Two Siberian Tiger Cubs, one of the world’s most endangered species, have been born...
Neo-Nazis Murder Environmentalist
An environmentalist was murdered yesterday, when a group of environmental activists were attacked by neo-Nazis in Siberia. The activists were protesting outside the Angarsk Electrolysis Chemical Plant near Lake Baikal when the attack occurred. The
Screw-top Wine Screwing Cork Forests
Cheap wine is usually awful. I mean, isn’t life just too short to drink vinegar? In an ideal situation… yes. However, as plastic corks and screw-tops increasingly become the norm (grabbing a 20% share of the market up from just 2% in 2000) something
Incredible Origami Art Created With Money
All images via fickleflickers Get creative and practice the art of paper folding by using up measly dollar bills or foreign currency souvenirs you’ve got lying around the
Environmental Burials: a Step Too Far?
Deciding how a friend or relative would want their body to be treated after their death is one of the most difficult and emotional decisions that most people have to make, and whilst attempting to figure out how best to follow “What he would have wante
The Destructive Beauty of Demolitions
Stirlingfauld, Glasgow, UK, Photo: rassac Out of destruction comes creation, for good or for bad. Like any living organism and everything else, a building has a life-cycle. And wh
Geothermal Energy: Solution to the World's Energy Crisis?
Geothermal energy would produce 250,000 times the world’s annual energy needs with nearly zero impact on the environment – but the US typically says that the financial cost is too high. Swiss and Australian engineering firms are cur
Time to choose: whales, or US national security?
In the US there are fears that the use of sonar equipment is having an adverse effect on whales. Environmental campaigners have traced a problem of disorientated, stranded whales back to noise pollution from sonar. The Inter-agency Committee on Marin
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
Legalised Shark Massacre in Ecuador
Sharks are evil right? They have pretty big teeth and jet black eyes. They can detect one drop of blood in 25 gallons of water and with one bite they can tear you in half. Remember Jaws? He was pretty damn ugly. Yes he was. The fact is though, how many sh