A new photo company is offering passport photos using only the web in an effort to cut...
Bull Charges Through Home and Exits Through Front Door
Not the actual bull, above image taken in Pamplona by Eneko Alonso No, this isn’t bull – excuse the pun.
Busted: how an apartment in China became the scene of the largest haul of leopard pelts since records began.
China’s State Forestry Administration raided an apartment in the West of China last month. The contents were shocking to say the least… 27 snow leopard pelts were seized – these are some of the most endangered cats, highlighting the volatile environmen
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
Why I'm Green with a Capital 'G'
Sometimes people ask, “Why are you running for the Green Party of Canada? They’ll never win.” Well, sometimes it’s not about winning. It’s about doing what’s right. If you are true to your values, and your values are go
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
80 Killed in Indonesian Landslides
On the third anniversary of the South Asian tsunami, Indonesia has been hit by extensive flooding, which has resulted in massive landslides in the central Java region. On Wednesday morning on the island of Java, the seasonal rains, along with high tide
Gordon Brown's Broken Wind Promise
After being outed by documents leaked to the Guardian newspaper yesterday, the British government admitted that it is abandoning its policy of having 20% of Britain’s energy supply from renewable sources by 2020. In a bit of confusing political gibb
“The largest man-made environmental catastrophe”
The annual conference of the Royal Geographical Society was rocked yesterday by the announcement by an international team of scientists that arsenic contamination in drinking water is “the largest identified man-made environmental catastrophe”. A present
Friends of the Earth retracts BSkyB bid
On Tuesday, we reported about Friends of the Earth’s bid to become BSkyB’s charity partner, which caused controversy within the environmental orga