All images via the Paris-Beijing Photo Gallery Artist Ju Duoqi loves to play with her...
China Cracks Down on Polluters
China has halted industrial projects across eight regions after scores of factories failed environmental inspections despite a recent anti-pollution drive by the government. On Wednesday, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao chaired a meeting of the cabinet that wa
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
Animals Recruited for War
US Army Since the dawn of time, men’s creativity when it comes to hurting other men has known no bounds, and his fellow beasts have, on occasion, been called into this service. This h
Don't buy books, Chegg them
US website Chegg.com provides a revolutionary online textbook rental service, offering over two million used books and 800,000 new b
Carbon Credit Sales Reach One Billion Tons
It has been announced today that European Climate Exchange has now traded over a billion tons of carbon since its inception two years ago. The underlying market value of this volume of trade stands at 18.3 billion euros. The ECX is by far the larg
Time to choose: whales, or US national security?
In the US there are fears that the use of sonar equipment is having an adverse effect on whales. Environmental campaigners have traced a problem of disorientated, stranded whales back to noise pollution from sonar. The Inter-agency Committee on Marin
Plastic bottles - are they really safe?
A statement given six months ago by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) stated that human exposure to a key chemical used in modern plastics, bisphenol A (BPA) was well within safety limits and posed no immediate health risks, despite previous links
Environmental Graffiti Interviews Light Graffiti Artist Vicki DaSilva
All images: Vicki DaSilva Vicki DaSilva is a light graffiti legend. Influenced by the birth and boom of graffiti in New Yo
Figure it out - the environmental facts
7,000,000,000 – The number of people who will depend on the ocean for their food in the next 18 years.