Category Archives: Science & Environment

The Mining Environmental Issue

Colombia bans mining in country’s vast moorlands This report from Mining.com highlights a great decision by Columbia. As of December 2015, there were at least 340 mining concessions in Colombia’s paramo, also known as alpine tundra. (Image via Wikimedia Commons) … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the World’s Oceans – Hope this works economically and effectively

Ocean Clean Up Project

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Paris Mayor Wants to Ban Diesel Cars by 2020

Is this the future for diesel cars, I wonder? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30368504 Better think twice when you buy your next vehicle.

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New Stegosaurus Assessment

At last!  I’ve been waiting a century for this! http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30301895 The new assessment will try to not only determine all the stuff we have probably already worked out and hopefully some new scientific stuff too. How did it use its … Continue reading

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I Wonder When Hunting Season Commences In Romania

There must be a season for animals like this: http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2014/11/22/sa-elephant-shot-stuffed-and-shipped-to-romanian-billionaire-video-1

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Cover-up of the Week

What is the real truth behind the recent deaths of 500 Sea Lions on the north coastline of Peru, following a similar episode further north in Piura region, where 250 Sea Lions, Dolphins, Turtles and Pelicans died? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-30172690 Could it be … Continue reading

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Dumb Duck Feeders

People are actually feeding sea ducks with good old English chish and fips?  How dumb is that? http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30166120

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