Mirage Architecture envisions a solar-powered glass cube for Lithuanias national concert hall


In response to an international design competition for Lithuania’s National Concert Hall in Vilnius, Iranian architecture firm Mirage Architecture Studio designed a conceptual solar-powered venue sheathed in a double skin facade. Mirage Architecture envisions a solar-powered glass cube for Lithuanias national concert hall.

World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014

Green Traveler Guides

Africa Bahamas Barbados Cape Verde Caribbean Cuba Dominica Egypt Europe Iran Latvia Lithuania Middle East Namibia Oceania Palau South America Uruguay Chile ethical travel Ethical Traveler Green Travel News Mauritius Philippines Reuters

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World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

Africa Cape Verde Chile Cuba Dominica Ghana Grenada Lithuania Madagascar Malawi Mauritius Palau Samoa South America The Americas Tonga Vanuatu best developing nations to visit ethical travel ethical travel 2015 Ethical Traveler

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Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online

Green Prophet

Lithuania. Electronic visa systems have been growing in popularity for a number of years now, as governments around the world seek to find a way to facilitate the process of streamlining application processes to encourage foreign travelers to visit their country. .

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Why are Dutch kids the happiest in the world?

Green (Living) Review

The United States was at the bottom, worse than Greece but better than Lithuania.) The secret lies with Dutch parents, whose approach is radically different from that of American parents. In 2013, Unicef released a ‘ report card ’ that assessed children’s wellbeing in 29 of the world’s richest countries. It concluded that Dutch children are the happiest of all, based on five categories: material wellbeing, health and safety, education, behaviors and risks, housing and environment.

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The Enemy

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Workers, your enemy is not the worker from Poland, from Lithuania or Romania; your enemy is global and national capitalism. Not only is the capitalist, is capitalism, your enemy; he and it is also the enemy of the other workers and, worst of all, he and it is the very enemy of peace. Capitalism carries war within itself like the clouds carry the rain.

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Christmas around the World; Russia

Green Home Blog

In the early 1990s, when we spoke of Russia, we meant the vast, eastern European stronghold of nations from Lithuania in the far northwest to Kyrgyzstan (Kirghiz) in the far southeast. Christmas around the World; Russia. Basil’s Cathedral When the religion-hating Soviet Union imploded in 1991, creating (or recreating) 14 countries, traditions that had been buried in the memories of an older generation sprang to life again, and all it took was the slightest breath of freedom.

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The Long Fight Against Ash Dieback Begins

Green (Living) Review

Governments in Sweden, the UK and other affected countries need to act now or they could experience the same disease deforestation witnessed in Lithuania over the past decade, where forested areas dropped from 53,000 hectares to 38,000 hectares in just eight years. BREEDING PROGRAMMES WOULD PRODUCE TREES WITH STRONGER RESISTANCE TO THE CHALARA FRAXINEA FUNGUS, PRESENT IN THE UK OUTBREAK.

IKEA purchases forested land in Georgia for conservation


Latvia, Estonia, Romania and Lithuania. The Ingka Group has acquired over 10,800 acres of land in southeastern Georgia to protect it from developments. Ingka is an investment group of the Swedish retail firm IKEA , which has several stores in the U.S. The group announced on January 14 that it will be purchasing land close to the Altamaha River Basin in a bid to conserve it.

Solar-powered House of Music mimics the shape of an orchestra


Related: Mirage Architecture envisions a solar-powered glass cube for Lithuania’s national concert hall To maintain high levels of thermal inertia and sound insulation, Mario Cucinella Architects constructed the House of Music with a load-bearing masonry structure wrapped in curved oak slats.

Israelis want to know: Where has all the butter gone?

Green Prophet

The public has been offered a variety of imported butters – from Holland, Belgium, Lithuania, France, and other countries. “It was the best butter, you know,” said the March Hare. . The current butter crisis in Israel evokes the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. The same surreal logic reigns here. Once there were two dairies producing butter in Israel, Tara and Tnuva. Tara, citing profit loss for reasons explained below, stopped producing butter.

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New EU Campaign Shows Positive Results Of Low Carbon Living

Eco Friendly Daily

Eco-gardens in Lithuania are highlighted, alongside rural communities making low-carbon changes in the Czech Republic. There is currently no replacement for the temporarily renewed Kyoto Protocol. This fact is despite many scientists agreeing that major changes need to be in action by the end of the decade in order to avoid the worrisome “tipping point”.

Carbon Emissions Go Down. Fuel Efficiency Improves In European Cars

Eco Friendly Daily

The countries with the lowest recorded emissions were Bulgaria, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands and Sweden. Provisional European Union data released on Wednesday brought some good news. The data shows that fuel efficiency of cars running in the European Union got better last year as carbon emissions fell by 3.7%. EU is trying to cut average emissions from new cars to 130 grams of CO2 per kilometer by 2015.

Santa Rosa’s Steam Source

Eco Friendly Daily

Geothermal energy is gaining popularity in a wide range of countries, from Lithuania to Kenya. This trend is true even in the US, where a California region known as The Geysers is home to the country’s largest geothermal facility. Despite the descriptive name, the region does not have any geysers, which are hot springs that occasionally spurt water and steam. Instead, the steam emerges via hot springs and fumaroles.

Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

Ireland, Lithuania, Finland and Greece abstained from the vote. Concerns about the dramatic decline in bee populations around the world in recent years has resulted in a continent-wide ban in Europe on insecticides that allegedly causes serious harm to bees. Bees are vital to our ecosystem and food production because they pollinate three-quarters of all crops in the world. This pollination indirectly contributes over €22 billion annually to European agriculture alone.

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

EEA member countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom.

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The 2021 GreenBiz 30 Under 30


All combined, this year’s cohort reports to offices in 12 nations across six continents, including Brazil, Canada, China, India, Lithuania, New Zealand and Rwanda. 29 Sustainability Manager, Ignitis Group; Vilnius, Lithuania LinkedIn Marta Misiulaityt?

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

Green Blog

Portugal, Lithuania, Spain, and Ireland come in at around 20 percent each. At the end of 2013, the wind farms installed in more than 85 countries had a combined generating capacity of 318,000 megawatts, which would be enough to meet the residential electricity needs of the European Union’s 506 million people. New data from the Global Wind Energy Council show that wind developers built 35,000 megawatts of new generating capacity worldwide in 2013.

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Living in Harmony: Inspiring Stories from Ecovillages

The Green Changemakers

LITHUANIA Living in harmony: inspiring stories from ecovillages. The manual “LIVING IN HARMONY: INSPIRING STORIES FROM ECOVILLAGES” is designed as a virtual tour of European ecovillages. Here you will find a collection of short ‘how we did it’ stories that describe different ecovillage models and the main elements of their design and governance.

Significant results from the Baltic Ecovillage Project

The Green Changemakers

Aimed at fostering the development of ecovillages as a more sustainable way of living in rural areas of the Baltic Sea Region, the project has been implemented by project partners from Lithuania (the lead partner), Finland, Latvia, Poland and Sweden. The project “Ecovillages for Sustainable Rural Development” financed by the EU’s Baltic Sea Region Programme, 2007–2013, which started in February 2010, is approaching its completion, delivering a number of significant results.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

“Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Fighting Corruption Toolkit

The Green Changemakers

Corruption Fighters’ Tool Kit Special Edition 2004 Teaching Integrity to Youth: Examples from 11 countries Click on the links below to download individual chapters of the Tool Kit. CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. Macau SAR Mr Pig and Superman William: Ethics Education for Primary Pupils 3. Brazil Where Your Taxes Go: Fiscal Education for Citizenship 4. Colombia Working with Universities: The Cátedra Programme 5. Italy Taking Anti-Corruption Heroes into Schools 6.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).

Using story … for global learning

The Green Changemakers

Passage to Freedom by Ken Mochizuki is based on the true story of Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese consul in Lithuania in 1940, whose offices are inundated with Jewish refugees seeking visas. Professional development ideas for primary schools There are a wealth of excellent storybooks appropriate for primary children which raise questions about people, their relationships with each other and the wider world.

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