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Hawaii Energy’s largest incentive for a hotel to date has been awarded to Hawaii’s largest hotel – the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Hawaii Energy, the ratepayer-funded energy conservation and efficiency program for Hawaii, Honolulu and Maui counties, presented a...
At only 80 kilometers outside of San Francisco, Gilroy, California serves as a place to play and stay outside the big city. Visitors come here to enjoy the rolling hills and vineyards of the southern Santa Clara Valley through the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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'...
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...
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