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Incredible Images of the Violent Death of Insects
stboed Death is often the domain of terror, darkness and torment but as these images would suggest there is also a surreal beauty captured, even for a split second, when the end finally comes
It would be great if biofuels provided a magic method for us to combat carbon emissions without changing our lifestyles, but sadly they don’t. Image via thoughts on global warming Impacts of adoption of biofuels on food prices are already … It would be gr
Beijing Goes Big Brother on the Water Supply
The Chinese government has undertaken new measures to monitor Beijing’s water supply in the run-up to the 2008 Olympics. A Beijing area wastewater treatment plant The city has promised to protect the water supply and to install cutting-e
'Pay As You Throw' Plan Tossed
The UK government has backed off on a controversial tax that would have charged householders who do not recycle. Ministers were supposed to announce the new charges today, but the plan has b
The City that Just Said No to Nuclear
Some 30 years ago, I lived in the small city of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Freiburg, Germany. Photo by CrazyD At that time, Ontario Hydro wan
Salmon + Sea Lions > Feds
Image from remainingoceansart Salmon in the Columbia River near the Oregon-Washington border have been considered endangered for some time, and subject to federal protective orde
"Foot in mouth" for Debbie Reynolds at least.
Foot and mouth disease has struck a new cattle farm in southern England, the government said on Wednesday, prompting the European Union to suspend a decision to lift its ban on British meat exports. On the 6th of September, Debbie Reynolds chief vetenary
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.
Get the D@mn Government Out of the Way
Every month, I receive an Eco-Sense Update from Ann and Gord Baird. Canada is becoming more like America every day. Image by François Detemmerman The Bairds are build