Instead of the normal doom and gloom about global warming, carbon emissions, pollution...
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The Slave Trade Behind the Ethanol Boom
When one is told about slaves carrying out back-breaking work in sugar plantations, it is easy to think of it as a relic of history, a chapter in the text-books. Unfortunately, such practises are not just confined to the distant past. It is still happenin
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Icebergs, Ecologically Speaking "On Fire"
Combine the words iceberg and global warming together and what comes to mind? Probably an image of ice sheets falling down and the apocalypse! But what if I were to say that a new study carried out in the Southern Ocean by leading US scientists has found
Marks and Sparks Use Renewable Energy
The retail giant, Marks and Spencer has pledged to increase its use of renewable energy from its current 20% to 100% by 2012. The group also claims they will reduce their CO2 emissions from their Scottish stores by over 20,000 tonnes in the next twelv
Top Gear's Environmental Credibility, Oh Dear!
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has never exactly been an advocate of environmental issues, once saying “There will be no tree, leaf, lawn or peat bog that I won’t drive over.” His latest stunt, however, was even more of an environmen
Politics For the Facebook Generation
This is a video of Dave Miliband, the Environment Minister, expressing a few of his views and how politics is changing and will change thanks to Web2.0
Costa Rica, Cleanest Nation in the World, Environmentally...
Costa Rica has pledged that it will offset all of its carbon emissions and go carbon neutral by the year 2030 – that is, before any other nation in the world. Costa Rica already has an excellent reputation in the sphere of green issues. It has prot
"Harrar!" For Ethiopia - Starbucks Backs Down
A little while ago you may remember that Starbucks was attempting to block an attempt by the Ethiopian government to trademark its best-known coffee beans, Sidamo and Harrar. In a typical case of David and Goliath, Starbucks has backed down, meaning that