Category Archives: Science
Climate Change isn’t something you can choose to believe in. In the wake of the devastating flooding this Christmas, Nigel Farage wrote a piece in the independent blaming the prolonged power cuts on the current government’s energy policy. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/a-power-cut-at-christmas-showed-up-the-nonsense-of-our-energy-policy-9029348.html Leaving … Continue reading
Despite claims from the RSPCA that 80% of the public are against fox hunting, a quarter of a million people attended boxing day hunts across the country yesterday. Environmentalists and conservationists that I follow on twitter met this with outrage. Similarly, … Continue reading
This Easter I spent a fair bit of time in the “Great British countryside”. From the Pembrokeshire coast in South Wales, to Lizard Point in Cornwall. But whilst walking along picturesque coastal paths from one outcrop (Geology feild trip) to the … Continue reading
Tomorrow I begin my Ecology 1b project, with the aim of answering the question: ‘Is there a link between higher atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and the growth rate in ash trees?’ I admit that on the outset this does not … Continue reading
A few days ago, we received the sad news from the Charles Darwin Research Station in the Galapagos Islands that Lonesome George has passed away. It appears the last act of the sole survivor of Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni, (a subspecies of … Continue reading
Survival doubtful for Vietnam elephants. Wild elephants could disappear from Viet Nam’s Central Highlands permanently as deforestation has destroyed their habitat and source of food needed for survival.