White-throated Dipper in Switzerland

10,000 Birds

Though originally from Switzerland he now makes New York City his home where I (Corey) have had the great fortune of meeting him, birding with him, and photographing wildlife with him. Francois Portmann is a professional photographer with an impressive portfolio.

Italy joins Germany and Switzerland in nuclear power ban

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Italian government has proposed to shelve indefinitely its nuclear plans following radiation leaks at Japan's nuclear plant and has presented an amendment to legislation under consideration in the Senate that would call off plans to find, build and activate nuclear plants in the country.

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Switzerland prepares its Army for Euro Zone Fallout

Green (Living) Review

In September 2012 Switzerland launched the military exercise "Stabilo Due" to respond to the current instability in Europe and to test the speed at which its army can be dispatched. Switzerland's armed forces are not a professional nor a standard conscripts force. As a neutral country Switzerland is probably one of the best defended countries of Europe and has one of the highest number of legal gun ownership and -possession in Europe also.

Airlight Energy Brings CSP to Morocco from Switzerland

Green Prophet

A cement plant in Morocco will switch on sunshine from Switzerland this year.

Everything new is Old (World) again

10,000 Birds

One sang very insistently outside our lodgings in Interlaken, Switzerland. But our most common October company, as we travelled from Paris to Switzerland, Bavaria, and Austria, was the Carrion Crow. Birding birding Austria birding Europe birding Munich birding Switzerland

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Where are the 5 coolest eco-friendly winter sports destinations in Europe?

Green Traveler Guides

| Skiing In Green & White | Europe. In many parts of this vast and varied continent, winter is a great time to visit—especially if you love snow and mountains and the many ways we’ve devised to play in them. So where are the hottest (or should that be coolest?)

WWF Switzerland's Tropical Forest Challenge for the For-Profit Sector


On behalf of WWF Switzerland , Ennovent is managing the Tropical Forest Challenge to discover innovative for-profit enterprises from around the world that have a positive impact on tropical forest biodiversity.

Why walking can be your best eco-friendly vacation ever

Green Traveler Guides

Jean Pied de Port Switzerland The Americas United Kingdom United States Vermont Xtras Yorkshire eco-friendly Wainwrights Coast to Coast eco-friendly walking vacations eco-friendly Way of St.

Kamikaze Pigeons and a War to Extinction

10,000 Birds

This time it is not in Serbia, but in Zurich, Switzerland, where this particular Serbian pigeon fancier / blogger lives. There were several incidents involving poisoned Peregrines in that area, so the police and the SVS / BirdLife Switzerland started to investigate the case, assisted by the group of conservationists from Serbia ( the news in German ). Conservation Peregrine Falcon poisoning Serbia Switzerland A Hooded Crow. Two Feral Pigeons. Three Feral Pigeons.

Summer Course: Sustainable Agriculture and the World Food System Switzerland, 11-25 August 2013

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable Agriculture and the World Food System Switzerland, 11-25 August 2013 Download program (pdf) Apply Now (online application form) Overview The question of how to feed the world, while considering human health, the environment and social wellbeing is one of the defining challenges of our time. If you want to be one of these leaders, join the World Food System Center‘s 2013 summer school in Switzerland. [link] Call for Applications Now Open!

How to Make Love, Eat & Work like a True Minimalist.

Elephant Journal

Z ADMIN Green Featured Today Switzerland Tiny Houses ZurichThink about it: How much "stuff" and space do we require to satisfy our basic needs? How many separate rooms are warranted? How many material objects are. Adventure Enlightened Society Travel Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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World’s Longest Solar-Powered Flight Will Land in Morocco!

Green Prophet

Now they have announced plans to break their own record in May or June by flying their Solar Impulse plane from Switzerland to Morocco in preparation of their round-the-world trip scheduled for next year. The world’s longest solar-powered flight will land in Morocco.

iLAND’s Solar Packs for Peace-keepers, Festivals, Eco-jocks and Alpha Wolves Who Travel with the Sun

Green Prophet

Actually the first time I had set to talk with him from Northern Ontario over to Neuchatel, Switzerland, bad weather dropped my power and I had to call in on a landline with a raging, noisy and smoking generator outside my door.

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Portable LifeStraws Could Make Water Potable in Syria Refugee Camp

Green Prophet

Food & Health Water carbon credits carbon offsets clean water humanitarian aid Jordan LifeStraw Switzerland United Natons water treatmentA small piece of plastic can save lives, preserve local eco-systems, and cut greenhouse gas emissions: finally, positive press for plastics.

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Foreign Language Yoga: Breaking the Walls of Ego. ~ Stefani Crabtree

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom Adventure awareness body class connection effort ego foreign language Paris practice Rome student Switzerland teacher How I didn’t allow a language barrier to get the best of me.

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Picture of the Day

Environmental Economics

Freddie Mercury's statue in Montreux, Switzerland. And don't miss the caption contest in the comments section!  

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Would You Fly By Sun and a Solar Impulse?

Green Prophet

Less than a year later, HB-SIA spent flew to Brussels from its home base at Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, cruising at an altitude of 6,000 feet during the 13-hour flight. Cars & Transportation aviation Morocco Rabat Solar Energy Solar Impulse Switzerland

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Home Kits to Capture the Sun from Roofs and Private Homes

Green Prophet

Cleantech, Science & Technology Energy Germany Israel pv Solar Energy SwitzerlandComplete kits are now available for installing home solar energy systems.

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Swiss Top Court Tells Nude Hiker to Pay Up

Wend Magazine

Swiss nude hiking made the news again last week after Switzerland’s top court rejected the appeal of a man fined for trekking in the buff in the canton of Appenzell.

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Zoo Shoots Animals, Feeds Them to Guests at Restaurants


A wild animal park in Switzerland is killing deer and boars Read More The post Zoo Shoots Animals, Feeds Them to Guests at Restaurants appeared first on Ecorazzi. We probably didn’t need another reason to dislike zoos, but one in Zurich is giving us the sentiment anyway. Animals Causes News Top News

Swiss Urged to Stop Eating Cats and Dogs


Animal activists are trying to ban hundreds of thousands of people in Switzerland from eating dogs and cats at Christmas.

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. Leo strikes again! The environmentalist made Read More The post Leonardo DiCaprio Is Giving $15 Million To Help Save the Planet appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News leonardo dicaprio

Tiny Swiss town builds the first solar powered ski lift


A small agri town in Switzerland, Teena, is home to the world’s only ski lift that is powered by solar energy. Eco Factor: Ski lift powered entirely by photovoltaic panels Tenna, a small town in Switzerland with a population of just 110 inhabitants, is about to get the world’s second ski lift that will be powered entirely by photovoltaic panels. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //.

Not Quite “Eat, Pray, Love”—my Ashram Story.

Elephant Journal

While many kids were watching cartoons, I was marching with the civil rights activist Cesar Chavez and going to nude beaches with my father, while my mother went to Switzerland to learn about meditation from a great sage whom she adoringly called her "guru.".

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2019BRING BACK LOST LOVER SPELLS CASTER+27639233909 UK USA UAE Ireland Swaziland Sweden

Elephant Journal

2019BRING BACK LOST LOVER SPELLS CASTER+27639233909 UK USA UAE Ireland Swaziland Sweden Switzerland / TRADITIONAL HEALER WITH ANCESTRAL POWERS BEST LOST LOVE SPELLS CASTER / TRADITIONAL DOCTOR /HEALER+27639233909 uses pure African natural herbs together with African Ancestors to provide 100% permanent healing on Money spell, Love/marriage spell, Business spell, Binding love spell, Lost love spell, […].

A Prince Leads Liquid Peace Initiative for Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey

Green Prophet

Green Prophet’s Karin meeting Jordan’s prince in 2010 in Switzerland. Way back in 2010 a group of high profile water researchers and dignitaries from the Middle East met in Switzerland to find ways of making liquid peace.

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Must-Visit Destinations in Central Europ

Green Prophet

Switzerland. Wade through the waters of Lake Zurich or ski at the Zermatt Resort – Switzerland has something in store for everyone. Set between the blue Baltic Sea and the alluring Alps is is one of Europe’s most populous regions.

10 Countries with the Best Quality Tap Water to Drink


Switzerland – No treatment needed. Switzerland is a mountainous country, with the Alps spanning over two thirds of the country’s territory and 48 mountain peaks rising higher than 13,000 feet (4,000 meters) above sea level. Water is such an important resource that affects.

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Geneva International Airport gets CERN developed solar panels


CERN has provided the airport with an array of solar panels that will make it one of the biggest solar power systems in Switzerland. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //.

Old World waterfowl… and other waterfowl in the Old World

10,000 Birds

Visiting the continent after the end of most of the autumn migration meant that the number of bird species I could see in northern France, Switzerland, southern Germany, and Austria was much reduced.

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A Surprising Look at Crow Family Life

Nature Conservancy - Science

The team noted that in Switzerland cooperative breeding was rare, while in Spain it was common. Although the “tough job market” explanation is tempting, it turns out that Spain actually has more vacant territories available than Switzerland does.

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The Swiss Army Bike

Wend Magazine

The Voltitude electric bike was developed in Switzerland, and is currently only available for purchase in its country of origin–in limited quantities. Click here to view the embedded video. The Voltitude–a folding electric bike–isn’t actually manufactured by the same company that makes the Swiss Army Knife , but its concept and look were inspired by the famous folding tool.

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Are Redpolls Just One Species?

10,000 Birds

In all, the duo compared DNA from 77 redpolls, including specimens from museums around the world, from the Museum of Vertebrates at Cornell University to the Natural History Museum of Geneva in Switzerland. It sure looks like it! Gustave Axelson has a nice breakdown of a recent genetic analysis of redpolls on Cornell’s All About Birds Blog : Mason and Taylor looked beyond the plumage into strands of the birds’ DNA in the most extensive look ever at the redpoll genome.

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Must-Visit Destinations in Central Europe

Green Prophet

Switzerland. Wade through the waters of Lake Zurich or ski at the Zermatt Resort – Switzerland has something in store for everyone. Set between the blue Baltic Sea and the alluring Alps is is one of Europe’s most populous regions.

Solar Plane Makes First Flight

Solar Power Ninja

Eco-friendly awesomeness took to the skies today as the solar powered plane, Solar Impulse, made its maiden voyage today in Switzerland. While the flight only lasted 87 minutes, Solar Impulse was designed to be able to fly around the world without stopping and simply relying on solar power. With its array of 12,000 solar panel cells it took the skies and hit an altitude of 4,000 feet.

2010 154

Eyjafjallajokull Volcano: The Gift of Calamity

The Alien Next Door

Toulouse and I were touring Switzerland in blissful ignorance. On April 12th (my birthday), we rented a car and drove into the countryside near Lucerne to experience the real Switzerland and eat lots of chocolate. Using Merlischachen as our “home base”, we explored Switzerland in style.

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Four New Man-Made Gases Found That Harm Ozone Layer, Scientists Say

Green (Living) Review

That is only a small fraction of the million tonnes of CFCs produced every year at a 1980s peak, according to the team of scientists in Britain, Germany, Australia, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

Spring 'Round the World

Wend Magazine

So no matter where you are, be it Canada, Switzerland or even China, sit back, relax and prepare to take a visual journey through Spring, ‘Round the World (with 100 percent less allergens). Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

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U.S. authorities read our e-mails

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Switzerland, February 2013: A resident of the French-speaking area of Switzerland was denied entry to the Unit ed States after a somewhat bad joke in an e-mail.

Competitive Yoga To Be Added to 2020 Summer Olympics Games. ~ Josie Huang

Elephant Journal

From Lausanne, Switzerland - As the International Olympics Committee had recently voted to drop wrestling—the oldest competitive sports known in the world dated as far back as 3000 B.C. Competitive yoga as an Olympics sport will no longer be a stretch. and part of the ancient Olympics in 708 B.C.—from from the 2020 Summer Olympics Games, IOC [.].

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World’s First Solar-Powered Transcontinental Flight in Pictures

Green Prophet

The world watched with bated breath as André Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard respectively made their way from Switzerland to Spain and finally to Morocco in the sun-powered Solar Impulse.

Env-Econ: The Nobel Nomination

Environmental Economics

  Oh, wait, Swiss=Switzerland.  In response to the overwhelming grassroots interest we've received we have in being nominated for a Nobel Prize in honor of our contribution to the promulgation of environmental economics in the blogosphere, I've done some research.

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Solar Cell Inventor Wins $1M Millennium Prize

Solar Power Ninja

Professor of photonics at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, Michael Graetzel, won the Millennium Technology Prize of $1.07 million for his invention – dye-sensitized solar cells, which he calls “Graetzel cells.” ” “The constraint of solar energy has traditionally been its price. Graetzel cells provide a more affordable way of harnessing solar energy,” said Ainomaija Haarla, president of the Technology Academy of Finland.

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