Oil-Rich Qatar Takes Eco Expertise to Philadelphia’s Famous Greenbuild

Green Prophet

The Qatar Foundation is distinguishing itself as a leader at Greenbuild, the world’s largest gathering of green building pioneers in Philadelphia, where Hilary Clinton will deliver the 2013 keynote address tomorrow.

Bite-Size Review: Philadelphia’s New Vedge Vegan Restaurant


Vedge, the new Philadelphia restaurant owned by Chef Richard Landau and Chef Kate Jacoby, is simply a restaurant that knows a thing or two about fine vegan cuisine. A fixture on the veg scene in Philadelphia for years, [.]. Landau and Jacoby’s former restaurant, Horizons, set the bar for top-notch vegan fare but closed in July. Eats Lifestyle Vegan

Bon Jovi Gives a Hand Up to Philadelphia Homeless


Jon Bon Jovi is giving homeless people in Philadelphia a hand, making sure they get back on their feet. Read More The post Bon Jovi Gives a Hand Up to Philadelphia Homeless appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes News People Top News bon jovi jon bon jovi

Philadelphia Eagles Top List of Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums


Hot on the heels of a new study showing men living nearly a decade longer on a vegetarian diet than their meat-eating counterparts (vegetarian women average nearly 7 years longer), Read More The post Philadelphia Eagles Top List of Vegetarian-Friendly NFL Stadiums appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Philadelphia gets on the vegan donut bandwagon


It West Philadelphia born and raised…Dottie’s Donuts has opened shop. CBS Philly reports that the donut purveyors, who have attained a cult following from featuring their treats wholesale in local cafes, have debuted their own shop.

Philadelphia’s Sa Va Eco Boutique for Locavore Fashion

Eco Chic

Philadelphia is one of the leading cities in the country for sustainability. The Slow Food movement began here almost 30 years ago, with Philadelphia region having one of the largest concentrations of Community Supported Agriculture networks in the country.

Another Reason To Green The Asphalt Jungle

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Evidence from Philadelphia, PA ”, that was published last month in Landscape and Urban Planning , finally disproves this myth. During my junior year of undergraduate I attended a captivating conference in Philadelphia on Urban Planning.

A Closer Look at Tantra, Conscious Sexuality & Living Orgasmically.

Elephant Journal

My introduction to the effervescent, passionista Barbara Carrellas came as a result of attending a Tantra workshop in Philadelphia that she taught in 2004 or 2005.

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Philadelphia Eagles Stadium Going Solar

Solar Power Ninja

The Philadelphia Eagles are taking a giant green step in the right direction by converting their Lincoln Financial Field to one that will allow the stadium to generate all its own electricity from renewable sources. Government / Industry Lincoln Financial Field philadelphia eagles stadium solar

Philadelphia Eagles’ Cheerleaders Swimsuit Calendar Goes Green With Mobile App


Cheerleaders for the Eagles will be doing the shoot for the calendar at Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia today and at Sweetwater Farms in Glen Mills on Wednesday. Environment Sports philadelphia

You Should Go to the American Birding Expo!

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From 29 September through 1 October, the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philly, will host the third annual American Birding Expo. Birding American Birding Expo festival Pennsylvania Philadelphia

The American Birding Expo, Philly-Style

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for the American Birding Expo , held this past weekend just outside of Philadelphia. News American Birding Association American Birding Expo Bill Thompson Bird Watcher’s Digest Jeff Gordon PhiladelphiaObsessive. Strange. Inscrutable.

Religious Charity Plans to Break the Law in Philadelphia


Mayor Nutter's ban on feeding the homeless in Philadelphia has been halted by a judge and charity groups are back on the street feeding those in need. Read More. Causes News People Top News

It’s Sunny in Philadelphia demonstrates how Torture works.

Elephant Journal

Torture doesn’t work, if the point is to get information. It works if the point is to dishonor one’s own heart and country, and to break people and dishonor fundamental human decency. But don’t take it from me: Science! “It’s not effective compared to interrogations done by experts in rapport-building and other psychological techniques.” ” It’s Sunny […]. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good

Will Smith Donates Computers To West Philadelphia High School


After learning about the theft of sixty computers from a school in Philadelphia, Will Smith and his friend Charlie Mack Alston , have donated twenty-nine Apple laptop computers to get kids back online.

Would You Like to Be Held?

Elephant Journal

“To awaken spiritual unity and to spread to others the love that is our inherent nature-is the true goal of human life.”~ ”~ Amma Five simple words with a question mark at the end of them: Would You Like To Be Held?

Shots Rain Down on the Delaware River. ~ Maya van Rossum

Elephant Journal

So why is the Philadelphia Gun Club, located in Bensalem, PA, allowed to shoot out over a motorized travel route, a public water trail, and a recreational area at the very time these areas are used by an unsuspecting public? Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) awareness environment mindfulness

“Chipotle representatives were handing these out at the recent Philadelphia Pride Parade.” [image]

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Which one do you eat? “Uh, I’m bi-Mexual.” ” Other top comments below. “My ex used to enjoy burritos, now she likes tacos.” ” More comments I can’t repeat here, here. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Food Funny Green Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy

Ryan Seacrest Debuts TV and Radio Studio at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


News host Ryan Seacrest doesn’t have enough on his plate, this morning he opened a TV and radio station in the lobby at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. If American Idol and E!

What does a Third Grader in Philadelphia have to do with the Dharma?

Elephant Journal

We have a glimpse of our true nature as the union of emptiness and cognitive clarity. We have a glimpse of our true nature as the expression of loving kindness and compassion. And yet, the next moment, or the next hour or the next morning we’re up and off to the races again. Me and mine, separate from you and yours.

Michael Vick Featured in New HSUS Anti-Animal Cruelty Videos


Recently, the HSUS released two PSAs featuring controversial Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and convicted dog fighter Michael Vick. One thirty second video shows Vick urging people to use their toll-free tip Read More. Animals Causes News Top News Video michael vick

These guys are responsible for the first vegan, hydroponic, vertical farm


We can grow thousands of pounds of #FarmtoTable , #VeganCertified ,delicious #freshtomatoes right here in #Philadelphia’s #FirstVerticalFarm 365 days a year. Ready for a look at the future of farming?

Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of September 2017)

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For example, I heard tell of a wave of Philadelphia Vireos being spotted recently along a certain segment of the Lake Ontario shoreline. Certain seasons demand as much birding time as a person can spare, and sometimes even more than that.

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Thank You, Brian Wilson. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

Their music conjured up images of California as a place of happiness, freedom, and warmth—while I seemed lost in Philadelphia’s gloomy winters and sauna-like summers. The Beach Boys influenced me like no other music that I heard growing up in the 60s. Arts Family Inspiring (Wow) Literary Journal WAYLON: Today Only 45 rpm 7 inch art beach boys Brian Wilson California California dreams California music Capitol Records happiness life music poem poetry single songs surf music white piano

Top 25 National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

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Others may be perfect for a free morning on a business trip to Boston, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, or Las Vegas. There are more than 550 national wildlife refuges in the United States, with at least one in every state and one within an hour drive of almost every major American city.

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Birding John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge

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John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge , AKA Tinicum, is an outstanding urban oasis in southern Philadelphia, less than one mile from Philadelphia’s airport. Trips John Heinz NWR Pennsylvania Philadelphia

Restoring an Ancient Nursery for Atlantic Sturgeon

Nature Conservancy - Science

But a feeling akin to maternal affection might be the best way to describe the reaction of researchers who, in 2009, while sampling just downstream of Philadelphia, captured the first juvenile Atlantic sturgeon that had been found in the Delaware River in decades.

Raising my Son, the chef.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Food adoption Burger King cooking Dunkin Donuts family Florida Philadelphia Phillies Publix relationships Widowhood Winn Dixie A mother and son journey through a culinary lens.

Putting Detroit on the (Literary) Map. ~ Kim Haas

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Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) cities Detroit literary map Philadelphia Write a House People are often so quick to play the blame game with Detroit—writing it off instead of trying to make a difference.

VEDGE Vegan Eatery Wins Philly ‘Restaurant of the Year’ Award


Acclaimed vegan restaurant VEDGE in Philadelphia has picked up an Eater Award for ”Philadelphia Restaurant of the Year” – scoring yet another big honor for a plant-based joint that’s only Read More The post VEDGE Vegan Eatery Wins Philly ‘Restaurant of the Year’ Award appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Nature Photo of the Week: Lit from Within

Conservancy Talk

This week’s pick for Nature Photo of the Week goes to Flickr photographer chicagotarra for this bright and cheerful shot of tulips in Philadelphia.

Out of Pain, into Power. ~ Maiga Milbourne

Elephant Journal

We are all safer when we create space for one another.

On Ending the Vicious Cycle of Abuse.

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks abuse ahimsa bill cosby Candadian clergy Don''t Stand So Close To Me Edie Weinstein Jian Ghomeshi Jody Foster Philadelphia sexual abuse Stephen Collins teachers Sting The Accused Bullies continue to intimidate when given the arena to do so. When their deeds go unacknowledged.

A Sunning Yellow-billed Cuckoo

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I really enjoyed the experience and I would say that these looks narrowly beat out the looks I got several years ago in Philadelphia.

Another Hollywood Film Studio Embraces Solar Energy


Today, the spotlight shifts to a new state-of-the-art film lot outside Philadelphia, PA called Sun Center Studios. Yesterday was James Cameron’s moment to shine with news that his “Avatar&# sequels will be solar-powered.

The Only Place in the Universe.

Elephant Journal

The Buddha called the deepest dimension of the Self, and the deepest dimension of Reality, the “Unborn” or the “Uncreated.” In his profound teaching of meditation, the direct experience of this depth dimension was the source of spiritual liberation.

Are You Smarter Than A Trash Can?

Environmental News Network

T he city of Philadelphia started replacing traditional cans with BigBelly Solar in 2009 and is now saving 1 million dollars a year. Walking through Boston earlier this week I came across an unusually large trash receptacle.

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Jon Bon Jovi’s Foundation Celebrates Opening Of Homeless Shelter


Jon Bon Jovi is now stepping up again and lening a hand in opening a homeless shelter in Philadelphia, PA. Bon Jovi has been known to raise money for charities around the world through performances , and the band’s leader is a known philanthropist.

PETA Names Top 10 Veg Friendly Stadiums


The stadium for the Philadelphia Phillies offers veg visitors vegan rice krispie treats, while the Atlanta Braves Turner Field cooks up veggie sushi, pasta, and vegan smoothies!

Prince Charles To Talk Sustainable Living And Meet With Obama During Washington Visit


was in 2007, where he made stops in Philadelphia and New York and brought his wife Camilla along. Not to be outdone by newlyweds Prince William and Kate Middleton , the heir to the throne, Prince Charles , is taking a honeymoon of his own by making a trip to the other side of the pond.