Seven Great Enviro Stories For You to Read


Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailFrom solar power to nuclear power some great reads for you today. While the news from Japan and its nuclear woes is relentlessly horrifying, the two stories below on solar power are interesting and more hopeful of the great things to come from that energy source. Enjoy.


      Japan vows quick action, public funds for Fukushima| Reuters

Japan vows quick action, public funds for Fukushima| Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan vowed quick, decisive action, including the use of public funds, to tackle the worsening problem of contaminated water pouring from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, as the authorities


Call To Save The Tiger in Palamau Tiger Reserve, India

Call To Save The Tiger in Palamau Tiger Reserve, India

The official head count of tigers in the Palamau Tiger Reserve is five, the camera trap pictures reveal only three, the average age of the extant tigers is between ten and twelve years, there are no tiger cubs sited or captured by camera traps. In short, the Tiger reserve is as well as bereft of all tigers. Palamau Tiger Reserve is 1014 sq kilometres of prime sal forests and is part of the near continuous belt of forests spanning multiple states starting in the East with West Bengal and to the West by Chattisgarh and UP.


Out of darkness: Solar power sheds a little light on powerless communities

Out of darkness: Solar power sheds a little light on powerless communities

Anna Begay lives on a remote plot of land in the Navajo reservation. To reach her home, you drive through twisting, unmarked trails of…


World's largest solar-powered boat powers arrives in Britain in spectacular style

World’s largest solar-powered boat powers arrives in Britain in spectacular style

The MS Turanor PlanetSolar has docked in London at the end of an environmental expedition of discovery which started in Florida.


Where does your firm stand on ESG integration?

Where does your firm stand on ESG integration?

Companies no longer can ignore integrating environmental, social and governance issues into strategy and operations.


  Ask Umbra: Are GMO sugar beets bad for the birds?

Ask Umbra: Are GMO sugar beets bad for the birds?

A reader wonders if she’s harming hummingbirds. Umbra busts out her binoculars and goes looking for answers.


 Climate change makes pests move north from the tropics – study

Climate change makes pests move north from the tropics – study

Insect swarms from warmer regions near the equator branching out to new locations they would have previously found too cold

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