United Kingdom is Out of Europe—I Hope we Know what we Voted For.

Elephant Journal

Writer's Contest 2** Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Europe Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only brexit media influence referendum voting results responsible voting UK United Kingdom referendum vote leave votingMy belief is that before voting everyone who wishes to vote should first have to gain a.

United Kingdom is Out of European Union—I Hope we Know what we Voted For.

Elephant Journal

Writer's Contest 2** Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Europe Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only brexit media influence referendum voting results responsible voting UK United Kingdom referendum vote leave votingMy belief is that before voting everyone who wishes to vote should first have to gain a.

5 Tips for making your music festivals eco-friendly this summer

Green Traveler Guides

Black Rock City Chicago Community England Glastonbury Illinois Isle of Wight Nevada North America The Americas United Kingdom United States Xtras best eco-friendly music festivals green music festival how be environmentally friendly at a music festival how to green a music festival| Zero-Waste Partying | Thousands of people of all ages attend music and experiential festivals every year, here in the U.S. and internationally.

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. | Healthy Steps For Fun | What if we told you there’s an unforgettable adventure in your future. It will be Instagram-worthy to the max. It will engage, and sometimes challenge, all your senses. Thrill you with cultural and scenic wonders.

Starhotels E.c.ho Milano wins ‘Sustainable Design’ award

Green Traveler Guides

Athens East Midlands England Europe Greece Hotels Italy Milan Restaurants/Cafes United Kingdom Echo Milano European Hotel Design Awards Green Travel News New Hotel Athens Orto Radisson Blu East MIdlands Reuters StarhotelsAt the only international hotel event to focus entirely on hotel design, a family-owned eco-hotel in central Milan took this year's "Sustainable Design" award. Starhotels E.c.ho Milano, a 143-room hotel that was completely renovated in 2011 Starhotels E.c.ho

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Hotels charge you (for free)

Green Traveler Guides

Boston/Cambridge California Car rental Charlotte China District of Columbia Electric vehicles England Hotels London Massachusetts New York New York City News Oregon Portland San Francisco Shenzhen South Carolina United Kingdom United States Charles Hotel DoubleTree Portland Electric cars Element Green Seal Green Travel News Kimpton Lenox Hotel Reuters Ritz-Carlton CharlotteCurious about electric cars?

Looking for an eco-friendly getaway in the UK? Look to the countryside!

Green Traveler Guides

Cumbria Derbyshire East Midlands England Europe Gloucestershire Hampshire Lake District Northern Ireland Shropshire Surrey United Kingdom Wales Wiltshire eco-friendly UK countryside holidays eco-friendly UK countryside vacation great UK country walks| Hikes And Bikes! | | “To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment,” said Jane Austen, and she’s still so right.

Say No to Plastic with the S.T.O.P. Technique.

Elephant Journal

United Kingdom waste whale zero wasteIt is everywhere in the media. The recent cover of National Geographic reads, “Planet or Plastic?” We have a planetary plastic waste crisis, and marine animals, especially, are paying the consequences. Enlightened Society Green Non New-Agey Spirituality Right Livelihood ban Justin Hofman mindfulness planet plastic plastic products recycling S.T.O.P

London: historic green a stone’s throw from the queen

Green Traveler Guides

All England Europe London United Kingdom best green hotel central London London best sustainable restaurants London eco-friendly luxury hotel London luxury green hotel London organic dining London organic restaurants| Storied Past, Green Present | Thank goodness we’ve fueled ourselves with a proper English breakfast before going toe to toe with the most effervescent hotelier—and evangelist of green—in all of London town.

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

Green Traveler Guides

Austria Auvergne Bed and breakfasts/Inns Cairngorms Europe France Gothenburg Guest houses/Apartments Hotels Resorts Salzburg Scotland Sports/Golf Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom eco-friendly skiing Austria eco-friendly skiing France eco-friendly skiing in Europe eco-friendly skiing Scotland eco-friendly skiing Sweden eco-friendly skiing Switzerland | Skiing In Green & White | Europe.

London: 5 great green to do’s, on the cheap

Green Traveler Guides

5 great green to do's All England Europe Experiences/Events Farmers' markets London United Kingdom bicycle London Green Fair London royal parks| Hot Green Fun | London is one of the world’s top 10 most expensive cities. But it’s easy to enjoy this classic travel destination on the cheap, and be green about it at the same time. Really, the hard part is narrowing down our favorites for inexpensive green fun. That’s why we recommend you [.]

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Good News for UK Birds (and Birders)

10,000 Birds

” News Arctic Tern Atlantic Puffin Common Tern Conservation England Great Britain Natural England Roseate Tern Sandwich Tern United KingdomSome of Great Britain’s most cherished seabirds just got an added layer of protection. Officials designated 12 miles along the coast of Northumberland as a Special Protection Area , according to Natural England, the U.K. government’s independent adviser on the natural environment.

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The U.K. Government Has Voted: Animals Don’t Feel Pain!

Elephant Journal

animal abuse animal rights goventment politics theresa may United KingdomThere is no doubt that all animal lovers will be shaking their head in disbelief at the news, and there will be many outraged that rather than moving forwar. Animal Rights Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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U.K.’s most sustainable restaurants honored

Green Traveler Guides

So says the kingdom's Sustainable Restaurant Association U.K.’s Birmingham Bristol Devon Dorset England Europe Hertfordshire London News North Wiltshire Oxfordshire Restaurants/Cafes Scotland Surrey United Kingdom Green Travel News ReutersOde, a small, family-run restaurant in the picturesque coastal village of Shaldon in Devon, is the most sustainable in the U.K. ’s most sustainable restaurants honored is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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How to go green wherever you travel

Green Traveler Guides

England Europe France London Paris Tips United Kingdom green travel tips how to travel green | Travel Greener: Fast | As a committed green traveler, you try whenever you can to visit green destinations, stay at eco-friendly hotels, visit green restaurants and eat local organic food. However, no matter how hard you try, sometimes it is next to impossible to find green alternatives while you are traveling.

Guest post: when in London, a green B&B is the way to stay

Green Traveler Guides

Bed and breakfasts/Inns England Europe London Tips United Kingdom London B&B London bed and breakfast Soil Association| Sweet Green Sleep | London is not a cheap date, but she’s soooo worth knowing. Get to know her more intimately—culturally speaking, of course— and save money at the same time by lodging in a London bed and breakfast. They’re not only cheaper than cookie-cutter hotel rooms, B&Bs are often family run, so the [.]

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Guest post: a green guide to Edinburgh’s castles

Green Traveler Guides

Edinburgh Europe Scotland United Kingdom Edinburgh castles Lothian castles National Cycle Network| Scotland’s Historic Greens | Did you know that the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, and its surrounding Lothian region, is one of the very best places in Europe to be captivated by castles? Visitors to this area will find an abundance of riches in these majestic structures, as well as the heritage, history and culture [.]

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London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

Green Traveler Guides

All England Europe Hotels London Restaurants/Cafes United Kingdom 2012 Olympics Duke of Cambridge pub Jurys Inn Islington Langham Hotels Langham London Michael Straus| Greening the Games |. I ’m curious. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler?

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Brexit: the Lessons for All of Us.

Elephant Journal

Writer's Contest 2** Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Europe Featured Columnists Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today anti-immigration brexit EU EU business European Union new world order United KingdomThis decision didn’t come out of the blue. It arose from growing discontent across member states about how EU business is conducted. Similar to th.

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Guest post: what’s green about the East Midlands?

Green Traveler Guides

East Midlands England Europe Leicester United Kingdom Green Tourism Business Scheme| Why Go Now | Okay, class—quiz time: Where is East Midlands? No one? Then here are a few hints: The area is known historically for its food. To wit: Red Leicester, the Lincolnshire sausage, the Melton Mowbray pork pie, Stilton, the Bakewell tart and the Bramley apple. Lawrence is its best-known [.] Guest post: what’s green about the East Midlands?

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Boobs are Not News!

Elephant Journal

This weekend women all over the United Kingdom are taking the power back against page 3 and celebrating being a woman. Arts & Culture Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today boobs page 3 United Kingdom

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Starting the Year

10,000 Birds

Birding backyard birds England New year United Kingdom wetlandsIn contrast to last year, when I began my year in tropical Cairns in Queensland, Australia, I began this year’s birding in my parent’s rural house in Cheshire in Northern England. Where Cairns was hot this place isn’t, but where Cairns was new Cheshire is familiar. It was particularly nice for the first bird to be one of my favourite birds here, a flock of Long-tailed T**s feeding on some peanuts.

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Hertz rents electric bikes in Spain

Green Traveler Guides

Alava Alicante Almeria Barcelona Car rental England Europe Formentera Granada London Mallorca News Pontevedra Spain United Kingdom Valencia bicycle Hertz| Green Travel News |. A fter a smooth test ride in London earlier this year, Hertz is expanding its electric bicycle rentals to Spain.

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Solar Cucumbers and Airdrop Irrigation are Two Wet and Wild Ideas

Green Prophet

The United Nations estimates that 20% of the world’s population lives in regions of water scarcity, with another 20% facing chronic undersupply. The designer envisages permanent off-shore installations, with the units’ anchorage forming part of an artificial reef , encouraging biodiversity and marine habitat growth. Cleantech, Science & Technology Energy Australia desalination Drought innovation solar power United Kingdom water

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Climate Wars by Gwynne Dyer

Green Blog

Scenario 3, United States 2029: The US-Mexican border is finally sealed off forcefully and completely after surges of refugee influx caused by runaway desertification in a country whose farmers are already struggling financially. The United States of Mexico collapses and several northern regions are effectively ruled by warlords. Scenario 6, United States and United Kingdom 2055: The American people never learned to understand the problem of climate change.

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Observer Ethical Awards Announced: No More Weaseling!

Eco Chic

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The bee has been declared the most important living being on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Following a meeting at the Royal Geographical Society in London, United Kingdom the Earthwatch Institute declared bees the most important living beings on this Planet, however, according to wildlife experts & scientists many bees have joined the long list of Endangered species.

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Is Your Toddler Smarter Than a Chicken? Experts Think Maybe Not

Eccorazzi

A decades-long study of domesticated chickens by a United Kingdom professor claims that chickens are able to use logic, understand physics, and distinguish numbers up to five. Read More The post Is Your Toddler Smarter Than a Chicken? Experts Think Maybe Not appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Science Top News

Owain Yeoman Gives Thumbs Down to Factory Dairy Farms

Eccorazzi

Owain Yeoman is not happy to hear that a new industrial-size dairy factory farm could be built in his homeland of the United Kingdom. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News owain yeoman

Lady Lays an Egg

10,000 Birds

Lady, believed to be the oldest living Osprey in the United Kingdom, has laid her 62nd egg. It is her 22nd year nesting at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve in Perthshire. Hat-tip to Redgannet. Asides

Ricky Gervais Tells Hunters To Fox Off: Plus an Unexpected Ironic Twist. {Chilling Video}

Elephant Journal

The Prime Minister in the United Kingdom believes that people should have the “freedom to hunt” and as soon as he was reelected as Prime Minister he announced plans to overturn the. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today animal rights fox hunting hunting Ricky Gervais UK

Japanese universities a new attraction international students

Elephant Journal

In the beginning, people used to prefer going only to the United States of America or the United Kingdom. Every student in this world dreams to have an international experience of studying abroad. Nowadays, many countries other than these two are making their name in the world best countries to study abroad. Countries like Australia, […].

Forget Fences—Grow A Living Hedge

Green (Living) Review

While most people have heard of planting or trimming a hedge, the art of laying a hedge is one that has been somewhat lost to time outside of rural areas in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The art of hedge-laying may have gone out of style, but it’s a way to add functional beauty to your farm.

Tim Langdell’s Psychological and Spiritual Research

Elephant Journal

Originally from the United Kingdom, Dr. Langdell is known for his ground-breaking early research into autism spectrum disorder, being the author of numerous books, and serving as a Zen Buddhist priest and abbot of the Pasadena Zen Center. Tim Langdell is a psychologist, author, and Zen Buddhist priest based in Pasadena, California.

Common Yellowthroat in Wales

10,000 Birds

It is quite the twitching scene in Rhiwderin for the second record of Yellow-throated Warbler Common Yellowthroat in Wales and the eleventh in the United Kingdom. Over a thousand birders have seen the bird so far. I don’t know why all the excitement – there are plenty of Yellow-throated Warblers in Florida (or Common Yellowthroats in New York ) for the watching… a. Asides

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8 Best Places in the UK that Are Simply Awesome

Elephant Journal

The United Kingdom is consisting of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland all together makes one of the most beautiful places one can witness. From the alluring countryside of Cornwall to the modern and urban touch of the capital city – London, this country has got some of the most beautiful landscapes and entertaining venues […].

Do Europeans Hate Birds?

10,000 Birds

The United Kingdom fosters what may be the most vibrant and fully-developed birding community on the planet, and there is at least one or two Germans out there who love nature deeply and truly. So why is illegal killing of birds such a widespread practice throughout Europe? Birds are shot, trapped, caught with nets, glued to lime-sticks or even soaked with lethal poisons to lure and kill other birds… The creativity of those who break the law to kill a bird is appalling!”

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Fox Off Hunters!

Elephant Journal

So, why is it that just over a week has passed since the general election in the United Kingdom and already the Conservative government has announced plans to overturn the 2004 ban on fax hunting. A ban that activists fought a lengthy and bitter battle to finally put in place. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today abuse animal rights animals fox foxes hunting Ricky Gervais

Minnie Driver says it All in this Tweet about the Irish Abortion Referendum.

Elephant Journal

Thousands of Irish women (and families) have been forced to travel to the United Kingdom every year for private and essential reproductive health care. Yesterday, the Republic of Ireland held a popular vote on the Eighth Amendment to the Irish constitution. The “8th” as many refer to it, is an amendment to the Irish constitution that passed in 1983 and effectively outlaws abortion on the island.

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We're number one! #ClimateChangeDenial

Environmental Economics

Not really climate change denial, but denial disagreement that climate change is caused by people (via the NYTimes ):  Though climate change is an unusually divisive issue among Americans, a report shows that the United States is the country where the topic is most widely debated by politicians and the public, as the graphic above shows. In addition to the United States, respondents came from Britain, Russia, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, and elsewhere.

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Norway becomes first country to ban deforestation

Green (Living) Review

Climate Summit in 2014, alongside Germany and the United Kingdom. According to the United Nations, the production of palm oil, soy, beef and wood products contributed to a little less than half of total tropical deforestation. Norway has become the first country to stop clear-cutting of trees, a huge step toward curbing global deforestation. At the rate we are going, the world's rain forests could completely vanish in 100 years.

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Biomimetic Material Innovations

Greentumble

London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. One direction towards responsive architecture and. design gravitates towards is the creation of new and exciting materials that would help create a more sustainable urban fabric.

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How the Production of Foie Gras Impacts the Health of Ducks and Geese

Greentumble

Animal protection laws severely hinder the production in Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. As a result of increased animal welfare awareness in the past few decades, the production of foie gras has been thrown into question.

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