Outsourcing Green Jobs: Less Feasible than Traditional Jobs?

Feb 20 7:46am PlanetSave
In a week that’s seen a Secretary of Labor nominee step away due to controversy over his fast-food company’s practice of relocating technology jobs to the Philippines, the topic of outsourcing jobs is high in the news cycle. Fears of lackluster trade, isolationist policies that result in protectionist measures, and discourse that embraces nationalistic and xenophobic [&hellip Outsourcing Green Jobs: Less Feasible than Traditional Jobs? was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
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Environmental Benefits of Pollination

Feb 20 1:47am Greentumble
There are many ecosystem services that pollination performs for us. Let’s have a closer look at the full scope of environmental benefits of pollination.
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Why Are Fossil Fuels Non-Renewable Resources?

Feb 19 1:46am Greentumble
Throughout a period of literally millions of years, even before the dinosaurs, a number of fossil fuels formed all in a very similar way. Their formation was facilitated by the...
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Ornithologists are using drones to eavesdrop on songbirds

Feb 18 2:08pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
 When conservationists put drones to work in field research, they typically function as flying eyes that gather imagery of the habitat and wildlife below. Now, ornithologists from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania are using drones as flying ears to monitor songbirds in the Appalachian Mountains. Results of their drone study were published in the peer-reviewed journal The Auk:… Read More...
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Beginner Tips for Fermenting

Feb 18 10:25am Nature Moms Blog
So, you have decided that probiotic rich, fermented foods may be for you and you want to add more to your diet. You already know the numerous health benefits, the categories of fermented foods, and how you want to use them. The problem is, that you may have some trouble finding all the foods that you […] The post Beginner Tips for Fermenting appeared first on Nature Moms Blog.
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5 Ideas to Green up Your City

Feb 18 1:51am Greentumble
Here are a five ideas to green up your city by harmonizing the local native flora and fauna with surrounding urban development.
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Raising Sheep and Goats: A Source For Natural Products

Feb 17 1:27pm Nature Moms Blog
The search for safe, reliable products can be very difficult at times. We can’t always get enough information to know whether the things we buy for our families will satisfy our standards for purity and quality. The natural response many of us have had is to produce these things ourselves, and many of us have […] The post Raising Sheep and Goats: A Source For Natural Products appeared first on Nature Moms Blog.
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RSPCA Australia On How To Kill Humanely

Feb 17 12:31pm Ecorazzi
The reality is that there is no way to humanely kill or dispatch a sentient being who does not want to die.
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Great, Now Weve Got Seagans To Deal With

Feb 17 12:21pm Ecorazzi
Because happyfish, right?...
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Bridging the Gap: Strengthening Community Conservation in Canada and Africa

Feb 17 6:00am Conservancy Talk
But with different cultures, different histories, different landscapes, different threats, different socio-political drivers, what commonalities could there possibly be? More than you may think.
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Environmental Pollution in India

Feb 17 1:21am Greentumble
India is the land of beautiful landscapes and an attractive tourist destination. Yet, on a daily basis the country faces the grave challenge of large-scale environmental pollution.
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Books to Read Aloud With Your Kids About Diversity

Feb 16 2:27pm Groovy Green Livin
Long gone are the days when we all snuggled up in bed and read aloud. When my kids were younger they used to love reading books together before bed. It was our nightly ritual regardless of where we were. Our...continue reading this post →...
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Romantic Relationships That Assume Animals Are Things

Feb 16 2:08pm Ecorazzi
To every defiant non-vegan: If your love is contingent on the acceptance of unjustifiable exploitation, then we don't want it, thanks.
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Owners of The Goat Vegan Cafe Arent Doing Us Any Favours

Feb 16 1:09pm Ecorazzi
This story has blown up on a number of major news outlets, once again dragging veganism through the dirt.
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Pets travel first class and prove people couldnt be more speciesist

Feb 16 9:21am Ecorazzi
Forget them struggling to open their own mini-bags of pretzels.
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How to Have a Spa Day at Home

Feb 16 6:33am The Pistachio Project
This post is a guest post by Andrea of The Best Organic Skin Care.  Do you still have time for yourself? Does work take most of your time? When was the last time you had a spa day? Do you feel like you lack relaxation? If you haven’t been giving your body the relaxation that you […] The post How to Have a Spa Day at Home appeared first on The Pistachio Project.
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Sustainable home trends to watch in 2017

Feb 16 3:27am
What’s on the horizon in home design Contributed by Chloe Taylor Healthy, sustainable living is not a new concept, but it promises to shift the face of home building in the near future. Sustainable design can provide solutions to some … Continue reading → The post Sustainable home trends to watch in 2017 appeared first on Sustaining Our World.
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Ecosystem Changes Caused by Mining

Feb 16 1:50am Greentumble
Mining is a destructive force that heavily modifies the surrounding ecosystem. With consequences ranging from changes to weather, deforestation, sediment loading, contamination...
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Journey to Tikopia: Conservation Challenges in Remote Melanesia

Feb 15 5:30pm Conservancy Talk
A visit to remote and spectacular locations throughout Melanisia, home to incredibly diverse coral reefs, reveals the far-flung impacts of the Anthropocene.
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Quick and Convenient Snack Foods with Healthy Ingredients!

Feb 15 3:43pm Get Green Be Well
Delicious AND nutritious food? Is it possible? In a convenient and quick package? That’s exactly what I need to fit into my hectic life. In the mornings I sometimes forget to eat or I simply don’t feel like cooking (I’m not a morning person!). During the day, running here, there, and everywhere – again a... Read More » The post Quick and Convenient Snack Foods with Healthy Ingredients! appeared first on Get Green Be Well.
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A Circus Of Lincolnshire Advocates

Feb 15 3:26pm Ecorazzi
Our use of sentient beings as resources - regardless of how they are treated - presents us with a moral problem.
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Hero Launches New Vegan Condom Range

Feb 15 12:01pm Ecorazzi
Hero, purportedly the only vegan sex company available in major retailers across Australia, has just launched a selection of new products.
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Starbucks adds a new vegan option

Feb 15 9:24am Ecorazzi
If you’ve been sitting out on coffee break runs, consider this your chance to tag back in.
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Easy Things You Can Do to Save Endangered Wildlife

Feb 15 1:02am Greentumble
Endangered species have better chances of survival with the help of every single one of us. Here are some tips of what you can do to save endangered wildlife...
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Daimlers Smart will focus on electric vehicles exclusively in North America

Feb 14 1:10pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
 The adorable little Smart cars you see on North American roads from here on out will likely be primarily electric, as the company has decided to cease sales of its gas-powered Fortwo and Fortwo Cabrio in the U.S. and Canada from 2017 on. It sounds like the decision has less to do with overwhelming demand for electric Smart cars, however, and more to do with the North American market’s… Read More...
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The Counterproductive Escapades Of Hunt Saboteurs

Feb 14 8:52am Ecorazzi
The confrontational methods employed by Hunt Saboteurs is nothing but a situation of violence begetting more violence.
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Complaining About A Song Isnt Helping Animals

Feb 14 8:32am Ecorazzi
It is no wonder people are so initially dismissive of veganism when all they see from vegans is street theatre and the condemnation of glockenspiels.
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Esther The Wonder Pig Wants You To Read Carefully and Be Vegan

Feb 14 8:30am Ecorazzi
My only point is, and has ever been, that we should be clear about veganism.
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Have a Green Valentines Day

Feb 14 7:11am Greentumble
Is it possible to have a green Valentine’s Day which celebrates love between humans but also our love towards our planet? We have collected a series of ideas to help you with that!...
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Solar Energy Information and Facts

Feb 14 1:21am Greentumble
Solar energy produces electricity in both sustainable and renewable way. But what else should we know? This article provides interesting facts and information...
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New mobile app to track close encounters with coyotes

Feb 13 3:07pm Green Blog Feed
As urban coyote numbers rise, the animals are increasingly crossing paths with residents. There have been police reports of coyotes attacking pets and even people, but there has been no place to report casual coyote encounters. Now there is a new mobile app to help keep track of where those wily coyotes are coming into contact with people. Hikers and people walking their dogs can use Coyote Cacher, created by the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, to report coyote...
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3 Trade Show Marketing Ideas You May Be Missing

Feb 13 1:45pm Environmental Health-Wellness-Beauty...Get Informed Now!
Get Leads and Build Relationships at Your Next EventSome of the best trade show marketing ideas are ones that you may not have thought of...yet. Today I would like to offer up three trade show... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]...
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Vegan Valentine Vanity

Feb 13 8:36am Ecorazzi
It doesn't mean that we can make veganism about ourselves, and take the emphasis away from veganism as a matter of what we owe other sentient beings.
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Vegan Condom Surprise

Feb 13 8:21am Ecorazzi
It's not every day you're blessed with free vegan condoms.
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Dont be an Asshole Abolitionist

Feb 13 8:01am Ecorazzi
It’s okay if you’re an Abolitionist who can live on fresh air and expensive filtered water, but what about the rest of us?...
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A Forest Without Trees

Feb 13 1:58am Greentumble
How would a forest without trees look like? It is time to acknowledge that we are responsible for continued destruction of forests more than any other species on the planet...
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Actions to Stop Wildfires Becoming More Devastating

Feb 12 1:07am Greentumble
New methods are essential to prevent wildfires from reaping their destruction across global forest habitats. Some actions to stop them from becoming...
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The Importance of Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern World

Feb 11 1:04am Greentumble
If everything we need is readily available, why is it important to know the nature around us? Not that long ago, indigenous knowledge was a part of everyday decision-making...
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ACLU Lawsuit Forces Landfill Company to Agree to Free Speech and Environmental Protections

Feb 10 7:16pm PlanetSave
A group of citizens in Alabama who spoke out against a coal ash landfill in their small town were vindicated, with help from the ACLU Lawsuit Forces Landfill Company to Agree to Free Speech and Environmental Protections was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.
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Uncorking innovation with Treasury Wine Estates in Napa

Feb 10 2:30pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
 The ancient craft of wine making conjures romantic notions of hand picked vines, and bare feet crushing grapes. However, wine production today is a thoroughly high-tech affair. Degree programs in viticulture and oenology, from Cornell University to UC Davis, reflect advances in the industry. Professors and courses there now focus on topics like “environmental control, and modified… Read More...
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This Lucid Air electric car winter test video reminds us snow can be good

Feb 10 2:10pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
 Lucid’s Air is a 1,000 HP electric dream car, which is still in the early stages of real-world testing, but which already has more than a few EV fans excited. Now, the company is showing off its winter conditions testing, courtesy of a video shot in Minnesota that makes the state far more appealing than any tourism bureau marketing I’ve ever seen. The video includes footage shot… Read More...
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Esther the Wonder Pig wants you to be vegan

Feb 10 12:43pm Ecorazzi
She might not have been the pig they were expecting, but her very existence demands that they – and we - become the advocates that she and all the animals like her want us to be.
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Convenience Store Recalls Flesh Sandwiches For Containing Flesh

Feb 10 12:10pm Ecorazzi
As far as the chicken is concerned, his/her flesh is unfit for human consumption regardless of the colour.
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London Fashion Week Has Activists In A Fury

Feb 10 8:31am Ecorazzi
As one of the longest standing single-issue campaigns, the anti-fur campaign has not only succeeded in drawing an arbitrary line between fur and other animal products, it has failed on its own terms.
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More Violent Street Theatre From PETA

Feb 10 8:16am Ecorazzi
Because nothing says take animal rights seriously more than some guy hanging upside down covered in marinara sauce.
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5 Ways to Conserve Fossil Fuels

Feb 10 1:02am Greentumble
There are many large and smaller scale ways to conserve fossil fuels, the top five that you can introduce to your lifestyle are listed below.
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Tesla answers claims of poor factory working conditions and unionization efforts

Feb 9 4:57pm TechCrunch » GreenTech
 Jose Moran, who claims to be a Tesla employee working at the company’s Fremont, California assembly facility, took to Medium on Thursday to detail working conditions at the company, and to detail efforts on behalf of factory employees to unionize, an initiative in the beginning stages of being supported by the United Autoworkers Union, the U.S. automotive industry’s largest… Read More...
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Tesla said to be aiming to start test production of Model 3 on February 20

Feb 9 10:38am TechCrunch » GreenTech
 Tesla is pausing production at its California assembly plant in Fremont in order to prepare for Model 3 production, the company announced on Wednesday, and Reuters reports via separate sources that it will look to start test production of its Model 3 on February 20, ahead of planned wide-scale production beginning sometime later this year. The Model 3 is Tesla’s more affordable… Read More...
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Outraged Over The Rostchild Cat Torture Case? You Should Be Vegan

Feb 9 8:41am Ecorazzi
There's no difference between this cat and the 60 billion land animals and trillion or so aquatic animals we exploit annually for food.
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Caterer Corrects The Metro He didnt buy *dog* meat

Feb 9 8:31am Ecorazzi
Once again, the false moral distinction drawn between certain types of animals has been perpetuated.
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DIY PMS Essential Oil Blend: Eliminate Your PMS Mood Swings

Feb 9 6:33am The Pistachio Project
The following is a guest post from Shannon Costill. She will be sharing her story on how she eliminated her PMS mood swings and a great DIY PMS essential oil blend so that you can find relief too!  The days before my period was something I dreaded. When PMS struck I went from a fully functioning mom […] The post DIY PMS Essential Oil Blend: Eliminate Your PMS Mood Swings appeared first on The Pistachio Project.
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Beyond nutrition: what you need to know about food

Feb 9 2:43am
You have to eat. For you to be healthy, your food has to be nutritious. And, of course, you want it to taste good. But if you’re reading this post, you also want to take care of the environment. So … Continue reading → The post Beyond nutrition: what you need to know about food appeared first on Sustaining Our World.
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4 Main Sources of Non-Renewable Energy

Feb 9 1:58am Greentumble
The main sources of non-renewable energy should be familiar to everyone on our planet. But what exactly do we know about them? Learn the most interesting facts in this article.
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We Can Meet the U.S. Paris Commitment without Federal Support

Feb 8 4:33pm Blog – The Climate Trust
Peter Weisberg, The Climate Trust As published by Carbon-Pulse – February 8, 2017 Learning in part from the failures of the Kyoto Protocol, the Paris Agreement went to great efforts to ensure the United States would join the global effort to mitigate catastrophic climate change. By building the agreement from the bottom up, with each nation making its […]...
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What To Do Before Throwing Out a Receipt

Feb 8 2:03pm Get Green Be Well
Do you automatically throw out a receipt after a shopping trip? You could be throwing away money! A few simple tricks could put a lot more money back in your budget. Here’s what to do before throwing out a receipt. Ibotta This easy app is one of my favorites to use! Ibotta is like instant... Read More » The post What To Do Before Throwing Out a Receipt appeared first on Get Green Be Well.
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We Applaud Proposed Conservative Case for Addressing Climate Change

Feb 8 1:09pm Conservancy Talk
President and CEO Mark Tercek on why a proposed plan for carbon dividends may be just the step we need to make real progress on climate.
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Ford plug-in hybrid sales rose 38% in 2016

Feb 8 10:26am TechCrunch » GreenTech
 Ford saw some significant year-over-year growth in its plug-in hybrid sales in 2016, despite gas prices that on average saw historic lows throughout the year. The total number of hybrids sold by Ford numbered 23,895 – which doesn’t seem like a lot, but in relative terms it’s a large jump, and Ford’s hybrid lineup is still relatively modest and focused on only a few… Read More...
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Holy Pigs In Taiwan

Feb 8 8:28am Ecorazzi
As always, the mainstream movement continues its quest to ensure that the use of animals remains a legitimate and morally defensible practice.
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From Mothers Milk To Human Poison: Milk Vodka

Feb 8 8:14am Ecorazzi
As if their separation, exploitation and murder wasn’t enough, we have to go and get drunk on it too.
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Not So Lush, After All

Feb 8 8:04am Ecorazzi
Lush are once again campaigning against animal testing whilst simultaneously profiting from the products of suffering and death.
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