WaterAid is asking Glastonbury revellers to create a big stink to put a stop to the water and sanitation scandal by signing a petition for Gordon Brown…
Cranes are among Europe’s largest birds and well-loved because of their enthusiastic display dances and bugle-like call. The Great Crane Project has great plans to restore a healthy population of european cranes throughout the UK, so that people can once again experience these beautiful birds. The story so far is captured in this inspiring 2-partshort film.
This week’s green.tv news are full of stories from sea level up to the highest peak on Mount Everest.
Climate change is causing big storms in the American Midwest and other areas, and making water supplies in regions like the Southeast less certain. Extreme weather events could become the norm as global warming heats the earth and allows more water to evaporate. More water in the atmosphere and higher temperatures can alter traditional weather patterns and seasonal cycles.
This new video shows how Greenpeace has been encouraging retailers to clean up their seafood shelves – by switching to a sustainable seafood sourcing policy they can change the world’s fisheries and help to protect the world’s oceans.
The Vestas SailRocket is the outright world speed sailing record contender. It employs a concept in which the sail and keel elements are positioned so that there is virtually no overturning moment and no net vertical lift. When used correctly, this results in a boat which no longer has obvious stability limits and in which the only significant response to gusts is a change in speed!
Kadavu, an island in the south of the Fijian islands, may become the site of the first true marine reserve in the Pacific.
All along the banks of the Zambezi, vulnerable populations are being moved to resettlement sites, where they are safe from the floods but no longer have access to their farms and livelihoods. Rebuilding them is proving difficult.
In Japan, two Greenpeace activists are standing trial for exposing a corruption scandal striking at the heart of the whaling industry. Following an extensive pre-trial period, their court case has now kicked off in Aomori, Japan.