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Animal rights' campaigners want the Grand National banned as two horses die

Animal rights' campaigners want the Grand National banned as two horses die

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 12:00:01 GMT by Laura Brown

Campaigners call for the world famous steeplechase to be banned as two horses die. In soaring temperatures, and in what turned out to be the second fastest race in Grand National history, two horses Ornais and Dooney's Gate died during the race.

Animal rights' campaigners want the Grand National banned as two horses die

Earth Day 2011 - What is your Act of Green?

Earth Day 2011 - What is your Act of Green?

Posted Thu, 31 Mar 2011 17:44:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Earth Day 2011 is focused on collecting 'A Billion Acts of Green' through each of us completing one simple act of green. By clicking up another 650 acts the school children at the Patriarch Diodoros the 1st School in Amman, Jordan are helping make Earth Day 2001 become the world's largest environmental campaign ever.

Earth Day 2011 - What is your Act of Green?

Going green for charity, Nicki Minaj's bush-y hair

Going green for charity, Nicki Minaj's bush-y hair

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:22:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Nicki Minaj literally went green for charity last night (29.03.11), dying her hair to look like a bush. The 'Roman's Revenge' rapper attended the 'Christie's Green Auction: A Bid To Save The Earth' event in New York with her hair sculpted to resemble a tall shrubbery and dyed half green, half white. She rounded off the look with a black leotard, tights and boots coupled with pink lipstick.

Going green for charity, Nicki Minaj's bush-y hair

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:03:00 GMT by David Hewitt

The Earth Times sees small-scale sustainable living in action on a tour of the Earthship in Brighton. To look at, blended into the surrounding nature through exposed timbers and dried-mud walls, the Earthship looks like it would be more at home in Middle Earth than where it actually is, just a stone's throw from one of Britain's hippest coastal cities.

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Woody Harrelson praises Canada's green lifestyle

Woody Harrelson praises Canada's green lifestyle

Posted Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:20:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Woody Harrelson likes working in Canada because it's more ''eco-conscious'' than the US. The veteran 'Kingpin' actor is directing his second play in Toronto, ‘Bullet for Adolf', and said he loves working there as people are much more actively involved with the green initiatives he supports.

Woody Harrelson praises Canada's green lifestyle

Tom Hanks Day 2011

Tom Hanks Day 2011

Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:31:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

International Tom Hanks Day took place on Saturday (26.03.11), to raise money for Lifeline Energy. People around the world paid homage to the 'Forrest Gump' actor with screenings of his films, printing T-shirts and, in Chicago, US - where the idea was originated - a raffle of autographed memorabilia.

Tom Hanks Day 2011

Gwen Stefani donates to Japan earthquake victims

Gwen Stefani donates to Japan earthquake victims

Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 12:15:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Gwen Stefani has become the latest celebrity to donate $1 million to those affected by the recent Japanese earthquake. The No Doubt singer has followed in the footsteps of Sandra Bullock and Demi Lovato by making the generous donation to aid victims of the natural disaster, which has left tens of thousands dead and hundreds of thousands of people homeless.

Gwen Stefani donates to Japan earthquake victims

Chantelle Houghton dresses in lettuce for PETA campaign

Chantelle Houghton dresses in lettuce for PETA campaign

Posted Sun, 27 Mar 2011 10:56:21 GMT by Andy Tillett

Chantelle Houghton appeared dressed as a salad in London last Thursday (24.03.11) to promote the vegetarian lifestyle. The former 'Big Brother' contestant and model wore only lettuce leaves styled into a dress to front a campaign by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, encouraging the public to stop eating meat.

Chantelle Houghton dresses in lettuce for PETA campaign

Scotland to weigh carbon factor of its rubbish

Scotland to weigh carbon factor of its rubbish

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:11:02 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Scotland will be the first country in the world to measure its waste and recycling not just by weight but by its carbon footprint. Instead of simply weighing what is recycled and what ends up in the tip the new carbon metric will factor in how much carbon was used in producing the rubbish and how much will be saved by recycling it thanks to Zero Waste Scotland.

Scotland to weigh carbon factor of its rubbish

Josh Duhamel organises Japan charity run

Josh Duhamel organises Japan charity run

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:51:00 GMT by Lindsey Bowers

Josh Duhamel is organising a charity run to raise money for earthquake victims in Japan. The 'Transformers' actor is urging fans to join him on Santa Monica beach in California on Sunday (27.03.11) when he will run two miles for the American Red Cross Japan Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami fund.

Josh Duhamel organises Japan charity run

Ellen DeGeneres recognised for animal rights work

Ellen DeGeneres recognised for animal rights work

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:44:00 GMT by Lindsey Bowers

Ellen DeGeneres is to receive an award for her work campaigning for animal rights. The talk show host will accept the PETCO Foundation's HOPE Award - which is given to public figures who promote the bond between humans and the animal kingdom - at a ceremony in San Diego, California, on April 30.

Ellen DeGeneres recognised for animal rights work

Pro Sports Teams Go Green

Pro Sports Teams Go Green

Posted Wed, 23 Mar 2011 20:36:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

A not-for-profit Green Sports Alliance was launched earlier this week by professional sports teams in both America and Canada. Six professional teams, including baseball, football, basketball, soccer and hockey players, came together at the Seattle Safeco sports field to kick off the new green initiative.

Pro Sports Teams Go Green

Rock and pop stars donate tracks for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan

Rock and pop stars donate tracks for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan

Posted Wed, 23 Mar 2011 16:57:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Slash and Linkin Park are all donating tracks to charity albums for victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. Justin will join U2, Bon Jovi and Nicki Minaj, among others, on an album put together by Universal Music, which they aim to have available as a download by the end of the week. All proceeds raised will be donated to the Japanese Red Cross

Rock and pop stars donate tracks for earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan

Lily Cole defends high price of eco-friendly fashion

Lily Cole defends high price of eco-friendly fashion

Posted Wed, 23 Mar 2011 16:19:03 GMT by Andy Tillett

Supermodel Lily Cole has defended the pricing of her eco-friendly clothing range. The model acknowledges her The North Circular line's garments may appear expensive - with knitwear made out of wool from rescue sheep and hand-knitted, but costing £65 for and hat and a scarf retailing at £110 - but she insisted the costs are in place to ensure workers are not exploited during production.

Lily Cole defends high price of eco-friendly fashion

Michelle Obama's spring planting revealed

Michelle Obama's spring planting revealed

Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 16:10:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

A video of Michelle Obama kicking off the spring planting season at The White House has been released. The US First Lady teamed with pupils from the local Bancroft and Tubman elementary schools in Washington DC last week (16.03.11) for the third Planting of the White House Kitchen Garden.

Michelle Obama's spring planting revealed

Richard Branson promotes 'peace building'

Richard Branson promotes 'peace building'

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:59:01 GMT by Andy Tillett

Richard Branson is promoting 'peace building' through website theelders.org. The Virgin brand entrepreneur offers advice on a range of issues through the humanitarian organisation, which he helped set up in 2007 alongside former South African Nelson president Nelson Mandela and pop singer Peter Gabriel.

Richard Branson promotes 'peace building'

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Posted Thu, 24 Feb 2011 16:58:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

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

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

India Boosts World Environment Day with a Greenathon

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

Earth Day 2012 - Raising awareness of environmental issues

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

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

Throw an Eco-Friendly Party

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:05:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

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

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

UK retailers beat green targets

Posted Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Support greening our planet on Earth Day 2011

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:12:00 GMT by Lucy Brake