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Green Thumbs Up: Giant redwoods coming home to Ireland

The Giants Grove project, organized by the seventh Earl of Rosse, Brendan Parsons, plans to create a grove of giant redwoods in Ireland. It will be the largest grove of the giant trees outside California.

Green Thumbs Up: Egyptian village goes solar in an innovative way

Cairo - Cairo, Egypt-based KarmBuild is a company that provides innovative off-grid solar energy solutions in a variety of sectors. Tayabat Workers Village is a "first" for Egypt, an entire complex integrating solar technology into the design of the buildings.

Green Thumbs Up: France bans plastic cutlery, plates and cups

France has taken what some people are calling a controversial step to reduce plastic pollution, by banning plastic cutlery, plates, and cups.

Green Thumbs Up: Dolphins at National Aquarium to go to sanctuary

Baltimore's National Aquarium announced it is sending its eight dolphins to "the nation's first seaside sanctuary" by the end of 2020.

Green Thumbs Up: Interstate 35 to become Monarch Highway

Travelers along Interstate 35, stretching from northern Minnesota to southern Texas, will soon be seeing a lusher more natural scene as they drive along the highway, all because the road is being turned into a pollinators corridor.

Green Thumbs Up: Portugal reaches zero emissions milestone

Portugal has set a milestone in its efforts to move to renewable energy, running the entire country for four straight days using only solar, wind and hydro-electric power.

Green Thumbs Up: Ortho to go neonics-free by 2021

Marysville - Ortho, a major producer of insect control products said on Tuesday the company would begin transitioning away from neonic-based pesticides that are harmful to honeybees and other pollinators.

Green Thumbs Up: States forge ahead despite ruling on clean power

Last week, the Supreme Court blocked a new federal regulation that would have cut emissions from power plants, putting a hold on President Obama's ambitious effort to combat global warming. But many states are still moving forward with clean power plans.

Green Thumbs Up: Key beer ingredient threatened by climate change

Beer-lovers will tell you the key ingredient in beer is hops. But climate change is becoming a threat to the production of this important ingredient, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Green Thumbs Up: Copenhagen ready to divest from fossil fuels

Copenhagen - Copenhagen is set to join the growing global divestment movement with its plan to sell off the coal, oil and gas assets of its 6.9 billion Krone (€1.29 billion) investment fund.

Green Thumbs Up: Calif. investigates Exxon Mobil over SEC rules

Sacramento - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is investigating Exxon Mobil over claims the company lied to its shareholders about climate change and the risks that global warming could pose to its business.

Green Thumbs Up: What do food labels really tell us about bread?

As consumers, it is important that we educate ourselves in what constitutes a healthy food. While we depend on labels to guide us, we don't want to be fooled, either.That's why learning what the words that lure us to a particular product mean.

Green Thumbs Up: The difference between natural and organic

Labels on food products, like GMO, natural, and organic, can be confusing, especially when there may not be a definite set of criteria manufacturers have to follow. While the FDA and USDA do have regulations governing some labeling, it isn't that simple.

Green Thumbs Up: Turning Alaska's fishery waste into treasure

Juneau - Here's a question for you: what would you do with the over two billion pounds of byproducts, including fish skins and crab shells, that Alaskan fisheries typically throw away each year?

Green Thumbs Up: Selling the visually unappealing to the public

Emeryville - The produce aisles in most grocery stores are filled with symmetrical rows of pears, apples, squash and lettuce heads, all displayed to make the most of their perfection. But what happens to the nearly six billion pounds of produce that aren't perfect?

Green Thumbs Up: Creating traditions by connecting with nature

The first day of winter begins on December 21, at 11:48 p.m. EST, according to the Old Farmers Almanac. And with the holiday season right there at the beginning of the winter solstice, comes the opportunity to create some wonderful family traditions.

Green Thumbs Up: Making a sustainable choice in a Christmas tree

In light of the Paris climate accord being accepted on Saturday, each of us, doing our part, no matter how small it may be, in leading a sustainable lifestyle, will be helping our planet. One easy way to help is by using a real Christmas tree.

Green Thumbs Up: Tips on having a greener Christmas

The Christmas season is one of the biggest celebrations around the world, however the holiday doesn't have to be a burden on the environment. With a little imagination you can celebrate the season while caring for our planet.

Op-Ed: Green Thumbs Up — Paris attacks will not stop climate marches

With the world still reeling from the multiple terrorist attacks affecting not just France, but a number of other countries as well, the global climate conference, to be held in Paris on November 30, must still go on.

Green Thumbs Up: Ecological design principles for cities

For centuries, we have chosen to alter the environment to conform with our wants and needs when building our cities. But a changing climate is forcing us to look at new approaches in design that strive for harmony instead of controlling the environment.
 

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Solar power allows the buildings to operate without relying on fossil fuels.
Solar power allows the buildings to operate without relying on fossil fuels.
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In the U.S.  we generate millions of tons of additional waste during the holidays.
In the U.S., we generate millions of tons of additional waste during the holidays.
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A bread labeled as whole wheat must  by law  only  contain whole wheat.
A bread labeled as whole wheat must, by law, only contain whole wheat.
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Digital Journal gives a Green Thumb's Up to New Delhi, India, Puerto Rico and California for taking action to ban plastic bags.
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Digital Journal gives a big Green Thumbs Up to New Delhi  India  Puerto Rico and California for tyhe...
Digital Journal gives a big Green Thumbs Up to New Delhi, India, Puerto Rico and California for tyheir ban on disposal plastic bags.
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Screne grab from a video featuring Christmas music with festive art from Thomas Kinkaid.
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Tayabat Workers Village in Bahariya Oases.
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Is a multi-grain product really a good buy?
Is a multi-grain product really a good buy?
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The rooftop solar panels also act as  thermal roof protection.
The rooftop solar panels also act as "thermal roof protection."
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The  56 000-square-meter farm will eventually produce 35 tonnes of caviar and 700 tonnes of sturgeon...
The 56,000-square-meter farm will eventually produce 35 tonnes of caviar and 700 tonnes of sturgeon meat a year.
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These Christmas cards are all handmade.
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Fish waste into products made in sustainable and eco-friendly  ways.
Fish waste into products made in sustainable and eco-friendly ways.
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KarmBuild emphasizes  environmental optimization techniques.
KarmBuild emphasizes "environmental optimization techniques."
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