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Stuff We Found Today – 07.28.09

Gisele’s alter-ego fights green crime!

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Here’s a interesting, funny and quirky film “about growing a little food in a big city.” Hope they post follow-up episodes!

TRUCK FARM – Episode 1 from Wicked Delicate Films on Vimeo.

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What we see depends mainly on what we look for.”

~John Lubbock


“What we see is chocolate, what we look for is Fair Trade.”

~Coco-Zen

Coco-Zen Fair Trade chocolates

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Kauai Maelstrom

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  • Palin vs. the Planet – (The Daily Beast) “Congressman Ed Markey, co-author of a new energy bill in the House, fires back at the Alaska governor for her confusion, fuzzy math, and inaction on global warming.”


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Stuff We Found Today – 07.23.09

Whale and Dolphin Conversation Society online Blue Whale project

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  • Mercedes Revives Gullwing for Electric Sports Car – (EcoGeek)
  • The Open Source Hydrogen Micro-compact – (ecomii) “…the most outside-the-box concept of all is using an open source platform to build micro-compact hydrogen vehicles.”
  • Toyota’s Solar Flowers – (GreenMuze) “To promote their new third generation 2010 Prius hybrid, Toyota is planting 18-foot plastic solar flowers in major cities across the USA. The plastic solar flowers provide free Wi-Fi service and the ability to charge small gadgets to anyone in the near vicinity of the flowers.”


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  • Entire Blue Whale Online – (GreenMuze) “Have you ever wondered what a Blue Whale looks like up close? A life size interactive rendition of the largest mammal on the planet is now online to raise awareness about the effects hunting, overfishing and climate change are having on these magnificent creatures.” Kids will love looking at this!


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Episode recap:
In Summit to Save Earth 2, the Planeteers have to save the Earth and Gaia from Zarm and the eco-villains. With the help of Commander Clash, can they save the day?

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Longest solar eclipse – July 22, 2009

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  • Dropps it like it’s hot – (Mother Nature Network) “Earth-friendly Dropps Laundry Pacs are ideal for space-starved urbanites tired of hauling around cumbersome bottled laundry detergents.”
  • Tap the Air With an Atmospheric Water Generator! – (Inhabitat) “a device that taps humidity in the air to provide a steady source of clean drinking water…capable of producing enough drinking water for an entire household even in desert climates!”


Beauty & Fashion Stuff

  • Tees for Change Sale – (via EcoAvenueLTD on Twitter) Now thru 7/24, organic cotton baby onesies and toddler t-shirt 50% off. No coupon req.
  • BTC Elements Sale – (via EcoAvenueLTD on Twitter) Eco-fashion sale and free ship. Use code SEASIDE. Super cute summer fashions!


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  • Car friendly fuel saving tips – (Mother Nature Network) “Even if you don’t have a hybrid, you can still drive a greener vehicle.”
  • An auto club with a conscious – (Mother Nature Network) “Better World Club offers roadside emergency assistance, auto insurance, travel and eco-travel services, free maps, discounts on hotels and car rentals.”


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  • The dark side of Canada’s oil boom – (Mother Nature Network) “Unbeknownst to many, Canada now produces more oil than Texas or Kuwait. A new book, Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent uncovers the dark underbelly of our northern neighbor.”

Political, Social & Economy Stuff

  • Steven Chu Gives Me Hope – (EcoLocalizer) Video in post.
  • One Small Step For DOE, One Giant Leap For Mankind – (Planetsave) “Energy Secretary Steven Chu is taking his small step into the Facebook world…set up a page that will hopefully make a huge impact on climate change… The page will high-lite some of the cutting edge research and technology that is emerging and paving the way to a clean energy future. Chu will explain how the technology will influence the “green job” economy in the future; and he will also answer questions posed by “friends” of his site. You’ll also find a look at the Obama Administration’s work at building America’s clean energy economy and confronting the global climate crisis.” Cool!


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  • Climate killings – (Mother nature Network) “Climate change could result in 21st century witch hunts.” Okay…this is kinda crazy!
  • What’s your water footprint? – (Mother Nature Network) “The calculator — not just for carbon anymore.”

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