The Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant, closed since Monday following the major...
Brazilian Fisherman Laugh as they Massacre 83 Dolphins
Brazilian fishermen have been caught on camera illegally killing dolphins and then laughing about it, according to Brazil’s environmental protection agency. The video showed the fishermen, who are not clearly identified, netting 83 river dolphins, whic
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.
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
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
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Wild Flowers of the Month
Enchanter’s Nightshade Thrives in moist shady woodland. Its minute white flowers and small round hairy fruits grow along thin, spiky stems. In classical mythology, Circe is said to have used it to turn Odysseus’ men into pigs!
Prehistoric Fossil Fish Caught off Zanzibar
Fishermen from Zanzibar have caught a Coelacanth, the ancient fish that has puzzled scientists for decades. The fish, weighing 27kg was caught off the northern tip of the island and was rushed to the institute of marine science. The Coelacanth has
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
Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No, It's a Super Butterfly!
A butterfly in the South Pacific has just evolved its way out of extinction in just a year, displaying the fastest evolutionary change yet observed. The blue moon butterfly had been decimated by a parasite, but has now evolved a resistance to the bacteri