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22nd April - International Mother Earth Day

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day

Posted Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:59:23 GMT by Michael Evans

The first Earth Day was celebrated on 22nd April 1970, initially in the United States. The UN instituted International Mother Earth Day to coincide with Earth Day. Despite massive world-wide interest in environmental topics, International Mother Earth Day was only endorsed by 50 member states.

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day

Recycle Water, Air and Waste - Why We Need To!

Recycle Water, Air and Waste - Why We Need To!

Posted Fri, 05 Apr 2013 08:39:17 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Several countries are falling behind in the race to recycle according to recent data but Europe hopes to recycle 50% of 'everything' by 2020.

Recycle Water, Air and Waste - Why We Need To!

World Water Day 2013

World Water Day 2013

Posted Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:30:00 GMT by Michael Evans

"Water, water everywhere - only if we share", is the slogan for UN Year of Water Co-operation. Although there are many areas of the world where there are shortages of water, there is really plenty of it, if only ways can be found of sharing it. UN World water Day was first designated in 1993 and for 20 years has been working hard to draw attention to the need for conservation, development and co-operation with respect to water supply.

World Water Day 2013

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

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

The relentless mantra of bad-news for the world's poorest farmers may be lifting: a simple organic technique for growing rice is breaking records, and raising hopes, for India's struggling small farmers. The so-called SRI technique is also boosting yields for other crops too – but the good news story hasn't yet won over all the critics.

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

America Recycles Day 2012

America Recycles Day 2012

Posted Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Although the US perhaps unfairly has a reputation as being the epitome of the throwaway society, it is one of the few countries of the world that has an official Recycling Day.

America Recycles Day 2012

The hitchhiker's guide to recycling! (recycling parts that you can't reach)

The hitchhiker's guide to recycling! (recycling parts that you can't reach)

Posted Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:28:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

At the moment, we try and recycle or downcycle many materials, such as electronics (e-waste), that are environmentally distasteful or downright toxic.

The hitchhiker's guide to recycling! (recycling parts that you can't reach)

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

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Best office in the world, or just the greenest?

Posted Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:21:29 GMT by JW Dowey

A Song for Earth Hour: James King

Posted Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:14:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Rainforest Alliance claims paper industry helps conservation.

Posted Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:23:38 GMT by JW Dowey

Losing The Wildlife In Your Woods?

Posted Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:21:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Audi, Toyota, Honda and Nissan lead us into the 22nd century car.

Posted Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:11:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Two perspectives on the biosphere.

Posted Sun, 09 Nov 2014 18:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

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

Go 'Shwopping' and recycle at Marks and Spencer

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

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Posted Sat, 07 May 2011 13:59:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Raising an Eco-Friendly Baby without Breaking the Bank

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:11:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The Great Lakes Leak

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

Projecting Change 2011 Film Festival and Conference

Posted Sat, 21 May 2011 10:29:25 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Fieldpower Organics signposts the way to zero-carbon farming

Posted Fri, 12 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Roofing for rain - best materials for rainwater harvesting

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:19:03 GMT by Martin Leggett

Gammon promotion of farmers' markets

Posted Thu, 29 Sep 2011 09:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Fairtrade Certification - What It Means & Why It's Important

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:07:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

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

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