Giant sea worm named Barry
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- Can't Sleep? 20 Natural Tips to Stop Tossing & Turning - (EcoSalon) "As with any of life’s imbalances, there’s usually an underlying reason for insomnia and although stress and tension are usually the root cause, there are natural solutions to help you get the rest you deserve."
- A Cinderella story: How Sprig Toys went from meh to marvelous - (Z Recommends) "Sprig Hollow...These toys are just plain brilliant."
- At Time of Conception, It's Man and Woman...and 300 Manmade Chemicals - (TheDailyGreen) "Study highlights another reason to choose organic food: Farm pesticides are linked to birth defects."
- RECIPE: Chef A's chicken piccata - (Mother Nature Network) "Chef A's lemony chicken dish is perfect for a spring supper." (video in post)
- Environmental Defense Fund Makes Seafood Selection a Cinch - (Viv Magazine) "...the Environmental Defense Fund Seafood Selector, available as a printable PDF pocket version or accessible by mobile phone, we can look at seafood in three categories: Eco-Best, Eco-OK and Eco-Worst." Love that it's accessible by phone for when you're at a restaurant or at the grocer store.
- Save the Human! - (Price of Meat) A little music video to get the point across on how our meat consumption is a large contributor to global warming and other environmental issues.
- Glassware Made from Recycled Wine Bottles - (Inhabitat) "The Green Glass Company of Wisconsin takes used and unwanted bottles from wineries and has created a diverse collection of glassware that’s fun and chic." They also use beer and soda bottles...check out the Copenhagen and Assorted Pop collection...these are the coolest tumblers!
- Way Basics - These colorful storage cubes, shelving, and playroom tables are made from 99% recycled materials...they're perfect for create kids furniture and storage.
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Physician's Formula Organic Wear Mascara Review - (Organic Makeup and Skin Care) This might be one we'll have to try...cool looking packaging too.
- Looking for an outfit cute enough to make your girl squeal? - (Ideal Bite) "Pick up a dress made from upcycled textiles. These stylish numbers are fashioned outta used fabric scraps, sweaters, even men's dress shirts, cutting way back on waste"...and they're super cute!
Tech & Science Stuff
- Radical Aircraft Design for Greener Skies By 2015 - (AboutMyPlanet.com) "...estimated to emit 50 percent less carbon dioxide (CO2) and 75 percent less nitrous oxide (NOx). It would also be 25 percent quieter."
- Bright Automotive Unveils 100MPG Commercial Truck - (Inhabitat) "...the first 100 MPG PHEV truck aimed at commercial and government fleets."
- K3 Charger: Solar and Wind Power to Go - (Inhabitat) "...a compact hybrid wind-and-solar power generator about the size of a flashlight...recharge an iPod, cell phone, PDA, or other electronic device using renewable energy!"
- Hummer H3 Plugin Hybrid Gets 100 MPG, Kicks Prius Butt - (Gas 2.0) Wow...American ingenuity and love of the Hummer have come together.
Work & Business Stuff
- Science & Math Education Writers Needed - (Green Gigs)
- Green Job Listings - April 21, 2009 - (Green Gigs)
- Program spotlight: Veterans Green Jobs - (Green For All)
School, College & Student Stuff
- Green College Spotlight: Berea College - (EarthFirst)
- The greenest colleges in the U.S. - (Mother Nature Network)
- America's greenest school - (Mother Nature Network) "More cash for schools that are going green."
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Want some popcorn with you "Poisoned Waters"? - (Enviroblog) "...water pollution in the Chesapeake and Puget Sounds is a serious issue. At 9 p.m. Tuesday, 4/21, the PBS show Frontline is about to air a documentary called 'Poisoned Waters.'"
- The Swirls and Waves of Antelope Canyon - (Environmental Graffiti) Some very cool pics.
- Giant Sea Worm Terrorizes Aquarium - (Environmental Graffiti) "...four-foot long sea worm attacked and mutilated coral reefs and apparently maimed a prize Tang fish in the tank he had infiltrated...the cunning critter devoured not only the bait but also the hooks on traps that had been set overnight...bit through a 20-pound fishing line..." YIKES!
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Disneynature Says 500,000 Trees To Be Plante So Far for EARTH - (Ecorazzi) "Disney will oversee the planting of the trees in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, which is considered one of the most endangered rain forests in the world."
- Eco Trip: Sundance shows you where your stuff comes from - (green LA girl) "Eco Trip: The Real Cost of Living, a new Sundance channel show, has the host David de Rothschild tracking a different consumer product in each episode — a journey that inevitably reveals devastating socio-environmental impacts of seemingly innocuous things in our daily lives, but also the more eco-friendly choices consumers can make instead."
- Cousteau, the next generation - (Mother Nature Network) "In new television specials, Jacques Cousteau's grandchildren carry on his planet-saving mission."
- Green technology at Coachella Music Festival - (Mother Nature Network) "Psychedelic LED's, water-filling stations and Carpoolchella makes this the greenest music festival yet."
- Oprah To Spotlight Trash, Oceans, On Earth Day Special - (Ecorazzi) Video in post.
- Trade Your Stuff and Plant a Tree for Earth Day with Swaptree - (EarthFirst) "This Earth Day, swap your old books, CDs, movies and video games for new stuff – and have a tree planted for every transaction you make – on Swaptree.com."
- Alternatives to eBay for the eco set - (Mother Nature Network) "New online marketplaces offer everything from home biodiesel processors to reclaimed lumber."
- Vatican to Build Europe's Largest Solar Power Plant - (Inhabitat) "This massive 100 megawatt photovoltaic installation will provide enough energy to make the Vatican the first solar powered nation state in the world!"
- Prince Charles Pulls An Al Gore: Set To Release Book And Movie On Environment - (Ecorazzi) "The 60-year-old royal is calling the project 'Harmony' and has waived his usual author’s fee in favor of royalties going towards his charity." Awww...how princely.
Political, Social & Economy Stuff
- 'Fair Trade' Market Growing Quickly - (NPR) "Companies which observe "fair trade" practices buy raw materials from suppliers that meet certain environmental and labor standards...."
- The Cost of Inaction - (Al Gore) "When climate crisis deniers and their allies argue that cap-and-trade and other legislation costs too much, they always seem to ignore the price of inaction..."
Other Random Cool Stuff
- Earth Day 2009: Green Events - (AboutMyPlanet.com) Some more events happening around the country.
- Easy Earth Day Activities for Everyone - (ecomii)
- Three Free, Green iPhone Apps - (Sierra Club: The Green Life) "...free during this week's Earth Day promotions..."
- Pop Up Eco Exhibit - (Green Muze) Cool eco-friendly exhibit to showcase perfumes..."Sculptural forms made from silhouetted layers of white sustainable eco-board create natural elements — trees, stone formations, and a forest path." Sustainable visual merchandising!
- ecofabulous Earth Day Guide - (ecofabulous) More Earth Day events...San Franicisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Washington DC, New York.