Enchanter’s Nightshade Thrives in moist shady woodland. Its minute white flowers...
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MPs Call for Tougher Climate Change Bill
The government’s much publicised climate change bill has received stinging criticism from MPs. The cross party select committee on the environment, food and rural affairs have identified a number of major faults in the bill. The bill is, say the commi
How using eco-friendly fuel can make your pint cost more
It may seem strange, that a natural fuel can have such a bizarre effect on a nation’s favourite drink – strangely enough, this is exactly what’s happening in Germany. The story begins in Bavaria – one of the most famous beer-loving regions in Germa
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
Buy Organic and Destroy the Planet, Scientists Say
When Wal-Mart and McDonalds start offering organic and fairtrade products, you know ethical consumerism is taking hold. But is buying ethically all it’s cracked up to be?
Green Cycle Company Bans Cycling
One of the UK’s largest transport specialists yesterday took the bizarre step of banning its employees from cycling.
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Brazilian Fisherman Laugh as they Massacre 83 Dolphins
Brazilian fishermen have been caught on camera illegally killing dolphins and then laughing about it, according to Brazil’s environmental protection agency. The video showed the fishermen, who are not clearly identified, netting 83 river dolphins, whic
Algae Could Trap Carbon Emissions While You Drive
Some of the world’s largest corporations have been pouring millions into discovering a clean and cheap way of capturing and processing green house gas emissions. However, it looks like the solution may have just been found by three fishing enthusiasts fr