Environment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
The Norwegian Ambassador to Indonesia, Stig Traavik, writes about protecting forests and economic growth going hand in hand.
Traavik states that Norway supports Indonesia's efforts in...more
Beijing social enterprise, Smart Air, is delivering clean air to its city residents by teaching them how to build their own air purifiers.
In an effort to clear out air pollution in China's...more
The ALERT Project, which consists of scientists, health care professionals, and concerned citizens who have years of experience dealing with the human health and the costs of oil dependency, provides...more
About 10,000 sunflowers have transformed a vacant city lot in St. Louis to provide environmental and economic benefits for the community.
The patch of sunflower blooms is a part of the Sustainable...more
According to researchers in the United States, there is a way to make aquaculture clean and green, and locally produced and grown.
Sea farmers are now successfully delivering tilapia to seafood...more
Leading global institutions address actions that are required to strengthen resilience to climate change and deliver increased food production, employment and food security.
Jack Johnson and 1% for the Planet, the world's leading environmental network, partner to raise awareness around sustainable local food systems and plastic free initiatives in Jack's All At Once...more
Curbside mini-gardens or "bioswales" that have been around for hundreds of years lining New York City streets could help save the city billions of dollars.
Why? It's underground layered system...more
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researchers discovered in a latest study that upgrading airtightness or weatherizing homes to a uniform level could gain up to $33 billion in...more