In the most remote corners of Guyana near the Brazilian border, there has been a mini...
“Carbone” neutral. Italian islands want to make history by going oil and coal-free.
Mario Tozzi, chief of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park made an interesting proposal the other day. Why not make his small group of islands off the Tuscan coast stand out in history as the first that went oil and coal free? “It would be the first
Lip service: US to commit to UN climate targets
It seems last week’s UN climate talks in Vienna may have covered some important ground. On Friday the conference concluded with agreement on some key ele
Time to choose: whales, or US national security?
In the US there are fears that the use of sonar equipment is having an adverse effect on whales. Environmental campaigners have traced a problem of disorientated, stranded whales back to noise pollution from sonar. The Inter-agency Committee on Marin
Mobula Ray Bursts from the Waves
Photo: nbonzey Off the coast of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, a Mobula Ray bursts from the swell with breathtaking beauty, catching air as its whip-like tail trails behind. The expr
Hedgehog + Bumble Bee (- Scrotum) = Lowland Streaked Tenrec
Image via purpleslinky Lowland streaked tenrecs not only have a funny name, they’re also loved by many because of their appearance, which seems to be a cross betwe
Epidemic threatens Mediterranean dolphins
It has been a difficult summer for the Mediterranean. As we reported a few weeks ago, its beaches have been plagued by swarms of jellyfish<
Amsterdam From Above
Image: harry.kontos Amsterdam, ah Amsterdam. City of red lights, amber-hued beers, and green, green grass; a city much less in need of traffic lights than most owing to its winding
Don't buy books, Chegg them
US website Chegg.com provides a revolutionary online textbook rental service, offering over two million used books and 800,000 new b
Monsters of Taxidermy - what's your opinion?
Environmental Graffiti stumbled across this picture. Instead of writing the usual article we thought *actually* we’d like to know what your opinion is. Why don’t you give us a piece of your mind – the best answer will be published on the