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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?

Auckland Zoo captures NZ's natural heart

Auckland Zoo captures NZ's natural heart

Posted Tue, 13 Sep 2011 08:10:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

A new exhibit at Auckland Zoo opens this week to showcase how science and conservation can live together. Called Te Wao Nui, the $16 million exhibit encompasses the natural unique habitats and environment of Aotearoa New Zealand and offers visitors to Auckland Zoo a glimpse into New Zealand's natural world.

Auckland Zoo captures NZ's natural heart

Nomads may hold the answer to drought crisis

Nomads may hold the answer to drought crisis

Posted Wed, 31 Aug 2011 22:54:01 GMT by Lucy Brake

Mobile pastoralism is believed to be the key to finding a solution to the drought disaster gripping the Horn of Africa. Experts have in the past targeted pastoralism and the nomadic lifestyle in the Horn of Africa as being an ineffective livelihood and a cause of many of the drought-related problems facing the region.

Nomads may hold the answer to drought crisis

Preserving British film heritage in the BFI's Master Film Store

Preserving British film heritage in the BFI's Master Film Store

Posted Tue, 30 Aug 2011 18:17:01 GMT by Julian Jackson

Stunning sustainable building is intended to keep UK films safe for more than half a century. The Master Film Store is expected to set a benchmark for the preservation of film and also receive a BREEAM Excellent Rating, which is the world-class code for sustainability awarded by the UK's Building Research Establishment.

Preserving British film heritage in the BFI's Master Film Store

Community Forests safer than protected areas

Community Forests safer than protected areas

Posted Fri, 26 Aug 2011 10:11:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Parklands play a role in forest management, but banning communities from using forests harms more than helps forests, says the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR). Why? Because when local communities traditionally rely on forests for at least part of their livelihood or survival, they're not just going to stay out.

Community Forests safer than protected areas

Anna Maria Island aims for zero emissions

Anna Maria Island aims for zero emissions

Posted Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:01:01 GMT by Julian Jackson

Historic Florida community shows beauty and sustainability can be combined. Anna Maria Island in Florida is becoming a zero-carbon community. It's not got there yet, but the drive and vision of its co-owners, energetic husband-and-wife team Lizzie Vann Thrasher and Mike Thrasher, is powering it onwards, or rather downwards - in terms of energy use and carbon emissions.

Anna Maria Island aims for zero emissions

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