The Environment

CALL ME!

2 years ago admin Comments Off on CALL ME!
Iconic red telephone boxes are making a comeback in London; although this time they are being painted green and offer the opportunity for mobile phone users to charge their devices. Charging is free in the “Solarbox”, so long as the user absorbs a string of adverts, in a scheme that won the designers, Harold Craston Read More

FLOATY LIGHT

2 years ago admin Comments Off on FLOATY LIGHT
A satellite launched in 2009 to map gravity has discovered that there has been a change in the last five years which scientists claim is directly related to climate change. As the icecaps of the Antarctic have reduced over the last five years, the gravity of the earth has reduced exactly matching the collapse of Read More

RHINO SOMETHING

3 years ago admin Comments Off on RHINO SOMETHING
Benidorm´s Terra Natura animal park has been raising awareness over the plight of endangered rhinos, coinciding with International Rhinoceros Day. In addition to endangered status of the Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), there are four other species which are in a critical situation. In Sumatra and Java, the populations of these animals are extremely low and Read More

Watching adult videos can save the environment

3 years ago admin Comments Off on Watching adult videos can save the environment
Popular (erm, so we have been told) adult website Pornhub has embarked on an ingenious campaign to save the planet, by promising to plant a tree in exchange for watching videos in a particular category on their website. The “Pornhub Gives America Wood” campaign began as part of the Day of the Tree, or Arbor Read More

PETA’s Statement, re Today’s D.C. Circuit Court’s Ruling Regarding SeaWorld

3 years ago admin Comments Off on PETA’s Statement, re Today’s D.C. Circuit Court’s Ruling Regarding SeaWorld
The D.C. Circuit’s decision today to the effect that SeaWorld must keep trainers out of the water signals an end to the days of trainers standing and riding on orcas for human amusement at SeaWorld. With the life-threatening dangers to trainers and the detrimental effects of enslaving intelligent, social, and far-ranging orcas and confining them Read More

Britain gets more electricity from offshore wind farms than all other countries

3 years ago admin Comments Off on Britain gets more electricity from offshore wind farms than all other countries
SINCE October sightseers on the hills above Edinburgh have gawped at a brand new landmark. Across the Firth of Forth, on a test site, stands the biggest wind turbine in Britain. The tips of its blades rise 196m above sea level. Its rotor sweeps an area twice as large as the london Eye. This monster Read More

North American scientists track incoming Fukushima plume

3 years ago admin Comments Off on North American scientists track incoming Fukushima plume
The likely scale of the radioactive plume of water from Fukushima due to hit the west coast of North America should be known in the next two months. Only minute traces of pollution from the beleaguered Japanese power plant have so far been recorded in Canadian continental waters. This will increase as contaminants disperse eastwards Read More

Trees are important, right?

3 years ago admin Comments Off on Trees are important, right?
We might have heard a little about deforestation, but let´s be honest, if we don´t see it on our doorstep, we may well just dismiss it as another fad by environmental complainers, not a real problem, so how can the issue be highlighted to prove that not only is deforestation a global issue, it really Read More