Following yesterday’s announcement that Scottish
Sea Farms had pledged £50,000 towards the restoration of the
River Carron in Wester Ross, the university behind the project has
revealed that it has raised an extra £250,000.
Diamond Jubilee Community Orchard saves rare Leicestershire
After decades of decline, wonderfully named, but
extremely rare varieties of Leicestershire apples such as Dumelow’s
Seedling (a predecessor of the Bramley apple), Peasgood Nonsuch
and Annie Elizabeth have been saved for the nation to enjoy ...
Survey of snow leopard prey reveals ‘Noah's ark' of wildlife
The first ever snow leopard prey survey in Bhutan’s
newest national park has revealed astonishing footage of snow leopards
scent-marking, a sub-adult snow leopard, Tibetan wolf, threatened
Himalayan serow, musk deer and a healthy population of blue sheep,
the main food source for snow leopards.
EU countries are not doing enough to stem the flow
of illegal and unsustainable timber or regulating its sale, despite
the upcoming introduction of two pieces of legislation to halt its
import, according to a survey by WWF.
Leak exposes how Heartland Institute works to undermine
The inner workings of a libertarian thinktank working
to discredit the established science on climate change have been
exposed by a leak of confidential documents detailing its strategy
and fundraising networks.
Extreme summer temperatures are already occurring
more frequently in the United States, and will become normal by
mid-century if the world continues on a business as usual schedule
of emitting greenhouse gases.
EU airline charge hurts climate fight-China, India
The European Union's move to charge airlines for
carbon emissions violates international laws and jeopardises global
efforts to fight climate change, the BASIC group of countries, which
includes China, said on Tuesday.
Altitudinal tree line ecotones (ATE) are among the
most sensitive plant formations facing global warming as the altitudinal
decrease in temperature is considered the driver controlling the
upper elevation limit of tree lines world-wide.
Soil erosion increasing global
warming threat: UNEP
Global warming will get worse as
agricultural methods accelerate the rate of soil erosion, which
depletes the amount of carbon the soil is able to store, a United
Nations' Environment Programme report said on Monday.