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Every year thousands of migratory Amur falcons ( Falco amurensis ) are hunted by locals in the Indian State of Nagaland during their passage through that region.
Conservative billionaires used a secretive funding route to channel nearly $120m (£77m) to more than 100 groups casting doubt about the science behind climate change , the Guardian has learned. The funds, doled out between 2002 and 2010, helped build a vast network of thinktanks and activist groups working to a single purpose: to redefine climate change from neutral scientific fact to a highly polarising "wedge issue" for hardcore conservatives. The millions were routed through two trusts, Donors Trust and the Donors Capital Fund , operating out of a generic town house in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington DC.
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The remains of a tanker truck after an explosion ripped through an injection well site in a pasture outside of Rosharon, Texas, on Jan. 13, 2003, killing three workers. The fire occurred as two tanker trucks, including the one above, were unloading thousands of gallons of drilling wastewater. (Photo courtesy of the Chemical Safety Board)
How could organic stuff not be better? Eschewing pesticides and fertilizers is better for consumers, farmers, the environment, and all the denizens of the ecosystems that comprise it—everyone knows that. Even ask Prince Charles.
Guest post by JAVED NAQI
Ever since the beginning of this nation, Americans have always been able to take for granted that there would always be plenty of fresh water.
Historically, surface mining has been used to extract tar sands and this method has produced at much CO 2 as all the cars in Canada.
Lagos - Shell’s oil disaster in the Bonga field off the Nigerian coast may have spilled up to 2.4 million gallons of crude, according to satellite photos, making it far worse than public statements made by Royal Dutch Shell.
A leopard prepares to attack a forest guard at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara in India, on 19 July; the animal ended up being shot.
GMO (genetically modified organisms)