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Youths Lead On Climate Action
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, conservation, environment, globalwarming, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, greenliving, society, GoodNews )

- 354 days ago -
It was a 12-year-old activist, Severn Cullis-Suzuki, who silenced the world for six minutes at the first UN Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Twenty-five years later, young people across the globe are still fighting to save the planet. Read on...
Lake Nipissing Fish Crisis Prompts Protest Rally
Offbeat  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, oceans, water, wildlife, world, protection, nature, humans, abuse, corruption, crime, environment, dishonesty, law, sadness, conservation, endangered, environ )

- 1407 days ago -
Dead fish from gill netting being tossed back into the lake or dumped on land. Poaching and gill nets threatened the lake.
How Jaya Devi Used Rain Water Harvesting to Fight Naxalites & Moneylenders in Her Village in Bihar - See More at: Http://Www.the
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, water, trees, asia, India, water harvesting, Green Lady, child marriage, womens'rights, inspiring, goodnews, greenliving )

- 1473 days ago -
Jaya Devi was just 12 when she got married and 16 when she delivered a baby girl. Like many others, she could have just remained another child bride of Bihar. But she chose a different path to become the "Green Lady" of Bihar instead.
Ever Heard A Porcupine Squeak With Pure Joy While Enjoying A Pumpkin? (Warning: Cuteness Overload!)
Offbeat  (tags: video, Porcupine, pumpkins, Halloween, squeals and sounds of joy, wildlife, pets, GoodNews, protection, food, family, treatment, food, CoolStuff, organic, greenliving, environment, garden, performance, off-beat, odd, funny, goodnews, humor )

- 1813 days ago -
Take this adorable pet Porcupine Called "Teddy Bear" for example. For Halloween his owners brought him a huge basket of his favourite treats - pumpkins. The squeals and sounds of joy he makes while munching through them are simply adorable. ~THIS IS BABY
Please Can You Demand That David Cameron Puts Our Bees Before Syngenta's Profits?
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, world, wildlife, weather, water, trees, protection, habitat, activists, culture, dishonesty, death, ethics, fami )

- 1817 days ago -
"If the government approves Syngenta's kneejerk and cynical application then the public are bound to question whether ministers are too close to the agrochemical companies and too distant from the ecology that feeds us.".
Top 10 House Plants That Clean the Air
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- 2263 days ago -
If you have animals I suggest that before you buy any of these make sure they are not poisonous for the animal. Check out to see if any are on the list. While you are there get the number for poison control for emergencies
ACTION ALERT: Town Will Ban Bikers and Pedestrians! PLEASE SIGN !
Offbeat  (tags: small town, authorities, greenliving, banning greenliving, pedestrians, bikers )

- 2801 days ago -
With a modest population of about 5,500 residents, the town of Hull, Wisconsin may seem like your average small town. But recently, a safety committee proposed a new law: a ban on pedestrians and bicyclists on the town's streets
Put Down Your Placard & Plant Trees Instead
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, conservation, animals, energy, environment, CO2emissions, forests, government, habitat, healthconditions, protection, pollution, water, wildlife, Sustainabililty, architecture, children, CO2emissions, coolstuff, eco-friendly, environment )

- 3139 days ago -
This simple, online gizmo gives you the freedom to take to the streets in a 'virtual' demonstration, using a vintage 'fuzzy felt' (remember that?!) -style tool, revamped for the 21st century. MyView lets you redesign your worst grot spots with trees
10 Most Unusual Mountain Huts
Offbeat  (tags: climate, environment, weather, wildlife, world, green, interesting, humans, eco-friendly, greenliving, interesting, health, humans, technology, discovery, unusual )

- 3144 days ago -
You have embarked on a climb in the toughest, most challenging spot of land; mountains. You want to live the nature, experience the raw feeling but it is inevitable that a time will come when you wish for a hot cup of cocoa, a crackling fire, the comfort
What the Egg and Deli-Meat Recalls Could Mean for Animal Welfare
Offbeat  (tags: eggs, deli meat recalls, greenliving, choices, farm animals, animal welfare )

- 3218 days ago -
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution just won an Emmy for best reality show. That's all well and good, but it may be time for a real food revolution. Major media outlets are abuzz with this week's two recalls of 500 million eggs and 380,000 pounds of deli-
Amazing Animal Kingdom: The Most Striking Features of Ungulates - Horns and Antlers
Offbeat  (tags: greenliving, sustainable, coolstuff, CoolStuff, animals, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, sadness, endangered, animalwelfare, AnimalWelfare, suffering, habitat, environment, off-beat, interesting, bizarre, animals )

- 3219 days ago -
One of the most striking features of ungulates is that many of them - and the ruminants in particular have horns or antlers. Often these are very long or complex structure, and in the case of deer they are shed and regrown each year, a process that uses..
How to Live Off-Grid Successfully
Offbeat  (tags: Sustainability, Greenliving )

- 3324 days ago -
If you have been wondering how to live off grid, is it really possible, and can I do it, the quick answer to all of these questions is, "Yes!".
How Many Marine Animals Did Your Plastic Grocery Bag Kill Today?
Offbeat  (tags: marine animals, suffering, greenliving, change, plastic grocery bags, eco-friendly, environment )

- 3386 days ago -
Did you know that 500 billion plastic bags are consumed on this planet every year? The sobering statistic: "more than a million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals die every year from ingestion of or entanglement in plastics" is the subject of a new ad by
Living Green in 2010, According to Curious George
Offbeat  (tags: environment, greenliving, books, off-beat, interesting )

- 3421 days ago -
Curious George Plants a Tree. Published less than a year ago, it was illustrated in H.A. and Margret Rey's style we know and love. While you can probably guess what environmental messaging the mischievous monkey passeson to readers, the book's epilogue

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