How can we persuade people to replace cars with bicycles and electric cars, and to use public transport more often?
Morocco's Blue Belt initiative aims to encourage sustainable fishing, from seas and lakes to consumers' plates, to allow marine resources to renew themselves.
The Moroccan city of Marrakech, which is hosting the Cop22 climate change summit in November, has dedicated itself to eco-tourism.
Boasting hundreds of species of tropical flora, fauna and wildlife, The Green Planet has opened in Dubai.
An EU initiative hopes to make dilapidated buildings into ecological masterpieces
Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What
Looks like a carousel but in fact it is a portable greenhouse. Baby oaks, pines or firs are grown here Humidity, temperature and soil moisture
Overconsumption, pollution, global warming – we are living on a planet strained by decades of excess. So, how do we teach the next generation to face
What will Africa look like in 50 years? To find out, African leaders have created the “Agenda 2063” to set up development objectives. One hard fact
A new study reveals that the United States falls short on its commitment to sustainable development as compared to other industrialized nations. The
The leaders of France and Germany have said more needs to be done if the world is to achieve its goal of limiting global warming to two degrees. The
Will the future of flight be all electric? There are certainly high hopes in France with Airbus showing off its latest small two seater prototype
Though steeped in tradition, the annual National People’s Congress this year sought to break with the past with ambitious plans to tackle toxic
Mass consumption and waste have made us ugly. In his work on show at the ‘Centre for Contemporary Design’ in Prague, Czech artist Shalom Tomas
New York City: Fashion Week has only just ended, but in the city that never sleeps, nor does the clothing industry. It is estimated to generate more
So I’m off to New York! Everything is settled and all I have to do is get on the plane. Lyon-London-New York. The kind of straightforward trip
EU fisheries ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday with the aim of agreeing on fishing quotas for next year. The European Commission wants to slash
In the north of Spain, there is a wetland that might seem like many others. Except these lakes that are dominated by bizarre structures have been
Vitoria-Gasteiz. I might well have lived in Spain, although it was on the other side of the country in Seville, which hadn’t had its Expo and its
French engineer and inventor Fabrice André is whizzing up the Alpine road to his refuge on his latest invention: a tricycle that can climb upwards at
When it comes to my story from Sarenne, there is a before and an after. Little did I know just how much my one visit there would change the way I see
City life, its speed, excitement, variety, culture and job opportunities act as a magnet for young people. But not everyone of a certain age yearns
An eco-friendly building christened “The Crystal”, built near London’s Olympic Park has been crowned one of the most advanced environmentally
As it enters its final few days, officials in London say the 2012 Olympics are on track to be the ‘greenest Games’ in history. The original bid to
At a factory in Belgium, a new breed of products is being developed from the fibrous remains of sugar cane. It is a raw material with plenty of
In a room full of joyful delegates, Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff signalled the closing of Rio+20 joined with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon
“A failure of leadership” the verdict on the UN Rio+20 Earth Summit by environmental groups and veteran politicians. Former Brazilian President
Community-level action is a great way of contributing to sustainable development. And good habits start young, so teaching people how to live greener
The UN’s three-day sustainable development summit has opened in Rio de Janeiro amid low expectations. Known as the Rio+20 because of the landmark