Shania Keeps Date with Vegetarian Diet

January 27, 2014 / No Comments

Shania Twain was voted the Most Beautiful Woman of 2013 by Country Weekly, and it is not all because of good genes. Twain is a vegetarian, in fact. Her decision to stay vegetarian comes from a lot of reasons. Twain became vegetarian after friends of hers died due to cancer. Twain is not only a vegetarian, but a supporter of  the ...

London Blackfriars Station Gets Greener with New Solar Bridge

January 24, 2014 / No Comments

The first ever solar bridge in London is finally complete.  Said to the world’s largest of its kind, the solar bridge at London’s Blackfriars station has been built to tap sunshine in the most eco-friendliest of ways. The bridge, jointly built by Solarcentury and England’s Network Rail,  has been spruced up with as many as 4,400 photovoltaic panels. This bridge in ...

Sunshine Can Snip Blood Pressure Levels

January 23, 2014 / No Comments

Too much sun would bring about skin cancer and the like, but new evidence shows that when exposed moderately to sunlight, we can battle blood pressure, or in other words the silent killer. Sunshine mobilizes molecules on the skin that travel into blood and dilate blood vessels. This in turn lowers blood pressure according to scientists. The whole stay away from ...

Eco-friendly Celeb Fashion Soon, from Suzy Amis Cameron

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

You know Suzy Amis Cameron for creating the world’s greenest elementary schools. Now she is all set to promote ethical fashion. Already a vegan and a serious farmer, Suzy is now going to launch a sustainable fashion line, Suzy has been quoted as saying that she is going ahead with the idea because she cannot find anything she likes for herself ...

A Lab in China Clones 500 Pigs Every Year

January 21, 2014 / No Comments

Cloning is not big deal in China. In case you do not want to agree to that, read on. What we have here for you is the story of a facility that churns out 500 pig clones every year. he Shenzhen facility is a farm run by a company called BGI. What the folks over there do is implant around ...

Bosco Verticale Vertical Forest Nearing Completion in Milan

January 20, 2014 / No Comments

The completion of the world’s first vertical forest is nearing. Located in Milan, Bosco Verticale is Boeri Studio’s effort to make cities greener along with supporting an overly dense urban population. The project kicked off in 2011, and is widely looked at by the rest of the world. New photographs that have emerged show the appearance of the finished residential tower blocks ...

Lions Face Extinction in West Africa

January 17, 2014 / No Comments

In what is being termed as a "most critical" situation in West Africa, lion populations have been found to be geographically left out from others, and are facing extinction. A new study has revealed that lions in Africa now occupy only 25% of their historical range. West African lions have disappeared from about percent of the range, with just about 400 ...

More than Half of the World’s Population will be Water Starved by 2050

January 15, 2014 / 1 Comment

If you have been hearing a lot on how water is becoming extinct, you need to know this. We are not running out of water soon. If you look at any map that shows the southern hemisphere centred on the South Pole, you will realize this. But we may not be able to have access to fresh water where it is ...

3 UK weekend breaks to rejuvenate you after the Christmas stress

January 14, 2014 / No Comments

Yet another Christmas has come and gone. It's strange how we look forward to it so much, and we enjoy it immensely when it arrives, but within a day or two of its passing, we're usually glad to see the back of it. Most of us have eaten too much, drunk more than is good for us and spent a ...

Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins Make a Green Statement at Golden Globes

January 14, 2014 / No Comments

When Cate Blanchett took the stage to collect her Golden Globe award for a stunning performance in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, not just fans of the actress were elated. The green activists out there were in fact applauding her for sporting ethically mined jewelry by Chopard. In fact even Chopard found it encouraging and went ahead to tweet thus: “Cate Blanchett ...