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Pets have to go? 9° (9 replies)

It is a topic that is near and dear to many people, but one that I find often ignored in conversations of sustainability and environmental responsibility. Should Rover go? The amount of natural resources used to feed, water, tend, and accomodate our domesticated pets is staggering. This combined with the ...

Started by Andrew Hunt in July 2008, about Consumerism

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Home "tiny green remodeling"--what else is there? 9° (9 replies)

I've learned recently that in addition to buying products that are better for the environment (such as energy saving bulbs and biodegradable cleaning products), there are some things that homeowners can do to reduce the environmental impact of our homes. From a friend, I heard about installing grey water systems ...

Started by Lindsey K. in June 2009, about Air Quality, Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Climate Change, Consumerism, Design, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Pollution, Recycling, Solar, Water

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Our Climate is Changing: How should we respond? 8° (8 replies)

Feb.11, 2009 - London Ontario Canada Dr. Gordon McBean, a Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Chair for Policy in the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction and a member of the Nobel Peace Prize winning IPCC, spoke last night on “Our Climate is Changing: How should we respond?”. His ...

Started by Bruce K. in February 2009, about Action, Protest, & Activism

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EU continues to see the light and listen to reason 7° (2 replies)

See Organic Consumers Association http://www.organicconsumers.org/gelink.cfm " Although more than 70% of the non-organic food in American supermarkets contains genetically engineered ingredients, massive opposition to GMO crops in Europe has basically kept them off the market (except for imported animal feed). According to the majority the EU, biotech crops pose unacceptable ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic

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What would you like to see on Celsias? 7° (2 replies)

Hi everyone-- hope you've been enjoying what we've had on the site recently. I've been in the "editor's chair" about 6 months now, and I thought it would be good to check in with you, our fabulous readers. What have we been getting right? What would you like to see ...

Started by Chris Tobias in April 2009, about Computing, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media

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Dishwasher, good or bad? 7° (7 replies)

In many eco books I have read that using your dishwasher for full loads is more efficient than washing by hand on a water use ratio. I support green energy by purchasing Green Mountain Energy, and would like to get some opinions from others as whats right. Feed me back!

Started by Trevor C. in January 2009, about Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Green energy

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Green Washing - Have you been fooled? 7° (7 replies)

I recently had the opportunity to attend a conference that addressed "Green Washing". I always thought that I was careful in the things that I purchased, using "green" products and purchasing from manufacturers who utilized "green" practices in their manufacturing process, but I learned there were a lot of manufacturers ...

Started by Virginia L. in July 2008, about Agriculture & Food, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Deforestation, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Health, Industry & Business, Media, Recycling

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New Green Animated Film w/ All-Star Cast 6° (6 replies)

Luke Wilson, Rachel Evans Wood, Amanda Peet, James Garner, Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox...and the list goes on and on...have came together for Battle for Terra (http://www.battleforterra.com) a new, animated film (in 3D in some theaters) that has an environmental, and peace and harmony focus. Storyline: Humans destroy the Earth by ...

Started by Tena M. in March 2009, about Art & Culture, Celebrities, Children and Families

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What are your favourite environmental podcasts? 5° (5 replies)

I'm spending a lot of time on the road these days, and would really like to make the best of my time to learn more about environmental issues by listening to podcasts on my Mp3 player. Currently, I download podcasts from BBC Radio 4's environmental programmes and several other websites ...

Started by Shom Teoh in September 2008, about Education

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