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2008-04-29 00:00:00

A happy couple: green and blue

Lately, I’ve had the color green on my mind thanks to initiatives related to fundraising and sea turtles. Now, it’s the passion project of a woman named Kristen Edwards that brings the emerald hue to mind.Kristen recently launched a website called greenunitedstates.com that looks to inspire and empower people to live in a more eco-friendly manner. Although I always like to tell people to “think blue,” I’ll admit Green United States is a more apt moniker than Blue United States (a future website for ocean-loving Dems maybe?). Right now, Oceana is featured as a “Green Champion” on Kristen’s site and hopefully down the road we’ll be able to partner for some excellent greenish-blue causes.There are several reasons to check out the site, including news updates and the blog, but the first thing you should do is take the pledge to adhere to a cleaner, greener (think greenish-blue) lifestyle. I’ve taken the pledge and I hope you’ll consider doing the same. Kristen hopes to get 1 million people to pledge by Earth Day 2009, so that leaves just about 51 weeks for the tally to BaLOOn.