Modified microorganism captures CO2

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 by Roger East
Tags: Carbon, Climate change

This GMO can turn carbon into a valuable chemical for industrial use, and might even produce fuel in future.

Why water managers are looking at tree rings

Friday, 03 May 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Climate change, Forests

Denver Water is drawing information on historic droughts from ancient trees to plan for water shortages.

Unearthing the value of soil

Monday, 22 April 2013 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Agriculture, Climate change, Education, International development

Healthy soil could be our best hope in the face of climate change, food crisis and biodiversity loss. Katherine Rowland reports.

The acid test for coral reef conservation

Monday, 10 December 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Climate change

An underwater mini-lab off the northeast coast of Australia is giving scientists a novel way of seeing how ocean acidification is affecting coral reef ecosystems.

Singapore's new superpark takes inspiration from Eden

Thursday, 18 October 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Cities

Biomes with a total volume of 135 Olympic swimming pools, housing over 250,000 rare and endangered plant species, greet visitors at Singapore’s Bay South.

Can we bring back the wilderness?

Monday, 01 October 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Forests

Once a rainforest is gone, it’s gone forever, right? Not necessarily. Katherine Rowland surveys the brave new world of restoration ecology: the art of breathing new life into dying lands.

Will the Olympics win the green regeneration game?

Monday, 30 July 2012 by Martin Wright
Tags: Cities , Construction

Restorative ecology was at the heart of the winning bid. But how well do the slick sporting venues sit alongside the city’s biodiversity plans?

Aaron Peirsol: why swimming's just like golf

Friday, 27 July 2012 by Amy Kao
Tags: Consumer engagement

Olympic record holder makes the case for sustainability in a "sport that uses a lot of water"

The Olympics are a platform for change, says gold medallist Jill Savery

Friday, 27 July 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Behaviour change, Communications , Consumer engagement, Leadership

Jill Savery is a former Olympic swimmer and currently Head of Sustainability for the America’s Cup Event Authority. We asked her how the Games could shape the future.

What to think of the Games? Ask the birds, says Smit

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Cities , Procurement

From procurement to construction to biodiversity, London 2012 has raised the bar, says Tim Smit, Chief Executive of the Eden Project and a London 2012 Sustainability Ambassador.


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