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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

Support greening our planet on Earth Day 2011

Support greening our planet on Earth Day 2011

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

On 22 April people around the world will celebrate Earth Day 2011 through their own individual acts of green. This year's campaign is focused on reaching a billion different acts to green our world and raise awareness about the importance of the Earth's environment.

Support greening our planet on Earth Day 2011

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

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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?

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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

Backpacks and eco-clothing

Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:27:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Cars for future fuels

Posted Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:05:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

America Recycles Day - Tackling a growing mountain of waste

Posted Sun, 14 Nov 2010 12:55:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Are energy-efficient laptops really the answer?

Posted Fri, 04 Mar 2011 13:41:00 GMT by Benjamin Kerry

Creating a Greener Workplace

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

Fish and Fracking - A collection of eco stories from October

Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2011 16:09:00 GMT by Dave Collier

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

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

Miranda Kerr named as 2011 Earth Hour global ambassador

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 12:09:00 GMT by Louise Saunders

Audubon holds 75th annual Hog Island camp

Posted Mon, 15 Aug 2011 17:23:00 GMT by Gracie Valena

The record harvests changing lives for impoverished Indian farmers

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

22nd April - International Mother Earth Day

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

Art and the environment - are they intangibly entwined?

Posted Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:27:38 GMT by Claire Dunn