What started out as a four month mission on a bicycle to raise awareness about climate change, has turned into a lucrative fundraising endeavor as well as a visual documentary about the environment in South America. Ryan Stotland,
Back when we had Emily Pilloton on TreeHugger Radio, she got us all excited about the book she was working on. Now it's here. Design Revolution: 100 Products That Empower People (available from Amazon and Project H) is both visually stimulating and
Hiking the Inca Trail. Ahh, the mythical allure of getting in touch with a culture that is hundreds of years long gone. Walking in the same steps of these mighty people, for some, is something of a bucket list item. Yet,
When 60 Minutes profiled Ecuadoreans who accuse Texaco, a company acquired by Chevron in 2001, of poisoning the rain forest, the world listened. So what did Chevron do, knowing that the story was coming? It hired its own journalist and made its own
Mexico City's minister of the environment, Martha Delgado, announced Friday that in August a pilot project requiring students to take school buses instead of private vehicles to school at 10 private schools would commence.
It was a big week for renewable energy in Mexico. Yesterday we reported that Wal-Mart Mexico has just installed a 174 KW solar array on the roof of one of its stores in the northern city of Aguascalientes. Thursday also brought the launch of one of the
Kate Wilson via The New York Times
A few months after Lloyd reported on the Swiss government's conclusion that plants have rights the Ecuadorian population went one step further and voted to change their constitution to proclaim that nature has "the
Some time back, we reported that Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard had decided to extend the controversial "Hoy No Circula" (Today Don't Drive) plan, a program where drivers are prohibited from using their vehicles one weekday a week based on their
Since 2004, the Mexico City government has been trying to convince residents to separate their trash for recycling and composting purposes. An ambitious solid waste law requires residents and businesses to separate organic waste from inorganic trash.
Planet Ark/Reuters has a nice piece out of Havana about how urban gardens are filling a key void in food production after three hurricanes wiped out 30 percent of the country's farm crops. In Cuba, urban gardens have proliferated in vacant lots,