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Archive for June, 2009

Food Stuff

  • O for All – (ecofabulous) “…O Organics (found in your local Safeway, Vons, and other grocer chains) has slowly climbed to include over 300 certified organic products – at prices you can afford.” It’s great to see organic really start to go mainstream. We love Safeway’s O line of foods!
  • Alarming Levels of Pesticides Found in Fruits and Vegetables – (Green Energy News) “Studies Show Startling Quantities of Dangerous Pesticides in Conventional Fruits and Vegetables…”


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Website Stuff

  • Next American City – Here’s webiste/quarterly magazine that aims to improve our cities. “We observe, document and conceive realistic solutions about how to improve cities-how to ensure that future generations’ lives are improved, and not made more dangerous or unnecessarily complicated by the decisions we make.”
  • GiftZip.com: A Greener Way to Give Gift Cards – (Do the Green Thing) “GiftZip.com provides users with free and direct access to hundreds of retailers’ egift card pages, promoting greener gift giving and eliminating the plastic in the process.”
  • Earn Cash for Cutting Carbon – (TheDailyGreen) “Try out My Emissions Exchange, and get paid to take a bite out of global warming.”


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VIDEO: Plastic Soup for the Soul

Talking about the “plastic soup” that is our oceans today….
“Excerpts from NPR broadcast interviews with Captain Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation and Adam Walters, consulting scientist for Greenpeace International Research Lab.”

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Little Miss Muffet in the eye of a needle – art by Willard Wigan

Family, Kids & Health Stuff

  • When breast cancer has ‘No Family History’ – (Enviroblog) Looking at environmental causes and prevention…
  • Does BPA Cause Infertitlity – (Envronmental Working Group: Kid-Safe Chemical Act) “Yale researchers may have solved a fundamental medical mystery: how bisphenol A (BPA), a ubiquitous plastics component, changes genetic chemistry and impairs fertility.”

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Arts, Entertainment & Travel Stuff

  • Watch: Michael Jackson’s Earth Song Music Video – (Ecorazzi) “Have you ever heard of Michael Jackson’s “Earth Song”?… That’s because the single was never released in the United States — even though it remained Jackson’s best-selling hit in the UK, beating out even “Thriller” or “Beat It”.”
  • Beauty is in the Eye of the Pin Holder – (Environmental Graffiti) Amazing miniature art by Willard Wigan…sculptures that fit in the eye of a needle!! You have to see this!


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International Stuff

  • Auto-ban: German town goes car-free – (Culture Change) “…they have banished everything with four wheels and an engine from the streets of Vauban – a model brave new world of a community…”

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What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.”

~Yiddish Proverb


“What laughter is to the soul, Fair Trade can be to chocolate.”

~Coco-Zen

Coco-Zen Fair Trade chocolates

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A green rap video…hilarious!

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Stuff We Found Today – 06.25.09

Toilet made from poo also makes energy from poo.

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  • YERT: The Film – “YERT (Your Environmental Road Trip) is a groundbreaking adventure and a celebration of the American spirit in the face of adversity – a thought-provoking, inspiring, and sometimes hilarious, documentary about the courageous and creative individuals, groups, businesses and leaders of this country who are tackling the greatest environmental threats in history.” See trailer in post.
  • NatureAir – World’s First Carbon Neutral Airline – (Focus Organic)
  • Come Party with the Green Girls this Saturday in LA – If you’re going to be in Los Angeles this weekend…check this out.


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International Stuff

  • Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground – (PBS: Frontline World) “On the outskirts of Ghana’s biggest city sits a smoldering wasteland, a slum carved into the banks of the Korle Lagoon, one of the most polluted bodies of water on earth. The locals call it Sodom and Gomorrah.” This is shocking & terrible! (video in post)

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From PBS: Frontline:

“On the outskirts of Ghana’s biggest city sits a smoldering wasteland, a slum carved into the banks of the Korle Lagoon, one of the most polluted bodies of water on earth. The locals call it Sodom and Gomorrah.

Correspondent Peter Klein and a group of graduate journalism students from the University of British Columbia have come here as part of a global investigation — to track a shadowy industry that’s causing big problems here and around the world…”

Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground


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