Why walking can be your best eco-friendly vacation ever

Green Traveler Guides

And, best of all for this poor old planet, you’ll be […]. Black Rock City Community Compostela England Europe France Glastonbury Lake District Nevada North America Spain St.

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.” Meanwhile, programs were popping up throughout Italy and Spain like mushrooms after a rainfall.

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The Loveliest Lizards

10,000 Birds

For this reason, I’d like to take a break from my bird recital and talk for a minute about the truly marvelous reptiles I saw in Spain. Since I encountered no lizards at all growing up, this did a lot to contribute to my vision of Spain as a magical fairyland.

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The Great Bustard Lek

10,000 Birds

The Great Bustard ( Otis tarda ) is one of the largest flying birds on the planet, topped only by the Kori Bustard ( Ardeotis kori ) and, possibly in some cases, by the Mute Swan ( Cygnus olor ).

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Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

Incorporating ways to help the environment into your lessons is not only good for the planet, but offers plenty of hands-on activities, lessons, and projects for students. Students can play this game to save Planet Helios from ecological disaster.

2010 66

Sierra & Tierra: A Gale of Wind Energy Good News

Sierra Club Compass

By Javier Sierra A gale of good news is hitting both the wind industry and the future of the planet. Spain became the first country ever to get more energy from wind than any other source during a complete year in 2013, with a 21.1-percent share at 55 gigawatts (GW).

Newly released EU charter takes aim at global food waste

Green Prophet

Belgium, Cyprus, France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom all participated, but the project also strives to impact in developing countries by encouraging local authorities in Europe to sponsor joint initiatives to improve food security around the world.

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Yale startup fakes premium pork

Eccorazzi

She didn’t invent acorn-fed pork, that’s an idea from Spain, but she no doubt figured that in North American it could likely be the new grass-fed.

2016 66

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

The Alien Next Door

Claire Lawson of LOWaterkeeper proclaimed that, “We are Lake Ontario,” referring to us being 70% water and the constant circulation of water on the planet.

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Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment

Greentumble

Higher food prices, water availability, violent conflicts for land, migration, increasing poverty, pollution from wind-blown dust particles coming from distant lands could be the outcomes of desertification if we let it consume more of our planet.

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From My Inbox- Geography Facts

Green Earth Journey

Antarctica Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country. Antarctica is the driest place on the planet, with an absolute humidity lower than the Gobi desert. Spain Spain literally means 'the land of rabbits.'

2010 141

Beat the staycation stampede, book your cottage early

Green (Living) Review

However, as far as Planet and wallet are concerned the staycation at home, in your own home, is still the best, and also for your nerves. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Beat the staycation stampede, book your ideal holiday cottage early, says the Daily Mail in a heavily sponsored article.

2016 144

Staycation 2016

Green (Living) Review

It is better for your finances and for the Planet. Most people have never seen any of the local areas of interest but have been to many places in Spain, Portugal, South of France, Italy, Greece, etc.,

2016 144

Solar Water Heaters Give Free Hot Water From Cyprus Rooftops

Green Prophet

In Austria, 15% of the population use solar water heating; while Spain has a law requiring that all new or renovated buildings have solar heating installed. Free hot water from the sun. Cyprus now leads the way.

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Vacationing in your garden

Green (Living) Review

It also is good news for the Planet and the local economy, whether in the locality where people live or the locality in the home country where they take their vacation. Saves lots of money and is good for your nerves and pocket and great for the Planet. The staycation is in – again.

2011 159

Top 40 Reasons Why You Should Ride A Bike (And Change Your Life)

Icebike

The best bike holiday I ever went on was on the coast of Spain. Save the planet. Cycling is not only really good for you, it’s also really, really good for the planet. Everyone should learn to ride a bike. It’s as easy as learning to ride…well, a bike.

2015 104

Contador's Doping Charges Dropped, One-Year Ban Lifted | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

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‘Ecosexuals’ flock to Ecosex Symposium In San Francisco

Eccorazzi

Showing how they have love for even the dirtier parts of the planet, they plan on marrying some coal when they visit Spain this summer.

Solar Impulse 2 plane set to circle Earth on sun power

Green Prophet

So they presently plan to fly from Spain or Morocco across Saudi Arabia on their return to the United Arab Emirates. The project aims to be interactive and incite support and raised awareness of the need to wean the planet off fossil fuels.

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Bottled water: A natural resource that is taxing the world's ecosystem

Green (Living) Review

The abstraction of water itself is what is causing real grief to the Planet. While, in a way, I can understand that Mexico uses lots of bottled water as, if it is anywhere there like in Spain and Portugal then the tap water may not be great. Belgium and France follow close behind and Spain ranks sixth.

Charles Manson, Cult Leader And Environmentalist?

Eccorazzi

In a recent interview with Spain’s Vanity Fair Magazine, his first in twenty years, Manson said, “Everyone’s God and if we don’t wake up to that there’s going to be no weather because our polar caps are melting because we’re doing bad things to the atmosphere.

2011 79

SAVE – The Iberian Lynx

Eco Friendly Daily

Although a lot of money has been spent all over the world and there have been many efforts to save them, only about 100 viable adults are left on the planet. The Iberian Lynx is found only in the Iberian Peninsula in Spain.

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The 20 most bicycle-friendly cities in the world

Green Blog

But there are several newcomers as well, such as Malmö in Sweden and Seville in Spain. This is the one place on the planet where fear-mongering about cycling is non-existent and it shows. A new bicycle index has ranked the 20 most bicycle-friendly cities in the world.

Has Israel Become a Petrostate?

Green Prophet

” – and Spain’s Solaer group that is supposedly to build it; doesn’t even have a website – when Morocco is building its first 500 MW plant with international energy giant Siemens. 7 Solar Innovators From Israel That Could Fuel Our Planet.

Six Senses Hua Hin: Thai us up, throw away the key

Green Traveler Guides

Its properties in Thailand , Vietnam , the Maldives , Oman , Jordan and Spain are branded as Six Senses, Soneva and Evason.

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Time is quickly running out for the global financial system

Green (Living) Review

Countries such as Greece and Spain are already experiencing depression-like conditions, and much of the rest of the globe is sliding into recession. Unemployment has already risen to record levels in some parts of Europe, major banks all over Europe are teetering on the brink of insolvency, and the flow of credit is freezing up all over the planet. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Are we rapidly approaching a moment of reckoning for the global financial system?

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Possible End of Kyoto Accord Threatens MENA Renewable Energy

Green Prophet

If these nations take the path of dirty energy that now threaten the future of the planet, it would be game over for all of us. Masdar Opens First Baseload Solar in Spain – Gemasolar. With the likely non-renewal of the Kyoto Accord at this week’s last chance international talks in Durban, South Africa, renewable energy project funding throughout the developing world is threatened, which will impact the emerging economies in the MENA region. “It

When Will the Coal, Oil, Gas, and Nuclear Industries Stand On Their.

Sierra Club Compass

Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « New Soot Standard Will Protect Public Health, Environment | Main.

Tour One of the Largest Solar Thermal Projects on Earth at MENASOL 2012

Green Prophet

The $600 million Shams 1 project is being built by Spain’s Abengoa Solar in the western region of Abu Dhabi. For solar fans, this will be a thrilling chance to see this planet’s dazzling clean energy future up close.

2012 82

The Massive Carbon Footprint of Email Spam (And it’s meaty!)

Eco Friendly Daily

It looked at the spam patterns across 11 nations – Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, India, Mexico, Spain, the United States and the United Kingdom. Spam mail is probably the most wasteful expenditure of the communication age.

Absinthe: the Vilified Spirit

The Alien Next Door

By 1915, absinthe was banned in the United States and in most European countries except the United Kingdom, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and the Austro-Hungarian Empire. I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

2010 169

Study: Basis Of Food Chain In Rivers, Lakes Impacted By Warming

Eco Friendly Daily

When discussing climate change, one of the biggest topics is the changes in the planet’s water. A recent study by a group of scientists from Spain and the UK performed experiments to determine the impacts warming would have on freshwater ecosystems.

EV Charging Standardization - An International Affair?

Green (Living) Review

Are they really going to tell me that an EV will be capable to travel the same kind of distances than a motorcar, say from London to the South of Spain, etc. We must slow down our travel and our entire life if we want to be able to save us and the Planet from disaster, and electric cars are not going to do that even if we have internationally standardized charging stations for them.

2010 120

GreenWorldOne Is A Social Network with Soul

Green Prophet

I discovered Facebook page GreenWorldOne (GWO) on a single day when my daughter, in Jordan, hit me with links to cuddly endangered animals; a friend, in Spain, popped me a project to help Syrian refugees; and an old boss, in the USA, shared a clip on making fabric shoes for impoverished African kids.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

This is true for both Europe and the planet as a whole. The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it.

2010 151

“Cosmetic Neurology”—the Cost of Cognition Enhancement…

The Alien Next Door

The premise behind the motion picture Gattaca and Nancy Kresss Beggars in Spain come to mind (both of which were about genetic descrimination and the latter about genetic enhancement). I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

2009 130

Masdar Visionary Tells the Story Untold

Green Prophet

“To make an impact on people, planet and on profits. Many great investments were made including Torresol in Spain, London Array offshore wind farm, 2 VC funds and many more. Even when I started thinking about the Masdar idea, I strongly believed that my projects should include a people, planet and profit dimension. He came from the dot-com market with a boom and a bust, but in the Arab world. Ziad Tassabehji has always been an entrepreneur at heart.

2012 83

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano: The Gift of Calamity

The Alien Next Door

We were given several options by fellow-travelers to “skip out”, including car-pooling to England, taking a boat across, or driving south to Spain. The 934 AD lava flow from the Eldgjá fissure system unleashed the largest flood of basalt on the planet in historic times.

2010 130

World Water Crisis

The Green Changemakers

Read more: [link] George Steinmetz / Blue Planet Run Next Back Source Underground aquifers, dozens of miles deep and hundreds of miles wide, are the Earth's second-largest reserve of fresh water, after ice caps and glaciers.

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Country told to be more self-sufficient in food production

Green (Living) Review

Despite the fact that we had now two successive cooler and wetter summers in a row, cooler and wetter than in many recent years and a little more like the English summers of old, the talk is still about long term computer models predicting olives in the British Isles and us not being able to import food anymore from the Mediterranean area, such as Spain, for instance, as it will have gotten too hot and dry there for most things to grow.

2009 109

Global Economy Expanded More Slowly than Expected in 2011

Green Blog

Europe’s troubles continued into 2012 when credit rating agencies downgraded 10 countries, including France, Italy, and Spain, in January and February. planets to sustain us, according to GFN. The global economy grew 3.8 percent in 2011, a drop from 5.2 percent in 2010.

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Greenland's ice sheet is more susceptible to climate change than.

EcoFriend

In fact, according to claims made by researchers in Germany and Spain, the ice sheet could be approaching a dangerous threshold. This has caused concern among scientists and researchers and what the results may spell for the planet. So what does this bode for the planet? Global climate change is a big threat to the planet. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //.

Drinking Water - From Sea water and Brackish water by Renewable Energy to save our world.

The Green Changemakers

Water is one of the most abundant resources on earth, covering three-fourths of the planet’s surface. In Canary Islands, Spain, RO Desalination plants have been used for more than 40 years, The reverse osmosis desalination plant is intended to produce the drinking water and industrial water from seawater or brackish water economically. SPAIN [link] UA Ambassador United Actions jay@unitedactions.net [link]. WATER - THE ELIXIR OF LIFE.

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