ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species

Jay Owen Nature/Biomimicry

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News Lost in translocation? How bird song could help save species Study reveals how fishing gear can cause slow death of whales Minus environment, patterns still emerge: Computational study tracks E. coli cells’ regulatory mechanisms Bird’s playlist could signal mental strengths and weaknesses Bacterial spare parts filter …

Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index 2013

Jay Owen Sustainability News

 Solability LTD, Ilsan, South Korean The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index scores and ranks 176 countries according to their capability to sustain or increase wealth in a resource-constraint, globalised world. The Index was first developed and published in 2012, based on a competitiveness model that incorporates all aspects required to sustain …

U.N.’s Water Agenda at Risk of Being Hijacked by Big Business

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Sustainability Research Group

  U.N.’s Water Agenda at Risk of Being Hijacked by Big Business   By Thalif Deen UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11 2013 (IPS) – Amidst growing new threats of potential conflicts over fast-dwindling water resources in the world’s arid regions, the United Nations will commemorate 2013 as the International Year of …

Community Power: Renewing Communities Through Renewable Energy

Ethical Markets Greentech

Community Power: Renewing Communities Through Renewable Energy Posted: 28 Dec 2012 01:00 AM PST Filed under: Energy News Energy Efficiency Saves New England $260 Million In Transmission Costs Posted: 27 Dec 2012 02:00 PM PST Filed under: Energy News Biggest Community-Owned Solar Array In US Now Online Posted: 27 Dec 2012 01:00 …

Newsletter – Rio+20: Making it Happen Volume 2, Issue 24, 30 Dec 2011

kristy Earth Systems Science

Demographic trends are placing more pressure on water-stressed regions than ever before. With the global population expected to increase by up to 50 per-cent in the next fifty years, sustainable management of water resources will present a significant development challenge. In Volume 2, Issue 24, the Rio+20: Making it Happen …