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Life in the ‘Most Polluted’ City in Russia, and one of the Coldest

Wrap up warm, this article is going to take you on a journey to the edge of the world, to a place where the rivers run red and minus fifty (yup, -50°C/-58°F) is a normal temperature. This is a place where the snow falls

How You Are Being Conned Into Doing Nothing For The Environment

Right at this very moment, you are doing nothing. You may be sitting, and you may be reading, and you may even be on public transport, but you are doing nothing. Nothing, in the sense that your actions right at this moment are doing

There’s Something Fishy Going On In Scotland…

Outrageous secret plans were leaked this week suggesting that Scotland is contemplating building the world’s largest salmon farm, caging two million fish. Sneaky Salmon Scotland’s Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has been quietly and mischievously humming and ahhing over a project that would see them

Magnetic Pole Reversal: Environmental Timebomb?

Geological records suggest that in Earth’s long history, hundreds of magnetic pole reversals have occurred, with the last one, known as the Brunhes-Matuyama, happening roughly 780,000 years ago. Many scientists believe that we are in the early stages of the next one, which will

The Country Where Environmental Activism Kills You

Caring for the welfare of the planet is something that should be celebrated, not something that gets you shot. In many parts of the world, defending the natural environment is something that will earn you praise and credit. In Honduras though, it may earn

Mekong Delta Becomes Centre Of Environmental Conspiracy

No amount of idyllic boat trips, bamboo beach huts and floating villages can detract from the fact that Vietnam is facing a huge environmental crisis. A booming population growing at a rate much faster than their infrastructure and economy is causing unknown damages to

Is Ukraine On The Cusp Of Chernobyl 2.0?

As promising reports filter out of Ukraine that Chinese investors plan to invest $1bn in turning the radioactive wastelands of Chernobyl into a giant solar farm, the country comes to grips with a new environmental crisis. Crises at all levels, in all departments… Ukraine

Who Are The Women Waging War On Environmental Damage?

They are your mothers, your sisters, your daughters and your friends. They are housewives, lawyers, doctors, scientists and artists. They represent everyone who feels that their voice is being muted or devalued. When, where and who? On January 21st, 2017, the day after Donald