Don Cheadle Is Captain Planet…With A Surprise Plot Twist (Video)

September 1, 2011 by  
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Don Cheadle gives us a sneak peek at Captain Planet’s plans for Earth with a great sketch from Funny or Die. The planet-saving superhero arrives in time to save a few trees, but has some plans of his own. Heads up, the language is a bit NSFW, but if you can handle some mild cussing, you will love this hilarious, and surprising, video. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Tiny Bird Dances Like it’s ‘Been Shot Out of a Cannon’ (Video)

June 7, 2011 by  
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Original photo: Wikipedia Commons Often when biologists are charged with detailing the newly recorded behavior of some exotic species, the language can get pretty science-y — but dusty old descriptors can’t suffice when talking about a particularly tiny bird’s incredible courtship ritual. Recently, researchers filmed the dazzling ‘dance’ of a golden-collared manakin, which one scientist described as thus: “The male jumps like he’s been shot out of a cannon.

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Trash Fantasy is an Artist’s Dream

August 2, 2010 by  
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Image by Scott Kilgour The artist Scott Kilgour is obsessed with garbage.

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Self-Sustaining Robot Powered by Sewage

August 1, 2010 by  
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Photo via Ubergizmo Forget those Terminator movies — new research into self-sustaining machines hints at a future where the scariest thing about robots may actually be their breath.

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Brazil’s Climate Chief Dampens Hopes for COP16

August 1, 2010 by  
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It will be another four months until leaders from around the world gather for COP16 in Mexico, but expectations for the meeting’s outcome are hardly optimistic. After last year’s UN climate summit in Copenhagen produced a less-than-ideal result , the tone at December’s meeting in Cancun is bound to be a bit more subdued — which may not be such a bad thing, says one climate chief

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Pete Seeger’s BP Oil Spill Protest Song (Video)

August 1, 2010 by  
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photo via flickr Pete Seeger is 91 years old, but he definitely still knows which way the wind blows. The legendary folk singer revealed Friday night at New York’s City Winery a new protest song that takes dead aim at the BP oil spill. Seeger rolled out the new song, playing his banjo, at the fundraising concert for the Gulf Restoration Network and Global Green USA ….

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Ugly Fight in Moscow Over Fate of Khimki Forest

August 1, 2010 by  
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Yevgenia Chirikova (L) and other environmentalists try to present Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin with timber. Photo by Igor Tabakov / Moscow Times The fate of an urban forest has sparked turmoil between protesters and police in Moscow , where environmentalists say a road-construction proj..

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As California Considers Ban on Plastic Bags, Adrian Grenier’s SHFT Works to Sway the Vote (VIDEO)

August 1, 2010 by  
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Image Credit: Zainub via Flickr In June, we were thrilled when we heard that California’s State Assembly passed a bill banning single-use plastic bags . Stores would have to charge 5 cents for every paper bag they dole out, pushing shoppers to bring reusable bags. To become law, however, the bill has to get through the California Senate this Summer

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Fresh and Easy’s Farm to Store in 24 Program

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photo: Sara Novak This is an idea that I hope gets some traction and expands to other grocers across the nation. Fresh & Easy’s Neighborhood Market found such success with their Farm to Store in 24 Program , that they will be expanding it. Customers are ensured through the program, the their produce was picked only 24 hours prior to their purchase, Along with the program, the grocer only sells in-state produce so that they can get it to you in a timely manner

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