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Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ht, in 10 to 15 years time every product will be a green product. 'Live Earth is a big step in the right direction.' Howard added. 'Arnold Schwarzenegger put it well when he said in Washington DC: "We need to make the environment cool and sexy."' Organisers deny that Live Earth will be a one-off that co...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...ss, for the oil changes its appearance from bright green to bright red as the oil layer thickens. They say that the observed colour is neither dependent on the angle of observation nor on the direction or type of light. Secondly, say the researchers, the shift in colour is due to the unique characteri...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...d it has more antioxidants per gram than red wine, green tea or berries. A new study published in the July 4 2007 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that to have a small blood pressure lowering effect, you may only need a tiny piece of dark chocolate daily for a couple of weeks...

Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

...ine into Pakistan is continuing unabatedly through green channels because of their huge price difference in the two countries. According to the Daily Times, passengers coming from India prefer carrying cheap drugs, as the prices of Indian drugs are far cheaper than those of Pakistan. Dr Qaiser Waheed,...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

... a new legislation AB 32 as Arnold Schwarzeneggers green revolution, confidently predicting that it is the ...ledged their cities to reduce emissions. And the green tide is now rising in Washington too, where Nunez's Democratic colleagues gained control of Congress...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...ilence, prompting fossil-fuel companies to display green credentials and encouraging President George W. Bush to acknowledge climate change as a long-term challenge. Weart, who is director of the Center for the History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics (AIP) in College Park, Maryland, says ...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...tep of the way, hydrogen, it's claimed, isn't very green at all. Hydrogen may be ecologically and technologically the logical fuel right now for fuel cell cars, but there is no consumer distribution system in place. While methanol, a liquid, can be piped, trucked and stored in the existing network for ga...

Defective HIV Testing Kits Poses Serious Health Risks

...t the World Bank has finally agreed to give me the green signal to go ahead with my findings." A team from the Department of Institutional Integrity (INT) of the World Bank came to India in March-April 2007 to investigate allegations of corruption in the distribution of HIV testing kits in different par...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...or regular BP cholesterol checks, making available green tea, water and diet drinks in vending machines, even walking rings at some points are among the various initiatives currently undertaken by the truck companies. Sammy Belvin, a driver for Oklahoma-based Melton Truck Lines, has been getting advice f...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

...l fuels and foreign oil toward renewable fuels and green technology. A new survey showed that Americans prefer energy conservation over more production, and that a large majority also favors tightening emissions standards. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a Republican, also called ...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...ustry "pulls something out of the hat" and finds a green fuel. And the diet of the country would have to...nd this new demand would then be met entirely by a green supply. Tens of thousands of wind turbines would be built, mainly around Britain's shores, to pro...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...r and electronic sector. Belcher claims that her green nano-factories generate little waste, grow at room temperature, and promise to be inexpensive and largely biodegradable. A 2004 winner of the MacArthur Foundation "Genius Award," Dr. Belcher says that her latest research could address the energy c...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...ustry "pulls something out of the hat" and finds a green fuel. And the diet of the country would have to...nd this new demand would then be met entirely by a green supply. Tens of thousands of wind turbines would be built, mainly around Britain's shores, to pro...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...ydrofolate, found naturally in foods such as leafy green vegetables, legumes and citrus fruits. The body's response to folic acid appears to be complex, says Mason. While fortification of the food supply is clearly beneficial for women of child-bearing age and their offspring, it is possible that it may,...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...t buildings. But as yet, no incentives or laws for green buildings have been put forward. Nikom Wairachpanit, director of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's environment department, says they will switch to energy-saving light bulbs and simply ask other government and commercial buildings to do the...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

... natural soil amendments. They found that planting green manures between growing seasons provided enough nitrogen to replace synthetic fertilizers.Organic farming is important because conventional agriculturewhich involves high-yielding plants, mechanized tillage, synthetic fertilizers and biocidesis so de...

Golf Courses Could Serve as Wildlife Sanctuaries If Managed Properly

...f that land is not used for playing. These managed green spaces aren't surrogates for protected land and ecosystems, but they can include suitable habitat for species native to the area. Golf courses could act as nature sanctuaries if managed properly," said Ray Semlitsch, Curators' Professor of Biology in...

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

...t in major health problems. Folic acid is found in green vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and meat. However, even a balanced diet wont supply enough folic acid for a pregnant mother and the child she is carrying. Before1998, Canadian medical authorities were already recommending that women in their child...

McDonald's to Start Coffee Chain in Japan

...in a statement. Japan, traditionally a nation of green tea drinkers, has seen a rapid rise in coffeeshops since US giant Starbucks opened the chain's first store outside of North America in Tokyo in 1996. Several coffeeshop chains are now competing in Japan including Starbucks, fellow Seattle company T...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...by newly-elected President Nicolas Sarkozy to push green issues up the agenda, illustrated by the appointment of political heavyweight Jean-Louis Borloo as a new environment superminister....

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