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Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Brownwashing: Why Green Consumers Buy Brown Things

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Manufacturers have found a new way to appeal to eco-friendly consumers: Brown it. The Wall Street Journal lays out the trend: Dunkin" Donuts, Cinnabon, and Target are swapping their white napkins for brown ones. Seve...

MUM Sustainable Living Center to be “net-zero energy building”

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MUM Sustainable Living Center to be “net-zero energy building”

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With an opening celebration scheduled for April 20, the new Sustainable Living Center at Maharishi University of Management will have the distinction of being one of the few net-zero energy buildings in the country, ...

Summit agrees tiger recovery plan – $300 Fund

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Summit agrees tiger recovery plan – $300 Fund

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Governments of 13 countries where tigers still live have endorsed a plan to save the big cats from extinction. Delegates at a summit in St Petersburg, Russia, agreed to double tiger numbers by 2022. The countries ...

GE To Build Largest Solar Factory In The U.S.

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GE To Build Largest Solar Factory In The U.S.

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GE announced Thursday that it’s planning to go big in solar panel manufacturing and will build the largest solar panel factory in the U.S., with an annual capacity of 400 megawatts of production of thin-film solar ...

World’s largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

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World’s largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

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This from CNN:- London, England (CNN) -- The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year. The...

What Will Fuel The Future?

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What Will Fuel The Future?

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Thanks to Voive of America for this story. The United States and other nations say they are committed to a greener future. That's been helped in recent years with millions of dollars of investment in cleaner fuel...

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...

New hope for anxiety disorders as scientists identify key protein

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New hope for anxiety disorders as scientists identify key protein

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The findings of a new study could pave the way for new treatment for anxiety disorders. This latest study by University of Bristol researchers has identified a specific protein that appears to be critically impor...

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...

Electric Car Adoption Found to Be Best Way to Kick Foreign Oil

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Electric Car Adoption Found to Be Best Way to Kick Foreign Oil

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This article from inhabitat.com interested us at PTV. As we see companies like GE and Better Place pushing towards the adoption of electric vehicles, we also see our governments sitting back waiting for the industr...

Natural and Organic Award winners 2011

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Natural and Organic Award winners 2011

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Winners of the prestigious Natural and Organic Awards 2011 were announced at the Natural and Organic Products show at Olympia’s Pillar Hall, London. The annual awards ceremony, now in its sixteenth year, recognises...

Positive TV and Sunrise Festival Conscious Collective-Experiment and Telepathic games 2-5 June

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Positive TV and Sunrise Festival Conscious Collective-Experiment and Telepathic games 2-5 June

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Telepathic happenings and the Golden light Conscious Collective Intent Experiment at Sunrise Festival Calling all psychics  - Let’s see if telepathy really works. With the most conscious festival gathering ...

Cricketer Marcus Trescothick backs World Mental Health Day sporting activities

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Cricketer Marcus Trescothick backs World Mental Health Day sporting activities

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Cricketing star Marcus Trescothick is calling on the public to get active on World Mental Health Day to help end discrimination. The special day this Sunday, October 10th, is part of the campaigning Time to Get Mo...

Brisk walking can benefit men with early-stage prostate cancer, study suggests

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Brisk walking can benefit men with early-stage prostate cancer, study suggests

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Men with early-stage prostate cancer may benefit from walking briskly for at least three hours per week, US scientists have found. Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco and the Harvard School...

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...

Good news for charity: Sir Richard Branson and Ronan Keating to swim Irish Sea for Cancer Research UK

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Good news for charity: Sir Richard Branson and Ronan Keating to swim Irish Sea for Cancer Research UK

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It's going to be quite a challenge but Sir Richard Branson and Ronan Keating are preparing to captain a relay team to swim the Irish Sea - with the aim of setting a new Guinness World Record and raising £1million f...

‘Love Kitchen’ delivers for Knoxville needy

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‘Love Kitchen’ delivers for Knoxville needy

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Knoxville, Tennessee (CNN) -- Helen Ashe experienced many hardships growing up in Abbeville, South Carolina, during the 1930s and '40s. Her family's first house had no lights or running water. But even during tou...

Saudi woman driver’s lashing ‘overturned by king’

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Saudi woman driver’s lashing ‘overturned by king’

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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has overturned a court ruling sentencing a woman to 10 lashes for breaking a ban on female drivers, reports say. The ruling, although not officially confirmed, was tweeted by a Saudi p...

Upgrading midwifery services in developing countries could save millions of lives, report suggests

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Upgrading midwifery services in developing countries could save millions of lives, report suggests

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Up to 3.6 million lives could be saved every year if midwifery services were upgraded in 58 developing countries by 2015, according to a major new report. The findings have been released by the United Nations Popul...

Study highlights the medical benefits of a positive attitude in recovering from illness

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Study highlights the medical benefits of a positive attitude in recovering from illness

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People who have a positive outlook on life and can put on a brave face during adversity are better able to bounce back from illness, a new study suggests. Research at Bangor University, examining how people respo...