The Green Community week in review: Tampa underwater by 2100, reviving local economies, kill your lawn (the green way), and more

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Tampa Bay Green Business Summit Tuesday (10/27) in St. Petersburg - The Green Business Summit is a free event open to the public that targets members of the business community seeking to learn about opportunities and risk management of green business in the wake of impending climate change legislation and litigation.


Photos from around the globe of the International Day of Climate Action - There were over 5,200 events staged internationally and over 19,000 phots taken of the various events that day - from the US to India, Australia to Iceland.


A blood-powered lamp, plus more strange and creepy green inventions - Just in time for the creepiest holiday of the year, here's a slideshow list of some of the most unusual (to put it politely) green inventions out there.


We’re eco-conscious at home, let's do the same while at work - Most of us spend more waking hours while at work than at home, we might as well be eco-aware while doing so.


Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful teams up with Nestlé Waters to improve recycling in Hillsborough County - Nestlé Waters North America announced it has teamed up with Keep America Beautiful to provide $10,000 “Recycle On The Go” grants to 12 Keep America Beautiful affiliates, including Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful.


Plant a tree this Halloween with the Tampa Bay Derby Darlins - The girls and other volunteers will be planting 72 Florida native trees including the Florida Elm, Bald cypress and Longleaf pine trees.


Fall into fitness and enjoy Mother Nature while you're at it - Take time for yourself this fall and step up your fitness program while enjoying the great outdoors in preparation for the upcoming holiday season.


Killing your lawn (the eco-friendly way) - You decide it is time to kill your grass, but what's the best method?


Glenn Beck's beef with vegetarians (video) - Yet another topic to send Glenn Beck on a tirade.


Don’t forget to check out our Green Community Calendar for green events and workshops in the Bay Area!

What’s the buzz on the latest issues in the Green Community? Check out what you may have missed this last week:

Tampa Bay planning tip: Learn to swim (video) - Grant Rimbey explores what rising ocean levels could mean for the Tampa Bay area by 2100.

Green Visions Series: Water conservation and the revival of local economies - Eric Stewart proposes how we can create an ecologically-based way of living in Florida.

Tampa takes part in International Day of Climate Action - This past Saturday marked the International Day of Climate Action, a global call for an active, scientifically-minded approach to climate change. With 4,000 simultaneous demonstrations taking place in over 180 countries, it was the most widespread day of environmental action in history.

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