Bio-brick

No, we’re not taking the mickey: these wee bricks mean business

THE world’s first bio-brick created from human urine has been unveiled at University of Cape Town in South Africa. Bio-bricks are created through a natural process...
Desert, Drought

The most precious resource of them all in short supply for India

Resource-rich country is plagued by shortage of safe water supplies INDIA — the world’s seventh biggest economy — boasts impressive reserves of 87 natural resources, but one...
InterEcoForum

International debate on sustainable development at InterEcoForum

MARBELLA recently hosted the InterEcoForum, addressing sustainability, with presentations from 20 speakers from Spain, Russia, Greece, Latvia and Switzerland. The two-day meeting looked at Sustainable...
World Bank Logo

World leaders issue clarion call for accelerated action on water

A fundamental shift is needed to avert devastating consequences, says high-level panel on water A HIGH-level Panel on Water consisting of 11 Heads of State...
Bitcoin and power lines

Time to talk about crypto – and its effects on the environment

The Spanish town of Marbella will host the seventh annual InterEcoForum next month, dedicated to sustainable development and applied blockchain technologies. The charming Andalusian town...
Steel dresses catwalk

Steeling the limelight in world of fashion

Daring design: a collaboration between a Swedish fashion designer and an innovative steel manufacturer creates steel thinner than silk By Abi Grogan CHOOSING the right outfit...
Cost of going green

Eco-frenzy or eco-friendly – the real cost of going green

Market expectations and tangible cost benefits are the new cornerstones of corporate sustainability goals. NAOMI SNELLING reports Financial experts point out that as the global...
Bus fuelled by coffee

Coffee means buses, fire logs, insurance: our new cup of tea

The grounds from your morning cup of go, converted to biofuel, means we get two sips at the cappuccino. JASON AGNEW reports THE announcement that...
Tesla Model S P85D

Clean? Check. Cool? Check. But e-vehicles have poke too

Hot new electric wheels offer more than just zero emissions – the latest offerings have some serious grunt, too By HAL WILLIAMS THE TIMES are changing,...
ILO SCORE

SCORE-ing big! How a cooperative approach to improved work conditions in SMEs can increase...

Improving SMEs workplace practices can help them achieve better productivity. The ILO’s SCORE Training programme is helping companies in China improve work conditions, and...