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.

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.

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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

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

What’s the Next ABA-Countable Exotic?

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Outside of Florida, there are also growing populations in Los Angeles, San Antonio, and Houston. Red-masked Parakeet, a near-threatened endemic of southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru, has sizeable population clusters in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami, and Fort Lauderdale. These are the famous parakeets of the documentary The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill , which is based on the population in San Francisco.

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.

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?

Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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

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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.

Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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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.

I think this significantly enhances our bid for the Olympics*

Environmental Economics

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.

Child Bitten at SeaWorld by Captive Dolphin

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A dolphin at SeaWorld San Antonio Dolphin Cove latched onto the hand and wrist of a young girl so tightly that even her mother could not pry open the mammal’s mouth.

Radisson Hotel Varanasi: 5-star good citizen

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Voluntourism: how to combine luxury and labor

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'Partnering with Nature' Wins Best Social Change Book 2010

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Author MacGregor is now conducting a book tour of the United States with book signings throughout the country - including Powell's books in Portland (March 17th), Book People in Austin (February 24th), Twig in San Antonio, radio and TV appearances.

Hong Kong: stay smart, stay green

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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.

The Last Resort: true eco-adventure in Nepal

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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. Sightline’s 20th Anniversary Speaker Series !

Sensual green in the Maldives

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Eurail: best sustainable travel

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Can you eat organic in Puerto Vallarta?

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Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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Six Senses Eco Symposium nets green gains

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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.

New Mexico Chooses More Solar Power - Compass

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Over in Texas, the City of San Antonio adopted a Strategic Energy Plan to get 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020. Compass. « 12 Sierra Club Bloggers to Watch in 2013: Part III | Main. Cleaner Cars, Cleaner Air, Lives Saved » New Mexico Chooses More Solar Power.

Responsible Bathroom Water Conservation Tour Shows Americans How to Reduce the Use

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Fort Worth, Texas; San Francisco Bay area; San Antonio, Texas; Phoenix, Ariz.; PISCATAWAY, N.J. March 2011: Managing local water supplies – drop by drop – is now a mainstream concern across the United States. Many communities already are experiencing a tighter water supply, while 78% of consumers are looking for ways to cut household utility bills and energy costs.

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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.

Cathay Pacific: what free miles can give you

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Instead, go for, say, five cents or more a mile —for example, by paying 50,000 miles for a US$2,500 Business Class round-trip between San Francisco or L.A. That 55,000 miles includes a First or Business Class ticket on American to Cathay’s Los Angeles or San Francisco gateway.)

Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

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And Denver, which is looking to grow from near 500 to 700 bikes in 2013, is one of more than 15 public systems in the B-cycle family that give members access to bikes when they travel to different cities, including Madison, Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, San Antonio, Charlotte, and Kansas City.

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San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico's green revolution

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico’s green revolution 30 December 10 · 6 comments | Mexico’s Greenest City? | The pulse in San Miguel is steady… and strong.

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.

Napa's Bardessono: America's greenest luxury hotel?

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Eco-chic in the epicenter Sybaritic bedroom We are at Bardessono , the eco-conscious Sherbourne’s latest property, in Yountville, a little more than an hour’s drive north from San Francisco in the Napa Valley, the epicenter of California wine country.

Green safari, Kenya: luxury under canvas

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El Dorado: gold in green wine country

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History lives on here, at Sonoma State Historic Park and Mission San Francisco Solano de Sonoma on Sonoma Plaza , the largest town square in the state.

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.” Sploosh!

A Love for (Upcycled) Clocks: Artist Shannon Ruby Finds Time for Making

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Shannon Ruby is a San Antonio-based artist who uses recycled materials (her specialty is paper art) to make fabulous pieces of art for the home. “My very helpful husband brought me several slices of oak one day. After playing with them, I decided that a clock was a must!