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Almost a Quarter of All Disease Caused by Environmental Exposure

As much as 24% of global disease is caused by environmental exposures which can be averted.


Diversity of World's Crops to be Protected by Arctic Ice and Polar Bears

On an island near the North Pole, heads of State from five Nordic countries and the Global Crop Diversity Trust laid the cornerstone today for a "fail-safe" seed vault to be carved into an Arctic mountain.


Earthcycle Packaging Gains BPI Approval

The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) announced today its approval of Earthcycle Packaging's products.


Carbon-based Quantum Dots Could Mean "Greener", Safer Technology in Medicine and Biology

Chemists at Clemson University say they have developed a new type of quantum dot that is the first to be made from carbon.


New Voluntary Standard Will Help Purchasers Buy Greener Computers

The US Environmental Protection Agency along with the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association today announced a new voluntary environmental performance standard to help large computer buyers make environmentally sound purchases.


Solar Power Helps Gardeners Beat Water Crisis

As gardeners gear up for the worst water shortages in a century an unique solar irrigation system is about to be launched – enabling plants to be watered using rainwater delivered by a pump powered by the sun.


Eco-fabric Made of Bamboo Charcoal

"The active ingredients of these wonderful socks is actually bamboo charcoal!" said Robin Low, Greenyarn's CEO.


Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center launches Clean Technology Initiative

Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) recently launched a Clean Technology Initiative focusing on solar, energy distribution, energy conservation and efficiency, clean water, air quality and paper reduction technologies.



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