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Great Bear Rainforest

Feature story | 4 April, 2013 at 14:00

How did we go from certain destruction to forest protection in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest? Follow the journey with our interactive Forest Solutions story.

Meet the judges and see the winning design

Feature story | 15 March, 2013 at 8:00

We're excited to announce the winner of our youth flag design competition, run in collaboration with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. The winning flag design will be planted on the seabed at the North Pole next month!

Ending the nuclear weapons age

Feature story | 15 February, 2013 at 11:00

The exact number of nuclear weapons situated across the world is shrouded in mystery, but whatever the number, North Korea's underground test this week is a grim reminder of the devastation and destruction these weapons could unleash.

Point of No Return in pictures

Feature story | 22 January, 2013 at 14:00

The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophic impacts of climate...

Levi's shapes up to become a Detox leader

Feature story | 13 December, 2012 at 13:10

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

People! Zara commits to go toxic-free

Feature story | 29 November, 2012 at 2:00

Zara, the world’s largest clothing retailer, today announced a commitment to go toxic-free following nine days of intense public pressure. This win belongs to the fashion-lovers, activists, bloggers and denizens of social media. This is people...

Growing Doubt

Feature story | 22 October, 2012 at 10:00

A European forecast: What lessons will we learn from genetically engineered herbicide tolerant crop production in Argentina and the United States?

In search of a greener cloud: Google vs. Microsoft

Feature story | 10 October, 2012 at 20:38

Microsoft wants the world to think it has its groove back – that it’s moved beyond the ignominy of the Mac vs. PC Apple ads, Windows 95 and Clippy, the helpful mascot everyone loved so much. Microsoft is looking to the cloud to change its...

What's REDD gotta do with it ?

Feature story | 24 September, 2012 at 16:14

The "Governors' Climate and Forest task force" (GCF) - initiated by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger - is meeting in Chiapas State, Mexico to discuss the future of forests.

Arctic melting: the science behind the ice

Feature story | 20 September, 2012 at 11:34

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) ended the wait on Wednesday, announcing what many already had expected: that the Arctic sea ice extent had not only hit a record low, it had dramatically receded to levels not previously anticipated.

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