Conservation

Spain’s Largest Biomass Plant Coming Up in Huelva

September 21, 2010 / No Comments

Renewable energy group Ence has undertaken the construction of the largest biomass plant in Spain. The Spanish Government has approved the plan of the plant. A biomass plant produces energy by using organic matter which includes agricultural waste to forest waste products. They can have carbon dioxide emissions up to 60 percentages lower than the equipments or facilities which uses the ...

Adopt, Don’t Shop: Pink Exhorts Fans on Puppy Mill Awareness Day

September 21, 2010 / No Comments

The Last Chance for Animals event that got underway at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles had a high profile visitor. Musician Pink, who made it a point to attend the event, extended her support for the movement’s ‘Adopt, Don’t Shop’ initiative and to celebrate Puppy mill awareness day.

Missouri River Cultural Conservancy Eco-friendly Art Festival Showcases Green Initiatives

September 20, 2010 / No Comments

Several vendors and artists assembled at Cooper’s Landing outside Columbia, Missouri on September 19 with their ‘Green’ products as part of the fourth annual eco-art-festival. The event was hosted by The Missouri River Cultural Conservancy, and the event featured jewelry made from recycled goods, pottery, organic wool, soap made from goat’s milk, pieces of art made from eco-friendly and recycled ...

BP Had Been Reprimanded for Safety Flaws by UK Long Ago

September 17, 2010 / No Comments

British Petroleum is again in the news after the oil spill issue. This time they stand accused for the failure in the safety provisions in the North Sea. Months before the horrible environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, BP was cited by the Government of United Kingdom for failing to complete the safety training and emergency exercises mandatory for ...

InterPark Announces Green Sweepstakes

September 2, 2010 / No Comments

In an attempt to encourage the concept of environmental sustainability in Chicago, InterPark has announced that it is launching the 2010 "Green Sweepstakes" contest. The Sweepstakes has exciting prizes to be won – most sought after of which will definitely be a two-year lease on a 2010 Tesla Roadster convertible.

Win-Win for Green Cabbie Paton

August 30, 2010 / No Comments

A taxi fleet owner in Scotland is due to get his second environmental award for 2010. His mission to make a green impact in the taxi industry is getting noticed and acknowledged.

Italian Gas Stations to Have Hydrogen Fuel Pumps

August 27, 2010 / No Comments

Euopean clean energy company, Acta, has announced their plans for creating a network of solar-powered hydrogen fueling stations throughout Italy. The new pumps will work by harnessing solar energy to produce hydrogen fuel from water through the process of electrolysis.

Green Tugboats for Greener Seas

August 20, 2010 / No Comments

The shipping arena gets greener with the introduction of an energy efficient hybrid tugboat. Tugboats are usually diesel powered, and have long been a major source of pollution at many of the world’s ports where they are widely used to tug lines and tankers.

Promotion of Biodiversity and Localized Farming Crucial for Conservation

August 20, 2010 / No Comments

“In other environmental issues we tell people to stop something, reduce their impact, reduce their damage,” states US Ecologist Gary Nabhan in a recent interview. Nabhan is an ethnobotanist/gardener whose promotion of biodiversity has caught the attention of many over the years.  He is known for his work in biodiversity as an ethnobotanist.  Since ‘Coming Home to Eat’ was published ...

A Greener IIM Calcutta in the Offing

August 19, 2010 / No Comments

The Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta will be offering a new course on eco-friendly technology as part of it post graduate program for executives. The course will be included from the 2010-11 session say sources.