Article - 15 Feb 2009
As the world becomes increasingly environmentally aware brides and grooms are responding by walking their wedding celebrations as green as possible. This article examines 'Green Weddings', also known...
Article - 2 Feb 2009
Fair Trade is an international trade model that aims to build just, equitable, and sustainable business practices by linking producers in developing countries directly to purchasers
News - 22 Nov 2012
How flowers have evolved particular colours, shapes and scents to attract pollinators has long fascinated ecologists. Now, using artificial flowers and high-speed video, researchers have gained...
News - 28 Jan 2016
To mitigate carbon emissions in the atmosphere, researchers have turned to sinks--reservoirs that accumulate and store carbon such as tropical rainforests, but also including a variety of terrestrial...
News - 18 Aug 2015
Indiana University paleobotanist David Dilcher and colleagues in Europe have identified a 125 million- to 130 million-year-old freshwater plant as one of earliest flowering plants on Earth.
News - 2 Apr 2015
Scientists at the John Innes Centre have discovered why the first buds of spring come increasingly earlier as the climate changes.
Dr Steven Penfield at the JIC found that plants have an ideal...
News - 4 Mar 2015
Rare historic records of the changing seasons are helping scientists better understand how woodland trees and flowers are responding to climate change.
Researchers say the order in which...
News - 11 Mar 2010
With the installation of a new solar power system at World Class Flowers, the company is anticipating to cut down its energy costs by over $130,000 and also generate nearly $600,000 in SREC revenue...
News - 1 Mar 2009
Thousands of volunteers are taking part in a nationwide initiative to track climate change by recording the timing of flowering, leafing, and other plant life cycle events. Now in its second full...
News - 5 Mar 2008
Spring in the Rockies begins when the snowpack melts. But with the advent of global climate change, the snow is gone sooner. Research conducted on the region’s wildflowers shows some plants are...