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.

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.

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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.

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 He was a member of Students for the Earth. Over a two week trial, he collected the waste, which he dropped at EEG for recycling.

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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.

50 Gulf Companies Voluntarily Cut Energy and Water Use

Green Prophet

In addition to enumerating energy and water savings, each company volunteers to compile a case study and develop a plan for future carbon emission reductions, according to The National.

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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. But the Dubai sheik’s new video posted on his junior wife’s Instagram account may change that.

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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 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. The saola was something entirely new,” says Robichaud, who works for the organization Global Wildlife Conservation and now heads the IUCN’s Saola Working Group.

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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.

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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.

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

Mother Jones

"This will be a business for 10, maybe 15 years, and then this company will just disappear, leaving all the pollution behind like all the others did." She has also written for The Nation , AlterNet , and the Brooklyn Rail. For more of her stories, click here.

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.

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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. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. For what purpose?

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