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Review: Breaking molds of conventional musicians — Karen Stever inspires Special

Take a moment to step into the enchanting world of Stever, an independent musician who walks to her own beat while inspiring her growing fan base. Her groundbreaking style is unconventional and unique in her own right.

Dangerous Muse's Mike Furey talks new 'Green' EP and touring Special

Mike Furey, the front-man of Dangerous Muse, talks exclusively about the release of his highly-anticipated new EP "Green."

Mexican operators recycled 350,000 phones in a year

A program formed collectively by the Mexican mobile phone operators in October 2013 has enabled the recycling of nearly 350,000 used mobile phones in the country to date, it has emerged today.

China reaches for the sky in building world's tallest tower

Wuhan - What's green and pink and sits in a lake? The answer may surprise you. China is planning to build the world's tallest towers, beating out Dubai's Burj Khalifa. China's Phoenix Towers will also be the most environmentally friendly towers in the world.

Op-Ed: Why are people fighting the climate change initiative?

Why are people against the prevention of global warming? With insurmountable evidence that we are headed for an irreversible disaster there seems to be little reason why someone would deny or attempt to prevent the preservation of our planet.

Bayern's Green cleared by FIFA to switch to U.S.

Bayern Munich winger Julian Green has been given permission by soccer's world governing body to switch allegiances from Germany to the United States, American officials announced on Monday. U.S.

Canada: A green future for clean technology?

Ottawa - An environmental research firm has predicted that clean technology has the potential to become a $50-billion industry, employing more than 100,000 workers by 2022.

Chicago River flows green to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

The popular tradition of dying the Chicago River to celebrate the festive St. Patrick's Day has been copied at numerous locations — even The White House — but Chicago remains the most infamous.

Professor: U.S. can switch to 100% green energy by 2050

At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Chicago, Stanford professor Marc Jacobson presented The Solutions Project, a roadmap for the development of renewable energy sources across all 50 United States.

Renewable energy bicycles power Times Square ball drop Special

It's true, not just some snow job--stationary bikes have helped power 32,000 LED lights on New York City's six-ton New Year’s Eve Ball this year.

Op-Ed: Green coffee bean extract fights obesity and diabetes

Recently Dr. Oz said green coffee bean extract helps speed up weight loss, new scientific research reveals that green coffee bean extract is a powerful anti-oxidant, and it significantly contributes to weight loss and blood sugar control.

Israeli inventor builds a cardboard bicycle for $9

Just like any bicycle it can withstand water and humidity even though it's made of recycled cardboard, but this bike costs next to nothing and is the ultimate in "environmentally friendly."

Apple makes a U-turn on green technology standard

San Francisco - Government agencies in San Francisco had passed a ruling which prevented officials from purchasing new Apple Macintosh computers due to Apple's refusal to sign-up to a 'green charter'. In a sudden u-turn, Apple has decided to sign-up.

A new source of biofuel?

Berkley - The search for an effective biofuel represents a major area of scientific research and energy company funding. In a new study, a simple microbe isolated from a forest may hold the golden key for a new generation of biofuels.

Charging stations increase in U.S. as electric car sales struggle

More companies are increasingly investing in charging stations for pure-electric and hybrid vehicles across the country getting in on the ground floor and scooping up the best sites.

Spain goes green for St Patrick

Various famous sites in Spain have been turned green to celebrate St Patrick's Day on March 17 from the famous Cibeles fountain in Madrid to a small town in southern Spain.

Soccer: Red meat products off the menu at Forest Green Rovers

Nailsworth - For some English football fans, indulging in a meat pie, burger or hot dog is often more exciting than the action of the pitch. Unfortunately for fans of Forest Green Rovers, they no longer have the option of purchasing any red meat products.

Musicians Green Their Own Beat Special

Millions of fans around the world attend music festivals of various sorts and sizes, but few stop to consider the impact on the environment. The Green Music Group is hoping to change that, by implementing changes for both musicians and their fans.

Siemens asks: What is a green city?

In a fresh advertising campaign appearing online on Twitter, Washington Post and Huffington Post, Siemens USA asks readers and social media junkies to help define the green city.

New website offers environmentally friendly sponsorship Special

A new website allows you to sponsor friends with action rather than money. The DoNation, which launched last month, provides an alternative sponsorship model allowing people to pledge certain actions which reduce their carbon footprint rather than money.

Liberal volunteer dismissed after trashing Green flyers

Toronto - A Liberal Party volunteer, working on Joe Volpe's campaign, was dismissed after he was photographed removing Green Party flyers from mailboxes in a Toronto riding.

Spring cleaning the green way

Toronto - Spring, arguably the most beautiful season of the year, is just around the corner. Read these three easy tips on how to green your spring cleaning routine!

Discovering a Green Denver in 2011

Denver - Denver is well recognized by those seeking outdoor activities. It also continues to lead the way with green initiatives to reduce the carbon footprint that a city of its size produces. Coming up are a few green-friendly events and developments.

Bloomers will soon fly on clotheslines in Nova Scotia

Halifax - Nova Scotians who love the smell of laundry dried outdoors will soon be able to have a clothesline no matter where they live in the province.

Evergreen Brick Works Opens in Toronto

Toronto - The Evergreen Brick Works site recently unveiled its surroundings with a weekend open house for all of Toronto to explore. The property has been transformed from barren land and dilapitated buildings to one of the most inspiring complexes in Toronto.

Tesla Motors losing interest, stock prices

The electric luxury car company, Tesla Motors, is seeing a huge dip in their stocks while interest in the car is waning with green car enthusiasts and potential new car owners.

Solar plane completes 24-hour record-breaking flight

Bern - An experimental aircraft has completed its first 24-hour flight using only the power of the sun, bringing it closer to the creators’ goal of circling the globe using solar power.

Marketing firms going green with 'reverse graffiti'

Street artists have been using a technique called “reverse graffiti” for decades, but now marketing firms are beginning to use it for the purposes of publicity.

Most Canadian CEOs go green compared to global counterparts

Canadian CEOs are more likely to think going green makes good business sense compared to CEOs in other nations according to the 13th annual Global CEO Survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC).

Tucson designers give up green to be green, offer Earth Day deal Special

Tucson - Tim Bowen puts his money where his mouth is. The 31-year-old owner and creative director of Creative Slice makes sure his Tucson web design firm adheres to strict environmental values in all walks of business.
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On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
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Soldiers practice clearing obstacles and dealing with smoke grenades during an urban warfare exercise.
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Hungarian green wax peppers growing on a balcony.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
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Green leaves and many other vivid colours grace the Fairlands Valley Park in North Hertfordshire
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This Dane County, Wisconsin backyard boasts a "native plant area" -- a.k.a. the weed sanctuary.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
On Sunday  it was windy  cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended ...
On Sunday, it was windy, cold and with a little about rain but tens of thousands of people attended the St. Patrick's Day parade in the downtown Toronto core.
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Dirt play area for children.