Hollywood Treads the Greener Path

August 13, 2010 / 1 Comment

The Producers Guild of America has launched greenproductionguide.com which features a database of environmentally friendly products and services from vendors across the United States. This new campaign, which is the latest push in Hollywood's efforts to clean up its "green" act, follows the launch of PGAGreen.org which the PGA had made in the previous year. The PGAGreen.org was aimed at ...

Musician Ben Sollee Ditches Van to Tour on a Bicycle

August 12, 2010 / 1 Comment

Most musicians, when they talk of going green, mean the fuel they use or the technologies they subscribe to. But singer-songwriter Ben Sollee is taking the concept to a whole new level. The pop musician and his percussionist plan to move around from one venue to the next by bicycle.

Michelle Rodriguez is Sea Shepherd Celebrity Campaigner for Anti-whaling org

August 6, 2010 / 1 Comment

Anti-whaling org will have for its next campaign celebrity Michelle Rodriguez, the actor who has already charmed millions with her roles in Avatar and LOST.  Rodriguez announced at the Sea Shepherd “Sea No Evil” fundraiser that she will be joining the anti-whaling org on its next campaign.

Queen’s Guard Likely To Turn To Faux Bearskin Caps

July 28, 2010 / No Comments

The Queen of England’s Guards seem to unwittingly have contributed to animal cruelty. The bearskin cap that the Guards have been wearing for years is supposedly responsible for taking the life of one bear per cap. Now, to give the guards animal friendly headgear, Peta UK and animal rights activist/fashion designer Stella MacCartney, along with Atom Cianfarani, a green designer ...

Green Crusader Wu Lihong On A Mission To Make Lake Tai Pristine Again

July 14, 2010 / No Comments

Wu Lihong, a former factory salesman, is on a crusade to save Lake Tai – China’s third largest freshwater lake – once considered an ecological treasure.  With the boom in Chinese economy, authorities in the province of Jiangsu, east China, welcomed the industrialization that was happening around the lake. Twenty years later, the once proud water body is a teeming ...

Korean Air Appoints Teddy Bear Crew to Spread Green Message

July 8, 2010 / No Comments

It is all about going green in the skies. Korean Air is bringing in a unique eco-friendly management system in its bid to cut down on the environmental impact of air travel. Korean Air has appointed a pair of 'Teddy Bear Crew' to spread the green message.

South Park Creators Have a Sustainably Built Retreat

November 13, 2009 / 2 Comments

South Park is best known for its dark, politically incorrect humor, but Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park seem to environmentally correct, at least for some part of it. The duo recently gave the world a peek at their Colorado Gateway retreat. The retreat is built in an environmentally friendly, sustainable way.

Liz Hurley Turns to Farming, Low Calorie Snackbars and Beef Jerky

November 10, 2009 / 1 Comment

Elizabeth Hurley, it appears, has moved to the countryside, and she's cooking up new recipes there. The famed personality has caught hold of 400 acres of that's working and even has sheep and cattle. While the glamorous farm girl is away from London, she's been creating a couple of new low fat eatables to float into the market.

Prince Albert II of Monaco Talks Green, and What Everyone Can Do

October 28, 2009 / No Comments

Prince Albert II of Monaco is actively involved in conservation of the environment, and the Prince Albert II Foundation has 127 projects in various countries, dedicated to working towards renewable energy and access to water, and also fighting threats like desertification, loss of biodiversity and climate change.

Matt Damon Announces Clean Water Project for Haiti

September 25, 2009 / No Comments

Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere, and nearly half of its population does not have access to clean water. To combat the problem, Matt Damon announced at the Clinton Global Initiative that his charity Water.org will commit $2million towards the cause. The charity will help secure safe water and sanitation for nearly 50,000 people in Haiti ...