Stilt fishermen of Kathaluwa
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- WATCH: We are Rats in a Global Chemical Experiment - (Chelsea Green) "How bad are the chemicals that are found in things like everyday household items? And how do these chemicals affect our health and the earth?"
- Farmers' Market Recipe: Blueberry Cobbler - (ecollo) Simple, easy and oh soooo delicious...remember to use organic ingredients and Fair Trade sugar!
- Green beer 101 - (Mother Nature Network) "MNN's primer on organic and sustainably produced brew."
- Americans Contribute the Most to Meat's Impact on Global Warming (Duh) - (The Price of Meat)
- Frosted Mini-Wheats Improve Kids' Attention Spans?! Well, No. - (TheDailyGreen) "The world's biggest purveyor of breakfast cereal is ready to admit its advertising lied."
- Take shorter showers or suffocate - (Mother Nature Network) "How would you like an eco-friendly shower curtain that starts suffocating you if you take too long?" No joke...someone invented this.
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Whole Foods Turning Banners Into Luxury Bags - (Fast Company) Turning old retail banners into handbags..."will also have an LED light attached inside for those times when you can't find anything in the dark depths of your bag." Whoa!!
Tech & Science Stuff
- Grinning Peapod Car Prepares To Be Picked By Customers - (EcoGeek) "...the Peapod 'car' awaits customer orders, starting April 22."
- Entire State of Texas Could be Powered by Solar - (CleanTechnica)
- 10 Eco-Galactic Spacecraft Working to Save the Planet - (WebEcoist) "These ten spacecraft have been (or, in one case, would have been) instrumental to our current understanding of the Earth’s environment."
Work & Business Stuff
- A bunch of dirt, a bunch of people, and Van Jones on a roof (Video) - (Green For All) "Van Jones recently answered the question "how do you create jobs, redevelop urban communities, and save the environment at the same time?", by visiting with DC Greenworks..."
School, College & Student Stuff
- 15 Cool High School, College and University Building Designs - (WebUrbanist) These aren't all "green", but they are definitely cool...especially for a school builing.
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Climate Change and the Colorado River: Water Shortages Expected by 2050 - (Blue Living Ideas) "Millions of acres of farmland and tens of millions of people depend on water from the Colorado River system, and if human-caused climate change continues to increase drought severity, shortages would be a huge blow to the western United States."
- America's Top 10 Worst Man Made Environmental Disasters - (EarthFirst) Repeat..."man made"!
- Arctic Melting - (Al's Journal) "Data from this winter in the Arctic is now available and what it reveals is frightening..."
- Volcanoes Vs. Lightning [Pics] - (Environmental Graffiti) These are some crazy pics...imagine seeing this in real life!
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Scene and Heard: Celeb Earth Day Tips - (Celebs Gone Good) "CGG caught up with bunch of our favorite celebrities who were on the scene in NYC and asked them what they were doing today to celebrate the earth and what young people on a budget can do!"
- 11 eco-fabulous celebs - (Celebs Gone Good) "It’s one thing to talk about it, but these 11 celebs are actually walking the walk..."
- Justin Timberlake To Scale Mt Kilimanjaro To Raise Awareness Of Water Crisis - (Ecorazzi)
- Family Guy Creator Does Two Green PSAs For FOX Television - (Ecorazzi) Haha...these are funny!
- Finally Funny Green Media - (GreenMuze) "...a hilarious alternative to the mainstream green media - Greener-Schnitzels – an environmental monthly webisode series that blends sketch comedy and documentary filmmaking to talk about global warming." Yeah...we'll be posting videos from this!
- The Daily Show's Lewis Black on Earth Day and Kids - (Grist) "Lewis Black deconstructed Earth Day children’s programming on last night’s The Daily Show, including a great jab at actor / MTV Cribs balla’ Wilmer Valderrama."
- Earth Protect - "Earth Protect is a place to link videos, participate in the blogs and forums and in general share ideas about how to protect the earth." It's sort of like an eco YouTube...plus there's a business directory to find and buy environmentally-friendly products and services and learn about like-minded non-profit partners.
- Green Groove - An online service allows consumers to create personalized "withdrawal" plans to help them organically adapt to more sustainable ways and embrace eco-conscious choices - helps you get started, and helps you keep track.
- The Stilt Fishermen of Kathaluwa - (Environmental Graffiti) "Stilt fishing is a tradition that only about 500 fishing families in the southwestern-most Sri Lankan district of Galle practice..."
- Afghanistan Establishes First National Park - (EcoWorldly) "The area of Band-e-Amir is near the Bamyan Valley, where 1,500-year-old giant Buddha statues once stood before being destroyed by the Taliban."
Political, Social & Economy Stuff
- The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act - (Obama Pics Daily) Love these pics of the Pres, the 1st Lady and Former Pres Clinton digging in the dirt with students.
- White House Gives Offshore Wind Big Push - (TakePart Social Action Network) "The White House gave the development of offshore wind & wave power facilities a huge Earth Day push today with the release of much anticipated regulations." (video in post)
Other Random Cool Stuff
- Send an Earth Day E-Card...for free! - (Celebrate Green) Share a little green with friends and loved ones, and send an Earth Day e-card. Celebrate Green has several styles to choose from and they're all FREE!
- 20 Memorable Earth Day Poster from 1970-2009 - (Red, Green and Blue)
- Happy Earth Day, Plus Coupons & Freebies - (Green Your Decor) Here's a roundup of Earth Day sales and coupons for fashions and around the house.
- The secret history of Earth Day - (Grist)
- Virgin America Becomes First U.S. Airline to Report Greenhouse Emissions - (Live Earth)
- Greenwash Of The Week: Earth Day & Coca-Cola - (The Good Human)
- Earth Day Comics 2009 - (TheDailyGreen) A roundup of comic strips from King Features Syndicate.