Sustainable projects

Growing fish and tomatoes in one greenhouse

Economical and ecological attractive project EcoFutura is a project of four Dutch companies (‘Groen Agro Control’, GreenQ, Aqua-Terra Nova and Priva). They studied the possibility of combining fishfarming in a closed system with greenhouse production of tomatoes. This is the… read more

Environmental Visionary Dies

Wangari Maathai, a human rights advocate and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, started a movement to plant more than 30 million trees and generate nearly 1 million jobs. By Rachel Nuwer, September 26, 2011 Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel Peace… read more

Put women at core of climate change debate

BANGKOK, 13 October 2009 (IRIN) – Women are being excluded from the debate over climate change, despite being most at risk, and governments should do more to ensure their situations and views are represented, campaigners and experts say. So far,… read more

More than 1 billion trees planted in 2007

OSLO (Reuters) – The world has surpassed a U.N. goal of planting 1 billion trees in 2007 to help slow climate change, led by huge forestry projects in Ethiopia and Mexico, the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) said on Wednesday. The… read more

Earth Day 2058: A Vision

Here is an educated guess at what the world might look like by Earth Day 2058 — not a prediction or a warning, but more of a natural extension of current trends, some of them hopeful ones: The hot job… read more