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Now you can grow plastic in a field. Environmental Godsend?
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Ephemeral Snapshots of Solar Eclipses
The solar eclipse with diamond ring effect as seen from Bangladesh Image: Lutfar Rahman Nirjhar Thoug
Fancy your own Hobbit Home?
By Emma Morton Dug into a hillside in a secluded part of Wales, Hobbit homes, or rather low impact woodland homes, are springing up all over the place thanks to the Lammas Project. This project is the first of its kind and aims to demo
Chemical Weapons and Suicide Bombers: The Wonderful World of Insect War
Researchers from Imperial College London have discovered that aphids fight off predators with a deadly chemical attack. The insects release a pungent mustard oil bomb to ward off its enemies, mostly ladybirds, and to protect the colony. The aphids
The cost of climate change: £11.7bn
Yesterday the Taxpayers Alliance released the first audit of environmental taxation in the UK, claiming that the government is “raising £10 billion more from green taxes than [is] required to cover cost of UK’s carbon footprint”. According to the l
Floods hit Britain. Yes, again.
Just weeks after some of the worst floods in living memory displaced thousands and caused over a £1 billion in damage, it’s happening again. Flash floods are occurring up and down England and Wales, with meteorologists predicting up to 10cm of rain over
WWF to sue: UK government funds environmentally destructive business ventures
The World Wildlife Fund, in partnership with the environmental and social justice organisation, the Corner House, is to sue a UK government department over financial support for a Russian gas project which threatens a rare species of whale.
Another extinction for the Chinese Yangtze River?
Described as a “living fossil”, the Chinese sturgeon is a giant fish that has been around since the age of the dinosaurs. Adults can measure up to 4 metres in length and weigh 450 kilos. Thirty years ago, 2,000 Chinese sturgeons were spotted i
New Global Warming Game!
Independent software developer, Midori is actually a really cool duo – a husband and wife team living in Burgundy. What’s more, they’ve released a new environmental game called, “Global Warning,” made for Mac OS X. Global Warning i