How can you expect children to reach for the stars if they cannot see them any more?
Human-produced light pollution threatens astronomy, disrupts ecosystems, affects human circadian rhythms, and wastes energy to the tune of $2.2 billion per year in the U.S. alone.
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 >
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