This week, Eco-Trek takes us to see the spectacular living wall on the Musee du Quai Branly, Paris’s FedEx bike powered fleet, the studio of eco-artist Mathilde Roussel-Giraudy and Marc Rivet’s extraordinary solar powered green gym. As the Mercedes F-Cell World Drive heads around the globe on its 125 day world trip – each week Eco-Trek brings you the most innovative green initiatives and projects.
See what others are doing as part of 10.10.10 A Global Day of Doing and get inspired.
How green is the World Cup? Here’s some ideas to make it greener so that the pitch needn’t be the only thing green in football. With motion sensor lighting, ceedum roofs and clothing designed to mimic plants that repel mud and water to make them easier to clean its the environment that’s winning.
This film is about the Ben & Jerry’s Climate Change College (in association with WWF and polar explorer Marc Cornelissen). It illustrates the impacts of global warming in the Arctic and encourages young people to enroll in the college.
By the end of the century the Earth could be more than 6 degrees hotter than it is today. This slideshow demonstrates what could happen to our planet as each degree is reached if we don’t act now to stop our carbon emissions.
Every evening the Fossil of the Day is awarded by the Climate action Network and Avaaz to the countries who are felt to be holding up negotiations. Inside COP15 joined the glittering awards ceremony.
Indigenous communities in West Papua, Indonesia worry about large logging companies coming in to destroy their ancient rainforest.
My True Nature is WWF’s inspiring creative project for 7 to 16 year olds in the UK. We’re asking them to reflect on their personal connections with the natural world, and to capture and bring these experiences to life – on camera, in words, or through art, sound or movement. We’ll then select the best 50 artworks to be showcased at a special WWF 50th anniversary event in November, at which the winning young artists will be among our very special guests.