Around The Greenosphere: Weekly Link Roundup

by SusanC



                               

Here are some of our favorite posts from around the greenosphere this week, to help start your weekend a bit greener.

Monday No Impact Man posted a sobering but important article about “the toxic mess left behind when Texaco withdrew from the Ecuadorian Amazon in the 1990s,” inspired by Joe Berlinger’s new documentary Crude.

Monday Earth 911 covered green office remodeling; thinking your office could use a green spacelift? Learn how to get started!

Tuesday Northwest Mom Finds featured adorable playhouse scavenger hunt cards from Blynken & Nod. Need a game to get your little runs outside? Northwest Mom Finds can probably help!

Wednesday The Guardian showcased an article featuring the “Ten big green ideas from the Geneva Motor Show” the same day they featured an great article on sustainable weddings. Visit The Guardian’s Ethical Living Blog to read about five brides who were simultaneously committed to making the most of their big day while leaving a small environmental impact.

Thursday Green Daily featured a story on mobile pollution mapping going live in the UK:

In addition to the ridiculous number of real time traffic and weather monitoring apps you can get on your iPhone, you may soon be able to able to add street by street pollution updates. As part of the MESSAGE project (Mobile Environmental Sensing System Across Grid Environments) researchers at Imperial College London have set up a network of pollution sensors in the town of Gateshead to demonstrate the awesome power of live pollution mapping.

Interested? Go check it out!

Thursday Ecorazzi also asked if you think the potential .eco top-level web domains being requested by Al Gore & company are potentially helpful or wasteful; what do you think?

Friday Planet Green wants you to know the definition of “Fruitless Fall.” Click to find out what a decline in honeybee colonies means, and why it should matter to all of us more than you might think.

Happy! weekend, all.

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