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Carbon destroys ocean life as well as our climate

Carbon destroys ocean life as well as our climate

Posted Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:45:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Air pollution is rarely linked to water pollution, but the strong links will soon be obvious, just as the surface air movement is influenced by the ocean currents and the temperatures of both. While scientific models can tell us what is going to happen as the earth warms, climate change will also be influenced by small so far neglected fluctuations in chemistry such as these pH changes in our oceans, affecting billions of creatures, and of course, us.

Carbon destroys ocean life as well as our climate

Ecological challenges in Central Asia

Ecological challenges in Central Asia

Posted Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:24:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

One of the gravest global environmental disasters of modern times is the tragedy of the Aral Sea facing the countries of Central Asia and their population of some 60 million.

Ecological challenges in Central Asia

Manhattan's 'methane sieve' warning a year before explosion

Manhattan's 'methane sieve' warning a year before explosion

Posted Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:11:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

The gas explosion that brought down two Harlem apartments, and killed at least seven, is the awful face of a long-running problem – one with global ramifications.

Manhattan's 'methane sieve' warning a year before explosion

New ozone threat:small but deadly

New ozone threat:small but deadly

Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:45:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

We have enough pollutants already, but 4 newly-discovered ozone-destroyers could be the most dangerous yet, if we can’t find where they come from.

New ozone threat:small but deadly

Canada moves on Utah's tar sands

Canada moves on Utah's tar sands

Posted Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:35:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

We have written on the disaster that is tar sand waste, but now several more problems are being noticed, when, to be honest, they should have been included in a thorough investigation on these processes before they were initiated.

Canada moves on Utah's tar sands

To bee or not to bee (again)

To bee or not to bee (again)

Posted Sun, 01 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

When will the bees and other helpful insects be protected in the same way as (some) mammals and birds? It's obvious that the fruit industries will collapse without them, so for the most selfish of reasons, we know we have to try and preserve these species. Unfortunately, there are always those who suffer from short sight, or simply greed for bigger and bigger short-term profits.

To bee or not to bee (again)

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The worst of climate change conferences?

Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:45:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Pet coke expands, and pollutes everywhere

Posted Tue, 22 Oct 2013 06:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Air quality study with benefits

Posted Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Less carbon reduction and more pollution = global warming

Posted Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:54:40 GMT by Dave Armstrong

CCS or going renewable? The answer is now obvious

Posted Mon, 23 Sep 2013 08:48:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

US carbon costs the earth

Posted Wed, 18 Sep 2013 06:43:40 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Dire Pollution in Central Asia

Posted Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:49:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Whales and sound - the full story

Posted Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:53:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Pollution from Silesia to Scunthorpe

Posted Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:44:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The carbon dioxide milestone

Posted Tue, 14 May 2013 11:58:37 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Gold fever is driving Amazon loss and mercury pollution in Peru

Posted Tue, 19 Apr 2011 21:01:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Air pollution increases floods and droughts, study shows

Posted Tue, 15 Nov 2011 17:39:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Neonicotinoid nightmares

Posted Fri, 03 May 2013 06:39:38 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Droughts may turn Amazon Rainforest into major polluter, scientists warn

Posted Fri, 11 Feb 2011 14:55:00 GMT by David Hewitt

CO2 emissions rising sharply despite cutbacks among industrialised nations

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 20:35:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Marine life under threat because of our dependence on plastic

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:44:01 GMT by Laura Brown

Charging electric cars at night eases ozone haze

Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2011 23:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Cities Change Wind Patterns, Raising Pollution

Posted Tue, 07 Jun 2011 23:52:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Unsafe disposal of water waste in Pennsylvania

Posted Thu, 06 Jan 2011 14:45:00 GMT by Paromita Pain

Milk and wine is good news for dairy lovers and the planet

Posted Thu, 08 Dec 2011 16:26:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts