Category Archives: Conservation

Greenpeace International welcomes Tribunal ruling ordering Russia to release Arctic 30

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea today ordered the Russian Federation in a binding ruling to release the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise and the 28 activists and two freelance journalists on board upon payment of a EUR 3.6 million bond.

Some good news at last. Read the rest on the Greenpeace website here > http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/press/releases/Greenpeace-International-welcomes-Tribunal-ruling-ordering-Russia-to-release-Arctic-30/

Britain’s lost ‘red river’ resurrected, 100 years on – via BBC News

A nice positive story for a Friday. More of this please! 🙂

More than 9,000 miles of rivers were diverted underground or re-routed as Britain’s cities expanded during the Victorian era.

Now the Environment Agency is set to uncover so-called “lost rivers”, and return them to the nation.

Ben Moore visits Manchester’s Medlock, known for running red, white and blue in the 1800s, but lost for a century.

Via BBC News – Click here to watch the video