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Crystal Ball 2015: Top 4 Hot Investments, with 4 Investor Alerts.

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.26.2015 | Money
Natalie Pace

Here are my predictions for 2015, to make your year rich in returns and light on costly mistakes.

Rubio New Subcommittee Chair

Dr. Ellen Prager | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Dr. Ellen Prager

Dear Senator Marco Rubio, So, you are thinking of running for President? You recently became chair of the Senate Subcommittee that oversees our national interests, mission, and investments in the ocean, atmosphere, fisheries, and the Coast Guard.

People and Other Animals: Who's Your Daddy?

Ken White | Posted 01.21.2015 | San Francisco
Ken White

The Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA recently started testing the DNA of many of our small, brown-ish dogs who appear to be at least part Chihuahua. Why, you might ask? Not a bad question.

Horyou TV: Can Social Good Videos Go Viral?

Ron Mwangaguhunga | Posted 01.21.2015 | Good News
Ron Mwangaguhunga

High above the west fifties in Manhattan overlooking Fifth avenue the people at Horyou -- pronounced OR-YOW -- are attempting to make social good videos viral. When one thinks of viral videos, social good does not immediately come to mind.

A Wild Answer to Climate Change

Vance G. Martin | Posted 01.14.2015 | Green
Vance G. Martin

It's the start of a new year and we need new ways to get the message out there. Climate change is a threat, wilderness is necessary as a solution, and we're all better off with more of wild nature intact.

8 Ways to Nurture Your Children's Connection to Nature

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.12.2015 | Green
Dr. Jim Taylor

Children love the Earth. Kids care in the purest and sweetest way for birds, flowers, plants, and animals. To see children marvel at a bee buzzing around them is just one way that children express their connection, love, and awe for Mother Nature.

To Fight Disease, Protect the Ocean

Dr. Ellen Prager | Posted 01.12.2015 | Science
Dr. Ellen Prager

Along with the world's rainforests, the ocean harbors a plethora of potentially effective drugs to combat human ailments and greatly improve human health. Many of these pharmaceuticals remain undiscovered or are in the preliminary phase of testing.

From Urbanizing to Urban, According to My Facebook Cover Page

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 01.06.2015 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

During a year filled with four trips abroad and two months away, many of my 2014 Facebook cover photos helped fill my yearly urban and exurban diaries.

SOON: National Diet Guidelines Good For You AND The Environment

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Depa...

2015 Climate Change Forecast

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

I'm pretty sure that Inhofe must be reading different news feeds than I am, otherwise, how could he fail to be as concerned as I am? Below are some of my top anxieties, not necessarily in order of my angst:

Taking the Green Approach: Four Ways to Reuse Your Old Mattress

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 12.18.2014 | Green
Firas Kittaneh

Mattresses are known to be highly recyclable, but unfortunately many simply throw away their used mattress once they've bought a new one. A mattress takes up precious landfill space and aren't easily compacted like typical trash.

Local Activism Pays Off

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.18.2014 | New York
Marcia G. Yerman

The exciting news just announced that Governor Cuomo will ban fracking in New York State is proof positive that galvanizing the public about the health dangers inherent in the fracking process can move the needle and influence public leaders.

Why We Support Ending Carriage Horse Rides on NYC Streets

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 12.18.2014 | New York
Matthew Bershadker

Naturally, retiring this industry will have financial repercussions, but the mayor's bill reflects a strong intent to offset those consequences with workforce training programs and resources available not only to drivers, but to owners, license holders, and horse stable employees.

Growing Up Green: Get on NatureTrack and Veggie Rescue for a great cause

LuxEco Living | Posted 12.12.2014 | Green
LuxEco Living

It was truly a gift of nature! Standing in the beautiful vines overlooking Santa Ynez Valley at Sunset.

94 Meaningful Gift Ideas To Make The World A Merrier Place

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

Updated on Dec. 10, 2014; 12:00 p.m. EST Gift-giving can be tough when you're shopping for conscious consumers. There's your eco-friendly uncle, y...

Battleground Main Street: The Trust War

Mark Coleman | Posted 12.05.2014 | Impact
Mark Coleman

The issue has become too big for us to ignore. American's have become less trusting of big business, big government, and big media. But what is most alarming is an intensifying loss of faith in each other.

Inhabitable Space Frames Create Affordable Cloud Center Communites

LuxEco Living | Posted 12.05.2014 | Green
LuxEco Living

Mickey Jacob President of FAIA believes that "a radical transformation in the way we design cities is needed. Today, residents, many city dwellers are being pushed out of gentrifying neighborhoods and into the suburbs

The Fake Stuff Makes Us Want the Real Stuff

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 12.03.2014 | Style
Evey Rosenbloom

I wonder if the wearing and promotion of the "faux," normalized the style, causing the explosive resurgence of real fur back to the center of our culture. I believe that wearing anything that looks like fur advertises the trend and encourages others to dress that way.

International Cheetah Day Is December 4th

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Dr. Laurie Marker

The first step in solving any problem is recognizing it exists. From CCF, I began International Cheetah Day in cooperation with the World Conservation Union (IUCN) four years ago as a way to bring awareness to the plight of the cheetah, as Africa's most endangered big cat.

Gratitude Beauty: My Favorite Color Cosmetics for Gifting, Receiving, and Glowing Compliments (Or, Colors of Gratitude in Action)

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.02.2014 | Style
Miriam Ava

Green beauty is so much fun! It allows us to play, create, celebrate & express ourselves in so many powerful ways.

#ClimateThanks, Not a Moment Too Soon

Bessie Schwarz | Posted 01.26.2015 | Green
Bessie Schwarz

Today, as Thanksgiving approaches and we reflect on what we are grateful for, thousands are taking to Twitter to celebrate the climate movement with a simple message rarely heard in this doom and gloom issue: Thanks. The message of #ClimateThanks, which has reached millions by now, embodies a profound shift in the climate movement.

Just How Green Will Electricity Production Be In 2050?

Climate Central | Bobby Magill | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Clues to the United States’ energy future are everywhere, if you know where to look. By 205...

A Wolf at Grand Canyon: Will She Survive?

Noah Greenwald | Posted 01.24.2015 | Green
Noah Greenwald

The Grand Canyon wolf sent a shiver of excitement through wildlife advocates, especially those of us fighting to bring wolves back to the American landscape. We know that with protection and a little bit of tolerance, wolves can regain their footing in many of the places they were driven out of a century ago.

Even Thanksgiving Is Connected to Climate Change

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 01.23.2015 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

Because I spend all my time focusing on buildings and their impact on climate change, I hadn't considered that this Thanksgiving is one more area where we can all make a big contribution to climate change mitigation.

The Climate Post: IEA Unveils World Energy Outlook 2014: Looking Ahead to 2040

Tim Profeta | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Tim Profeta

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2014 report, which for the first time provides energy trend projecti...