We’re back from Two Thousand Trees, sunburnt (despite some torrential rain) and...
Macacque Monkey Infanticide Caused by Ecotourism
Ecotourism in Tibet is disastrously counterproductive for the Macacque Monkey, a new study has revealed. The start of tourism in Mount Huangshan Scenic Area in Anhui Province in 1991 has coincided with a huge increase in aggression and infanticide in the
As Tony Blair and Angela Merkel called for action against climate change attacking the White House’s position, Germany was trying to recover from the worst G8 summit vio
McDonald's, Mc Eco-Friendly?
McDonald’s announced today that it plans to convert its UK fleet of 155 trucks to run on biofuel made from recycled vegetable fat from 900 restaurants. This will, they claim, save 1,650 tonnes of carbon per year. McDonald’s has launched a raft of appa
Two Thousand Trees
There won’t be that many posts over the next few days as we at environmental graffiti are heading off en masse to the Two Thousand Trees Festival in Sunny Gloucestershire. As the name suggests, Two Thousand Trees is about environmental and ethical living
Tinkering with nature or reducing carbon emissions?
Cows farting. Now there’s something you wouldn’t normally associate with climate change. However, methane a product of cattle flatulence, is a significant greenhouse gas. In fact, it is estimated that cattle produce 15% of the world’s green house gases,
EAT THIS OR ELSE...
Just thought I’d provide you with a list of all the fruit and vegetables that are in season in the UK, so you won’t have to worry about feeling guilty and getting the wrong food! Fruit Blackcurrant, Cherry, Elderflower, Loganber
Even the Nazis Are Going Green!
I’ve come across what must either be a practical joke or the weirdest green group in existence: the Libertarian National Socialist Green Party. Yes, that’s right, Green Nazis… According to their website, they su
Marks and Sparks Use Renewable Energy
The retail giant, Marks and Spencer has pledged to increase its use of renewable energy from its current 20% to 100% by 2012. The group also claims they will reduce their CO2 emissions from their Scottish stores by over 20,000 tonnes in the next twelv
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