Beluga Whale Dies at SeaWorld San Antonio

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Bella, a four-year-old beluga whale, died this past Sunday at SeaWorld San Antonio. Bella was born at SeaWorld Read More The post Beluga Whale Dies at SeaWorld San Antonio appeared first on Ecorazzi. Another beautiful sea creature has died in captivity at a SeaWorld park. Animals Causes News Science Top News

Help Bring Vegan Fast Food to San Antonio!

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Heaps of celebrities and athletes are eating a plant-based diet, there’s a vegan version of Read More The post Help Bring Vegan Fast Food to San Antonio! The popularity and accessibility of veganism has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan

New Study: How Cities Can Finally Get Smart About Water

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That’s the conclusion from a new study in the journal W ater Policy , whose authors compared the water supply histories of 4 cities — San Diego, Phoenix, San Antonio and Adelaide, Australia. Q: You cite San Antonio as a leader in integrating water conservation into its planning. What’s San Antonio getting right that other cities aren’t? . Richter: Few cities in the world have pushed urban water conservation as far as San Antonio.

This Sierra Clubber's DIY Car - Compass

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But Gary Krysztopik of San Antonio, Texas, isnt your typical environmental activist. Compass. « Massive Crowds Turning Out to Oppose Coal Exports | Main. | DOE Offshore Wind Investments Are Great, But We Can Do More » This Sierra Clubbers DIY Car. Sierra Club members are known for camping, hiking, and campaigning to protect the outdoors. Building cars? Not so much.

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Quote of the day

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 president of the University of the Incarnate Word, has been placed on a 90-day medical leave because of “sporadic uncharacteristic behavior and comments,”  The San Antonio Express-News reported on Thursday. From the Chronicle of Higher Education: Louis Agnese Jr., president

Yet Another Whale Prematurely Dies at SeaWorld

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In the heels of SeaWorld’s announcement to phase out its whale shows in California, the death of a beluga whale in its San Antonio park serves as a reminder why Read More The post Yet Another Whale Prematurely Dies at SeaWorld appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Aquarium Owner Under Investigation for 220 Animal Deaths

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As construction for a new aquarium in San Antonio kicks off, details on the owner’s shady past are surfacing. Ammon Covino co-owns aquariums in Austin, Portland and Boise with his Read More The post Aquarium Owner Under Investigation for 220 Animal Deaths appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

I think this significantly enhances our bid for the Olympics*

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The top four locations were San Antonio, Las Vegas, San Diego and Tucson. SmartAsset, a personal-finance technology company, has named Columbus the fifth best city in the country for conferences. The group’s report looked at nine metrics, including hotels and their cost, the violent-crime rate and the distance from the airport to the city’s center. It noted that Columbus has an average hotel room rate of $123, and that the average cost of a restaurant meal is low, at $22.

Texas solar farm recruits 'lambscaping' team to clear away weeds

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At a small San Antonio solar facility, the ovine groundskeeping crew keep things trim and tidy with the aid of split upper lips and 4-chambered stomachs. comes a story out of San Antonio involving the grass-clearing prowess of another cloven-hoofed ruminant: sheep. Just when you thought goats were being offered all the primo landscaping gigs ( Google , Chicago O’ Hare , etc.)

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SMDH*

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In fact, his company just recently erected a new Supercharger station right on Texas grounds, conveniently halfway between Austin and San Antonio and behind the San Marcos Outlet Mall. The Lone Star state may be warning Elon Musk “Don’t mess with Texas” thanks to its newest  Tesla  ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) sales ban, but Musk doesn’t exactly seem to be running scared.

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Matt Taibbi and Mayor Julián Castro

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Rolling Stone ''s Matt Taibbi What do Matt Taibbi and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro have in common? San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. San Antonio, TX Mayor Julián Castro is the youngest mayor of a top 50 American city and was handily re-elected to his third term this year. Sightline’s 20th Anniversary Speaker Series !

New TerraCycle Products in Walmart Giveaway – Competition Closed

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from San Antonio, TX, and – again – thank you to all who participated. As of April 15, 2010 23.59hrs BST this competition on the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW is closed. The winner was determined on Sunday, April 18, 2010 and the details were passed to TerraCycle, from where the prize will be dispatched. Thanks you everyone for taking part and – hopefully – we will have some more competitions like this, from TerraCycle and others, in the not so distant future.

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Lightning in a Bottle offers a Sustainable Festival in California

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The Lightning in a Bottle Festival is now in its 11th year, and will happen May 25 – 30, 2016, at the San Antonio Recreation Area in Bradley, CA. Lightning in a Bottle is California’s premiere camping, arts, music and yoga festival, and includes a world-class musical gathering that exudes the playfully aware ethos cultivated by festival founders Do LaB. [&hellip.

Mayor Julián Castro: Big Plans, Big Progress

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Castro speaks at TEDx San Antonio in 2010. San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro makes no small plans. Photo by TEDxSanAntonio, cc. The enthusiastic young mayor of America’s seventh largest city quickly positioned his city as a leader in the New Energy Economy, expanded the educational resources of area children from pre-K through college, and restored his city’s AAA bond rating.

Lots More Electric Vehicles Coming Soon to Massachusetts

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The growing company has e-bus contracts with transit agencies in a number of other cities, including Nashville, San Antonio, and Tallahassee. Though there are no leaves on the trees yet, my home state of Massachusetts became a greener place to live this week.

Marriott breaks new ground with green hotel prototype

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Duke Energy Adds to the Wind in Texas

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Duke Energy’s Los Vientos I wind power project, roughly 20 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico, will sell its electricity to San Antonio-based CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally owned energy utility. Duke Energy has announced its intention to build a large-scale wind farm in Willacy County. When the 200-megawatt facility comes online, it will generate enough electricity to power roughly 60,000 homes.

SeaWorld Replaces Orca Exploitation With Nicer Sounding Orca Exploitation

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Let’s praise the “animal rights activists” for their tremendous work in San Diego over the last year. SeaWorld San Diego has announced that it’s ending its killer whale show, which according to this fox news article is down to “years of outcry and falling attendance.” As far as SeaWorld is concerned, the Orlando and San Antonio parks claim to be ending their current shows by 2019. Sploosh!

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Wishing you a greener holiday!

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The Golden-cheeked Warbler and Conservation Banks

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The endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler breeds only in Texas Hill Country near Austin and San Antonio, but much of its nesting grounds have cleared in favor of subdivisions. Given the explosive growth of the region, development will continue , placing additional pressure on the warbler’s vanishing habitat. One way developers are navigating the warbler’s endangered status is by utilizing conservation banks. What is a conservation bank? # # #.

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Forests can bounce back after acid rain

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Knoepp presented her work at the November International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America in San Antonio as the Sergei A.

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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The Little Big Year – Week 43: Last minute trip to Texas

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Next stop was a night in San Antonio, where I am afraid, after a mediocre meal at a BBQ join next to our hotel, I went straight to bed. Things had just started to settle down a bit, now that we had parked the RV in Tucson. We were making some new birding friends, learning the local hotspots etc. Well, that’s just not really our style, so at the very last minute, we rented a high gas mileage car, thru a few things in a cooler, and our birding gear and headed for south Texas.

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Go for the green photo: #7

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Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact San Francisco to install 5,000 electric car chargers 15 August 10 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | T he electric car has found a welcoming home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

American irrigation research finds watering sweet spot for agriculture and earth

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Yost presented his work at the November International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America in San Antonio. A healthy lifestyle consists of a mixture of habits.

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Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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Sunday photo: yikes stripes!

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Go for the green photo: #8

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Birding Mount Baldy in June

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Mount Baldy, more properly though less popularly known as Mount San Antonio, is no exception. The highest point in Los Angeles County, at 10,068 feet (3,069 meters), it is a refuge in all seasons, considering the ski area carved out of its eastern flank, which is actually in San Bernardino County. The mountains of southern California are a necessary escape from the heat, smog, and suburbia that can plague the denizens of places like Orange County and Los Angeles.

Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives

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Ubud, Bali: visit the Eat Pray Love cafe

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Tourism website for sustainable marine management

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Sweden's Treehotel adds 2 more eco-suites

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Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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Five Reasons You’ll Be at Town Hall Next Week

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Well, alright then: He is kicking butt in San Antonio on everything from pre-K education funding to clean energy research and investment. Remember this little guy with the great big voice who left us all weepy after he stood up against racist bullying? Earlier this year, he sang the national anthem at the NBA finals game 2—beautifully—only to find the Twitterverse darken with hateful, racist slurs about him afterward. So what did he do?

Sensual green in the Maldives

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Four hoteliers are world's most ethical

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Being green is not just for eco-lodges anymore

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Trip Advisor: green travel really taking off

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Pittsburgh's newest luxury hotel LEED Gold certified

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