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Carbon Grove – Carbon Reduction Reminder Service

April 29th 2008 in Uncategorized

Internet Explorer has partnered with a carbon reduction reminder service to help increase awareness around one of Earth’s most precious resources. Browse three endangered forests and plant your own virtual tree while learning how to become a better steward of the environment.

I’ve completed the questionnaire, and have added the tree to my web site and blog as a Webslice.

Each week, Carbon Grove will send you an email to remind you of your carbon-reducing commitments. Each email will have a link you can click on to keep your virtual tree growing.  As your tree grows it will provide shelter to animals native to your chosen forest (my tree is already sheltering a butterfly after just one growth spurt)

If you ignore the email and do not click on the link, the emails will stop.


Notes: The Carbon Grove website requires Silverlight and IE7 or IE8.


One comment to...
“Carbon Grove – Carbon Reduction Reminder Service”

june rains

I’ve tried and tried to embed my tree on my webpage to no avail. Any suggestions?


Here it is:
The malvertizement, if triggered, redirects victims to the URL windowsxp-privacy.net/?id=987650085.  That URL, if a malicious redirect is not triggered, simply dumps the victim at Google.
windowsxp-privacy.net is hosted in Russia, with mail services supplied by estboxes (Intercage) and is registered via Estdomains.
 

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