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 ...

Cacoon Hanging Tents Can Accompany You on the Go

January 13, 2014 / No Comments

For those who are ignorant of Cacoons, they are new hanging tents that can withstand wind, rain, sunshine and sea. You will be able to hang them equally well indoors. Compatible for both adults and children, these tiny hanging nest-like tents are a must for relaxation and fun. It was created by a team that was well-versed in safe, architectural ...

Hamburg to go Car-Free in 20 Years

January 10, 2014 / No Comments

Hamburg, the German city, is on road to be a car free metro in the next 20 years’ time.  It is being said that the city’s proposed Green Network will make sure that the need for cars will be eliminated  in the next 20 year period and the car lanes will transform themselves into bike lanes and pedestrian pathways. Going car ...

Average Fuel Economy of New Vehicles at 24.8 mpg

January 9, 2014 / No Comments

The month of December witnessed the average fuel economy (window-sticker value) of new vehicles sold in the US  at 24.8 mpg , which is down by 0.2 mpg from the revised value in November. The value however was up 4.7 mpg from the value in October 2007, as per the first month of University of Michigan Eco-Driving Index (Umich EDI). The ...