The ‘Green Cross Code’(think “look both ways before crossing the road”...
Carbon Trading "Swear Jar"
A grassroots environmental movement is using a new weapon in the fight against carbon emissions: peer pressure. A CRAG, or Carbon Rationing Action Group, is a community-based group that aims to help members first calculate their personal carbon emi
UK opposition finally taking climate change seriously
Liberal Democrat party published a groundbreaking blueprint for climate change reform yesterday, to the relief of environmentalists who finally see a mainstream political party giving green issues the attention they deserve. Party Leader Sir Menzies Ca
Japanese Atlantis: 5,000 year old city beneath the sea.
A city lies dormant, deserted and forgotten. Submerged beneath the ocean off Yonaguni Jima is a Japanese Atlantis—an ancient city sunk by an earthquake about 2,000 years ago, according to marine geologist Masaaki Kimura. Kimura, who is a professor
Sheherazade is Bringing Sexy Back (opinion piece)
You know green is sexy when an incredibly good-looking ex-model and socialite launches a manual about eating locally and other ways to be environmentally friendly. Sheherazade Goldsmith, daughter of the actress Viviane Ventura, has impeccable green cre
Arctic ice melt uncovers legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia.
Explorers have searched for it for centuries and failed. However, it seems that now the Northwest Passage – a legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia has been uncovered by one of the most unlikely culprits. No not archeologists, not scientists,
Global War-ing. Russian Style.
A week ago, Russian explorers laid claim to the mineral wealth of the Arctic by planting their country’s flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, in a move described as “heroic” by Robert Nigmatulin, head of Russia’s Institute of Oceanic Studies. <
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
Peak Oil...are we F@*&*d? Or are we just being alarmist?
As we all know oil is finite. There’s a limited supply. Most nations in fact have already reached their peak. Texan oil drills used to pump tons of the black stuff every day; now it is barely trickle. The peak oil theory suggests that there’ll
Uh Oh! One third of world CO2 absorbed by One Ocean. Current Changing!
An Australian discovery brings scientists closer to an understanding of the global climate system – knowledge which is crucial to the fight against climate change. Scientist Ken Ridgway claims that a current sweeping past the island of Tasmania, just