Regenerative Agriculture is our only hope for saving the planet

Green Prophet

We need a solution now for earth and the answer is regenerative agriculture. Around the world, ocean dead zones are growing at alarming rates, making entire swaths of underwater habitats uninhabitable by marine life. The Downstream Effect of Chemical Fertilizer .

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Using Your Wallet to Help Save the Planet

Eco Friendly Daily

Some people might pick the least expensive option to save money, and others might use a service with a philosophy in line with their own. And then there’s the option that will be a boon to the Earth’s environment.

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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.

Can Robots and Artificial Intelligence Save the Planet?

Green Prophet

Environmental projects are not taking the spotlight from other popular fields, such as financial technology, where new artificial intelligence-based projects are developing at a rapid pace, but they are starting to benefit more and more from the existence of such technology. 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? Taming the Urban Jungle.

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The 5 Easiest Things You Can Do to Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

I woke up this morning and the day was so new that the light filtering in through my window was almost greenish. I pulled back the sheet that was covering my head and peered out at the tree tops. For a moment, before my brain fully reconnected with my body, I was struck with this [.].

5 Free and Cheap Apps to Save the Planet

Green Prophet

We’ve written a book on how to write to save the planet. Now for those of us who aren’t blogging or writing, but who are environmentally conscious, whether you simply want to save money on your monthly electric bill or want to figure out the best way to work or “green” your best friend’s wedding, chances are you’ll find some App to help you green your life. CFL Light Bulb Savings Calculator. A Real Tree.

Would You Get Arrested to Save the Planet? Take the poll.

Green Prophet

Is that a safe thing for us in the Middle East? Take the poll. There are a number of camps of thought on how us humans should go about protecting Planet Earth. There are radicals from Greenpeace who sabotage fishing boats, tie themselves to trees and then scale power plants to drape them in banners of protest. In some Middle East countries, like Iran, saving a natural resource can get you beaten and then arrested.

The “Edible Gardens” that will help Restore our Planet’s Ecosystem. {Infographic}

Elephant Journal

You can think of them as edible gardens constructed out of perennial woody crops (fruit and nut trees, berry bushes, fruiting vines) in the form of a forest. Enlightened Society Green Health & Wellness ecosystem edible garden elephant magazine environment environmental footprint environmental impact food forest green regenerative agriculture save the planet

10 Big, Really Hard Things We Can Do to Save the Planet

The Green Changemakers

It's a day when each of us is invited to take small, individual steps toward reducing our carbon footprints, limiting our waste, or restoring the environment. See how easy it is – and how fun – to do your part to save the planet? So screw the little things.

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The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump

Green (Living) Review

TOM STEYER ISN’T your average California tree hugger. The former hedge fund manager—number 1,121 on Forbes’ wealthiest people list, with $1.61 Steyer and environmental activist and author Bill McKibben spent a day trudging through the Adirondacks. Not long after, Steyer parted ways with the leadership of his company and his oil and gas investments, began to fight the Keystone XL pipeline, and then reinvented himself as a one-man superfund for climate causes.

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8 alternative Christmas trees green up your holiday!

Green Prophet

Celebrate Christmas without a tree? Skip the chopped-down conifer, pass on the plastic fakes, and leave the live sapling planted out in the wild. You’ll save a tree, save the planet , and save money too. I’m in the middle of another international move, marking the eighth Christmas that my daughter has experienced in a most atypical way. Drop the Ho Ho Ho, and instead chant Reduce Reuse Recycle.

One Billion Trees: Expanding Global Forest Conservation

Conservancy Talk

By Bill Toomey, Conservation Science Lead for Plant a Billion Trees. One billion trees. . Even for someone who, everyday, deals with the science and mathematics around the question of how many trees can we plant to help save the planet, one billion is a hard number to comprehend. It’s planting one million trees one thousand times. That’s a lot of trees. And we need forests: Trees and forests help sustain all life on Earth.

Meet The Mexican Muslim Tree Huggers

Green Prophet

Beginning as a meeting once upon a time in Mexico, Trees Give Life is the co-effort of Arif Malik and performing artist Mohammed Yahya. Green Prophet talks to the organisation founders about why they are planting trees for religion. Less than a year old, the Trees Give Life campaign began with a trip to Latin America , one of the latest parts of the underprivileged world to embrace the Muslim faith. And what about the environment?

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The tree house: Most pristine way to enjoy the nature

EcoFriend

Surbhi Sharma: With the world struggling around issues like global warming and climate change, houses made of reclaimed material can provide some relief. For the eco lovers, tree house can be a perfect blend of being close to nature yet a modish style of living. Tree House in Canada. This tree house is a result of a barn destroyed in a tornado. The kitchen also includes a porcelain sink which has been taken from a neighbor’s yard. Tree House in Canada.

Who is the Greenest Person on the Planet?

Green Living Ideas

The digital media company 3rdWhale is hosting the Greenest Person on the Planet contest, which highlights individuals around the world that go to extraordinary lengths to green their lives and their communities. You can enter yourself, or nominate a friend, and the winner gets to [.] Who is the Greenest Person on the Planet? 5 Steps to Becoming the Greenest Firewood User.

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Heroines for the Planet: Eco Sex Sage, Stephanie Iris Weiss

Eco Chic

I read those words in the introduction to Stefanie Iris Weiss’ book Eco-Sex: Go Green Between the Sheets and Make Your Love Life Sustainable as I prepped for our interview. I first met Stefanie several months back at a Study NY fashion show at the Standard with Starre. We spoke briefly but the show began and we went our merry ways. The eco-sex guru will share how to sustain love while loving the Earth. You should join the tele-seminar tonight too!

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Don’t Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet

Conservancy Talk

On November 21, 2017, President and CEO Mark Tercek gave the keynote speech at Lake Erie College’s annual Founders Day event in Painesville, Ohio. The environmental movement needs today’s students on our side. We need all hands on deck to address the big challenges we face. And—sorry about this—a lot of the heavy lifting in the days ahead will fall on the young people here today. It was my job to weed the garden and pick the fruit.

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Sustainable Fish Choices for an Overfished Planet

Green Living Ideas

The landscape…or should we say seascape… of clean and safe fish, has changed vastly over the last decade and shows signs of further change as we continue to commercialize [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas Sustainable Fish Choices for an Overfished Planet. Spend, Ship, Save the Planet: The Great Christmas Tree Debate.

Focus Earth Special Episode: Six People Saving Our Planet

The Green Changemakers

ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff hosts Planet Green's Focus Earth featuring green news and events. In this special hour-long edition of Focus Earth , the Peabody and Emmy Award-winning anchor takes you across the globe to meet six courageous heroes fighting on the frontlines for our planet's environmental survival. From the villages of Kenya where lives are being saved "one seed" at a time.to One that lets go of politics and embraces the personal.

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Solar Trees: Shining a spotlight on solar energy with style

EcoFriend

Solar Trees: Shining a spotlight on solar energy with style. Gone are the days when alternate sources of energy were clumsy and a burden not just on the pocket but also on the eyes. The “Solar Tree” installations outside the parking lot of Discovery Place are a case in the point with everyone in the area pausing for a moment and giving the two 20-foot installations a look of admiration and inquisitiveness. With the.

10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth

Green Home Blog

10 Reasons Vegetarianism Can Help Save the Earth. Here 10 reasons why vegetarianism can save the planet as reported in 2010 in The Observer, a United Kingdom periodical. Choking the Earth. Combined with urine these wastes are often siphoned into holding tanks that often leak or rupture polluting the surrounding water table. Eating lower on the food chain requires less energy to produce and offers far more healthy benefits.

Talking to your Children about Going Green

Green Home Blog

Nowadays children are surrounded by the green movement. In school they are taught about recycling and conservation and on television there are many ad campaigns that make it fun to save the planet. However, you may seem to be stuck in such a whirlwind of jobs and child care that talking to your children about going green is not at the top of your list. Find out where they are and what they know so you can assess the best plan to keep your home a greenhome.

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World Wildlife Fund Announces Earth Hour 2012

Green (Living) Review

Going Beyond the Hour, Daring the World to Save the Planet WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2012 : In less than two weeks, clocks will strike Earth Hour as Americans switch off non essential lights for one hour in celebration of the world’s largest voluntary environmental action. From New York City’s Times Square to the Las Vegas Strip, and from the country’s tallest building to Girl Scout Troop 1174, at 8:30 p.m.

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GreenIQ Waters Your Garden by Phone

Green Prophet

Smart phone developers aren’t just devising novel ways to deliver information about composting and how to save energy (like 5 green apps that can save the planet ). Developers and startup companies are now unlocking the power of phones as mini computers and call centers to run solar systems. The latest from Israel is a company called GreenIQ that pairs a smart phone with a home owner’s irrigation system.

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How to design eco wedding card?

Green Prophet

Creating and sending out eco-friendly wedding cards is a great way to contribute to saving the planet as a couple. From the moment you begin shopping for wedding invitations, you can be mindful of the type of paper you get.

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Growing Self-Sufficiency – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

By Sally Nex Published by Green Books September 2017 240 pages, paperback, 255mm x 205mm ISBN: 9780857843173 Growing Self-Sufficiency is a practical and inspirational guide for both the beginner and the experienced gardener. It explains how you can enjoy the satisfaction and pride of providing food for yourself and your family, whether you have just a small balcony or back yard, a large garden, or a homestead or smallholding. Enjoy chicken, eggs, fruit, veg?

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My Dad, the Water Witch

Green Prophet

Not all witches get the opportunity of going to Hogwart School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to polish their skills. That’s the way he found an underground well passing through our background. He does it by holding a fresh wishbone-shaped branch, preferably from a willow tree, and in doing this with his hands inverted in a certain way, he can “feel” water under his feet. He is using brass rods in the above video. If you ask Dad where he gets the talent, he can’t answer.

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WWF Wildlife Mobile gives everyone 60 minutes of free calls to celebrate Earth Hour

Green (Living) Review

What will you be ‘doing in the dark’ during Earth Hour? WWF's Earth Hour is a unique annual phenomenon that focuses the world's attention on our amazing planet, and how we need to protect it. At 8.30pm on 23 March hundreds of millions of people will turn off their lights for one hour, on the same night, all across the world in a huge, symbolic show of support. The new, SIM-only, mobile network from WWF promises ‘every conversation helps conservation’.

Britain’s Greenest Band The Phoenix Rose to Support Junior Marvin

Green (Living) Review

Britain’s Greenest Band The Phoenix Rose to Support Junior Marvin of Bob Marley’s Wailers Live at Under the Bridge Eco-warrior and front man of The Phoenix Rose, Jarvis Smith is delighted to announce their support of the legendary Junior Marvin at an exclusive gig to be held at London’s hottest live music venue, Under the Bridge on Thursday 24 th November 2011. He is on all Bob Marley and The Wailers Albums since that time.

I’ve never met a person who is a vegan for environmental reasons

Eccorazzi

Compassion, improved health, clearer skin, disease management, and practicing the love you preach are all touted as reasons to make the switch. Since the popularity of Cowspiracy , more and more people are being told to go vegan to help our deteriorating environment. And while saving the planet is a beautiful side-effect of going vegan, I have NEVER met a person who went vegan, and stayed vegan, for environmental reasons.

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Grace Graphics

Green Earth Journey

In trees and plants and the goofy look my dog gets on his face!! here I am, trying to save the planet, one greeting card at a time! Partly due to the cost of gas and partly to conserve, we have greatly consolidated our auto travel.

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Green Geek Gift Ideas

Eco Friendly Daily

The holidays can be stressful enough without having to worry about that one person who examines everything about your gift to them, from the packaging to the wrapping paper material to the gift itself. They want to help the planetthe planet that you live on, too. Therefore, they shouldn’t mind if you give them a gift that leads toward the non-material, and there are no end of possibilities available to you in that category.

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Why choose reclaimed furniture

Green (Living) Review

Upcycling is quite fashionable at the moment, and it''s easy to understand why. While furnishing a home this way, with free-standing pieces of furniture, is somewhat different to what we have seen in the last decades where everything seems to be, almost, the “built-in” kind, and in most cases that stuff is – pardon my language – crap. Take a look at some of the reasons why I would choose upcycling old furniture over buying new factory formed furniture any day.

Tilapia Fish Farms Increasing

Eco Friendly Daily

Due to deforestation to create grazing land, it is estimated that each vegetarian saves an acre of trees per year. The amount of land needed to feed just one carnivore could be used to feed an estimated that 20 vegetarians. Even with these statistics, most meat eaters are not ready to give up eating meat to save the planet. It is among the most environmentally friendly types of meat protein to raise. The fish originated in Africa.

Is eBilling a form of greenwashing?

Green Living Ideas

Paperless billing, or eBilling as it’s sometimes referred to, is often hailed by companies as a way they’re proving their commitment to the environment. One thing is absolutely for sure: it’s a way for companies to save money. But is it also really beneficial to the environment, or is it simply greenwashing? Michael Wright from paperless billing provider Striata has the following to say about the situation.

NBC Green Week – Really?

Green Life Smart Life

Last week, NBC Universal (owned by GE ) declared it Green Week on the network, an effort within its larger Green is Universal campaign. Before this week, I just brushed it off as yet another big company jumping on the bandwagon of using green to market themselves as hip, cool, forward thinking and innovative. And the jokes began. On the Green is Universal home page, their backdrop features cute little sayings like. What the hell does that mean?

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Calculating Uncertainty in the Forest Carbon Equation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Calculating forest carbon emissions just got easier — Nature Conservancy scientists have devised a new way to bring together global, regional, and local carbon emissions datasests on deforestation and degradation, including a way to account for the uncertainty behind this tricky data mash-up. In the wake of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, 195 countries committed to become carbon neutral by the end of the century. Adding Degradation Into the Equation.

Earth Day 2009, Corporations & the Green Bandwagon

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Earth Day 2009 certainly saw a great many companies and especially big corporations discover the green bandwagon. Judging from the proliferation of press releases and -statements they jumped onto it with gusto and abandon. But how much of this was and is real conviction that something must be done to “save the Planet” and how much is but a marketing gimmick; that must be the question. Let the buyer beware, as the slogan goes.

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10 Romantic ways to Green your Valentine’s Day

Eco Friendly Daily

Valentine’s Day is all about flowers, chocolates and cards, but how can you spoil the special someone in your life and be eco-conscious at the same time? RecycleBank has come up with 10 tips for greening your Valentine’s Day that will help set the mood while saving the planet! After all, you will want to keep the night young. Since Valentine’s Day lands on Saturday, skip the power shower and enjoy a soak for two… and save water that way.

Calculating Uncertainty in the Forest Carbon Equation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Calculating forest carbon emissions just got easier — Nature Conservancy scientists have devised a new way to bring together global, regional, and local carbon emissions datasests on deforestation and degradation, including a way to account for the uncertainty behind this tricky data mash-up. In the wake of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, 195 countries committed to become carbon neutral by the end of the century. Adding Degradation Into the Equation.

Will The Global Financial Crisis Hit The Environment?

Eco Friendly Daily

The global financial crisis may cripple more ‘victims’ other than the banks and lending institutions. The financial meltdown is creating numerous little Catch-22 situations around the world. The first one could be an international pact sponsored by the U.N to combat the environment threat. The U.N. It had succeeded in highlighting the costs of neglecting the environment at the altar of development. The U.N.

Causes of Global Warming

Eco Friendly Daily

Global warming is generally understood as a rise in the average temperature of the atmosphere, oceans and landmasses of the earth. Ever since the earth was formed approximately 4.65 In recent years however, the issue of global warming has become a cause for concern as the earth appears to be facing rapid warming, threatening its very existence. The average surface temperature of the earth is about 15°C.

Sustainable Furniture: Will We Pay for It?

Green Life Smart Life

From The New York Times: Once a laggard in the green scene, the $8.3 The Sustainable Furnishings Council, a nonprofit that promotes green practices in the furniture industry, has grown to over 300 members since it was created three years ago. And green trends were highlighted at the two largest furniture shows in High Point, N.C., The U.S. PROS: The No. 1 reason to buy green furniture is its healthier for the planet.