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Slow Sales Of Sustainable Palm Oil Threaten Tropical Forests; WWF To Grade Palm Oil Buyers 12.5.2009 WWF News Releases
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A Year of Green Recovery in China’s Panda Country 12.5.2009 WWF News Releases
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Budget Green Summer Travel Advice 12.5.2009 Union of Concerned Scientists
Summer vacationers can save money and lower their contribution to global warming at the same time, thanks to a handy travel transportation guide from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).
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Journeys: Finding Suriname’s Past in Its Present 9.5.2009 NYT > World
The drowsy capital Paramaribo is defined by a diversity of cultures, colonial architecture and New World history.

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Hillary Newman : A Bit of a Mish-Mash: Meet Designers Behind Emerging Eco Fashion Line, Larsen Gray 9.5.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
If I have learned one thing about traveling, it's that the best vehicle to learn about a place and their culture is through their dress code. Two of my favorite eco-fashion designers have a similar approach.
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Video Conferencing Could Save Billions of Dollars and Millions of Fuel Litres 8.5.2009 TreeHugger
If one third of Australian business travellers replaced just one trip with video conferencing, the avoided cost of air travel would be $2.2 billion each year, with 960 million litres of aviation fuel also being saved . Such was the finding of the report, Towards a High-Bandwidth, Low-Carbon Future , as quoted in a new publication ICT, Success and Sustainability . ICT being trade jargon for Information and Communication Technology. The paper, prepared as a collaboration between Telstra (Australia’s largest telecommunication firm) and WWF Australia, was put together to highlight how large companies could use a set of tools to “esti... ...
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Green Gift Guide: Globetrotters 7.5.2009 TreeHugger
Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the French writer and aviator, once wrote, “He who would travel happily must travel light.” We couldn’t agree more. However, we also know that to make the earth equally happy, we need to keep our carbon footprint as light as can be when going abroad. Whether your favorite traveler is a frequent flier for business, an all-around adventurer, an unstoppable day-tripper, or a shameless tourist, help lighten the load—and the planet’s—by giving green globetrotter-approved ...
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Go Green Travel Green Hosts Carnival of the Green 5.5.2009 TreeHugger
This week is Carnival of the Green #178 and it's being hosted a website that focuses on simple steps to make your travel greener. From green hotels and public transportation to local food and eco-tours, Go Green Travel Green is chock full with eco travel tips, reviews, and news. So head on over to , which includes a round up of green news and events from the past week, submitted by other bloggers and green sites. And if you're an eco-conscious traveler, go ahead ... ...
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Ultra Motor introduces the A2B Electric Bike 1.5.2009 TreeHugger
Photo by If you’re looking for a vehicle that has the heart of a bicycle and the soul of a scooter – do I have the thing for you! The is a (LEV) that addresses the need for transportation while offering h... ...
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Joseph Romm: The Green FDR: Obama's First 100 Days Make -- And May Remake -- History 29.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The media just keeps missing -- or messing up -- the story of the century. Future historians will inevitably judge all 21st-century presidents on just two issues: global warming and the clean energy transition.
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Considering the role of density in smart growth 28.4.2009 Switchboard, from NRDC
Later this week, I am going to be participating with my friend David Dixon and marketing whiz Laurie Volk in a seminar on development density at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Architects.  Our session is titled "Making...
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AUSTRALIA: Volunteers to travel to Kalgoorlie inquest 26.4.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
The Aboriginal Deaths in Custody Watch Committee is organising volunteers to travel to Kalgoorlie for the next stage of the Coronial Inquest into the January 2008 death of Warburton elder Mr Ward. The inquest reopens on May 11.
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World's First Green Hotels Directory Launched 23.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
World's First Green Hotels Directory Launched
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The Poetry of Power 23.4.2009 Orion Magazine Articles
When it comes to small hydro, environmentalists are damned if they do and damned if they don't.
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Is Local Food Better? 22.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Is Local Food Better?
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Is Local Food Better? Yes, But There's More 20.4.2009 Commondreams.org Views
by Sarah DeWeerdt

In 1993, a Swedish researcher calculated that the ingredients of a typical Swedish breakfast-apple, bread, butter, cheese, coffee, cream, orange juice, sugar-traveled a distance equal to the circumference of the Earth before reaching the Scandinavian table. In 2005, a researcher in Iowa found that the milk, sugar, and strawberries that go into a carton of strawberry yogurt collectively journeyed 2,211 miles (3,558 kilometers) just to get to the processing plant.

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Communist Manifesto travels to Venezuela 19.4.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Hand in hand with transformations headed by President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela is experiencing a surge in demand for socialist classics, which compels editorial houses to reprint works like the Communist Manifesto.
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Organizers look to lessen Marathon's environmental impact 19.4.2009 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
At the marathon in Austin, Texas, organizers offer runners organic T-shirts, a finish-line farmers' market, a stage operated by solar power, and a system to recycle 15,000 pounds of trash. In Toronto, marathon officials have replaced plastic race kits with biodegradable sacks. Runners at the annual triathlon in Portland, Oregon, receive medals made out of recycled bicycle parts, and those ...
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Eating local means figuring out your "food miles" 18.4.2009 Seattle Times: Health
"Food miles" — how far food travels from the producer to your home — have become the latest preoccupation for folks concerned about their ecological footprint. But food miles are a complex matter not easy to calculate. King County's EcoConsumer Tom Watson has put together a guide to different options as you try to buy food produced closer to home — comparing farmers markets, natural food stores, home-delivery services, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscriptions, and full-service grocery stores.
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ENN Interviews President/CEO of New York's Go Green Expo 18.4.2009 Environmental News Network
Go Green Expo, the largest environmentally-focused business and consumer show in New York's history, is returning to New York City for the second year April 17-19, 2009 at the New York Hilton in Midtown Manhattan. ENN spoke with Bradford Rand, CEO and Founder of Go Green Expo to learn more about this exciting event.
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