As we mark the UN’s International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, we can’t afford to be complacent – the ‘hole’ discovered in the ozone layer above the Antarctic during the 1980s is still there and challenges, both old and new, continue to threaten the recovery of our planet’s invisible shield against ultraviolet rays.
In the early hours of Sunday 16 July, a pod of 55 long-finned pilot whales stranded on the beautiful, remote Traigh Mhor beach on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland. The stranding was first attended by British Divers Marine Life Rescue, Stornoway Coastguard and other local authorities. A rescue attempt was made and one […]
... Teak is highly prized in luxury yacht building for its durability, water-repellent properties and elegant appearance. And as the best teak on Earth is found in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), it may be assumed that it will have been used for the acres of decking on Bezos's yacht, although neither he nor Oceanco have confirmed it
Next year will see EIA celebrate its 40th anniversary, but 40 years ago this month the three young activists who would go on to create the organisation were aboard a North Sea trawler conducting their first investigation into Norwegian whaling …