NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, July 7, 2009 NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre Toulouse and I recently attended the NEA Expo in San Diego, California, where my book, The Fiction Writer , was being showcased.

The Power of the Mind and the Phantom Hand

The Alien Next Door

Ramachandran and Diane Rogers-Ramachandran at the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California in San Diego conducted an incredibly illuminating experiment on mind and perception (reported in the Premiere issue of Scientific American Mind, Feb 2005).

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Putting the Planet First—From the Generation that will Suffer the Consequences if we Don’t

Elephant Journal

I’m a 17 year old high school student from San Diego, California. Of all the important things in my life, I place the conservation of the ocean and environment at. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today climate change conservation environment global warming millennials ocean whales

Green Planet Water in a 100% Plant-Based Bottle Keeps “The Rosie Show” Audience Happy and Hydrated

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Category innovator Green Planet Bottling is delighted to provide Green Planet Water to “The Rosie Show” studio audience for the show’s debut season. Green Planet is thrilled to provide water in our completely plant?based

Swim in the Arabian Sea and dance with the stars through organic sludge

Green Prophet

I’ve splashed in San Diego wash-ups with my then-toddler son, who scrambled to catch the dazzling drips roiling around his feet; it is something to behold.

Tastes Like Tar Sands: Crashing the Corporate Beach Party

Sierra Club Compass

" That's the message the activist light brigade delivered to attendees of the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego this week when they crashed the corporate beach party -- via kayak flotilla.

Gourmet vegan cinnamon buns will be available in nine new locations

Eccorazzi

Currently residing in Berkely, California and Southlake, Texas, the husband and wife duo will see franchisees in Arizona, Colorado, and San Diego outposts. Photo from One Green Planet. We whole-heartedly support the extended availability of vegan cinnamon buns.

Architecture of Dreams & the Salk Institute

The Alien Next Door

The institute overlooks the coastal bluffs of La Jolla, California, 350 feet above the Pacific Ocean on a 27-acre site donated by the City of San Diego. When I had the opportunity to take a tour of the Salk Institute while in San Diego for the NEA Expo , I seized it.

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A Clarion Call for Sahel Drought Victims

Green Prophet

World-renowned Sengalese musician Baaba Maal visits drought victims in Mauritania.

Security Hampers Pakistan Quake Efforts

Green Prophet

“Its location is in an area that is very difficult to do any traditional field work,” Khan told Live Science’s Our Amazing Planet.

Alarming State of Glaciers Prompts Workshop and Report Commissioned by Vatican

Green (Living) Review

Though scientists usually refrain from proposing specific action, Professor Ramanathan from the Scripps Institution, at the University of California, San Diego, and one of the workshop co-chairs, said the circumstances of climate change warranted advancing suggestions from the working group. Religious leaders have the authority to build a groundswell of support that persuades even conservative political leaders to take the strong and fast action we need to protect the Planet.”

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Electric Vehicles Get the Vote in New York City - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Late last year, Car2Go launched an all-electric program in San Diego , the first of its kind. And this past summer in the San Francisco Bay Area, BMW launched DriveNow , a service that lets people drive its electric Active-e.  Compass.

The Ten Creepiest Spiders of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bradley, author of Common Spiders of North America , is one of many professional and novice arachnologists in the country studying the planet’s eight-legged critters and working to dispel popular myths.

Get Ready! The Draft National Climate Assessment Report Available.

Sierra Club Compass

San Diego, CA  – January 18, 2013. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Cleaner Cars, Cleaner Air, Lives Saved | Main.

Solar Trees: Shining a spotlight on solar energy with style

EcoFriend

It is one thing to be thinking about the planet and green solutions when you are fine and jolly. But it becomes something else when you can look beyond your own personal adversity to make sure that you help the planet in the little way you can, despite. Stellar Solar powers Christmas trees with solar energy in San Diego. Stellar Solar has been contracted to power Christmas tree lots in Del Mar, Carlsbad and San Diego with renewable solar energy.

Brian Richter’s ‘Chasing Water’: Smarter Solutions for the Coming Water Scarcity

Nature Conservancy - Science

Some of the biggest electricity users in that region are urban water delivery systems — the Central Arizona Project canal delivering water to Phoenix and Tucson, the California State Water Projec t delivering water to Los Angeles and San Diego — as well as huge groundwater pumps that irrigate farms.

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Cutting Black Carbon Soot Could Save Arctic

Green (Living) Review

Ramanathan at the Scripps Institution at the University of California, San Diego and Dr. Drew Shindell at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. “On If we carry on destroying the Planet burning fossil fuels and other oils and such the way we do then there will be nowhere for humans to continue to live, though.

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Meet Suliformes, one of the newest orders of birds

10,000 Birds

Frigatebirds (Fregatidae) Five species of frigatebird ply the planet’s tropical skies and seas. After seeing Rhinoceros Auklets and Xantus’s Murrelets on the first half of Sunday’s San Diego Bird Festival pelagic trip, we reached Mexico’s Islas Cornado (Coronado Islands), four rocky islands off the coast of northern Baja California.

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The Right to Drink Water

The Alien Next Door

Water is in actuality a natural right for all living things on this planet, humans, plants and wildlife. recent Canadian study presented to the American Society of Microbiology in San Diego revealed alarming levels of bacteria in bottled water in Canada.

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If you missed the Women’s March, just watch this to get all the goodness in your heart.

Elephant Journal

San Diego 22,000. San Jose – 30K. San Francisco – ??? San Marcos, CA 10,000+. Let’s share up some empathy for our sisters and brothers and society and planet—but let’s feel free to point out the truth, too.

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Minimalist Golf: A New Face on an Old Line

The Alien Next Door

Minimalist golf courses are part of a new wave, heralding in a smarter future, guided by nature and our appreciation of the natural beauty of our planet. I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

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Home is Where the Heart Is

The Alien Next Door

The question, according to Eve Edelstein (visiting neuroscientist at the University of California and adjunct professor at the new School of Architecture and Design in San Diego) was “how can we use the rigorous methods of neuroscience and a deeper understanding of the brain to inform how we design?”

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“Cosmetic Neurology”—the Cost of Cognition Enhancement…

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

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Nina and Toulouse Go To Georgia (as told by Toulouse)

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

Toulouse and Nina Go To Montreal—in Anticipation of the 2009 World.

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

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Evoking Hitler

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

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The Napa River Inn & Mumm's Sparkling Pinot Noir

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, July 21, 2009 The Napa River Inn & Mumm’s Sparkling Pinot Noir Neither Margaret nor I was terribly keen on joining the kids for the day at 6 Flags outside San Francisco.

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I Love NY: The Spirit of New York & Andrée Putnam's Design of the.

The Alien Next Door

Next post will be from San Diego, CA, where I (and my book) attended the NEA Expo and I stayed at the Historic Sofia Hotel. I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

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2010 Sustainability Seminar Series

The Green Changemakers

It appeared to offer a means to organize economic development in a way that would address the challenges of poverty and social exclusion while ensuring the health of the planet that sustains us, and a great deal of energy and enthusiasm has been invested in it.

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Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

Green Blog

Urban transport advisor Peter Midgley notes that “bike sharing has experienced the fastest growth of any mode of transport in the history of the planet.” Politicians, lobbyists, and tourists alike can ride bicycles along a specially marked lane between the White House and the U.S.

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Choosing the Less Worn Path of Intuition

The Alien Next Door

I want to share with you something Rupert Sheldrake (an English biochemist and plant physiologist)said about the concept of "extended mind" and the soul of the planet (yes, the soul of the planet!

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14 Keys To Building People Friendly Communities

The Green Changemakers

If our strategies don’t work for people, they won’t work for the planet. by Kaid Benfield [link] I’ll be speaking later this week to a new (to me) audience on the subject of sustainable communities, and I’ve been thinking about what I would like to say.

Prepare Yourself: “Shocking Weather Has Just Begun”…

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

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Healthy Eats in Chico. | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

With a new gluten free option and tons of great veggie toppings, just order up a pie sans cheese and you’ve got a delicious meal that suits all your special dietary needs! Healthy Sips and Suppers in San Diego. Want to stay in touch with elephant?

“See Dick and Jane Screen” by Danny Bloom and Nina Munteanu

The Alien Next Door

Lets look at the evidence: when my brother told me that my parents found me in the field behind my house, I set him straight: Im really from Mars, I said, just visiting this planet to study humans and report back to the mother ship.

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Over 200 Free Online Educational Resources (v.2.0)

The Green Changemakers

Collected by Johnathan Chung CONTENTS: I. Top Picks II. Universities and Higher Education (updated to v.2.0 on 1/27/12) III. General Collections (updated to v.2.3 on 2/10/12) IV. How-to & DIY V. Studying with Peers VI. Online Books, eBooks, & Journals VII.

Climate Action: What Will it Take to Avert Disastrous Climate Change?

The Green Changemakers

The Mead-Powell system supplies water to Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas. Shoot past this limit, and the planet’s­ ecosystems may enter a point of no return. The basic systems that support us, our societies, and life on the planet start breaking apart.

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Sustainability Toolkit: Environmental Models

The Green Changemakers

Model for Sustainable Urban Design (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) A detailed case study of the San Diego - Tijuan region. One Planet Communities (BioRegional Development Group) A set of sustainable communities worldwide.

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Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series - 11 Documentary Films Online - With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet.

The Environmental Education Collection

The Green Changemakers

Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence Published in November 1996 (revised 2004, 2009) by NAAEE, Environmental Education Materials: Guidelines for Excellence provides a set of recommendations for developing and selecting environmental education materials.