Articles Tagged with the word ‘environment’

 
Dongria Kondh boy Kalia stands in front of the Niyamgiri hill range.
 

/ Environment

11 Mar 2014

 

The Dongria Kondh in India have won a landmark victory against metal mining giant Vedanta, as plans for a bauxite mine are rejected in a move that could set a new precedent for tribal rights

 

Mandatory environmental reporting proposed for all businesses

 
 

/ Environment

20 Feb 2014

 

MEPs have welcomed a proposal that could see all European businesses required to publish detailed information about their environmental activity

 
Biopiracy EU
 

/ Environment

13 Aug 2013

 

The European parliament is to vote on a bill that will make it harder for pharmaceutical companies to exploit the traditional knowledge of indigenous people

 
Duddon Estuary flood
 

/ Environment

30 Jul 2013

 

A new type of grass could feed livestock while protecting the UK from its biggest climate change threat: flooding

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

29 Jul 2013

 

In the last 20 years, ethical and green investment in the UK has trebled to more than £11bn. Brigid Benson, from ethical financial advice service Gaeia, talks about moving money in a more moral and environmentally effective direction

 
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/ Positive People

26 Jul 2013

 

After June Haimoff lost her house, partner & beloved boat, she went around the world to find a new home. She ended up saving thousands of turtles' lives and is now a leading conservationst. She tells Lorenza Bacino her story

 

Youth climate change committee aims to connect younger generation with policymakers

 
 

/ Environment, Youth

05 Jul 2013

 

New organisation will increase dialogue as research shows that the vast majority of young people believe climate change is an urgent issue

 
China turbines
 

/ Environment

14 Jun 2013

 

China could set an upper limit for its carbon emissions for the first time, with plans drawn up for the cap to be in place from 2016

 
Diseased wood bench
 

/ Culture

31 May 2013

 

Wood otherwise bound for the bin is being put to good use as furniture

 
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/ Agriculture, Environment

26 Apr 2013

 

A new method of farming has the potential to turn Bangladesh into a food-secure, poverty-free country within a decade

 
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/ Environment

19 Apr 2013

 

Goldman Environmental Prize winner Rossano Ercolini tackled Italy’s mounting waste problem and achieved what many environmentalists had only dreamed of. He talks to Rachel England about his unlikely zero waste journey

 
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/ Environment

19 Apr 2013

 

Sculptor James McNabb has created a series of wood sculptures exploring the idea that there should be no such thing as waste

 
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/ Environment

08 Apr 2013

 

Two prominent American colleges are re-examining their energy investment policies thanks to a national climate change campaign

 
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/ Peace & Democracy

03 Apr 2013

 

Is the world as doomed as some media might have us believe? There are five major global issues, explains Dan Smith, and although the world is facing deep crises, significant progress on some of these key issues shows that there are ways forward

 
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/ Environment

27 Mar 2013

 

Unsustainable palm oil practices pose a serious threat to rainforests, but a new guide aims to help consumers make more informed chocolate choices this Easter

 
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/ Environment

22 Mar 2013

 

A new competition has been launched to help aspiring filmmakers gain exposure while addressing wasteful water habits

 
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/ Environment

21 Mar 2013

 

The United Nation’s International Day of Forests aims to inform people across the world about how important trees really are, and why they need our help

 
Polar Bear in the Arctic
 

/ Environment

14 Feb 2013

 

Proposals to protect the Arctic by creating a global sanctuary around the North Pole have drawn worldwide support

 
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/ Environment

29 Jan 2013

 

Environmentalism is about values, not income, new research shows

 
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/ Agriculture

21 Jan 2013

 

A new volunteer network has been set up to distribute free food to those in need, from unsellable farm crops that would otherwise go to waste