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Kieran Ball

Kieran Ball's bio


Award-winning copywriter, author and journalist, Kieran's work has appeared in every conceivable medium, writing on subjects as diverse as travel, technology, finance and rock music.

Kieran is an avid environmentalist, having studied animal sciences at the University of East London and has recently contributed to a book on British birds. He is currently working on a new novel set against the backdrop of an eco-community on a turtle reserve on the Greek island of Zakynthos.


Monk Seals under threat in Hawaiian conservation zone

Posted Mon, 12 Sep 2011 14:39:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Global effort needed to stop deep sea 'pirate' fishing

Posted Fri, 09 Sep 2011 14:32:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Moderate consumption of alcohol could be beneficial for women in later life

Posted Wed, 07 Sep 2011 16:06:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Ploughing into the effect of crop tillage on greenhouse gas emissions

Posted Tue, 06 Sep 2011 13:43:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

New initiative for early diagnosis of genetic colorectal cancer

Posted Thu, 01 Sep 2011 13:26:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

UPS introduces zero-emission electric fleet for use in California

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 15:41:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Exercise could be beneficial for patients with depression

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:26:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Could the ecstasy drug be used to treat cancer?

Posted Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:19:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Could living with an anxious partner reduce your own life expectancy?

Posted Thu, 18 Aug 2011 11:49:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Mekong river Irrawaddy dolphins face extinction

Posted Wed, 17 Aug 2011 11:09:23 GMT by Kieran Ball

Camera traps puts animal conservation in the picture

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 10:27:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Risk of lead poisoning greater in developing countries

Posted Mon, 15 Aug 2011 16:51:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Californian pregnant women at more risk from flame retardant chemicals

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2011 19:34:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Japanese tsunami broke chunks off Antarctica's ice sheet

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2011 19:29:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Managed forests can soak up more carbon

Posted Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:08:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Invasive species continue to affect ecosystems after removal

Posted Wed, 10 Aug 2011 13:47:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Could flirting make males age faster?

Posted Fri, 05 Aug 2011 12:41:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

VISTA telescope discovers new star clusters

Posted Wed, 03 Aug 2011 19:02:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Basing parenting style on child personality could reduce depression in children

Posted Tue, 02 Aug 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Mass poultry production causes water pollution

Posted Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:34:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Dolphins could help heal humans

Posted Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:16:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Increased fibre intake could prevent common bowel disorder

Posted Wed, 20 Jul 2011 19:51:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Ocean acidification puts California mussels at risk

Posted Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:25:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Snow Leopard spotted in Afghanistan

Posted Thu, 14 Jul 2011 12:01:23 GMT by Kieran Ball

Investment in green energy soared to $211 billion in 2010

Posted Thu, 07 Jul 2011 17:20:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Stopping smoking during pregnancy reduces health risks to babies

Posted Wed, 06 Jul 2011 20:50:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Stress increases damaging effects of traffic pollution in children

Posted Sat, 25 Jun 2011 11:36:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Rotavirus vaccine proves highly effective in reducing gastroenteritis in children

Posted Fri, 24 Jun 2011 16:58:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Google Invests $280 Million In Solar Energy Project

Posted Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:02:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Success seen in African vaccination campaign against meningitis

Posted Thu, 09 Jun 2011 15:19:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

World's largest biomass gasification plant to be deployed in Finland

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:33:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Cancer threat from mobile phone use is real

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 16:27:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Ocean acidification threatens coral reefs

Posted Mon, 30 May 2011 14:26:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

What are you doing for World Environment Day on 5th June?

Posted Sun, 29 May 2011 13:41:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Seafood fraud affecting conservation measures

Posted Fri, 27 May 2011 16:16:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Female coffee drinkers at risk of reduced fertility

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 11:11:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Rare butterfly flying high again

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 10:06:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Protein responsible for drug resistance in breast cancer found

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 11:09:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Lower incidence of prostate cancer in coffee drinkers

Posted Mon, 23 May 2011 18:41:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

CT Scan could identify diabetics at high risk of death from heart disease

Posted Mon, 23 May 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

'Greenhouse' Effect Endangers Ocean Life

Posted Thu, 19 May 2011 15:09:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

3,500 year old mummy diagnosed with coronary disease

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 16:11:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Climate Change Affects Animal Distribution

Posted Sun, 15 May 2011 13:25:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Lone Male Black Bears Responsible for Most Attacks on Humans

Posted Wed, 11 May 2011 16:29:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Can nutrition alone reverse established cancers?

Posted Wed, 04 May 2011 14:49:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

New York Looks to Landfill for Renewable Energy

Posted Tue, 03 May 2011 21:54:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Solar Powered Plane Prepares for First International Flight

Posted Sun, 01 May 2011 13:54:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Google says cheap renewable energy will take longer than expected

Posted Sat, 30 Apr 2011 14:27:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

March Of The King Crabs

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:09:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Mass spectrometry could be key to safe groundwater

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 00:55:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Algae-Based biofuel may not be economically viable for another 20 years

Posted Wed, 06 Apr 2011 13:02:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

UK Government blames home users as greenhouse gases figures rise

Posted Sat, 02 Apr 2011 15:04:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

EU to ban petrol and diesel in cities by 2050, integrate rail travel

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:37:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Climate Change Has Huge Effect On Birdlife

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 12:27:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Water Shortages In Middle East Could Mean Further Oil Hikes

Posted Tue, 22 Mar 2011 16:19:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Is thorium the nuclear alternative?

Posted Sun, 20 Mar 2011 14:22:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Congo Moves to Protect Rights of Indigenous Communities.

Posted Thu, 17 Mar 2011 12:04:01 GMT by Kieran Ball

Clean Energy Usage Continues To Soar

Posted Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:23:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Make A Splash On World Water Day - March 22nd

Posted Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:02:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Buying local produce can cause more emissions that importing food

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:42:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Losing sight of the real causes of mass animal death?

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 16:15:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

US Congress to take control of greenhouse gases

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 18:00:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Is The Great Green Wall The End Of The Line For Desertification?

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 16:46:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Winning Fish Fight

Posted Mon, 07 Mar 2011 13:23:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Pollution Leads To More Resistant Bacteria

Posted Mon, 28 Feb 2011 15:59:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

From Solar Panel To Bio-panel, Going Green With Algae.

Posted Sun, 27 Feb 2011 23:33:02 GMT by Kieran Ball

Further Wildlife Deaths Linked To Gulf Oil Spill

Posted Thu, 24 Feb 2011 18:29:01 GMT by Kieran Ball