Deforestation, and in particular rainforest destruction is a contentious issue; a...
Brazilian Fisherman Laugh as they Massacre 83 Dolphins
Brazilian fishermen have been caught on camera illegally killing dolphins and then laughing about it, according to Brazil’s environmental protection agency. The video showed the fishermen, who are not clearly identified, netting 83 river dolphins, whic
Endangered Monkey Business
Instead of the normal doom and gloom about global warming, carbon emissions, pollution and all the rest, some good news for a change. A large new colony of the endangered grey-shanked douc, a rare species of colobine monkey has been discovered in V
A Rare Glimpse Inside China's Power Plants
Recent reports in the UK news suggest that China is currently building around two new power stations a week. This video provides a rare glimpse inside one of them. Is it so unique, or is it no different than Didcot power station? Why has it come to be a s
As Tony Blair and Angela Merkel called for action against climate change attacking the White House’s position, Germany was trying to recover from the worst G8 summit vio
Costa Rica, Cleanest Nation in the World, Environmentally...
Costa Rica has pledged that it will offset all of its carbon emissions and go carbon neutral by the year 2030 – that is, before any other nation in the world. Costa Rica already has an excellent reputation in the sphere of green issues. It has prot
Endangered Turtle to be Cloned in 'Last Ditch Attemp'
Malaysian scientists are planning to clone the critically endangered leatherback turtle in a last ditch attempt to reverse the fortunes of its declining population in the country. The scheme, first reported in the New Straits Times, is a joint project be
Shell Enters Scramble for Arctic
Shell intends to start drilling for fossil fuels in the Arctic Ocean, it was announced yesterday. Next month, the oil company will send a fleet of ships to the Beaufort Sea off the Alaskan coast to begin exploration. Shell believes that the area
1kg of beef produces more Greenhouse Gases than Driving for Three Hours and Leaving all the Lights On
Producing 1kg of beef emits more green houses gases than going for a three hour drive whilst leaving all the lights on at home, scientists reported today. The study, carried out by Akifumi Ogino at the National Institute of Livestock and Grassland Scienc
Australia's Climate Change Corridor
Climate change fears in Australia have prompted the government to announce plans to set up a protected eco-corridor. Running the length of the East Coast, it will link Australia’s various ecosystems, from the temperate south to the northen rainforest.