South Korea will seek to prosecute the captains of the ships involved in the...
Irish Man Uses Son's Tooth To Repair Blind Eye
Bob McNichol, blind since a 2005 explosion in an aluminum recycling center, believed he would be blind the rest of his life after Irish doctors told him they were out of options. Image by <a href=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Eyeball
Cat And Mouse Cause Blackout in Albanian Capital
Image from ddfreyne The Albanian capital of Tirana was the center of a 72-hour power outage Friday, the latest in a series that have been plaguing the residents of the small former Soviet
The Spooky Side of Climate Change
By new contributor Richard Rhodes. Richard lives in Thailand with his wife and children and runs an eco-frame business. If you feel like writing for us, dro
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
"Foot in mouth" for Debbie Reynolds at least.
Foot and mouth disease has struck a new cattle farm in southern England, the government said on Wednesday, prompting the European Union to suspend a decision to lift its ban on British meat exports. On the 6th of September, Debbie Reynolds chief vetenary
Man and Pet Bear Go On the Run
image by Petra Karstedt A man was charged with violating India’s wildlife laws after he ran off with his pet bear, despite local police demands. The story began when
Canada at Bali: Oh, the Shame
I am a Canadian, and I am ashamed that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is from Canada. How far has democracy fallen, when we have a majority of the population that favors action on averting the climate crisis, and a majority of our politicians doing noth
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
Germany Wins War With Americans
Everything’s a competition, and this competition was no different. 20 teams from around the world competed last week for the title of ‘Best Solar-Powered Home’. The competition was the third Solar