5 Tips for making your music festivals eco-friendly this summer

Green Traveler Guides

| Zero-Waste Partying | Thousands of people of all ages attend music and experiential festivals every year, here in the U.S. and internationally. The music and other Instagram-worthy moments can be thrilling, but what about all the waste left behind?

Climate Wars by Gwynne Dyer

Green Blog

Scenario 3, United States 2029: The US-Mexican border is finally sealed off forcefully and completely after surges of refugee influx caused by runaway desertification in a country whose farmers are already struggling financially.

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Renewable energy provides 6.5 million jobs globally

Green Blog

The number of people working in the renewable energy industry grew by 14 percent to 6.5 million people in 2013 with solar power leading the job growth. The renewable energy sector which employs the most people is solar photovoltaic – employing 2.27 million people globally.

Winter Bird Feeding: Good or Bad for Birds?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Winter bird feeding is one of the most popular ways for people to interact with nature, and most do it to help birds get through these tough months. households feed their backyard birds, and in the United Kingdom, the rate is as high as 75 percent.

Sea Shepherd will build a new ‘dream’ ship after receiving €8.3 million from the Dutch Postcode Lottery

Green Blog

We are extremely grateful to the Dutch Postcode Lottery and the people of the Netherlands for this very generous support,” said Alex Cornelissen, CEO of Sea Shepherd Global. million Euros from the postcode lotteries in the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom for this project.

7 Resources for Natural History Nerds

Nature Conservancy - Science

For people who are more feather-savvy than I am, you can also browse feathers by common or scientific name, or by taxonomic group. Some people say it sounds like a yelping puppy. This post feels a little bit like a confession. Hi, my name is Cara and I’m a natural history nerd.

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Another Sustainable Development Report from Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

The report also comes on the heels of a massive investment project involving the UAE and its expertise in renewable energy for the United Kingdom. Abu Dhabi has been a leader in harnessing the power of the sun, clean technology and alternative sources of energy in the past few years.

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SARS Virus Variant MERS Spreading from Middle East

Green Prophet

Thirty-three people are dead from MERS, a coronavirus that the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling a “threat to the entire world”. Some 30 people have died. That disease spread rapidly, infecting over 8,000 people and killing nearly 800 before mysteriously disappearing.

The Scarecrow: Chipotle Takes on Big Food in Haunting Commercial

Green Prophet

The Scarecrow is an animated short meant “to help people better understand the difference between processed food and the real thing,” says Chipotle chief marketing officer Mark Crumpacker, the American food chain behind the promotion.

Renewable Energy: People Like Green Alternatives But Don't Want To.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Renewable Energy: People Like Green Alternatives But Don’t Want To Pay For Them by greenwise on March 15, 2011 A Financial Times / Harris poll taken in late last year in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom confirmed strong support for renewable energy.

Renewable Energy: People Like Green Alternatives But Don't Want To.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Renewable Energy: People Like Green Alternatives But Don’t Want To Pay For Them by greenwise on March 15, 2011 A Financial Times / Harris poll taken in late last year in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom confirmed strong support for renewable energy.

Freedom of the Press

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The United States and the United Kingdom pride themselves on freedoms and of the freedom of the press, in the same way as does Germany but neither of them are world leaders.

The Incredulous New Caledonian Crows

10,000 Birds

For example, humans have “Theory of Mind” which is not a theory in the scientific sense, but rather, a capacity whereby we have an internal theory of what is going on in other people’s minds. It turns out, for example, that “Theory of Mind” is very rare in the animal kingdom.

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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. .

Launch of "Water Is." Celebrates Our Connection With Water

The Alien Next Door

The 75 people who attended also included the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Credit Valley Conservation Authority, Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, Ecologos (WaterDocs), Rethink Sustainability Initiatives, poets, writers and artists.

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Britain is screwed whatever happens, unless…

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Regardless of whether the United Kingdom on Thursday, June 23, votes to leave the European Union or not, or whether a pro-Brexit vote is overturned by parliament, as Members of Parliament have threatened, Britain is screwed. Trade agreements like TTP, TTIP and CETA are the tools for this corporate takeover of all countries, lead by the United States and the European Union.

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

Green Blog

At the end of 2013, the wind farms installed in more than 85 countries had a combined generating capacity of 318,000 megawatts, which would be enough to meet the residential electricity needs of the European Union’s 506 million people.

Dubai Might Buy Solar off Roofs

Green Prophet

A feed in tariff, as in Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom, drove adoption rates to record levels. There is just something people respond to on a psychological level about being paid for their production of clean powered electricity.

Observer Ethical Awards Announced: No More Weaseling!

Eco Chic

Each year this is reflected in the fact that you vote in your thousands for the people and ideas you think make a real difference. Tags: Business X Celebrating X awards environment ethics Great Britain United Kingdom

Study: Thousands of UK Monkeys Tested Without Scientific Purpose

Eccorazzi

A panel led by Sir Patrick Bateson , president of the Zoological Society of London, has concluded that over nine percent of all licensed experiments on monkeys between 1996 and 2006 in the United Kingdom were conducted without a benefit to science or medicine. C’mon, people! .

Government council cuts are punishing the most vulnerable

Green (Living) Review

per cent cut in funding for 2014/15, warns Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest trade union. Unite, Britain’s biggest union, fears that by 2015 there will be little local government left after a 43 per cent real terms cut in funding in the five years since 2010.

Ricky Gervais Tells Hunters To Fox Off: Plus an Unexpected Ironic Twist. {Chilling Video}

Elephant Journal

The Prime Minister in the United Kingdom believes that people should have the “freedom to hunt” and as soon as he was reelected as Prime Minister he announced plans to overturn the.

Shorebirds Are Still Being Hunted, Often Legally

Nature Conservancy - Science

This event brought widespread attention to the fact that people are still hunting shorebirds for recreation and subsistence in parts of the world.

15 Practical Tips for Sustainable Travel

Environmental News Network

People feel that travelling is something they deserve; that they owe it to themselves to see the world. For millions of people in the United Kingdom for example, global travel (53%) ranks higher than having a baby (30%) and buying a house (38%) in their bucket list.

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President Obama's blackmail threat over EU Referendum

Green (Living) Review

Speaking at a press conference in London alongside David Cameron, Obama said: “First of all, let me repeat, this is a decision for the people of the United Kingdom to make. So they say, for example, that ‘well, we’ll just cut our own trade deals with the United States’.

The magnetic North Pole has moved

Green (Living) Review

You may be able to tell uneducated people that but anyone who knows where the magnetic north pole actually is situated knows that this cannot work. They try not to scare people too much and state that the magnetic north pole is shifting and most people would just say "oh well" but in fact it means that the Earth axis must be realigning and that also means that ocean currents will go haywire.

All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map

Sightline Daily

Most carbon pollution comes from burning fossil fuels to generate electricity, to power businesses, to heat buildings, or to transport goods and people.

To vote or not to vote, that is the question

Green (Living) Review

The fact is that our so-called democratic elections are but a farce to make the people, that is you and me, believe that by choosing this or that candidate we, the people, participate in the government and the governing process. Time and again people will say that if one does not vote one gives one''s voice to the greater of the (two) evils and that one has to choose the lesser of the evils.

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2011

Green (Living) Review

It is vital that people understand the importance of keeping safe and well during the winter and know where they can go for help."

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Law enforcement praises protesters' conduct

Green (Living) Review

That also, obviously, means that the police and law enforcement agencies have to recognize that the people have a right to peacefully assemble and to protest peacefully, which is something that the police in Britain all too often seems to forget and every protester and demonstrator is immediately seems as a domestic terrorist and that even extends to young children, who have been strip searched by police when attending environmental demos with their parents, for instance.

Plan Bee- Bee Corridors Across the UK

Celsias

Like the United States, the United Kingdom has seen honeybee populations plummet in the last couple of years. “We want people to understand there’s a problem,” says Paul Monaghan , Head of Social Goals The Co-operative Group —a U.K.-based based consumer cooperative—has launched an awareness campaign around the issue, and a comprehensive plan of action. The US$1.2

Voluntourism: how to combine luxury and labor

Green Traveler Guides

It’s not new, but I was so happy to hear that these celebrities are also people willing to help others.

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American Made, Fair Trade Gold Wedding Rings Now

Green (Living) Review

Reflective Images, a pioneer in the ethical sourcing and production of jewelry, is among the first in the United States to be sourcing their fair trade gold from two mining cooperatives certified under the Fair Labeling Organization: Sotrami in Peru and Cotapata in Bolivia.

Pressure mounts on UK supermarkets to create plastic-free aisles

Green (Living) Review

Called A Plastic Free Aisle , it calls on supermarkets in the United Kingdom (and, hopefully, around the entire world) to create an aisle that is entirely plastic-free. This hardly seems fair, when you think of the considerations given to other people’s beliefs and shopping preferences.

China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

Green Blog

With more than 80 countries now harnessing the wind, there is enough installed wind power capacity worldwide to meet the residential electricity needs of 380 million people at the European level of consumption.

The 'One Planet' Life – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

The ''One Planet ''Life is being billed as a successor to John Seymour''s ''Self Sufficiency'', in that it comprehensively and practically tells people how to reduce their impact upon the environment.

Cruise ship passengers cause lobster issue along UK coast

Green (Living) Review

Good-hearted cruise ship passengers who think themselves heroes for "freeing" lobsters by throwing them overboard off the coast of the United Kingdom are in fact threatening the local fish and lobster population.

Millions are spent but ‘the amount of recycling down’

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Millions of pounds have been spent on recycling initiatives all across the councils of the United Kingdom but, it would appear, the amount of waste being recycled has actually fallen. What will work, however, is financial incentive in the way it is being done in other countries of Europe and in places in the United States. All that people are told is to recycle.

We're number one! #ClimateChangeDenial

Environmental Economics

Not really climate change denial, but denial disagreement that climate change is caused by people (via the NYTimes ):  Though climate change is an unusually divisive issue among Americans, a report shows that the United States is the country where the topic is most widely debated by politicians and the public, as the graphic above shows. In addition to the United States, respondents came from Britain, Russia, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, and elsewhere.

Leafy Narcotic Khat May be Funding Terror

Green Prophet

Emmanuel Kisiangani of the Institute of Security Studies explained to CNN that legitimate business owners export their crops, but people sympathetic to Al Shabaab’s cause send money to them. It is still legal in the United Kingdom.