Image via: Alpe-Bohinje Climbing any vertical or overhanging cliff demands nerves of...
Japanese Whalers Fight Surfing Protesters
Over 30 anti-whaling protesters, including “Heroes” star Hayden Panettiere, tussled with Japanese whalers off the coast of historic Japanese whaling town Taiji. The protesters, some of whom were on surfboards, left flowers at sea in a ceremony that was
Ship Emissions Cause 60,000 Deaths a Year
Simmons blogs at Thoughts on Global Warming.
M&S Bag Tax
British retail giant Marks & Spencer will begin charging 5p (10 cents) for a plastic bag in a move to reduce plastic waste. The move comes after a successful campaign in the company’s Northern Ireland stores, where the amount of bags used by custo
5 Coolest Links of the Week
From shocking x-rays and violent courthouse incidents to extreme cases of OCD, here are five fascinating top ten lists from the interwebs.
Figure it out - the environmental facts
7,000,000,000 – The number of people who will depend on the ocean for their food in the next 18 years.
Around the Sky in 80 Kilowatts: Edmonds' Flying Dynamo
Photo: Image by: annbananne It would take a stony hearted environmentalist not to appreciate the uplifting sight of hot air balloons floating in the air. But it could be argued that our oldest flying devices are vehicles for environmental harm … <a
Run! Fire Next to Nuclear Reactor!
On Wednesday we reported that the world’s largest nuclear plant sat on top of an active geological fault line, the one that caused Monday’s earthquake. Well another day, another nuclear horror sto
Floods hit Britain. Yes, again.
Just weeks after some of the worst floods in living memory displaced thousands and caused over a £1 billion in damage, it’s happening again. Flash floods are occurring up and down England and Wales, with meteorologists predicting up to 10cm of rain over
São Paulo No Logo
This post has been sent to us by new contributor Emma Morton. If you feel like writing for us, drop us an email! For the past eight months, <a href=”http://www.flickr.com/p