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The Great Lakes Leak

The Great Lakes Leak

Posted Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:42:25 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Dredging the Great Lakes to clear and deepen the river channel is causing increased flow and water loss, which means a record low level will be reached this winter.

The Great Lakes Leak

World Tourism Day - 27th September

World Tourism Day - 27th September

Posted Thu, 27 Sep 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

The United Nations World Tourism Day is designed to raise awareness of the importance of international tourism to the world economy. The theme for 2012 is Tourism & Sustainable Energy: Powering Sustainable Development. Not only does the industry provide vital employment, but improvements to local infrastructure can bring important benefits to local populations.

World Tourism Day - 27th September

Amenity flight kits made from 100% recycled materials

Amenity flight kits made from 100% recycled materials

Posted Thu, 13 Sep 2012 15:48:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Top airline Virgin Atlantic is now making its amenity flight packs from 100% recycled materials.

Amenity flight kits made from 100% recycled materials

World Water Week : 26th - 31st August

World Water Week : 26th - 31st August

Posted Thu, 30 Aug 2012 00:10:00 GMT by Michael Evans

World Water Week coincides with the annual conference hosted by the Stockholm International Water Institute. The big hope is that World Water Week 2012 will move beyond rhetoric and provide some real answers to the world's water, environment and development challenges.

World Water Week : 26th - 31st August

Green Riders are Bali High

Green Riders are Bali High

Posted Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:07:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

With their pedalling behind them and the delights of Bali awaiting, the Green Riders can recall their achievements from a brightly coloured green point of view.

Green Riders are Bali High

EcoCradle: Biodegradable mushroom packaging

EcoCradle: Biodegradable mushroom packaging

Posted Sun, 05 Aug 2012 12:05:26 GMT by Natalie Hummel

EcoCradle is derived from mushrooms and is an exciting new compostable alternative to styrofoam packaging. Ecovative Design was founded to produce alternative packing material out of sustainable materials such as mushroom roots.

EcoCradle: Biodegradable mushroom packaging

Green Riders Southeast Asia Reach Islands

Green Riders Southeast Asia Reach Islands

Posted Tue, 24 Jul 2012 07:44:07 GMT by Dave Armstrong

For those who haven’t read our earlier episodes, this is an update on the GREEN RIDERS: Southeast Asia's ongoing adventure among forest and city, oceans and villages.

Green Riders Southeast Asia Reach Islands

Green Conquers All

Green Conquers All

Posted Mon, 09 Jul 2012 14:26:31 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The latest update on the bamboo bike riding GREEN RIDERS Southeast Asia trip from Thailand to Bali.

Green Conquers All

Green for go (three days in for the GREEN RIDERS)

Green for go (three days in for the GREEN RIDERS)

Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:27:45 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Here is the latest on the green machine otherwise known as the GREEN RIDERS Southeast Asia, who are on a bamboo bicycle trip from Thailand to Bali.

Green for go (three days in for the GREEN RIDERS)

Bamboo bikes to power the GREEN Riders

Bamboo bikes to power the GREEN Riders

Posted Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:38:28 GMT by Dave Armstrong

On July 1st, the GREEN Riders will be setting off to promote sustainability and social responsibility. Using bamboo bikes the green project starts from Thailand, just two guys with a camera and a passion for spreading the environmental message.

Bamboo bikes to power the GREEN Riders

World Environment Day 2012

World Environment Day 2012

Posted Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:10:28 GMT by Michael Evans

5th June is World Environment Day, when the theme for 20012 will be ''Green Economy: Does it include you?'' This year the host country is Brazil and this will coincide with Rio+20, to mark the 20th anniversary of of the first Earth Summit held in 1992.

World Environment Day 2012

Unsustainable pressures on Earth, says Living Planet Report

Unsustainable pressures on Earth, says Living Planet Report

Posted Tue, 15 May 2012 14:28:37 GMT by Linden Volsun

Population growth and rising consumption of Earth's natural resources are putting security and human health at risk, according to the 2012 WWF Living Planet Report.

Unsustainable pressures on Earth, says Living Planet Report

Go 'Shwopping' and recycle at Marks and Spencer

Go 'Shwopping' and recycle at Marks and Spencer

Posted Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:11:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

UK retailer Marks & Spencer unveils new Shwopping recycling campaign. M&S is encouraging shoppers to become shwoppers by donating unwanted clothing to Oxfam every time they buy new clothes and help reduce landfill waste.

Go 'Shwopping' and recycle at Marks and Spencer

Earth Day 2012 - Raising awareness of environmental issues

Earth Day 2012 - Raising awareness of environmental issues

Posted Sun, 22 Apr 2012 04:00:01 GMT by Michael Evans

Earth Day, celebrated on 22nd April each year, is the result of a 1970 US initiative to raise awareness of environmental issues. It is now a worldwide event and in 2012 is calling on governments for stronger and immediate action to stop global warming and to reverse environmental destruction.

Earth Day 2012 - Raising awareness of environmental issues

Earth Day 2012 - Google directs people to get on their bikes

Earth Day 2012 - Google directs people to get on their bikes

Posted Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:09:29 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Cyclists can find safe, new routes for any journey - including trips on Earth Day - by using biking directions provided on Google Maps.

Earth Day 2012 - Google directs people to get on their bikes

Electric vehicle benefits vary by region and electricity grid sources

Electric vehicle benefits vary by region and electricity grid sources

Posted Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:16:17 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Electric vehicles reduce emissions related to global warming and have lower fuel costs than petrol-driven vehicles. But these benefits differ depending on how electricity grids in different regions generate their electricity according to a UCS study.

Electric vehicle benefits vary by region and electricity grid sources

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The Global Green Economy Index 2014

Posted Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:43:17 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Crowdsourcing and oceanography, a mix made out of necessity

Posted Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Don't lose your lid! (the green roof argument)

Posted Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:21:19 GMT by JW Dowey

Backpacks and eco-clothing

Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:27:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Cars for future fuels

Posted Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:05:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Organic foods have lots to give

Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:57:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Power, and less energy, to the people

Posted Sat, 05 Jul 2014 09:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Reviewing transition agricultural practice

Posted Tue, 27 May 2014 06:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Forming better soils, gardens and farms

Posted Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Ellen DeGeneres recognised for animal rights work

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:44:00 GMT by Lindsey Bowers

Environmental Film Festival begins tomorrow

Posted Mon, 14 Mar 2011 15:29:01 GMT by Ruth Hendry

Food system broken, Oxfam warns

Posted Tue, 31 May 2011 11:19:00 GMT by Mario Balzan

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Posted Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

Posted Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:06:46 GMT by Martin Leggett

UK retailers beat green targets

Posted Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Scotland to weigh carbon factor of its rubbish

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:11:02 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Annie Lennox's international delivery

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:31:02 GMT by Andy Tillett

Livia Firth's 'big hit' eco-friendly Oscars gown

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:40:00 GMT by Louise Saunders

Eco Friendly Flooring Options

Posted Wed, 29 Dec 2010 08:34:44 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven