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Endangered Monkey Business
Instead of the normal doom and gloom about global warming, carbon emissions, pollution and all the rest, some good news for a change. A large new colony of the endangered grey-shanked douc, a rare species of colobine monkey has been discovered in V
All Taxis to be Hybrids in Big Green Apple
As part of a drive to make the big apple greener, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that the city’s fleet of taxis will be converted to hybrid models by 2012. Hybrid cars, which run on a combination of electricity and petro
Top Gear's Environmental Credibility, Oh Dear!
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has never exactly been an advocate of environmental issues, once saying “There will be no tree, leaf, lawn or peat bog that I won’t drive over.” His latest stunt, however, was even more of an environmen
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
We’ve all seen mother nature depicted in art, but it is not often that you see it made from sustainable materials. Andy Goldsworthy has taken this to the extreme by creating haunting sculptures made from materials such as branches, clay mixed with h
UN’s Credibility Called Into Question
We have learnt over the weekend that the UN Commission on sustainable development: a body responsible for promoting economic progress and environmental protection is now to be chaired by Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe: once the most affluent c
One Billion, The Latest Cost of Climate Change
As the floods across the north of England finally start to recede, the full extent of the devastation caused is becoming clearer. The Association of British Insurers has estimated that 27,000 homes and 5,000 businesses have been affected and that claims
Animal Deaths Ignored, Environmental Disaster?
The past year has seen a number of barely publicized environmental disasters, resulting in the deaths uncountable numbers of marine animals and birds. Most recently, stories have emerged on Shearwater Sea Birds, thousands of which have died on the