your children; it does. Good question, eh? Ever considered it?

Imlay City, Michigan: Mulefoot Gastropub redefines the food culture

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| A Green Field of Dreams | It’s on a beach walk along wind-swept Lake Huron in the Thumb—do as all Michiganders do and think of the state as mitten-shaped and you get the picture—that we meet Paul Weideman.

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Las Vegas green: B&B Ristorante

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Where to eat organic in Cincinnati

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Like other American cities, the eat local and […] Where to eat organic in Cincinnati is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. All Cincinnati North America Ohio Restaurants/Cafes The Americas United States Cincinnati organic Greendog Cafe Local 127 Relish Restaurant Group Reuters

Ojai, Calif.: that old green (and pink) magic has us in its spell

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| SoCal’s Eco-Friendly Oasis | With family in the ant swarm of the Los Angeles basin, we are frequently pulled southward from our tranquil northern California home.

Why Congress Should Fix How the U.S. Pays to Fight Wildfires

Conservancy Talk

Each year on average, more than 73,000 wildfires burn 7 million acres — ranging in ownership from federal and state to tribal and private — and destroy 2,600 structures, says the U.S. Six Western states have experienced their most destructive wildfires in just the past six years.

New report will help advance health and water conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Conservancy Talk

The guidelines are based upon the experience of 19 different development and conservation organizations, as well as US Government agencies. Climate Change The Nature Conservancy United States

How to Get Decision-Makers to Invest in Nature

Conservancy Talk

Lessons Learned We’re trying hard to do this better at my organization, the Nature Conservancy (TNC), and we’ve learned some important lessons along the way. Show us the data. That’s what I hear almost every time I work with decision-makers.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Conservancy Talk

Read on for his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had my job leading the Conservancy. But we always have room for improvement and could always learn from the efforts of organizations like 350.org.

Solutions for Cities – From Nature

Conservancy Talk

As mayor of Austin, one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, and as Texas state director of The Nature Conservancy, the nation’s leading environmental organization, we recognize those numbers are a canary in the coal mine.

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From Davos: Unleashing the Power of Nature in Cities

Conservancy Talk

It is no longer enough for us to “protect the last great places,” as we used to say at our organization, the Nature Conservancy. We now need to work closely in partnership with the people and organizations who have been focusing on cities for a long time.

From Rattlesnakes to Turquoise Rivers: Unlikely Connections Hold Key to Conservation Success

Conservancy Talk

The meeting—a retreat for The Nature Conservancy’s European region—began in the typical way too, with each person stating their name, their unit within the Conservancy, and where they were based. But we’ve got talent and experience across the organization.

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Israeli Sunshine Girl Gets United Nations Prize for Jewish Heart

Green Prophet

She puts two and two together by taking Israeli technologies and matching them with Jewish donors in the United States to fund real world green energy projects in Africa. You can also donate money to the organization online).

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

Despite massive growth of the offshore wind industry in Europe, a blossoming array of land-based wind turbines stateside, and plenty of wind to spare, the United States has yet to sink even one turbine in the ocean. State. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones.

As Oregon Wildlife Refuge Standoff Ends, Let’s Get Back To Work—Together

Conservancy Talk

Malheur—a mecca for birdwatchers, fishermen, hunters and hikers—is also a place where ranchers, government and organizations like the Nature Conservancy (TNC) are working together to maintain both a way of life and the health of the land.

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

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Healthier air travel and hotels lead the year's travel trends spotted by Wellness Tourism Worldwise, an international organization focused on well-being and travel.

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5 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Moths (But Should!)

Conservancy Talk

Moths are among the most diverse and successful organisms on earth. Khara McKeen is a digital marketing coordinator for The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. Moths often take a back seat to their flashier cousin, the butterfly.

Operation Osprey Banding

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The Conservancy sends the season’s nesting information to organizations that monitor overall osprey populations , including the Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish & Wildlife and Endangered and Nongame Species Program.

Brothers Find Inspiration on the Appalachian Trail

Conservancy Talk

I’m not sure I remember the first time I set foot on the longest stretch of wilderness in the Eastern United States. The Nature Conservancy , Appalachian Trail Conservancy and numerous other organizations have been pivotal in keeping this footpath wild and vibrant.

Grocery Outlet Giveaway: $200 Worth of Organic, Vegan Food

Eco-Vegan Girl

Ever since I researched and wrote the "Heathy, Organic Vegan on a Budget" ebook I am always on the hunt for bargains on healthy food. Thanks to their impressive selection of affordable organic, vegan food, Grocery Outlet has become one of my favorite stores.

Father’s Day: Playing with Fire

Conservancy Talk

He returned to the Virginia program in 2007 after a five-year stint with the Conservancy’s global fire initiative , for which he led fire training for staff across the organization and for partners. “Don’t play with fire.”. As kids most of us heard that line.

For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

Conservancy Talk

The company joined forces with the Nature Conservancy and other organizations to develop monitoring systems and incentives for farmers who comply with Brazil’s environmental regulations. that means finding common ground with both Republicans and Democrats, red states and blue, and urban and rural communities. This piece originally appeared in the Milken Institute’s “ The Power of Ideas 2015 : A Collection of Insights to Transform the Future.”

Cakebread Cellars: 50+ chefs return to Napa green winery

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They hail from dozens of states and three continents. &# Food and cooking—and how they relate to wine—have been integral to Cakebread’s mission since the winery opened in 1973, Streeter notes. | Green Wine News |.

Bipartisan Environmental Leaders’ Message to Congress: Reauthorize Conservation Funding

Conservancy Talk

For the first time, TNC trustees from all 50 states and both political parties will visit Capitol Hill on Tuesday to tell their legislators that they need to fix this mistake as soon as possible. TNC is a mainstream, pragmatic and nonpartisan organization. Record numbers of families are visiting local, state and national parks.

Our Secret is Out

Conservancy Talk

Trustees are the committed community leaders from our state, regional and country programs who open doors and build relationships with the diverse private and public institutions with which we work. They enable us to remain a grassroots organization with global reach.

San Francisco’s new ‘sustainable’ air terminal

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Inspired by San Francisco ‘s historic Ferry Building , T2 offers a food marketplace that showcases restaurants from Food Network host and Bay Area-based chef Tyler Florence and Iron Chef Cat Cora , as well as notable Bay Area vendors serving locally sourced, organic menu items. These include Cowgirl Creamery , Napa Valley Farms , Vino Volo , Equator Coffee & Teas and The Plant Café Organic. | Green Travel News |.

Berkeley’s Gather: greenest restaurant in the whole Bay Area?

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As in those two weasel words on a restaurant menu: we use organic, seasonal and sustainable ingredients whenever possible. Imagine if an organic farmer said: we won’t use toxic chemicals on our crops whenever possible. Alameda All Berkeley California North America Restaurants/Cafes United States Vegan/Vegetarian Gather Reuters San Francisco Bay Area Sean Baker| Deliciously Sustainable | Whenever possible.

Turkey Bans 26 Genetically Modified Organisms

Green Prophet

While the United States is completely in bed with companies that manufacture genetically modified organisms (GMOs), countries in other parts of the world are resisting their relentless push to populate the planet with their patented seeds.

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Cuts Ties to.

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The national certifying body for teachers in the United States, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), participated in the Education Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) until April 2012. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us.

3 U.S. hotels win as green ‘earthkeepers’

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Five Years After BP Spill, Gulf of Mexico is Rekindling Responsibility for the Gulf’s Future

Conservancy Talk

Earth Day began in 1970 out of Americans’ frustrations with the degraded and declining state of the U.S. Over the past 45 years, the environmental movement has been organized and institutionalized.

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5 great green Maui beach resorts

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Green travelers can find lots to enjoy , and often gravitate to the island’s eco-friendly bed-and-breakfasts, small inns or organic farm stays in the less-touristed North Shore , East Maui and Upcountry. Local and organic are bywords at the restaurants. | Kapalua to Wailea |.

Can you eat organic in Puerto Vallarta?

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Can you eat organic in Puerto Vallarta? There’s our handsome tree … no sprays, no fertilizer … ahhhh, creamy, incomparably sweet, organic mangoes.

How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard

Conservancy Talk

The more organic you can be, the better all around. It’s that time of year when winged travelers everywhere are making their spring migrations , leaving behind warm climates for adventures farther north, hopefully stopping along the way so we can catch a glimpse!

The U.S. Has More Trees Now Than 100 Years Ago | Wend Magazine.

Wend Magazine

That said, we’re happy to have learned that the United States–which has an estimated 300 million hectares of forests–has more trees now than it did 100 years ago. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

Going Bananas Over Food Miles – Putting the Eco Back in Economics

Green Prophet

It was like one of those weird trivia quizzes, What do these places have in common: Israel, Egypt, Chile and the United States? So why do we bring them in from the United States? Food miles explained: I know the best option is to grow and buy locally.

Deadly Pesticide Endosulfan, Toxic to Wildlife and Human Health, Finally Banned in United States

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The EPA recently announced the pesticide will be phased out by 2016 in the United States. Endosulfan is highly toxic to terrestrial and aquatic organisms, birds, amphibians and fish, and its use has been documented to poison numerous nontarget species.

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Walking for Water

Conservancy Talk

This year, I celebrated Earth Day 2013 by participating in a Walk for Water in Washington, DC along with the US State Department, USAID, the Embassy of Sweden, Conservation International, WWF and WASH Advocates.

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Central California’s Paso Robles: 5 great green to do’s in wine country

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There are enough excellent wineries that grow organically, biodynamically or sustainably to keep you tasting for days. Among its green features: energy-saving heating, cooling and lighting, drought-resistant landscaping and gray water recycling, non-toxic cleaning, organic in-room coffee.

The Middle East Environmental Law Project Kickstarted By Vermont Lawyers

Green Prophet

Business & Politics environmental education Law North Africa pollution regional cooperation United States VermontEnvironmental law has proven to be quite dynamic in the Middle East. Some countries have made great strides toward protecting resources and preventing pollution.