Eco-friendly pig and poultry production

Slowing the rate of climate change and improving energy use efficiency, whilst also feeding the growing global population, are key targets for the livestock sector, policy-makers and scientists alike.

What good are footprints?

In "Frontiers in Footprinting," a special feature in the new issue of Yale's Journal of Industrial Ecology, leading voices in the field of industrial ecology provide contrasting viewpoints on the value of footprinting and ...

China, US, Qatar singled out on 'Earth Overshoot Day'

China, the United States and Qatar were accused of environmental plunder on Tuesday as green activists marked "Earth Overshoot Day," the date at which mankind has exhausted a year's budget of natural resources.

High-mileage hybrids have huge payoff

Modern electric hybrid vehicles have been sold in the United States for more than a decade. Honda's two-door Insight hit the U.S. market in 1999, and Toyota marketed its first hybrid four-door sedan, the Prius, in 2000. Many ...

China development threatens wildlife, WWF says

From tigers to dolphins, animal populations in many of China's ecosystems have plummeted during decades of development and urbanisation, a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) study said Wednesday.

China's ecological footprint continues to grow

The spread of consumerism among China's burgeoning middle class is behind the rapid growth of the Asian giant's environmental footprint, a conservation group said Monday.

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