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Vanishing glaciers 6° (1 reply)

Interested in the effect of climate change upon the world's glacier landscapes? How fast is the ice really Melting? Based on current research we have ascertained some of the following figures: In Uganda the glaciers of the Ruwenzori Mountains will be gone in 2025, In Tanzania the top of Kilimanjaro ...

Started by Klaus T. in April 2012, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Art & Culture, Climate Change, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Water, Weather

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Green Washing - Have you been fooled? 6° (6 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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MINUS ONE - REDUCE THE FONT SIZE BY 1 BEFORE PRINTING. SAVE PAPER. HELP THE FORESTS. 5° (5 replies)

The world bodies, like UN, WWF, Greenpeace are trying their best to save forests. But it isn’t just world bodies alone that can achieve the goal. It needs contribution from individuals like us. Everyone wants to save forests. But often they lack the resource, direction and time. So here is ...

Started by Shiva K. in January 2012, about Climate Change, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Logging, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans, Water, Weather

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Social good & green writers wanted...not literally, but you get what we mean 5° (no replies)

http://TheSociallyConsciousBlog.org is a website which raises awareness for causes & initiatives doing exceptional jobs using the web/social media to make a positive impact on society. In each article, our aim is convey exactly what each organization is doing, how they're doing it, what impact they're having and how others can ...

Started by Valencio C. in January 2011, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Education, Environment & Wildlife, Green energy, Health, Solar

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Fossil Fuel Free Investing 3° (3 replies)

College endowments are just starting to consider the potential divestment of their accounts from fossil fuel producing companies. If 350.org's "Do the Math" tour has any influence, and if the logic of numbers forces institutions to ask the difficult questions, we may see this movement gain steam. What is holding ...

Started by Scott S. in July 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Environment & Wildlife, Finance & Money, Green energy, Pollution

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Save the date. International Green IT Awareness Week is back! 3° (3 replies)

Join us for International Green IT Awareness Week - a seven day, multi-time zone, global, online event to be held live 1 - 7 June 2013. The main outcome of this week is to encourage individuals and organisations to demand more from themselves and their partners, holding each other to ...

Started by Tim M. in April 2013, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Air Quality, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Celebrities, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Computing, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Events, Green energy, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Media, Recycling, Smart Growth

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Crown Capital Eco Environmental Management Jakarta Blog Posts: Eco living - could you take out a Green Deal loan? 3° (3 replies)

One problem is that there are no accredited assessors or providers in large parts of the country. When I typed my east Kent postcode into the “Green Deal Orb” the nearest assessor was about 40 miles away in east London, followed by Wembley, Brighton and Cambridge. There’s nothing like being ...

Started by Arrisa R. in March 2013, about Environment & Wildlife

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Is Global Warming overshadowing other environmental issues? 3° (3 replies)

Global Warming is definitely getting the attention of the masses, but is that happening at the expense of other environmental issues? On the one hand, anything that makes people more environmentally aware, and modifies excessive consumption could have positive spin-offs for other environmental issues. Perhaps GW is bringing previously unaware ...

Started by Charles M. in September 2008, about Environment & Wildlife

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Wordsworth and nature 3° (3 replies)

I've just spent the weekend on a literary landscapes excursion in the Lake District of England. Wordsworth was the predominant focus and I found his expression of the value of pure natural experience to be illuminating. Here is one of my favorites, though apparently acknowledged to be one of his ...

Started by C Robb W. in September 2008, about Education, Environment & Wildlife, Philosophy & Religion

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