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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'

Halle Berry honoured by Muhammad Ali for her charity efforts

Halle Berry honoured by Muhammad Ali for her charity efforts

Posted Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:49:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Halle Berry has been honoured by Muhammad Ali for her charity efforts. The 'Monster's Ball' actress and keen green activist was guest of honour, awarded for her dedication to many different charities at Ali's Celebrity Fight Night, a fundraiser held by the boxer in Phoenix, Arizona, last Saturday (19.03.11).

Halle Berry honoured by Muhammad Ali for her charity efforts

Sandra Bullock and Demi Lovato make $1 million Japan donations

Sandra Bullock and Demi Lovato make $1 million Japan donations

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:42:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Sandra Bullock and Demi Lovato have both made $1 million donations to the Japan earthquake relief effort. 'Blind Side' actress Sandra pledged the huge amount yesterday (17.03.11), and actress and musician Demi quickly followed, offering the same amount from her own fortune.

Sandra Bullock and Demi Lovato make $1 million Japan donations

Annie Lennox's international delivery

Annie Lennox's international delivery

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:31:02 GMT by Andy Tillett

Annie Lennox has become an international postman for charity. The 'Sweet Dreams' singer had already delivered letters from Scottish schoolchildren to pupils in Malawi as part of her work with charity Mary's Meals, and this week returned with replies from the African nation.

Annie Lennox's international delivery

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

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

The rapid growth in purchasing of 'green' products is now happening in the 'green' services market. The latest consumer research has shown that the American public are now just as interested in purchasing eco-friendly services, including insurance services and airlines, as they are in eco-friendly household goods, such as cleaning products.

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

Environmental Film Festival begins tomorrow

Environmental Film Festival begins tomorrow

Posted Mon, 14 Mar 2011 15:29:01 GMT by Ruth Hendry

With 150 films from 40 countries and 150 special guests and filmmakers, the 19th Annual Environmental Film Festival in Washington D.C. will be a fantastic celebration and discussion of the natural world and our relationship with it. Films are a powerful tool for conservationists and an excellent way to raises awareness of environmental issues. Filed in environmental issues: environmental film festival/going green.

Environmental Film Festival begins tomorrow

Paul McCartney lends support to anti-cosmetic testing

Paul McCartney lends support to anti-cosmetic testing

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 13:38:02 GMT by Louise Saunders

Sir Paul McCartney has leant his support to an anti-cosmetic testing campaign. The former Beatles rocker - who is a keen advocate of animal rights and vegetarianism - has joined a number of fellow celebrities in joining the new BUAV (British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) campaign to end animal testing for cosmetic products sold in Europe. Filed under environmental issues: Animal Rights - Celebrity - Going Green

Paul McCartney lends support to anti-cosmetic testing

Emma Watson's eco fashion dream

Emma Watson's eco fashion dream

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 12:59:01 GMT by Louise Saunders

Emma Watson loves being able to wear clothes that she knows aren't harming the environment. The 20-year-old 'Harry Potter' actress - who has joined forces with luxury Italian designer Alberta Ferretti to create eco-friendly clothing line Pure Threads - explained she enjoys having creative control over the fashion collection. Filed under environmental issues: Eco-Fashion - Celebrity - Going Green

Emma Watson's eco fashion dream

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Crowdsourcing and oceanography, a mix made out of necessity

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Backpacks and eco-clothing

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Organic foods have lots to give

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EU e-waste: UK least likely to recycle large household appliances

Posted Tue, 15 Feb 2011 09:16:01 GMT by Astrid Madsen

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

Roofing for rain - best materials for rainwater harvesting

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Projecting Change 2011 Film Festival and Conference

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

Green Plug business practices praised by AlwaysOn

Posted Sun, 25 Sep 2011 05:05:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

Posted Sat, 26 Feb 2011 19:50:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Interest in 'green' services doubles in America

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

World Environment Day 2012

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

Volunteer with a lot of bottle builds green school

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