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? Read more [...]

Composting Roadkill

October 8th, 2013.
I shudder to think how many animals are killed globally each year as the result of collisions with vehicles. Read more [...]

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? Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

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. Read more [...]

Fukushima Cover Ups Continue

July 26th, 2013.
Lies, damned lies and energy companies. The Fukushima nuclear crisis saga drags on. Read more [...]