Meet Conservation International’s Newest Leader, Dr. M. Sanjayan

Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » News - The visionary scientist discusses what drives his conservation passion. (c) Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » News - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Peeling Back the Layers of Naxos, Greece

NYT > Sustainable Living - As episodes from her life story are written there, an outsider develops a tremendous closeness to the island. (c) NYT > Sustainable Living - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

10 DIY Green Cleaning Recipes – Care2.com

green living - Google News - Care2.com10 DIY Green Cleaning RecipesCare2.comThe first day of spring is coming up in just a week and a half, and that means it's time to start thinking about spring cleaning! Instead of harsh store-bought cleaners, try some of these DIY green cleaning recipes to get your house squeaky clean with ... (c) green living - Google News - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

The great penguin sweater controversy

Latest Items from TreeHugger - Penguin experts disagree on the use of knitted sweaters for rehabilitating oiled penguins. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Can We Win the Ivory Wars? 4 Hopeful Signs

Human Nature - Conservation International Blog - A global coalition of unlikely partners is giving new life to the fight against elephant poaching. (c) Human Nature - Conservation International Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Will a Hot Toddy Cure Your Cold?

Living Green Magazine - By Kate Walsh for HellaWella.com When the common cold strikes, friends and family are quick to offer remedy recommendations, from R&R to NyQuil to that old standby vitamin C. And then, of course, there are hot toddies. Dating back to at least the 17th century, traditional toddies were concocted with booze, water and either sugar or honey to act as a sweetening agent. It’s unclear where exactly toddies originated, and many cultures have variations on the … [Read more...]

More Efficient Flight in Formation

EcoGeek - Many people are very familiar with the V formation used by migrating flocks of birds, and scientists have determined that this is an efficient mode of travel which helps the birds conserve energy, especially on long migratory journeys. But the same concept is being considered to improve the efficiency of commercial jetliners. Among aircraft manufacturers, Airbus is one of the companies looking at the advantages of commercial flocking. "In a V formation of 25 birds, each can achieve … [Read more...]

Farm Bill Reflects Shifting American Menu and a Senator’s Persistent Tilling

NYT > Sustainable Living - As one congressman put it, “There is nothing hotter than farm to table.” The bill’s champion, Senator Debbie Stabenow, made sure the trend got a boost. (c) NYT > Sustainable Living - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Photo: Fantastic light turns rock formation blood red

Latest Items from TreeHugger - This mountainous range is located in Arizona. (c) Latest Items from TreeHugger - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Auto Show – Less Green in 2014

EcoGeek - As we've done for the past several years, EcoGeek went to this year's North American International Auto Show (the Detroit Auto Show) to see what is new in clean and green transportation. However, this year's displays continue to move away from a focus on environmental awareness as a major selling point. This has seemed to be the trend over the past few years. In retrospect, it seems that the peak of the green focus was probably the 2009 Detroit Show. Green isn't gone entirely. … [Read more...]

Old Greek Plays Record Halcyon Days and the Weather

Living Green Magazine - By Tim Radford for ClimateNewsNetwork.com History and literature provide evidence of consistently mild mid-winter weather in ancient Greece, helping climate scientists to reconstruct the past and so understand the future. In fifth century Athens, in January at least, the skies were clear and the rain stayed away. The days, to use a classical reference, were halcyon. Two Greek researchers have combed the great plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides and the … [Read more...]

Lexus CT 200h Hybrid F Sport Review on Answers.com

The Green Living Guy - I had posted my test review of the BMW 328d xDrive was on Answers.com; yet my first review with them was about my test drive of the Lexus CT 200h Hybrid F Sport. It was a great ride. I remember those that wanted a car in that price range really seemed excited about this car. […] (c) The Green Living Guy - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Indonesia Gives Mantas A New ‘Ray of Hope’

Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » News - Encouraged by their value for tourism, Indonesia has granted full protection for both species of manta ray. (c) Human Nature - Conservation International Blog » News - Read entire story here. … [Read more...]

Winning the Battle Against Extreme Mold

Living Green Magazine - By Maile Pingel for TakePart.com When an apartment flood strikes, Maile Pingel learns that water damage is only the beginning. Several weeks ago, I came home to find my husband in a panic and water pouring down like rain from our ceilings. Our upstairs neighbor’s bathroom had flooded, and our apartment was fast filling with water. With the help of maintenance teams, we frantically moved furniture and covered everything we could with plastic sheeting. A … [Read more...]