A huge swarm of pine beetles has created a trail of destruction spanning nine million...
Endangered Tiger Cubs Born in Romania
Two Siberian Tiger Cubs, one of the world’s most endangered species, have been born in a zoo in Romania. The cubs, Lenuta and Costel were born to six year old Gina and her mate Geo. They now weigh three kilos each. Siberian Tigers are perilously clos
Let’s all go for a grey whale hunt…or not.
A new scientific study has revealed that the population of Grey whales has decreased by as much as five times in the Pacific from 118,000 to 76,000. Between 1999 and 2001 the gray whale population suffered an unusual mortality event throughout its geog
Open Brain Coral on the Ocean Floor
Photo: RevolverOcelot Images of gore that would make an axe murderer proud are not the sort of stuff you would expect to find on the ocean floor, but with open
Run! Fire Next to Nuclear Reactor!
On Wednesday we reported that the world’s largest nuclear plant sat on top of an active geological fault line, the one that caused Monday’s earthquake. Well another day, another nuclear horror sto
Japanese Atlantis: 5,000 year old city beneath the sea.
A city lies dormant, deserted and forgotten. Submerged beneath the ocean off Yonaguni Jima is a Japanese Atlantis—an ancient city sunk by an earthquake about 2,000 years ago, according to marine geologist Masaaki Kimura. Kimura, who is a professor
Hazy idea? Ask Maria Energia.
Maria Surma Manka, a top expert in US environmental policy and green business answers your questions. If you have a niggling question or gap you need to be filled in on, feel free to drop us an email an
What’s that dear? Around 500 US cosmetics are unsafe?
You bet your ass they are. Well…that’s according to US NGO, the Environmental Working Group. The group has published research, revealing that 478 cosmetic products sold in the US contain doses of toxic chemicals which are unsafe, even when used as directe
It’s a nice day for a green wedding
Green weddings are big business nowadays. With the average cost of that special day in the region of £16,000, more and more couples are saying “I do” in the most lavish of surroundings. But, with the rise o
The Hillscapes of the Cinque Terre
Image: Federico With summer just around the corner, it’s time again to think about where to spend one’s vacation. One region’s photos have been all over the Internet yet it gets misreprese