Green Prophets in Focus: Jesse Fox

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So the Green Prophets in Focus series continues! Next up is Jesse Fox, a seasoned veteran of the green blogosphere. In addition to being a Prophet-in-residence here, Jesse shares his wealth of environmental wisdom on Treehugger. He is also studying urban and regional planning in the Technion Institute in Haifa–and we know he’ll use his […]

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Faith & the Environment: Multi-faith Perspectives

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In a special guest post, Steve Chase, the founder & director of the Environmental Advocacy & Organising course from Antioch University in New England, shares with Green Prophet his reflections from a University-wide event held this past february in the US that examined climate activism from both Jewish & Christian perspectives. “This week, Antioch University […]

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Don't Panic, It's Organic… Music: Non-Electronic Concert in Tel Aviv

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The word “organic” can be applied to many things in our modern day lives.  Most commonly, it applies to food that has been grown organically (meaning without pesticides).  But as a quick search in Webster’s dictionary showed us, the term organic means “of, relating to, or derived from living organisms.” And Tel Aviv’s “Don’t Panic […]

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Green Prophets in Focus: Karen Chernick

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While Green Prophet is unified in purpose, our Prophets are an eclectic bunch with distinctly individual perspectives. In this series we’ll be featuring an inside peek into what makes each of our Prophets tick. First up is Karen Chernick, art researcher and vegetarian gourmand extraordinaire. When she isn’t penning prophecies, Karen is employed in an […]

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A Wastepaper Basket Made From Wasted Paper

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Clever design, whether environmentally friendly or not, is something that everyone can appreciate. Who doesn’t love a passport case made out of map shower curtains, or a pencil sharpener that looks like an alligator? But we think that environmentally friendly design is almost always clever by default, because it reuses existing materials in creative and […]

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EcoMum on Indoor Games

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Okay, so I know it’s hot and going outside is not always the best option. So what can we do with the kids indoors that does not involve TV and video games? This week I will give you the rundown on indoor games, and believe you me, there is no shortage of ideas. There are […]

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Merav Feiglin Doesn't Make Light of Trash, She Makes TRASHLIGHTS

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All of us green folk know that trash is a serious thing. It takes up space, pollutes our waterways, doesn’t decompose, and produces harmful gases. But there ain’t nothing serious about Merav Feiglin‘s Trashlights. Nope, not even close. Merav, who also creates other environmentally friendly art such as mosaics, altered books, and collages, collects found […]

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Jeremy Zauder Reviews 'The Emerald Planet' by David Beerling

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“The illumination is made possible thanks to the emergence of an exhilarating new discipline, one that integrates unprecedented knowledge of plants as living organisms with their fossil record and the role they play in driving global environmental change. “As we do so, we can see clearly that plants are not ‘silent witnesses to the passage […]

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Waste Not, Want Not: Doron Sar-Shalom Recycles With Style

It’s one thing when designers take brand new ready-made materials and transform them into something else. It’s another thing entirely when designers take old ready-mades and reincarnate them in order to avoid waste. Reincarnation is what Israeli designer Doron Sar-Shalom is all about. His designs, which consist mainly of lamps, are constructed out of unlikely […]

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