Photo: Günter Leitenbauer On the one hand, being a wildlife photographer sounds like...
Your Days Are Numbered, Oldies
I have spent the last two days talking to and listening to Ted Nordhaus and Michael Shellenberger, , of Death of Environmentalism fame/infamy, and the question they always are asked is: “What
Is China too Dirty for the Olympics?
Last night China presented a dazzling display of fireworks and acrobatics to a crowd of 10,000 people as part of the official welcoming ceremony for next year’s Olympic games to be hosted in Beijing. Held in Tiananmen Square, notorious for the 1989 tr
Almost 2000 Camels Dead in Saudi Arabia
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Want to be greener? buy a massage, not a TV
Most people who are educated in the environmental cost of our modern lifestyles know that of the “reduce, re-use, recycle” mantra, it is the first action which is most important – the need to reduce the amount of resources we use overall. Now this nec
An Environmental Whodunnit: Who killed the DSCOVR climate project?
Something seems rotten in the state of Maryland. Somewhere in Maryland is box containing a $120 million satellite called the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR). It is ready to go
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
“Carbone” neutral. Italian islands want to make history by going oil and coal-free.
Mario Tozzi, chief of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park made an interesting proposal the other day. Why not make his small group of islands off the Tuscan coast stand out in history as the first that went oil and coal free? “It would be the first
Environmental Graffiti Interviews Light Graffiti Artist Vicki DaSilva
All images: Vicki DaSilva Vicki DaSilva is a light graffiti legend. Influenced by the birth and boom of graffiti in New Yo
UN Climate Chief Skeptical about Global Carbon Tax. Why? Well it would cost $100 billion a year for starters!
The head of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Yvo de Boer said on Wednesday “I personally am skeptical on the notion of global carbon taxes.” The very same official however, claimed that taxes on a national level, as well as laws cappi