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Environmental Cost of Desalination
The French utility services group Veolia has won a contract worth 702 million euros (945 million dollars) to design and build a water desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The plant is expected to be completed by 2010 and will desalinate 800,000 cubic meter
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
'Bonkers' Scheme Threatens Natural Wonder
Plans for a chemical factory in Tanzania threaten to ruin one of the natural wonders of the world and could wipe out a spectacular and rare species of bird. India’s Tata Chemicals has been given permission to build both a soda ash factory and a coal powe
Little Shrimp Fires Ray Hotter Than The Sun
The Pistol Shrimp may look like any ordinary shrimp. Its main difference? It can blow a blast of water at the speed of 100km/h with a temp of 9900C. That’s hotter than the sun! Watch this video clip for the little whipper-snapper in action! Alpheid
Bottled Water Banned in San Francisco
Bottled water has been banned for San Francisco city workers under an order by Mayor Gavin Newsom, who claims it is too costly, increases pollution and is no better than tap water. According to the Mayor’s order “In San Francisco, for the pric
Environmental Graffiti Goes Live!
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Rhino's Sexual Dysfunction
As if poachers and deforestation weren’t enough to contend with, the incredibly rare Borneo rhino is facing extinction because of its own sexual dysfunction. The Borneo Rhino of which only 30 to 50 remain is a subspecies of the Sumatran Rhino, th
Let's All Grow Trees On Mars
NASA scientists are examining a high altitude forest on a Mexican volcano in an attempt to understand the practicalities of colonising Mars. They see forestation as a crucial step towards making Mars habitable. They are examining Pico de Orizaba’s
Attenborough's Echidna Reprieved
It had been thought that the long-beaked echidna, Zaglossus attenboroughi, named after the television naturalist and living national treasure, was extinct. But following reported recent sightings by local tribespeople in the Cyclops Mountains of