Would You Rather? No More False Choices Between People and the Planet

Nature Conservancy - Science

Would you rather be covered in fur or scales? Would you rather save babies or trees? This kind of stark dilemma can be an entertaining conversation starter at a party, but it should not be the entry point we […]. Ideas Climate Health & Nature TNC Science

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David Suzuki: Aboriginal people, not environmentalists, are our best bet for protecting the planet

Green (Living) Review

Using DNA to track the movement of people in the past, scientists suggest our species evolved some 150,000 years ago on the plains of Africa. Earth environment Planet

Failure of Trans Pacific Partnership good news for American People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

The TPP favored the interests of big business over people and the planet. This was a rejection, by the people, of a trade deal that solely represented the interests of corporations. Trade deals of this nature threaten jobs, communities, and climate equally.

Bitcoin's impact on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

And, what is important as far as the Planet and climate change are concerned is that most of this electricity is generated using non-renewable fossil fuel.

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The 'One Planet' Life – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ''One Planet'' Life A Blueprint for Low Impact Development by David Thorpe published by Routledge (part of Taylor and Francis) November 13, 2014. " The One Planet Council , of which David is a patron along with Jane Davidson, is behind this title.

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Sustainable forest management benefits people and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

This method, alas, does not work with coniferous woods needed for paper pulp production, as they do not grow back when cut at the base unlike many of the deciduous trees on our Planet.

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Rio+20 Fails People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Asad Rehman, Head of International Climate, Friends of the Earth EWNI said: "Just like in climate negotiations, the EU dresses up its own economic interests as ambitious new ideas when in reality they came without the political will to make the changes needed to save the people and planet. It is time all governments learn that for these important meetings to succeed they need to put the interests of the people first not those of the polluters."

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The madness of perpetual growth on a finite planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is amazing how many, apparently same, people believe that you can have infinite perpetual economic growth on a finite Planet such as ours. The entire idea of capitalism is based on this exploitation of the Planet and of the poor.

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Earth Day, Celebrating our Planet

Green Home Blog

Monday, April 22, the people behind the movement known as Earth Day will celebrate a global commitment to keeping earth as clean, green and habitable as humanly possible. These are the causes, and the people, that Earth Day addresses.

Save the planet: Pick Louisville

Environmental Economics

We were sitting around the office talking about things people talk about, and we thought, here is a really interesting way to apply what we do every day to this really popular event. Let's see, how can we make this less fun ! The greenest path through the NCAA men’s basketball tournament may be one that’s painted red — as in University of Louisville Cardinal red. Or neon orange, if you work for Adidas.

How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Mapping the Way to a World That Can Feed 10 Billion People. Reducing meat consumption by half could feed 2 billion people, reducing the burden of hunger on the planet without increasing the area under cultivation at all. Ideas Agriculture Human Well-Being Nature + People

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Yet more evidence that Captain Planet is an idiot

Environmental Economics

" Captain Planet, he's our hero,Gonna take pollution down to zero."  As it stands, more than five million people visit the Vatican every year, with more than 20,000 people a day stopping in the Sistine Chapel to view Michelangelo’s masterpiece.

Saving our food and planet requires bubbles

Green Prophet

Sitting on 5 acres of reforested farmland is Blue Planet Environmental. The core of Blue Planet’s technology is a nano-bubbler. Blue Planet clearly encourages creativity and inventions that can have a wide variety of uses on a global level.

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Lily Cole Urges People to Go Veg to Save the Planet

Eccorazzi

Read More The post Lily Cole Urges People to Go Veg to Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. In a recent interview the model, actress, activist and entrepreneur opened up about what drives her to promote change. Causes Environment News Top News Vegan lily cole

Captain Planet Stressed Me Out

Conservancy Talk

As a child I was discouraged from watching a television program called “Captain Planet.” Captain Planet in the Flesh! It’s been over a decade and a half since my first encounter with Captain Planet, but it wasn’t until recently I was able to meet my childhood hero in the flesh.

Use wood mulch. save the planet?

Green (Living) Review

People who grow things already know of the benefits of using mulch. New research shows that using wood mulch has a notable effect in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Stockholm Fashion Week Canceled—for the Planet

Eco Chic

If the industry should have a chance to survive together with the planet, it must self-disrupt. The post Stockholm Fashion Week Canceled—for the Planet appeared first on Eco-Chick. Photo credit: Johannes Berg/Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce.

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The People’s Climate March

Environmental News Network

Yesterday was the People’s Climate March in NYC and I was lucky enough to be one of the 310,000 plus people who were lucky enough to attend. It was an amazing experience and I got to meet a lot of exciting passionate people who really care about our planet.

Save the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) How are we going to save the Planet? So, please someone explain how we, WE, are going to save the Planet? There is little to nothing wrong with the Planet. It is the people that are the problem (I would have loved to use an expletive but do not dare to do so, so insert your own) and it is we that need to be saved, from ourselves. Compared with the people the Planet is doing fine.

Can Robots and Artificial Intelligence Save the Planet?

Green Prophet

But how is the new era of technology really helping the world we live in and, moreover, how much of a role can it play in restoring the planet’s health? If one were to use the Earth’s water as an indicator of the planet’s health, the results would turn out to be quite alarming.

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No Planet B

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) We must save the Earth simply because there is only this Planet for us; there is no Planet B, no Planet to which we can all fly to on huge spaceships. We must rectify all of this if we want to have a change of survival on this Home Planet of ours, the only Home Planet that we have got. There is no Planet B and the way we go the Earth may become uninhabitable in our very lifetime.

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Environmental studies creates crusaders for our planet

Green Prophet

Areas of study will usually include: ecology (observing the interaction between plants and the earth), economics (observing how people use the earth), geology (the history and physical elements that make up the earth) and sociology (interactions between societies and the earth).

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment

Greentumble

Higher food prices, water availability, violent conflicts for land, migration, increasing poverty, pollution from wind-blown dust particles coming from distant lands could be the outcomes of desertification if we let it consume more of our planet.

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5 Ways K-Cups Wreak Havoc on the Planet (& People).

Elephant Journal

It''s too late for me and my family, but I dug up some un-green facts about coffee pods and K-Cups for the rest of you. I hope you''ll share this to help sway others to brew coffee the old-fashioned way and give the earth a break. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only coffee coffee pods Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) convenience environment green health health wellness k-cups pollution waste

Musical ambassadors for our planet

Green Prophet

It transcends language, with a power unmatched among the Fine Arts to cross boundaries, express and evoke emotion, and unite disparate people. ” He good-naturedly explained how tightening security results in many hours lost in airport holding rooms for people from the Middle East.

Destroying the Planet for Beef

Green Prophet

Few ideas are more absurd to me than this: because people refuse to cut back on beef consumption, catastrophic levels of methane are being released into the atmosphere each year. billion of them on the planet.

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New report: American consumers want ‘Save the Planet’ over growing economy

Green Prophet

American consumers are more concerned about the planet than steady economic growth, new report. The post New report: American consumers want ‘Save the Planet’ over growing economy appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East.

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In the past – not that long ago – people were happy with less

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the past – not so long ago – people were happy and content with less. Today people are not even happy if they have everything; they still want more. It is also not good for our wallets, our bank balance, and especially not good for the Planet.

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Birders Should Attend the People’s Climate March

10,000 Birds

Yes, the People’s Climate March will take place on Sunday, 21 September, in midtown Manhattan. Who feel that politely asking that we stop destroying our planet is not going to get it done. Through the power of people taking collective action we will build an economy based on justice and sustainability and stop the climate crisis. We only have one planet and about 10,000 species of bird.

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Animal Planet Show Abuses Coyote and Violates State Laws

Eccorazzi

Animals Causes Film/TV News People Top News

Before looking for life on other planets

Green (Living) Review

Before we go looking for life on other planets can we stop killing life on this one? In fact some people are trying, already, to sell real estate on our closest planetary neighbor.

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Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I am fascinated by trying to understand the socio-economic and political factors that variably influence these links to the natural world and, what we can learn as a society towards a sustainable planet.

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Seven Billion and Counting: Population and the Planet

Nature Conservancy - Science

A panel of four leading thinkers on conservation, population, and development tackled these and many other questions in a wide ranging conversation — 7 Billion and Counting: Population and the Planet — hosted by the Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts on April 28.

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The trees are called Standing People

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The trees are called Standing People, by the Native Americans, and we should perceive them in the same way, because they are our teachers. We must feel the pulse of the Earth in order to be able to live well on this Planet.

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Animal Planet Cancels ‘Call of the Wildman’ in Canada

Eccorazzi

Animal Planet has abruptly cancelled its “Call of the Wildman” series, just days before a new season was scheduled to air. The network says that the show was cancelled due Read More The post Animal Planet Cancels ‘Call of the Wildman’ in Canada appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Film/TV News People Top News Ernie Brown Jr

Ananda Marga Gurukula - Global Education Network for People and Planet

The Green Changemakers

The Gurukula system of education is the oldest on our planet, tracing its roots back 10,000 years to the time of ancient civilisation and dedicated to the highest ideals of all-round human development: physical, mental and spiritual.

I Sold My Car for the Planet: Loving-Kindness.

Elephant Journal

How do we contextualize a car ride when it incorporates people we love. Bicycle Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boulder Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Green Health & Wellness Yoga Wisdom biking cars environment petroleum planet road trips traffic

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Seasonal Fall Foods to Heal your Body, Health & the Planet.

Elephant Journal

My mission is to show people how fun and easy it is to prepare delectable, world-class, plant-based cuisine that is good for our health and the planet. Food Health & Wellness fall fall foods healing healing the vegan way health plant-based seasonal foods vegan vegan recipes

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Faith and science leaders unite to save our planet – on Indiegogo!

Green Prophet

I founded Green Prophet because I truly believe that the people of the prophets – the monotheistic faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam can see eye to eye in the Middle East when we talk about shared environmental problems and solutions. .

The greatest threat to our Planet is apathy

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The greatest threat to our Planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Robert Swan It's not really about saving the Planet, it is about saving ourselves for without a healthy Planet we are dead long before the Planet is. The Planet can do very well without us but we cannot do without the Planet. In fact the Planet, our Earth, would do, probably, much better without us that with us.

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Biochar Promises Bevy of Benefits for People and Planet

Celsias

It’s hard to attend any kind of energy or sustainability conference these days without needing to pop a Xanax, but at the 2012 US Biochar Conference , held this week in Sonoma County, California, excitement trumped angst handily.

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Captain Planet Live Action Film In Development!!

Eccorazzi

After years of rumors , speculation , and hilarious hoaxes , it appears that the gears are finally turning for a bonafide live action film based on “Captain Planet and the Planeteers&#. “The messages of Captain Planet are even more relevant today,&# said Snyder.

Eat Less Meat and Save The Planet

Green Prophet

All over the US, Europe and even in the Tel Aviv University, people are adopting Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono’s Meat-Free Mondays. And while people in poor countries actually need more animal protein, Westerners are consuming much more meat than they need to maintain health.