Nominated for prestigious price!

Nominated!!! This project ‘Sustainable footprint’ has been nominated for a price called ‘Ei van Columbus’ (= Columbus’ egg) 2006 – meant to stimulate innovation and sustainability. This competition is developed by 8 departments of the Dutch government. The sustainable footprint… read more

Energy from mine water

Harnessing Sustainable Energy from Mine Water A unique international project has recently been launched to investigate whether warm water from former coalmines can be used as a source of sustainable energy. The Є20.9 million, part-EU-funded Mine Water Project is integrating… read more

Women’s Help Vital in Slowing Spread of Dese..

June 01, 2006 — By Ben Blanchard, Reuters BEIJING — Women, who make up about 70 percent of rural workers worldwide, are key to turning back the spread of deserts, the head of the United Nations’ main agency on rural… read more

10 tips to save the world’s islands

BERKELEY, Calif. — With vacation time rapidly approaching, many people’s thoughts turn to islands. Seacology (www.seacology.org), the world’s premier non-profit organization with the sole purpose of preserving island environments and cultures, is pleased to provide our top 10 tips to… read more

Today is Earth Overshoot Day

Unlike governments, nature doesn’t do bailouts. Yet as of today, humanity will have placed more demand on ecological services – from filtering CO2 to producing food, fiber and timber– than nature can provide in this year, according to Global Footprint… read more