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Monitor environmental and social change using iPhones, photo-stitching, and time lapse | Monitor Change

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Sam Droege's idea has lots of applications to the type of work that ecologists, foresters, land managers, and environmental citizen groups do and provides an easy (and actually information dense) way of tracking long-term changes using volunteers using the smart phone that many carry in their pocket. The concept is broad and is meant to be applicable to any location you would like to create uniform documentation of change over long or short periods of time...

url: http://monitorchange.org/

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Transparency: The Change in Carbon Emissions - Transparency - GOOD

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As the world gets closer to the COP15 Climate Change conference, it's important to look at from where the emissions around the world are coming. In the last year, some countries have started to clean up their act, while other countries continue to pump out carbon dioxide. Our latest Transparency is a look at the five highest emitters in each region of the world as of 2007 and whether they have increased or decreased both their total emissions in the from 2006...

url: http://www.good.is/post/transparency-the-change-in-carbon-emissions/

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Environmental Film Festival

Environmental Film Festival frog logo

As we enter a new decade of the 21st century, the Environmental Film Festival comes of age, marking 18 eventful years in Washington, D.C. with our biggest and most ambitious Festival yet. This year the Festival is proud to present 155 diverse and thought-provoking films, including 66 Washington, D.C., United States and World premieres, that celebrate the wonder of the natural world and illuminate the growing challenges to life on earth.

url: http://www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org/

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Home (2009 film) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Home is a 2009 documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on Earth. It shows the diversity of life on Earth and how humanity is threatening the ecological balance of the planet. The movie was released simultaneously on June 5, 2009 in cinemas across the globe, on DVD, Blu-ray, television, and on YouTube. Opening in 181 countries, the film broke the world record for the largest film release in history.

url: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_(2009_film)

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Earth Aid - Rewards for Saving Energy

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Earth Aid is about educating households about your energy and water use, helping you save, and rewarding you when you do save.

Learn About Your Utility Use in Context Earth Aid's free, patent-pending web application is the first and only that enables households to monitor their actual electric, gas, and water utility usage all together and in context online - all to help you see the big picture.

url: http://www.earthaid.net/

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Serious Materials - Energy Efficient Building Materials

Serious Materials logo Serious Materials develops and manufactures sustainable green building materials that dramatically reduce the impact of the 'built environment' on the climate. The company was voted #1 at Cleantech Venture Forum XII, won the first Aspen Institute award for innovation in Corporate Energy Conservation and Global Gypsum Product of the Year. It has also been recognized by TIME/CNN, Fortune, Business Week, AlwaysOn and more as one of the most promising green companies.

url: http://www.seriousmaterials.com/

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America's Climate Choices

America's Climate Choices Policy advice, based on science, to guide the nation's response to climate change.

url: http://americasclimatechoices.org/

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Northern Virginia Rain Barrel Registration

rain barrel A rain barrel is placed under the downspout to collect water from the roof. The rain barrels hold approximately 50 gallons. They are 23 inches wide and range from 41.25 inches to 43.75 inches tall. Rainwater collection can help you save water for use in your yard, eliminate potential flooding in your basement, and reduce stormwater management costs. Water running off your roof during a rainstorm can be a problem or a resource put to good use!

url: http://www.arlingtonenvironment.org/barrel.htm

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Better Place

better place logo 4 pillars A world living free from oil. A planet healing and thriving. And our environment and economy brought back into balance with each other. This is the vision of Better Place: As consumers, we can continue our love affair with cars, and even rekindle that relationship by experiencing transportation as a sustainable service. As nations, we can redefine the economics of transportation by breaking the connection with oil.

url: http://www.betterplace.com/

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Live Green

Live Green makes eco-friendly living and business practices easier and more affordable in DC and beyond. We are a membership organization providing support to green businesses and discounts on everyday green products and services for consumers.

url: http://www.livegreen.net/

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Mr.Green.Biz

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An organization dedicated to the truth about our environment. The industrialization age came and left with great force, it is now time to shed light on the information age and clean up our filth for the generations to come.

url: http://mrgreenbiz.wordpress.com

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Earth First

Earth First! is effective. Our front-line, direct action approach to protecting wilderness gets results. We have succeeded in cases where other environmental groups had given up, and have drawn public attention to the crises facing the natural world.

url: http://www.earthfirst.org

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EarthFirst

tags: environment
EarthFirst.com is a fun, irreverant green blog featuring the latest environmental news, exclusive features, original cartoons and videos. Don’t confuse us with EarthFirst!, the radical enviornmental group known for acts of protest and civil disobedience - we’re not associated with them at all. We’re passionate about the environment and dedicated to cutting through the eco-fluff to get to the heart of the new green movement.

url: http://earthfirst.com/tag/green-design/E

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KnowMore Extension 0.2.7: Firefox Add-on

Find out more about the environmental and social impact of companies, brands, and products as you browse the web. For more info, visit - http://www.knowmore.org/wiki/index.php?title=KnowMore_Firefox_Extension

url: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/7342

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Sustainable Design Group

We are here to guide you through the process of building or renovating your home or light commercial building and to make it as healthy, energy efficient and harmonious with the environment as possible.

url: http://www.sustainabledesign.com/

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Green Festival

At Green Festival™, a joint project of Global Exchange and Co-op America, we’re celebrating what’s working in our communities—for people, business and the environment. Think of Green Festival™ as a walk through a sustainable community.

url: http://www.greenfestivals.org/

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Sustainable Group

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Everyone has an impact on our earth. At Sustainable Group we are committed to taking a leadership role in environmental stewardship by assisting other companies and individuals reduce their carbon footprint.

url: http://www.sustainablegroup.net/

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AlterNet

AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet's aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, human rights and civil liberties, social justice, media, health care issues, and more.

url: http://www.alternet.org/

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Earth Day

Earth Day is coming. What are you doing to celebrate? Here are a couple of links: EPA - Earth Day 2005, International Earth Day, Earthday Network Homepage, and IMS: Earth Day XXV