Amazon’s Stunning ‘Meeting of Waters’ Under Threat

November 10, 2010 by  
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Photo: heatherlyone / CC Each year thousands of tourists flock to see one of the Amazon’s most breathtaking natural wonders — the spot where two great rivers collide, mixing their different colored waters to form the behemoth Amazon river . But the future of this remarkable place, known as The Meeting of Waters (or Encontro das Águas ) is being called into question by a new industrial port… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Live Chat with the Green Wine Guide on TasteLive, 2 P.M. PST

November 10, 2010 by  
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Our very own Green Wine Guide will be part of today’s Green Wine Summit panel hosted by TasteLive at 2 p.m. PST. We’ll be discussing how social media allows wineries to connect with media, trade and consumers long distance all while reducing the company’s carbon footprint

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Anti-Bike, Anti-Transit, Anti-Green Rob Ford Elected Mayor Of Toronto

October 26, 2010 by  
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Toronto Election News I previously reported on the Toronto election that Bikes and Streetcars Are Under Threat As The Suburban Car Loving Politicians Fight Back . Last night, Rob Ford was elected in a landslide as mayor of the largest city in Canada. Voters came out in droves (highest turnout in years) to elect the “respect for taxpayers” man who will end frills and cut back on government.

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Not Just for Grannies Anymore: The Rise of The Urban Sewing Lounge

October 26, 2010 by  
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Photo: Thread Den Sewing Lounge Just as community gardens all over are bringing together urban gardeners, there’s an updated version of the old-fashioned sewing circle popping up in many city neighbourhoods: the sewing lounge. With crafting and the DIY mentality making a huge comeback, activities like sewing and knitting are moving out of the home and onto the streets.

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Replacing Rhetoric With Reasonableness in the US Eco-Debate (Slideshow)

October 26, 2010 by  
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photos: Mark Theriault / Creative Commons ; Chuck Coker / Creative Commons It’s not just the US political debate that sorely needs some restoration of sanity, the environmental debate is no different: From people (unbelieving considering the Gulf Oil Spill) still screaming “drill, baby, drill”, to stat…

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Beautiful Butterflies: Up Close With Nature’s Canvases (Slideshow)

January 22, 2010 by  
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Photo via tanakawho Butterflies are some of the most visually stunning creatures we have on planet Earth. They’re also the story tellers of climate change, noticeably shifting habitats as temperatures warm, and many of the species under threat of extinction.

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