See how Asia’s Aral Sea shrinks before our very eyes in these time lapse photos

Green Prophet

We still haven’t figured out that reengineering planet earth might not be a hot idea. We’ve killed it! Once the fourth largest lake in the world, the Aral Sea between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan is about 10% of its former size. Is it our love for cotton or Soviet mismanagement?

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A Zero Waste Hierarchy for Developing Countries in Asia

The Green Changemakers

Developing countries in Asia are struggling with the increasing amounts of waste generated and disposed. Zero Waste is a concept that could be adopted in these developing countries in Asia. Can Asia Achieve Zero Waste?

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A Dustier Planet, Your Dustier Lungs

Green Prophet

These glaciers provide water for millions of people across Asia. Earth’s dust storms and sand storms are becoming more frequent. How does that affect your health?

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Asia Pacific Cannot Afford to Grow First and Clean Up Later


Countries in Asia and the Pacific are at a crossroads and must now strike a balance between rising prosperity and rising emissions. The Asia-Pacific region must continue to grow economically to lift millions out of poverty, but it must also respond to climate change to survive.

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Rio+20 Fails People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Asad Rehman, Head of International Climate, Friends of the Earth EWNI said: "Just like in climate negotiations, the EU dresses up its own economic interests as ambitious new ideas when in reality they came without the political will to make the changes needed to save the people and planet.

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A Lung Scan for the Planet: A New Global Forest Change Interactive Map

Nature Conservancy - Science

If forests really are the lungs of our planet – absorbing and storing carbon dioxide while spitting out oxygen – then the map represents a cutting-edge, continuous image scan of our collective lungs. Red blotches are eating away at the lung capacity of our planet.

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How much human life can planet Earth sustain?

Eco Friendly Daily

How much human life can planet Earth sustain? Our planet can support many more people if we are living in near-starvation mode and consuming as little energy as possible, than if we are all living at North American levels of consumption.

Heroines for the Planet: Human Rights Advocate and Sexual Slavery Survivor Somaly Mam

Eco Chic

report estimated that in Asia, “one million children are involved in the sex trade under conditions that are indistinguishable from slavery.” Somaly Mam dedicates her life to battling sex trafficking — an issue that hits close to home.

How much human life can planet Earth sustain?

Eco Friendly Daily

How much human life can planet Earth sustain? Our planet can support many more people if we are living in near-starvation mode and consuming as little energy as possible, than if we are all living at North American levels of consumption.

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For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

Conservancy Talk

Saving the planet will largely depend on our ability to close this gap. We just launched the first water fund in Africa, and we are exploring the potential to bring the concept to Asia and Australia. This piece originally appeared in the Milken Institute’s “ The Power of Ideas 2015 : A Collection of Insights to Transform the Future.”

Ecovillage: 1001 Ways to Heal the Planet (Ebook)

The Green Changemakers

Ecovillage: 1001 Ways to Heal the Planet full pdf book download from Ursula Noamech Kosha Joubert and Leila Dregger (editors) "What a beautifully, lovingly constructed book!

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Our favorite ecofashion company on planet earth has a hidden social benefit.

Elephant Journal

What one of us can do, through positive naivete, if so inspired: A note via Rachel Faller: “Thanks so much Justin Stewart and the ithink asia [.]. elephant hearts Keokajay.

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Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity

The Green Changemakers

Full Planet, Empty Plates Slideshow Presentation from Earth Policy Institute With food scarcity driven by falling water tables, eroding soils, and rising temperatures, control of arable land and water resources is moving to center stage in the global struggle for food security. “In

Eco-Conscious Cosmetics: Looking Good Never So Beautiful for the Planet

Green Prophet

In a continued effort to give back, EcoTools has joined with 1% For The Planet®, an alliance of businesses committed to leveraging resources to create a healthier planet.

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Walking for Water

Conservancy Talk

But, more importantly, it was exciting to be surrounded by people who realize water is central to the daily lives of everyone on our planet. Sarah Davidson is the International Water Policy Advisor at The Nature Conservancy.

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Serbia joins renewables race, to have planet's biggest solar park


The landlocked country has just signed a memorandum to construct what is billed to be the planet’s biggest solar park. India’s state of Gujarat also recently opened what is believed to be Asia’s largest solar park in a bid to gradually switch over to renewables.

WorldWatch Institute Closes Shop with a Bicycle Bang

Green Living Ideas

Tags: Alt Fuels and Transportation Bicycles Climate Change/Global Warming Health and Fitness Amsterdam Asia bicycle bicycling bikes biking Denmark Europe Germany Holland infrastructure Netherlands Power to the Pedals The Bicycle: Vehicle for a Small Planet transport transportation United States WorldWatch Institute

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Can Helicopter-deployed Toad Sausages Save Australia’s Northern Quoll?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The ecosystems of the planet are full of invaders that we have no realistic hope of ever getting rid of,” says Shine, “so the alternative strategy is to give the native ecosystem a helping hand to deal with the invader.”. From the Field Wildlife Asia Pacific Herps Invasive Species Mammals

Orang You Glad Your Chair is from a Sustainable Source?

Conservancy Talk

In 2010, the United States was the top buyer of wood furniture from the Asia Pacific region. Watch this video to see for yourself how this vision is becoming a reality across Asia Pacific. Help Protect Tropical Forests in Asia Pacific!

JW Marriott Hong Kong: healthy green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

Okay, you may applaud this hotel’s earth-friendliness, but is the planet the only beneficiary? All Asia China Hong Kong Hotels JW Marriott Hong Kong| Style And Sustainability |.

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India’s Banjaar Tola: Bengal tiger-spotting in eco-luxury

Green Traveler Guides

T he indigenous peoples’ movement and conservation organizations have a vital common goal—to protect biological diversity—and could work effectively and powerfully together to protect the planet and preserve species and ecosystem diversity. | Kanha Roars Back |.

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World’s greenest luxury hotels?

Green Traveler Guides

The chain markets itself with a credo of “Responsible Luxury” that “integrates world-class green best practices with contemporary design elements to deliver the best of luxury in the greenest possible manner … to be planet positive.&#. | Green Travel News |.

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Calculating Uncertainty in the Forest Carbon Equation

Nature Conservancy - Science

A Lung Scan for the Planet: A New Global Forest Change Interactive Map. We can’t succeed in saving the planet until we can measure success.”. Climate Change Asia Pacific Climate Ecosystem Services Forest Carbon Forests Research

Heroines for the Planet: Vanishing of the Bees Director Maryam Henein

Eco Chic

Lindsay: You filmed across the US, in Europe, Australia and Asia. Vanishing of the Bees began as a small research project for Maryam Henein and her friend, and co-director, George Langworthy when they learned that bees were mysteriously vanishing en masse worldwide.

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5 Reasons to Love Sea Turtles for World Turtle Day

Conservancy Talk

Sea turtles are arguably one of the coolest creatures on the planet – what else has four flippers, a streamlined shell for swimming and a lineage as old as the dinosaurs? Reptiles asia pacific coral reef Coral Triange marine reptiles sea turtles turtles Photo: © Don Whitebread.

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Heroines for the Planet: Holistic Nutritionist to the Stars Kimberly Snyder

Eco Chic

I camped practically all the months I was in Africa, and was able to survive on dollars a day in Asia living in guest houses, bungalows and ashrams.

2011 82

A Voice for Sustainability: The People Behind Your T-Shirt

Nature Conservancy - Science

The low wages and poor conditions of the workers, says NPR’s Planet Money. Unsurprisingly, most of these impacts occur in the Asia-Pacific region (66%) because this is where Puma gets most of its supplies. Harvesting cotton in India.

Calculating Uncertainty in the Forest Carbon Equation

Nature Conservancy - Science

A Lung Scan for the Planet: A New Global Forest Change Interactive Map. We can’t succeed in saving the planet until we can measure success.”. Climate Change Asia Pacific Climate Ecosystem Services Forest Carbon Forests Research

Rules of Engagement: Solomon Islanders Prepare for Mining

Conservancy Talk

For better or for worse, most people in the Solomon Islands , one of our planet’s most wondrous places, have little idea how mining will impact their lives.

Invest in “climate nice” rice bonds

Green Prophet

But if you invest in climate-nice rice production, the cornerstone of global food security you will be doing a better thing for this planet. . Other new reports say that Americans care more about the planet than economic growth. You might invest in coffee or gold.

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Can we save the earth without the Arctic ice?

Green Prophet

This is bad news for the world, as ice and snow reflect a high proportion of the sun’s energy into space, thus keeping the planet cool. Glaciers retreating in Iran.

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Arctic ice melt 'already affecting weather patterns where you live right now'

Green (Living) Review

The scientists now fear the Arctic meltdown has kickstarted abrupt changes in the planet’s swirling atmosphere, bringing extreme weather in heavily populated areas to the boil.

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Why Are Rhinos Endangered?


The rhinoceros, the unicorn of the savannah, is the second largest land mammal in the world and is found in both Africa and Asia. The rhinoceros today provides a chilling example of the rapid and accelerating disappearance of wildlife on the planet [3].

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The Environmental Benefits of Veganism


We’re all aware of the havoc that we wreak on the planet from CO2 emissions and pollution. We bulldoze seven football fields of land every minute to make more room for farmed animals, and raising them uses 30 percent of the planet’s land mass — think the size of Asia.

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Top 10 Interesting Facts about the Rainforest


They are found in tropical areas of Asia, Africa, Central America and the Pacific Islands. Similarly, the rainforests in Southeast Asia bring rain to Southeastern Europe and China. These are essential functions for our wellbeing on the planet.

2018 81

Causes and Effects of Desertification on People and the Environment


Higher food prices, water availability, violent conflicts for land, migration, increasing poverty, pollution from wind-blown dust particles coming from distant lands could be the outcomes of desertification if we let it consume more of our planet.

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REVOLUTION: Facts & Figures from the Documentary

Environmental News Network

REVOLUTION takes the fight to save the oceans to the next level and hopes to inspire audiences to help save our oceans and our planet. Fact : Southeast Asia’s coral reef fisheries alone are estimated to yield US$ 2.4 Reefs at Risk in Southeast Asia, World Resources Institute.

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Yes, Organic Farming Can Feed the World

Green (Living) Review

A recent gathering of researchers and smallholder farmers in Istanbul yields insights. A few years ago, I was at a biotechnology trade meeting listening to a panel on GMOs. Throughout the two-hour session, the panelists all sang the praises of the technology—not too surprising at an industry event.

My Top 12 Wildlife Watching Moments

10,000 Birds

Asia: Indeed, some 150 meters away, four males of the Great Indian Bustard are semi-displaying – more than one per cent of the surviving population! Asia: We wait on the top of the hillock crossed by a barbed wire fence and topped by a scarecrow. Asia: We are driving along the main road, by troops of Rhesus macaques, and continue by a dirt road into the forest.

Entertainment Going Green

Green Prophet

The solution such as stopping construction or production of any kind of transportation method does not work, as many people need much infrastructure, which is a great luxury for our planet. They are the most eco-friendly casino in Asia and in the world.

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10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


A 2018 study of coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific has confirmed that plastic waste deposited on coral reefs promotes outbreaks of diseases that gradually destroy whole reef colonies [12]. Plastic bags are a convenient way to carry. our purchased goods when we go shopping.

Water Pollution Facts, Causes, Effects & Solutions


Long, long ago our planet was just a rock, a shell that had cooled over its molten hot interior, devoid of life. Our planet needs water to maintain life. Of the water that covers 70 percent of our planet, only 2.5

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