The Mass Bleaching of Corals globally may be Inevitable. We must Act Now

The Mass Bleaching of Corals globally may be Inevitable. We must Act Now

If you want to see the future of fragile marine environments being battered by climate change, look no further than Australia’s world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Last year the corals at the reef underwent an unprecedented mass bleaching episode, which killed off or visibly damaged huge swathes of coral for hundreds of miles….

A Teen wants to plant a Trillion Trees

A Teen wants to plant a Trillion Trees

Felix Finkbeiner is 19 years old and in many ways he is just like your average teen. He is gawky and scrawny, wears rimmed spectacles, and has a ready smile. Yet the German teenager is already a world-famous conservationist who has set himself a mighty goal: to plant a trillion trees around the world….

Bread isn’t good for the Environment

Bread isn’t good for the Environment

Loaves of bread. Don’t we just love them? We love slices of bread buttered; we love them slathered with jam or honey; we love them dipped into some fine hot curry. But our daily bread comes at a cost – and not only to our waistline but to our environment as well. Researchers at the University…

Najib touts Malaysia’s CO2 Successes

Najib touts Malaysia’s CO2 Successes

Malaysia is among the world’s leading nations when it comes to reductions in greenhouse gases. If, that is, Prime Minister Najib Razak is correct … or to be believed. The country, he says, has achieved a 35% reduction in its greenhouse gases by the end of last year and is…