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Green News Weekly – Solar Yachting, Ian Somerhalder Supports Sea Shepherd Paul Watson and Young People are Driving Less

June 14, 2012
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Green News Weekly – Solar Yachting, Ian Somerhalder Supports Sea Shepherd Paul Watson and Young People are Driving Less

Welcome back for another segment of our weekly green news highlights. This week: the future of luxury yachting looks solar; Ian Somerhalder encourages support for Sea Shepherd Paul Watson; and young people are driving less and trending more and more to public transportation. Just click on the links to learn more.   (image credit: Michele…

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Organic Gardening: RIP Beloved Zucchini

June 14, 2012
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Organic Gardening: RIP Beloved Zucchini

My fellow organic gardeners, I come to you today with a heavy heart. It wasn’t long ago that I wrote to you about my how well my seedlings were doing. In fact, the pride and joy of my seedlings were my zucchini plants. Both the yellow and the traditional green zucchini plants were thriving. They…

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Meatless Monday with Roasted Asparagus and Poached Eggs with Miso Butter

June 14, 2012
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Meatless Monday with Roasted Asparagus and Poached Eggs with Miso Butter

Are you looking for an easy meal packed with flavor this Meatless Monday? Welcome back to the Planet Forward blog, tonight we’re making an exotic twist on the concept of breakfast for dinner straight from chef David Chang of Momofuku acclaim. On the menu is roasted asparagus with poached eggs and miso butter. The recipe…

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Green News Weekly – Sustainable Beer, National No-Print Day, World Environment Day, Plastic Bag Ban in Toronto and Global Warming in the Eurasian Tundra

June 7, 2012
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Green News Weekly – Sustainable Beer, National No-Print Day, World Environment Day, Plastic Bag Ban in Toronto and Global Warming in the Eurasian Tundra

Welcome back for another edition of our weekly green news highlights. This week: sustainable beer and how breweries are doing their part; Toshiba declares a National No-Print Day this fall; UN World Environment Day; plastic bags to be banned in Toronto by 2013; and global warming in the Eurasian tundra. Just click on the links…

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Organic Gardening: Transplanting Seeds

June 5, 2012
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Organic Gardening: Transplanting Seeds

Welcome back to the Planet Forward blog for another organic garden seedling update. Today we’re talking about transplanting. I knew it was time to transplant when my plants seemed cramped in their space. I asked the organic gardening experts that I know, and they all advised me to transplant them to larger containers. The goal…

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10 Great Ways to Reuse Milk Jugs

June 5, 2012
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10 Great Ways to Reuse Milk Jugs

There are items that you toss away and recycle everyday that could be serving another purpose. An easy way to live a more sustainable lifestyle is to give new life to something you have on hand. We’ve been exploring this in our popular series of top ten lists where we offer suggestions for reusing and…

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Meatless Monday with Gluten Free Tabbouleh

June 5, 2012
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Meatless Monday with Gluten Free Tabbouleh

Welcome back to another Meatless Monday here at the Planet Forward blog. We’ve taken the pledge to abstain from eating meat once a week, which has benefits for both our health and the environment. On the menu to night is a delicious gluten free tabbouleh, which is full of fresh spring vegetables. For those that…

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Discovery Bottles Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

June 1, 2012
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Discovery Bottles Eco-friendly Craft for Kids

Are you looking for a fun and educational eco-friendly craft? What about a craft that is easy to make and will entertain kids of all ages? Well, we’ve found just the craft for you: discovery bottles. Discovery bottles are a great way to make use of old plastic water bottles or soda pop bottles, as…

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Organic Gardening – Seedlings Update and Watering Patterns

June 1, 2012
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Organic Gardening – Seedlings Update and Watering Patterns

Welcome back gardening enthusiasts for another update straight from my organic garden. In my last organic gardening update, I talked about my oregano comeback and my chives thriving. Today, we’re talking about my seedlings again. Those little seeds I wasn’t sure would indeed grow have done so wonderfully…for the most part. I must say that…

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Green News Weekly – US National Parks with the Worst Smog, Black Out, Speak Out, and Greenhouse by Joost

June 1, 2012
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Green News Weekly – US National Parks with the Worst Smog, Black Out, Speak Out, and Greenhouse by Joost

Hello and welcome back for another edition of our weekly green news highlights. This week: the US National Parks with the worst smog plus a polarizing list of National Geographic’s 10 best National Parks; Canadians take action with Black Out, Speak Out; and Joost Baker’s incredible Greenhouse restaurants built with recycled materials puts sustainable on…

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