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GODAN stands for Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition and it wants us all to know its name

Miscanthus bale house in west Wales under construction

A house in West Wales has been built using carbon negative Miscanthus bales in a project aiming to evaluate the benefits and viability of using the plant in construction

The light-filled main living room

Edward and Emma Bulmer's splendid Herefordshire home is full of colour and pattern...and boasts surprisingly low running costs

Clean, fresh, crisp, natural... these are adjectives used about that most ubiquitous of fabrics, cotton. But in his book, Cotton, Canadian academic Adam Sneyd explores the dark side of global cotton production.

Yoga Design Lab

Forget pilates, yoga's the exercise of the moment. And it's all the better when performed on an environmentally friendly mat made from natural rubber and recycled plastic

wind turbines in rajasthan

A quarter of India’s energy demand can be met with renewable energy, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). And the potential savings for people, as well as for the country, would be massive

Harrison Spinks is a renowned British mattress manufacturer

Leeds-based family run business Harrison Spinks is committed to further improving its sustainability by cutting out use of synthetics foams and glues in its products

Unveiled at the Brussels Motor Show, the unit gives you electricity on the move

Nissan launches a portable power unit made from recovered batteries from its Leaf electric cars. The units can even be charged up from a solar panel accessory

Harry Villiers, of furniture making brothers Villiers Brothers, took some steel, wood and glass and built an enviable bolt-hole in his Essex garden

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