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David Hewitt

David Hewitt's bio


David is a London-based freelance writer who has been specialising in green energy and other environmental issues since 2005. He has written for a range of newspapers and both business and consumer websites. Away from reporting on environmental news, he is also currently researching a PhD on modern Spanish history.


Conservationists celebrate increase in mountain gorilla numbers

Posted Fri, 16 Nov 2012 09:45:20 GMT by David Hewitt

The secret to getting up close and personal with Mountain Gorillas

Posted Fri, 25 May 2012 13:30:02 GMT by David Hewitt

Are Conservation Groups Right to Prioritize 'Iconic' Species?

Posted Mon, 21 May 2012 14:26:34 GMT by David Hewitt

The Earth Times Asks: Should We Embrace Wind Power?

Posted Mon, 06 Feb 2012 11:32:34 GMT by David Hewitt

Are zoos a force for good or just plain cruel?

Posted Thu, 18 Aug 2011 12:33:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Letting London's parks grow wild again key to bringing back wildlife

Posted Thu, 30 Jun 2011 22:27:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Going off-grid delivers power to the poor without costing the Earth

Posted Sat, 21 May 2011 12:44:00 GMT by David Hewitt

There's a buzz in their air in London as urban beekeeping really takes off

Posted Thu, 14 Apr 2011 12:44:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Londoners urged to take action to arrest the decline of the 'Cockney sparrow'

Posted Wed, 06 Apr 2011 05:33:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:03:00 GMT by David Hewitt

The world will get warmer, deal with it

Posted Fri, 18 Feb 2011 13:48:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Africa urged to come together to protect migratory birds

Posted Mon, 14 Feb 2011 14:20:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Droughts may turn Amazon Rainforest into major polluter, scientists warn

Posted Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:55:00 GMT by David Hewitt

2011: The Year of the Turtle, for conservationists at least

Posted Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:33:09 GMT by David Hewitt

England's most-important natural refuges identified

Posted Mon, 31 Jan 2011 10:26:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Climate tax on meat and milk could help reduce Europe's carbon footprint

Posted Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:14:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Falling ice and snow cover hampering Arctic's reflective capabilities

Posted Fri, 21 Jan 2011 15:38:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Britain's great bustards population set to take off thanks to EU funding boost

Posted Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:33:01 GMT by David Hewitt

History may hold the key to future climate change consequences

Posted Mon, 17 Jan 2011 09:30:01 GMT by David Hewitt

Calls for 2011 to be watershed year for Europe's fishing industry

Posted Thu, 13 Jan 2011 16:45:09 GMT by David Hewitt

Smaller glaciers, not giant ice caps, tipped to push sea levels up

Posted Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:50:01 GMT by David Hewitt

US research highlights the plight of the bumblebee, numbers rapidly declining

Posted Sat, 08 Jan 2011 09:00:01 GMT by David Hewitt

Scientists track leatherback turtle travels for the first time

Posted Thu, 06 Jan 2011 13:32:40 GMT by David Hewitt

All is not lost for the polar bear, scientists say

Posted Mon, 20 Dec 2010 07:00:02 GMT by David Hewitt

Tourist hydrogen buses further boost London's green credentials

Posted Fri, 17 Dec 2010 07:14:05 GMT by David Hewitt

Investment in high-speed rail makes environmental, as well as economic, sense

Posted Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:03:01 GMT by David Hewitt

Scientists unite in global hunt for climate change-resistant crops

Posted Mon, 13 Dec 2010 11:24:03 GMT by David Hewitt

UK Government hopes new Energy Bill will help encourage Britons to go green

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 09:18:03 GMT by David Hewitt

Cancun delegates should adjust to reality of 4°C temperature rise

Posted Wed, 01 Dec 2010 09:30:01 GMT by David Hewitt

Larger predators at greatest risk from environmental changes

Posted Thu, 25 Nov 2010 15:33:03 GMT by David Hewitt

Developing nations exporting deforestation

Posted Wed, 24 Nov 2010 17:08:01 GMT by David Hewitt

Current climate change models may be overly-optimistic

Posted Tue, 23 Nov 2010 18:25:02 GMT by David Hewitt

Improving but Thames is still Britain's worst river

Posted Sun, 21 Nov 2010 13:50:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Developed nations falling behind on Copenhagen climate promises

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:18:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Doomsday climate change messages make public skeptical

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 01:00:53 GMT by David Hewitt

Dutch pledge boosts campaign for sustainable palm oil ahead of GA7

Posted Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:33:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Funding to help European carbon capture and storage

Posted Wed, 10 Nov 2010 17:24:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Broadcasting the message of gorilla conservation

Posted Fri, 08 Jun 2012 09:06:24 GMT by David Hewitt