New publication by Grain and La Via Campesina documents nefarious ways new laws criminalize seed sharing and the growing peasant movement resisting them.
Elephants are renowned for their stellar memory, but perhaps gorillas should be also able to boast the same. Eleven years after UK conservationist Damian Aspinall reintroduced a pair of Western lowland gorillas into the wild, he and his daughter, Tansy, met with them again in Gabon, West Africa.
If you want some hope that despite Trumps election, some countries are still getting greener, look north to Canada. They just banned a dangerous pesticide, despite big industry and strong lobbying.
Sacred sites have been bulldozed, protestors have been hosed down. History is being made (in an unfavorable way) at Standing Rock.
Sweden has transformed the way they get rid of their waste to such an extent that only 1 per cent of it ends up in landfill sites, and they have even found a way to transform the remaining polluting gas into biofuel.
Could washing your clothes be dangerous for the environment? A new study says, “Yes!”
As the population keeps on increasing, so too will humans have to keep searching for food, water and other basic necessities of life. The Greenhouse of the Future may have the solution to our problem.
This shoe is the first in the world to be made from recycled ocean plastic. All debris will be obtained from a string of 1,000 coral islands off India’s western coast. According to Adidas, its collaboration with Parley for the Oceans is the “beginning of the end of ocean plastic.” One would hope so, as plastic pollution is wreaking havoc on the environment.
After the massive earthquake, New Zealand’s Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management warned of the risk of destructive waves along the country’s entire east coast and urged residents in low-lying areas to evacuate and seek higher ground. Waves of up to two meters (6 feet) could be possible for up to two hours, it said.
This man loves animals so much he has dedicated 30 years to healing them 24/7 and is now giving away 5 acres of pristine land to someone who will continue his work.
If you think hydroelectric power is “clean” – read this. Several studies show it has serious hazards related to it.
Air knows no boundaries. Air pollution problems affect us ALL. Read this and find out just how bad the air quality is in one part of the world.
Fossil fuels will eventually go the way of the dinosaur. Renewables are the (near) future. Here’s why.