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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

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

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

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

New Delhi host World Environment Day on the 5th June 2011. It's an event that has taken place every year since 1973 and just one way in which the UN promotes awareness of environmental issues in the global community. More significantly, it's a day when the people of the world are encouraged to come together and work towards a more environmentally sustainable future.

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

Energy Saving Project at Leiden Town Hall

Energy Saving Project at Leiden Town Hall

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 08:38:00 GMT by Miklos Horvath

In 2007, the management of the Town Hall of Leiden, which provides public services to its citizens and hosts many offices, decided to join an energy-saving program that was partially funded by the European Community. The objective of this program is to reduce energy consumption by changing employee behavior.

Energy Saving Project at Leiden Town Hall

Film Review: The Clean Bin Project

Film Review: The Clean Bin Project

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

A review of the film, ''The Clean Bin Project,'' which will be shown at this year's Projecting Change festival on May 27, 2011. The Clean Bin Project shines a light on the dirty under belly of garbage. How to reduce our production of this all consuming waste will become one of the critical questions of our age.

Film Review: The Clean Bin Project

Film Review: What's On Your Plate?

Film Review: What's On Your Plate?

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 11:21:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Film review of ''What's On Your Plate?'' which will be shown at the Projecting Change 2011 festival on May 27th. With the rise of childhood obesity and diabetes in America the relationship children have with their food is becoming ever more important.

Film Review: What's On Your Plate?

Projecting Change 2011 Film Festival and Conference

Projecting Change 2011 Film Festival and Conference

Posted Sat, 21 May 2011 10:29:25 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Projecting Change is an environmental film festival and conference that will be held from May 26th through the 29th in Vancouver, Canada. This year's event will be hosted by SFU Woodwards Goldcorp's Centre for the Arts in Vancouver. Organizers are expecting more than 3,500 guests to attend the festivities.

Projecting Change 2011 Film Festival and Conference

What car-drivers value in 'going electric'

What car-drivers value in 'going electric'

Posted Fri, 20 May 2011 07:37:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Turning the electric car into a realistic solution, to private transport emissions woes, requires a much broader sell than today's 'boutique' e-car offerings. And two new studies offer a potentially rich marketing seam for auto-manufacturers - showing how much buyers will pay for improved features, and how many drivers are 'e-car ready' with their current driving habits.

What car-drivers value in 'going electric'

Authors challenge basis of US environmental education

Authors challenge basis of US environmental education

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 10:08:04 GMT by John Dean

Two American authors have challenged the way schools teach children about the environment and have argued that widespread change is needed. Conservationist Charles Saylan and university life scientist Daniel T. Blumstein, from UCLA, have made their comments in their book The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It).

Authors challenge basis of US environmental education

Current Study Aims to Create New Voluntourism Guidelines

Current Study Aims to Create New Voluntourism Guidelines

Posted Tue, 17 May 2011 09:31:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Study in progress aims to devise new guidelines for voluntourism programs. Voluntourism in its simplest sense is volunteering while traveling. Volunteers in such programs frequently participate in environmental or social welfare projects. But such travel is not necessarily beneficial to local communities, environments, or travelers, researchers and industry professionals have long asserted.

Current Study Aims to Create New Voluntourism Guidelines

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

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

Held on May 14th and 15th, the 2011 Chicago Green Festival is poised for success. Green Festival is a joint project of Green America and Global Exchange, two cutting-edge nonprofits that have been dedicated to furthering environmental and social concerns for nearly 30 years.

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

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Posted Sat, 07 May 2011 13:59:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The upcoming Climate Ride bicycle tour will head from New York City to Washington DC from May 13th through the 17th. Connecting two of the most important cities in the US, the five-day ride departs from a Manhattan ferry and ends at an exciting rally held on the steps of the Capitol building in DC.

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Songs of Petroleum - the Autobiography of Jan Lundberg, Ecology Activist

Songs of Petroleum - the Autobiography of Jan Lundberg, Ecology Activist

Posted Wed, 04 May 2011 15:52:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

One man's journey from oil industry insider to environmental campaigner. Songs of Petroleum is the autobiography of Jan Lundberg, ecology activist, musician, and the driving force behind the Culture Change website. He has had a fascinating life, being the son of Dan Lundberg, an oil analyst and pioneering TV talk show host, and having been both an oil industry insider and ecology activist fighting against oil corporations

Songs of Petroleum - the Autobiography of Jan Lundberg, Ecology Activist

IOC vows to make sporting venues greener

IOC vows to make sporting venues greener

Posted Tue, 03 May 2011 15:52:01 GMT by Laura Brown

The IOC president pledges to make sporting venues more sustainable and reduce their impact on the environment. 2012 will not only mark the year of the next Olympics, hosted by London, it is also the twentieth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, better known as Earth Summit, which set the benchmark for expectations and goals for organisations and governments for climate change and the responsibility for impact on the environment.

IOC vows to make sporting venues greener

Urban Agriculture - the Way of the Future?

Urban Agriculture - the Way of the Future?

Posted Tue, 26 Apr 2011 08:05:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

An Interview with Dr Robert Biel about sustainable agriculture. Dr Robert Biel is an author and academic, who works for University College London and has written about sustainable agriculture. More than that, he practices what he calls ''experimental agriculture'' in his own allotment and with his students.

Urban Agriculture - the Way of the Future?

RecycleMania Wraps Up 11th Annual Recycling Competition at 630 College Campuses

RecycleMania Wraps Up 11th Annual Recycling Competition at 630 College Campuses

Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2011 06:41:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Early April 2011 brought a close to the 11th annual RecycleMania recycling competition, which drew participation from 630 colleges and universities from across the US. 2011 saw more than 91 million lbs of recyclable and organic materials recovered and recycled.

RecycleMania Wraps Up 11th Annual Recycling Competition at 630 College Campuses

Sustainable Style at H&M

Sustainable Style at H&M

Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:59:00 GMT by Brooke Janssens

This April, Swedish retail store H&M releases their environmental-friendly Conscious Collection, which will feature garments made from sustainable and organic materials. H&M is making strides on adding clothing to people's list of sustainable products. This month the chain is introducing their Conscious Collection; which will feature clothing made from environmental friendly materials.

Sustainable Style at H&M

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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

Two perspectives on the biosphere.

Posted Sun, 09 Nov 2014 18:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The Global Green Economy Index 2014

Posted Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:43:17 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Crowdsourcing and oceanography, a mix made out of necessity

Posted Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Don't lose your lid! (the green roof argument)

Posted Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:21:19 GMT by JW Dowey

Auckland Zoo captures NZ's natural heart

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

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

World Environment Day 2012

Posted Mon, 04 Jun 2012 13:10:28 GMT by Michael Evans

World Water Week : 26th - 31st August

Posted Thu, 30 Aug 2012 00:10:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

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

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

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

Electric vehicle benefits vary by region and electricity grid sources

Posted Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:16:17 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Emma Watson creates eco-friendly capsule clothing collection

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:29:00 GMT by Louise Saunders

How green are the 2012 London Olympic Games?

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

Fairtrade Certification - What It Means & Why It's Important

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:07:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven