Local wildlife has begun to feel the effects of the recent Russian oil spill as...
Incredible Images of the Violent Death of Insects
stboed Death is often the domain of terror, darkness and torment but as these images would suggest there is also a surreal beauty captured, even for a split second, when the end finally comes
One of the best things about the environmental community is exactly that–the sense of community felt by all of those participating in it. Obviously this has diminished some since green became cool, and massive corporations like Shell began their gre
MPs Call for Tougher Climate Change Bill
The government’s much publicised climate change bill has received stinging criticism from MPs. The cross party select committee on the environment, food and rural affairs have identified a number of major faults in the bill. The bill is, say the commi
Salmon Conservation Methods Inspired by the Simpsons
If you’re a Simpsons fan, you may remember an episode in which Lisa inadvertently releases an invasive lizard in the town that eats pigeons. These delicious salmon are for people, Mr. Sea Lion. Not yours! Everyone is happy, and when someo
Commercial whaling is evil. Iceland has woken up.
In a step greeted with relief by environmental campaigners, Iceland have announced that they will issue no new quotas for commercial whaling. Fisheries minister Einar K Guofinnsson said that “I will not issue a new quota until the market conditions for w
80 Killed in Indonesian Landslides
On the third anniversary of the South Asian tsunami, Indonesia has been hit by extensive flooding, which has resulted in massive landslides in the central Java region. On Wednesday morning on the island of Java, the seasonal rains, along with high tide
As magazines and fashion houses strive to capture ever more striking images, traditional photography settings are being pushed to the limit – underwater fashion shoots have become increasingly popular in recent years and some of the results are simp
Masked Gunmen Attack Amazon Tribe
Image by CIR/Survival The moment masked gunman opened fire on Indian tribespeople in Brazil was captured in extraordinary footage released last week by human rights groups.
Friends of the Earth: "Yes! G4 World Trade Talks Collapsed."
Friends of the Earth welcomed the collapse of the G4 world trade negotiations in Potsdam, Germany on 21st June. The current proposals would have further impoverished the world’s poorest people and caused irreparable damage to the environment. Friend