1. Chernobyl, Ukraine When you hear Chernobyl, you immediately think nuclear disaster....
New Goldrush in Chile Causes Huge Environmental Damage
This extremely interesting video exposes the truth behind our jewelry. Much like the film “Blood Diamond” the cost of mining gold (like diamonds), is at the expense of the people and the environment. Agriculture in the valley, is dependent on
Shell Enters Scramble for Arctic
Shell intends to start drilling for fossil fuels in the Arctic Ocean, it was announced yesterday. Next month, the oil company will send a fleet of ships to the Beaufort Sea off the Alaskan coast to begin exploration. Shell believes that the area
This is a video of a speech made during the G8 summit by our favourite celebrity/Governor of California. There is a presidential style in which Arnie addresses his questions, which at times is mildly ridiculous. The best bit in the clip is when he repeate
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
Run Gore Run!
An intriguing poll has been released concerning the 2008 US presidential election.
Huge Swarm of Bouncing Kangaroos invade Australia’s Cities. Cause? The Greatest Drought in the last 100 years
Australia’s worst drought in a hundred years is driving its kangaroos into cities in search of food and water, experts say. Canberra, Australia’s capital has been transformed into an urban jungle with residents being accustomed to the common sight
McDonald's, Mc Eco-Friendly?
McDonald’s announced today that it plans to convert its UK fleet of 155 trucks to run on biofuel made from recycled vegetable fat from 900 restaurants. This will, they claim, save 1,650 tonnes of carbon per year. McDonald’s has launched a raft of appa
Carbon Credit Sales Reach One Billion Tons
It has been announced today that European Climate Exchange has now traded over a billion tons of carbon since its inception two years ago. The underlying market value of this volume of trade stands at 18.3 billion euros. The ECX is by far the larg
UN’s Credibility Called Into Question
We have learnt over the weekend that the UN Commission on sustainable development: a body responsible for promoting economic progress and environmental protection is now to be chaired by Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe: once the most affluent c