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'Green News Report' - October 21, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republican candidates continue to dodge the climate change question; Mo...

'Green News Report' - October 16, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rep. Paul Ryan backs away - sort of - from outright climate science den...

An Investment Perspective on Green Building Market Transformation

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 10.21.2014 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

This week the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) - the independent certification organization for LEED, WELL, PEER and other sustainability...

Progress on World Food Day: Food Security Legislation Moves Forward

Katie Lee | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Katie Lee

Thursday, October 16, is World Food Day -- an important occasion to reflect on the significant progress that has been made over the past decade toward fighting global hunger and malnutrition. The job, however, is far from done.

'Green News Report' - October 14, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.14.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Coal wins Kentucky's U.S. Senate debate!; Pentagon warns climate change...

Dumpster Diving to Save the Chesapeake Bay

Christy Everett | Posted 10.13.2014 | Green
Christy Everett

Twenty-first century buildings should use as much salvaged materials as possible in order to reduce waste and pollution and ensure that we can pass along a healthy planet to our children and grandchildren.

French Bulldog And Deer Have A Wild Encounter

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.11.2014 | Green

The buck stopped here. YouTube user Jamie-Rae Fifield posted a video showing her 3-year-old French bulldog, Ellie-Mae, chasing a deer around their ...

'Green News Report' - October 9, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Sen. Mitch McConnell dodges on climate change: "I am not a scientist";...

Earth Warriors Demand End to Ecocide

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 10.10.2014 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Fifteen percent of the human race, or 1.1 billion people, arise each morning to make their livelihood by killing nature.

'Green News Report' - October 7, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: How many scientists does it take to change a light bulb? Three, accordi...

Why Are Tortoises So Friggin' Slow?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green

You don't get to be the slow creature in an Aesop's fable for nothing. Land tortoises are slow -- many move at less than a mile an hour, and a des...

LOOK: This Crab Stood Up To A Very Large Alligator -- And Won

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.11.2014 | Green

It's a good thing this crab wasn't out to lunch -- because it was about to become a meal for a sneaky alligator. South Carolina resident Phil Lanou...

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Defend Right To Ritual Chicken Slaughter

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.03.2014 | Religion

Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in New York City flocked together this week to perform Kaporos, the ritual slaughtering of chickens for Yom Kippur. ...

Build an Ark for Animals: Churches Go Green

Brenda Peterson | Posted 10.06.2014 | 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 10.02.2014 | 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 10.01.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 10.01.2014 | 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 09.30.2014 | 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 09.29.2014 | 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 09.25.2014 | 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 09.23.2014 | 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 09.22.2014 | 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.