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Confused Seal Rescued in Spain
A confused arctic hooded seal was rescued for the second time after swimming the wrong way out of England. The seal, nicknamed Sahara, has been found off the Spanish coast after swimming south. Last year, the same seal was picked up off the coast of Mo
Japanese Whalers Fight Surfing Protesters
Over 30 anti-whaling protesters, including “Heroes” star Hayden Panettiere, tussled with Japanese whalers off the coast of historic Japanese whaling town Taiji. The protesters, some of whom were on surfboards, left flowers at sea in a ceremony that was
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?
God Smiles on Stoners, Eases Drought in Kentucky
For those of you who remember hearing about how the drought affecting the Southeast United States was bad for marijuana production last summer– or maybe you just, ahem, noticed– there’s been so
Bush Threatens to Veto $20 billion Water Projects Bill
President Bush will veto a $20 billion water projects bill unless lawmakers remove the billions added for new plants and new costs shifted onto the federal government, the White House said Wednesday. “Indeed, it seems a $14 billion Senate bill went
WWF to sue: UK government funds environmentally destructive business ventures
The World Wildlife Fund, in partnership with the environmental and social justice organisation, the Corner House, is to sue a UK government department over financial support for a Russian gas project which threatens a rare species of whale.
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
Victims of Russian Oil Spill Begin to Pile Up
Local wildlife has begun to feel the effects of the recent Russian oil spill as thousands of dead and dying birds and fish are washing up on shore. Several environmental groups have estimated the size of the oil spill to be around 2000 tons. Conti
Health Department Blows $400,000 on Bottled Water
As the environmental problems associated with bottled water gain more attention