Green Living Examiner en-us Mon, 19 Oct 2009 01:06:47 -0600 Wed, 14 Oct 2009 23:35:36 -0600 BlogCFC Dirty ads combat dirty coal     See the Sierra Club dirty ad to fight dirty coal below The Sierra Club and  the Sierra Student Coalition launched the second in a series of online video ads today. The video is part of its nationwide campaign to... Environmental News Wed, 14 Oct 2009 23:35:36 -0600 If the Arctic continues to thaw, the whole world will change This figure shows the mean extent of permafrost in the Arctic, estimated for (a) the years 1990-2000 and (b) the years 2090-2100. In (c), the estimation of loss of permafrost by 2100 is overlaid on estimates for the year 2000. (A. David McGuire,... Environmental News Wed, 14 Oct 2009 22:52:03 -0600 US Geologic Survey warns giant snakes could decimate South Florida (slideshow) Burmese python, a Giant Constrictor Snake (Python molurus). Photo courtesy of Roy Wood, National Park Service. A report released today by the US Geologic Survey evaluates the giant non-native snake species occurring in the US and the h... Environmental News Slide shows Invasive species Wed, 14 Oct 2009 22:16:07 -0600 Wendell Berry warns of the ethics of mountaintop removal coal mining as Appalachian hearings begin As Wendell Berry spoke to thousands in Madison Wisconsin’s Overture Hall at a festival of the book reading on Sunday October 11, he reminded each individual of their responsibility to their community. A community exists within a place—lan... Advocate for the earth Environmental News Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:33:33 -0600 Public invited to comment on coal mining waste discharge The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold six public hearings on Oct. 13 and 15 to receive public comments on the two proposals related to the use of Nationwide Permit (NWP) 21 in the nation’s Appalachian region. NWP 21 authorizes discharg... Environmental News Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:31:01 -0600 Maldives calls attention to global warming with an underwater cabinet meeting In this handout photograph released by the Maldivian president's office on Sept. 29, 2009, Maldivian cabinet members dive in training for an underwater cabinet meeting in Male, Maldives, Sept. 26, 2009. President Mohamed Nasheed will chair the meetin... Environmental News Quirky articles Thu, 08 Oct 2009 03:33:04 -0600 Salazar proposes wild horse preserves In this image released by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management, wild horses are seen after a Bureau of Land Management roundup at the Caliante Complex gather near Panaca, Nev., on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. Thousands of mustangs that... Environmental News Wild things Thu, 08 Oct 2009 00:25:52 -0600 Green Spotlight on the Wonderpus octopus  With a great name like wonderpus (Wunderpus photogenicu), this is a cephalopod worth knowing about. First described in this century, it is a spectacular long-armed species that inhabits soft sediment habitats in shallow waters in Indo-Mala... Wild things Green spotlight Wed, 07 Oct 2009 17:11:07 -0600 New report calls for Cap and Trade and other measures to save tropical forests Rainstorm over tropical forest by Amy Lou JenkinsA bipartisan, multi-sector Commission on Climate and Tropical Forests released its report today calling on the United States to lead a global effort to halve emissions from tropical forest destruction ... Environmental News Wed, 07 Oct 2009 03:09:38 -0600 A Washington DC award-winning green dining choice: Founding Farmers located at 1924 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, at the corner of 20th & Penn in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. Reservations Part of Green living 101: Where can I find a great local green restaurant?   A few blocks from the White Ho... Local Food Wed, 07 Oct 2009 01:59:46 -0600 Minnesota and Wisconsin cooperate to restore native species to grasslands West of Green Bay Wisconin, more than 100 prairie  chickens are helping to restore the ecosystem of the grasslands of Buena VIsta marsh as two rival states, when it comes to football, cooperate on conservation issues. Pi... Environmental News Wild things Wed, 07 Oct 2009 00:53:58 -0600 Sierra Club activists call for protection of National Parks Over 100,000 Champions Stand up for National ParksSierra Club Activists Call for Protection of Parks from Global Warming More than 100,000 environmental activists from around the country joined the Sierra Club in standing up as ch... Environmental News Tue, 06 Oct 2009 17:06:25 -0600 Revisit Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath  The Grapes of Wrath: Centennial Edition, John Steinbeck, Penguin books, 455 pages Written in the middle of Dust Bowl and Depression of the 1930’s, it might be easy to imagine a text that is no longer relevant. Consider that this... Book reviews Mon, 05 Oct 2009 11:46:19 -0600 Coal ash ponds present hazards to communities in six states  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently posted data on 26 additional high or significant hazard coal ash ponds, located in 6 states (Alabama, North Carolina, Illinois, Georgia, Indiana and Kansas). This data add to the final contracto... Environmental News Sun, 04 Oct 2009 20:31:44 -0600 Food Inc., the movie, available on DVD in November  Food, Inc., (the movie), Magnolia Pictures, 93 minutes. Available on DVD November, 2009.   In Food, Inc., producer-director Robert Kenner and investigative authors Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) and Michael Pollan (The Omnivore&rsq... Book reviews Local Food Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:13:32 -0600 Sydney open water swimmers race while hammerhead sharks swim in their midst (video) Free hammerhead shark fact sheet Shark Attack Survival Guide Australia's Shark BayNational Geographic SocietyDespite reports of  three hammerhead shark attacks on Sydney beaches in the last few weeks, 700 swimmers took to the waters to part... Wild things Wed, 30 Sep 2009 02:12:00 -0600 Children's contest--win Halloween prizes ChicoBagTM and Green Halloween's® 2nd ANNUAL TRICK-OR-TREAT BAG DESIGN CONTESTGhouly Girls and Bootiful Boys get a chance to create a new eco-friendly product and win a bag of green goodies! ChicoBag, a U.S.-based reusable bag company, ... Raising children who love the earth Eco-contests Tue, 29 Sep 2009 16:28:10 -0600 Info 101: Make your own Green Halloween Costume Green Halloween costumes do double duty in that they are fun to wear and fun to make. If you have children, you should have a dress-up box. We throw in old clothes that might be good for dress up. Here’s a confession, our kids ar... Advocate for the earth Raising children who love the earth Tue, 29 Sep 2009 15:01:20 -0600 Green Halloween initiative Green Halloween is a community initiative created by Corey Colwell; it is focused on creating child and Earth- friendly holiday traditions, beginning with Halloween.Green Halloween Primer:Green Halloween was established in the summer of 2007Gree... Advocate for the earth Raising children who love the earth Tue, 29 Sep 2009 14:54:59 -0600 Enjoy Crater Lake National Park in person or by webcam Crater Lake National Park is rich in otherworldy beauty. Located in Southern Oregon on the crest of the Cascade Mountain range, 100 miles (160 km) east of the Pacific Ocean. It lies inside a caldera, or volcanic basin, created when the 12,0... WIldlife webcams National Parks Mon, 28 Sep 2009 22:08:25 -0600