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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
Fancy your own Hobbit Home?
By Emma Morton Dug into a hillside in a secluded part of Wales, Hobbit homes, or rather low impact woodland homes, are springing up all over the place thanks to the Lammas Project. This project is the first of its kind and aims to demo
Baiji, aka yangtze river dolphin back from extinction
Earlier this month Environmental Graffiti reported on the extinction of the baiji dolphin, native to the Yangtze River in China. The dolphin was declared extinct after researchers conducted a comp
Miracle Solution to Biofuel Dilemma
The Seashore Mallow, an unassuming plant with a hibiscus-like pink flower might be an unlikely climate change saviour. However, the plant, native to North America may be the future of biofuels. The flower has two advantages over other potential bi
Lake Suddenly Vanishes in Chile
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
Warehouse Vs. Fire
First there was smoke, a lot of it, right behind the railway tracks: Unless otherwise noted, all images by Petteri Sulonen, used under a Creative Commons
Maria Interviews Al Franken!
Maria Surma Manka is a top US expert in environmental policy and green business. She’ll answer all of your questions related to her fields in our weekly post “hazy idea? Ask Maria Energia!” If you feel li
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
China Conceals 750,000 Pollution Deaths
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