Ceramic tile factory Turkey produces roof tiles as bird shelters

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The post Ceramic tile factory Turkey produces roof tiles as bird shelters appeared first on Green Prophet. The Turks and earlier the Ottomans have a rich tradition for pottery and ceramics. Go travelling to Turkey and you will be either be taken to a dozen pottery factories or a dozen shops to buy a carpet.

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UK Government Introduces New Policy for Renewable Energy Producers

Green Prophet

FIT officially closed in March, halting the payments of domestic and commercial green energy producers. This new scheme is being promoted as a mechanism that pays people to produce small amounts of renewable energy and electricity they export to the grid. Homeowners are only paid for the energy they export back to the grid, not simply for producing renewable energy. A wind turbine that uses dragonfly biomimicry to maximize the wind’s energy.

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Markets for Homegrown Produce

Green (Living) Review

How to earn a financial harvest from your garden More customers than you might imagine are eager to buy that wonderful organic produce growing in your back yard. To find out if a particular market is a cost-effective venue for selling your produce, talk to the market’s manager. Portland, Oregon, just changed its zoning to make it easier for people to sell produce at roadside stands,” Miller says.

DiCaprio Produces Netflix Gorilla Documentary

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Leonardo DiCaprio has produced yet another movie to raise awareness about saving the world and its creatures. Read More The post DiCaprio Produces Netflix Gorilla Documentary appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Entertainment Featured Film/TV News leonardo di caprio

World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce

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Start-up Aerofarms is currently building what Read More The post World’s Largest Vertical Farm in New Jersey to Produce 2M Pounds of Produce appeared first on Ecorazzi. Newark, NJ is not known for its extensive farming grounds but it just might be in the future with the help of vertical farming. Eats Healthy Living Lifestyle News Science Top News

“Generosity is the virtue which produces Peace.”

Elephant Journal

I remember being a little boy and looking forward to being an adult, that magical day when I could magically buy beautiful things (for some reason I visualized these Chinese lion statues) without having to ask for permission. Now I’m an adult, and I still get a thrill at being able to buy whatever I […]. Main Categories* Arts Enlightened Society Family Food

Aguanomics: Pigouvian taxes do NOT produce deadweight losses

Environmental Economics

David Zetland: For my final exam question, I asked students to compare the pros and cons of cap and trade and Pigouvian taxes for reducing the negative externality from pollution. Many students gave useful answers, but many also made two big mistakes. The first was to claim that an advantage was their propensity to reduce consumption (an excellent example of rewriting the question as the answer :). The other was simultaneously frustrating and enlightening to me.

Water-Producing Eole Wind Turbine Has Gulf States Drooling

Green Prophet

Eole Water from France has developed a water-producing wind turbine and Gulf states are drooling at the jowls to have at least one of their own. Meeting three needs with as many blades, the turbine generates 30kW of energy and up to 1,200 liters of water each day without producing any kind of carbon emissions. Cleantech, Science & Technology Abu Dhabi clean tech Eole Water Gulf states renewable energy water-producing wind turbine wind power

Farmer swears his billygoat produces milk

Green Prophet

And then produced milk. In addition to retaining his reproductive organs, “or the parts that make him male,” says Al Alwi, he also started to produce ‘milk’ from two new udders. Although he is confident that his billy goat is producing delicious milk, Mr. Al Alwi has chosen a cautious path and sent the milk for laboratory testing to ensure there’s nothing too freaky about it – before he considers allowing others to have a taste.

Help Conservationists Gregg & Deia Produce Connecting the Gems Documentary Film

Wend Magazine

Click here to view the embedded video. In August 2010, Gregg Treinish (who founded Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation) and Deia Schlosberg finished a roughly 520-mile trek on foot that took them between two major wildlife habitats in the Northern Rockies.

Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching

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The newest approach: to produce fake rhino Read More The post Scientists Produce Fake Rhino Horn to Stop Poaching appeared first on Ecorazzi. As the rhino population continues to dwindle around the world, scientists are thinking outside the box about how to save the endangered animals. Animals Causes News Science Top News

Leonardo DiCaprio Will Produce ‘American Wolf’ For the Big Screen

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Leonardo DiCaprio is producing "American Wolf," the story of Yellowstone National Park''s most famous wolf, O-Six, for the big screen. Read More The post Leonardo DiCaprio Will Produce ‘American Wolf’ For the Big Screen appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Film/TV News Top News Leonard DiCaprio

Adrian Grenier to Produce Documentary About a Lonely Whale

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Entourage star Adrian Grenier will co-produce Joshua Zeman’s newest documentary, 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale in the World. “I’m I’m honored to be part of the Worldview and Alldayeveryday Read More The post Adrian Grenier to Produce Documentary About a Lonely Whale appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News adrian grenier

Ricky Gervais: ‘Puppy farms produce sick & scared puppies’

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He has used his popularity to speak out against shark culls, hunters and animal testing among many, Read More The post Ricky Gervais: ‘Puppy farms produce sick & scared puppies’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Ricky Gervais doesn’t go long without advocating for animals despite his busy schedule.

The Fight Over the Right to Produce Your Own Food

Green (Living) Review

In recent years, however, FTCLDF has spent an increasing amount of time and resources fighting for the right of people to produce their own food. The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF) was initially formed to protect the rights of farmers and consumers to engage in direct commerce, and that remains a major focus of the organization’s work.

Sorry Greta, World to produce 120% more fossil fuels by 2030 – drastically at odds with warming limit

Green Prophet

The Production Gap Report – produced by leading research organizations and the UN – is the first assessment of the gap between Paris Agreement goals and countries’ planned production of coal, oil and gas. The world is on track to produce far more coal, oil and gas than would be consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C Oil-powered Shoaiba Desalination plant looks like Gotham City. Desalination used in dry countries like Saudi Arabia is a major cause of greenhouse gases. .

SeaWorld Rejects Invitation to Debate With ‘Blackfish’ Producers

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Read More The post SeaWorld Rejects Invitation to Debate With ‘Blackfish’ Producers appeared first on Ecorazzi. The makers of the documentary, "Blackfish," invited SeaWorld to a public debate over allegations against the park. SeaWorld declined the opportunity. Animals Causes Featured News

Tomatoes and Eggplants, July Seasonal Produce

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A perfect example for July produce is tomatoes and eggplants. Take into account how produce wilts in the Middle Eastern summer, and go shopping in the morning. See our June seasonal produce post about tomatoes and suggestions for their use. Cooks who shop at the local open-air markets know that vegetables and fruit in season at the same time, often cook together well.

Community Gardens May Produce More than Vegetables

Green (Living) Review

That finding was not surprising, as researchers had expected that spouses would benefit from eating food produced in the garden, and perhaps from helping out with the gardening activities. Study suggests health benefits beyond nutrition People who participate in community gardening have a significantly lower body mass index—as well as lower odds of being overweight or obese—than do their non-gardening neighbors.

7 Spring Ideas To Grow into Healthy Produce

The Green Samaritan

Spring is here! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. If you didn’t know, April is National Gardening Month, not to mention Earth Month, so a great reason to think about. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

Chicago’s urban farming produces fresh veggies all year, 24/7

Green Prophet

The project produces a number of green vegetables and herbs ; including basil, baby greens, broccoli, and kale. He says that this investment is worthwhile, considering the demand for fresh vegetable produce in the Chicago metro area alone. This company aims to connect urban farms everywhere for data, community and eventually selling produce grown.

Emefcy Funded to Make Bugs Produce Energy

Green Prophet

The organic material in the waste produces power and treated water. Rather than using conventional energy-intensive aerobic processes or methane-producing anaerobic digestion to treat wastewater, Emefcy claims that they can harvest renewable energy directly from the wastewater. Two serial water technology entrepreneurs from Israel, Eytan Levy and Ronen Shechter, who also founded Israel’s AqWise , have come up with another way to put bacteria in wastewater to work for us.

7 Spring Ideas To Grow into Healthy Produce

The Green Samaritan

Spring is here! Time to get out and enjoy all that nature has to offer. If you didn’t know, April is National Gardening Month, not to mention Earth Month, so a great reason to think about. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living

IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

It’s a sea-change for a region so linked to the hydrocarbon, but new clean energy initiatives are heating up the Middle East.

Q&A With ‘Earth Focus: Illicit Ivory’ Producer Raisa Scriabine

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It’s a fearless examination of the horrific world of ivory trafficking, including its effect on endangered elephant species worldwide Read More The post Q&A With ‘Earth Focus: Illicit Ivory’ Producer Raisa Scriabine appeared first on Ecorazzi. “Illicit Ivory” is the latest installment of the long-running environmental investigative series Earth Focus.

Missouri Food Pantries Help Clients Grow Their Own Produce

Green (Living) Review

In the U.S., 1 in 6 people struggles with hunger. Food pantries across the country pass out food to help these people put meals on the table. But what if they could help teach the pantry visitors how to grow their own food, too? Grow Well Missouri , a program that travels to food pantries around central Missouri, is one of several food-aid groups trying to do just that, passing out seeds and starter plants to low-income locals. On a recent wet spring morning, the group set up in Columbia, Mo.

Argan Oil Now Produced in Israel

Green Prophet

The fabulously expensive oil is now produced in Israel – without goat droppings. Much of Morocco’s argan oil still comes from nuts excreted by goats. Ever get the feeling that you’re barking up the wrong tree? Well, this goat up a tree is bleating with joy at his favorite nosh: argan nuts. As Karin revealed to us in this post about argan oil production, in Morocco, Berber women process argan nuts the laborious traditional way till this day.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

Those numbers provide important information regarding just how the produce was grown. If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. So even is something is marked as organic, the sticker will reassure you. Check out the full article at www.thegreensamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper's Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

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Beacon Food Forest offers foraging, free garden produce during harvest

Green (Living) Review

And through October 8th, people looking for tomatoes, zucchini, green beans, acorn squash, Swiss chard and other produce, can stop by a free roadside stand staffed by garden volunteers along 15th Avenue South. The Beacon Food Forest is a labor of love. Volunteers have carved the public garden from two acres of Seattle Public Utilities-owned property adjacent to Jefferson Park, with plans in the future to add more tilled property for a total of 7 acres.

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Falling in Love with Fall Produce

Green Living Ideas

Unlikely as it is that all of the below-mentioned produce is the current season’s favorites where you are, I hope you can take advantage of some of the bounty. Food and Cuisine farmers markets holiday produce recipes Just like that we find ourselves in the last quarter of the year! Tis the time for Halloween and Thanksgiving and Christmas and each brings its own plethora of delicacies to have your kitchen filled with abundance and tummies with joy.

Nebraska egg producer inspired to do even more for disabled

Green (Living) Review

Far too many people focus on the first three letters of “disability,” rather than the last seven. That message, delivered by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez at a White House event honoring “Champions of Change” last week, stuck out to Dan Hromas of York, Nebraska. Hromas, a 37-year-old disabled military veteran, runs an egg-laying operation, Prairie Pride Poultry. He was one of 10 honorees at the Oct.

Erotic produce may seduce you into thinking “ugly”

Green Prophet

The ban lift put most irregularly shaped produce on discount offers, frequently up to 40% cheaper then their prettier cousins. They can be sold as irregular, but must be labeled for “cooking,” not as “fresh produce.” ” Regardless, suppliers of produce are expected to have significantly fewer leftovers and as a result, a lot less food waste. Since that date any squeamishness about less-than-perfect produce has been enforced by the supermarkets.

Don’t Go Bananas! Easy Ways to Remember What Those Produce Labels Mean

The Green Samaritan

If you haven’t already, take a closer look at those little sticky labels on the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store. Those numbers provide important information regarding just. See the full post and more at www.TheGreenSamaritan.com. Green Living Healthy Living Environmental Working Group Shopper''s Guide labels on fruit PLU labels what do the labels on fruit mean

June Seasonal Produce, Melons, Cherries, and Apricots

Green Prophet

Delicious things you can do with Junes’ produce: Apricot Chutney. Middle Eastern markets are bursting with the color and aromas of summer’s soft fruits. Fruit: There are lots of honeydews and cantaloups. Keep an eye out for heirloom melon varieties offered in Arab markets. Vendors will offer a fresh orange or green sliver, dripping with juice for you to taste, but don’t get carried away; test before you buy.

DiCaprio, Hardy and Maguire Producing Anti-Poaching Movie

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Read More The post DiCaprio, Hardy and Maguire Producing Anti-Poaching Movie appeared first on Ecorazzi. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy and Tobey Maguire join forces to create anti-poaching movie modeled after "Traffic." Animals Entertainment Film/TV News Top News leonardo dicaprio tobey maguire tom hardy

‘Sharknado 2? Producers Raise Money for Shark Conservation

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Well, have we found the collaboration for you… The film production Read More The post ‘Sharknado 2′ Producers Raise Money for Shark Conservation appeared first on Ecorazzi. Are you passionate about shark conservation? How about over-the-top disaster horror films where man-eating marine animals terrorize ocean-side cities?

Strawberries and Citrus – February Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

Yellow and red cherry tomatoes, probably hot-house produce, are good but expensive. Late winter in the Middle East brings lower prices in the shuk. It’s strawberry time again in the Middle East.The lovley red berry’s price has come down to the point where even a careful shopper can allow herself a little indulgence. But let’s wait another 4-6 weeks for prices to fall even more; then we can economically make strawberry preserves to last the whole year.

UAE Tests Produce for Pesticides

Green Prophet

The Ministry adds that close to 90% of the produce tested was found safe. Of course, safest is organic produce with no pesticides at all. Protecting food security in Abu Dhabi. A press release from the United Arab Emirate’s Ministry of Environment and Water states that in the past year, 8000,000 fruit and vegetables were tested for safe levels of pesticide residues. It seems that the scandal in Egypt over illicit pesticides resonates all over the Middle East.

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THIS GROCER NOW HAS AN IN-STORE VERTICAL FARM SO YOU PICK YOUR PRODUCE

Green (Living) Review

( UR ) Berlin, Germany — The produce section of the supermarket is changing. Designers of “indoor vertical farms,” INFARM has partnered with METRO AG to produce the first-ever in-store farm. Rather than simply selecting the freshest veggies that have all been transported in some capacity, shoppers can basically harvest their own produce. You might say it is getting a technological facelift. The change, however, is more than merely cosmetic.

Artichokes and Oranges: December’s Seasonal Produce

Green Prophet

It may be winter in the Middle East, but shoppers can still load up on beautiful fresh produce. Still, December’s produce isn’t substantially different from November’s. It’s officially winter in the Middle East. We’d hoped it would be raining now, but climate change is evident in blue skies and dry ground everywhere. Open-air markets ring with the shouts of vendors and the bustle of shoppers.

Nearly half Europe’s electricity could be produced by households by 2050, study shows

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) More than a quarter of a million Europeans could be producing their own energy by the middle of the century if certain policies are pursued, a new report has found. The study, commissioned by Greenpeace, the European Renewable Energy Federation, Friends of the Earth and REScoop.eu, sees so-called ‘energy citizens’ producing 611 TWh of electricity by 2030 – a fifth of Europe’s forecast demand.

Whole Foods to Rank its Produce by Eco-Friendliness

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Whole Foods will now label its produce and flowers according to how much or little harm it causes to the environment. Read More The post Whole Foods to Rank its Produce by Eco-Friendliness appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Eats Environment Healthy Living News Top News

October Seasonal Produce in the Middle East

Green Prophet

October offers a variety of short-season delicacies. Each month brings forward new fruit or vegetables to charm the eye and palate, while the previous month’s stars fade away. October’s specialties are: Fruit: Middle Eastern newcomers this month are kiwis, persimmons, and quinces. Fuzzy quinces usually get cooked into jam, but tuck a few peeled slices into a slow-cooking tajine or stew.