South Korea: Olympic Ski Course Threatens Ancient Mountain Forest
Oct 29, 2014
The Olympic ski course is under construction at Mount Gariwang in South Korea, a protected area that is covered by an ancient forest that harbours unique species, including the rare Yew tree, the Wangsasre tree -- which is only found...
Our Environment
Australia: Eco Luxury
Nov 12, 2014
A number of new luxury eco-resorts are combining wilderness experiences with five-star comforts and environmental sensitivity, places where you’ll have a minimum impact on the environment and leave a minimum footprint. Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the heart of the...
Green Living
Amsterdam: Schiphol Cabs Go Green
Nov 12, 2014
Travellers flying into Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport now have one less reason to feel guilty about their carbon footprint. Green taxi organisations BIOS-groep and BBF SchipholTaxi have taken charge of all taxi services departing the airport, which means the introduction of 168 fully electric taxis: an...
Green Business
Report from the Field: Sea Shepherd's Operation Pacuare
Oct 13, 2014
Sea Shepherd's Operation Pacuare continues to make a strong presence in Costa Rica’s Limon province, with nightly patrols in search of nesting sea turtles on Pacuare Beach. October has already proven to be a busy month for the volunteers defending the...
Our Environment
US Dept of Transportation: Communities Unprepared for Next Oil Train Disaster
Oct 10, 2014
In the face of a dramatic spike in the amount of oil transported by rail and a series of fiery derailments, the US Department of Transportation has revealed that most emergency response organizations won’t have enough resources or trained personnel...
Politics
Lufthansa Conducts First European Scheduled Flight Using Sugar-Based Biofuel
Oct 8, 2014
The Lufthansa Group has marked another milestone in its pioneering work in the testing of alternative fuels. On September 15,  Lufthansa flight LH 190 from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel was operated using a ten percent blend of the new biofuel component...
Green Business
Hawaiian Legacy Tours Named ‘2014 Ecotour Operator of the Year’
Oct 6, 2014
Hawaiian Legacy Tours (HLT), has been named the “2014 Ecotour Operator of the Year” by the Hawaii Ecotourism Association (HEA). The award, presented at HEA’s annual meeting recently, honours Hawaiian Legacy Tours, a first-of-its-kind eco-tour that allows guests to help in...
Green Business
Finnair Flight to New York Powered with Recycled Cooking Oil
Sep 28, 2014
Finnair operated its flight from Helsinki to New York with an Airbus A330 using environmentally sustainable biofuel, coinciding with the UN Climate Summit taking place in New York last week. As a leader in the sustainable development of commercial aviation, the...
Green Business
Pharrell Williams Launches Denim Range Made From Recycled Ocean Plastics
Sep 24, 2014
G-Star's exciting and eco-friendly RAW for the Oceans collection is now available at Mall of America. In partnership with Bionic Yarn, the Vortex Project, Parley for the Oceans and curated by musician Pharrell Williams, the collection is made from ground-breaking 'Bionic Yarn'...
Green Business
Friends of the Earth: "World Leaders Fiddle While the Planet Burns"
Sep 22, 2014
As world leaders prepare to gather here for the Climate Summit in New York, Friends of the Earth International warned that the September 23 ‘talk shop’ will only see leaders fiddling with flimsy pledges instead of committing to binding carbon reductions. “A...
Politics
Cross-Border Rally to Unite North Americans Demanding Climate Action
Sep 18, 2014
This Saturday, environmentalists, First Nations representatives and community members from British Columbia and Washington will come together at the Peace Arch border crossing on unceded Coast Salish territory, to take part in a groundbreaking international rally to demand climate action...
Green Living
Tank Watch: New Mobile App Offers Hope for Coral Reefs and Marine Wildlife
Sep 15, 2014
Reef conservationists and photographers have joined animal protection groups for the launch of a new, first of its kind, mobile app, Tank Watch, with the goal of saving fragile reefs and marine wildlife captured for household and small display aquariums...
Green Living

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