By Beth Buczynski on May 21, 2010
Sex and the City devotees already know what an impact a pair of shoes can make. But why should the glee of buying new shoes end there? What if along with a snazzy new pair of kicks, you ended up with the good feeling that comes from supporting a worthy cause and changing someone’s life for the better?
By Timothy Hurst on March 5, 2010
The simple solution of biomass briquettes made in the Congo, and in places as far away as Boulder, Colorado, could be the saving grace for local people and mountain gorillas.
By LiveOAK Staff on April 14, 2009
When I first saw the Peepoo bag I thought it was a joke, but after reading about it I realized it’s quite a novel idea. Basically it’s a plastic bag to go to the bathroom in, which is why I thought it was a joke, but this simple little bag employs some sophisticated sustainable solutions [...]
By John Platt on January 29, 2009
There are still many parts of the world without ready access to electricity. This makes it hard to preserve medicines or to store foods that could quickly go bad. But 21-year-old Emily Cummins — previously named as one of the Future 100 Young Entrepreneurs of the Year and the Ultimate Save-The-Planet-Pioneer in the Cosmopolitan Ultimate [...]
By LiveOAK Staff on June 11, 2008
The United Nations environment agency unveiled a new atlas yesterday that shows the dramatic environmental changes in Africa in a visually digestible format. While Africa only accounts for 4% of the worlds CO2 emissions, it is said that it’s inhabitants will suffer the most from the effects of climate change. As real as it is, [...]