With new research revealing the cancer-fighting properties of watercress, we offer some insights into the world of the UK's most historic salad leaf
Planning permission has been given for the UK's first solar power station to situated on the seven acre site of the former Wheal Jane tin mine, near Truro
Chocolate is one of the most popular foods on the planet - now Yasmin Paul unwraps the secrets of raw chocolate, equally delicious but much healthier
The Woodland Trust are offering tree planting packs as part of an initiative to help schools, youth clubs and community groups get planting.
The world's first osmotic power plant has opened in Tofte in Norway. When sea and fresh water are mixed, the energy created can be used to generate power.
The lotus effect' was discovered by scientist Dr Wilhelm Barthlott. Sto, a world leader in wall coating, has imitated it to make a unique brand of self-cleaning, exterior paint.
Kenneth's mission to make composting and recycling in the home more accessible to all.
Algae is plentiful, homegrown and could help clean up the environment, while also powering our cities.
Sarah Wilkinson investigates why Marine Phytoplankton, the microscopic ocean plant known to be the very first food source on our planet, is being hailed as a nutritionally healing supplementary [...]
Dr Ben Balzer, a family physician based in Sydney, Australia, with an interest in nutrition, writes about the Paleolithic Diet.
This year's RHS Photographic Competition, supported by fine art publisher, The Medici Society, has two new categories.
Former Blur bassist Alex James explains how he learnt some important lessons about working the soil on a recent trip to Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Blur bassist Alex James explains how he learnt some important lessons about working the soil on a recent trip to Burkina Faso, West Africa.
A study by NASA has found that common houseplants not only make indoor spaces more attractive, they also help to purify the air!
The Nut Tree Capital of Britain project has been running in Totnes fora while now, with the aim of planting as many productive nut trees inthe town as possible.
Mexicos President, Felipe Calderon has declared that his country willplant 250 million trees by the end of 2007, as part of the UnitedNations Environment Programmes Plant for the Planet.
Europe's very first, commercially-run, solar energy plant was recently opened in the Spanish town of Sanl˙car la Mayor, Seville.
Paid volunteers employed by Timberland clothing company, recently teamed up with a group of school pupils to plant 5,000 trees, completing the [...]
A billion trees planted by the end of the year ñ that is the aim of the 2007 Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign. With support coming in [...]
Sharing its principles, methods and techniques with organic farming, biodynamic agriculture additionally acknowledges that the plant's growth is also affected by planetary influences like the [...]