NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, July 7, 2009 NEA Expo in the San Diego Convention Centre Toulouse and I recently attended the NEA Expo in San Diego, California, where my book, The Fiction Writer , was being showcased.

San Diego Bans Pet Stores, Promotes Adoption


Read More The post San Diego Bans Pet Stores, Promotes Adoption appeared first on Ecorazzi. Stores will now have to get kittens, puppies, and rabbits from area shelters and rescue groups. Animals Causes News Top News

San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement


Read More The post San Diego Schools Join Meatless Monday Movement appeared first on Ecorazzi. Board V.P. Kevin Beiser said the new plan will force students to try vegetarian foods, when they might not otherwise make that choice.

San Diego Mayor Declares March ‘SeaWorld Month’


Someone please send San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer a copy of the “Blackfish” DVD. The San Diego mayor alongside councilwoman Lorie Zapf announced on Tuesday that this March is officially Read More The post San Diego Mayor Declares March ‘SeaWorld Month’ appeared first on Ecorazzi.

New Vegan Fast Food Concept Launching in San Diego


Vegan food just got a whole lot faster — and delicious — in San Diego with the launch of Plant Power Fast Food. The new concept, which opens later this Read More The post New Vegan Fast Food Concept Launching in San Diego appeared first on Ecorazzi. Eats News Top News Vegan

Veg Options in San Diego For Comic Con

Eco-Vegan Girl

This post was inspired by a tweet from Wilfred star Fiona Gubelmann , who was looking for vegetarian options around the Gas Lamp area of San Diego while there for Comic Con. View Veg Options Near Comic Con (Gas Lamp area of San Diego) in a larger map.

San Diego Great White Shark Spotted Hanging With Surfers


Everyone in San Diego is (justifiably) freaking out over recent sightings of great white sharks near some local beaches. Stay cool, San Diego – but maybe stick to the pools.

San Diego Marine Corp Base Installs Solar Power On Major Facilities

Green (Living) Review

Camp Pendleton enhances the Military’s efforts to produce clean energy San Diego, CA, April 2012 : San Diego’s largest military training facility has enlisted one of the county’s fastest growing privately-held solar energy companies, Sullivan Solar Power, to install a 345,9000kW solar power system on two of the base’s shared dining facilities. Sullivan Solar Power is headquartered in San Diego, CA and owned and operated by Daniel Sullivan.

San Diego Airport Refuses to Display Kathy Najimy’s PETA Ad


The San Diego International Airport is in hot water with both People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for refusing to run an Read More The post San Diego Airport Refuses to Display Kathy Najimy’s PETA Ad appeared first on Ecorazzi.

San Diego: Star of India Restaurant

Eco-Vegan Girl

On a business trip to San Diego the documentary crew and I were looking for some good food nearby the hotel. 3860 Valley Centre Dr. San Diego, CA 92130 (858) 792-1111. A quick search on my iPhone lead us to Star of India - knowing everyone with their own eating preferences could eat there. I checked their menu and they had a great vegetarian section. Everyone agreed that the food was delicious (although I'm still partial of Basu's of course).

San Diego Blackout- A Snapshot of the Future


The power blackout in San Diego, California (and points south and west) that took place on September 8 is over. Utility officials for San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) said repeatedly, before the event, that they had enough local power online to meet demand.

Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. travel marketplace and that number is trending upward—fast.

Top 10 Wellness Travel Trends for 2013

Green Traveler Guides

Airlines Big Sur California Europe Germany Hotels Las Vegas Monterey Munich Nevada New York New York City News North America Philadelphia San Diego Spas/Healing Arts United States Yoga Yucatan Green Travel News green travel trends Reuters wellness tourism

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America’s top 10 sweatiest cities

Green Traveler Guides

California Charlotte Dallas District of Columbia Florida Houston Los Angeles Miami North America North Carolina Orlando Raleigh San Diego Tampa Texas The Americas United States 10 sweatiest cities in U.S. | Green Travel News | Making summer travel plans? No sweat, or should we say lots of it. A team of environmental scientists has ranked major American metropolitan areas on their “sweatiness.”

Here’s Why Elephants Have Captured Our Hearts.

Elephant Journal

Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Inspiring (Wow) Los Angeles Alexa Robbins elephants extinction San Diego Zoo take a stand I think that baby elephant had Buddha nature.

Redgannet’s Year List 2014

10,000 Birds

Brant [sp] (Branta bernicla) 12/01/2014 San Diego River – Mudflats and Robb Field. Gadwall [sp] (Anas strepera) 12/01/2014 San Diego River – Estuary. American Wigeon (Anas americana) 12/01/2014 San Diego River – Estuary. Mallard [sp] (Anas platyrhynchos) 12/01/2014 San Diego River – Estuary. Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors) 12/01/2014 San Diego River – Estuary.

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24 Hours with Tinder: The Devolution of Dating. ~ Sage Jessica Murphy

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Boulder Funny Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Sexy experimenting new New York older online dating san diego tinder what is it younger One of my hippest best girlfriends happens to be six years younger than I am and lives in New York City. After hearing about my online dating woes on the left coast using some of the better known online dating websites, she suggests that I join Tinder.

Confessions of a Skype Addict (& How to Nurture Long Distance Relationships.) ~ Jade Belzberg

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) amsterdam chatting on skype LDR long distance relationships love love and distance relationships san diego skype

The Power of the Mind and the Phantom Hand

The Alien Next Door

Ramachandran and Diane Rogers-Ramachandran at the Center for Brain and Cognition at the University of California in San Diego conducted an incredibly illuminating experiment on mind and perception (reported in the Premiere issue of Scientific American Mind, Feb 2005).

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New Study: How Cities Can Finally Get Smart About Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

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.

Too Good To Be True? SeaWorld Intends to Phase Out Orca Show


SeaWorld San Diego plans to end its well-known killer whale shows sometime in 2016 — but, unfortunately, all is not what it seems. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported today that Read More The post Too Good To Be True?

Grab your bag of Cheetos and enjoy the irony

Environmental Economics

Medical marijuana smokers in San Diego say the city has forced their pot shops to locate in remote areas and that means the drives to and from will increase air pollution  and ultimately, harm their lungs. The Union of Medical Marijuana Patients has filed a lawsuit, saying the city is violating the California Environmental Quality Act, United Press International reported. via

How Downsizing Brought me Greater Creative Freedom.

Elephant Journal

When we relocated to San Diego, we consciously decided to leave that big space behind. After only a week or so in our m. Family Inspiring (Wow) Adventure change creativity downsizing freedom minimalism moving Space Travel

How to Find Love in the Age of Tinder.

Elephant Journal

According to Jean Twenge, a social psychologist at San Diego State University, the reasons why millennials are suffering from anxiety at much higher rates than the generations that preceded them has to do with exactly this.

California Coastal Commission Delays Vote on SeaWorld Expansion


” The California Coastal Commission has decided to delay SeaWorld San Diego from building larger tanks for the park’s killer whales after receiving more than 75,000 Read More The post California Coastal Commission Delays Vote on SeaWorld Expansion appeared first on Ecorazzi.

California Lawmaker to Propose Ban on Orcas in Captivity


SeaWorld in San Diego must be feeling some ripples in their waters. Their worst nightmare (but the greatest victory for their imprisoned animals) may be coming true. A lawmaker in Read More The post California Lawmaker to Propose Ban on Orcas in Captivity appeared first on Ecorazzi.

SeaWorld Plans New Orca Environments After Stock Slump


SeaWorld San Diego revealed that it Read More The post SeaWorld Plans New Orca Environments After Stock Slump appeared first on Ecorazzi. Amid backlash of how it treats its killer whales, SeaWorld announced Friday that it will build new, larger environments for orcas at its theme parks.

Putting the Planet First—From the Generation that will Suffer the Consequences if we Don’t

Elephant Journal

I’m a 17 year old high school student from San Diego, California. Of all the important things in my life, I place the conservation of the ocean and environment at. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Green Featured Today climate change conservation environment global warming millennials ocean whales

World’s Oldest Cat Dies At Age 27


Tiffany Two was born in San Diego in 1988, and was adopted by Sharon Read More The post World’s Oldest Cat Dies At Age 27 appeared first on Ecorazzi. Tiffany Two, the world’s oldest cat, has died at age 27 years, 2 months and 9 days. Animals News Top News

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.

WATCH: Dr. Seuss’s Lorax Statue Stolen from Home


Lorax statue stolen from the late Dr. Seuss's San Diego home. Read More. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News dr. seuss

Affordable solar power is coming to low-income minority neighborhoods

Green (Living) Review

Lower electric bills are the big attraction for financially stressed families In the predominantly African-American neighborhood of Broadway Heights in San Diego, nearly half of the 192 homes have rooftop solar panels.

Nola the Northern White Rhino Dies, Leaving Three Left in the World


The San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced the death of its northern white rhino Nola this weekend, leaving just three left in the world.

Lawyer opens a farm animal sanctuary on his ranch


San Diego Tribune reports on John Fiske, and how he went from a courtroom to a sanctuary. Now, he’s opening the San Diego Farm Animal Sanctuary on May 15th, on his home ranch. The number of farm animals killed each year is astronomically high,” he told San Diego Tribune.

PhD programs in US economics departments with fields in environmental economics

Environmental Economics

University of California San Diego. I was recently advising an economics student about PhD programs in US economics departments (straight econ, not agricultural or other departments) with fields in environmental economics. I excluded ag econ because of the more limited teaching opportunities at the non-RI university (other than East Carolina University and Appalachian State University, who would hire an aggie in an economics department?):

Stephen Fry Thinks Anti-SeaWorld Bill Is ‘Good News’ for Orcas


Stephen Fry thinks that the new legislation proposed by California assemblyman Richard Bloom that would prohibit SeaWorld from using orcas in its San Diego shows is "good news for Orcas." Read More The post Stephen Fry Thinks Anti-SeaWorld Bill Is ‘Good News’ for Orcas appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News stephen fry

10 Vegan Beauty Brands To Try Right Now


By Colleen Holland | When I first went vegan in the mid-90s, I attended a raw cooking class in San Diego. Normally, it would be all about the food, but something Read More The post 10 Vegan Beauty Brands To Try Right Now appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Frozen Zoo Looks to Revive Near-Extinct Species


From the San Diego Zoo to the so-called Frozen Zoo travel the remains – eggs, sperm, and other genetic bits – Read More The post Frozen Zoo Looks to Revive Near-Extinct Species appeared first on Ecorazzi. It’s almost like something from Jurassic Park – almost.

Gordon Ramsay Under Fire After SeaWorld Trip


Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is being slammed by PETA after sending two contestants from his FOX reality show, “Hell’s Kitchen,” to SeaWorld San Diego during this week’s episode.

Viejas Outlets and Computers 2 SD Kids Host eWaste Drop Off Event

Green (Living) Review

Help East County Families in Need and Receive a Free Voucher to Harvest Buffet at Viejas Casino SAN DIEGO, CA, August 2011: Viejas Outlets and Computers 2 SD Kids are hosting an eWaste recycling drop off event today, Saturday, August 27.

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