World Oceans Day: Conservation Through Digital Art and Activism

TheBlu is one part social network, one part online game and a splash of oceanic activism. Users can explore an entire underwater world replete with thousands of the ocean’s creatures by themselves or with Facebook friends. Every action a user takes while in theBlu’s watery world has an impact somewhere else in the app’s universe: a message that the ocean, while vast and mighty, is also sensitive to pollution and tampering.

The EWG’s Hall of Shame Database of Toxic Household Cleaners

U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce applauds the EWG’s efforts to educate consumers regarding toxic chemicals found in household cleaners. If a product has a childproof cap and a warning label, then you should probably think twice about exposing your home, pets, and loved ones to its caustic ingredients. EWG’s Hall of Shame serves as an excellent guide for eco-conscious consumers who prefer to buy nontoxic household cleaners that will not jeopardize our health or contaminate our ecology.

The 2012 Top 10 New Species List

What do dive-bombing wasps and devil’s worms have in common?  On May 23rd, the International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE)  published its 5th annual list of new species discovered during the previous year. Based out of  Arizona State University, IISE’s scientists collaborate with a committee of taxonomists across the globe to describe and classify new…

The Daily Transcript

Green Chamber of Commerce looks to expand By JAMES PALEN, The Daily Transcript Thursday, April 26, 2012 Just more than a year ago, the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce was born when its predecessor, the Green Chamber of San Diego County, announced plans to expand nationwide. The move was a push to extend the company…