Chinese President Hu Jintao, US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at Winfield House, the U.S. ambassador's residence in London, April 1, 2009 - This photo is awesome, had to post.
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- The Baffling Link Between Vinyl Flooring and Autism - (Ecosalon) "A new study conducted by Swedish and American scientists accidentally uncovered a possible link between an environmental chemical and autism."
- Johnson & Johnson Going Green With 1,4-Dioxane And Formaldehyde In Products? - (The Good Human) "China is now pulling Johnson & Johnson products off their shelves…yet the United States isn’t. Does anyone else find that a tad bit strange?" There's a great recap of all the blog posts regarding this.
- FDA: How much mercury is in fish we eat? - (Mother Nature Network) "Mercury poisoning can cause severe brain, kidney and lung damage to children and adults, but it’s even more dangerous to fetuses." Check out this chart and list of fish.
- Is Hershey's Chocolate Destroying Rainforests? - (showtheLOVE)
- Test Your Eco-Cred, Win a Fridge During Earth Month at Whole Foods - (Sierra Club: The Green Life)
- Court Rules That Dairies Can't Label Milk "Hormone-Free" - (TheDailyGreen) "Agrichemical businesses win in court, but consumers can still find hormone-free milk by looking for the USDA Organic label." Gosh darn those folks over at Monsanto!
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- When Green Gets Silky: 6 Best Organic Hair Conditioners - (Ecosalon) the Kiss My Face conditioner is definitely a great value and easy to get.
Tech & Science Stuff
- Lightning Hybrids Unveils Prototype Hydraulic Hybrid at Denver Auto Show [+pic/video] - (Gas 2.0) Take a look...rather sexy looking car if you ask us.
Nature & Environment Stuff
- WATCH: Woody Tasch: Industrial Agriculture Is Depleting the Soil - (Chelsea Green) Video in post.
- Global Warming at Home: Great Lakes Ice Diminishing - (EarthFirst) "It’s happening now, and it’s happening here – right in your backyard. Scientists say that ice cover on the Great Lakes has diminished by more than 30 percent since the 1970s."
- 11 Extinct Animals That Have Been Photographed Alive - (EcoWorldy) "Although fossil reconstructions or pictorial representations can sometimes be difficult to connect with, it’s impossible to ignore the experience of seeing a photograph of an animal on the brink of extinction."
- Downstream Review - (GreenMuze) "Downstream, the short Academy Award-nominated documentary about the Alberta Oil Sands...the second largest deposit of oil on earth is often referred to as the Saudi Arabia of Canada."
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Keira Knightley's Disturbing PSA On Domestic Violence - (Ecorazzi) wow...this is kinda crazy (video in post).
- Corey Feldman Throws Huge Event To Benefit Global Green USA - (Ecorazzi) Hey...if you happen to be in LA on April 10th...
- Cause Marketing Hits The Samll Screen - Viacom Programs Funded by The Gates Foundation - (Ecopreneurist) When it comes to doing good with money...we think Bill Gates trumps Steve Jobs (even though we still love our Macs and iPhones).
- New Sundance Channel Blog features a Heaping Helping of Green - (Sustainablog) "Billed as “film, art, music, design and more as we see it - filtered through that space between the underground and the mainstream,” the new SUNfiltered blog provides an eclectic range of content… and, as with the company’s television programming, green is a part of the mix."
- Sexy Havana, and Its Seductive Organic Urban Food Production - (Chelsea Green) "If US cities are struggling to figure out how they’re going to survive when the oil runs out, they only need to take a peek at Havana, Cuba—a city that has already recovered from the sudden loss of money, jobs, food, and oil that currently threatens every major American city."
Political & Social Stuff
- G20 Wives Meeting - (Obama Pics Daily) The wives of the G20 leaders had their own get together.
- The G-20 Family Portrait: 2009 - (Obama Pics Daily) Gotta love the pic of Obama with the Italian Prime Minister and Russian President...just a bunch a guys havin' some fun.
- Climate Bill Draft Drops in the House - (Green For All) "Democrats in the House of Representatives released the first version of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009, aka ACES."
- New climate letgistation overlooks a major GHG source: industrial agriculture - (Grist) "..the bill fails to address greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture, factory farms, and animal manure whatsoever—and even goes the extra mile to specifically exempt the entire sector from any type of regulation."
- Environment Versus The Bottom Line - Weird Wall STreet Trading Markets - (Red, Green and Blue) "...apparently you can purchase an offset credit to get around the fact that your company is destroying the natural habitat of an endangered species. And, there is an entire market based around this principle." WTF!!