A Carnival of Environmental Issues


Welcome to the March 11, 2008 edition of a carnival of environmental issues. This edition brings a lot of interesting entries, which I hope you will enjoy.


Lisa Spinelli presents Bury My Heart in Wounded Plastic posted at Greener Pastures, saying, "What are we going to do with all this plastic?!"


David Gross presents The Picket Line — 15 February 2008 posted at The Picket Line, saying, "Just how much of a premium are we paying when we buy produce through a Community Supported Agriculture program instead of just going to the corner market? There’s one way to find out: collect the figures and do the math."


Jacob presents Downsizing by giving to charity posted at Early Retirement Extreme.


Hung Nguyen presents Water Wars: Fighting over the Source of Life posted at Meaningful Issues in Today's World, saying, "Water is the source of all life and is commonly taken for granted. I review Vandana Shiva's book "Water Wars: Privitization, Pollution, Profit" and discuss the implications of the world's unsustainable water use."


Rita Toews presents Read and ebook week 2008 posted at Life's Weirder Than Fiction, saying, "Read An E-Book Week runs from March 9-15, 2008"


John presents Letter On the Horseshoe Crab Harvest posted at A DC Birding Blog.


Pearl presents 14 reasons to love Fair Trade chocolate this Valentines posted at The Giving Hands. This is a bit late for Valentine's Day, but nevertheless there's a lot of information about fairtrade and, after all, who needs an excuse to read about chocolate?


Sidhusaaheb presents Cleaning Punjab's Polluted Waters posted at I, Me, Myself.


Lisa Spinelli presents The Mad Hatter Story: Mercury in Compact Flourescent Light Bulbs posted at Greener Pastures, saying, "My blog deals with responsible personal finance. This post talks about disposing of CFLs properly. I hope you like it. Best Regards, Lisa"


Louise Manning presents Renewable energy and rural development posted at The Human Imprint.


Lovelyn presents Natural Cleaning Products You Can Make At Home posted at The Art of Balanced Living.


Jackson Kern presents Can Sustainable Development Be Clean AND cheap? A Promising ?Carbon Credits? Case Study posted at Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Causes: The Alternative Channel Blog, saying, "This article shows how private sector intermediaries can play an essential role in the battle to reduce greenhouse emissions."


GP presents Green Innside posted at Innstyle Montana- Come on Inn, saying, "Remodeling our inn "green" has been great for us and the enviro.!"


GrrlScientist presents Wild Birds: Canaries in our Global Coal Mine? posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, "This is a presentation of a peer-reviewed scientific paper that finds that biologically relevant concentrations of endocrine disrupting pollutants affect birdsong, which influences female mate choice."


Jamie McIntosh presents The Not-So-Humble Seed posted at Suite101: Organic Gardens blog.


Liz Smith presents Eco-egos posted at Practical Living Blog, saying, "Let your inner treehugger shine in whatever way possible, and don’t worry about criticism from the eco-egos."


Greg Laden presents Greg Laden's Blog : Very Large Parks are the Wave of the Future posted at Greg Laden's Blog.


Leon Gettler presents US business in the dark on climate change posted at Sox First, saying, "How serious are private companies about saving the planet? Not very, according to a new global survey"


Jean Mosher presents Gray Wolves No Longer U.S. Endangered Species in Three States posted at Always in Motion.


Jackson Kern presents Sustainable Development: The Role of Coal posted at Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Causes: The Alternative Channel Blog, saying, "Investigates the possibilities of coal gasification and coal-to-liquids technologies."


Jason Voiovich presents Trader Joe's takes action to protect itself from the Chinese (brand) posted at State of the Brand from Ecra Creative Group :: by Jason Voiovich, saying, "A post detailing the action from Trader Joe's regarding Chinese-grown food products."


Tiffany Washko presents Now Is the Time to Pick a CSA posted at Natural Family Living Blog.


Jeremy Neal presents Amazing New Ecofriendly Products of the Near Future posted at Lead Inspectors, saying, "The need for businesses and manufacturers around the world to invent, create and produce more ecofriendly products is becoming more and more imperative."


Alison Sharley presents Things that make you go hmm. posted at Green Me.


Sagar presents GreenDev: 50 Environmentally Friendly Apps, Hosts and Resources posted at Virtual Hosting.


C Duran presents Clean Green Laundry for A Cleaner Environment posted at Jinxy Knows Best, saying, "When thinking about doing laundry and how to least impact the environment, the main things we need to reduce are energy consumption and pollution. Follow these tips to get you on this path, as well as to protect the health of you and your family."


poetloverrebelspy presents Travel in Your Own Backyard posted at Less Than a Shoestring, saying, "There are many of frugal and ecological benefits to nearby excursions vs. far-flung vacations. If you’re a traveler at heart but can’t pull yourself away from work or family for any number of reasons, consider planning a few days out to feed your travel bug. Some thoughts on how to do this in this post."

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