eco news

Conservation Triage And Zombie Species

March 20th, 2014.

So this is what it’s come to – figuring out what species to save and those we allow to become extinct due to a lack of resources (and will) . Which will become the “living dead” and zombie species? How will we choose?

Composting Roadkill

October 8th, 2013.

I shudder to think how many animals are killed globally each year as the result of collisions with vehicles.

Ugly Animals Need Protection Too

September 26th, 2013.

One of the challenges of preserving biodiversity is the cuteness factor. The plight of the panda gets a lot of attention and dollars, but what about something like Australia’s aptly named blobfish?

Land Use And Calories

August 30th, 2013.

More than a third of the calories produced by the world’s crops are being used for animal feed.

Recycled Pet Reminder

August 26th, 2013.

A story on the plight of dogs in Detroit is a reminder to make your next pet a “recycled” one.

Fracking Up The Water Supply 2

August 18th, 2013.

Fracking can screw up our groundwater supplies – and it goes beyond contamination by fracking chemicals and methane.

Big Soda Defeated In Australia

August 10th, 2013.

A small but sweet and bubbly victory for the environment and those who make a few bucks from recycling soda cans occurred in Australia this week.

Cultured Beef Burger Public Taste Test

August 3rd, 2013.

This isn’t mock meat, it’s the real thing; just grown in a test tube – and it’s about to make history.

Smog Under The Sea

July 29th, 2013.

Humans have created a smog of sorts under the sea in the form of noise that “blinds” some creatures, leads others to abandon their habitat and in some cases, die.

Fukushima Cover Ups Continue

July 26th, 2013.

Lies, damned lies and energy companies. The Fukushima nuclear crisis saga drags on.