CO2 emissions with Google Earth
A team of US scientists led by Purdue University unveiled an interactive Google Earth map on Thursday showing carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels across the United States. The high-resolution map shows carbon dioxide emissions in metric tons in residential...
Costa Rica Promotes Greener Air Travel
Costa Rica is hoping for a big jump in its Clean Trips (Viajes Limpios) programme, which allows air passengers to offset the climate-changing gas emissions from their airplane flights by paying for activities that preserve the country's forests By mid-November,...
Jatropha Harvest Experience
UNITED BIOFUELS OF AMERICAThe Jatropha Harvest Experience 2009 is a 3 day hands on workshop of the complete plantation process from planting to end-product including agronomy, pruning and harvesting to name a few. You will walk through the...
Costa Rica takes leading role in Biofuels
The Costa Rica Seed Company has achieved great success in 2008 and has established themselves as Jatropha Biofuel leaders in North & Central America. The 80 hectare R&D Jatropha Planatation has captured world wide attention, recognized as the most advanced...
First Biodiesel Trans-Continental Jet Flight
ERIE, PA – Leading the way in the biodiesel industry, Lake Erie Biofuels, LLC has made history with co-sponsoring the first ever biodiesel trans-continental jet flight Green Flight International. "With Lake Erie Biofuels supporting this project, I had full...
Antarctica’s Hidden Depths to be Explored
An international team of researchers plans to head to Antarctica later this year to begin a four-year project exploring some of the last uncharted regions on Earth. CNN — The project involving an international team of scientists will reveal what...
Seed Farming for Jatropha May be Banned
Cultivation of jatropha, a plant used to produce environmentally-friendly biofuels, using seeds may be banned under a proposal being considered by the government because of concerns over crop yields, officials say. NEW DELHI — A ban will impact plans of public...
Climate change is happening faster than previously predicted
Climate change is happening faster than previously predicted according to a new World Wildlife Fund report. LONDON, England (CNN) — Bringing together some of the most recent scientific reports and data, "Climate change: faster, stronger, sooner" reveals that global warming is...
Costa Rican bananas to achieve carbon neutrality in four years
The Costa Rican banana industry is the first banana industry in the world to put in place a coherent and holistic environmental strategy in order to offset its carbon dioxide emissions. Corbana, the Costa Rican banana producers’ association, has recently...
National Theater Company Seeks Stage Projects for Its 2023 Tour
The independent professional theater can send its proposals to the National Theater Company until April 24th, 2023