When one is told about slaves carrying out back-breaking work in sugar plantations, it...
End of the Road for Gas Guzzlers
Lambeth Council have introduced a ground-breaking environmentally friendly parking policy, in an attempt to slash carbon emissions in the borough. New parking permits came into force yesterday which, innovatively, link cost to vehicle emissions
Endangered Turtle to be Cloned in 'Last Ditch Attemp'
Malaysian scientists are planning to clone the critically endangered leatherback turtle in a last ditch attempt to reverse the fortunes of its declining population in the country. The scheme, first reported in the New Straits Times, is a joint project be
Global Warming Will Spark War
A number of recent studies have highlighted the danger that global warming could spark resource wars. One study, to be published in the August edition of Human Ecology, evaluated correlations between war and climate change between the years 1000AD and 19
Is it all about energy?
Energyforamerica.us claims it’s all about energy. In what is probably the cheeziest video, you will ever see, they actually make a few interesting points (among other things) about biofuels, whic
Why do 56% think Climate change is exaggerated?
A poll carried out between the 14th and 20th June found that 56% thought that scientists were still questioning the validity of carbon emissions being the cause of climate change. The survey suggested that terrorism, graffiti, crime and dog mess we
Costa Rica, Cleanest Nation in the World, Environmentally...
Costa Rica has pledged that it will offset all of its carbon emissions and go carbon neutral by the year 2030 – that is, before any other nation in the world. Costa Rica already has an excellent reputation in the sphere of green issues. It has prot
Whole Foods CEO, Not So Wholesome!
Reports from the Associated Press suggest that the CEO of Whole Foods, John Mackey has been involved in some pretty dirty tricks. In fact, under the pseudonym “rahodeb,” the Chief Executive wrote anonymous online attacks against a small rival just b
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
Lazy Brits Care About Environment But Do Nothing
You might think that a new survey showing that 86% of people claim that they worry about the environment is something to celebrate. Unfortunately, the poll, released today, goes on to show that most British people are just too lazy to do anything about i