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10 Incredible Images of Meteor Showers
Image: Tommy Huynh When you wish upon a star, you may not be wishing on what you think you are. The reason is that shooting stars are of course not stars at all but meteors,
Neo-Nazis Murder Environmentalist
An environmentalist was murdered yesterday, when a group of environmental activists were attacked by neo-Nazis in Siberia. The activists were protesting outside the Angarsk Electrolysis Chemical Plant near Lake Baikal when the attack occurred. The
Can US derail UN climate change talks?
Delegates from over 150 countries are currently meeting in Vienna to discuss how to move on from the 1997 Kyoto protocol. The UN targets on carbon emissions set at Kyoto will expire in 2012, and this week’s convention is seen as a key opportunity for
Did We Wipe Out the Prehistoric Hobbit Man?
Simon Bishop A race of intelligent, diminutive hominids co-existing alongside humanity in South-East Asia?
Animals Menace Photographers
Photo: Günter Leitenbauer On the one hand, being a wildlife photographer sounds like the greatest job in the world. Travelling to far-flung destinations in search of a
Npower plans to commence destruction of Thrupp Lake
Energy supplier npower announced today that preliminary work at the Radley Lakes site in Oxfordshire would commence on 10th September, but conceded that work “would be reviewed” following the results of the ongoing inquiry due in the autumn. The site h
Monster spider web discovered in Texas
It looks like something out of Harry Potter, but a real monster spider’s web has been found in Lake Tawakoni State Park in Texas, USA. Apparently the web, stretching 180 metres, is the result of millions of spiders working together, to the mystifica
UN: "desertification could displace 50 million people." Environmental Disaster?
Within the next ten years fifty million people could be driven from their homes by expanding deserts, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia, a report says. The study by the United Nations University, produced by more than 200 experts from 25
Naples Waste Crisis Stinks of Organized Crime
EU Takes Legal Action Piled up on the streets of Naples and its province Campania, lie thousands of tonnes of rubbish, uncollected and now rotting in the heat wave, which has soared through southern Europe. Authorities scrabble to find