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Entries by Gazelle Emami from 01/2010

Wildlife Smuggling: Why Does Wildlife Crime Reporting Suck? (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.04.2010 | Green

Special From National Geographic, By Bryan Christy Did you read the story about the illegal trade in gorilla testicles? Have you seen the one about p...

Increased CO2 In Atmosphere Could Make Oceans Louder, Study Says

Posted 01.04.2010 | Green

Here is another consequence of rising carbon dioxide emissions: the oceans are getting louder....

Dolphins Should Be Treated As 'Non-Human Persons,' Scientists Say

Posted 01.04.2010 | Green

Dolphins have been declared the world's second most intelligent creatures after humans, with scientists suggesting they are so bright that they should...

Does 'Avatar' Have A Radical Environmental Message?

Posted 01.04.2010 | Green

James Cameron's Avatar is without a doubt the most epic piece of environmental advocacy ever captured on celluloid, and it only very thinly veils its ...

Decoding The Secret Language Of Elephants (VIDEO)

Posted 01.05.2010 | Green

Field biologist Andrea Turkalo is the world's leading expert on forest elephants, and she's taking her observations to another level. Turkalo and a te...

Vermont's Pictureqsue Dairy Farms Have A High Human Cost

Posted 01.05.2010 | Green

Vermont likes to promote itself as a verdant, wholesome state with picturesque black and white Holsteins grazing on hillside pastures. But the postcar...

New Year, New Bag Fee In D.C.

Posted 01.05.2010 | Green

January 1st ushered in a new era in Washington D.C. It wasn't only the start of a new decade, it was also the day that the district's bag tax went in...

Michelle Obama On 'Iron Chef America' (VIDEO): Use 'Anything From The White House Garden'

Posted 01.05.2010 | Green

The highly anticipated Iron Chef America "Super Chef Battle" finally took to the White House on Sunday night. Michelle Obama's hyped appearance, howev...

Angel The Dog Saves 11 Year-Old From Cougar Attack (UPDATE) (VIDEO)

Posted 01.05.2010 | Green

It's a story straight out of Old Yeller. 11-year-old Austin Forman was stepping out to collect firewood outside his family's home in Boston Bar, Briti...

Britain Embraces Faux Gras, An Alternative To Unethical Delicacy

Posted 01.05.2010 | Green

LONDON--From foie gras produced without making birds suffer to "sustainable" fish, British retailers and restaurants are fast embracing politically co...

The Garden Girl (VIDEO): What Do You Get With Kitchen Scraps And A Worm Bin?

Posted 01.06.2010 | Green

Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, and her daughter Al, the Garden Kid, are probably the only people who could still be endearing as they weed through wor...

Fake Meat Photos: The Delicious And The Disgusting

Posted 01.06.2010 | Green

Fake meat could be in its own culinary class, with a variety of flavors and textures that can both delight and disgust. Some taste eerily like meat, w...

Weatherize Your Home: Easy Steps To Keeping Warm

Posted 01.06.2010 | Green

Whether you live in an old home that has stood the test of time, or a newer, more energy-efficient one, bring in extra warmth without breaking the ban...

Cape Wind Project Faces Obstacle From Massachusetts Indian Tribes

Posted 01.06.2010 | Green

A decision made yesterday by the National Park Service may create a new hurdle for developers of a long-disputed proposal to build the nation's first ...

Sake Bottles Made From Edible, Sun-Dried Squid Skin

Posted 01.06.2010 | Green

Authorities in Takahama recently established the "Committee to Reinstate the Sake Bottle Squid", so the edible table wear is finally making its comeba...

Yun Zi, New Panda Cub At San Diego Zoo, Prepares For His Big Reveal (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.06.2010 | Green

Five-month-old panda cub Yun Zi is the newest addition to the panda family at the San Diego Zoo. He played around in one of the panda exhibit areas to...

Plants You Can't Kill (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.06.2010 | Green

Are you a plant killer? There are plenty of plants out there for people just like you, plants that will still thrive even if you abuse and neglect the...

Patti Moreno Gardens With The Native American Three-Sisters Method (VIDEO)

Posted 01.07.2010 | Green

Garden Girl Patti Moreno takes on an old, Native American way of gardening known as the three-sisters method, a combination that will leave you with a...

Bacteria Linked To Feces Found In Nearly Half Of Fast Food Soda Fountains

Posted 01.07.2010 | Green

Didn't think the fast food industry could get any grosser? Well it can. This time, it's not the food, but the soda fountains to be worried about. A...

Sumatran Tiger Cubs, Critically Endangered Species, Caught On Tape In The Wild (VIDEO)

Posted 01.07.2010 | Green

The World Wide Fund for Nature caught a rare glimpse of Sumatran tiger cubs roaming in the wild. Sumatran tigers are critically endangered, and WWF ho...

The Fascinating World Of Mushrooms (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.08.2010 | Green

There are estimated to be more than 140,000 species of mushrooms in existence, but only about 10 percent of those have been identified. Of that percen...

How Much Do Americans Spend On Food? (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2010 | Green

Good magazine, in partnership with Whole Foods, chronicled how much of their income Americans spend on food today as compared to the past. And guess w...

How To Grow Grapes In The City (VIDEO)

Posted 01.08.2010 | Green

Garden Girl Patti Moreno shows you how easy it is to grow grapes, even in the thick of winter. WATCH: Get HuffPost Green On Facebook and Twitte...

Polar Bears Forced To Relocate To Land And Water

Posted 01.08.2010 | Green

As Arctic sea ice melts, polar bears are changing their habitat, shifting from their preferred ice hunting grounds to land and open water, according t...

Geoengineering: 5 Radical Proposals To Solving Global Warming With Technology

Posted 01.08.2010 | Green

While politicians and world leaders try to hammer out agreements on reducing carbon dioxide emissions, some are looking to other solutions in the form...