Tag Archives: Environmental
I knew wind power was being pushed a lot in the UK as a way to meet our renewable energy targets but I hadn’t appreciated the scale… Dogger Bank, off the Yorkshire coast, will fill close to 3,475 square miles, … Continue reading
The Pavlovsk field gene bank – it’s not a proper seed bank as most of the plants are grown in fields and can’t be stored as seeds – looks set to be destroyed to make way for a housing development. … Continue reading
Return of the Large Blue. I always find it quite encouraging when I hear stories like this where a species is saved by the dedication of a few individuals.
Life Box. Interesting idea but I’m not sure if it’s that practical.
Interesting idea – conservation credits for the building industry. If done properly is could be quite beneficial. LUSH produce alternative to palm oil – aims to reduce palm oil use by 250,000kg a year. Not sure how much that means … Continue reading
One the one hand, China looks to put a price on its natural resources. And on the others, they want to build the biggest hydroelectric plant in the world, despite worries about what environmental impact it would have downstream. “…documents … Continue reading
I’ve always thought those phone apps that allow you to scan in a barcode and compare the price of the item with online stores or other shops were a bit pointless. If I’m shopping for something big odds on it … Continue reading
I like KitKats. Never thought to look to see if they used Palm Oil. Greenpeace KitKat campaign.
Towards the begin of the year I signed up our department for something called the Green Impact Scheme. The idea is you get a workbook with a number of environmental criteria – things like reducing paper use and promoting cycle … Continue reading
Tuna still on the menu. No real surprise, money always comes first.