Costa Rica has pledged that it will offset all of its carbon emissions and go carbon...
Rhino's Sexual Dysfunction
As if poachers and deforestation weren’t enough to contend with, the incredibly rare Borneo rhino is facing extinction because of its own sexual dysfunction. The Borneo Rhino of which only 30 to 50 remain is a subspecies of the Sumatran Rhino, th
Greenpeace Hails Airport Victory
Luton Airport chiefs bowed to pressure from environmentalists today and shelved a controversial scheme to massively expand the airport. TBI, the company that operates the airport had planned to completely rebuild the runway and to build a new terminal.
Eating your Carbon Footprint
We are used to being able to buy the fruit and vegetables we want, whenever we want. Whether it’s asparagus in July or apples in March, the supermarkets are bound to have them, shipped in from Peru or New Zealand or wherever. Obviously, shipping food su
Tinkering with nature or reducing carbon emissions?
Cows farting. Now there’s something you wouldn’t normally associate with climate change. However, methane a product of cattle flatulence, is a significant greenhouse gas. In fact, it is estimated that cattle produce 15% of the world’s green house gases,
Endangered Monkey Business
Instead of the normal doom and gloom about global warming, carbon emissions, pollution and all the rest, some good news for a change. A large new colony of the endangered grey-shanked douc, a rare species of colobine monkey has been discovered in V
Two Thousand Trees
There won’t be that many posts over the next few days as we at environmental graffiti are heading off en masse to the Two Thousand Trees Festival in Sunny Gloucestershire. As the name suggests, Two Thousand Trees is about environmental and ethical living
The Slave Trade Behind the Ethanol Boom
When one is told about slaves carrying out back-breaking work in sugar plantations, it is easy to think of it as a relic of history, a chapter in the text-books. Unfortunately, such practises are not just confined to the distant past. It is still happenin
As Tony Blair and Angela Merkel called for action against climate change attacking the White House’s position, Germany was trying to recover from the worst G8 summit vio
Lazy Brits Care About Environment But Do Nothing
You might think that a new survey showing that 86% of people claim that they worry about the environment is something to celebrate. Unfortunately, the poll, released today, goes on to show that most British people are just too lazy to do anything about i