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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

Keeping the garden growing

Keeping the garden growing

Posted Wed, 11 Apr 2012 15:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

With drought in the UK and high temperatures in parts of the US, it is important for gardeners to look at innovative ways to prevent soil from drying out and being blown away such as green mulches. The same techniques can be used in marginally productive areas of the world to increase productivity.

Keeping the garden growing

Foodies Fake the Future

Foodies Fake the Future

Posted Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:05:44 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Is animal-free meat a real possibility? We eat meat and always have done, but a revolution is slowly taking place to end cruel factory-like conditions that some animals, large and small, suffer. There is need for a meat that can be produced cheaply and, here's the crunch, how about animal free.

Foodies Fake the Future

Art and the environment - are they intangibly entwined?

Art and the environment - are they intangibly entwined?

Posted Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:27:38 GMT by Claire Dunn

The environmental impact of art materials. Are we feeling increasingly aware of the environmental impact of art, design or films.

Art and the environment - are they intangibly entwined?

Water scarcity affecting billions

Water scarcity affecting billions

Posted Sat, 03 Mar 2012 12:58:48 GMT by Martin Leggett

Water scarcity is common for billions around the world. By looking at monthly water flows, rather than yearly, 2.7 billion people appear caught in the water supply stress trap.

Water scarcity affecting billions

6 eco-woes and 6 green balms for 2012

6 eco-woes and 6 green balms for 2012

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

Environmental woes may abound, but so, too, does hope. Six of 2012's most pressing environmental worries also have possible solutions within grasp - if we can just learn to wean ourselves off our addiction to economic 'growth'.

6 eco-woes and 6 green balms for 2012

UK retailers beat green targets

UK retailers beat green targets

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

Many of the UK's best-known retailers have beaten targets on cutting waste, energy and water use, but environmental groups say even more can be done.

UK retailers beat green targets

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2012 17:59:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Continuing global threats from climate change, nuclear weapons and wars have caused atomic scientists to move the hands of the Doomesday Clock to five minutes before midnight.

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Green policies are not to blame for your heating bills

Green policies are not to blame for your heating bills

Posted Tue, 20 Dec 2011 15:55:00 GMT by Dave Collier

A report from the Committee on Climate Change shows that gas prices are the main factor in heating bill increases, rather than environmental policies.

Green policies are not to blame for your heating bills

Aquaculture: How green is your farmed fish?

Aquaculture: How green is your farmed fish?

Posted Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:39:54 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Most eco-labels are little better than farmed fish when it comes to protecting the ocean, a new study from Victoria University, Canada, claims.

Aquaculture: How green is your farmed fish?

Timber plantations are not forests

Timber plantations are not forests

Posted Mon, 05 Dec 2011 09:40:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Environmentalists have always clearly defined commercial plantations and forests. The latter being natural and the former destroying indigenous biodiversity and natural resources with the aim to maximise profits. The social consequences of timber plantations have also displaced communities.

Timber plantations are not forests

Carbon pirates threaten indigenous Peruvian peoples, report says

Carbon pirates threaten indigenous Peruvian peoples, report says

Posted Thu, 01 Dec 2011 00:03:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Indigenous Peruvian groups have just released a report on how the REDD+ carbon trading program disenfranchises their communities.

Carbon pirates threaten indigenous Peruvian peoples, report says

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Solar energy saves the earth?

Posted Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:20:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Trees-the solution to flooding?

Posted Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:36:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The value of underwater algal forest

Posted Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:14:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Using the energy within our bodies!

Posted Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:40:01 GMT by JW Dowey

World Environment Day 2013

Posted Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:45:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day

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

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

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

World Water Day 2013

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

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

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

America Recycles Day 2012

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

Eco-Friendly Fashion Options

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:05:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 10:12:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

New African venture will reduce deforestation, improve sustainability

Posted Thu, 22 Sep 2011 11:29:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are A Must

Posted Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:36:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Chantelle Houghton dresses in lettuce for PETA campaign

Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 10:56:21 GMT by Andy Tillett

Pro Sports Teams Go Green

Posted Wed, 23 Mar 2011 20:36:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Raising an Eco-Friendly Baby without Breaking the Bank

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

Green Riders Southeast Asia Reach Islands

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

Coming together to save Babylon

Posted Wed, 05 Jan 2011 11:33:04 GMT by Paromita Pain

Olympic Games may miss environmental targets

Posted Fri, 05 Nov 2010 12:39:37 GMT by Rachel England