Photo: nbonzey Off the coast of Mexico’s Baja peninsula, a Mobula Ray bursts from the...
Sheherazade is Bringing Sexy Back (opinion piece)
You know green is sexy when an incredibly good-looking ex-model and socialite launches a manual about eating locally and other ways to be environmentally friendly. Sheherazade Goldsmith, daughter of the actress Viviane Ventura, has impeccable green cre
The Ice Climbers
Image via: Alpe-Bohinje Climbing any vertical or overhanging cliff demands nerves of steel as well as a natural head for heights, but turn a rock face into an ice formation and you’re en
UK opposition finally taking climate change seriously
Liberal Democrat party published a groundbreaking blueprint for climate change reform yesterday, to the relief of environmentalists who finally see a mainstream political party giving green issues the attention they deserve. Party Leader Sir Menzies Ca
Flood risk from climate change underestimated
For the thousands of people whose homes were damaged in the widespread flooding in the UK this summer, it may seem like a joke. But scientists have announced that climate change may carry an even higher risk of flooding than was first thought. A n
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
Miracle Solution to Biofuel Dilemma
The Seashore Mallow, an unassuming plant with a hibiscus-like pink flower might be an unlikely climate change saviour. However, the plant, native to North America may be the future of biofuels. The flower has two advantages over other potential bi
Arctic ice melt uncovers legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia.
Explorers have searched for it for centuries and failed. However, it seems that now the Northwest Passage – a legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia has been uncovered by one of the most unlikely culprits. No not archeologists, not scientists,
Plane Stupid: an aeroplane that doesn’t cause climate change is like a cigarette that doesn’t cause cancer
In a field in Surrey, environmental protesters are gathering for Climate Camp 2007, a high-profile protest against the expansion of Heathrow Airport and air transport in general. Meanwhile, banned by a BAA injunction from attending the demo they were ins
Uh Oh! One third of world CO2 absorbed by One Ocean. Current Changing!
An Australian discovery brings scientists closer to an understanding of the global climate system – knowledge which is crucial to the fight against climate change. Scientist Ken Ridgway claims that a current sweeping past the island of Tasmania, just