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Plane Stupid: an aeroplane that doesn’t cause climate change is like a cigarette that doesn’t cause cancer
In a field in Surrey, environmental protesters are gathering for Climate Camp 2007, a high-profile protest against the expansion of Heathrow Airport and air transport in general. Meanwhile, banned by a BAA injunction from attending the demo they were ins
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
One Billion, The Latest Cost of Climate Change
As the floods across the north of England finally start to recede, the full extent of the devastation caused is becoming clearer. The Association of British Insurers has estimated that 27,000 homes and 5,000 businesses have been affected and that claims
First Images Seen Through Hubble's New Lens
Hubble’s repaired Wide Field Camera returns spectacular photographs that include: a stellar jet in the Carina Nebula, the globular star cluster Omega Centuri, Stephen’s Q
Floods hit Britain. Yes, again.
Just weeks after some of the worst floods in living memory displaced thousands and caused over a £1 billion in damage, it’s happening again. Flash floods are occurring up and down England and Wales, with meteorologists predicting up to 10cm of rain over
Whole Foods, Empty Marks and Spencer?
Europe’s Biggest “Organic Supermarket” opened in London yesterday. At 80,000 square feet, 10,000 products and 500 staff, the High Street Kensington building is huge and – what’s more – it claims to revolutionise the way we buy food
Sheherazade is Bringing Sexy Back (opinion piece)
You know green is sexy when an incredibly good-looking ex-model and socialite launches a manual about eating locally and other ways to be environmentally friendly. Sheherazade Goldsmith, daughter of the actress Viviane Ventura, has impeccable green cre
Endangered Tiger Cubs Born in Romania
Two Siberian Tiger Cubs, one of the world’s most endangered species, have been born in a zoo in Romania. The cubs, Lenuta and Costel were born to six year old Gina and her mate Geo. They now weigh three kilos each. Siberian Tigers are perilously clos
WWF to sue: UK government funds environmentally destructive business ventures
The World Wildlife Fund, in partnership with the environmental and social justice organisation, the Corner House, is to sue a UK government department over financial support for a Russian gas project which threatens a rare species of whale.