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Crackdown on Africa's Illegal Wildlife Trade by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A four-month investigation coordinated by Interpol led to the arrest of 57 suspected illegal wildlife traders in five African countries, reports msnbc.com. The operation, a ... Read on »
Green Your Screenplay by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Every year, American screenwriters print more than 180 million sheets of paper. Assuming that's not recycled paper, that equates to as many as 20,000 downed trees.   ... Read on »
Hey Mr. Green, How Big ARE the Oceans' Trash Patches? by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Hey Mr. Green, The world's oceans have gyres, where much of our trash ends up. Is most of this debris plastic? What's the estimated tonnage in these trash patches ... Read on »
"Cool Schools" Garners Much Media Coverage, Encourages Rivalry by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Whether it comes in the form of heated cheering at football games or comparing Princeton Review rankings, healthy rivalry can help us identify with our colleges, take pri ... Read on »
"Eco-Chic Debunked"? by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Sure, juicy cover lines like that sell magazines. But New York's June 18 story on " hacking through the biodegradable, zero- carbon, ecochic overhype" actually only rains ... Read on »
"Hey Mr. Green" Book Released by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living When is the right time to replace an old refrigerator? Is it more environmentally correct to buy your beer in bottles or cans? Is there any oil company that's really ... Read on »
"Skinny Bitch" Author Talks Tofu by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We got the chance to meet Kim Barnouin, co-author of the best-selling vegan book Skinny Bitch, who was in our neck of the woods (that is, San Francisco) last week to ... Read on »
"The Story of Coal" Video Makes the Electricity Connection by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living A new video, called "The Story of Coal," by the solar-panel-installation company SunRun is up on the company's Facebook page (you can watch the video here ). It's alr ... Read on »
"Triathlete Meets John Muir" to Trek 4,500 East Coast Miles by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living What does it take to get networks of people to protect networks of land? Ask John Davis , writer, conservationist, and co-founder of the Wildlands Network , and he'll ... Read on »
"We Children Will Do it Ourselves": A 13-Year-Old Calls for Climate Action by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Adults: It's time to stop talking and start planting. Or at least start listening. Because 13-year-old Felix Finkbeiner and thousands of other kids around the world a ... Read on »
"We Miss You," Love, Nature by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living WE MISS YOU from fireapple films on Vimeo .  "We Miss You" is a beautifully-shot short film and social campaign by three German film students that was l ... Read on »
"Woodwalk" to Bring Kenya to California by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Think backpackers are tough? At least they get cushy shoulder straps. A few months ago, we spotted the Paradigm Project’s Greg Spencer , who calls himself "Stoveman." ... Read on »
'Tis Better: Holiday Gifts that Give Twice by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Studies show that our brains’ pleasure centers light up brighter when we give than when we receive. This holiday season, get your oxytocin fix by shopping these online ... Read on »
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(School) Farm to School Cafeteria by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living America has been losing farmers for decades thanks to the tractor, fertilizer, and other hallmarks of industrial food production. But just as interest in farmers’ mar ... Read on »
(Seed) Bombs Away! by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living City buildings block the sunlight. Paved streets come in gray and grayer. In upscale neighborhoods, lawns lie exquisitely landscaped. On another side of town, empty l ... Read on »
10 DIY Gifts for Dad by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Father's Day  is just around the corner. Luckily we have a few ideas to help you celebrate your dad on June 17. Check the  Green Life  blog all week to find more in ... Read on »
10 DIY Gifts for Family by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Who needs the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping? Making gifts for your family is a whole lot more fun and personal. Not to mention all the green you'll save, mon ... Read on »
10 Last-Minute DIY Gifts by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Image by Lori Eanes We've already given you four great squash tips  and three perfect pie recipes for the holidays, but what about the gifting aspect of this ... Read on »
10 No-Meat Foods Every Active Person Needs by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Ann Trason is considered by many to be one of the top ultramarathon runners in history. With 20 world records set in courses from 50 to 100 miles in length, she has ... Read on »