indiejade writes: "The BBC News is reporting about the creation of an
.eco domain extension for top-level domains. The measure, initiated by Dot Eco LLC, has also gained support by Al Gore, who won a Nobel prize in 2007 for his efforts to battle global warming issues. "The firm said proceeds from the registration would be used to fund research on climate change and other environmental issues," the article reports. An official ICANN application is expected to happen later in 2009."