Sending computers to developing countries may not be such a good idea after all, because widespread lead poisoning will result from the planned distribution of a billion computers to developing countries by technology companies and charities, according to a new study.

By Miriam Rose
The economic issues currently causing mass demonstrations in Iceland have a less publicised ecological cousin, and one which the IMF has recently identified as part of the economic collapse.

The philosophy and practice of yoga have a lot to offer the field of ecology and sustainable development.

WorldWatch Institute researcher, Michael Renner, argues for a "bailout" of the struggling U.S. automakers that will address the greater needs of the country for an eco-friendly transportation policy.

The main causes of tropical deforestation are explained in this article.