The Chinese government has forced the World Bank to censor a study into the human cost of pollution in China. Earlier drafts of the report, Cost of Pollution in China: Economic Estimates of Physical Damage had estimated than 750,000 people died
Geologists are investigating the disappearance of a two-hectare lake in Chile today. Located in the Magellanes region, 2,000km from the capital Santiago, all that is left is a huge crater with bits of ice that used to float on top. It is as if someone pul
On Wednesday we reported that the world’s largest nuclear plant sat on top of an active geological fault line, the one that caused Monday’s earthquake. Well another day, another nuclear horror sto
This is quite a funny global warming awareness video, featuring some good old-fashioned innuendo from the residents of Devon. The aim of the advert is to make the county’s inhabitants acknowledge ways in which they can reduce their carbon footprint
This is a pretty interesting video. One of Nasa’s own – in fact, its chief is heavily criticised about his views on global warming and is forced to make an apology.
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