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US Has More Trees Now Than 100 Years Ago

Thanks to decades of forest growth exceeding harvesting rates the US officially has more trees now compared to 100 years ago. The United States has...

Cereplast's Algae-Based Bioplastics Reduce Petroleum Use by 50%

Cereplast has already developed some new technologies before, being able to make plastic from renewable materials such as corn starch, tapioca, wheat and potatoes.

Ecuador Amazon Tribe Win First Victory Against Oil Companies

Ecuador's Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks the companies' entry onto ancestral Amazonian lands...

‘Eco-friendly’ Sports: An Oxymoron or a Reality?

'Eco-friendly' is seldom associated with sport. Many people are oblivious of the resources involved in establishing and maintaining sports facilities. Sports fields require vast amounts...

Ancient Irrigation Systems Could Help Peru on Water Security

Between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains, Peru's coastal region relies on surface water from the Andes for drinking water, industry and animal...

ESA Living Planet Symposium: Tackling Food Security from Space

From monitoring air quality, through coastal zones and biodiversity, climate and weather patterns,...

Top 10 “Save the Environment” Ideas

It is a very well-known, sometimes even unfortunate, fact that people who care about nature and the environment, are considered let’s say different. Thankfully,...

Robert Downey Jr. Wants to Clean Up Earth With Robots and AI

After saving the earth a few times on the big screen, Robert is now taking real action. “Iron Man” spoke at this year’s re:MARS conference...

Somalia Rapidly Becoming a Desert Due to Deforestation

Somalia is in trouble. Already an impoverished and war-torn country, Somalia is experiencing massive country-wide deforestation at an alarming rate. Population explosion and urbanization...

Taking games seriously: Games for Sustainability

Say you are a mayor in a small, messy city somewhere on this planet. You want your city to be efficient, you want a...