The First Lady's White House Jazz Studio
Family, Kids & Health Stuff
- Green Father's Day: eco-ideas your dad will love and the Earth will appreciate - (Celebrate Green)
- Bath Toys - (Ideal Bite) Some eco bath toys for the little ones that are PVC and BPA free.
- 30 'New' Toxic Chemicals to Avoid - (TheDailyGreen) "California has identified 30 chemicals that may cause cancer, reproductive problems and other serious health concerns."
- 2009 BPA-Free Sippy Cup Showdown: Baby and Toddler Division Roundup - (ZRecommends)
- Organic Milk: "O" For Obsolete? - (Chelsea Green) "The economic crisis is hitting all farmers where it hurts, and especially small organic farmers..."
- El Pollo Loco Calls Out KFC for Beef Powder in Their 'Grilled' Chicke [video] - (Eat Me Daily) Infighting among fast food chains. Here's novel idea...why don't one of them start using free-range organic chickens???
- Meat Makes Groggy Sperm - (Eco Child's Play) Hmmm...something to think about...
- Researchers Unveil Flexible Solar Cell Roof Shingles - (Inhabitat) Could this someday replace solar panels??
Beauty & Fashion Stuff
- Keds, Barneys and Loomstate Partner to Green Classic Kicks - (EcoSalon) "Keds, which launched its first sneaker in 1916, has joined forces with Barneys New York and Loomstate to create a new green sneaker which will also come in recycled/repurposed shoeboxes."
Tech & Science Stuff
- Recycling in San Francisco Made Easy With The iPhone - (CleanTechnica) "San Francisco created the “EcoFinder” iPhone App to help residents recycle and dispose of materials. The open data philosophy behind the app is Government 2.0 at work."
- Huge Electric Semi Would Transform Trucking - (Gas 2.0) Can you imagine?
- Get Paid for Your Old Cell Phones and Electronics - (TheDailyGreen) "YouRenew makes electronics recycling easy, and profitable." Plus, "YouRenew does not ship any e-waste overseas; all recycling is said to take place in the U.S."
Work & Business Stuff
- Telecommuting Green Jobs - June 15, 2009 - (Green Gigs)
- 252,000 green jobs created by investment in public transit - (Examiner.com)
School, College & Student Stuff
- Green College Spotlight: University of New Hampshire - (EarthFirst) "The University of New Hampshire is home to the oldest endowed sustainability program in higher education in the United States."
- Does your school clean green? - (Mother Nature Network) "How to encourage your school to switch to green cleaners."
Nature & Environment Stuff
- Climate Refugees: Mapping the Effects of Climate Change on Human Migration and Displacement - (Global Warming Is Real) "It isn't possible yet to assess the exact number of people that will be displaced by climate change, but...by mid-century the scale of the migration will be greater than anything seen before in human history. With consequences for security and political stability reaching across the globe."
- 2009 Global Climate Change Impact Report Released - (Twilight Earth)
Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff
- Easy Green Travel Booking - (AboutMyPlanet.com) Tips on a few site that can help you plan your next green vacation.
- Paul McCartney Calls for Meat-Free Mondays - (Live Earth) 'Cuz a little meat moderation could really help the planet!
- The GoodGuide: Green Product Information at Your Fingertips - (Living Green Below Your Means)
- World's First Hybrid Solar Power Plant Opens In Israel - (Inhabitat)
Political, Social & Economy Stuff
- Obama Calls for Ocean Task Force - (Oceana)
- Tell Obama To Protect the Gulf Coast - (Oceana: Take Action) Sign petition to tell "President Obama to oppose any legislation that calls for more drilling off of Florida’s coasts."
- 'Green Hell': Steve Milloy's corporate paranoid fantasy - (Mother Nature Network) "Watch junkmeister Steve Milloy talk about his book, Green Hell: How Environmentalists Plan to Ruin Your Life and What You Can Do to Stop Them." OMG...is this guy freakin' kidding us?!!!
- High hopes for hemp - (Mother Nature Network) "North Dakota farmers take on the nation's top drug authority to legalize hemp production."
- 10 Environmental Issues Republicans Should Champion - (TheDailyGreen) "With the Republican Part at a crossroads, The Green Conservative – that's Jim DiPeso, policy director for Republicans for Environmental Protection – schools his party in the issues it should be championing to stay relevant."
- The First Lady's White House Jazz Studio - (Obama Pics Daily) This is so awesome! (video in post)
Other Random Cool Stuff
- A Surfboard Made from Renewable Materials - (EcoSalon) Most surfers tend to be environmentalists (hello...the ocean!), so shouldn't the boards be eco-friendly?
- Green Tweets: 75+ Environmentalists to Follow on Twitter - (Mashable)
- Burning Man strives to 'burn clean' - (Mother Nature Network) "The 'Burn Clean' blog and a new e-commerce site will help Burners to go green." For our Burning Man devotee friends.
- The Top 100 Corporate Polluters in The United States - (The Good Human) "The Top 100 list also has plant and pollution locations, so you can see how close you live to any of these worst offenders."
- International Surfing Day: Save the Waves - (Sierra Club: The Green Life) "...created five years ago by the Surfrider Foundation and Surfing Magazine to celebrate the sport and protect the ecosystem that makes it possible. On June 20, scheduled cleanups will take place on nearly a hundred beaches in United States and worldwide."