Sun.Feb 03, 2013

IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

It’s a sea-change for a region so linked to the hydrocarbon, but new clean energy initiatives are heating up the Middle East.

The cudgel

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We live in a dangerous world, just as men have done throughout the ages. In some times and places, the dangers may be obvious and clear, and in others, they may be less obvious, yet they remain.

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50 Gulf Companies Voluntarily Cut Energy and Water Use

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A host of private companies in Dubai and other emirates that have joined a voluntary initiative to reduce their energy and water consumption have experienced enormous success, demonstrating that it’s not impossible to do so.

Planning Minister wants to relax planning laws in our National Parks

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In his latest wheeze the Planning Minister – yes, him again – is now looking to relax the planning laws governing National Parks to force through the erection of broadband masts and equipment to enable the speedier roll out of the service. This is despite claims that in the past 5 years only 3 out of 140 applications have been turned down on the grounds of spoiling the rural landscape.

Watch Animal Planet’s 2013 Puppy Bowl Today


Animal Planet's 2013 Puppy Bowl airs today showcasing the adorable football skills of rescue pooches. Read More The post Watch Animal Planet’s 2013 Puppy Bowl Today appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Entertainment Featured Film/TV News Video

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Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki Says “Leave the Birds Alone”

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If you’re looking for some light reading from the Middle East, something peppered with the region’s wit and satire, then look no farther than Abu Dhabi and Sultan Saeed al Darmaki, presently a businessman running the construction-based Al Darmaki group.

Great Barrier Reef Scorecard Highlights Risk to World Heritage Status


As part of their joint Fight for the Reef campaign, WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society have released a scorecard assessing the performance of both the Queensland and Australian Governments’ management of the Great Barrier Reef.

We Are Not in a Post Litter Era?


For some reason, entrenched in many environmental battles (like tar sands, big oil, disposable containers, leaving the water running!), I forgot the travesty of littering. I wasn’t naive enough to think that littering didn't happen.

The Big Belch Graphic Novel Needs a Few More Hundred


Two baby boomers, a parrot and a French bulldog take on a greedy oil company to save the world. So starts the entry on kickstarter by one of our readers Kay Wood, and she's looking for $2500 to get this off the ground. As her entry reads " Will a major oil company's greed and foolishness spawn an environmental disaster so serious it could threaten the earth itself? And can this horror be foiled by a most unusual team of environmental crime fighters?