Talking Tigers: Part 1 of a 12-part series. When I began intensive tiger research for our Tigers Forever ‘book’ project two years back, I was shocked to learn, through a series of casual conversation, that almost no one is aware of the cat’s precarious state. When I tell people that just 3,200 tigers are left in the […]
A scientist and an award winning poet, both at the University of Sheffield, have made a giant poster that uses nanotechnology to gobble up pollution. It can absorb the poisonous compounds from around 20 cars each day if you put it by a busy road. Prof Tony Ryan (the science expert) and Prof Simon Armitage […]
PLYMOUTH University students’ union has won an award for its green credentials. The union scooped the ‘green impact excellence outstanding’ award from the National Union of Students (NUS). The award…
Conservation charity the World Land Trust (WLT) has announced it has successfully raised £1m in order to help it protect orangutans and other wildlife species in Borneo – home to some of the Earth's most important but fragile ecosystems. The …
Published on 3 Apr 2013 Noam Chomsky: Can civilisation survive really existing capitalism? UCD Philosophy Society Inaugural Lecture 2013 Full story: http://www.ucd.ie/news/2013/04APR13/0… One of the world’s leading intellectuals and political activists, Professor Noam Chomsky has been awarded the UCD Ulysses Medal, the highest honour that University College Dublin can bestow. The award was inaugurated in 2005, as […]
We look back at some of the environmental movement’s greatest wins over the past half century. Richard Conniff is the author of ‘The Species Seekers: Heroes, Fools, and the Mad Pursuit of Life on Earth’ and other books.
Apple has taken out full page ads, urging firms to follow its lead on becoming environmentally friendly
Ikea is moving towards a transparent climate change policy by openly explaining its business interests. Photograph: Peter Morrison/AP For companies to be transparent on their position on climate change, they must be clear, consistent, and constructive. Questions are rising about how companies should lobby on environmental issues, and the ways in which their lobbying is […]