Green News

April 26, 2017

IUCN deplores ranger deaths in Garamba National Park

IUCN deplores the deaths of rangers Joël Meriko Ari and Sergent Bolimola Afokao of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The two […]
April 21, 2017

Attitudes to slash and burn in Guinea’s highlands are changing

A Global Environment Facility-funded project in the highlands of West Africa is changing lives, behavior and attitudes, but it’s a drop in the ocean, and much […]
April 21, 2017

Social and economic costs of Zika can reach up to US$ 18 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean

A 15-year-old in Recife, Brazil, holds her a four-month old baby born with microcephaly. Photo: UNICEF/Ueslei Marcelino The epidemic will have a long-term impact, according to […]
April 21, 2017

Study offers a dire warning on climate change

MARIO TAMA/GETTY IMAGES A glacier is seen from NASA’s Operation IceBridge research aircraft on March 29, 2017, above Ellesmere Island, Canada. The ice fields are retreating […]
April 21, 2017

Leave forests standing to get much greater value from them

An image taken on March 16, 2014 showing Ngong forest in Nairobi. Kenya has set a minimum national tree cover target of 10 per cent in […]
April 21, 2017

More Bang for the Buck: Record New Renewable Power Capacity Added at Lower Cost

Global investment of $241.6 billion in 2016, 23% less than 2015, brought 138.5 gigawatts of new renewable power capacity (excluding large hydro), up 8 per cent from […]
April 21, 2017

150,000 TPA Contract in Bradford to Fuel Ferrybridge Waste to Energy Plant

Following a detailed analysis and evaluation process Bradford Council has selected Leeds based Associated Waste Management as the Preferred Bidder for a 12-year waste treatment contract. […]
April 21, 2017

Sweden’s garbage revolution Towards zero waste

Wouldn’t it be great if no household waste was wasted? If each and every item of refuse was turned into something else – new products, raw […]