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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'

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

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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

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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

Organic foods have lots to give

Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:57:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Power, and less energy, to the people

Posted Sat, 05 Jul 2014 09:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Food system broken, Oxfam warns

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

Stay True to your Beliefs with a Green Job

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 09:24:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Roof rainwater runoff collection urged by experts

Posted Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:04:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

World Tourism Day - 27th September

Posted Thu, 27 Sep 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Planning Eco-Friendly Vacations

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

Bamboo bikes to power the GREEN Riders

Posted Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:38:28 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Chantelle Houghton dresses in lettuce for PETA campaign

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

Use Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic Paint at Home

Posted Mon, 20 Dec 2010 07:15:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Amenity flight kits made from 100% recycled materials

Posted Thu, 13 Sep 2012 15:48:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Anna Maria Island aims for zero emissions

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