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Solar energy saves the earth?

Solar energy saves the earth?

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

When will people, especially governments, believe those who are far better qualified than they are to judge the earth and its workings. When hell freezes over, perhaps? No, I'm sorry, it's when earth becomes hell, as it already has for the victims of increasing climate change.

Solar energy saves the earth?

Trees-the solution to flooding?

Trees-the solution to flooding?

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

Wilding can mean the bears and wolves and lions of previous millennia returning to our neighbourhood. It also refers to more vegetative matters. The trees and other producers here are also the water retainers for any watershed. Without bogs and forests, the run-off from rain travels quickly off the land and floods both highland and lowland.

Trees-the solution to flooding?

The value of underwater algal forest

The value of underwater algal forest

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

Can we really be useful to our coastal fauna, by providing their old nurseries and larders in the form of algal forest, as well as artificial reefs and controlled fishing?

The value of underwater algal forest

Using the energy within our bodies!

Using the energy within our bodies!

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

We need to be greener. So why not use the plentiful energy within the body. It won’t power a city, but the uses of 'internal energy sources' would be very interesting. New energy sources have not been researched inside the organism, but the potential in the human body and in environmental monitoring within other species, for example is beyond belief.

Using the energy within our bodies!

World Environment Day 2013

World Environment Day 2013

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

June 5th is World Environment Day 2013. WED is one of the more important UN Days when real achievements are sought and expected in the implementation of everyday and more esoteric ways of making the environment a better place for all species.

World Environment Day 2013

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

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Food, Glorious - and Sustainable (for WED!)

Posted Sun, 05 Jun 2016 12:20:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Great potential for reverse photosynthesis!

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:20:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Forest management-the sustainable approaches.

Posted Mon, 22 Feb 2016 11:20:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Hey, Drain Buster - try your skill at waste disposal.

Posted Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:50:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Wrap up this Christmas?

Posted Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

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

Paint reuse scheme flourishes

Posted Fri, 25 Feb 2011 13:59:05 GMT by Rachel England

What are you doing for World Environment Day on 5th June?

Posted Sun, 29 May 2011 13:41:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Green Conquers All

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

Film Review: What's On Your Plate?

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 11:21:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Using the energy within our bodies!

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

Eco-Friendly Fashion Options

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

Josh Duhamel organises Japan charity run

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:51:00 GMT by Lindsey Bowers

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

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

EcoCradle: Biodegradable mushroom packaging

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

EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

Posted Tue, 15 Feb 2011 09:16:01 GMT by Astrid Madsen