Live Earth is just slightly less global this afternoon. Organisers of the series of...
Environmental Cost of Desalination
The French utility services group Veolia has won a contract worth 702 million euros (945 million dollars) to design and build a water desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The plant is expected to be completed by 2010 and will desalinate 800,000 cubic meter
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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
Tastes of Summer
Continuing our series of blogposts on seasonal food, this week it’s aubergines and blueberries in the spotlight. As well as being in season right now, blueberries are absurdly healthy, containing vast quantities of anti-oxidants. They’
EAT THIS OR ELSE...
Just thought I’d provide you with a list of all the fruit and vegetables that are in season in the UK, so you won’t have to worry about feeling guilty and getting the wrong food! Fruit Blackcurrant, Cherry, Elderflower, Loganber
New Environmental Graffiti Widget!
What is a widget? A widget is an interactive object that functions on third party sites. You can get the code and paste it on your myspace, friendster, xanga, google homepage and keep track of this blog really easily. Here’s what it looks like: <
Two Thousand Trees
There won’t be that many posts over the next few days as we at environmental graffiti are heading off en masse to the Two Thousand Trees Festival in Sunny Gloucestershire. As the name suggests, Two Thousand Trees is about environmental and ethical living
Chemical Weapons and Suicide Bombers: The Wonderful World of Insect War
Researchers from Imperial College London have discovered that aphids fight off predators with a deadly chemical attack. The insects release a pungent mustard oil bomb to ward off its enemies, mostly ladybirds, and to protect the colony. The aphids
British Producers Responsible for Their Customers’ WEEE
Trust those wits in Brussels – they name a key piece of legislation for the waste management and recycling industry, the WEEE directive. Very Funny. In fact, so funny that it will come into force today and will have some pretty serious implications for Br