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World Oceans Day, June 8th 2014

World Oceans Day, June 8th 2014

Posted Sun, 08 Jun 2014 06:37:06 GMT by JW Dowey

World Oceans Day 2014; protect our oceans, or we haven't got a chance of survival ourselves!

World Oceans Day, June 8th 2014

World Environment Day: June 5th, 2014 (and the 4th for tweets)

World Environment Day: June 5th, 2014 (and the 4th for tweets)

Posted Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:11:01 GMT by JW Dowey

We so rarely consider the earth in all its guises. The environment is our atmosphere, our soil and our water, and all the other bits that make us the fabulous blue planet from the outside. Today is the day to consider just one or many things to do - for the whole environment.

World Environment Day: June 5th, 2014 (and the 4th for tweets)

Poachers steal one elephant too many!

Poachers steal one elephant too many!

Posted Fri, 16 May 2014 11:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The rhinos and elephants of Kruger are among the best-protected in Africa. Still, the greed of ivory poachers and pseudo-medicinal horn suppliers shows its ugly face, much more prominently in other, less militarised zones of conservationist Africa.

Poachers steal one elephant too many!

Orangs threatened again in Sumatra

Orangs threatened again in Sumatra

Posted Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:45:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The Sumatran problem where people and industry are always given priority over natural ecosystems is reaching a climax, as the last vestiges of tropical forest go under thee axe. apart from the smoke pollution hanging over the burning, the animal species involved are among the rarest large animals anywhere. It's incredible that local interests can still prevent national government and international organisations from trying to conserve these precious areas still left.

Orangs threatened again in Sumatra

International Day of Forests and the Tree

International Day of Forests and the Tree

Posted Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:19:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Ban Ki Moon’s message today is, 'As we deliberate on the post-2015 development agenda, let us acknowledge the vital role of forests and pledge to work together to protect and sustainably manage these vital ecosystems.'

International Day of Forests and the Tree

International Women's Day 2014

International Women's Day 2014

Posted Sat, 08 Mar 2014 09:23:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

It's hard to compare the lives of those people we call women in different parts of the world. Liberation has been achieved and yet, in some nations, it certainly hasn't. What to do? Well, let's make our opinions felt and heard and let’s do it today!

International Women's Day 2014

World Ocean Summit Report 2014

World Ocean Summit Report 2014

Posted Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:50:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How can we protect our coastal, oceanic and even little seas. As we don't often travel on water nowadays, we need to figure just how 'successful' our various pollutions, fish consumptions and farming and of course the limited conservation efforts have been.

World Ocean Summit Report 2014

Dump fracking or integrate it?

Dump fracking or integrate it?

Posted Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:06:20 GMT by Colin Ricketts

One of the few frackers in Western Europe, will the UK, go ahead with its risky programme of hydraulic fracturing? Many other nations have banned it completely because of its geological and high-carbon reputation.

Dump fracking or integrate it?

EU moves on renewable energy

EU moves on renewable energy

Posted Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:27:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Wind and solar energy are beginning to take over in parts of Europe that are not importing low-cost fossil fuels. The green light is especially bright after a vote yesterday in the EU. This could light the way for vast technological improvement, and a healthy future.

EU moves on renewable energy

Loggers and land-grabbers should leave SE Asia?

Loggers and land-grabbers should leave SE Asia?

Posted Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:49:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Were the ancient Taiwanese or the forest tribes of Borneo responsible for early agricultural practice. Now we can see a clearer picture, it seems likely that both introduced many technologies that improved the lives of Asians, and many other unknown peoples also produced just as many ideas and improvements on the Early Holocene life-style.

Loggers and land-grabbers should leave SE Asia?

Cool the planet, or suffer!

Cool the planet, or suffer!

Posted Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:42:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Who can stop the terrible accumulation of greenhouse gases? Well it seems some politicians are still intent on increasing them! And the reason? Simply making lots of profit.

Cool the planet, or suffer!

International Day for Disaster Reduction

International Day for Disaster Reduction

Posted Sun, 13 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

The supply of days may soon run out when we can have simply one day for each cause. Disaster mitigation however is a real problem. If we are to combat the results of earthquakes, hurricanes, droughts and floods, we must prepare to help every member of any community, and not just the ones who can help themselves. There exist many emergency teams who are trained to help with anyone disabled, but it is the community who must also have this training, as it could be anyone who ends up disabled in the disaster!

International Day for Disaster Reduction

International Day of the Girl (Child)

International Day of the Girl (Child)

Posted Fri, 11 Oct 2013 13:38:51 GMT by Paul Robinson

The agenda is children, the outcome should be equality. How do we even up the playing board so that all can contribute to a better world?

International Day of the Girl (Child)

World Teachers' Day 2013

World Teachers' Day 2013

Posted Sat, 05 Oct 2013 04:01:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Today is World Teachers' Day 2013. While many gain notoriety or fame by making profits, the average teacher manages much more by simply developing expertise. She or he simply encourages achievement in others.

World Teachers' Day 2013

World Animal Day 2013

World Animal Day 2013

Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:52:15 GMT by JW Dowey

Why not rediscover your enthusiasm for every animal on earth? While we concentrate on wildlife, the love of life easily stretches to farm animals, our pets and, of course, the mistreatment that some creatures, both domestic and wild and free, suffer from human interference.

World Animal Day 2013

Arctic Exploitation - Murmansk Pirates

Arctic Exploitation - Murmansk Pirates

Posted Wed, 02 Oct 2013 08:52:24 GMT by JW Dowey

Unresolved, but still liable to blow up into another international row, the Arctic's exploitation is being shown up by the Greenpeace action. Military involvement seems to be part of the Russian reaction to any denial of their supposed rights to territory that belongs to no one.

Arctic Exploitation - Murmansk Pirates

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Vaccines for badgers (against bTB)

Posted Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:39:42 GMT by JW Dowey

Primary forests-the action and the policy

Posted Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:55:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Protect penguins from habitat loss

Posted Fri, 08 Aug 2014 09:08:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Elephant wars for Kruger

Posted Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:20:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

International Tiger Day 2014

Posted Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:01:01 GMT by Julie Cook

World Oceans Day, June 8th 2014

Posted Sun, 08 Jun 2014 06:37:06 GMT by JW Dowey

World Environment Day: June 5th, 2014 (and the 4th for tweets)

Posted Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:11:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Poachers steal one elephant too many!

Posted Fri, 16 May 2014 11:01:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Orangs threatened again in Sumatra

Posted Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:45:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Texas releases draft 2012 State Water Plan

Posted Thu, 20 Oct 2011 22:39:46 GMT by Michael Clark

Australia puts on hold a revamp of environment laws

Posted Thu, 28 Apr 2011 18:37:01 GMT by Laura Brown

Come on in, the water's lovely

Posted Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:46:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Don't take arid forests for granted says UN

Posted Tue, 07 Jun 2011 13:40:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Bring back glory of the oceans - Ocean2012's European Fish Week

Posted Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:19:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

UK government sets out environmental vision

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 10:39:01 GMT by Laura Brown

Controversial badger cull one step closer

Posted Tue, 19 Jul 2011 21:37:00 GMT by Ruth Hendry

Sewage 'Right to Know' Groundbreaking Legislation

Posted Tue, 08 May 2012 15:11:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

Canada slashes green jobs

Posted Mon, 08 Aug 2011 19:29:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Global Family Day - 1st January

Posted Tue, 01 Jan 2013 13:59:00 GMT by Michael Evans