Ecosystem

If a Tree Falls in the Forest, How Much Carbon Is Released: UN Issues Warning If Private Sector Fails to Invest in REDD

"Forests are the natural treasure chests of the world, providing a host of ecosystem services that -- and this needs to be said very clearly and up front -- are paramount to ensuring economic progress and human well-being, not only locally but also at global scale." -- UNEP Finance Initiative{1}

Earthquake in Japan: Time to Re-think Nuclear Power Plant Building Standards

The Japan earthquake has turned the focus on building earthquake-proof nuclear power plants for a sustainable planet.

Democracy in Libya can Contribute to a More Sustainable Planet

Africa’s thriving Niger Delta faces an ecological threat from Libya’s ambitious water plans.

Which Green Companies Should You Buy Valentine's Gifts from?

Celebrate an earth-friendly Valentine’s Day and give a unique pro-environment gift to your loved one.

Princes Food Group Aims to Change Their Fishy Ways

The Princes Food and Drink Group has stated that they will look at new ways and new ideas when it comes to catching tuna and other fish. The UK food giant stated that they would strive to change in order to improve their record with regards to sustainable fishing.

FAO’s “State of the World’s Forests” Report Released

FAO’s new State of the World's Forests report links forests with sustainable development of the planet.

Locavore Dangers Lurk in Superfund Sites: Brooklyn Health Threatened

Over 20 years of Superfund remediation hasn't resulted in the end of Superfund sites, why?

Suzlon Crosses 15 GW in Wind Power Installations Worldwide

Suzlon Group, a company with obscure beginnings in India in 1995, is now the world’s third largest wind power producer.

Delhi Sustainable Development Summit to Focus on Small Island Nations

DSDS 2011 aims to address the dangers of global warming faced by small island states around the world.

First UL Certified Solar Shingle Helps Environmental Conservation

Dow received a $20 million grant from the U.S. DOE to develop new forms of "building integrated" solar arrays.

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