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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
On the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, more than 2,000 people, mostly students, got together to set a world record for the largest tree hug.
On World Environment Day, June 5, the participants have...more
Representatives of philanthropic foundations, energy companies and environmental agencies gather together to announce the Formation of a Center for Performance Standards and Independent Certification...more
The Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Company, co-owned by Johnny Shockley and Ricky Fitzhugh, spearheaded Dorchester County's innovative aquaculture movement using the latest...more
Nearly 270 schoolchildren whipped up creative ideas to solve the world's global waste problem.
Latitude, a Massachusetts-based creative research and marketing firm, joined forces with schools...more
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has granted $777,000 to University of Colorado Boulder to develop a waterless toilet manned by solar power.
The toilet is claimed to transform the lives of 2.5...more
Volunteers participate in clean up efforts to search for traces of tar that hit the Galveston Bay due to a large oil spill.
Clean up efforts were performed by the volunteers working with the...more
Charity group Water Is Life (WIL) is banking on an innovative technology solution to tackle water contamination and raise awareness around this problem.
WIL, together with Brian Gartside, graphic...more
According to a new research recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, protected natural parks in Costa Rica reduced poverty in neighboring communities by promoting...more