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Taking Education Underwater With A Virtual Field Trip To The Great Barrier Reef

Polynesian Voyaging Society | Posted 06.22.2015 | Hawaii
Polynesian Voyaging Society

For those navigating Hawaiʻi's sailing canoe Hōkūleʻa around the world, pairing indigenous voyaging with cutting-edge technology is a dream come true.

4 Epic Days of MaiTai Action: The Good, the Biz and the Play!

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

At the MaiTai Maui opening ceremony the mayor of Maui, Alan Arakawa revealed, "I have the easiest job in the world," with a smile, "look around you - it's the most beautiful place on earth." And with that I was inspired to explore his beautiful island.

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly ...

Private Banks Ditching Destructive Coal Investments, International Financial Institutions Need To Follow Suit

Nicole Ghio | Posted 06.13.2015 | Green
Nicole Ghio

Instead of trying to salvage the outdated, dangerous and economically risky coal sector, we should invest in the booming clean energy sector, where every dollar creates more jobs than that same dollar would in the fossil fuel sector.

U.S. And Australia Tell Ex-Im Bank: Don't Use U.S. Tax Dollars To Destroy The Great Barrier Reef

Nicole Ghio | Posted 04.13.2015 | Green
Nicole Ghio

Citibank, Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC, Barclays, Goldman Sachs, and JPMorgan Chase have all said they will not back the project, in part because it could jeopardize the Reef's World Heritage status, and in part because reports show the project is not financially viable.

'Green News Report' - February 5, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Utility vs. Solar battle gets uglier; Galapagos declares emergency over grounded ship... PLUS: Wind pattern behind California's drought also struck at ocean food chain... and much, MUCH more!

Big Coal Destroys the Great Barrier Reef and Caley Wetlands

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 04.01.2015 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Instead of protecting it, the Queensland and Australian federal government have traded the crown jewel of the Seven Wonders of the World for exporting more heat-trapping gas and coal and more poisonous mercury vapor.

Australia To Scrap Plan For Dumping Near Great Barrier Reef

Reuters | Posted 11.02.2014 | Green

SYDNEY, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Australia will abandon plans to dump 3 million cubic meters of dredged sand into the Great Barrier Reef area in its effor...

A Global Ecocide Rampage (WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 10.26.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

About 1.1 billion people, or 15 percent of the human race, depends upon killing our living planet for their daily livelihood.

10 Trek-Worthy Beaches Around The World

Cheapflights | Posted 10.25.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

No lazy beach days here! From crawling under boulders to swimming through caves and day-long hikes to horseback rides, the lengths travelers have to g...

Wherever Coal Ships Go, Trouble Follows

Bob Burton | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Bob Burton

While the problems that flow from the mining and burning of coal are increasingly well known, the history of coal shipping accidents is less well documented.

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Ben & Jerry's Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 10.14.2014 | Huffpost Code
Saeed Jabbar

I sat down with Jim Keyt, Senior Manager of Global Technology Strategy over at Ben and Jerry's to find out just how technology fuels the processes behind your favorite flavors.

Bad News For The Great Barrier Reef

Reuters | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green

MELBOURNE, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Australia's Great Barrier Reef remains under threat despite efforts to rein in major sources of damage to the World He...

9 Breathtaking Destinations You Must See While Visiting Australia

JustLuxe | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

One of the pleasures of travel is the feeling of discovery. In a time when there is a proliferation of information and everyone is connected all the...

Aussie Households Go Solar: Game-Changer

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.21.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Australia's household solar revolution has caught the government-owned electricity sector by surprise. More than one million Australians have already installed solar panels on their rooftops. It has caused demand for electricity from the grid to plummet.

The Great Barrier Reef Won't Look Like This For Long

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green

The Great Barrier Reef's days may be numbered. Researchers appeared before an Australian Senate committee this week to review how federal and local...

From the Great Barrier Reef to Ningaloo Reef, Diving Australia's Coasts

Jenny Block | Posted 08.24.2014 | Travel
Jenny Block

Australia is a massive country with so much to see. It was impossible to do it all in one fell swoop. But diving and snorkeling both coasts and checking out a couple of lesser-known, nearby cities was an amazing way to get a glimpse of this incredibly versatile country.

10 Places That Are In Danger Of Disappearing Forever

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel

After more than 400,000 people marched in NYC's People's Climate March last weekend, we're paying extra attention to how climate change can affect som...

Here's the Obvious Response to Climate Change Everyone Is Ignoring

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 07.13.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

I strongly suggest that it would be far more prudent to spend $2 trillion annually on future-proofing every town and city on planet Earth rather than subsidizing the demise of the human race and most other life-forms, too. Wouldn't you agree?

Fossil Fuels Driving Global Weather

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Chinese citizens are choking to death from coal pollution. Our coral reefs are rapidly dying from acidification due to burning coal. Our forests around the globe are dying from the unintended consequences.

Coral Reefs: Going, Going... Gone

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Clearly, it's time we took the latest UN Climate warning seriously. Coral reefs are the most valuable marine ecosystems on Earth and climate disruption is killing them, quickly.

7 Reasons to Include Galapagos Islands on Your Bucket List

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Traveling to Galapagos Islands has been on my bucket list for a very long time, and I was finally able to cross it off last month. The Islands are undoubtedly the most unique place I have ever been to, and here's why it needs to be on your bucket list, too.

I'M ON A BOAT

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.09.2014 | Travel

We know you can sleep underwater, but what about on the water? Yes, we are aware you can sleep on a cruise ship (or sailboat, or privately charter...

Feeding My Voracious Passport With A Jellyfish-Munching Turtle

Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Joanna Zelman

My passport is like the blood-sucking, voracious plant from Little Shop Of Horrors -- the more I feed it, the hungrier it gets.

'Green News Report' - February 6, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.08.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: No end in sight for coal ash waste spill in NC; Sniper attack exposes s...