In a step greeted with relief by environmental campaigners, Iceland have announced that...
First Shots Fired in War Over Japanese Whaling?
Have the first shots been fired in the war over whaling? The SSCS ship Robert Hunter before its transformation into the Steve Irwin. Photo by Alpha</a
Freecycling: Get Your Very Own Trailer
This opportunity is too good to pass up. This supercool blog is giving away a caravan (trailer home in the US) to the first person who can collect it! Not like this. W
And the New Potential Cancer Causing Agent Is......... Nanotechnology!
Nanotechnology, the science of working with or creating materials 1 nanometer(a billionth of a meter) large, holds amazing promise for the future, but some studies are suggesting some of these tiny particles can be added to the long list of items that cau
WWF to sue: UK government funds environmentally destructive business ventures
The World Wildlife Fund, in partnership with the environmental and social justice organisation, the Corner House, is to sue a UK government department over financial support for a Russian gas project which threatens a rare species of whale.
Cat And Mouse Cause Blackout in Albanian Capital
Image from ddfreyne The Albanian capital of Tirana was the center of a 72-hour power outage Friday, the latest in a series that have been plaguing the residents of the small former Soviet
Politics For the Facebook Generation
This is a video of Dave Miliband, the Environment Minister, expressing a few of his views and how politics is changing and will change thanks to Web2.0
More Good News on the Environment in China as Bizzaro Week Continues
It’s beginning to feel like bizzaro world here as today brings another positive environmental report from China, following yesterday’s report of a drop in pollution levels in the country. C
Science: We Were Wrong, And We Can't Explain This
As so often happens in research, years and years of effort have been expended operating under the assumption that the sea sponge is the animal at the base of the “tree of life”, only to find out that that assumption is completely wrong. Image
“The largest man-made environmental catastrophe”
The annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society was rocked yesterday by the announcement by an international team of scientists that arsenic contamination in drinking water is “the largest identified man-made environmental catastrophe”. A present