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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

The environmental news this week: October 7th 2011

The environmental news this week: October 7th 2011

Posted Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:00:01 GMT by Laura Brown

Top stories affecting the environment this week. A roundup of environmental and green news headlines up to October 7th 2011 written by Laura Brown for The Earth Times. Topics include fracking in New York along with austerity affecting the green agenda and conservation in the UK.

The environmental news this week: October 7th 2011

Join the army! Planet Earth needs volunteer citizen scientists now!

Join the army! Planet Earth needs volunteer citizen scientists now!

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 16:18:17 GMT by Martin Leggett

A recent meet of European ecologists has been hearing about the benefits, for scientists and the environment, of bringing the public into ecological research effort - as citizen scientists. Dr Dan Bebber of the Earthwatch Institute, extolled the virtues of volunteers in levering-up the quality and quantity of research work undertaken - and in returning to their communities as champions of the need for action on the environment.

Join the army! Planet Earth needs volunteer citizen scientists now!

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

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

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

The journal Science has given US states the green light literally. Where any native species is not under any special protection, there is an obligation for conservation. Because wildlife is not owned, all citizens and therefore the State concerned must act, according to the public trust doctrine.

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

This week's top environment news stories: September 30th 2011

This week's top environment news stories: September 30th 2011

Posted Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:46:52 GMT by Laura Brown

A review of the major stories in the environment this week up to today, Friday 30th September. A summary and roundup of recent environmental news and green issues written by Laura Brown for The Earth Times.

This week's top environment news stories: September 30th 2011

Gammon promotion of farmers' markets

Gammon promotion of farmers' markets

Posted Thu, 29 Sep 2011 09:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A lovely lady called Robin Gammon backs Hilary Clinton's farming focus on 'heartier crops' this Autumn by pushing the direct-sell aspect of markets. She makes several recommendations listed in this article.

Gammon promotion of farmers' markets

University of Michigan invests in sustainability

University of Michigan invests in sustainability

Posted Wed, 28 Sep 2011 18:02:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

The University of Michigan announced new financial commitments to its ongoing mission of achieving significant sustainability goals and enlisting the aid of students and staff to make the campus greener.

University of Michigan invests in sustainability

Water supply meets human demand

Water supply meets human demand

Posted Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:32:51 GMT by Dave Collier

A report published by the Challenge Program on Water and Food suggests that world water issues can be dealt with through better water management. The director of CPWF, Alain Vidal, argues that while water scarcity can be an issue for food production in some areas, generally water management is the real problem.

Water supply meets human demand

Green Plug business practices praised by AlwaysOn

Green Plug business practices praised by AlwaysOn

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

Digital power controllers have contributed a lot to Green Plug's most prominent praise yet from 'AlwaysOn'. The top 200 private businesses that produce high growth using environmentally friendly practices are rewarded by this magazine.

Green Plug business practices praised by AlwaysOn

The week's environmental news roundup: September 23rd 2011

The week's environmental news roundup: September 23rd 2011

Posted Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:30:00 GMT by Laura Brown

This week the cost of development coming home to roost, literally, with the sky falling down, smoggiest levels for five years in the US and northern birds. One of several issues covered in our weekly roundup of environmental news up to 23rd September 2011.

The week's environmental news roundup: September 23rd 2011

Act on food speculators and ethanol conversion now study warns governments

Act on food speculators and ethanol conversion now study warns governments

Posted Thu, 22 Sep 2011 15:00:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A new study says that growing corn for ethanol production and the actions of market speculators are behind rising world food prices and call for swift action to alleviate the suffering of the world's poor.

Act on food speculators and ethanol conversion now study warns governments

New African venture will reduce deforestation, improve sustainability

New African venture will reduce deforestation, improve sustainability

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

A proposed ethanol-production facility in Mozambique will reduce deforestation, improve local farmer's sustainability, and help reduce air pollution. The plan calls for construction of an integrated food-energy business that will replace charcoal-burning fireplaces with ethanol-burning stoves.

New African venture will reduce deforestation, improve sustainability

Earth Overshoot Day marks new high in global ''deficit spending''

Earth Overshoot Day marks new high in global ''deficit spending''

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 21:40:01 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Earth Overshoot Day, when human demands on nature exceed what nature can regenerate, occurs this year on September 27. Soon thereafter, the global population will reach 7 billion for the first time.

Earth Overshoot Day marks new high in global ''deficit spending''

Solar power and tree planting: IKEA's growing greener

Solar power and tree planting: IKEA's growing greener

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 15:11:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Swedish furniture giant IKEA has announced its 11th solar power project at a Californian store while its American president says sustainability is at the core of its successful business model.

Solar power and tree planting: IKEA's growing greener

Rate smoking in films like sex and violence doctors argue

Rate smoking in films like sex and violence doctors argue

Posted Tue, 20 Sep 2011 14:49:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Films which show characters smoking should be slapped with an 18 certificate say two smoking experts who say research backs their claim that youngsters are inspired to light up by watching smoking on screen.

Rate smoking in films like sex and violence doctors argue

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