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5 Most Influential Environmental Leaders
Here’s Environmental Graffiti’s list of the five most influential environmental movers and shakers. 5. James Hansen runs NASAs Institute for Space Science and is Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia. Since
Can Coal Ever be 'Clean'? Come on Chaps!
The Sierra Club has released a new study in an attempt to raise awareness of the full environmental impact of coal from mining to burning. According to the study, ‘The Dirty Truth About Coal’, half of America’s electricity comes from coal, which us
Eco-friendly milk, bags of trouble?
From tomorrow Waitrose supermarket will begin selling milk in a new form of “environmentally friendly” packaging: the reusable jug and plastic milk bag are to be launched in the UK. Whilst the supermarket is heralding this as the start of a new form of
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
New Goldrush in Chile Causes Huge Environmental Damage
This extremely interesting video exposes the truth behind our jewelry. Much like the film “Blood Diamond” the cost of mining gold (like diamonds), is at the expense of the people and the environment. Agriculture in the valley, is dependent on
Tales From Two Thousand Trees
We’re back from Two Thousand Trees, sunburnt (despite some torrential rain) and muddy. The festival was as chilled out as they come. Relaxed, friendly, and with lots of sitting round what would have been campfires but for ‘health and safety’, singing an
5 Deadliest Cities in The World
1. Chernobyl, Ukraine When you hear Chernobyl, you immediately think nuclear disaster. It was, in fact the worst nuclear accident in history. A huge fallout cloud of radioactive dust spread across vast swathes of the Soviet Union, Euro
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Attenborough's Echidna Reprieved
It had been thought that the long-beaked echidna, Zaglossus attenboroughi, named after the television naturalist and living national treasure, was extinct. But following reported recent sightings by local tribespeople in the Cyclops Mountains of