Aside from the well-intentioned efforts of a few notable companies, Earth Day often serves as a launchpad for misguided, ill-conceived and downright counterproductive green-themed pitches. Here are some of this year's worst.
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Britain's cuckoo population is in sharp decline, so ornithologists have tracked five migrating birds to try to find out why
What does it take for a major bank to make a major environmental commitment? Why would it do that?
Janine Benyus has shown time and again in her work on biomimicry that life creates conditions conducive to life. Here's how the business world could do that.
Unless companies begin to connect compensation to sustainability performance, they'll continue to sacrifice long-term competitiveness for short-term gains, writes Ceres Vice President Andrea Moffat.
Rhinoceroses worldwide are under siege as their habitat shrinks and poachers slaughter hundreds annually for their valuable horns. Now, in Indonesia, conservation groups are engaged in a desperate struggle to save the last 40 Javan rhinos on earth.
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has released two tools to help companies calculate and cut emissions from processing plants and milk transportation.
In its quest to find new sources of energy, China is increasingly looking to its western provinces. But the nation’s push to develop fossil fuel and alternative sources has so far ignored a basic fact — western China simply lacks the water resources needed to support major new energy development.
As the Rio+20 summit approaches, the United Nations' Assistant Secretary General, Liz Thompson, urges a bigger role for business in the sustainability discussion -- and a better role for women.
In a single new scientific publication, 24 new species of lizards known as skinks, all from islands in the Caribbean, have been discovered and scientifically named.