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Illegal Logging Leaves Borneo Orangutans Homeless
Orangutans living on Sungai Putri are under threat as illegal logging continues to occur in the area, despite a moratorium that was enforced by the Indonesian government to prohibit exploitation.
Care For Some Animal Cruelty With Your Coffee?
If you're the adventurous type, you've probably heard of kopi luwak, or civet coffee, before. The beans are known for their distinct flavor -- a taste created by digestive...
The Palm Oil Industry Is Choking Southeast Asia
For the past week, Singapore and Malaysia have been plagued with the annual phenomenon locals call “the haze” -- a cloud of smoke so thick it blocks out buildings...
State of Emergency Declared by Malaysia Due to Air Pollution
Malaysia has declared a state of emergency in two regions of Johor, a state in the southern part of the country, on Sunday as smoke from fires has caused...
The Green School of Sibang Kaja (Ubud)
It was everywhere! Bamboo walls, bamboo ceilings, bamboo desks. I couldn’t believe my eyes. I was surrounded by natural beauty at all angles. Rice paddies flourished in open classrooms, tropical...
Is Switching to “Green” Palm Oil Even Possible?
Bowing pressure from a major shareholder, Dunkin Donuts is the latest in a long line of companies to announce a shift to so-called “green” palm oil in its recipes....
The World Presents: “Car Free Days”
As everyone knows by now, apart from taking you from point A to point B, cars and motorbikes are not the friendliest of things you be using for the...
Norway to deliver “first aid” to climate
Norway's government has announced that it's stepping up its efforts to fight global warming. In recent years, the country has led developed nations by investing billions of dollars to...
Powerful earthquake detected off eastern Indonesia
Parts of Indonesia were left rattled Monday, following an earthquake off the eastern island of Sulawesi. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centred 119 kilometres northeast of Luwuk,...
RAN: Publisher’s books linked to paper from endangered rainforests
One of the world’s most respected publishers has become the latest subject of criticism by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN). HarperCollins has been accused by the conservation group of using...
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Understanding the Different Types of Solar Panels
Making the switch to solar power is exciting, but you’ll have to do some research first. There are different variations of solar panels that offer various pros and cons. Check out this guide to understanding the different types of solar panels to make the best decision for your home or business.
Are Bladeless Wind Turbines the Future of Wind Energy?
Bladeless wind turbines are a relatively new technology that improve on convectional turbines and hold a lot of promise for the future of renewable energy.
8 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Ziploc Bags
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How the Business of Water Can Promote Sustainability
Dive into the world of the water business and discover its potential to foster sustainability. Learn how innovative approaches and conscious practices can safeguard our valuable water resources and contribute to a greener future.
How to Make Your Own Neem Oil Pesticide
Neem oil pesticide is 100% natural and non-toxic to humans and pets, is inexpensive, and offers a long-term solution to pest problems.
4 Simple Ways to Unclog a Drain Without Harmful Chemicals
There are several inexpensive and non-toxic methods you can use to unclog drains in your home with ingredients you probably already have in your cabinets.