This year, Dutch commuters ditched fossil fuels to power their country's trains on 100% wind energy.
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This year, Dutch commuters ditched fossil fuels to power their country's trains on 100% wind energy - and it's a grand idea that's catching on the world over.
France has passed a new law to ensure all plastic cups, cutlery and plates can be composted and are made of biologically-sourced materials. The law, which comes into effect in 2020, is part of the Energy Transition for Green Growth – an ambitious plan that aims to allow France to make a more effecti...
France stepped up and set in place a ban on single-use plastic bags that took effect in summer of 2016 and will go a step further by banning all disposable plates, glasses, and cutlery by 2020!
Norway has become the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation in the government’s public procurement policy.
The Sam Simon is an antipoaching vessel named after the late 'Simpsons' co-creator and owned by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, an animal-rights group dedicated to marine causes.
Quinta da Regaleira is an estate located near the historic centre of Sintra, Portugal. As beautiful as the estate and the gardens around it is, it’s mysterious wishing well that is a true attraction. This 27 meter deep well resembles an inverted tower. Depending on the direction you choose, ei…
France have announced plans to completely ban the use of pesticides due to unusually high bee deaths worldwide, which French authorities claims pesticides are responsible for. Lawmakers have approved plans to ban some of the most popular pesticide products on the market, going above and beyond...
yournewswire.com|By Sean Adl-Tabatabai
About a week ago, Denmark made the absolute most out of a particularly windy 24 hours by harnessing its power and producing not only all of its own electricity needs for the day, but enough extra to spread between three neighboring countries. To be exact, the sustainable wind-power technologies har
The U.K. government has announced that it will create a massive marine reserve in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean. Surrounding Ascension Island, the newly protected area will cover almost the same area as the entire U.K., and will put over half of the overseas territory’s waters out of bounds to fis…