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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

This week's environmental news roundup: September 16th 2011

This week's environmental news roundup: September 16th 2011

Posted Fri, 16 Sep 2011 14:30:00 GMT by Laura Brown

The biggest news stories affecting the environment from around the globe. The article covers environmental news topics for week 37 for dates between Monday September 12th, 2011 up to and including Friday September 16th, 2011.

This week's environmental news roundup: September 16th 2011

How green is your airport?

How green is your airport?

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:20:00 GMT by John Dean

Aviation has long been the 'enfant terrible' of the environmental movement with the increasing number of fights blamed for dramatically forcing up greenhouse gas emissions. One of the main concerns for green campaigners is the size of the airports needed to handle all the world's extra traffic.

How green is your airport?

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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

10th anniversary for Green Festival in 2011, Chicago event May 14th and 15th

Posted Sun, 08 May 2011 10:00:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

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

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

Green for go (three days in for the GREEN RIDERS)

Posted Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:27:45 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Green Plug business practices praised by AlwaysOn

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

Enrich Your Garden: Compost

Posted Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:10:03 GMT by Michael Thal

The Great Lakes Leak

Posted Fri, 05 Oct 2012 13:42:25 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

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

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

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

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day

Posted Mon, 22 Apr 2013 12:59:23 GMT by Michael Evans

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2012 17:59:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop