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A Dedicated Green Roof Research Center Opens in Israel

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Green roofs have become a widespread phenomenon over the last few years but very little research has been focused on perfecting the practice in the Middle East, where high temperatures and dwindling water resources have prevented widespread uptake.

Dubai’s Wild Wadi Waterpark is Green Globe Certified

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With April Fool’s Day is more than five weeks away, we are left to assume the announcement by Green Globes is credible. Wild Wadi Waterpark just earned the internationally recognized Green Globe Certification (GGC) following a recent sustainability audit. You read that right.

Should Green Organisations Accept Sponsorship From Big Bad Corporations?

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From climate events to marine conservation projects, it seems that green organisations in the Middle East are happy to take money from not-so-green corporations. Lack Of Green Awareness? What’s Sustainable About A Green Airport: Foster + Partners In Jordan.

Green Tourism Mobile Application for UK & Ireland Launched by TripSketch

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Award winning online Green Travel company TripSketch has announced the launch of a new Green Tourism mobile application for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Partnering with the UK’s leading Green Tourism certification programme, Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS), TripSketch enables travelers to access a network of over 2400 green graded businesses across the UK and Ireland via mobile devices or the Internet. Green Business UK Ltd.,

Abu Dhabi Turns to Natural Gas Green Transport

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It’s part of their commitment to reduce harmful emissions and their press release says they’ll convert about 20% percent of the total fleet to CNG by the end of 2015. Read more about this initiative and all about how Abu Dhabi is leading the region’s green revolution.

Food Safety and Leafy Greens

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coli bacteria lurking in your spinach and other leafy greens, then you might be interested in the USDA’s Proposed National Marketing Agreement Regulating Leafy Green Vegetables – unless you're a small sustainable farmer. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) If you’re worried about e.

Green roofing to the maximum

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ZinCo, the highly innovative green roof manufacturer will demonstrate some pioneering solutions at the BAU Our new Stormwater Management Roof is designed to store large quantities of stormwater on the roof, allowing it to run off in a time delay.

Parks Alliance statement on House of Lords National Policy for the Built Environment Committee report

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UK, 02/19/2016: Mark Camley, Chair of The Parks Alliance, the national voice of UK parks, said: “The Parks Alliance welcomes the report and its’ recognition of the value of Green Infrastructure and the part that parks play in the making of a quality place and improving social cohesion. “We

Solar retreat in the Liwa Desert – futuristic functionality or rich man’s folly?

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These fixed-glass “windows” will be electrochromic; they can be mechanically tinted for shade and privacy with a press of a button that activates ionic motion within layers of glass, quickly changing the glass panels from clear to opaque.

Improving the biodiversity of green roofs

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Using living organisms such as bacteria or fungi, as an alternative to chemical fertilisers, can improve the soil biodiversity of green roofs, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth. This could have implications for the environmental and economic benefits of green roofs.

Chichester bypass cancellation a victory for green campaigners

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And it's local groups like Campaign for Better Transport and the Chichester and Bognor Regis Green Party that are at the forefront of an alternative, sustainable, vision for infrastructure in Chichester." This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

National office survey finds managers failing to go green

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The poll, carried out for this year’s Green Office Week, also found that only 17% of respondents think their office is ‘very or completely green’, with more than a quarter, 28%, saying it is ‘still not very green’.

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Greens welcome revelations of police eco-spy costs

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Jan 18, 2011: The Green Party today welcomed revelations of the cost of police undercover operations involving peaceful environmental groups – but said the costs, perhaps £15m (1), represented a waste of taxpayers’ money. The Green Party’s Jenny Jones, a member of both the London Assembly and the Metropolitan Police Authority, commented today: “It's hard to know what we can believe from police spy Kennedy's stories, but it's hard to believe that this was a value for money exercise.

Radical approach needed to secure green energy future

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These proposals could provide the route map to a safe, green future - but Ministers mustn't get led astray by lack of ambition or vested interests. He added: “The Government must slash emissions from the electricity sector by at least 90 per cent by 2030 to create the green power we'll depend on to drive our cars and heat our homes of the future. This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

B&Q TO HELP GREEN UP CORONATION STREET

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George Clarke says; ‘The retrofit is designed to show that whether you’re in a Victorian terrace or a modern penthouse, greening up your home is affordable and possible. From Forest Friendly timber and FSC wallpaper to energy monitors and low energy light bulbs we’re on a mission to make it easier for customers to green up their homes.’ Source: B&Q via Z-PR This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

Dismay as High Court gives London City Airport green light

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January 2011: Local people and green campaigners reacted with disappointment today after a High Court judge refused to overturn Newham Council's decision to expand London City Airport. " Source: Friend of the Earth This press release is presented without editing for your information only. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article

$10 Recycled Cardboard Bike Indiegogo Campaign Raises Nearly $20,000 in Two Days

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Basically the idea is like Japanese origami, but we don’t compress the cardboard and we don’t break its structure,” he explained in a press release. “We Visit Cardboard Technologies’ Indiegogo campaign if you want a piece of this very cool green action.

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Green Party Assembly Member reacts to revelation that second officer infiltrated environmentalists

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Commenting today, the Green Assembly Member said: "The continuing story of undercover police in eco protester groups is becoming more and more like a story line in the Sopranos. "We This press release is presented without editing for your information only. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article

Green Technology from Nisus Corporation shifts termite treatments in new construction

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It's quite a milestone and a reminder of how Green Technology can improve the environment and improve the bottom lines of many companies at the same time,” says Kevin L. Plus, builders can earn green points for using these types of green termite treatments.”

Architectural Pornography: Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower

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Actions speak louder than empty press releases. Green Prophet’s told you all about Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower. Then read through their project press releases. What would it take to incite project teams to hit new heights in green technologies?

Siemens inaugurated the Middle East’s greenest office building at Masdar City

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Turning the sustainability paradigm on its head, Chris Wan, Masdar City’s Design Manager, explains how Siemens, set a different tone for their new Middle Eastern headquarters, one that prioritized good business over a fancy green showpiece.

Yeo Valley calls on schools to enter search for next big green idea

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Pupils to help Wipe Out Waste in 2011 Yeo Valley calls on schools to enter search for next big green idea Sustainability, environmental and ethical issues are central themes at Yeo Valley and it strives to be at the forefront of any new eco-ideas and developments.

Laundry soaps – is less more green? Jordanians Concentrate for the Environment

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Director General, in a press release. Jordan is cleaning up its act, at least in terms of laundry detergent, with a project entitled Concentrate for the Environment. The voluntary, industry-led initiative aims to reduce the negative environmental impact of powdered laundry soap.

This new vegan recipe app is making us hungry

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Popular eco-outlet One Green Planet has launched a new vegan recipe app called Food Monster , and it’s scary how good it looks. The future of food is here — and it’s vegan,” Nil Zacharias, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of One Green Planet, said in the statement.

“BOYCOTT THE BAGGIE” ENCOURAGES CONSUMERS TO TAKE THE PLEDGE AND GO GREEN

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For ideas, consumers can pledge to “ Boycott The Baggie ” ( www.boycottthebaggie.com ), for simple, easy-to-follow ways to reduce waste and go green! As an added bonus, this would leave a lot more green in the bank too!

Rain gardens could make runoff safe for salmon

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In this case, the salmon and their prey are telling us how clean is clean enough,” said McIntyre in press release. Juveline salmon by Alaska Region US Fish & Wildlife Service used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Sustainable forests can cut global emissions by half

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Eco Designer Carrie Parry Wins the Green Fashion Competition at Amsterdam Fashion Week

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Eco-Chick fave Carrie Parry (check out Haley’s coverage of her F/W 2011 collection here ) has just won the 15,000 Euro prize at Amsterdam Fashion Week for her latest collection. Congratulations Carrie!

Brockham: letters reveal oil firm warned at least twice it didn't have planning permission to drill new side-track well

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Keith Taylor MEP at the Leith Hill 'protection camp'; Keith joins local residents and campaigners, from groups such as A Voice for Leith Hill, Mole Valley Green Party, Greenpeace, and Frack Free Surrey, Credit: Office of Keith Taylor MEP.

Ecotricity customers boost England’s national woods and forests

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Customers joining Britain’s leading green energy company, Ecotricity, can support new conservation projects in England’s national woods and forests. Ecotricity will donate up to £50 for anyone who signs up to the company’s green electricity and gas using the Forestry Commission sign-up offer.

Mattel- Green Barbie and Eco-Ken? Really? We think not

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Lots of press releases come via the email, explaining good things that companies are doing in the sustainability space. And its great to see that companies recognise the importance of sustainable manufacturing, but I'm left struggling with this one from Mattel.

“Green” Reverse Osmosis System Launched by Grandfather of Desalination Companies

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So it was with excitement that I opened a Press Release from Israel’s IDE Technologies touting “the first green Reverse Osmosis system&# for water desalination.

No courgettes? No problem. Grow your own!

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Articles in the press this week have flagged up a shortage of courgettes in UK supermarkets. See the full range at www.thompson-morgan.com This press release is presented without editing for your information only. Beat the veg deficit -T&M has the answer!

Use your pencil to the end

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) If you use a pencil, and if you are drawing or doing a lot of writing where you cannot rely on a pen to work properly, then you probably do. However, how far down can you still, more or less comfortably, use a pencil stub.

Paint everything Green!

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Histocolour specialises in supplying this excellent paint which is unsurpassable in both quality and in its “green” credentials. This press release is presented for your information only. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article. This article is for your information only and the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW does not (necessarily) approve, endorse or recommend the product, service or company mentioned

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Green City Solutions from Dresden wins Europe’s founder price in the circular economy

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(Press Release) Idea of air purification in cities prevails against competition Berlin, 28 October 2016. Last night in Berlin, Start-up Green City Solutions won the international Green Alley Award 2016, Europe's first founders award for the circular economy. Green City Solutions has combined a moss installation with an IoT-Technology that provides clean air and reduces urban heat. This press release is presented without editing for your information only.

Oil-rich Abu Dhabi to mobilize real climate action at upcoming talks

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The UAE initiative to host the Abu Dhabi Ascent is an important concrete contribution to the Summit,” said UN Secretary General in a recent press release. Business Abu Dhabi Ascent Climate Change green economy Middle East UN Climate Talks

GTC Greening the Cleaning Raises The Bar For Green Cleaning

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GTC Greening the Cleaning is thrilled to announce that its new and improved line of green cleaning products is now third-party tested and verified. An independent lab has certified that every single product is as green as its label indicates.

Sea Shepherd Ships Arrive at Southern Operations Base, Ready to Take on the Japanese Whaling Fleet

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For more information, visit: [link] This press release is presented for your information only. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article

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Keith Taylor MEP welcomes vote to ban import of new GM maize

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Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, is welcoming a vote by MEPs in the European Parliament's Environment Committee today (21 March) against the import of a range of genetically modified maize varieties for use in feed and food. Commenting after the vote, Mr Taylor, a member of the European Parliament's Environment Committee, said: "It's a great Green success that the majority of MEPs have voted against the import and use of untested GM maize in the European Union.