When one is told about slaves carrying out back-breaking work in sugar plantations, it is easy to think of it as a relic of history, a chapter in the text-books. Unfortunately, such practises are not just confined to the distant past. It is still happenin
You might think that a new survey showing that 86% of people claim that they worry about the environment is something to celebrate. Unfortunately, the poll, released today, goes on to show that most British people are just too lazy to do anything about i
7,000,000,000 – The number of people who will depend on the ocean for their food in the next 18 years.
A report entitled The Ampere Strikes Back suggests that gadgets such as computers, CD players and flat-screen TVs are increasingly using larger amounts of electricity and are undermining the fight against climate change. A report entitled The Amper
EU Takes Legal Action Piled up on the streets of Naples and its province Campania, lie thousands of tonnes of rubbish, uncollected and now rotting in the heat wave, which has soared through southern Europe. Authorities scrabble to find
Organic movement faces split over air-freighted food more… Britain confident about whaling ban <a href=”http://environment.independent.co.uk/wildlife/article2591471.ece