Environment, General/Other News
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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
The Garden Pool, a solar-powered aquaponic greenhouse, was created by innovative couple Dennis and Danielle McClung in 2009 after purchasing a foreclosed home in Mesa, Arizona.
With the Garden...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
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
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
A study conducted by Tracey J. Woodruff, PhD, MPH, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive sciences at UC San Francisco has recently reported that mothers who are exposed to...more
Ed McMahon, esteemed author, attorney and chair on Sustainable Development and Environmental Policy at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, D.C., will present an open-event talk called,...more
The Emerson Engagement Lab is committed to boosting the participation of a city's residents through a lineup of original games designed for civic engagement.
It's latest game, Community PlanIt,...more
In view of the White House's climate change report released on May 6, known as the Third National Climate Assessment, Mashable has rounded up ways on how one can help slow down climate change and...more
Researchers at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center evaluated water samples from rural lagoons for the existence of pharmaceuticals, personal care products and hormones. The test is to...more