Republican and Democrats recently introduced the Global Conservation Act of 2010 S. 3508 that would, for the first time, place the strategic and diplomatic resources of the U.S. government behind efforts to address extinction and natural resource depletion worldwide. Companion legislation (H.R. 4959) was introduced on March 26 in the U.S. House of Representatives.
With the accelerating destruction of forests, reefs and other natural ecosystems, scientists project that half of all species could be driven to the brink of extinction by the end of the century. And experts are tracking trends revealing that people around the world are losing sources of fresh water, fuelwood, medicines and other products from nature.
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At The Heart of Green Awards 2010, Ted Danson won a Lifetime Achievement award for his efforts to protect our oceans.  Today this story and our interview (while fun and quick was very informative and to the point.  Fortunately back then, we were the night prior to the oil spill. Continue Reading

An electric version of the Smart ForTwo is coming to America. This fully electric powered Smart car has a 30 kW drive motor and 16.5 kWh lithium-ion battery. Using a standard 220-volt outlet, it takes only three and a half hours to charge the battery from 20 to 80 percent of itsContinue Reading