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Ritz-Carlton green campaign takes root in Riyadh ?

Green Prophet

The Clean up the World campaign is held in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).

Can you believe earth is running out of sand?

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In 2009 Green Prophet reported that the massive construction boom caused a shortage of the high quality desert sand used in construction.

Protect Parrotfish, Protect the Reef?

Nature Conservancy - Science

A rainbow parrotfish in the Caribbean. Photo: © Ken Marks. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. You might consider them underwater bison.

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Goodall, Clinton and Cousteau at Eye Earth Summit Abu Dhabi

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Business & Politics Abu Dhabi conference environmental education United Arab EmiratesGreener Space Planned Between Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

6 Excellent Reasons to Peg Your Plastic Habit

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Plastic makes up nearly 80% of the world’s marine debris according to the United Nations Environment Program.

E-waste Causing Problems for Countries

Green Life Smart Life

A report was recently released by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) about the rising problem of E-waste in countries like China and India. million tons of e-waste in 2010 is second to the United States with around 3 million tons. Tags: Green e-waste e-waste guide eCycling EPA Recycling UNEP

Cities: The Drivers of Sustainable Human Development and Prosperity

The Green Changemakers

[link] by Maggie Comstock While green buildings, by their most obvious definition, address environmental impacts, they also have wide implications for human health, safety and productivity. Well-ventilated green schools can reduce instances of asthma in students. Patients feel faster in green hospitals with views to nature.

Sustainable Transportation

The Green Changemakers

Image credit: Inhabitat Transportation corridors and facilities are major components of the nation’s landscape and public realm.

Development: Time to leave GDP behind

The Green Changemakers

Gross domestic product is a misleading measure of national success. Another example is the gross national happiness index used in Bhutan.

Entrepreneurs of the Natural World Show Case Their Ground Breaking Solutions to the Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century

The Green Changemakers

The initiative is the brainchild of the Biomimicry Guild and the Zero Emission Research and Initiatives (ZERI) in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and IUCN-the World Conservation Union. Humpback Heart Pacemakers Over 350,000 people in the United States alone are fitted with new or replacement pacemakers annually.

Creating the future we want

The Green Changemakers

It is also essential to promote framework conditions that support good governance at national and local levels. Alan D. Fulton 3 , Terry F.