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John Dean

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John Dean is a freelance environmental journalist based in the UK. A journalist for thirty years, his specialities includes aviation, renewable technology and industrial ecology.

In May 1998 and May 2002 he was named North-East Freelance Journalist of the Year for a portfolio which included environmental and law and order affairs. In May 1999 he was named North-East Environmental Reporter of the Year and again in May 2000.


How green is your airport?

Posted Thu, 15 Sep 2011 17:20:00 GMT by John Dean

Tackling the electric car doubters

Posted Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:21:00 GMT by John Dean

US landowners key to wildlife projects

Posted Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:28:00 GMT by John Dean

Keeping shark attacks in perspective

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 12:16:00 GMT by John Dean

Tiger's death highlights concerns

Posted Thu, 28 Jul 2011 13:51:00 GMT by John Dean

Aviation increases prompts environmental concern

Posted Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:19:00 GMT by John Dean

International Whaling Commission 2011 annual meeting assessment

Posted Thu, 21 Jul 2011 14:09:00 GMT by John Dean

Our Rivers campaign launches survey to identify best UK rivers for wildlife

Posted Tue, 12 Jul 2011 12:33:01 GMT by John Dean

Conservationists appeal for tourists not to eat whale meat in Iceland

Posted Wed, 06 Jul 2011 12:04:00 GMT by John Dean

Nissan electric vehicle faces delivery test

Posted Mon, 04 Jul 2011 18:11:00 GMT by John Dean

Fund invests in 'green' auto technologies

Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2011 09:05:08 GMT by John Dean

Challenging the electric car's critics

Posted Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:55:00 GMT by John Dean

New aircraft engines promise environmental benefits

Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:44:00 GMT by John Dean

Double boost for U.S. solar energy industry

Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:02:00 GMT by John Dean

Urban farming offers green benefits

Posted Fri, 17 Jun 2011 07:33:00 GMT by John Dean

Focus turns to energy crops

Posted Thu, 09 Jun 2011 14:47:00 GMT by John Dean

Airports play their part to protect wildlife

Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2011 21:50:00 GMT by John Dean

Electric car to run at Le Mans

Posted Fri, 03 Jun 2011 19:43:01 GMT by John Dean

Warning over rush to soya growing

Posted Tue, 31 May 2011 15:06:00 GMT by John Dean

Intelligent vehicles: It's good for cars to talk too

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 11:41:00 GMT by John Dean

Green concerns prove the key in aviation deals

Posted Mon, 23 May 2011 13:42:00 GMT by John Dean

Aircraft engines promise greener future

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 13:48:01 GMT by John Dean

Authors challenge basis of US environmental education

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 10:08:04 GMT by John Dean

Gray wolves lose protection in US states

Posted Fri, 06 May 2011 09:26:00 GMT by John Dean

Scientists' research sounds warning for our oceans

Posted Wed, 04 May 2011 14:52:00 GMT by John Dean

Warning about forestry loss

Posted Tue, 03 May 2011 16:07:00 GMT by John Dean

Film focuses on river pollution

Posted Sat, 16 Apr 2011 11:09:00 GMT by John Dean

Scientist protects seeds for future generations

Posted Fri, 15 Apr 2011 17:19:00 GMT by John Dean

Taking the Plan Bee roads

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:30:01 GMT by John Dean

Research casts light on planet's future

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 18:03:00 GMT by John Dean

Climate change 'poses threat to caribou'

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 11:35:01 GMT by John Dean

Business warned over water shortages

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2011 15:44:00 GMT by John Dean

Environmental accolade for US company GE Aviation

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:59:00 GMT by John Dean

UK organic sales fall

Posted Mon, 04 Apr 2011 13:32:00 GMT by John Dean

Challenge to electric car industry

Posted Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:33:00 GMT by John Dean

Airbus announces biofuels consortium

Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:39:01 GMT by John Dean

Crackdown on illegal bear trade and horrific bear bile spectacle

Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:59:00 GMT by John Dean

Tackling the toll of bycatch marine creatures

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:24:00 GMT by John Dean

Bacteria tests offer green fuel hope

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2011 15:01:00 GMT by John Dean

Green credentials secure ILFC engines deal

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 13:21:00 GMT by John Dean

Businesses cut levels of flying

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:30:01 GMT by John Dean

Technology to improve military aircraft environmental performance

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011 13:09:00 GMT by John Dean

Pratt & Whitney pleased with PurePower PW1524G engine tests

Posted Sat, 26 Feb 2011 20:02:01 GMT by John Dean

Multi-million dollar fund announced for US wildlife projects

Posted Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:08:00 GMT by John Dean

Rolls-Royce seismic vessel to help search for oil and gas reserves

Posted Wed, 16 Feb 2011 16:51:03 GMT by John Dean

Nations 'need to work together' to save wildlife

Posted Sun, 13 Feb 2011 12:41:00 GMT by John Dean

American company taps into geothermals

Posted Fri, 11 Feb 2011 13:41:01 GMT by John Dean

Sea cucumbers. A big future for this sea creature?

Posted Fri, 11 Feb 2011 12:52:00 GMT by John Dean

Renewables playing its part in UK employment market

Posted Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:55:01 GMT by John Dean

Italian airline Alitalia signs green deal with US firm

Posted Thu, 10 Feb 2011 14:22:12 GMT by John Dean

Concern for shark populations in conservation report

Posted Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:46:01 GMT by John Dean

Aircraft engine wash system reduces carbon dioxide emissions

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:40:00 GMT by John Dean

New generation engine goes marine

Posted Thu, 20 Jan 2011 08:19:00 GMT by John Dean

System improves US airline's flight performance

Posted Tue, 18 Jan 2011 15:29:02 GMT by John Dean

Saving the Jaguar

Posted Wed, 12 Jan 2011 11:00:00 GMT by John Dean

US Carvers Creek State wildlife park continues to expand

Posted Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:30:02 GMT by John Dean

Australia begins review into sustainable forestry

Posted Sat, 08 Jan 2011 00:01:16 GMT by John Dean

Wind turbines 'help crops', say US researchers

Posted Tue, 04 Jan 2011 14:15:00 GMT by John Dean

Work on Learjet 85 targets environmental performance

Posted Tue, 04 Jan 2011 13:40:37 GMT by John Dean

UK renewables hit all-time high

Posted Tue, 04 Jan 2011 13:00:29 GMT by John Dean

Volcano proves a big draw for American tourists

Posted Mon, 20 Dec 2010 08:45:00 GMT by John Dean

Shedding light on an environmental problem

Posted Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:34:02 GMT by John Dean

US electric vehicle firm looks to China

Posted Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:51:00 GMT by John Dean

Order placed for 'green' aero engine

Posted Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:00:00 GMT by John Dean

US airport signs solar power deal

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:10:09 GMT by John Dean

Rolls Royce secures $420 million engines contract

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 14:05:02 GMT by John Dean

Raising a glass to the success of organic alcohol

Posted Mon, 06 Dec 2010 09:14:00 GMT by John Dean

Out of Africa: Green Code to ensure the sustainability of buildings

Posted Fri, 03 Dec 2010 18:33:00 GMT by John Dean

The rush to electric cars continues

Posted Mon, 29 Nov 2010 14:48:04 GMT by John Dean

Aircraft company on target with pioneering technology

Posted Wed, 10 Nov 2010 11:22:00 GMT by John Dean