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Cover Story Edward Norton Stars in PSA for Antarctic Protection Edward Norton fans have had a lot to talk about over the past few weeks. The star, who has been largely absent from the big screen since 2010’s “Stone”, appeared in several segments during last Sunday’s Academy Awards and has now filmed a PSA in support of the Antarctic Ocean Alliance. The coalition has started an online petition to advocate for the creation of the largest no-take marine reserve on the planet. The reserve would be established on and around the Antarctic continent and would mandate that international government policies prevent human interference with the area’s habitats and wildlife. Specifically, fishing and industrial activity in the surrounding oceans would be banned. According to the PSA, the Antarctic Ocean has become especially at-

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Eco Tech Incredible Lion Photos Taken With HighTech Remote Control Camera Photography is a high-tech industry, especially when photographers try to figure out ways to get closer to dangerous animals without putting themselves in harm’s way. Conservation photographer Will BurrardLucas has created a high-tech solution that has helped get him amazing images that would otherwise be impossible -- such as lions feasting or Komodo dragons flicking their tongues at the lens. Most recently Burrard-Lucas has made modifications to their “BeetleCam” that provide photographers with even more flexibility for getting images, and these incredible photos of lions show off what is possible. Brothers Will and Matt devised the BeetleCam in 2009 in order to get close-up photos of African wildlife. It is essentially a remote-controlled car with a DSLR mounted to the top. But after an unfortunate encounter with a lion, it was clear the BeetleCam needed to be armored up so the brothers added some armor and made a few design tweaks to come up with the current model.

Cool Eco-News Thousands Tell Amazon to Ban Sales of Dolphin and Whale Meat Recently, the news broke that a site owned by, in Japan, was illegally selling whale meat. The massive public outrage in response caused Amazon to remove the items from their site. Many animal advocates and conservationists are telling Amazon that they haven’t gotten far enough yet, though. A petition has been started demanding that the company establishes a policy permanently banning the sale of dolphin and whale meat. Melissa Sehgal is currently in Japan as a Cove Guardian documenting the slaughter of dolphins in Taiji as well as their capture for captivity. She started the petition that has gathered over 123,000 signatures from around the world. “Quietly pulling those products from their site is not enough. It’s time for to put a permanent ban on whale, dolphin, and porpoise meat in place. I know that not everyone can come to Japan to join me to speak out for dolphins and whales, but together we can convince Amazon to permanently stop selling all whale, dolphin, and porpoise products. If Amazon–the largest online retailer in the world–were to adopt a policy like this, it would send a clear message to the world,” Sehgal adds. Amazon has yet to respond, but over 100,000 people and bad press around the globe are hard to ignore.

Green Music Miley Cyrus and More Team Up for Sean Penn’s Haiti PSA Video Sean Penn was honored earlier this year for his humanitarian efforts in Haiti. Now, he will be in a star-studded PSA created by his J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO). According to The Hollywood Reporter, the video directed by actress Soleil Moon Frye stars Miley Cyrus, Zooey Deschanel, Edward Norton, Pras, Sarah Silverman, LL Cool J, and Eric Dane. Cyrus has also appeared in an auction video for J/P HRO, in which she takes a picture of herself and signs it as an auction item. Another video stars Rainn Wilson who has a script signed by the cast of The Office. Wilson jokes, “This little gem — hello — a cast-signed Office script worth billions. So much better than Edward Norton’s signed Illusionist DVD. Who even understood that movie?”

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Home Improvement Vintage Wine Barrels Refashioned As Flooring: Fontenay Woods From bottles to corks, there’s a dizzying array of possibilities when it comes to reusing wine-related products, and now you can add reclaimed wine barrels to the list.

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ways consistent. Afterward, at first

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1. In a skillet heat olive oil until

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and the added hit of saltiness from the capers makes for a terrific


1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 garlic clove, smashed

and cook until it turns golden

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brown. Remove garlic from skil-

removed, coarsely chopped

let and set aside.

1 can tomatoes, coarsely chopped

it shimmers. Add garlic clove

1/2 cup vegetable stock or water

1 tbsp capers, drained

Freshly ground pepper to taste

2. Add rapini to pan and saute until it is almost tender, about 5 or 6 minutes. Add tomatoes and stock and allow to simmer for 10 minutes or so. Add capers and freshly ground pepper to taste. 3. Serve over pasta or polenta.

Green Feature Celebrity Green Tips Leonardo Dicaprio

“Well, of course, buying energyefficient appliances is one thing. Changing your light bulbs to energy-efficient light bulbs, trying to get a car that gets better gas mileage, keeping your tires properly inflated.”

Jason Mraz

“It’s very important for me to stay green. [On tour we try to be] as green as possible, as much as we can to reduce our carbon footprint– very few fossil fuels. And you know what else I’m going to do? I’m gonna vote this year. I’ve never voted on a non-presidental election year.”

Alicia Emily Silverstone Deschanel “Compost, for sure. We have a badass compost. I bought a baby bag of worms eight years ago and put it in the compost, and now there are bazillions of them. And it’s like the dirt is so delicious, you could eat it!”

“There is no such thing as a meat eating environmentalist. Nowadays being green is fashionable, especially in Hollywood. While I think it’s terrific to recycle you can have an even greater impact on the environment by making one simple choice: don’t eat meat.”

Vincent Kartheiser

“My car flooded about four years ago and waiting for insurance to kind of come through with the money…I took the bus and the train and I found that it enriched my life. It actually made my life better to slow down a little bit and walk through this city and interact with people.”

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Green Feature Celebrity Green Tips Daryl Hannah

“There are so many things that everybody can do. Am I going to get some food in a Styrofoam container? Or am I going to bring my own cup and my own cutlery set and say I won’t participate in a disposable society?”

Orlando Bloom

“It might not be possible for everyone to live a completely green lifestyle, but we can do little things to help slow global warming. People could just help by unplugging their phone chargers and turning off the TV when they’re not watching it.”

Nicole Richie

“1. Visit your local farmers market, and purchase organic produce 2. Start a small garden in your own home or school 3. Share with friends and family the importance of eating natural/pesticide free foods

Prince Charles

“Vintage clothes and upcycling are just the start because they save scarce resources and avoid waste. Fashion clearly makes people feel good, but now it has to do the world good, too.”

Mayim Bialik

“For adults, it’s never too late to start making a small difference in the world. We too can clean up the beach, donate clothes or office supplies to shelters, and volunteer at senior citizen’s centers. Teach that one person can change the world because it’s true.”

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