Steve is a freelance writer and journalist who lives in Hampshire, UK, with his wife and five children. He writes serious articles about the environment, technology and social change, and extremely silly pantomimes and plays in his spare time.
We worry now a lot more than before about the planets surface temperatures. Now the Arctic is defrosting and sea levels even affect your seaside holiday, perhaps it is too late. But given the unprecedented talking about carbon limitations and political action, the classic crunch could come next year, when there could be a slight cooling. If not, we cant blame El Niño, as we do for this years record breaking.
We dont know whether captive breeding or supplementary feeding should be the answer for what has been a successful programme for the bearded vulture or lammergeier. The answer is in this paper which tries to establish exactly how the future should be for this unique species, in both Europe and Central Asia.
When dolphins are 'rescued' in various countries, the car given seems to be ill-considered. We are simply looking at the success rate which is reported to be low, in most places. They could even end up in commercial aquarium shows, but they certainly rarely make it back to the sea.