The Sierra Club has released a new study in an attempt to raise awareness of the full...
Monkeys use baby talk with their kids!
Who would have thought it. In Darwin’s 1859 classic, The Origin of the Species, we were told that humans were descended from primates. People were shocked. Now however, with the exception of the hardcore evangelical Christian, we are understanding just ho
China Conceals 750,000 Pollution Deaths
The Chinese government has forced the World Bank to censor a study into the human cost of pollution in China. Earlier drafts of the report, Cost of Pollution in China: Economic Estimates of Physical Damage had estimated than 750,000 people died
Whole Foods, Empty Marks and Spencer?
Europe’s Biggest “Organic Supermarket” opened in London yesterday. At 80,000 square feet, 10,000 products and 500 staff, the High Street Kensington building is huge and – what’s more – it claims to revolutionise the way we buy food
High-Speed Underwater Photography
All photos courtesy and copyright of © David Neff Like humans, commonplace cultural objects can seem strange when viewed out of their familiar environment – or in some cases appear all th
Visiting the beach? think again...
Yesterday we reported on the swarms of jellyfish forcing authorities to close beaches in the Mediterranean.
Indonesia wants to profit from their destruction of natural peatlands
The world’s peatlands are believed to store at least 42 billion tonnes of soil carbon. This would usually remain in the soil. However, human activity can result in it being released. Dutch research institute Wetlands International estimates that nearl
Bottled Water Banned in San Francisco
Bottled water has been banned for San Francisco city workers under an order by Mayor Gavin Newsom, who claims it is too costly, increases pollution and is no better than tap water. According to the Mayor’s order “In San Francisco, for the pric
Run! Fire Next to Nuclear Reactor!
On Wednesday we reported that the world’s largest nuclear plant sat on top of an active geological fault line, the one that caused Monday’s earthquake. Well another day, another nuclear horror sto
Mobula Ray Bursts from the Waves
Photo: nbonzey Off the coast of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, a Mobula Ray bursts from the swell with breathtaking beauty, catching air as its whip-like tail trails behind. The expr