Conservation

The Road in Iceland: Environmental disaster or economic progress?

by EcoStreet March 14, 2014 Conservation

Katie Wise and Ashley Moradipour need your help to make a documentary that tells the story of a group of dedicated Icelanders vs. a big road constuction project. Iceland is a nation well-known for its breathtaking natural landscapes and formations, which Icelanders hold dear to their hearts. This is why a recent road construction project […]

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How to make your own Carbon Neutral Christmas Lights

by Nikki Algar December 1, 2013 Conservation

Matthew James Taylor explains how to make your own Carbon Neutral Christmas Lights from recycled materials. Click here to find out how…

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Seaval’s sustainable bamboo sunglasses

by EcoStreet March 14, 2013 Conservation

Seaval, the sustainable surfwear brand, have just launched these stylish all-new bamboo sunglasses. They are the ultimate in ethical fashion and come in two ergonomic designs. How the sunglasses are made The bamboo is sourced from sustainable forests and bamboo scrap that would otherwise go to waste. In the manufacturing process, lots of long thin […]

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How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity

by EcoStreet March 8, 2013 Conservation

This is a guest post by Tim Sissons of William Morfoot, land drainage experts in the UK, who discusses how sustainable farming techniques are better for the environment and can help increase food security levels. From land drainage to crop rotation. How sustainable farming techniques can help combat food scarcity. Food security levels Increasing pressure is being […]

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Save water

Make Every Last Drop Count

by EcoStreet February 27, 2013 Climate Change

Did you know it takes 20,000 litres of water to manufacture 1kg of cotton? Now think about how many items of cotton clothing you have in your wardrobe… And the next time you sip on a cup of coffee, remember that’s used up about 130 litres of water before it ends up being savoured by […]

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WWF campaign to protect mountain gorillas

by EcoStreet February 20, 2013 Conservation

You may have seen the desperate plight of the mountain gorillas on the recent BBC documentary with David Attenborough called ‘Africa’. These majestic creatures only exist in two places on earth. Sadly, their habitat is disappearing because of deforestation for agriculture and livestock. They are being driven higher and higher up into the mountains. As they […]

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Join the Treevolution to help plant 5000 trees

by EcoStreet April 23, 2012 Conservation

Did you know that Zambia has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world? Greenpop do, and they’re doing something about it… in July this year they will be hosting a three-week reforestation and eco-education project in Livingstone, Zambia.  The project is called Trees for Zambia and it will see over 5000 trees being […]

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