Richard Rhodes is an ex City-boy, turned environmentalist. He lives in Thailand with...
Coal and Nuclear Power Big Winners in New U.S. Budget
The White House has just released its proposed budget for 2009 and there are a few surprises. Image by Diliff For the past couple of weeks, sc
Are Your Shoes Green?
Let me make this clear: as long as you’re walking someplace that you could have taken your car, probably. But what about on a global scale? Are those superfly Nikes you’re sporting hurti
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
Cool Trailer for Di Caprio's New Film: the 11th Hour
Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The 11th Hour” is a feature length documentary concerning the environmental crises caused by human actions and their impact on the planet. “The 11th Hour” documents the cumulative impact of these actions upon the pla
Guess which country has experienced only 18 months of independence and is being brutalised as we speak?
By new contributor Tabi-Sal. If you feel like writing for us, drop us an email! There is a country which has only experienced 18 months of independence between colonial rulers. Its waters ar
"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
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
The Subterranean Iron Snow of Mercury
Image from edhiker Mercury, which has the most unusual magnetic field that you can imagine, has been baffling astronomers ever since they first took note of it. Something is odd about the small
Mysterious Human Cocoons Appear in Valencia
Image: <a href=”http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a4/Hemispheric_-_Valencia,_Spain_-_Jan_2007.jpg/800px-Hemispheric_-_Valencia,_Spain_-_Jan_2007.jpg&imgrefurl=http://commons.wikimedia