Image via purpleslinky Lowland streaked tenrecs not only have a funny name, they’re...
Monsters of Taxidermy? Errm...well...actually no.
Recently we put up a post called monsters of taxidermy with a provoking photo. We wanted to know your opinions about what you thought of it: whether it was cruel, pointless or actually benefici
The Ice Climbers
Image via: Alpe-Bohinje Climbing any vertical or overhanging cliff demands nerves of steel as well as a natural head for heights, but turn a rock face into an ice formation and you’re en
Open Brain Coral on the Ocean Floor
Photo: RevolverOcelot Images of gore that would make an axe murderer proud are not the sort of stuff you would expect to find on the ocean floor, but with open
Environmental Graffiti's Movers and Shakers: Amy Vernon, the Queen of Social Media
Bacon Shoes Image: Zazzle Calling Amy Vernon a connoisseur of social media is putting it mildly: she is among Digg’s top 50 submitters of all time, is active on Twitter, Delicious, S
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
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
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
Top 4 Travel Tips for a Green Summer
Summer is here and everyone’s off on holiday. Here are a few ways to reduce your carbon footprint without ruining your holiday. 1. Don’t go abroad. I know, the weather ain’t great, but Britain can be pretty spectacular. There a
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