It's true that shrimp farming has become so devastating to the environment that almost any standards created for the industry will be an improvement. But that doesn't mean they will be sustainable or that
Global Witness released a report yesterday claiming that WWF's partnerships with logging companies, created to bring sustainability to the global timber industry, have instead had the opposite effect and facilitated illegal logging
Joel Makower of GreenBiz has an interesting opinion piece on green marketing. He states, "There's plenty of hard work to do on the journey from here to sustainability. Dilly-dallying with green-marketing come-ons is a distraction." His argument is
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Dear Pablo: I am considering getting a hot water recirculation pump. They claim to save a lot of water and I am wondering if this makes up for their energy use. Should I get a hot water
Here's a new catch-phrase: retail activism. It refers to stores that get involved with political issues to raise awareness, raise money and presumably sell stuff. A great example in London right now is taking place at Selfridges'
The New York Times has a story today about how the recession has caused consumers to stop buying green products, citing plummeting sales of mainstream brands' green products as a sign that "consumers' love affair"
At last, a play about the environment that isn't preaching to the converted and is bringing in the crowds. The Heretic at London's Royal Court Theatre is painfully witty in its intelligent look at what we believe in 2011.