- New studies show heightened toxic risks in newborns - (Enviroblog)
- Itsabelly's guide to going green with baby - (Recycle Your Day) Video review of the book.
- Fair Trade Morning Perk: Coffee Tidbits - (Change.org: Fair Trade)
- Lower on the Food Chain, Lighter on the Wallet: 18 Easy Elements of a Sustainable Diet - (EcoSalon)
- Sprouting 101 - (Green & Clean MOM) "Sprouting is a low-cost, healthy habit that can add homegrown greens to your meals with just a small time commitment every day. It’s almost idiot-proof..." It's that last part that got our attention!
- Little Debbie Adds Snack Food to Salmeonela Reanut Butter Recall - (Eco Child's Play) "...voluntary recall of cookies, cakes, ice cream and other foods with peanut butter."
- Ethnic Cookbooks for Kids: Traveling the World, One Recipe at a Time - (Eco Child's Play) What a great way to get kids involved in cooking and trying new cuisines.
- Recipe: Pumpkin Pasta & Wild Mushroom - (Recycle Your Day) So don't hate us, this IS a Rachel Ray recipe (sorry), but a fellow green mom posted this on her blog and it sounded so delish and EASY, we had to post it too.
- Recipe: Pan-Seared Snapper fillet Over White-Water Clams and Chorizo Stew - (Viv Magazine) This is a bit more involved, but just reading it makes your mouth water...gonna have to give this one a try.
- Clutching at straws: Tools for eco-friendly sipping - (green LA girl) We think the stainless steel straw is pretty darn cool - especially if you have kids that like to drink from straws.
- $5,000 Paper House Renovates Shanty Town, Refugee Living - (Ecoscraps)
- Living Moss Carpet Adds a Touch of Green to Your Bathroom - (Inhabitat) Now this is what I call a green carpet. Would you put this in your bathroom??
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Pretty panties sans pesticides - (green LA girl) Funny, we often forget about making our undies organic as well too. Post include video (a little racy - NOT for kids).
- crocs, Rock - (Recycle Your Day) We're not exactly fans of Croc over here at Coco-Zen, but good to know that they're recyclable...especially since we see sooooo many of these shoes everywhere.
Tech & Science Stuff
- California Considers Killing Plug-In Hybrid Start-Ups - (EcoGeek) Not good.
- Solar Energy Breakthrough Could Cut Costs By More Than 50% - (CleanTechnica)
School, College & Student Stuff
Nature & Environment Stuff
- 10 Most Bizarre Meteorological Phenomena - ( Environmental Graffiti) These are crazy...turns out fish falling from the sky actually does occur!
- The Dachstein Ice Portal - (Environmental Graffiti) Look inside an actual glacier.
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Actress Portia de Rossi Reveals Plans For Vegan Shoe Line - (Ecorazzi) Hope hers fares better (and longer) than Natalie Portman's line.
- 15 Amazing Statues Come Alive - (Environmental Graffiti) These are WAYYY better than those street performers covered in silver paint.
- The Cove: Sundance Film Exposes Japanese Dolphin Slaughter in Grisly Footage - (Planetsave) Take a look at this - it's crazy (don't worry, nothing gruesome shown in the video clip...but, very eye opening)!
- Use a Plastic Bag, Get 5 Years in Jail - (Eco Child's Play) That's the law in Delhi, India.
Political & Social Stuff
- Martin Luther King on Socially Responsible Investing - (The Inspired Economist) This is why we believe that Fair Trade can work in a "free trade" market. They do not need to be at odds. Companies will go where consumers (and their dollars) go.
- Obama Could Be Just the Third President in History to Mention the Environment at an Inauguration - (Red, Green and Blue) 'Cause you know that last one certainly didn't!
Other Random Cool Stuff