Archive for August, 2009

Chemical-free mosquito repellent, coming soon: Attachment

University of California, Riverside, have discovered a class of compounds that may possibly be the answer to developing inexpensive and safe mosquito repellents.

Cadbury chocolate goes fair-trade: Attachment

Chocolate giant Cadbury recently announced that they will become the largest Canadian chocolate company to sell fair-trade chocolates.

Watermelon the new biofuel?: Attachment

Last week, a team of researchers investigated the use of watermelon in a new way, showing that the juice of reject watermelons can be fermented into usable ethanol.

Top green universities in the US: Attachment

Even if you’re not heading out to post-secondary education this fall, chances are you’re probably thinking about it if you’re in your last years of high school. But if you’re seeking out a program with a lot of school possibilities, you want to weigh the other available options, too.

Scientists discover bioluminescent deep sea worms: Attachment

A unique group of worms that reside in the depths of the oceans have recently been discovered by a team at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.

Merrell and Outside Magazine partner for a free subscription!: Attachment

What’s better than scoring some great shoes with a free magazine subscription? And better yet – both are eco-friendly? Yep, it’s true – and now’s the time to jump on the offer! Read on to find out.

Odwalla has early success with Plant a Tree Program: Attachment

We’re excited to announce our friends at Odwalla have found success with their Plant a Tree Program! In less than two months, 100,000 trees have been designated to local state parks, reaching their goal much earlier than expected.

.eco domain coming soon: Attachment

Saving the environment and spreading the eco-word on the web is becoming increasingly common. And with the new .eco domain, competitors are battling for their registration rights.

Dear Lil’ Devas bamboo dress review: Attachment

We already know about the sustainability – and ever-growing popularity – of bamboo fabric, but if you haven’t got on board yet, now is the time.

NASA cannot meet asteroid spotting goal, study: Attachment

NASA has recently been charged with attempting to spot all Earth-threatening asteroids, but does not seem to have the money to back up the job.