This is a video of Dave Miliband, the Environment Minister, expressing a few of his...
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
Costa Rica, Cleanest Nation in the World, Environmentally...
Costa Rica has pledged that it will offset all of its carbon emissions and go carbon neutral by the year 2030 – that is, before any other nation in the world. Costa Rica already has an excellent reputation in the sphere of green issues. It has prot
All Taxis to be Hybrids in Big Green Apple
As part of a drive to make the big apple greener, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that the city’s fleet of taxis will be converted to hybrid models by 2012. Hybrid cars, which run on a combination of electricity and petro
Green Cycle Company Bans Cycling
One of the UK’s largest transport specialists yesterday took the bizarre step of banning its employees from cycling.
How using eco-friendly fuel can make your pint cost more
It may seem strange, that a natural fuel can have such a bizarre effect on a nation’s favourite drink – strangely enough, this is exactly what’s happening in Germany. The story begins in Bavaria – one of the most famous beer-loving regions in Germa
Little Shrimp Fires Ray Hotter Than The Sun
The Pistol Shrimp may look like any ordinary shrimp. Its main difference? It can blow a blast of water at the speed of 100km/h with a temp of 9900C. That’s hotter than the sun! Watch this video clip for the little whipper-snapper in action! Alpheid
Australia's Climate Change Corridor
Climate change fears in Australia have prompted the government to announce plans to set up a protected eco-corridor. Running the length of the East Coast, it will link Australia’s various ecosystems, from the temperate south to the northen rainforest.
UN: "desertification could displace 50 million people." Environmental Disaster?
Within the next ten years fifty million people could be driven from their homes by expanding deserts, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia, a report says. The study by the United Nations University, produced by more than 200 experts from 25
Icebergs, Ecologically Speaking "On Fire"
Combine the words iceberg and global warming together and what comes to mind? Probably an image of ice sheets falling down and the apocalypse! But what if I were to say that a new study carried out in the Southern Ocean by leading US scientists has found