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Build an Ark for Animals: Churches Go Green

Brenda Peterson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Religion
Brenda Peterson

Bleary-eyed, I grab my bedside binoculars. Sure enough, a huge and healthy seal is resting on the floating raft we've just anchored in Seattle's Salish Sea.

Tiny Horse Lives Large With Labrador Pal

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.03.2014 | Green

This pint-sized horse is a big celebrity. Acer the miniature horse stands 22 inches tall and is said to be Britain's smallest horse. That distincti...

'Green News Report' - October 2, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.02.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Tide turns against climate change deniers, as even Rupert Murdoch dumps...

Climate Change = Systems Change

Steven Crandell | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Steven Crandell

In the years to come, the growing clean energy sector will require massive further investment. Changes in consumption patterns will lead to significant product and service innovation.

Innovation Earth: Can the Massachusetts Food Waste Ban End Hunger?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

When I first started writing this column, I envisioned covering breakthroughs that could enable us to live sustainably on a world inhabited by 7 billi...

A Room Is a Cage, The World a Zoo in the Collages of Vikky Alexander

Annabel Osberg | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The photo-collages in Vikky Alexander's first show at Wilding Cran Gallery, titled Theatergarden Bestiarium, are spare. In each, one or more cutout images of toy animals are overlaid onto a photo of a sumptuous historical site devoid of people.

'Green News Report' - September 30, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.30.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Good news: President Obama creates the world's largest marine sanctuary...

A View To A Kill: Leopard Leaps From Tree To Attack Impala

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green

This prey didn't have a prayer. Watch above as a leopard in a tree pounces on an impala in Botswana. In a Sept. 19 blog post at Africa Geographi...

'Our Future, Our Choice' -- On the Ground at the People's Climate March

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.27.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

On September 21, I was present at a piece of history...the People's Climate March of 2014. It was a huge event, planned with precision, and broken down into six contingencies. The route covered two miles. My interviews began with people waiting for the bus, on their way to the west side of Manhattan.

'Green News Report' - September 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'GNR' Special Climate Week Coverage continues: China's first-ever pledg...

'Green News Report' - September 23, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... Listen online here, or Download MP3 (6 mins)... Link: Embed: Got comments, tips, love letters,...

Save the Dingoes, Stop the Ecocide

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The bloody "War Against Nature" is raging across the Australian continent. The largest land predator, a 55-pound free-ranging dog, called a dingo (classified as a subspecies of grey wolf) is in deep trouble.

'Green News Report' - September 18, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Leo DiCaprio takes on his most important role yet; Louisiana's Gov. Bob...

Neither Rain, Nor Flood, Nor Drought Can Stop the Climate Change Deniers

Rep. Adam Schiff | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Rep. Adam Schiff

No one can deny that California is facing one of its worst droughts in recorded history. The challenge in crafting a long-term solution to the drought is that it requires us to confront the broader problem of climate change, and for many involved in the issue, climate change is a mirage.

Australia's Shark Ecocide, Over

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.17.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Last week, Western Australia's (WA) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rejected the cruel shark cull. The EPA found a "high degree of scientific uncertainty" surrounding the impact of baited drumlines on the endangered Great White sharks of the Indian Ocean.

'Green News Report' - September 16, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.16.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Baby, it's hot outside: Hottest year on record in California, hottest ...

Corgi And Wolf Cub Are Totally Wild About Each Other

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green

Something tells us that if Lorne the wolf cub had a pack, he'd invite Cordy the Corgi to join. In the video above, the two frolic like the best of ...

Lobster Boat Blockade of Coal Plant Leads District Attorney to Climate Leadership

Lori Day | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Lori Day

As a result of one small action, history has been made. A small precedent has been set. Civil disobedience against coal-fired energy in this case was judged both symbolically and in reality for the greater good of the environment, and to the benefit of the public.

Blind Cat Goes Hiking, Is Adorable Example Of How To Live

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green

Go for a contemplative hike at Mason Lake in Washington with Honey Bee, a blind cat who communes with nature in her own way. "Honey Bee: Blind Cat ...

'Green News Report' - September 11, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Going the wrong way! Greenhouse gas emissions jump at fastest rate on r...

'Green News Report' - September 9, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Catastrophic floods in Pakistan & India; Historic flooding in Phoenix, ...

Green Is Not Enough: How to Make an Earth Friendly Brand Stand Out

Dr. Alexander Haldemann | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Dr. Alexander Haldemann

Deceptive "green washing" claims aside, this is a business trend that is unequivocally good: it's good for the environment, it's good for the consumer, and there is a growing consensus that it's good for business.

Urge Pepsi to Stop Guzzling Tar Sands

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

A fact sheet outlines the toxicity of this form of oil and the resulting ecological devastation from the extraction process. Additional concerns include the excessive use of fresh water, high risk of endangering water supplies, spills, and the data documenting a spiked rate of cancer in communities adjacent to drilling areas.

Green Bonds: Unlocking Capital for the Environment or Just Greenwashing?

Renat Heuberger | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Renat Heuberger

The world is currently on track to heat up the climate by six degrees, which would cause huge losses to the global economy. In order to avoid this, significant investments in low-carbon technologies are needed. But where should the cash come from?

'Green News Report' - September 4, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Accountability for BP in deadly Gulf Oil Spill Disaster; Accountabilit...