Innovation

 

UCL researchers compete to get positive ideas funded

 
 

/ Innovation

30 Jan 2013

 

University researchers who want to help make the world a better place will have an opportunity to win £2,000 of funding tomorrow evening at an event run by researchers from University College London (UCL)

 

Community reforestation project encourages ‘real-world investment’

 
 

/ Economics & Innovation, Innovation, Sustainable Development

20 Aug 2012

 

A new co-operative is offering investors the chance to help safeguard the future of the Amazon rainforest and invest their money in something more tangible than the stock market

 

Website helps campaign groups fund advertising

 
 

/ Innovation, Peace & Democracy

20 Jan 2012

 

A new crowd-funding scheme is helping people and organisations that are working for good causes, to advertise to the public

 
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/ Innovation

20 Jan 2012

 

A renewable outdoor cinema in London’s East End has shown the benefits of recycling in the run up to the Olympics

 
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/ Innovation

04 Jan 2012

 

The eighth Ethical Fashion Show and accompanying trade fair attracted some 100 exhibitors to Paris in September 2011

 
The Cycling Commuter
 

/ Innovation

20 Dec 2011

 

cyclingcommuter.co.uk is offering advice and information to help people to cycle to work

 
Flax growing returns to Manchester
 

/ Agriculture, Innovation

10 Oct 2011

 

A once disused space in Manchester city centre is now blossoming with the green stems and bright blue flowers of a plant that could reinvigorate a local, sustainable textile industry

 
 

/ Community, Food, Innovation

04 Oct 2011

 

Melanie Strickland discovers how volunteers are turning 'waste' food from local shops into healthy, cheap meals each Sunday at The People’s Kitchen

 

Britain’s largest solar farm goes live

 
 

/ Innovation, Renewable Energy

27 Sep 2011

 

Britain’s largest solar farm has been connected to the national grid

 
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, / Innovation

01 Aug 2011

 

Bioneers, a movement of social and scientific innovators, has released the 11th season of its radio show, featuring discussions with people who are using principles of nature to serve human needs without harming the web of life

 
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/ Innovation

22 Jul 2011

 

Peter Henshaw takes the new e-Vivacity for a spin

 
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/ Agriculture, Innovation

27 Jun 2011

 

Project aiming to reconnect people with nature seeks 10,000 'virtual farmers' to have a say in the running of a real working farm in Cambridgeshire

 
Finding local food in Somerset just got easier
 

/ Community, Food, Innovation, Technology

08 Jun 2011

 

A new website which maps local growing hot spots in Somerset, aims to encourage wider access to sustainable food, free up more land and increase food security

 

250,000 marine species catalogued in new database

 
 

/ Conservation, Innovation

08 Jun 2011

 

A new database cataloguing sea life, including more than 6,000 previously undiscovered creatures, is now available online

 

New eco-friendly washing detergent for outdoor clothing

 
 

/ Innovation, Sustainable Development

06 May 2011

 

The first environmentally-friendly washing detergent specifically designed to tackle the hard-to-remove stains and smells on sports and outdoor clothing, has been launched by eco-friendly cleaning product manufacturer, Alma Win.

 
Zero-carbon ‘long barrow’ built in the Cotswolds
 

/ Innovation, Renewable Energy

06 May 2011

 

A stunning new eco-house, inspired by the design of prehistoric long barrow monuments, has been built near Stroud, in the Cotswolds

 

New Report Showcases Agricultural Innovations

 
 

/ Agriculture, Innovation

12 Jan 2011

 

A new report is being launched, highlighting successful agricultural innovations and unearthing major successes in preventing food waste, building resilience to climate change, and strengthening farming in cities

 
Lot of Bottle Greenhouses
 

/ Agriculture, Community, Innovation

14 Dec 2010

 

Plastic bottle greenhouses are inexpensive ways to protect winter crops, but they are also making use of resources that might otherwise go to landfill

 
UK First to Make Green from Green
 

/ Archive, Innovation, Renewable Energy

14 Dec 2010

 

Energy from the wind will soon be used to make devices that capture the power of the sun

 
Brewery Converts Waste to Gas
 

/ Archive, Innovation, Renewable Energy

13 Dec 2010

 

Renewable gas made from brewery and local food waste has been injected into the National Grid from a groundbreaking anaerobic digestion plant