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Fieldpower Organics signposts the way to zero-carbon farming

Fieldpower Organics signposts the way to zero-carbon farming

Posted Fri, 12 Aug 2011 13:39:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

One man's journey from market researcher to organic farmer. The Fieldpower Organics, created by Paul Sousek concentrates on zero-carbon farming practices. He decided to implement his own style of organic farming with near-zero use of fossil fuels, powered as much as possible by renewable energy, using local inputs and selling produce locally, to try to create an example of a self-sufficient and resilient food supply.

Fieldpower Organics signposts the way to zero-carbon farming

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

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

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

There are many ways to travel the world and have a great vacation. More and more people opt for a sustainable vacation that benefits the planet as well as their well-being. Ecotourism can be 'passive'- buying your holiday package from companies that donate part of their proceedings to local charities, booking environmentally friendly-accommodation and searching for ethical guarantees on the holiday-provider's brochure or website.

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

Volunteer with a lot of bottle builds green school

Volunteer with a lot of bottle builds green school

Posted Wed, 03 Aug 2011 15:42:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Across Guatemala plastic bottles are being filled with rubbish to help build badly-needed schools, American Peace Corps volunteer Justin Hargesheimer has been working on one such project. Before the project started on May 24, pupils studied outside with just a metal roof to shelter them from the heavy rains of western Guatemala, they should have a new school ready by August 21.

Volunteer with a lot of bottle builds green school

How green are the 2012 London Olympic Games?

How green are the 2012 London Olympic Games?

Posted Thu, 28 Jul 2011 13:19:00 GMT by Laura Brown

A year before the opening ceremony at the London 2012 Olympics how green are the Games shaping up to be? Six venues are already completed, well on schedule. But how green are the venues that have been built across the capital and will the games contribute to the environment?

How green are the 2012 London Olympic Games?

A new hope for aquaculture, eco-clean fish farms

A new hope for aquaculture, eco-clean fish farms

Posted Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:00:00 GMT by Ksenya Kopilovsky

A new patent developed by a scientist in Israel allows for fish farms to minimize or even illiminate water pollution and fish contamination. According to a report by the UN Fish and Agriculture Organization, aquaculture (artificially grown seafood) provides over 47% of total world supply of seafood.

A new hope for aquaculture, eco-clean fish farms

Eating lamb is worst for the environment

Eating lamb is worst for the environment

Posted Tue, 19 Jul 2011 14:25:06 GMT by Laura Brown

Study of American foodstuffs finds lamb has the biggest carbon footprint. The study found the foods with the biggest carbon footprint include lamb, beef, cheese, pork and farmed salmon. Lamb has the greatest impact on the environment with a generation of 39.3 kg of carbon dioxide per kilo eaten.

Eating lamb is worst for the environment

Fishing for Food

Fishing for Food

Posted Mon, 18 Jul 2011 14:06:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Fishing for Food is a Human Right! The denial of access to the subsistence fishing spots by the Durban authorities has impacted gravely on lives of Durban's subsistence fishers, a definitive case of 'The Inequality of Survival'.

Fishing for Food

Green star over China

Green star over China

Posted Mon, 11 Jul 2011 12:44:01 GMT by David Vranicar

China gets ridiculed by the West for its environmental record, and much of that criticism is well-deserved. But when it comes to high-speed rail - which many believe is the future of green travel - China can look down its nose at everyone else.

Green star over China

The Wealth of Nature - A New Book by John Michael Greer

The Wealth of Nature - A New Book by John Michael Greer

Posted Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:19:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Where we are headed: the transition to a low-carbon way of living. The Wealth of Nature forms a trilogy with The Long Descent and The Ecotechnic Future, by looking closely at how we are squandering our natural wealth and what the consequences of this will be. John Michael Greer is one of the most clear-sighted of authors who are grappling with the multiple crises of peak oil, climate change, pollution, and the social and economic factors which make our leaders' responses to these scourges so difficult.

The Wealth of Nature - A New Book by John Michael Greer

Urban farming offers green benefits

Urban farming offers green benefits

Posted Fri, 17 Jun 2011 07:33:00 GMT by John Dean

Work by a team of researchers has suggested that increasing levels of urban agriculture are having a beneficial effect on the environment by reducing vehicle emissions and reducing landfill waste. Worldwatch says that 800 million people worldwide are engaged in urban agriculture, producing 15-20 per cent of the world's food.

Urban farming offers green benefits

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

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

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

Don't bring your own toilet paper is the message from 2011 Glastonbury Festival organisers who are giving away 100,000 100% recycled loo rolls of their own this year. This year, toilet tissue makers Nouvelle are partnering with Britain's biggest festival to provide free loo rolls around the massive Worthy Farm site.

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

Cuba! Revolutionary recyclers

Cuba! Revolutionary recyclers

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

How Cuba's economic woes have forced its people to recycle and conserve energy with almost revolutionary fervour. Whether the blame lies with America's 60 year old trade embargo or just bad government, the fact is that for decades the people of Cuba have had to learn how to cope with limited resources.

Cuba! Revolutionary recyclers

India Boosts World Environment Day with a Greenathon

India Boosts World Environment Day with a Greenathon

Posted Mon, 06 Jun 2011 14:49:01 GMT by Julian Jackson

24 Hours of continuous TV raises funds to fit villages with solar electricity. The Greenathon started at 7pm on Sat 4th June and was transmitted live continuously until 7:00pm on 5th June. The Greenathon is sponsored by Toyota and broadcast by India's NDTV company and was viewed all over the world.

India Boosts World Environment Day with a Greenathon

Green Fair Celebrates Pedal-Powered Music

Green Fair Celebrates Pedal-Powered Music

Posted Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:39:47 GMT by Julian Jackson

London's Regent's Park hears vibrant festival sound-system powered by bicycles. Over the weekend of the 4th and 5th June, thousands of visitors flocked to this huge and very enjoyable Green Fair for its 18th season. The weather on Saturday was particularly sunny, not always guaranteed in Britain!

Green Fair Celebrates Pedal-Powered Music

Costa Rica, a developing country that has developed a blueprint for a sustainable future

Costa Rica, a developing country that has developed a blueprint for a sustainable future

Posted Mon, 06 Jun 2011 10:14:01 GMT by Nick St Clair

How Costa Rica, a small developing country is leading the way in green and sustainable practices, while still growing its economy.

Costa Rica, a developing country that has developed a blueprint for a sustainable future

Food system broken, Oxfam warns

Food system broken, Oxfam warns

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

''The food system is pretty well bust in the world'', says Oxfam Chief Executive Barbara Stocking. A broken food system, together with environmental crises, are creating millions more hungry people. At the start of 2011, there were 925 million hungry people worldwide, but this number could peak to one billion by the end of this year.

Food system broken, Oxfam warns

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Solar energy saves the earth?

Posted Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:20:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Trees-the solution to flooding?

Posted Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:36:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The value of underwater algal forest

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

Using the energy within our bodies!

Posted Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:40:01 GMT by JW Dowey

World Environment Day 2013

Posted Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:45:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day

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

Recycle Water, Air and Waste - Why We Need To!

Posted Fri, 05 Apr 2013 08:39:17 GMT by Dave Armstrong

World Water Day 2013

Posted Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:30:00 GMT by Michael Evans

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

Posted Sun, 24 Feb 2013 10:06:46 GMT by Martin Leggett

America Recycles Day 2012

Posted Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Cuba! Revolutionary recyclers

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

Water scarcity affecting billions

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

Creating a Greener Workplace

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:09:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Top environmental news stories this week: 28th October 2011

Posted Fri, 28 Oct 2011 18:55:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Meat Doesn't Grow on Trees

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

Film Review: The Clean Bin Project

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 11:34:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Unsustainable pressures on Earth, says Living Planet Report

Posted Tue, 15 May 2012 14:28:37 GMT by Linden Volsun

Anna Maria Island aims for zero emissions

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

Water supply meets human demand

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

Virtual excavation finds evidence of sun worship near Stonehenge

Posted Tue, 29 Nov 2011 15:19:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop