Tuesday, 25 October 2011

The Azure Window in Malta

There are a number of reasons why places have their names changed. Sometimes it is because the country has undergone reorganisation. Other times it is because the name might be a little embarrassing to the locals. In the case of Azure Window, a gorgeous spot on the Maltese island of Gozo it is because very soon the famous window will no longer be a window.

Sunday, 23 October 2011

Court Reinstates Roadless Rule

Toward the end of the Clinton administration, the Forest Service declared that no further logging or road building would be permitted on nearly 60 million acres of wild, unprotected national forest lands.

Roadless Rule

Friday, 21 October 2011

Humpback Whales Recovering

The new research on the Endangered Humpback whales indicates the population to be higher than 21,000 animals.


Ban on Pet Tigers

The tragic situation in Ohio has prompted World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to today call for a ban on private ownership of tigers.


Doubting Climate Change

The world is getting warmer, countering the doubts of climate change sceptics about the validity of some of the scientific evidence, according to the most comprehensive independent review of historical temperature records to date.


Electric Vehicles Bring Shoppers

Sales of Chevrolet's Volt and Nissan's Leaf are low so far, yet curiosity
surrounding the cars can lead to sales of the carmakers' other models and
win them customers from other brands, analysts say.