After being outed by documents leaked to the Guardian newspaper yesterday, the British...
Mastodon Genome Surrenders its Secrets
Newly extracted DNA from the tooth of a Mastodon has led to some fascinating insights into evolutionary history. Evolutionary biologist at the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany pieced together the first mastodon mitoch
The exploding tree and the praying mantis
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Amazon Whale Dies
The minke whale that was lost deep in the Amazon river system has died. Residents spotted the whale carcass in the river on Tuesday. The body was found some two hours by boat from the city of Sa
Japanese Whalers Fight Surfing Protesters
Over 30 anti-whaling protesters, including “Heroes” star Hayden Panettiere, tussled with Japanese whalers off the coast of historic Japanese whaling town Taiji. The protesters, some of whom were on surfboards, left flowers at sea in a ceremony that was
China Denies it Manipulated Air Pollution Results for the Olympics
In the run-up to the 2008 Olympics Beijing’s environment has been under intense scrutiny. Beijing’s Olympic countdown clock.
Lights Out For The Lightbulb
Stock up on your old light bulbs now, because soon they’ll be obsolete and worth a fortune! This is because a new super efficient light bulb is being developed.
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
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
Cool Trailer for Di Caprio's New Film: the 11th Hour
Leonardo DiCaprio’s “The 11th Hour” is a feature length documentary concerning the environmental crises caused by human actions and their impact on the planet. “The 11th Hour” documents the cumulative impact of these actions upon the pla