15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation

Greentumble

Protecting the forest is our mutual responsibility, no matter how far away we live from the nearest one. Adopt some of these strategies to help prevent the loss of more trees. Quick Navigation for 15 Strategies to Reduce Deforestation. Forests are one of the most important.

FRACKED UP GAS STRATEGY

Green (Living) Review

Published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Gas Generation Strategy outlines the government’s plans for meeting domestic energy demands. The strategy sets out plans for up to 37 gigawatts of new capacity by 2030 and sets to expand the shale gas industry by introducing the new Office for Unconventional Gas and Oil as a one-stop shop for shale gas regulation and investment.

World Responsible Tourism Day 2010

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact World Responsible Tourism Day 2010 7 August 10 · 1 comment | Green Travel News | W ednesday, November 10th is an international day of action to help protect the world environment.

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5 Budget Friendly Strategies to Creating an Urban Homestead

Green (Living) Review

I was so excited by the response that I received from many of you of the tour of my urban homestead (on this blog and on instagram alike ). Today I’m going to share with you five budget friendly strategies to creating an urban (or rural) homestead of your dreams.

5 Impactful Strategies for Communicating Sustainability Online

Green Prophet

It’s our responsibility to get better at communicating the things that matter most to building a sustainable future for our planet. 83% of Twitter users reported feeling better about a brand / individual after sending them a message and receiving a quick response.

Industry response to The Food Waste Recycling Action Plan

Green (Living) Review

Actions are split across the supply chain, with a lead body given responsibility for the delivery of each. This said, unless we implement firm legislation, achieving these figures will not be achievable – relying on informal guidance and optional strategies simply isn’t enough.

A Dubious (or Curious) Response?

Environmental Economics

The selective use of a single publication from a vast peer-reviewed literature to defend a stance critical of the use of a method flies in the face of responsible use of academic research and will ultimately lead to bad public policy.

Toms Shoes and Corporate Responsibility

Sustainability Ninja

There is simply no denying that businesses are driven by the demands of the consumer, with the responses to those demands most frequently being dictated by the executives who occupy C-Suite positions.

Increase producer responsibility

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) is calling for a revision of the current waste strategy to focus on resource efficiency and waste minimization through increased producer responsibility. Both CIWEM’s Manifesto and Waste Management Policy Position Statement call for resource efficiency and waste minimisation through increased producer responsibility.

5 Strategies for Surviving a Corporate Job You’re No Longer in Love With.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) exhausting financial responsibility jobs we dislike long hours office Quitting rat race transformation workaholicAre we crazy? We certainly didn’t sign up for this.

Urban Biodiversity Strategies

The Green Changemakers

We need to focus national and international will on a global, long term, and rapid development and implementation of an integrated biodiversity strategy. Understand and facilitate responses to environmental changes 4. Fulfill ethical responsibilities 7.

Hotspots for People: A New Conservation Strategy

Nature Conservancy - Science

But even as we made small gains towards building more socially resilient communities with better early warning systems and evacuation strategies, we still were not getting to the root of the problem. Evaluation of the National Capacity for Emergency Response.

Adirondacks Rapid Response: An Invasives Success Story

Nature Conservancy - Science

Rapid response is making a difference in invasive species control in the Adirondacks. Here, over a huge landscape, the Conservancy and partners have excelled at a coordinated approach that’s making a difference: early detection and rapid response.

Responsible living

The Green Changemakers

First, it's a good thing to keep tires properly inflated, and this is a commonly recommended strategy for saving gas.

Freegan: strategies for sustainable living beyond capitalism

The Green Changemakers

[link] Freegans are people who employ alternative strategies for living based on limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources. Perhaps the most notorious freegan strategy is what is commonly called “urban foraging” or “dumpster diving”.

Avoiding Catastrophic Costs of Climate Change Requires Fast-Action Strategies

Green (Living) Review

This aerosol is responsible for up to 25% of total climate warming, and can provide cooling in days to weeks. Storing carbon in soil through biochar production is another key strategy and one of the only safe carbon-negative technologies available. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Washington D.C. –

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Urban development strategies

The Green Changemakers

URBAN DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES - ebook MANAGING ASIAN CITIES Books, Periodicals, Studies, and Reports ISBN: 978-971-561-698-0 Publication Date: June 2008 In stock The challenge of urbanization in Asia is unprecedented — some 1.1 We also focus on a city's self-reliance, suggesting ways in which different types of cities can take on more responsibility for their own development.

Building a better world - 6 strategies for engaging the SDGs in the classroom

The Green Changemakers

If teachers engage SDG #17 by building partnerships for the classroom, the concept of multi-lateral solution building will be the natural response of a new generation who have seen that considering multiple perspectives leads to better solutions. by Jennifer D.

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Five Years After BP Spill, Gulf of Mexico is Rekindling Responsibility for the Gulf’s Future

Conservancy Talk

While that may have been necessary, we have lost part of the spirit of individual and collective responsibility for our environment that Earth Day was intended to celebrate.

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TAKING RESPONSIBILITY: 5th International Marine Debris Conference… Words from Roz Savage

Wend Magazine

But life had got busy and we hadn’t got around to coming up with a strategy. Third, we have to take responsibility. When I set out on this trip, I thought there would still be places where I could see what the Earth looked like prior to human impact. Sadly, I think I was wrong.

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Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies

The Green Changemakers

The Urban Imperative: Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies How those responsible for protected areas can better serve people in large cities and build stronger urban constituencies for nature conservation Proceedings of a workshop at the Vth World Parks Congress, Durban, South Africa, 8-17 September 2003 EDITED BY TED TRZYNA Following are links to articles posted on this Web site in HTML form.

Ambre’s Shaky Finances: Rebutting the Response

Sightline Daily

firm that speaks for Ambre Energy , released a response to our report on Ambre’s finances yesterday. Let’s sidestep the question, for a moment, of whether using publicly-owned coal to turn the US into a resource colony for Korea is a sound long-term economic development strategy. That concludes my rebuttal to Gard’s response to my report. firm, Gard communications—and I’m looking forward to their next response.

Corporate Social Responsibility – It’s the Right Thing for Businesses

Eco Friendly Daily

The era of corporate social responsibility dawns. Today, going green is not only an answer of the conscience but a smart business strategy as well. Corporate social responsibility is also a smart modus operandi to reduce investment risks and maximize profits.

5 Strategies to Help Bring Humane Education to Schools

The Green Changemakers

So whether you're a classroom teacher or community educator, here are 5 of the most useful strategies you can use to help ease the way for bringing humane education into schools: STANDARDS : The easiest and most obvious way is to link humane education content to standards.

Connecting the Dots - Key Learning Strategies for Environmental Education, Citizenship and Sustainability

The Green Changemakers

Which learning strategies best contribute to students becoming engaged and active citizens involved in achieving environmental, social and economic sustainability? Connecting the Dots focuses on learning strategies and the ways of organizing learning experiences; the “how to” of learning.

Safe(r) Spaces for Species under Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

The common loon, one of many birds that may move in response to climate change. Climate change might change everything for conservation — both landscapes and how species might move and adapt (or not) in response.

e-Cycle Showcasing Responsible Mobile Reuse and Recycling at BlackBerry World, Only Mobile Buyback and Recycling Company to Earn e-Stewards Certification

Green (Living) Review

e-Cycle will be at BlackBerry World™ to demonstrate how companies can achieve responsible mobile reuse and recycling that ensures financial savings, sound environmental stewardship and the guaranteed protection of sensitive data. Orlando, FL : e-Cycle will be at BlackBerry World™ to demonstrate how companies can achieve responsible mobile reuse and recycling that ensures financial savings, sound environmental stewardship and the guaranteed protection of sensitive data.

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Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia-Pacific Region: Effective Responses in a Resource Constrained World

The Green Changemakers

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Hayama, Japan, is pleased to announce the publication of its third White Paper entitled “Sustainable Consumption and Production in the Asia-Pacific Region: Effective Responses in a Resource Constrained World”.

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Two Strategies to help Face the Challenges of Seven Billion People

Celsias

As the global population surpasses 7 billion people sometime around the end of October, addressing the challenges associated with a still-growing world population will require a two-pronged response, according to experts with the Worldwatch Institute.

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MIT Promotes Sustainability, Socially Responsible Leaders

Green Life Smart Life

Counter-cyclical strategies should create jobs and generate personal income. Last week, through the recommendation from a colleague, I was fortunate enough to attend the 1st annual, student-organized MIT Sustainability Summit. The event, titled Discovering New Dimensions for Growth, was a day long conference held at the Cambridge, MA institute and featured panel discussions and networking for those in the field of sustainability.

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Can We Restore…Everything? 100 Words from Hobbs, Ellis, Marvier & Others

Nature Conservancy - Science

So we asked seven scientists — including Erle Ellis, Richard Hobbs and Michelle Marvier — for their 100-word responses to the TREE paper. Editor’s note: The following should not be taken as responses to the Simberloff et al. Weeds in a vacant lot. Photo © Michael Coghlan/Flickr.

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Responsible Investing for a Sustainable Society

Green Living Ideas

Responsible Investing for a Sustainable Society. Green and Socially Responsible Investing. 5 Stock Screening Strategies. Living a life of sustainability begins, no doubt, by incorporating green living principles into your daily life. But to support green living for the greater good of the community, consider extending your practices to impact that which is beyond your immediate reach. This includes where and how you choose to invest your [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas.

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Responsible Investing for a Sustainable Society

Green Living Ideas

Responsible Investing for a Sustainable Society. Green and Socially Responsible Investing. 5 Stock Screening Strategies. Living a life of sustainability begins, no doubt, by incorporating green living principles into your daily life. But to support green living for the greater good of the community, consider extending your practices to impact that which is beyond your immediate reach. This includes where and how you choose to invest your [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas.

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Forests: A Rising Global Climate Superpower?

Nature Conservancy - Science

And this balance of nature explains why nature dominates the gross carbon flux story, yet humans are entirely responsible for the net increase in CO 2.

Power, Responsibility, and Accountability: Re-Thinking the Legitimacy of Institutions for Climate Finance

The Green Changemakers

Institutional Arrangements for Climate Finance: Power, Responsibility, and Accountability Box A. incremental, marginal, transformative costs) allocate responsibilities between contributor and recipient countries, and between the financial mechanisms and recipient countries?

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Nature’s Climate Solutions

Conservancy Talk

By promoting these nature-based responses, we are striving to create a virtuous cycle where we take care of nature, so that nature takes care of us. Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges facing our planet today.

Risky Conservation: How to Identify and Manage It

Nature Conservancy - Science

the risk of engaging with corporate partners or undertaking controversial strategies). Figure 2 Four responses to conservation project risks depending on the relative importance (risk score) and level of uncertainty around the assessment of a risk. Danger sign.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… and Refuse!

Living Green & Saving Energy

But the next step is more responsible eco-consumerism, as Jacquie Ottman examines in her book “The New Rules of Green Marketing: Strategies, Tools and Inspiration for Sustainable Branding.” The concepts of green products and being eco-friendly and eco-conscious have been popularized, and are used successfully in marketing “green” products.

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World’s First ‘Green’ Ice Cream Factory – in Turkey

Green Prophet

Design Corporate Social Responsibility LEED ice cream factory palm oil industry Unilever Turkey is better known for these five unsustainable development projects and a new undersea rail tunnel near a major fault zone than green building.

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Skeeter Sorrows

Eco Friendly Daily

Unfortunately, some of these salivary proteins can trigger an immune response. Typically, a person’s first mosquito bite produces no response but primes the immune system. After a larger number of bites, the response escalates to produce an itchy red hive.

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UK chief scientist calls for urgent debate on climate change mitigation

Green (Living) Review

Sir Mark Walport, the government''s top science adviser, said the climate change debate had to move on from arguments over the reality of global warming to more pressing questions of what the country should do in response.

BP Should Pay Maximum Civil Damages for Deepwater Horizon.

Sierra Club Compass

Today the Sierra Club delivered the following letter calling on the Obama Administration to hold BP fully responsible for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster -- the largest environmental disaster in American history.  Compass.

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Bee studies feel sting of pesticide manufacturers – MPs

Green (Living) Review

Reacting to the government’s draft National Pollinator Strategy , the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) says further research needs to be transparent and subject to independent controls in order to stave off corporate influence and to command public confidence.

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