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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

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

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Cougars in Hollywood

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:40:43 GMT by JW Dowey

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

Green Plug business practices praised by AlwaysOn

Posted Sun, 25 Sep 2011 05:05:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Eco-Friendly Fashion Options

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

A Billion Acts of Green: Earth Day 2011

Posted Thu, 03 Mar 2011 19:44:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Roofing for rain - best materials for rainwater harvesting

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:19:03 GMT by Martin Leggett

Water scarcity affecting billions

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

Hamburg is the European Green Capital 2011

Posted Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:39:01 GMT by Paromita Pain

Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas that are Easy on the Planet

Posted Fri, 24 Dec 2010 13:57:05 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

Green Light for Green States (can you Bear it?)

Posted Fri, 30 Sep 2011 21:44:04 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Earth Day 2012 - Raising awareness of environmental issues

Posted Sun, 22 Apr 2012 04:00:01 GMT by Michael Evans