Down remains, arguably, the most efficient insulator available (although Aerogel with its amazing 95% air content, is trying), with which to make cold weather garments, sleeping bags and bedding, ). And according to
Today is human trafficking awareness day—and although for many that conjures up images of people trafficked for sex, most people forced into slavery today (which does exist) are trafficked for purposes that
For seven years Mark Stone was an important and serious environmental activist. According to the Guardian, he took part in every major protest in the UK from 2003 onwards and traveled abroad to demo's as well.
From a psychological and metaphysical perspective global climate change, just a symptom of the greater problem of unsustainable resource usage by humans, isn't a problem of greenhouse gases, it's a problem of lack of empathy and the triumph of
Do you ever wonder who makes the stuff you buy? Ever want that farmer's market feel, where you connect with the source of what you're buying, but for all the non-food goods in your life? That satisfaction is increasingly hard to
Not being fans of killing animals as a pleasure activity, we quite like designer Rohan Chhabra's Embodying Ethics he presented at this year's Designersblock at the London Design Festival. Hanging in his exhibition space you
Each year in the EU nearly 12 million animals are experimented upon in the name of scientific research - but all that is set to change as stricter legislation on testing was passed today by the European Parliament. Among the
What a great name for a grant: the 2010 Timberland Earthkeepers Grant. The winners of the prize really are keepers of the environment; they include an urban orchard, a guerrilla gardening scheme, a city farm and an