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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

Top environmental news stories from this week: 21st October 2011

Top environmental news stories from this week: 21st October 2011

Posted Fri, 21 Oct 2011 15:44:00 GMT by Laura Brown

A roundup of environmental headlines from around the globe that made the news this week. Written by Laura Brown for The Earth Times up to Friday, October 21st 2011.

Top environmental news stories from this week: 21st October 2011

Fish and Fracking - A collection of eco stories from October

Fish and Fracking - A collection of eco stories from October

Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:09:00 GMT by Dave Collier

Expert fisherman defy expectations, fracking endangers water supplies and new habitats formed by the disappearing glaciers. You will read later in this article about the salmon doing well in Glacier Bay in Alaska, but a study by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has noted that fish in overfished areas may not have such a positive future.

Fish and Fracking - A collection of eco stories from October

Meat Doesn't Grow on Trees

Meat Doesn't Grow on Trees

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

Apologies to vegetarians reading this but I enjoy a good steak on the grill. And, increasingly it seems, so do many other people across the world - or pork, chicken, mutton, lamb and other meat. So much so that it is jeopardizing our soils, our air and our water. But it's often the livestock producers, rather than the consumers, who unfairly bear the brunt of the blame.

Meat Doesn't Grow on Trees

This week's top environment news stories: October 14th 2011

This week's top environment news stories: October 14th 2011

Posted Fri, 14 Oct 2011 13:10:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Top news headlines, stories and issues from the environment world this week up to October 14th 2011. Topics this week include conservation and wildlife in the UK, North Sea oil drilling, arctic ice and the oil spill in New Zealand.

This week's top environment news stories: October 14th 2011

Food and Agriculture Reorganisation

Food and Agriculture Reorganisation

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

Nature has published a daring plan to double food production in order to feed the projected nine billion mouths we will have in 2050. By using only satellite images and crop records, the eminent researchers from Canada, the US, Sweden, and Germany have been able to predict less environmental impact with double production. With one billion chronically malnourished humans at the moment, perhaps we can make an immediate start.

Food and Agriculture Reorganisation

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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

Food system broken, Oxfam warns

Posted Tue, 31 May 2011 11:19:00 GMT by Mario Balzan

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

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

Cuba! Revolutionary recyclers

Posted Mon, 06 Jun 2011 16:08:00 GMT by Nick St Clair

World Tourism Day - 27th September

Posted Thu, 27 Sep 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Woody Harrelson praises Canada's green lifestyle

Posted Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:20:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

2011 Glastonbury Festival to be 'greenest ever' with loo rolls for all

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:16:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The value of underwater algal forest

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

Scotland to weigh carbon factor of its rubbish

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

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

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

Music stars net $10m for Japan disaster victims

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