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Gordon Brown Throws Down Climate Change Guantlet
Gordon Brown announced that Britain will raise its emission reduction goals to reach a 60% cut in CO2 emissions by 2050. Brown challenged the US to raise its own fight against climate change.
How Clean Power Could Be The Answer
The answer isn’t to tax pollution – but to cut it out altogether. The best way to do that is by using renewable energy.
First Shots Fired in War Over Japanese Whaling?
Have the first shots been fired in the war over whaling? The SSCS ship Robert Hunter before its transformation into the Steve Irwin. Photo by Alpha</a
New Encyclopedia Includes Every Living Thing on Earth
In 1735 Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus published the first edition of Systema Naturae, the first real successful attempt to group and classify the living things in our world. At more than 30,000 pages for just the first volume, this encyclopedia
Google Might or Might Not Keep Your Medical Secrets
Oh, the fun the UK-based readers miss out on by not having privatized healthcare. Google, who we all know and love and may have serious <a href=”http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/10/15/google_d
A Rare Glimpse Inside China's Power Plants
Recent reports in the UK news suggest that China is currently building around two new power stations a week. This video provides a rare glimpse inside one of them. Is it so unique, or is it no different than Didcot power station? Why has it come to be a s
Incredible Shots of Towering Billboards From Below
Branislav’s photographs of billboards are hauntingly perfect. Who knew billboards could be something out of a ’70s space film?
Amazon Whale Dies
The minke whale that was lost deep in the Amazon river system has died. Residents spotted the whale carcass in the river on Tuesday. The body was found some two hours by boat from the city of Sa
Mastodon Genome Surrenders its Secrets
Newly extracted DNA from the tooth of a Mastodon has led to some fascinating insights into evolutionary history. Evolutionary biologist at the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany pieced together the first mastodon mitoch