The scientist, Professor Ian Wilmut, who led the team that created Dolly the sheep has...
Gordon Brown's Broken Wind Promise
After being outed by documents leaked to the Guardian newspaper yesterday, the British government admitted that it is abandoning its policy of having 20% of Britain’s energy supply from renewable sources by 2020. In a bit of confusing political gibb
Gordon Brown Throws Down Climate Change Guantlet
Gordon Brown announced that Britain will raise its emission reduction goals to reach a 60% cut in CO2 emissions by 2050. Brown challenged the US to raise its own fight against climate change.
Man and Pet Bear Go On the Run
image by Petra Karstedt A man was charged with violating India’s wildlife laws after he ran off with his pet bear, despite local police demands. The story began when
Commercial whaling is evil. Iceland has woken up.
In a step greeted with relief by environmental campaigners, Iceland have announced that they will issue no new quotas for commercial whaling. Fisheries minister Einar K Guofinnsson said that “I will not issue a new quota until the market conditions for w
Report: Weather Disasters Have Increased 400%
Weather related disasters have increased 4-fold since 1980, according to a report published by Oxfam on Sunday. Oxfam attributed the increase to global warming. The number of storms went from an average of around 120 disasters a year in the earl
Batman Defeated By New Villian: Deadly Pollution
Batman is known for his near invincibility , but the Dark Knight was defeated recently in Hong Kong, by a nasty batch of polluted water. Filmmakers were in the area to shoot a scene for upcoming Batman flick The Dark Knight. The scene c
Primates In Mortal Danger
25 of your closest relatives may disappear at any moment. A report commissioned by three leading conservationist charities lists 25 primate species living on the brink of extinction. Hunting and habitat loss are the main reasons for the decline.
Freecycling: Get Your Very Own Trailer
This opportunity is too good to pass up. This supercool blog is giving away a caravan (trailer home in the US) to the first person who can collect it! Not like this. W
Environmentalism In 1901: Was It Elitist To Save The Planet?
Image from pingnews and Library of Congress As the environmental movement looks to the future, it can often forget its past. We often make light of it here, but there really are some people