Philippines' First Plant Billboard -Coca Cola and WWF

Celsias

Coca-Cola Philippines and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) have unveiled the very first plant billboard in the country difference for the environment. The partnership spans across two areas of Coca-Cola Philippines’ Live Positively sustainability program: Water Stewardship - Since 2008, Coca-Cola Philippines has partnered with WWF in an effort to help conserve critical watersheds in the country.

Australian Election Adverts from WWF Highlight Climate Change

Celsias

The World Wide Fund for Nature has launched a series of election advertisements aimed at highlighting the need for action on climate change, ahead of the September Federal Election. The I Am Real – Support Climate Change campaign features four videos representing the Koala, Turtle, The Great Barrier Reef and The Earth, as a whole.

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The Most At Risk Rivers in the World

Celsias

The WWF, World Wide Fund for Nature, compiled a list of some of the ten most threatened rivers in the world. Based on the results of international assessments, the WWF based their list on six of the most significant threats to rivers: dams and infrastructure, excessive water extraction, climate change, invasive species, over-fishing, and pollution.

Flying Spark food-tech asks, “Do you want flies with that?”

Green Prophet

A start-up business focused on finding new ways of using insect protein in food products is a finalist in this year’s MassChallenge, the Boston-based start-up competition and world’s largest accelerator program. They’re also naturally low in fat, and cholesterol-free. The tipping point for this product’s potential is that insect protein will cost less to produce than any other source of animal protein.

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Meet Dubai’s eco-warrior…who’s just 9 years old!

Green Prophet

But it’s where he took that action that makes this child a stand-out for planetary stewardship.In His passion to protect the environment was supported by youth programs offered by powerhouse environmental organizations such as the The World Wide Fund for Nature ( WWF ) – formerly named the World Wildlife Fund – and the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), which partner with local schools to not only educate kids on green issues but to encourage active stewardship.

50 Gulf Companies Voluntarily Cut Energy and Water Use

Green Prophet

Last week the Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF) recognized five firms in particular for exceeding energy and water conservation targets set as part of the Heroes of the UAE (United Arab Emirates) environmental initiative in a country that currently has one of the world’s highest per capita carbon footprints , The National reports.

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Middle East sheik takes a turtle for a swim

Green Prophet

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is better known for his love of horses than his affinity for sea life. Last May, the Emirates Wildlife Society in cooperation with the World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF) launched a groundbreaking initiative for marine conservation, called the Gulf Green Turtle Conservation aimed at conserving endangered marine turtles and vulnerable marine habitats in both the UAE and wider region.

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Report Card for TP manufacturers

Eco Friendly Daily

Major tissue and toilet paper manufacturers received failing environmental grades from the conservation group WWF on Wednesday for not doing enough to prove their timber comes from sustainable sources. The Swiss-headquartered group, known variously as the World Wide Fund for Nature and the World Wildlife Fund, gave Kimberly-Clark a 40 percent grade, while Procter & Gamble scored 34 percent and Georgia-Pacific got 27 percent.

The Largest Mammal That No Scientist Has Ever Seen in the Wild

Nature Conservancy - Science

On the Trail of Ghosts: Searching for Snow Leopards in Mongolia. Bill Robichaud, is one of the world’s experts on saola. In 1992, a joint biological expedition by the Vietnam Ministry of Forestry and the World Wide Fund for Nature conducted a survey in the Annamite Mountains, a global biodiversity hotspot. This is not local people hunting for food,” says Robichaud. “It Their focus has been on funding snare removal in the Annamites.

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Avoiding Catastrophic Costs of Climate Change Requires Fast-Action Strategies

Green (Living) Review

A new report by Dr. Tim Lenton and colleagues published on November 23, 2009, by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and Allianz, a global financial service and insurance service provider, puts a dollar value on the damages the world faces from passing fast-approaching tipping points for abrupt climate changes. This aerosol is responsible for up to 25% of total climate warming, and can provide cooling in days to weeks.

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Insect farms to meet feed demand for animals, and us?

Green Prophet

World population is projected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Rising incomes in emerging economies lead to greater demand for meat-rich diets. As the world grows hungrier for animal protein, insects could be the new way to feed livestock, and us. Start-ups in the nascent “nutrient-recycling” industry collect abattoir waste and process it into foodstock for flies. Health experts press for more data. .

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The Top Threat to the Most At-Risk Rivers

Eco Friendly Daily

Each of these countries is among the top producers of hydroelectricity in the world. A report by the World Wide Fund for Nature identified the most threatened rivers in the world. One common denominator with the world’s top five rivers was dams and infrastructure. They often require large tracts of land in areas that provide habitat for wildlife. The threats to the waterways of the world represent a danger to life itself.

Greece's Latest Fiscal Solution: Create an Ecological Crisis! | Mother.

Mother Jones

Advertise on MotherJones.com Partly as an effort to appease lenders like the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank and the European Commission, Greece has new plans to "sell off thousands of acres for solar fields and allow oil exploration near delicate ecosystems," as well as international mining operations for copper, zinc, and lead, according to the Times. She has also written for The Nation , AlterNet , and the Brooklyn Rail.

Masdar City Will Be World's First Zero-Carbon, Zero-Waste, Car-free City

The Green Changemakers

With over a third of the world's cranes hard at work building artificial islands, an underwater hotel , and the world's tallest building, biggest mall and most expensive airport, the United Arab Emirates has now turned it attention to building the world's most sustainable city. Masdar City , a $22 billion initiative to build a brand new, zero-emissions city for 50,000 from scratch in Abu Dhabi, got underway last month. Model for other countries?

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The New Economy Challenge: Implications for Higher Education

The Green Changemakers

by David Korten [link] On January 29, 2010, David Korten addressed the Education for Sustainable Development Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. We have gathered for this conference, not to debate the seriousness of our situation, but rather to explore how our educational institutions can contribute to the solution. It is a summation of conversations over several years involving thousands of persons representing the grand diversity of the world’s people and cultures.

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