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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

Virtual excavation finds evidence of sun worship near Stonehenge

Virtual excavation finds evidence of sun worship near Stonehenge

Posted Tue, 29 Nov 2011 15:19:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Archaeologists taking part in the world's biggest virtual excavation have found evidence of large pits at Stonehenge Cursus that may have been used by agricultural workers for sun worship at summer solstice.

Virtual excavation finds evidence of sun worship near Stonehenge

Music stars net $10m for Japan disaster victims

Music stars net $10m for Japan disaster victims

Posted Wed, 09 Nov 2011 20:19:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

'Songs for Japan' a hit compilation album from some of the world's top pop stars has raised $10million so far for victims of Japan's earthquake and tsunami in March this year.

Music stars net $10m for Japan disaster victims

Roundup of environment news stories this week: 4th November 2011

Roundup of environment news stories this week: 4th November 2011

Posted Fri, 04 Nov 2011 22:11:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Headlines from the environment world this week. Laura Brown writes her weekly column with a roundup of the weeks top environmental news headlines from the US, UK and elsewhere.

Roundup of environment news stories this week: 4th November 2011

Top environmental news stories this week: 28th October 2011

Top environmental news stories this week: 28th October 2011

Posted Fri, 28 Oct 2011 18:55:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Written by Laura Brown for The Earth Times; this article covers the environmental news headlines and roundup from this week up to Friday 28th October 2011. Included are green news topics from the UK, China and US.

Top environmental news stories this week: 28th October 2011

Roof rainwater runoff collection urged by experts

Roof rainwater runoff collection urged by experts

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

Simple smooth, sloped roofs in the urban landscape could be used to increase water savings in the urban environment. Researchers at Autonomous University of Barcelona have shown that urban planners may wish to incorporate the retro roofs in modern design to realize significant rainwater recovery savings.

Roof rainwater runoff collection urged by experts

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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

Use Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Paint at Home

Posted Mon, 20 Dec 2010 07:15:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

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

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

Food and Agriculture Reorganisation

Posted Fri, 14 Oct 2011 12:27:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

'Green people' in global tourism - a new way to travel

Posted Fri, 12 Aug 2011 10:18:24 GMT by Ksenya Kopilovsky

Green Fair Celebrates Pedal-Powered Music

Posted Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:39:47 GMT by Julian Jackson

Pro Sports Teams Go Green

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

Timber plantations are not forests

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

Green Conquers All

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

Scotland to weigh carbon factor of its rubbish

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

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:05:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven