Surf, sewage form a combustible mix in Malibu – Los Angeles Times

January 8, 2009,AEDT

Martha Grove of the LA Times reports that “The city is eager to complete Legacy Park, where storm water would be treated. But environmental groups say officials aren’t taking adequate steps to prevent sewage from leaching into the ocean.” read the full article @ the SOURCE: Los Angeles Times – | Read More

Green lobby irked by mindless beautifying-The Times of India

December 16, 2008,AEDT

The Times of India reports “City environmentalists and architects are frustrated with KMC’s mindless beautification drives at the city’s parks and tanks, which often endup destroying nature, rather than preserving it. Conservation architect Manish Chakraborti blamed KMC’s poor planning and the reliance on contractors for the exclusion of tanks from | Read More

Asia’s first lady of the environment – The Japan Times Online

November 27, 2008,AEDT

Edahiro is widely known in Japan as the translator of Al Gore’s book “An Inconvenient Truth,” but that’s just one tip of her professional iceberg. Besides translation, Edahiro, 46, is perhaps Japan’s most dynamic and prolific environmental writer and speaker, and a valued adviser to top corporations, civic organizations, local | Read More

Nokia Loves Earth encourages people to go green by recycling unused mobile phones and accessories across Thailand. – Nationmultimedia.com

November 25, 2008,AEDT

Nationmultimedia.com reports “Nokia has joined Central Group, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Playhound, recycling company TES-AMM and the Thai Association of Landscape Architects (TALA) to launch the “Nokia Loves Earth” campaign to raise awareness about phone recycling.” [SOURCE: Nokia Loves Earth encourages people to go green by recycling unused mobile phones | Read More

Lantau North Country Park opens (hong kong)

November 23, 2008,AEDT

Two-thousand hikers helped Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau open Hong Kong’s 24th country park on Lantau Island today. The Lantau North (Extension) Country Park adds another 2,360 hectares to Hong Kong’s country park area. It brings Lantau Island’s total country park area to 10,000 hectares, or 70% of the | Read More

Calif. cities consider green alternatives to lawns

November 21, 2008,AEDT

Calif. cities consider green alternatives to lawns as they balance a maintaining a green lawn with dwindling water supplies. Read more @ the SOURCE: The Associated Press: Calif. cities consider green alternatives to lawns.

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