In the years between 2002 and 2013, at least 908 people were killed defending environmental and land rights, according to a new report, Deadly Environment (pdf), put forth by the human rights group Global Witness. 521 more words
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For some, Easter is a religious celebration; for many others in the UK, it’s also a festival of chocolate.
Soon after Christmas, you may have noticed retailers making Cadbury’s Creme Egg displays slightly more prominent around their stores, and especially by the checkouts. 609 more words
Tuesday morning was, at first, exactly what I had expected: after stumbling off the airplane, rubbing my eyes, and making my way around Heathrow airport, I plopped my backpack on the seat next to me on the National Express coach (hoping there were enough seats that I wouldn’t have to free the seat for another passenger. 180 more words
There’s been some much-needed good news for the environment that seems to have slipped under the public radar. A solar energy costs study conducted by consulting firm Eclareon has found that solar energy has now reached price parity with conventional energy sources in Germany, Italy and Spain. 212 more words