Around The Greenosphere: Weekly Link Roundup

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

Monday Dot Green featured an audiovisual slide show centered on “A Planet in Flux.”

Andrew C. Revkin began exploring the human impact on the environment nearly 30 years ago. An early stop was Papeete, Tahiti. This narrated slide show describes his extensive travels.

Tuesday was a historic and momentous occasion, no matter who you voted for in November. Want to know what’s on the green docket during President Obama’s administration? Tree Hugger has a post highlighting the official White House policy on energy and the environment.

Wednesday Your Daily Thread posed the question “What does social activism have to do with cosmetics?” Turns out, quite a bit.

Thursday Traveling The Green Way featured both Vancouver and one of the world’s first carbon neutral coffees, fair trade, organic and sustainably grown.

Friday Green Daily posted their own roundup of sorts, with a post featuring recent green news from around the globe.

Friday Planet Green also had an informative post on how to stay safe this winter while snowshoeing and hiking. Do you carry the “ten essentials” with you when you’re traipsing about in the snow? Go find out.

This week’s bonus link is for the readers in the crowd. Teresa Holler’s Holler For Your Health provides practical tips to protect families from harmful chemicals lurking in common products. The purchase price of each book also includes a donation to the Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation; more information is available at

Don’t forget! Our Ecostore USA giveaway is going on until Sunday January 25th at 7pm EST, and all you have to do to enter is comment on the giveaway post with a valid email address; if you haven’t entered yet, what are you waiting for?

Happy! Weekend, all.

An original 5 Minutes For Going Green weekly post, wherein we feature some of the most interesting stories and links from around the greenosphere, to help you keep abreast of the latest and greatest on the greener side of the internet. Have an article or link you’d like to see featured? Use our handy dandy contact form.

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