Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- My Brief Life as a Woman - (NYTimes.com: Health) Not really a "green" post, but wanted to share this...we can appreciate any man who truly walks a mile in a woman's shoe.
- Healthy Child Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home - (Eco-Chick) Book - "...not alarmist or negative, but full of tips, guides (many that can be photocopied and put into one’s wallet,) and resources for all things eco-savvy...Healthy Child offers an excellent how-to manual for creating a healthy, toxin-free home."
- A Little Something To Sweeten Up the Grill - (EcoFriendlyDaily.com) Grilled fruit with caramelized orange sauce...mmmmm!
- Can $40 Million Help Build a More Sustainable Cocoa Industry? - (OrganicAuthority.com) Thanks Bill and Melinda Gates!
- Luxe Doggie Living: Eco-Friendly, Recycled Doghouses - (Green Your Decor) Chic looking and "made from 100% post consumer recycled materials."
- Crazy new invention to the laundry rescue! - (living gwg) The GreenWashBall...anyone try this? Does this really work?
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Victoria's Secret is Out! - (ecofabulous) "...introduction of organic cotton into the company’s lingerie line!...organic pieces are made from fairly traded organic cotton..."
- GUCCI Goes for the Green - (EcoSalon) "...the luxury brand Gucci has made a first step forward on the eco catwalk."
- SUMMER SALE: Veja Eco-Sneakers 50% Off! - (Inhabitat) These are definitely some cute sneaks!
- How to use reusable bags without looking like a bag lady - (Jolly Green Girl) Haha...love this bag (and Angry Little Girls)!
Tech & Science Stuff
- Charge Your Gadgets while You Walk or Ride - (EcoGeek) New charger that "immediately converts kinetic energy to electricity and feeds it to your gadgets instead of storing the energy and then charging... You can even use it while standing on the subway or bus."
- New Electric Car Coming ot California in 2010: the CODA Sedan - (Gas 2.0) "...The fully electric sedan will have a range of 90-100 miles on a fully-charged battery."
- Five hours of sun power for your electronics - (Mother Nature Network)...from an Ermenegildo Zegna jacket!
Work & Business Stuff
- Virtual Green job Listings - June 2, 2009 - (Green Gigs)
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Cigarette Butts Kill Fish According to New Study - (Blue Living Ideas) "...In fact, researchers would like to have the butts classified as hazardous waste."
- Enter the Dragonfly [PICS] - (Environmental Graffiti) Who knew these little critters were so cute, but deadly?! Awesome pics.
- If Different Species Can Get Along... - (Environmental Graffiti) Okay...more cute animal pics.
- 5 Global Warming Facts: Learn About the Causes and Effects - (Sustainablog) "Global warming will transform your life at basic levels that we’re just beginning to understand."
- Satellite pop trail leads way to penguins - (Mother Nature Network) Haha...thought this was funny - "Scientists discover 10 new penguin colonies by tracking their red guano across the ice."
- Greenpeace Video Points at Shoemakers' Role in Amazon Deforestation - (Sierra Club: The Green Life)
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Ashton Kutcher Tweets for Treats! - (Celebs Gone Good) "Ashton Kutcher is at it again, twittering away for his many (over a million!) followers...this time the Twitter king is starting a campaign to help fight hunger."
- New Home Eco-Doc May Rival Earth's Visuals - (Ecorazzi) "...Home actually takes a hard look at human impact on the planet — all the while doing it with visuals that are stunning....Check out the gorgeous trailer..."
- Cameron Diaz Makes A Low-Budget Environmental Documentary - (Ecorazzi) See video in post.
- Global WArming: How Does Your City Rate? - (Chelsea Green) "...the tools Center for Neighborhood Technology provides for checking out your area’s CO2 emissions relative to population..."
- The Hillscapes of the Cinque Terre - (Environmental Graffiti) After looking at this photos, we can't help but dream of taking a trip there.
- Climate Change Threatens Mideast Stability - (TakePart Social Action Network) "According to a new study, rising temperatures and shrinking water supplies are already fueling conflict between countries in the area... In some cases access to water has already been a point of contention, such as between Syria and Israel, and Israel and Palestinian territories."
Political, Social & Economy Stuff
- United States Implements Forest Road Ban - (AboutMyPlanet) "The Obama administration recently announced a moratorium on road-building in national forests. The administration is reinstating a Clinton administration-era ban which is against new construction and development of roads."
- Obama Goes to Five Guys [video] - (Eat Me Daily) Oh...just fun to watch.
- A Phoenix Rising From GM's Ashes - (Green For All)
- Everything you always wanted to know about the Waxman-Markey energy/climate bill - in bullet points - (Grist)
- The President's Speech in Cairo: A New Beginning - (The White House: Blog Post) Pretty huge speech...most of us were probably asleep when it happened. (video in post)
- Connecticut passes groundbreaking BPA ban - (Safer States) "Connecticut is the first state in the nation to ban the toxic chemical bisphenol A from infant formula and baby food cans and jars, as well as the full range of reusable food and beverage containers."
Other Random Cool Stuff
- Suffering Escalted by Oil Companies - (Culture Change) Something for all us gas car drivers to think about...
- Chemical Industry Seeks Pregnant Woman for Greenwashed Bisphenol-A Ads - (EarthFirst) "The industry held a secret meeting to discuss ways they can improve BPA’s public image, and reporters at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel got their hands on a leaked internal memo."
- Recycle copy paper into toilet paper - (Mother Nature Network) "A new office machine will take used copy paper and turn it into usable toilet paper, while you wait."
- World Environment Day 2009 - What Is It and What You Can Do - (Twilight Earth) "...established by the UN General Assembly and is commemorated every year June 5th, and is part of the United Nations Environmental Program."