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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

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

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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

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

The environmental news this week: October 7th 2011

Posted Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:00:01 GMT by Laura Brown

Greening Your Pets, Make Your Pets a Little Greener

Posted Wed, 15 Dec 2010 09:52:05 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Paul McCartney lends support to anti-cosmetic testing

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 13:38:02 GMT by Louise Saunders

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:03:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Unsustainable pressures on Earth, says Living Planet Report

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

Meat Doesn't Grow on Trees

Posted Sat, 15 Oct 2011 22:12:00 GMT by Angela Lovell

Roof rainwater runoff collection urged by experts

Posted Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:04:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

6 eco-woes and 6 green balms for 2012

Posted Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:12:39 GMT by Martin Leggett

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

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

The Electric Car & What It Really Means for Energy Conservation

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011 22:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven