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Protect penguins from habitat loss

Protect penguins from habitat loss

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

The Antarctic is, or was, the unspoilt continent. To preserve some of its pristine condition, it should be quite easy to keep the oil, the mining the fishing and, most of all, the greed at arm’s length. For the sake of penguins and healthy, sustainable fish stocks, we have to start this difficult process.

Protect penguins from habitat loss

Elephant wars for Kruger

Elephant wars for Kruger

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

After the International Tiger Day, more 'big game' is in trouble. The targeting of elephant in South Africa would bring matters there to a head, as a final solution must be found to this serious lack of conservation success for both rhino and elephant.

Elephant wars for Kruger

International Tiger Day 2014

International Tiger Day 2014

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

International Tiger Day: The remaining 3,200 tigers from 6 sub-species are lucky to be free, but also suffer severely from human interference and frequent attack. It is our job above all to ensure that the distinct tigers are able to breed and reproduce the animals that can survive in their 6 distinct niches. Without help, I'm afraid there is no future whatsoever. The Far East is responsible for huge losses of tigers (elephants, bears, sharks and rhinos, too) and "breeding programs" have to be curtailed when they are obviously simply selling tiger parts. Awareness and ultimate protection will all contribute to a successful defense of these last of the really big cats.

International Tiger Day 2014

Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (CANWFZ) established 20 years after President Karimov’s initiative

Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (CANWFZ) established 20 years after President Karimov’s initiative

Posted Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:09:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

More news from Asia today.In what way do nuclear weapons affect our environmental aims? Perhaps we are all suffering from the results of previous testing. It remains to be seen exactly how important these moves towards a nuclear free world work out, after Chernobyl's disastrous aftermath and the possibilities of Fukushima's contamination of the Pacific.

Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (CANWFZ) established 20 years after President Karimov’s initiative

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

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Report on a better Aral Sea

Posted Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:17:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Mekong is almost a stagnant pond!

Posted Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:21:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The Environment: Another Casualty of the International Drug Trade

Posted Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:47:00 GMT by Daniel Faris

Fossil divestments trend is killing coal.

Posted Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:55:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Is it penguin or human? Important MPA Antarctic swim-bid.

Posted Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:20:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Wind reps. are full of hot air! (fossilised)

Posted Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:47:07 GMT by Paul Robinson

J’aime la belle Paris, mais sacre bleu!

Posted Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:14:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3rd December.

Posted Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:55:00 GMT by JW Dowey

South American problems/climate change in Lima today

Posted Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:15:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

The World Science Day for Peace and Development 10th November

Posted Sun, 09 Nov 2014 21:00:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Massachusetts sets stringent emissions curb plans

Posted Fri, 31 Dec 2010 21:06:36 GMT by Paromita Pain

World Refugee Day - 20th June 2012

Posted Wed, 20 Jun 2012 00:01:00 GMT by Michael Evans

Kenya Government secures Kshs.9 billion to tackle drought

Posted Sun, 24 Jul 2011 21:23:00 GMT by Peter Kahare

World Animal Day 2013

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

EU vote firms up moves to a 30% emissions cut

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 17:39:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Package to help elderly and vulnerable stay warm and well in winter

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2011 17:19:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Environmentally Sound in Salford

Posted Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:43:25 GMT by Simon Kent

Rio+20: Searching for silver in the dismal cloud

Posted Sat, 23 Jun 2012 14:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Celebrities out in force for shark fin ban

Posted Mon, 26 Sep 2011 17:32:00 GMT by Dave Collier

The rise of prescription drug abuse

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2011 19:16:00 GMT by Ines Morales