Breaking Waves: Ocean News

10/22/2014 - 09:53
The 3,000MW Dibang dam, rejected twice as it would submerge vast tracts of biologically rich forests, is to get environmental clearance but huge local opposition could stall the project Continue reading...
10/22/2014 - 09:40
Test site finds goats dramatically reduce phragmites, which have been previously tackled with fires and bulldozers, reports Yale Environment 360 Continue reading...
10/22/2014 - 08:37
Drop of 1-2% in amount of coal burned offers a window of opportunity to bring climate change under control, say Greenpeace energy analysts Continue reading...
10/22/2014 - 07:18
Leader of European Trade Union Confederation joins major brands, including Philips and Shell, calling for ambitious climate and energy package to create jobs and support businesses Continue reading...
10/22/2014 - 07:15
Controversial remarks by former Tory minister also annoy environmentalists who bemoan decline in plant loved by bees Continue reading...
10/22/2014 - 04:29
The fifth Prix Pictet commission has been awarded to Colombian photographer Juan Fernando Herrán. The award, which this year has the theme of consumption, will enable Herrán to produce a series of photographs examining material culture and consumption in indigenous communities in Colombia, where Herrán says 'the economic value of objects is not fundamental'.He spoke to us at the launch of 2014 Prix Pictect exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert museum in May about his shortlisted selection of photographs from his latest work Escalas (Stairs). Continue reading...
10/22/2014 - 00:00
The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2014 competition have been announced at Londons Natural History Museum. The overall winner is American photographer Michael Nichols with his image of five female lions at rest with their cubs in Tanzanias Serengeti National Park. Here is a selection of some of the winning images Continue reading...
10/21/2014 - 23:30
More political action is needed to reduce waste and improve recycling rates to meet EU targets by 2020, says report by MPs Continue reading...
10/21/2014 - 23:29
Wenlock Edge, Shropshire: Red is love and luck in this landscape, where leaf colours fall together to become brown Continue reading...
10/21/2014 - 18:05
Bali is facing an environmental crisis caused by runaway tourism development but a controversial land reclamation project is galvanising protesters Continue reading...