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Germany Wins War With Americans
Everything’s a competition, and this competition was no different. 20 teams from around the world competed last week for the title of ‘Best Solar-Powered Home’. The competition was the third Solar
Cool Trailer for Di Caprio's New Film: the 11th Hour
Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The 11th Hour” is a feature length documentary concerning the environmental crises caused by human actions and their impact on the planet. “The 11th Hour” documents the cumulative impact of these actions upon the pla
Korean Government Seeks Arrest Warrants for Oil Spill Captains
South Korea will seek to prosecute the captains of the ships involved in the country’s wors
Arctic ice melt uncovers legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia.
Explorers have searched for it for centuries and failed. However, it seems that now the Northwest Passage – a legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia has been uncovered by one of the most unlikely culprits. No not archeologists, not scientists,
Plastic bottles - are they really safe?
A statement given six months ago by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) stated that human exposure to a key chemical used in modern plastics, bisphenol A (BPA) was well within safety limits and posed no immediate health risks, despite previous links
More Good News on the Environment in China as Bizzaro Week Continues
It’s beginning to feel like bizzaro world here as today brings another positive environmental report from China, following yesterday’s report of a drop in pollution levels in the country. C
“The largest man-made environmental catastrophe”
The annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society was rocked yesterday by the announcement by an international team of scientists that arsenic contamination in drinking water is “the largest identified man-made environmental catastrophe”. A present
Get the D@mn Government Out of the Way
Every month, I receive an Eco-Sense Update from Ann and Gord Baird. Canada is becoming more like America every day. Image by François Detemmerman The Bairds are build
Vultures Signal Impending Doom for Kentucky Governor
In what hopefully is not a commentary on anyone’s political career, nearly 500 Back Vultures have taken up winter residence at the Governor’s mansion in Kentucky.