Beyond COVID-19, human rights can help save the planet

Green (Living) Review

Council of Europe statement ahead of World Environment Day (June 5) Strasbourg, 04.06.2020 – The Secretary General of the 47-nation Council of Europe, Marija Pej?inovi? We are convinced that respecting human rights and protecting the environment go hand-in-hand.

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Save the planet: Pick Louisville

Environmental Economics

The greenest path through the NCAA men’s basketball tournament may be one that’s painted red — as in University of Louisville Cardinal red. A Virginia-based consulting firm, Booz Allen Hamilton, has calculated energy use from all the different tournament bracket combinations. And the one that takes Louisville to the championship game in Atlanta on April 8 produces the lowest carbon dioxide emissions for March Madness. a job for the carbon tax


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Save the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) How are we going to save the Planet? So, please someone explain how we, WE, are going to save the Planet? There is little to nothing wrong with the Planet. She is – aside from the climate being wobbly – doing fine. It is the people that are the problem (I would have loved to use an expletive but do not dare to do so, so insert your own) and it is we that need to be saved, from ourselves.

Regenerative Agriculture is our only hope for saving the planet

Green Prophet

We need a solution now for earth and the answer is regenerative agriculture. Around the world, ocean dead zones are growing at alarming rates, making entire swaths of underwater habitats uninhabitable by marine life. The Downstream Effect of Chemical Fertilizer .

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Save The Planet

Green Earth Journey

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Use wood mulch. save the planet?

Green (Living) Review

What if there was a way to reduce water consumption, boost soil health, deter pests and scare away weeds – and at the same time cut reduce greenhouse gas emissions? You know where I’m going with this, given the spoiler in the title. People who grow things already know of the benefits of using mulch. New research shows that using wood mulch has a notable effect in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

How we can Save the Planet with Loving-Kindness: an Earth Day Meditation.

Elephant Journal

If you're hurting over the state of the planet and don't know where to begin, you can always begin with loving-kindness and this Earth Day-inspired meditation. All you need is a few minutes and perhaps a pen and paper, if you'd like to process the experience when you're done.

Green Planet: How Nations From Around the World Are Working to Save the Planet

Green Prophet

Elon Musk who seems so American made the electric car dream attainable. As the home of innovation centers like Silicon Valley, Americans also tend to have tunnel vision when it comes to recognizing the contributions to big ideas by non-Americans. Hybrid or full electric?

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The 5 Easiest Things You Can Do to Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

I woke up this morning and the day was so new that the light filtering in through my window was almost greenish. I pulled back the sheet that was covering my head and peered out at the tree tops. For a moment, before my brain fully reconnected with my body, I was struck with this [.].

Can Robots and Artificial Intelligence Save the Planet?

Green Prophet

Environmental projects are not taking the spotlight from other popular fields, such as financial technology, where new artificial intelligence-based projects are developing at a rapid pace, but they are starting to benefit more and more from the existence of such technology. But how is the new era of technology really helping the world we live in and, moreover, how much of a role can it play in restoring the planet’s health? Taming the Urban Jungle.

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Using Your Wallet to Help Save the Planet

Eco Friendly Daily

Some people might pick the least expensive option to save money, and others might use a service with a philosophy in line with their own. And then there’s the option that will be a boon to the Earth’s environment.

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APPRENTICE FINAL THESIS: How Urban Naturalists can help Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

It is just a phrase I use to describe how I watch, observe, take notes about, and take photos of the nature around me—in the city. Academy Apprentice/Audit Blogs Editor's Picks Elephant Academy Enlightened Society Green green importance of nature naturalism nature save the environment save the planet urban naturalism urban naturalistUrban naturalism is not yet a movement.

James Cameron: Eating meat-free to save the planet

Green (Living) Review

President Barack Obama visited Beijing last November, he and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a landmark joint agreement to fight the effects of climate change. It committed the two nations to reducing planet-warming carbon emissions and cemented a first-ever pledge by China to stop its emissions from growing by 2030. The accord was widely hailed as a crucial first step toward prompting other nations to make their own greenhouse gas cuts.

Go Vegan for Earth Day and Save the Planet


Well, it’s a great thing Earth Day is on a Tuesday this year then Read More The post Go Vegan for Earth Day and Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. They say you should never start a new diet on a Monday because you’ll inevitably fail. Causes Eats Environment Featured News Science Vegan

The way to save the planet: shrink the economy

Green (Living) Review

The oil and gas industry claims that the 11 percent drop in reported U.S. carbon emissions between 2007 and 2013 was due primarily to the growth in fracking ( "When Human Consumption Slows, Planet Earth Can Heal" ). But that doesn't change the fact: the way to save the biosphere is to shrink our economy. We fight to ban fracking, stop the XL pipeline and divest from fossil fuel companies. Earth economy Planet

Eat Less Meat and Save The Planet

Green Prophet

All over the US, Europe and even in the Tel Aviv University, people are adopting Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono’s Meat-Free Mondays. But one meatless day a week isn’t enough to undo the environmental damage that industrial farming methods cause. The UN Environmental Program (Unep) is asking us to cut our meat consumption in half. UK consumers are buying less meat since the horse meat scandal came to light through contaminated Burger King Whoppers.

Old-school farming methods could save the planet

Green (Living) Review

In her new book, The Soil Will Save Us , journalist and writer Kristin Ohlson says there is. The soil has been playing a mighty role in our climate ever since we''ve been a planet,” Ohlson says. It''s full of carbon fuel that helps plants and microorganisms thrive, but today''s industrial farming methods rip up the soil and release huge amounts of that carbon into the air. Plants take carbon dioxide out of the air,” Ohlson explains.

Save Water, Save The Planet

Green (Living) Review

By taking small steps to conserve water, you can help the planet in big ways. According to the April issue of National Geographic, Americans use about 100 gallons of water at home each day, compared to millions of the world's poorest who subsist on fewer than five gallons of water per day, per person; 46% of people on earth don't have water piped to their homes; women in developing countries walk an average of 3.7 The EPA declares that an estimated 4.8

Save The Planet and More With These Eco-Friendly Solutions for Businesses

Eco Friendly Daily

From the use of raw materials, energy, and greenhouse gases to the transportation impact of supply chains and the handling of harsh chemicals and solid waste, the retail industry’s carbon footprint continues to harm the environment. About My Planet

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When we Grow a Community, we Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

In a nutshell, growing a tribe will save the planet and participating in one will heal the heart and collective cultural wounding. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) community compassion engagement marketing vulnerability

Save The Planet and Your Wallet With These Eco-Friendly Wedding Tips

Eco Friendly Daily

Has the current state of the environment encouraged you to be more conscious of preserving natural resources? Maybe you’re merely looking for ways to plan the perfect wedding on a budget? By hosting the event outdoors, you reduce energy consumption.

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Study: Eating Less Meat Is the Only Way to Save the Planet


Want to save the planet? According to a climate think tank, switching to a veggie-based diet will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prevent Read More The post Study: Eating Less Meat Is the Only Way to Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Then you should be eating less meat.

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Giving $15 Million To Help Save the Planet


While at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Oscar nominee pledged to give $15 million to sustainability and conservation projects around the world. The environmentalist made Read More The post Leonardo DiCaprio Is Giving $15 Million To Help Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Leo strikes again!

Lily Cole Urges People to Go Veg to Save the Planet


In a recent interview the model, actress, activist and entrepreneur opened up about what drives her to promote change. Read More The post Lily Cole Urges People to Go Veg to Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News Vegan lily cole

How Living more in Alignment with Ourselves can help Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

The number one factor that we could change to help improve the environment worldwide is to stop animal agriculture. Animal Rights Enlightened Society Family Food Green Health & Wellness animal agriculture animals butchering an animal elephant magazine environment life of animals vegan vegetarian

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New Cookbook Features Celeb Recipes to Help Save the Planet


They say you are what you eat and a new cookbook is saying the Earth is actually what you eat as well. Young environmentalist and high school student Emily Abrams Read More The post New Cookbook Features Celeb Recipes to Help Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Eats Environment Healthy Living News Recipes Top News alice waters emily abrams richard branson robert kennedy robert redford

Water Condensers: Technology to Save the Planet?

Environmental News Network

Condensation is a natural occurrence of water forming due to temperature variations essentially pulling the water out of the atmosphere. The more humid an area is, the more water vapor that is available in the atmosphere to condense. However, the development of such devices is sound and is being utilized in various areas around the world. Can this innovative science become a planet-wide technology that can save countless lives?

How our Yogic Energies can Save the Planet.

Elephant Journal

I genuinely felt like I was having a non-local experience and I could somehow tune into other places and scenes; other people’s lives. Meditation Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today Dali Lama energy meditation universe

Barefoot Bloggers Help You Write to Save the Planet

Green Prophet

Four years ago when I started Green Prophet I wanted a space to share the good green news from the Middle East – news that usually gets lost in conflict or context. We have covered everything sustainable from clean tech news deals to controversy over oil shale; news from the non-profits to those who stand to profit most from environmental exploitation.

For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

Conservancy Talk

This piece originally appeared in the Milken Institute’s “ The Power of Ideas 2015 : A Collection of Insights to Transform the Future.” Milken recently published the anthology — which contains remarks from 18 thought leaders — in advance of next week’s 18th annual Milken Institute Global Conference. Yet take a step back and it’s clear that we are at risk of winning many battles but losing the war. In the U.S.,

Save The Planet – Win a Prize

Green (Living) Review

TogetherGreen Competition Rewards Volunteer Conservation Action Volunteering to benefit the environment delivers all kinds of rewards, from personal pride to the promise of a healthier future. Participants need to be over the age of 18 and log participation in a variety of conservation categories, called Pursuits. After that, it just comes down to who has the most volunteer hours logged! Only you, all of us, can make the change that we would like to see happening.

5 Free and Cheap Apps to Save the Planet

Green Prophet

We’ve written a book on how to write to save the planet. Now for those of us who aren’t blogging or writing, but who are environmentally conscious, whether you simply want to save money on your monthly electric bill or want to figure out the best way to work or “green” your best friend’s wedding, chances are you’ll find some App to help you green your life. CFL Light Bulb Savings Calculator.

Where to start – with yoga, eating healthy, saving the planet, or anything else we desire.

Elephant Journal

We know more than ever before, about everything from how the body and brain works, to how we create and operate complicated machinery, to what our planet needs for the future. In our age of information, with everything just a Google-search away, there is really no excuse for not knowing. Information from different cultures are […].

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Save the Planet with One Cup, Once a Month. Period. {Partner}

Elephant Journal

This is where self-care meets giving a care. Featured Events Health & Wellness divacup eco ecofriendly green ideas menstrual cup menstruation period your cycle

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Holy Land Leaders: Muslims, Jews, Christians Link to Save the Planet

Green Prophet

Ahead of Rio +20 join the interfaith climate and energy conference in Jerusalem next week. Can mobilizing the world’s faithful save the planet where activists without faith have failed? Muslim, Jewish and Christian leaders will be speaking out on climate change next week, while conveying their shared visions on renewable energy at the Interfaith Climate and Energy Conference. A shout out from the Dalai Lama.

Saving the Planet through Awareness


“If we are too busy, if we are carried away every day by our projects, our uncertainty, our craving, how can we have the time to stop and look deeply into the situation – our own situation, the situation of our beloved one, the situation of our family and of our community, and the situation of our nation and of the other nations?” We had just completed an investment presentation and took the opportunity to watch the movie, ‘ A

The Solution Is the Soil: How Organic Farming Can Feed the World and Save the Planet

Green (Living) Review

One man, backed by many, marches on Washington to tell lawmakers and the world that ''there is hope right beneath our feet.'' Just over a week ago, the executive director of the Rodale Institute , Mark ''Coach'' Smallwood, set out from the group''s research farm in eastern Pennsylvania on a 160-mile journey to Washington, DC with a walking stick, a brimmed hat, and a simple but profound message: We can not only stop climate change.

A few things that are not – necessarily - going to save the Planet

Green (Living) Review

A few things that, maybe, aren’t going to save the Planet but still will be beneficial for you and the Planet. It's hard to know where to start or what will really make a difference and there are many conflicting pieces of advice that are being banded about all over the place. Always buy organic – NO, not necessarily There is no question that farming without pesticides is good for the Planet, but you can make a bigger difference with other food choices.

A car that could save the planet fast

Eco Friendly Daily

Silicon Valley’s big brains think they can beat Detroit and Tokyo and save the planet – all while doing 0 to 60 faster than almost anything on the road. Magazine) – Ian Wright has a car that blows away a Ferrari 360 Spider and a Porsche Carrera GT in drag races, and whose 0-to-60 acceleration time ranks it among the fastest production autos in the world. The key difference? The Bugatti gets eight miles per gallon.

Can Cities Save the Planet?

The Green Changemakers

The Dutch are pragmatic. 17, 2008, at 6:58 AM ET According to Timothy Beatley, an urban-planning professor at the University of Virginia and the author of Green Urbanism , the per-capita carbon dioxide emissions of American cities are almost twice as high as those of their European counterparts. The problem is easily stated. In 1950, the global emission of carbon dioxide was 6 billion tons a year. The scientists were hard-nosed and slightly scary.

Top 5 Reasons Why Being Nice to Your Neighbors Can Save the Planet & Money

Eco Friendly Daily

Sometimes the neighborhood kids might drive you crazy, or the habits of the locals might make you cringe. Instead of dwelling on the downside to living on a busy street, you can take advantage of the good and offset the disadvantages. It’s going to take some communication and niceness on your part, but if you can help save the planet and money, giving a smile and wave at the neighbors is worth it.

WATCH: Don Cheadle and Other Celebs Fight to Save the Planet


That’s the question the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is asking people for World Read More The post WATCH: Don Cheadle and Other Celebs Fight to Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Don Cheadle, Gisele Bundchen, Yaya Toure and Ian Somerhalder are fighting. Whose team will you join?


Meet the Microorganisms That Will Save the Planet (And the Fashion Industry)

Eco Chic

According to the NIH , “The human body contains trillions of microorganisms — outnumbering human cells by 10 to 1. Because of their small size, however, microorganisms make up only about 1 to 3 percent of the body’s mass (in a 200-pound adult, that’s 2 to 6 pounds of bacteria), but play a vital role in human health.” How do we produce the stuff we need with less (or no) impact on the planet’s limited resources?