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Bamboo School Debuts In The Philippines

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Bamboo School Debuts In The Philippines

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When you think about how much sense it makes to build structures out of bamboo - especially in places where the flexible, rapidly renewable plant thrives - we wonder why it isn't used more often. In fact, as surpri...

Forest-to-Table is Latest Twist in ‘Eat Local’ Movement

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Forest-to-Table is Latest Twist in ‘Eat Local’ Movement

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The local food movement is growing in the United States. Restaurant owners and families look to nearby farms for fruits, vegetables and meat. Now small forest owners want to join the local food party. They're promo...

US plucks tiny daisy from brink of extinction

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US plucks tiny daisy from brink of extinction

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The tiny Maguire daisy, which grows in the desert southwest of the United States, has been plucked from the edge of extinction after a 25-year conservation effort, US officials have announced. The minuscule memb...

Scientists Create Glue Inspired by Mussels

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Scientists Create Glue Inspired by Mussels

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Have you ever wondered how those hard-shelled mollusks known as mussels anchor themselves to rocks on lake and river bottoms? How they stick to sea walls, or resist pounding waves? Scientists at the University of...

Macedonia plants three million trees to revive forests

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Macedonia plants three million trees to revive forests

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Thousands of Macedonians took a day off work on Thursday to plant three million trees to revive the nation's forests after fires ravaged an estimated 35,000 hectares (86,000 acres) of greenery. "There is no bett...

Rescuing children from a trash dump

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Rescuing children from a trash dump

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Bariloche, Argentina (CNN) -- During a visit to Argentina 11 years ago, Elena Durón Miranda was horrified to see children as young as 3 years old rummaging through a trash dump for food and valuable materials. "...

UN Panel Urges Measures to Raise Billions for Climate Change Mitigation

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UN Panel Urges Measures to Raise Billions for Climate Change Mitigation

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The U.N. Secretary-General's High-level Advisory Group on Climate Change Financing has released its recommendations for how the international community can raise $100 billion a year by 2020 to offset the impact of ...

Parasitic worm discovery could improve the health of one billion people worldwide

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Parasitic worm discovery could improve the health of one billion people worldwide

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Scientists have discovered why some people may be protected from harmful parasitic worms naturally while others are not in what could lead to new therapies for up to one billion people worldwide. Parasitic worms...

US rolls out historic mercury limits for power plants

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US rolls out historic mercury limits for power plants

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Unveiling a historic rule, the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced the first national requirement for the nation's coal-fired power plants to reduce emissions of mercury, arsenic, cyanide and oth...

Juice blend can lower risk of heart disease, French study finds

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Juice blend can lower risk of heart disease, French study finds

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Researchers from France say a combination of grapes, apples, blueberries and strawberries provide a juice blend that can lower your risk of heart disease. Grape juice makes up more than half of the formula, whic...

German Researchers Claim a CURE for AIDS

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German Researchers Claim a CURE for AIDS

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German researchers who used a bone marrow transplant to treat a cancer patient with the AIDS virus, have declared him cured of the virus - a stunning claim in a field where the word "cure" is barely whispered. T...

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...

Shark Fin Soup Off The Menu At China Luxury Hotels

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Shark Fin Soup Off The Menu At China Luxury Hotels

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Somewhere deep in the Pacific Ocean, seventy million reef sharks are saying thank you in their own sharky language. A number of Chinese luxury hotels and popular restaurants have decided to take shark fin soup of...

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...

General Motors to Feature Recycled Oil Spill Booms in New Cars

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General Motors to Feature Recycled Oil Spill Booms in New Cars

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From Greenopolis Remember all those oil absorbent booms that were used to clean up the massive Gulf Coast oil spill? Despite looking like long tubes of overstuffed socks, they're great for absorbing and contai...

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...

Nature Creates Buffer Against Climate Change – official!

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Nature Creates Buffer Against Climate Change – official!

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Something I think we all knew... The most extensive study ever of biodiversity confirms what scientists have long believed, that natural ecosystems are healthier and more resilient when they support a large varie...

Last Cold War-era B53 nuclear bomb dismantled in Texas

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Last Cold War-era B53 nuclear bomb dismantled in Texas

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The last of America's most powerful Cold War-era nuclear bombs - the B53 - has been dismantled in Texas. Experts have separated around 300lb (136kg) of high explosives from the bomb's uranium "pit". Weighing 10,00...

Steven Glaser, Eco Hero: The green car rally organiser

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Steven Glaser, Eco Hero: The green car rally organiser

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Steven Glaser, 42, started the Bridgestone Eco-Rally in 2007 to showcase and promote environmentally friendly modes of transport, from cars and vans to motorbikes, mopeds and electric push bikes (e-bikes). This ...

Jeremy Irons talks trash for his new environmental documentary

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Jeremy Irons talks trash for his new environmental documentary

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Oscar-winning actor explains why he travelled around the world to highlight the environmental problems caused by our waste Jeremy Irons, the Oscar-winning actor, has teamed up with the British filmmaker Candida Bra...