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?
Olympic record holder makes the case for sustainability in a "sport that uses a lot of water"
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.
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.
Jonathon Porritt, Chair of the London 2012 Sustainability Ambassadors Group, explains what the ambition for London to have organised “the most sustainable summer Olympics of modern times” actually means.
Amazon Watch coordinator Gregor MacLennan talks about his work with communities to preserve ecosystems, and his journey since graduating from Forum for the Future’s Masters programme.
Mushrooms are one of the planet’s most effective natural recycling systems. Can they help us fix our landfill problem?
Taking account of natural surroundings when planning a retrofit can reduce heating costs, create a more pleasant environment and even boost profits.
Lafarge transforms old quarry sites to give a new home to indigenous flora and fauna.
The revolution in remote monitoring should help solve environmental problems, but might it also increase our distance from the natural world? Hugh Knowles and Martin Wright investigate.
Green Futures is... a truly inspiring read. To see all of the great ideas out there is a great contrast to the doom and gloom we hear in the media.
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