• More sunlight could lead to shedding pounds.

    Relaxnews Thursday, April 3, 2014 Being slimmer could be as simple as waking up early for some morning sunshine, U.S. researchers suggested on Wednesday. A small study of 54 volunteers showed that the leanest ones did not necessarily eat better [...]

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  • Headlight Illuminated Bicycles

    Bicycle that lights up in car headlights! Greenline Staff A small San Francisco Cycle manufacturer has thought “outside the box” when trying to come up with a better way to provide rider safety after dark. Rather than coming up with [...]

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standard 5 ways to successfully promote sustainable employee behavior

Only 30% of employees are engaged, costing $450 to $550 billion every year in lost productivity. Yet research shows that companies with strong sustainability and social responsibility programs have much higher engagement rates. Susan Hunt Stevens founded WeSpire in 2010 [...]


standard Energy efficiency lessons from the 102nd floor

Five years ago, the term “deep energy retrofits” was virtually unknown. No magazine was devoted to them, conferences did not focus on the issue, there was very little discussion on the subject and there were no service providers to provide [...]

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video “Walk into Hell”

Footage shot in August shows explorers Sam Cossman and George Kourounis getting as close as possible to a violently boiling lake of lava inside an active volcano in the south Pacific. After scrambling 400 metres down into the crater of [...]


video Ocean clean-up -Boyan Slat

  What began as a 16 year old’s highschool science project could possibly save millions of creatures including ourselves. Take a look at the video, visit the website and judge for yourself if you can help in any way.


video Earth Appreciated- TED Talks

A variety of interesting environmentally based topics for your education and enjoyment. Most recent is the talk by Louis Schwartzberg on the unseen world. (April 2014, Vancouver BC) Schwartzberg is a cinematographer, director and producer who captures breathtaking images that [...]

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standard Will we need physical stores in the future?

The future looks promising for online retail. Technological advances will continue to make mobile payments more widespread and simpler, delivery more efficient and supply chains more transparent. Online giants, including Amazon and eBay, already offer same-day delivery in urban areas, [...]

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standard Sun-powered desalination for villages in India

Around the world, there is more salty groundwater than fresh, drinkable groundwater. For example, 60 percent of India is underlain by salty water – and much of that area in not served by an electric grid that could run conventional [...]


standard Municipal waste could provide 12 percent of U.S. power

We’re not crazy about incinerators. But if we sent our waste there instead of to landfills, the U.S. could get 12 percent of its electricity from waste and heat tens of millions of homes and businesses, according to Columbia University’s Earth Engineering Center. In addition, it [...]

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standard Caught in the middle of the bee war

The bees are dying. It’s a catastrophic situation. Ontario’s environmental watchdog, Gord Miller, warned this week that the bee-pocalypse could set off an environmental and economic crisis. He blames a new class of pesticides, known as neonicotinoids, and wants the [...]


standard Why CGF and TSC are collaborating to end deforestation

Deforestation can pose significant operational and reputational risks to companies, and we at EDF see companies start to take action in their supply chains. Deforestation accounts for an estimated 12 percent of overall GHG emissions worldwide — as much global [...]

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standard Wishful Thinking About Natural Gas

Why Fossil Fuels can’t solve the Problems caused by Fossil Fuels. Albert Einstein is rumored to have said that one cannot solve a problem with the same thinking that led to it. Yet this is precisely what we are now [...]

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standard China accelerates green vehicle development

More support policies released The State Council, China’s cabinet, announced a set of support guidelines on Monday aimed at augmenting the country’s new-energy vehicle market which has performed far below the government’s expectations. The measures are designed to promote the [...]


standard Ford outpaces Toyota on Global Green Brands ranking

Maybe it’s because they spend more talking up their green credentials than other brands. Or because they invest more money in innovative, and risky product designs. Or because they managed to integrate their supply chains more tightly into collaborative sustainability [...]


standard The 5 Most Eco-Friendly Cars of 2014

BOSTON (TheStreet) — Whether you’re looking to increase the amount of “green” on the planet or just in your wallet by reducing your gasoline consumption, here’s a look at 2014′s most eco-friendly automobiles. “Consumers are becoming more savvy in understanding [...]

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standard Where are America’s greenest buildings?

It’s no surprise to see Washington, D.C., or San Francisco ranked high in a list of the cities with America’s greenest buildings. But Atlanta? Georgia’s capital was the only southern state to make the top 10 in the 2014 U.S. [...]


standard Lead foot gardens

Our urban backyards are our green havens, but the risk of contaminated soil may change the way we need to garden and live. No doubt you’ve noticed – there’s a backyard vegie gardening revolution happening, and – excuse the pun [...]


standard Could whale-watching replace whaling in Japan?

The newly created Japan Whale and Dolphin Watching Council will promote marine mammal eco-tourism, offering a lucrative alternative as Japan loses its taste for hunting wild cetaceans. Japan has a bad reputation for killing whales and dolphins en masse, practices [...]

Latest in Green Living


standard Green Driving Tips!

driving green  (from greencars.org) Buying green is just the first step in reducing the environmental impacts of automobile use. your choice of vehicle is most important, but how you drive and how well you maintain your car, van, or light [...]


standard Should we “green up” dirty energy technologies?

The world of environmentalism is complex, to say the least, for both companies and their stakeholders. Despite the propensity of pundits, activists, investors and others to identify “good” and “bad” products and companies, it’s never that easy. “Bad” companies can be [...]

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standard Are students getting the sustainability skills they need?

Today, Net Impact publishes its ninth annual survey of social and environmental graduate school programs, called “Business As UNusual” (download). The title notwithstanding, it reveals that such programs have become woven into the fabric of many college and university curricula [...]