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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Processing Plastics

Eco Friendly Daily

It’s by far one of the most questionable and most durable products on the planet, it’s used everywhere from baby bottles to construction sites, and it’s probably somewhere in your sight right now. But how much energy does this process cost in the long run?

10 Things A Planet Needs to Make it Habitable

The Alien Next Door

artist rendition of Kepler 186f Using the latest Kepler telescope, scientists have recently discovered close to 140 Earth-like planets among thousands of exotic exoplanets in the galaxy. The one common ingredient that makes a planet habitable, Batalha tells us, is the need for liquid water.

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This company turns recycled plastic bags into designer furniture with a traditional Egyptian weaving process

Green (Living) Review

Plastic shopping bags, as useful as they are for the 12 minutes when they're in use, are a curse on our planet. Cairo's Reform Studio is turning trash into treasure with its Plastex material, which is woven from plastic bags using Egyptian handlooms.

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? Whit the help of artificial intelligence, farming processes can be optimized and transformed to become safer for both Earth and human life.

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How we can Save the Planet with Loving-Kindness: an Earth Day Meditation.

Elephant Journal

If you're hurting over the state of the planet and don't know where to begin, you can always begin with loving-kindness and this Earth Day-inspired meditation. All you need is a few minutes and perhaps a pen and paper, if you'd like to process the experience when you're done.

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. It is a neat a process of co-evolution.

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One Planet Living - a practical solution

Green (Living) Review

At BioRegional they know that One Planet Living is possible. Working with partners they have developed cost effective working examples of sustainable communities and businesses which show One Planet Living in practice.

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Melissa Etheridge Blames Diet of Meat and Processed Foods for Her Cancer

Eccorazzi

Etheridge believes that a diet high in meats and processed foods led to cancer. According to One Green Planet, she blames western society’s diet and lifestyle [.]. Melissa Etheridge is speaking out about what she thinks caused her cancer, and what changes have helped her get healthy. The singer was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. Eats Lifestyle News Pop Culture melissa etheridge

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Our Hungry Planet: Design Thinking Challenge

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] The following lesson, Our Hungry Planet, is brought to you by the California Academy of Sciences. structure a design process.

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A New Diet for the Planet?

Conservancy Talk

Given those facts, you might expect my answer to Marc’s question to be straightforward: that environmentalists should say no to meat , and that we should focus on changing what people eat in the interest of saving the planet. Can changing your diet make a positive impact on the planet?

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . ” Sahi says these key principles guide how Avery Dennison creates more sustainable products and processes.

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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. It is a neat a process of co-evolution.

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Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing

EcoFriend

Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing. According to a study conducted by the scientists at the Imperial College London, ionic solvents have slippery properties that could save approximately 80 percent energy consumed during biomass processing. They claim that a slight amount of lubrication could result in a relatively more sustainable process of biofuel manufacturing. This spells good news for the fossil fuel-starved planet that has been rigorously hu.

Save Water, Save The Planet

Green (Living) Review

By taking small steps to conserve water, you can help the planet in big ways. For a cup of coffee, for instance, it costs about 40 gallons of water to grow the coffee plant and to cool the roasters during processing. Just because water comes gushing out of our faucets, it doesn't mean that it's an infinite resource.

David Keeps Winning: 10 Recent Victories That Will Give You Hope for the Planet

Sierra Club Compass

  If you find yourself falling victim to despair or cynicism about the fate of our planet, look no further. These 10 recent clean energy victories will give you hope for the planet.

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Vegetarianism & the Fate of the Planet.

Elephant Journal

Not only are you deciding to avoid eating animals altogether, but you are possibly being conscious of the planet and the ill-effects of processing farmed food sources on our environment. Making the choice to become a vegetarian, or adopt a vegetarian lifestyle, can carry some weight with it. This world has known the benefits of […].

Water Condensers: Technology to Save the Planet?

Environmental News Network

Can this innovative science become a planet-wide technology that can save countless lives? This process has been a product of nature since water formed on this planet, and humankind is now able to duplicate the process in a more efficient and usable scale.

The electric vehicle: the savior of the Planet?

Green (Living) Review

Is the electric vehicle, the EV, the savior of the Planet? by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The short answer to this question as to whether the electric vehicles, whether as car or truck, is the savior of the Planet can only be an emphatic NO.

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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. It is a neat a process of co-evolution.

TheGreenProductSite.com Doing Their Part to Protect the Planet

Green (Living) Review

In an effort to protect the planet for future generations while providing quality products, TheGreenProductSite.com , a comprehensive new website that features only products that are environmentally friendly, has been launched in Fall last year. Green products available for purchase on TheGreenProductsSite.com are carefully selected from manufacturers who have taken steps to reduce the impact of their manufacturing process and products on the planet, including reducing energy use.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . ” Sahi says these key principles guide how Avery Dennison creates more sustainable products and processes.

US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

Green Blog

It has been reported by the UK New Statesman that the US will not air the “On Thin Ice” seventh episode of David Attenborough’s “Frozen Planet” BBC TV series about wildlife in the Arctic and Antarctica. Thus in Australia, where Murdoch Media have 70% of the city newspaper readership, I understand that it is the major national TV channel Channel 9 (non-Murdoch) that has purchased “Frozen Planet” – but apparently only the first 6 episodes (e.g.

The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

In closing I will say again what I said already earlier in that I suggest that the book “ The Zero Waste Solution: Untrashing the Planet One Community at a Time ” be made compulsory reading for all involved in so-called waste management and also those in design of products and packaging.

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High Fructose Corn Syrup IS Bad for Your Kidney, Liver and the Planet (but can be Funny Too)!

Eco Chic

Mainly, because it’s processed, and processed foods are what are making us fat, by sneaking ingredients into our bodies that our bodies never evolved to digest. It is suggested that diabetics avoid it because they body doesn’t process it like sugar (glucose) which can wreak havoc on blood sugar levels. So you’ve consumed a bunch of processed sugar-like calories, but your body doesn’t get the message, leading you to eat more calories.

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PLANET GREEN ANNOUNCES FAN FAVORITE RETURNING SERIES PREMIERING IN 2ND QUARTER

Green (Living) Review

SILVER SPRING, MD, April 2009 : Planet Green , the first 24-hour multiplatform lifestyle and entertainment brand devoted to the environment, announced that Emeril Green, Focus Earth with Bob Woodruff, Greensburg, Renovation Nation, and Wa$ted! The new season openers headline Planet Green’s special Earth Day celebration “Turn Back the Temp: The Coolest Week on TV” beginning April 19 – 25. Coming back for its second season, Planet Green’s series Wa$ted!

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The Green Sheikh: Love Your Children and They Will Love the Planet

Green Prophet

Reconnecting with the Planet. Reconnection with our beautiful planet is not a default process. Love the planet, look after it, and it will love you back.

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Heroines for the Planet: Art Activist Asher Jay

Eco Chic

The heroine opened up to Eco Chick about her creative process, the deep passions that drive her, and her work with Ric O’Barry’s campaign to end the dolphin slaughter in Japan. What’s your creative process? We’ve interviewed Leilani Munter for Heroines for the Planet, too!)

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Building Cities that Think Like Planets

The Green Changemakers

From a planetary perspective, the emergence and rapid expansion of cities across the globe may represent another turning point in the life of our planet. If we are to think like a planet, the challenge will be to deal with scales and events far removed from everyday human experience.

One Planet Mobility

The Green Changemakers

Link download: One Planet Mobility report One Planet Mobility report summary WWF's One Planet Mobility programme aims to identify and inspire the changes needed to transform personal mobility – a sector which focuses on transport used by people in their everyday life (e.g.

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Trash Planet: Germany

The Green Changemakers

by Marie Look The Trash Planet series highlights various countries around the world and how they handle their waste. Packaging, processes and disposal of items are all engineered with recycling and elimination of waste in mind.

New Photos of our Neighbour: The Planet Mars

Eco Friendly Daily

A NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars is using the most powerful cameras ever pointed at the Red Planet to study its climate cycles and whether there is enough water to support a manned mission, scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said on Monday.

Kids Can Help the Planet Too!

Eco Friendly Daily

There are so many fun ways to be eco-friendly, and it’s even more rewarding when you can get your friends involved in the process too. Even if you dedicate one day to litter clean-up at your park, you will be making a significant difference for the planet and your community.

What Happened to Your Inner Child?

Elephant Journal

I don''t know what kind of kid you were, but I was the weirdo in Dr. Martens and leggings who sat in the backyard and talked to praying mantises and ladybugs all day. Made flower crowns. Ate Fun Dip and Goldfish. My first CD was Britney Spears and I watched Baywatch all the time.

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One Planet Living

The Green Changemakers

[link] Guiding Principles - Take action Individuals Government Businesses Guiding Principles of One Planet Living ® To achieve a sustainable future, we need to design communities which enable people to live sustainably. Download the One Planet Living Communities Manual here PDF 1.2

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A few things that are not – necessarily - going to save the Planet

Green (Living) Review

A few things that, maybe, aren’t going to save the Planet but still will be beneficial for you and the Planet. Here's a list of things you don't have to do to save the Planet, either because they ultimately don't have much of an impact or because there are simpler or less expensive actions that are actually better for the environment and have a much greater impact. Buying real instead of processed food is better for your health and that of the Planet.

Heroines for the Planet: Anna Getty

Eco Chic

Her main objective is to be of service to others and the planet, and so long as she’s doing just that, she’s at peace. I wanted to help people make more conscious choices about their lives , what they ate, how they took care of themselves, their families and children and the planet. ” What about the process of creating the cookbook did you enjoy most? Whatever work I do, I do because I feel it is my duty as a human on the planet and for no other reason.

Meet the Microorganisms That Will Save the Planet (And the Fashion Industry)

Eco Chic

How do we produce the stuff we need with less (or no) impact on the planet’s limited resources? Made from cellulose formed from the “mother” in kombucha, vleather requires that the cellulose is harvested over a time from a fermentation process that uses sugar, vinegar, and yeast.

Interview with a Yogi: Healing through Nada Yoga. ~ Daniel Barnes

Elephant Journal

Power games and corporate greed have raped our planet earth. Haven’t all of us signed hundreds of pleas and petitions to political leaders which have fallen on deaf ears? We have had enough of talking, brain storming and strategies. Arm chair tactics don’t carry any more firepower. We need action oriented schemes and not just meditations for peace. We have to trust in collective action.

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Heroines for the Planet: Model and Skincare Chef May Lindstrom

Eco Chic

It is a very loving and intimate process. This offers optimal protection against the aging process, keeping these potions safe and potent without the use of chemical preservatives. Photo Credit: Larry White. May Lindstrom is a self-professed explorer, skin chef and conscious epicurean.

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Katerva Picks 8 Global Projects to Save Planet Earth

Green Prophet

“We are pleased to confirm the Katerva Award Category Winners have been identified following rigorous review by our expert panelists,” announces the organization set up to radically change the deteriorating course of planet earth: ” These winners were chosen from a field of very strong candidates after undergoing a year-long nomination and review process involving roughly 500 experts, researchers, business and thought leaders across 50 countries.

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Heroines for the Planet: Livia Firth Fresh From the Oscars

Eco Chic

and are in the process of creating a big GCC fabric library- it will be the first in the world. We are building bridges with the big fashion designers and working together on this process. It wasn’t easy to go through the sourcing process but after few months, we made it!

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Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking

The Green Changemakers

Principle 2: Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking The green space is teeming these days with lengthy and complex explanations about the meaning of sustainability. Ecological Footprint and One Planet both frame human impact in terms of physical space.

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