Friday, July 24, 2009

U.N. wins green prize for sheep use

From Reuters:

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations has won an environmental prize for using sheep to cut its lawns and other organic maintenance work at its palatial offices in Geneva.

The 46-hectare grounds of the Palais des Nations, built to house the League of Nations and now home to U.N. humanitarian, economic and trade agencies, are cared for with compost while shunning pesticides....MORE